The Program Committee of the 16th Russian Conference on Artificial Intelligence (RCAI-2018) invites the submission of technical papers for the main technical track of the conference which will be held in Moscow, Russia, from October 2nd to October 6th, 2018. Submissions are invited on significant, original, and previously unpublished research on all aspects of artificial intelligence. All papers will receive mindful and rigorous reviews.


Contributions are invited on original, and unpublished research on all aspects of artificial intelligence, including, but not limited to:

  • Modelling of reasoning and non-classical logic
  • Machine learning in intelligent systems and intelligent data analysis
  • Computer linguistics
  • Cognitive modelling
  • Behaviour planning and modeling
  • Intelligent robots
  • Artificial Intelligence in social and humanitarian researches
  • Intelligent education systems and environments
  • Network models in artificial intelligence
  • Fuzzy models and soft computing
  • Evolutionary modeling and genetic algorithms
  • Visual thinking modeling and cognitive graphics
  • Knowledge engineering and management, ontologies
  • Development support system for artificial intelligence
  • Multiagent systems and distributed AI
  • Intelligent web-technologies, Semantic Web
  • Applied intelligent systems, dynamic intelligent systems, and real-time systems
  • Intelligent decision-making and management support systems
  • Intelligent organizations and virtual communities
  • Methodological and philosophical issues of Artificial Intelligence
  • Other issues on AI

We especially welcome application papers that provide novel insights on the interplay of AI and the real world, as well as papers that bring useful computational technologies from other areas of computer science into AI.


We invite papers, which have to be in English and formatted according to the Springer CCIS guideline, in the following two categories:

  • Full papers (12-15 pages, excluding references) are expected to report on new research that makes a substantial technical contribution to the field. Additional details may be included in an appendix, which, however, will be read at the discretion of the PC.

  • Short papers (8 pages max., excluding references) can report on research in progress or other issues of interest to the AI community. Examples of work suitable for short paper submissions include novel ideas whose scope is not large enough for a full paper; important implementation techniques; novel interesting benchmark problems; short experimental studies; interesting applications that are not yet completely solved or analyzed; position or challenge papers. Technical communication submissions are especially invited for software demonstration or Ph.D. work in progress.

Submission will be through the EasyChair conference management system.

All papers will be subject to blind peer review based on the standard criteria of relevance, the significance of results, originality of ideas, soundness, and quality of the presentation.


It is planned to publish the proceedings with Springer’s Communications in Computer and Information Science (the CCIS series) (final approval pending). At least one author of each accepted paper must register for the conference and present the contribution.

Important Dates

  • Submission and registration open: since 1 January 2018
  • All kinds of submissions (all venues via EasyChair) due: 14 April 2018
  • Acceptance and Reviewer feedback: 1 June 2018
  • Camera-ready Submission and Author Registration Deadline: 15 July 2018
  • Conference Dates: 23-27 September