[Immunology] ICARIS 2008 (CFP)

Hart, Emma via immuno%40net.bio.net (by E.Hart from napier.ac.uk)
Mon Nov 12 05:56:24 EST 2007


Call for Papers

 

      7th International Conference on Artificial Immune Systems

 

               http://biosoft.kaist.ac.kr/icaris2008

 

                10-13 August 2008, Phuket, Thailand

 

 

 

                          Aims and Scope

                          --------------

 

Artificial Immune Systems are one of the most exciting recent new areas
of

research, focussing on biologically-inspired algorithms based on
biological

immune systems and on the use of computers to model and analyse
biological

immune systems.

 

 The seventh International Conference on AIS continues the

tradition of providing a forum for the world's leading researchers in
the

area to present their latest results. ICARIS also encourages and
supports

newer researchers to the field, whether from academia or industry.
Student

grants will be available to contribute towards travel costs. If you
perform

research into artificial immune systems or modelling of immune systems,
you

need to come to Thailand and join us!

 

World-leading researchers in the field will be present plenary lectures
and

a number of general and specialist tutorials will be run just before the

main conference.

 

All accepted papers will appear in the conference proceedings, published
by

Springer- Verlag as part of their Lecture Notes series. Details of
Springer

Verlag can be found at

 

              http://www.springer.de/comp/lncs/index.html

 

and formatting details can be found at

 

             http://www.springer.de/comp/lncs/authors.html.

 

 

The conference will have four streams:

 

1. Computational immunology (for modelling and biology-specific work)

 

   Stream leader: Emma Hart <E.Hart from napier.ac.uk>

 

2. Applied AIS (for immune-inspired computer science systems, practical
"AIS

   Success Story" applications in industry, commerce, arts, and
academia)

 

   Stream leaders: 

     Henry Lau < hyklau from hkucc.hku.hk>

     Vincenzo Cutello <cutello from dmi.unict.it>

 

3. Theoretical AIS (for theoretical analyses of computer science,

   information theory and/or biology)

 

   Stream leader: Andy Hone <A.N.W.Hone from kent.ac.uk>

 

4. Position papers (providing a novel argument - philosophical or

   methodological - relating to AIS and/or immunobiology).

 

   Stream leader: Jon Timmis <jtimmis from cs.york.ac.uk>

 

 

Please contact individual stream leaders for more information. Note that

position papers will have shorter time to present, and longer for
discussion

at the end.

 

 

 

                       Important Dates

                       ---------------

 

             Paper submission:   April 4, 2008

             Acceptance:         May 2, 2008 

             Final Papers:       May 16, 2008 

             Conference:         August 10-13, 2008

 

 

 

 

                     Submission Instructions

                     -----------------------

 

- All papers will undergo a blind review process, with at least three

   reviewers per paper.

 

- The author name(s) and affiliation(s) should not appear on the paper.

 

- Please follow the formatting instructions at the Springer-Verlag site

   (http://www.springer.de/comp/lncs/authors.html).

 

- Papers should be a maximum of twelve (12) pages.

 

- Authors are requested to submit a PDF file no later than the
submission

   deadline.

 

- Papers should be submitted via the ICARIS 2008 paper submission
website:

   http://biosoft.kaist.ac.kr/icaris2008

 

 

 

 

                     Organising Committee:

                     ---------------------

 

Conference Chairs:

 

   Doheon Lee, KAIST, Korea

   dhlee from biosoft.kaist.ac.kr

 

   Peter Bentley, University College, London, UK

   P.Bentley from cs.ucl.ac.uk

 

 

Local Conference Chairs:

 

   Supiya Ujjin, NECTEC, Thailand

   ujjins from gmail.com

 

   Boonserm Kaewkamnerdpong, NECTEC, Thailand

   boonserm from gmail.com

 

Publicity Chair:

 

   Sungwon Jung, KAIST, Korea

   swjung from biosoft.kaist.ac.kr

 

 

 

 

                              Venue:

                              ------

 

We are pleased to invite you to a wonderful beach-side hotel resort:

Phuket Graceland Hotel (extremely reasonable accommodation will be

available at the hotel at a discounted rate).

 

http://www.phuketgraceland.com/

 

Excursions to the nearby islands will also be arranged for
fun.--------------------------------------------------------------------
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Dr Emma Hart

Reader, School of Computing

Director of Centre for Emergent Computing

http://www.dcs.napier.ac.uk/~emmah

http://www.cec.soc.napier.ac.uk <http://www.cec.soc.napier.ac.uk/> 

Napier University

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