10th Conference of the
International Federation of Classification Societies
The Conference will take place under the auspices of the International
Federation of Classification Societies (IFCS) and is organized by
The Slovenian Statistical Society and Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana.
The conference will be hosted by the Faculty of Social Sciences, Ljubljana, Slovenia.
Previous conferences were held in Aachen (Germany,1987), Charlottesville
(USA,1989), Edinburgh (UK,1991), Paris (France,1993), Kobe (Japan,1996),
Rome (Italy,1998) and Namur (Belgium, 2000), Cracow (Poland, 2002),
Chicago (USA, 2004).
The member societies participating in the IFCS are the
Associaçao Portuguesa de Classificaçao e Análise de Dados (CLAD),
British Classification Society (BCS),
Central American and Carribean Society of Classification and Data Analysis (SoCCCAD),
Classification Society of North America (CSNA),
Gesellschaft für Klassifikation (GfKl),
Irish Pattern Recognition and Classification Society (IPRCS),
Japanese Classification Society (JCS),
Korean Classification Society (KCS),
Société Francophone de Classification (SFC),
Societr Italiana di Statistica (SIS),
Sekcja Klasyfikacji i Analizy Danych PTS (SKAD),
Vereniging voor Ordinatie en Classificatie (VOC).
The IFCS is a non-profit and non-political scientific organization which
promotes the dissemination of technical and scientific information
concerning data analysis, classification, related methods, and their
applications. The IFCS encourages young researchers to attend its
conferences, and special arrangements will be offered to them for the
IFCS-2006 in Ljubljana.
CALL FOR PAPERS
The researchers interested in classification, data analysis and related
methods are encouraged to participate in the conference.
They can present their work as oral presentation or
poster. They can also submit their manuscript
to be considered for publication in the Conference proceedings.
The abstract has to be sent separately also in the case when
the manuscript for the proceedings is submitted.
Short courses / Tutorials will be held on July 25, 2006.
The researchers interested to present a short course are invited
to send their proposals to the Chair of the Scientific Program Committee, before
February 15, 2006 following the rules for Abstracts.
Abstracts for oral presentation or poster
Persons wishing to present a paper (as oral presentation or poster) should send:
- a title;
- an abstract for a book of abstracts of no more than 200 words;
- name(s) and affiliation(s) of the author(s);
- presented: orally / as a poster
to the Chair of the Scientific Program Committee,
Anuška Ferligoj, before
April 1, 2006. Please send this information to the following e-mail
The abstract should follow the
guidelines for the abstract
of oral presentation or poster and
corresponding source files.
Please classify the paper in one of the categories summarized in the
list of topics of this Call for Papers.
By default it will be assumed
that the author wish to present orally. If there is more
than one author, please indicate who will present the talk. Each
person is permitted to present only one contributed paper. This does
not prevent an invited session speaker from presenting his/her
contribution nor does it limit the number of papers on which one may
be listed as the co-author.
The conference language is English.
The proceedings volume with a selection of papers will be published
by Springer and it will be available at the conference. Authors wishing
to submit their papers for publication in these proceedings should send
a file containing LaTeX source of the paper to the Chair of the
Scientific Program Committee, Anuška Ferligoj, before
November 15, 2005 at the e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
The paper should not exceed eight pages in length and should follow the
guidelines for the authors of manuscripts and
corresponding source files.
Publication in the proceedings volume is conditional to receiving the
conference fee before February 28, 2006.
Deadlines and Time Schedule
|November 15, 2005 ||Deadline for the submission of manuscript for the
|January 15, 2006 || Notification of the acceptance of the manuscript|
|February 15, 2006 || Deadline for sending in the revised manuscript|
April 1, 2006
| Deadline for the submission of abstract
|February 28, 2006 || Deadline for the conference fee payment for the
authors of papers to be published in the proceedings|
|April 15, 2006 || Notification of the acceptance of the abstract