The 19th IASTED International Conference on
Parallel and Distributed Computing and Systems
PDCS 2007

November 19 – 21, 2007
Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

SPECIAL SESSION

Distributed Methods for Constraints-Based Reasoning and Optimization

Dr. Sadok Bouamama
SOIE/University of Tunis, Tunisia
[email protected]

Khaled Gh├ędira
University of Tunis, Tunisia
[email protected]

Abstract

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Objectives

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Timeline

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Tutorial Materials

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Target Audience

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Background Knowledge Expected of the Participants

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Biographies of the Participants

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Special Session Portrait

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Sadok Bouamama is a doctor in computer science and a member of the laboratory SOIE (Strategy of optimization of information and knowledge). He is a permanent professor associate in the high institute of mathematics and computer science in Monastir, Tunisia. His scientific interest is oriented to constraint based reasoning, combinatorial discrete and continuous optimization and multi-agent systems.

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Khaled Ghedira is Professor in computer science and head of the same laboratory SOIE. He is founder and president of the Tunisian Artificial Intelligence Society. His main scientific interests are Multi-agent systems, combinatorial optimization, constraint based reasoning, scheduling. He is also interested in many other fields of artificial intelligence.

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Important Deadlines

Latest Submissions DueJune 15, 2007
Notification of Acceptance StartingAugust 1, 2007
Final Manuscripts DueOctober 1, 2007
Registration DeadlineOctober 8, 2007

Papers will be reviewed on an ongoing basis. Authors who submit early will receive their feedback and notification early.