Doctoral Consortium

The technical program of presentations, workshops, and tutorials is complemented by a doctoral consortium that invites participation by PhD students at any stage and from any subject area within AI.


All talks will take place in room APB/E2026

Tuesday, 22.09.
9:00-10:00 Session Yifan Yang, Jamal Atif and Isabelle Bloch Abductive Reasoning using Tableau Method for High-level Image Interpretation
Mirco Josefiok and Jürgen Sauer Towards an Expert System for the Field of Neurology based on Fuzzy Logic
10:00-10:20 Coffee
10:20-11:20 Session Madhura Thosar Rock, Paper, Scissor: What Can I Use In Place of a Hammer?
All participants Mentoring session with coffee (as long as needed; planned is 30-60 minutes)
11:20-11:40 Coffee

Call for Participation

The call is available as text file here.

New deadline: June 7, 2015

Doctoral students are invited to apply for admission to the doctoral consortium to be held at KI, in Dresden, Germany, on September 22nd, 2015.

The doctoral consortium is an opportunity for doctoral students to discuss their research interests with established researchers in AI, network with other participants, and receive mentoring about career planning and career options. Students will be exposed to different areas of research within AI and build professional connections within the AI community. Students who received their doctoral degree after September 30th, 2014 may also apply.

Applicants should submit:

  • an extended abstract on their thesis, formatted according to Springer's LNCS style. The abstract should not exceed 10 pages (excluding references),
  • a curriculum vitae (2 pages) including all relevant experience in research (publications, presentations, conferences attended, etc),
  • (optional) a list of one or two possible mentors for your work.
  • Submissions should be made in a single pdf file to:

    selecting the "doctoral consortium" track.


    • New Deadline for applications: June 7, 2015
    • Notification of acceptance: June 22, 2015
    • For additional information and questions contact Rafael Peñaloza at

Important Dates

Main Conference

Paper submission
May 22, 2015
Acceptance notification
June 22, 2015
Final version due
July 11, 2015
Early Bird Registration
July 29, 2015
KI Conference
September 21 - 25, 2015

Doctoral Consortium

June 7, 2015
June 22, 2015
Doctoral Consortium
September 22, 2015

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