AIJ Prominent Paper Award 2021

The AIJ Prominent Paper Award recognizes outstanding papers published not more than 7 years ago in the AI journal that are exceptional in their significance and impact. Factors influencing the decision of the award include:

- Did the paper start a new line of research?

- Does it have a very high quality of presentation

- Has the paper made a major theoretical advance?

- Has it heavily influenced other researchers (whether in or outside AI?)

- Is the paper's citation level high, particularly in recent papers in the literature?

- Has the paper influenced applications?

A nomination may come from anyone. Posthumous awards will be considered. Nominations are welcome until May 14 2021.
Submit your nominations in simple text using the form below at:

For 2021, eligible papers are those published in AIJ between 2014 and 2020. You find the list of Eligible Prominent Papers here.


AIJ Prominent Paper Award 2021 Nomination Form

1) Paper Title:

2) Authors:

3) Year (the year of publication must be between 2014 and 2020):

4) It would be appreciated if DOI or a link to PDF could be provided:

5) Update on author institutions if known to be different to those on
original publication:

6) Impact and significance

Give a brief statement (500 words or fewer) describing this paper's
impact on artificial intelligence research or practice, addressing the
factors listed in the call for nominations. Evidence of the
significance/impact should be provided/referenced.

7) Proposed Citation (to appear on the award certificate -- citation
should begin "For outstanding contributions to ..." followed by a
phrase of not more than 20 carefully edited words that reflect the
reasons for the proposed award)

8) Nominator

Nominator Name:
Relationship (if any) to authors: