FCR-2021:

7th Workshop on Formal and Cognitive Reasoning

Workshop at the

44th German Conference on Artificial Intelligence (KI-2021)

September 27 - October 1, 2021: Berlin, Germany

Organized by the FG Wissensrepräsentation und Schließen and FG Kognition of the GI

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Aims and Scope

Information for real life AI applications is usually pervaded by uncertainty and subject to change, and thus demands for non-classical reasoning approaches. At the same time, psychological findings indicate that human reasoning cannot be completely described by classical logical systems. Sources of explanations are incomplete knowledge, incorrect beliefs, or inconsistencies. A wide range of reasoning mechanism has to be considered, such as analogical or defeasible reasoning, possibly in combination with machine learning methods. The field of knowledge representation and reasoning offers a rich palette of methods for uncertain reasoning both to describe human reasoning and to model AI approaches.

Call for Papers

Information for real life AI applications is usually pervaded by uncertainty and subject to change, and thus demands for non-classical reasoning approaches. At the same time, psychological findings indicate that human reasoning cannot be completely described by classical logical systems. Sources of explanations are incomplete knowledge, incorrect beliefs, or inconsistencies. A wide range of reasoning mechanism has to be considered, such as analogical or defeasible reasoning, possibly in combination with machine learning methods. The field of knowledge representation and reasoning offers a rich palette of methods for uncertain reasoning both to describe human reasoning and to model AI approaches. This year we welcome especially contributions on intersections between human and formal aspects such as computational thinking. The aim of this series of workshops is to address recent challenges and to present novel approaches to uncertain reasoning and belief change in their broad senses, and in particular provide a forum for research work linking different paradigms of reasoning. A special focus is on papers that provide a base for connecting formal-logical models of knowledge representation and cognitive models of reasoning and learning, addressing formal and experimental or heuristic issues. Previous events of the Workshop on "Formal and Cognitive Reasoning" Dresden (2015), Bremen (2016), Dortmund (2017), Berlin (2018), Kassel (2019), and Bamberg (2020).

We welcome papers on the following and any related topics:


Publication

The proceedings will be published in the CEUR Workshop Proceedings series. After the workshop, a selection of extended papers will be published in a special issue of the Journal of Applied Logics - IfCoLog Journal.

Workshop Organizers and Co-Chairs

Christoph Beierle FernUniversität in Hagen, Germany
Marco Ragni Universität Freiburg, Germany
Frieder Stolzenburg Hochschule Harz, Germany
Matthias Thimm Universität Koblenz-Landau, Germany

Program Committee

TBA

Important Dates

Deadline for Submission: June 30, 2021
Notification of Authors: August 08, 2021
Camera-ready Paper: August 23, 2021
Workshop: September 28, 2021   (exact day to be confirmed)

Submission Details

Papers should be formatted according to the Springer LNCS format. The length of each paper should not exceed 8-12 pages. All papers must be written in English and submitted in PDF format via the EasyChair system.

Local Information

Local information can be found on the web pages of the KI-2021 conference.


Last modified 2021-04-06