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AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PAPERS: Technologies and Applications of Artificial Intelligence, November 11-13, 2011, TAIWAN

TAAI 2011 - Conference on Technologies and Applications of Artificial Intelligence, TTaoyuan, Taiwan

Important Dates
* Paper submissions due: July 12, 2011.
* Notification of acceptance: August 17, 2011.
* Camera-ready final papers due: September 1, 2011.
* Tournament registration due: September 8, 2011.

The 2011 Conference on Technologies and Applications of Artificial Intelligence (TAAI 2011) is 
the 16th annual conference sponsored by the Taiwanese Association for AI and one of the most 
important annual academic meetings on Artificial Intelligence in Taiwan. Last year, TAAI has 
attracted more than 200 people with a great success. This year, TAAI will be in conjunction with 
the third Asia Conference on Machine Learning (ACML 2011) to be co-located in Taoyuan, Taiwan 
and will feature more than five invited speakers/tutorials and computer game tournament as well.

The purpose of this conference is to bring together scientists, engineers and practitioners in 
different disciplines and researchers to present and exchange ideas, results and experiences in 
the area of AI technologies and applications.

The conference also includes workshops, tournament and technical sessions with refereed papers 
from the AI research community. High quality research papers are solicited on the topics of 
particular interest include, but are not limited to:

* Agents
* AI Applications
* AI Architectures
* Computer Games
* Computer Vision
* Data Mining
* Genetic Algorithms
* Information Retrieval and Integration
* Intelligent Environment
* Intelligent e-learning
* Logics in AI
* Knowledge-Based Systems
* Machine Learning
* Mobile Intelligence
* Knowledge Representation
* Natural Language Processing
* Probabilistic and Uncertain Reasoning
* Planning
* Robotics
* Semantic Web
* Social Computing
* Speech Recognition and Synthesis
* Problem Solving and Search
* Web Intelligence

Invited Speakers
Toyoaki Nishida, Kyoto University, Japan Ted Selker, Carnegie Mellon University, USA Zhi-Hua Zhou, Nanjing University, China

Paper Submission
Papers reporting original and unpublished research results pertaining to the above and related topics are solicited. Full paper manuscripts must be in English with a maximum of 6 pages (using the IEEE two- column template). The same format will be used for final camera-ready papers (see Author Guidelines at ). Electronic abstract and paper should be submitted through the TAAI 2011 submission site:

All submitted papers will be reviewed by the Program Committee on the basis of technical quality, relevance, significance, and clarity. Each submission should be regarded as an undertaking that, if the paper is accepted, at least one of the authors must attend the conference to present the work.

Paper Publications
The conference proceeding will be published by IEEE Computer Society Conference Publishing Services (IEEE CPS) and will be indexed by IEEE digital library. Accepted papers will be selected for publication in a special issue of Journal of Information Science and Engineering (SCI indexed).

Tutorials (in conjunction with ACML 2011) ================================= Participants will be able to attend the ACML tutorials lectured by Prof. Wee Sun Lee (National University of Singapore) and Prof. Koji Tsuda (National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan).

Workshops & Tournament
TAAI 2011 invites proposals for half- or full-day workshops. Workshops are expected to focus on new research directions and applications on artificial intelligence. Each workshop will solicit papers for peer review. Workshop proposals should be submitted by email to Workshop Chairs ( ) by June 1, 2011.

Accepted Workshops
International Workshop on Computer Games (IWCG 2011) Computer game tournament

Organizing Committee
Honorary Chair
Pei-Chann Chang, Yuan Ze University, Taiwan

Conference Co-Chairs
Jane Yung-Jen Hsu, National Taiwan University, Taiwan Vincent Shin-Mu Tseng, Cheng Kung University, Taiwan

Advisory Committee
Ming-Syan Chen, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
Jieh Hsiang, National Taiwan University, Taiwan Wen-Lian Hsu, Academia Sinica, Taiwan Sy-Yen Kuo, National Taiwan University, Taiwan Hong-Yuan Liao, Academia Sinica, Taiwan Baw Jhiune Liu, Yuan Ze University, Taiwan Toyoaki Nishida, Kyoto University, Japan Stuart H. Rubin, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center, United States Junichi Tsujii, National Center for Text Mining (NacTeM), Manchester, United Kingdom Qiang Yang, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong

Program Chairs
Chia-Hui Chang, National Central University, Taiwan Richard Tzong-Han Tsai, Yuan Ze University, Taiwan

Publication Chair
Min-Yuh Day, Tamkang University, Taiwan

Local Chair
Jen-Wei Huang, Yuan Ze University, Taiwan Cheng-Zen Yang, Yuan Ze University, Taiwan

Publicity Chair
Chuan-Kang Ting, National Chung Cheng University, Taiwan

Workshop Chairs
Shi-Jim Yen, National Dong Hwa University

Registration Chair
Chien-Feng Huang, National University of Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Senior Program Committee
Reda Alhajj, University of Calgary, Canada Naveen Ashish, University of California-Irvine, 
USA Tristan Cazenave, Universite Paris Dauphine, France Berlin Chen, National Taiwan Normal 
University, Taiwan Keh-Hsun Chen, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA Phoebe Chen, 
La Trobe University, Australia Shu-Yuan Chen, Yuan Ze University, Taiwan Shyi-Ming Chen, Taiwan 
University of Science and Technology, Taiwan Cheng-Seen Ho, Tungnan University, Taiwan Tsung Pei 
Hong, National University of Kaohsiung, Taiwan Ching-Hsien Hsu, Chung Hua University, Taiwan 
Chunnan Hsu, Academia Sinica, Taiwan Frank Hsu, Fordham University, USA Hui-Huang Hsu, Tamkang 
University, Taiwan Shun-Chin Hsu, Chang Jung Christian University, Taiwan Tsan-Sheng Hsu, 
Academia Sinica, Taiwan Yuh-Jyh Hu, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan Xiangji Huang, 
York University, Canada Tan Ah Hwee, Nanyang Technology University, Singapore Irwin King, 
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Yau-Hwang Kuo, National Cheng Kung University, 
Taiwan K Robert Lai, Yuan Ze University, Taiwan Chang-Shing Lee, National University of Tainan, 
Taiwan Yuh-Jye Lee, Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan Churn-Jung Liau, 
Academia Sinica, Taiwan Shun-Shii Lin, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan Wen-Yang Lin, 
National University of Kaohsiung, Taiwan Chao-Lin Liu, National Chengchi University, Taiwan 
Tetsuya Murai, Hokkaido University, Japan Tomoharu Nakashima, Osaka Prefecture University, 
Japan Jeng-Shyang Pan, Kaohsiung University of Applied Sciences, Taiwan Wen-Chih Peng, National 
Chiao Tung University, Taiwan Zbigniew W Ras, University of North Carolina - Charlotte, USA Lipo 
Wang, Nanyang Technology University, Singapore Anita Wasilewska, Stony Brook University, 
USA I-Chen Wu, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan Jean-Daniel Zucker, Institut de Recherche 
pour le Development, France