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E C C S ' 10 - European Conference on Complex Systems
Lisbon, September 13-17, 2010
http://eccs2010.eu/

NEWS :

    * Deadline for the main conference: March 8, 2010. This is a hard  
deadline.

    * Satellite Meetings are now announced at http://eccs2010.eu/satellitemeetings

    * On-line registration is now open at http://eccs2010.eu/registrationandfees


The main goal of the ECCS’10 conference is to stimulate and  
facilitate the presentation and
discussion of new ideas, methods, and approaches related to different  
domains, both
theoretical and applied, in the general area of Complex Systems  
research.

ECCS conferences provide an excellent environment allowing the  
propagation of new ideas
to a large audience, leading to the publication of papers in several  
journals.


++++ SCOPE ++++

The range of domains that ECCS has dealt with, and continues to deal  
with, is diverse,
concerning a variety of Complex Systems research areas. The ECCS'10  
main conference is
organized in the following tracks:

* Track A: Policy, Planning & Infrastructure - Policymaking; Design  
Processes; Environmental
Decision Making; Management; Construction and Manufacturing; Energy  
and Sustainability;
Urban Planning; Built Environment; Internet; Transport & Power  
Networks; Medical & Health
Systems.

* Track B: Collective Human Behaviour and Society - Philosophy of  
Science; Economics & Finance;
Sociology; Psychology; Game theory.

* Track C: Interacting Populations and Environment - Climate Change;  
Geography; Pollution;
Demography; Ecology; Epidemiology.

* Track D: Complexity and Computer Science - Natural and Pervasive  
Computing; Global Computing
Infrastructure; Swarms and Robot Teams; Mobile and Fleet Computing;  
Graphs and Neural Networks;
  Language and Cognition; Collaborative Human Computer Networks.

* Track E: From Molecules to Living Systems - Self-assembly & Self- 
organisation; Biochemistry, Cell
Biology, Neuroscience; Systems Biology; Medicine & Physiology.

* Track F: Mathematics and Simulation - Mathematics; Theoretical  
Physics; Modelling; Theory of
Simulation (both numerical mathematics and agent based); Network Theory.


++++ PUBLICATIONS ++++

Accepted papers will be edited in a CD-Rom by the Complex Systems  
Society. The CD-Rom will
be provided to all attainers of the conference.

Also, selected papers will be proposed for publication in ECCS'10  
special issues on the following
journals:

* Advances in Complex System (topical issue to be defined)

* The European Physical Journal B (papers concerning statistical  
physics)

* International Journal of Agent Technologies and Systems (papers  
concerning agent
modelling)

* Theory in Biosciences (papers concerning biological systems)

* Foundations of Science (papers concerning philosophy of science)


++++ SUBMISSIONS ++++

The ECCS’10 Organising Committee invites paper submissions for the  
ECCS'10 main conference,
taking place in Lisbon from 13-17 September 2010.

Please check the document format templates proposed on the ECCS'10 web  
page
(http://eccs2010.eu/node/23 ).

Short papers should have 6 pages maximum, long papers should have no  
more than 12 pages
and posters should have 1 or 2 pages. Submissions should be in PDF or  
Word formats.

Papers should be submitted via the MyReview System ( http://myreview.eccs2010.eu/ 
  ).


++++ IMPORTANT DATES ++++

March 8, 2010 - Paper submission deadline (extended)
April, 2010 - Paper reviews and notification of paper acceptance
June 30, 2010 - Poster submission deadline

September 13, 14 and 17, 2010 - ECCS'10 Main Conference
September 15 and 16, 2010 - ECCS'10 Satellite Meetings


++++ ORGANISATION ++++

Conference Organising Chair:
Jorge Louçã (Lisbon University Institute)

Conference Programme Chair:
Tsou Sheung Tsun (University of Oxford)

Complex Systems Society:
Jeffrey Johnson (Open University; President of the CSS)

Conference Programme Committee members:
Jeffrey Johnson (Open University, London)
Arnaud Banos (CNRS; Université Paris I)
Theodore Zamenopoulos (Open University, London)
Katerina Alexiou (Open University, London)
John Symons (University of Texas at El Paso)
Olga Pombo (University of Lisbon)
Antonio Firmino da Costa (Lisbon University Institute)
Bruce Edmonds (Manchester Metropolitan University Business School)
Luis Antunes (University of Lisbon)
Tanya Araújo (ISEG, Lisbon)
Guillaume Deffuant (Cemagref, France)
András Lorincz (Eotvos Lorand University, Budapest)
Rui Lopes (Lisbon University Institute)
Anders Lyhne Christensen (Lisbon University Institute)
Nadine Peyrieras (DEPSN, CNRS, France)
Dirk Drasdo (INRIA, France)
Eduardo Mendoza (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich)
Paul Verschure (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona)
Fatihcan Atay (Max Planck Institute, Leipzig)
Ali Rana Atilgan (Sabancı Universitesi, Istanbul)

Complex Systems Society Conference Steering Committee members:
Markus Kirkilionis (University of Warwick; Committee Chair)
Fatihcan Atay (Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences,  
Leipzig)
Jürgen Jost (Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences,  
Leipzig)
Scott Kirkpatrick (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
David Lane (University of Modena and Reggio Emillia)
Andreas Lorincz (Hungarian Academy of Sciences)
Denise Pumain (University Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne)
Felix Reed-Tsochas (University of Oxford)
Eörs Szathmáry (Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest)
Stephan Thurner (Medical University of Vienna)
Paul Verschure (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona)
Riccardo Zecchina (ISI Foundation and Politecnico di Torino)
Vittoria Colliza (ISI Foundation, Torino)

Questions should be addressed to the ECCS’10 Organizing Committee  
through the e-mail
address [log in to unmask] , using the contact form in the  
conference website or the
fax number +351 217903910.

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