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Call For Papers: GKR 2009 (Deadline 17th March)

From: Stuart Chalmers <stuart.chalmers@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 5 Mar 2009 13:45:14 +0000
Message-ID: <723fac790903050545m62faaf86pb343e54f68433493@mail.gmail.com>
To: semantic-web@w3.org
THE IJCAI INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON GRAPH STRUCTURES FOR KNOWLEDGE
REPRESENTATION AND REASONING

(GKR 2009, July 11-13, 2009, Pasadena, California)

http://www.lirmm.fr/~croitoru/GKR/

EXTENDED DEADLINE - 17th MARCH 2009

1 Workshop at a glance

New challenges, problems, and issues have emerged in the context of
knowledge representation in Artificial Intelligence (AI), involving
the logical manipulation of increasingly large information sets (see
for example Semantic Web, BioInformatics and so on). Improvements in
storage capacity and performance of computing infrastructure have also
affected the nature of KRR systems, shifting their focus towards
representational power and execution performance. Therefore, KRR
research is faced with a challenge of developing knowledge
representation structures optimized for large scale reasoning. This
new generation of KRR systems includes graph-based knowledge
representation formalisms such as Bayesian Networks (BNs), Semantic
Networks (SNs), Conceptual Graphs (CGs), Formal Concept Analysis
(FCA), CP-nets, GAI-nets, all of which have been successfully used in
a number of applications. The goal of this workshop is to bring
together the researchers involved in the development and application
of graph-based knowledge representation formalisms and reasoning
techniques.


2 Relevant topics
The workshop welcomes contributions that address graph-based
representation and reasoning paradigms from a theoretical, algorithmic
or application viewpoint. Such formalisms include but are not limited
to:

 * Bayesian Networks,
 * Graphical Models for Preferences (CP-Nets, GAI-Nets),
 * Conceptual Graphs,
 * Graph-based KR Languages for the Semantic Web,
 * Semantic Networks,
 * Formal Concept Analysis,
 * Existential Graphs,
 * Euler Diagrams, etc.

Examples of application domains for using graph based knowledge
representation and reasoning include, but are not limited to: Semantic
Web, Bioinformatics, Multi Agent Systems, Recommender Systems etc..



3 Important dates
 * March 17, 2009: EXTENDED DEADLINE for submission of contributions to workshop
 * April 17, 2009: Workshop paper acceptance notification
 * May 8, 2009: Deadline for final camera ready copy
 * July 11-13, 2009: GKR 2009 Workshop (1 day)


4 Submission

Please send your papers using the EasyChair system as detailed on:
http://www.lirmm.fr/~croitoru/GKR/submission.html
Paper format should respect the IJCAI paper format (6 pages maximum).


5 Organisers

  Organizing committee:

 Madalina Croitoru, LIRMM, Univ Montpellier II, France
 Christophe Gonzales, LIP6, Universite Paris 6, France
 Jerome Lang, IRIT, CNRS, France
 Boris Motik, Computing Laboratory, Oxford University, UK
 Marie-Laure Mugnier, LIRMM, Univ Montpellier II, France

  Program committee:

 Jos de Bruijn, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy
 Cornelius Croitoru, Al. I. Cuza Univ., Iasi, Romania
 Paul Doran, ART, CS, University of Liverpool, UK
 Mathieu Daquin, KMI, Open University, UK
 Srinandan Dasmahapatra, ECS, Southampton, UK
 Kees van Deemter, Univ. of Aberdeen, UK
 Harry Delugach, Univ. of Alabama, USA
 Fabien Gandon, INRIA, Sophia Antipolis, France
 John Howse, Univ of Brighton, UK
 Robert Jaschke, University of Kassel, Germany
 Mary Keeler, VivoMind Intelligence, Inc., USA
 Uffe Kjrulff, Aalborg University, Denmark
 Michel Leclere, LIRMM, Univ. Montpellier II, France
 Guy Mineau, Universite Laval, Canada
 Thomas Dyhre Nielsen, Aalborg University, Denmark
 Alun Preece, Cardiff University, UK
 Juan Antonio Rodriguez Aguilar, IIIA, Barcelona, Spain
 Sebastian Rudolph, AIFB, Karlsruhe, Germany
 Anne Schlicht, WIN, Mannheim, Germany
 Rallou Thomopoulos, INRA, UMR IATE, Montpellier, France
 Dan Tecuci, University of Texas, USA
 Nic Wilson, Cork Constraint Computation Centre, Ireland
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