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The Ninth International Conference on Advanced
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February 19 - 23, 2017 - Athens, Greece

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  • Colocated with other events part of ComputationWorld 2017
  • Posters will be presented during the conference
  • A Work in Progress track is available for preliminary work
  • A Research Ideas track is available for ideas in early stages
  • A Doctoral Forum track is available for discussing and publishing early PhD thesis research
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ISSN: 2308-4197
ISBN: 978-1-61208-531-9

Published by IARIA XPS Press

Archived in the free access ThinkMindTM Digital Library
Prints available at Curran Associates, Inc.
Authors of selected papers will be invited to submit extended versions to a IARIA Journal
Articles will be submitted to appropriate indexes.

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All tracks/topics are open to both research and industry contributions.

Special Tracks:

EMACOS: Emotions in Artificial Cognitive Systems
Chair and Coordinator: Dr. Olga Chernavskaya, Lebeved Physical Institute - Moscow, Russia

NEURINF: Neuroinspired Informatics
Chair and Coordinator: Dr. Vincent Gripon, IMTA / Lab-STICC, France

HUBEDU: Human Behavior in Digital Education
Chair and Coordinator:  Dr. Tiago Thompsen Primo, Samsung Research Institute, Brazil

BRAINCOMAUG: Brain Computer Interface for Improving Cognition
Chair and Coordinator: Dr. Jayfus T. Doswell, The Juxtopia Group, JUICE-Lab, USA,

COGWEB: Cognition and the Web
Chair and Coordinator: Dr. Paul Smart, University of Southampton, UK


NEW DIRECTIONS: Hot topics on cognitive science
Neuroscience; Brain connectivity; Brain-like Computing; Neuromorphic computing; Neuromorphic devices; Brain machine interface; Interfacing via brain waves; Spiking hierarchical models; Vision sensors; Sensory modalities; Temporal approach to object recognition; Hierarchical temporal memory; Spatio-temporal event recognition; Reasoning with relative directions; Web-navigation via Cognitive Models; Mining cognitive patterns; Bag-of-Features for retrievals; Computing with symmetries; Periphery of Knowledge; Emotions and cooperation levels

BRAIN: Brain information processing and informatics
Cognitive and computation models; Human reasoning mechanisms; Modeling brain information processing mechanisms; Brain learning mechanisms; Human cognitive functions and their relationships; Modeling human multi-perception mechanisms and visual, auditory, and tactile information processing; Neural structures and neurobiological process; Cognitive architectures; Brain information storage, collection, and processing; Formal conceptual models of human brain data; Knowledge representation and discovery in neuroimaging; Brain-computer interface; Cognition-inspired complex systems; Aesthetic emotions

COGNITION: Artificial intelligence and cognition
Expert systems, knowledge representation and reasoning; Reasoning techniques, constraint satisfaction and machine learning; Logic programming, fuzzy logic, neural networks, and uncertainty; State space search, ontologies and data mining; Games, planning and scheduling; Natural languages processing and advanced user interfaces; Cognitive, reactive and proactive systems; Ambient intelligence, perception and vision; Pattern recognition

AGENTS: Agent-based adaptive systems
Agent frameworks and development platforms; Agent models and architectures; Agent communication languages and protocols; Cooperation, coordination, and conversational agents; Group decision making and distributed problem solving; Mobile, cognitive and autonomous agents; Task planning and execution in multi-agent systems; Security, trust, reputation, privacy and safety in agent-based systems; Negotiation brokering and matchmaking in agent-oriented protocols; Web-oriented agents (mining, semantic discovery, navigation, etc.; SOA and software agents; Economic agent models and social adoption

AUTONOMY: Autonomous systems and autonomy-oriented computing
Self-organized intelligence nature-inspired thinking paradigms; Swarm intelligence and emergent behavior; Autonomy-oriented modeling and computation; Coordination, cooperation and collective group behavior; Agent-based complex systems modeling and development; Complex behavior aggregation and self-organization; Agent-based knowledge discovery and sharing; Autonomous and distributed knowledge systems; Autonomous knowledge via information agents; Ontology-based agent services; Knowledge evolution control and information filtering agents; Natural and social law discovery in multi-agent systems; Distributed problem solving in complex and dynamic environments; Auction, mediation, pricing, and agent-based market-places; Autonomous auctions and negotiations

Agent-oriented modeling and methodologies; Agent-based interaction protocols and cognitive architectures; Emotional modeling and quality of experience techniques; Agent-based assistants and e-health; Agent-based interfaces; Knowledge and data intensive classification systems; Agent-based fault-tolerance systems; Learning and self-adaptation via multi-agent systems; Task-based and task-oriented agent-based systems; Agent-based virtual enterprise; Embodied agents and agent-based systems applications; Agent-based perceptive animated interfaces; Agent-based social simulation; Socially planning; E-Technology agent-based ubiquitous services and systems


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