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Last Call for Papers: The 2009 International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ICAI'09), USA, July 13-16, 2009

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    C A L L F O R P A P E R S =============================== The 2009 International Conference on Artificial Intelligence ICAI 09 Date and Location: July
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      C A L L F O R P A P E R S
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      The 2009 International Conference on
      Artificial Intelligence
      ICAI'09

      Date and Location: July 13-16, 2009, Las Vegas, USA

      http://www.world-academy-of-science.org/worldcomp09/ws/conferences/icai09
      http://www.world-academy-of-science.org/

      You are invited to submit a paper; see below for submission
      instructions. All accepted papers will be published in the
      respective conference proceedings (in printed books, DVD, as
      well as online/web).

      SCOPE: Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following:

      O Brain models / cognitive science
      O Natural language processing
      O Fuzzy logic and soft computing
      O Software tools for AI
      O Expert systems
      O Decision support systems
      O Automated problem solving
      O Knowledge discovery
      O Knowledge representation
      O Knowledge acquisition
      O Knowledge-intensive problem solving techniques
      O Knowledge networks and management
      O Intelligent information systems
      O Intelligent data mining and farming
      O Intelligent web-based business
      O Intelligent agents
      O Intelligent networks
      O Intelligent databases
      O Intelligent user interface
      O AI and evolutionary algorithms
      O Intelligent tutoring systems
      O Reasoning strategies
      O Distributed AI algorithms and techniques
      O Distributed AI systems and architectures
      O Neural networks and applications
      O Heuristic searching methods
      O Languages and programming techniques for AI
      O Constraint-based reasoning and constraint programming
      O Intelligent information fusion
      O Learning and adaptive sensor fusion
      O Search and meta-heuristics
      O Multisensor data fusion using neural and fuzzy techniques
      O Integration of AI with other technologies
      O Evaluation of AI tools
      O Social intelligence (markets and computational societies)
      O Social impact of AI
      O Emerging technologies
      O Applications (including: computer vision, signal processing,
      military, surveillance, robotics, medicine, pattern recognition,
      face recognition, finger print recognition, finance and
      marketing, stock market, education, emerging applications, ...)

      O The 2009 International Workshop on Machine Learning; Models,
      Technologies and Applications:

      - General Machine Learning Theory
      . Statistical learning theory
      . Unsupervised and Supervised Learning
      . Multivariate analysis
      . Hierarchical learning models
      . Relational learning models
      . Bayesian methods
      . Meta learning
      . Stochastic optimization
      . Simulated annealing
      . Heuristic optimization techniques
      . Neural networks
      . Reinforcement learning
      . Multi-criteria reinforcement learning
      . General Learning models
      . Multiple hypothesis testing
      . Decision making
      . Markov chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) methods
      . Non-parametric methods
      . Graphical models
      . Gaussian graphical models
      . Bayesian networks
      . Particle filter
      . Cross-Entropy method
      . Ant colony optimization
      . Time series prediction
      . Fuzzy logic and learning
      . Inductive learning and applications
      . Grammatical inference

      - General Graph-based Machine Learning Techniques
      . Graph kernel and graph distance methods
      . Graph-based semi-supervised learning
      . Graph clustering
      . Graph learning based on graph transformations
      . Graph learning based on graph grammars
      . Graph learning based on graph matching
      . General theoretical aspects of graph learning
      . Statistical modeling of graphs
      . Information-theoretical approaches to graphs
      . Motif search
      . Network inference
      . General issues in graph and tree mining

      - Machine Learning Applications
      . Aspects of knowledge structures
      . Computational Finance
      . Computational Intelligence
      . Knowledge acquisition and discovery techniques
      . Induction of document grammars
      . Supervised and unsupervised classification of web data
      . General Structure-based approaches in information retrieval,
      web authoring, information extraction, and web content mining
      . Latent semantic analysis
      . Aspects of natural language processing
      . Intelligent linguistic
      . Aspects of text technology
      . Computational vision
      . Bioinformatics and computational biology
      . Biostatistics
      . High-throughput data analysis
      . Biological network analysis:
      protein-protein networks, signaling networks, metabolic networks,
      transcriptional regulatory networks
      . Graph-based models in biostatistics
      . Computational Neuroscience
      . Computational Chemistry
      . Computational Statistics
      . Systems Biology
      . Algebraic Biology

      Web links:
      http://www.world-academy-of-science.org/worldcomp09/ws/conferences/icai09
      http://www.world-academy-of-science.org/

      SPONSORS (confirmed as of Feb. 10, 2009):

      Academic Sponsors include:
      United States Military Academy, Network Science Center, USA;
      Biomedical Cybernetics Laboratory, HST of Harvard University and
      MIT, USA; Argonne's Leadership Computing Facility of Argonne
      National Laboratory, USA; Functional Genomics Laboratory, University
      of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA; Minnesota Supercomputing
      Institute, University of Minnesota, USA; Intelligent Data
      Exploration and Analysis Laboratory, University of Texas at Austin,
      Texas, USA; Harvard Statistics Department Genomics & Bioinformatics
      Laboratory, Harvard University, USA; Texas Advanced Computing Center,
      The University of Texas at Austin, Texas, USA; Center for the
      Bioinformatics and Computational Genomics, Georgia Institute of
      Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; Bioinformatics & Computational
      Biology Program, George Mason University, Virginia, USA; Institute
      of Discrete Mathematics and Geometry, Vienna University of
      Technology, Austria; BioMedical Informatics & Bio-Imaging
      Laboratory, Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University,
      Atlanta, Georgia, USA; Knowledge Management & Intelligent System
      Center (KMIS) of University of Siegen, Germany; Hawkeye Radiology
      Informatics, College of Medicine, University of Iowa, USA; Institute
      for Informatics Problems of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow,
      Russia; Medical Image HPC & Informatics Lab (MiHi Lab), University
      of Iowa, USA; SECLAB of University of Naples Federico II, University
      of Naples Parthenope, and the Second University of Naples, Italy;
      The University of North Dakota, North Dakota, USA; Intelligent
      Cyberspace Engineeing Lab., ICEL, Texas A&M University (Com./Texas),
      USA; International Society of Intelligent Biological Medicine; World
      Academy of Biomedical Sciences & Technologies; & European Commission.
      Other Sponsors include:
      High Performance Computing for Nanotechnology (HPCNano);
      HoIP - Health without Boundaries; The International Council on
      Medical and Care Compunetics; The UK Department for Business,
      Enterprise & Regulatory Reform; VMW Solutions Ltd.; Scientific
      Technologies Corporation; and Bentham Science Publishers.

      General Co-Chair and Coordinator:

      H. R. Arabnia, PhD
      Professor, Computer Science
      Editor-in-Chief, The Journal of Supercomputing (Springer)
      Advisory Board, IEEE Technical Committee on TCSC
      Vice President, Int'l Society of Intelligent Biological Medicine
      The University of Georgia
      Department of Computer Science
      415 Boyd Building
      Athens, Georgia 30602-7404, USA

      Tel: (706) 542-3480
      Fax: (706) 542-2966
      E-mail: hra@...

      SUBMISSION OF PAPERS:

      Prospective authors are invited to submit their draft papers by
      uploading them to http://worldcomp.cviog.uga.edu/ .
      Submissions must be received by Feb. 25, 2009 and they must be in
      either MS doc or pdf formats (about 5 to 7 pages - single space,
      font size of 10 to 12). All reasonable typesetting formats are
      acceptable (later, the authors of accepted papers will be asked to
      follow a particular typesetting format to prepare their papers for
      publication.)

      The length of the Camera-Ready papers (if accepted) will be limited
      to 7 (IEEE style) pages. Papers must not have been previously
      published or currently submitted for publication elsewhere. The
      first page of the draft paper should include: title of the paper,
      name, affiliation, postal address, and email address for each author.
      The first page should also identify the name of the Contact Author
      and a maximum of 5 topical keywords that would best represent the
      content of the paper. Finally, the name of the conference (ICAI)
      must be mentioned on the first page.

      Papers will be evaluated for originality, significance, clarity,
      impact, and soundness. Each paper will be refereed by two experts
      in the field who are independent of the conference program committee.
      The referees' evaluations will then be reviewed by two members of
      the program committee who will recommend a decision to the co-chairs.
      The co-chairs will make the final decision. Lastly, the Camera-Ready
      papers will be reviewed by one member of the program committee.

      IMPORTANT DATES:

      Feb. 25, 2009: Submission of papers (about 5 to 7 pages)
      March 25, 2009: Notification of acceptance
      April 25, 2009: Camera-Ready papers and Registration due
      July 13-16, 2009: The 2009 International Conference on Artificial
      Intelligence (ICAI'09)

      MEMBERS OF PROGRAM AND ORGANIZING COMMITTEES:

      The Program Committee includes members of chapters of World Academy
      of Science (chapters: supercomputing; scientific computing; AI;
      imaging science; databases; simulation; software engineering;
      embedded systems; internet and web technologies; communications;
      bioinformatics; computational biology; and computer security.)
      The Program Committee for ICAI is currently being formed. Those
      interested in joining the Program Committee should email Prof. Arabnia
      (hra@...) the following information: Name, affiliation
      and position, complete mailing address, email address, a short
      biography together with research interests and the name of the
      conference (ICAI) offering to help with.
      Many who have already joined the committees of individual tracks
      are renowned leaders, scholars, researchers, scientists and
      practitioners of the highest ranks; many are directors of research
      laboratories, fellows of various societies, heads/chairs of
      departments, deans and provosts.

      PURPOSE / HISTORY:

      ICAI'09 is an annual research conference about Artificial Intelligence.
      It is being held jointly (same location and dates) with a number of
      other conferences (WORLDCOMP'09). WORLDCOMP is the largest annual
      gathering of researchers in computer science, computer engineering
      and applied computing.

      The motivation is to assemble a spectrum of affiliated research topics
      into a coordinated meeting held in a common place at a common time.
      The main goal is to provide a forum for exchange of ideas in a number
      of research areas that interact. The model used facilitates
      communication among researchers from all over the world in different
      fields of computer science, computer engineering and applied
      computing. Both inward research (core areas of computer science and
      engineering) and outward research (multi-disciplinary, inter-disciplinary,
      and applications) will be covered during the event.

      ICAI'09 and WORLDCOMP'09 will be composed of research presentations,
      keynote lectures, invited presentations, tutorials, panel discussions,
      and poster presentations. In recent past, keynote and/or tutorial
      speakers included: Prof. David A. Patterson (U. of California,
      Berkeley); Prof. Michael J. Flynn (Stanford U.); Prof. John H. Holland
      (U. of Michigan, Ann Arbor); Prof. Brian D. Athey (U. of Michigan,
      Ann Arbor), Prof. H. J. Siegel (Colorado State U.); Prof. Barry Vercoe
      (MIT); Prof. Ruzena Bajcsy (U. of California, Berkeley);
      Prof. Jun Liu (Harvard U.); Dr. Jim Gettys (OLPC + developer of X
      Window); Dr. Chris Rowen (President and CEO, Tensilica, Inc.); and
      many other distinguished speakers.

      LOCATION OF CONFERENCES:

      The conferences will be held in the Monte Carlo hotel, Las Vegas,
      Nevada, USA (with any overflows at other near-by hotels). This is
      a mega hotel with excellent conference facilities and over 3,000
      rooms. It is minutes from the airport with 24-hour shuttle
      service to and from the airport. This hotel has many recreational
      attractions, including: waterfalls, spa, pools, sunning decks, Easy
      River, wave pool, lighted tennis courts, health spa, nightly shows,
      a number of restaurants, ... The negotiated room rate for
      conference attendees is very reasonable. The hotel is within
      walking distance from most other attractions (recreational
      destinations, Golf courses, ...)
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