[DII] AAAI Fall Symposium on Discovery Informatics

Yolanda Gil maria.yolanda.gil at gmail.com
Mon Sep 3 21:38:31 PDT 2012

Discovery Informatics Symposium: 

The Role of AI Research in Innovating Scientific Processes

November 2-4, 2012
AAAI Fall Symposium Series

Arlington, VA
Symposium Program

The symposium will include invited talks, paper presentations, panel discussions, and plenary sessions. Six invited speakers will provide their personal perspectives on successes and challenges for Discovery Informatics. There will be seven full papers presented, interleaved with the invited talks. Two of the sessions will be panel discussions on current topics of interest, with panelists from a variety of perspectives including academia, funding agencies, and industry. The symposium will open and close with plenary sessions that will serve for exchange of general observations and synthesis of views for all attendees. AAAI will hold an evening reception as well as a joint session where major highlights of the other parallel symposia will be presented.

Invited Speakers

Lawrence Hunter, University of Colorado at Boulder
Jude Shavlik, University of Wisconsin Madison
Timothy W. Clark, Harvard University
Hod Lipson, Cornell University
William Cohen, Carnegie Mellon University
Chris Lintott, University of Oxford
Invited Panels

Challenges in Big Data: Discoveries at the Fringe of Science
Discovery Informatics: Innovating Science Practice one Scientist at a Time
Accepted Papers

Mohammad Taha Bahadori and Yan Liu 
On Causality Inference in Time Series
Nicholas Del Rio and Paulo Pinheiro Da Silva 
Capturing and Using Knowledge about the Use of Visualization Toolkits
Susan Epstein, Xingjian Li, Peter Valdez, Sofia Grayevsky, Eric Osisek, Xi Yun and Lei Xie 
Discovering Protein Clusters
Pat Langley and Glen Hunt 
A Web-Based Environment for Explanatory Biological Modeling
Arman Masoumi and Mikhail Soutchanski 
Organic Synthesis Planning Using the Situation Calculus
Leonardo Salayandia, Ann Gates and Paulo Pinheiro 
An Evaluation Approach for Interactions between Abstract Workflows and Provenance Traces
Marcelo Tallis, Drashti Dave and Gully Burns 
Preliminary meta-analyses of experimental design with examples from HIV vaccine protection studies

The symposium will be held at the Westin Arlington Gateway in Arlington, Virginia. The hotel is next to the Ballston Metro, and within walking distance of NSF, ONR, AFOSR, DARPA, and other government agencies.


Attendance is limited.  Early registration ends September 14, 2012.  

The symposium is part of the AAAI Fall Symposium Series. Please visit the site for the 2012 AAAI Fall Symposium to learn more about AAAI and the overall event.

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