The journal has established two new awards for papers published in the journal:
- The AIJ Prominent Paper Award recognizes outstanding papers published not more than five years ago in the AI Journal that are exceptional in their significance and impact.
- The AIJ Classic Paper Award recognizes outstanding papers published at least 15 calendar years ago in the AI Journal that are exceptional in their significance and impact.
The inaugural AI Journal Prominent Paper Award has been given to the paper Learning and Inferring Transportation Routines by Lin Liao (UW CSE Ph.D. alum, now at Google), Donald Patterson (UW CSE Ph.D. alum, now on the faculty at UC Irvine), Dieter Fox (UW CSE professor), and Henry Kautz (former UW CSE professor, now at the University of Rochester), Volume 171, Issues 5-6, April 2007, Pages 311-331.
Congratulations to Lin, Donald, Dieter, and Henry!