On the evening of Nov. 8, the 2018 Chinese AI Heroes List candidatesjudgement, co-sponsored by Netease Intelligence and the Data Science Research Institute of Tsinghua University, was held at the Rhino Cafe in Wuzhen.
The annual Person Award of China AI Heroes List is jointly sponsored by Netease News, Netease Science and Technology and Netease Intelligence. It aims to commend Chinese practitioners who have made outstanding contributions to the advancement of artificial intelligence technology and commercialization, and to promote the development of Chinas artificial intelligence industry.
According to relevant sources, this year will be the second session, which will select technological innovators and business innovators in the field of AI, and set up three awards, namely cutting edge award, vanguard award and master award.
The judges also introduced the rules and procedures of the selection. According to reports, this selection will recommend candidates according to the way of nomination and self-recommendation by the evaluation body, and then determine the candidates through the Wuzhen Council (five candidates for each award, five in one). After that, the winners were selected through big data analysis of research institutions, scientific and technological media, financial media, technological communities, investment institutions and online votes. There are six awards in the list of AI heroes in China in 2018. Each award includes five candidates, one winner and six winners. Relevant people said that the selection was based on the principle of fairness and fairness, objective scoring and voting, and no malpractices for personal gain were prohibited.
In terms of selection time, there are four stages: recommendation/self-recommendation for candidates from 1 November to 7 November; holding a Council in Wuzhen on 8 November to identify candidates; analyzing research institutions, evaluating institutions and voting by netizens from 9 November to 30 November; and announcing and awarding awards at the end of December.
The Council invited a number of professional review bodies, as well as a number of senior professionals in the field of artificial intelligence to participate.
Among them, 16 reviewing bodies participated in this review, which voted for more than 100 eligible recommendation/self-recommendation candidates through the network. These institutions include three research institutions: Tsinghua University Institute of Data Science, Tian Eye Check and British Research Council; four science and technology media, respectively, are Geek Park, Deep Science and Technology, Quantum Bit and THU Data School; four technology communities, respectively, are CSDN, InfoQ, Open Source China and Yunqi Community; and two financial and economic media, respectively. AI Finance and Economics, Netease Finance and Economics; three investment institutions, respectively, are Enlightenment Star Venture Capital, Broadband Capital, Ino Angel Fund and so on. Relevant personages said at the scene that more professional accreditation agencies will be joined later.
In addition, guests such as Wu Hequan, academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering, Vice President of Haier Group and CTO Zhao Feng, Chairman and CEO Chen Pei of China Source Network participated in the review and gave many constructive suggestions.
At the scene of the conference, the criteria for selecting the technological innovator and the criteria for selecting the business innovator were also announced. Among them, the criteria for selecting technological innovation figures are as follows:
First, the scope of selection. It has been selected as a Chinese scholar and has over three years of experience in the field of artificial intelligence. The selection age of the new elite award is under 35 years old; the selection age of the vanguard award is within 35-49 years old; and the selection age of the master award is over 50 years old.
Second, the selection dimension. First, examining technological breakthroughs, candidates have complete, subversive and original scientific or technological theories. Secondly, examining social value, candidatesscientific and research theories or achievements can bring more convenient, safer and more advanced experience to the general or fixed groups of society, and play a great role in promoting social development. Thirdly, by investigating the media exposure, candidates have been widely recognized in the field of scientific research and have received media attention and coverage in the past year.
Third, the rating scale. Media voting 25%, community voting 25%, netizens voting 5%, paper index 40% (data provided by the Institute of Data Science of Tsinghua University), popular index 5%.
The criteria for selecting business innovator are as follows:
Second, the selection dimension. First, to investigate leadership, candidates have excellent leadership, the ability to quickly gather resources and talents of AI related industries, can lead the company to quickly transform technology into products and land applications, expand the scale. Secondly, examining the commercial value, candidates and the products or services of the leading companies have formed large-scale commercial applications, which have innovative changes in traditional industry applications, and have high economic benefits and good prospects for development. Thirdly, to examine the media exposure: candidates and the products or services of the company under their leadership have a good reputation, and have received media attention and coverage in the past year.
Third, the rating scale. Media voting 25%, investment institutions voting 25%, netizens voting 5%, leadership index 40% (data provided by Tian Eye Check), popular index 5%.
Source: NetEase science and technology report editor: Joe Chun Jing _NBJ11279