*** NAFIPS 97 Submission Deadline Extended***

Larry Hall (hall@csee.usf.edu)
Sat, 22 Feb 1997 14:14:19 +0100


Annual Meeting of
North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society

September 21-24, 1997
Sheraton University Hotel and Conference Center
Syracuse, New York, USA

The only long running (since 1982) meeting focussed on Fuzzy Sets
and Logic in North America in 1997.

In Cooperation with
IEEE Syst. Man and Cybernetics Soc
IEEE Neural Networks Council
IEEE Syracuse Section

Organizing Institution
Syracuse University, USA

Honorary Chair
Lotfi A. Zadeh, USA

General Chair
Can Isik, USA

Program Chair
Valerie Cross, USA

Tutorials & Exhibits Chair
Salwa Ammar, USA

Publicity Chair
Lawrence O. Hall, USA

Local Organizing Chair
Jay K. Lee, USA

NAFIPS'97 Meeting will emphasize the following topics, but other
contibutions relevant to fuzzy sets and systems are also invited.

Fundamentals of fuzzy sets and fuzzy logic
Approximate reasoning
Possibility theory
Learning and nonmonotonic logic
Integration of fuzzy logic and neural networks
Integration of fuzzy logic and evolutionary computing
Fuzzy logic hardware
Object oriented and distributed approaches
Applications in
System modeling and control
Computer vision
Robotics and manufacturing
Signal processing
Decision systems
Information systems
Keynote Address: Lotfi Zadeh
Plenary Talks: George Klir, Witold Pedrycz

Important Dates
contribution deadline: March 14, 1997
notification of acceptance: May 15, 1997
camera ready papers: June 16, 1997
tutorials: September 21, 1997
conference: September 22-24, 1997


Please submit 3 copies of 500 word summary and invited session
proposals by March 14, 1997 to
Valerie Cross, Program Chair
Miami University, Systems Analysis, 230 Kreger Hall,
Oxford, OH 45056
email crossv@muohio.edu
Voice 513-529-5929
Fax 513-529-1524

Tutorial proposals and exhibit requests should be sent to
Salwa Ammar, Tutorials and exhibits chair
Le Moyne College, Business Administration Department
Syracuse, NY 13214
email ammars@palm.lemoyne.edu
Voice 315-445-4348
Fax 315-445-4787

For more information please visit our web site at
http://www.cat.syr.edu/~cisik/nafips97.html or contact

Can Isik, General Chair
Syracuse University, College of Engineering and Computer
Syracuse, NY 13244-1240
email cisik@syr.edu
Voice 315-443-1125
Fax 315-443-2583
International Program Committee
Jim Bezdek, USA
Rita De Caluwe, Belgium
Kemal Ciliz, Turkey
Rajesh N. Dave, USA
Didier Dubois, France
Elizabeth G. Dunn, USA
Augustine O. Esogbue, USA
Dimitar P. Filev, USA
Toshio Fukuda, Japan
Takeshi Furuhashi, Japan
Nancy Green-Hall, USA
William A. Gruver, Canada
Madan M. Gupta, Canada
Lawrence O. Hall, USA
Kaoru Hirota, Japan
Jim Keller, USA
Bart Kosko, USA
Don Kraft, USA
Raghu Krishnapuram, USA
Rudolf Kruse, Germany
Robert N. Lea, USA
Michael A. Lee, USA
Sunanda Mitra, USA
Chilukuri K. Mohan, USA
Witold Pedrycz, Canada
Fredrick Petry, USA
Henri Prade, France
Dan Ralescu, USA
Anca Ralescu, USA
Enrique H. Ruspini, USA
Dan Simon, USA
Michael H. Smith, USA, Canada
Rogelio Soto, Mexico
Tom Sudkamp, USA
Mihaela Ulieru, Canada and UK
Ellen Walker, USA
Tom Whalen, USA
Ronald R. Yager, USA
John Yen, USA
Hao Ying, USA
Maria Zemankova, USA
H-J. Zimmermann, Germany