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> Subject: AI'2004: Call for Papers




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> AI'2004: The Seventeenth Canadian Conference on Artificial

> Intelligence


> Call for Papers


> AI'2004 The Seventeenth Canadian Conference on Artificial Intelligence

> will be held in conjunction with the Graphics Interface GI'2004 and

> Computer and Robot Vision CRV'2004 (formerly known as Vision Interface

> VI'2004). Conference participants who register for any one conference

> can attend all three conferences.


> Invited speakers


> Fahiem Bacchus, University of Toronto

> Michael L. Littman, Rutgers University

> Manuela M. Veloso, Carnegie Mellon University



> AI'2004 invites papers that present original work in all areas of

> Artificial Intelligence, either theoretical or applied, including, but

> not limited to:


> Knowledge Representation

> Automated Reasoning

> Search

> Constraint Satisfaction

> Natural Language

> Planning

> Machine Learning

> Neural Nets and Evolutional Computing

> Reasoning under Uncertainty

> Data Mining

> Robotics

> Agent and Multiagent Systems

> User Modeling

> AI and Smart Graphics

> AI and E-Commerce

> AI and Information Processing

> AI and Bioinformatics

> AI and Web Applications

> AI and Education

> AI in Games

> AI and Manufacturing


> Papers will be reviewed by the Program Committee members and judged

> according to their originality, technical merit and clarity of

> presentation. Papers will be accepted according to two categories:

> full papers or poster papers (with less number of pages allotted in

> the proceedings). All accepted papers will be published in the

> conference proceedings as Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence -

> Springer-Verlag. A best paper will be awarded at the conference.

> Submissions


> Authors are invited to submit full papers in PDF, Postscript or

> MS-Word RTF electronically* at the conference web site

> ( Papers of up to 15 pages in length

> must be formatted according to Springer LNCS style. Use of the

> LaTeX2e style file available from

> is strongly encouraged.


> Important dates


> Abstract submission due: December 3rd, 2003

> Full paper submission due: December 10th,2003

> Notification of acceptance: February 10th, 2004

> Final paper due: March 7th,2004


> *Authors who have difficulty submitting abstracts through the web site

> may alternatively send a plain text message to

> with subject header AI2004 Abstract, indicating the paper's title,

> authors, authors addresses, abstract, and topic areas, as well as the

> e-mail address of the contact author. Authors who have difficulty

> submitting the full paper through web site may submit the PDF,

> (compressed) POSTSCRIPT or WORD file to with

> subject header AI2004 Submission xxx, where xxx is the password

> assigned during abstract submission.


> **Final versions of papers accepted for full presentation will be 15

> pages and papers accepted for poster presentation will be 5 pages. Up

> to two additional pages may be allotted at a page charge of CDN $ 50.


> Conference Chair


> Kay Wiese, Simon Fraser University

> Local Organizer


> Bob Mercer, University of Western Ontario

> Program Co-Chairs


> Scott Goodwin & Ahmed Tawfik

> University of Windsor



> Program Committee

> Aijun An York University

> Fahiem Bacchus University of Toronto

> Peter van Beek University of Waterloo

> Michael Bowling University of Alberta

> Cory Butz University of Regina

> Brahim Chaib-draa Universite Laval

> Nick Cercone Dalhousie University

> David Chiu University of Guelph

> Diane Cook University of Texas at Arlington

> Douglas D. Dankel University of Florida

> Jim Delgrande Simon Fraser University

> Joerg Denzinger University of Calgary

> Renee Elio University of Alberta

> Richard Frost University of Windsor

> Ali Ghorbani University of New Brunswick

> Gary Grewal University of Guelph

> Jim Greer University of Saskatchewan

> Howard Hamilton University of Regina

> Bill Havens Simon Fraser University

> Graeme Hirst University of Toronto

> Michael C. Horsch University of Saskatchewan

> Nathalie Japkowicz University of Ottawa

> Froduald Kabanza Universite de Sherbrooke

> Stefan C. Kremer University of Guelph

> Amruth Kumar Ramapo College

> Dekang Lin University of Alberta

> Charles Ling University of Western Ontario

> Jim Little University of British Columbia

> Stan Matwin University of Ottawa

> Gord McCalla University of Saskatchewan

> Omid Madani University of Alberta

> Bob Mercer University of Western Ontario

> Evangelos Milios Dalhousie University

> Guy Mineau Universite Laval

> Shiv Nagarajan QNX Software Systems

> Eric Neufeld University of Saskatchewan

> Alioune Ngom University of Windsor

> Walin Pang NASA Ames

> Simon Parsons MIT

> Jeff Pelletier University of Alberta

> Petra Perner Ibai Leipzig

> David Poole University of British Columbia

> Fred Popowich Simon Fraser University

> Gregory Provan Rockwell

> Bob Price University of Alberta

> Robert Reynolds Wayne State University

> Luis Rueda University of Windsor

> Abdul Sattar Griffth University

> Dale Schuurmans University of Alberta

> Weiming Shen National Research Council

> Daniel Silver Acadia University

> Bruce Spencer NRC and UNB

> Deborah Stacey University of Guelph

> Suzanne Stevenson University of Toronto

> Stan Szpakowicz University of Ottawa

> Chow Man Teng University of West Florida

> Andre Trudel Acadia University

> Afzal Upal University of Toledo

> Julita Vassileva University of Saskatchewan

> Shaojun Wang University of Alberta

> Michael Wong University of Regina

> Dan Wu University of Windsor

> Yang Xiang University of Guelph

> Yiyu Yao University of Regina

> Jia You University of Alberta

> Eric Yu University of Toronto

> Hong Zhang University of Alberta

> Kaizhong Zhan University of Western Ontario

> Nur Zincir-Heywood Dalhousie University