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LINGUIST List 23.3292

Fri Aug 03 2012

Calls: Computational Linguistics/USA

Editor for this issue: Alison Zaharee <alisonlinguistlist.org>

Date: 02-Aug-2012
From: Chutima Boonthum-Denecke <chutima.boonthumgmail.com>
Subject: 26th International Conference of the Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society
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Full Title: 26th International Conference of the Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society
Short Title: FLAIRS-26

Date: 22-May-2013 - 24-May-2013
Location: St. Pete, Florida, USA
Contact Person: Chutima Boonthum-Denecke
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://flairs-26.info/

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics

Call Deadline: 19-Nov-2012

Meeting Description:

The 26th International FLAIRS Conference (FLAIRS-26) will be held May 22-24, 2013 at the TradeWinds Island Resorts in St. Pete Beach, Florida, USA. FLAIRS-26 continues a tradition of presenting and discussing artificial intelligence research in a convivial atmosphere within a beautiful setting. Events will include invited speakers, special tracks, discussion panels, presentations of papers and posters, and impromptu presentations. 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. The proceedings will be published by the AAAI. The conference is hosted by the Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society in cooperation with AAAI.

Call for Papers:

FLAIRS features some of the world's leading researchers but submissions from students are also highly encouraged. Submissions are now invited for full papers (6 pages), short papers to be presented as a poster (4 pages), and poster abstracts (250 words). Topics of interest are in all areas of (or related to) artificial intelligence, including, but not limited to:


- Knowledge representation
- Cognitive modeling
- Perception
- Reasoning and programming
- Constraints, Satisfiability, Search
- Learning


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


- Aviation and aerospace
- Education
- Entertainment
- Medicine
- Management and manufacturing
- World Wide Web Implications
- Philosophical foundations
- Social impact and ethics
- Evaluation of AI systems
- Teaching AI

Special Areas:

- Spatial Temporal Reasoning
- Machine Learning
- Data Mining
- Computational Linguistics
- Uncertain Reasoning
- Artificial Intelligence Education
- Games & Entertainment
- Intelligent Tutoring Systems
- Case-Based Reasoning
- Applied Natural Language Processing
- Affective Computing
- Robotics and Human-Robot Interaction
- AI and Cognitive Science
- AI and Cyber Security
- AI and Healthcare Informatics

Important Dates:

November 19, 2012: Paper submission deadline
January 21, 2013: Paper acceptance notification
February 11, 2013: Second submission (Abstracts only)
February 17, 2013: Abstract only notification
February 25, 2013: Camera ready version due

Submission Instructions:

Submitted papers must be original, and not submitted concurrently to a journal or another conference. Full oral presentation papers may be up to 6 pages, short poster presentation papers up to 4 pages, and 250-word abstract only poster presentations. Submissions for workshops, tutorials, and forums are also welcome. Papers must be in AAAI format, and submitted as PDF through the EasyChair conference system, which can be accessed through the main conference website (http://www.FLAIRS-26.info). The proceedings of FLAIRS-26 will be published by 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 paper at FLAIRS. It is the requirement of FLAIRS that there will be at least one full author registration per paper.


Conference Chair: Philip McCarthy, Decooda, USA
Program Co-Chairs: Chutima Boonthum-Denecke, Hampton University, USA
G. Michael Youngblood, PARC, a Xerox company, USA
Special Track Coordinator: Bill Eberle, Tennessee Technological University, USA

Contact: Chutima Boonthum-Denecke, chutima.boonthumgmail.com

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