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AISB event Bulletin Item

CFP: International Conference on Artificial Neural Networks - ICANN 2007

Deadline for paper submission has been extended until April, 6


 International Conference on Artificial Neural Networks - ICANN 2007
 9-13 September 2007, Ipanema Park Hotel, Porto, Portugal

 Web page:

 *** Last Call for Papers***

June, 29 - Early registration

 The 17th International Conference on Artificial Neural Networks, ICANN
 2007, will be held from September 9 through September 13 at the Ipanema
 Park Hotel, Porto, Portugal. ICANN is an annual conference organized by the
 European Neural Network Society in co-operation with the International
 Neural Network Society, and is a premier event in all topics related to
 neural networks.

 ICANN 2007 welcomes contributions on the theory, algorithms and
 applications in the following broad areas:

 -     Computational neuroscience;
 -     Connectionist cognitive science;
 -     Data analysis and pattern recognition;
 -     Graphical network models, Bayesian networks;
 -     Hardware implementations and embedded systems;
 -     Intelligent Multimedia and the Semantic Web;
 -     Neural and hybrid architectures and learning algorithms;
 -     Neural control, planning and robotics applications;
 -     Neural dynamics and complex systems;
 -     Neuroinformatics;
 -     Real world applications;
 -     Self-organization;
 -     Sequential and structured information processing;
 -     Signal and time series processing, blind source separation;
 -     Vision and image processing.

 List of Special Sessions and Organizers

 1. Complex-Valued Neural Networks
 Aizenberg, Igor; Texas A&M University-Texarkana, USA
 Hirose, Akira; University of Tokyo, Japan
 M. Zurada, Jacek; University of Louisville, USA

 2. Emotion and Attention: Empirical Findings and Neural Models
 Korsten, Nienke; King's College London, UK
 Taylor, John; King's College London, UK

 3. Meta-Learning
 Duch, Wlodzislaw; Nicolaus Copernicus University, Poland
 Grabczewski, Krzysztof; Nicolaus Copernicus University, Poland
 Jankowski, Norbert; Nicolaus Copernicus University, Poland

 4. Understanding and Creating Cognitive Systems
 Taylor, John; King's College London, UK


 Workshop 1
 Cognitive Systems
 Taylor, John G.; King's College, UK

 Worshop 2
 Neural Networks in Biomedical Engineering and BioInformatics
 Cortez, Paulo; University of Minho, Portugal
 Hochreiter,Sepp; Johannes Kepler University, Linz

 Worshop 3
 What it means to communicate 
 Elshaw, Mark; University of Sunderland, UK
 Gallese, Vittorio; University of Parma, Itlia 
 Knowles, Mike; University of Sunderland, UK
 Page, Martin; University of Sunderland, UK
 Panchev, Christo; University of Sunderland, UK
 Pulvermuller, Friedemann; MRC, Cambridge, UK
 Wermter, Stefan; University of Sunderland, UK

 ICANN 2007 Conference

 Marques de S, Joaquim; University of Porto, Portugal

 Alexandre, Lus; University of Beira Interior, Portugal

 Program Chairs
 Duch, Wlodzislaw; Torun, PL & Singapore, ENNS President
 Mandic, Danilo; Imperial College London, UK

 Honorary Chair
 Taylor, John G.; Kings College, London, UK

 Program Committee
 Adeli, Hojjat; Ohio State Univ., USA
 Andras, Peter; Univ. Newcastle, UK
 Apolloni, Bruno; Univ. Milano, IT
 Cichocki, Andrzej; RIKEN Brain Sci. Inst., JP
 Dorronsoro, Jose; Univ. Aut. de Madrid, ES
 Embrechts, Mark; Rensselaer Inst., USA
 rdi, Pter; HU & Kalamazoo College, USA
 Gelenbe,Erol; Imperial College London, UK
 Gielen, Stan; University of Nijmegen, NL
 Gunn,Steve; Univ. Southampton, UK
 Hussain, Amir; University of Stirling, UK
 Kasabov, Nikola; Auckland Univ., NZ
 Kaynak, Okyay; Bogazici University, TR
 Kolias,Stefanos; NTUA, GR
 Mandziuk, Jacek; Warsaw University, PL
 Martinetz,Thomas; Univ. Luebeck, DE
 Miller, David; Univ. Pennsylvania, USA
 Nuernberger,Andreas; Univ. Magdeburg, DE
 Obradovic, Dragan; Siemens Corp. Res., DE
 Oja, Erkki; Helsinki University, FI
 Polycarpou, Marios; Univ.Cyprus, CY
 Prncipe, Jos; Univ. Florida, USA
 Rosa, Joo Lus; Catholic Univ. Campinas, BR
 Schmidhuber,Juergen; TU Munich (DE) and IDSIA (CH)
 Simula, Olli; Helsinki University, FI
 Sperduti, Alessandro; Univ. Padova, IT
 Stafylopatis, Andreas; NTUA, GR
 Tsoukalas, Lefteris; Purdue Univ., USA
 Verleysen, Michel; Univ. Louvain-la-Neuve, BE
 Villa, Alessandro; Univ. Grenoble, FR
 Wermter, Stefan; Univ.Sunderland, UK

 Conference Proceedings
 Published by Springer-Verlag (Lecture Notes in Computer Science).

 Neural Networks Special Issue
 An extended version of selected ICANN 2007 papers will be published in
 Special Issue of Elsevier's journal Neural Networks.


 Student support available (please see web page)

 ICANN 2007 Secretariat
 Gabriela Afonso, INEB, Campus FEUP, Rua Dr. Roberto Frias, Porto, Portugal