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AISB event Bulletin Item

CFP: Cybernetic Intelligent Systems 2008

7th IEEE International Conference on 
Cybernetic Intelligent Systems 2008 
September 9-10, 2008 
Middlesex University, London 
United Kingdom 


Deadline for 6-page paper extended to 5 May 2008 

Aims and Objectives 
This is the 7th in a series of successful international conferences
organised by the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland Chapter of the
IEEE Systems, Man and Cybernetics Society. These conferences provide an
interdisciplinary forum for research and application of various aspects
of cybernetics and systems. The theme of the 2008 conference is
Cybernetic Intelligent Systems. 

The programme committee solicits high quality papers containing original
contributions in all areas of experimental, theoretical and
application-oriented aspects of cybernetic intelligent systems. This
will include papers describing 

Relevant techniques for intelligent systems including, but not limited
to, neural networks, evolutionary methods, fuzzy systems, knowledge and
agent based approaches 
Systems using cybernetic intelligent approaches, such as robotics,
control, modelling, instrumentation, communications, machine vision,
audio logical systems, safety systems 
Industrial applications of cybernetic intelligent systems 

Paper Submission 
Prospective authors are strongly encouraged to submit a six page full
paper by the due date electronically in PDF or Postscript format. 

Printed proceedings will be distributed during the conference. For
reference the designated ISSN numbers are 1744-9170 (printed) and
1744-9189 (CDROM) 

Xiaochun Cheng ( - organisational enquiries 
Bala Amavasai ( - general enquiries and web 
Nazmul Siddique ( - submissions and proceedings

Richard Mitchell ( - special sessions,
workshops and tutorials 

For all other contacts, please refer to the IEEE SMC UK&RI Chapter
website at 

Important Dates Feb 1, 2008  Deadline for special session, workshop and
tutorial proposals 
May 5, 2008  6-page paper due DEADLINE EXTENDED 
May 30, 2008 Notification of acceptance 
June 29, 2008 Final Camera-ready papers due. No extensions!  
July 14, 2008 Early registration for contributors 
September 1, 2008 Late registration date for participants 
September 9-10, 2008 Conference.