CALL FOR PAPERS

The Eighth International Conference on

Information and Management Sciences

July 20-28, 2009, Kunming & Banna, China

http://orsc.edu.cn/ims

The Eighth International Conference on Information and Management Sciences (IMS2009), which is the annual conference for the International Association for Information and Management Sciences, will be held in Kunming & Banna, Yunnan Province, China from July 20-28, 2009. The goals of the conference are to enhance the global competitiveness of the business enterprises through the application of information and management sciences, and to foster the international collaborations between Asian scholars and scholars from North America, Europe and other parts of the world.  Research discussions among participants will also be held during the tour.  

 

The program committee and organizing committee of IMS2009 cordially invite you to submit your paper to this conference.  All papers related to theoretical developments and applications of information and management sciences are welcome.  Relevant topics include, but not limited to:

 

Approximate Reasoning

Artificial Intelligence

Chance Theory

Computer Science

Credibility Theory

Data Mining

Decision Science

Decision Support Systems

Economics

Enterprise Management

Financial Engineering

Fuzzy Calculus

Fuzzy Control

Industrial Engineering

Information Fusion

Information Systems

Internet & E-Business

Knowledge Representation

Logistics

Machine Learning

Multivalued Logic

Optimization

Operations Management

Operations Research

Soft Computing

Supply Chain Management

Uncertain Calculus

Uncertain Logic

Uncertain Process

Uncertain Programming

Uncertainty Theory 

All abstracts and final papers will be published in the proceedings (ISTP indexed) before the conference. Two best paper awards for students and two best paper awards for faculty members will be presented during the conference.

 

Organizers

International Association for Information and Management Sciences (IMS)

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Tsinghua University, China

Waseda University, Japan

KAIST, Korea

 

GENERAL Chair

Hsiao-Fan Wang, National Tsing Hua University

 

Program Area Chairs

Myron Bill Neace, Mercer University, USA

Wlodzislaw Duch, Nicolaus Copernicus University Torun, Poland

 

Organizing Committee Chairs

Kakuzo Iwamura, Josai University, Japan

Ming-Jong Yao, National Chiao Tung University

 

BEST PAPER AWARD COMMITTEE CHAIRS

Xiande Zhao, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Hung T. Nguyen, New Mexico State University, USA

 

Local Arrangements Chair

Guorui Miao, Xi’An Investment Company, China

 

Publication Chair

Jin Peng, Huanggang Normal University, China

 

Publicity Chair

Jinwu Gao, Renmin University of China

 

International Program Committee

Guenter Bärwolff, Technische Universität Berlin, Germany

Charles Sidney Burrus, Rice University, USA

Amaury A. Caballero, Florida International University, USA

Xiaoqing Chai, China University of Political Science, China

Rong-Chang Chen, National Taichung Institute of Technology

Tung-Shou Chen, National Taichung Institute of Technology

Wai Man Cheung, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Russell Ching, California State University, USA

Tommy Lee Coleman, Alabama A&M University, USA

Hepu Deng, RMIT University, Australia

Fangyan Dong, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

Shu-Cherng Fang, North Carolina State University, USA

Chek Teck  Foo, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Mitsuo Gen, Waseda  University, Japan

Renkuan Guo, University of Cape Town, South Africa

Kaoru Hirota, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

Tien-Cheng Hsu, Tunghai University

Heung Suk Hwang, Dongmyung University, Korea

Chih-Cheng Hung, Southern Polytechnic State University, USA

Tak Kee Hui, National University of Singapore

Hark Hwang, KAIST, Korea

Ji-Han Jiang, National Formosa University

Ranzhe Jing, Tsinghua University, China

Radim Jirousek, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Czech

Hiroshi Katayama, Waseda University, Japan

PohWah Khong, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Wonkyung Kim, Kyungnam University, Korea

Wen-Chung Kuo, National Formosa University

Vincent Lai, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Kokin Lam, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Ronald Lau, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Claude Langrand, University of Sciences and Technology of Lille, France

Kwang Hyung Lee, KAIST, Korea

T.S. Lee, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Eldon Y. Li, Cal Poly State University, USA

Hongyi Li, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Chengji Liang, Shanghai Maritime University, China

Baoding Liu, Tsinghua University, China

Wei Liu, Chengdu Sports University, China

Yankui Liu, Hebei University, China

Zhi-Qiang Liu, City University of Hong Kong

Chi-Chun Lo, National Chiao Tung University

M.K. Luhandjula, University of South Africa

Bernadette Bouchon-Meunier, University of Paris 6, France

Takashi Oyabu, Kanazawa Seiryo University, Japan

Dan Ralescu, University of Cincinnati, USA

Hartmut Schwandt, Technische Universität Berlin, Germany

Romano Scozzafava, University of La Sapienza, Italy

Chwen Sheu, Kansas State University, USA

Andrzej Sluzek, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Francois  L.S. Soh, Yuan Ze University

Xijin Tang, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Yingchan Tang, National Chiao Tung University

Jerry C. Wei, University of Notre Dame, USA

Yan-Kuen Wu, Yuan Ze University

Kang Yen, Florida International University, USA

Jeff Yeung, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Jianwei Yu, Suzhou Vocational University, China

Jian Zhou, Tsinghua University, China

Yuanguo Zhu, Nanjing University of Science and Technology, China

 

Conference Secretary   

Mr. Zhongfeng Qin

Uncertainty Theory Laboratory

Department of Mathematical Sciences

Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China

Email: ims@math.tsinghua.edu.cn   

 

Instructions for Submission 

Papers or abstracts will be accepted in electronic format. Please send electronic submissions to Mr. Zhongfeng Qin at ims@math.tsinghua.edu.cn. All submissions will be acknowledged within 10 days. If you do not receive acknowledgment of your submission, please contact the conference secretary.

 

Registration Fee

Registration fee includes a copy of the conference proceedings, conference banquets, all meals and social programs.  Early registration fee before May 20, 2009 is US $540.

 

Important dates

Contributed Papers or Proposals: March 20, 2009

Notification of Acceptance: April 20, 2009

Final Manuscripts Due: May 20, 2009

Early Registration: May 20, 2009

IMS Awards Nomination: May 20, 2009