[TYPES/announce] Final Call for Papers - Solomonoff 85th Memorial Conference

Dianne Nguyen dianne.nguyen at monash.edu
Tue Jun 21 03:53:34 EDT 2011

*Final Call for Papers*

Apologies for cross posting

*Extended Deadline of Paper Submission: 2 July 2011 (NEW)
Solomonoff 85th Memorial Conference


Proceedings of this multi-disciplinary conference will be published by
Springer in the prestigious LNAI (LNCS) series

Dear Colleague

You are cordially invited to submit a paper and participate at Solomonoff
85th Memorial Conference which, will be held in Melbourne, Australia,
between 30 November - 2 December 2011 with the possibility of a
tutorial/workshop being organised on the 29th November 2011.

This multi-disciplinary Conference will be run back to back with the AI 2011
Conference in Perth, Australia.

This is a multi-disciplinary conference based on the wide range of
applications of work related to or inspired by that of Ray Solomonoff. The
contributions sought for this conference include, but are not restricted to,
the following:-

Statistical inference and prediction, Econometrics *(including time series
and panel data)*, in Principle proofs of financial market inefficiency,
Theories of (quantifying) intelligence and new forms of
*(universal)*intelligence test
*(for robotic, terrestrial and extra-terrestrial life)*, the
Singularity<http://world.std.com/~rjs/timesc.pdf>(or infinity
point <http://world.std.com/~rjs/timesc.pdf>, when machine intelligence
surpasses that of humans), the future of
Philosophy of science, the Problem of induction, Evolutionary (tree) models
in biology and linguistics, Geography, Climate modelling and bush-fire
detection, Environmental science, Image processing, Spectral analysis,
Engineering, Artificial intelligence, Machine learning, Statistics and
Philosophy, Mathematics, Linguistics, Computer science, Data mining,
Bioinformatics, Computational intelligence, Computational science, Life
sciences, Physics, Knowledge discovery, Ethics, Computational biology,
Computational linguistics, Collective intelligence, structure and computing
connectivity of random nets, effect of Heisenberg's principle on channel
capacity, Arguments that entropy is not the arrow of time, and etc. See also
Ray Solomonoff's Publications <http://world.std.com/~rjs/pubs.html>
(and his<http://www.csse.monash.edu.au/~dld/RaySolomonoffNewYorkTimesObituaryWedn13Jan2010.pdf>
obituary <http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/10/science/10solomonoff.html>).

(For more details, please see Extended Call for

*General and Program Chair*
David Dowe, Monash University, Australia

*Program Committee*
Andrew Barron, Statistics, Yale University, USA
Greg Chaitin, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, USA
Fouad Chedid, Notre Dame University, Lebanon
Bertrand Clarke, Medical Statistics, University of Miami, USA
A. Phil Dawid, Statistics, Cambridge University, UK
Peter Gacs, Boston University, USA
Alex Gammerman, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK
John Goldsmith, Linguistics, University of Chicago, USA
Marcus Hutter, Australian National University, Australia
Leonid Levin, Boston University, USA
Ming Li, Mathematics, University of Waterloo, Canada
John McCarthy, Stanford University, USA *(Turing Award winner)*
Marvin Minsky, MIT, USA *(Turing Award winner)*
Kee Siong Ng, ANU & EMC Corp, Australia
David Paganin, Physics, Monash University, Australia
Teemu Roos, University of Helsinki, Finland
Juergen Schmidhuber, IDSIA, Switzerland
Farshid Vahid, Econometrics, Monash University, Australia
William Uther, NICTA and University of New South Wales, Australia
Paul Vitanyi, CWI, The Netherlands
Vladimir Vovk, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK

Dianne Nguyen, Monash University, Australia

You will find more information about the Conference at the following


For more details on how to submit a paper(s), please refer to the Submission
Page at:


*Important Dates*

Extended Deadline of Paper Submission: *2 July 2011*
Notification of Acceptance of Paper: *10 August 2011*
Receipt of Camera-Ready Copy: *5 September 2011*
Conference Dates: *30 Nov. - 2 Dec. 2011*

I look forward to receiving your valuable paper contribution and attendance
at the Conference.

David Dowe
General Chairman
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