Preface

2020 Procedia Computer Science  
In this year, the BICA conference received a record number of 287 paper submissions, of which 79 were published in a pre-conference volume of proceedings in Springer's AISC Series, and 132 were included here after a careful peer review. The mission of BICA conference series has been always to address the most crucial and controversial topics in the science of Humanlike Artificial Intelligence, addressing the BICA Challenge: to create a real-life computational equivalent of the human mind,
more » ... ucing its top-level functionality. Today it primarily means enabling the understanding of human emotions and social contexts and the ability to learn actively like a human. At the same time, many related topics addressed in papers of this volume are also of interest to the community: their consideration was necessary for making the progress along the main direction. Among the authors of this volume are well-known top-level scientists like
doi:10.1016/j.procs.2020.02.241 fatcat:3xwcrqc22jbplitpazsdvmarbm