Calls for participation


ISSN: 0368-492X

Article publication date: 17 June 2008



(2008), "Calls for participation", Kybernetes, Vol. 37 No. 5.



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Copyright © 2008, Emerald Group Publishing Limited

Calls for participation

Article Type: Special announcements From: Kybernetes, Volume 37, Issue 5

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

Organised by:

  • World Organisation of Systems and Cybernetics (WOSC).

  • Faculty of Computer Science and Management, Institute of Information Science and Engineering, Wroclaw University of Tech0nology, Poland.

Congress topics

  • artificial intelligence;

  • behavioural sciences;

  • biological and medical cybernetics;

  • complex systems;

  • cognition and 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; and

  • uncertain systems.

Important submission information

The following submission details are available from the organisers:

  • Submission of two pages-long extended abstracts and application forms.

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

  • Submission of the full text of papers and Congress fee.

  • Authors were requested to submit their extended abstracts and full texts electronically as a PDF file by following the link instructions at the Congress home page:

  • E-mail submission at:

Congress fee

The fee for the participants will be 250. 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 31 May 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 WOSC) 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 31 May 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 one thousand 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 20 universities and academia. Foreign visitors are offered direct international plane connections to Frankfurt, Munich and London.

Congress web site

For further information about the 14th International Congress of Cybernetics and Systems of WOSC, please visit the web site:

Contact addresses: Jerzy Józefczyk, 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:

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