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AISB event Bulletin Item

FINAL CALL FOR PAPERS: Solomonoff 85th Memorial Conference, 30 Nov- 2 Dec, 2011, AUSTRALIA

Monash University, Melbourne, Australia -Proceedings of this multi-disciplinary conference will be published by Springer in the prestigious LNAI (LNCS) series

You are cordially invited to submit a paper and participate at Solomonoff 85th Memorial Conference which, will be held in Melbourne, Australia, between 30 November - 2 December 2011 with the possibility of a tutorial/workshop being organised on the 29th November 2011. 

This multi-disciplinary Conference will be run back to back with the AI 2011 Conference in Perth, Australia. 

This is a multi-disciplinary conference based on the wide range of applications of work related to 
or inspired by that of Ray Solomonoff. The contributions sought for this conference include, but 
are not restricted to, the following:- 

Statistical inference and prediction, Econometrics (including time series and panel data), in 
Principle proofs of financial market inefficiency, Theories of (quantifying) intelligence and new 
forms of (universal) intelligence test (for robotic, terrestrial and extra-terrestrial life), the 
Singularity (or infinity point, when machine intelligence surpasses that of humans), the future of 
science, Philosophy of science, the Problem of induction, Evolutionary (tree) models in biology 
and linguistics, Geography, Climate modelling and bush-fire detection, Environmental science, 
Image processing, Spectral analysis, Engineering, Artificial intelligence, Machine learning, 
Statistics and Philosophy, Mathematics, Linguistics, Computer science, Data mining, Bioinformatics,
Computational intelligence, Computational science, Life sciences, Physics, Knowledge discovery, 
Ethics, Computational biology, Computational linguistics, Collective intelligence, structure and 
computing connectivity of random nets, effect of Heisenberg's principle on channel capacity, 
Arguments that entropy is not the arrow of time, and etc. See also Ray Solomonoff's Publications 
(and his obituary).

(For more details, please see Extended Call for Papers.)

General and Program Chair
David Dowe, Monash University, Australia

Program Committee
Andrew Barron, Statistics, Yale University, USA
Greg Chaitin, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, USA
Fouad Chedid, Notre Dame University, Lebanon
Bertrand Clarke, Medical Statistics, University of Miami, USA
A. Phil Dawid, Statistics, Cambridge University, UK
Peter Gacs, Boston University, USA
Alex Gammerman, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK
John Goldsmith, Linguistics, University of Chicago, USA
Marcus Hutter, Australian National University, Australia
Leonid Levin, Boston University, USA
Ming Li, Mathematics, University of Waterloo, Canada
John McCarthy, Stanford University, USA (Turing Award winner)
Marvin Minsky, MIT, USA (Turing Award winner)
Kee Siong Ng, ANU & EMC Corp, Australia
David Paganin, Physics, Monash University, Australia
Teemu Roos, University of Helsinki, Finland 
Juergen Schmidhuber, IDSIA, Switzerland
Farshid Vahid, Econometrics, Monash University, Australia
William Uther, NICTA and University of New South Wales, Australia 
Paul Vitanyi, CWI, The Netherlands
Vladimir Vovk, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK

Dianne Nguyen, Monash University, Australia

You will find more information about the Conference at the following Website:

For more details on how to submit a paper(s), please refer to the Submission Page at:

Important Dates

Extended Deadline of Paper Submission: 2 July 2011 
Notification of Acceptance of Paper: 10 August 2011
Receipt of Camera-Ready Copy: 5 September 2011
Conference Dates: 30 Nov. - 2 Dec. 2011

I look forward to receiving your valuable paper contribution and attendance at the Conference.

David Dowe
General Chairman