October 25-26, 2007—Orlando, Florida


Submission Guidelines

Important Dates                           Calendar:                


Abstract Submission before       July 10, 2007            

Paper Submissions due             July 20, 2007            

Notification of acceptance         August 6, 2007         

Final submissions due               August 23, 2007        

Symposium date                       October 25-26, 2007   

RuleML Challenge                    October 25, 2007       


Submission Guidelines


Authors are invited to submit original contributions of practical relevance and technical rigor in the field, experience reports and show case / use case demonstrations of effective, practical, deployable rule-based technologies or applications in distributed environments. Papers must be in English and may be submitted at http://www.easychair.org/RuleML2007/ as:


· Full Papers (15 pages in the proceedings)

· Short Papers (8 pages in the proceedings)

· RuleML-2007 Challenge Demo Paper + Show Cases (3-5 pages in the proceedings)


Please upload all submissions as PDF files in LNCS format (http://www.springer.de/comp/lncs/authors.html). To ensure high quality, submitted papers will be carefully peer-reviewed by 3 PC members based on originality, significance, technical soundness, and clarity of exposition. Authors are requested to upload the abstracts of their papers by July 10, 2007 and to upload their complete papers by July 20, 2007. The selected papers will be published in book form in the Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) series along with a CD with demo software and documents. The best paper from all submissions will be determined by the PC and a Best Paper Award will be handed over at the Symposium by a Sponsor. All submissions must be done electronically via http://www.easychair.org/RuleML2007/. Accepted papers will be published in book form as . A selection of revised papers will be resubmitted to a special issue of a journal.


Submissions to the RuleML Challenge 2007 consist of a paper of 3-5 pages and a link to more information about the demo/show case, e.g. a project site, a link to an online demonstration or download site for a demonstration. In case of product demos, the link can be password-protected: please submit a password for anonymous login from any Web browser, giving us the permission to pass the password on to 3 PC members. The submissions should satisfy the minimal requirements defined in the topic of interest and preferably exhibit some of the additional desiderata. The more desiderata are met by an application, the higher the score will be. The demos will be evaluated by the RuleML-2007 Program Committee and prizes will be awarded to the first two best applications, sponsored by the RuleML Inc. non-profit organization.



Submit at: (PDF in LNCS format)