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AISB miscellaneous Bulletin Item

CFP: Special issue of Journal of Scheduling


Special issue of JOURNAL OF SCHEDULING on


Submission deadline: June 15, 2008

Guest Editors: Roman Bartk and Hana Rudov


Motivation and Contents:

The proposed special issue focuses on algorithms and methods for

planning and scheduling problems including articles presenting

theoretical studies or practical applications.  Applications of

artificial intelligence methods to any scheduling or planning problem

are especially welcomed.  Emphasis is given to papers describing

immediately applicable techniques and application papers.

Topics of interest include (but are not limited to)

* Applications and case studies from planning and scheduling

* Methodologies and tools for specification, design, implementation, 

  and validation of planning and scheduling systems

* Search for planning and scheduling

* Constrained-based planning and scheduling

* Distributed and multi-agent planning and scheduling

* Relationships between planning and scheduling

* Knowledge engineering techniques for planning and scheduling

* Planning with resources and time constraints

* Hierarchical task network planning

* Dynamic scheduling

* Mixed-initiative planning and scheduling

* Plan and schedule execution, monitoring and repair

* Planning and scheduling under uncertainty

* Anytime and real-time planning and scheduling


Papers should be submitted electronically via the Journal of

Scheduling's online submission system

, following the journal's

instructions to authors.  Please indicate that your submission is

to the Special Issue on "Applications and Methodologies for P&S".

There are no restrictions on the length of the paper.  However,

papers of unusual length should be discussed with the guest editors

prior their submission.  All papers submitted to the special issue

will be reviewed in accordance with the standard procedures of the

Journal of Scheduling.

Please contact guest editors for additional information (including

appropriateness of particular submissions for this call).

Important dates:

Paper submissions : June 15, 2008

Notification about final decisions: January, 2009

Final versions: March, 2008

Expected publication: 2009

Please consider that a second round of reviewing may be necessary if major

revisions are requested by the reviewers. The first reviewing round is

expected to finish in early September and the revised papers are expected in


Guest editors:

Roman Bartak

Charles University, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics

Malostranske nam. 2/25, 118 00 Praha 1, Czech Republic

Tel.: +420 221 914 242 / Fax: +420 221 914 323



Hana Rudova

Masaryk University, Faculty of Informatics

Botanicka 68a, 602 00 Brno, Czech Republic

Tel.: +420 549 496 345 / Fax: +420 549 491 820