The 19th International FLAIRS Conference
Special Track on Case-Based Reasoning

Holiday Inn - Melbourne Oceanfront
Melbourne Beach, Florida
May 11-13, 2006

In cooperation with The American Association for Artificial Intelligence

Following successful special tracks on Case-Based Reasoning at FLAIRS over the past five years, we are inviting papers for the Sixth Special Track on CBR at the 19th International FLAIRS Conference.  This forum is intended to gather AI researchers and practitioners with an interest in CBR to present and discuss developments in CBR theory and application.

Submissions are solicited on CBR topics, including but not limited to:


Program Committee

David W. Aha, Naval Research Laboratory (USA)
Klaus-Dieter Althoff, Fraunhofer Institute for Experimental Software Engineering (Germany)
Stefanie Bruninghaus, University of Pittsburgh (USA)
Robin Burke, Depaul University (USA)
Bill Cheetham, GE Research (USA)
Kurt Fenstermacher, (USA)
Mehmet Goker, Center for Advanced Research  PricewaterhouseCoopers
Pedro Gonzalez, Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Spain)
Christiane Gresse von Wangenheim, Universidade do Vale do Itaja (Brazil)
David B. Leake, Indiana University (USA)
Lorraine McGinty, University College Dublin (Ireland)
Hector Munoz-Avila, Lehigh University (USA)
David Patterson, University of Ulster (Northern Ireland)
Robert Simpson, Georgia Tech Research Institute (USA)
Raja Sooriamurthi, Indiana University (USA)
Ian Watson, University of Auckland, (New Zealand)
Rosina Weber, Drexel University (USA)
David Wilson, University of North Carolina, Charlotte (USA)


Suggestions regarding the track should be addressed to:

David Patterson
Faculty of Engineering
University of Ulster
Shore Road, Newtownabbey
Co. Antrim, BT37 0QB
Northern Ireland
phone: +44 2890 368157
fax: +44 028 9036 6068
David Wilson
Dept. of Software and Information Systems
UNC, Charlotte
9201 University City Blvd.
Charlotte, NC 28223
phone: +1 704 687 5498
fax: +1 704 687 4893
Mehmet Goker
Center for Advanced Research
Ten Almaden Blvd. Suite 1600 San Jose, CA 95113
phone: +1 (408) 817 4172
fax: +1
(813) 375 8823


Important Dates

Paper submissions due: November 21, 2005
Notification letters sent: January 20, 2006
Camera ready copy due: February 13, 2006
Track: (during conference exact date to be determined)


Submission Guidelines

Interested authors must submit completed manuscripts by November 21, 2005 . Submission guidelines can be obtained by referring to the conference website. Papers will be refereed and those accepted for presentation will appear in the conference proceedings which will be published by AAAI press. Authors may be invited to submit a revised copy of their paper to a special issue of the International Journal of Artificial Intelligence Tools (IJAIT).

FLAIRS-2006 Invited Speakers

Alan Bundy, University of Edinburgh, Scotland
Bob Morris, NASA Ames Research Center, USA
Mehran Sahami, Stanford University and Google, USA
Barry Smyth, University College Dublin, Ireland