2001 International Symposium on Adaptive and Intelligent Systems and Control
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22904
Thursday, June 28, 2001


Call for Submission and Participation in the

2001 International Symposium on Adaptive and Intelligent Systems and Control
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
Thursday, June 28, 2001


As researches in adaptive systems and control and that in intelligent systems and control have experienced tremendous successes in both theory and
applications and are developing rapidly with emergence of new encouraging solutions to open challenging problems, this symposium is aimed at acting as
an international forum for researchers in these areas to present recent results, discuss new ideas, and expand future directions. The symposium is to
take place on the day after the 2001 American Control Conference to be held on Monday, June 25 - Wednesday, June 27, 2001, in Arlington, Virginia, USA.


Any topics in theory and applications of adaptive system and control, and of intelligent systems and control will be welcome, including but not limited to:
Adaptive control
Adaptive filtering
Adaptive signal processing and communications systems, 
Artificial neural networks
Computational intelligence
Control education
Control of distributed parameter systems
Control software
Dynamic systems modeling
Fault tolerance and detection
Fuzzy logic
Genetic algorithms
Hybrid systems
Intelligent automation
Intelligent control
Intelligent telerobotics
Knowledge-based systems
Learning  systems and control
Magnetic bearing systems
Modeling and adaptive control of biosystems
Multi-agent systems
Multi-mode control
Neural systems
Network theory
Nonlinear systems and control
Pattern recognition
PID tuning
Real-time systems modeling and control
Self-organizing systems
Sensor and actuator failure compensation
Smart material and structures
Stability and robustness analysis
Switching control
System identification
System simulations

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Symposium Schedule

Submission of extended abstracts (2 pages): before April 20, 2001
Please email your submission to gt9s@virginia.edu
Notification of acceptance: May 1, 2001
Conference time: June 28, 2001 (Thursday, the next day after ACC2001)

A proceedings of abstracts for all presentations will be distributed.
Selected full papers are to be published as a monograph if interested.

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Organizer and Chair

Professor Gang Tao
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA 22904, USA

Tel: 804-924-4586
Fax: 804-924-8818
Email: gt9s@virginia.edu

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University of Virginia
Thornton Hall
351 McCormick Road
PO Box 400743
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4743
Phone: (804) 924-6073     Fax: (804) 924-8818

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Hotel Reservation

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Holiday Inn  from Wednesday, June 27 through Friday, June 29.
Room rates are $66 per day for single and double occupancy.
Reservations should be made by June 6,  2001.
Call 1-800-Holiday (U.S. and Canada) or contact the hotel directly  (please mention the 2001 UVA Control Conference).

The hotel address is
Holiday Inn
1901 Emmet St. N, Charlottesville, VA 22901-2814
Phone: 804-977-7700
Click here for map and directions to the hotel

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Directions and Maps

Please use  http://maps.excite.comor http://maps.yahoo.com for driving directions and maps to the bus stations, Amtrak stations or hotel location.
You may also refer to this link How to get to Charlottesville.

Directions from the Hotel to the venue - Distance 2.2 miles   time: 6 minutes
Start out going south on Emmet Street (29 South Business) towards the University of Virginia.
Remain on  Emmet Street and continue past the intersection with University Avenue/Ivy Road. Pass the Ruffner
Hall-Curry School of Education on your right and then take a right onto McCormick Rd which will bring you right in front of the
Thornton Hall, Engineering School.
You may also refer to an interactive map of the campus

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Arlington to Charlottesville (by Bus) 

Greyhound   Bus Station  Location:
Focused Enterprises
3860 S Four Mile Run Drive
Arlington, VA
Telephone:  (703) 998-6312

Daily Schedule: Arlington to Charlottesville
  Departs                      Arrives
  7:10 am                     12:25 pm     with 1 transfer
 12:45 pm                    4:25 pm       with 1 transfer

 Dulles Intl Airport to Charlottesville
Telephone: (703) 685-1400

Departs                          Arrives
7:05 pm                         9:30 pm
Ticket price: 18 US dollars
Charlottesville to Arlington (by Bus)

Greyhound  Bus Station Location: 
310 W Main St.
Charlottesville, VA
Telephone: (804) 295-5131

Daily Schedule: Charlottesville to Arlington 
 Departs                        Arrives
 8:45 am                        3:10 pm   with 1 transfer
12:40 pm                       3:20 pm 

Charlottesville to Dulles Intl Airport

Departs                          Arrives
8:45 am                         11:05 am
Ticket price: 18 US dollars

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Washington Union Amtrak Station, DC
50 Massachusetts Avenue,
Washington, DC 20002
Tel: (202) 906-3125
Tickets: 1-800-USA-RAIL

DC to Charlottesville
Departs DC at 10:40 am reaches Charlottesville at 1:18 pm
Departs DC at 7:25 pm reaches Charlottesville at 9:47 pm.

Charlottesville to DC
Charlottesville station address -- 810 West Main St.  22901,  Tel.  (804) 296-4559

** On June 28th, there is just one train that leaves for DC from Charlottesville
at 6:45 am and reaches DC at 9:30 am. There is no evening train.

On June 29th
Departs Charlottesville at 6:45 am reaches DC at 9:30 pm
Departs Charlottesville at 5:09 pm reaches Charlottesville at 8:07 pm.

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Charlottesville/Albemarle Airport Authority
201 Bowen Loop, Charlottesville, VA 22901; (804) 973-8342
Website: www.gocho.com

Taxi Service
AAA Cab Company (804) 975-5555
AC Airport Cab & Wahoo Cab  (804) 981-0585
Skyline Cab  (804) 981-0473
Yellow Cab Company, Inc. (804) 295-4131

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City of Charlottesville, where the 1981 Joint Automatic Control Conference was held on University of Virginia's campus, is located in Central Virginia,
approximately 100 miles southwest of Washington, D.C. (Arlington, Virginia) and 70 miles northwest of Richmond, Virginia. It is situated at the foothills
of the Blue Ridge Mountains and near the Shenandoah National Park, with a local area population 150,000. It is a unique place in the United States that
combines a picturesque and cultivated countryside so rich in historical associations with the proximity of a national park and a wide array of
cultural opportunities, as named by the Money Magazine in 1998 as a top beautiful and livable city in the US, with many attractions including:

Monticello Home of Thomas Jefferson, third U.S. President, author and founder of the University of Virginia. Ash Lawn-Highland, the home of the
fifth U. S. president, James Monroe. University of Virginia, recognized as one of the nation's outstanding universities, as well as a supreme
architectural achievement. Montpelier, celebrating the life and legacy of U.S. President Madison, the Father of the Constitution, and Dolley Madison,
America's first First Lady.

Skyline Drive and Blue Ridge Parkway meet at the top of the Rockfish Gap, through Shenandoah National Park. Natural Bridge of Virginia, one of the
seven natural wonders of the world. Underground Wonders of Virginia: Grand Caverns, Caverns of Natural Bridge, Luray Caverns, Endless Caverns, some of
the most popular and beautiful caverns in the US. Tours of museums, battlefields and Jefferson Vineyards near Charlottesville, Buckley Moss
Museum, Hall of Valor Civil War Museum, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Museum and White House of the Confederacy, Berkeley Plantation (the original
Thanksgiving site), and the historic and scenic city of Williamsburg.

For more information about University of Virginia and City of Charlottesville, go to


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