[Asis-l] ACM/IEEE CSTST'08: Call For Participation

Youakim BADR youakim.badr at insa-lyon.fr
Sun Oct 12 05:53:55 EDT 2008

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                      CALL FOR PARTICIPATION

               International Conference on Soft Computing
               as Transdisciplinary Science and Technology
                            (ACM CSTST 2008)

                       Technically Sponsored by:
                           IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society
                           IEEE French Section
                           EUSFLAT Society
                           European Neural Network Society
                           and in Cooperation with ACM SIGAPP.fr


                          28-31 October 2008
                        Cergy-Pontoise, France

For registration and hotel reservations, please visit the conference web site.

This advanced conference brings together international soft computing  
and computational
intelligence researchers, developers, practitioners, and users. The  
aim of CSTST
(previously called WSTST) is to serve as a forum to present current  
and future work
as well as to exchange research ideas in this field. This edition is  
dedicated to
commemorate the memory of Prof. Yasuhiko Dote, Founding Chair of WSTST series
of meetings. The CSTST addresses a large number of themes and issues  
including the
following regular session topics:
* Intelligent Hybrid Systems
* Fusion of Soft and Hard Computing
* Data and Web mining
* Decision Support Systems
* Natural Language Processing
* Intelligent agent-based systems, cognitive and reactive distributed  
AI systems
* Internet Modeling
* Multimedia Information Systems
* Information Retrieval
* Human-Computer Interface
* XML-based languages
* Security and Access Control
* Information Content Security
* Mobile, Ad Hoc and Sensor Network Management
* Applications
         o E-Learning, eCommerce, eBusiness and eGovernment
         o Image and speech signal processing, prediction, and control
         o Robotics
         o Biology and medicine
         o Business and management
         o Artificial societies
         o Chemicals, pharmaceuticals and materials
         o Environment engineering

This year, the International Program Committee selected 62 papers out of 212
submissions. In addition, 47 papers were selected for oral presentation in the
following workshops:
* Workshop on Automated and Autonomous Sensor Networks (AASN)
* Workshop on Autonomous & Autonomic Software-based Systems (ASBS)
* Workshop on Context-Aware Mobile Learning (CAML)
* Workshop on Computational Intelligence in Medical Imaging (CIMI)
* Workshop of Doctoral Students (DS)
* Workshop Fuzzy is Scalable: Managing Huge Databases Using Fuzzy  
Methods (FiS)
* Workshop on Applied Ontologies in Distributed Systems (WAODS)


For full program details, please visit the conference web site at:
Some of the highlights of the program include:

(1) Two half-day tutorials:

       Collective Intelligence
          By Epaminondas Kapetanios, Ph.D

       A Unified Knowledge Engineering with Language Engineering
       for Effectively Knowledge Management: CyberBrain as a Case Study
          By Asanee Kawtrakul, Ph.D

(2) Keynote presentations from field leaders including;

     Proximity-based ad hoc Federation among Smart Objects and its Applications
        Professor Yuzuru Tanaka, Hokkaido University, Japan

     Chance Discovery as Value Sensing by Data based Meta Cognition
        Professor Yukio Ohsawa, University of Tokyo, Japan

     Evolutionary Multiobjective Optimization and Multiobjective Fuzzy  
System Design
       Professor Hisao Ishibuchi, Osaka Prefecture University, Japan


All accepted papers will be published by the ACM Digital Library.
Extended versions of the selected papers will be published in  
affiliated journals and special issues.


Honorary Chair:
Lotfi A. Zadeh, University of California, U.S.A

General Co-Chairs:
Youakim Badr, INSA-Lyon, France
Ajith Abraham, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway.
Yukio Ohsawa, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan.

Program Co-Chairs:
Richard Chbeir, University of Bourgogne, France.
Fernando Ferri, IRPPS-CNR, Italy.
Mario Koeppen, Kyushu Institute of Technology, Japan.
Dominique Laurent, University of Cergy-Pontoise, France.

International Co-Chairs:
Sepo Ovaska, Helsinki University of Technology, Finland.
Yukinori Suzuki, Muroran Institute of Technology, Japan.
Frederic Andres, National Institute of Informatics, Japan.

Workshops Co-Chairs:
Hiroshi Ishikawa, Shizuoka University, Japan.
Yinghua Ma, Shanghai JiaoTong University, China.

International Advisory Board:
James Keller, University of Missouri-Columbia, USA.
Cihan H. Dagli, University of Missouri-Rolla, USA.
Hidenori Kimura, University of Tokyo, Japan.
Fumio Harashima, Tokyo Denki University, Japan.
Lakhmi Jain, University of South Australia, Australia.
Janusz Kacprzyk, Polish Academy of Science, Poland.
Takeshi Furuhashi, Nagoya University, Japan.
Azuma Ohuchi, Hokkaido University, Japan.
Hideyuki Takagi, Kyushu University, Japan.
Toru Yamaguchi, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Technology, Japan.
Kensuke Kawai, Toshiba Co., Japan.

Local Arrangement Co-Chairs:
Jean Luc Bourdon, University of Cergy-Pontoise, France.
Virginie Sans, University of Cergy-Pontoise, France.

Local Arrangement Committee:
Sonia Katchadourian, University of Cergy-Pontoise, France.
Clémence Driol, University of Cergy-Pontoise, France.

International Programme Committee:
Abdelhamid Bouchachia, Alps-Adriatic University of Klagenfurt, Austria.
Abderrafiaa Koukam, Université de technologie de Belfort-Montbéliard, France.
Abo Al-Ola Atifi, CBA Kuwait University, Kuwait.
Agma Traina, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Agostino Marengo, University of Bari, Italy.
Ahmed El Oualkadi, Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium.
Ahmed Mostefaoui, University of Franche Comte, France.
Akira Asano, Hiroshima University, Japan.
Alberto F. De Souza, Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo - UFES, Brazil.
Alessandra Lumini, Faculty of Engineering University of Bologna, Italy.
Alexandre Dolgui, Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Saint  
Etienne, France.
Alfredo Cuzzocrea, University of Calabria, Italy.
Ali Riza Yildiz, University of Michigan, USA.
Amparo Fuster-Sabater, Institute of Applied Physics (CSIC), Spain.
Ana Madureira, Instituto Superior de Engenharia do Porto, Portugal.
Andies Engelbrecht, University of Pretoria, South Africa.
Andre Ponce de Leon F. de Carvalho, University of Sao Paulo at Sao  
Carlos, Brazil.
Andreas Konig, Technische Universitaet Kaiserslautern, Germany.
Andri Riid, Tallinn Technical University, Estonia.
Andy Phippen, University of Plymouth, UK.
Anna Formica, Istituto di Analisi dei Sistemi ed Informatica CNR, Italy.
Antonio Gaspar-Cunha, University of Minho, Portugal.
Asanee Kawtrakul, University of Kasetsart, Thailand.
Aziz Elfazziki, University of Marrakech, Marocco.
Baoyong Chi, Tsinghua University, China.
Ben Aggarwala, University of Calgary, Canada.
Bernard De Baets, Ghent University, Belgium.
Bernard Grabot, LGP-ENIT, France.
Bharat Bhargava, Purdue University, USA.
Brijesh Verma, Central Queensland University, Australia.
Bruno Apolloni, Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy.
C.-C. Jay Kuo, University of Southern California, USA.
Chi Shen, University of Kentucky, USA.
Ching-Cheng Lee, California State University at Hayward, USA.
Charles Shoniregun, University of East London, London.
Chrisa Tsinaraki, Technical University of Crete, Greece.
Christelle Vangenot, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland.
Christian Blum, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain.
Christian Veenhuis, Fraunhofer IPK, Germany.
Christine Verdier, Joseph Fourier University, France.
Christophe Cruz, Bourgogne University, France.
Christophe Marquesuzaa, IUT de Bayonne, France.
Christophe Nicolle, Université de Bourgogne, France.
Claudia Di Napoli, "C.N.R. - Istituto di Ciberneticae. Caianiello, Italy.
Crina Grosan, Babes-Bolyai University, Romania.
Costin Badica, University of Craiova, Romania.
Daniel Merkle, University of Leipzig, Germany.
Danielle Boulanger, Université Jean Moulin, France.
David Gross-Amblard, Bourgogne University, France.
David L. la Red Martínez, Universidad Nacional del Nordeste, Argentina.
David Taniar, Monash University, Australia.
Deborah Dahl, Conversational Technologies, USA.
Diptri Srinivasan, National Univ. of Singapore, Singapore.
Dominique Laurent, ETIS Laboratory, France.
Dragan Gasevic, Athabasca University, Canada.
Eiji Uchino, Yamaguchi University, Japan.
Elizabeth Gouvêa Goldbarg, Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil.
Emilio Corchado, University of Burgos, Spain.
Ernesto Cuadros-Vargas, San Pablo Catholic University, Peru.
Ernesto Damiani, University of Milan, Italy.
Esteban Tlelo-Cuautle, INAOE, México.
Estevam Rafael Hruschka Junior, Federal University of Sao Carlos, Brazil.
Etienne Kerre, University of Gent, Belgium.
Francisco Herrera, University of Granada, Spain.
Frank Klawonn, University of Applied Sciences BS/WF, Germany.
Francois Verdier, ETIS Laboratory, France.
Fuchun Sun, Tsinghua University, China.
Gabriel Luque, University of Malaga, Spain.
Genoveva Vargas-Solar, Laboratoire d'Informatique de Grenoble, France.
Georgios Sirakoulis, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece.
Ghilès Mostafaoui, University of Villetaneuse, France.
Graham Kendall, University of Nottingham, UK.
Halina Kwasnicka, Wroclaw University of Technology, Poland.
Harald Kosch, University of Passau, Germany.
Hilary Holz, Laboratory for Adaptive Hypermedia and Assistive Technology, USA.
Hiranmay Ghosh, Tata Consultancy Services, India.
Hiroshi Ishikawa, Shizuoka University, Japan.
Hisao Ishibuchi, Osaka Prefecture University, Japan.
Hongbo Liu, Dalian Maritime University, China..
Huayang Xie, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.
Ignacio Ponzoni, Universidad Nacional del Sur, Argentina.
Igor F. Tsigelny, University of California San Diego, USA.
Igor Lemberski, Baltic International Academy, Latvia.
Imre Rudas, Budapest Tech, Hungary.
Irina Kondratova, NRC Institute for Information Technology of  
Fredericton, Canada.
Isabel Lopes Nunes, University of Lisbon, Portugal.
Ivan Jordanov, University of Portsmouth, UK.
J.K Vijayakumar, American University of Antigua, West Indies.
Jacques Fayolle, Universite Jean Monnet, France.
Jae C. Oh, Syracuse University, USA.
James Lu, Emory University, USA.
Jaroslaw Kozlak, AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland.
Javier Jesus Sanchez Medina, University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain.
Jerzy Grzymala-Busse, University of Kansas , USA.
Jon Burgstone, University of California Berkeley, USA.
John Burns, ITT Dublin, Ireland.
Juan de Lara, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain.
Kablan Barbar, Libanese University, Liban.
Katrin Franke, Gjovik University College,Germany.
Kaori Yoshida, Kyushu Institute of Technology, Japan.
Kazumi Nakamatsu, University of Hyogo, Japan.
Kazushi OHYA, Tsurumi University, Japan.
Kubilay Ecerkale, Hava Harp Okulu, Turkey.
Lei Chen , HKUST, China.
Liang Zhao, University of São Paulo, Brazil.
Lotfi Ben Romdhane, Faculty of Sciences Monastir, Tunisia.
Luis Magdalena, European Centre for Soft Computing, Spain.
Marcin Paprzycki, Warsaw School of Social Psychology, Poland.
Marco Painho, Universidade Nova de Lisboa,Portugal.
Maria do Carmo Nicoletti, Universidade Federal de S. Carlos, Brazil.
Maria Ganzha, Systems Research Institute, Poland.
Maria Luisa Sapino, Università di Torino, Italy.
Mario Ventresca, University of Waterloo, Canada.
Mark Embrechts, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA.
Martine De Cock, Ghent University, Belgium.
Masaru Teranishi, Nara University of Education, Japan.
Massimo De Gregorio, "Istituto di Cibernetica Eduardo Caianiello - CNR, Italy.
Mathias Quoy, ETIS Laboratory, France.
Maumita Bhattacharya, Charles Sturt University, Australia.
Maytham Safar, Kuwait University, Kuwait.
Michael Berthold, University of Konstanz, Germany.
Michael Blumenstein, Griffith University - Gold Coast, Australia.
Miguel Ángel Sotelo Vázquez, University of Alcalá, Spain.
Mohand-Said Hacid, Universite Claude Bernard Lyon 1, France.
Monica Chis, University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania.
Morad Benyoucef, University of Ottawa, Canada.
Nadine Cullot, Bourgogne University, France.
Nicolas Lumineau, University of Lyon, France.
Nicomedes L. Cavalcanti Junior, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Brazil.
Olgierd Unold, Wroclaw University of Technology, Poland.
Oscar Castillo, Tijuana Institute of Technology, Mexico.
Oscar Corcho, University of Manchester, UK.
Pandian Vasant, University Technology Petronas, Malaysia.
Patrick Siarry, Université  Paris 12 (LiSSi) , France.
Patrizia Grifoni, National Research Council, Italy.
Paolo Merialdo, Universita' degli Studi Roma Tre, Italy.
Paulo Moura Oliveira, UTAD University, Portugal.
Petr Pošík, Czech Technical University, Czech Republic.
Pierre Andry, University of Cergy Pontoise, France.
Pit Pichappan, Annamalai University, India.
PJ Costa Branco, Instituto Superior Técnico (I.S.T.), Portugal.
Puhan Niladri Bihari, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.
Qiang Zhu, University of Michigan, USA.
Rajeev Raje, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis,USA.
Raija Halonen, University of Oulu, Finland..
Rajesh Prasad, Vishwakarma Institute of Information Technology, India.
Rajkumar Roy, Cranfield University, UK.
Raquel Barco, Universidad de Malaga, Spain.
Riccardo Torlone, University of Rome "RomaTre", Italy.
Richard J. Duro, Universidade da Coruna, Spain.
Robert Levinson, University of California at Santa Cruz, USA.
Roman Neruda, Institute of Computer Science ASCR, Czech Republic.
Ronald Yager, Iona College, USA.
Ruan Jishou, University of Nankai, China.
Ruqiang Yan, University of Massachusetts, USA.
Sadok BEN YAHIA, University of Tunis, Tunisia.
Saman Kumara Halgamuge, University of Melbourne, Australia.
Saravanan Muthaiyah, George Mason University, USA.
Sebastian Lozano, University of Seville, Spain.
Selma Ayse Ozel, Cukurova University, Turkey.
Seppo Ovaska, Helsinki University of Technology, Finland.
Shlomo Berkovsky, University of Melbourne, Australia.
Shu-Ching Chen, University Park, USA.
Shui Yu, Deakin University, Australia.
Siti Mariyam Shamsuddin, University Technology of Malaysia, Malaysia.
Soumya BANERJEE, Birla Institute of Technology, India.
Stefania Marrara, University of Milan, Italy.
Stefano Cagnoni, University of Parma, Italy.
Stephen Marsh, National Research Council Canada, Canada.
Suash Deb, National Institute of Science & Technology, India.
Sugata Sanyal, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, India.
Sung-Bae Cho, Yonsei University, Korea.
Svein Johan, Knapskog Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway.
Takafumi Matsumaru, Shizuoka University, Japan.
Talbi El-Ghazali , INRIA Futurs, France.
Teresa Bernarda Ludermir, Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil.
Thanasis Daradoumis, Open University of Catalonia, Spain.
Thanh Ha Dang, Laboratoire d'Informatique de Paris 6, France.
Thierry Badard, Université Laval, Canada.
Thomas Hanne, University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland,  
Tom Gedeon, Australian National University, Australia.
Tommo Reti, Helsinki Institute for Information Technology, Finland.
Tomoharu Nakashima, Osaka Prefecture University, Japan.
Tulin Mangir, California State University Long Beach, USA.
Tsung-Che Chiang, National Taiwan University, Taiwan.
Urszula Markowska-Kaczmar, Wroclaw University of Technology, Poland.
Uwe Zimmer, Australian National University, Australia.
Ventzeslav Valev, Bulgarian Academy of Science, Bulgaria.
Vincent Oria, NJIT, USA.
Viorel Negru, West University, Romania.
Virendra Bhavsar, University of New Brunswick, Canada.
Wilfried Elmenreich, Klagenfurt University, Austria.
William Grosky, University of Michigan-Dearborn,USA.
Witold Abramowicz, University of Economics, Poland.
Witold Pedrycz, University of Alberta, Canada.
Xiaojun Qi, Utah State University, USA.
Xiao-Jun Zeng, University of Manchester, UK.
Xiao-Zhi Gao, Helsinki University of Technology, Finland.
Yinghua MA, Shanghai JiaoTong University, China.
Yiwei Cao, RWTH Aachen University, Germany.
YoungJoon Byun, California State University - Monterey Bay, USA.
Yoshiteru Ishida, Toyohashi University of Technology, Japan.
Zensho Nakao, University of the Ryukyus, Japan.
Zhigang Zeng, Wuhan University of Technology, China.
Zhi-Hong Deng, Peking University,China.
Zhongfei Zhang, Binghamton University, USA.

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