AI Access Foundation is a nonprofit public charity, incorporated in June 1993, whose purpose is to facilitate the dissemination of scientific results in artificial intelligence.

Our Sites

AI Access Foundation achievements include the establishment and support of the following sites


The Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research covers all areas of artificial intelligence, publishing refereed research articles, survey articles, and technical notes. JAIR was established in 1993 as one of the very first open access scientific journals on the Web. Since it began publication in 1993, JAIR has had a major impact on the field, and has been continuously ranked as one of the top journals covering AI.

AI Access Books

AI Access Books supports the AI community by publishing open access proceedings, monographs and collected works, which are available electronically for free and in hard copy at close to cost. AI Access Books is led by a prestigious board composed of leading AI scientists.

AI Resources

AI Resources ( is a new community-run directory of open source software and open access data for the AI research community. The directory currently includes thousands of free resources developed by and for the AI community, and it continues to grow daily.  Help us by joining our editorial team!

Board of Directors

Dr. Toby Walsh

Dr. Steven Minton

Dr. Daniel Weld

Dr. Shlomo Zilberstein

The directors of AI Access Foundation, JAIR’s editors, advisory board, editorial board, and staff all serve on an unpaid volunteer basis, and their work is made possible by the research institutions and universities who support them.

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