7 September
9.00 - 19.10Opening ceremony
9.10 - 10.10Keynote talk: From Stable Marriages to the Cost of Popularity. Barry O'Sullivan (Insight Centre for Data Analytics, University College Cork, Ireland)
10.10 - 10.40Coffee break
 Session 1: Machine Learning
Chair: Lubomir Popelinsky
10.40 - 11.10Gennady Agre and Anton Dzhondzhorov. A Weighted Feature Selection Method for Instance-based Classification
11.10 - 11.40Asma Trabelsi, Zied Elouedi and Eric Lefevre. Handling Uncertain Attribute Values in Decision Tree Classier Using the Belief Function Theory
11.40 - 12.10Stere Caciandone and Costin-Gabriel Chiru. Using Machine Learning to Generate Predictions Based on the Information Extracted from Automobile Ads
12.10 - 14.00Lunch
 Session 2: Natural Language Processing and Sentiment Analysis
Chair: Josef van Genabith
14.00 - 14.30Olga Kanishcheva and Galia Angelova. Towards Translation of Tags in Large Annotated Image Collections
14.30 - 15.00Tariq Ahmad and Alan Ramsay. Linking Tweets to News: Is All News of Interest?
15.00 - 15.30Momchil Hardalov, Ivan Koychev and Preslav Nakov. In Search of Funny News
15.30 - 15.40Hazal Turkmen, Ekin Ekinci and Sevinc Ilhan Omurca. A Novel Method for Extracting Feature Opinion Pairs for Turkish (video presentation)
15.40 - 16.10Coffee break
 Session 3: Reasoning and Search
Chair: Christo Dichev
16.10 - 16.40Fadi Badra. Reasoning with Co-Variations (Nominated to AIMSA 2016 Best Paper Award)
16.40 - 17.10Mare Koit. Influencing the Beliefs of a Dialogue Partner
17.10 - 17.40Naziha Laaz and Samir Mbarki. Combining Ontologies and IFML Models
20.00 - 24.00Welcome Party
8 September
9.00 - 10.00Keynote talk: Artificial Intelligence as an Effective Classroom Assistant. Benedict du Boulay (Department of Informatics, University of Sussex, UK)
10.00 - 10.30Coffee break
 Session 4: Intelligent Agents and Planning
Chair: Danail Dochev
10.30 - 11.00Bofei Chen and Franck Gechter. A Cooperative Control System for Virtual Train Crossing
11.00 - 11.30Franck Gechter, Alastair Beresford and Andrew Rice. Reconstruction of Battery Level Curves Based on User Data Collected from a Smartphone (Nominated to AIMSA 2016 Best Paper Award)
11.30 - 11.50Serhat Peker and Altan Kocyigit. An Adjusted Recommendation List Size Approach for Users' Multiple Item Preferences (video presentation)
11.50 - 12.10Serhat Peker and Altan Kocyigit. mRHR: A Modied Reciprocal Hit Rank Metric for Ranking Evaluation of Multiple Preferences in Top-N Recommender Systems (video presentation)
12.10 - 14.00Lunch
 Session 5: Machine Learning and Data Mining
Chair: Gennady Agre
14.00 - 14.30Farhana Ferdousi Liza and Marek Grzes. Estimating the Accuracy of Spectral Learning for HMMs
14.30 - 15.00Ivelina Nikolova, Svetla Boytcheva, Galia Angelova and Zhivko Angelov. Combining Structured and Free Textual Data of Diabetic Patients' Smoking Status
15.00 - 15.30Alexander Popov. Deep Learning Architecture for Part-of-speech Tagging with Word and Suffix Embeddings
15.30 - 16.00Darko Brodic, Alessia Amelio and Ivo R. Draganov. Response Time Analysis of Text-based CAPTCHA by Association Rules
16.00 - 16.30Coffee break
 Session 6: Reasoning and Search II
Chair: Christo Dichev
16.30 - 17.00Jean-Francois Condotta, Ali Mensi, Issam Nouaouri, Michael Sioutis and Lamjed Ben Said. Local Search for Maximizing Satisability in Qualitative Spatial and Temporal Constraint Networks Variations (Nominated to AIMSA 2016 Best Paper Award)
17.00 - 17.30Grace Tacadao and Ramon Prudencio Toledo. Forming Student Groups with Student Preferences Using Constraint Logic Programming (video presentation)
20.00 - 24.00Conference Diner
9 September
9.00 - 10.00Keynote talk: Deep Neural Nets and Language Technologies. Josef van Genabith (German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence, DFKI GmbH, Germany)
10.00 - 10.30Coffee break
 Session 7: Data Mining
Chair: Gennady Agre
10.30 - 11.00Jan Geryk, Lubos Popelinsky and Jozef Triscik. Visual Anomaly Detection in Educational Data
11.00 - 11.30Cristian Mihaescu, Alexandru Virgil Tanasie, Mihai Dascalu and Stefan Trausan-Matu. Extracting Patterns from Educational Traces via Clustering and Associated Quality Metrics
11.30 - 11.50Alexander Vikent'Ev and Mikhail Avilov. New Model Distances and Uncertainty Measures for Multivalued Logic (video presentation)
12.00 - 13.00Poster Session
Ivelina Nikolova, Darina Dicheva, Gennady Agre, Zhivko Angelov, Christo Dichev and Galia Angelova. Exploring the Use of Resources in the Educational Site Ucha.se
Ana Secui, Maria-Dorinela Sirbu, Mihai Dascalu, Scott Crossley, Stefan Ruseti and Stefan Trausan-Matu. Expressing Sentiments in Game Reviews
Jiri Blahuta, Tomas Soukup and Petr Cermak. How to Detect and Analyze Atherosclerotic Plaques in B-MODE Ultrasound Images: A Pilot Study of Reproducibility of Computer Analysis
Ventsislav Nikolov. Multifactor Modelling with Regularization

Poster presentation

Authors of accepted posters are responsible for preparing a poster and bringing it themselves to the conference to display and discuss it on site with the conference participants.

Poster Design

A0 size (approximately 85 cm x 120 cm), and portrait orientation is recommended. Poster content should be visually appealing. The headlines should be readable from a distance and should help attendees to get an at-a-glance overview. The fonts should be large enough to read from a distance.

13.00 - 14.00Lunch
 Session 8: Image Processing and NLP
Chair: Galia Angelova
14.00 - 14.30Costin-Gabriel Chiru and Florin Oprea. Hearthstone Helper - Using Optical Character Recognition Techniques For Cards Detection
14.30 - 15.00Kiril Simov, Petya Osenova and Alexander Popov. Using Context Information for Knowledge-based Word Sense Disambiguation
15.00 - 15.30Mihaela Balint, Mihai Dascalu and Stefan Trausan-Matu. Classifying Written Texts through Rhythmic Features
15.30 - 15.45Il-Seok Oh and Jin-Seon Lee. Smooth Stroke Width Transform for Text Detection (video presentation)
15.40 - 16.15Coffee break
 Session 9: Intelligent Agents and Planning II
Chair: Danail Dochev
16.30 - 17.00Stefka Fidanova, Olympia Roeva, Antonio Mucherino and Kristina Kapanova. InterCriteria Analysis of Ant Algorithm with Environment Change for GPS Surveying Problem
17.00 - 17.30Gabor Erdelyi and Christian Reger. Possible Bribery in k-Approval and k-Veto under Partial Information
17.30 - 17.45Tolgahan Turker, Guray Yilmaz and Ozgur Koray Sahingoz. GPU-Accelerated Flight Route Planning for Multi-UAV Systems using Simulated Annealing (video presentation)

18.00 - 18.30Presentation of AIMSA 2016 Best Paper Award and Closing Remarks