[robotics-worldwide] [meetings] [journals] Final Call and Special Issue announcement - AIC 2014, Workshop on Artificial Intelligence and Cognition, Torino

Antonio Lieto lieto.antonio at gmail.com
Thu Sep 25 03:16:13 PDT 2014


[Apologies for multiple copies of the announcement]

----------------FINAL CALL FOR PAPERS----------------

AIC 2014

2nd Editon of the International Workshop on Artificial Intelligence and
Cognition

Turin, Italy, November 26th-27th 2014

Workshop website: http://aic2014.di.unito.it

EXTENDED DEADLINE: October 4th, 2014 (old deadline 21st Sept)

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MOTIVATION
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The collaboration between Cognitive Science and Artificial Intelligence had
a strong impact for both the disciplines. In AI this partnership has
driven to the realization of intelligent systems based on plausible models
of human cognition. In turn, in cognitive science, the partnership allowed
the development of cognitive models and architectures (based on
information processing, on representations and their manipulation etc.),
providing greater understanding on human thinking.

The 2nd edition of the AI and Cognition workshop (AIC 2014) aims at putting
together researchers coming from different domains (e.g., artificial
intelligence,
cognitive science, computer science, engineering, philosophy, social
sciences, etc.) working on the interdisciplinary field of cognitively
inspired artificial systems. Both papers spotlighting theoretical issues
and experimental research in the field are welcome. The submission of
papers regarding the presentation of realized or under-development
cognitively inspired systems and/or applications is encouraged.

We also particularly welcome papers raising challenging questions,
innovative ideas and out of the box thinking and which, as a consequence,
can help to promote interesting discussions at the workshop.

Participation of younger researchers and the submission of research
papers also at early stage of work is encouraged as well.


TOPICS
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Topics of interest include but are not limited to:

- Knowledge Representation and Cognition (e.g. Neural Networks models,
- Ontologies and representation of common sense etc.)
- Cognitive Architectures (e.g. SOAR, ACT-R) and Cognitive modelling
for Artificial Systems
- B.I.C.A. (Biologically Inspired Cognitive Architectures) and systems
- Cognitive Robotics
- Evaluation of cognitively driven AI systems compared with other AI
approaches
- Cognition and Semantic Web
- Methodological open questions on AI and Cognition
- Automated reasoning: deductive, probabilistic, diagnostic,
causal and analogical inference
- Historical and theoretical relation among Cognitive Science and
Artificial Intelligence
- Knowledge discovery and acquisition
- Modelling of human learning and knowledge acquisition in complex domains
- Computational Linguistics, Natural Language Processing & Understanding
- Logic and Reasoning
- Evolutionary Computation
- Cognitively inspired Machine Learning
- Computational Theories of Learning
- Decision Support Systems
- Computational Creativity


IMPORTANT DATES
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- October 4th, 2014: Paper submission deadline
- November 4th, 2014: Notification of acceptance
- November, 5th, 2014: Early registration
- November 15th, 2014: Final manuscripts due
- November 26th-27th, 2014: Workshop date


PAPER SUBMISSION INFORMATION
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All papers must present original and unpublished work that is not
currently under review. Papers will be evaluated according to their
significance, originality, technical content and relevance to the
workshop. We welcome the following types of contributions:

- Full research papers (up to 8-14 pages)
- Short research papers (up to 4-6 pages)
- Position statements (up to 2-4 pages)

All submissions must be written in English and must be formatted
according to the information for LNCS Authors:

http://www.springer.com/computer/lncs?SGWID=0-164-6-793341-0.


Please submit your contributions electronically in PDF format to EasyChair:

https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=aic2014


PROCEEDINGS
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Accepted papers will be included in the workshop proceedings published
on-line by CEUR Workshop Proceedings (CEUR-WS.org), with ISSN.

At least one author of each accepted paper must register to the workshop and
attend the workshop to present the paper.

AI*IA students grant
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The Italian Association for Artificial Intelligence offers travel grants,
which partially support the travel, the accommodation and the meal expenses,
for the participation of students at the AIC 2014 event.

In order to partecipate all candidates should
- be enrolled in a Bachelor, Master or PhD program or be recently graduated
from a Bachelor/Master program;
- be a member of AI*IA for 2014;
- have good English skills

The complete regulations regarding how to apply for the student travel grant
are posted on the website: http://aic2014.di.unito.it/


****SPECIAL ISSUE****

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Selected and updated papers of the AIC 2014 worshop will be published in a
forthcoming special issue of the Journal:

- Cognitive Systems Research, Elsevier (Scopus, DBLP and PsychInfo indexed,
5-Year Impact factor 1.193).

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INVITED SPEAKERS
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- Diego Marconi, University of Torino, Italy
- Aaron Sloman, University of Birmingham, UK
- Giulio Sandini, IIT, Italy


PROGRAM CHAIRS AND ORGANIZERS
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Antonio Lieto, University of Torino, Italy
Daniele P. Radicioni, University of Torino, Italy
Marco Cruciani, University of Trento, Italy


PROGRAM COMMITTEE
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Gabriella Airenti, University of Torino, Italy
Bruno Bara, University of Torino, Italy
Giuseppe Boccignone, University of Milano, Italy
Erik Cambria,  Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Angelo Cangelosi, University of Plymouth, UK
Cristiano Castelfranchi, ISTC-CNR, Rome, Italy
Antonio Chella, University of Palermo, Italy
Rosaria Conte, ISTC-CNR, Rome, Italy
Roberto Cordeschi, University La Sapienza, Italy
David Danks, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Christian Freksa, University of Bremen, Germany
Salvatore Gaglio, University of Palermo and ICAR-CNR, Italy
Peter Gärdenfors, University of Lund, Sweden
Aldo Gangemi, CNR-ISTC Rome, Italy and LIPN-Paris 13-Sorbonne Cité, France
Mark Finlayson, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Marcello Frixione, University of Genova, Italy
Nicola Guarino, LOA ISTC-CNR, Trento, Italy
Anna Jordanous, King's College London, UK
Ismo Koponen, University of Helsinki, Finland
Othalia Larue, Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada
Vincenzo Lombardo, University of Torino, Italy
Diego Marconi, University of Torino, Italy
Marjorie McShane, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, USA
Orazio Miglino, University of Napoli 'Federico II', Italy
Alessandro Oltramari, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Fabio Paglieri, ISTC-CNR, Italy
Maria Teresa Pazienza, University of Roma 'Tor Vergata', Italy
Alessio Plebe, University of Messina, Italy
Alessandro Saffiotti, Örebro University, Sweden
Giovanni Semeraro, University of Bari, Italy
Guglielmo Tamburrini, University of Napoli 'Federico II', Italy
Charalampos Tampitsikas, University of Lugano, Switzerland and CMU, USA
Pietro Terna, University of Torino, Italy
Radboud G.F. Winkels, Leibniz Center for Law, The Netherlands
Fabio Massimo Zanzotto, University of Roma 'Tor Vergata', Italy


CONTACT
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Please address questions regarding the workshop to Antonio Lieto and Daniele
Radicioni, {lieto,radicion}@di.unito.it.
Workshop web site: http://aic2014.di.unito.it

-- 
Antonio Lieto,
E-mail: lieto.antonio at gmail.com


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