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

bisant at umbc.edu bisant at umbc.edu
Fri Jan 24 01:21:05 CET 2014


Call for Poster Abstracts

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

Poster abstract submission deadline:  February 10, 2014

www.FLAIRS-27.info
May 21-23, 2014
Pensacola Beach, Florida, USA
Hilton Pensacola Beach Gulf Front
http://hiltonpensacolabeach.com/

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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
encouraging
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
intelligence,
including, but not limited to

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

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

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

Implications:
* 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

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Location
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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
fishing,
paddle boarding, sailing, kayaking, biking, and miniature golf.  We are
just a quick
drive to historic downtown Pensacola and regional attractions such as the
National
Naval Aviation Museum, Gulf Islands National Seashore and Fort Pickens,
Pensacola
Lighthouse, Blue Wahoos Baseball Stadium, Veterans Memorial Park,
Pensacola Civic
Center, and the Saenger Theater.

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

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Submissions
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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
submitted
poster abstract will be subject to an editorial review to determine
acceptability.
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
the
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
conference.
Abstract papers must be in AAAI format, and submitted as PDF through the
EasyChair
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
website.

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ORGANIZATION
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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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