[Comp-neuro] FLAIRS-27 Call for Poster Abstracts, jumpstarting ideas

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Fri Jan 24 01:21:05 CET 2014

Call for Poster Abstracts

The 27th International Conference of the Florida Artificial Intelligence
Society (FLAIRS-27)

Poster abstract submission deadline:  February 10, 2014

May 21-23, 2014
Pensacola Beach, Florida, USA
Hilton Pensacola Beach Gulf Front


FLAIRS-27 continues a tradition of presenting and discussing state of the art
artificial intelligence and related research in a sociable atmosphere
within a
beautiful setting.  Events will include invited speakers, special tracks, and
presentations of papers and posters. As always, there will be a Best Paper
award and
a Best Poster award. In addition, because FLAIRS has a rich tradition of
student authors, there will be a Best Student Paper award for the best
paper written
primarily by a student.

A second submission round of poster abstracts (250 words) for presentation
at the
conference is now invited.

Topics of interest are in all areas of (or related to) artificial
including, but not limited to

* Cognitive modeling
* Knowledge representation
* Learning
* Perception
* Reasoning and programming
* Search

* Agents and distributed AI
* Information retrieval
* Intelligent user interfaces
* Natural language systems
* Robotics

* Aviation and aerospace
* Education
* Entertainment
* Management and manufacturing
* Medicine
* World Wide Web

* Evaluation of AI systems
* Philosophical foundations
* Social impact and ethics
* Teaching AI

Special Areas:
* AI and Cyber Security
* Culture-Aware AI Systems
* AI in Business
* Semantics, Logic and Information Extraction in AI
* Affective Computing
* Intelligent Tutoring Systems
* Games and Multimedia
* Data Mining
* Case-Based Reasoning
* Uncertain Reasoning
* Intelligent Autonomous Systems
* Robotics
* Healthcare Informatics
* Applied Natural Language Processing

The 27th International Conference of FLAIRS takes place on the beachfront
in the
center of everything on Pensacola Beach, Florida!  Enjoy captivating views
of the
emerald waters of the Gulf of Mexico and 52 miles of snow white sand
beaches from
your private Gulf Front balcony.  Our hotel is within walking distance from
restaurants, vibrant nightlife and recreational activities such as charter
paddle boarding, sailing, kayaking, biking, and miniature golf.  We are
just a quick
drive to historic downtown Pensacola and regional attractions such as the
Naval Aviation Museum, Gulf Islands National Seashore and Fort Pickens,
Lighthouse, Blue Wahoos Baseball Stadium, Veterans Memorial Park,
Pensacola Civic
Center, and the Saenger Theater.

Important Dates
February 10, 2014      Second submission (Abstract only)
February 17, 2014      Abstract only notification
February 24, 2014      Camera ready version due

We are offering a second round for submission of poster abstracts (up to
250 words)
to give new and developing research an outlet for peer feedback. Each
poster abstract will be subject to an editorial review to determine
Editors can make spelling, grammatical, and formatting changes to the
abstracts. All
posters will be presented according to space and time availability. An
author of
each accepted poster abstract is required to register, attend, and present
poster. It is a requirement of FLAIRS that there will be at least one
early regular
author registration per submission.

Submissions must be original, and not submitted concurrently to another
Abstract papers must be in AAAI format, and submitted as PDF through the
conference system, which can be accessed through the main conference web site
(www.FLAIRS-27.info). The proceedings of FLAIRS-27 will be published by
the AAAI.
Authors of accepted papers will be required to sign a form transferring
copyright of
their contribution to AAAI. An author of each accepted paper is required to
register, attend, and present the poster at FLAIRS. All submissions and
registrations must comply with FLAIRS requirements as posted on the


Conference Chair:
G. Michael Youngblood, PARC, a Xerox company

Program Chairs:
Bill Eberle, Tennessee Technological University
Chutima Boonthum-Denecke, Hampton University

Special Tracks Coordinator:
Ingrid Russell, University of Hartford

Contact Bill Eberle: weberle at tntech.edu

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