EMCSR'96: Call for Participation

EMCSR'96 Secretariat sec at ai.univie.ac.at
Fri Mar 1 01:16:28 EST 1996


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                *      THIRTEENTH EUROPEAN MEETING     *
                                   
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                *    CYBERNETICS AND SYSTEMS RESEARCH  *
                                                            
                      *       (EMCSR 1996)       *

                           April 9 - 12, 1996

                          UNIVERSITY OF VIENNA

      

      
        organized by the Austrian Society for Cybernetic Studies
                          in cooperation with
 Dept.of Medical Cybernetics and Artificial Intelligence, Univ.of Vienna
                                  and
             International Federation for Systems Research
                                   

                        Chairman: Robert Trappl


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                <URL:http://www.ai.univie.ac.at/emcsr/>
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Plenary lectures:
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        ERNST VON GLASERSFELD (USA):
        "The Cybernetic Art of Living"

        GEORGE SPENCER-BROWN (UK):
        "Uncolourable Trivalent Graphs" 

        LUC STEELS (BELGIUM):
        "Robots and the Origins of Intelligence"

      
215 papers will be presented and discussed in the following symposia:
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GENERAL SYSTEMS METHODOLOGY
        C.Joslyn (USA), G.J.Klir (USA)

NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN MATHEMATICAL SYSTEMS THEORY
        Y.Rav (France), F.Pichler (Austria)

COMPLEX SYSTEMS ANALYSIS AND DESIGN
        J.W.Rozenblit (USA), H.Praehofer (Austria)

FUZZY SYSTEMS, APPROXIMATE REASONING AND KNOWLEDGE-BASED SYSTEMS
        C.Carlsson (Finland), K.-P.Adlassnig (Austria), E.P.Klement
        (Austria)

DESIGNING AND SYSTEMS, AND THEIR EDUCATION
        B.Banathy (USA), W.Gasparski (Poland), G.Goldschmidt 
        (Israel)

HUMANITY, ARCHITECTURE AND CONCEPTUALIZATION
        G.Pask (United Kingdom), E.Prem (Austria)

BIOCYBERNETICS AND MATHEMATICAL BIOLOGY
        L.M.Ricciardi (Italy)

CYBERNETICS AND INFORMATICS IN MEDICINE AND PSYCHOTHERAPY
        M.Okuyama (Japan), G.Porenta (Austria)

CYBERNETICS OF SOCIO-ECONOMIC SYSTEMS AND OF COUNTRY DEVELOPMENT
        K.Balkus (USA), P.Ballonoff (USA), S.A.Umpleby (USA)

SYSTEMS, MANAGEMENT AND ORGANIZATION
        G.Broekstra (Netherlands), R.Hough (USA)

COMMUNICATION AND COMPUTERS
        A M.Tjoa (Austria)

THEORIES AND METAPHORS OF CYBERSPACE
        F.Heylighen (Belgium), S.A.Umpleby (USA) 

KNOWLEDGE DISCOVERY IN DATABASES
        Y.Kodratoff (France)

ARTIFICIAL NEURAL NETWORKS AND ADAPTIVE SYSTEMS
        G.Palm (Germany), G.Dorffner (Austria)

THEORIES AND APPLICATIONS OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE 
        V.Marik (Czech Republic), E.Buchberger (Austria)
 

WORKSHOPS:
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SYSTEM, THE QUANTUM, AND COMPLEXITY
        M.A.Carvallo (Netherlands)

MAKING WATERSHEDS VISIBLE
        R.Hough (USA)

CYBERNETICS IN PSYCHOTHERAPY AND HEALING
        M.Okuyama (Japan)


PROCEEDINGS: 
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Trappl R.(ed.): CYBERNETICS AND SYSTEMS '96, 2 vols.


FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: 
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        EMCSR'96 Secretariat
        c/o Austrian Society for Cybernetic Studies
        Schottengasse 3
        A-1010 Vienna
        Austria
        Phone:  +43-1-53532810
        Fax:    +43-1-5320652
        E-mail: sec at ai.univie.ac.at  






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