AIME Doctoral Consortium 2019

AIME Doctoral Consortium (deadline March 31)
The 8th Doctoral Consortium in conjunction with the AIME 2019 conference will provide an opportunity for PhD students to present their research plans or their preliminary work in an informal and supportive atmosphere. The PhD students will be able to discuss their plans, preliminary results (optional), and the specific problems they are encountering. They will get feedback and advice from the Academic Panel including a number of prominent academic researchers with substantial experience in the field who will actively give constructive feedback and advice and contribute to the discussions.
The Doctoral Consortium will host the presentations by at most 6 PhD students who will be selected by the Doctoral Consortium chair.

Students accepted for the Doctoral Consortium will be offered participation grants to cover their registration fees for the Consortium and for the main conference. Moreover, the Consortium is opened for audience - anybody interested in presentations and discussion is welcome to come.


See for more derails: http://aime19.aimedicine.info

12o Knowledge Science, Engineering and Management (KSEM2019)

 KSEM 2019: Call for Papers

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The 12th International Conference on Knowledge Science, Engineering and Management (KSEM2019)
August 28-30, 2019, Athens, Greece

URL: http://ksem2019.unipi.gr/
Submission System: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=ksem2019

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Important Dates
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Paper Submission Due: April 15, 2019
Notification Due: May 06, 2019
Camera Ready Due: May 15, 2019
Conference: August 28-30, 2019


Conference Scope
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The 12th International Conference on Knowledge Science, Engineering and Management (KSEM 2019) will be held in Athens, Greece on August 28-30, 2019.

KSEM 2019 is the twelfth in this series, which builds on the success of eleven previous events of the International Conference on Knowledge Science, Engineering and Management in Guilin, China (2006); Melbourne, Australia (2007); Vienna, Austria (2009); Belfast, UK (2010); Irvine, USA (2011); Dalian, China (2013); Sibiu, Romania (2014); Chongqing, China (2015); Passau, Germany (2016); Melbourne, Australia (2017); and Changchun, China (2018).

The aim of this interdisciplinary conference is to provide a forum for researchers in the broad areas of knowledge science, knowledge engineering, and knowledge management to exchange ideas and to report state-of-the-art research results.

Topics of Interest
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The conference committee invites submissions of applied or theoretical research as well as of application-oriented papers on all the topics of KSEM. Topics include, but are not limited
to the following:

** Knowledge Science **

- Knowledge representation and reasoning
- Logics of knowledge; formal analysis of knowledge; reasoning about knowledge
- Knowledge complexity and knowledge metrics
- Common sense knowledge; non-monotonic reasoning
- Uncertainty in knowledge (randomness, fuzziness, roughness, vagueness)
- Machine learning
- Integration of machine learning and knowledge representation
- Reasoning about knowledge in the presence of inconsistency, incompleteness and context-dependency
- Belief revision and updates
- Cognitive foundations of knowledge
- Knowledge in complex systems (e.g. economical and quantum systems)
- Game-theoretical aspects of knowledge; knowledge in multi-agent systems
- Formal ontologies

** Knowledge Engineering **

- Knowledge extraction from texts/big data/Web
- Knowledge discovery from very large databases
- Knowledge integration
- Knowledge-based software engineering
- Knowledge-based systems in life sciences
- Conceptual modelling in knowledge-based systems
- Semantic database systems
- Semantic Web: Content and ontological engineering
- Knowledge engineering applications


** Knowledge Management **

- Knowledge creation and acquisition
- Knowledge verification and validation
- Knowledge dissemination
- Knowledge management systems
- Knowledge and data integration
- Knowledge adaptation
- Knowledge management best practices and applications

 

** Knowledge Graphs **
- Probabilistic Knowledge Graphs
- Knowledge graph construction
- Knowledge graph query
- Knowledge graph storage, query and management
- Knowledge graph embedding
- Knowledge graph completion
- Knowledge graph link prediction
- Knowledge graph applications
- Learning on knowledge graphs


Paper Submission
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Papers must be submitted electronically as a PDF file through the EasyChair conference management system at:
https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=ksem2019


All the papers will be reviewed by the Program Committee on the basis of technical quality, relevance, originality, significance, and clarity. All paper submissions will be handled electronically.
Please note:

(1) All papers should be submitted electronically in PDF and be no longer than 12 pages. Please use the Springer LNCS style as described in http://www.springer.de/comp/lncs/authors.html

(2) At least one author of each accepted paper is required to register and present the paper at the conference.


Publication
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All accepted and presented papers will be included in the KSEM 2019 proceedings to be published by Springer in its Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence (LNAI) series (pending approval from Spinger). The KSEM 2019 proceedings will be available on-line through the SpringerLink Digital Library, readily accessible by all the subscribing libraries around the world.

Selected top quality papers accepted and presented in the KSEM 2019 will be invited for extension for various special issues of some international journals.


Steering Committee
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- Ruqian Lu (Honorary Chair), Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
- Chengqi Zhang (Past Chair), University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
- Hui Xiong (Chair), Rutgers University, New Jersey, US
- Dimitris Karagiannis (Deputy Chair), University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
- David Bell, Queen’s University, Belfast, UK
- Yaxin Bi, Ulster University, Belfast, UK
- Cungen Cao, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
- Zhi Jin, Peking University, Beijing, China
- Kwok Kee Wei, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
- Claudiu Kifor, Sibiu University, Sibiu, Romania
- Jerome, Lang, Paul Sabatier University, Toulouse, France
- Gang Li, Deakin University, Victoria, Australia
- Yoshiteru Nakamori, JAIST, Nomi, Japan
- Jorg Siekmann, German Research Centre of Artificial Intelligence, Berlin, Germany
- Eric Tsui, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Hong Kong
- Zongtuo Wang, Dalian Science and Technology University, Dalian, China
- Martin Wirsing, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universit?t M?nchen, Munich, Germany
- Bo Yang, Jilin University, Changchun, China
- Mingsheng Ying, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
- Zili Zhang, Southwest University, Chongqing, China



General Co-Chairs
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- Gang Li, Deakin University, Geelong, Australia
- Dimitris Plexousakis, University of Crete and FORTH, Heraklion, Greece



Program Committee Co-Chairs
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- Dimitris Apostolou, University of Piraeus, Piraeus, Greece
- Christos Douligeris, University of Piraeus, Piraeus, Greece
- Dimitris, Karagiannis, University of Vienna,Vienna, Austria


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Keynote, Invited Speakers and Workshop Committee Co-Chairs
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- Yannis Manolopoulos, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki,Greece
- TBA



Publication Committee Co-Chairs
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- Dimitris Kallergis, University of Piraeus, Piraeus, Greece
- Themistoklis Panagiotopoulos University of Piraeus, Piraeus, Greece



Publicity Committee Co-Chairs
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- Shaowu Liu, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
- Vassilis Plagianakos, University of Thessaly, Lamia, Greece
- Yannis Theodoridis, University of Piraeus, Piraeus, Greece
- Yonggang Zhang, Harbin Engineering University, Harbin, China


Finance and Registration Chair
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- Theodoros Karvounidis, University of Piraeus, Piraeus, Greece

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Technical co-sponsorhip
Greek Computer Society (www.epy.gr)
Hellenic Conference on Artificial Intelligence (www.eetn.gr)


Further Information
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For all inquiries, please contact:
- Local Organization Committee - (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)
- Christos Douligeris, University of Piraeus, Piraeus, Greece (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Θερινό Σχολείο Τεχνητής Νοημοσύνης στα Χανιά 1-5 Ιουλίου 2019

Θερινό Σχολείο Τεχνητής Νοημοσύνης στα Χανιά 1-5 Ιουλίου 2019

Φέτος διοργανώνεται στα Χανιά το Θερινό Σχολείο Τεχνητής Νοημοσύνης με συνδιοργανωτές την ΕΕΤΝ και τον Ευρωπαϊκό Οργανισμό EurAI στις 1-5 Ιουλίου 2019. Ο τίτλος του Σχολείου θα είναι

ACAI-2019/HAISS-2019 AI for Multi-Agent Worlds.

Το Θερινό Σχολείο αυτό θα έχει θέμα AI for Multi-Agent Worlds και θα έχει tutorials σε πολύ ενδιαφέροντα θέματα, ενδεικτικά Machine Learning/Deep Learning, Logic, Robotics, AI Ethics, Game Theory, AI for Digital Games. Επισκεφτείτε την ιστοσελίδα του Σχολείου για να δείτε τους διακεκριμένους εισηγητές και καθηγητές του όπως και τα θέματα για τα οποία θα μιλήσει ο καθένας.

http://acai2019.tuc.gr/

 

Το σύστημα εγγραφών για το HAISS-2019 / ACAI-2019 θερινό σχολείο έχει ανοίξει. 

Σε συννενόηση με το ΔΣ της ΕΕΤΝ, τα μέλη της (πλήρη και δόκιμα, προπτυχιακοί/μεταπτυχιακοί/διδακτορικοί φοιτητές, ερευνητές ή Καθηγητές), 

απολαμβάνουν ειδικές τιμές (έκπτωση 50%), 

όπως αναγράφονται στο Registration site για μέλη της ΕΕΤΝ το οποίο μπορείτε να επισκεφτείτε στον ακόλουθο σύνδεσμο:

 https://payment.tuc.gr/register.php?id=25

Παρακαλώ, αν είστε μέλη της ΕΕΤΝ

* χρησιμοποιείστε τον παραπάνω σύνδεσμο και μόνο για εγγραφή* 

ώστε να απολαύσετε τις ειδικές τιμές για μέλη της ΕΕΤΝ.

 Παρακαλούμε επίσης με την εγγραφή σας να στείλετε αποδεικτικό ιδιότητας μέλους της ΕΕΤΝ στη διεύθυνση:

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 Το αποδεικτικό μπορεί να σας χορηγηθεί μετά από αίτησή σας στο ΔΣ της ΕΕΤΝ 

(Πιο συγκεκριμένα, στην Γ. Γραμματέα της ΕΕΤΝ Αναστασία Κριθαρά : http://www.eetn.gr/index.php/about-eetn/board-members).

 Σας επισημαίνεται επίσης ότι υπάρχουν διαθέσιμες υποτροφίες για να παρακολουθήσετε το Σχολείο, προσφερόμενες τόσο από την ΕΕΤΝ όσο και από το EurAI:

 http://acai2019.tuc.gr/?page_id=60

 

Προθεσμία υποβολής αιτήσεων υποτροφιών (fee waivers) από ΕΕΤΝ για μέλη ΕΕΤΝ (για υποτροφίες  EurAI είναι λίγο νωρίτερα)

9 Απριλίου 2019

 Παρακαλώ για υποτροφίες ΕΕΤΝ ακολουθήστε τη διαδικασία που αναφέρεται εδώ:

http://www.eetn.gr/index.php/members/instructions/applications/apply-for-financial-support

 

Προθεσμία εγγραφής όσων λάβουν υποτροφίες : 1η Μαίου 2019

(Μετά την ημερομηνία αυτή οι υποτροφίες θα αποδίδονται σε επόμενους επιτυχόντες)

To πλήρες πρόγραμμα του Σχολείου θα είναι σύντομα διαθέσιμο, αλλά μπορείτε να δείτε μια λίστα σχεδόν όλων των ομιλητών ήδη εδώ:

http://acai2019.tuc.gr/?page_id=489

Φέτος στο HAISS-2019 οι συμμετέχοντες θα έχουν την ευκαιρία να παρακολουθήσουν επίσης

 - ένα ειδικό track για cognitive systems, μέρος μεταπτυχιακού προγράμματος σπουδών που προσφέρεται από το Πανεπιστήμιο Κύπρου και το Ανοικτό Πανεπιστήμιο Κύπρου

 - τις εργασίες του workshop Twenty Years of the Price of Anarchy (20PoA),   που θα διοργηανωθεί από τις 2-5 Ιουλίου στον ίδιο χώρο με το HAISS/ACAI, για να τιμηθούν τα 20 χρόνια

από την εισαγωγή της έννοιας του Τιμήματος της Αναρχίας στην περιοχή της Αλγοριθμικής Θεωρίας Παιγνίων.

 

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The EurAI’s (www.eurai.org17th Advanced Course on AI (ACAI) will take place at Chania (Crete, Greece) this coming July.

It will also constitute the 2019 Hellenic Artificial Intelligence Summer School (HAISS).

 

ACAI is typically organised on a bi-annual basis. The theme of ACAI-2019 is “AI for Multi-Agent Worlds” 

School Dates: July 1 - July 5, 2019.

Venue: Kounoupidiana Campus,Technical University of Crete, Chania, Greece

 

website: http://acai2019.tuc.gr

facebook: www.facebook.com/acai2019

 

*** The provisional ACAI-2019 tutors and talks program is out! ***

http://www.intelligence.tuc.gr/acai2019?page_id=489

 

*** Scholarships will be provided by EurAI and the Hellenic AI Society (EETN)!  ***

ACAI provides a wide range of state-of-the-art courses given by some of the most prominent researchers in the area.

A typical course is broad enough to provide a general introduction to the chosen topic, whilst also students can learn the most relevant contributions in depth. This year, the School offers a well-balanced tutorial curriculum, 

which covers many important AI topics with application in multi-agent worldssuch as AI Ethics, Machine Learning/Deep Learning, Logic, Robotics, Game Theory, AI for Digital Games, and more.

 

ACAI-2019 is co-organized by: 

 

The European Association for Artificial Intelligence (EurAI) - www.eurai.org 

The Greek AI Society (EETN) - www.eetn.gr 

The Technical University of Crete (TUC) www.tuc.gr  / School of Electrical and Computer Engineering - www.ece.tuc.gr 

 

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