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Conference 2004
2 to 5






Welcome to the website for the Ninth International Conference on the Principles of Knowledge Representation and Reasoning.

Knowledge Representation and Reasoning is a vibrant and exciting field of human endeavor, and a key driver of innovation in computer science. It has also lead to significant advances in practical applications from artificial intelligence to software engineering.

The KR conference series is a leading forum for timely, in-depth presentation of progress in the theory and principles underlying the representation and computational management of knowledge.

Topics of interest include:

  • knowledge modeling and management
  • reasoning techniques for incomplete & uncertain knowledge
  • implemented KR systems
  • KR in software engineering and planning
  • KR in robotics and intelligent agents
  • the Semantic Web

KR2004 will take place at the Westin Resort and Spa Whistler, British Columbia, Canada.

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You can download the Final Program Brochure(pdf) which provides essential information about the venue and session chairs. You can also check out the latest travel information.

The inaugural Ray Reiter Best Paper Prize is sponsored by Artificial Intelligence: An International Journal. The winner of the prestigious prize was announced at KR2004!

Expressive power and succinctness of propositional languages for preference representation
Sylvie Coste-Marquis, Jerome Lang, Paolo Liberatore, Pierre Marquis

All presentation rooms will include an LCD projector, an overhead projector and sound equipment. All presenters are responsible for bringing their own computer (if necessary). Presentations on the first 3 days are 30 minutes in length and on the final day 25 minutes. Presenters should leave at least 5 mins for questions.