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AISB event Bulletin Item

CFP: Hellenic Conference on Artificial Intelligence - SETN'08


5th Hellenic Conference on Artificial Intelligence - SETN'08

Syros, Greece, October 2-4, 2008

Conference Co-Chairs
John Darzentas, University of the Aegean
George Vouros, University of the Aegean

Steering Committee
Grigoris Antoniou, University of Crete and FORTH
Ioannis Hatzilygeroudis, University of Patras
Themistoklis Panayiotopoulos, University of Piraeus
Ioannis Vlahavas, Aristotle University
Scope and Aims
The Hellenic Conference on Artificial Intelligence is organised biannually by
the Hellenic Artificial Intelligence Society (EETN). It has already been established as 
one of the most prominent forums for Greek and International AI scientists to present 
original and high-quality research on emergent topics of Artificial Intelligence.
SETN 2008 highly encourages international participation.The official language of the
conference is English.

The 5th Hellenic Conference on Artificial Intelligence (SETN'08) will be held
in Syros, Greece on October 2-4, 2008. SETN'08 is organised by EETN, in
collaboration with the Department of Product and Systems Design Engineering at
the University of the Aegean. The conference aims:

 - to bring together researchers who work actively on the field of 
   Artificial Intelligence, to support the exchange of opinions and the
   formation of new research groups and collaborations,

 - to disseminate original and highly-qualitative results of the Greek AI community 
   and Greek research labs, fostering international collaborations,

 - to inform undergraduate and postgraduate students about the current state of affairs 
   of AI research as conducted by scientists in Greece and worldwide,

 - to promote research results to companies and facilitate the development of 
   innovative products.

The conference invites high quality, unpublished submissions on any area of 
Artificial Intelligence. Indicative areas of interest include:

 - Adaptive Systems 
 - AI and Creativity 
 - AI Architectures 
 - Artificial Life
 - Autonomous Systems 
 - Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery 
 - Hybrid Intelligent Systems & Methods 
 - Intelligent Agents, Multi-agent Systems 
 - Intelligent Distributed Systems 
 - Intelligent Information Retrieval 
 - Intelligent/Natural Interactivity, Intelligent Virtual Environments 
 - Knowledge Representation and Reasoning, Logic Programming 
 - Knowledge-Based Systems 
 - Machine Learning, Neural Nets, Genetic Algorithms 
 - Natural Language Processing 
 - Planning and Scheduling 
 - Problem Solving, Constraint Satisfaction 
 - Robotics, Machine Vision, Machine Sensing 

We are also interested in innovative applications of AI. Indicative 
application areas include:

 - Art 
 - Assistive Technologies 
 - Autonomous Vehicles and Robots  
 - Engineering and Manufacturing 
 - Entertainment, Computer Games, Storytelling
 - Marketing, E-Commerce 
 - Medicine, Bioinformatics, Biomedical Informatics
 - Semantic Web
 - Intelligent Tutoring Systems

Invited Speakers
Yiannis Aloimonos, University of Maryland, USA
Tom Ziemke, University of Skovde, Sweden

Submission Instructions
Accepted papers will be published in the Springer LNAI (Lecture Notes in Artificial 
Intelligence) series. The layout of the papers must be prepared according to the
Instructions for the Preparation of Camera-Ready Contribution to LNAI/LNCS 
Proceedings. Papers must not exceed 12 pages in the LNCS format.

Submission is now open. To submit a paper authors must use the electronic submission

Papers will be subject to blind review. All information identifying any of the 
authors or their institutions must be removed from the paper before it is submitted. 

Best Student Paper Award
The conference will be offering a best student paper award. A paper is eligible for 
the award if it is a regular submission and the primary author is a full-time student 
at the time of submission. Papers considered for the award should declare that the 
primary author is a student in the electronic submission service. 

Important Dates
Paper Submission     May 9, 2008
Author Notification  June 16, 2008
Camera Ready         June 30, 2008
Conference           October 2-4, 2008

For any inquiries, contact the SETN'08 organising committee.

Spyros Vosinakis
University of the Aegean, 
Department of Product and Systems Design Engineering,
Hermoupolis, Syros
GR84100, Greece

tel: +30 2281 0 97125 (Spyros Vosinakis)
     +30 2281 0 97123 (Argyris Arnellos)
fax: +30 22810 97009