|Wednesday 22 April 1998|
|Special session 1: Radial
Organised by: L. Reyneri (Polit. di Torino, Italy)
|9H10||"What are the main factors involved in
the design of a Radial Basis Function Network?"
I. Rojas, M. Anguita, E. Ros, H. Pomares, O. Valenzuela, A. Prieto, Univ. de Granada (Spain)
|9H30||"A supervised radial basis function network"
S. Wu, C. Van den Broeck, Limburgs Univ. Centrum (Belgium)
|9H50||"A comparison between weighted radial
basis functions and wavelet networks for function approximation"
M. Sgarbi, Univ. of Pisa, V. Colla, Scuola Sup. Sant'Anna, L. Reyneri, Polit. di Torino (Italy)
|10H10||"An incremental local radial basis function
M. Marinaro, S. Scarpetta, A. Esposito, Univ. di Salerno & Int. Inst. for Advanced Science Studies (Italy)
|10H30||"A Tikhonov approach to calculate regularisation
C. Angulo, A. Catala, Polit. Univ. of Catalonia (Spain)
|Session 2: Models
and architectures (1)
Chairman: J. Mira Mira (UNED, Spain)
|11H10||"Analyses on the temporal patterns of
spikes of auditory neurons by a neural network and tree-based models"
T. Takahashi, Massachusetts General Hospital (USA)
|11H30||"Output jitter diverges to infinity, converges
to zero or remains constant?"
J. Feng, Babraham Institute Cambridge (UK)
|11H50||"Wavelet interpolation networks"
C. Bernard, S. Mallat, J.-J. Slotine, Ecole Polytechnique (France)
|12H10||"Generating arbitrary rhytmic patterns
with purely inhibitory neural networks"
F. Franca, Z. Yang, Univ. Fed. do Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
|Special session 3: Neural
networks for control
Organised by: J. Vandewalle, J. Suykens (Kat. Univ. Leuven, Belgium)
|14H00||"Brain-like intelligent control: from
neural nets to larger-scale systems"
P. Werbos, National Science Foundation (USA)
|14H40||"Control of a subsonic electropneumatic
acoustic generator with dynamic recurrent neural networks"
J.-P. Draye, L. Blondel, Fac. Polit. Mons, G. Cheron, Free Univ. of Brussels (Belgium)
|15H00||"Lazy learning for control design"
G. Bontempi, M. Birattari, H. Bersini, Free Univ. of Brussels (Belgium)
|15H20||"Neural networks for the solution of information-distributed
optimal control problems"
M. Baglietto, T. Parisini, R. Zoppoli, Univ. of Genoa & Univ. of Trieste (Italy)
|16H00||"Parsimonious learning feed-forward control"
T. de Vries, L. Idema, W. Velthuis, Univ. of Twente (The Netherlands)
|16H20||"Fast orienting movements to visual targets:
neural field model of dynamic gaze control"
A. Schierwagen, H. Werner, Univ. Leipzig (Germany)
|16H40||"Improved generalization ability of neurocontrollers
by imposing NLq stability constraints"
J. Suykens, J. Vandewalle, Kat. Univ. Leuven (Belgium)
|17H00||"A RNN based control architecture for
generating periodic action sequences"
T. Kolb, W. Ilg, J. Wille, Brandenburg Univ. of Technology at Cootbus & Research Center for Computer Science (Germany)
|Poster session 4: spotlights|
|17H20||"NAR time-series prediction: a Bayesian
framework and an experiment"
M. Crucianu, Z. Uhry, J.-P. Asselin de Beauville, R. Bone, Univ. Tours (France)
|17H22||"Application of a neural net in classification
and knowledge discovery"
K. Schaedler, F. Wysotzki, Tech. Univ. Berlin (Germany)
|17H24||"Extending the CMAC model: adaptive input
G. P. Klebus, Warsaw Univ. of Technology (Poland)
|17H26||"One or two hidden layers perceptrons"
M. Fernandez, C. Hernandez, Jaume I Univ. (Spain)
|17H28||"On the error function of interval arithmetic
M. Fernandez, C. Hernandez, Jaume I Univ. (Spain)
|17H30||"A neural network for the identification
of the dynamic behaviour of a wheelchair"
L. Boquete, R. Barea, M. Mazo, I. Aranda, Alcala Univ. (Spain)
|Thursday 23rd April 1998|
|Session 5: Models
and architectures (2)
Chairman: S. Gielen (Univ. of Nijmegen, The Netherlands)
|9H00||"What is observable in a class of neurodynamics?"
J. Feng, The Brabaham Institute Cambridge (UK)
|9H20||"Polyhedral mixture of linear experts
for many-to-one mapping inversion"
A. Karniel, R. Meir, G.F. Inbar, Israel Inst. of Tech. (Israel)
|9H40||"On-off intermittency in small neural
networks with synaptic noise"
A. Krawiecki, Warsaw Unic. of Tech., R.A. Kosinski, Central Inst. for Labour Protection (Poland)
|Special session 6: Self-organising maps for data
Organised by: M. Cottrell (Univ. Paris 1, France) & E. de Bodt (Univ. Lille II, France, & Univ. Cat. Louvain, Belgium).
|10H20||"Recurrent SOM with local linear models
in time series prediction"
T. Koskela, M. Varsta, J. Heikkonen, K. Kaski, Helsinki Univ. of Technology (Finland)
|10H40||"Self-organization and convergence of
the one-dimensional Kohonen algorithm"
A. Sadeghi, Univ. Kaiserslautern (Germany)
|11H00||"Finding structures in text archives"
A. Rauber, D. Merkl, Vienna Univ. of Technology (Austria)
|11H20||"Methods for interpreting a self-organized
map in data analysis"
S. Kaski, J. Nikkila, T. Kohonen, Helsinki Univ. of Technology (Finland)
|11H40||"Magnification control in neural maps"
T. Villmann, Univ. Leipzig, M. Herrmann, MPI fur Stromungsforschung (Germany)
|12H00||"Self-organizing ANNs for planetary surface
E. Merenyi, Univ. of Arizona (USA)
|12H02||"A new dynamic LVQ-based classifier and
its application to handwritten chracter recognition"
S. Bermejo, J. Cabestany, M. Payeras, Univ. Polit. de Catalunya (Spain)
|12H04||"The self-organising map, robustness,
self-organising criticality and power laws"
J.A. Flanagan, Swiss Fed. Inst. of Technology (Switzerland)
|12H06||"Invariant feature maps for analysis of
angles in image data"
S. McGlinchey, C. Fyfe, Univ. of Paisley (Scotland)
|12H08||"Forecasting time-series by Kohonen classification"
A. Lendasse, M. Verleysen, E. de Bodt, M. Cottrell, P. Grégoire, Univ. Cat de Louvain (Belgium), Univ. Lille II, Univ. Paris 1 (France), Univ. of Namur (Belgium)
|Special session 7: ANN
for speech processing
Organised by: C. Wellekens (Eurecom, France)
|14H00||"Introduction to speech recognition using
C. Wellekens, Eurecom (France)
|14H20||"Self-organization in mixture densities
of HMM based speech recognition"
M. Kurimo, Helsinki Univ. of Technology (Finland)
|14H40||"Speech recognition with a new hybrid
architecture combining neural networks and continuous HMM"
D. Willett, G. Rigoll, Gerhard Mercator Univ. Duisburg (Germany)
|15H00||"Hierarchies of neural networks for connectionist
J. Fritsch, Univ. of Karlsruhe (Germany), A. Waibel, Carnegie Mellon Univ. (USA)
|Session 8: Learning
Chairman: H. Paugam-Moisy (ENS Lyon, France)
|15H40||"Training a sigmoidal network is difficult"
B. Hammer, Univ. Osnabrück (Germany)
|16H00||"Weight saliency regularization in augmented
P. Edwards, A. Murray, Edinburgh Univ. (UK)
|16H20||"To stop learning using the evidence"
D. Perrotta, EC Joint Research Centre (Italy)
|16H40||"Selecting among candidate basis functions
A. Poncet, A. Deiss, S. Holles, ETH Zurich (Switzerland)
|17H00||"A multistage on-line learning rule for
multilayer neural network"
P. Thomas, G. Bloch, C. Humbert, ESSTIN (France)
|17H20||"Parameter-estimation-based learning for
feedforward neural networks: convergence and robustness analysis"
A. Alessandri, Naval Automation Inst. (Italy), M. Maggiore, Ohio State Univ. (USA), M. Sanguineti, Univ. of Genoa (Italy)
|Friday 24th April 1998|
|Special session 9: Cellular
Organised by: Tamas Roska (Hungarian Acad. of Sciences, Hungary)
|9H00||"The CNN computer - a tutorial"
T. Roska, Hungarian Acad. of Sciences (Hungary)
|9H40||"On the robust design of uncoupled CNNs"
B. Mirzai, D. Lim, G.S. Moschyts, ETH Zurich (Switzerland)
|10H00||"Simulation of arrays of Chua circuits
by composition methods"
Y. Moreau, J. Vandewalle, Kat. Univ. Leuven (Belgium)
|10H20||"Cellular neural networks: from chaos
generation to compexity modelling"
P. Arena, L. Fortuna, Univ. di Catania (Italy)
|10H40||"Ultrasound medical image processing using
cellular neural networks"
I. Aizenberg, N. Aizenberg, E. Gotko, J. Vandewalle, K.U. Leuven (Belgium) & State Univ. of Uzhgorod (Ukraine)
|Session 10: Statistical
Chairman:E. Oja (Helsinki Univ. of Technology, Finland)
|11H20||"Separation of sources in a class of post-nonlinear
C.G. Puntonet, M.R. Alvarez, A. Prieto, B. Prieto, Univ. Granada (Spain)
|11H40||"Improving neural network estimation in
presence of non i.i.d. noise"
S. Hosseini, C. Jutten, INPG (France)
|Poster session 11: spotlights|
|12H00||"A self-organising neural network for
modelling cortical development"
M. Spratling, G. Hayes, Univ. of Edinburgh (UK)
|12H02||"Learning sensory-motor cortical mappings
M. Spratling, G. Hayes, Univ. of Edinburgh (UK)
|12H04||"Perception and action selection by anticipation
of sensorimotor consequences"
T. Seiler, V. Stephan, H.-M. Gross, Tech. Univ. of Ilmenau (Germany)
|12H06||"Neural networks for financial forecast"
G. Rotundo, B. Tirozzi, M. Valente, Univ. Rome "La Sapienza" (Italy)
|12H08||"A neural approach to a sensor fusion
V. Colla, M. Sgarbi, L.M. Reyneri, A.M. Sabatini, Sculoa Sup. Sant'Anna & Polit. Torino (Italy)
|12H10||"Canonical correlation analysis using
artificial neural networks"
Pei Ling Lai, C. Fyfe, Univ. Paisley (Scotland)
|Special session 12: ANN for the processing
of facial information
Organised by: Manuel Grana (UPV San Sebastian, Spain)
|14H||"ANN for facial information processing:
a review of recent approaches"
R. Raducanu, M. Grana, A. D'Anjou, F.X. Albizuri, UPV San Sebastian (Spain)
|14H10||"Hybrid Hidden Markow model / neural network
models dor speechreading"
A. Rogozan, P. Deleglise, Univ. du Maine (France)
|14H30||"Face recognition: pre-processing techniques
for linear autoassociators"
E. Drege, F. Yang, M. Paindavoine, H. Abdi, Univ. de Bourgogne (France)
|14H50||"Facial image retrieval using sequential
S. Gutta, H. Wechsler, George Mason Univ. (USA)
|15H10||"Grouping complex face parts by nonlinear
S. Oka, M. Kitabata, Y. Ajioka, Y. Takefuji, Keio Univ. (Japan)
|Session 13: Optimization and associative
Chairman: M. Hasler (EPF Lausanne, Switzerland)
|15H50||"On a Hopfield net arising in the modelling
and control of over-saturated signalized intersections"
F. Maghrebi, Univ. Paris I (France) & Univ. Tunis III (Tunisie)
|16H10||"Construction of an interactive and competitive
artificial neural network for the solution of path planning problems"
E. Mulder, H.A.K. Mastebroeck, Univ. Groningen (The Netherlands)
|16H30||"Learning associative mappings from few
J.A. Walter, Univ. Bielefeld (Germany)