Provisional Programme
Registration from 11am, Wednesday, Callan Building, North Campus (see diagram).
AICS-2001 will take place at the same locaiton.

Presentations will be of 25 minutes duration, 20 minutes talk + 5 minutes questions.

Facilities for Presenters:
Desktop PC + Win NT, 100MB Zip, ordinary floppy disk.
MS Office 2000 Suite (i.e. Power Point 2000)
Adobe Acrobat 4.0
Standard overhead projector for acetates.

- presenters can email their presentations directly to and these will be installed on the machine. Please use your surname as the file-name.
1:45 Welcome Address
1:50 - 3:30 Session 1
Can we Model Conceptual Combination using Distributional Information? Dermot Lynott, Michael Ramscar
Conceptual Combination is Not Analogy - but it may Still Involve Structural Alignment  Jer Hayes
Classification in Combined Phrases: Noun-Noun Conjunctions and Intersective, Subsective and Privative Adjective-Noun Combinations Fintan Costello
Knowledge Integration with Conceptual Blending Franacisco Camara Pereira, Amilcar Cardoso

3:30 - 4:00 Check-in for accommodation at Accommodation and Conference Centre, South Campus. Maynooth Visitors Centre open adjacent to Callan Lecture Hall.
4:00 - 6:00 AICS/IMVIP JOINT SESSION - Invited Papers (Callan Lecture Hall, South Campus)
AI and Cinema - does artificial insanity rule? Robert Fisher, University of Edinburgh
Stabler augmented reality through projective geometry Robert Fisher, University of Edinburgh
Eye movements in reading: models, problems, and prospects Ronan Reilly, University College, Dublin

6.00 - 7.30pm - Wine Reception (National Science Museum, South Campus).

8.00 - Informal gathering in Glenroyal Hotel, Maynooth (food available until 9pm).


9:00 - 10:40 Session 2
Analogical Structure Matching on Cartographic Data Leo Mulhare, Diarmuid O'Donoghue, Adam C. Winstanley
Structural Similarity in Analogical Retrieval Models Brian Crean
Identifying the Routes Best Travelled by Collaborative CBR Lorraine McGinty, Barry Smyth
Weight Intervals: Conservatively Adding Quantified Uncertainty to Similarity Alex Ferguson, Derek Bridge

10:40 - 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:40 Session 3
Improving Recommendation Diversity Keith Bradley, Barry Smyth
Learning Weight Intervals for Classification Derek Bridge, Alex Ferguson
Automated Case Generation for Recommender Systems using Knowledge Discovery Techniques Patrick Clerkin, Conor Hayes, Pádraig Cunningham
Mining Related Senses of Verbs in WordNet using Metaclustering Arthur Cater

12:40 - 2:00 Lunch
2:00 - 3:40 Session 4
Automating XML Mark-up using a Two-stage Machine Learning Technique Shazia Akhtar, Ronan G Reilly, John Dunnion
Data Reconstruction from Summary Information: a Constraint Satisfaction Approach David McSherry
Combining Feature Selection and Neural Networks for Data Mining Paul O'Dea, Josephine Griffith, Colm O'Riordan
Use of Genetic Algorithms to Optimise the Erection Cycles on Building Sites Ali Istanbouli, Jean-Claude Mangin

. 3:40 - 4:00 Coffee Break
4:00 - 6:10 Session 5
Domain-Heuristics for Arc-Consistency Algorithms M. R. C. van Dongen
Balanced Incomplete Block Design as Satisfiability Steven Prestwich
An On-line Planner for MARIE Frank Terpstra, Arnoud Visser, Bob Hertzberger
5:15 - 6:10 AICS Guest Speaker
Model checking for Artificial Intelligence Michael Wooldridge (University of Liverpool) 


7.30 - Conference Banquet (Straffan Lodge Hotel, Maynooth)



9:00 - 10:40 Session 6
Ad-me: Intelligent Context-Sensitive Advertising within a Mobile Tourist Guide Nataliya Hristova, Gregory O'Hare
A Proposal for an Agent Architecture for Proactive Persistent Non Player Characters Brian Mac Namee, Pádraig Cunningham
Counterfactual Thinking: the Temporal Order Effect Clare R. Walsh, Ruth M.J. Byrne
Interpreting Uncertain or Inconsistent Information using Belief Networks Balder ten Cate, Marie Nilsenova

10:40 - 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 - 1:05 Session 7
 Self-Organization of Neurons Coding Directional Selectivity in Motor Cortex  Ioana Marian, Ronan Reilly
A transfer of Sequence Function via Equivalence in a Connectionist Network: Analogies of Verbal Behaviour? Fiona Lyddy, Dermot Barnes-Holmes, Peter J. Hampson
Application of a Computational Model of Phonology to Speech Synthesis Amy Bohan, Eoin Creedon, Julie Carson-Berndsen, Fred Cummins
Describing Emotion in Music: Validation of the Feeltrace Device Edelle McMahon, RoddyCowie
Identifying Hand Movement Patterns in Three Dimensions using Finite State Machines Gabriel Somers, R. N. Whyte

Poster Presentations
From Random Walks to Pareto Optimal Paths Dan Costelloe, Peter Mooney, Adam Winstanley
A Functional-Analytical Model of Analogy/Metaphor: a Relational Frame Analysis Ian Stewart, Dermot Barnes-Holmes, Bryan Roche
Research Directions for AI in Computer Games Chris Fairclough, Michael Fagan, Brian Mac Namee, Pádraig Cunningham
Anthropomorphism and Social Robots: a Discussion Brian R. Duffy


Updated: Monday, 3/9/'01