Call for Papers

The 26th Benelux Conference on Artificial Intelligence 

De Vereeniging, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, November 6-7, 2014

This year, the 26th Benelux Conference on Artificial Intelligence (BNAIC 2014) is organized by the Radboud University Nijmegen under the auspices of the Benelux Association for Artificial Intelligence (BNVKI) and the Dutch Research School for Information and Knowledge Systems (SIKS). BNAIC 2014 will be held in De Vereeniging, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, on Thursday 6 and Friday 7 November, 2014.

BNAIC 2014 will include invited speakers, research presentations, posters and demonstrations. Authors are invited to submit papers on all aspects of artificial intelligence. This year’s theme of the conference is Natural Artificial Intelligence, which will be addressed in a public keynote lecture and demonstration.

Possible topics of submissions include, but are not limited to:

  • Natural Artificial Intelligence
  • Embodied Artificial Intelligence
  • Intelligent Agents & Multi-Agent Systems
  • Knowledge Representation
  • Ontologies
  • Semantic Web-Techniques & Technologies
  • Knowledge Management
  • Knowledge-based Systems
  • Logic in AI
  • Logic Programming
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Speech & Image Processing & Understanding
  • Cognitive Modeling
  • Reinforcement Learning
  • Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining
  • Classification
  • Clustering
  • Pattern Discovery
  • Process Mining
  • Visualization
  • Case-Based Reasoning
  • Constraint Programming
  • Evolutionary Algorithms
  • Reasoning under Uncertainty
  • Swarm Intelligence
  • Neural Networks
  • Verification & Validation
  • Search & Retrieval
  • Personalization & Adaptation
  • Recommender systems
  • Hybrid Intelligent Systems
  • Machine Learning
  • Planning & Scheduling

Applications of AI:

  • AI for Ambient Intelligence
  • AI for Games & Entertainment
  • AI in law
  • AI in music
  • AI in art
  • AI in education
  • AI for tutoring
  • AI in medicine
  • AI in bioinformatics
  • AI for software
  • AI for e-commerce
  • AI for logistics
  • AI for robotics
  • AI for gerontechnology

and other business & industry applications

Researchers are invited to submit unpublished original research, but high-quality research results already published in international conferences or journals are also welcome. Four types of submissions are invited:

  • Type A: regular papers
  • Type B: compressed contributions
  • Type C: demonstrations
  • Type D: Bachelor or Master thesis abstracts.


Papers presenting new original work. Submitted papers should not exceed a length of 8 pages. These papers will be reviewed on overall quality and relevance. Type A-Papers can be accepted for either oral or poster presentation. All accepted papers will be fully published in the proceedings.


Papers that have been accepted after June 1st, 2013 for AI-related refereed conferences or journals can be resubmitted and will be accepted as compressed contributions. Authors are invited to submit the officially published version (without page restriction) together with a one or two-page abstract. Type B-Papers will be accepted for either oral or poster presentation. The abstract of the paper will be published in the proceedings. Every author may submit at most one B-paper of which they are the corresponding author, and only if they do not submit any A-paper as corresponding author.


Proposals for demonstrations will be evaluated based on submitted demonstration summaries stating the following: the purpose of the system to be demonstrated, its user groups, the organization or project for which it is developed, the developers, and the technology used. In addition, the system requirements and the duration of the demo (not exceeding 30 minutes) should be mentioned. The maximum size of demonstration summaries is 2 pages (in English).


We invite students at the Bachelor and Master level to submit a one or two-page abstract of their accepted AI-related thesis. The thesis should be accepted after June 1st, 2013. Type D-papers will be judged on relevance for the conference and (if relevant) be accepted for poster presentation. The abstract will be published in the proceedings. Deadline for submission of Type D abstracts is October 20.

Papers and demonstration summaries should be submitted electronically via EasyChair by July 13th, 2014. Submission details can be found here. Submission implies willingness of at least one author to register for BNAIC 2014 and present the paper. For each paper, a separate author registration is required. Authors keep the copyright of their submissions.

The BNAIC Proceedings are published online and carry ISSN 1568-7805. Print-on-demand copies will be made available on request.

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