17th Edition of the European Conference on Logics in Artificial Intelligence

Klagenfurt, Austria, 17/05/2021 – 20/05/2021

Welcome to JELIA 2021, the 17th edition of the European Conference on Logics in Artificial Intelligence, to be held in Klagenfurt by the Department of Applied Informatics, University of Klagenfurt.

Depending on the development of the Covid-19 pandemic, the conference could also be held in a hybrid (physical presence and online) or online-only mode.

Logics have, for many years, laid claim to providing a formal basis for the study and development of applications and systems in Artificial Intelligence. With the depth and maturity of formalisms, methodologies, and logic-based systems today, this claim is stronger than ever.
The European Conference on Logics in Artificial Intelligence (or Journées Européennes sur la Logique en Intelligence Artificielle - JELIA) began back in 1988, as a workshop, in response to the need for a European forum for the discussion of emerging work in this field. Since then, JELIA has been organised biennially, with proceedings published in the Springer-Verlag series Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence. Previous meetings took place in Roscoff, France (1988), Amsterdam, Netherlands (1990), Berlin, Germany (1992), York, UK (1994), Évora, Portugal (1996), Dagstuhl, Germany (1998), Málaga, Spain (2000), Cosenza, Italy (2002), Lisbon, Portugal (2004), Liverpool, UK (2006), Dresden, Germany (2008), Helsinki, Finland (2010), Toulouse, France (2012), Madeira, Portugal (2014), Larnaca, Cyprus (2016) and Rende, Italy (2019).
The increasing interest in this forum, its international level with growing participation from researchers outside Europe, and the overall technical quality, has turned JELIA into a major biennial forum for the discussion of logic-based approaches to artificial intelligence.

Topics of Interest
  • Applications of logic-based AI systems
  • Argumentation systems
  • Automated reasoning including satisfiability checking and its extensions
  • Causality and logics
  • Computational complexity and expressiveness
  • Deep learning for rules and ontologies
  • Deontic logic and normative systems
  • Description logics and other logical approaches to Semantic Web and ontologies
  • Diagnosis and logics
  • Explanation finding
  • Knowledge representation, reasoning, and compilation
  • Logic programming, answer set programming, constraint logic programming
  • Logic-based data access and integration
  • Logics in machine learning
  • Logics for uncertain and probabilistic reasoning
  • Logics in multi-agent systems, games, and social choice
  • Neural networks and logic rules
  • Non-classical logics, such as modal, temporal, epistemic, dynamic, spatial, paraconsistent, and hybrid logics
  • Nonmonotonic logics, default logics, conditional logics
  • Ontology formalisms and models
  • Ontology-based reasoning and query answering
  • Planning and diagnosis based on logic
  • Preferences and optimization
  • Reasoning about actions and causality
  • Updates, belief revision and nonmonotonic reasoning

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17th Edition of the European Conference on Logics in Artificial Intelligence

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JELIA 2021

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Klagenfurt, Austria

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Giovanni Ciatto

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