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Bulletin #3, November 2007
Easy access to AIComAs a kind of 20th anniversary celebration we provide easy online access to volume 20 of AI Communications.
Online full text access to all members of ECCAI member societies is granted by using the URL https://eccai.org/aicom-access.shtml
You will be recognized as (virtual) user ECCAI.
Full text access to older volumes is still granted using the username/password scheme of your member society.
Dissertation awardNominations are invited for the 2007 Artificial Intelligence Dissertation Award sponsored by ECCAI, the European Coordinating Committee for Artificial Intelligence.
This Award includes a certificate signed by the ECCAI Chair and 1.500 Euros (which includes the travel grant for the Award ceremony). Eligible doctoral dissertations are those defended after December 1, 2006 in the general area of Artificial Intelligence. The dissertation must have been defended at an European university and the author must be a personal member of an ECCAI member society. Multiple submissions of the same doctoral dissertation to other dissertation award activities of other societies are excluded.
To be considered, a dissertation must be nominated by the thesis supervisor, who must submit the following items:
Submissions will be judged by the Peer Reviewing Procedure, coordinated by a representative of the ECCAI Board.
The deadline for receipt of submissions is January 31, 2008.
ACAI-07:August 20-28th 2007, Leuven, Belgium
ACAI-2007 was held in Leuven, Belgium, from 20 to 28 august.The topic of the summerschool was "Logic for Artificial Intelligence". The school consisted of eight courses, all focusing on different roles or applications of logic in the field of artificial intelligence: agents, the semantic web, probabilistic logics, inductive learning, planning, and more. In addition, a poster session was held where students could present their own work, and there was a guest lecture by the winner of the ECCAI Dissertation Award 2006. The school was attended by fifty-nine students, coming mostly from all over Europe, with a few attendants coming from North-America and Asia.More detailed information and pictures of the summer school can be found at http://www.cs.kuleuven.be/~dtai/acai/
ECAI-08 in Patras (Greece) / 21-25 July 2008
The ECAI 2008 Committee invites proposals for workshops to be held on 21-22 July 2008, immediately preceding the main ECAI 2008 conference. The co-chairs of the workshops are Boi Faltings, EPFL, Switzerland and Ioannis P. Vlahavas, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. Submission should be made by e-mail to the ECAI 2008 Workshop Co-Chairs ( and ) using "ECAI08 Workshop Proposal Submission" as the email subject, no later than Monday, December 10, 2007.
- Submission deadline for workshop proposal: Dec 10, 2007
- Notification of acceptance of workshop proposal: January 15, 2008
- Workshop paper submission deadline: April 10, 2008
- Notification of workshop paper acceptance: May 10, 2008
- Workshop camera ready copy submission: May 26, 2008
- Workshop dates: Jumy 21-22, 2008
ECAI-08 paper submissionsThe important dates concerning paper submissions are the following:
- Paper submission deadline : Feb 25, 2008
- Notification : April 28
- Camera ready papers: May 26
The University of Patras Conference centre (http://www.confer.upatras.gr) is situated within the University campus.
For more details: http://www.ece.upatras.gr/ecai2008
ECCAI sponsored conferences ICAI-08
ICAI-08 25 - 28 Aug 2008 International Conference on Advanced Intelligence, Bejing (China)
KR 2008 16 - 19 Sep 2008 11th International Conference on Principles of Knowledge Representation and Reasoning, Sydney (Australia)
National conferences of ECCAI member societies
CAEPIA 2007 12 - 16 Nov 2007 12th Conference of the Spanish Association for Artificial Intelligence, Salamanca (Spain)
EPIA'07 3 - 7 Dec 2007 13th Portuguese Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Guimarães (Portugal)
AI-07 10 - 12 Dec 2007 27th SGAI International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Cambridge (England)
RFIA-07 21-25 Jan 2008 16e congrès francophone AFRIF-AFIA Reconnaissance des Formes et Intelligence Artificielle, Amiens (France)
SCAI 2008 26 - 28 May 2008 10th Scandinavian Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Stockholm (Sweden)
- IEEE Intelligent systems http://www.computer.org/intelligent/Last issue: September-Ocotber 2007 on Social Computing : This special issue investigates the development and use of social software-tools and computing methods that support social interaction and communication in significant application domains. It also features articles describing general intelligent systems (not necessarily social software) that leverage insights and findings from social, organizational, cultural, and media theory.
Also in this issue: Reinventing Academic Publishing, Semantic Web Services, Recommender Systems, and more
The following articles are available without an electronic subscription:
A Letter from the Editor
Intelligent Educational Systems
Trends & Controversies
- AI Communications http://aicom.star.dist.unige.ithttp://iospress.metapress.com/link.asp?id=n1l883887655
Special issue on Model-Based Systems : Volume 20, Number 1 / 2007
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