RuleML+RR 2024

the 8th International Joint Conference on Rules and Reasoning

Bucharest, Romania

16 - 18 September 2024

Rule challenge

General Information

The 18th International Rule Challenge is one of the highlights of the RuleML+RR conference and creates friendly competition among innovative rule-oriented tools, prototypes and applications, aimed at research, industry, and government.

In the 2024 edition of the challenge we give the opportunity to not only present results on self-introduced challenges but also to describe open challenges to be addressed by the community. Particularly, we welcome two kinds of submissions:

Key themes of the Rule Challenge include, but are not limited to the following:

Submission and Publication

The challenge seeks high quality, original papers, potentially referencing online material, and ranging between 8-15 pages. Accepted papers will be published as part of CEUR proceedings and should be in the style template CEURART (1-column variant), available at: 


Submitted papers must be original contributions written in English. Please submit your paper  via: 

to the Rule Challenge track.

To ensure high quality, submissions will be carefully peer-reviewed by at least 3 PC members and external reviewers. Submissions should address the following, where possible:

The best challenge paper will be awarded the RuleML+RR Best Rule Challenge Paper Award 2024. The assessment criteria include originality, creativity together with feasibility.

Important Dates

For each of these deadlines, a cut-off point of 23:59 AOE applies. 



Anisa Rula, University of Brescia, Italy

Emanuel Sallinger, TU Wien, Austria

Program Committee 

Bettina Finzel, Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg, Germany

Doerthe Arndt, TU Dresden, Germany

Dominik Tomaszuk, University of Bialystok, Poland

Gong Cheng, Nanjing University, China

Juliana Küster Filipe Bowles, University of St Andrews, United Kingdom

Roman Bauer, University of Surrey, United Kingdom

Shashishekar Ramakrishna, EY - AI Labs / Free University of Berlin, Germany

William Van-Woensel, University of Ottawa, Canada

Yuheng Wang, Stony Brook University, United States

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