cfp ISAS'99

Nagib Callaos (nacallao@telcel.net.ve)
Tue, 29 Dec 1998 18:02:11 +0100 (MET)

We are trying to impulse the area of Fuzzy Systems
Are you interested in submitting a paper ? If not, could you please advise
us about a colleague who might be interested?

Best Regards,
Professor Michel Torres V.
General Chair ISASī99

CALL FOR PAPERS
5th International Conference on INFORMATION SYSTEMS, ANALYSIS AND SYNTHESIS:
ISAS'99

Orlando, Florida (USA)
July 30 to August 3, 1999
www.iiis.org/isas/

Honorary President: Bela Banathy
Honorary Program Chair: Nagib Callaos
Program Chair: William Lesso
General Chair: Michel Torres
MAJOR THEMES

· Information Systems Development
· Information Systems Management
· Management Information Systems
· Virtual Engineering
· Mobile/ Wireless Computing
· Communication Systems and Networks
· Emergent Computation
· Image, Acoustic, Speech, and Signal Processing
· Computing Techniques
· Human Information Systems
· Education and Information Systems

ACADEMIC AND SCIENTIFIC CO-SPONSORS

· WOSC: World Organization on Systemics and Cybernetics (France)
· The Centre for Systems Studies (UK)
· Systems Society of Poland
· Society Applied Systems Research (Canada)
· Slovenian Artificial Intelligence Society
· Simon Bolivar University (Venezuela)
· Italian Society of Systemics
· ISSS: International Society for the Systems Sciences (USA)
· ISI: The International Systems Institute (USA)
· IFSR: International Federation of Systems Research (Austria/USA)
· IEEE/Latinamerica
· Cybernetics and Human Knowing: A Journal of Second Order Cybernetics and
Cybersemiotics (Denmark)
· CUST, Engineer Science Institute of the Blaise Pascal University (France)

ORGANIZED BY THE IIIS: The International Institute of Informatics and Systemics.

PROGRAM COMMITTEE

Integrated by 111 prestigious scholars/researchers from 40 countries
(Details at the web page http://www.iiis.org/isas/ or by e-mail request).

TYPES OF SUBMISSION ACCEPTED

1. Papers (Research, Review, Position or Report)
2. Panel Presentation, Workshop and/or Round Table Proposals
3. New Topics Proposal (which should include a minimum of 5 papers)
4. Focus Symposia (which should include a minimum of 15 papers)
5. Tutorial Proposal (which should include an outline of it and a brief
biography, and clearly indicate whether the tutorial is half-day or full-day
duration and whether it is technically or managerially oriented).

DEADLINES

· January 18, 1999. Submission of extended abstracts (500-1500 words) or
paper drafts (2000-5000 words).
· March 1, 1999. Acceptance notifications.
· April 26, 1999 Submission of camera/ready papers: hard copies and
electronic versions.

PUBLICATIONS

Participants who wish to present a paper are requested to submit three
copies of the extended abstract or paper draft before January 18, 1999.
Submitted papers will be refereed. Accepted papers, which should not exceed
six single- spaced typed pages, will be published by means of paper and
electronic proceedings. Selected papers will be included by the
International Institute of Informatics and Systemics, in the CD-ROM Extended
Encyclopedia of Systemics, Informatics and Cybernetics, whose development is
presently in progress. The full paper should be sent via internet and by
means of diskette and photoready hard copies of artwork, not later than
April 26, 1999.

EXTENDED ABSTRACTS AND PAPER DRAFTS SUBMISSION FORM

Extended abstracts or paper drafts should be send according the following
format:

1. Conference title: ISASī99.
2. Paper title.
3. Extended abstract of 500 to 1500 words and paper drafts of 2000 to 5000
words, in English.
4. Author or co-authors with names, addresses, telephone number, fax number
and e-mail address.
5. Major theme of the paper, according the major themes given above.
Extended abstracts or paper drafts should be sent via Internet,
preferentially through the conference web page, or by means of the e-mail
to torres@iiis.org
Exceptionally, extended abstracts or paper drafts might be sent to the
following postal mail address or faxed to the following numbers:
IIIS, ISASī99. 6220 S. Orange Blossom Trail, Suite 173. Orlando, FL 32809, USA
Fax Numbers: 1-(407) 888-2263 (Orlando, USA) or (Caracas,Venezuela) +58(2)
9621519

ACTIVE PARTICIPATION
·
Organizing/Chairing Session on new, or existing topics.
Those interested in participating in the:
· Program Committee.
· Organizing Committee,
· The organization of a Focus Symposium,
Please contact the General Chair Michel Torres. E-mail: mtorr@sagi.ucv.edu.ve

CONFERENCE CONTACTS:

Michel Torres (General Chair): USA Phone: 1 (407) 888-2225 USA Fax Numbers:
1-(407) 888-2263
Venezuela Tel/Fax (office): +58 (2) 9621519. E-mail: torres@iiis.org
(Conference); mtorr@sagi.ucv.edu.ve (Academic)
Conference secretariat: Mary Gonzalez E-mail: nacallao@telcel.net.ve
Other contacts are given in the Conference Web Page.

INVITED SESSIONS

To organize an invited session for ISASī99, the following steps are suggested:

1) Identify a special topic is in the scope of ISASī99. You may contact the
general chair, the program chair or other program committee members, on the
suitability of the topic, if it is not included in the Conference Program.
2) Contact researchers or practitioners in your field to see if they can
contribute a paper to your proposed session and attend ISASī99.
3) Collect the extended abstracts or the paper drafts from each prospective
invitee.
4) Write a summary (1-2 page) on the session's significance and coherence of
the invited/selected papers.
5) Mail the invited session proposal including a summary and copy of all
abstracts before, April 26, 1999 to Michel Torres, the General Chair.

CONFERENCE FEES

The conference fees will be $300 before April 26, 1999 and $350 after April
26, 1999. This fee will include:
· A CD-ROM version of the proceedings.
· One volume of the hard copy version of the Conference Proceedings. (Other
volumes
Will be available with a 30% of discount for participants).
· Coffee breaks.
· Welcome Reception.

BEST PAPERS WILL BE SELECTED FOR AWARDS AND RECOMMENDED FOR JOURNAL
PUBLICATIONS.

MULTIPLE AUTHORS BOOKS WILL BE PUBLISHED BY IIIS, BASED ON BEST-INVITED
SESSIONS, BEST FOCUS SYMPOSIA OR BEST MINI-CONFERENCES.


More details can be found at the Conference web page
(http://www.iiis.org/isas/) or a detailed Call for Papers could be
requested by
e-mail (nacallao@ telcel.net.ve). Answers to specific questions can be
requested also by e-mail.

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