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Edith Elkind distinguished paper at IJCAI-21, and other successes


Professor Edith Elkind has been recognised for co-authoring a paper that received a distinguished paper award at the 30th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI-21). The paper ‘Keep Your Distance: Land Division With Separation’ was written with Erel Segal-Halevi (Ariel University) and Warut Suksompong (National University of Singapore).

Only 3 distinguished paper awards were given, out of 587 accepted conference papers (and an initial 4204 submissions). Overall, Oxford Computer Scientists won awards in 3 categories:

  • Edith Elkind, co-author for one of 3 papers given the distinguished paper award
  • Alex Rogers, co-author for the IJCAI/AIJ best paper award
  • Alumnus Ed Grefenstette, (DPhil graduate from 2013), co-author of the IJCAI/JAIR best paper.

International Joint Conferences on Artificial Intelligence is a non-profit corporation founded in 1969 for scientific and educational purposes, including dissemination of information on Artificial Intelligence at conferences in which cutting-edge scientific results are presented.

IJCAI-21 was held in Montreal-themed virtual reality.