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Call for Papers


Journal Track



IJCLR’s journal track, the special issue on Learning and Reasoning supported by the Machine Learning Journal (MLJ), will be accepting paper submissions throughout the period up to the conference, on regular cut-off dates.

Submissions are solicited on all aspects of Learning and Reasoning and topics where machine learning is combined with machine reasoning, or knowledge representation.

Papers will be published online by MLJ upon acceptance and authors of accepted papers will be invited to present their work at the conference.

Authors are invited to submit novel, high-quality work that has neither appeared in, nor is under consideration for publication by other journals or conferences.

The editorial team will be aiming for a turn-around time of 10-12 weeks for most submissions. Articles should preferably be no longer than 20 pages. Submissions exceeding this length will not be given priority during reviews and will be under review for a longer period but will still be considered for the special track.

The journal track has the following cut-off dates:

  • May 15 2020.
  • September 1 2020.
  • December 1 2020.
  • March 1 2021.
  • May 1 2021.

The deadline on each of these dates is midnight AOE time.

All papers will be reviewed following standard reviewing procedures for Machine Learning.

Papers must be prepared in accordance to the Journal guidelines: http://www.springer.com/10994. A full range of general questions about submissions to Springer journals can be found here: https://www.springer.com/gp/authors-editors/journal-author.

Manuscripts must be submitted to: http://MACH.edmgr.com. An article is submitted to this special issue by choosing “S.I. LR 2020” as the article type.

The Special Issue Guest Editors:

Nikos Katzouris, National Center for Scientific Research “Demokritos”, Greece
Luc De Raedt, KU Leuven, Belgium
Artur d’Avila Garcez, City University of London, UK
Ute Schmid, University of Bamberg, Germany
Sebastijan Dumančić, KU Leuven, Belgium
Jay Pujara, University of Southern California, USA


Conference/Workshop Track


Each conference/workshop participating in IJCLR will be soliciting paper submissions on the topics of its interest. All accepted papers will be presented at IJCLR. New dates for the paper submissions to the conference/workshop track will be announced in time.