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The 16th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence: Methodology, Systems, Applications AIMSA 2014

Varna, Bulgaria, 11-13th September, 2014

**** Submission deadline (extended): May 16, 2014 ****
**** Proceedings published by Springer/LNAI ****

The AIMSA conference series has provided a biennial forum for the presentation of Artificial intelligence research and development since 1984. The conference, which is held in Bulgaria, covers the full range of topics in Artificial Intelligence and related disciplines and provides an ideal forum for international scientific exchange between Central/Eastern Europe and the rest of the world.


The conference welcomes submissions of original, high quality papers in all areas of Artificial Intelligence, including but not limited to:

  • AI in education
  • Ambient intelligence
  • Automated reasoning
  • Computer vision
  • Data mining and data analysis
  • Data semantics
  • Dialogue management and argumentation
  • Distributed AI
  • Human-computer interaction and AI
  • Information integration
  • Information retrieval
  • Intelligent decision support
  • Intelligent user interfaces
  • Knowledge Discovery in Big Data
  • Knowledge engineering
  • Knowledge representation and reasoning
  • Large scale knowledge management
  • Logic and constraint programming
  • Machine learning
  • Multi-agent systems
  • Multimedia systems
  • Natural language processing
  • Neural networks
  • Ontologies (creating, linking, merging, reconciliation)
  • Planning
  • Robotics
  • Semantic interoperability
  • Semantic web for e-business and e-learning
  • Semantic web services (description, invocation, composition)
  • Social desktop and personalisation
  • Social network analysis
  • Tools and methodologies for multi-agent software systems
  • Trust, privacy, and security on the web
  • Visualization and modelling and AI
  • Web-based technology and 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.


Submission deadline (extended):
May 16, 2014
Notification of acceptance:
June 13, 2014
Deadline for camera-ready:
June 20, 2014
September 11-13, 2014

Papers have to be submitted electronically (in PDF format) via the submission system to the address:

Papers should be written in English and should be no more than 10 pages, font Times 11pt. Authors are requested to follow the LNCS Style. The first page should contain the title of the paper, names and addresses of all authors (including e-mail), an abstract (100-150 words) and a list of keywords.

Submissions should describe original research. Papers accepted for presentation at AIMSA 2014 cannot be presented or have been presented at another meeting with publicly available published proceedings. Papers that are being submitted to other conferences must indicate this on the title page, as must papers that contain significant overlap with previously published work.

Over lengthy or late submissions will be rejected without review. Notification of receipt and acceptance of papers will be sent to the first author.


The proceedings will be published by Springer in their Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence subline of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science series.


The official language of the conference is English.


AIMSA 2014 will be held at the Golden Sands Tourist Complex, 18 km from the north-east of Varna and 24 km from Varna airport. More information is available in the brochure at the conference web site.


Pascal Hitzler
Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, USA

Sergei O. Kuznetsov
National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia


Ontology as a tool for automated interpretation - Boris G. Mirkin, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia

Formal Concepts for Learning and Education - Bernhard Ganter, Technical University of Dresden, Germany

Scalable End-User Access to Big Data - Diego Calvanese, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy

Registration fees Before August 1st After August 1st
Regular fee AIMSA 400€ 450€
Student/PhD Student* AIMSA 300€ 350€
Regular fee TUTORIAL** 80€ 100€
Regular fee AIMSA & TUTORIAL** 460€ 510€
Student/PhD Student* AIMSA & TUTORIAL** 360€ 410€

* Early registration fee should be paid not later than August 1st, 2014.

* Authors of accepted papers should pay the registration fee not later than 20 June 2014.

** Students/PhD Students are required to enclose a copy of a certificate.


Gennady Agre
Institute of Information and Communication Technologies
Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
Acad. G. Bonchev 2, 1113 Sofia, Bulgaria
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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