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From: (Artificial Intelligence Conference 1994)
Subject:  CFP: Seventh Australian Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence
Date:     Mon, 24 Jan 1994 20:27:45 GMT

                             F I R S T

		      C A L L   F O R   P A P E R S

 Seventh Australian Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AI'94)
		"Sowing the Seeds for the Future"

			  21 - 25 November 1994

			  Proudly sponsored by
		Microsoft Institute (principal sponsor),
	IBM, Sun Microsystems, Australian Computer Society, and
	Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computing Science (UNE).

				Hosted by
	Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computing Science
			The University of New England
			  Armidale, N.S.W., 2351

AI'94 is the Seventh Australian Joint Conference on Artificial
Intelligence. AI'94 is conducted under the auspices of the Australian
Computer Society's National Committee for Artificial Intelligence and
Expert Systems. The theme of the conference is "Sowing the Seeds for the
Future", which reflects the nature of research in Artificial Intelligence.
The goal of the conference is to promote research in artificial
intelligence (AI) and scientific interchange among AI researchers and
practitioners. AI'94 will be hosted by The Department of Mathematics,
Statistics, and Computing Science at The University of New England, between
Monday 21st November to Friday 25th November 1994.


Dr. Chengqi Zhang (co-chair)                    Dr. Dickson Lukose (chair)
Prof. John Debenham (co-chair)                  Mr. Allan Williams (secretary)
                                                Dr. Simant Dube (treasurer)
                                                Mr. Neil Dunstan
                                                Ms.  Gabrielle Aldridge

We invite authors to submit papers describing both experimental and
theoretical results from all stages of AI research.  In particular, we
encourage submission of papers that describe innovative concepts,
techniques, perspectives, or observations that are not yet supported by
mature results. Such submissions must include substantial analysis of the
ideas, the technology needed to realise them, and their potential impact.
Papers describing applied AI are particularly solicited.  In addition,
because of the essential interdisciplinary nature of AI and the need to
maintain effective communication across sub-specialties, we encourage
authors to position and motivate their work in the larger context of the
general AI community.  Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

Machine Learning                            Knowledge Acquisition
Natural Language Processing                 Natural Language Understanding
Hybrid Systems                              Genetic Algorithms
Evolutionary Programming                    Knowledge Based Systems
Knowledge Representation                    Qualitative Reasoning
Automated Reasoning                         Planning and Scheduling
Cognitive Modelling                         Robotics
Vision                                      Distributed Artificial Intelligence
Neural Network                              Image Analysis

Authors are invited to submit complete, original papers in the format
specified below, reflecting their current research results. All submitted
papers will be refereed for quality and originality. The program committee
reserves the right to accept submissions as either technical or poster
presentation paper. Authors must submit five (5) copies of the completed
paper to the AI'94 Conference Secretary at the following address by 15th.
June 1994.

		          AI'94 Conference Secretary
	Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computing Science
		        The University of New England
		           Armidale, N.S.W., 2351

All five (5) copies of the submitted paper must be clearly legible. Neither
computer files nor fax submission are acceptable. Papers received after the
15th. June 1994 will be returned unopened. Notification of receipt will be
mailed to the first author (or designated author) soon after receipt.


All five copies of the submissions must be printed on 8 1/2" x 11" or A4
paper using 12 point type (10 characters per inch for typewriters or 12
point LaTeX article-style). Double-sided printing is strongly encouraged.
The body of submitted papers must be at most 8 pages, including figures,
tables, diagrams, and bibliography, but excluding the title page. Papers
exceeding the specified length or formatting requirements are subject to
rejection without review. Each copy of the paper must have a title page
(separate from the body of the paper) containing the title of the paper,
the names and addresses of all authors, telephone number, fax number and
electronic mail address, a short (less than 200 word) abstract, and a
descriptive content area or areas. The body of the paper should have a copy
of the title and a page number on each page. To facilitate the reviewing
process, authors are requested to select appropriate content areas from the
list below. Authors are invited to add additional content area descriptors
to their title page as needed.

Artificial Life, Automated Reasoning, Behaviour-Based Control, Belief
Revision, Case-Based Reasoning, Cognitive Modelling, Common Sense
Reasoning, Communication and Cooperation, Constraint-Based Reasoning,
Computer-Aided Education, Connectionist Models, Corpus-Based Language
Analysis, Deduction, Diagnosis, Discourse Analysis, Distributed Problem
Solving, Expert Systems, Geometrical Reasoning, Information Extraction,
Knowledge Acquisition, Knowledge Representation, Knowledge Sharing
Technology, Large Scale Knowledge Engineering, Learning/Adaptation, Machine
Learning, Machine Translation, Mathematical Foundations, Multi-Agent
Planning, Natural Language Processing, Neural Networks, Nonmonotonic
Reasoning, Perception, Planning, Probabilistic Reasoning, Qualitative
Reasoning, Reasoning about Action, Reasoning about Physical Systems,
Reactivity, Robot Navigation, Robotics, Rule-Based Reasoning, Scheduling,
Search, Sensor Interpretation, Sensory Fusion/Fission, Simulation, Situated
Cognition, Spatial Reasoning, Speech Recognition, System Architectures,
Temporal Reasoning, Terminological Reasoning, Theorem Proving, Truth
Maintenance, User Interfaces, Virtual Reality, Vision, 3-D Model

Each paper will be carefully reviewed. Questions that will appear on the
review form have been reproduced below.  Authors are  advised to bear these
questions in mind while writing their papers:  How important is the work
reported?  Does it attack an important/difficult problem or a
peripheral/simple one?  Does the approach offered advance the state of the
art? Has this or similar work been previously reported?  Are the problems
and approaches completely new?  Is this a novel combination of familiar
techniques?  Does the paper point out differences from related research? Is
it re-inventing the wheel using new terminology? Is the paper technically
sound?  Does it carefully evaluate the strengths and limitations of its
contribution?  How are its claims backed up? Is the paper clearly written?
Does it motivate the research? Does it describe the inputs, outputs and
basic algorithms employed?  Does the paper describe previous work? Are the
results described and evaluated? Is the paper organised in a logical

Deadline for paper submission           :       15th. June 1994
Notification of acceptance              :       31st. July 1994
Camera Ready Copy                       :       22nd. August 1994

All enquires regarding AI'94 should be directed to the following address:

                         AI'94 Conference Secretary
         Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computing Science
                       The University of New England
                          Armidale, N.S.W., 2351


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