ACC '98 Call For Papers Call For Papers
1998 American Control Conference
The Adams Mark Hotel, Philadelphia, PA
June 24-26, 1998

Papers relevant to the theory and practical implementation of control and automation are being solicited for the 1998 ACC. Approximately 1000 presentations are expected. All registered attendees will obtain the Proceedings as a CD-ROM. Paper volumes and extra CD-ROMs can be purchased separately.

Contributed Papers: For regular papers, submit 5 copies of the complete manuscript and a manuscript form to a Society Review Chair. For short papers, submit 5 copies of the complete manuscript with a manuscript form to the Vice-Chair for Contributed Papers. Manuscript forms may be obtained from the web address below, or by sending a blank email message to

Invited Sessions: Papers in an invited session should present a cohesive and comprehensive focus on a relevant topic. Prospective organizers should contact the Vice Chair for Invited Sessions for instructions and forms.

Industry and Applications: The AACC is particularly interested in enhancing the applications and industrial perspective of the ACC. Prospective authors from industry are encouraged. For more information, contact the Vice Chair for Industry and Applications.

Workshops: The Operating Committee is soliciting suggestions for tutorial workshops to be held in conjunction with the 1998 ACC. Potential organizers should contact the Workshop Chair.

Schedule Summary

August 15, 1997: Deadline for contacting Vice-Chair for Invited Sessions.

September 1, 1997: Deadline for submission of Workshop Proposals.

September 15, 1997: Deadline for submission of contributed papers and invited session proposals.

January 20, 1998: Authors notified and author's kits distributed.

March 15, 1998: Deadline for camera ready mats or electronic format for Proceedings.

Further information, including the list of Society Review Chairs, can be obtained from or by contacting:

General Chair
Joe H. Chow
Elec., Comp., & Sys. Engr. Dept.
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Troy, NY 12180-3590
(518) 276-6374/FAX -6261
Vice-Chair, Contributed Papers
Peter Meckl
1288 Mech. Engr. Building
Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN 47907-1288
(317) 494-5686/FAX -0539
Program Chair
Bonnie S. Heck
School of Elec. & Comp. Engr.
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, GA 30332-0250
(404) 894-3145/FAX -4641
Vice-Chair, Invited Sessions
Linda G. Bushnell
US Army Research Office
P.O. Box 12211
4300 S. Miami Blvd.
Res. Triangle Park, NC 27709-2211
(919) 549-4319/FAX -4354
Workshop Chair
Michael K. Masten
Texas Instruments
2309 Northcrest
Plano TX 75075
(972) 995-7986/FAX 927-4168
Vice-Chair, Ind. & Applications
Daniel Repperger
AL/CFBA, Building 441
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base
Dayton, OH 45433-7901
(513) 255-3671/FAX -2781

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