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Date: Mon, 17 Sep 2012 15:16:00 +0200
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2012 INTERNATIONAL FALL SCHOOL IN NATURAL COMPUTING

 

FSNC 2012

 

Tarragona, Spain

 

November 19-23, 2012

 

Organized by:

Research Group on Mathematical Linguistics (GRLMC)

Rovira i Virgili University

 

http://grammars.grlmc.com/fsnc2012/

 

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AIM:

 

FSNC 2012 offers a broad and intensive series of lectures at different
levels on selected topics in nature-inspired computing. The students choose
their preferred courses according to their interests and background.
Instructors are top names in their respective fields. The School intends to
help students initiate and foster their research career.

 

ADDRESSED TO:

 

Graduate (and advanced undergraduate) students from around the world. Most
appropriate degrees include: Computer Science, Biology, Neuroscience,
Physics and Mathematics. Other students (for instance, from Engineering or
Information Sciences) are welcome too.

 

The School is appropriate also for people more advanced in their career who
want to keep themselves updated on developments in the field.

 

There is no overlap in the class schedule.

 

COURSES AND PROFESSORS:

 

- Andries P. Engelbrecht (Pretoria), Learning from Zero-Knowledge
[intermediate/advanced, 6 hours]

- Etienne E. Kerre (Gent), Basic Principles of Fuzzy Set Theory
[introductory, 8 hours]

- Xiaodong Li (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology), Advances in
Particle Swarm Optimization [introductory/advanced, 6 hours]

- Leandro Nunes de Castro (Mackenzie Presbiterian, São Paulo), Introduction
to Evolutionary Data Clustering [introductory/intermediate, 6 hours]

- Sankar K. Pal (Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata), Granular Mining in
Soft Computing and Pattern Recognition [introductory/advanced, 4 hours]

- Ned Seeman (New York), Structural DNA Nanotechnology
[introductory/advanced, 10 hours]

- Tatsuya Suda (University Netgroup Inc., Irvine), Molecular Communication
and the Bio-networking Architecture [introductory/intermediate, 6 hours]

 

REGISTRATION:

 

It has to be done on line at

 

http://grammars.grlmc.com/fsnc2012/Registration.php

 

FEES:

 

They are variable, depending on the number of courses each student takes.
The rule is:

 

1 hour = 

 

- 10 euros (for payments until September 24, 2012), 

- 12.50 euros (for payments between September 25 and October 22, 2012),

- 15 euros (for payments after October 22, 2012). 

 

PAYMENT PROCEDURE:

 

The fees must be paid to the School's bank account: 

 

Uno-e Bank

bank’s address: Julian Camarillo 4 C, 28037 Madrid, Spain

IBAN: ES3902270001820201823142

SWIFT/BIC code: UNOEESM1

account holder: C. Martin – GRLMC

account holder’s address: Av. Catalunya 35, 43002 Tarragona, Spain

 

Please mention FSNC 2012 and your name in the subject. A receipt will be
provided on site.

 

Remarks:

 

- Bank transfers should not involve any expense for the School.

- People claiming early registration will be requested to prove that the
bank transfer order was carried out by the deadline.

- The organizers reserve the right to cancel a course if the number of
students who signed up for it is less than 10.

- Students will be refunded only in the case when a course gets cancelled
due to the unavailability of the instructor or because of insufficient
registration numbers.

 

People registering on site at the beginning of the School must pay in cash.
For the sake of local organization, however, it is much recommended to do it
earlier.

 

ACCOMMODATION:

 

Information about accommodation is available on the website of the School.

 

CERTIFICATE:

 

Students will be delivered a certificate stating the courses attended, their
contents, and their duration. 

 

IMPORTANT DATES:

 

Announcement of the programme: August 27, 2012

Very early registration deadline: September 24, 2012

Early registration deadline: October 22, 2012

Starting of the School: November 19, 2012

End of the School: November 23, 2012 

 

QUESTIONS AND FURTHER INFORMATION:

 

Lilica Voicu:

florentinalilica.voicu@urv.cat 

 

WEBSITE:

 

http://grammars.grlmc.com/fsnc2012/ 

 

POSTAL ADDRESS:

 

FSNC 2012

Research Group on Mathematical Linguistics (GRLMC)

Rovira i Virgili University

Av. Catalunya, 35

43002 Tarragona, Spain

 

Phone: +34-977-559543

Fax: +34-977-558386

 

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS:

 

Diputació de Tarragona

Universitat Rovira i Virgili

 
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