[Bioforum] CfP: ECML/PKDD-06 Berlin

juffi at ke.informatik.tu-darmstadt.de juffi at ke.informatik.tu-darmstadt.de
Wed Jan 18 10:27:39 EST 2006

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                           Call for Papers

                Berlin, Germany, September 18-22, 2006

The 17th European Conference on Machine Learning (ECML) and the 10th
European Conference on Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in
Databases (PKDD) will be co-located in Berlin, Germany, September 18-22,
2006. The combined event will comprise presentations of contributed
papers and invited speakers, a wide program of workshops and tutorials,
and a discovery challenge.


Abstract Submission deadline:	26 April 2006
Paper Submission deadline:	03 May 2006
Acceptance Notification:	14 June 2006
Camera-ready copies due:	30 June 2006

Workshops and Tutorials will be held on September 18 and 22, a separate
call for proposals will follow.
The main conference will most likely start in the afternoon of September
18 and end on September 22, noon.


High quality research contributions pertinent to any aspects of machine
learning and knowledge discovery are called for, ranging from principles
to practice; particular attention will be paid to papers describing
innovative, challenging applications.

There will be a single electronic submission procedure, where authors
must indicate whether they submit their paper to ECML or PKDD. There
will be a joint programme committee consisting of area chairs and
reviewers for both conferences. In order to allow a meaningful
assignment of your paper to the most suitable area chair and reviewers,
it is important that you indicate the content of the paper with a
suitable set of keywords from the provided list. Student submissions
should be clearly indicated on the submission form.

The papers must be in English and must be formatted according to the
Springer-Verlag Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence guidelines.
Authors instructions and style files can be downloaded at
http://www.springer.de/comp/lncs/authors.html. The maximum length of
papers is at most 12 pages in this format.

Double submissions to the KDD conference are allowed.


* Johannes Fürnkranz (TU Darmstadt)
* Tobias Scheffer (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)
* Myra Spiliopoulou (Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg)

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