14th International Conference on Inductive Logic Programming
Conference Programme (provisional)
Porto, Portugal 6th - 8th September 2004.
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ILP 2004 Conference Programme

Sunday, September 5th
6:00pm - 8:00pm Registration - Welcome Reception at Port Wine Cellars
Monday, September 6th
8:00pm - 9:00pm Registration (Faculty of Engineering – FEUP)
9:00am - 9:15am Opening - Rui Camacho and João Lopes
9:15am - 10:20am Invited Talk I - Systems Biology: A new challenge for ILP
Steve Oliver, introduced by Ross King
10:20am - 10:40am Coffee Break
10:40am - 12:45am Session I: Chair Ross King
10:40am - 11:15am Learning Ensembles of First-Order Clauses for Precision and Recall Curves: A Case Study in Biomedical Information Extraction
Mark Goadrich, Louis Oliphant and Jude Shavlik
11:15am - 11:45am Modelling inhibition in metabolic pathways through Abduction and Induction
Alireza Tamaddoni-Nezhad, Antonis Kakas, Stephen Muggleton and Florencio Pazos
11:45am - 12:15pm Improving Rule Evaluation Using Multitask Learning
Mark Reid
12:15pm - 12:45pm FOIL-D: Efficiently Scaling FOIL for Multi-relational Data Mining of Large Datasets
Joseph Bockhorst and Irene Ong.
12:45pm - 2:00pm Lunch
2:00pm - 3:05pm Invited Talk II - Scaling Up ILP: Experiences with Extracting Relations from Biomedical Text
Jude Shavlik, introduced by Ashwin Srinivasan
3:05pm - 4:35pm Session II: Chair Stefan Kramer
3:05pm - 3:35pm Macro-operators Revisited in Relational Learning
Erick Alphonse
3:35pm - 4:05pm Learning Goal Hierarchies from Structured Observations and Expert Annotation
Tolga Konik and John Laird
4:05pm - 4:35pm On Avoiding Redundancy in Inductive Logic Programming (.ppt)
Nuno Fonseca, Vitor S. Costa, Fernando Silva and Rui Camacho
4:35pm - 5:00pm Coffee Break
5:00pm - 6:30pm Session III: Short Presentations. Chair Rui Camacho
8:00pm - 9:00pm Boat trip between the Porto's bridges
Tuesday, September 7th
9:15am - 10:20am

Invited Talk III- Automated Synthesis of Data Analysis Programs: Learning in Logic
Wray Buntine, introduced by Stephen Muggleton

10:20am - 10:45am Coffee Break
10:45am - 12:45pm Session IV: Chair Stephen Muggleton
10:45am - 11:15am Circumscription Policies for Induction
Katsumi Inoue and Haruka Saito
11h15am - 11:45am Generalization Algorithms for Second-Order Terms
Kouichi Hirata , Takeshi Ogawa and Masateru Harao
11:45am - 12:15pm An Efficient Algorithm for Reducing Clauses Based on Constraint Satisfaction Techniques
Jerome Maloberti and Einoshin Suzuki
12:15pm - 12:45pm On the Effect of Caching in Recursive Theory Learning
Margherita Berardi, Antonio Varlaro and Donato Malerba
12:45pm - 2:00pm Lunch
2:00pm - 3:05pm Invited Talk IV - From Promising to Profitable Applications of ILP: a Case Study in Drug Discovery
Luc Dehaspe, introduced by Luc De Raedt
3:05pm - 4:35pm Session V - Chair Luc De Raedt
3:00pm - 3:35pm Bottom-Up ILP using Large Refinement Steps
Marta Arias and Roni Khardon
3:35pm - 4:05pm Automatic Induction of First-Order Logic Descriptors Type Domains from Observations
Stefano Ferilli , Floriana Esposito, Teresa M.A. Basile and Nicola Di Mauro
4:05pm - 4:35pm

Efficient Evaluation of Candidate Hypotheses in AL-log
Francesca A. Lisi and Floriana Esposito

4:35pm - 5:00pm

Coffee Break

5:30pm - 7:00pm

Visit to Guimarães city

7:30pm - 9:30pm

Conference Dinner

Wednesday, September 8th
9:00am - 10:05am Invited Talk V- Learning, Logic and Probability
Pedro Domingos, introduced by Saso Džeroski
10:05am - 10:30am Coffee Break
10:30am - 11:35am Invited Talk VI: At the Interface of Inductive Logic Programming and Statistics
James Cussens, introduced by David Page
11:35am- 1:15pm Session VI: Chair David Page
11:35am - 12:05pm Logical Markov Decision Programs and the Convergence of logical TD(lambda)
Kristian Kersting and Luc De Raedt
12:05pm - 12:45pm Learning Logic Programs with Annotated Disjunctions
Fabrizio Riguzzi
12:45pm - 1:15pm First Order Random Forests with Complex Aggregates
Celine Vens, Anneleen Van Assche, Hendrik Blockeel and Saso Džeroski
1:15pm - 2:30pm Lunch
2:30pm - 4:00pm Session VII: Chair Michele Sebag
2:30pm - 3:00pm A Monte Carlo Study of Randomised Restarted Search in ILP
Filip Zelezny, Ashwin Srinivasan and David Page
3:00pm - 3:30pm Learning an Approximation to Inductive Logic Programming Clause Evaluation
Frank DiMaio and Jude Shavlik
3:30pm - 4:00pm A Simulated Annealing Framework for ILP
Serrurier Mathieu, Prade Henri and Richard Gilles
4:00pm - 4:30pm Coffee Break
4:30pm - 6:30pm Session VIII: Chairs Ashwin Srinivasan and Ross King
4:30pm - 5:15pm ILP Meeting
5:15pm - 6:15pm Trends in ILP Research. Panel discussion
6:15pm - 6:30pm Closing
7:00pm - 8:00pm "Closing Port wine" session at the Solar do Vinho
Thursday, September 9th
9:00am - 5:00pm Visit to the Port wine vineyards in the Douro region.