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[Computational-biology] Re: DEADLINE EXTENSION: STCAN 2010 -- Regular paper submission deadline now July 30, 2010

Hiroki Sayama via comp-bio%40net.bio.net (by sayama from binghamton.edu)
Fri Jul 16 17:17:12 EST 2010

**  Deadline Extension: July 30th, 2010 (for regular papers)   **

                           CALL FOR PAPERS

                             STCAN 2010:
   Special Track on State-Topology Coevolution in Adaptive Networks

                          In BIONETICS 2010

            December 1-3, 2010, Boston, Massachusetts, USA


Aim and Scope

Complex network research has so far addressed mostly either "dynamics
on networks" (state transition on a network with a fixed topology) or
"dynamics of networks" (topological transformation of a network with
no dynamic state changes). In many real-world complex biological and
social networks, however, these two dynamics interact with each other
and coevolve over the same time scales. Modeling and predicting
state-topology coevolution is now recognized as one of the most
significant challenges in complex network science.

This Special Track solicits theoretical, computational, experimental
and/or application-oriented research on any aspects of the
state-topology coevolution of complex networks---either biological,
social, or engineered. Its goals are to promote the growth of a
research community on this emerging new field of network research, to
help develop a common conceptual "language" for modeling, analyzing
and discussing the state-topology coevolution of various real-world
complex adaptive networks, and thereby to galvanize interdisciplinary
discussion and collaboration across many different areas of

The relevant topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

* Theoretical foundations
* Mathematical/analytical approaches
* Statistical/machine learning approaches
* Computational modeling/simulation tools
* Real-world examples
* Applications to biological network modeling
* Applications to social network modeling
* Applications to engineered network design
* Historical review

Keynote Speaker

Thilo Gross (Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems, 

Program Committee Members

Alain Barrat (Centre de Physique Théorique, Marseille, France)
Kevin Bassler (University of Houston, USA)
René Doursat (ISC-PIF, France)
Gourab Ghoshal (Northeastern University, USA)
*Thilo Gross (Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems, 
Chrystopher Nehaniv (University of Hertfordshire, UK)
Jorge Pacheco (Universidade do Minho, Portugal)
*Hiroki Sayama (Binghamton University, State University of New York, USA)
Reiji Suzuki (Nagoya University, Japan)
Leah Shaw (College of William and Mary, USA)
Kohji Tomita (AIST, Japan)

* Track Co-Chairs

Paper Submission Instructions

Authors are invited to submit papers in the following categories:

  * Regular papers: Up to 15 pages
  * Short papers: Up to 2 pages
  * Work-in-progress papers: Up to 6 pages
  * Demo papers: Up to 4 pages

Submissions must be in the Springer LNCS format
(http://www.springeronline.com/lncs/). All papers will be handled
electronically. Please visit
http://www.bionetics.org/submissions.shtml for detailed submission
requirements and procedures.

Important Dates

Regular paper submission due: July 30  ** EXTENDED DEADLINE **
Short, work-in-progress and demo paper submission due: September 19
Notification of acceptance for regular papers: September 12
Notification of acceptance for other papers: September 30
Camera ready due: October 10


All accepted paper will be published by Springer. A selected number of
best papers will be considered for publication in leading journals
such as:

  * ACM Trans. on Autonomous and Adaptive Systems
  * Int'l Journal of Autonomous and Adaptive Communications Systems
  * Elsevier Nano Communication Networks Journal


Hiroki Sayama, D.Sc.
Director, Collective Dynamics of Complex Systems Research Group
Assistant Professor, Departments of Bioengineering &
Systems Science and Industrial Engineering
Binghamton University, State University of New York
Affiliate, New England Complex Systems Institute
P.O. Box 6000, Binghamton, NY 13902-6000
Tel 1-607-777-4439, Fax 1-607-777-5780
Email: sayama from binghamton.edu

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