The 23rd International Conference on Algorithmic Learning Theory (ALT 2012) will be held in Lyon, France, at Université Lumière Lyon 2, on October 29-31, 2012. The conference is on the theoretical foundations of machine learning. The conference will be co-located with the 15th International Conference on Discovery Science (DS 2012).

Topics of Interest: We invite submissions that make a wide variety of contributions to the theory of learning, including the following:

Format. The submitted paper should be no longer than 15 pages in the standard format for Springer-Verlag's Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence series. The 15 page limit includes title, abstract, acknowledgements, references, illustrations and any other parts of the paper; appendixes bypassing the page limit are not allowed.

Policy. Each submitted paper will be reviewed by the members of the program committee and be judged on clarity, significance and originality. Joint submissions to other conferences with published proceedings are not allowed. Papers that have appeared in journals or other conferences are not appropriate for ALT 2012.

Proceedings. All accepted papers will be published as a volume in the Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, Springer-Verlag, and will be available at the conference. Full versions of selected papers of ALT 2012 will be invited to a special issue of the journal Theoretical Computer Science.

E.M. Gold Award. One scholarship of 555 € will be awarded to a student author of an excellent paper (please mark student submissions on the title page).

Important Dates.

Full paper submission: 17th May, 2012
Author notification: 8th July, 2012
Camera-ready papers due: 20th July, 2012
Conference: 29-31 Oct. 2012

Submission. Authors can submit their papers electronically via our submission page (which is already closed).

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