KBCS-96 Call for Participation

KBCS Word Processing (kbcs@konark.ncst.ernet.in)
Tue, 5 Nov 1996 20:37:08 +0100

Call for Participation

St. Andrew's Auditorium, Bandra
Bombay, India
December 16-18, 1996
URL : http://konark.ncst.ernet.in/~kbcs/kbcs96.html

The International Conference on Knowledge Based Computer Systems will be
held in Mumbai, India during December 16-18, 1996. The conference will act
as a forum for promoting interaction among researchers in the field of
Artificial Intelligence in India and abroad. There will be a two day
conference during December 16-17, 1996 followed by one day of
post-conference tutorials on December 18, 1996.

Papers have been submitted to the conference on the following topics. About
40 papers will be presented during the conference.

AI Applications AI Architectures
Automatic Programming Cognitive Modeling
Expert Systems Foundations of AI
Genetic Algorithms Fuzzy Systems
Information Retrieval Intelligent Tutoring Systems
Knowledge Acquisition Knowledge Representation
Machine Learning Machine Translation
Natural Language Processing Neural Networks
Planning and Scheduling Reasoning
Robotics Search Techniques
Speech Processing Theorem Proving
Uncertainty Handling User Interfaces
User Modeling Vision

Post-Conference Tutorials:

All tutorials will be conducted on December 18, 1996 at NCST, Juhu, Mumbai.

* T1: Hybrid Intelligent Systems - Full Day
Larry R Medsker, The American University, USA
* T2: Case-based Reasoning - Full Day
John A Campbell, University College London, UK
* T3: Data Mining - Half Day
R Uthurusamy, General Motors Research Labs, Detroit, USA

Registration Fees:

o Students in India : Rs 850
o Delegates from not-for-profit R&D and educational
organisations in India : Rs 1200
o Other Indian Delegates & : & Rs 1800
o Delegates from Abroad & : & US $100
o Half Day & : Rs 750
o Full Day & : Rs 1000

Programme Committee:

S. Arunkumar, IIT, Bombay Amitava Bagchi, IIM, Calcutta
Pushpak Bhattacharya, IIT, Bombay Margaret A. Boden, U of Sussex, UK
Nick Cercone, U of Regina, Canada B. B. Chaudhuri, ISI, Calcutta
R. Chandrasekar, NCST, Bombay S. K. Goyal, GTE Labs , USA
S. Sen Gupta, TUL, Bombay J. R. Isaac, NIIT, New Delhi
Aravind K. Joshi, R. A. Kowalski, Imperial College, UK
U of Pennsylvania, USA
H. N. Mahabala, INFOSYS, Bangalore M. Narasimha Murty, IISc, Bangalore
R. Narasimhan, CMC, Bangalore S. Ramani, NCST, Bombay (Chair)
P. V. S. Rao, TIFR, Bombay Patrick Saint-Dizier,
U of Paul Sabatier, France
R. Sangal, IIT, Kanpur R. Uthurusamy, GMR, USA
M. Vidyasagar, CAIR, Bangalore

Organizing Committee:

George Arakal, NCST (Chair) K.S.R. Anjaneyulu, NCST
P. Ravi Prakash, NCST Durgesh D. Rao, NCST
M. Sasikumar, NCST T. Suresh, NCST

For further information and the registration details please refer
to the KBCS-96 home page or write to the KBCS-96 Secretariat.

KBCS-96 Secretariat Phone : +91 (22) 620 1606
National Centre for Software Technology Fax : +91 (22) 621 0139
Gulmohar Cross Rd No. 9 E-mail : kbcs@konark.ncst.ernet.in
Juhu, Bombay 400 049, India
URL : http://konark.ncst.ernet.in/~kbcs/kbcs96.html