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AISB event Bulletin Item

CFP: Cognitive 2009

Please consider to contribute to and/or forward to the appropriate groups the following opportunity to submit and publish original scientific results.
============== COGNITIVE 2009 | Call for Papers ===============
COGNITIVE 2009:  The First International Conference on Advanced Cognitive Technologies and Applications
November 15-20, 2009 - Athens, Greece
General page:
Call for Papers:
Submission deadline: June 20, 2009
Sponsored by IARIA,
Extended versions of selected papers will be published in IARIA Journals:
COGNITIVE 2009 will be held under ComputationWorld 2009:
Please note the Poster Forum and Work in Progress tracks.
The topics suggested by the conference can be discussed in term of concepts, state of the art, research, standards, implementations, running experiments, applications, and industrial case studies. Authors are invited to submit complete unpublished papers, which are not under review in any other conference or journal in the following, but not limited to, topic areas.
All tracks are open to both research and industry contributions, in terms of Regular papers, Posters, Work in progress, Technical/marketing/business presentations, Demos, Tutorials, and Panels.
Before submission, please check and conform with the Editorial rules:
COGNITIVE 2009 Tracks (tracks' topics and submission details: see CfP on the site)
COGNITION: Artificial intelligence and cognition
Expert systems, knowledge representation and reasoning; Reasoning techniques, constraint satisfaction and machine learning; Logic programming, fuzzy logic, neural networks, and uncertainty; State space search, ontologies and data mining; Games, planning and scheduling; Natural languages processing and advanced user interfaces; Cognitive, reactive and proactive systems; Ambient intelligence, perception and vision
AGENTS: Agent-based adaptive systems
Agent frameworks and development platforms; Agent models and architectures; Agent communication languages and protocols; Cooperation, coordination, and conversational agents; Group decision making and distributed problem solving; Mobile, cognitive and autonomous agents; Task planning and execution in multi-agent systems; Security, trust, reputation, privacy and safety in agent-based systems; Negotiation brokering and matchmaking in agent-oriented protocols; Web-oriented agents (mining, semantic discovery, navigation, etc.; SOA and software agents; Economic agent models and social adoption
AUTONOMY: Autonomous systems and autonomy-oriented computing
Self-organized intelligence nature-inspired thinking paradigms; Swarm intelligence and emergent behavior; Autonomy-oriented modeling and computation; Coordination, cooperation and collective group behavior; Agent-based complex systems modeling and development; Complex behavior aggregation and self-organization; Agent-based knowledge discovery and sharing; Autonomous and distributed knowledge systems; Autonomous knowledge via information agents; Ontology-based agent services; Knowledge evolution control and information filtering agents; Natural and social law discovery in multi-agent systems; Distributed problem solving in complex and dynamic environments; Auction, mediation, pricing, and agent-based market-places; Autonomous auctions and negotiations
Agent-oriented modeling and methodologies; Agent-based interaction protocols and cognitive architectures; Emotional modeling and quality of experience techniques; Agent-based assistants and e-health; Agent-based interfaces; Knowledge and data intensive classification systems; Agent-based fault-tolerance systems; Learning and self-adaptation via multi-agent systems; Task-based and task-oriented agent-based systems; Agent-based virtual enterprise; Embodied agents and agent-based systems applications; Agent-based perceptive animated interfaces; Agent-based social simulation; Socially planning; E-Technology agent-based ubiquitous services and systems
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