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RuleML+RR 2024 : The 8th International Joint Conference on Rules and Reasoning

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Link: https://2024.declarativeai.net/events/ruleml-rr
 
When Sep 16, 2024 - Sep 18, 2024
Where Bucharest, Romania
Abstract Registration Due Jun 1, 2024
Submission Deadline Jun 7, 2024
Notification Due Jul 19, 2024
 

Call For Papers

******** Call for Papers ********

The 8th International Joint Conference on Rules and Reasoning (RuleML+RR 2024)

https://2024.declarativeai.net/events/ruleml-rr

https://2024.declarativeai.net

16-18 September 2024, Bucharest Romania



RuleML+RR 2024 is the leading international joint conference in the field of rule-based reasoning. One of the main goals of RuleML+RR is to build bridges between academia and industry in the area of semantic reasoning.

RuleML+RR 2024 aims to bring together rigorous researchers and inventive practitioners, interested in the foundations and applications of rules and reasoning. It provides a forum for stimulating cooperation and cross-fertilization between different communities focused on the research, development, and applications of rule-based systems. We are looking for high-quality papers related to theoretical advances, novel technologies, andartificial intelligence applications that involve rule-based representation andreasoning.

The RuleML+RR 2024 conference is part of the event “Declarative AI: Rules,Reasoning, Decisions, and Explanations” (https://2024.declarativeai.net) and is co-located with DecisionCAMP 2024 and the Reasoning Web Summer School. Apart from the main track, it features

the Rule Challenge (https://2024.declarativeai.net/events/ruleml-rr/rule-challenge),

a Doctoral Consortium (https://2024.declarativeai.net/events/ruleml-rr/doctoral-consortium),

an Industry Track (https://2024.declarativeai.net/events/ruleml-rr/industry-track),

and a Project Networking Session (https://2024.declarativeai.net/events/ruleml-rr/networking-session)

as associated events.



[ Topics ]

RuleML+RR welcomes research from all areas of Rules and Reasoning. The topics of the conference include, but are not limited to:

* Ontology/Semantic Web

Vocabularies, ontologies, and business rules

Ontology-based mediated query answering

Rules for knowledge graphs creation and interoperation

Rules for knowledge graph embeddings and ontology learning

Rule-based data integration

Data management and data interoperability for web data

Distributed agent-based systems for the web



* Rules for AI and AI for Rules

Rule-based approaches to natural language processing

Applications of rule technologies with explainable AI (xAI) elements

Machine learning approaches involving rules

Explainable AI approaches based on rules

FAIRness approaches based on rules

Rule-based approaches for intelligent systems and intelligent informationaccess



* Rules and Reasoning / Logics

Non-classical logics and the web

Description Logics, existential rules

Higher-order and modal rules

Constraint programming

Logic programming, ASP, and datalog

Rule based argumentation

Rule-based approaches to agents and multi-agent systems

Reasoning with incomplete, inconsistent and uncertain data

Non-monotonic, common-sense, and closed-world reasoning

Inconsistency-tolerant rule reasoning



* Technical Aspects of Rule Systems / Rule Technology

Streaming data and complex event processing

Web reasoning and distributed rule inference and execution

Scalability and expressive power of logics for the Semantic Web

Scalability and expressive power of logics for rules

Data quality and benchmarks



* Rules and Interoperability

Rule markup languages, rule interchange formats, and rule standards

Rule-based policies, reputation, and trust

Rules and human language technology



* System Descriptions, Applications and Experiences of Ontologies and Rules in

Climate change monitoring, mitigation & adaptation

Environmental protection

Agriculture and agri-food

Healthcare and life sciences

Equity and social welfare

Law, regulation, and finance

Digital Twins

Industrial contexts

Production & business rule systems



[ Submission and Publication ]

High-quality papers related to theoretical advances, novel technologies, and artificial intelligence applications concerning explainable algorithmic decision-making that involve rule-based representation and reasoning are solicited.

We accept the following submission formats for papers:

- Long papers (up to 15 pages in LNCS style including references)

- Short papers (up to 8 pages in LNCS style including references)

Long papers should present original and significant research and/or development results. Short papers should concisely describe general results or specific applications, systems, or position statements. All submissions must be prepared in Springer's LNCS style (http://www.springer.com/comp/lncs/authors.html).

Submitted papers must not substantially overlap with papers that have been published or that are simultaneously submitted to a journal or a conference/workshop with formal proceedings. Double submission to a workshop with informal proceedings is allowed. Papers put on arXiv are also allowed aslong as they are not refereed (i.e., formally reviewed by peers).

Submissions to the RuleML+RR conference

- have the page limit of 15 (/8) pages including references

- are not anonymous

- can have additional material included as an external report (appendices to the submission are not permitted and a paper should be self-contained)

Papers should be written in English can be submitted using EasyChair:

https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=rulemlrr2024

The conference proceedings will be published by Springer in the Lecture Notesin Computer Science series (LNCS) after the conference. Proceedings of the associated events will be published by CEUR. The best papers will be considered for special issues of the Theory and Practice of Logic Programming or the Transactions on Graph Data and Knowledge journals.

The main track best paper will be awarded the RuleML+RR Harold BoleyDistinguished Paper Award 2024 and best student paper will be awarded the RuleML+RR Best Student Paper Award 2024.

The best RuleML Challenge paper will be awarded the RuleML+RR Best Rule Challenge Paper Award 2024. The best Doctoral Consortium paper will be awarded the RuleML+RR Best Doctoral Consortium Paper Award 2024.



[ Important Dates ]

Main track

- June 1st, 2024: Title and abstract submission

- June 7th, 2024: Paper submission deadline

- July 19th, 2024: Notification of acceptance

- September 16th-18th, 2024: Conference



Associated events (Rule Challenge, Doctoral Consortium, Industry Track, and ProjectNetworking Session)

- July 21st, 2024: Paper submission deadline

- August 4th, 2024: Notification of acceptance

- September 16th-18th, 2024: events take place (exact date TBA)

For each of these deadlines, a cut-off point of 23:59 AOE applies.



[ Chairs ]

Main track

Sabrina Kirrane, Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria

Mantas Simkus, Vienna University of Technology, Austria



Rule Challenge

Anisa Rula, University of Brescia, Italy

Emanuel Sallinger, TU Wien, Austria



Doctoral Consortium

Ognjen Savkovic, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy

Ioana Georgiana Ciuciu, Babeș-Bolyai University, Romania



Industry Track

Ioan Toma, Onlim, Austria

Josiane Xavier Parreira, Siemens, Austria



Project Networking Session

Radu Prodan, University of Klagenfurt, Austria

Hui Song, SINTEF AS, Norway

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