Tenth International Conference on Flexible Query Answering Systems 
18th-20th September 2013 
University of Granada, Granada, Spain 

FQAS is the premier conference focusing on the key issue in the information society of providing easy, flexible, and intuitive access to information to everybody. In targeting this issue, the conference draws on several research areas, such as information retrieval, database management, information filtering, knowledge representation, soft computing, management of multimedia information, and human-computer interaction. The conference provides a unique opportunity for researchers, developers and practitioners to explore new ideas and approaches in a multidisciplinary forum. The previous FQAS events were held in 1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2009 and 2011. 
General and Program Co-Chairs 

  • Henrik Legind Larsen, Aalborg University, Denmark 
  • Maria J. Martin-Bautista, University of Granada, Spain 
  • Maria-Amparo Vila, University of Granada, Spain 

Conference Topics:

  • Flexible question answering systems 
  • Multimodal, Spoken and Multimedia query answering 
  • Mobile information access systems 
  • Ambient information access systems 
  • Semantic Web 
  • Information Retrieval, Extraction and Fusion 
  • Text and data mining 
  • Knowledge representation 
  • Ontologies 
  • Ontology based query answering 
  • Database management 
  • Cross language querying and retrieval 
  • Semantic query expansion 
  • Domain and User Context Modeling 
  • Privacy preserving Querying Answering 
  • Human-Computer Interaction 
  • User interfaces and data visualization 
  • Search engines 
  • Summarization of search results 
  • Social Networks 
  • Cloud Computing and Cloud Information Access 
  • Collaborative information management 
  • Entity/Relationship/Event Recognition and Disambiguation 
  • Approximate reasoning models 
  • Soft Computing 
  • Fuzzy sets, Logic and Probabilistic models 
  • Imperfection/uncertainty management 
  • Belief/trust management 
  • Description Logics 
Expected Participants:



Contact email


Granada - Spain
FQAS 2013 will be held at the School of Computer Science and Telecommunications (ETSI de Informatica y de Telecomunicaciones) at University of Granada. The address is:
E.T.S. Ingenierías Informática y de Telecomunicación
C/Periodista Daniel Saucedo Aranda s/n E-18071 Granada
More information on travel and accomodation in the conference website: http://idbis.ugr.es/fqas2013/index.php/venue
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