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AISB event Bulletin Item

CFP : SIAAS-09 - The 2nd Swarm Intelligence Algorithms and Applications Symposium - extended deadline

SIAAS-09 - The 2nd Swarm Intelligence Algorithms and Applications Symposium

Extended Deadline: 31 Jan 2009

AISB 2009 Convention
Edinburgh, Scotland
April 6-9, 2009

Travel Grants:


The increasing complexity of the current world can be observed each
day. Sustainable development for example consists of economical and
social systems management within natural environment. The
understanding of the whole leads to what we call territorial
intelligence. The way of modelling these complex systems is often
based on interactive networks, dealing with the interconnection
between all of the system components. Decision making on this complex
world, need tools able to detect and manage emergent organizations
through these networks. Distributed Artificial Intelligence (DAI) is
the adapted conceptual trend which allows the proposal of some
relevant solutions by relying on social and physical sciences models
exhibited and observed in nature (e.g. ant colonies, molecular
crystallisation, etc.). In this search and management of emerging
organization, swarm intelligence algorithms proved to be popular and
effective methods to use. On the technological front, the increasing
number of robotic systems, advances in nano technology, and the sheer
complexity of modern enterprise systems, especially those boosting
high degree of autonomy, makes the development of swarm intelligence
timely and needed.
Topics of interest

Submissions are invited on all aspects of swarm intelligence
algorithms, their development, and applications. This includes, but
not limited to:

·         Bug algorithms,

·         Potential fields,

·         Ant colonies,

·         Swarm optimization

·         Social reactive agents

·         Robotics,

The use of Swarm Intelligence algorithms into:

·         Computer vision,

·         Scheduling,

·         Problem solvers,

·         Territorial intelligence

And their wider end applications in developing complex systems for:

·         Factories,

·         Simulation of chemical processes,

Special focus on embedded implementations and the use of swarms in
complex systems will be given.
Submissions and publications

Papers, which should be in the region of 5-8 pages, prepared according
to these guidelines and in PDF format, should be submitted through the
online system at:

All papers presented at this workshop will be published in the
proceedings of the AISB Convention with an ISBN. Special issue(s) in a
journal and book chapters are in the planning to include the best

Important Dates

Submission deadline for Full Papers: 31st January 2009

Paper acceptance notification: 15 February 2009

Convention: 1-4 April 2009