SGAI gratefully acknowledges the long-term sponsorship of Hewlett-Packard Laboratories (Bristol) for the prize for the best refereed technical paper in this annual series of conferences and Dr. Alan Montgomery for his sponsorship of the best application paper trophy and a permanent trophy in memory of Rob Milne.
We should also like to thank British Airways for providing facilities at their Waterside Headquarters for the Technical and Application Programme Committee meetings.
The BCS Machine Intelligence prize was sponsored by SGAI this year. We would like to thank Dr. John Gordon (AKRI Ltd.) for again acting as co-organiser of this year's competition and Dr. Chris Needham (University of Leeds) for creating and maintaining the competition website.
SGAI is also sponsoring the Donald Michie Memorial Trophy.