The 14th International FLAIRS Conference (FLAIRS-2001)

Special Track on Machine Learning

Wyndham Casa Marina Resort
Key West, Florida
May 21-23, 2001

In cooperation with The American Association for Artificial Intelligence

Call for Papers

Machine Learning is an area within the core of AI which also provides methodology and technology for many AI  related areas such as Case-Based Reasoning, Data Mining and Robotics. To avoid overlapping with other special tracks the FLAIRS-2001 special track on Machine Learning will focus on the methodological aspects of ML. The topics include, but are not limited to: High quality papers in any other area of Machine Learning are also welcomed.

Submission Guidelines

Interested authors must submit an electronic copy of their complete manuscript of no more than 5 pages (3400 words) by November 10, 2000. All submissions must be original and previously unpublished work.

Authors should format their paper according to AAAI guidelines. The paper should not  identify the author(s) in any manner. Please submit a separate cover page (ASCII or HTML format) containing the title of your paper, author name(s) and contact information (fax, email, postal mail, and phone), an abstract (max 100 words), and a list of keywords (in decreasing order of relevance). In case of multiple authors, all correspondence will be sent to the first author unless otherwise requested.

Papers will be refereed and those accepted for presentation will appear in the conference proceedings published by AAAI Press.

Papers should be submitted electronically to: Please send a message with two attachments:

If electronic submission poses problems, please contact the special track chair to arrange for hardcopy submission.

Important Dates

Paper submissions due: November 10, 2000
Notification letters sent:  January 12, 2001
Camera ready copy due: February 16, 2001
Conference: May 21-23, 2001

Program Committee

Diane Cook, University of Texas at Arlington
Altay Güvenir, Bilkent University
Henry Hexmoor, University of Arkansas
Lawrence Holder, University of Texas at Arlington
Igor Kononenko, University of Ljubljana
Zdravko Markov (chair), Central Connecticut State University
Gheorghe Tecuci, George Mason University
Gerhard Widmer, Austrian Research Institute for Artificial Intelligence

Further Information

Questions regarding the track should be addressed to:

Zdravko Markov
Department of Computer Science, Central Connecticut State University
1615 Stanley Street, New Britain, CT 06050
Phone: (860) 832-2711
Fax:  (860) 832-2712

General information about FLAIRS-2001 can be obtained from the conference web page at