ISDA' 2002 CALL FOR PAPERS

From: Maumita Bhattacharya (Maumita.Bhattacharya@infotech.monash.edu.au)
Date: Wed Oct 31 2001 - 11:55:55 MET

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    Dear Colleague, <br><br>
    We are organizing an exciting event:
    </font><font face=3D"Times New Roman, Times" color=3D"#000080"><b>ISDA' 2002=
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    Second International <br>
    Workshop on Intelligent Systems Design and Applications </b>(Atlanta,
    USA, <br>
    07-08 August 2002).<br><br>
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    </u></b></font><font face=3D"Times New Roman, Times" color=3D"#000080">(Tech=
    nically
    co-sponsored by The World Federation of Soft Computing)<br><br>
    Intelligent Systems Design and Applications (ISDA 2002) is an
    International <br>
    Workshop that brings together international Soft Computing /Artificial
    <br>
    Intelligence researchers, developers, practitioners, and users. The aim
    of <br>
    ISDA 2002 is to serve as a forum to present current and future research
    work <br>
    as well as to exchange ideas in this field.<br><br>
    ISDA 2002 invites authors to submit their original and unpublished work
    <br>
    that demonstrate current research in all areas of Soft Computing=20
    and<br>
    Computational Intelligence including design of artificial neural
    networks, <br>
    fuzzy systems, evolutionary algorithms, hybrid systems, agents, and their
    <br>
    applications in science, technology, business and commerce. <br><br>
    <b>Topics</b> of interest include but not limited to: <br>
    Applications/techniques using the following, but not <br>
    limited to:<br><br>
    <b>Artificial Neural Networks<br>
    </b>-Mathematical foundations of neural networks, architectures and
    algorithms.<br>
    -Learning theory (supervised/ unsupervised/reinforcement learning)<br>
    -Knowledge based networks<br>
    -Implementation issues of neural networks<br>
    -Neural network applications<br>
    -Special topics<br><br>
    <b>Fuzzy Systems<br>
    </b>- Fuzzy logic and possibility theory<br>
    - Fuzzy expert systems<br>
    - Fuzzy system design using evolutionary algorithms<br>
    - Fuzzy system modeling and simulation<br>
    - Fuzzy systems and applications<br>
    - Special topics <br><br>
    <b>Evolutionary Algorithms<br>
    </b>- Genetic algorithms <br>
    - Evolution strategies<br>
    - Genetic programming<br>
    - Evolutionary programming<br>
    - Learning Classifiers<br>
    - Hybrid evolutionary algorithms<br>
    - Evolutionary algorithms and applications<br>
    - Special topics<br><br>
    <b>Hybrid Soft Computing<br>
    </b>-Neural network- fuzzy systems<br>
    -Fuzzy systems- evolutionary algorithms<br>
    -Neural network-evolutionary algorithms<br>
    -Neural network-fuzzy systems- evolutionary algorithms<br>
    -Hybrid systems applications<br>
    -Special topics <br><br>
    <b>All Other Intelligent Systems<br>
    </b>-Intelligent agents (architectures, environments, adaptation/
    learning and knowledge management) <br>
    -Support Vector Machines<br>
    -Bayesian networks and probabilistic reasoning<br>
    -Rough sets<br>
    -Hard computing techniques <br>
    - Fusion of hard and soft computing techniques<br>
    - Intelligent CAD systems<br>
    - Intelligent optimization techniques<br>
    - Special topics<br><br>
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    Paper Submission<br>
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    Authors of contributed and invited papers are requested to submit, <br>
    before February 28, 2002, an article not exceeding 4 pages of their=20
    <br>
    research presentation (each additional page costs US$50.00 per page).
    <br>
    Please type each article single spaced on one side of 8.5x11 size paper
    <br>
    with one inch margin on all sides. <br><br>
    Submission implies the willingness of at least one of the authors to
    register <br>
    and present the paper. All full papers are to be submitted in PDF,
    postscript <br>
    or MS word version electronically to:
    <b>
    isda02@softcomputing.net</b>&nbsp; .Hard copies <br>
    should be sent only if electronic submission is not possible. All papers
    will be <br>
    peer reviewed by at least two independent referees of the international
    program <br>
    committee of ISDA'02.<br><br>
    Extended version of selected papers will be considered as book chapters
    for <br>
    a special edited volume which will be published in the <b>&quot;Studies
    in Fuzziness <br>
    and Soft Computing&quot;</b> by&nbsp; <b>Springer Verlag, Germany</b>.
    Authors should indicate<br>
    &nbsp;whether they wish their papers to be considered for this special
    volume. Extended <br>
    version of outstanding papers will be invited for the <b>Elsevier Science
    International <br>
    On-line &quot; Applied Soft Computing Journal&quot;</b> (official journal
    of the World Federation <br>
    on Soft Computing) . The paper will be selected by the International
    Technical Committee <br>
    of ISDA 2002. <br><br>
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    Important Dates <br>
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    Submission deadline:<b> February 28, 2002 <br>
    </b>Notification of acceptance: <b>March 22, 2002</b> <br>
    Camera ready papers and pre-registration due : <b>April 15, 2002
    <br><br>
    </b>************************************************************<br><br>
    Workshop Chairs<br><br>
    ************************************************************<br>
    <b>Organizing Chair<br><br>
    </b>Ajith Abraham<br>
    School of Computing and Information Technology, <br>
    Monash University, VIC 3842, Australia<br>
    Phone: +61 3 990 26778, Fax: +61 3 990 26879<br>
    Email: ajith.abraham@ieee.org <br><br>
    <b>Program Chairs<br><br>
    </b>Baikunth Nath<br>
    School of Computing and Information Technology<br>
    Monash University (Gippsland Campus), Australia,<br>
    Phone: +61 3 990 26468<br>
    Email: Baikunth.Nath@infotech.monash.edu.au <br><br>
    Saratchandran P<br>
    School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering,<br>
    Nanyang Technological University, Singapore 639798<br>
    Telephone: +65-790 5029<br>
    Email: epsarat@ntu.edu.sg<br><br>
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    International Technical Committee Members<br><br>
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    </font><font face=3D"Times New Roman Greek, Times" color=3D"#000080">Shunich=
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    Amari, RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Japan<br>
    Janusz Kacprzyk, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland<br>
    Etienne E Kerre, Ghent University, Belgium<br>
    Hung T. Nguyen, New Mexico State University,USA<br>
    Seppo Ovaska, HUT, Finland <br>
    Lakhmi Jain, KES Center, University of South Australia, Australia<br>
    Robert Babuska, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands<br>
    Francisco Herrera, University of Granada, Spain <br>
    Rajkumar Roy, Cranfield University, United Kingdom<br>
    W. B. Langdon, University College, London<br>
    Sankar K Pal, Indian Statistical Institute, India<br>
    Takeshi Furuhashi, Nagoya University, Japan<br>
    Robert Kozma, University of Memphis, USA<br>
    Robert John, De Montfort University, UK<br>
    Vasant Honavar, Iowa State University, USA<br>
    Pavel Osmera, Brno University of Tech., Czech Republic<br>
    Kate Smith, Monash University, Australia<br>
    Jos=E9 Manuel Ben=EDtez, University of Granada, Spain<br>
    Baikunth Nath, Monash University, Australia<br>
    Janos Abonyi, University of Veszprem, Hungary <br>
    Maumita Bhattacharya, Monash University, Australia<br>
    Greg Huang, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA<br>
    Eulalia Szmidt, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland<br>
    Joshua Singer, Stanford University, USA<br>
    Vijayan Asari, Old Dominion University, USA <br>
    Xin Yao, University of Birmingham, UK<br>
    Jose Mira, University Nacional de Educacion a Distancia, Spain<br>
    Bret Lapin, SAIC Inc, San Diego, USA<br>
    Matthias Klusch, German AI Research Center Ltd, Germany <br>
    Saratchandran P, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore<br>
    Frank Hoffmann, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden<br>
    Sami Khuri, San Jose University, USA<br>
    Mario K=F6ppen, Fraunhofer IPK-Berlin, Germany<br>
    Ajith Abraham, Monash University, Australia<br>
    Rajan Alex, Western Texas A &amp; M University, USA<br>
    Xiao Zhi Gao, Helsinki University of Technology, Finland.<br>
    Er Meng Hwa, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore<br>
    Costa Branco P J, Instituto Superior Technico, Portugal<br><br>
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