DYNN'2000 Call for papers
dauce at cert.fr
Tue Sep 5 08:26:47 EST 2000
Call for papers
INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON
"DYNAMICAL NEURAL NETWORKS AND APPLICATIONS"
Bielefeld, November 20-24, 2000
Dynamics is a major feature of neural modeling. The study of neural
viewed as dynamical systems evolving under environmental pressure is an
attractive perspective to overcome the limitations of classical
neural networks especially in the fields of vision and control.
Different disciplines are involved, such as dynamical systems theory,
statistical physics, neurobiology, information theory and adaptive
The DYNN workshop is a place where neurobiologists, theoreticians and
engineers can exchange ideas and transfer knowledge.
The first international workshop DYNN'96 took place in ONERA in
France, and was the occasion to compare theoretical studies and models
visual cortex with more general perceptual devices. The second workshop
VI'DYNN'98 in Stockholm focused on Pulse Coupled Neural Networks and was
dedicated to more applied tasks of image processing and computervision.
oncoming edition DYNN'2000 keeps all these themes and will introduce new
concepts from the physics of "Self-organized Criticality" which
the spatio-temporal self-organization of coupled automata. DYNN'2000
take place at the ZIF in Bielefeld University from 11/20/2000 to
in the frame of the Forschungsgruppe "The Sciences of Complexity: From
Mathematics to Technology to a Sustainable World."
Interested researchers are invited to participate to the workshop and to
present their contribution.
Submissions of papers related, but not limited, to the technical areas
and subareas listed below are invited.
1.Neural Networks Dynamics and Self Organization.
2.Mean Field Theory for Large Stochastic Networks.
3.Information Properties of Dynamical Neural Networks.
4.Spiking Neurons and Temporal Coding.
5.Applications of Dynamical Neural Networks for Planning and Control
6.Applications of Dynamical Neural Networks to computer vision.
ORGANIZATION OF THE WORKSHOP
The workshop is organized during five days and will reserve plenty of
for discussion and interaction among attendants. Special attention will
provided to the formation of young researchers and doctorate students.
fulfill this objective, there will be one day reserved to tutorials and
then three types of presentations:
* Invited conferences (one hour) will give a large review of the
subject and will introduce to ongoing research. They will be designed
to allow all the participants coming from different fields to follow
* Regular presentations (40 minutes including questions) will be
to present relatively mature work and will be given mostly by invited
* Short presentations (20 minutes) are specially designed to allow
researchers to present the main ideas of their research project and
discussion and exchange. Normally short presentations will be
with posters that allow further interaction between participants.
ONERA/ENSAE, Toulouse, France. Manuel.Samuelides at supaero.fr
Bielefeld, Germany. blancblanchard at Physik.Uni-Bielefeld.DE
INLN, Nice, France. cessac at inln.cnrs.fr
IUF/CNRS Grenoble, France. Celine.Fontant at imag.fr
Cergy-Pontoise, France. gaussier at ensea.fr
US Army, Germany. science at hq.c5.army.mil
ENS/CNRS, Paris, France. nadal at lps.ens.fr
CERCO/CNRS, Toulouse, France. thorpe at cerco.ups-tlse.fr
King's college, London, UK. john.g.taylor at kcl.ac.uk
Expression of interest : from now on
Extended abstract submission deadline: September 29, 2000
Notification to the authors : October 14, 2000
Early registration : Until october 31, 2000
Date of the workshop : November 20. to 24., 2000
SUBMISSIONS AND REGISTRATION
The overall submission mode is electronic.
Fill the expression of interest form to be informed about the workshop.
The abstracts will be refereed and the accepted papers will be available
on the WEB. We are currently investigating the possibility of publishing
selected papers in the form of a collective book. Send extended
with respect to format recommandations , 2 pages max, in electronic form
(see recommandations) before September 29th, 2000 to perrinet at cert.fr
with a submission form.
The workshop fees include workshop attendance, furniture of the
book, five days of on-site lunch and the workshop banquet. Registration
will be paid to the CNRS to the order of "Agent comptable du CNRS
Midi-Pyrénnées" after acknowledgement of electronic registration.
Early registration has to be performed before October 31st.
Emmanuel DAUCE ONERA-CERT
tel : 05 62 25 25 25 poste 22 78 2, avenue E.Belin
e-mail : dauce at cert.fr 31055 Toulouse cedex
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