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                     ICFCA 2008
The 6th International Conference on Formal Concept Analysis
Université du Québec à Montréal (Canada), February 25-29 2008

Formal Concept Analysis (FCA) emerged in the 1980s from attempts to restructure lattice theory to promote better communication between lattice theorists and potential users of lattice theory. Since then, Formal Concept Analysis has developed into a growing research field in its own right with a thriving theoretical community and an increasing number of applications in information and knowledge processing including visualization, data mining, analysis and knowledge management.
The conference aims to unify theoretical and applied practitioners using Formal Concept Analysis drawing from the fields of Mathematics, Computer and Information Sciences, Software Engineering, Algorithms, Linguistics, Knowledge Representation, and Social Networks among other issues.

   * FCA theory
   * Lattice Theory
   * Computer and Information Sciences
   * Algorithms
   * Logical aspects of FCA
   * FCA-based Knowledge Representation
   * Ontology building
   * Folksonomies
   * FCA and Social Networks
   * Data Mining
   * Association Rules
   * Software Engineering
   * Natural Language Processing with FCA
   * Lattice Drawing
   * FCA Tools

We invite contributions focusing on theory and applications of Formal Concept Analysis. Papers of up to sixteen pages may be submitted in the PDF or Postscript format. For each paper, an abstract must be submitted by September 14, 2007. The submission is done via Authors are requested to follow the formatting instructions for the Springer LNCS style, see All submissions will be refereed, and the conference proceedings will be published by Springer in the LNCS/LNAI series.

September 14, 2007: Submission of abstracts
September 21, 2007: Submission of papers
November 16, 2007: Notification of acceptance
December 7, 2007: Camera ready paper due
February 25-29, 2008: Conference.

The conference will be hosted at UQAM (Université du Québec à Montréal), Montréal, Canada. More details will be available at
General Chair:
   Robert Godin, Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada
Program Chairs:
   Raoul Medina, LIMOS, Université Clermont-Ferrand 2, France ([log in to unmask])
   Sergei Obiedkov, Higher School of Economics, Russia ([log in to unmask])
Editorial Board:
   * Peter Eklund, University of Wollongong, Australia
   * Bernhard Ganter, Technische Universität Dresden, Germany
   * Robert Godin, Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM), Canada
   * Sergei Kuznetsov, Higher School of Economics, Russia
   * Rokia Missaoui, Université du Québec en Outaouais, Canada
   * Uta Priss, Napier University, United Kingdom
   * Stefan E. Schmidt, Technische Universität Dresden, Germany
   * Gregor Snelting, University of Passau, Germany
   * Gerd Stumme, University Kassel, Germany
   * Rudolf Wille, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany
   * Karl Erich Wolff, University of Applied Sciences, Darmstadt, Germany
Program Committee:
   * Mike Bain, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
   * Peter Becker, Australia
   * Radim Belohlavek, Binghamton University - State University of New York, USA
   * Sadok Ben Yahia, Faculty of Sciences of Tunis, Tunisia
   * Claudio Carpineto, Fondazione Ugo Bordoni, Italy
   * Frithjof Dau, University of Wollongong, Australia
   * Vincent Duquenne, ECP6-CNRS, Université Paris 6, France
   * Sébastien Ferré, Université de Rennes 1, France
   * Linton Freeman, UCI, California, USA
   * Alain Gély, Université Clermont-Ferrand 1, France
   * Joachim Hereth Correia, Technische Universität Dresden, Germany
   * Wolfgang Hesse, Philipps-Universität Marburg, Germany
   * Bjoern Koester, Technische Universität Dresden, Germany
   * Derrick G. Kourie, University of Pretoria, South Africa
   * Marzena Kryszkiewicz, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland
   * Leonard Kwuida, Universität Bern, Switzerland
   * Wilfried Lex, Universität Clausthal, Germany
   * Christian Lindig, Saarland University, Germany
   * Engelbert Mephu Nguifo, IUT de Lens - Université d'Artois, France
   * Lhouari Nourine, LIMOS, Université de Clermont Ferrand 2, France
   * Jean-Marc Petit, LIRIS, INSA Lyon, France
   * Alex Pogel, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, USA
   * Sandor Radeleczki, University of Miskolc, Hungary
   * Camille Roth, University of Surrey, United Kingdom
   * Sebastian Rudolph, Universität Karlsruhe, Germany
   * Jurg Schmid, Universität Bern, Switzerland
   * Selma Strahringer, Cologne University of Applied Sciences, Germany
   * Petko Valtchev, Université du Quebec à Montreal, Canada
   * Serhyi Yevtushenko, Luxoft, Ukraine
   * Mohammed J. Zaki, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, New York, USA
Organization Commitee:
   * Robert Godin, UQAM, Montreal, Canada
   * Rokia Missaoui, UQO, Gatineau, Canada
   * Petko Valtchev, UQAM, Montreal, Canada

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