[DL] 2nd Call for Papers: Neural-Symbolic Learning and Reasoning (NeSy) 2018 // late breaking papers by August 1, 2018

Tarek R. Besold tarek.besold at googlemail.com
Sat Jul 7 11:28:32 CEST 2018

 == Neural-Symbolic Learning and Reasoning (NeSy) 2018 @ HLAI 2018 ==

Executive Summary:

- What: 13th Intl. Workshop on Neural-Symbolic Learning and Reasoning
- When: August 23/24, 2018
- Where: Prague, CZ
- Website: http://www.neural-symbolic.org/NeSy18/
- Collocated with: Human-Level AI 2018 (https://www.hlai-conf.org/)


The submission system for late breaking papers has come online at EasyChair:
 https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=nesy18. Submissions are reviewed
on a rolling basis until the final submission deadline.

== Keynote Speakers ==

- Hava Siegelmann, DARPA & University of Massachusetts Amherst.
- Paul Smolensky, Johns Hopkins University & Microsoft Research
- Luciano Serafini, Fondazione Bruno Kessler.
- Thomas Lukasiewicz, University of Oxford
- Simo Dragicevic, CEO, BetBuddy Ltd.

== The Event ==

Artificial Intelligence researchers continue to face huge challenges in
their quest to develop truly intelligent systems. The recent developments
in the field of neural-symbolic integration bring an opportunity to
integrate well-founded symbolic artificial intelligence with robust neural
computing machinery to help tackle some of these challenges.

The Workshop on Neural-Symbolic Learning and Reasoning is intended to
create an atmosphere of exchange of ideas, providing a forum for the
presentation and discussion of the key topics related to neural-symbolic

Topics of interest include but are not limited to:

- The representation of symbolic knowledge by connectionist systems;
- Neural Learning theory;
- Integration of logic and probabilities, e.g., in neural networks, but
also more generally;
- Structured learning and relational learning in neural networks;
- Logical reasoning carried out by neural networks;
- Integrated neural-symbolic approaches;
- Extraction of symbolic knowledge from trained neural networks;
- Integrated neural-symbolic reasoning;
- Neural-symbolic cognitive models;
- Biologically-inspired neural-symbolic integration;
- Applications in robotics, simulation, fraud prevention, natural language
processing, semantic web, software engineering, fault diagnosis,
bioinformatics, visual intelligence, etc.

== Presentation ==

Accepted full and late breaking papers will be presented during the
workshop. The workshop will include extra time for discussion of the
presentations allowing the group to have a better understanding of the
issues, challenges, and ideas being presented.

== Publication ==

Accepted full papers will be published in a post-workshop volume of the
IfCoLog Journal of Applied Logic (JAL). For the inclusion of accepted late
breaking papers, a second in-depth review will be required following the

== Submission Format ==

Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit original papers that
have not been submitted for review or published elsewhere:

Authors of contributed papers are encouraged to use the LaTex article
style, a 12pt font, and to submit a paper with no more than 12 pages plus
Please submit your article on EasyChair: https://easychair.

== Important Dates ==

Deadline for full paper submission (CLOSED): June 18, 2018
Notification of acceptance/rejection (full papers): July 5, 2018
Deadline for late breaking paper submission (OPEN): August 1, 2018
Notification of acceptance/rejection (late breaking papers): on continuous
basis, latest by August 8, 2018
Workshop dates: August 23-24, 2018

== Additional Information ==

General questions concerning NeSy'19 should be addressed to Artur d'Avila
Garcez (A.Garcez at city.ac.uk) and Tarek R. Besold (Tarek-R.Besold at city.ac.uk
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