14th International Congress of Cybernetics and Systems of WOSC


ISSN: 0368-492X

Article publication date: 11 April 2008



(2008), "14th International Congress of Cybernetics and Systems of WOSC", Kybernetes, Vol. 37 No. 3/4. https://doi.org/10.1108/k.2008.06737cac.002



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14th International Congress of Cybernetics and Systems of WOSC

Article Type: Special announcements From: Kybernetes, Volume 37, Issue 3/4.

14th International Congress of Cybernetics and Systems of WOSC, Wroclaw, Poland, 9-12 September 2008

Organised by

  • WOSC World Organisation of Systems and Cybernetics

  • Institute of Information Science and Engineering, Faculty of Computer Science and Management, Wroclaw University of Technology, Poland

International Honorary Committee

E. AndreewskyA. AndrewP. AugerE. Bernard-WeilC. BilciuB. Bouchon-MeunierN. BulzY. CherruaultG. ConstandacheA. DanzinD. DuboisD. Dutta MajumderR. EspejoL. FengJ. ForrestC. Franc¸oisW. GasparskiF. GeyerA. GhosalB. Guo QingH. HakenJ. KacprzykT. KaczorekG. KlirA. Lopes PereiraM. ManescuI. MiritaM. MulejM. NajimA. NigroE. OtlacanJ. RamaekersG.P. RaoJ. RoseB. RudallM. SchwaningerL. SifengM. SmithV. StefanukR. ValleéJ. van der Zouwen

L. Zadeh

Organising Committee

J. Jozefczyk chairD. OrskiW. ThomasM. TurowskaD. GajsiorG. FilcekM. Kowalski

Previous Congresses of WOSC

1st Congress, London, 19692nd Congress, Oxford, 19723rd Congress, Bucharest, 19754th Congress, Amsterdam, 19785th Congress, Mexico City, 19816th Congress, Paris, 19847th Congress, London, 19878th Congress, New York City, 19909th Congress, New Delhi, 199310th Congress, Bucharest, 199611th Congress, London, 199912th Congress, Pittsburgh, 200213th Congress, Maribor, 2005

Congress topics

  • Artificial intelligence

  • Behavioural sciences

  • Biological and medical cybernetics

  • Cognition and systems

  • Complex systems

  • Control theory and engineering

  • Cybernetics and art

  • Cybernetics and economy

  • Dynamical systems

  • Ecological systems

  • Education and systems

  • Epistemology and praxeology

  • Fuzzy systems

  • General and mathematical systems theory

  • Grey systems

  • History of cybernetics and systems

  • Information and communication systems

  • Intelligent systems

  • Management and cybernetics

  • Manufacturing and transport systems

  • Pansystems

  • Social systems

  • Systems modelling, control, management and decision making

  • Uncertain systems

Important dates

  • Submission of invited sessions proposals.

  • Extended abstracts application forms have been requested.

  • Notification of acceptance of papers on the basis of submitted abstract, and providing additional organisational information April 15, 2008

  • Submission of the full text of papers and Congress fee May 31, 2008

Submission of papers

  • Submissions should describe original completed or ongoing research work not submitted or published elsewhere.

  • The submitted abstracts and full papers should be prepared according to the templates available at: www.wosc-congress.pwr.wroc.pl

  • Accepted full papers should be no longer than 8 pages.

  • Accepted papers will be given 20-30 minutes for the presentation and discussion.

  • Accepted papers will be published in the Proceedings of the 14th International Congress of Cybernetics and Systems of WOSC. The Proceedings will be available at the Congress.

  • The author responsible for correspondence, including the author's name, telephone, fax number and e-mail address, has to be identified.

  • One of the authors of each accepted paper should register and present the paper at the Congress.

Address for submission

Authors are requested to submit their extended abstracts and full texts electronically as a PDF file by following the link instructions at the Congress home page: www.wosc-congress.pwr.wroc.pl E-mail submission is also possible at: wosc-congress@pwr.wroc.pl

Congress fee

The fee for the participants will be 250 EUR. It covers admittance to all sessions, single copy of the Proceedings, refreshments and social events. The Congress fee is exclusive of accommodation charges.

Contributions cannot be included in the Proceedings, unless registration, full payment and full texts are received by May 31, 2008. This deadline should be strictly respected.

Congress language

The working language of the Congress is English.


Extended versions of selected papers will be published in Kybernetes (the official journal of the World Organisation of Systems and Cybernetics) or in Systems Science (journal published in Poland in English). The Editors of the journals will take the final decisions about the publications after the papers have undergone a usual reviewing procedure.


Information about a hotel reservation will be available by May 31, 2008. Details will be announced on the Congress web site.

Congress venue

The 14th International Congress of Cybernetics and Systems of WOSC will take palace at Wroclaw University of Technology.

Wroclaw is the capital of Lower Silesia region located in south-western Poland, known for its over one hundred of bridges and over 1,000 years history with Polish, Czech, German and Austrian influences. Now it is known as a very young city with over 100,000 students from almost twenty universities and academia. Foreign visitors are offered direct international plane connections to Frankfurt, Munich and London.

Congress web site

For more information about the 14th International Congress of Cybernetics and Systems of WOSC please visit the web site: www.wosc-congress.pwr.wroc.pl

Contact addresses

Jerzy Jozefczyk, Wroclaw University of Technology, Wybrzeze Wyspianskiego 27, 50-370 Wroclaw, Poland, Tel.:+48 71 320 38 84; Fax: +48 71 320 38 84; E-mail: Jerzy.Jozefczyk@pwr.wroc.pl

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