TWELFTH INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON
METHODOLOGIES FOR INTELLIGENT SYSTEMS

Hilton at University Place, Charlotte
October 11-14, 2000

ORGANIZERS

College of Information Technology, UNC-Charlotte
Polish-Japanese Institute of Information Technology, Poland

SPONSORS

Army Research Office
NCR, Data Mining Lab.
College of Information Technology, UNC-Charlotte
and others

PURPOSE OF THE SYMPOSIUM

This Symposium is intended to attract individuals who are actively engaged both in theoretical and practical aspects of intelligent systems. The goal is to provide a platform for a useful exchange between theoreticians and practitioners, and to foster the cross-fertilization of ideas in the following areas:

Evolutionary Computation
Intelligent Information Retrieval
Intelligent Information Systems
Knowledge Representation and Integration
Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining
Logic for Artificial Intelligence
Soft Computing

In addition, we solicit papers dealing with Applications of Intelligent Systems in complex/novel domains, e.g. human genome, global change, manufacturing, health care, etc.

SYMPOSIUM CHAIRS

PROGRAM COMMITTEE

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

INVITED SPEAKERS

Jaime Carbonell (CMU)
  • "A Machine Learning Perspective on Information Filtering"

    Bruce Croft (UM-Amherst)
  • "Information Systems Based on Statistical Language Models"

    Philip Emmerman (Army Research Lab)
  • "Intelligent Agent Battlespace Augmentation"

    Bill Harris (Executive Vice President, Bank of America)
  • "Architecting to Meet Customer Need"

    Ryszard Michalski (GMU)
  • "Learning and Evolution"

    PAPER SUBMISSION

    Authors are invited to submit four copies of their manuscript in LNCS/LNAI style
    (maximum 10 pages) to:

      PAPERS FROM JAPAN/ASIA/AUSTRALIA ALL OTHER PAPERS
      Setsuo Ohsuga Zbigniew W. Ras
      27-39 Kakinoki-dai Univ. of North Carolina
      Aoba-ku, Yokohama-shi Dept. of Comp. Science
      227-0048, Japan 9201 University City Blvd.
      e-mail: ohsuga@ohsuga.info.waseda.ac.jp Charlotte, N.C. 28223
      or ohsuga@fd.catv.ne.jp e-mail: ras@uncc.edu
      phone: +81 45 972 8692 fax: 704-547-3516

    Submissions should include a separate title page (1 copy) specifying the title, all authors with their affiliations, abstract (100-200 words), up to 10 keywords (begin the keyword list with at least one of the ISMIS areas listed above); and the preferred address of the contact author, including a telephone number, fax number, and e-mail address (if available). If possible, the title page should be submitted via email (in plain text) to to facilitate submissions processing.

    ISMIS'00 SPECIAL SESSION ON EVOLUTIONARY COMPUTATION

    Papers for this special session should be submitted to:
      Zbigniew Michalewicz
      Department of Computer Science
      University of North Carolina
      Charlotte, NC 28223
      e-mail: zbyszek@uncc.edu

    IMPORTANT DATES

    • Submission of Papers: March 10, 2000
    • Acceptance Notification: May 15, 2000
    • Final Paper: June 30, 2000

    PUBLICATION

    Proceedings will be published by Springer-Verlag in LNCS/LNAI and will be available at the symposium. Any necessary information concerning typesetting can be obtained directly from Springer-Verlag page.

    CONFERENCE VENUE

    Nestled alongside a picturesque lake in the thriving northeast section of Charlotte, the Hilton Charlotte University Place offers the perfect environment for both business and pleasure. The hotel's beautifully appointed guestrooms, relaxing sunlit atrium and award-winning restaurant are surrounded by distinctive specialty shops, vibrant bistros, lakeside jogging trails and lively entertainment.

    The address is:

      Hilton Charlotte University Place
      8629 J.M. Keynes Drive
      Charlotte, North Carolina 28262
      Tel: 704-547-7444

    For additional information contact:

      Essam El-Kwae
      University of North Carolina
      Dept. of Computer Science
      Charlotte, NC 28226
      fax: 704-547-3516
      e-mail: eelkwae@uncc.edu