14th international congress of
cybernetics and systems OF WOSC











First announcement


call for papers

















Wrocław, Poland

September 9–12, 2008

Organised by


International Honorary Committee

E. Andreewsky

J. Kacprzyk

A. Andrew

T. Kaczorek

P. Auger

G. Klir

E. Bernard-Weil

A. Lopes Pereira

C. Bilciu

M. Manescu

B. Bouchon-Meunier

I. Mirita

N. Bulz

M. Mulej

Y. Cherruault

M. Najim

G. Constandache

A. Nigro

A. Danzin

E. Otlacan

D. Dubois

J. Ramaekers

D. Dutta Majumder

G. P. Rao

R. Espejo

J. Rose

L. Feng

B. Rudall

J. Forrest

M. Schwaninger

C. François

L. Sifeng

W. Gasparski

M. Smith

F. Geyer

V. Stefanuk

A. Ghosal

R. Vallée

B. Guo Qing

J. van der Zouwen

H. Haken

L. Zadeh


Organising Committee


J. Józefczyk – chair

D. Orski

W. Thomas

M. Turowska

D. Gąsior

G. Filcek

M. Kowalski


Previous Congresses of WOSC

1st Congress, London, 1969

2nd Congress, Oxford, 1972

3rd Congress, Bucharest, 1975

4th Congress, Amsterdam, 1978

5th Congress, Mexico City, 1981

6th Congress, Paris, 1984

7th Congress, London, 1987

8th Congress, New York City, 1990

9th Congress, New Delhi, 1993

10th Congress, Bucharest, 1996

11th Congress, London, 1999

12th Congress, Pittsburgh, 2002

13th Congress, Maribor, 2005


Congress topics


Important dates

·         Submission of invited sessions proposals
                                                                                                          January 15, 2008

·         Submission of 2 pages-long extended abstracts and application forms
                                                                                                          February 29, 2008

·         Notification of acceptance of papers on the basis of submitted abstract,
and providing additional organisational information
                                                                                                          April 15, 2008

·         Submission of the full text of papers and Congress fee
                                                                                                          May 31, 2008


Submission of papers

Address for submission


Congress fee

The fee for the participants will be 250 EUR. It covers admittance to all sessions, single copy of the Proceedings, refreshments and social events. The Congress fee is exclusive of accommodation charges.

Contributions cannot be included in the Proceedings, unless registration, full payment and full texts are received by May 31, 2008. This deadline should be strictly respected.


Congress language

The working language of the Congress is English.



Extended versions of selected papers will be published in Kybernetes (the official journal of the World Organisation of Systems and Cybernetics) or in SYSTEMS SCIENCE (journal published in Poland in English) . The Editors of the journals will take the final decisions about the publications after the papers have undergone a usual reviewing procedure.



Information about a hotel reservation will be available by May 31, 2008. Details will be announced on the Congress website.


Congress Venue

The 14th International Congress of Cybernetics and Systems of WOSC will take palace at Wroclaw University of Technology.

Wroclaw is the capital of Lower Silesia region located in south-western Poland, known for its over one hundred of bridges and over one thousand years history with Polish, Czech, German and Austrian influences. Now it is known as a very young city with over 100,000 students from almost twenty universities and academia. Foreign visitors are offered direct international plane connections to Frankfurt, Munich and London.



Congress website

For more information about the 14th International Congress of Cybernetics and Systems of WOSC please visit the website: http://www.wosc-congress.pwr.wroc.pl.


Contact addresses

Jerzy Józefczyk

Wroclaw University of Technology

Wybrzeże Wyspianskiego 27

50–370 Wrocław, Poland

Phone: +48 71 320 38 84

Fax: +48 71 320 38 84