ACM Special Interest Group on Artificial Intelligence

We promote and support the growth and application of AI principles and techniques throughout computing

VOLUME 4, ISSUE 4, 2018

Full issue

Welcome to AI Matters 4(4)
Welcome and Summary – by Amy McGovern, co-editor & Iolanda Leite, co-editor

AI News
Call for Proposals: Artificial Intelligence Activities Fund
Artificial Intelligence Activities Fund – by Sven Koenig, Sanmay Das, Rosemary Paradis, Michael Rovatsos & Nicholas Mattei

AI Profiles: An Interview with Iolanda Leite
Interview with Iolanda Leite – by Marion Neumann

Event Reports
Upcoming AI events – by Michael Rovatsos

Event Reports
Conference Reports
Conference Reports – by Michael Rovatsos

AI Education
AI Education Matters: A Modular Approach to AI Ethics Education
AI Ethics Education – by Heidi Furey & Fred Martin

AI Policy
AI Policy Matters
TAI Policy Matters – by Larry Medsker

Paper Précis
Epochs of an AI Cosmology
AI Cosmology – by Cameron Hughes & Tracey Hughes

Paper Précis
Artificial Intelligence and Jobs of the Future: Adaptability Is Key for Human Evolution
AI and Jobs of the Future – by Sudarshan Sreeram

AI Matters is a quarterly newsletter of the ACM Special Interest Group in Artificial Intelligence (SIGAI) that features ideas and announcements of interest to the AI community. AI Matters is archived and made available in the ACM Digital Library. In addition, the newsletter is also emailed to SIGAI members and made publicly available on the SIGAI Website.

AI Matters


  • Iolanda Leite, KTH Royal Institute of Technology
  • Anuj Karpatne, Virginia Tech

Editorial Board:

  • Sanmay Das, George Mason University
  • Alexei Efros, University of California at Berkeley
  • Susan L. Epstein, The City University of New York
  • Yolanda Gil, University of Southern California
  • Doug Lange, SPAWAR Systems Center, US Navy
  • Kiri Wagstaff, JPL/Caltech
  • Xiaojin (Jerry) Zhu, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Nicholas Mattei, Tulane University

Editor emerita:

  • Kiri Wagstaff, JPL/Caltech (founding Editor-In-Chief)
  • Eric Eaton, University of Pennsylvania
  • Amy McGovern, University of Oklahoma