The Fourth UK Case-Based Reasoning Workshop
September 15th 1999, Manchester, England

Hosted by AI-CBR and the British Computer Society Specialist Group on Expert Systems & Applied Artificial Intelligence the 4th UK Case-Base Reasoning Workshop will build on the previous three workshops by again combining practical and theoretical issues of relevance to both academics and practitioners. The workshop will be divided into three broad areas:
  • papers on CBR applications
  • papers on theoretical aspects of CBR
  • presentations by CBR software vendors:
    - Inference will present k-commerce
    - Npower will present the Haley Enterprise's CBR products

The workshop will also allow plenty of time for discussion and interaction between participants.

British Computer Society Specialist Group on Expert Systems & Applied Artificial Intelligence

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The workshop will take place on Wednesday 15th. September 1999 at the Research & Graduate College, University of Salford. The University of Salford is in Manchester in the middle of the UK and has easy access by car, bus, rail and air. full details of how to travel to the venue (including maps) can be found at:


Information on local hotels is available at: A social event will be organised for the evening of the 14th. September for those arriving on evening before the workshop (this  involves beer and a curry).


The full workshop programme is available at:

Formatting Instructions

Formatting Instructions for authors can be found at Formatted papers should be returned to by 1st. September 1999.

Workshop Fee

The workshop will cost 60.00 inclusive. This should be paid in UK pounds sterling, cheques made payable to "The University of Salford" (Sorry, but credit cards cannot be accepted). The registration fee includes a copy of the proceedings, refreshments and lunch (please let us know if you have any special dietary requirements).


To register for UKCBR4:

  1. email to reserve your place at the workshop
  2. send a cheque or money order for 60.00 payable to "The University of Salford" to
    Dr Ian Watson
    University of Salford
    Bridgewater Building
    Salford M5 4WT

Please note that payment can be made on the day at the registration desk, but please book a place at the workshop to allow us to plan for numbers attending.

Programme Committee

  • Dr. Padraig Cunningham, Trinity College, Dublin.
  • Dr. Werner Dubitzky, University of Ulster
  • Dr. Isabelle Bichindaritz, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle
  • Prof. Juan M. Corchado, Universidad de Vigo, Spain
  • Dr. Ian Watson, AI-CBR, University of Salford


UKCBR4 is sponsored by the University of Salford (, AI-CBR ( the Haley Enterprise ( and TecInno ( If your organisation would like to sponsor UKCBR4 or a future event please contact

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