Appel: FLAIRS-27, Call for Poster Abstracts (Submissions Due February 10, 2014)

Thierry Hamon hamon at LIMSI.FR
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Date: Thu, 23 Jan 2014 19:18:48 +0100
From: Christophe Jouis <christophe.jouis at>
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The 27th International Conference of the Florida Artificial Intelligence
Research Society (FLAIRS-27)

Poster abstract submission deadline:  February 10, 2014
May 21-23, 2014
Pensacola Beach, Florida, USA
Hilton Pensacola Beach Gulf Front


FLAIRS-27 continues a tradition of presenting and discussing state of
the art artificial intelligence and related research in a sociable
atmosphere within a beautiful setting.  Events will include invited
speakers, special tracks, and presentations of papers and posters. As
always, there will be a Best Paper award and a Best Poster award. In
addition, because FLAIRS has a rich tradition of encouraging student
authors, there will be a Best Student Paper award for the best paper
written primarily by a student.

A second submission round of poster abstracts (250 words) for
presentation at the conference is now invited.

Topics of interest are in all areas of (or related to) artificial
intelligence, including, but not limited to

* Cognitive modeling
* Knowledge representation
* Learning
* Perception
* Reasoning and programming
* Search

* Agents and distributed AI
* Information retrieval
* Intelligent user interfaces
* Natural language systems
* Robotics

* Aviation and aerospace
* Education
* Entertainment
* Management and manufacturing
* Medicine
* World Wide Web

* Evaluation of AI systems
* Philosophical foundations
* Social impact and ethics
* Teaching AI

Special Areas:
* AI and Cyber Security
* Culture-Aware AI Systems
* AI in Business
* Semantics, Logic and Information Extraction in AI
* Affective Computing
* Intelligent Tutoring Systems
* Games and Multimedia
* Data Mining
* Case-Based Reasoning
* Uncertain Reasoning
* Intelligent Autonomous Systems
* Robotics
* Healthcare Informatics
* Applied Natural Language Processing

The 27th International Conference of FLAIRS takes place on the
beachfront in the center of everything on Pensacola Beach, Florida!
Enjoy captivating views of the emerald waters of the Gulf of Mexico and
52 miles of snow white sand beaches from your private Gulf Front
balcony.  Our hotel is within walking distance from restaurants, vibrant
nightlife and recreational activities such as charter fishing, paddle
boarding, sailing, kayaking, biking, and miniature golf.  We are just a
quick drive to historic downtown Pensacola and regional attractions such
as the National Naval Aviation Museum, Gulf Islands National Seashore
and Fort Pickens, Pensacola Lighthouse, Blue Wahoos Baseball Stadium,
Veterans Memorial Park, Pensacola Civic Center, and the Saenger Theater.

Important Dates
February 10, 2014      Second submission (Abstract only) 
February 17, 2014      Abstract only notification
February 24, 2014      Camera ready version due

We are offering a second round for submission of poster abstracts (up to
250 words) to give new and developing research an outlet for peer
feedback. Each submitted poster abstract will be subject to an editorial
review to determine acceptability. Editors can make spelling,
grammatical, and formatting changes to the abstracts. All posters will
be presented according to space and time availability. An author of each
accepted poster abstract is required to register, attend, and present
the poster. It is a requirement of FLAIRS that there will be at least
one early regular author registration per submission.

Submissions must be original, and not submitted concurrently to another
conference. Abstract papers must be in AAAI format, and submitted as PDF
through the EasyChair conference system, which can be accessed through
the main conference web site ( The proceedings of
FLAIRS-27 will be published by the AAAI. Authors of accepted papers will
be required to sign a form transferring copyright of their contribution
to AAAI. An author of each accepted paper is required to register,
attend, and present the poster at FLAIRS. All submissions and
registrations must comply with FLAIRS requirements as posted on the
conference website.


Conference Chair:
G. Michael Youngblood, PARC, a Xerox company

Program Chairs:
Bill Eberle, Tennessee Technological University
Chutima Boonthum-Denecke, Hampton University

Special Tracks Coordinator:
Ingrid Russell, University of Hartford

Contact Bill Eberle: weberle at

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