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CALL FOR PAPERS: Artificial General Intelligence, 31 Jul - 3 Aug 2013, Beijing, CHINA
* Mission * The AGI conference series ( http://www.agi-conf.org/ [http://www.agi-conf.org/]) is the premier international forum for cutting-edge research focusing on the original goal of the AI field ? the creation of thinking machines with general intelligence at the human level and ultimately beyond. The AGI conference series is held in cooperation with AAAI, and AGI-13 will co-locate with IJCAI-13. * Topics * As in prior AGI conferences, we welcome papers on all aspects of AGI R&D, with the key proviso that each paper should in some way contribute specifically to the development of Artificial General Intelligence. * Special Session on Cognitive Robotics and AGI * This Special Session will feature papers giving new AGI ideas inspired by current research in Cognitive Robotics. * Workshops * AGI-13 will include the following workshops: 1. Formalizing Mechanisms for Artificial General Intelligence and Cognition (Formal MAGIC) 2. Probability Theory or Not? Practical and Theoretical Concerns on Uncertainty Handling in AGI See http://www.agi-conference.org/2013/workshops/ [http://www.agi-conference.org/2013/workshops/] for details of the workshops. * Tutorials / Demonstrations * Tutorials and demonstrations will be held alongside the conference. For the requirements for proposals, please see the AGI-13 website. * Keynotes * Keynote speeches will be delivered by leading scientists in the area of AGI and adjacent disciplines; they will be announced at a later stage at the website of AGI-13. * Important Dates * Conference paper submission: March 1, 2013 Workshop/tutorial/demonstration submissions: April 10, 2013 Acceptance Notification: April 20, 2013 Camera-ready copy: May 15, 2013 Conference: July 31, 2013 ? August 3, 2013 * Submission Information * All papers have to be submitted via the conference submission page, to be announced at the AGI-13 website. The authors should not expect any extension of the deadlines, though special situations can be arranged in a case-by-case manner. If for a special reason your submission will be delayed for a few days, please contact the program committee co-chairs for advance approval. The conference papers will be published by Springer in the Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence (LNAI) series. Paper templates for both LaTeX and Word may be found here: http://www.springer.com/computer/lncs/lncs+authors?SGWID=0-40209-0-0-0 [http://www.springer.com/computer/lncs/lncs+authors?SGWID=0-40209-0-0-0] . Use the templates for "LNCS Proceedings and Other Multiauthor Volumes". The LaTeX template (use of which is preferred) is also given directly here: ftp://ftp.springer.de/pub/tex/latex/llncs/latex2e/llncs2e.zip [ftp://ftp.springer.de/pub/tex/latex/llncs/latex2e/llncs2e.zip]. Papers must be in English, and submitted in PDF format. There are two types of submissions: 1. Full papers (up to 10 pages): Original research in the above areas. 2. Technical Communications (up to 4 pages): Results and ideas with interest to the AGI audience, including reports about recent own publications, position papers, and preliminary results. All accepted conference papers will be included in the proceedings, as well as presented at the conference as talks or as posters. At least one author of each accepted paper must register for the conference and present the paper there. * AGI Summer School * Collocating with AGI-13, An AGI Summer School will be held in July 17 to 30, 2013. For details, see http://www.mindmakers.org/projects/agi-summer-school-2013 [http://www.mindmakers.org/projects/agi-summer-school-2013]... We look forward to seeing you in Beijing!