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[PVS] CFP: Special issue of Journal of Scheduling



LAST CALL FOR PAPERS - Deadline extended to June 23, 2008

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Special issue of JOURNAL OF SCHEDULING on

APPLICATIONS AND METHODOLOGIES FOR PLANNING AND SCHEDULING

Submission deadline: June 23, 2008
Guest Editors: Roman Barták and Hana Rudová
http://kti.mff.cuni.cz/~bartak/JOSH2008/
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Motivation and Contents:

The proposed special issue focuses on algorithms and methods for
planning and scheduling problems including articles presenting
theoretical studies or practical applications.  Applications of
artificial intelligence methods to any scheduling or planning problem
are especially welcomed.  Emphasis is given to papers describing
immediately applicable techniques and application papers.


Topics of interest include (but are not limited to)

* Applications and case studies from planning and scheduling
* Methodologies and tools for specification, design, implementation, 
  and validation of planning and scheduling systems
* Search for planning and scheduling
* Constrained-based planning and scheduling
* Distributed and multi-agent planning and scheduling
* Relationships between planning and scheduling
* Knowledge engineering techniques for planning and scheduling
* Planning with resources and time constraints
* Hierarchical task network planning
* Dynamic scheduling
* Mixed-initiative planning and scheduling
* Plan and schedule execution, monitoring and repair
* Planning and scheduling under uncertainty
* Anytime and real-time planning and scheduling


Submissions:

Papers should be submitted electronically via the Journal of
Scheduling's online submission system
<http://www.editorialmanager.com/josh/>, following the journal's
instructions to authors.  Please indicate that your submission is
to the Special Issue on "Applications and Methodologies for P&S".
There are no restrictions on the length of the paper.  However,
papers of unusual length should be discussed with the guest editors
prior their submission.  All papers submitted to the special issue
will be reviewed in accordance with the standard procedures of the
Journal of Scheduling.

Please contact guest editors for additional information (including
appropriateness of particular submissions for this call).


Important dates:

Paper submissions : June 15, 2008
Notification about final decisions: January, 2009
Final versions: March, 2009
Expected publication: 2009

Please consider that a second round of reviewing may be necessary if major
revisions are requested by the reviewers. The first reviewing round is
expected to finish in early September and the revised papers are expected in
October.


Guest editors:

Roman Bartak
Charles University, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics
Malostranske nam. 2/25, 118 00 Praha 1, Czech Republic
Tel.: +420 221 914 242 / Fax: +420 221 914 323
e-mail: roman.bartak@xxxxxxxxxxx
Web: http://ktiml.mff.cuni.cz/~bartak 

Hana Rudova
Masaryk University, Faculty of Informatics
Botanicka 68a, 602 00 Brno, Czech Republic
Tel.: +420 549 496 345 / Fax: +420 549 491 820
e-mail: hanka@xxxxxxxxxx
Web: http://www.fi.muni.cz/~hanka