[Humanist] 25.720 events: info society; natural computing

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Mon Feb 13 07:22:15 CET 2012


                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 25, No. 720.
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  [1]   From:    GRLMC <grlmc at urv.cat>                                     (43)
        Subject: SSNC 2012: 1st announcement

  [2]   From:    "G.Akmayeva" <g.akmayeva at i-society.eu>                    (39)
        Subject: International Conference on Information Society


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        Date: Sun, 12 Feb 2012 18:20:41 +0000
        From: GRLMC <grlmc at urv.cat>
        Subject: SSNC 2012: 1st announcement


2012 INTERNATIONAL SPRING SCHOOL IN NATURAL COMPUTING

SSNC 2012

Tarragona, Spain

May 28 – June 1st, 2012

Organized by:
Research Group on Mathematical Linguistics (GRLMC)
Rovira i Virgili University

http://grammars.grlmc.com/ssnc2012/

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AIM:

SSNC 2012 offers a broad and intensive series of lectures at different levels on selected topics in nature-inspired computing. The students choose their preferred courses according to their interests and background. Instructors are top names in their respective fields. The School intends to help students initiate and foster their research career.

ADDRESSED TO:

Graduate (and advanced undergraduate) students from around the world. Most appropriate degrees include: Computer Science, Biology, Neuroscience, Physics and Mathematics. Other students (for instance, from Engineering or Logic) are welcome too.

The School is appropriate also for people more advanced in their career who want to keep themselves updated on developments in the field.

There will be no overlap in the class schedule.

COURSES AND PROFESSORS:

- Eric Bonabeau (Icosystem, Cambridge MA), Self-Organization in Natural and Artificial Systems [introductory, 4 hours]
- David W. Corne (Heriot-Watt), Swarm Intelligence Algorithms [introductory, 6 hours]
- Hisao Ishibuchi (Osaka Prefecture), Introduction to Fuzzy Rule-Based Classifier Design [introductory, 4 hours]
- Xiaodong Li (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology), Advances in Particle Swarm Optimization [introductory/advanced, 6 hours]
- Martin Middendorf (Leipzig), Social Insects and Organic Computing [introductory, 6 hours]
- Stefano Nolfi (CNR, Roma), Evolution and Development of Language in Robots [introductory/intermediate, 6 hours]
- Leandro Nunes de Castro (Mackenzie Presbiterian, São Paulo), Introduction to Evolutionary Data Clustering [introductory/intermediate, 10 hours]
- Tatsuya Suda (University Netgroup Inc., Irvine), Molecular Communication and the Bio-networking Architecture [introductory/intermediate, 6 hours]
- L. Darrell Whitley (Colorado State), Evolutionary Algorithms and Elementary Landscapes [introductory/intermediate, 6 hours]
- Xin Yao (Birmingham), Evolutionary Optimization and Co-evolutionary Learning [intermediate/advanced, 6 hours]

[...]

QUESTIONS AND FURTHER INFORMATION:

Lilica Voicu:
florentinalilica.voicu at urv.cat

WEBSITE:

http://grammars.grlmc.com/ssnc2012/

POSTAL ADDRESS:

SSNC 2012
Research Group on Mathematical Linguistics (GRLMC)
Rovira i Virgili University
Av. Catalunya, 35
43002 Tarragona, Spain

Phone: +34-977-559543
Fax: +34-977-558386

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS:

Diputació de Tarragona
Universitat Rovira i Virgili



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        Date: Mon, 13 Feb 2012 03:39:10 +0000 (GMT)
        From: "G.Akmayeva" <g.akmayeva at i-society.eu>
        Subject: International Conference on Information Society

CALL FOR WORKSHOPS AND TUTORIALS

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International Conference on Information Society (i-Society 2012),
Technically Co-Sponsored by IEEE UK/RI Computer Chapter
25-28 June, 2012, London, UK
www.i-society.eu
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The i-Society is a global knowledge-enriched collaborative effort
that has its roots from both academia and industry. The conference
covers a wide spectrum of topics that relate to information society,
which includes technical and non-technical research areas.

The i-Society 2012 encourages you to submit Workshop or Tutorial
proposals. The Workshop or Tutorial duration can be 90 minutes.
All the accepted papers will be included in the conference proceedings.
You can consider organising a Workshop or Tutorial that is related to
i-Society 2012 topics.

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Important Dates:

Workshop or Tutorial Proposal Submission: March 1, 2012
Notification of Workshop or Tutorial Acceptance: March 15, 2012
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The proposal must include:
1. The name of the Workshop/Tutorial.
2. A statement of goals for the Workshop/Tutorial.
3. The names and addresses of the organisers.
4. The names of potential participants, such as program committee
members.
5. A description of the plans for call for participation
(e.g., call for papers).
6. The expected number of attendees and the planned length of
the Workshop/Tutorial.
7. The topic of the Workshop/Tutorial should be relevant to the main
conference.
8. The URL of the Workshop/Tutorial web site.

If you are interested in organising Workshop for the i-Society 2012,
please email your proposal to workshop at i-society.eu

If you are interested in organising Tutorial for the i-Society 2012,
please email your proposal to tutorial at i-society.eu

For further details, please visit http://www.i-society.eu/Workshops.html




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