the 7th International Joint Conference on Rules and Reasoning
18 - 20 September 2023
Call for papers
The 7th International Joint Conference on Rules and Reasoning (RuleML+RR 2023) aims to bring together rigorous researchers and inventive practitioners, interested in the foundations and applications of rules and reasoning in academia, industry, engineering, business, finance, healthcare and other application areas. It provides a forum for stimulating cooperation and cross-fertilization between the many different communities focused on the research, development and applications of rule-based systems. High-quality papers related to theoretical advances, novel technologies, and artificial intelligence applications that involve rule-based representation and reasoning are solicited.
RuleML+RR welcomes research from all areas of Rules and Reasoning.
The topics of the conference include, but are not limited to:
Vocabularies, ontologies, and business rules
Ontology-based mediated query answering
Rules for knowledge graphs creation and interoperation
Rules for knowledge graph embeddings and ontology learning
Rule-based data integration
Data management and data interoperability for web data
Distributed agent-based systems for the web
Rules for AI and AI for Rules
Rule-based approaches to natural language processing
Applications of rule technologies with explainable AI (xAI) elements
Machine learning approaches involving rules
Explainable AI approaches based on rules
FAIRness approaches based on rules
Rule-based approaches for intelligent systems and intelligent information access
Rules and Reasoning / Logics
Non-classical logics and the web
Description Logics, existential rules
Higher-order and modal rules
Logic programming, ASP, and datalog
Rule based argumentation
Rule-based approaches to agents and multi-agent systems
Reasoning with incomplete, inconsistent and uncertain data
Non-monotonic, common-sense, and closed-world reasoning
Inconsistency-tolerant rule reasoning
Technical Aspects of Rule Systems / Rule Technology
Streaming data and complex event processing
Web reasoning and distributed rule inference and execution
Scalability and expressive power of logics for the Semantic Web
Scalability and expressive power of logics for rules
Data quality and benchmarks
Rules and Interoperability
Rule markup languages, rule interchange formats, and rule standards
Rule-based policies, reputation, and trust
Rules and human language technology
System Descriptions, Applications and Experiences of Ontologies and Rules
Climate change monitoring, mitigation & adaptation
Agriculture and agri-food
Healthcare and life sciences
Equity and social welfare
Law, regulation, and finance
Production & business rule systems
Submission and Publication
High-quality papers related to theoretical advances, novel technologies, and artificial intelligence applications concerning explainable algorithmic decision-making that involve rule-based representation and reasoning are solicited.
We accept the following submission formats for papers:
Long papers (up to 15 pages in LNCS style including references)
Short papers (up to 8 pages in LNCS style including references)
Long papers should present original and significant research and/or development results. Short papers should concisely describe general results or specific applications, systems, or position statements. All submissions must be prepared in Springer's LNCS style (http://www.springer.com/comp/lncs/authors.html).
Submitted papers must not substantially overlap with papers that have been published or that are simultaneously submitted to a journal or a conference/workshop with formal proceedings. Double submission to a workshop with informal proceedings is allowed. Papers put on arXiv are also allowed as long as they are not refereed (i.e., formally reviewed by peers). Submissions to the RuleML+RR conference
have the page limit of 15 (/8) pages including references
are not anonymous
additional material can be included as an external report. Appendices to the submission are not permitted.
The paper should be self-contained. Papers can be submitted using EasyChair https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=declarativeai2023
In addition to regular submissions, RuleML+RR 2023 will include the
17th International Rule Challenge and
which will have their own proceedings published in CEUR. RuleML+RR 2023 is co-located with DecisionCAMP 2023 and the 19th Reasoning Web Summer School (RW 2023).
The conference proceedings will be published by Springer in the Lecture Notes in Computer Science series (LNCS) after the conference. A selection of the best accepted papers of RuleML+RR 2023 (2-6 papers) will be invited for submission to the Journal of Theory and Practice of Logic Programming (TPLP).
The best paper will be awarded the RuleML+RR Harold Boley Distinguished Paper award and best student paper will be awarded RuleML+RR Best Student Paper award.
May 20th, 2023: Title and abstract submission
May 27th, 2023: Paper submission deadline
July 1st, 2023: Notification of acceptance
September 18th-20th, 2023: Conference
For each of these deadlines, a cut-off point of 23:59 AOE applies.