[Elsnet-list] Twentieth International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence from 06 to 12 Jan 2007 at Hyderabad, India

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Twentieth International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence
(06 – 12 January, 2007           Hyderabad, India       www.ijcai-07.org) 

Theme: Artificial Intelligence and Its Benefits to Society…

Venue: International Institute of Information Technology & Hyderabad International Convention Centre

CALL FOR TECHNICAL PAPERS, TUTORIALS and WORKSHOPS

The 20th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI-07) is being conducted in India for the first time at Hyderabad from January 06 to 12, 2007.

IJCAI-07 aims at being an important scientific landmark after 50 years of the field. The theme of the conference has been chosen as “Artificial Intelligence and Its Benefits to Society” to enable the understanding of the existing and potential contributions of artificial intelligence research and development to the quality of life in societies, particularly in the developing world. The conference will include oral and poster presentations of technical papers, panel discussions and invited talks on the theme, apart from Pre-Conference Tutorials and Workshops from 06 to 08 Jan 2007.

CALL FOR TECHNICAL PAPERS FOR CONFERENCE (09 – 12 Jan 2007) (www.ijcai07.org) at HICC
Programme Committee invites technical paper submissions on significant, original, and previously unpublished research on all aspects of artificial intelligence. Technical papers, not to exceed six pages, will be accepted for oral or poster presentation, in one of twelve major areas, namely, constraint satisfaction, control learning, learning, knowledge representation and reasoning, multi-agent systems, natural language processing, planning and scheduling, robotics, search, uncertainty, web/information retrieval/data mining. Other AI applications including Art, Music, Artificial Life, Philosophical foundations, Mathematical Foundations are also solicited. 

IMPORTANT SUBMISSION FACTS
* June 23 and June 30, 2006, 23:59 EDT (New York Time) are hard deadlines for abstract and paper submissions, respectively – deadlines will not be extended.
* Papers must be submitted online at www.ijcai-07.org – papers will not be reviewed if submitted in any other form (e.g., e-mail or paper). 
* Paper submissions must not exceed six pages in pdf format fully complying with the formatting instructions – papers that violate these requirements will be rejected without review (See web site for formatting instructions).
* Papers must be submitted with authors’ names and affiliations omitted for blind review. Papers that violate this anonymity requirement will be rejected without review. Submission of the article assumes that one author will present an accepted paper or poster at the conference. Partial financial support may be available for some deserving authors.
* Authors are fully responsible to follow the complete submission details.

Electronic abstract submission                  Jun 23, 2006
Electronic paper submission                     Jun 30, 2006
Paper notifications sent	                Sep 18, 2006 
Camera-ready copy due	                        Oct 16, 2006
IJCAI-07 Technical program at HICC, Hyderabad	Jan 9-12, 2007

Program Chair
Manuela M. Veloso
Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh
PA 15213 USA
pcchair07 at ijcai.org

Conference Chair
Ramon Lopez de Mantaras
Spanish National Research Council
Campus de la UAB 08193 Bellaterra, SPAIN
confchair07 at ijcai.org

CALL FOR TUTORIAL PROPOSALS (06–08 Jan 2007) (www.ijcai07.org/call_tutorial_proposal.html) at IIIT, Hyderabad
Tutorial proposals are invited by e-mail/hard copy, serving one or more of the following objectives: (i) introduce novices to major topics of AI; (ii) introduce expert non specialists to an AI sub-area; (iii) motivate and explain a topic of emerging importance for AI; (iv) survey a mature area of AI research and/or practice; (v) provide instruction in established but specialized AI methodologies; (vi) present a novel synthesis combining distinct lines of AI work. Recommendations of topics or presenters are welcome to the Tutorial Chair.

Proposal submission deadline	         Apr 07, 2006
Acceptance notification	                 May 05, 2006 
Syllabus and course handouts 	         Oct 27, 2006
IJCAI-07 Tutorials at IIIT, Hyderabad    Jan 6-8, 2007

Tutorial Chair
Cynthia Lynn Breazeal, Media Lab
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, MA 02139 USA
tutorials07 at ijcai.org

CALL FOR WORKSHOP PROPOSALS (06 – 08 Jan 2007) (www.ijcai07.org/call_workshop.html) at IIIT, Hyderabad
Workshops that focus on new and emerging topics, or on applications, are particularly encouraged. Proposals for workshops (by e-mail only) should be a maximum of five pages in length, and, in addition to all the complete contact information for the organizers, it should contain: (i) a technical description of the workshop, including the workshop goals; (ii) the reason of interest of the topic; (iii) a draft workshop agenda and an organizing schedule; (iv) if available, a list of tentatively confirmed attendees; (v) a list of  related workshops held within the last three years, if any, and their relation to the proposed workshop.

Proposal submission deadline	       May 02, 2006 
Acceptance notification	               Jun 02, 2006
Submission of papers	               Sep 25, 2006
Workshop acceptance notification       Oct 23, 2006
Final complete workshop notes          Nov 15, 2006
IJCAI-07 Workshops at IIIT, Hyderabad  Jan 6-8, 2007

Workshop Chair
Carles Sierra
Spanish National Research Council
Campus de la UAB, 08193 
Bellaterra, SPAIN
workshops07 at ijcai.org

All members desirous of submitting technical papers as well as proposals for Tutorials/Workshops should use e-mail facility and interaction on IJCAI web site www.ijcai-07.org. The dates will not be extended.

Local Arrangements Committee
Harish Mehta, Chairman – TPATI
Onward Technologies Limited
“Sterling Centre”, 2nd Floor
Dr Annie Besant Road, Worli, Mumbai 
Pin 400 018, India; Mobile: +91-98211-12999
harish_mehta at onwardgroup.com

Rajeev Sangal, Director
International Institute of Information Technology
Gachibowli, Hyderabad 500 032, India
Tel: +91-40-2300 1412; Fax: +91-40-2300 1413
sangal at iiit.ac.in; www.iiit.ac.in

Maj Gen (Retd.) Dr Raji K Bagga, AVSM
International Institute of Information Technology
Gachibowli, Hyderabad 500 032, India
Tel: +91-40-2300 0646; Fax: +91-40-2300 0044
ijcai-07 at iiit.ac.in; www.iiit.ac.in
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