9.1153, Calls: KBCS'98, Genetic Programming

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Subject: 9.1153, Calls: KBCS'98, Genetic Programming

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Date:  Thu, 13 Aug 1998 15:29:40 -0500 (GMT)
From:  KBCS-98 Secretariat <kbcs at konark.ncst.ernet.in>
Subject:  KBCS-98 2nd Call for Papers

Date:  Sat, 15 Aug 1998 17:32:33 -0700 (PDT)
From:  "John R. Koza" <koza at CS.Stanford.EDU>
Subject:  Call for Genetic Programming Book Proposals

-------------------------------- Message 1 -------------------------------

Date:  Thu, 13 Aug 1998 15:29:40 -0500 (GMT)
From:  KBCS-98 Secretariat <kbcs at konark.ncst.ernet.in>
Subject:  KBCS-98 2nd Call for Papers

                                  K B C S-98

                               2nd Call for Papers

                         INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON

                   National Centre for Software Technology
                                Mumbai, India
                             December 17-18, 1998

AUGUST 30, 1998

The International Conference on Knowledge Based Computer Systems will
be held in Mumbai, India during December 17-18, 1998.  The conference
is intended to act as a forum for promoting interaction among
researchers in the field of Artificial Intelligence in India and
abroad.  There will be a one and a half day conference during December
17-18, 1998 followed by a half day of post-conference tutorials on
December 18, 1998.

Papers are invited on substantial, original and unpublished research
on all aspects of Artificial Intelligence, including, but not limited
to the following:

o AI Applications           o AI Architectures
o Automatic Programming     o Cognitive Modeling
o Expert Systems            o Foundations of AI
o Genetic Algorithms        o Information Retrieval
o Intelligent Agents        o Intelligent Tutoring Systems
o Knowledge Acquisition     o Knowledge Management
o Knowledge Representation  o Machine Learning
o Machine Translation       o Natural Language Processing
o Neural Networks           o Planning and Scheduling
o Reasoning                 o Robotics
o Search Techniques         o Speech Processing
o Theorem Proving           o Uncertainty Handling
o Vision

Programme Committee

K. S. R. Anjaneyulu, NCST, Mumbai
S. Arunkumar, IIT, Mumbai
Amitava Bagchi, IIM, Calcutta
Pushpak Bhattacharya, IIT, Mumbai
Nick Cercone, U of Regina, Canada
B. B. Chaudhuri, ISI, Calcutta
R. Chandrasekar, U of Pennsylvania, USA
S. K. Goyal, GTE Labs , USA
S. Sen Gupta, Tata Infotech, Mumbai
J. R. Isaac, NIIT, New Delhi
Aravind K. Joshi, U of Pennsylvania, USA
H. N. Mahabala, INFOSYS, Bangalore
M. Narasimha Murthy, IISc, Bangalore
R. Narasimhan, CMC, Bangalore
S. Ramani, NCST, Mumbai (Chair)
P. V. S. Rao, TIFR, Mumbai
P. Saint-Dizier, U of Paul Sabatier, France
R. Sangal, IIT, Kanpur
R. Uthurusamy, GMR Labs, USA (Co-chair)
M. Vidyasagar, CAIR, Bangalore*
* to be confirmed

Organizing Committee

George Arakal, NCST (Chair)
Dhawal Bhagwat, NCST
S. Karthik, NCST
Parag A. Mahadane, NCST
Mandar Padhye, NCST
P. Ravi Prakash, NCST
Durgesh D. Rao, NCST
M. Sasikumar, NCST
Puneet Srivastava, NCST
Format of Submission

Authors should submit their papers, not to exceed 5000 words
(including figures and references) either electronically or in hard
copy.  Papers should be in English.  Papers should include an abstract
of about 100-200 words in length.  Papers outside the specified length
are subject to rejection without review.  Since reviewing will be
"blind", the authors' names and affiliations along with the main area
of the paper should be given only on a separate cover sheet.

Those submitting by hard copy should send four copies of the paper.
Papers in electronic form can be in any of the following formats:
plain text, Postscript, PDF, Latex, Microsoft Word (RTF format) or
Wordstar.  Submissions in electronic form are preferred.

Papers will be selected for presentation in the conference, based on
international refereeing.  Proceedings of the conference consisting of
papers selected for presentation, will be published by NCST and will
be available internationally.  Abstracts of presented papers will be
available on the web.  A few selected papers will be published in a
special issue of Vivek.

Call for Tutorials

Proposals are invited for post-conference tutorials.  Tutorials will
be half-day and will be held on December 18th, 1998.  The proposal
should be presented in the form of a 200-word abstract, one page
topical outline of the content, description of the proposers and their
qualifications relating to the tutorial content.

Send papers and tutorial proposals to the KBCS-98 Secretariat.

Submission Deadlines

  o Due:                      August 30, 1998
  o Acceptance Notification:  October 10, 1998
  o Camera Ready Copy due:    November 15, 1998

Tutorial Proposals:
  o Due:                      August 30, 1998
  o Acceptance Notification:  September 15, 1998
  o Materials due:            November 25, 1998

Registration Fees:
    Students                       :  Rs 600
    Delegates from not-for-profit
    organisations                  :  Rs 800
    Other Delegates                :  Rs 1200

    Half Day  :  Rs 400

All payments should be made by a crossed cheque or draft, payable to
National Centre for Software Technology.

For further information please refer to the KBCS-98 home page or write
to the KBCS-98 Secretariat.


KBCS-98 Secretariat
National Centre for Software Technology
Gulmohar Cross Rd No.  9
Juhu, Mumbai 400 049, India
URL: http://konark.ncst.ernet.in/~kbcs/kbcs98/
Phone:  +91 (22) 620 1606
Fax:  +91 (22) 621 0139
E-mail:  kbcs at konark.ncst.ernet.in

-------------------------------- Message 2 -------------------------------

Date:  Sat, 15 Aug 1998 17:32:33 -0700 (PDT)
From:  "John R. Koza" <koza at CS.Stanford.EDU>
Subject:  Call for Genetic Programming Book Proposals

Call for Book Proposals for Kluwer Book Series on Genetic Programming

Kluwer Academic Publishers
Announces the
Book Series

Genetic programming is a technique for automatically synthesizing
computer programs to solve problems.

The Kluwer book series on genetic programming will cover applications
of genetic programming, theoretical foundations of genetic
programming, technique extensions, and implementation issues. It be
the first collection of monographs, edited collections, and advanced
texts to cover this rapidly growing field. In order to publish
material that is timely and reflects the state of the art, the series
will focus on books of relatively narrow scope and moderate length and
will feature a rapid publication schedule. The first book of the
series, Langdon's Genetic Programming and Data Structures: Genetic
Programming + Data Structures = Automatic Programming! has already
been published. Topics may include, but are not limited to design,
control, classification, system identification, data mining, pattern
recognition and image analysis, data and image compression, evolvable
machine language, evolvable hardware, and automatic programming of
multi-agent and distributed systems.

Prospective Authors:

If you have an idea for a book which would fit in this series, we
would welcome the opportunity to review your proposal. Should you wish
to discuss any potential project further or receive specific
information regarding our book proposal requirements, please contact
either John Koza or Scott Delman. Pleas enclose a short biography with
your proposal.

John R. Koza
Consulting Editor
Section on Medical Informatics
Department of Medicine
School of Medicine
Medical School Office Building
Stanford University 94305-5479 USA
E-MAIL: koza at genetic-programming.org
PHONE: 650-941-0336
FAX: 650-941-9430

Scott Delman
Senior Publishing Editor
Kluwer Academic Publishers
101 Philip Drive
Assinippi Park
Norwell, MA 02146
Phone: 781-871-6311 ext. 299
Fax: 781-871-7507
Email: sdelman at wkap.com

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