Welcome to the website of the 18th International Conference on Principles of Knowledge Representation and Reasoning to be held in Hanoi, Vietnam on November 6-12, 2021.
Knowledge Representation and Reasoning (KR) is a well-established and lively field of research. In KR a fundamental assumption is that an agent's knowledge is explicitly represented in a declarative form, suitable for processing by dedicated reasoning engines. This assumption, that much of what an agent deals with is knowledge-based, is common in many modern intelligent systems. Consequently, KR has contributed to the theory and practice of various areas in AI, including automated planning and natural language understanding, and to fields beyond AI, including databases, verification, software engineering, and robotics. In recent years, KR has contributed also to new and emerging fields, including the semantic web, computational biology, cyber security, and the development of software agents.
The KR conference series is the leading forum for timely in-depth presentation of progress in the theory and principles underlying the representation and computational management of knowledge.
While we are looking forward to the KR community coming together in Hanoi in November 2021, we understand that the global pandemic may make it difficult or impossible for some, if not all, participants to travel to Hanoi. For this reason, we commit to allowing authors of accepted papers to present virtually and will work hard to enable the best possible experience for all conference participants, whether KR 2021 is ultimately held as a hybrid or a fully virtual event.
Notification (Tutorials and Workshops)
Submission information has been posted.
The CFP (Application and Systems Track) is online
The Call for Tutorial and WS Proposals is out
The CFP of the special session on KR & Robotics is published
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