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AISB event Bulletin Item

CFP: ICIA2007 (IEEE Inter Conf on Information Acquisition)

Call For Papers 

ICIA 2007 
IEEE International Conference on Information Acquisition 
- Bio-Nano/Micro Sensors and Bio-Inspired Algorithms for Intelligent Information Acquisition - 
July 9-11, 2007 
Jeju Island, Korea (South) 

ICIA 2007 Conference promises to be a great experience for researchers in bio-nano sensors, MEMS, 
artificial neural networks, machine learning technology, and intelligent robotics. 

IEEE Robotics and Automation Society, IEEE Seoul Section, INNS SIG-Korea, KAIST Brain Science 
Research Center, Institute of Intelligent Machines of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, The Chinese 
University of Hong Kong, International Association of Information Acquisition, and the International 
Journal of Information Acquisition 

Organizing Committee Chair: Tao Mei, IIM, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China 
General Chair: Soo-Young Lee, KAIST, Korea 
Program Committee Chair: Je-Kyun Park, KAIST, Korea 

The IEEE ICIA 2007 Conference will be held from July 9 to 11, 2007 in Jeju Island, Korea. Located at 
the southern tip of Korean Peninsula, Jeju Island is a well- known tourist attraction in Korea. From July 
2006 Jeju Island became the Special Self-Governing Province. There are many direct international flights 
to Jeju International Airport from Asian cities such as Beijing, Osaka, Shanghai, and Tokyo. More 
information on Jeju Island (formerly Cheju Island) may be found at, and 

The conference topics include but not limited to: 

Information Sensing 
- Bio-nano/micro sensors 
- Sensory information acquisition 
- Biological and medical imaging 
- Biomimetic sensors and actuators 

Information Processing 
- Artificial neural networks and machine learning 
- Brain-inspired information processing 
- Bio-oriented information processing 
- Neuromorphic engineering 
- Multi-source information fusion 

Combined Information Systems 
- MEMS and Lab-on-a-Chip 
- Sensor-based robotic and dynamic systems 
- Applications of intelligent systems 

Paper Submission: 
All papers must be submitted in PDF format prepared strictly following the IEEE PDF Requirements for 
Creating PDF Documents for IEEE Xplore. The standard number of pages is 6 and the maximum page 
limit is 8 pages with extra payment for the 2 extra pages beyond the 6 pages. All papers accepted will be 
indexed by EI and included in IEEE Xplore. The paper submission web system will be available from 
February 15, 2007 at 

Invited Sessions: 
Invited Sessions provide a forum for focused discussions on new topics and innovative applications of 
established approaches. A proposal for an invited session with the session title, the organizers, and a brief 
statement of purpose must be submitted to the Invited Session Chair by the deadline. Once approved the 
Invited Session Organizer will be responsible to solicit and/or invited speakers for the Session. 

Best Paper Competition: 
All submitted papers are invited to participate in the Best Paper and Best Student Paper Competitions. 
The best paper finalists will be invited to publish their papers in the International Journal of Information 
Acquisition or Neural Information Processing ? Letters and Reviews. 

Excursion Program: 
In the afternoon of July 11, all the registered attendees will visit cultural and/or natural tourist 
attraction(s) in Jeju Island. Other tourist packages in Jeju Island will also be available. 

Collocated Workshop: 
The 9th China-India-Japan-Korea Joint Workshop on Neurobiology and Neuroinformatics (NBNI 2007) 
will be held at the same city just before the Conference from July 6 to 8, 2007. Participants are welcome 
to attend in both ICIA2007 and NBNI2007. 

Important Dates: 
February 28, 2007	Submission due of Invited Session proposals 
March 31, 2007 Submission due of full papers 
April 30, 2007 Notification of paper acceptance 
May 15, 2007 Submission due of final PDF papers in IEEE Xplore standards and 
????authors registration 
June 8, 2007	Due for discounted early registration 
July 8, 2007	Welcoming Reception 
July 9-11, 2007	Regular registration and the Conference 
July 11, 2007	Afternoon excursion to cultural attractions at Jeju Island 

????Phil-Ho Shin, BSRC, KAIST, Korea 
Wenbin Xia, IIM, Chinese Academy of Science, China