Call for papers - STeP 2008

STeP 2008 is the 13th Finnish Artificial Intelligence Conference and will be held in the Helsinki University of Technology and Nokia Research Center, Finland, on August 20-22. The first day consists of conference talks, and the second and third day are for the Nokia Workshop on Machine Consciousness.

Contributions (4-8 pages, double column) are invited on any topic in Artificial Intelligence. The first day is divided into two parallel sessions: one for general AI topics, and another for a special session on the semantic web. Work in progress and recently published work is also welcome, as long as there are no copyright conflicts.

The papers will be published in the Proceedings of the Finnish Artificial Intelligence Conference (STeP 2008), Espoo, Finland, Publications of the Finnish Artificial Intelligence Society, August 2008. The proceedings will appear both in printed form and in the web.

The conference will be co-organized by the Finnish Artificial Intelligence Society, Nokia Research Center, and by the Helsinki University of Technology.

STeP 2008 Call for Papers PDF

Important dates

4 August: Early registration deadline
10 August: Deadline for paper submission (4-8 pages double column)
20 August: Conference sessions at Helsinki University of Technology
21-22 August: NOKIA Workshop on Machine Consciousness, Ruoholahti

Invited speakers

Prof. Igor Aleksander
Antonio Chella
Will Browne
Ricardo Sanz
Ben Goertzel
Yasuo Kinouchi
Harri Valpola
Uma Ramamurthy
Hugo Gravato Marques
David Gamez
Riccardo Manzotti
Germund Hesslow
Pentti Haikonen
Markku Åberg
Raúl Arrabales Moreno
Emmanuel Lesser/ Charles Jorgensen

Organising committee

Conference venue

The first day will be held at Helsinki University of Technology, in Espoo, Finland, 15 minutes by bus from central Helsinki and 20 minutes by taxi from the Helsinki-Vantaa airport. The second and third days will be held at Nokia Research Center in Ruoholahti, Helsinki.

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