Sixth International Conference on Knowledge-Based Intelligent Information & Engineering Systems (KES2002)

Venue: Podere d\'Ombriano

Location: Crema, CR, Italy

Event Date/Time: Sep 16, 2002 End Date/Time: Sep 18, 2002
Registration Date: Sep 16, 2002
Early Registration Date: Jun 01, 2002
Paper Submission Date: Apr 01, 2002
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Sixth International Conference on Knowledge-Based Intelligent Information & Engineering Systems
16, 17 & 18 September 2002
Podere d'Ombriano, Crema, Italy


The KES Secretariat is delighted to invite papers for the sixth conference
in the very successful KES series, which will be held in the delightful
setting of the Italian Countryside. KES2002 forms a truly international
forum for the presentation of recent work and the exchange of ideas on
Intelligent Systems and Techniques, Applications of Intelligent Techniques
and related areas including Information Technology and the Internet. Topics
of interest include but are not limited to:-

- Generic Intelligent Techniques:
Artificial neural networks, machine learning, fuzzy and neuro-fuzzy
techniques, genetic algorithms, artificial life, intelligent agents;

- Applications of Intelligent Systems:
Condition monitoring, fault diagnosis, industrial control, medical &
diagnostic systems, image processing, machine & computer vision, financial &
stock market monitoring and prediction, speech processing and synthesis,
natural language processing, environmental monitoring, power electronics &
drives, high voltage systems, engine control and vehicle applications

- Allied Technologies:
Communications, digital and computer communications, signal processing &
wavelets, virtual reality, multi-media, the internet and web-based
technologies, human-computer interfaces, E-commerce, computer pets, software
techniques, simulation.


Papers are invited from researchers, engineers and other practitioners in
the field, on the subject
of research, descriptions of practical experiences, or other original
contributions of interest to
the technical community. Contributions from industry and commerce are very
welcome. The conference
proceedings will be published worldwide by IOS Press, Amsterdam, the
Netherlands. To ensure high
quality, all papers will be thoroughly reviewed.

Papers may be submitted for review in Microsoft Word, Postscript or PDF
format. The maximum length of papers is five pages, prepared according to
the IOS instructions. Longer papers will be subject to an additional page

Extended versions of selected papers will be considered for publication in
the KES Journal (International Journal of Knowledge-Based Intelligent
Engineering Systems),

Papers for General Sessions KES2002 should be submitted via the On-Line
Submission Facility at
the URL

* Receipt of papers: 1 April 2002
* Notification of acceptance: 1 May 2002
* Final papers to reach KES secretariat by: 1 June 2002

KES 2002 General Chair: E. Damiani, Università di Milano, Italy
KES2002 is part of the KES Conference Series,
Honorary Founder Chair: L.C.Jain, University of South Australia
Executive Chair: R.J.Howlett, University of Brighton, UK


T. Andreasen, University of Roskilde, Denmark
F. Arcelli, Università di Milano-Bicocca, Italy
A. Bargiela, Nottingham Trent University, UK
S. Ellacott, University of Brighton
M. G. Fugini, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
R. Khosla, LaTrobe University, Melbourne, Australia
T. Martin, University of Bristol, UK
D. Nauck, British Telecom Research, UK
G. Pasi, ITIM-CNR, Milan, Italy
M.T. Pazienza, University of Rome-Tor Vergata, Italy
W. Pedrycz, University of Alberta, Canada
D. Rine, George Mason University, US
G. Succi, Free University of Bozen/Bolzano, Italy
A. Tettamanzi, Università di Milano, Italy
T. Vasiliakos, FORTH, Greece
S. Zarodzny, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
S.D. Walters, University of Brighton, UK
G. Winstanley, University of Brighton, UK


N. Baba, Osaka-Kyoiku University, Japan
I. K. Sethi, Rochester University, USA
D. P. Mital, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, USA
C. L. Karr, University of Alabama, USA
N. Martin, University of South Australia, Australia
A. Filippidis, Defence Science and Technology Organisation, Australia
R. Price, Defence Science and Technology Organisation, Australia
C.W. de Silva, University of British Columbia, Canada
L. Medsker, American University Washington, USA
U. Seiffert, University of Magdeburg, Germany
M. Schmitt, Technische Universitaet Muenchen, Germany
N. Kubota, Fukui University, Japan
C. Kuroda, Tokyo Institute Of Technology, Japan
Chin Teck Chai, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
H. Yoshida, University of Chicago, USA
K. Obermayer, Technische Universitaet Berlin, Germany
N. Ishii, Nagoya Inst. of Technology, Japan
Y. Ohsawa, University of Tsukuba, Japan
H. Ishibuchi, Osaka Prefecture University, Japan
G. Degli Antoni, Universita' di Milano, Italy
H. L. Larsen, Roskilde University, Denmark
J. Hasebrook, Bankakademie e.V., Germany
B. Solaiman, ENST - Bretagne, France.
V. A. Niskanen, University of Helsinki, Finland
J. S. Pan, National Kaohsiung University of Applied Sciences, Taiwan
T-P Hong, I-Shou University, National University of Kaohsiung, Taiwan
T. Nishida, Dr. Eng., University of Tokyo, Japan
C. Sommerer, MIC Media Integration & Communications Laboratories, Japan
R. Hamabe, Fukuoka Institute of Technology, Japan
K. Tsuda, The University of Tsukuba, Tokyo, Japan
T. Nomura, Hannan University, Japan
E. Uchino, University of Yamaguchi, Japan
C. E. Floyd Jr. Duke University Medical Center, U.S.A.
J. Austin, University of York, UK.
S. Smith, State University of New York at Buffalo, USA
L.M. Roberts, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA
E. Tazaki, Toin University of Yokohama, Japan
C. Tsatsoulis, The University of Kansas, USA
V. B. Bajic, National Research Institute, Singapore
V. Loia, Universita di Salerno, Italy



Additional Information

KES'2002 REGISTRATION FEES AND OTHER CHARGES Full Registration Full registration is an inclusive rate comprising:- Attendance at the conference Morning and afternoon tea and coffee Lunch each day One ticket for the welcome social civic reception One ticket for the coach trip and dinner at the conference banquet Publication of one paper of a maximum of five pages in the conference proceedings (conforming to the published submission conditions and deadlines) A copy of the printed conference proceedings Special membership of KES International : Issues of the KES Journal published in 2003 Full registration before 1 June 2002.......................................................540 Euros Full registration after 1 June 2002..........................................................600 Euros Student Registration Student registration is available to those providing to the KES2002 Secretariat a letter on headed note-paper from their University signed by their Head of Department/School confirming that they are a student on a programme of research. Student registration comprises:- Attendance at the conference Morning and afternoon tea and coffee Lunch each day One ticket for the welcome social civic reception Publication of one paper of a maximum of five pages in the conference proceedings (conforming to the published submission conditions and deadlines) Special membership of KES International : Issues of the KES Journal published in 2003 Student registration only available before 1 June 2002........................350 Euros Additional Charges Additional page charge, for papers with more than five pages..... .............50 Euros Additional paper charge: where a delegate has paid the full or student registration, cost of publication of one paper is included, charge for publication of each subsequent paper by the same author.........250 Euros Copy of printed proceedings (included in Full Registration).......................120 Euros Ticket for conference dinner (included in Full Registration)..........................80 Euros Details correct as at 15 March February 2002. While all information is given in good faith, changes may be necessary due to circumstances outside the control of the KES Secretariat.