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		Call For Papers

	Special Issue of Journal of Scheduling

      Artificial Intelligence Planning and Scheduling
       http://www.cs.nott.ac.uk/~rxq/JoSHspecial.htm

       Guest editors: Rong Qu, Derek Long and Maria Fox
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The Journal of Scheduling invites researchers in planning and scheduling
to submit papers to the Special Issue on "Artificial Intelligence
Planning and Scheduling". We especially aim to bring together research
at the interface between the AI planning and OR scheduling.

SCOPE

Topics of interest include (but are not limited to):

- Novel planning and scheduling algorithms
- Constraint-based planning/scheduling and control techniques
- Empirical studies of planning/scheduling systems
- Integration of planning and scheduling in autonomous systems
- Reasoning about knowledge, action, and time for planning and scheduling
- Case-based planning/scheduling
- Iterative improvement techniques for scheduling and/or planning
- Artificial intelligence and operations research applied to scheduling
and/or planning
- Planning/scheduling under uncertainty
- Management of resources through integrated planning and scheduling
- Exploration of the interaction between planning and scheduling

SUBMISSIONS

Papers should be submitted electronically via Journal of Scheduling's
online submission system at http://www.editorialmanager.com/josh/,
following the journal's instructions to authors. Please indicate that
your submission is to the Special Issue on "Artificial Intelligence
Planning and Scheduling". All papers submitted to the special issue will
be reviewed in accordance with the standard procedures of the Journal of
Scheduling.

IMPORTANT DATES

Paper submission due:         	4th May 2007
Notification of acceptance:    	7th Sept 2007
Final manuscript due:        	14th Dec 2007

Please contact the guest editors with any queries.

Dr Rong Qu
School of CSiT, University of Nottingham
Nottingham, UK
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Dr Derek Long
Department of Computer and Information Sciences
University of Strathclyde, UK
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Professor Maria Fox
Department of Computer and Information Sciences
University of Strathclyde, UK
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