One of the founders was Pavel Brazdil, one of the ECCAI
We have a bewildering array of different organisations at the national and international levels representing us (AAAI, IJCAI, ECCAI, PRICAI, KR, etc.
The reason why Slovenia is lagging behind its usual achievements at the IJCAI is that we still attend the ECCAI because of European relations (to see and communicate with Muggleton, de Raedt, de Mantaras and other key scientists and institutions in the EU), while the national evaluation procedures render all IJCAI achievements (papers and their citations) as practically irrelevant.
He is a fellow of ECCAI
and the current president of the Association of Logic Programming.
Sponsors: SIGART, Intl Soc of AI, IEAust, ECCAI
, INNS, IEE-Cs, in coop w/ AAAI.
Sponsor: ITSEM in coop w/IJCAII, AAAI, CSCSI, IAKE, ECCAI
, SMIA, IBM of Mexico.
Lopez de Mantaras is an ECCAI
Fellow, corecipient of six best paper awards at international conferences, a recipient, among other awards, of the City of Barcelona Research Prize from the Barcelona City Council, the 2011 AAAI Robert S.
He is an ECCAI
Fellow, the recipient of the City of Barcelona Research Prize, and the 2011 Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) Robert S.
w/AAAl, CSCSI, lAKE, ECCAI
, SMIA and IBM of Mexico.
He has been chairman/president of AISB, ECCAI
, KR inc, the IJCAI Board of Trustees, as well as treasurer of SSAISB and ECCAI
He was program committee chairman of UAI-94 and ECML-00, conference chair of ECAI-04, ECML-07 and IJCM-07, and is an ECCAI
Fellow and recipient of several awards including ECCAI
's DEC European AI Research Paper Award, the "City of Barcelona" Research Prize, and the International Computer Music Association "Swets & Zeitlinger" Award.
He has been chairman of the European Coordinating Committee for AI, president of the Association for Computational Linguistics and of the Italian AI Association, and is an ECCAI
Fellow and an AAAI Fellow.