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AISB event Bulletin Item

CFP: International Conference on Formal Concept Analysis (ICFCA2009)

===Third Call for Papers===

7th International Conference on Formal Concept Analysis (ICFCA2009)
May 21 - 24, 2009, Darmstadt, Germany

Formal Concept Analysis emerged in the 1980's from attempts to restructure lattice theory to promote better communication between lattice theorists and potential users of lattice theory. Since then, Formal Concept Analysis has developed into a growing research field in its own right with a thriving theoretical community and an increasing number of applications in information and knowledge processing including visualization, data mining, analysis and knowledge management.

The conference aims to unify theoretical and applied practitioners using Formal Concept Analysis drawing from the fields of Mathematics, Computer and Information Sciences, Software Engineering, as well as diverse application domains such as Linguistics or Life Sciences. Other aspects are welcome. Possible topics include:

* FCA theory
* Conceptual Knowledge Processing
* Concept Graphs
* Lattice Drawing
* Association Rules
* Algorithms
* FCA and Software Engineering
* Lattice Theory
* Data Analysis
* FCA and Data Mining
* FCA and Logic
* Philosophical Foundations

==Submission Details==

We call for scientific publications on theory and applications of Formal Concept Analysis. Papers of up to sixteen pages may be submitted in the PDF or Postscript format via the submission site ( For each paper, an abstract must be submitted by December 1, 2008. Authors are requested to follow the formatting instructions for the Springer LNCS style, see All submissions will be refereed. Accepted papers must be presented at the conference, therefore at least one author per paper has to register timely. The conference proceedings will be published by Springer in the LNCS/LNAI series.

==Important Dates==

	submission of abstract: 		December 1 2008
	submission of full paper: 		December 8 2008
	notification of acceptance: 	January 26 2009
	camera ready due:			February 9 2009


Conference Chair:

* Karl Erich Wolff, University of Applied Sciences, Darmstadt, Germany

Program Chairs:

* Sbastien Ferr, Universit de Rennes 1, France
* Sebastian Rudolph, Universitt Karlsruhe, Germany

Local Chair:

* Urs Andelfinger, University of Applied Sciences, Darmstadt, Germany.

Editorial Board:

* Peter Eklund, University of Wollongong, Australia
* Bernhard Ganter, Technische Universitt Dresden, Germany
* Robert Godin, Universit du Qubec  Montral (UQAM), Canada
* Sergei Kuznetsov, Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia
* Raoul Medina, LIMOS, Universit Clermont-Ferrand 2, France
* Rokia Missaoui, Universit du Qubec en Outaouais (UQO), Canada
* Sergei Obiedkov, Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia
* Uta Priss, Napier University, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
* Stefan E. Schmidt, Technische Universitt Dresden, Germany
* Gerd Stumme, University Kassel, Germany
* Rudolf Wille, Technische Universitt Darmstadt, Germany
* Karl Erich Wolff, University of Applied Sciences, Darmstadt, Germany

Program Committee:

* Mike Bain, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
* Peter Becker, Concepta Consulting Pty Ltd, Australia
* Radim Belohlavek, Binghamton University - State University of New York, USA
* Sadok Ben Yahia, Faculty of Sciences of Tunis, Tunisia
* Claudio Carpineto, Fondazione Ugo Bordoni, Italy
* Frithjof Dau, SAP Research CEC Dresden, Germany
* Vincent Duquenne, ECP6-CNRS, Universit Paris 6, France
* Linton Freeman, UCI, California, USA
* Alain Gly, Universit Paul Verlaine, Metz, France
* Joachim Hereth Correia, DMC GmbH, Germany
* Wolfgang Hesse, Philipps-Universitt Marburg, Germany
* Bjoern Koester, Technische Universitt Dresden, Germany
* Derrick G. Kourie, University of Pretoria, South Africa
* Markus Krtzsch,  Universitt Karlsruhe, Germany
* Marzena Kryszkiewicz, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland
* Leonard Kwuida, Dresden, Germany
* Wilfried Lex, Universitt Clausthal, Germany
* Christian Lindig, Schloss Dagstuhl - Leibniz Center for Informatics, Germany
* Engelbert Mephu Nguifo, IUT de Lens - Universit d'Artois, France
* Lhouari Nourine, LIMOS, Universit de Clermont Ferrand 2, France
* Jean-Marc Petit, LIRIS, INSA Lyon, France
* Alex Pogel, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, USA
* Sandor Radeleczki, University of Miskolc, Hungary
* Camille Roth, CNRS/EHESS, Paris, France
* Jurg Schmid, Universitt Bern, Switzerland
* Selma Strahringer, Cologne University of Applied Sciences, Germany
* Petko Valtchev, Universit du Quebec  Montreal, Canada
* Serhyi Yevtushenko, Luxoft, Ukraine

Organization Committee:

* Urs Andelfinger, University of Applied Sciences, Darmstadt, Germany
* Peter Burmeister, Darmstadt University of Technology, Darmstadt, Germany
* Markus Helmerich, Darmstadt University of Technology, Darmstadt, Germany
* Stefan Heppenheimer, Darmstadt University of Technology, Darmstadt, Germany
* Rudolf Wille, Darmstadt University of Technology, Darmstadt, Germany
* Karl Erich Wolff, University of Applied Sciences, Darmstadt, Germany