• Iberamia 2014

IBERAMIA 2014 will be held in Santiago de Chile, on November 24-27, 2014

Latest News

Paper Notification doneth, Camera ready July 31th, Registration open. Student's scholarships for attending the conference ( see registration )

General Information

IBERAMIA'2014 is the 14th edition of the Ibero-American Conference on Artificial Intelligence.
This is the leading symposium where the Ibero-American AI community comes together to share research results and experiences with researchers in Artificial Intelligence from all over the world.

IBERAMIA 2014 will be held in Santiago, Chile, on November 24-27, 2014.
The conference will take in the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, which is located in the city centre of Santiago and can be reached easily by train, by car, by tram or by foot.

The conference will feature a pre-conference program of workshops. The main technical program will consist of invited talks by leading scientists working in the area, presentations of technical papers, as well as system demonstrations.

The Proceedings of IBERAMIA 2014 will be published, as in past editions, by Springer in its Lecture Notes in Computer Science/Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence LNCS/LNAI series.

IBERAMIA 2014 Organization

Programme Committee Chair: Ana Bazzan, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Brazil.

Organization Chair: Karim Pichara, Pontifica Universidad Católica (PUC) , Chile.

P.C Area Chairs

Area Chairs
Ambient inteligence Juan Botía - Univ.Murcia, Spain
Paulo Novais - Univ. Minho, Portugal
AI in Education, Affective Computing
and Human-Computer Interaction
Silvana Aciar - Univ.Girona, Spain
Silvia Schiaffino - UNICEN, Argentina
Rosa Vicari- UFRGS, Brazil
Computer Vision Luis Enrique Sucar - INAOE, Mexico
José Manuel Menéndez - UPM, Spain
Bio-Inspired Computing Luis Correia - Univ. Lisboa, Portugal
Marcilio Souto - Univ.Orleans, France
Camelia Chira - Tech. Univ. Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Information and Knowledge Processing
Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining
Ana Gabriela Maguitman - UNS, Argentina
Gisele Pappa - UFMG, Brazil
Applications of AI Ana Cristina Bicharra - UFF,Brazil
Fernando Koch - Samsung Res. Inst., Brazil
Knowledge Engineering, Knowledge Representation
and Probabilistic Reasoning
Guillermo Simari - UNS, Argentina
Renata Wassermann - USP, Brazil
Fabio Cozman - USP, Brazil
Machine Learning Paulo Cortez - Univ.Minho, Portugal
Joao Gama - Univ.Porto, Portugal
Estevam Rafael Hruschka - UFSCAR, Brazil
Agent-Based Modelling and Simulation Jaime Sichman - USP, Brazil
Giuseppe Vizari - Univ. Milano Bicocca, Italy
Multi-Agent Systems Valérie Camps - IRIT, France
Jomi Fred Hubner - UFSC, Brazil
Carles Sierra - IIIA CSIC, Spain
Juan Carlos Burguillo - Univ.Vigo, Spain
Natural Language Processing Manuel Montes - INAOE, Mexico
Aline Villavicencio - UFRGS, Brazil
Planning and Scheduling Eva Onaindia - DSIC UPV, Spain
Felipe Meneguzzi - PUC-RS, Brazil
Fuzzy Systems Andrea Tettamanzi - Univ.Nice, France
Andrés Soto - Bityvip Tech, Spain
Robotics Luis Paulo Reis - Univ.Minho, Portugal
Luis Chaimowicz - UFMG, Brazil

Important Dates

Notification : July 12 th ,2014

Camera ready papers : July 31 th ,2014

Paper submission details

Submitted papers must not exceed 12 pages, including all tables, figures, and references and are required to be formatted in the Springer LNCS format (see http://www.springer.de/comp/lncs/authors.html). Submissions over twelve pages will be rejected without review. Papers must be submitted through the EasyChair Conference System at https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=iberamia2014. The conference is organized in several areas, so the authors should choose to submit the paper to the most appropriate area for their work.

All submissions will go through a peer review process, with independent PC members reviewing each submission. Reviewing will be blind, so author names and affiliations must be omitted from the submission, using instead the unique tracking number assigned by the conference system at the time of submission. In addition, self-references in the text, like "in [Garcia 2004], we prove that" should be avoided, using instead references such as "in [Garcia 2004] has been proved that".

IBERAMIA 2014 Registration


Plenary Talks

Professor Guillermo Simari

Defeasible Argumentation and Belief Revision: A Common Ground for Research in Knowledge Representation and Reasoning

Abstract: Belief Revision and Argumentation represent two rich and fertile areas in Artificial Intelligence, Computer Science, and Philosophy; both are concerned with the problem of handling beliefs and support commonsense reasoning.
In this talk we will first present the basic intuitive elements on their foundation, and then we will consider the common ground they share and the differences that can be found between these two research fields.
Finally, we will suggest some possible lines of research that can be explored in their confluence to further our understanding of the general patterns of reasoning that are necessary to support a cognitive architecture for intelligence.
Guillermo R.Simari Short Bio: Guillermo Simari is a full Professor, Artificial Intelligence and Logic for Computer Science, Universidad Nacional del Sur in Bahia Blanca. Argentina, Chair of the Institute for Computer Science and Engineering. Ph.D. and Master of Science from Washington University, USA.
His research focus is on the formal foundations, and effective implementation, of Defeasible Reasoning Systems for Autonomous Agents and is carried out as the leader of the AI R&D Laboratory where several lines of research are pursued: Argumentation, Reasoning under Uncertainty, Belief Revision, Computational Logic, Reasoning on the Web, and E-Governance. The Lab is also involved in applied research and development in multi-agent systems and robotics for a wide range of applications of interest to government and industry.

Professor Blai Bonet

Short Bio: Blai Bonet received a MSc degree (1996) from Universidad Simón Bolívar under the direction of Prof. Héctor Geffner, and later a PhD degree (2004) from University of California, Los Angeles, under the direction of Prof. Judea Pearl and Prof. Richard Korf, both in Artificial Intelligence which is part of Computer Science. He is a Professor of Computer Science at Universidad Simón Bolívar.
His research interests lie in the intersection of several disciplines including automated planning, Bayesian networks, knowledge representation, heuristic search, SAT, etc. He has developed several software for different types of planning systems, and for other applications as well.
Blai Bonet

Pavlos Protopapas

Pavlos Protopapas Short Bio: Pavlos Protopapas received his PhD in theoretical physics from the University of Pennsylvania. While at Penn he served as the associate director of the National Scalable Cluster Project (NSCP), one of the initial attempts at large-scale distributed computing on a grid-like model. An active collaborator and mentor in the astrostatistics research community, Protopapas holds a research appointment at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics and also served as senior scientist/project leader for the Time Series Center, a project launched by the Harvard Initiative in Innovative Computing.
His research interests lie in planetary transits, the outer solar system, photometric variability, microlensing; in computer science he is interested in large databases and data mining in astronomy, with emphasis on feature extraction, anomaly detection, and similarity searches in time series.



Travel and Turist Info


All events will be held at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Campus San Joaquín, located at Av Vicuña Mackenna 4686. Santiago, Chile.

The best way to arrive to the Campus by foot is by using the metro. San Joaquín Station, of line 5, has direct access to the entrance of the campus. If you enter through that entrance, the first building to the right is the San Agustín.

To arrive at the Campus San Joaquín during the morning (6:00-9:00) and the evening (18:00-21:00) Line 5 runs two services, and only the red one stops at San Joaquin.

Campus San Joaquín Map

More info:

Map Metro network

By car, there are multiple entrances. The parking has a rate variable depending on the time spent on the campus and that must be canceled on your way out at the 4 available checkouts (click here to see the map)

Ticket rates:

Time (min) Hour Rate (CLP)
0-30 0.5 $ 0
31-90 1 $ 950
91-150 2 $ 1900
151-210 3 $ 2850
211-270 4 $ 3800
271-330 5 $ 4750
331-390 6 $ 4750
391-450 7 $ 4750
451-510 8 $ 4750

San Agustín Building:

View from the entrance.

Campus San Joaquín Map

Travel Info

The Santiago International Airport is located approximately 20 kms west of downtown. There are different options for getting from the airport to the city: airport buses, airport vans, and taxis.

Airport Buses:

There are two lines of buses that go from the airport to the city. You can catch the buses immediately upon exiting the main airport terminal. During the day they run frequently. You pay the driver directly. Once you arrive to Santiago you can use the subway (click here to see the subway map).


The service runs every day from 06:00 to 24:00.

Prices 1400 CLP (CLP stands for "Chilean Peso $") for one way ticket.
2500 CLP for return ticket.
Stopping Places: Universidad de Santiago Metro Station
Pajaritos Metro Station
Las Rejas Metro Station
Phones (56 2) 822 7741
(56 2) 882 7742


The service runs every day from 06:00 to 23:30.

Prices 1350 CLP (CLP stands for "Chilean Peso $") for one way ticket.
2600 CLP for return ticket.
Stopping Places: Pajaritos Metro Station
Las Rejas Metro Station
Universidad de Santiago Metro Station
Estación Central Metro Station
Los Héroes Metro Station
Phones (56 2) 2601 9883
(56 2) 2601 0549

More info:

Buses Aeropuerto Santiago

Airport Vans:

There are many vans, like Transvip, that make transfers from the airport to the city. Transfer prizes start in 5700 CLP.


Inside the main terminal - when you exit customs - you will find official taxi booths. There, you can arrange for a taxi to take you to your destination. The cost of a taxi depends on your final destination.

Official Taxis Service runs 24 hours 7 days a week
Prices From the airport to the Catholic University 15000 CLP.
Phones (56 2) 690 1381

Turist Info

Main Office: (56 2) 2672 77 35
Mobile 24 hours:: (56 9) 9534 56 08
Mail: reservas@explorerturismo.cl
Web site: www.explorerturismo.cl

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