Friday, February 5, 2016

[DMANET] International Conference on Artificial Intelligence


The 17th International Conference on

Artificial Intelligence: Methodology, Systems, Applications

AIMSA 2016

- AI in the Data Driven World -

Varna, Bulgaria, 7-9th September, 2016

**** Submission deadline: April 30th, 2016 ****

**** Proceedings published by Springer/LNCS ****

Initiated in 1984, the biennial Artificial Intelligence: Methodology,
Systems, Applications

(AIMSA) conference is a premier forum for exchanging information and
research results on AI

theory and principles along with applications of intelligent system
technology. The conference

traditionally brings together academic and industrial researchers from
all areas of AI to share

their ideas and experiences and learn about the research in
contemporary AI. Under the

general theme of "AI in the Data Driven World", the 17th edition of
AIMSA will be held in the

beautiful Varna area, Bulgaria. With excellent opportunities for
outdoor activities, water

sports and gastronomy, Varna promises to be a wonderful venue for a memorable



The conference welcomes submissions of original, high quality papers
in all areas of Artificial

Intelligence as well as novel crosscutting work in related areas
including but not limited to:

* AI in education

* AI applications in business, industry and entertainment

* Ambient intelligence

* Automated reasoning

* Cognitive Modelling and Cognitive Architectures

* Data mining and data analysis

* Dialogue management and argumentation

* Distributed AI

* Evolutionary Algorithms

* Human-computer interaction and AI

* Information retrieval

* Intelligent decision support

* Intelligent user interfaces

* Knowledge discovery in Big Data

* Knowledge engineering

* Knowledge representation and reasoning

* Large scale knowledge management

* Logic and constraint programming

* Machine learning

* Multi-agent systems

* Multimedia systems

* Natural language processing

* Neural networks

* Ontologies (creating, linking, merging, reconciliation)

* Perception and Vision

* Planning and Scheduling

* Reasoning under Uncertainty

* Robotics

* Search & Retrieval

* Semantic interoperability

* Semantic web for e-business and e-learning

* Social network analysis

* Swarm Intelligence

* Tools and methodologies for multi-agent software systems

* Trust, privacy, and security on the web

* Visualization and modelling and AI

* Web-based technology and AI

We especially welcome papers and posters demonstrating successful AI
applications in the

Real World, as well as papers that bring useful computational
technologies from other areas

of computer science into AI.

All submissions will be subject to academic peer review by at least
two members of the

program committee. Selection criteria include accuracy and originality
of ideas, clarity and

significance of results, and quality of presentation.

For each accepted paper, at least one author is required to attend the
conference to present

the paper.

The best paper of the conference will receive the Best Paper Award
during the conference.


Submission deadline: April 30, 2016

Notification of acceptance: June 01, 2016

Deadline for camera-ready: June 24, 2016

Conference: September 7-9, 2016


Papers have to be submitted electronically (in PDF format) via the
submission system to the


Papers should be written in English and should be no more than 10
pages, font Times 11pt.

Authors are requested to follow the LNCS Style. The first page should
contain the title of the

paper, names and addresses of all authors (including e-mail), an
abstract (100-150 words)

and a list of keywords.

Submissions should describe original research. Papers accepted for
presentation at AIMSA

2016 cannot be presented or have been presented at another meeting
with publicly available

published proceedings. Papers that are being submitted to other
conferences must indicate

this on the title page, as must papers that contain significant
overlap with previously

published work.

Over lengthy or late submissions will be rejected without review.
Notification of receipt and

acceptance of papers will be sent to the first author.


The proceedings will be published by Springer in their Lecture Notes
in Artificial Intelligence

subline of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science series.


The official language of the conference is English.


It is a modern resort with traditions, and history going back 50
years. A unique blend of

lovely nature park, warm sea, and fine golden sand! Golden Sands is
the winner of a "Blue

Flag" - a prestigious international award for environmentally clean resorts.

The resort offers accommodation in 69 hotels of different category,
excellent possibilities for

recreation, entertainment, business and health.

The Conference itself will take place in the 4-star Lilia Hotel. The
hotel disposes of seminar

and conference halls, suitable for different kinds of events. The
hotel offers advertising and

presentation spaces close to the halls and in the hotel's foyer,
various business services –

telephone, fax, copier, laminating, as well as proper technical
appliances for the successful

flow of the meetings.

Wi-Fi Internet is available in/around the working hall and in the
hotel lobby, while in the

rooms and suites it is subject to individual payment.


Christo Dichev

Winston-Salem State University, NC, USA


Gennady Agre

Institute of Information Technologies

Bulgarian Academy of Science

Assoc. Prof. Stefka Fidanova
Acad. G. Bonchev str. bl.25A
1113 Sofia Bulgaria
Ph. +359-2-9796642

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