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SETN 2016 : 9th Hellenic Conference on Artificial Intelligence


Conference Series : Hellenic Conference on Artificial Intelligence
When May 18, 2016 - May 20, 2016
Where Thessaloniki, Greece
Submission Deadline Dec 14, 2015
Notification Due Feb 15, 2016
Final Version Due Feb 28, 2016
Categories    artificial intelligence

Call For Papers

Due to numerous requests, the deadline for paper submission has been extended by 2 weeks.
The new (and final) deadline for paper submission is Monday 14 of December

SETN2016 Chairs


The 9th Hellenic Conference on Artificial Intelligence (SETN'16) ( will be held in Thessaloniki, Greece on May 18-20, 2016. SETN'16 is organized by the Hellenic AI Society (EETN), in collaboration with the Department of Informatics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.

== NEWS ==

* NECTAR Session for papers already accepted in well established AI conferences
* Best Paper Award and Best Student Paper Award


The Hellenic Conference on Artificial Intelligence is organized bienially by the Hellenic Artificial Intelligence Society (EETN). It has already been established as one of the most prominent forums for Greek and International AI scientists to present original and high-quality research on emergent topics of AI. The official language is English and we highly encourage international participation.

== SCOPE ==

The conference invites high quality, unpublished submissions on any area of Artificial Intelligence, from fundamental sciences to applied technologies. The conference aims to:
- bring together AI researchers, to promote knowledge dissemination and collaborations,
- inform undergraduate and postgraduate students about the current state of the art in topics related to AI,
- promote research results to companies and facilitate the development of innovative products.

== TOPICS ==

The topics of relevance for the conference papers include but are not limited to the following:
- AI Applications
- Ambient Intelligence
- Biomedical Data Analysis
- Bioinformatics
- Brain Informatics
- Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition
- Cognitive Modeling
- Constraint Programming
- Decision Support
- Game Theory
- Games and Interactive Entertainment
- Human Computer Interaction
- Information Retrieval, Integration and Extraction
- Knowledge Acquisition and Ontologies
- Knowledge Representation and Reasoning
- Machine Learning and Data Mining
- Multi-Agent Systems
- Multimedia Content Analysis
- Natural Language Processing
- Neural Networks
- Perception and Sensing
- Planning and Scheduling
- Probabilistic and uncertain reasoning
- Recommender Systems
- Robotics and Assistive Technologies
- Search and Optimization
- Speech Recognition
- Semantic Web, Ontologies and Linked Open Data
- Smart Environments
- Text Mining
- Web Intelligence

== VENUE ==

SETN-2016 will take place at the Grand Hotel Palace, located near the new western entry of the city, 2.5 Km from the city center and 500 meters from the Intercity Bus Station of Thessaloniki.


The program of SETN-2016 will include 2 or 3 talks from distinguished, European AI researchers. Workshops and Tutorials are also planned as part of the conference.


All paper submissions (except for NECTAR papers) will be handled electronically via the EasyChair Conference management system at the following address:

Submission of NECTAR papers is possible via email to the Program Committee Chairs until 28/2/2016 (note that the deadline for original papers does not apply to NECTAR ones). The papers that are eligible for presentation in the NECTAR session are those that were presented (or accepted for presentation) in distinguished AI conferences from 1/1/2014 until the deadline for NECTAR paper submission. In the email please include details concerning the conference where the paper was originally presented.

The proceedings of the conference (except for the NECTAR session) will be published by ACM Digital Library within its International Conference Proceedings Series. Moreover, extended versions of selected best papers will be considered for possible publication in a special issue of an AI Journal.

The submitted papers will be peer-reviewed on the basis of technical quality, relevance to AI, originality, significance, and clarity. Note that submitted papers (except for NECTAR papers) should have neither been published nor submitted for publication elsewhere.

In order to prepare their manuscripts, authors should follow the ACM SIG Proceedings guidelines, available at:

Note that SETN 2016 accepts original submissions of two types: a) full papers (5-10 pages) and b) short papers (2-4 pages). All accepted papers will be included in the conference proceedings.

Submitting a paper to the conference means that in case of acceptance, at least one author is required to fully register for the conference in order for the paper to be included in the proceedings. Moreover, it is expected that at least one author will attend the conference to present the paper.


Paper Submission Deadline: December 14, 2015
Author Notification: February 15, 2016
Camera Ready Paper Submission Deadline: February 28, 2016
NECTAR Submission Deadline: February 28, 2016
Conference Dates: May 18-20, 2016


Ioannis Vlahavas, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Dimitris Vrakas, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
George Vouros, University of Peiraeus, Greece (EETN Chairperson)


Nick Bassiliades, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece (
Antonis Bikakis, University College London, UK (


Conference Website:
Contact for general inquires: (Dimitris Vrakas, Aristotle University)

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