[Bmi] BMI Summer School and AIML Contest 2017: First Place award: $10, 000

Juyang Weng weng at cse.msu.edu
Tue Apr 11 20:45:03 EDT 2017

We welcome you to participate in the AIML Contest 2017!  First place award: $10,000.
Please encourage your students, classmates and labmates to participate in the BMI 2017 Program and AIML Contest 2017!

I guess that as DARPA has recently announced its Lifelong Learning Machines (L2M) Program,
other US funding agencies and the funding agencies of other countries (e.g, China, Europe, Japan, South Korea) will follow.

GENISAMA LLC is looking for talents!http://genisama.com/
Those who are working in my research group and GENISAMA are not eligible to participate in the Contest.

The deadline for BMI admission (only needed for those who have not been admitted to BMI yet) has been extended to the following Monday!

Important dates:
- Monday March 27, 2017: deadline for recommendation of contest learning engines (deadline can be extended.  Ask weng at msu.edu)
- Monday April 10, 2017 (extended to April 17): deadline for application for BMI admission and application for BMI tuition waiver. New BMI students must get admitted first.  Send your CV, Transcripts, and Statement of Purpose (< 500 words) to weng at cse.msu.edu.  If your application has been received, you should receive confirmation.
- Monday April 24, 2017: deadline for advance registration of BMI courses and AIML Contest entries
- Tuesday May 16, 2917:  AIML Contest Panel during IJCNN 2017: 2016 awards, 1st place: $10,000, presentations, and Contest 2017 kick-off
- May 29 - June 16, 2017 (three weeks): distance learning course BMI 831 Cognitive Science
- June 19 - July 7, 2017 (three weeks): distance learning course BMI 861 Brain Automata
- July 10 - July 28, 2017 (three weeks): distance learning course BMI 871 Computational Brain-Mind
- July 31 - Aug. 11, 2017: Contest workshops: Hands on contest engines (free for one person of each AIML Contest entry)
- Dec. 4, 2017: results from contest entries due by noon
- Date to be determined, 2018: AIML Contest 2017 announcements, awards, and contest presentations.  First place: $10,000.

Please ask me if you have questions.

-John Weng

Juyang (John) Weng
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Professor                                       Founder
Department of Computer Science and Engineering  GENISAMA LLC
MSU Cognitive Science Program                   Okemos, MI 48864 USA
and MSU Neuroscience Program                    Tel: 517-980-6270
428 S Shaw Ln Rm 3115                           Web: genisama.com
Michigan State University                       --------- Outreach ----------
East Lansing, MI 48824 USA                      Founder
Tel: 517-353-4388                               Brain-Mind Institute
Fax: 517-432-1061                               Web: brain-mind-institute.org
Email: weng at cse.msu.edu                         Brain-Mind Magazine
Web: http://www.cse.msu.edu/~weng/              Web: brain-mind-magazine.org
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