We receive and review papers in artificial intelligence and related fields, and papers on case reports. Papers should be written in English, and presentations should be held in English. All presentations in the international session will be available on demand. There will also be live online sessions.
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Method of application
At the time of submission, please select the session of presentation (Work-in-progress session or Regular session) and the relevant category of topics below and further specify the keyword that shows the contents of the paper. Select one to five of the applicable categories and keywords from the list. Please include (1) the objective and (2) the outline of your conclusions of results in the abstract under the author information. Also, please state the outline of your method as necessary in the abstract. Submissions without any description about (1) or (2) in the abstract may not be considered for presentation or publication.
Note that the Work-in-progress session provides an opportunity to present, get feedback and discuss new ideas and research that is still in the exploration phase. A paper in this category must be an Extended Abstract (a one-page PDF file that follows the format specified on the national conference website). The Regular session provides an opportunity to present unpublished research findings.
Period of application
Thursday, 24th December 2020 to Wednesday, 10th February 2021 Punctuality at 2 pm JST
Submission deadline of papers
Tuesday, 2nd March 2021 Punctuality at 2 pm JST
Requirement of the submission: The papers and case reports of artificial intelligence and its related fields shown in the relevant field. The acceptable language for the international session is English only.
Submission deadline of videos
Friday, 7 May 2021 Punctuality at 2 pm JST
Restriction on the number of applications
An applicant can submit and make at most one presentation at the conference as a whole. One cannot apply an interactive session and an international session by the same presenter.
Upload a PDF file (1 page for Work-in-progress category paper, 2 to 4 1 to 8 pages for Regular category paper, about 1,000 to 4,000 8,000 words in English) according to the format specified on the national convention website.
The author of accepted paper should upload a 10-15 minute video file of your presentation.
Preview of the paper
The PDF files of all the papers to be presented will be made available on the web on or after Friday, 21st May 2021. We cannot accept any exceptional individual correspondence, so please keep in mind this schedule in terms of securing the right of patent application etc.
Preview of the video
The videos of all the papers accepted for the international session will be made available on the web as soon as they are ready (after Friday, May 21, 2021).
The acceptance/rejection shall be notified by Tuesday, 23rd March 2021, after the review on the criteria of the importance and the relevance to the conference, novelty, technical quality and clarity of the article. After the notification, the change of any part of the content cannot be accepted. Note: an applicant who is the author of an accepted submission must pay the fee in case of withdrawal after acceptance.
Policy of awards and post proceedings
Particularly outstanding Regular category papers will be recommended for submission to an English journal (New Generation Computing) (although acceptance is not guaranteed). Also, particularly excellent Regular category papers are planned for selection and publication as refereed papers in the Post Proceedings. Particularly excellent Regular category papers are planned for selection and publication as Post Proceedings. If the paper selected for the award is multi-authored and the first author is a member of JSAI, we will honor all the authors of the JSAI membership as to the paper.
All presentations at the international session will be available on demand (a service that allows participants to watch videos whenever they want). Questions can be asked in advance on Slack or directly to the presenter during the live session. The live session will consist of presentations (live presentation or video) and Q&A. The live sessions will be recorded and made available to the public for a limited time.
Categories of Topics for International Sessions
E-1. Knowledge Engineering
Logics, inference, knowledge representation, knowledge use/reuse, knowledge sharing, knowledge base, ontology, expert systems, knowledge management, data engineering, knowledge graph, linked data
E-2. Machine learning
Classification，clustering, reinforcement learning, regression, attribute selection, knowledge acquisition, graphical models, causality analysis，deep learning, etc.
Human agent interaction, agent design, mechanism design, multi-agent systems, autonomous agents, cooperative problem solving, automated negotiations, agent-based simulation, auction, cloud computing, collective intelligence, human computation and crowdsourcing, social signal processing, etc.
E-4. Robots and real worlds
Intelligent robots, knowledge processing of robots, human-robot interaction, environment recognition, position estimation, sensor network, robotics and automation, symbol emergence in robotics, etc.
E-5. Human interface, education aid
Intelligent interface, human-computer interaction, virtual/augmented reality, intelligent learning aid, e-learning, learning analytics and educational data mining, user/learner modeling, communication aid, design aid, Shikakeology, etc.