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IEEE SMC 2012 - Conference Progress Report
by Seong-Whan Lee


IEEE 2012 International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics
October 14-17, 2012, COEX, Seoul, Korea


IEEE SMC 2012 will be held in the heart of Korea, and its capital city, Seoul shows a unique atmosphere with ancient and modern aspects of Korean culture. While offering different atmospheres at the same time, its colorful and vibrant feature also presents from healthy and traditional cuisine to energetic and magnificent dancing movement in traditional clothes, Hanbok. These special features will make the IEEE SMC 2012 exceptional event. The coexistence of ancient and modern features of the capital city of Korea will make SMC 2012 participants actively connected to the city by offering the most exclusive and special moment with unique Korean culture and modern environment.

Theme: Coupling Humans and Complex Systems in a Cyber World: Today's Principles for Tomorrow's Society

Call for Participation: The 2012 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (IEEE SMC 2012) provides an international forum for researchers and practitioners to report the latest innovations, summarize the state-of-the-art, and exchange ideas and advances in all aspects of systems engineering, human-machine systems, and emerging cybernetics. Also covered are human-machine systems and emerging cybernetics, computational intelligence and soft computing. The theme of the conference has attracted many papers and sessions. The following are the keynote speakers:

1. Prof. Heinrich H. Bülthoff, Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Tübingen, Germany
2. Prof.  Anil K. Jain, Michigan State University, East Lansing, USA
3. Prof. Klaus-Robert Müller, TU Berlin, Berlin, Germany
4. Dr. Jong-Deok Choi, Executive Vice President, SW R&D Center, Samsung Electronics

For further information with Conference Web Site at http://smc2012.org

Personal Point of Contact:

IEEE SMC 2012 General Chair: Seong-Whan Lee, Department of Brain and Cognitive Engineering, Korea University, Korea, swlee@image.korea.ac.kr 
IEEE SMC2012 General Co-Chair: Daniel S. Yeung, School of Computer Science and Engineering, South China University of Technology
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