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BCS SGAI - The Specialist Group on Artificial Intelligence

CONGRATULATIONS to Toby Leheup and Shahzad Chohan of Credit Suisse for winning the 2017 BCS prize for Progress Towards Machine Intelligence with their entry 'Talos', a Deep Learning system that contextually classifies phrases into 'Benign' or 'Malign' in the context of financial activities. Competitors Photographs

Entries are now open for the 2018 competition, which will be on Friday October 5th 2018 at the BCS London Office. See

The next SGAI events are listed below. For a complete list of events in 2017 click here

11th December 2017 - Peterhouse College, Cambridge


A one-day training event for AI research students at Peterhouse College, Cambridge, the day before AI-2017 starts. This is a free event except for a contribution towards the cost of refreshments and lunch in the College.
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12th-14th December 2017 - Peterhouse College, Cambridge

AI - 2017

Our thirty-seventh annual international conference.

Website: AI-2017

Volume 17, number 1 of the Group's publication Expert Update is now out. This is a special edition containing papers from the first BCS SGAI Workshop on Data Stream Mining Techniques and Applications. An archive of all issues is given here.

SGAI, the British Computer Society Specialist Group on Artificial Intelligence, was founded in June 1980. It is one of Europe's longest established groups working to support the community of artificial intelligence developers and users.

SGAI has organised an annual international conference since 1981, as well as colloquia, evening lectures and other events of many kinds.

SGAI is a Specialist Group of The British Computer Society and has been a member of EurAi, the European Association for Artificial Intelligence (formerly known as ECCAI), since 1992.

The Group's mission

To foster achievement, capability and awareness in both business and research in Artificial Intelligence, and to promote the interests of the related community.

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