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AISB event Bulletin Item

CFP: 2008 International Conference on Computational Intelligence for Modelling, Control and Automation - CIMCA'08

 International Conference on Computational Intelligence for Modelling,
                       Control and Automation
               10-12 December 2008 - Vienna, Austria

				Jointly with
 International Conference on Intelligent Agents, Web Technologies and 
                       Internet Commerce - IAWTIC08 

 International Conference on Innovation in Software Engineering - ISE08

Honorary Chair:
Lotfi A. Zadeh, University of California, USA
Stephen Grossberg, Boston University, USA

Important Dates:
29 August 2008 Submission of papers to the conference
26 September 2008 Notification of acceptance 
17 October 2008 Deadline for camera-ready copies of accepted papers 
10 - 12 December 2008 Conference sessions 

Collaborators and sponsors:
European Society for Fuzzy Logic and Technology - EUFLAT
International Association for Fuzzy Set in Management and Economy - SIGEF 
Japan Society for Fuzzy Theory and Intelligent Informatics - SOFT
Taiwan Fuzzy Systems Association - TFSA
World Wide Web Business Intelligence - W3BI
Hungarian Fuzzy Association - HFA 
University of Canberra
IEEE - Conference Proceedings will be published by IEEE in USA

The international conference on computational intelligence for modelling, control and automation will be held in Vienna, 
Austria on 10-12 December 2008. The conference provides a medium for the exchange of ideas between theoreticians and 
practitioners to address the important issues in computational intelligence, modelling, control and automation. 
The conference will consist of both plenary sessions and contributory sessions, focusing on theory, implementation 
and applications of computational intelligence techniques to modelling, control and automation. For contributory 
sessions, papers (4 pages or more) are being solicited. Several well-known keynote speakers will address the

Conference Proceedings will be published as books by IEEE (The Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineering) in USA 
and will be index world wide. All papers will be peer reviewed by at least two reviewers. 

Topics of the conference include, but are not limited to, the following areas:

Modern and Advanced Control Strategies:
Neural Networks Control,
Fuzzy Logic Control,
Genetic Algorithms and Evolutionary Control,
Model-Predictive Control,
Adaptive and Optimal Control,
Intelligent Control Systems,
Robotics and Automation,
Fault Diagnosis,
Intelligent agents,
Industrial Automations,

Hybrid Systems:
Fuzzy Evolutionary Systems,
Fuzzy Expert Systems,
Fuzzy Neural Systems,
Neural Genetic Systems,
Neural-Fuzzy-Genetic Systems,
Hybrid Systems for Optimisation

Data Analysis, Prediction and Model Identification:
Signal Processing,
Prediction and Time Series Analysis,
System Identification,
Data Fusion and Mining,
Knowledge Discovery,
Intelligent Information Systems,
Image Processing, and Image Understanding,
Parallel Computing applications in Identification & Control,
Pattern Recognition,
Clustering and Classification

Decision Making and Information Retrieval:
Case-Based Reasoning,
Decision Analysis,
Intelligent Databases & Information Retrieval,
Dynamic Systems Modelling,
Decision Support Systems,
Multi-criteria Decision Making,
Qualitative and Approximate-Reasoning

Paper Submission
Papers will be selected based on their originality, significance, correctness, and clarity of presentation. Papers (4 pages or more) should be submitted to the following e-mail or through conference website: 
CIMCA'2008 Secretariat
School of Information Sciences and Engineering
University of Canberra, Canberra, 2616, ACT, Australia

Electronic submission of papers (either by E-mail or through conference website) is preferred. Papers should present original work, which has not been published or being reviewed for other conferences.

Important Dates
29 August 2008 Submission of papers to the conference
26 September 2008 Notification of acceptance 
17 October 2008 Deadline for camera-ready copies of accepted papers 
10 - 12 December 2008 Conference sessions 

Special Sessions and Tutorials
Special sessions and tutorials will be organised at the conference. The conference is calling for special sessions and tutorial proposals. All special session proposals should be sent to the conference chair (by email to: on or before 4th of August 2006. CIMCA'06 will also include a special poster session devoted to recent work and work-in-progress. Abstracts are solicited for this session. Abstracts (3 pages limit) may be submitted up to 30 days before the conference date.

Visits and social events
Sightseeing visits will be arranged for the delegates and guests. A separate program will be arranged for companions during the conference.

Further Information
For further information either contact or see the conference homepage at:      

Organising Committee:

Canada and USA Liaison:
J. D. Pinter, J. D. Pinter, PCS Inc. & Dalhousie University, Canada

Asia Liaison:
Christina Meier, W3BI, Australia 
R. Amin Sarker, ADFA, Australia

Europe Liaison:
Frank Zimmer, ASTRA - Luxembourg
Nasser Jazdi, Institut fr Automatisierungs- und Softwaretechnik, Germany
Andreas S. Andreou, University of Cyprus,Cyprus 

Masoud Mohammadian, University of Canberra, Australia 

International Programme Committee 
J. Liu, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong
A. Namatame, National Defense Academy, Japan
A. Agah, The University of Kansas, USA
J. P. Bigus, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, USA
E. Andr, Universitt Augsburg, Germany
K. Sycara, Carnegie Mellon University, USA 
H. Adeli, The Ohio State University, USA 
B. Kosko, University of Southern California, USA
A. Kandel, University of South Florida, USA
T. Fukuda, Nagoya University, Japan
T. Baeck, Informatic Centrum Dortmund, Germany
J.Bezdek, University of West Florida, USA
M. Mohammadian University of Canberra, Australia
K. Hirota, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
E. Oja, Helsinki University of Technology, Finland
W. Pedrycz, University of Manitoba, Canada
X. Yao, The University of New South Wales, ADFA, Australia
H. R. Berenji, NASA Ames Research Center, USA 
R. C. Eberhart, Purdue University,USA
T. Shibata, MITI, Ministry of International Trade and Industry, Japan
H. Liljenstrom, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden 
A. Y. Zomaya, University of Western Australia, Australia
F. Herrera, University of Granada, Spain 
A Jafari, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, IUPUI, USA
A. Bulsari, AB Nonlinear Solutions OY, Finland 
B. Ruhul Sarker, University of New South Wales (ADFA), Australia 
J. D. Pinter, Dalhousie University, Canada 
T. Furuhashi, Nagoya University, Japan 
A. Aamodt, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
J. Fernandez de Caete, University of Malaga, Spain
W. Duch, Nicholas Copernicus,University, Poland
E. Tulunay, Middle East Technical University, Turkey
L. Guan, University of Sydney, Australia
C. Kuroda, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
T. Yamakawa, Kyushu Institute of Technology, Japan