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RuleML 2014: 2nd Call for Papers

Antonis Bikakis
2nd Call for Papers
RuleML 2014 - 8th International Web Rule Symposium
In conjunction with ECAI 2014, the 21st European Conference on Artificial Intelligence
Prague, Czech Republic, August 18-20, 2014


Special Issue
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A selection of the best RuleML 2014 papers will be invited to be revised and extended for the post-conference publication in a Special Issue of TPLP (Theory and Practice of Logic Programming).

Keynotes and Tutorials
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 * Rules, Events and Actions, by Adrian Paschke, Freie Universität Berlin
 * Rule-based Clinical Decision Support, Jürgen Angele, Semedy GmbH, Karlsruhe
 * Tutorial on Rule Learning, by Johannes Fuernkraz, TU Darmstadt

Special Tracks
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 * Rules and Human Language Technology 
 * Learning (Business) Rules from Data 
 * Legal Rules and Norms

Topics
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We invite high-quality submissions related (but not limited) to the special tracks and to the following topics:
- Rules and automated reasoning
- Rule-based policies, reputation, and trust
- Rule-based event processing and reaction rules
- Rules and the Web
- Rule discovery from data
- Fuzzy rules and uncertainty
- Logic programming and nonmonotonic reasoning
- Non-classical logics and the Web (e.g. modal, especially deontic and epistemic, logics)
- Hybrid methods for combining rules and statistical machine learning techniques (e.g., conditional random fields, Probabilistic Soft Logic)
- Rule transformation, extraction, and learning
- Vocabularies, ontologies, and business rules
- Rule markup languages and rule interchange formats
- Rule-based distributed/multi-agent systems
- Rules, agents, and norms
- Rule-based communication, dialogue, and argumentation models
- Rule-based data integration
- Vocabularies and ontologies for pragmatic primitives (e.g. speech acts and deontic primitives)
- Pragmatic web reasoning and distributed rule inference / rule execution
- Rules in online market research and online marketing
- Applications of rule technologies in health care and life sciences
- Industrial applications of rules
- Rules and business process compliance checking
- Standards activities related to rules
- Rules and social media
- General rule topics

Important Dates
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Abstract submission: 31 March 2014
Paper submission: 8 April 2014
Notification: 20 May 2014
Camera ready: 6 June 2014
RuleML 2014 dates: 18-20 August 2014

Submission Guidelines
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Papers must be original contributions written in English and must be submitted at
 * Full Papers (15 pages in the proceedings)
 * Short Papers (8 pages in the proceedings)

Accepted papers will be published in book form in the Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) series. A selection of the best papers will be invited to be revised and extended for the post-conference publication in a Special Issue of TPLP (Theory and Practice of Logic Programming).

Satellite Events
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RuleML 2014  is also hosting
 * The 4th RuleML Doctoral Consortium: http://2014.ruleml.org/dc
 * The 6th International Rule Challenge: http://2014.ruleml.org/challenge
 * The Face-to-Face LegalRuleML OASIS TC meeting

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Twitter hashtag: #ruleml2014