[DL] PAIS'16 Call for papers

Suzan Verberne s.verberne at cs.ru.nl
Tue Oct 20 20:22:05 CEST 2015


(apologies for cross-posting)
PAIS'16 Call for papers

Conference on Prestigious Applications of Intelligent Systems – PAIS 2016,
co-located with the European Conference on Artificial Intelligence, ECAI
2016, www.ecai2016.org

31 August - 2 September 2016, The Hague, The Netherlands

The PAIS 2016 Programme Committee invites papers describing innovative
applications of AI techniques to real-world systems and problems to be
submitted to the Technical Programme of the 9th International Conference on
Prestigious Applications of Intelligent Systems - a sub­conference of the
22nd European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI 2016).

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a central topic in contemporary computer
science and has enabled many ground-breaking developments which have
significantly influenced our society. Techniques, concepts, and results
developed under the banner of AI research have proven to be of fundamen­tal
importance in areas such as medicine, biology, economics, philosophy,
linguistics, psychology and engineering; also, have proven to have a
significant impact on several real-world applications, such as e-commerce,
tourism, e-government, national security, manufacturing and other economic
sectors. Consequently, AI has become increasingly important in neighbouring
fields and therefore remains a topic of  continuing fascination in our
culture.

Papers highlighting all aspects of the application of intelligent systems
technology are most welcome. Our aim is to provide a forum for academic and
industrial researchers and practitioners to share experience and insight on
the applicability, development and deployment of intelligent systems. PAIS
is the largest showcase of real applications using AI technology in Europe
and is the ideal place to meet developers of successful applications.

Under the general theme of “AI for human values”, PAIS 2016/ECAI 2016 will
be held in the city of The Hague, opposite the Peace Palace, seat of the
International Court of Justice. The theme “AI for human values” is
appropriate to this location, and highly relevant to the PAIS conference.
Topics of Interest

Papers on all novel and significant applications of intelligent systems are
welcome. In particular, we encourage submissions on deployed (in production
use for some time) and emerging applications (in field testing). Papers
considering deployed applications should clearly highlight the benefits of
the application, describe how AI methods are applied or enhanced, and
finally present the contri­bution of AI methods to the overall success. For
emerging applications authors must convincingly argue the benefits of the
productive use.

The following list of AI application areas is indicative only:

• Active lifestyle and sport

• Assisted Living

• Aerospace

• Autonomous Vehicles

• Digital Humanities

• Energy

• Engineering

• Ecology

• Education

• Life Sciences and Medicine

• Marketing

• Mobile Computing and the Internet

• Multimedia

• Persuasive Technologies

• Production

• Process management

• Sales assistance

• Sensor Networks

• Smart Retail

• Smart Surroundings
Important Dates

• Paper submission: 15th April 2016 (23:59:59 CET)

• Author feedback: 29th-31st May 2016

• Notification of acceptance/rejection: 7th June 2016
Submission

Both long and short papers can be submitted. While long papers should
report on substantial results, short papers are intended for highly
promising but possibly more preliminary work. Rejected long papers will be
considered for the short paper track.

Formatting: Submitted papers must be formatted according to the
camera-ready style for ECAI 2016. Long papers must not exceed six (6) pages
and short papers must not exceed two (2) pages. Over-length submissions
will be rejected without review. Details of the ECAI 2016 formatting style
are available at: insert

Originality: Submissions must be original and in particular should not have
been formally published, accepted for publication or under review. Also,
submissions must not be submitted elsewhere during the PAIS 2016 reviewing
phase.

Submitting and Reviewing: Submission and review of papers for PAIS 2016
will be managed via the EasyChair system:
*https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=pais16
<https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=pais16>*

All submissions will be subject to peer review by the PAIS 2016 Programme
Committee and evaluated on the basis of relevance, significance of
contribution, impact, technical quality, scholarship and quality of
presentation. During the author feedback phase, the (primary) authors of
submitted papers will be offered the opportunity to respond to the reviews
for their papers before the final decision on acceptance or otherwise is
made.

Based on the recommendations made by the reviewers and a separate award
committee, one of the accepted long papers will receive the “best PAIS
paper award”.
Proceedings and presentation

The proceedings of PAIS 2016 will be included in the proceedings of the
full ECAI 2016 conference and will be published and distributed by IOS
Press as an online open access book. The proceedings of recent ECAI
conferences are freely available on the IOS website.

Authors of accepted papers must provide camera-ready versions in PDF
format, conforming to the ECAI 2016 format, available at
http://www.ecai2016.org/content/uploads/2015/10/ecai.tar.gz. Furthermore,
at least one author of each accepted long or short paper must attend the
conference to present the contribution. Long papers will be presented as
talks; short papers will be presented in poster form.

All PAIS participants have to register for the ECAI conference.
Organisation

PAIS 2016 Conference Chairs:

Eyke Hüllermeier
<http://cs.uni-paderborn.de/fachgebiete/intelligente-systeme/people/prof-eyke-huellermeier.html>
(University of Paderborn, Germany)

Paolo Bouquet (University of Trento, Italy - OKKAM srl, Italy)


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Suzan Verberne, postdoctoral researcher
Information Foraging Lab, Institute for Computing and Information Sciences
Radboud University Nijmegen
Tel: 0031 24 36 53431/15775
Email: s.verberne at cs.ru.nl
http://sverberne.ruhosting.nl
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