[PlanetKR] Rule Challenge 2014 Final Call for Papers

Theodore Patkos patkos at csd.uoc.gr
Tue May 13 20:05:45 EST 2014

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Final Call for Papers
8th International Rule Challenge 2014 (http://2014.ruleml.org/challenge)
part of the RuleML 2014 symposium held in conjunction with ECAI 2014, 
the 21st European Conference on Artificial Intelligence
Prague, Czech Republic, August 19, 2014

About Rule Challenge 2014
The Rule Challenge 2014 is one of the highlights at the RuleML 2014 
Symposium: it provides a showcase for innovative rule-oriented 
applications, aimed at both the research and industrial side.

Rule Challenge 2014 proceedings will be published as CEUR Proceedings 
and indexed by SCOPUS, and a selection of the best systems will be 
invited for demonstration at PAIS 2014 (part of ECAI 2014). Moreover, a 
complimentary 1-year online membership is offered by the Association for 
the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) to RuleML Symposium 
participants who are new to AAAI.

RuleML 2014 Rulebase Competition
RuleML Inc announces a US$1000 Award for the best RuleML Rulebase of 
2014. This year's rulebases are solicited in Deliberation RuleML 1.01.
More information is available here: 
"RuleML 2014 Rulebase Competition"

Key themes of the RuleML 2014 Challenge include, but are not limited to 
the following:
- Demos related to the RuleML 2014 Track Topics
- Extensions and implementations of rule-related standards, e.g. RIF, 
CL, SBVR, BPMN, BPEL, RuleML, etc.
- Rule-based Event Processing and Stream Reasoning
- Editing environments and IDEs for Web rules
- Benchmarks and comparison results for rule engines
- Distributed rule bases and rule services
- Reports on industrial experience about rule systems
- Real cases and practical experiences

At a special session of RuleML 2014, we will present the following awards:
* Rule Challenge Best System and Runner-up Awards
* RuleML 2014 Rulebase Competition Award

RuleML 2014 Challenge Chairs
Theodore Patkos (FORTH-ICS, Greece)
Adam Wyner (University of Aberdeen, UK)
Adrian Giurca (Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus–Senftenberg, 

Important Dates
Paper submission: 23 May 2014
Notification: 6 June 2014
Camera ready: 20 June 2014
Rule Challenge 2014 dates: 19 August 2014

Submission Guidelines
High quality, original papers, potentially referencing online material, 
and ranging between 2-15 pages can be submitted at

Please upload all submissions in LNCS format 
(http://www.springer.de/comp/lncs/authors.html). To ensure high quality, 
submitted papers will be carefully peer-reviewed by 3 PC members based 
on clarity and significance of objectives and demonstration of results.

Website: http://ruleml2014.vse.cz/challenge
Twitter hashtag: #ruleml2014
Blog: http://blog.ruleml.org

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