KICSS 2014: Second Call for Papers


(KICSS 2014)

Elias Beach Hotel, Limassol, Cyprus

6-8 November, 2014

(Proceedings will be published by Springer)

Following the tradition of previous conferences on Knowledge,
Information and Creativity Support Systems, KICSS 2014 will cover all aspects of
knowledge management, knowledge engineering, intelligent information systems, and  creativity in an information technology context, including computational creativity and its cognitive and collaborative aspects. Papers reporting original
unpublished research results on theoretical foundations, IT implementations of decision  support and expert systems, as well as case studies of successful applications of  the above- mentioned ideas in various fields are equally solicited.

The list of conference topics includes but is not limited to:

Anticipatory networks, systems, and decisions
Autonomous creative systems
Cognitive foundations of knowledge
Cognitive and psychological issues in creativity research
Cognitive foundations of knowledge
Collaborative activities in Living Labs
Collaborative idea generation and creativity
Collaborative knowledge creation
Collaborative working environments fostering creativity
Complex system modelling
Computer supported creativity
Creative approaches to model technological evolution
Creative business models
Creative conflict resolution
Creative coordination and cooperation mechanisms
Creative decision processes
Creative interaction techniques
Creative model building
Creative reasoning and decision making
Creative research environments and their performance
Creative social computing
Creative visualisation of data and knowledge
Creativity in finance
Creativity in augmented reality
Creativity in health care
Creativity in mobile applications
Creativity in social media
Creativity in the Cloud
Creativity measurement
Creativity support systems
Creativity transfer and stimulation
Creativity vs. rationality
Creativity-enhancing interfaces
Creativity-oriented information system architectures
Decision sciences
Decision support systems (DSS)
Discovering opportunities, threats and challenges
Foresight support systems (FSS)
Future Internet and knowledge-based society
Future exploration and modelling
Future perspectives of knowledge, information, and creativity support
Game-theoretical aspects of knowledge
General creative systems (GCS)
Group recommendation, and advise
Heuristics and general problem solving
Identifying real options in complex business environments
Information fusion
Information quality
Intelligent analysis of Big Data
Knowledge extraction, creation, and acquisition
Knowledge in multi-agent systems
Knowledge integration
Knowledge management in business, industry, and administration
Knowledge representation and reasoning
Knowledge verification and validation
Living Lab support systems (LLSS)
Machine learning and creativity
Malicious creativity in the web, its discovery and remedy
Mathematical models of creative processes
Multi- and interdisciplinary approaches in creativity research
Multicriteria decision making
Natural language analysis
Non-monotonic reasoning
Ontology creation and management
Open innovation
Organizational learning
Preference modelling
Reasoning about knowledge
Recommender systems
Scientific information management
Search for a compromise in multicriteria decision making and
collaborative games
Social Computing
Social factors of collaborative creativity
Software-based stimulation of creativity
Supervised and semi-supervised learning
Trust modeling
Uncertainty modelling
Virtual environment design
Visual Analytics and Intelligent User Interfaces
Web intelligence tools
World models

Important Dates
Paper Submission Deadline: June 20, 2014
Notification of Acceptance: August 8, 2014
Camera-Ready Version Due: September 8, 2014
Research-in-Progress Report Submission Deadline: September 5, 2014
Research-in-Progress Reports Author Notification Due: September 12, 2014
Research-in-Progress Reports Camera-Ready Versions Due: September 19,

Regular papers on all conference topics should be formatted according to
the Springer CS Proceedings (LNCS) format and should not exceed 12 pages.
Short and industrial/demo papers as well as research-in-progress reports
should not exceed 6 pages according to the above format. Up to 2
additional pages may be allowed at extra charge.
The KICSS 2014 papers can be submitted via Easychair.
Submissions that overlap substantially with any other papers printed,
submitted, or accepted for publication or presentation elsewhere are not allowed.
Special session proposals may be submitted by email to the KICSS
Organizing Committee. Although there is no formal template for such a proposal,
the proposers should nevertheless specify the title of the session,
describe briefly its essential content and relation to the conference topics, and
specify the expected number of contributions, and titles, if already known.

The KICSS 2014 (Post-) Proceedings will be published in the Springer
Series: Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, ISSN 2194-5357,
indexed by ISI Proceedings, SCOPUS, Zentralblatt Math, Ulrich’s,
EI-Compendex, DBLP, MetaPress, Springerlink, see more here. The Post-Proceedings will contain all the revised regular papers and – following an extension – a
selection of research-in-progress reports as well as short and demo papers.

The authors of the selected best papers presented at the conference will
be invited to submit the revised and extended versions of their
contributions to special issues of high-rank scientific journals.

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