FUSION'98 conference - last call

fusion (fusion@zaptron.com)
Fri, 6 Mar 1998 18:12:31 +0100 (MET)

C A L L F O R P A P E R S
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The First International Conference on
Multisource-Multisensor Information Fusion
(http://www.zaptron.com/fusion98)
July 6-9, 1998
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

Sponsored by
National Science Foundation
Office of Naval Research of the US Navy
US Army Research Office

in cooperation with
IEEE Signal Processing Society
ZAPTRON SYSTEMS, INC.
University of Georgia
Computer Vision Research and Applications Tech
National Supercomputing Center for Energy & Environment

The First International Conference on Sensor Information Fusion (FUSION'98)
will be held in Las Vegas, Nevada, July 6 - 9, 1998.
All aspects of sensor data fusion techniques and systems are included in
FUSION'98. All accepted papers will be
published in the conference proceedings. Keynote speeches and
plenary talks will be offered by internationally known researchers.

The official FUSION'98 web site is at
http://www.zaptron.com/

SCOPE: All aspects of data and information fusion, see web site.

SUBMISSION OF PAPERS: see web site for detailed instructions
Prospective authors are invited to submit three copies of their
draft paper (4 to 5 pages) to a session chair (address given
on web site) by the due date. E-mail and Fax submissions are
acceptable. Papers must not have been peviously published or
currently submitted for publication elsewhere.

IMPORTANT DATES:
March 20, 1998 (extended): Draft papers (5-page) due
April 3, 1998 (Friday): Notification of acceptance
May 22, 1998 (Friday): Camera-Ready papers & Preregistration due
July 6 - 9, 1998: FUSION'98 Conference
All accepted papers are expected to be presented at the conference.

Honorary Chairman:
Professor Lotfi A. Zadeh, UC-Berkeley, CA, UA

GENERAL CHAIR:
Dr. Dongping (Daniel) Zhu, Zaptron Systems, Inc. CA, USA
Tel: (408) 732-7779 Fax: (408)490-2729, E-mail: dan@zaptron.com

GENERAL CO-CHAIR:
Dr. Rabinder Madan, Office of Naval Research, US Navy

VICE CHAIR (Conference Contact Person):
Prof. Hamid R. Arabnia, University of Georgia

Steering Committee Chairman
Dr. X. Rong Li, University of New Orleans, USA

PROGRAM CHAIR:
Michael Falco, Northrup Grumman, Melbourne, FL, USA;
TECHCHNICAL CHAIR
Dr. Douglas J. Kewley, Defense Department, Australia

PUBLICITY CHAIR:
Dr. Belur V. Dasarathy, Dynetics, Inc. Huntsville, AL, USA;

STEERING COMMITTEE:
Prof. Jake K. Aggarwal, University of Texas at Austin, TX, USA
Dr. Alain Apprio, ONERA, Chatillon, France
Dr. Radhakisan S. Baheti, National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA 22230,
USA
Mr. Mark Bedworth, Defence Evaluation & Research Agency, UK
Dr. Chee-Yee Chong, Booz-Allen & Hamilton, Sunnyvale, CA 94089, USA
Dr. Richard W. Conners, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, VA, USA
Dr. Oliver E. Drummond, Culver City, CA 90230, USA
Dr. Alfonso Farina, ALENIA, Italy
Dr. I. R. Goodman, SPAWAR Systems Center, USA
Prof. Gui-Rong Guo, National University of Defense Technology, PRC
Prof. Masatoshi Ishikawa, University of Tokyo, Japan
Dr. Ivan Kadar, Northrop Grumman, Advanced Systems, Bethpage, N.Y.
Prof. Rudolf Kruse, Universitaet Magdeburg, Germany
Prof. James Llinas, State University of NY at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA
Prof. Daniel McMichael, Ctr for Sensor Signal & Info Proce, Australia
Dr. Shozo Mori, Raytheon TI Systems, San Jose CA 95126, USA
Dr. Ronald P. Mahler, Lockheed-Martin, Engan, MN 55121, USA
Dr. Bill A. Sander, Army Research Office, NC, USA
Prof. Tzvetan A. Semerdjiev, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria
Prof. Pramod K Varshney, Sycacuse University, USA
Mr. Franklin E. White, Space & Naval Warfare System Center, San Diego, CA,
USA

ADVISORY COMMITTEE:
Dr. Lynn Abbott, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Blacksburg, VA, USA
Dr. Shui M. Cheung, FAA Technical Center, Atlantic City, USA
Dr. Yaakov Bar-Shalom, University of Conneticut, USA
Dr. Jerry Mendel, University of Southern California, Los Angles, CA USA
Dr. Enrique H. Ruspini, Stanford Research Institute International, CA, USA
Professor Zhongtuo Wang, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian, China
Mr. Franklin E. White, Space & Naval Warfare System Center, San Diego, CA,
USA

INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM COMMITTEE (about 50 members, see web site)
KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:
Dr. Yaakov Bar-Shalom, University of Connecticut, CT, USA
Dr. Enrique H. Ruspini, Standord Research Institute International, CA,
USA
Mr. Colin Johnson, Editor, Electrical Engineering Times, OR, USA