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AISB event Bulletin Item

CFP: AICS 2008: 19th Irish Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science

 AICS 2008

    19th Irish Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science

                       27th - 29th August 2008

               Imperial Hotel, South Mall, Cork, Ireland


The Program Committee of AICS 2008 invites submissions of papers that report
original research, both basic and applied, in the areas of Artificial
Intelligence and Cognitive Science, broadly construed.


Areas of interest include, but are not restricted to:
- case-based reasoning
- cognitive modelling
- constraint processing
- machine learning
- data mining
- evolutionary computation
- intelligent agents
- intelligent information retrieval
- knowledge representation & reasoning
- game-playing
- game AI
- natural language processing
- autonomic computing
- neural networks
- perception, planning & scheduling
- ontological knowledge management and ontology mapping

All accepted papers will be presented at the conference, either orally or
as posters, and included in the conference proceedings. At least one author
of each paper will be required to register for, and attend, the conference.

Authors of selected papers will be invited to submit extended versions to
be considered for publication in a special issue of the journal, Artificial
Intelligence Review.


Submissions of no more than 10 pages, in PDF or Word format, are due by
Friday 13th June 2008. All submissions should be made using the EasyChair
system -

Papers should be submitted in Springer LNCS format, which is the format
required for the final camera-ready copy. Authors' instructions along with
LaTeX and Word macro files are available on the web at


Submission Deadline: 13th June 2008
Notifications: 25th July 2008
Camera Ready Copy Due: 8th August 2008
Conference: 27th-19th August 2008

Questions regarding submissions should be addressed to

Derek Bridge, Ken Brown, Barry O'Sullivan and Humphrey Sorensen
Conference and Programme Co-Chairs