St. Petersburg, Russia, 17-19 October 2018
AINL: Artificial Intelligence and Natural Language Conference
The AINL conference series has been organised since 2012
and has developed a set of distinctive features
Strong practical focus
Industrial talks and product demonstrations is an essential part of the conference program
Interactive component
The conference programs includes a number of workshops and panel discussions, as well as poster session and other interactive forms
Student's support
An encouraging attitude towards students and researchers on the early stage of career
important dates
Short & Full Paper Submission deadline
July 15
Camera-ready submission
September 15
Industrial submissions, demo and poster deadline
October 1
Notification for industrial submissions, demo and posters
June 22
Notification of long and short paper acceptance
June 3
Benno Stein
Bauhaus-Universität Weimar
Benno Stein is chair of the Web-Technology and Information Systems Group at the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar. His research focuses on modeling and solving data- and knowledge-intensive information processing tasks. Common ground of his research are the principles and methods of symbolic Artificial Intelligence. Benno Stein has developed theories, algorithms, and tools for information retrieval, data mining, computational linguistics, knowledge processing, as well as for engineering design and simulation (patents granted). For several achievements of his research he has been awarded with scientific and commercial prizes.

Professional background: Study at the University of Karlsruhe (1984 - 1989). Dissertation (1995) and Habilitation (2002) in computer science at the University of Paderborn. Appointment as a full professor for Web Technology and Information Systems at the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar (2005). Research stays at IBM, Germany, and the International Computer Science Institute, Berkeley. Benno Stein serves on scientific boards, on program committees, as reviewer in various relevant conferences and journals, and he is the initiator and a co-chair of PAN, an excellence network and evaluation lab on digital text forensics with focus on authorship analysis, profiling, and reuse detection. He is cofounder and spokesperson of the Digital Bauhaus Lab Weimar, a visionary and interdisciplinary research center for Computer Science, Arts, and Engineering. Not least, he is a cofounder (1996) and scientific director of the Art Systems Software Ltd, a world leading company for simulation technology in fluidic engineering.
More speakers to be announced.
Publishing Partner
Lidia Pivovarova, University of Helsinki
Andrey Filchenkov, ITMO University
Anastasia Bodrova, Just AI
Irina Krylova, Yandex
Aleksandr Bugrovsky, ITMO University
Kseniya Buraya, ITMO University
Natalia Khanzhina, ITMO University
Dmitry Ustalov, University of Mannheim
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Conference Venue
Lomonosova street, 9