Call for Papers

PKAW 2000: The 2000 Pacific Rim Knowledge Acquisition Workshop

Venue: Holiday Inn, Coogee Beach, Sydney, Australia

Date : Sydney, December 11-13, 2000

Co-located with ALT 2000

Call for Papers for PKAW 2000 is now available.

Images of Sydney can be viewed here.

Invited speakers: Brian Gaines and Mildred Shaw

Introduction Topics of Interest Participation and Submission of Papers Important Dates

Instructions for Paper Submission

Papers describing original research or practical experiences from building knowledge-based systems should be submitted in Postscript or pdf format. We expect papers to be 10 to 20 pages in length. They should be printed in 12pt font for normal text. The text area should be 22cm x 16cm and centered on each page.
For submission, authors should send an e-mail to Achim Hoffmann with the paper title, name of all authors and a URL from which the paper can be accessed. The subject should be: "PKAW2000 submission". The e-mail must be received by 28 August 2000.

It is planned to invite authors of selected papers to contribute to an edited volume to be published by a commercial publisher in 2001.

Workshop Registration:
Registration fee for the workshop, which includes proceedings, light lunches and coffee/tea:
Regular: A$ 400 (including harbour cruise banquet ticket)
Student: A$ 200( excluding harbour cruise banquet ticket)
More details will be available soon.

Workshop and Program Committee Chairs:

Paul Compton (University of New South Wales, Australia)
Achim Hoffmann (University of New South Wales, Australia)
Hiroshi Motoda (Osaka University, Japan)
Takahira Yamaguchi (Shizuoka University, Japan)
Organising Committee:
Ghassan Beydoun (University of New South Wales, Australia)
Byeong Kang (University of Tasmania, Australia)
Rex Kwok (University of New South Wales, Australia)
Debbie Richards (Macquarie University, Australia)
Program Committee
Richard Benjamins (Intelligent Software Components, S.A., Spain)
Ghassan Beydoun (University of New South Wales, Australia)
Bob Colomb (University of Queensland, Australia)
John Debenham (CSIRO and University of Technology, Sydney, Australia)
Rose Dieng (INRIA, France)
Dieter Fensel (University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
Udo Hahn (Freiburg University, Germany)
Noriaki Izumi (Shizuoka University, Japan)
Byeong Kang (University of Tasmania, Australia)
Hideto Kazawa (NTT, Japan)
Yasuhiko Kitamura (Osaka City University, Japan)
Rob Kremer (University of Calgary, Canada)
Maria Lee (CSIRO, Australia)
Huan Liu (Arizona State University, USA)
Rodrigo Martinez (University of Murcia, Spain)
Tim Menzies (NASA, USA)
Toshiro Minami (Kyushu University & Fujitsu Laboratories Limited, Japan)
Enrico Motta (Open University, UK)
Frank Puppe (University of Wuerzburg, Germany)
Ulrich Reimer (Suisse Life, Switzerland)
Debbie Richards (Macquarie University, Australia)
Shusaku Tsumoto (Shimane Medical University, Japan)
Seiji Yamada (Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan)

Date: 7 August 2000