Al-Rifaie on BBC

AISB Committee member and Research Fellow at Goldsmiths, University of London, Dr Mohammad Majid al-Rifaie was interviewed by the BBC (in Farsi) along with his colleague Mohammad Ali Javaheri Javid on the 6 November 2014. He was a...


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AISB Convention 2015

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Yasemin Erden on BBC

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Mark Bishop on BBC ...

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AISB YouTube Channel

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Notice

AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: "Machine Learning and Principals and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases", 2013, ATHENS (GREECE)

http://www.ecmlpkdd.org/content/call-proposals-ecml-pkdd-2013
Contact: proposals@ecmlpkdd.org

ECML/PKDD 2013, European Conference on Machine Learning and Principals and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases


The purpose of this call is to invite groups interested in hosting the ECML/PKDD conference in 2013. 

      Selection Process

All proposals submitted by the deadline below will be examined by the ECML PKDD Steering Committee 
and its Proposal Chairs, who may provide feedback in order to ensure that the quality of the proposal
meets the standards of past ECML PKDD conferences.

The proposals will then be made available in electronic form to the ECML PKDD community, at least 
one week prior to ECML PKDD 2011 . The final selection will be made at
the public community meeting at this conference, where all proposals will be presented and discussed.
The community will then decide upon the location and the chairs of the meeting in 2013 via a ballot
vote among all participants of the meeting.


      Selection Criteria

For the preparation of your proposal, please read the Guidelines for a Preparation of ECML PKDD 
proposals at http://www.ecmlpkdd.org/content/guidelines-ecml-pkdd-proposals. 

It contains a list of selection criteria that may influence the community decision, as well as some
recommendations on desirable implementations. 

Relevant criteria include

    * proposed dates and schedule
    * program chairs and organisation
    * venue and lecture rooms
    * budget and estimate for conference fees
    * accomodation and infrastructure
    * conference format and new ideas

However, your proposal may deviate from these recommendations. Feel free to include anything else 
that you believe might be relevant for assessing the quality of your proposal.


      Submission Procedure

Please submit a document that addresses the above points to .
The submission deadline is June 30th, 2011.


      Proposal Chairs

    * Johannes F rnkranz (TU Darmstadt)
    * Joost N. Kok (Leiden University)