Call for Papers

Call for Papers


We encourage the submission of original contributions, investigating novel methodologies to to build transparent and scrutable AI systems and algorithms. In particular, authors can submit:

(A) Regular papers (max. 12 + references – Springer LLNCS format);
(B) Short/Position papers (max 6 pages + references - Springer LLNCS format);

Topics of Interest

  • - Explainable Artificial Intelligence?
  • - Interpretable and Transparent Machine Learning Models?
  • - Strategies to Explain Black Box Decision Systems
  • - Designing new Explanation Styles
  • - Evaluating Transparency and Interpretability of AI Systems
  • - Technical Aspects of Algorithms for Explanation
  • - Theoretical Aspects of Explanation and Interpretability
  • - Ethics in Explainable AI
  • - Argumentation Theory for Explainable AI


Submission Site https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=aixia2020

All submitted papers will be evaluated by at least two members of the program committee, based on originality, significance, relevance and technical quality. Papers should be formatted according to the Springer LLNCS Style: (template)
Submissions should be single blinded, i.e. authors names should be included in the submissions. Submissions must be made through the EasyChair conference system prior the specified deadline (all deadlines refer to GMT) by selecting XAI.it as submission track. At least one of the authors should register and take part at the conference to make the presentation.


Important Dates
* Paper submission deadline: September 20th, 2020 --> October, 4, 2020 (11:59PM UTC-12)
* Notification to authors: October 23th, 2020
* Camera-Ready submission: October 30th, 2020
* Video and slides of the presentation: November 10th, 2020

Proceedings and Post Proceedings

All accepted papers will be published in the AIxIA series of CEUR-WS. Authors of selected papers, accepted to the workshops, Authors of selected papers, accepted to the workshops, will be invited to submit a revised and extended version of their work to appear in volume 12414 of the Springer's Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence series (LNCS/LNAI). A selection of the best papers, accepted for the presentation at the workshops, will be invited to submit an extended version for publication on “intelligenza Artificiale”, the International Journal of the Italian Association for Artificial Intelligence, edited by IOS Press and indexed by Thomson Reuters' "Emerging Sources Citation Index" and Scopus by Elsevier.


Presentation Format

Authors of accepted papers accepted papers at the workshops will be requested to provide a video recorded presentation of their work. Presentations will be available to all members of the association. Videos must have a length between 5 and 8 minutes according to the rules given by the workshop organizers. The video should be in MP4 format (1280x720). More details will be published here.


For any information write to:

cataldo.musto@uniba.it;