Corpora: KBCS 2002: Call for Papers

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                                     KBCS 2002
                       Mumbai, India, December 18 - 21,
                                  Call for Papers
           The KBCS series of conferences, held every two
    years, is intended to
       act as a forum for promoting interaction among
    researchers in the field
       of Artificial Intelligence in India and abroad. The
    schedule includes
       a three-day conference on KBCS from Dec 19-21, and
    one day of tutorials,
       on the 18th. Papers are invited on substantial,
    original and unpublished
       research on all aspects of Artificial Intelligence,
    including, but not
       limited to those given below.
          This year, ICON-2002, International Conference
    on Natural Language
       Processing, will be held concurrently with
    KBCS-2002. Authors may,
       therefore, choose to submit papers focusing on
    Natural Language
       Processing (NLP) to ICON-2002. KBCS-2002 will also
    consider NLP papers
       provided they have substantial AI content. The
    programme committee may
       shift some papers between these two conferences
    based on content and

       Topics for the Conference:
       Case Based Reasoning
       Cognitive Modelling
       Data Mining
       Expert Systems
       Foundations of AI
       Fuzzy Logic
       Genetic Algorithms
       Intelligent Agents
       Intelligent Tutoring Systems
       Knowledge Acquisition
       Knowledge Representation
       Knowledge Management
       Intelligent Information Retrieval *
       Machine Learning
       Machine Translation *
       Natural Language Processing *
       Neural Networks
       Planning and Scheduling
       Search Techniques
       Soft Computing
       Speech Processing
       Theorem Proving
       Uncertainty Handling
                        * overlapping areas with ICON
       Format of Submission:
           Papers should be in English, not exceeding 5000
    words (including
       figures and references). Papers should include an
    abstract of about
       100-200 words. Papers outside the specified length
    are subject to
       rejection without review. Since reviewing will be
    "blind", the authors'
       names and affiliations along with the main area of
    the paper should be
       given only on a separate cover sheet. Authors
    should also exercise
       care to see that there aue no indirect clues to the
    identity of the
       author or the institution (e.g. self-citations
    reading 'in our earlier
       work cited below' ... etc)
           Submissions should be in electronic form and
    can be in any of the
       following formats: PDF, Latex or Microsoft Word
    (RTF format). Papers
       may be submitted by E-mail or via the web at the
    URL given. Those who
       are unable to make electronic submissions may send
    four hard copies of
       the paper. Papers selected for the conference will
    be published in the

       Call for Tutorials:
           Proposals are invited for conference tutorials.
    Tutorials can be of
       half-day or full-day duration. The proposal should
    be presented in the
       form of a 200-word abstract, one page topical
    outline of the content
       and bio-data of the speakers, including their
    qualifications relating
       to the tutorial content.

       Submission Deadlines:
       Due: July 31, 2002
       Acceptance Notification: September 30, 2002
       Camera Ready Copy Due: October 30, 2002

       Tutorial Proposals
       Due: August 30, 2002
       Acceptance Notification: September 15, 2002
       Materials Due: November 25, 2002

       KBCS-2002 Secretariat
       National Centre for Software Technology
       Gulmohar Cross Rd No. 9
       Juhu, Mumbai 400 049, India
       Phone: +91-22-6201606
       Fax: +91-22-6210139

       For ICON-2002:

       Advisory Committee:
       Nick Cercone, University of Waterloo, Canada
       J.R. Isaac,Professor Emeritus, IIT Mumbai
       Aravind K. Joshi, U of Pennsylvania, USA
       H.N. Mahabala, Indian Inst. of IT, Bangalore
       R. Narasimhan, CMC, Bangalore
       P.V.S. Rao, Tata Infotech Ltd., Mumbai
       Programme Committee:
       K.S.R. Anjaneyulu, ESN Tech Ltd., Hyderabad
       Vivek Balaraman, TRDDC, Pune
       Pushpak Bhattacharya, IIT Mumbai
       PP Chakraborti, IIT Kharagpur
       B.B. Chaudhuri, ISI, Calcutta
       R. Chandrasekar, Microsoft, USA
       S. Kambhampati, Arizona State Univ, USA
       M. Narasimha Murty, IISc, Bangalore
       Bernd Neumann, Univ Hamburg, Germany
       Arun K Pujari, Univ of Hyderabad, Hyderabad
       S. Ramani, HP India, Bangalore
       P.V.S. Rao, TataInfotech, Mumbai (Chair)
       Durgesh D. Rao, NCST, Mumbai
       P. Saint-Dizier, U of Paul Sabatier, France
       K. Samudravijaya, TIFR, Mumbai
       R. Sangal, IIIT, Hyderabad
       M. Sasikumar, NCST, Mumbai (Co-chair)
       S. Sen Gupta, Tata Infotech, Mumbai
       R. Uthurusamy, GMR Labs, USA (Co-chair)

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