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15 Oxford papers at the 2017 International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence


A total of 15 papers with Oxford Computer Science authors have been accepted for the Twenty Sixth International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI-2017), to be held in Melbourne, on August 19-25, 2017, and Prof Georg Gottlob will be one of the invited speakers at the conference.

IJCAI is the premier international venue for research in artificial intelligence, with submitted papers covering such topics as machine learning, reasoning, problem solving, algorithmic game theory and automated cooperation. This year the conference attracted a record number of more than 2,540 submissions to its technical tracks, and had an acceptance rate of 26%.

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Oxford's accepted papers are as follows:

Characterising the Manipulability of Boolean Games, 
Paul Harrenstein, Paolo Turrini, and Michael Wooldridge

Query Reformulation: Theory and Practice,
Michael Benedikt, Egor V. Kostylev, Fabio Mogavero, and Efi Tsamoura

Nash Equilibria in Concurrent Games with Lexicographic Preferences,
Julian Gutierrez, Aniello Murano, Giuseppe Perelli, Sasha Rubin, and Michael Wooldridge

The Bag Semantics of Ontology-Based Data Access, 
Charalampos Nikolaou, Egor V. Kostylev, George Konstantinidis, Mark Kaminski, Bernardo Cuenca Grau, and Ian Horrocks

Bayesian Aggregation of Categorical Distributions with Applications in Crowdsourcing, 
A. Augustin, M. Venanzi, J. Hare, A. Rogers and N. R. Jennings

On the Kernelization of Global Constraints, 
Clément Carbonnel and Emmanuel Hebrard

Tag−Aware Personalized Recommendation Using a Hybrid Deep Model, 
Zhenghua Xu‚ Thomas Lukasiewicz‚ Cheng Chen‚ Yishu Miao and Xiangwu Meng

Query Answering in Ontologies Under Preference Rankings, 
İsmail İlkan Ceylan‚ Thomas Lukasiewicz‚ Rafael Peñaloza and Oana Tifrea−Marciuska

Most Probable Explanations for Probabilistic Database Queries, 
İsmail İlkan Ceylan, Stefan Borgwardt and Thomas Lukasiewicz

Foundations of Declarative Data Analysis Using Limit Datalog Programs, 
Mark Kaminski, Bernardo Cuenca Grau, Boris Motik, Egor V. Kostylev and Ian Horrocks

Optimal escape interdiction on transportation networks, 
Youzhi Zhang, Bo An, Long Tran-Thanh, Nicholas R. Jennings, Zhen Wang, Jiarui Gan

Manipulating Opinion Diffusion in Social Networks, 
Robert Bredereck and Edith Elkind

Fair Division of a Graph, 
Sylvain Bouveret, Katarina Cechlarova, Edith Elkind, Ayumi Igarashi, and Dominik Peters

Proportional Rankings, 
Piotr Skowron, Martin Lackner, Markus Brill, Dominik Peters, and Edith Elkind

The Condorcet principle for multiwinner elections: From shortlisting to proportionality, 
Haris Aziz, Edith Elkind, Piotr  Faliszewski, Martin Lackner, and Piotr Skowron

Swift Logics for Big Data and Knowledge Graphs (invited), 
Luigi Bellomarini, Georg Gottlob, Andreas Pieris, and Emanuel Sallinger

Reduction Techniques for Model Checking and Learning in MDPs,
Suda Bharadwaj, Stephane Le Roux, Guillermo A. Perez, Ufuk Topcu