ICKEDSí04 is the
First International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Decision
Support to be held in Porto (Portugal) from July
21th to 23rd, 2004. You can download the
Call for Papers here.
The main goal of
ICKEDSí04 is to bring together researchers, developers and users familiar
with Knowledge and Decision Technologies and Management in order to
discuss the benefits of these sciences in a new Knowledge Society where
the importance of decisions make the difference.
technological point of view ICKEDSí04 will join people from several
areas like Artificial Intelligence, Operational
Research, Simulation, Decision Support Systems, Knowledge-based Systems.
From the Management perspective several areas will
be involved, like Knowledge Management, Decision Making, Negotiation,
Argumentation, Conflict Resolution and Business Intelligence.
The paper submission is made
electronically here and the process may be done in
Submission of an extended
abstract (3 pages)
Submission of the full paper (8
International Program Committee will review
extended abstracts and full papers. Each paper will be sent to three
reviewers. Authors of extended abstracts that received a positive opinion
by the reviewers will be invited to submit full papers that will be also
reviewed. The accepted full paper authors will be invited to submit
electronic camera-ready papers to be included in the Proceedings of the
conference (CD-format) and in a brochure with the abstracts. At least one
author must be registered for each published paper and the paper must be
presented in the conference. Discounts will be made for the registration
related with additional papers from authors with more than one paper.
The papers should
be structured as follows:
(including fax and email)
main contributions (e.g. introduction, state of the art, proposed model
and specification, implementation, experiences and comparisons,
conclusions and further work)
Special Sessions are welcome.
Organizers of these sessions will chair them. To organize a Special
Session it is necessary to send the proposed title for the session and a
list of four papers. These papers must be submit and reviewed by the normal
procedure, the special session organizer will be informed of all the
Tutorial are also welcome. Organizers of Tutorials and Workshops should
send a proposal with the Tutorials or Workshops title, brief description
of the objectives, list of speakers and tentative presentations titles.
The working language of the Conference is English.
Publication in Journals
A selection of some ICKEDS'04
papers will be published in a Special Issue of the Journal
of Engineering Intelligent Systems.