The 2014 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics will be held at the luxurious Paradise Point Resort & Spa where the average October temperature is 70oF/22oC. Tucked away on gentle Mission Bay in the Heart of San Diego, Paradise Point Resort & Spa features comfortable Balinese style bungalows amidst lush, tropical gardens, tranquil lagoons, wildlife, and one mile of sandy beach next door to SeaWorld. Scattered across a private 44-acre island, you’ll find plenty of room to roam and relax with five swimming pools, beach bon-fire pits, a marina, five dining venues, an award-winning spa and endless recreation options (more).
SMC 2014 is the annual flagship conference of the IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society where researchers and practitioners report on up-to-the-minute innovations and developments, summarize state-of-the-art, and exchange ideas, results, and future trends in all aspects of systems science and engineering, human-machine systems, and cybernetics. Papers are invited on all technical topics ranging from theoretical results to engineering practice and industrial applications (more).
The vision of the Systems,
Man, and Cybernetics Society is to be recognized
as the world leading society for the advancement of theory
in systems science and engineering, human-machine systems,
The mission of the Systems,
Man, and Cybernetics Society is to serve the interests of
its members and the community at large by promoting the theory,
practice, and interdisciplinary aspects of systems science
and engineering, human-machine systems, and cybernetics. It
is accomplished through conferences, publications, and other
activities that contribute to the professional needs of its
The following fundamental values provide
the foundation for all SMC activities:
|Membership: Maximize the value of being
|Professionalism: Advance knowledge
and professional development.
|Excellence: Deliver high quality and
relevant services and products.
|Integrity: Act with honesty and fairness.
|Collaboration: Achieve results and
excellence through teamwork.
|Communication: Promote honest and transparent
|Diversity: Embrace diversity of members
and their ideas.
|Empowerment: Empower volunteers and
value their contributions.
|Equality: Provide equal opportunities
to all members.
|Respect: Practice respectfulness in