[ecoop-info] RuleML 2015 Doctoral Consortium - Call for Papers - Extended Deadline

Grzegorz J. Nalepa gjn at agh.edu.pl
Tue May 12 14:17:21 CEST 2015

  [apologies for any cross-posting]

5th RuleML Doctoral Consortium

The RuleML 2015 Doctoral Consortium is an initiative of the 
International Web Rule Symposium (RuleML), to attract and promote Ph.D. 

The doctoral symposium offers to students a close contact with leading 
experts on the field, as well as the opportunity to present and discuss 
their ideas in a dynamic and friendly setting.

The accepted Phd thesis descriptions will be presented to an interested 
audience and subject to discussion with a panel of senior researchers.
This year the accepted Phd papers will be discussed by the author with 
senior researchers during the RuleML Doctoral consortium mentoring 
The author is also expected to present her/his theses in the form of a 
poster, during the combined poster session.

Both the DC mentoring lunch and the poster session will take place on 
August the 4th 2015.

We expect submissions on any (but not limited to) of this year's 
RuleML2015 topics.
Students are invited to submit an original description of their work 
addressing the following aspects:
* A clear formulation of the research question.
* An identification of the significant problems in the field of 
* An outline of the current knowledge of the problem domain, as well as 
the state of existing solutions.
* A presentation of any preliminary ideas, the proposed approach and the 
results achieved so far.
* A sketch of the applied research methodology.
* A description of the Ph.D. project's contribution to the problem 
* A discussion of how the suggested solution is different, new, or 
better as compared to existing approaches to the problem.

Important Dates (synchronized with the RR DC)
2015-05-24 EXTENDED paper submission deadline
2015-06-08 notification
2015-06-14 camera ready

Submission guidelines
Phd papers are limited to 8 pages in English using LNCS 
(http://www.springer.de/comp/lncs/authors.html) format and submitted 
electronically in PDF format jointly with a maximum 5 page CV.

Please submit to: Easychair submission site. 
If you have no EasyChair account, then you should sign up for an account 
at http://www.easychair.org

Rule Doctoral Consortium 2015 proceedings will be published as CEUR 
Proceedings, listed in DBLP and indexed by SCOPUS.

RuleML 2015 Doctoral Consortium Chairs

Grzegorz J. Nalepa (AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland)
Monica Palmirani (Universita di Bologna, Italy)

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