[PlanetKR] Reasoning Web Summer School 2019: "Explainable AI"
markus.kroetzsch at tu-dresden.de
Thu Jun 20 17:09:22 EST 2019
Reminder: Applications for attending the Reasoning Web Summer School on
"Explainable AI" (September in Bolzano) are due this week. -- MK
On 05/06/2019 10:55, Markus Kroetzsch wrote:
> Dear all,
> We invite applications to this year's Reasoning Web summer school
> (September 2019 in Bolzano, co-located with RuleML+RR and GCAI).
> Our focus topic "Explainable AI" connects knowledge representation and
> logic with machine learning, planning, databases, and formal methods.
> Top-class researchers from these areas will be teaching (see below).
> We hope to see applications from many students and researchers in KR.
> You can find further details in the call below.
> Call for Applications
> THE 15th INTERNATIONAL REASONING WEB SUMMER SCHOOL - RW 2019
> on “Explainable Artificial Intelligence"
> Bolzano, Italy, 20 - 24 Sep 2019
> Early application deadline: 23 June 2019
> The 15th Reasoning Web Summer School brings together leading AI
> researchers to share their ideas and knowledge about how to make AI more
> explainable. The school is a five-day intensive training course that
> interleaves lectures and hands-on sessions. Participants learn about
> exciting new methods and technologies, and at the same time get to know
> their peers and senior researchers in their area.
> Reasoning Web is co-located with RuleML+RR 2019, GCAI 2019, and
> DecisionCAMP 2019, which come together for the Bolzano Rules and
> Artificial Intelligence Summit (BRAIN).
> This year’s school program includes the following topics and lecturers:
> * Logic-Based Learning - Alessandra Russo, Mark Law, Krysia Broda
> (Imperial College London)
> * Explainable AI Planning - Jörg Hoffmann (Saarland University), Daniele
> Magazzeni (King’s College London)
> * Explaining Data with Formal Concept Analysis - Sebastian Rudolph (TU
> * Knowledge Representation and Rule Mining in Entity-Centric Knowledge
> Bases - Fabian Suchanek (Télécom ParisTech University), Gerhard Weikum
> (Max-Planck-Institut für Informatik, Saarbrücken)
> * Provenance in Databases: Principles and Applications - Pierre
> Senellart (École Normale Supérieure Paris)
> * Efficient Reasoning and Explanation in Description Logic Ontologies -
> Yevgeny Kazakov (University of Ulm)
> * Modest Explanations in a Memoryless World - Holger Hermanns (Saarland
> University), Arnd Hartmanns (University of Twente)
> * Explanation-Friendly Query Answering Under Uncertainty - Maria Vanina
> Martinez (Universidad de Buenos Aires), Gerardo I. Simari (Universidad
> Nacional del Sur, Bahia Blanca)
> * Constraint Learning - Stefano Teso (KU Leuven)
> RW 2019 is aimed at a wide audience of young post-graduate researchers,
> most typically early-stage Ph.D. candidates, but also advanced Master
> students and more senior Ph.D. candidates and PostDocs who want to
> deepen their knowledge. Although no specific background knowledge is
> required for attending the summer school, basics of knowledge
> representation and reasoning will be helpful for benefiting from the
> contents of the school. Students are also committed to a full
> participation for the whole duration of the school.
> Students and researchers interested in participating should submit a
> short application by 23 June 2019 via EasyChair using the following
> link: https://protect-au.mimecast.com/s/05dWCwV1k8tvnAl9Iqih0o?domain=easychair.org. Applications sent
> by this deadline will receive notification before early registration.
> The application should consist of a single pdf file that includes:
> * A short statement of motivation (half a page)
> * A CV (one page)
> * If financial support is needed: a short statement that explains why
> support is needed to attend the school, and that gives a quotation for
> the cost that would need to be covered
> * Whether a letter of invitation is needed for visa applications
> ==REGISTRATION FEES==
> The registration fees for attending the RW Summer School will be 300 EUR
> (if your RW registration is bundled with the one for BRAIN 2019) and 350
> EUR (if you choose to only register for RW), respectively. This includes
> all lectures and teaching sessions, lunches, coffee breaks, and a social
> ==STUDENT GRANTS==
> A limited number of grants will be available for selected students who
> would otherwise not be able to attend the summer school. As such, please
> ask for financial support in your application only if this is the
> necessary condition for you to participate in the summer school.
> ==BRAIN 2019==
> RW 2019 is part of BRAIN 2019, the Bolzano Rules and Artificial
> Intelligence Summit. With its special focus theme on "Beneficial AI",
> BRAIN 2019 brings together the 3rd International Joint Conference on
> Rules and Reasoning (RuleML+RR 2019), DecisionCAMP 2019, the Reasoning
> Web Summer School (RW 2019) and The 5th Global Conference on Artificial
> Intelligence (GCAI 2019).
> If you have any questions, please contact: rw2019 at easychair.org
> Reasoning Web 2019 Chairs
> Daria Stepanova & Markus Krötzsch
> Prof. Dr. Markus Kroetzsch
> Knowledge-Based Systems Group
> Faculty of Computer Science
> TU Dresden
> +49 351 463 38486
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> PlanetKR at kr.org
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