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WI-IAT 2013 - Call for Participation

From: Wenjun Zhou <wzhou7@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 1 Oct 2013 09:32:08 -0400
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         CALL FOR PARTICIPATION

         The 2013 WI-IAT Conferences:
   IEEE/WIC/ACM Web Intelligence 2013 (WI'13)
   IEEE/WIC/ACM Intelligent Agent Technology 2013 (IAT'13)

Westin Peach Plaza Hotel
November 17-20, 2013, Atlanta, GA, USA

Homepage: http://cs.gsu.edu/wic2013/splash
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!!! Early-bird Registration by Oct 17, 2013 !!!

Hotel Reservation: Westin Peach Plaza Hotel, Atlanta
Reservation link:
https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/Book/webintelligenceandintelligentagent
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Turing Keynote Speaker: John Hopcroft
(1986 Turing Award Winner)

Conference Panel on
"Connecting Big Data with Web Intelligence"

Industry Track Panel on
"Internet of Things"

The congress includes two intelligent informatics related conferences:
- IEEE/WIC/ACM Web Intelligence 2013 (WI'13)
- IEEE/WIC/ACM Intelligent Agent Technology 2013 (IAT'13)
Co-located with the aim to facilitate interactions and idea exchange among
researchers working on a variety of focused themes under a holistic vision
for computing and intelligence in the post WWW era and to promote and
expedite new innovations for areas under intelligent informatics.

Sponsored and Organized by
- Web Intelligence Consortium (WIC)
- IEEE-CS Technical Committee on Intelligent Informatics (TCII)
- ACM SIGART
- Georgia State University

================= HIGHLIGHTS =========================
    6 Invited Speeches by
      John Hopcroft (1986 Turing Award Winner)
      Ophir Frieder (WI)
      Victor Lesser (IAT)
      Scott Fahlman (Technology/ Applications Award)
      David Atkinson (Industry Track)
      Cyrus Nourani (Industry Track)
    4 Tutorials
    9 Workshops
    4 Special Sessions
    Presentations of Accepted Research Track Papers

REGISTRATRION
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!!! Early-bird Registration by Oct 17, 2013 !!!
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On-line registration (and more information) at
https://wi-lab.com/cyberchair/2013/wiiat13/scripts/register_info.php

Regular registration (Member and Non-Member) covers everything: all
four days technical programs (invited talks, tutorials, workshops,
parallel sessions for accepted papers presentation, industry/demo
session, etc.), social program (welcome reception, banquet), coffee
breaks, as well as a copy (CD) of proceedings (WI, IAT and Workshops
proceedings). Non-author student registration does not cover the
banquet.

As usual, WI-IAT 2013 will be co-located, providing synergism among
Web Intelligence, Intelligent Agent Technology.  The two conferences
will have a joint opening, invited talks, reception, and
banquet. Attendees only need to register for one conference and can
attend workshops, sessions, invited talks, panels and tutorials across
the two conferences.

INVITED TALKS
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Turing Keynote Talk
Future Directions in Computer Science Research
John Hopcroft, Professor at Cornell University, USA
(1986 Turing Award Winner)

WI Invited Talk
Collective Intelligence
Ophir Frieder, Professor at Georgetown University, USA

IAT Invited Talk
Personal Reflections on Self-Awareness and Adaptability
in Agent and Multiagent Systems
Victor Lesser, Professor at University of Massachusetts-Amherst, USA

Technology/Applications Award Talk
Natural Language Understanding Using Background Knowledge
Scott Fahlman, Research Professor at Carnegie Mellon University, USA

Industry Track
Trust Between Humans and Intelligent, Autonomous Agents
David Atkinson, Senior Research Scientist at Florida Institute of
Human and Machine Cognition, USA

Industry Track
W-Interfaces, Business Intelligence, and Content Processing
Cyrus Nourani, Independent Consultant & Research Professor at Simon Fraser
University, Canada

PANEL
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P1: Conference Panel on
"Connecting Big Data with Web Intelligence"

P2: Industry Track Panel on
"Internet of Things"

TUTORIALS
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T1: Intelligent Web Crawling
    Denis Shestakov, Department of Media Technology, Aalto University

T2: Ontology for Multimedia Applications
    Hiranmay Ghosh, Tata Consultancy Services

T3: Agents in Smart Energy Grids
    Michel Oey, Martijn Warnier and Frances Brazier,
    Delft University of Technology

T4: Software Agent Architectures
    Rosario Girardi, Federal University of Maranhao

WORKSHOPS
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WI Workshops

W1: WPRSM 2013: International Workshop on Web Personalization,
    Recommender Systems and Social Media
    http://www.webpres-workshop.com/

W2: WOSWI 2013: First Workshop on Social Web Intelligence
    http://csifa.org/WOSWI/

W3: ODMWI 2013: Optimization-based Data Mining and Web Intelligence
    http://www.feds.ac.cn/Pages/AnnounceShow.aspx?ID=22

IAT Workshops

W4: AS-BPM 2013: International Workshop on Agent Systems
    in Business Process Management

http://www.haw-ingolstadt.de/hochschule/fakultaeten/fakultaet-wirtschaftswissenschaften/forschung/workshopasbpm.html


W5: SPUnd 2013: Sensing, Perceiving, and Understanding Actions
    http://workshopspund.uclm.es/

W6: DOCMAS-2013: 2nd International Workshop on Data Oriented
    Constructive Mining and Multi-Agent Simulation
    http://www.ai.soc.i.kyoto-u.ac.jp/docmas/workshop/docmas2013

W7: KDO 2013: First Workshop on Knowledge Discovery in Ontologies
    http://www.inf.pucrs.br/peg/kdo2013/

W8: HAI 2013: Seventh International Workshop on Human Aspects
    in Ambient Intelligence
    http://www.few.vu.nl/~tbosse/HAI13/

W9: NLPOE 2013: 6th International Workshop on Natural Language Processing
    and Ontology Engineering
    http://www.ijklp.org/NLPOE2013/nlpoe.html

SPECIAL SESSIONS
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S1: BWMD 2013: Intelligent Methods for Web & Machine Big Data Analytics
    http://www.cs.gsu.edu/wic2013/wi/bwmd

S2: IOT 2013: Internet of Things
    http://www.cs.gsu.edu/wic2013/wi/iot

S3: WI/IAT 2013 Student Posters Session
    http://cs.gsu.edu/wic2013/wi/poster-session

S4: WI/IAT 2013 Industry Track Session
    http://cs.gsu.edu/wic2013/wi/industry-session

SOCIAL PROGRAM
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- The WI-IAT 2013 offers an exciting social program, including the
  conference welcome reception on Nov. 18 and the congress banquet on
  Nov. 19.

- The congress venue: Westin Peach Plaza Hotel was designed by
  renowned Atlanta architect John Portman, the Western Hemisphere's
  largest. This 73-story tower, topped by the revolving Sun Dial
  Restaurant, Bar & View, graces the heart of Atlanta. Connected to
  AmericasMart, The Westin Peachtree Plaza, is steps from CNN, Georgia
  Aquarium, Georgia World Congress Center and the Georgia Dome.

- Atlanta Trolley Tour Line - http://www.atlantatrolleytourline.com/
  The Atlanta Trolley Tour Line is a tour and sightseeing company in
  Atlanta Georgia. The company offers an up-close look at the city's
  hustle and bustle aboard a hop-on, hop-off trolley tour! On you tour
  you will discover all the history from Atlanta's founding through
  the Civil War through the Civil Rights Era and the Olympics. Your
  journey takes you through many of Atlanta's neighborhoods including
  Downtown, Grant Park, Cabbagetown, Martin Luther King Jr. Historic
  District, SoNo, Midtown, Georgia Tech and Centennial Olympic
  Park. You will hear tales of famous writers, see beautiful parks
  and, hear the triumphs of the Olympics throughout the city. You will
  learn about the major attractions, the best places to wine and dine,
  the best shopping, where to go for night life, beautiful green
  spaces, views of the city's architecture, and so much more. Ride at
  your own pace. Disembark the trolley at any of the stops; then
  re-board to continue your adventure. It's a great way to get around
  the city for a day of sightseeing.

- Atlanta Links to Sightseeing & Entertainment. Follow these links to
  learns more about Atlanta including "50 Fun Things" to do and
  "Atlanta Alive After 5".

- Two other discounts are listed below.  Discounted Entertainment
  Tickets - AtlanTIX
  http://atlanta.tix.com/ActSelection.asp?OrganizationNumber=323 Any
  visit to Atlanta should start at the same-day, half-price AtlanTIX
  booth located at Underground Atlanta. The booth allows visitors to
  find half-priced tickets to hundreds of theater, dance and music
  performances and more than a dozen cultural attractions such as Zoo
  Atlanta, Atlanta Botanical Gardens and the High Museum of Art. Visit
  the AtlanTIX Website for events and available discount ticket
  offers.  Affordable Atlanta - CityPass - www.citypass.com With
  CityPass, you'll save 50% off admission prices to Atlanta's most
  popular spots in a booklet with tips, maps and unexpected CityPass
  extras. Atlanta CityPass is the biggest ticket booklet in CityPass
  history. For information or to purchase a CityPass, log onto our
  Website. Pricing as of Sept 21, 2013 is $74 (a $127 value) per
  booklet for adults and $54 (a $100 value) per booklet for children.

CONTACT INFORMATION
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Tammie Dudley, Georgia State University <tdudley@gsu.edu>

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