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Commonsense 2013

Eleventh International Symposium on Logical Formalizations of Commonsense Reasoning

Commonsense-2013, the Eleventh International Symposium on Logical Formalization on Commonsense Reasoning, will be held in Cyprus on 27-29 May 2013.

The biennial Commonsense Symposia series provides a forum for exploring one of the long-term goals of Artificial Intelligence, endowing computers with common sense. Although we know how to build programs that excel at certain bounded or mechanical tasks which humans find difficult, such as playing chess, we still have very little idea how to program computers to do well at commonsense tasks which are easy for humans. One approach to this problem is to formalize commonsense reasoning using formal languages such as mathematical logic.

Since John McCarthy founded the Commonsense Symposium in 1991, the symposium has served as the premiere venue for bringing together researchers who are focusing on the formalization of commonsense reasoning.

The call for papers can be found here.

Important Dates

  • April 10, 2013: Acceptances
  • April 28, 2013: Deadline for submitting final paper
  • May 27-29, 2013: Symposium


We gratefully acknowledge the generous support for student travel provided by Artificial Intelligence.

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