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Notice

AISB event Bulletin Item

FINAL CALL FOR PAPERS: Symbolic and Quantitative Approaches to Reasoning with Uncertainty, 7-10 Jul 2013,Utrecht, THE NETHERLANDS

http://www.projects.science.uu.nl/ecsqaru/

Dates: July 7th-10th, 2013
Location: Utrecht, The Netherlands

Submission deadline: February 3rd, 2013
Notification: March 25th, 2013
Final version: April 22nd, 2013

Further information: http://www.projects.science.uu.nl/ecsqaru/

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Scope

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The biennial ECSQARU conferences constitute a major forum for advances in 
the theory and practice of reasoning under uncertainty. Contributions come 
from researchers interested in advancing the technology and from 
practitioners using uncertainty techniques in real-world applications. The 
scope of the ECSQARU conferences encompasses fundamental issues, 
representation, inference, learning, and decision making in qualitative 
and numeric uncertainty paradigms.

The 12th European Conference on Symbolic and Quantitative Approaches to 
Reasoning with Uncertainty will be held in Utrecht, The Netherlands, on 
July 8th?10th, 2013. The organisers are proud to announce the conference's 
keynote speakers:

- Philip Dawid, Statistical Laboratory, University of Cambridge, UK
- Gert de Cooman, SYSTeMS Research Group, Ghent University, Belgium
- Simon Parsons, Department of Computer and Information Science,
   Brooklyn College, New York, USA

Preceding the main conference, on July 7th, a tutorial programme will be 
offered.

ECSQARU shares various themes with the ISIPTA conference, held in 
Compiegne, France, the week before ECSQARU. To honour this special 
occasion, a reduced fee for attendance of both events is offered, 
including bus transfer to Utrecht. ECSQARU 2013 will moreover host a 
workshop on building bridges between topics of the two conferences on July 
7th; further information on the workshop will be provided presently.

Instruction to authors ---------------------

In accordance with the previous conferences, the proceedings of ECSQARU 
2013 will be published in the Springer Lecture Notes in Artificial 
Intelligence series. Authors are requested to prepare their conference 
papers in the LNCS/LNAI format; papers must not exceed 12 pages and must 
be submitted as PDF electronically.

Conference organisation

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ECSQARU 2013 is organised by Utrecht University, Department of Information 
and Computing Sciences, and more specifically by:

- Linda van der Gaag (conference chair)
- Janneke Bolt
- Jan Broersen
- Silja Renooij
- Merel Rietbergen
- Steven Woudenberg

They can be contacted through ecsqaru2013@science.uu.nl