[FOM] Fwd: CFP: International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ICAI'15: July 27-30, 2015, Las Vegas, USA); Submission Deadline: March 31

Martin Davis martin at eipye.com
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Subject: CFP: International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ICAI'15:
July 27-30, 2015, Las Vegas, USA); Submission Deadline: March 31
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                         CALL  FOR  PAPERS

              Paper Submission Deadline: March 31, 2015

     The 2015 International Conference on Artificial Intelligence

         July 27-30, 2015, Monte Carlo Resort, Las Vegas, USA

   Prologue: Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the science and engineering
   of making intelligent machines and systems. This is an important
   multi-disciplinary field which is now an essential part of technology
   industry, providing the heavy lifting for many of the most challenging
   problems in computer science. Since Machine Learning has strong ties
   with AI, the conference also covers the field of Machine Learning. The
   list of topics below is by no means meant to be exhaustive.

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

o  Machine Learning; Models, Technologies and Applications:
   - 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
   - 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
   - Information-theoretical approaches to graphs
   - Motif search
   - Network inference
   - Aspects of knowledge structures
   - Computational Intelligence
   - Knowledge acquisition and discovery techniques
   - Induction of document grammars
   - 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
   - Biostatistics
   - High-throughput data analysis
   - Computational Neuroscience
   - Computational Statistics

The conference is composed of a number of tracks, tutorials, sessions,
workshops, poster and panel discussions; all will be held simultaneously,
same location and dates: July 27-30, 2015.


You are invited to submit a paper for consideration. All accepted papers
will be published in printed conference books/proceedings (ISBN) and will
also be made available online. The proceedings will be indexed in science
citation databases that track citation frequency/data. In addition, like
prior years, extended versions of selected papers (about 35%) of the
conference will appear in journals and edited research books (publishers
include: Springer, Elsevier, BMC, and others); some of these books and
journal special issues have already received the top 25% downloads in
their respective fields. See the link below for a very small subset of
the books published mostly based on extended versions of the accepted
papers of this congress:
The titles of proceedings of the federated congress have been indexed into
the ACM Digital Library ( http://dl.acm.org/ ) which includes bibliographic
citations from major publishers in computing.


March 31, 2015:    Submission of full papers (about 7 pages)
April 24, 2015:    Notification of acceptance (+/- two days)
May 15, 2015:      Final papers + Copyright + Registration
July 27-30, 2015:  The 2015 International Conference on Artificial
                   Intelligence (ICAI'15)


Prospective authors are invited to submit their papers by uploading them
to the evaluation web site at:  http://world-comp.org . Submissions must
be uploaded by the due date (see IMPORTANT DATES) and must be in either
MS doc or pdf formats (about 7 pages including all figures, tables, and
references.) All reasonable typesetting formats are acceptable (later,
the authors of accepted papers will be asked to follow a particular
typesetting format to prepare their final papers for publication; these
formatting instructions appear at: http://world-comp.org and they
conform to the two-column IEEE style format). Papers must not have been
previously published or currently submitted for publication elsewhere.
The first page of the paper should include: title of the paper, name,
affiliation, postal address, and email address for each author as well
as a maximum of 5 topical keywords that would best represent the content
of the paper. The first page should also identify the name of the
Contact/Corresponding author together with his/her professional email
address. A 100 to 150-word abstract should appear on the first page.
Authors are to conform to the common CODE OF ETHICS FOR AUTHORS (The
document for the Code of Ethics is available on the submission web site.)

Each paper will be peer-reviewed by two experts in the field for
originality, significance, clarity, impact, and soundness. In cases of
contradictory recommendations, a member of the conference program
committee would be charged to make the final decision (accept/reject);
often, this would involve seeking help from additional referees. Papers
whose authors include a member of the conference program committee will
be evaluated using the double-blinded review process. (Essay/philosophical
papers will not be refereed but may be considered for discussion/panels).

The proceedings will be published in printed conference books (ISBN) and
will also be made available online. The printed proceedings/books will
be available for distribution on site at the conference. The proceedings
will be indexed in science citation databases that track citation
frequency/data. The proceedings/books of the federated congress that
this conference is part of have been evaluated for inclusion into major
science citation index databases. We are happy to report that so far,
the evaluation board of science citation index databases have approved
the indexing, integrating, and inclusion of the following conference
tracks into relevant indexing databases (indexing databases include,
among others: Scopus, Engineering Village, EMBASE, and others):
proceedings are also approved for inclusion into EBSCO (www.ebsco.com),
one of the largest subject index systems. The titles of proceedings of the
federated congress have been indexed into the ACM Digital Library
( http://dl.acm.org/ ) which includes bibliographic citations from major
publishers in computing.

In addition to the above, we have arranged two new book series (multiple
books in each series); one with Elsevier publishers (Emerging Trends in
Computer Science and Applied Computing) and another with Springer
publishers (Transactions of Computational Science and Computational
Intelligence). After the conference (the process may take 12 to 18
months), a significant number of authors of accepted papers of our
congress, will be given the opportunity to submit the extended version
of their papers for publication consideration in these books. We
anticipate having between 10 and 20 books a year in each of these
book series projects. Each book in each series will be subject to
Elsevier and Springer science indexing products (which includes:
Scopus, www.info.scopus.com; SCI Compendex, Engineering Village,
www.ei.org; EMBASE, www.info.embase.com; and others). For a recent and
a very small subset of the books (and journal special issues) that have
been published based on the extended versions of our congress papers,
see below:


Some of these books and journal special issues have already received
the top 25% downloads in their respective fields - we already have a
number of Elsevier and Springer books in the pipeline.


Poster papers can be 2 pages long. Authors are to follow the same
instructions that appear in section SUBMISSION OF DRAFT PAPERS FOR
EVALUATION - except that the submission is limited to 2 pages. On the
first page, the author should state that "This paper is being submitted
as a poster". Poster papers (if accepted) will be published as such, if
and only if the author of the accepted poster wishes to do so.


Currently being finalized. The members of the Steering Committee of the
federated congress that this conference is part of included:
Dr. Selim Aissi, (formerly: Chief Strategist - Security, Intel Corporation,
USA) Vice President, Global Information Security, Visa Inc., USA;
Prof. Nizar Al-Holou, Professor and Department Chair, and Vice Chair of
IEEE/SEM-Computer Chapter, University of Detroit Mercy, Detroit, Michigan,
USA; Prof. Hamid R. Arabnia, Professor of Computer Science, Elected Fellow
of ISIBM, Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Supercomputing (Springer),
University of Georgia, USA; Prof. Mary Mehrnoosh Eshaghian-Wilner,
Professor of Engineering Practice, University of Southern California,
USA (and Adjunct Professor, University of California Los Angeles, UCLA,
USA); Prof. Shiuh-Jeng Wang, Department of Information Management, Central
Police University, Taiwan and Program Chair, Security & Forensics, Taiwan
and Director, Information Crypto and Construction Lab (ICCL) & ICCL-FROG;
Prof. Michael Panayiotis Bekakos, Professor of Computer Systems and
Director of Laboratory of Digital Systems and Head of Parallel Algorithms
and architectures Research Group, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece;
Prof. Kevin Daimi, Professor of Computer Science and Director of Computer
Science and Software Engineering Programs, University of Detroit Mercy,
Detroit, Michigan, USA; Prof. Patrick S. P. Wang, Fellow of IAPR, ISIBM,
WASE and Professor of Computer and Information Science, Northeastern
University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA and Otto-von-Guericke Distinguished
Guest Professor, University Magdeburg, Germany; Prof. George Jandieri,
Georgian Technical University, Tbilisi, Georgia and Chief Scientist at
The Institute of Cybernetics, Georgian Academy of Science, Georgia;
Prof. D. V. Kodavade, Head of Computer Science and Engineering, DKTE
Institute, India; Prof. George Markowsky, Professor and Associate Director,
School of Computing and Information Science, Chair Int'l Advisory Board
of IEEE IDAACS, Director 2013 Northeast Collegiate Cyber Defense
Competition, University of Maine, Orono, Maine, USA; Prof. G. N. Pandey,
Vice-Chancellor, Arunachal University of Studies, India (and Adjunct
Professor, Indian Institute of Information Technology, India);
Prof. James J. (Jong Hyuk) Park, Professor of Computer Science and
Engineering, Seoul, Korea and President of KITCS, President of FTRA,
Editor-in-Chief of HCIS, JoC and IJITCC Journals; Prof. Fernando G.
Tinetti, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Argentina, Co-editor, Journal
of CS and Technology (JCS&T); Dr. Predrag Tosic, Microsoft, Washington,
USA; Prof. Vladimir Volkov, The Bonch-Bruevich State University of
Telecommunications, Saint-Petersburg, Russia; Dr. Michael R. Grimaila,
Air Force Institute of Technology, Fellow of ISSA, CISM, CISSP, IAM/IEM,
Air Force Center of Cyberspace Research, Advisor to the Prince of Wales
Fellows & Prince Edward Fellows at MIT and Harvard Universities and PC
member of NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence (CCD COE);
Prof. Victor Malyshkin, Head of Supercomputer Software Department,
Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia; Prof. Andy Marsh, Director of HoIP,
Director of HoIP Telecom, UK, and Secretary-General of WABT and
Vice-president of ICET, Visiting Professor, University of Westminster,
UK; Ashu M. G. Solo, Fellow of British Computer Society, Principal R&D
Engineer, Maverick Technologies America; Prof. Sang C. Suh, Head and
Professor of Computer Science, Vice President, of Society for Design
and Process Science (SDPS), Director of Intelligent Cyberspace
Engineering (ICEL), Texas A&M University, Com., Texas, USA; Prof. Layne
T. Watson, IEEE Fellow, NIA Fellow, ISIBM Fellow, Fellow of The National
Institute of Aerospace, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University,
Virginia, USA; Prof. Mary Q. Yang, Director, Mid-South Bioinformatics
Center and Joint Bioinformatics Ph.D. Program, University of Arkansas,
USA; Prof. Byung-Gyu Kim, Multimedia Processing Communications Lab.(MPCL),
SunMoon University, South Korea; Prof. Young-Sik Jeong, Editor-in-Chief
of Journal of Information Processing Systems (JIPS), Dongguk University,
Seoul, South Korea; and others.

The 2015 Program Committee for individual conferences are currently being
compiled. Many who have already joined the committees are renowned leaders,
scholars, researchers, scientists and practitioners of the highest ranks;
many are directors of research labs., fellows of various societies, heads/
chairs of departments, program directors of research funding agencies, as
well as deans and provosts.

Program Committee members are expected to have established a strong and
documented research track record. Those interested in joining the Program
Committee should email editor at world-comp.org  the following information
for consideration: Name, affiliation and position, complete mailing address,
email address, a one-page biography that includes research expertise & the
name of this conference.


The federated Congress that this conference is part of is composed of
research presentations, keynote lectures, invited presentations,
tutorials, panel discussions, and poster presentations. In recent past,
keynote/tutorial/panel speakers have included:
Prof. David A. Patterson (pioneer, architecture, U. of California,
Berkeley), Dr. K. Eric Drexler (known as Father of Nanotechnology),
Prof. John H. Holland (known as Father of Genetic Algorithms; U. of
Michigan), Prof. Ian Foster (known as Father of Grid Computing; U. of
Chicago & ANL), Prof. Ruzena Bajcsy (pioneer, VR, U. of California,
Berkeley), Prof. Barry Vercoe (Founding member of MIT Media Lab, MIT),
Dr. Jim Gettys (known as X-man, developer of X Window System, xhost;
OLPC), Prof. John Koza (known as Father of Genetic Programming, Stanford
U.), Prof. Brian D. Athey (NIH Program Director, U. of Michigan),
Prof. Viktor K. Prasanna (pioneer, U. of Southern California), Dr. Jose
L. Munoz (NSF Program Director and Consultant), Prof. Jun Liu (pioneer,
Broad Institute of MIT & Harvard U.), Prof. Lotfi A. Zadeh (Father of
Fuzzy Logic), Dr. Firouz Naderi (Head, NASA Mars Exploration Program/
2000-2005 and Associate Director, Project Formulation & Strategy, Jet
Propulsion Lab, CalTech/NASA; Director, NASA's JPL Solar System
Exploration), Prof. David Lorge Parnas (Fellow of IEEE, ACM, RSC, CAE, GI;
Dr.h.c.: ETH Zurich, Prof. Emeritus, McMaster U. and U. of Limerick),
Prof. Eugene H. Spafford (Executive Director, CERIAS and Professor, Purdue
University), Dr. Sandeep Chatterjee (Vice President & Chief Technology
Officer, SourceTrace Systems, Inc.), Prof. Haym Hirsh (Dean, Cornell
University - formerly at Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA and former
director of Division of Information and Intelligent Systems, National
Science Foundation, USA), Dr. Flavio Villanustre (Vice-President, HPCC
Systems), Prof. Victor Raskin (Distinguished Professor, Purdue University,
USA); Prof. Alfred Inselberg (School of Mathematical Sciences, Tel Aviv
University, Israel; Senior Fellow, San Diego Supercomputing Center;
Inventor of the multidimensional system of Parallel Coordinates and
author of textbook); Prof. H. J. Siegel (Abell Endowed Chair Distinguished
Professor of ECE and Professor of CS; Director, CSU Information Science
and Technology Center (ISTeC), Colorado State University, Colorado, USA);
Prof. Amit Sheth (Fellow of IEEE and LexisNexis Eminent Scholar;
Founder/Executive Director, Ohio Center of Excellence in Knowledge-enabled
Computing (Kno.e.sis) and Professor of Computer Science, Wright State
University, Ohio, USA); Dr. Leonid I. Perlovsky (Harvard University,
Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA and School of Engineering and Applied
Sciences and Medical School Athinoula Martinos Brain Imaging Center; and
The US Air Force Research Lab., USA; CEO, LP Information Technology, USA
and Chair of IEEE Task Force on The Mind and Brain; Recipient of John
McLucas Award, the highest US Air Force Award for basic research);
and many other distinguished speakers. The Congress is among the top five
largest annual gathering of researchers in computer science, computer
engineering and applied computing. We anticipate to have attendees from
about 85 countries/territories. To get a feeling about the conferences'
atmosphere, see some delegates photos available at:

http://worldcomp.phanfare.com/6626396 (to see a slide show, click on
"Start SlideShow" tab at the url above.)

An important mission of The Congress is "Providing a unique platform for
a diverse community of constituents composed of scholars, researchers,
developers, educators, and practitioners. The Congress makes concerted
effort to reach out to participants affiliated with diverse entities
(such as: universities, institutions, corporations, government agencies,
and research centers/labs) from all over the world. The congress also
attempts to connect participants from institutions that have teaching as
their main mission with those who are affiliated with institutions that
have research as their main mission. The congress uses a quota system to
achieve its institution and geography diversity objectives."

One main goal of the congress is to assemble a spectrum of affiliated
research conferences, workshops, and symposiums into a coordinated
research meeting held in a common place at a common time. This model
facilitates communication among researchers in different fields of computer
science, computer engineering, and applied computing. The Congress also
encourages multi-disciplinary and inter-disciplinary research initiatives;
i.e., facilitating increased opportunities for cross-fertilization across
sub-disciplines. 60211


As of December 14, 2014, proceedings of the federated congress that this
conference is part of, have received over 27,914 citations (includes 3,346
self-citations). Citation data is obtained from Microsoft Academic Search.
The citation data does not even include more than 15,000 other citations
to papers published by conferences whose first offerings were initiated
by the congress. Individual proceedings/books (2013 & 2014) of the
federated congress can be purchased from major science book distributors:
(such as: EBSCO and others):

The information that appears in this announcement is correct as of
January 1, 2015.

Inquiries should be sent to: sc at world-comp.org


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