CFP: Cifer 2000:Computational Finance:New York

Robert Golan (golan@dbmind.com)
Thu, 2 Dec 1999 15:08:52 +0100 (MET)

******************** Call for Papers ************************
CIFER 2000
Conference on Computational Intelligence for Financial Engineering
There will be a $5,000 D.E. Shaw Best Paper award.
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Where: Crowne Plaza Manhattan, New York City
When: March 26-28, 2000
Sponsors: IEEE Neural Networks Council
International Assoc. of Financial Engineers(IAFE)
Institute for Ops Research/Manage. Sciences (INFORMS)

Web: http://www.ewh.ieee.org/tc/nnc/cf/cifer00
Contact: Robert Golan
DBmind Technologies, New York
1.917.837.1257
golan@dbmind.com

The IEEE/IAFE/INFORMS CIFEr Conference is the major collaboration
between the professional engineering and financial communities, and is
one of the leading forums for new technologies and applications in the
intersection of computational intelligence and financial engineering.
Intelligent computational systems have become indispensable in virtually

all financial applications, from portfolio selection to proprietary
trading to risk management.

Conference Topics
Topics in which papers, panel sessions, and tutorial proposals are
invited include, but are not limited to, the following:
Financial Engineering Applications:
Risk Management
Pricing of Structured Securities
Asset Allocation
Trading Systems
Forecasting
Hedging Strategies
Risk Arbitrage
Behavioral Finance
Exotic Options
Portfolio Optimization
Front/Back Office Operations

Computer & Engineering Applications & Models:
Neural Networks
Probabilistic Modeling/Inference
Fuzzy Systems and Rough Sets
Genetic and Dynamic Optimization
Intelligent Trading Agents
Trading Room Simulation
Time Series Analysis
Non-linear Dynamics
Financial Data Mining
E-trade

Instructions for Authors and Exhibits
Authors (For Conference Oral Sessions)
An emailed Extended Summary (not exceeding four pages of 8.5 inch by 11
inch size) must be received by Robert Golan(golan@dbmind.com), no later
than Jan 7, 2000. Centered at the top of the first page should be the
paper's complete title, author name(s), affiliation(s), and mailing
addresses(es). Fonts no smaller than 10pt should be used. Papers must
report original work that has not been published previously and is not
under consideration for publication elsewhere. In the letter
accompanying the submission, the following information should be
included:

Topic(s)
Full title of paper
Corresponding author's name
Mailing address
Telephone and fax numbers
E-mail
Presenter(if different from the author)

Exhibit Information
Businesses with activities related to financial engineering, including
software & hardware vendors, publishers and academic institutions, are
invited to participate in CIFEr's exhibits.

General Chairs

Professor John Birge
NorthWest University

Professor John Marshall
St. John's University, New York

Professor Ronald R. Yager
Iona College

Program Chair

Dr Guido J. Deboeck
Arlington Va 22207

Panel Session Chair

Dr Piero P. Bonissone
General Electric Corporate R&D

Organizational Chair

Robert Golan
Dbmind Technologies, New York

Student Liaison

Professor Nabeel Murshed
Universidade Tuiuti do Parana

Conference Secretariat

Jeanne Reagan-Gordon
New York

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