Call for Papers

From: Antonino Staiano (astaiano@unisa.it)
Date: Sat Jul 07 2001 - 14:12:19 MET DST

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                                   Special Issue of Neural Networks

                          the official journal of INNS, ENNS and JNSS

    Neural Networks for Analysis of Complex Scientific Data: Astronomy and
    Geology

          Call for Papers

    In the last few years there has been an enormous increase in the number of
    papers concerning applications of neural networks to astronomy, geology,
    geophysics and the environment. Over the years, these papers have addressed
    a variety of problems ranging from the control of scientific equipment to
    the reduction and interpretation of data (see for instance the ever
    increasing number of related papers available at the ADS Abstract Service).

    As a consequence, during the Washington IJCNN'99 meeting a Special Session
    on the Applications of Neural Networks to Astronomy and Geology took place
    and at the next IJCNN'01 there will be a Special Session on the Applications
    of Neural Networks to the Environment. The value and variety of these
    applications suggest that now is a proper time for a special issue of the
    Journal. That is the purpose of this Call for Papers for such a Special
    Issue, devoted to the following non-exhaustive list of topics:

    1. Applications of Neural Networks in Astronomy:

    - time series analysis (stellar and AGN light curves, solar data,
    experiments for gravitational waves detection, etc.)

    - analysis of photometric images (star/galaxy separation, deblending of
    unresolved images, morphological classification of galaxies, etc.)

    - analysis of spectroscopic data (spectra extraction, spectral
    classification of stars and galaxies, etc.)

    - retrieval of information (KDD) from very large databases of astronomical
    data and images

    - automatic scheduling of observing facilities

    - automatic evaluation of the performances of observing facilities

    2. Applications of Neural Networks in Geology and Geophysics

    - time series analysis (stratigraphy, stratigraphic correlations, cycles
    detection, palcomagnetism, etc.) - analysis of seismic data

    - analysis of geologic images

    - analysis of SAR images for geological and geophysicdl applications

    - Environmental data analysis

    We plan to have contributed papers plus some invited reviews on the most
    rapidly evolving fields of application. The main reason behind this choice
    is that, in spite of the enormous amount of work done so far, no
    comprehensive summary of the main techniques has appeared. The reviews,
    therefore would have excellent value for all people active in the field:
    specialists, students and newcomers. The format of the papers is that
    standard for the journal (see any issue of the journal for specifications).

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    Scheduling of the Special Issue:

    - Deadline for contributions and reviews submission: November 30, 2001

    - End of refereeing process: April 2002

    - Handing of the final manuscripts to the publisher: June 2002

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    Editors:

    - Prof. Bruno D'Argenio - Director GEOMARE-Sud CNR, Napoli, Italy -
    geologist

    - Prof. Giuseppe Longo - Osservatorio Astronomico di Capodimonte Napoli,
    Italy - astronomer

    - Prof. Roberto Tagliaferri - D.M.I. University of Salerno, Italy - neural
    networks specialist

    - Prof. Donald Tarling - Plymouth University, U.K. - geophysicist

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    Address for Submission of papers:

    Prof. Roberto Tagliaferri

    DMI - UniversitÓ di Salerno

    Via S. Allende, 84081 Baronissi (Sa), Italy

    e-mail: robtag@unisa.it

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