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[PVS] FLAIRS 2009: AI Planning and Scheduling Special Track



at FLAIRS-23:
23rd International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference 


Daytona Beach, Florida, USA
May 19-21, 2010

Submission deadline: 23rd November, 2009

The Florida AI Research Society (FLAIRS) hosts the conference in cooperation
with the Association for Advancements of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) since
1988 so FLAIRS is one of the oldest AI conferences. The 23rd conference is
organized at Daytona Beach, Florida, USA in May 19-21, 2010. The special
conference track on AI Planning and Scheduling welcomes papers from all areas
of AI planning and scheduling. Papers bridging both areas and application
papers are especially welcome. Pure scheduling and timetabling papers that use
AI techniques such as constraint satisfaction or integrate with planning are
also eligible. Topics of the special track include all aspects of planning and
scheduling from theoretical studies to practical applications.

Topics include (but are not limited to):

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

Publication and Paper Submission:

Submitted papers must be original, and not submitted concurrently to a journal
or another conference. Papers will be refereed and all accepted papers will
appear in the conference proceedings which will be published by AAAI Press.
Authors can submit full papers (up to 6 pages) or poster papers (up to 2
pages). All papers must be formatted according to the AAAI guidelines. Fake
author names and affiliations must be used on submitted papers, to provide
double-blind reviewing. Papers must be submitted in PDF format through the
EasyChair conference system which can be accessed through the main conference
web site: http://www.FLAIRS-23.info. 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 and attend FLAIRS,
and present the paper.

Important dates: 

Paper submission deadline:              23rd November 2009 
Notification of paper decisions:        22nd January 2010
Final version of papers due:            22nd February 2010

Track organizers:

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@mff.cuni.cz
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@fi.muni.cz
Web: http://www.fi.muni.cz/~hanka

Program committee:

Roman Bartak, Charles University, The Czech Republic (co-chair)
Amedeo Cesta, ISTC, Italy 
Susana Fernandez, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain 
Graham Kendall, University of Nottingham, UK 
Philippe Laborie, ILOG, France 
Derek Long, University of Strathclyde, UK
Lee McCluskey, University of Huddersfield, UK 
Amnon Meisels, Ben-Gurion University, Israel 
Nicola Policella, European Space Agency, Germany 
Hana Rudova, Masaryk University, The Czech Republic (co-chair)
Wheeler Ruml, University of New Hampshire, USA
Pavel Surynek, Charles University, The Czech Republic
Terry Zimmerman, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Greet Vanden Berghe, KaHo St.-Lieven, Belgium
Roman van der Krogt, 4C, Cork, Ireland
Jozsef Vancza, SZTAKI, Hungary
Kristen Brent Venable, University of Padova, Italy
Neil York-Smith, SRI International, USA
Petr Vilim, ILOG, France
Terry L. Zimmerman, Carnegie Mellon University, USA