CALL FOR PAPERS

Chinese Control and Decision Conference (CCDC) is an annual international conference. The 26th Chinese Control and Decision Conference (2014 CCDC) is the series and will be held in Changsha, China in May 2014. Its purpose is to create a forum for scientists, engineers and practitioners throughout the world to present the latest advancement in Control, Decision, Automation, Robotics and Emerging Technologies.
The 26th CCDC covers both theory and applications in all the areas of systems, control and decision. The topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

Control and Decision: Adaptive control; Robust and H-infinity control; Process control; Variable structure control; Optimal control and optimization; Complex networks and systems; Cooperative control; Signal processing; Data processing; Data-driven control; Identification and estimation; Nonlinear systems; Intelligent systems; Discrete event systems; Game theory; Decision-making theory and method; Decision supporting system and production planning and scheduling; Supervisory control; Hybrid systems; Distributed parameter systems; Stochastic systems; Distributed control systems; Networked control systems; Sensor network systems; Fault diagnosis and fault-tolerant control; Delay systems; Neural networks; Fuzzy systems; Social economy systems; Motion control; Control applications; Control engineering education.
Automation: Man-machine interactions; Process automation; Intelligent automation; Factory modeling and simulation; Home, laboratory and service automation; Network-based systems; Planning, scheduling and coordination; Nano-scale automation and assembly; Instrumentation systems; CIMS and manufacturing systems.
Robotics: Robot control; Mobile robotics; Mobile sensor networks; Perception systems; Micro robots and micromanipulation; Visual servoing; Search, rescue and field robotics; Robot sensing and data fusion; Medical robots and bio-robotics; Human centered systems; Human robot interaction; Space and underwater robots; Tele-robotics; Multirobot systems.
Emerging Technologies: Cyber-physical systems; Smart grids; Renewable energies; Energy management systems;Modeling, control and simulations of biological systems; Micro-electromechanical systems, Electric vehicles and intelligent transportation; Traffic control; Optimization and control of HVAC systems; Integrated systems and processes.

Invited Sessions: The Technical Program Committee is soliciting proposals for invited sessions focusing on topics of the conference. Prospective organizers should submit proposals to the Invited Session Chairmen, Professor Zongli Lin via email zl5y@virginia.edu , Professor Jinhu Lu via email jhlu@iss.ac.cn or Professor Wei Ren via email ren@ee.ucr.edu by 15 October 2013.

Zhang Si-Ying (CCDC) Outstanding Youth Paper Award: Selection of the awarded paper will be made based on both the technical content and presentation. The winner will be chosen by the Award Committee comprising of internationally renowned experts in control and decision.

KEYNOTE ADDRESSES on the State-of-Art in Control and Decision will be delivered by

Prof. Alessandro Astolfi, Imperial College, UK;
Prof. Dimitri Bertsekas, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA;
Prof. Daizhan Cheng, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), China;
Prof. Jay A. Farrell, University of California, Riverside, USA;
Prof. Yanda Li, Tsinghua University, China.
DISTINGUISHED LECTURES ADDRESSES on the State-of-Art in Control and Decision will be delivered by

Pro. Jie Chen, Beijing Institute of Technology, China;
Prof. Magnus Egerstedt, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA;
Prof. Dewen Hu, National University of Defense Technology, China;
Prof. Jing Sun, University of Michigan, USA;
Prof. Qing-Chang Zhong, The University of Sheffield, UK.
The Call for Papers Flyer may be downloaded in pdf format.
A special session on Intelligent Building Control and Management is also organized. Details can be found in the 2014 CCDC Special Session - Call for Papers.