Call for Papers


International Conference on Advances in Vehicle Control and Safety

I3M: International Mediterranean Modeling Multiconference Genoa, Italy, October 28-30 2004

The International conference on Advances in Vehicle Control and Safety AVCS'04 will take place in Genova (Italy) within several conferences under the I3M International Mediterranean Modeling Multi-conference. AVCS’04 is sponsored by the International Mediterranean Council of Simulation and by the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC) through its technical committeees on “7.4-Transportation Systems” and “7.5-Intelligent Autonomous Vehicles”.

The Technical Program Overview

Authors are invited to submit full papers describing original work in all aspects of engineering techniques applied to vehicles such as:

·  Vehicle Dynamics

·  Mobile Robotics

·  Hybrid & Electrical Vehicles

·  Power train Modeling & Control

·  Intelligent Vehicle Highway System

·  Robust Control

·  Optimization

·  System Identification

·  Adaptive Control

·  Fuzzy Logic/Neural Control

·  Nonlinear Control

·  Estimation Methods

·  Safety

·  Fault Tolerance

·  Vibration Control

·  Combustion Processes

·  Man-Machine Interface

·  Sensor Data Fusion

·  On board Computers

·  Monitoring & Diagnostics

·  Modeling & Simulation


Please submit the full paper in PDF format (6 pages, double column, single spacing) by email to the publication chair at Accepted papers will be published in the Conference Proceedings edited by the SCS. The first page of each manuscript must contain the title of the paper, author’s name and affiliation, full address, telephone, e-mail address, an abstract not exceeding 200 words and 5 keywords.

The Program Committee is also soliciting proposals for invited sessions, particularly in one of the above theme areas. Interested organizers are invited to contact the Tutorials and Special Sessions Chair at:

Special Sessions Chair

Publication Chair



University of Picardie Jules Verne

LSIS/ St Jérôme

33 Rue st leu.

Av Escadrille Normandie Niemen

80000 Amiens. France

13397 Marseille Cedex 20

Fax: + 33 3 22 82 78 22

Fax: + 33 3 44 23 44 77





·  Submission of papers : March 15 2004

·  Notification of acceptance : April 15 2004

·  Camera ready papers : July 1 2004

Universite` de Picardie

AVCS General Program Chairmen

·  A. Rachid

·  M. Ouladsine

AVCS Organizing Committee

·  El. El Adel

·  H. Noura

·  M. Ouladsine

·  A. Rachid

AVCS International Program Committee

·        J. Ackermann (D)

·        H. Asame (JP)

·        T. Basar (USA)

·        P. Borne (F)

·        G. Bloch (F)

·        M. Capobianco (I)

·        P. Dorato (USA)

·        L. Dugard (F)

·        Feldkamp (USA)

·        Fijalkowski (PL)

·        M. Fu (AUS)

·        J. Galice (F)

·        G Gissinger (F)

·        L. Guzzella (CH)

·        P. Grabowsky (PL)

·        C.J. Harris (UK)

·        K. Hedrick (USA)

·        Howlett (UK)

·        P. Ioannou (USA)

·        U. Kiencke (D)

·        H.-B. Kuntze (D)

·        Meizel (F)

·        N.K M’Sirdi (F)

·        L. Nielsen (SE)

·        Oustaloup (F)

·        M. Ouladsine (F)

·        R. Patton (UK)

·        Rachid (F)

·        L. Radouane (MA)

·        J. Ragot (F)

·        H.C Reuss (D)

·        M. G. Rodd (UK)

·        M. Saif (CA)

·        X. Shijie (CN)

·        M. Sorine (F)

·        K. Tanaka (JP)

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