[Om-announce] 2nd CfP (deadline 31 Oct) Math. in Comp. Sci. Special Issue 'Enabling Domain Experts to use Formalised Reasoning'
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Call for Papers for a Special Issue of MATHEMATICS IN COMPUTER SCIENCE
ENABLING DOMAIN EXPERTS TO USE FORMALISED REASONING
Guest editors: Manfred Kerber, Christoph Lange, Colin Rowat
We invite high-quality original research papers to a special issue of
the Birkhäuser/Springer journal Mathematics in Computer Science on the
use of systems based on a formal, explicit, machine-verifiable
representation of knowledge in application domains such as economics,
engineering, health care, education. Examples include:
* problems from application domains, which could benefit from better
verification and knowledge management facilities, and
* knowledge management and verification tools, which domain experts
can use without a computer science background. (Read more about our
topics of interest)
For further examples, please see the Symposium on Enabling Domain
Experts to use Formalised Reasoning
held at the annual convention of the AISB (Society for the Study of
Artificial Intelligence and Simulation of Behaviour) in April 2013.
Submission: 31 October 2013
Notification: 15 December 2013
Revised version due: 15 January 2014
Final version due: 15 February 2014
Publication (expected): April 2014
Topics of interest include but are not limited to:
* for domain experts: what problems in application domains could
benefit from better verification and knowledge management
facilities? Possible fields include:
- Example 1 (economics): auctions, value-at-risk models, trading
algorithms, market design
- Example 2 (engineering): system interoperability, manufacturing
processes, product classification
* for computer scientists: how to provide the right knowledge
management and verification tools to domain experts without a
computer science background?
- wikis and blogs for informal, semantic, semiformal, and formal
- general techniques and tools for online collaborative mathematics;
- tools for collaboratively producing, presenting, publishing, and
interacting with online mathematics;
- automation and human-computer interaction aspects of mathematical
- ontologies and knowledge bases designed to support knowledge
management and verification in application domains;
- practical experiences, usability aspects, feasibility studies;
- evaluation of existing tools and experiments;
- requirements, user scenarios and goals.
Submissions should be approximately 20 pages long, should follow
publishers' instructions and should be submitted via EasyChair.
Potential contributors may contact the guest editors
(doformmcs2014 at easychair.org) to discuss the suitability of topics and
Christoph Lange, School of Computer Science, University of Birmingham
http://cs.bham.ac.uk/~langec/, Skype duke4701
→ Intelligent Computer Mathematics, 8–12 July, Bath, UK.
Early registration deadline 23 June; http://cicm-conference.org/2013/
→ Knowledge and Experience Management, 7-9 October, Bamberg, Germany.
Submission until 1 July; http://minf.uni-bamberg.de/lwa2013/cfp/fgwm/
→ Modular Ontologies (WoMO), 15 September, Corunna, Spain.
Submission until 5 July; http://www.iaoa.org/womo/2013.html
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