We would like to invite you to submit extended abstracts or short papers to the EURO Mini-Conference Graz-2013 on “Collaborative Decision Systems in Economics and in Complex Societal and Environmental Applications”that will be hosted at the Karl-Franzens University of Graz in Austria, in cooperation with its the Institute of Statistics and Operations Research, from October 17th to 19th, 2013.
EXTENDED DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: 15.08.2013
The EURO Mini-Conference Graz-2013 on “Collaborative Decision Systems in Economics and in Complex Societal and Environmental Applications” will be composed of 4 Streams:
1. Stream of Decision Support Systems (chaired by the EWG-DSS);
2. Stream of Experimental Economics (chaired by the EWG E-CUBE);
3. Stream of Complex Societal Problems (chaired by the EWG-MCSP); and
4. Stream of OR in Agriculture and Forest Management (chaired by the EWG-ORAFM).
Due to its interdisciplinary flavour, this conference brings together researchers of the areas of Decision Sciences, Operations Research, Economics, Societal Complexity, Environmental Management and their respective fields of applications. Collaborative Decision Systems in the areas of Economics, Societal and Environmental Applications are very much encouraged to be submitted to this EURO Mini-Conference.
Submissions may include the topics below, among others:
- Methodologies and Applications in Experimental Economics;
- Decision-making using Social Networks and Web Resources;
- Spatial-temporal Web-based Decision Making & DSS;
- Group Support Systems / Distributed / Collaborative Decision Making;
- Methods, Languages and Tools to support Decision Systems;
- Web 2.0/ 3.0 Systems for Decision Support & Globalisation Context;
- Knowledge Management & Resource Discovery for Decision Making;
- Methodology of Societal Complexity and Economy
- Methodology of Societal Complexity and Sustainable Development
- Methodology of Societal Complexity and Healthcare
- Applications of Decision Systems in Agriculture and Forest Management
Publications: Notice also that a selection of the papers presented in this EURO Mini-Conference will be invited to submit full papers to the following publications:
1. CEJOR Central European Journal of Operations Research
(Physica-Verlag/ Springer-Verlag Co.), Special Issue (Stream E-CUBE).
U. Leopold, S. Pickl et al. (G.Editors) .
2. IJDSST International Journal of Decision Support Systems Technology
(IGI Global – An Official Publication of the Information Resources Management Association)
Special Issue ON “Advances on Decision Sciences and its Decision Support Technologies“.
(Stream DSS). F.C.C.Dargam, J. Hernández, B. Delibasic (Guest Editors).
3. IJDSS International Journal of Decision Support Systems(Inderscience Pub.)
Special Issue on “Collaborative Decision Systems in Economics and in Complex Societal
and Environmental Applications“.
P.Zaraté, U. Leopold, D.DeTombe, L.Plá (Guest Editors).
Deadline for submission of papers: 15/08/2013 (Extended!)
Notification of Acceptance: 02/09/2013
Registration Deadline: 15/09/2013 (Online Registration is already open.)
EmC Graz-2013: 17-19/10/2013
Emc Graz-2013 Invited Speakers (so far):
Hermann Maurer – Professor of Informatics, Graz University of Technology, Austria
Jakob Krarup – Professor Emeritus of the Department of Computer Science of the University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Rudolph Vetschera – Professor at the University of Vienna, Austria
Rita A. Ribeiro – Professor at UNINOVA, Portugal
Cor van Dijkum – Professor at the Utrecht University & Sokrates Consultancy and Engineering, The Netherlands
Ljusk Ola Eriksson – Professor at the Department of Forest Resource Management & Forest Planning of the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweeden
Thanks to our sponsors, the following licenses of Simulation and DSS-area-related software packages will be sorted among the participants as prizes for best presented papers during the EURO Mini-Conference in Graz:
- A full academic license of Decision Explorer, sponsored by Banxia (http://www.banxia.com/);
- A License of Arena, sponsored by Rockwell Automation (http://www.arenasimulation.com/Arena_Home.aspx); and
- A Licesene of Simio Academic Enterprise Edition, sponsored by Simio (http://www.simio.com).
We thank you in advance for your interest!.
The EURO Mini-Conference Graz-2013 Organizing Committee