Plenary Session

AI*IA-2010 Plenary Session

December 2, Faculty of Engineering, University of Brescia

The Symposium program of December 2 consists of:

  • Five invited talks with the following general theme:

    Natural Language, Cognitive Vision, Knowledge and Reasoning in AI:
    Recent Projects, Prospects and Challenges
  • Posters by Italian PhD students and presentations of awarded theses
  • The AI*IA Community Meeting for AI*IA members
  • The AI*IA-10 Banquet


Welcome and Introduction

Alfonso Gerevini, University of Brescia







Invited Talks: Planning, Reasoning and Graphical Models

Chair: Alfonso Gerevini, University of Brescia
Paola Mello, University of Bologna

Room: Council room in Building N

The Model-based Approach to Autonomous Behavior:
Prospects and Challenges

Hector Geffner, Universitat Pompeu, Fabra, Spain


Coffee break


AND/OR Search and Sampling over Probabilistic and
Deterministic Graphical Models

Rina Dechter, University of California, Irvine, USA


Student Session I
Chair: Michela Milano, University of Bologna
Room: Lobby in Building N

Poster session Italian PhD students (Doctoral Consortium)


Lunch break


Invited Talks: Cognitive Vision, Knowledge and Data Management

Chair: Luigia Carlucci Aiello, University La Sapienza
Room: Council room in Building N

Learning about Activities and Objects from Video
Anthony Cohn, University of Leeds, UK

Ontology-based Data Management: Principles and Challenges
Maurizio Lenzerini, Universita' La Sapienza, Italy


Coffee break


Invited Talk: Natural Language Understanding

Chair: Oliviero Stock, Fondazione Bruno Kessler
Room: Council room in Building N

Deep Natural Language Understanding (videoconferencing)
James Allen, University of Rochester, USA


Student Session II

Chair: [to be announced]
Room: Council room in Building B

Awarded Italian Theses


WS5: Planning & Scheduling jointly with 28th Workshop of the UK Planning & Scheduling Special Interest Group

Co-chairs: Simone Fratini, Alfonso Gerevini, Derek Long, Alessandro Saetti
Room B2.10 in Building B


AI*IA Community Meeting

Room B2.10 in Building B


Departure to AI*IA-2010 Banquet

(travel by bus; 30 minutes)

We gratefully acknowledge support by
University of Brescia
Università degli Studi di Brescia