Call for papers

I.Kalaykov (
Wed, 23 Apr 1997 08:19:58 +0200


13 - 15 October 1997 , Sofia , Bulgaria

The International Workshop on Intelligent Control INCON '97 is organized
by the Union for Automation and Informatics (UAI), the Technical University
of Sofia and other Bulgarian/international companies. It is a part of
the National Conference of Automation and Informatics together with:
- IFIP TC6 International Symposium on Network Information Processing Systems,
- International Workshop on Bioprocess Systems,
- Workshop on Control in Power Systems,
- Workshop on Pattern Recognition and Technical Diagnostics.

International Program Committee

Chairman: H.Verbruggen (NL)

J. van Amerongen (NL) O. Kaynak (TR)
J.-P. Babary (F) J. Kocijan (SI)
T. Borangiu (RO) V. Krebs (D)
L. Boullart (B) R. Kruse (D)
A. Cichocki (J) D. Lakov (BG)
I. Dumitrake (RO) V. Marik (CZ)
J. Efstathiou (UK) S. Monchaud (F)
D. Filev (USA) J. Morris (UK)
P. Frank (D) I. Popchev (BG)
P. Groumpos (GR) V. Sgurev (BG)
C. Harris (UK) S. Tzafestas (GR)
I. Kalaykov (BG) K. Warwick (UK)

Organising Committee

Chairman: I. Kalaykov
M. Grigorova K. Stoilova
S. Mollov A. Topalov

The overall objectives of INCON '97 are:
- to exchange ideas and experience between scientists and practitioners from
Balkan region and other countries interested in all aspects of intelligent
control methods, systems and architectures.
- to establish research or business relations among the people from the region.
- to contribute to the technology transfer from university to industry.


knowledge-based control systems,
fuzzy control,
neural networks for control and simulation,
expert control systems,
genetic algorithms in control systems,
analysis and design of intelligent controllers,
direct and supervisory control.


The official language is English. No simultaneous translation will be provided.

Guidelines to the authors:

The prospective authors are encouraged to submit full papers not exceeding
6 double column A4 format pages (IFAC "Automatica" journal standard) by e-mail
to the following address:
The following formats are preferred but not restricted to: PostScript, LaTex,
Word 6, Word 2. Any kind of file compression is recommended before sending.
Alternatively submissions may be sent on paper (5 copies) by surface mail to
the address of the workshop secretariat. If accepted the author(s) have to send
the final camera ready manuscript in one of the mentioned formats for preparation
of the preprints and present the paper at the workshop.


now Send preliminary registration message
10.06.1997 Draft paper received by the secretariat
10.07.1997 Notification of acceptance
30.07.1997 Camera-ready manuscripts sent to the secretariat


The Workshop fee is 200 USD. For additional information please contact the Workshop
secretariat. Requests for reduced fees would be considered. Local arrangements and
tourist information will be provided in the final program. Additional information
will be provided on request by e-mail.

Secretariat address:

Mrs. M. Grigorova Dr. Ivan G. Kalaykov
INCON '97 Workshop Technical University of Sofia
Union for Automation Faculty of Automation
and Informatics Sofia - 1756 , Bulgaria
Rakovsky Str. 108 tel/fax: +359 2 636 3423
Sofia - 1000, Bulgaria e-mail:
tel.: +359 2 876 169
fax: +359 2 879 360