NiDS places a special emphasis on the novelties of intelligent systems and on the interdisciplinary research for enabling, supporting and promoting AI in software development. It regroups and promotes high-quality research, creating a forum for challenges and novel advancements in AI to be explored. It triggers an exchange of ideas in this field, reinforcing and expanding the network of researchers, academics, and market representatives. NiDS refers to both experts/researchers and readers in the fields of artificial and computational intelligence in systems, as well as computer science in general, who wish to learn more about the pertinent fields which are strongly related and mutually complementary.