ASAI 2009 - Argentine Symposium on Artificial Intelligence (ASAI2009)

Venue: Mar del Plata

Location: Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Event Date/Time: Aug 24, 2009 End Date/Time: Aug 25, 2009
Paper Submission Date: Apr 27, 2009
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ASAI, the Argentine Symposium on Artificial Intelligence, is an annual event intended to be the main forum of the Artificial Intelligence (AI) community in Argentina. The symposium aims at providing a forum for researchers and AI community members to discuss and exchange ideas and experiences on diverse topics of AI. Previous ASAI editions stimulated presentations on both applications of AI and new tools and foundations currently under development.

The Argentine Symposium on Artificial Intelligence (ASAI 2009) will be held during 24th – 25th August 2009, in Mar del Plata, Argentina. ASAI 2009 will be part of the 38th JAIIO, the 38th Argentine Meetings on Informatics and Operations Research, organized by SADIO.
Topics of particular interest include (without being limited to):
- AI Development, Tools and Methodologies
- AI Foundations (philosophy, epistemology, economics, etc.)
- Machine Learning
- Intelligent Agents and Multi-Agent Systems
- Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining
- Human-Computer Interaction
- Virtual Reality
- Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition
- Evolutionary Computation
- Innovative applications of Artificial Intelligence (Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Education, Internet, Law, Music, etc.)
- Knowledge Acquisition
- Knowledge Representation and Reasoning
- Knowledge Engineering
- Natural Language Processing
- Speech Processing
- Image Processing
- Planning and Scheduling
- Robotics
Program Committee

Mg. Luis Sebastián Berdún, Instituto de Investigación ISISTAN – Universidad Nacional del Centro de la Provincia de Buenos Aires., Tandil, Argentina

Dr. Facundo Bromberg, Universidad Tecnológica Nacional, Facultad Regional Mendoza, Mendoza, Argentina.

Members (confirmed so far) :
• Dr. Marcelo Armentano (ISISTAN, Universidad Nacional del Centro de la Pcia. de Bs. As., Argentina)
• Dr. John Atkinson (Universidad de Concepción, Chile)
• Dr. Juan Carlos Augusto (School of Computing and Mathematics, University of Ulster at Jordanstown, UK)
• Dr. Jie Bao (Semantic Web and Description Logics, Department of Computer Science, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA)
• Dr. Olivier Boissier (ENS Mines Saint-Etienne, France)
• Dr. Doina Caragea (Machine Learning and Bioinformatics Laboratory, Kansas State University, USA)
• Dr. Carlos Iván Chesñevar (Universidad Nacional del Sur, Argentina, and Universidad de Lleida, Spain)
• Dr. Juan Manuel Corchado (GSII, Universidad de Salamanca, Spain)
• Dr. Yves Demazeau (CNRS-LIG, France)
• Dr. Alejandro Garcia (Universidad Nacional del Sur, Argentina)
• Dr. Hector Geffner (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain)
• Dr. Andrea Giovannucci (SPECS, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain)
• Dr. Daniela Godoy (ISISTAN, Universidad Nacional del Centro de la Pcia. de Buenos Aires, Argentina)
• Dr. Juan Carlos Gómez (Universidad Nacional de Rosario, Argentina)
• Dr. Gabriel Infante-Lopez (FaMAF, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Argentina)
• Dr. Huei Diana Lee (Laboratório de Bioinformática, Universidade Estadual do Oeste do Paraná, Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil)
• Dr. Ana Gabriela Maguitman (Dpto. de Ciencias e Ingeniería de la Computación Universidad Nacional del Sur, UNS)
• Dr. Dimitris Margaritis (Department of Computer Science, Iowa State University, USA)
• Dr. Diego Milone (Laboratory for signals and computational intelligence, Universidad Nacional del Litoral, Santa Fe, Argentina)
• Dr. María Carolina Monard (Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil)
• Dr. Adrián Petcu (Senior Researcher, SAP Research, Switzerland)
• Dr. Ricardo Rodriguez (Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina)
• Dr. Silvia Schiaffino (ISISTAN, Universidad Nacional del Centro de la Pcia. de Bs. As., Argentina)
• Dr. Guillermo Simari (Universidad Nacional del Sur, Argentina)
• Dr. Mauricio Solar (Universidad de Santiago de Chile, Depto. de Ingeniería Informática, Chile)
• Dr. Georgina Stegmayer (UTN-Santa Fe, Argentina)

Paper Submission
ASAI 2009 seeks original contributions in a wide spectrum of Artificial Intelligence, ranging from state-of-the-art academic research to industrial and business applications having a significant impact. The symposium will consist of invited talks and regular paper sessions presenting both mature work and new ideas in theoretical research and applications.
Submissions are due before April 27th 2009. Delayed submissions will most likely be rejected. All papers received before the deadline will be peer-reviewed by referees of the area.
The submission of manuscripts must follow the format available at All contributions, of maximum 12-page length, should be submitted in Ghostview-readable Postscript or PDF formats. For diffusion reasons, papers in English are strongly recommended (Spanish is also acceptable).
Information on the format of the camera-ready copy will be forwarded with the acceptance letter. Each accepted paper must be presented in the symposium, and the presenter must be registered in the conference.

An online system will soon be available to submit the articles. The receipt of a submission will be acknowledged immediately to the corresponding author.

Important Dates
• April 27, 2009: Deadline for submissions of papers
• June 15, 2009: Notification of Acceptance/Rejection
• June 26, 2009: Deadline for camera ready submissions