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AIMSA 2016 - Call for papers (updated deadlines)

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CALL FOR PAPERS

               The 17th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence:

                             Methodology, Systems, Applications

                                               AIMSA 2016

 

                                  - AI in the Data Driven World -

 

                           Varna, Bulgaria, 7-9th September, 2016

                             http://www.aimsaconference.org

 

 

                    **** Submission deadline: May 15th, 2016    (Extended) ****

 

                          * Proceedings published by Springer/LNCS *

 

 

Initiated in 1984, the biennial Artificial Intelligence: Methodology, Systems, Applications (AIMSA) conference is a premier forum for exchanging information and research results on AI theory and principles along with applications of intelligent system technology. The conference traditionally brings together academic and industrial researchers from all areas of AI to share their ideas and experiences and learn about the research in contemporary AI. Under the general theme of "AI in the Data Driven World", the 17th edition of AIMSA will be held in the beautiful Varna area, Bulgaria. With excellent opportunities for outdoor activities, water sports and gastronomy, Varna promises to be a wonderful venue for a memorable conference.

 

The deadline for submission of paper for AIMSA 2016 has been extended to 15th  May 2016.

 

 

TOPICS

 

The conference welcomes submissions of original, high quality papers in all areas of Artificial Intelligence as well as novel crosscutting work in related areas including but not limited to:

 

* AI in education

* AI applications in business, industry and entertainment

* Ambient intelligence

* Automated reasoning

* Cognitive Modelling and Cognitive Architectures

* Data mining and data analysis

* Dialogue management and argumentation

* Distributed AI

* Evolutionary Algorithms

* Human-computer interaction and AI

* Information retrieval

* Intelligent decision support

* Intelligent user interfaces

* Knowledge discovery in Big Data

* Knowledge engineering

* Knowledge representation and reasoning

* Large scale knowledge management

* Logic and constraint programming

* Machine learning

* Multi-agent systems

* Multimedia systems

* Natural language processing

* Neural networks

* Ontologies (creating, linking, merging, reconciliation)

* Perception and Vision

* Planning and Scheduling

* Reasoning under Uncertainty

* Robotics

* Search & Retrieval

* Semantic interoperability

* Semantic web for e-business and e-learning

* Social network analysis

* Swarm Intelligence

* Tools and methodologies for multi-agent software systems

* Trust, privacy, and security on the web

* Visualization and modelling and AI

* Web-based technology and AI

 

We especially welcome papers and posters demonstrating successful AI applications in the Real World, as well as papers that bring useful computational technologies from other areas of computer science into AI.

 

All submissions will be subject to academic peer review by at least two members of the program committee. Selection criteria include accuracy and originality of ideas, clarity and significance of results, and quality of presentation.

 

For each accepted paper, at least one author is required to attend the conference to present the paper.

 

The best paper of the conference will receive the Best Paper Award during the conference.

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

 

Josef van Genabith - Scientific Director at DFKI, the German Research Centre for

                               Artificial Intelligence

Edward Chang        - President of HTC Health Care and Research, Taiwan

Barry O'Sullivan      - Director of the Insight Centre for Data Analytics Computer

                               Science, University College Cork, Ireland

 

ASSOCIATED EVENTS

 

Workshop on Deep Language Processing for Quality Machine Translation (DeepLP4QMT) - 10 September 2016

 

IMPORTANT DATES

 

New Submission deadline: May 15, 2016 

Notification of acceptance: June 01, 2016

Deadline for camera-ready: June 24, 2016

Conference: September 7-9, 2016

 

SUBMISSION DETAILS

 

Papers have to be submitted electronically (in PDF format) via the submission system to the address: http://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=aimsa2016

 

Papers should be written in English, font Times 11pt. Regular papers should be no more than 10 pages, posters no more than 2 pages. Authors are requested to follow the LNCS Style. The first page should contain the title of the paper, names and addresses of all authors (including e-mail), an abstract (100-150 words) and a list of keywords.

 

Submissions should describe original research. Papers accepted for presentation at AIMSA 2016 cannot be presented or have been presented at another meeting with publicly available published proceedings. Papers that are being submitted to other conferences must indicate this on the title page, as must papers that contain significant overlap with previously published work.

 

Over lengthy or late submissions will be rejected without review. Notification of receipt and acceptance of papers will be sent to the first author.

 

PROCEEDINGS

 

The proceedings will be published by Springer in their Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence subline of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science series.

 

LANGUAGE

 

The official language of the conference is English.

 

REGISTRATION

 

The AIMSA'2016 Registration fees includes attendance to AIMSA'2016 technical sessions, a copy of the AIMSA'2016 proceedings, Welcome reception, working lunches, coffee-breaks and the Conference dinner.

 

                        Registration fees

Before August 1st

After August 1st

Regular fee AIMSA

400€

450€

Student/PhD Student* AIMSA

300€

350€

Regular fee WORKSHOP**

100€

150€

Regular fee AIMSA & WORKSHOP**

470€

520€

Student/PhD Student* AIMSA & WORKSHOP**

370€

420€

 

* Early registration fee should be paid not later than August 1st, 2016.

* Authors of accepted papers should pay the registration fee not later than 24 June    2016.

** Students/PhD Students are required to enclose a copy of a certificate.

 

 

LOCATION

 

It is a modern resort with traditions, and history going back 50 years. A unique blend of lovely nature park, warm sea, and fine golden sand! Golden Sands is the winner of a "Blue Flag" - a prestigious international award for environmentally clean resorts.

 

The resort offers accommodation in 69 hotels of different category, excellent possibilities for recreation, entertainment, business and health.

 

The Conference itself will take place in the 4-star Lilia Hotel. The hotel disposes of seminar and conference halls, suitable for different kinds of events. The hotel offers advertising and presentation spaces close to the halls and in the hotel’s foyer, various business services – telephone, fax, copier, laminating, as well as proper technical appliances for the successful flow of the meetings.

 

Wi-Fi Internet is available in/around the working hall and in the hotel lobby, while in the rooms and suites it is subject to individual payment.

 

PROGRAMME COMMITTEE CHAIR

 

Christo Dichev

Winston-Salem State University

Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA

[hidden email]

http://myweb.wssu.edu/dichevc/

 

LOCAL ORGANIZING COMMITTEE CHAIR

 

Gennady Agre

Institute of Information Technologies

Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

Acad. G. Bonchev 29A, 1113 Sofia, Bulgaria

E-mail: [hidden email]

Phone: <a href="tel:%2B359%2028700118" value="+35928700118" target="_blank">+359 28700118

Fax: <a href="tel:%2B359%2028707273" value="+35928707273" target="_blank">+359 28707273

 

ORGANISERS

 

Bulgarian Artificial Intelligence Association

Institute of Information and Communication Technologies at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (IICT – BAS)