FSTA '98 FIRST ANNOUNCEMENT

Bernard De Baets (Bernard.DeBaets@rug.ac.be)
Sun, 19 Oct 1997 12:57:24 +0200 (MET DST)

FOURTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON FUZZY SETS THEORY AND ITS APPLICATIONS
February 2 - 6, 1998
Liptovsky Mikulas , SLOVAKIA

The fourth Conference on Fuzzy Sets Theory and Its Applications
will take place under the auspices of the Military Academy in
Liptovsky Mikulas, the Faculty of Civil Engineering of the Slovak
Technical University and Working Group for Fuzzy Set Theory and
Applications by Slovak Mathematical and Physical Association.

ORGANIZATION
Scientific Programme Committee

Chairman:
Erich Peter KLEMENT
Johannes Kepler University, Linz (Austria)

Members:
Ferdinand CHOVANEC
Military Academy, Liptovsky Mikulas (Slovakia)

Bernard DE BAETS
University of Gent (Belgium)

Michel GRABISCH
Central Research Laboratory, Orsay (France)

Petr HAJEK
Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague (the Czech Republic)

George J. KLIR
State University of New York (the U.S.A.)

Laszlo T. KOCZY
Technical University, Budapest (Hungary)

Radko MESIAR
Slovak Technical University, Bratislava (Slovakia)

Vilem NOVAK
Technical University, Ostrava (the Czech Republic)

Beloslav RIECAN
Mathematical Institute, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava (Slovakia)

Jan RYBARIK
Military Academy, Liptovsky Mikulas (Slovakia)


ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

Chairman:
Eva RYBARIKOVA
Military Academy, Liptovsky Mikulas (Slovakia)

Members:
Pavel DEDERA, Maria JURECKOVA, Frantisek KOPKA
Military Academy, Liptovsky Mikulas (Slovakia)


Martin KALINA, Andrea STUPNANOVA
Slovak Technical University, Bratislava (Slovakia)



GENERAL INFORMATION

Scientific programme

The programme will consist of special invited lectures,
invited and contributed sessions.

Tentative list of invited speakers:

B. Bouchon - Meunier (France)
B. De Baets (Belgium)
L. Godo (Spain)
M. Grabisch (France)
P. Hajek (the Czech Republic)
E.P.Klement (Austria)
L.T.Koczy (Hungary)
R. Mesiar (the Slovak Republic)
V.Novak (the Czech Republic)
E.Pap (Yugoslavia)
Workshops
Rooms can be provided for workshops during the conference. Please
send all suggestions for topics for workshops to the Organizing Committee
(for address see the enclosed registration form).

Venue
Lectures and sessions will take place at the Hotel Bystra in the
Janska valley.

The opening ceremony will begin on Monday morning, February 2, 1998
at 9 a.m. The conference is expected to close on Friday afternoon,
February 6, 1998.

Language
The official conference language will be English. Simultaneous
interpretation will not be available.

Accommodation
The conference, including accommodation of the participants and
accompanying persons, will take place at the Hotel Bystra in the
Janska valley.
Room and board (five nights lodging, breakfasts, lunches and dinners
from Sunday evening, February 1, 1998 till Friday afternoon, February 6, 1998)
are covered by the conference fee.

Social and cultural events
The conference fee includes a short excursion, concert and
a reception for the participants and accompanying persons.
The Janska valley is a starting point for visiting different parts
of the central Slovakia. There will be several possibilities to go for
individual trips to the High or Low Tatras.
The hotel swimming pool and sauna will be open for all
the participants in the conference.

Important dates and deadlines

October 31, 1997:

Deadline for registration and application for the reduced fee
Deadline for abstracts

November 30, 1997:
Deadline for the payment of the Conference Fee


Another announcement
The second, and the final announcement, will be circulated during
December, 1997. The conference schedule, the scientific programme and all
travel information can be found in it.

ADDRESS FOR CORRESPONDENCE

Eva RYBARIKOVA FSTA '98
Katedra matematiky
Vojenska akadenia SNP
031 19 Liptovsky Mikulas
SLOVENSKA REPUBLIKA

Telephone: (++421 849) 252 41
(extension 42 33 32 or 42 27 10)
Fax: (++421 849) 222 37
E-mail: fsta98@valm.sk

ABSTRACTS

Two copies of an abstract (in English) of about 300 words should be
submitted by October 31, 1997. All accepted abstracts will be acknowledged
and published in a Proceedings to be distributed at the conference.
Abstracts should be typewritten in black ribbon on white A4 paper
(210 x 297 mm), the size of the text plus heading not exceeding 175 mm width
by 265 mm height. Allow a double spacing (20 mm) between the title and
the name and the address ( University, Institution, etc.) of the
author(s), then again double spacing between the address and the text
of the abstract. Use 1 1/2 line-spacing (15 mm) for the text.
References, if necessary, should be listed in alphabetical order at
the end of the abstract. Submissions of abstracts by e-mail or fax
are encouraged. Please send two unfolded and camera ready copies of
an abstract of an offered talk to the chairman of the Programme
Committee:

Prof. Erich Peter KLEMENT
Institut fur Mathematik
Johannes Kepler Universitat
A-4040 LINZ
AUSTRIA
FAX: ++43 732 246810
E-mail: KLEMENT@FLLL.UNI-LINZ.AC.AT


CONFERENCE FEES

Participant fee:......................400 US $
Accompanying person fee:..............300 US $

The Organizing Committee of FSTA'98 realizes the full conference
fee may be prohibitive for some participants. Since it is scientific
criteria only that should matter and since we appreciate their taking
part in the conference, we would like to offer them

Reduced fee:..........................250 US $

Applications for the reduced fee should be accompanied with
an abstract of the talk,the list of publications, or a supervisor's
endorsement and sent to the Organizing Committee by October 31, 1997
(for address see the enclosed registration form).
If a participant wants to have a room without a roommate, there is
an extra charge of...................................70 US $

Please pay all payments in our favour:

ACCOUNT No: 106 548-349 / 0900
with bank Slovenska statna sporitelna, a.s.,
Bratislava, the Slovak Republic (SWIFT: SLSPSKBX)

before November 30, 1997.

Personal checks and credit cards cannot be accepted for the payment
of the conference fee. All participants are recommended to keep
a copy of the payment confirmation and to bring this to the registration desk
(it will be situated in the hotel building and will be open on Sunday,
February 1, 1998 from 9 a.m.).

Participant fee includes: Accompanying person fee include:

-conference documentation -accommodation and board
-coffee breaks -social party
-accommodation and board -excursion
-social party
-excursion
-organization expenses

Only in exceptional cases can participants pay the conference
fee in cash at the registration desk.


REGISTRATION FORM
(Please, type or use block letters)

ACTIVE PARTICIPANT

Surname:................................. ........................
First name(s):....................................................
Title: Prof./Dr./Mrs./Ms./Mr......................................
Institution:......................................................
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Mailing address:..................................................
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Country:.......................Code:..............................
Telephone:.....................Telex:.............................
Fax:...........................E-mail:............................

I wish to present a paper :...............................Yes / No

If yes, title of paper:...........................................
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I wish to organize a workshop:............................Yes / No

If yes, subjects of workshop:.....................................
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Preferred accommodation:....................................Double

(paying an extra charge of 70 US $).........................Single

Additional remarks:...............................................
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ACCOMPANYING PERSONS

Surname First name(s)

1) Mrs./Mr. ......................................................
2) Mrs./Mr. ......................................................


Additional remarks:...............................................
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Date:
Signature:

Please return this form to the chairman of the Organizing Committee
before October 31,1997


Eva RYBARIKOVA FSTA '98
Katedra matematiky
Vojenska akademia SNP
031 19 Liptovsky Mikulas
SLOVENSKA REPUBLIKA

Telephone: (++421 849) 252 41
(extension 42 33 32 or 42 2710)
Fax: (++421 849) 222 37
E-mail: fsta98@valm.sk