Canadian AI 2009 (May 25-27, Kelonwa, BC)

 


Graduate Students Symposium

Call for Papers [PDF]

PLEASE NOTE: There is not registration fee for this Symposium and students at all levels are encouraged to attend it.

Breakfast and lunch will be provided free of charge only to presenting students, members of the panel, invited speaker and co-chairs. As the campus cafeteria will not be open to the public on Sunday, if you are planning to attend the symposium and would like to join us for the meals as well, please contact us and let us know. A fee will apply.

 

Tentative schedule

8:30
breakfast
9:00
greetings
9:10
presentations
10:30
coffee break
10:40
presentations
12:00
lunch
13:30
invited talk
14:30
presentations
15:50
coffee break
16:10
presentations
17:30
end

          Panelists

          Verónica Dahl

          Howard Hamilton

          Richard Sutton

 

          Invited Speaker

          Fred Popowich

 

 

 

Accepted papers

 
BEST PAPERS (also to be presented at the main conference):
1. Dirk Gorissen, Ghent University "Grid-Enabled Adaptive Metamodeling and Active
Learning for Computer Based Design"
2. Rahmatullah Hafiz, Windsor University "Executable Specifications of Fully General
Attribute Grammars with Ambiguity and Left-recursion"
3. Maxim Roy, Simon Fraser University "A Semi-supervised approach to Bengali-English
Phrase-based Statistical Machine Translation"
 
OTHER PAPERS ACCEPTED:
4. Olga Acosta, National Autonomous University of Mexico "Automatic Extraction of
Lexical Relations from Definitional Contexts IS-A Using a Constraint Grammar"
5. Joshua Gross, Ryerson University "Reasoning About Movement in Two-Dimensions"
6. Sajjad Hussain, Dalhousie University "K-MORPH: A Semantic Web Based Knowledge
Representation and Context-driven Morphing Framework"
7. Mikhail Jiline, University of Ottawa "Background Knowledge Enriched Data Mining
for Interactome Analysis"
8. Cristina Manfredotti, University of Milano "Modeling and Inference with
Relational Dynamic Bayesian Networks"

 

Important Dates

 

Full paper submission due: January 30th, 2009

Notification of acceptance: March 3rd, 2009

Final paper due: March 12th, 2009

Graduate Student Symposium: May 24th, 2009

 

 

Program Committee

 

Christine Chan, University of Regina
Chris Drummond, National Research Council Canada
Michael Fleming, University of New Brunswick
Cyril Goutte, National Research Council Canada
Igor Jurisica, University of Toronto
Guy Lapalme, Université de Montréal
Doina Precup, McGill University
Mohak Shah, McGill University
Marina Sokolova, CHEO Research Institute
Stan Szpakowicz, University of Ottawa
Thomas Tran, University of Ottawa
Peter Turney, National Research Council Canada

 

 

Co-Chairs

Svetlana Kiritchenko, National Research Council Canada

Maria Fernanda Caropreso, University of Ottawa

 

 

Contact

Svetlana Kiritchenko, National Research Council Canada  

Svetlana.Kiritchenko@nrc-cnrc.gc.ca