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AISB event Bulletin Item

CFP: ASAI 2007 - IX Argentine Symposium on Artificial Intelligence


ASAI 2007 - IX Argentine Symposium on Artificial Intelligence

Mar del Plata, Argentina - August 27-28, 2007


ASAI, the Argentine Symposium on Artificial Intelligence, is an annual event intended to be the main forum of the Artificial Intelligence (AI) community in Argentina. The symposium aims at providing a forum for researchers and AI community members to discuss and exchange ideas and experiences on diverse topics of AI. Previous ASAI editions stimulated presentations on both applications of AI and new tools and foundations currently under development.

The Ninth Argentine Symposium on Artificial Intelligence (ASAI 2007) will be held during August 27-28 in Mar del Plata, Argentina. ASAI 2007 will be part of the 36th JAIIO, the 36th Argentine Meetings on Informatics and Operations Research organized by SADIO, the Argentine Society for Informatics and Operations Research.

Topics of particular interest include (without being limited to):

- AI Development, Tools and Methodologies
- AI Foundations (Philosophy, Epistemology, Economics, etc.)
- Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition
- Evolutionary Computation
- Human-Computer Interaction
- Hybrid Systems (Fuzzy, Evolutionary, Neural, Symbolic, etc.)
- Innovative Applications of Artificial Intelligence (Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Education, Internet, Law, Music, etc.)
- Intelligent Agents and Multi-Agent Systems
- Intelligent Information Retrieval
- Knowledge Engineering
- Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining
- Knowledge Representation and Reasoning
- Machine Learning
- Natural Language Processing
- Planning and Scheduling
- Robotics

Program Co-Chairs

Dra. Daniela Godoy (ISISTAN, Universidad Nacional del Centro de la Pcia. de Bs. As., Argentina)

Dra. Ana Gabriela Maguitman (Dpto. de Ciencias e Ingeniera de la Computacin, Universidad Nacional del Sur, Argentina)

Program Committee

- Dra. Anala Amandi (ISISTAN, Universidad Nacional del Centro de la Pcia. de Bs. As., Argentina)
- Dr. Carlos Areces (LORIA, France)
- Dra. Ivon Arroyo (University of Massachusetts, USA)
- Dr. John Atkinson (Universidad de Concepcin, Chile)
- Dr. Juan Carlos Augusto (School of Computing and Mathematics, University of Ulster at Jordanstown, UK)
- Dr. Gustavo Batista (Pontifcia Universidade Catlica de Campinas, Brazil)
- Dra. Ana Lucia Bazzan (Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil)
- Dr. Leopoldo Bertossi (Carleton University, Canada)
- Dr. Olivier Boissier (ENS Mines Saint-Etienne, France)
- Dr. Ramn Brena (Centro de Sistemas Inteligentes, ITESM, Campus Monterrey, Mexico)
- Dr. Alejandro Ceccatto (IFIR-CONICET, Universidad Nacional de Rosario,
- Dr. Carlos Ivn Chesevar (Universidad Nacional del Sur, Argentina, and Universidad de Lleida, Spain)
- Dr. Carlos Coello-Coello (CINVESTAV-IPN, Dto. Ingeniera Elctrica, Mexico)
- Dr. Juan Manuel Corchado (GSII, Universidad de Salamanca, Spain)
- Dr. Fernando Das Neves (Snoop Consulting, Argentina)
- Dr. Yves Demazeau (Laboratoire Leibniz, Institut IMAG, France)
- Dr. Marcelo A. Falappa (Universidad Nacional del Sur, Argentina)
- Dr. Eduardo Ferm (Universidade da Madeira, Portugal)
- Dr. Raymundo Forradellas (Universidad Nacional de San Juan and Universidad Nacional de Cuyo, Argentina)
- Dr. Alejandro Garcia (Universidad Nacional del Sur, Argentina)
- Dr. Hector Geffner (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain)
- Dr. Juan Carlos Gmez (Universidad Nacional de Rosario, Argentina)
- Dra. Gabriela Henning (INTEC-CONICET, Universidad Nacional del Litoral, Argentina)
- Dr. Gabriel Infante-Lopez (FaMAF, Universidad Nacional de Crdoba,
- Dra. Maricarmen Martinez (Universidad de los Andes, Colombia)
- Dra. Mara Carolina Monard (Universidade de So Paulo, Brazil)
- Dr. Juan Pavn (Universidad Complutense Madrid, Spain)
- Dr. Ignacio Ponzoni (PLAPIQUI, Universidad Nacional del Sur, Argentina)
- Dra. Mara Cristina Riff (Universidad Tcnica Federico Santa Mara, Chile)
- Dr. Ricardo Rodriguez (Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina)
- Dr. Sebastian Sardias (RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia)
- Dra. Silvia Schiaffino (ISISTAN, Universidad Nacional del Centro de la Pcia. de Bs. As., Argentina)
- Dr. Jaime Sichman (Universidade de So Paulo, Brazil)
- Dr. Guillermo Simari (Universidad Nacional del Sur, Argentina)
- Dra. Georgina Stegmayer (UTN-Santa Fe, Argentina)
- Dr. Nik Swoboda (Universidad Politcnica de Madrid, Spain)
- Dra. Francesca Toni (Department of Computing, Imperial College London, UK)
- Dr. Alejandro Zunino (ISISTAN, Universidad Nacional del Centro de la Pcia. de Bs. As., Argentina)

Paper Submission

ASAI 2007 seeks original contributions in a wide spectrum of Artificial
Intelligence, ranging from state-of-the-art academic research to industrial and business applications having a significant impact. The symposium will consist of invited talks and regular paper sessions presenting both mature work and new ideas in theoretical research and applications.

Submissions are due on April 30, 2007. Delayed submissions will most likely be rejected. All papers received before the deadline will be peer-reviewed by referees of the area.

The submission of manuscripts must follow the LNCS (Lecture Notes on Computer Science) format available at:
All contributions, of maximum 12-page length, should be submitted in
Ghostview-readable Postscript or PDF formats. For diffusion reasons, papers in English are strongly recommended (Spanish is also acceptable). The submission site will be available for paper submissions beginning early March through April 30, 2007.

The receipt of a submission will be acknowledged immediately to the
corresponding author. Information on the format of the camera-ready copy will be sent by email with the acceptance letter.


All accepted papers will be published in JAIIO 2007 Proceedings. At least one of the authors will be required to register and attend the symposium to present the paper.

Extended versions of selected papers accepted for previous ASAI meetings have been published as special issues in the Revista Iberoamericana de
Inteligencia Artificial, edited by the Spanish Association for Artificial Intelligence (AEPIA), and the Electronic Journal of SADIO. A similar avenue is under consideration for ASAI 2007.

Important Dates

- Paper Submission Deadline: April 30, 2007
- Notification of Acceptance/Rejection: June 18, 2007
- Deadline for Camera Ready Submissions: June 25, 2007


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