RuleML+RR 2023

the 7th International Joint Conference on Rules and Reasoning

Oslo, Norway

18 - 20 September 2023

Rule challenge

General Information

The 17th International Rule Challenge is one of the highlights of the RuleML+RR conference and creates friendly competition among innovative rule-oriented tools, prototypes and applications, aimed at research, industry, and government.

In the 2023 edition of the challenge we give the opportunity to not only present results on self-introduced challenges but also to describe open challenges to be addressed by the community. Particularly, we welcome two kinds of submissions:

Specific challenges for this year are listed below from contributors:

The best challenge paper will be awarded the RuleML+RR Rule Challenge award 2023. The assessment criteria include originality, creativity together with feasibility.

Key themes of the Rule Challenge include, but are not limited to the following:

Submission and Publication

The challenge seeks high quality, original papers, potentially referencing online material, and ranging between 8-15 pages (in the style template CEURART (1-column variant), available at: 


Submitted papers must be original contributions written in English. Please submit your paper  via:

via the Rule Challenge 2023 track.

To ensure high quality, submissions will be carefully peer-reviewed by at least 3 PC members and external reviewers. Submissions should address the following, where possible:

Important Dates

For each of these deadlines, a cut-off point of 23:59 AOE applies. 



Jan Vanthienen, KU Leuven, Belgium

Tomáš Kliegr, Prague University of Economics and Business, Czech Republic

Paul Fodor, Stony Brook University, USA

Program Committee 

Ahmet Soylu, Oslo Metropolitan University, Norway

Andreas Billig, FhG Fokus, Germany

Antonis Bikakis, University College London, UK

Barış Sertkaya, Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences, Germany

Bettina Finzel, Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg, Germany

Doerthe Arndt, TU Dresden, Germany

Dominik Tomaszuk, University of Bialystok, Poland

Gong Cheng, Nanjing University, China

Kevin Angele, University of Innsbruck, Austria

Juliana Küster Filipe Bowles, University of St Andrews, UK

Martin Giese, University of Oslo, Norway

Roman Bauer, University of Surrey, UK

Shashishekar Ramakrishna, EY - AI Labs / Free University of Berlin, Germany

Stephan Mennicke, TU Dresden, Germany

William Van Woensel, University of Ottawa, Canada

Yuheng Wang, Stony Brook University, USA

Thanks to our sponsors


Springer proceedings are available online.

CEUR proceedings are available online.