Wallenberg Guest Professor in Artificial Intelligence for Data Management at the Department of Computing Science of Umeå University and Professor in Computing Science at University of Bozen-Bolzano, in the northern part of Italy. Diego Calvanese has been carrying out research at the borderline between Knowledge Representation in Artificial Intelligence and Databases since his PhD, completed in 1996 at Sapienza University of Rome. He is a world-leading researcher in AI and Computing Science.
AAAI is one of the two premium international scientific conferences covering all areas of Artificial Intelligence. AAAI attracts thousands of researchers within the discipline and the selection of papers accepted for publication is fierce. In the last edition more than 9000 papers were submitted, and less than one fifth were accepted. The AAAI Classic Paper Award is given to the paper from a past edition of the conference that has had the greatest impact on the scientific community over time.
Umeå University is a partner university within WASP, Wallenberg AI, Autonomous Systems and Software Program – Sweden's largest individual research program ever.