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[Call for Papers] KICSS 2013 : 8th International Conference on Knowledge, Information, and Creativity Support Systems

April 17th, 2013 by

KICSS’2013 will be the 8th in the series of highly successful interdisciplinary conferences on creativity and related topics and the first one to be held in Europe, following Melbourne (2012), Beijing (2011), and Chiang Mai (2010). Proceedings of the previous KICSS conferences have been published by Springer LNCS/LNAI, IEEE CPS, JAIST Press. Please refer to KICSS’2010 at, KICSS’2011 at, and KICSS’2012 at


Nov 7, 2013 – Nov 9, 2013 (Kraków, Poland)
Submission Deadline: Jun 30, 2013
Notification Due: Aug 15, 2013
Final Version Due: Aug 31, 2013

The list of conference topics includes, but is not limited to:

Cognitive foundations of knowledge
Creativity support systems
Decision sciences
Decision support systems
Game-theoretical aspects of knowledge
Information fusion
Ontology creation and management
Knowledge in multi-agent systems
Knowledge extraction, creation, and acquisition
Knowledge integration
Knowledge representation and reasoning
Uncertainty modelling
Reasoning about knowledge
Non-monotonic reasoning
Organizational learning
Web intelligence tools
Autonomous creative systems
Cognitive and psychological issues in creativity research
Cognitive foundations of knowledge
Collaborative idea generation and creativity
Collaborative knowledge creation
Collaborative working environments fostering creativity
Complex system modelling
Computer supported creativity
Creative approaches to model technological evolution
Creative business models
Creative conflict resolution
Creative coordination and cooperation mechanisms
Creative decision processes
Creative interaction techniques
Creative model building
Creative reasoning and decision making
Creative research environments and their performance
Creative social computing
Creative visualisation of data and knowledge
Creativity in finance
Creativity in augmented reality
Creativity in health care
Creativity in mobile applications
Creativity in social media
Creativity in the Cloud
Creativity Measurement
Creativity support systems
Creativity transfer and stimulation
Creativity vs. rationality
Creativity-enhancing interfaces
Creativity-oriented information system architectures
Decision sciences
Decision Support Systems
Discovering Opportunities, Threats and Challenges
Foresight Support Systems
Future Internet and knowledge-based society
Future exploration and modelling
Future perspectives of knowledge, information, and creativity support
Game-theoretical aspects of knowledge
Group recommendation, and advise
Heuristics and general problem solving
Identifying real options in complex business environments
Information fusion
Information quality
Intelligent analysis of Big Data
Knowledge extraction, creation, and acquisition
Knowledge in multi-agent systems
Knowledge integration
Knowledge management in business, industry, and administration
Knowledge representation and reasoning
Knowledge verification and validation
Machine learning and creativity
Malicious creativity in the web, its discovery and remedy
Mathematical models of creative processes
Multi- and interdisciplinary approaches in creativity research
Multicriteria decision making
Natural language analysis
Non-monotonic reasoning
Ontology creation and management
Open innovation
Organizational learning
Reasoning about knowledge
Recommender Systems
Scientific information management
Search for compromise in Multicriteria decision making and collaborative games
Social Computing
Social factors of collaborative creativity
Software-based stimulation of creativity
Supervised and semi-supervised learning
Trust modeling
Uncertainty modelling
Virtual environment design
Visual Analytics and Intelligent User Interfaces
Web intelligence tools
World models

Paper submission:

Regular Papers on all above topics should be formatted according to the LNCS format and should not exceed 12 pages. The maximum page number for short and demo papers as well as research-in-progress reports is 6 pages in the LNCS format.

The KICSS 2013 papers can be submitted via Easychair at:

Submission will be open from February 1, 2013.

Watch the KICSS’2013 website and/or send an expression of interest to be included into the mail list of the KICSS’2013 Newsletter to: