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AISB YouTube Channel

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AISB miscellaneous Bulletin Item

ICAPS PhD Award : Call for nomination


Call for Nomination

The ICAPS Executive Council has established a new

	  "ICAPS Best Dissertation Award"

This award honors an outstanding Ph.D. dissertation in any area of
automated planning and scheduling. It will be given during ICAPS

PhD dissertations that were completed and filed in 2005 or 2006 may be
considered for the next ICAPS07 award.

The recipient of the 2007 award will receive a certificate, 500 US$ and
a complementary registration to the ICAPS07 conference.

The award committee is requesting nominations of candidate PhDs.

The nomination material should include the following :
-- a CV of the candidate with a complete list of publications,
-- a copy of the dissertation,
-- a nomination letter by the PhD advisor,
-- two additional recommendation letters, or a copy of the request for
such letters.

Nominations should be submitted in electronic form (preferably as a
single pdf file or the url of such a file) to the ICAPS Award Committee

Submission deadline : January 31st 2007.

The decision will be notified by June 1st, 2007