International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Decision Support

ICKEDS'06

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Description                                                             

In the sequence of the great success of ICKEDSí04 held in Porto (Portugal) in 2004, ICKEDSí06, the Second International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Decision Support will be held in Lisbon (Portugal) from May, 10th to 11th, 2006. You can download the Call for Papers here.

ICKEDSí06 envisages bringing together communities of researchers, developers and users working with Knowledge and Decision Technologies and Management in order to discuss the benefits of these sciences in a new Knowledge and Decision Society.

From the technological point of view ICKEDSí06 will join people from several areas like Artificial Intelligence, Operational Research, Simulation, Decision Support Systems and Knowledge-based Systems. From the management perspective, several areas will be involved, like Knowledge Management, Decision Making, Negotiation, Argumentation, Conflict Resolution and Business Intelligence. ICKEDSí06 aims to specially focus on the importance of real‑world applications of these technologies and methods.

The paper submission is made electronically here and the process may be done in two ways: 

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Submission of an extended abstract (3 pages)

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Submission of the full paper (8 pages)

An 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:

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paper title

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authors name and affiliation

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full address (including fax and email)

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abstract

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four keywords

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background and main contributions (e.g. introduction, state of the art, proposed model and specification, implementation, experiences and comparisons, conclusions and further work)

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references

Special Sessions

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 on-going process. 

Workshops and Tutorials

Workshops and 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.

Language  

The working language of the Conference is English.

What's  New

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27 April - Final Programme

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7 April - Tentative Programme

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28 Mars 2006 - Information about the Conference venue and hotel registration

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11 November 2005 - Program committee updated

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27 June 2005 - Web site for ICKEDS'06

 

 

 

 

 
 

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Last updated: 2006-04-27.