Monday, February 02, 2009

AI*IA 2009: preliminary announcement

AI*IA 2009: preliminary announcement

(We apologize for possible multiple copies)

A formal and complete call for papers will follow soon

Location and date

The XIth International Conference of the Italian Association for Artificial Intelligence will take place in Reggio Emilia (Italy) on december 9-12, 2009.

The conference will be hosted in the new building of the Department of Social, Cognitive and Quantitative Sciences and of the Faculty of Communication and Economics, located in the centre of Reggio Emilia (via Allegri 9)

Papers and posters

Papers are invited on original, and unpublished research on all aspects of artificial intelligence, including, but not limited to:

Machine learning
Knowledge Representation
Knowledge Acquisition
Multiagent Systems, Distributed AI
Natural Language Processing
Information Retrieval and Extraction
Soft and Evolutionary Computing
Planning and Scheduling
Cognitive Robotics
Cognitive modeling
Mathematical Foundations
Constraint Satisfaction
Learning in adaptive systems
Knowledge Engineering
Information Agents
Semantic Web
Web and Data Mining
Human Computer Interaction
Temporal Reasoning
AI architectures
Philosophical Foundations
AI applications
AI and digital entertainment

Regular accepted papers will be published as a volume of the Springer Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence series.

Accepted posters will be published on a conference CD-Rom with regular ISBN number

Papers and posters are due by April 30, 2009


A full day will be dedicated to workshops. Proposals for these workshops are solicited. All the workshops are open to all the conference participants.

A reduced fee is available for those who wish to attend to the workshops only.

Conference fee

Attendance to the conference and to the workshops are limited to members of AI*IA (on site affiliation is possible).

Regular conference fee (early registration, includes participation to the workshops): 350 euro

Student fee (early registration, without social dinner, includes participation to the workshops): 130 euro

Attendance to the workshops only (allows participation to all the workshops): 100 euro

Invited speakers (list to be completed)

Confirmed invited speakers include

Shay Bushinsky
Marco Dorigo

Organizing committee (preliminary list)

Roberto Serra (chair)
Rita Cucchiara (co-chair)
Franco Zambonelli
Andrea Prati
Marco Villani

Program committee (preliminary list)
Khurshid Ahmad
Luigia Carlucci Aiello
Stefania Bandini
Roberto Basili
Ernesto Burattini
Marc Cavazza
Roberto Cordeschi
Rita Cucchiara
Walter Daelemans
Floriana Esposito
Salvatore Gaglio
Attilio Giordana
Marco Gori
Nicola Guarino
Evelina Lamma
Paola Mello
Andrea Omicini
Patrizia Paggio
Teresa Pazienza
Roberto Serra
Kiril Simov
Giovanni Soda
Steffen Staab
Oliviero Stock
Tokunaga Takenobu
Pietro Torasso
Roman Yangarber
Franco Zambonelli