Call for Papers


Special Session on Hybrid and Adaptive Systems

for Computer Vision and Robot Control


(tentative date) December 3, 2009, Bangkok, Thailand





affiliated with ICONIP 2009:



Special Session Chair:

Dr. Napoleon Reyes

Massey University, New Zealand


Special Session Co-Chairs:

Dr. Andre Barczak

Massey University, New Zealand


Assoc. Prof. Pitoyo Hartono

Future-University Hakodate



Advisory Board:

Prof. Ken Hawick

Dr. Chris Scogings

Dr. Martin Johnson

Dr. Elena Calude

Dr. Ian Bond

Dr. Peter Kay



Dr. Napoleon Reyes



Lecture Notes in Computer Science, APNNA,

Massey University,


International Neural Network Society,

Japanese Neural Network Society,

European Neural Network Society,

IEEE Computational Intelligence Society,

IEEE Thailand Section,

Thailand Chapter of the ACM,

Software Park Thailand,

Electrical Engineering/Electronics, Computer, Telecommunications and Information Technology Association of Thailand,

National Electronics and Computer Technology Center, Thailand





This special session aims to provide an opportunity for international researchers to share and review recent advances in the foundations, integration architectures and applications of hybrid and adaptive systems for computer vision and robot control.



Special Session Site:

The session will be held at The Hotel Windsor Suites Bangkok, which is conveniently located downtown, less than 50 meters from Sukhumvit main street in Soi 20 ("side street" 20), 100 meters to BTS Sky train's Asoke Station and subway station, close to Benjasiri Public Park, Shopping Complex, easy connection to Queen Sirikit National Convention Center via subway. Distance to the Airport either Domestic or International is approximately 25 km.



Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:


        Control: Cooperative Control; Hybrid Intelligent Control; Adaptive Control; Robust Control; Networked Control System.

        Vision: Real-time Object Recognition; Feature Extraction; Pattern Recognition; Human-Computer Interaction; Tracking and Surveillance; Biometrics; Behaviour Recognition; Gesture Recognition; Applications.

        Automation: Process Automation, Planning and Scheduling; Nano-scale Automation and Assembly; Biomedical Instrumentation; Modelling and Simulation

        Robotics: Humanoid and Mobile Robotics; Search and Rescue; Bio-robotics; Tele-robotics; Mechanism Design and Applications


Paper Submission:

A full paper in English, with page limit of 8 pages must be

formatted using the Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) format.

It should provide substantial details and discussion on the original research contribution. Accepted papers will be published in the LNCS Springer series, and selected papers will be invited for publication in special issues of journals after the conference.(



Deadline for Paper Submission: July 28, 2009 August 8, 2009