[loginf] FCR-2021: 7th Workshop on Formal and Cognitive Reasoning - 2nd CfP

Frieder Stolzenburg fstolzenburg at hs-harz.de
Wed Jun 2 08:23:03 CEST 2021


FCR-2021:
7th Workshop on Formal and Cognitive Reasoning

WWW: <https://www.fernuni-hagen.de/wbs/fcr2021.html>

Workshop at the
44th German Conference on Artificial Intelligence (KI-2021)

September 28, 2021: Berlin, Germany (virtual)

Organized by the FG Wissensrepräsentation und Schließen and FG Kognition of the GI

Aims and Scope
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Information for real life AI applications is usually pervaded by uncertainty and subject to change, and thus demands for non-classical reasoning approaches. At the same time, psychological findings indicate that human reasoning cannot be completely described by classical logical systems. Sources of explanations are incomplete knowledge, incorrect beliefs, or inconsistencies. A wide range of reasoning mechanism has to be considered, such as analogical or defeasible reasoning, possibly in combination with machine learning methods. The field of knowledge representation and reasoning offers a rich palette of methods for uncertain reasoning both to describe human reasoning and to model AI approaches.
Call for Papers

Information for real life AI applications is usually pervaded by uncertainty and subject to change, and thus demands for non-classical reasoning approaches. At the same time, psychological findings indicate that human reasoning cannot be completely described by classical logical systems. Sources of explanations are incomplete knowledge, incorrect beliefs, or inconsistencies. A wide range of reasoning mechanism has to be considered, such as analogical or defeasible reasoning, possibly in combination with machine learning methods. The field of knowledge representation and reasoning offers a rich palette of methods for uncertain reasoning both to describe human reasoning and to model AI approaches. This year we welcome especially contributions on intersections between human and formal aspects such as computational thinking.

Call for Papers
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The aim of this series of workshops is to address recent challenges and to present novel approaches to uncertain reasoning and belief change in their broad senses, and in particular provide a forum for research work linking different paradigms of reasoning. A special focus is on papers that provide a base for connecting formal-logical models of knowledge representation and cognitive models of reasoning and learning, addressing formal and experimental or heuristic issues. Previous events of the Workshop on "Formal and Cognitive Reasoning" Dresden (2015), Bremen (2016), Dortmund (2017), Berlin (2018), Kassel (2019), and Bamberg (2020).

We welcome papers on the following and any related topics:
      Action and change
      Agents and multiagent systems
      Analogical reasoning
      Argumentation theories
      Belief revision and belief update
      Cognitive modeling and empirical data
      Common sense and defeasible reasoning
      Computational thinking
      Decision theory and preferences
      Inductive reasoning and cognition
      Knowledge representation in theory and practice
      Learning and knowledge discovery in data
      Nonmonotonic and uncertain reasoning
      Ontologies and description logics
      Probabilistic approaches of reasoning
      Syllogistic reasoning


Publication
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The proceedings will be published in the CEUR Workshop Proceedings series. After the workshop, a selection of extended papers will be published in a special issue of the *Journal of Applied Logics - IfCoLog Journal* <https://collegepublications.co.uk/ifcolog/>.

Workshop Organizers and Co-Chairs
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Christoph Beierle	FernUniversität in Hagen, Germany
Marco Ragni		Universität Freiburg, Germany
Frieder Stolzenburg	Hochschule Harz, Germany
Matthias Thimm		Universität Koblenz-Landau, Germany

Important Dates
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Deadline for Submission:	June 30, 2021
Notification of Authors:	August 08, 2021
Camera-ready Paper:		August 23, 2021
Workshop:			September 28, 2021

Submission Details
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Papers should be formatted according to the Springer LNCS format <https://www.springer.com/gp/computer-science/lncs/conference-proceedings-guidelines>. The length of each paper should not exceed 8-12 pages. All papers must be written in English and submitted in PDF format via the EasyChair system.


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