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From: (James Rash)
Subject:  CFP: 1995 Goddard Conference on Space Applications of AI/IT.
Date:     27 Jul 1994 21:13:32 GMT

                       Call for Papers

                  1995 Goddard Conference on 
       Space Applications of Artificial Intelligence and 
                Emerging Information Technologies
                           May, 1995
               NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
                      Greenbelt, Maryland

The Tenth Annual Goddard Conference on Space Applications of 
Artificial Intelligence and Emerging Information Technologies 
will focus on AI and IT research and applications relevant to 
space systems, space operations, and space science.  

Topics will include, but are not limited to:

    o  Neural networks, genetic algorithms & fuzzy systems
    o  On-orbit process control, monitoring, and analysis
    o  Knowledge-based spacecraft command & control
    o  High-Performance Computing & Communications
    o  Expert system management & methodologies
    o  Distributed knowledge-based systems
    o  Fault-tolerant/autonomous systems
    o  Intelligent database management
    o  Robotics & telerobotics
    o  Planning & scheduling
    o  Knowledge acquisition
    o  Virtual reality
    o  Image analysis

Original, unpublished papers are now being solicited for the 
conference.  Abstracts should be 300-500 words in length, and 
must describe work with clear AI or IT content and 
applicability to space-related problems.  Two copies of the 
abstract should be submitted by September 2, 1994, along with 
the authorŐs name, affiliation, address, email address (if 
available), and telephone number.  Notification of tentative 
acceptance will be given by September 19, 1994.  Papers 
should be no longer than 15 pages and must be submitted in 
camera-ready form for final acceptance by November 25, 1994.

Accepted papers will be presented formally or as poster 
presentations, which may include demonstrations.  All 
accepted papers will be published in the conference 
proceedings as an official NASA document, which will be 
distributed at the time of the conference.  There will be a 
conference award for Best Paper.

No commercial presentations will be accepted.

Send abstracts to:

        Walt Truszkowski
        Code 522.3
        Greenbelt, MD  20771
        FAX: 301-286-1768

Please FAX abstracts, or send via email, if possible.

Important dates:

   Abstracts due:      Sept. 2, 1994
   Papers due          Nov. 25, 1994

The conference call for papers, announcements, and other 
information can be accessed via WORLD WIDE WEB at  

For further information, call (301) 286-3150.

This conference is sponsored by the Mission Operations and 
Data Systems Directorate, Code 500, NASA Goddard Space Flight 

Please forward and/or print and post copies of this call for 

James Rash
NASA/GSFC, Code 531.1
Greenbelt, Maryland  20771
Phone: 301-286-3595 (voice)
       301-286-1724 (fax)