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AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PAPAERS: "Concept Lattices and Their Applications", 17-21 Oct 2011, FRANCE

8th CLA 2011, INRIA Nancy Grand Est/LORIA Nancy, France



CLA is an international conference dedicated to formal concept analysis (FCA) and areas closely 
related to FCA such as data mining, information retrieval, knowledge management, data and knowledge
engineering, logic, algebra and lattice theory. CLA provides a forum for researchers, practitioners,
and students. The program of CLA consists of invited plenary talks, regular talks, and poster sessions.
We solicit papers in all areas relevant to the theory and applications of FCA.


Topics of interest include but are not limited to:

* Concept Lattices and related structures
* Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining
* Knowledge Engineering and Ontology Engineering
* Association Rules, Itemsets and Data Dependencies
* Attribute Implications
* Algorithms for Concept Lattices and Complexity
* Visualization
* Data Preprocessing
* Redundancy and Dimensionality Reduction
* Information Retrieval
* Classification and Clustering
* Pattern Recognition
* Applications of Concept Lattices


Papers of up to twelve pages may be submitted in the PDF or Postscript format. For each paper, an 
abstract must be submitted by June 20, 2011.

The submission is done via

Authors are requested to follow the formatting instructions for the Springer LNCS style, see

Papers will be judged based on their technical merits, originality, relevance to areas of interest,
and presentation clarity. Papers should describe original work that has not been published before,
is not under review elsewhere, and will not be submitted elsewhere during the CLA 2011 review period.

Accepted papers will be published in the CLA proceedings (with ISBN). There are also plans for 
organizing CLA 2011 post-proceedings as a special issue of a well-established journal.


Abstract submission: June 20, 2011
Paper submission: June 27, 2011
Notification of acceptance/rejection: August 29, 2011 Camera-ready papers due: September 15, 2011
Conference: October 17-21, 2011


Amedeo Napoli (INRIA NGE/LORIA, Nancy, France) Vilem Vychodil (Palacky University, Olomouc, Czech Republic)


**** constitution in progress ****


Elias Egho (INRIA NGE/LORIA, Nancy)
Mehdi Kaytoue (INRIA NGE/LORIA, Nancy)
Felipe Melo (INRIA NGE/LORIA, Nancy)
Amedeo Napoli (INRIA NGE/LORIA, Nancy)
Chedy Rassi (INRIA NGE/LORIA, Nancy)
Jean Villerd (ENSAIA, Nancy)


Radim Belohlavek (Palacky University, Olomouc, Czech Republic) Sadok Ben Yahia (Facult des 
Sciences de Tunis, Tunisia) Jean Diatta (Universit de la Runion, France) Peter Eklund 
(University of Wollongong, Australia) Sergei O. Kuznetsov (State University Higher School of
Economics, Moscow, Russia) Michel Liquire (LIRMM, Montpellier, France) Engelbert Mephu Nguifo 
(LIMOS, Clermont-Ferrand, France)