Publisher: Springer; 2005 edition (June 13, 2008)
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With this variation, EPIA, the Portuguese convention on Arti?cial Intelligence, celebrates its twentieth anniversary.Like all its prior versions, it's been run - der the auspices of the Portuguese organization for Arti?cial Intelligence (APPIA), which used to be proven in 1984 and is usually celebrating two decades of task. The ?rst variation of EPIA used to be held in Porto, in October 1985, organised via Pavel Brazdil, Miguel Filgueiras, Lu´ ?s Damas and Armando Campos e Matos. EPIA quickly advanced to a world convention by way of adopting in its fourth version English because the o?cial language and having its lawsuits released through Springer,intheLNAIseries.Inrecentyears,theconferencegraduallyprogressed from a plenary enterprise to a workshop-based constitution. The convention has gradually assumed top of the range criteria, either in its scienti?c administration and within the scienti?c software, with the purpose of steadily broadening its viewers and bettering its effect over younger researchers. EPIA2005wasthe12theditionoftheconference.With theabove-mentioned celebrations in brain, we determined to paintings in the direction of the involvement of numerous generations of AI researchersin the organisationof the development. therefore, EPIA 2005 concerned for the ?rst time an Advisory Committee, composed of all of the founders of APPIA which are nonetheless operating in AI, and likewise the Co-chairs of the lastEPIAs,as indexed elsewherein those proceedings.We wantto convey to them our gratitude for all of the aid, suggestion and con?dence.