The 23rd IASTED International Conference on Modelling, Identification and Control (MIC 2004)

Venue: Grindewald

Location: Grindewald, Switzerland

Event Date/Time: Feb 23, 2004 End Date/Time: Feb 25, 2004
Registration Date: Dec 15, 2003
Paper Submission Date: Oct 15, 2003
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This conference provides an opportunity for prominent specialists, researchers, and engineers throughout the world to present and observe the latest research, results, and ideas in the areas of modelling, identification, and control. All papers submitted to this conference will be peer reviewed by at least two members of the International Program Committee. Acceptance will be based primarily on originality and contribution.
Areas include, but are not limited to:

System Theory
Robust Control
Nonlinear Systems
Neural Networks
Fuzzy Logic
Genetic Algorithms
Intelligent Control Systems
Distributed Parameter Control Systems
Adaptive Control
Variable Structure Control
Hybrid Systems
Fault Detection
Computer Control Applications
Power Systems
Process Control
Environmental Systems
Mining and Metal Processing
Distributed Systems
Signal Processing
Web Applications
Initial Paper
Submit your paper via our website at:
All submissions should be in Adobe Acrobat (.pdf), Postscript (.ps), or MS Word (.doc) format. The IASTED Secretariat must receive your paper by October 15, 2003. Do not send hard copies of your paper. Receipt of paper submission will be confirmed by e-mail.

Please complete the online Paper Submission Form to designate a principal author, to submit your initial paper, and to provide four key words to indicate the subject area of your paper. One of the key words must be taken from the list of topics provided under Scope. On the paper, please provide the full names, affiliations, addresses, telephone and fax numbers, and e-mail addresses of all authors.

Initial paper submissions should be approximately six pages. Formatting instructions are available at:

Notification of acceptance will be sent via e-mail on November 15, 2003. Final manuscripts are due by December 1, 2003. Registration and final payment is due by December 15, 2003. Late registration fees or paper submissions will result in the papers being excluded from the conference proceedings.

Final Paper
Please send final manuscripts via e-mail to: The subject line for the final manuscript submission must include the six-digit paper number. The formatting instructions can be found on the web at: and must be strictly followed. The page limit for final papers is six pages (single-spaced, double-column, 10 point Times New Roman font). Only one paper of up to six pages is included in the regular registration fee. The additional page and paper charge is USD $75.00 per page.

Proposals for half-day tutorials (three hours) should be submitted online by October 15, 2003. Tutorials are to be submitted via the following website address:

A tutorial proposal should clearly indicate the topic, background knowledge expected of the participants, objectives, time allocations for the major course topics, and the qualifications of the instructor(s).

Persons wishing to organize a special session should submit a proposal via e-mail to by October 15, 2003. Proposals should include a minimum of five papers, a session title, a list of the topics covered, and the qualifications and brief biography of the session organizer(s). The name of the session organizer will appear in the program and proceedings provided five or more papers are presented. More information on special sessions is available online at the following website address: