[alife] Call for Papers: ISDA 2009 (PISA)

Ajith Abraham abraham.ajith at gmail.com
Tue Feb 3 01:52:56 PST 2009

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                  ISDA 2009  CALL FOR PAPERS
                9th International Conference on
        Intelligent Systems Design and Applications
                        PISA, ITALY
               November 30 - December 2, 2009

The International Conference on  Intelligent  Systems Design   and
Applications (ISDA) is amajor annual  international  conference to
bring together researchers, engineers,developers and practitioners
from academia and industry  working in all interdisciplinary areas
of computational  intelligence  and  system  engineering to  share
their  experience, and  exchange and  cross-fertilize their ideas.
ISDA'09, which is the ninth edition of ISDA, serves as a forum for
the  dissemination of state-of-the-art research, development,  and
implementations  of intelligent systems, intelligent  technologies
and useful applicationsin these two fields.

Topics of interests include (but are not limited to):
A. Intelligent Systems Architectures and Applications
B. Intelligent Image and Signal Processing
C. Intelligent Internet Modeling
D. Intelligent Data Mining
E. Intelligent Business Systems
F. Intelligent Control and Automation
G. Intelligent Agents
H. Intelligent Knowledge Management
I. Innovative Information Security
J. Innovative Networking and Communication Techniques
K. Web Intelligence
A detailed list can be found at:

Deadline for workshop and session proposal: April 15, 2009
Workshop and session proposal acceptance: April 30, 2009
Deadline for paper submission: May 31, 2009
Notification of acceptance: July 25, 2009
Camera-ready manuscript submission: September 15, 2009

Piero Bonnissone (General Electric, USA)
Carlos A. Coello Coello (CINVESTAV-IPN, Mexico)
Hani Hagras (University of Essex, United Kingdom)
Hisao Ishibuchi (Osaka Prefecture University, Japan)
Witold Pedrycz (University of Alberta, Canada)
For more details please visit

Prospective authors  are invited to   submit a   full paper of 4-6
pages  (PDF).  Authors  must follow  the  double  column  IEEE 8.5
two-column format. For more details please visit

Accepted papers will be published by  IEEE COMPUTER SOCIETY PRESS.
Authors of selected papers  will be  invited to submit an extended
version of their  contribution for  possible inclusion in  special
issues  of  a  selection  of international  journals. The  Program
Committee  will  select two winners  for the Best Paper Award (all
regular papers are eligible) and two  winners  for the Best Student
Paper Award (to be eligible,the student must be the sole author of
the paper or the first author and primary contributor).

Proposals for  holding  workshops that will  complement  the  main
conference are  solicited  from  interested  individuals (or group
of individuals). The  workshops should fall  within the  scope  of
ISDA'09, and should include at least 8 related papers.
Researchers  and   practitioners  wishing to  organize   workshops
should submit proposals in plain text or pdf-format. Please submit
your proposals to the workshop chair, Jose Manuel Benitez Sanchez,
at J.M.Benitez at decsai.ugr.es.
For more details please visit

The ISDA'09 invites proposals  for special  sessions to be held in
conjunction   with  the  Conference.  Special   sessions   provide
organizers and participants with an opportunity to  concentrate on
focused topics related to the conference. A minimum of 4 papers is
required for each special session. Please submit your proposals to
the special session chair, Dr. Sabrina Senatore, at:
ssenatore at unisa.it
For more details please visit

Beatrice Lazzerini (University of Pisa, Italy)
Lakhmi Jain (University of South Australia, Australia)
Ajith Abraham (Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway)

Francesco Marcelloni (University of Pisa, Italy)
Francisco Herrera (University of Granada, Spain)
Vincenzo Loia (University of Salerno, Italy)

Christian Borgelt (European Centre for Soft Computing, Spain)
Bernadette Bouchon-Meunier (CNRS, France)
Stefano Cagnoni (University of Parma, Italy)
Oscar Cordon (European Centre for Soft Computing, Spain)
Bernard de Baets (Ghent University, Belgium)
Enrique Herrera Viedma (University of Granada, Spain)
Mario Koppen (Kyushu Institute of Technology, Japan)
Chang-Shing Lee (National University of Tainan, Taiwan)
Trevor Martin (University of Bristol, United Kingdom)
Nikhil R. Pal (Indian Statistical Institute, India)
Vincenzo Piuri (University of Milan, Italy)
Hideyuki Takagi (Kyushu University, Japan)
Domenico Talia (University of Calabria, Italy)
Ronald R. Yager (Iona College, USA)
Albert Zomaya (University of Sydney, Australia)

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