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VOLUME 2, ISSUE 4, SUMMER 2016 (full issue)

Welcome to AI Matters, Vol. 2(4)
A welcome from the Editors of AI Matters and a summary of highlights in this issue.
By Eric Eaton & Amy McGovern

AI Profiles: An interview with Peter Norvig
This column is the first in a new series profiling senior AI researchers. This month focuses on Peter Norvig.
By Amy McGovern & Eric Eaton

AI Education
AI Education: Birds of a Feather
This first instance of the new AI Education column proposes the novel card game Birds of a Feather, and explores its use in teaching various AI concepts.
By Todd W. Neller

Ph.D. Dissertation Briefing
Nonverbal Communication in Socially Assistive Human-Robot Interaction
Dissertation abstract.
By Henny Admoni

Ph.D. Dissertation Briefing
Multi-Objective Decision-Theoretic Planning
Dissertation abstract.
By Diederik M. Roijers

Ph.D. Dissertation Briefing
Automatic Extraction of Future References from News Using Morphosemantic Patterns with Application to Future Trend Prediction
Dissertation abstract.
By Yoko Nakajima, Michal Ptaszynski, Hirotoshi Honma & Fumito Masui

Ph.D. Dissertation Briefing
Network Organization Paradigm
Dissertation abstract.
By Saad Alqithami

Ph.D. Dissertation Briefing
Autonomous Trading in Modern Electricity Markets
Dissertation abstract.
By Daniel Urieli

AI Amusements: The Tragic Tale of Tay the Chatbot
This column features AI-related comics, puzzles, \& jokes for your entertainment. In this issue, we bring you the tragic tale of Tay, the ill-fated chatbot!
By Ernest Davis