Re: ICCS'99

About this list Date view Thread view Subject view Author view

Karuna Batra (KarunaB@NIIT.com)
Thu, 7 Oct 1999 19:53:02 +1300


From: Karuna Batra <KarunaB@NIIT.com>
Subject: FW: ICCS'99
Date: Thu, 7 Oct 1999 19:53:02 +1300

List address to send message to everyone: ifets-discuss@LISTSERV.READADP.COM
Details of current discussion: http://ifets.ieee.org/discussions/discuss.html
---------------------------------------------------------------------------

> INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON COGNITIVE SYSTEMS (ICCS'99) AND SYMPOSIUM
>
> Details about ICCS'99 and the Symposium
>
> Dear Sir/Madam,
>
> 1. This is the second, ('and final'), Call for Papers and
> Participation, where all required details are given. Please do give as
> wide publicity as possible to the conference and symposium. We are hoping
> to get wider participation from not only the academic and research
> centres, but also from other sectors such as the government, industry,
> defence, etc. Your assistance in this effort would be most welcome.
>
> 2. The millennium end, forced us into attempting something really
> special this time. Instead of the tutorial, we have organized a Symposium.
> Please do study the details in the poster. Dr.Karan Singh will be
> supported by a galaxy of selected speakers in our quest for "Wisdom". It
> is planned to bring out a publication on the Symposium, aimed at students,
> faculty, researchers and others interested in the understanding and
> pursuit of wisdom. We hope to include comments and suggestions by
> participants also.
>
> I do hope that we will see you and your colleagues, both at the conference
> and at the Symposium!. All details are given below.
>
> Yours sincerely,
>
> <<...>>
> Prof. J. R. Isaac {Address since Aug.99),
> NIIT Ltd., Phones: (O) 6581001 (Direct), 6581018-20 Extn.7000
>
> Fax: +91-11-6581022 Email: JIsaac@niit.com
> NIIT Ltd., Center for Research in Cognitive Systems (CRCS),
> Synergy Building, 2nd Floor,
> IIT-Delhi Campus, Hauz Khas, New Delhi - 110 016, India
>
>
> NB: All ICCS'99 Correspondence to be sent to: NIIT Ltd., R&D/IRIS, 8
> Balaji Estate, Kalkaji, New Delhi 110 019, India
> Email : karunab@niit.com (Karuna Batra)
>
> **************************************************************************
> ************************************************************************
> **************************************************************************
> ************************************************************************
>
> 2nd CALL FOR
> PAPERS/PARTICIPATION
>
> 5th. International Conference on Cognitive Systems
> December 15th - 18th, 1999 - New Delhi, India
>
> In Search for Wisdom:
> "The techno-scientific and industrial revolutions have given us stupendous
> - previously unthinkable - knowledge and power, but not the wisdom to make
> good use of them".
>
> Dr. Aurelio Peccei, Former President, Club of Rome
>
> 1. Perception 2. Cognition 3. Action
> 4. Interaction 5. Integration
> Models of Human Systems Computational Theories Smart
> Agents Internet and Cognitive Tools Philosophy
> of Mind
> Neural Networks Psychology and Neuroscience
> Robotics Computer Models
> Cognition in Education
> Genetic Algorithm Fuzzy Systems, AI, AL
> Cybernetics Cognition and Consciousness
> IT and Society
> Image/Pattern/ Expert Systems
> Virtual Reality Human Computer Interaction
> Creativity, Wisdom
> Speech Recognition Optimization Techniques
> Tele-Presence CAI, CAS, ITS
> IT and Human Performance
>
>
> Paper Submission:
> October 15th, 99
> Selected Paper informed by:
> October 31st, 99
> Camera ready paper submission:
> November 15th, 99
>
> Visit us at - http://www.niitrnd.com/conferences/iccs99/iccs99.htm
>
> **************************************************************************
> **************************************************************************
> **************************************************************************
> **************************************************************************
>
> Details of the Symposium
>
> <<...>>
>
>
> "From Technology to the Attainment of Wisdom?"
> Hamdard Convention Center, New Delhi.
> 9.00am to 3.30pm, 18th December, 1999
> [ICCS = International Conference on Cognitive Systems]
>
> Primary Concern of Symposium:
> "We are in the middle of a race between human skill as to means, and human
> folly as to ends - unless men increase in wisdom as much as in knowledge,
> increase of knowledge will be increase of sorrow"
>
> Bertrand Russell
>
> Structure of Symposium: Talks by Invited Speakers, followed by Discussions
> among speakers and participants, with the aim of producing a Monogram of
> the proceedings. The monogram will not only contain papers of the main
> speakers, but also will contain written responses from them, as well as
> from participants, to identified key issues. The monogram will be aimed
> at scholars, researchers, faculty, students - and all concerned with
> preparing and planning for the future.
>
> Keynote Address:
> * Dr. Karan Singh, Former Union Cabinet Member; Co-Chairman, World
> Commission on Global Consciousness & Spirituality; Member, Club of Rome,
> Trustee, Green Cross International;
> Member, UNESCO International Commission on Education for the 21st
> Century, etc.
>
> Main Speakers:
> * Prof. Amit Goswami, Professor of Physics, Univ. of Oregon, Presently
> at: Institute of Noetic Sciences, Sausalito, Ca., USA. Authored 5 books,
> including "The Self-Aware Universe: How Consciousness Creates the Material
> World", and "Quantum Creativity: Waking Up to Our Creative Potential".
> Current interests: science, spirituality, quantum physics and
> consciousness.
> * Prof. P. Krishna, Rector, Rajghat Education Center, Krishnamurti
> Foundation India, Varanasi. Ex.Chairman, Commission for Crystallographic
> Teaching, International Union of Crystallography,
> Books: Education, Science and Spirituality; Knowledge and Insight in
> Education, etc. Interests: Science, Spirituality, Society and Education.
> * Dr.Raghava Menon, Renowned musicologist and scholar, Author of
> numerous books: "Indian Music: The Magic of Raga", "Discovering Indian
> Music", "The Sound of Indian Music: A Journey into Raga", etc.
> * Dr. Ravi Gomatam, Doctorate in the Philosophy of Science
> (Foundations of Quantum Mechanics), Director, Bhaktivedanta Institute,
> Organizer: First International Conference on the Study of Consciousness
> Within Science, San Francisco, USA; In collaboration with BITS, Pilani, he
> conducts the first full fledged graduate program in Consciousness Studies
> in Mumbai.
> * Dr. Uma Krishnamurthy, Child Psychiatrist, Yoga Therapist, Teaches
> at Yoga Biomedical Trust in London, Vivekananda Kendra Yoga Research
> Foundation, Bangalore. Current interest: Developing a Science of Emotion
> towards writing a book on the subject.
> * Prof. P. V. Indiresan, Formally Director IIT Madras, Rtd. Prof.
> (Communications) IIT Delhi, Consultant DoE , DST, etc.
>
> The main speakers at the ICCS Confernece - Dr.P.P.Gupta,
> Prof.R.Narasimhan, Prof.P.V.S.Rao and Dr.N.Seshagiri (all of whom
> participated in the very first of the ICCS series in 1995) will also be
> participating in the Symposium.
>
> * SEEING IN THE NEW MILLENNIUM
> This Symposium is specifically planned to contemplate the passing of the
> present millennium, and to usher in the new Millennium. We invite you to
> join us in this quest towards a renewed strength of purpose - and
> understanding of Wisdom.
>
> **************************************************************************
> **************************************************************************
> **************************************************************************
> **************************************************************************
>
> Conference Registration Charge (Per Delegate)
>
> Conference SPECIAL DISCOUNT *Paper
> **Conference ***Symposium only
> Delegates For * & ** registrations,
> Presentation only Participation Only
> Symposium only Rs. 600/- ($15)
> for all categories!
>
> Indian Rs. Abroad US $ Indian Rs. Abroad US$
> Indian Rs. Abroad US$
> Students (Full time) 1750 125 1250 100 1000 50
> Individuals 2500 200 2000 175 1500 75
> Sponsored by Universities 3000 225 2500 200 2000 100
>
> Sponsored by Organisations/Industries/ Government 4000 275 3500
> 250 2500 125
>
>
> * Registration charge includes conference proceedings, lunch on
> conference days, one conference dinner and local sightseeing
> for one person only.
> ** Registration charge includes lunch on conference days, one
> conference dinner and local sightseeing for one person only.
> *** Registration charge for symposium only (without Special Discount)
> includes symposium handouts, lunch on symposium day
> for one person only.
> N.B: Payment for registration charges by Demand Drafts/cheques, favouring
> "NIIT Ltd., New Delhi".
>
>
> **************************************************************************
> **************************************************************************
> **************************************************************************
> **************************************************************************
>
> Format of the paper:
>
> Paper Submission: The Program Committee invites original unpublished
> papers for presentation at the ICCS'99.
> Selected papers will be published in the
> Proceedings of ICCS'99.
> General Instructions for author of the Paper:
> 1. Final key dates :
> * Paper Submission: Two hardcopies by post or email/floppy (3.5")
> (WORD 6.0 or above) by 15th October, 1999.
> * Selected Papers Informed by: October 31st, 1999.
> * Final 'Camera Ready Copies' (CRC): One hard copy + floppy(3.5")
> /email to be submitted positively by November 15th. ,1999.
> 2. Specifications for Camera Ready Copy (CRC): All selected papers must be
> submitted in both soft and hard forms (A-4 size):
> * Paper Format : A-4, Preferred paper length not more than 10 pages,
> Font type : Times Roman
> * Spacing : Single-spacing for abstract and text. Leave at
> least one line between a heading and the text.
> * Paper Title : Center & bold, Font-size 14.
> * Author Name(s) & Affiliation(s) : Center, Font size 10.
> * Abstract (the word) should be : Center and Bold, Font size 12.
> * Text of the Abstract (left justified) : Font size 10 and preferred
> 150 words.
> * Keywords: Keywords separated by semicolons (not more than twelve
> words).
> * Main Paper Text: Should be in Font size 10. For headings use the
> following specifications
> First Level: Font size 12 Bold, Second level:
> Font size 11 Bold
> * References : All references must conform to the following style:
> Font size 9
> Journals & Proceedings:
> [1] Gupta S.S., Datta, Meera S. and Rana V., 'The Electronic
> Mimosa', Proceedings of the F-13 Conference on Cognitive Systems, vol. 5,
> Jan. 1995, pp. 44-49.
> Books:
> [2] Penrose, Rogers, 'Shadows of the Mind - A Search for
> the Missing Science of Consciousness', Oxford University Press, 1994
>

---------------------------------------------------------
Forum website: http://ifets.gmd.de/
Forum's contact person: kinshuk@ieee.org
Info on Join/Leave List: http://ifets.gmd.de/maillist.html
---------------------------------------------------------


About this list Date view Thread view Subject view Author view

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.0b3 on Thu 07 Oct 1999 - 09:11:23 MEST