[PlanetKR] Call for Student Session of PRIMA 2016

Nadin Kokciyan prima2016publicity at gmail.com
Wed May 18 04:35:45 EST 2016

PRIMA-2016 Student Session
Call for Abstracts and Applications

August 22-26, 2016, Phuket, Thailand
URL: http://prima2016.di.unito.it
Co-located with PRICAI 2016
(Pacific Rim International Conference on Artificial Intelligence)


Students  are invited to submit a two page abstract and apply for
reduced participation fee to the student session to  be  held  at
the  PRIMA  conference,  Phuket,  Bangkok August 22-26, 2016. The
conference will feature three invited speakers (Prof. Toru  Ishi-
da,  Prof.  Jörg  Müller, and  Prof. Phan  Minh Dung) and a mini-
school on computational logic and autonomous agents. The  confer-
ence  venue  is one of the best tourist destinations in Thailand.
See http://prima2016.di.unito.it/ for more details.

The student session provides an opportunity for Ph.D. students to
discuss  their  research interests and career objectives with es-
tablished researchers in the field, network with  other  partici-
pants, and receive mentoring about career planning and career op-
tions. The student session will expose students to different  ar-
eas  of  research within autonomous agents and help build profes-
sional connections within  the  international  community  of  re-


Deadline for applications: June 5, 2016
Notification of acceptance: June 15, 2016


Applicants should submit:

1.  a  two-page  extended  abstract  that summarizes the research
problem being investigated, the specific contributions made,  and
directions  for  the remaining work. The extended abstract has to
be formatted using the LNCS format, and is at most  to  2  pages,
including  references. When writing it remember that the audience
might not be necessarily knowledgeable in  the  narrow  topic  of
your thesis. Be sure to introduce the content at a level that the
general audience can understand it, but also include enough  low-
level details for the experts to understand your unique contribu-
tions. Accepted extended abstracts will be published in the PRIMA
Proceedings and be presented briefly at the student session.

2.  a curriculum vitae (2 pages) with background (name, universi-
ty), education (degree sought, year/status  in  degree,  previous
degrees), employment, and relevant experience in research (publi-
cations, presentations, conferences attended, etc).

3. name of the thesis advisor and information,  including  title,
department, affiliation and email address. A request for a letter
of support will be emailed to your thesis advisor.

All these documents must be joined into a *single PDF file* befo-
re submission.

For details visit: http://prima2016.di.unito.it


For additional information and questions contact:

Matteo Baldoni (University of Torino, Italy):
baldoni at di.unito.it

Amit K. Chopra (Lancaster University, United  Kingdom):
akchopra.mail at gmail.com

Tran Cao Son (New Mexico State University, US):
tson at cs.nmsu.edu
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