VisionScienceList: Welcome to the First ICSC Congress on Neuro-Fuzzy NF'2002

From: Nadine Gisler (nadine@wtc.ab.ca)
Date: Thu Nov 23 2000 - 09:06:00 PST

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    INTERNATIONAL COMPUTER SCIENCE CONVENTIONS

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    Welcome to the First International ICSC Congress on

    Neuro-Fuzzy NF'2002

    to be held at The Capitolio de la Habana, Cuba
    January 15 - 18, 2002

    We are sending this message requesting papers for this conference.

    http://www.icsc.ab.ca/NF2002.htm

    Organizing Committee:
    Honorary Chair: Prof. Hans-Juergen Zimmermann, Germany
    (zi@or.twth-aachen.de)
    General Chair: Hans-Heinrich Bothe, Denmark(hhb@it.dtu.dk)
    Special Scientific Events Chair : Alberto Ochoa, Cuba (aa8ar@yahoo.com)
    Scientific Program Chair: Hans Hellendoorn, Netherland (to be confirmed)
    Scientific Program Co-Chair : Pedro Gonzalez Lanza, Cuba
    (pedro@cidet.icmf.inf.cu)
    Local Committee Chair : Orestes Llanes-Santiago, Cuba
    (orestes@electrica.ispjae.edu.cu)
    Local Committee Co-Chair: Abelardo del Pozo Quintero, Cuba
    (pozo@cidet.icmf.inf.cu)
    Administration and Finance Chair : Ilkka Tervonen, Canada
    (operating@icsc.ab.ca)
    Publication Chair: Antonio Di Nola, Italy (dinola@unina.it)

    Introduction:

    During the past decade, paradigms and benefits from neuro fuzzy
    systems (NF) have been growing tremendously. Today, not only does NF solve
    scientific problems, but its applications are also appearing in our
    daily lives.

    In order to discuss the state of the art in NF and the future of these
    exciting topics; we are honored to invite you to Neuro-Fuzzy 2002. We
    believe it will be an excellent opportunity to share our knowledge on NF
    and contribute to its development in the next century.

    This major international conference will be held in a very enjoyable
    location: Havana, the Capital of Cuba, where we hope you will experience the
    famous Cuban hospitality.

    Sponsored/supported by:

    ISPJAE: Instituto Superior Politecnico José Antonio Echeverria
    ICIMAF: Instituto De Cibernetica, Matematica y Fisica
    UCLV: Universidad Central De Las Villas
    UO: Universidad De Oriente
    - RAC: Red de Automática de Cuba
    - Ministerio de Educación Superior de la República de Cuba
    - Ministerio de la Informática y las Comunicaciones de la República de
    Cuba
    - Ministerio de Ciencias, Tecnología y Medio Ambiente de la República de
    Cuba.
    - ICSC/NAISO Canada/Switzerland

    Topics suggested (not limited to):

    - Advanced Neuro and Fuzzy Paradigms
    - Data Granulation and Fuzzy Rule Extraction
    - Advanced Training Algorithms
    - Evolutionary Computation (GA, GP, ET) and Graphical Models
    - Chaotic Behavior and Fractals

    Applications in signal processing, control, robotics, etc.

    Of particular interest are applications from the
    following fields: Sound and image processing, pattern recognition,
    image understanding, feature binding, perception,
    sensor fusion, controller design, state observation,
    motor control, mobile robotics, autonomous navigation, deliberation and
    planning, active anchoring, gain-scheduling, fault detection, hardware
    solutions, data mining, financing, e-commerce.

    International Steering/Program Committee (invitations sent to):

    Anderson P., USA
    Antonsson A.K., USA
    Baldwin J.F., U.K.
    Bandemer H., Germany
    Bezdek J., USA
    Bonnisone P., USA
    Bosc P., France
    Carlsson Ch., Finland
    Dubois D., France
    Esogbue A. O., USA
    Fyfe C., U.K.
    Gallard R., Argentina
    Gottwald S., Germany
    Grabisch M., France
    Halmague S.K., Australia
    Heiss-Czedik D., Austria
    Heiss M., Austria
    Hoehle U., Germany
    Jentzen Jan, Denmark
    Kalaykov Ivan, Sweden
    Kandel A.,Tampa, USA
    Klement E. P., Austria
    Kruse R., Germany
    Kuncheva L., U.K.
    Mamdani E., UK
    Marichal G.N., Spain
    Nauck Detlef, U.K.
    Pap E., Yugoslavia
    Pedrycz W., Canada,
    Roubens M., Belgium
    Runkler Th., Germany
    Ruspini ...., Belgium/ USA
    Steele N., U.K.
    Sugeno M., Japan
    Surmann H., Germany
    Takagi T., Japan
    Tuerksen I. B., Toronto, Canada
    Ulieru M., Canada
    Verdegay, J. L., Spain
    Zamarreño J., Spain

    SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM

    NF'2002 will include invited plenary talks, contributed
    sessions, invited sessions, workshops and tutorials.
    Updated details are available at
    http://www.icsc.ab.ca/NF2002.htm

    CALL FOR INVITED SESSIONS

    The organization of invited sessions is encouraged. Prospective
    organizers are requested to send a session proposal (consisting
    of 4-5 invited papers, the recommended session-chair and
    co-chair, as well as a short statement describing the title and
    the purpose of the session) to the respective symposium chair
    or the congress organizer. Invited sessions should preferably
    start with a tutorial paper. The registration fee of the session
    organizer will be waived, if at least 4 authors of invited
    papers register to the conference.

    POSTER PRESENTATIONS

    Poster presentations are encouraged for people who wish to
    receive peer feedback, and practical examples of applied research
    are particularly welcome. Poster sessions will allow the
    presentation and discussion of respective papers, which will
    also be included in the conference proceedings.

    CALL FOR TUTORIALS

    Pre-conference tutorials on specific relevant topics are planned. Proposals
    for a tutorial must include the title, topics covered, proposed speakers,
    targeted audience and estimated length (preferably 2 or 4 hours). The
    proposal must be submitted to the general chair, the scientific program
    chair and the congress organizer by May 31, 2001. Tutorial papers of max 15
    pages can be included in the conference proceedings.

    CALL FOR WORKSHOPS

    Interested scientists are encouraged to organize a workshop on their
    particular field of research. Workshops consist of several presentations or
    open discussions on a specific subject. The proposal must include the title,
    the topics covered, the proposed speakers, the targeted audience and the
    estimated length. It should be submitted to the general chair, the
    scientific program chair and the congress organizer by May 31, 2001. Joint
    or edited workshop papers of max 35 pages can be included in the conference
    proceedings.

    SUBMISSION OF PAPERS

    Authors are requested to send an extended abstract, or the full paper of
    minimum
    4 and maximum 7 pages for review, by the International Program Committee.
    All submissions must be written in English, starting with a succinct
    statement of the problem, the results achieved, their significance and a
    comparison with previous work.

    Submissions must be received by May 31, 2001. Regular papers,
    as well as poster presentations, tutorial papers and invited sessions
    are encouraged.

    The submission should also include:
    - Title of congress (NF'2002),
    - Type of paper (workshop, tutorial, invited, regular, poster)
    - Authors names, affiliations, addresses
    - Name of author to contact for correspondence
    - E-mail address and fax # of contact author and co-authors
    - Topics which best describe the paper (5 - 10 keywords)
    - Short CV of authors (recommended)

    Please submit your paper proposal electronically
    to the following address: operating@icsc.ab.ca

    Data formats: Word, Postscript, PDF.

    PROCEEDINGS AND PUBLICATIONS

    All accepted and invited papers will be included in the congress
    proceedings,
    published in print and on CD-ROM by ICSC Academic Press, Canada/Switzerland.

    A selected number of papers will be expanded and revised for possible
    inclusion in special issues of some prestigious journals.

    IMPORTANT DATES

    Submission Deadline: May 31, 2001
    Notification of Acceptance: August 15, 2001
    Delivery of Final Manuscripts: October 31, 2001
    Conference NF'2002: January 15/18, 2002

    CONGRESS ORGANIZER

    ICSC International Computer Science Conventions
    NAISO Natural and Artificial Intelligence Systems Organizations
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    Wetaskiwin AB, T9A 1K1 / Canada
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    Fax: +1-780-352-1913
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