The CAAI International Conference on Artificial Intelligence(CICAI 2021) will be held at Hangzhou, China on May 29th-30th. CICAI is organized by Chinese Association for Artificial Intelligence (CAAI). The aim of CICAI is to promote advanced research in AI, and foster scientific exchange between researchers, practitioners, scientists, students, and engineers in AI and its affiliated disciplines.

CICAI 2021 will be a hybrid conference with both online and in-person presentations.


General Chairs
Lu Fang, Tsinghua University, China
Yiran Chen, Duke University, USA
Guangtao Zhai, Shanghai Jiaotong University, China
Program Chairs
Jane Wang, University of British Columbia, Canada
Ruiping Wang, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Weisheng Dong, Xidian University, China
Publication Chairs
Yuchen Guo, Tsinghua University, China
Le Wu, Hefei University of Technology, China
Presentation Chair
Xia Wu, Beijing Normal University, China
Jian Zhao, AMS, China
International Liaison Chair
Chunyan Miao, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Advisory Committee
C. L. Philip Chen, University of Macau, China
Xilin Chen, Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Yike Guo, Imperial College London, China
Ping Ji, The City University of New York, China
Licheng Jiao, Xidian University, China
Ming Li, University of Waterloo, China
Chenglin Liu, Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Derong Liu, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
Hong Liu, Peking University, China
Hengtao Shen, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China
Yuanchun Shi, Tsinghua University, China
Yongduan Song, Chongqing University, China
Fuchun Sun, Tsinghua University, China
Jianhua Tao, Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Guoyin Wang, Chongqing University of Posts & Telecommunications, China
Weining Wang, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China
Xiaokang Yang, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Changshui Zhang, Tsinghua University, China
Lihua Zhang, Fudan University, China
Song-Chun Zhu, Peking University, China
Wenwu Zhu, Tsinghua, China
Yueting Zhuang, Zhejiang University, China

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The CAAI International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (CICAI) is organized by Chinese Association for Artificial Intelligence (CAAI). CICAI 2021 will be held at Hangzhou, China on May 29th-30th. Hangzhou sits at the head of Hangzhou Bay and is the provincial center in economy, culture, science and education. The aim of CICAI 2021 is to promote advanced research in Artificial Intelligence (AI), and foster scientific exchange between researchers, practitioners, scientists, students, and engineers in AI and its affiliated disciplines. The program committee of CICAI 2021 invites the submission of papers for the technical program of the conference. High-quality original submissions are welcome from research results and applications of all areas of AI including but not limited to the following areas:

Submission Topics

Brain Inspired AI
Machine Learning
Multi-agent Systems
Computer Vision
Humans and AI
Natural Language Processing
AI Ethics, Privacy, Fairness and Security
Knowledge Representation and Reasoning
Explainability, Understandability, and Verifiability of AI
Data Mining
Multidisciplinary Research with AI
Applications of Artificial Intelligence
AI Ethics, Privacy, Fairness and Security
Other AI related topics


Paper submission must be in English. All papers will be double-blind reviewed by the Program Committee based on technical quality, relevance, originality, significance, and clarity. All paper submissions will be handled electronically. Papers that do not comply with the submission policy will be rejected without review.

Each submitted paper should be standard Springer 1-column paper template ((10-page of technical content + 2-page references). All papers must be submitted electronically through the paper submission system of CMT in PDF format only. If required supplementary material may be submitted as a separate PDF file, but reviewers are not obligated to consider this, and your manuscript should, therefore, stand on its own merits without any supplementary material. Supplementary material will not be published in the proceedings.

The submitted papers must not be previously published anywhere and must not be under consideration by any other conference or journal during the CICAI review process. Submitting a paper to the conference means that if the paper was accepted, at least one author will complete the regular registration.

All accepted papers will be EI indexed by Springer. Outstanding accepted papers will be invited to be extended and published in the special issues of “Science China Information Sciences”, “Journal of Tsinghua University (Science and Technology)”, and “Journal of Computer Science & Technology”. The conference will confer several awards, including Best Paper Award, Best Student Paper Award from the submissions.

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