Overview of Awarded Papers – The 22nd Annual Conference of JSAI
This chapter features eight awarded papers, selected form JSAI2008 – the 22nd annual conference of Japanese Society of Artificial Intelligence. The conference was held in Asahikawa, Hokkaido from June 11 until June 13, 2008. More than 400 papers were presented in about 80 sessions and 645 people participated in the conference. These awarded papers are truly excellent, as they were chosen out of 400 papers, with the selection rate just about two per cent. Also, the selection involved more than 240 people in total (session chairs, commentators, and program committee members) and rigorous reviews/discussions.