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AISB event Bulletin Item

1st CALL FOR PAPERS: 14th European Conference on Logics in Artificial Intelligence, Sep 24-26, 2014, Madeira Island, PORTUGAL

JELIA 2014

Submission Deadline: May 19 (Abstracts); May 23 (Papers)


Logics have, for many years, laid claim to providing a formal
basis for the study and development of applications and
systems in Artificial Intelligence. With the depth and
maturity of formalisms, methodologies and logic-based systems
today, this claim is stronger than ever.

The European Conference on Logics in Artificial Intelligence
(or Journes Europennes sur la Logique en Intelligence
Artificielle - JELIA) began back in 1988, as a workshop, in
response to the need for a European forum for the discussion
of emerging work in this field. Since then, JELIA has been
organised biennially, with proceedings published in the
Springer-Verlag series Lecture Notes in Artificial
Intelligence. Previous meetings took place in Roscoff, France
(1988), Amsterdam, Netherlands (1990), Berlin, Germany
(1992), York, UK (1994), vora, Portugal (1996), Dagstuhl,
Germany (1998), Mlaga, Spain (2000), Cosenza, Italy (2002),
Lisbon, Portugal (2004), Liverpool, UK (2006), Dresden,
Germany (2008), Helsinki, Finland (2010) and Toulouse, France

The increasing interest in this forum, its international
level with growing participation of researchers from outside
Europe, and the overall technical quality, have turned JELIA
into a major biennial forum for the discussion of logic-based
approaches to artificial intelligence.

Aims and Scope

The aim of JELIA 2014 is to bring together active researchers
interested in all aspects concerning the use of logics in
Artificial Intelligence to discuss current research, results,
problems, and applications of both theoretical and practical
nature. JELIA strives to foster links and facilitate cross-
fertilization of ideas among researchers from various
disciplines, among researchers from academia and industry,
and between theoreticians and practitioners.

Authors are invited to submit papers presenting original and
unpublished research in all areas related to the use of
logics in Artificial Intelligence including:
* Abductive and inductive reasoning
* Answer set programming
* Applications of logic-based AI systems
* Argumentation systems
* Automated reasoning including satisfiability checking and
   its extensions
* Computational complexity and expressiveness
* Deontic logic and normative systems
* Description logics and other logical approaches to semantic
   web and ontologies
* Knowledge representation, reasoning, and compilation
* Logic-based data access and integration
* Logic programming and constraint programming
* Logics for uncertain and probabilistic reasoning
* Logics in machine learning
* Logics in multi-agent systems, games, and social choice
* Non-classical logics, such as modal, temporal, epistemic,
   dynamic, spatial, paraconsistent, and hybrid logics
* Planning and diagnosis based on logic
* Preferences
* Reasoning about actions and causality
* Updates, belief revision and nonmonotonic reasoning

Paper Submission

There are two categories for submissions:

A. Regular papers
Submissions should contain original research, and sufficient
detail to assess the merits and relevance of the
contribution. Submissions must not have been previously
published or be simultaneously submitted for publication

B. System descriptions
Submissions should describe an implemented system and its
application area(s). A demonstration is expected to accompany
a system presentation. Papers describing systems that have
already been presented in JELIA before will be accepted only
if significant and clear enhancements to the system are
reported and implemented.

All submissions should not exceed 13 pages including figures
etc., but excluding references. All submissions should be
written in English, and should be formatted according to the
standard Springer LNCS style. The proceedings of JELIA 2014
are published by Springer-Verlag in the Lecture Notes in
Artificial Intelligence, a sub-series of Lecture Notes in
Computer Science (Important note: Springer will require all
the LaTeX source files of all accepted submissions).

Policy on Multiple Submission: JELIA 2014 will not accept any
paper which, at the time of submission, is under review or
has already been published or accepted for publication in a
journal or another conference. Authors are also required not
to submit their papers elsewhere during JELIA's review
period. However, these restrictions do not apply to previous
workshops with a limited audience and without archival

JELIA 2014 submissions are handled through the EasyChair
conference management system. Follow the link
to register your abstract and submit your paper.

Important Dates

Abstract submission deadline: May 19, 2014
Paper submission deadline: May 23, 2014
Author Rebuttal: June 26-27, 2014
Notification of acceptance: July 4, 2014
Final versions due: July 18, 2014

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