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The 19th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence: Methodology, Systems, Applications AIMSA 2020

Golden Sands resort, Varna, Bulgaria, September 7th - 9th, 2020

Initiated in 1984, the biennial Artificial Intelligence: Methodology, Systems, Applications (AIMSA) conference is a premier single-track forum for exchanging information and research results on theory and principles of artificial intelligence (AI) along with real-world applications of intelligent system technology. The conference traditionally brings together researchers and practitioners in all areas of AI from both the academia and industry to meet and share their ideas and experiences and learn about the recent trends and developments in contemporary AI.

The 19th edition of AIMSA will be held in the beautiful Golden Sands resort near Varna, Bulgaria. With its mild climate and excellent opportunities for outdoor activities, water sports and gastronomy, Golden Sands promise to be a wonderful venue for a memorable conference.


The conference welcomes submissions of original, high quality papers in all areas of Artificial Intelligence, including (but not limited to) traditional topics such as:


Submission deadline:
May 17, 2020
Notification of acceptance:
June 14, 2020
Deadline for camera-ready:
June 26, 2020
September 7-9, 2020

Papers have to be submitted electronically (in PDF format) via the submission system: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=aimsa2020

Papers should be written in English, formatted according to the Springer LNCS format and should be specified either as full (12 - 15 pages) or short (6-8 pages). Accepted papers of both formats will be included in the conference program for oral presentation. A limited number of poster papers (4 pages) – to be presented in the poster session – will also be accepted and included in the conference proceedings.

Submissions should describe original research. Papers accepted for presentation at AIMSA 2020 should not be, or should not have been, presented at another meeting with publicly available published proceedings. Both the papers that are being submitted to other conferences and the papers that contain significant overlap with previously published work should indicate this on the title page.

Notification of receipt and acceptance of papers will be sent to the first author.

All submissions will be subject to a single-blind 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 register and attend the conference to present the paper.

The author(s) of the best paper (which will be selected based on the votes of the attendees) of the conference will receive the Best Paper Award during the conference.


The official language of the conference is English.


Ivan Tanev
Department of Information Systems Design
Faculty of Engineering, Doshisha University, Japan,
Website: http://isd-si.doshisha.ac.jp/itanev/

GennadyAgreInstitute of Information and Communication Technologies - BAS
GaliaAngelovaInstitute of Information and Communication Technologies - BAS
RomanBartakCharles University in Prague
ChristophBeierleFern Universität in Hagen
Tarek R.BesoldCity University of London
LorisBozzatoCIT-IRST, Fondazione Bruno Kessler
RicardoCalixPurdue University Northwest
DiegoCalvaneseFree University of Bozen-Bolzano
GenciCapiHosei University, Tokyo, Japan
AmedeoCestaConsiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Italy
JoaoCosteiraInstitute for Systems and Robotics, Lisboa
GiuseppeCuccuUniversity of Fribourg, Switzerland
Sarah JaneDelanyTechnological University Dublin
ChristoDichevWinston-Salem State University
DanailDochevInstitute of Information and Communication Technologies - BAS
Benedict DuBoulayUniversity of Sussex
LoveEkenbergStockholm University
AlbertEsterlineNorth Carolina A&T State University, USA
StefkaFidanovaInstitute of Information and Communication Technologies - BAS
Adina MagdaFloreaPolytechnic University of Bucharest
SusanFoxMacalester College, USA
Geert-JanHoubenDelft University of Technology
MaciejKandulaJohannes Kepler University, Linz and BOKU University, Vienna
RomanKernInstitute for Interactive Systems and Data Science, Technical University of Graz
PetiaKoprinkova-ChristovaInstitute of Information and Communication Technologies - BAS
MatthiasKnorrUniversidade NOVA de Lisboa
AdilaKrisnadhiUniversitas Indonesia
FrederickMaierInstitute for Artificial Intelligence, University of Georgia, USA
KonstantinMarkovUniversity of Aizu, Japan
AmedeoNapoliCNRS, Nancy
MariaNishevaSofia University
MihoOhsakiDoshisha University, Kyoto, Japan
MichaelO'MahonyUniversity College Dublin, Ireland
ErhanOztopOzyegin University, Turkey
MarcinPaprzyckiSystems Research Institute, Polish Academy of Sciences
HoriaPopUBB Cluj
IvanPopchevBulgarian Academy of Sciences
AllanRamsayUniversity of Manchester
IoannisRefanidisUniversity of Macedonia
UteSchmidUniversity of Bamberg
DominikŚlęzakUniversity of Warsaw
IvanTanev DoshishaUniversity, Kyoto, Japan
StefanTrausan-MatuUniversity Politehnica of Bucharest
DanTufisInstitute for Artificial Intelligence, Romanian Academy of Sciences
PetkoValtchevUniversite du Quebec a Montreal
JulitaVassilevaUniversity of Saskatchewan, Canada
Bert deVriesEindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands
TulayYildirimYildiz Technical University



Traditionally, the proceedings of AIMSA conference series are published by Springer in their Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence subline of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science series.

Extended versions of AIMSA 2020 selected papers will be published by MDPI, Switzerland, in a special issue of "Information" (ISSN 2078-2489) - an Open Access Journal of Information Science (SJR: 0.222).


The official language of the conference is English.


Golden Sands is a modern resort with traditions, and history going back 50 years. A unique blend of lovely nature park, warm sea, and fine golden sand! Golden Sands is the winner of a "Blue Flag" - a prestigious international award for environmentally clean resorts.


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)