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Upcoming Partner Conferences (7)

8 June 2020 HI4NLP, Workshop on Hybrid Intelligence for Natural Language Processing Tasks (co-located at ECAI-2020)

Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain

There have been spectacular advances in many tasks of natural language processing (NLP) by making use of artificial intelligence (IA) techniques such as machine/deep learning (M/DL). However, these improvements do not affect all NLP tasks, specifically those that require deep linguistic knowledge, natural language understanding, semantic inference and reasoning. In hybrid architectures, M/DL approaches co-exist with symbol-manipulation as symbolic models seem to play an important role in inference and reasoning about abstract knowledge.

We call hybrid intelligence (HI) those architectures that integrate symbolic information into statistical or neural-based models so as to allow machines to learn new knowledge in a more 'intelligent' way by endowing them with common sense and deep understanding. The main aim of HI in NLP is to inject deep and structured linguistic knowledge (not just annotated text) into M/DL models so as to develop hybrid architectures for NLP tasks. In more general terms, the concept of HI consists of combining machine and human intelligence to overcome the shortcomings of existing AI systems. Abstract and structured knowledge from specialists can be used not just as training data to learn uninterpretable black-box models, but also to design the models themselves by making them more transparent, easy to interpret by humans, and more efficient for specific purposes.

HI4NLP will provide a forum for discussing about exciting research on HI methodology for NLP tasks. It is open to any contribution that requires deep semantic analysis, such as semantic relation extraction, discourse analysis, argument mining, rumour detection, and so on. Strategies can combine statistical or neural-based models with symbolic information based on propositions, regular patterns, rules, or whatever language resource aimed at representing abstract and structured knowledge.

Important Dates

15 March 2020 — PAPER submission (23:59 UTC-12)
15 April 2020 — Notification of acceptance/rejection
15 May 2020 — Camera Ready papers
8 June 2020 — Workshop day

https://hi4nlp.pages.citius.usc.es/#about

25–26 June 2020 19th European Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security (ECCWS 2020)

Chester, UK

While the current geopolitical situation and the wave of incidents disclosed in the past years (such as the Mirai botnet, Stuxnet and Blackenergy, among others) has helped promoting general awareness about the impact of cyber-attacks on a variety of digital assets, from online services to critical infrastructures, there is still a lot of work to be done. This situation is further aggravated by trends such as the increasing popularity of all kinds of connected, Internet-of-Things (IoT)- based devices, deployed almost everywhere, from household LANs to Industrial Automation and Control Systems (IACS).

This scenario constitutes a game-changer for protection frameworks and strategies, as infrastructure boundaries are pushed beyond the monolithic, self-hosted and stakeholder-centric model towards distributed and capillary service and device deployments involving several domains, such as cloud, telecommunications infrastructure and utility providers. Such systems need to be securely managed, monitored and configured, while preventing risks arising and from cyberattacks, intrusions and malware, compromising their operation or resulting in disasters.

Collaboration is key to bring together all the interested entities and individuals, such as researchers, telecommunications operators, utilities, security solution providers and even defense organizations, in order to better understand how to work together towards establishing an optimal defense framework. From this perspective, the ECCWS provides a privileged forum for technical exchange about the study, management, development and implementation of systems and concepts to combat cyber warfare or to improve information systems security. There are several strong strands of research and interest that are developing in the area including the understanding of threats and risks to information systems, the development of a strong security culture, as well as incident detection and post incident investigation.

Important Dates

Abstract submission deadline

04 December 2019

Notification of abstract acceptance

13 December 2019

Full paper due for review

23 January 2020

Notification of paper acceptance (with any requested changes)

02 April 2020

Earlybird registration closes

16 April 2020

Final paper due (with any changes)

30 April 2020

Final Author registration date

21 May 2020

https://www.academic-conferences.org/conferences/eccws/

26–29 June 2020 The 2nd International Conference on Computer Communication and the Internet (ICCCI 2020)

Nagoya, Japan

The first IEEE ICCCI was sponsored by IEEE and Central China Normal University, P.R.China, which was held in the beautiful and historical city Wuhan in 2016. Following the success of ICCCI 2016 and for years preparation, the Second IEEE ICCCI will be held in 2020 June 26-29, at Nagoya, Japan.

ICCCI 2020 serves to foster communication among researchers, engineers and relevant practitioners with a common interest of researching in the broad areas of computer communications and Internet, developing scientific and technological innovations in these areas. The primary focus of the conference is on new and original research results in the areas of theoretical findings, design, implementation, and applications of computer communications and Internet. Both theoretical paper and simulation (experimental) results are welcome.

http://iccci.org

29 June–1 July 2020 International Conference on ICT enhanced Social Sciences and Humanities 2020

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

The International Conference on information-communication technologies enhanced Social Sciences and Humanities (ICTeSSH 2020) will be held from June 29 through July 01, 2020 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. ICTeSSH 2020 is a three-day conference where stakeholders come together for an open discussion to talk about the changing research ecosystem in SSH fields in the digital age due to the extremely fast development of ICT. A Call for papers has been published. The organisers are looking for three types of contribution: presentations on ICT tools and digital infrastructures, research papers, and technical papers. The language of the conference will be English. The Conference covers multiple themes in multiple categories, among which ICT enhanced research, collaboration, dissemination and management.

More details on https://ictessh.uns.ac.rs/call-for-papers/

The deadline for submitting extended abstracts is 29th November 2019.

Presenters will be notified of acceptance by 31st January 2020.

https://ictessh.uns.ac.rs/call-for-papers/

2–4 September 2020 Interdisciplinary Information Management Talks (IDIMT 2020)

Kutná Hora, Czech Republic

The world is increasingly dependent on complex, software intensive systems. Due to their multiple influences on all segments of our society they have to be analysed, planned, and designed in an interdisciplinary fashion.

In the 27 years of their history the IDIMT-conferences have established themselves as a truly interdisciplinary and international forum for the exchange of concepts and visions in the area of complex and/or software intensive systems, management and engineering of information and knowledge, systemic thinking, business engineering, and related topics. The increasing pervasiveness of systems and the related importance of information as a vital resource requires the consideration of synergies in an interdisciplinary and holistic cooperation of various disciplines such as systems engineering, electronics,, management techniques, sociology, business, and education.

IDIMT involves a multi-national, multidisciplinary audience in discussing up-to-date and evolving topics and issues. The conference will follow the well-established pattern of a single stream of sessions, each introduced by a keynote and followed by shorter position papers, their full text being included in the proceedings. At least 20 minutes are set aside at each session for a plenary discussion.

http://idimt.org/

6–9 September 2020 15th CONFERENCE ON COMPUTER SCIENCE AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS (FedCSIS)

Sofia, Bulgaria

The mission of the FedCSIS Conference Series is to provide a presentation, discussion and a reputable publication forum in computer science and information systems. The forum invites researchers and practitioners from around the world to contribute their research results focused on their scientific and professional interests in a chosen conference track.

The FedCSIS conference consists of Tracks divided into Technical Sessions. Sessions are preannounced in a Call for Papers and refer to a significant number of recurring events. Each year, new events are solicited in Calls for Technical Sessions. Technical sessions can accentuate special formats of events (symposia, workshops, seminars, focused conferences, etc.) reflecting the common interests of research or professional communities proposing the sessions.

https://www.fedcsis.org/2020/home

25–26 November 2020 17th European, Mediterranean and Middle Eastern Conference on Information Systems (EMCIS)

Dubai, UAE

European, Mediterranean and Middle Eastern Conference on Information Systems (EMCIS) is an annual research event addressing the IS discipline with regional as well as global perspective. EMCIS has successfully helped bringing together researchers from around the world in a friendly atmosphere conducted to free exchange of innovative ideas. EMCIS was founded in 2004 by Brunel University research Group ISEing and it is an annual event. A number of respected collaborations were made with different local universities across the destinations chosen each year and EMCIS still proves to attract many further partnerships.

EMCIS is one of the premier conferences in Europe and Middle Eastern region for Information Systems academics and professionals, covering technical, organisational, business and social issues in the application of Information Technology. EMCIS is dedicated to the definition and establishment of Information Systems as a discipline of high impact for the methodical community and IS professionals – focusing on approaches that facilitate the identification of innovative research of significant relevance to the IS discipline following sound research methodologies that lead to results of measurable impact.

http://emcis.eu/

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