ICCBR 2011 Programme (Draft)


Day 1


Day 2

9:00- 9:30 Welcome

9:30-10:30 Invited Talk 1: Kris Hammond. Reason as Search: Supporting intelligence with distributed memory.


9:00-9:30 Workshop Summaries

9:30-10:30 Invited Talk 2: Ontologies and Similarity

10:30-11:00 Tea Break

10:30-11:00 Tea Break


11:00 – 12:15 Paper Session 1

CBR Methodology (retrieval, reuse and adaptation)



11:00 – 12:15 Paper Session 3



12:15 – 13:15 Lunch

12:15 – 13:15 Lunch


13:15 – 14:30 Paper Session 2

Maintenance and Provenance



13:15 – 14:30 Paper Session 4

WebCBR and RecSys


14:30 – 15:00 Tea Break

14:30 – 15:00 Tea Break


15:00 – 16:15 Poster Session



15:00 – 16:15 Paper Session 5




16:15 – 17:30 PC meeting



16:15 – 17:30 Community meeting and close


Paper Session 1: CBR Methodology (retrieval, reuse and adaptation)

Chair: Agnar Aamodt

·          Patrice Schlegel and Eyke Huellermeier. Preference-Based CBR: First Steps Toward a Methodological Framework

·          Mirjam Minor and Sebastian Görg. Acquiring Adaptation Cases for Scientific Workflows

·          Sergio Manzano, Santiago Ontañón and Enric Plaza. Amalgam-based Reuse for Multiagent Case-based Reasoning


Paper Session 2: Maintenance and Provenance

Chair: Bill Cheetham


·          Lisa Cummins and Derek Bridge. On Dataset Complexity for Case Base Maintenance

·          David Leake and Mark Wilson. How Many Cases Do I Need? Early Assessment and Prediction of Case-Base Coverage

·          David Mcsherry and Christopher Stretch. Learning More from Experience in Case-Based Reasoning


Paper Session 3: Similarity

Chair: Hector Muñoz-Avila

·          Antonio A. Sanchez-Ruiz, Santiago Ontañón, Pedro González Calero and Enric Plaza. Measuring Similarity in Description Logics using Refinement Operators

·          Ralph Bergmann and Yolanda Gil. Retrieval of Semantic Workfows with Knowledge Intensive Similarity Measures

·          Edwina Rissland and Xiaoxi Xu. Using Case-Based Tests to Hunt for Gray Cygnets


Paper Session 4: WebCBR and RecSys

Chair: Derek Bridge

·          Zurina Saaya and Barry Smyth. Recommending Case Bases: Applications in Social Web Search

·          Lara Quijano-Sanchez, Juan Recio-Garcia and Belen Diaz-Agudo. User satisfaction in long term group recommendations 

·          Anil Patelia, Sutanu Chakraborti and Nirmalie Wiratunga. On the Integration of selective Background Knowledge in TCBR systems


Paper Session 5: Games

Chair: Santiago Ontañón

·          Jonathan Rubin and Ian Watson. Successful Performance via Decision Generalisation in No Limit Texas Hold'em 

·          Ricardo Palma, Antonio A. Sanchez-Ruiz, Marco Antonio Gomez-Martin, Pedro Pablo Gomez-Martin and Pedro Antonio González-Calero. Combining Expert Knowledge and Learning from Demonstration in Real-Time Strategy Games

·          Sanjeet Hajarnis, Christina Leber, Hua Ai, Mark Riedl and Ashwin Ram. A Case Base Planning approach for Dialogue Generation in Digital Movie Design 




1.     Alastair A. Abbott and Ian Watson. Ontology-Aided Product Classification: A Nearest Neighbour Approach

2.     Atilim Gunes Baydin, Ramon Lopez De Mantaras, Simeon Simoff and Carles Sierra. CBR with Commonsense Reasoning and Structure Mapping: An Application to Mediation

3.     Valmi Dufour-Lussier, Jean Lieber, Emmanuel Nauer and Yannick Toussaint. Improving case retrieval by enrichment of the domain ontology

4.     Lara Quijano-Sanchez, Juan Recio-Garcia and Belen Diaz-Agudo. Using personality to create alliances in group recommender systems

5.     Sergio Manzano, Santiago Ontañón and Enric Plaza. A Case-based Approach to Open-Ended Collective Agreement with Rational Ignorance

6.     Alexandra Coman and Hector Munoz-Avila. Qualitative vs. Quantitative Plan Diversity in Case-Based Planning

7.     Raafat Zarka, Amélie Cordier, Elöd Egyed-Zsigmond and Alain Mille. Trace replay with change propagation impact in client/server applications

8.     Markus Weber, Christoph Langenhan, Thomas Roth-Berghofer, Marcus Liwicki, Andreas Dengel and Frank Petzold. Fast Subgraph Isomorphism Detection for Graph-Based Retrieval

9.     Bryan Wiltgen, Ashok Goel and Swaroop Vattam. Representation, Indexing, and Retrieval of Biological Cases for Biologically Inspired Design

10.  Cindy Marling, Matthew Wiley, Tessa Cooper, Razvan Bunescu, Jay Shubrook and Frank Schwartz. The 4 Diabetes Support System: A Case Study in CBR Research and Development

11.  Isabelle Bichindaritz. Comparison of Reuse Strategies for Case-based Classification in Bioinformatics

12.  Sadiq Sani, Nirmalie Wiratunga, Stewart Massie and Robert Lothian. Term Similarity and Weighting Framework for Text Classification

13.  Gilles Richard and Henri Prade. Analogy-making for solving IQ tests: A logical view