[DL] KES2003 Call for Papers

Vasile Palade Vasile.Palade at comlab.ox.ac.uk
Thu Dec 19 16:29:28 CET 2002

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Call for Papers
KES'2003 - 7th International Conference on
Knowledge-Based Intelligent Information & Engineering Systems
3, 4 & 5 September 2003
Oxford, United Kingdom


The seventh conference in the very successful KES series will be held at
Oxford - UK, one of the most famous university and cultural sites in the
world as well as most popular tourist destination in England. We are
pleased to invite papers on Intelligent Systems and Techniques,
Applications of Intelligent Techniques and related areas within
Information Technology and Advanced Internet Technologies.  The
conference will consist of plenary sessions and contributory sessions on
the theory and applications of various intelligent techniques, including
but not limited to the following topics of interest and areas of


Generic Topics of Interest:
Knowledge-Based Systems, Expert Systems, Neural Networks, Fuzzy
Techniques and Systems, Genetic Algorithms and Evolutionary Computing,
Hybrid Intelligent Systems, Intelligent Agents and Multi-Agent Systems,
Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, Machine Learning, Cognitive
Modelling, Knowledge Representation and Management, Planning, Spatial &
Temporal Reasoning, Knowledge Acquisition.

Intelligent Applications:
Industrial Control and Monitoring, Fault Diagnosis, Robotics, Image
Processing, Machine & Computer Vision, Medical & Diagnostic Systems,
Financial & Stock Market Monitoring and Prediction, Speech Processing
and Synthesis, Natural Language Processing, Environmental Monitoring,
Power Electronics & Drives, High Voltage Systems, Engine Control and
Vehicle Applications; Signal Processing & Wavelets

Emerging Intelligent Technologies:
Artificial Intelligence and the Internet, Information Agents on the
Internet, E-commerce/E-business and E-learning, Intelligent Information
Retrieval, Intelligent Web Mining & Applications, Intelligent User
Interfaces, Bioinformatics using Intelligent & Machine Learning
Techniques, Intelligent Tutoring Systems, Virtual Reality & Multi-Media
Intelligent Information Systems, Artificial Life

Papers are invited from prospective authors with interests on the
indicated conference topics and related areas of application. All
contributions should be original and not published elsewhere or intended
to be published during the review period. Contributions from more
applied related fields in industry and commerce are very welcome.
Please see the web site for details of the required paper format and
submission details.  All oral and poster papers must be presented by one
of the authors. To ensure high quality, all papers will be thoroughly
reviewed by KES2003 Programme Committee.  The conference proceedings
will be published and distributed by a major publisher, e.g. IOS Press
Amsterdam or Springer-Verlag. Extended versions of selected papers will
be considered for publication in the International Journal of
Knowledge-Based Intelligent Engineering Systems (www.brighton.ac.uk/kes/

For General Sessions:-
* Submission of papers: 1 February 2003
* Notification of acceptance: 1 April 2003
* Final papers to reach KES Secretariat by: 1 May 2003
* Special Session/ Workshop Proposal: 1 March 2003
If you have been invited to contribute a paper for a Special/Invited
Session, please contact the Session Chair for deadlines relating to the
Session. Final papers for Special/Invited Sessions must reach the KES
Secretariat by 1 May 2003.
All presenting authors (both General and Special/Invited Sessions) must
register with payment by the 1st June 2003 deadline for their papers to
appear in the proceedings.

Scientists who would like to organise a special session of 5/6 papers on
some topics falling within the scope of the conference are invited to
contact the General Chair/KES Secretariat. Proposals for special
workshops or tutorials are also welcome.

Manufacturers of hardware and software, publishers, etc., are invited to
apply to exhibit their products to the international audience that will
attend the conference.

KES2003 is organized by the University of Oxford in co-operation with
KES Administration Secretariat based at the University of Brighton, UK,
and is hosted at St Anne's College, University of Oxford, UK.  Oxford
has many places of cultural interests with centuries of history to
unveil and it is well renowned as a seat of learning and traditions for
over 800 years.  With its honey-gold buildings, traditional colleges,
river setting and gardens, Oxford is one of the most famous tourist
attractions in England. It is located in a wonderful setting about 80km
north-west of London and about 60km from Heathrow international airport.
Oxford is excellently served by road and train networks that give
instant and direct access to all London airports as well as to other big
international airports and important attractions in England. Low cost
accommodation will be provided in student study-rooms, or there are many
good-quality hotels in the city.  Delegates will be invited to a
conference reception, for a formal welcome, as well as to a conference
banquet in a traditional Oxford college.

General Chair:     V.   Palade, Oxford University, UK
Executive Chair:   R.J. Howlett, University of Brighton, UK
Honorary Founder and
Programme Committee Chair:  L.C. Jain, University of South

Ajith Abraham, Oklahoma State University, Tulsa, USA
Uwe Aickelin, University of Bradford, UK
Norio Baba, Osaka-Kyoiku University, Japan
Robert Babuska, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
Andrzej Bargiela, Nottingham Trent University, UK
Severin Bumbaru, University of Galati, Romania
Jonathon Chambers, King's College London, UK
Susan Craw, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, UK
Ernesto Damiani, University of Milan, Italy
Didier Dubois, Université Paul Sabatier, Toulouse, France
Colette Faucher, University of Aix-Marseille III, France
Toshio Fukuda, Nagoya University, Japan
Kunihiko Fukushima, Tokyo University of Technology, Japan
Colin Fyfe, University of Paisley, UK
Bogdan Gabrys, University of Paisley, UK
Joydeep Ghosh, University of Texas, Austin, USA
Mark Girolami, University of Paisley, UK
Adolf Grauel, University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Altay Güvenir, Bilkent University of Ankara, Turkey
Susan Haller, University of Wisconsin - Parkside, USA
Robert F Harrison, University of Sheffield, UK
Akira Hirose, University of Tokio, Japan
Nikhil Ichalkaranje, University of South Australia, Australia
Takumi Ichimura, Hiroshima City University, Japan
Hisao Ishibuchi, Osaka Prefecture University, Japan
Yoshiteru ISHIDA, Toyohashi University of Technology, Japan
Naohiro Ishii, Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan
Janusz Kacprzyk, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
Fakhri Karray, University of Waterloo, Canada
Ron Kates, REK Consulting, Germany
Andreas König, University of Dresden, Germany
Ludmilla I. Kuncheva, University of Wales Bangor, UK
C. P. Lim, University of Science, Malaysia
Vincenzo Loia, University of Salerno, Italy
Donald MacDonald, University of Paisley, UK
Nadia Magnenat-Thalmann, University of Geneva, Switzerland
Jun Munemori, Wakayama University, Japan
Hirofumi Nagashino, University of Tokushima, Japan
Zensho Nakao, University of the Ryukyus, Japan
Daniel Neagu, University of Bradford, UK
Mircea Negoita, Wellington Institute of Technology, New Zeeland
Toyoaki Nishida, University of Tokyo, Japan
Vesa A. Niskanen, University of Helsinki, Finland
Nikhil R. Pal, Indian Statistical Institute, India
Ron J. Patton, University of Hull, UK
Witold Pedrycz, University of Alberta, Canada
Bhanu Prasad, Georgia South Western State University, USA
Bernd Reusch, University of Dortmund, Germany
Rajkumar Roy, Cranfield University, UK
David Sanchez, Neurocomputing, Elsevier, USA
Manfred Schmitt, Technical University of Munich, Germany
Jonathan Shapiro, University of Manchester, UK
Clarence W. de Silva, University of British Columbia, Canada
Ashwin Srinivasan, Oxford University, UK
Katsumi Tanaka, Kyoto University, Japan
Lionel Tarassenko, Oxford University, UK
Eiichiro Tazaki, Toin University of Yokohama, Japan
George Tecuci, George Mason University, USA
Horia-Nicolai Teodorescu, Technical University of Iassy, Romania
Shusaku Tsumoto, Shimane Medical University, Japan
Dan Tufis, Artificial Intelligence Institute of Romanian Academy,
Spyros Tzafestas, Technical University of Athens, Greece
Jose Verdegay, University of Granada, Spain
Rao Vemuri, University of California at Davies, USA
Rob Vingerhoeds, ENIT, France
Simon D. Walters, University of Brighton
Xindong Wu, University of Vermont, USA

For enquiries about KES2003, please contact:
Dr. V. Palade,
Oxford University, Computing Laboratory, Parks Road, OX1 3QD, Oxford,UK
Email: Vasile.Palade at comlab.ox.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0)1865 283606 Fax: +44 (0)1865 283532
Web site: www.brighton.ac.uk/kes/kes2003/

For general enquiries about KES Conferences or the KES Journal please
The KES Secretariat, Engineering Research Centre, School of Engineering,
University of Brighton, Moulsecoomb, Brighton, BN2 4GJ, United Kingdom.
Email: KES at brighton.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0)1273 642305  Fax: +44 (0)1273 642444
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