Second Call for Papers and Deadline Extension: XAIP @ ICAPS-22

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Sarath Sreedharan

Mar 8, 2022, 6:46:30 PMMar 8
*New Submission Deadline is April 5th AOE*

The world of Explainable AI is rapidly expanding in scope from classification tasks to more complex decision-making processes where automated algorithms play an outsized role. The International Workshop of Explainable AI Planning (XAIP) brings together the latest and best in the field of explainable planning and sequential decision-making. The workshop is collocated with ICAPS, the premier conference on automated planning and scheduling.


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We invite submissions of the following types relevant to the topics listed below.


Full technical papers making an original contribution; up to 9 pages including references.


Short technical papers making an original contribution; up to 5 pages including references.


Position papers proposing XAIP challenges, outlining XAIP ideas, debating issues relevant to XAIP; up to 5 pages including references.


Topics Include but are not limited to


Topics of interest

  • Representation, organization, and memory content used in explanation

  • The creation of such content during plan generation or understanding

  • Generation and evaluation of explanations

  • Contrastive explanations

  • The way in which explanations are communicated and personalized to humans (e.g., plan summaries, answers to questions)

  • The role of knowledge and learning in explainable planners

  • Human vs AI models in explanations

  • Links between explainable planning and other disciplines (e.g., social science, argumentation)

  • Use cases and applications of explainable planning

  • Ethical quandaries in explainable automated planning and scheduling

  • User interfaces for explainable automated planning and scheduling

  • Explainable automated planning and scheduling for user interfaces



Submissions can be made at Openreview at the link :

Important Dates:

Submission Deadline : April 5 UTC-12

Author Notification: April 30 UTC-12

Camera Ready Deadline: TBD UTC-12

ICAPS 2022 Workshops: June 13 - 17  (Exact date TBD)

Organizing Committee:

Rebecca Eifler | Saarland University

Benjamin Krarup | King’s College London 

Alan Lindsay | Heriot-Watt University

Sarath Sreedharan | Arizona State University

Silvia Tulli | Técnico Ulisboa and Sorbonne University

Stylianos Loukas Vasileiou | Washington University

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