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AISB event Bulletin Item

CFP: ICAART 2010 (International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence)

ICAART 2010 (International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - has an open call for papers, whose deadline is at the end of July. We hope you can participate in this prestigious conference by submitting a paper reflecting your current research.

In cooperation with the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), the Portuguese Association for Artificial Intelligence (Associao Portuguesa Para a Inteligncia Artificial - APPIA), the Spanish Association for Artificial Intelligence (Asociacin Espaola de Inteligencia Artificial - AEPIA), the Workflow Management Coallition (WfMC) and the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM SIGART), ICAART brings together top researchers and practitioners in several areas of Artificial Intelligence, from multiple areas of knowledge, such as Agents, Multi-Agent Systems and Software Platforms, Distributed Problem Solving and Distributed AI in general, including web applications, on one hand, and within the area of non-distributed AI, including the more traditional areas such as Knowledge Representation, Planning, Learning, Scheduling, Perception and also not so traditional areas such as Reactive AI Systems, Evolutionary Computing and other aspects of Computational Intelligence and many other areas related to intelligent systems, on the other hand.

ICAART will be held in Valencia, Spain next year, on January 22-24, 2010 and the paper submission deadline is scheduled for the next July 28, 2009. The conference program features a number of Keynote Lectures to be delivered by distinguished world-class researchers, including those listed below.

Submitted papers will be subject to a double-blind review process. All accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings, under an ISBN reference, on paper and on CD-ROM support. The proceedings will be indexed by DBLP and INSPEC. Additionaly, a selection of the best papers of the conference will be published in a book, by Springer-Verlag. Best paper awards will be given during the conference.

Please check further details at the ICAART conference web site ( There you will find detailed information about the conference structure and its main topic areas.

Workshops and special sessions are also invited. If you wish to propose workshop or a special session, for example based on the results of a specific research project, please send a proposal to the ICAART secretariat. Workshop chairs and Special Session chairs will benefit from logistics support and other types of support, including secretariat and financial support, to facilitate the developement of a valid idea.

Kind regards,
Marina Carvalho
ICAART Secretariat
Av. D.Manuel I, 27A 2.Esq.
2910-595 Setubal, Portugal
Tel.: +351 265 100 033
Fax: +44 203 014 8556


ICAART web site:

 Regular Paper Submission: July 28, 2009
 Authors Notification: October 14, 2009
 Final Regular Paper Submission and Registration: October 28, 2009

 In cooperation with: AAAI, APPIA, AEPIA, WfMC and ACM SIGART
 Organized by INSTICC

 proceedings indexed by INSPEC and DBLP;
 awaiting confirmation of indexation by Thomson Conference Proceedings Citation Index and EI
 best papers published by Springer-Verlag


AREA 1: Artificial Intelligence
 - Knowledge Representation and Reasoning
 - Uncertainty in AI
 - Model-Based Reasoning
 - Machine Learning
 - Logic Programming
 - Ontologies
 - Data Mining
 - Constraint Satisfaction
 - State Space Search
 - Case-Based Reasoning
 - Cognitive Systems
 - Natural Language Processing
 - Intelligent User Interfaces
 - Reactive AI
 - Vision and Perception
 - Pattern Recognition
 - Ambient Intelligence
 - AI and Creativity
 - Artificial Life
 - Soft Computing
 - Evolutionary Computing
 - Neural Networks
 - Fuzzy Systems
 - Planning and Scheduling
 - Game playing
 - Expert Systems
 - Industrial applications of AI

AREA 2: Agents
 - Distributed Problem Solving
 - Agent Communication Languages
 - Agent Models and Architectures
 - Multi-Agent Systems
 - Brokering and matchmaking
 - Cooperation and Coordination
 - Conversational Agents
 - Negotiation and Interaction Protocols
 - Programming Environments and Languages
 - Task Planning and Execution
 - Autonomous Systems
 - Cognitive Robotics
 - Group Decision Making
 - Web Intelligence
 - Web Mining
 - Semantic Web
 - Grid Computing
 - Agent Platforms and Interoperability
 - SOA and Software Agents
 - Simulation
 - Economic Agent Models
 - Social Intelligence
 - Security and Reputation
 - Mobile Agents
 - Pervasive Computing
 - Privacy, safety and security

- Yves Demazeau, Laboratoire d'Informatique de Grenoble, France
- Tim Finin, University of Maryland, United States
- Leonid Perlovsky, Harvard University, United States
- Vicent J. Botti i Navarro, Universidad Politcnica de Valencia, Spain
- Peter D. Karp, Director Bioinformatics Research Group, Artificial Intelligence Center, United States
- Amilcar Cardoso, University of Coimbra, Portugal