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4th RuleML Doctoral Consortium 2014 - Call for Papers

From: Antonis Bikakis <a.bikakis@ucl.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 22 May 2014 11:32:29 +0100
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Call for Papers

4th RuleML Doctoral Consortium 2014, part of the RuleML'14 symposium held
in conjunction with ECAI 2014, the 21st European Conference on Artificial
Intelligence, Prague, Czech Republic, August 18 - 20, 2014
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About the Doctoral Consortium
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The RuleML 2014 Doctoral Consortium (DC) is one of the highlights at RuleML
2014 Conference. It is an initiative to attract and promote Ph.D. research.
The DC offers to students a close contact with leading experts on the
field, as well as the opportunity to present and discuss their ideas in a
dynamic and friendly setting. The accepted thesis descriptions will be
presented to a panel of senior researchers.
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Topics
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We expect submissions on any (but not limited to) of this year's RuleML2014
topics.
Students are invited to submit an original description of their work
addressing the following aspects:
* A clear formulation of the research question
* An identification of the significant problems in the field of research
* An outline of the current knowledge of the problem domain, as well as the
state of existing solutions
* A presentation of any preliminary ideas, the proposed approach and the
results achieved so far
* A sketch of the applied research methodology
* A description of the Ph.D. project's contribution to the problem solution
* A discussion of how the suggested solution is different, new, or better
as compared to existing approaches to the problem
* An initial evaluation methodology for the emerging work with evaluation
criteria and an evaluation plan, especially about ways for obtaining
feedback from real-world data

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Awards
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At a special session of RuleML 2014, we will present awards for the
Doctoral Consortium best paper and its runner-up.

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RuleML 2014 Doctoral Consortium Chairs
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Petros Stefaneas (National Technical University of Athens, Greece)
Monica Palmirani (Universita di Bologna, Italy)
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Important Dates
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Submission deadline:
 June 6, 2014,

Notification of accepted DC papers:
June 18, 2014,

Camera-ready deadline:
June 28, 2014.
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Submission Guidelines
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High quality, original papers, max. 15 pages can be submitted at
https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=ruleml2014
Thesis descriptions are limited to 8 pages in English using LNCS format and
submitted electronically  in PDF format jointly with a maximum 5 page CV.
Please submit to: Easychair submission site.
Please upload all submissions in LNCS format (
http://www.springer.de/comp/lncs/authors.html).
To ensure high quality, submitted papers will be carefully peer-reviewed by
 PC members.
All authors should be Ph.D candidates.
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Proceedings and Post-proceedings
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The proceedings of the Doctoral Consortium will be published as CEUR
Proceedings and indexed by SCOPUS.
Moreover, a complimentary 1-year online membership is offered by the
Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) to RuleML
Symposium participants who are new to AAAI.
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Website: http://2014.ruleml.org
Twitter hashtag: #ruleml2014
Blog: http://blog.ruleml.org
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