[DL] Call For Papers: RuleML+RR Doctoral Consortium 2018

Amal TAWAKULI amal.tawakuli at uni.lu
Tue May 22 11:13:12 CEST 2018

Call For Papers: RuleML+RR Doctoral Consortium 2018

The RuleML+RR Doctoral Consortium 2018 is an initiative of the RuleML and RR communities to attract and promote student research in rules and reasoning. It offers students a close contact with leading experts on the field, as well as the opportunity to present and discuss their ideas in a dynamic and friendly setting.

We invite PhD students at an early or intermediate stage of their PhD studies as well as exceptional Master’s students who are interested in pursuing a PhD to submit papers describing their research on any of the topics of interest of RuleML+RR 2018, available at http://2018.ruleml-rr.org/.

The submissions should cover the following aspects:

- A clear formulation of the research question and the motivation.

- An identification of the significant problems in the field of research.

- An outline of the current knowledge of the problem domain, as well as the state of existing solutions.

- A presentation of any preliminary ideas, the proposed approach and the results achieved so far.

- A sketch of the applied research methodology and its positioning in the field.

- A description of the student project’s contribution to the problem solution.

- A discussion of how the suggested solution is different, new, or better as compared to existing approaches to the problem.

- A research plan and the potential achievements.

The accepted DC papers will be presented to an interested audience and will be discussed with a panel of senior researchers from academia and the industry. Students will present their work through brief oral presentations during a dedicated session of the RuleML+RR main track, but also in the form of posters.

Accepted papers will be published online as part of http://ceur-ws.org Proceedings, which are broadly indexed, e.g., by SCOPUS and listed in standard bibliographic databases such as DBLP. This year, a selection of the best Doctoral Consortium papers will also be included as short papers in the main track Springer LNCS proceedings.

==Important Dates==
Paper submission: 1 June 2018
Author notification: 20 June 2018
Camera-ready submission: 10 July 2018

==Submission Guidelines==
DC papers are limited to 8 pages written in English following the LNCS http://www.springer.de/comp/lncs/authors.html format and submitted electronically in PDF format jointly with a maximum 2 pages CV.

Please submit your paper and CV  to Easychair https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=rulemlrr2018 under the
Doctoral Consortium track.

If you do not have an EasyChair account, please sign up at http://www.easychair.org.

==Registration & Student Travel Support==
Registration information will soon become available at the main conference web site http://2018.ruleml-rr.org/. Reduced registration fees will be offered to all student participants of the conference.

==Program Committee==
Kia Teymourian (Boston University)
Paul Fodor (Stony Brook University)

Paul Fodor
Jean-Paul Calbimonte
Alexandru Todor
Kia Teymourian
Eugene Pinsky

==Other Collocated Events==
The event is part of the Luxembourg Logic for AI Summit. Visit https://luxlogai.uni.lu/ for information about the summit and all its events.

Students participating in the Doctoral Consortium will also have access to all sessions of the main RuleML+RR track as well as its collocated events. More information about the conference is available at http://2018.ruleml-rr.org/.

We would also like to invite students to the collocated 14th Reasoning Web Summer School (RW 2018), which will take place at the same venue. For more information visit http://2018.ruleml-rr.org/rw.html. Students registered for the Doctoral Consortium will be offered a discount for RW 2018 registration, and vice versa.


Schéi Gréiss | Mit Freundlichen Grüßen | Meilleures Salutations | With Kind Regards

Amal Tawakuli
Doctoral Candidate
Big Data and Data Science Research Group - ILIAS Lab - CSC Research Unit


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