Workshop on Practical Aspects of Developing AI-Based Systems

Call For Participation

A workshop exploring practical issues in developing and fielding AI-based systems will be held on 15 December 2003, in conjunction with AI-2003: the 23rd Annual International Conference of the British Computer Society's Specialist Group on Artificial Intelligence, at Peterhouse College, Cambridge, UK.

This half-day workshop will form part of a wider piece of non-commercial research that aims to capture best practice in the development and fielding of AI-based systems. If successful, the results will be made generally available to the AI community. Further details are at

The workshop will take the form of a number of short paper presentations highlighting critical issues in this domain, followed by a structured discussion which would aim to identify and document the most significant issues in the development of successful AI-based system.

The workshop will address practical, mainly non-technical, issues relating to the development of AI-based systems, including, but not limited to:

Papers on any of the topics above will be welcomed, and will be assessed by the organisers on their value in developing understanding and best practice in AI-based system development. All accepted papers will be distributed to workshop participants and posted on the AI research website. Selected papers will be presented at the workshop.

Those wishing to submit papers should email Richard Ellis ( with an abstract. The deadline for complete papers, in Word or pdf format, will be Friday 14th November 2003.

All workshop participants must register for at least the first day of AI-2003, as specified on the AI-2003 website (

For further information contact:

Richard Ellis
Stratum Management Ltd
Tel: +44 1962 774 961