NASTEC'2009, August 26-28, 2009, Georgia Tech Global Learning Center, Atlanta, USA, 2ND CALL FOR PAPERS

Atlanta, GA, USA
August 26-28, 2009
2nd Annual
North American Simulation Technology
Organised by
The European Technology Institute
and Sponsored by
The École Polytechnique de Montréal
Hosted at
Georgia Tech Global Learning Center
For latest information see:

Dear Colleague,
this is a reminder that the submission period
deadline for NASTEC'2009 starts next June 5th.

Venue information has now been updated:

More info updates to follow.

NASTEC'2008 papers have been published in
Journal of Advanced Computational Intelligence and
Intelligent Informatics

As a reminder also please find enclosed the list of the
conference topics:

[] Soft computing Everywhere Theory and Practice
[] Soft Computing for Simulation-based & Data-driven Software Engineering
[] Web-centric Computing
[] Virtual Reality Applications
[] Simulation for Educational Technology and E-learning
[] Reality Mining and Surprise Modelling
[] Ecological sustainable development and Innovative technologies for a bio-based economy
[] Poster Session
[] Student Session
[] Tutorials
[] Exhibition

Conference Committee

General Conference Chair

Mokhtar Beldjehem, École Polytechnique de Montréal, Montréal, Canada

Local Conference Chair

Saad Ashraf, Armstrong Atlantic State University, Savannah, GA, USA

Honorary Chairs

Professor Lotfi A. Zadeh, Berkeley University, CA, USA
Ronald Yager, Iona College, New Rochelle, USA
Madan M. Gupta, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

International Programme Committee

Ajith Abraham, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
Hojjat Adelli, Ohio State University,Columbus, OH, USA
Esma Aimeur, University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada
Troels Andreasen, Roskilde University,Roskilde, Denmark
Riad Assied, Petra University, Amman, Jordan
Bilal M. Ayyub, University of Maryland College Park, MD, USA
Marek Balazinski, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, Montréal, Canada
Mourad Badri, University of Quebec trois-Rivières, Canada
Linda Badri, University of Quebec trois-Rivières, Canada
Ildar Batyrshin, Kazan State Technological University, Kazan(Tatarstan), Russia
Nabil Belacel, National Research Council, New Brunswick, Canada
Mohamed Bettaz, INI/MESRS, Algiers, Algeria
Prabir Bhattacharya, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
Loredana Biacino, Universita degli Studi di Salerno, Salerno, Italy
Ranjit Biswas, Institute of Technology & Management, Gurgaon, India
Ulrich Bodenhofer, Johannes Kepler University, Linz, Austria
Piero P. Bonissone, General Electric, USA
Gloria Bordogna, Istito par le Technologie Informatche Multimediali, Milano, Italy
Patrick Bosc, ENSSAT, University of Rennes, France
Boubaker Boufama, University of Windsor, Windsor, Canada
Mounir Boukadoum, UQAM, Montreal, Canada
Ivan Bruha, McMaster University,Hamilton, Ont., Canada
Bill P. Buckles, University of North Texas, USA
Joao P. Carvalho,INESC-ID, Lisboa university,Lisboa, Portugal
Guanrong (Ron) Chen, City University of Hong Kong, China
Alain Colmerauer, University of Aix-Marseille II, Marseille, France
Michel Dagenais, École Polytechnique de Montréal, Montréal, Canada
Mourad Debbabi, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
Scot Dick, University of Alberta, Canada
Talbi El-Ghazali, Université des Sciences et Technologies de Lille, Lille, France
Jinan Fiaidhi, Lakehead University, Canada
Christian Freksa, University of Bremen, Germany
Claude Frasson, Université de Montréal, Montreal, Canada
Gabriel Gerard, Université de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Canada
Gianggiacomo Gerla, Universita degli Studi di Salerno, Salerno, Italy
Robert Godin, UQAM, Montréal, Canada
Peter Grogono, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
Madan M. Gupta, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
Abdelwahab Hamou-Lhadj, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
Sami Harari, University of Toulon and the Var, Toulon, France
Yutaka Hata, University of Hyogo, Japan
Eyke Hüllermeier, Philipps-Universität Marburg, Marburg, Germany
Ahmed Ibrahim, RCC Intitute of Technology, Concord(Toronto), Canada
Enso Ikonen, University of Oulu, Finland
Yao JingTao University of Regina, Sask., Canada
Janusz Kacprzyk, SRI, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland
Okyay Kaynak, Bogazici University, Bebek(Istanbul),Turkey
James M. Keller, University of Missouri, USA
Bettina Kemme, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
Etienne E. Kerre, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
Taghi M. Khoshgoftaar, Florida Atlantic University, USA
Frank Klawonn,University of Applied Sciences Braunschweig/Wolfenbuettel, Wolfenbuettel, Germany
Erich Peter Klement, Softwarepark Hagenberg, Hagenberg, Austria
Amit Konar, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India
Donald H. Kraft, Louisiana State University, USA
Vladik Kreinovich, The University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, Texas, USA
H. K. Kwan, University of Windsor, Canada
Guy Lapalme, Université de Montréal, Montreal, Canada
Frank L. Lewis, University of Texas at Arlington, Worth(TX), USA
Pawan Lingras, St. Mary University,Hamilton, NS, Canada
Hakim Lounis, UQAM, Montreal, Canada
Edwin Lughofer, Softwarepark Hagenberg, Hagenberg, Austria
Mourad Maouche, University of Philadelphia, Amman, Jordan
Trevor Martin, University of Bristol, United Kingdom
Alexander Mehler, University of Bielefeld, Germany
Jean Meunier, Université de Montréal, Montréal, Canada
Ali Mili, New Jersey institute of technology, USA
Guy Mineau, Université de Laval, Laval, Canada
Zelmat Mimoun, University of M'hamed Bougara - Boumerdès, Algeria
Gautam Mitra, Brunel University, UK
Sabah Mohammed, Lakehead University, Canada
Malek Mouhoub, University of Regina, Sask., Canada
Sudhir P. Mudur, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
Mike Nachtegael, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
Nadia Nedjah, State University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Jian-Yun Nie, Université de Montréal, Montréal, Canada
Abdellatif Obaid, UQAM, Montreal, Canada
Fakhreddine O. Kerray, University of Waterloo, Canada
Sankar Kumar Pal, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India
Costas P. Pappis, University of Piraeus, Piraeus, Greece
Gabriella Pasi, Istito par le Technologie Informatche Multimediali, Milano, Italy
Frederick E. Petry, Naval Research Laboratory, MS, USA
Hélène Pigot, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Canada
Bhanu Prasad, Florida A&M University, USA
Witold Pedrycz, University of Edmonton, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
James F. Peters III, University of Manitoba, Canada
Henri Prade, University of Paul Sabatier, Toulouse, France
Shahram Rahimi, Southern Illinois University,Carbondale, Il., USA
Djamal Rebaine, UQAC, Chicoutoumi, Canada
Marek Reformat, University of Edmonton, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Burghard B. Rieger, University of Trier, Trier, Germany
Stuart H. Rubin, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center, USA
Imre J. Rudas, Budapest Technical University, Budapest, Hungary
Houari Sahraoui, University of Montréal, Montréal, Canada
Aziz Salah, UQAM, Montréal, Canada,
Antoaneta Serguieva, Brunel University, West London, United Kingdom
Pierre Siegel, University of Aix-Marseille I, Marseille, France
Constantinos I. Siettos, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece
Nematollaah Shiri, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
James F. Smith, III, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC, USA
Roman Slowinski, Poznan' University of Technology, Poznan, Poland
Dutta Sumitra, INSEAD, Fontainebleu, France
M.N.S. Swamy, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
Hamid R. Tizhoosh, University of Waterloo, Canada
Jose A. B. Tome ,INESC-ID, Lisboa University, Lisboa, Portugal
Enric Trillas, European Centre for Soft Computing, Mieres(Asturias), Spain
Edward Tsang, University of Essex, United Kingdom
Hans Vangheluwe, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
Athanasios Vasilakos, University of Western, Macedonia,Greece
Ronald R. Yager, IONA College, New Rochelle, N.Y., USA
Takeshi Yamakawa, Kyushu Institute of Technology, Kyushu, Japan
Mustapha Yassine, National University of Amman, Amman, Jordan
Ting Yu, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
Sahnoun Zaidi, Université de Constantine, Algeria

Reality Mining and Surprise Modelling

Danny Van Welden, KBC, Brussels, Belgium

Ecological sustainable development and Innovative technologies for a bio-based economy

Philippe Geril, ETI Bvba, Ostend, Belgium

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