CALL FOR PAPERS

Conference on Information Sciences and Systems

The Johns Hopkins University Department of Electrical Engineering Baltimore, Maryland March 19-21, 1997

Authors are invited to submit papers describing new advances, applications, and ideas in the fields of communications, computer engineering, signal and image processing, and systems and controls.

Two kinds of papers are solicited. (1) Regular papers requiring approximately thirty minutes for presentation; these will be reproduced in full (up to 6 pages) in the Conference {\em Proceedings}. (2) Short papers suitable for presentation in approximately fifteen minutes; one-page summaries of these papers will be published in the {\em Proceedings}. (One {\em Proceedings} page is approximately two standard double-spaced pages.)

Instructions for Authors: A "regular" or "short" designation, title, summary, and a list of 2-3 keywords are to be submitted by {\bf January 13, 1997}. Summaries should be of sufficient detail and length to permit careful reviewing. Authors wil be notified of acceptance by February 17, 1997. Instructions for the preparation of accepted papers for the {\em Proceedings} will be sent to each author. All manuscripts are to be submitted to the conference office address listed below.

Further information on the conference will be posted as it becomes available on the World-Wide Web at the URL listed below.

Program Directors: Gerard G.L. Meyer Howard L. Weinert Conference Office: (410) 516-7031 1997 CISS Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering 105 Barton Hall The Johns Hopkins University 3400 N. Charles Street Baltimore, Maryland 21218. E-Mail: ciss97@ece.jhu.edu WWW: http://www.ece.jhu.edu/dept/ciss/97/ciss97.html