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Call For Papers

First International Conference on Knowledge Science, Engineering and Management (KSEM'2006)

August 5-8, 2006

Guilin City, China


Co-located with PRICAI'2006 (http://www.csse.monash.edu.au/pricai06)

The aim of this interdisciplinary conference is to provide

a forum for researchers in the broad areas of knowledge science, knowledge

engineering, and knowledge management to exchange ideas and to report state

of the art research results. We invite submissions that are original and not

yet published. The topics of interest include but are not limited to:

* Knowledge Science

  - Knowledge representation and reasoning

  - Logics of knowledge; formal analysis of knowledge; reasoning about knowledge

  - Knowledge complexity and knowledge metrics

  - Commonsense knowledge; nonmonotonic reasoning

  - Uncertainty in knowledge (randomness, fuzziness, roughness, vagueness, etc.)

  - Reasoning about knowledge in the presence of inconsistency, incompleteness, 

    context-dependency, etc.

  - Belief revision and update

  - Cognitive foundations of knowledge

  - Knowledge in complex systems (e.g. economical and quantum systems)  

  - Game-theoretical aspects of knowledge; knowledge in multiagent systems

  - Formal ontology

* Knowledge Engineering

  - Knowledge and information extraction from databases and Web

  - Knowledge discovery from very large databases

  - Knowledge integration

  - Knowledge-based software engineering

  - Knowledge-based systems in life sciences

  - Conceptual modelling in knowledge-based systems

  - Semantic database systems

  - Semantic Web

  - Content engineering

  - Ontological engineering

  - Implementation issues in KBS

* Knowledge Management

  - Knowledge creation and acquisition

  - Knowledge verification and validation 

  - Knowledge dissemination 

  - Knowledge management systems

  - Organizational ontology 

  - Data mining and knowledge discovery

  - Organizational memory

  - Organizational learning 

  - Knowledge management strategies and practices

  - Knowledge management applications

Important Dates

Paper submission deadline                March 10, 2006

Notification of acceptance               April 28, 2006

Camera-ready paper due date              May 15, 2006

Conference                               August 5-8, 2006

Paper Submission

Papers must be submitted electronically as a PDF file through

the conference web site http://www.cs.ust.hk/ksem06

Paper Length and Format

Submissions must not exceed thirteen (13) pages including title page,

references, and figures. They must be formatted according to the Springer

LNCS/LNAI instructions (see http://www.springer.de/comp/lncs/authors.html).

Conference Proceedings

The conference proceedings will be published by Springer-Verlag

as an LNAI.

Conference Co-Chairs

Joerg Siekmann (German Research Centre of Artificial Intelligence, Germany)

Chengqi Zhang (University of Technology, Sydney, Australia)

Organizing Chair

Ju Wang  (Guangxi Normal University, China)

Publicity Co-Chairs

Shuigeng Zhou (Fudan University, China)

Zili Zhang (Deakin University, Australia)

Sponsorship Chair:

Ke Liu (National Natural Science Foundation of China)

Tutorial Chair:

Cungen Cao (Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)

Advisory Committee

Andreas Dengel, Chair, German Research Center for AI, Germany

David Bell, Queen's University, UK

Didier Dubois, IRIT/UPS, Toulouse, France

Michael Gelfond, Texas Tech University, USA

Hector Levesque, University of Toronto, Canada

Ruqian Lu, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Yoav Shoham, Stanford University, USA

Bo Zhang, Qinghua University, China

Program Committee

Program Chairs

Jerome Lang   (IRIT/UPS, Toulouse, France)

Fangzhen Lin  (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China)

Area Chairs

Mingsheng Ying (Knowledge Science), Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

Shan Wang (Knowledge Engineering), Renmin University of China, China

Huaiqing Wang (Knowledge Management), City University of Hong Kong, China


Eugene Agichtein, Microsoft Research, USA

Klaus Dieter Althoff, University of Hildesheim, Germany

Eyal Amir, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA

Grigoris Antoniou, FORTH, Greece

Nathalie Aussenac, IRIT-CNRS, France

Cungen Cao, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Xiaoping Chen, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei,China

Yin Chen, South China Normal University, China

John Debenham, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia

Jim Delgrande, Simon Fraser University, Canada 

Xiaotie Deng, City University of Hong Kong, China

Rose Dieng-Kuntz, INRIA - Sophia Antipolis, France

Chabane Djeraba, University of Science and Technology of Lille, France

Patrick Doherty, Linkoping University, Sweden

Xiaoying Dong, Peking University, China

Xiaoyong Du, Renmin University of China, China

Martin Dzbor, Open University, UK

Thomas Eiter, Technische Universitat Wien, Austria

Hector Geffner, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain

Giangiacomo Gerla, University of Salerno, Italy

Lluis Godo, Artificial Intelligence Research Institute, SSR, Spain

Nicola Guarino, LOA-CNR, Trento, Italy

Andreas Herzig, IRIT, CNRS / Universite Paul Sabatier, France

Wiebe van der Hoek, University of Liverpool, UK

Zhisheng Huang, Vrije University Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Anthony Hunter, University College London, UK

David Israel, SRI International, USA

Zhi Jin, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China

Gabriele Kern-Isberner, Universitat Dortmund, Germany

Ron Kowk, City University of Hong Kong

Andre Kushniruk, University of Victoria, Canada

James Kwok, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China

Qing Li, City University of Hong Kong, China

Stephen Liao, City University of Hong Kong, China

Paolo Liberatore, Universita di Roma 'La Sapienza', Italy

Zuoquan Lin, Peking University, China

Chunnian Liu, Beijing University of Technology, China

Dayou Liu, Jilin University, China

Weiru Liu, Queen's University Belfast,UK

Zongmin Ma, Northeastern University, China

Chris Manning, University of Queensland, Australia

Jiye Mao, Renmin University of China, China

Pierre Marquis, Universite d'Artois, France

John-Jules Meyer, Utrecht University, The Netherlands 

Vibhu Mittal, Google, Inc., USA

Kenneth S Murray, SRI International, USA

Abhaya Nayak, Macquarie University, Sydney ,Australia

Ewa Orlowska, Institute of Telecommunications, Poland

Maurice Pagnucco, University of New South Wales, Australia 

Fiora Pirri, Universita di Roma 'La Sapienza', Italy

Ulrich Reimer, University of Applied Sciences St. Gallen, Switzerland

Marie-Christine Rousset, Universite de Grenoble, France

Ken Satoh, National Institute of Informatics, Japan

Torsten Schaub, Universitat Potsdam, Germany

Choon Ling Sia, City University of Hong Kong, China

H. Stuckenschmidt, Vrije University Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Kaile Su, Zhongshan University, China

Katia Sycara, Carnegie Mellon University, USA

Leon van der Torre, CWI, Amsterdam,  The Netherlands 

Mirek Truszczynski, University of Kentucky, USA 

Laure Vieu, IRIT-CNRS (France) and LOA-CNR (Italy)

Guoren Wang, Northeasten University, China

Ju Wang, Guangxi Normal University, China

Kewen Wang, Griffith University, Australia  

Mary-Anne Williams, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia

Mike Wooldridge, University of Liverpool, UK 

Dongming Xu, University of Queensland, Australia

Jia-Huai You, University of Alberta, Canada

Chunxia Zhang, Beijing Institute of Technology, China

Dongmo Zhang, University of Western Sydney, Australia

Mingyi Zhang, Guizhou Academy of Sciences, China

Shichao Zhang, Guangxi Normal University, China

Yan Zhang, University of Western Sydney, Australia

Aoying Zhou, Fudan University, China

Xiaofang Zhou, University of Queesland, Australia

Zhi-Hua Zhou, Nanjing University, China

Zhaohui Zhu, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China

Meiyun Zuo, Renmin University of China, China


Received on Friday, 25 November 2005 05:00:07 UTC