The 9th International Conference
Algorithmic Learning Theory

Otzenhausen, Germany
October 8-10, 1998


The proceedings of ALT'98 are published by Springer-Verlag as a volume in their Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence series which is part of the Springer-Verlag Lecture Notes in Computer Science Series.

Please follow the instructions given by Springer-Verlag when preparing your final version. Manuscripts that do not conform to the formatting instructions will not be included in the proceedings by the publisher.

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Your camera-ready copy will be due June 15, 1998. You may send us your final version via email as LaTeX2e, LaTeX, or TeX -file or as a postscript-file. When sending a postscript-file, make sure that it will be printable in 600 dpi.

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Prof. Dr. Rolf Wiehagen
University of Kaiserslautern
Department of Computer Science
67653 Kaiserslautern, Germany

Moreover, we need a copyright form signed by you and your co-authors (or one from each of the authors) as a hardcopy (We cannot accept email/fax/any other form.) The volume title will be

``Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Algorithmic Learning Theory,'' and the volume editors are M.M. Richter, C.H. Smith, R. Wiehagen and T. Zeugmann.

The copyright form must arrive before or at June 15, 1998.

The springer copyright form is available at

Finally, please revise your manuscript in accordance with the comments made by the program committee.