Archived Call for Papers and Participation

Third Annual Conference of the Australasian Bayesian Network Modelling Society (ABNMS2011)
November 21 - 22, 2011: Pre-Conference Tutorials
November 23 - 24, 2011: Conference
Mathematical Sciences, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane

Bayesian networks have become a significant tool in a rapidly emerging area of applied Artificial Intelligence in Australasia. The Society has been established to support the use and development of Bayesian networks, to further the technology and advance applications.

The organising committee for ABNMS2011 is pleased to invite submission of abstracts for presentation and posters.

We are in interested hearing about any aspect of modelling with Bayesian Networks. This includes:

  • Applications
  • Bayesian network software tools
  • Knowledge engineering methodologies
  • Elicitation techniques
  • Integrating Bayesian networks into broader decision support systems
  • Learning Bayesian networks from data (parameters and/or structure)
Key Dates
Call for papers:1st July 2011
Abstract submission deadline:31st July 2011
Decision on abstracts:21st August 2011
Deadline for submission of full papers:21st October 2011
Deadline for conference registration:
(including preconference tutorials)
21st October 2011

Abstracts for ABNMS2011 should be no longer than 300 words. Please submit your abstracts via email to Include the title of your paper, authors, affiliations, contact details for the corresponding author and abstract within the body of the email. Please also state whether your submission is for a presented paper or a poster. The abstract should be self-contained and explicit, covering the aims, methods, results and main conclusions of the research. The abstract should not contain figures, tables or references.

For full papers, please follow the instructions for authors provided below:

Latex template note: Please note that the following 3rd party packages are required: geometry, graphicx, natbib, times, multicol, caption. Some of these may already be included with your install.

You may also wish to take advantage of our PowerPoint template for creating your presentation:

In addition to the conference, ABNMS2011 will also host a pre-conference tutorial. For details on the pre-conference tutorials program, please see the ABNMS2011 program.

To register for the conference and pre-conference tutorial, please visit the ABNMS2011 registration page.

We hope to see you there.

If you have any questions regarding ABNMS2011, please email