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[CFP-Deadline approaching] SUM 2015 - Scalable Uncertainty Management

From: Christoph Beierle <beierle@wbs2.buerokommunikation.fernuni-hagen.de>
Date: Mon, 6 Apr 2015 23:26:37 +0200 (CEST)
To: semantic-web@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.1504062324010.22098@wbs2.buerokommunikation.fernuni-hagen.de>
>*** Apologies for multiple copies ***
>
>Call for Papers - Submission Deadline is approaching:
>*****************************************************
>
>Ninth International Conference on Scalable Uncertainty Management=20
>(SUM 2015)
>
>Quebec City, Canada -- September 16-18, 2015
>
>http://www.fernuni-hagen.de/wbs/sum2015
>
>Aims and Scope
>**************
>The International Conference on Scalable Uncertainty Management (SUM) is an=
> annual conference that was launched in 2007 with the goal to exploit and s=
>trengthen the connection between the Artificial Intelligence and Database c=
>ommunities. It aims at bringing together all those researchers interested i=
>n the management of uncertain, incomplete or inconsistent information. Such=
> information originates commonly in applications where significant computat=
>ional effort is needed to process data in a meaningful and semantically jus=
>tifiable manner. Typical applications of that kind include databases, the W=
>eb, and the life sciences.
>
>Papers are solicited in all areas of managing and reasoning with substantia=
>l and complex kinds of uncertain, incomplete or inconsistent information. T=
>hese include (but are not restricted to) applications in decision support s=
>ystems, risk analysis, machine learning, belief networks, logics of uncerta=
>inty, belief revision and update, argumentation, negotiation technologies, =
>semantic web applications, search engines, ontology systems, information fu=
>sion, information retrieval, natural language processing, information extra=
>ction, image recognition, vision systems, data and text mining, and the con=
>sideration of issues such as provenance, trust, heterogeneity, and complexi=
>ty of data and knowledge.
>
>Invited Speakers
>****************
>- Jean-Marie De Koninck  (Universit=E9 Laval, Qu=E9bec City)
>- Lise Getoor            (University of California Santa Cruz)
>- Ronald Yager           (Machine Intelligence Institute - Iona College)
>
>Important Dates
>****************
>- Abstract Submission:   April 12, 2015
>- Paper Submission:      April 19, 2015
>- Notification:          May 26, 2015
>- Camera Ready:          June 14, 2015
>- Conference:            September 16-18, 2015
>
>Publication
>***********
>The proceedings will be published by Springer-Verlag in the LNCS series=20
>Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence.
>
>Submissions
>***********
>SUM 2015 solicits papers in two categories:
>   - Regular research papers.
>   - Short papers reporting on interesting work in progress or
>     providing system descriptions.
>
>Submissions in the first category should be at most fourteen pages, includi=
>ng bibliography. Submissions in the second category should be at most six p=
>ages, including bibliography. Each paper is to be submitted electronically =
>as a single PDF file through EasyChair at https://www.easychair.org/confere=
>nces/?conf=3Dsum2015.
>
>General Chair
>*************
>- Patrick Maupin      (Defence Research and Development Canada)
>
>Steering Committee
>******************
>- Didier Dubois       (CNRS IRIT, France)
>- Henri Prade         (CNRS IRIT, France)
>- VS Subrahmanian     (University of Maryland, USA)
>
>Program Committee Chairs
>************************
>- Christoph Beierle   (University of Hagen, Germany)
>- Alex Dekhtyar       (Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, USA)
>
>Program Committee
>*****************
>Nahla Ben Amor (Institut sup=E9rieur de gestion de Tunis, Tunisia)
>Chitta Baral (Arizona State University, USA)
>Leopoldo Bertossi (Carleton University, Canada)
>Cory Butz (University of Regina, Canada)
>Andrea Cal=EC (University of London, Birkbeck College, UK)
>Reynold Cheng (The University of Hong Kong)
>Laurence Cholvy (ONERA, Toulouse, France)
>Jan Chomicki (SUNY Buffalo, USA)
>Fabio Cozman (Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil)
>Madalina Croitoru (LIRMM, Univ. Montpellier II, France)
>Michael Dekhtyar (Tver State University, Russia)
>Thierry Denoeux (Universit=E9 de Technologie de Compi=E8gne, France)
>J=FCrgen Dix (TU Clausthal, Germany)
>Didier Dubois (IRIT, France)
>Thomas Eiter (Vienna University of Technology, Austria)
>Zied Elouedi (Institut sup=E9rieur de gestion de Tunis, Tunisia)
>Ronald Fagin (IBM Research - Almaden, USA)
>Mihai Cristian Florea (Thales Group, Canada)
>Lluis Godo (IIIA, Spain)
>John Grant (Towson University, USA)
>Sergio Greco (Universit=E0 della Calabria, Italy)
>Allel Hadjali (LIAS/ENSMA, Chasseneuil, France)
>Justin Hollands (DRDC, Canada)
>Anthony Hunter=A0(University College London, UK)
>Gabriele Kern-Isberner (TU Dortmund University, Germany)
>Kristian Kersting (TU Dortmund University, Germany)
>Kathryn Laskey (George Mason University, Fairfax, USA)
>Sebastian Link (University of Auckland, New Zealand)
>Peter Lucas (University of Nijmegen, Netherlands)
>Thomas Lukasiewicz (University of Oxford, UK)
>Jianbing Ma (Bournemouth University, UK)
>Zongmin Ma (Northeastern University, China)
>Anders Madsen (HUGIN Expert, Denmark)
>Maria Vanina Martinez (University of Oxford, UK)
>Serafin Moral (University of Granada, Spain)
>Thomas Meyer (Centre for AI Research, CSIR and UKZN, South Africa)
>Jeff Z. Pan (University of Aberdeen, UK)
>Simon Parsons (University of Liverpool, UK)
>Gabriella Pasi (Universit=E0 degli Studi di Milano Bicocca, Italy)
>David Poole (University of British Columbia, Canada)
>Henri Prade (IRIT, France)
>Andrea Pugliese (University of Calabria, Italy)
>Sebastian Rudolph (Technische Universit=E4t Dresden, Germany)
>V=EDtor Santos Costa (Universidade do Porto, Portugal)
>Elisa Shahbazian (OODA Technologies Inc., Canada)
>Guillermo Simari (Universidad Nacional del Sur, Bahia Blanca, Argentina)
>Umberto Straccia (ISTI-CNR, Italy)
>VS Subrahmanian (University of Maryland, USA)
>Paul Weng (SYSU-CMU Joint Institute of Engineering, Pittsburgh, USA)
>Jef Wijsen (University of Mons, Belgium)
>Stefan Woltran (Vienna University of Technology, Austria)
>Ronald Yager (Machine Intelligence Institute - Iona College, USA)
>Vladimir Zadorozhny (University of Pittsburgh, USA)
>
>Further Information
>*******************
>http://www.fernuni-hagen.de/wbs/sum2015
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