CALL for PAPERS: SPECIAL SESSION


Subject: CALL for PAPERS: SPECIAL SESSION
monostor@lutra.sztaki.hu
Date: Fri Jan 10 1997 - 16:19:24 MET


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!!! PAPERS FOR SPECIAL SESSIONS!!!
(In the second half of the congress below, Special sessions will be
held. The planned Special Sessions are listed in this e-mail.)

THE SECOND WORLD CONGRESS ON
INTELLIGENT MANUFACTURING PROCESSES & SYSTEMS
Budapest, Hungary
June 10-13, 1997

SPONSORED BY
- International Institution for Production Engineering Research (CIRP)

CO-SPONSORED BY
 - American Society of Precision Engineering
 - Directorate General for Industry of the CEC
 - Hungarian Academy of Sciences
 - IEEE - Robotics and Automation Society
 - International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP)
 - International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC)
 - International Neural Network Society (INNS)
 - International Society of Applied Intelligence (ISAI)
 - National Committee for Technological Development (OMFB), Hungary
 - Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME)

SCOPE OF THE CONGRESS
The main objective of the Congress is to provide a world forum to
exchange knowledge, experience, results and information related to
various aspects of the factory for the future as a challenging
frontier for manufacturing industry. The scope of the Congress covers
philosophical, scientific, technological and practical concepts
concerning research, development and realization of Intelligent
Manufacturing Processes and Systems, offering a unique opportunity for
experts to meet and exchange ideas in this highly relevant and
exciting field.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
- design and modelling
- simulation
- rapid and virtual prototyping
- concurrent engineering
- reverse engineering
- life-cycle issues
- process planning
- continuos, discrete and hybrid processes
- process modelling, monitoring and control
- diagnostics and maintenance
- automated inspection and quality control
- high precision manufacturing
- sensor assisted machining
- production planning and control
- scheduling
- management decision systems
- distributed and co-operative production
- holonic systems
- assembly and disassembly
- robotics
- sustainable manufacturing
- virtual manufacturing
- enterprise integration
- globalisation
- educational aspects
- social aspects and job responsibilities
- new organizations paradigms
- applications of
 -signal processing, pattern recognition
 -expert systems, artificial neural networks
 -fuzzy and neuro-fuzzy models
 -learning techniques
 -global optimization techniques
 -hybrid approaches

ORGANIZERS AND TOPICS OF THE SPECIAL SESSIONS

1. Concurrent AL/AI platform for engineering design and manufacturing
Organizer: Prof. V.R. Milacic Faculty of Mechanical Engineering,
University of Beograd 27 mart 80, 11000 Beograd, Yugoslavia e-mail:
milacic@cent.mas.bg.ac.yu

2. TQM and intelligent manufacturing processes & systems
Organizer:
Prof. V. Majstorovic
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of Beograd
27 mart 80, 11000 Beograd, Yugoslavia
e-mail: majstorov@cent.mas.bg.ac.yu

3. Quality management and total quality management
Organizer:
Prof. P. Herbert Osanna
Abteilung Austauschbau und Messtechnik
Institut fuer Fertigungstechnik, T.U. Wien
A-1040 Karlsplatz 13/3113, Wien, Austria
Phone: +43 1 58801 3189
Fax: +43 1 58801 3184

4. Process modeling, monitoring & control
Organizer:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Guenter Warnecke
Universitaet Kaiserslautern, FBK
Postfach 3049
D-67653 Kaiserslautern, Germany
e-mail: warnecke@cck.uni-kl.de

5. Learning and behaviour based approaches in autonomous systems
Organizer:
Prof. Hendrik Van Brussel
PMA, K.U. Leuven
Celestijnenlaan 300B
Heverlee B-3001, Belgium
e-mail: Marnix.Nuttin@mech.kuleuven.ac.be (Mr. Marnix Nuttin)

6. Worldclass simulation tools as decision support for manufacturing
systems design and control Organizer: Dr. Bojan Babic Production
Engineering Department, University of Beograd 27 mart 80, 11000
Beograd, Yugoslavia e-mail: m1babic@rcub.rcub.bg.ac.yu

7. Applications of machine learning in manufacturing
Organizer:
Prof. Miha Junkar
University of Ljubljana
Fakulteta za strojnistvo
Askerceva 6, 61000 Ljubljana
Slovenia
e-mail: junkar@risc01.fs.uni-lj.si

8. Composite materials for intelligent manufacturing
Organizer:
Prof. Jayanta K. Banerjee
Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Puerto Rico at Mayagueez
Mayagueez, PR 00680, Puerto Rico
e-mail: J_banerjee@rumac.upr.clu.edu

9. Advanced techniques in process monitoring and diagnosis
Organizers:
Prof. S.R.T. Kumara
Pennsylvania State University
Dept. of Industrial & Management Systems Engineering
207 Hammond Bldg.
University Park PA 16802, USA
Prof. Sagar Kamarthi
Dept. of Mech., Ind., Manuf. Eng.
Northeastern University
334 Snell Eng. Center
Boston, MA 02115
e-mail: sagar@coe.neu.edu

10. The management of manufacturing technology
Organizer:
Prof. Tor Guimaraes
Director, Institute for Technology Management
Tenessee Technological University
Cookeville, P.O. Box 5022, TN 38505 USA
e-mail: TG5596@tntech.edu

11. Biological Manufacturing Systems
Organizers:
Prof. K. Ueda
Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering
Kobe University
Rokkodai, Nada
Kobe 657, Japan
Prof. Jari Vaario
Nara Women's University
e-mail: jari@e.ics.nara-wu.ac.jp

12. Intelligent design & engineering in the low volume sheet metal
manufacturing Organizer: Prof. H.J.J. Kals Laboratory for Production
Engineering University of Twente P.O. Box 217 7500 AE Enschede, The
Netherlands e-mail: a.h.streppel@wb.utwente.nl (Mr. A.H. Streppel)

PAPERS FOR THE SPECIAL SESSIONS
Three copies of draft papers (max. 12 A4 or letter size pages, single
spaced, clearly indicating the name and full mailing address of the
corresponding author) should be submitted to the Session Organizers.
Please carefully follow Important Dates.

PUBLICATION
The Congress Proceedings will be available for the participants on the
spot.

OFFICIAL LANGUAGE
The official language of the Congress is English with no simultaneous
translation.

HOST CITY AND VENUE
The Hungarian capital, Budapest, known as the ,Pearl of the Danube",
is a bustling city of over two million inhabitants. Its architecture
ranges from that left by the Romans to that of the present day.
Structures of historic character standing on streets with a medieval
atmosphere can be found as well as modern, well-planned, attractive
housing estates and commercial buildings developed in harmony with the
legacy of the past.

This ancient yet modern city in the heart of Europe has a pleasant
climate and is well accessible by plane, rail or car from all parts of
the world.

Accommodation from budget to luxury will be provided in hotels at/near
the conference venue or within easy reach.

FURTHER INFORMATION

Scientific Program:

Prof. Laszlo Monostori
Computer and Automation Research Institute
Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Kende u. 13-17
H-1111 Budapest, Hungary
Fax: (+361) 166 7503, Phone: (+361) 166 5644
E-mail: laszlo.monostori@sztaki.hu

Technical Organization:

IMP&S-97 Congress Secretariat
Ms. Eva Sos
Computer and Automation Research Institute
Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Kende u. 13-17
H-1111 Budapest, Hungary
Fax: (+361) 186 9378
Phone: (+361) 161 3442, (+361) 181 0511
E-mail: sos@sztaki.hu

WWW
http://www.sztaki.hu/data/conferences/imps/

IMPORTANT DATES FOR SPECIAL SESSION PAPERS

Today Complete and Mail Reply Card to Budapest, contact the Special
Session Organizers January 31, 1997 Draft Papers for the Special
Session Organizers February 10, 1997 Notification of Acceptance
February 28, 1997 Deadline for Final Papers March 15 Advance Program
June 10-13, 1997 Congress

An additional notice: the Third World Congress on IMP&S will be held
in June 1999 at MIT Boston, USA. Main contact person is Prof.
Jung-Hoon Chun, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Associate
Director of Manufacturing Institute, MIT.

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In case of interest, please complete and return the reply card
to the Congress Secretariat. Thank you.
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REPLY CARD

THE SECOND WORLD CONGRESS ON
INTELLIGENT MANUFACTURING
PROCESSES & SYSTEMS
Budapest, Hungary
June 10-13, 1997

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