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Dear Dr. Wang:

Enclosed please find a CFP for CSI'98, which has been
sent to the PC members for distribution. Please also
notice that a Web page has been set up for CSI'98.
Please provide a link in JCIS'98 web pape to

Best regards,

Keqin Li

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Fourth International Conference on
Computer Science and Informatics (CS&I '98)

Sheraton Imperial Hotel & Convention Center
Research Triangle Park, NC, USA, October 23-28, 1998

Purpose and Scope

The Fourth International Conference on Computer Science and Informatics
(CS&I'98), a constituent of the Fourth Joint Conference on Information
Sciences (JCIS'98), is an international forum for scientists, researchers,
engineers, and developers in computer and information sciences to present
and discuss recent developments and emerging technologies.

Technical papers reporting original, unpublished material in all areas
of computer science, engineering, and applications are solicited for
presentation and publication on CS&I'98. Topics include, but are not limited
to, the following:

* Algorithms and Applications
* Artificial Intelligence
* Computer Architectures
* Cognitive Neuroscience
* Cryptography
* Data Warehousing and Mining
* Database Systems and Engineering
* Distributed Systems
* Fault Tolerance and Reliability
* Foundations of Computer Science
* Graphics
* Image Processing
* Information Systems and Technology
* Intelligent Systems
* Internet Computing
* Knowledge Engineering
* Languages and Compilers
* Machine Learning
* Mobile Computing
* Modeling and Simulation
* Multimedia
* Networking
* Neural Networks and Applications
* Object-Orientation
* Operating Systems
* Parallel Computing
* Pattern Recognition
* Performance Evaluation
* Real Time Systems
* Resource Management
* Scheduling and Load Balancing
* Security and Privacy
* Soft Computing
* Software Systems and Engineering
* Telecommunication
* Tools and Environments
* Vision
* Visualization

Conference Co-Chairs

Professor Keqin Li
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
State University of New York
New Paltz, New York 12561-2499
Phone: (914) 257-3534
Fax: (914) 257-3571

Professor Yi Pan
Department of Computer Science
University of Dayton
Dayton, Ohio 45469-2160
Phone: (937) 229-3807
Fax: (937) 229-4000

Paper Submission Guidelines

Authors are invited to submit three copies of extended abstracts (about
five pages) to Professor Keqin Li at the above address. The cover letter
should indicate the author for correspondence, and his/her postal and email
addresses, phone and fax numbers. The submission deadline is June 1, 1998.

Author notifications on acceptance/rejection will be sent on August 1,
1998. All accepted papers will be published in the JCIS'98 proceedings.
A special issue on CS&I'98 will be published in one of the three INFORMATION
SCIENCE JOURNALS, or a deluxe professional hard cover book.

Important Dates

May 1, 1998: Tutorial proposal submission deadline
June 1,1998: Paper submission deadline
August 1, 1998: Author notification
September 10, 1998: Camera-ready papers due
October 23, 1998: JCIS'98 begins

Invited/Special Sessions

Please contact the conference co-chairs if you wish to organize invited
or special sessions on particular topics.


The Fourth Joint Conference on Information Sciences, with honorary
conference chairs Lotfi A. Zadeh and Azriel Rosenfeld, consists of seven

* Sixth International Conference on Fuzzy Theory and Technology (FT&T'98)
Co-Chairs: George J. Klir and I. Burhan Turksen

* Fourth International Conference on Computer Science and Informatics
Co-Chairs: Keqin Li and Yi Pan

* Third International Conference on Computational Intelligence and
Neurosciences (CI&N'98)
Co-Chairs: Subhash C. Kak and Jeffrey P. Sutton

* Sixth International Workshop on Rough Sets and Soft Computing (RSSC'98)
Co-Chairs: T. Y. Lin and Wesely Chu

* Second International Workshop on Intelligent Control (IC'98)
Chair: John Baillieul

* Second International Workshop on Frontiers in Evolutionary Algorithms
Chair: Cezary Z. Janikow

* First International Workshop on Computer Vision, Pattern Recognition
and Image Processing (CVPRIP'98)
Chair: H. D. Cheng

See the JCIS'98 web page at for more detailed
information, or contact the Managing Chair of the Joint Conference:

Professor Paul P. Wang
Department of Electrical Engineering
Duke University
Durham, NC 27708-0291
Tel: (919) 660-5271 or 660-5259
Fax: (919) 660-5293 or 684-4860


JCIS'98 solicits tutorial proposals, with emphasis on topics presenting
thorough overview of emerging technologies and their various applications.
Each tutorial will be three hours long. For more details, please see the
JCIS'98 web site, or contact Dr. Mounir B. Ghalia at


JCIS has been sponsored by

* Information Science Journals -- Sections A, B, and C.

* Elsevier Science Publishing Inc., New York, N.Y.

* Machine Intelligence and Fuzzy Logic Laboratory, Duke University.

CS&I'98 Organizing Committee

Abdul A. S. Awwal, Wright State University, USA
Philip Chen, Wright State University, USA
Janos Grantner, Western Michigan University, USA
Donald L. Hung, Washington State University, USA
Yih-Feng Hwang, AT&T Bell Labs, USA
Cliff Joslyn, Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA
Haklin Kimm, University of Tennessee, USA
E. V. Krishnamurthy, Australian National University, Australia
Jie Li, University of Tsukuba, Japan
John C. Lusth, Boise State University, USA
Simone Mazzoni, Polytechnic of Milan, Italy
T. M. Mc Ginnity, University of Ulster, N. Ireland
Oury Monchi, King's College London, UK
C. A. Murthy, Indian Statistical Institute, India
Sridhar Narayan, University of North Carolina at Wilmington, USA
Hongchi Shi, University of Missouri - Columbia, USA
Timothy K.-C. Shih, Tamkang University, R.O.C.
John G. Stevens, Montclair State University, USA
Jason T. L. Wang, New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA
S. K. Michael Wong, University of Regina, Canada
Angela Y. Wu, American University, USA
Tzong-Chen Wu, National Taiwan University of Sci. & Tech., R.O.C.
Adnan Yazici, Middle East Technical University, Turkey
Cui Zhang, California State University at Sacramento, USA
D. A. Zighed, University of Lyon, France