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7th International Symposium on Neural Networks (ISNN 2010)

June 6-10, 2010; Shanghai, China

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Extended submission deadline: December 8, 2009

Paper submissions:

The Seventh International Symposium on Neural Networks (ISNN 2010) will be held at the Majesty Plaza Hotel in Shanghai, following the successes of previous events. Shanghai is the largest city in China, located in her eastern coast at the outlet of the Yangtze River. Originally a fishing and textiles town, Shanghai grew to importance in the 19th century. In 2005 Shanghai became the world's busiest cargo port. The city is an emerging tourist destination renowned for its historical landmarks such as the Bund and Xintiandi, its modern and ever-expanding Pudong skyline including the Oriental Pearl Tower, and its new reputation as a cosmopolitan center of culture and design. Today, Shanghai is the largest center of commerce and finance in mainland China, and has been
described as the “showpiece” of the world's fastest-growing economy. In addition, Shanghai is the venue of forthcoming World Expo 2010 to take place from May 1 to October 31 (the symposium registration includes one day tour to the World Expo on June 10).

ISNN 2010 aims to provide a high-level international forum for scientists, engineers, and educators to present the state of the art of neural network research and applications in related fields. The symposium will feature plenary speeches given by world renowned scholars, regular sessions with broad coverage, and special sessions focusing on popular topics.

Prospective authors are invited to contribute high-quality papers to ISNN 2010. In addition, proposals for special sessions within the technical scopes of the symposium are solicited. Special sessions, to be organized by internationally recognized experts, aim to bring together researchers in special focused topics. Papers submitted for special sessions are to be peer-reviewed with the same criteria used for the contributed papers. Researchers interested in organizing special sessions are invited to submit formal proposals to ISNN 2010. A special session proposal should include the session title, a brief description of the scope and motivation, names, contact information and brief biographical information on the organizers.

Authors are invited to submit full-length papers (10 pages maximum) by the submission deadline through the online submission system. Potential organizers are also invited to enlist five or more papers with cohesive topics to form special sessions. The submission of a paper implies that the paper is original and has not been submitted under review or copyright-protected elsewhere and will be presented by an author if accepted. All submitted papers will be refereed by experts in the field based on the criteria of originality, significance, quality, and clarity. The authors of accepted papers will have an opportunity to revise their papers and take consideration of the referees' comments and suggestions. The ISNN 2010 proceedings
will be published by Springer in its series of Lecture Notes in Computer Science (EI) and Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing (ISTP).

Selected good papers will be included in special issues of several journals including

Neural Computation and Applications,
Cognitive Neurodynamics,
Cognitive Computation,
Mathematics and Computers in Simulation.

In addition, the International Neural Network Society (INNS) will offer two best student paper awards (US$250 each with one-year INNS membership).


1. Computational Neuroscience and Cognitive Science
Spiking neurons
Visual and auditory cortex
Neural encoding and decoding
Plasticity and adaptation
Brain imaging
Learning and memory
Inference and reasoning
Perception, emotion and development
Attractor and associative memory
Neurodynamics and complex systems

2. Models, Methods and Inference
Stability and convergence analysis
Neural network models
Supervised learning
Unsupervised learning
Embeddings and manifold learning
Active learning
Statistical and informationtheoretic methods
Kernel methods and support vector machines
Mixture models
Graphical and causal models
Bayesian networks
Topic models
Gaussian processes
Model selection
Matrix/tensor analysis
Structured and relational data

3. Vision and Auditory Modelling
Visual perception and modelling
Visual selective attention
Statistical and pattern recognition
Visual coding and representation
Object recognition
Motion and tracking
Natural scene analysis
Auditory perception and modelling
Source separation
Speech recognition and speech synthesis
Speaker identification
Audio and speech retrieval
Music modelling and analysis

4. Control, Robotics and Hardware
Neuromorphic hardware and implementation
Embedded neural networks
Fuzzy neural networks
Cognitive robotics
Developmental robotics
Multi-agent systems and game theory
Reinforcement learning
Planning and decision making
Action and motor control
Visuomotor control

5. Novel Approaches and Applications
Brain-like systems
Adaptive intelligent systems
Brain-computer interfaces
Granular computing
Hybrid intelligent systems
Neuroinformatics and neuroengineering
Information retrieval
Data mining and knowledge discovery
Natural language processing


Full paper submission deadline (extended): December 8, 2009
Notification of acceptance: January 1, 2010
Camera-ready copy and author registration: February 1, 2010

For inquiries, please contact the secretariat at

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