CFP: IDEAL'98, Hong Kong

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Mon, 23 Feb 1998 15:22:48 +0100 (MET)

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FIRST CALL FOR PAPERS
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1998 INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM

ON

INTELLIGENT DATA ENGINEERING AND LEARNING

IDEAL'98, October 15 - 17, 1998

The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong

The goal of IDEAL'98 is to provide a forum for researchers and
engineers from academia and industry to meet and to exchange ideas on
the latest developments in data mining, financial engineering,
knowledge discovery, and learning. This symposium is held every two
years and the two major tracks for this year are Financial Engineering
and Data Mining.

CONFERENCE TOPICS
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Topics including but not limited to the following:

FINANCIAL ENGINEERING DATA & KNOWLEDGE ENGINEERING
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o Portfolio Management & Asset Allocation o Statistical Learning Theory
o Derivative & Term Structure Models o Machine Learning
o Bond and Stock Valuation and Trading o Probabilistic Modeling
o Models for Equity Investment o Graphical Models
o Retail Finance o Neural Networks
o Exotic Options o Bayesian Model and Analysis
o Risk Management o High Dimensional Indexing &
o Hedging and Arbitrage Strategies Retrieval Methods
o Co-integration o Content-based Media Retrieval
o Correlation & Volatility o Interactive Data Exploration
o Corporate Distress & Discovery
o Trading Strategies and Systems o Data & Knowledge Visualization
& Risk Models o Knowledge Engineering & Discovery
o Modeling and Forecasting o Multimedia Database
o Model Identification, Selection o Geoinformatic System
and Specification o System Integration Issues
o Non-parametric Statistics & o Applications and Tools
Econometrics o Other Related Areas
o Non-linear Time Series &
Cross-sectional Analysis


IMPORTANT DATES
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Submission of paper April 1, 1998
Notification of acceptance June 1, 1998
Final camera-ready paper July 15, 1998

SUBMISSION INFORMATION
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Authors are invited to submit one camera-ready original and three
copies of the manuscript written in English on A4-format paper with
one inch margins on all four sides, in one column format, no more than
six pages including figures and references, single-spaced, in
Times-Roman or similar font of 10 points or larger, and printed on one
side of the page only. Electronic or fax submission is not acceptable.

Centered at the top of the first page should be the complete title,
author(s), affiliation, mailing, and email addresses, followed by an
abstract (no more than 150 words) and the text. Each submission should
be accompanied by a cover letter indicating the contacting author,
affiliation, mailing and email addresses, telephone and fax number,
and preference of technical session(s) and format of presentation,
either oral or poster (both are published). All submitted papers will
be refereed by experts in the field based on quality, clarity,
originality, and significance.

Authors may also retrieve the LNCS style, ideal98.tex and ideal98.sty
files for the conference by anonymous FTP at ftp.cse.cuhk.edu.hk in
the directory /pub/ideal98 and from the web site.

For further information, inquiries, and paper submissions please
contact

IDEAL'98 Secretariat
Department of Computer Science & Engineering
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong
Fax (852) 2603-5024
E-mail: ideal98@cse.cuhk.edu.hk
http://www.cse.cuhk.edu.hk/ideal98