CAIDA: UBC ICICS Centre for Artificial Intelligence Decision-making and Action

UBC and CAIDA, Vancouver, BC, Canada
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CAIDA is UBC's main AI research organization. It consists of over 100 professors and their research associates, spanning 24 departments/schools/institutes/etc. The Centre's focus is the development, analysis, and application of AI systems for decision-making and action, enabled by core AI technologies such as machine learning and automated reasoning. It is part of the Institute for Computing, Information and Cognitive Systems (ICICS).



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Canada is globally recognized as a leader in transformative AI research. We are located in Vancouver, which is one of the world’s digital economy hotspots. Vancouver is increasingly integrated into the west coast technology ecosystem, linked to Asia, and now home of Canada’s Digital Technology Supercluster.