[open-linguistics] AIMSA 2018, submission deadline extension to 31 May 2018

Thierry Declerck declerck at dfki.de
Wed May 23 10:05:23 UTC 2018

Due to many requests, the deadline for submission is extended to 31 May 


The 18th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence: 
Methodology, Systems, Applications
          - AI and Deep Learning -

      Golden Sands resort, Varna, Bulgaria, 12-14th September, 2018

Initiated in 1984, the biennial Artificial Intelligence: Methodology, 
Systems, Applications (AIMSA) conference is a premier forum for 
exchanging information and research results on AI theory and principles 
along with applications of intelligent system technology. The conference 
traditionally brings together academic and industrial researchers from 
all areas of AI to share their ideas and experiences and learn about the 
research in contemporary AI. As its name indicates, the conference is 
dedicated to Artificial Intelligence in its entirety. However, for AIMSA 
2018, we would like to put an emphasis on Deep Learning (DL) as it has 
been used successfully in many applications, and is considered one of 
the most cutting-edge machine learning and AI techniques at the moment. 
Of course, the focus on DL does not preclude submission of papers on 
other interesting topics and approaches in AI.

The 18th edition of AIMSA will be held in the beautiful Varna area, 
Bulgaria. With excellent opportunities for outdoor activities, water 
sports and gastronomy, Varna promises to be a wonderful venue for a 
memorable conference.


The conference welcomes submissions of original, high quality papers in 
all areas of Artificial Intelligence, including (but not limited to) 
traditional topics such as search, machine learning, planning, knowledge 
representation, reasoning, natural language processing, robotics and 
perception, multiagent systems, etc.
We especially welcome papers on end-to-end learning; multi-task 
learning; cross- and multi-modal learning; combinations of DL and 
knowledge-based approaches; transparency, explainability, stability and 
provability of DL; DL meta-learning in AI etc., as well as papers that 
bring useful computational technologies from other areas of computer 
science into AI.

All submissions will be subject to academic peer review by at least two 
members of the program committee. Selection criteria include accuracy 
and originality of ideas, clarity and significance of results, and 
quality of presentation.

For each accepted paper, at least one author is required to attend the 
conference to present the paper.

The best paper of the conference will receive the Best Paper Award 
during the conference.


Submission deadline:                     31 May 2018
Notification of acceptance:             June 17, 2018
Deadline for camera-ready:             July 1, 2018
Conference:                             September 12-14, 2018

AIMSA 2018 Proceedings will be by Springer in their Lecture Notes in 
Artificial Intelligence subline of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science 

Extended versions of AIMSA 2018 selected papers will be published by 
MDPI, Switzerland, in a special issue of “Information” (ISSN 2078-2489) 
– an Open Access Journal of Information Science 

Josef van Genabith    The German Research Center for Artificial 
Intelligence DFKI


Feiyu Xu        AI Lab, Lenovo Research, Lenovo Group, China
John D. Kelleher    Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland
Milica Gasic        University of Cambridge, UK


Workshop on Artificial Intelligence in Bioinformatics – 11th of 
September, 2018


The official language of the conference is English.


Golden Sands is a modern resort with traditions, and history going back 
50 years. A unique blend of lovely nature park, warm sea, and fine 
golden sand! Golden Sands is the winner of a "Blue Flag" - a prestigious 
international award for environmentally clean resorts


The AIMSA'2018 Registration fees includes attendance to AIMSA'2018 
technical sessions, a copy of the AIMSA'2018 proceedings, Welcome 
reception, working lunches, coffee-breaks and the Conference dinner.

Registration fees

Before August 1st

Regular fee AIMSA             400€
Student/PhD Student AIMSA          300€
Regular fee WORKSHOP            150€
Regular fee AIMSA & WORKSHOP         500€
Student/PhD Student* AIMSA & WORKSHOP    400€


Bulgarian Artificial Intelligence Association will provide several 
grants for PhD students and young researchers. The grant covers the 
conference fee.


Gennady Agre
Institute of Information and Communication Technologies
Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
Acad. G. Bonchev 2, 1113 Sofia, Bulgaria
E-mail: agre at iinf.bas.bg
Phone: +359 28700118
Fax: +359 28707273


Bulgarian Artificial Intelligence Association
Institute of Information and Communication Technologies at the Bulgarian 
Academy of Sciences (IICT – BAS)

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