The 24th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference (FLAIRS-24)

Venue: Colony Hotel

Location: Palm Beach, Florida, United States

Event Date/Time: May 18, 2011 End Date/Time: May 20, 2011
Paper Submission Date: Nov 22, 2010
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FLAIRS-24: May 18-20, 2011 Palm Beach, Florida, USA.

Important Dates
Proposals for special tracks. June 21, 2010
Acceptance of special tracks July 16, 2010
Submission of papers November 22, 2010
Notification of acceptance January 21, 2011
Camera-ready versions due February 21, 2011


Hosted by the Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society in cooperation
with AAAI

The 24th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society
Conference (FLAIRS-24) will be held May 18-20, 2011 at The Colony Hotel in
Palm Beach, Florida, USA.

FLAIRS-24 continues a tradition of presenting and discussing state of the art
artificial intelligence and related research in a convivial atmosphere within
a beautiful setting. Events will include invited speakers, special tracks,
discussion panels, and presentations of papers, posters, and awards. FLAIRS
features some of the world’s leading researchers but submissions from students
are also highly encouraged, with FLAIRS boasting a strong tradition of student

Submission of papers for presentation at the conference is now invited.

The Atlantic coastal city of Palm Beach, lying one hour north of Miami, is one
of Florida's most beautiful resorts. The Colony Hotel, the heart of the
conference, is located only half a block from beautiful beaches and the
internationally renowned Worth Avenue shopping! Palm Beach offers plenty of
exquisite restaurants with delicious cuisine. Museums, gardens and cultural
events are all at your fingertips. Just across the inter-coastal waterway, the
City of West Palm Beach, with its sunny palm-lined streets, scenic waterfront
views, quaint shopping districts, and historic neighborhoods, offers award
winning Clematis by Night free fountainside concert series, where visitors and
locals mingle among arts and crafts vendors while enjoying live entertainment.
The Palm Beach area also offers family fun, with the Palm Beach Zoo at Dreher
Park, the South Florida Science Museum, and nearby world-class beaches and

Call for Papers
Submission of papers and posters for presentation at the conference is now
invited. Topics of interest are in all areas of (or related to) artificial
intelligence, including, but not limited to

• Foundations

o Knowledge representation
o Cognitive modeling
o Perception
o Reasoning and programming
o Search
o Learning

• Architectures

o Agents and distributed AI
o Intelligent user interfaces
o Natural language systems
o Information retrieval
o Robotics

• Applications

o Aviation and aerospace
o Education
o Entertainment
o Medicine
o Management and manufacturing
o World wide Web

• Implications

o Philosophical foundations
o Social impact and ethics
o Evaluation of AI systems
o Teaching AI

• Special Areas

o AI Education
o Cognition and AI
o Applied NLP
o Case-Based Reasoning
o Intelligent Tutoring Systems
o Uncertain Reasoning
o Data Mining
o Games & Entertainment
o Computational Linguistics
o AI Planning & Scheduling
o Spatial Temporal Reasoning
o Machine Learning
o AI and Second Language Learning

Submission Instructions

Submitted papers must be original, and not submitted concurrently to a journal
or another conference. Full papers may be up to 6 pages, and poster papers up
to 2 pages. Papers must be in AAAI format, and submitted as PDF through the
EasyChair conference system, which can be accessed through the main conference
web site ( The proceedings of FLAIRS-24 will be
published by the AAAI. Authors of accepted papers will be required to sign a
form transferring copyright of their contribution to AAAI. An author of each
accepted paper is required to register, attend, and present the paper at
FLAIRS. It is the requirement of FLAIRS that there will be at least one full
author registration per paper.

Conference Chair:
Hans Guesgen, Massey University, New Zealand

Program Co-Chairs:
Philip McCarthy, University of Memphis, USA
Chas Murray, Carnegie Learning, USA

Special Tracks Coordinator:
Chutima Boonthum, Hampton University USA

Contact Phil McCarthy: