The IASTED International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Applications ~AIA 2009~ (AIA 2009)

Venue: Congress Innsbruck

Location: Innsbruck,, Austria

Event Date/Time: Feb 16, 2009 End Date/Time: Feb 18, 2009
Registration Date: Jan 12, 2009
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Description

This year's conference will act as a major forum for Machine Learning research and applications. It will bring together researchers and practitioners working in the field of theory and practice of computer learning, pattern recognition, inductive and transductive inference, graphical models, neural networks, neuroscience. These topics are central now in Artificial Intelligence and communication between different groups of people involved in natural and computer learning has become crucial for further progress in AI.

All papers submitted to this conference will be double-blind peer reviewed by at least two members of the International Program Committee and related technical committees. Acceptance will be based primarily on originality, significance, technical soundness, presentation, and references. The conference chair makes the final decision on the acceptance or rejection of the paper.

AIA 2009 will be held in conjunction with the IASTED International Conferences on:

* Modelling, Identification and Control (MIC 2009)
* Parallel and Distributed Computing and Networks (PDCN 2009)
* Software Engineering (SE 2009)
* Signal Processing, Pattern Recognition and Applications (SPPRA 2009)

The topics of interest include but are not limited to:

* Machine Learning
* Pattern Recognition
* Learning Theory
* Inductive and Transductive Inference
* Graphical Models
* Model Selection
* Knowledge Discovery
* Intelligent Data Analysis
* Applications to Bioinformatics
* Medical Diagnostics



* Law
* Forensic Science
* Target Recognition
* Fault Diagnosis
* Financial Forecasting
* Probabilistic Reasoning
* Prediction with Expert Advice
* Neural Networks
* Data Mining
* Genetic Algorithms

Initial Papers
Submit your paper via our website at: www.iasted.org/conferences/submit-639.html.

All submissions should be in Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) format. The IASTED Secretariat must receive your paper by November 27, 2008. Receipt of paper submission will be confirmed by email.

Complete the online initial paper submission form designating an author who will attend the conference and provide four key words to indicate the subject area of your paper. At least one of the key words must be taken from the list of topics provided under Scope. Initial paper submissions should be full papers with approximately six pages. Formatting instructions are available at: www.iasted.org/formatting-initial.htm.

All papers submitted to this conference will be double blind reviewed by at least two reviewers. Acceptance will be based primarily on originality and contribution.

All papers submitted to IASTED conferences must be previously unpublished and may not be considered for publication elsewhere at any time during IASTED's review period. Authors are limited to a maximum of three paper submissions. Authors are responsible for having their papers checked for style and grammar prior to submission to IASTED. Papers may be rejected if the language is not satisfactory.

Notification of acceptance will be sent via email by December 12, 2008. Final manuscripts are due by January 6, 2009. Registration and final payment are due by January 12, 2009. Late registration fees or paper submissions will result in the papers being excluded from the conference proceedings.

Final Papers
Send your final manuscripts via email to: finalpapers@iasted.org. The subject line for the final manuscript submission must include your six-digit paper number. The formatting instructions can be found at: www.iasted.org/formatting-final.htm and must be strictly followed. The page limit for final papers is six single-spaced pages in 10 point Times New Roman font. Only one paper of up to six pages is included in the regular registration fee. There will be an added charge for extra pages and additional papers.

Tutorials
Proposals for three-hour tutorials should be submitted online by November 27, 2008. Tutorials are to be submitted via the following website address:
www.iasted.org/conferences/tutorialsubmit-639.html.

A tutorial proposal should clearly indicate the topic, background knowledge expected of the participants, objectives, time allocations for the major course topics, and the qualifications of the instructor(s).

Persons wishing to organize a special session should email a proposal to calgary@iasted.org by November 27, 2008. Proposals should include a session title, a list of the topics covered, and the qualifications and brief biography of the session organizer(s). Papers submitted to the special session must be received by November 27, 2008, unless otherwise stipulated by the Special Session Organizer. A minimum of five papers must be registered and fully paid in order for this session to be included in the conference program. More information on special sessions is available at: www.iasted.org/conferences/specialsession-639.html.

Journals
Expanded and enhanced versions of papers published in the conference proceedings can also be considered for inclusion in one of the IASTED journals. Information on the submission of papers to journals is available at: www.actapress.com/SubmissionInfo.aspx.

Whole proceedings as well as single papers can now be purchased online. Please visit ACTA Press: www.actapress.com.

Deadlines (check website for updates)
Submissions Due November 27, 2008
Notification of Acceptance December 12, 2008
Final Manuscripts Due January 6, 2009
Registration Deadline January 12, 2009

Venue

Rennweg 3 6020
Innsbruck,
Austria
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Additional Information

Innsbruck is nestled in the valley of the Inn River and tucked between the Austrian Alps and the Tuxer mountain range. It has twice hosted the Winter Olympics and is surrounded by the eight ski regions of the Olympic Ski World, including the Stubai Glacier, which offers skiing year round. Climbing the 14th century Stadtturm on Herzog Friedrich Strasse provides a stunning view of the town and the breathtaking scenery that surrounds it. Concerts at Ambras Castle provide listening pleasure in a beautiful renaissance setting. The sturdy medieval houses and sidewalk cafés of Old Town Innsbruck beckon you to sit for a while and watch people stroll by. With its unique blend of historical, intellectual, and recreational pursuits, Innsbruck offers something for every visitor. AIA 2009 will be held at the world-famous Congress Innsbruck, located in the heart of the city, near the historical quarter.