Submitted papers, which have to be in English, must not exceed 12 pages in Springer LNCS style for full technical contributions and 6 pages for short papers.
Full technical papers are expected to report on new research that makes a substantial technical contribution to the field.
Short papers are also included in the main proceedings and can report on new research or other issues of interest to the AI community. Examples of work suitable for short paper submissions include: novel ideas whose scope is not large enough for a full paper: important implementation techniques; novel interesting benchmark problems; short experimental studies; interesting applications that are not yet completely solved or analyzed; position or challenge papers; etc.
Short paper submissions are especially invited for software demonstration or PhD work in progress.
Submission will be through the Easychair conference management system (to be announced).
Papers will be subject to blind peer review. All papers will be reviewed based on the standard criteria of relevance, significance of results, originality of ideas, soundness, and quality of the presentation.
All accepted papers will be published in the main conference proceedings, and will be presented at the conference. At least one author of each accepted paper must register for the conference and present the contribution. The KI 2016 proceedings will be published by Springer as a volume of the LNAI (Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence) series.