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The purpose of this workshop is to bring together researchers and practitioneers interested in non-linear dynamical systems and their applications in the areas of econometrics and finance. The focus will be on in-depth presentations of state-of-the-art methods and applications as well as on communicating current research topics. This workshop is intended for industrial and academic participants seeking new ways to measure, to model and to manage unexpected events.
Financial Risk Management, Hedging in
Incomplete Markets, Benchmarking and Performance Measurements
The workshop will be held in the
Auditorium Zeger van Hee, college de Valk, Tiensestraat 41, 3000
one of the world's oldest
is located. The best
connection to Leuven is to fly to Brussels and then to take the
train. It will take about 40 minutes. Detailed traveling
possibilities together with further information will be given in the
Participants will be accommodated in
distance from the conference location. The workshop starts on Sunday
afternoon, April 2nd, with registration and ends on Wednesday, April
5th, after lunch. Because the number of prebooked rooms is limited,
early registration is recommended.
Payment for registration should be done by bank transfer.
Registrations with VISA or MASTERCARD are also possible. Please
to download the registration form.
The workshop fee is in case of early registration, before Dec. 30st, 25,000.-- BEF for profit-making companies and 15,000.-- BEF (372.-- EURO) for others. Late registration after January 1st, 2000, is 30,000.-- BEF (745.-- EURO) and 18,000.-- BEF (446.-- EURO), respectively. The fees include the "Welcome Party" on Sunday evening, lunches on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, "the Workshop Dinner" on Tuesday evening, and the proceedings, published as a special issue of the journal Neural Network World - International Journal on Neural and Mass-Parallel computing and Information Systems. For students and a limited number of participants some support and scholarships will be available: please contact the organizers.
Regular abstracts of one page must be submitted before October 15, 1999.All contributions will be refereed. Abstracts that arrive later will be refereed if possible, please contact the organizers. For accepted papers a pre-payment of 4,000.-- BEF has to be paid, which will be refunded together with the workshop fees. The deadline for full papers (about 10 pages) is December 19th, 1999. Please follow the instructions for authors. We cannot guarantee that papers submitted later will be printed in the proceedings. The proceedings will be available at the workshop. It is also possible to submit an extended abstract of 4 pages. From these contributions we will select, besides the regular invited speakers, a further speaker for an invited talk. The deadlines are the same as in the case of regular abstracts. If you plan a soft- or hardware demonstration please contact the organizers. Please send the abstracts and full papers to:
Tony Van Gestel, ESAT-SISTA/COSIC, K.U.Leuven
Kard. Mercierlaan 94, B-3001 Leuven, BELGIUM
FAX: +32 16 32 19 70
The Workshop is sponsored by:
The Workshop will be organized by "ESAT-SISTA/COSIC" dept. of Electrical Engineering, Katholieke Univerisiteit Leuven, the "Fortis Bank" Brussels, the " Institute for Theoretical Physics" ETH Zurich, and the " Institute of Computer Science," of the Czech Academy of Sciences in Prague.
Bart De Moor, Bart Motmans and Tony van Gestel, ESAT-SISTA/COSIC,
Dr. Dirk-Emma Baestaens, Fortis Bank, Brussels, Belgium
For further Information please contact:
Bart Motmans or Tony van Gestel
FAX: +32 16 32 19 70