conference proceedings will be published (ISBN) and will be mailed to all
the registered participants, soon after the conference (during 1st or 2nd
week of January 2004).
All accepted papers (irrespective of the category) will
appear in the conference proceedings. At least one of the authors
of an accepted paper has to pay the registration fee before the deadline,
in order for the paper to appear in the proceedings.
The expanded and revised versions of the top 10 application
papers will be reviewed on fast track basis to publish in the Applied
Soft Computing Journal.
Extended versions of selected papers will be published
by the International Journal
of Knowledge-Based Intelligent Engineering Systems. Some selected papers
will also be released in the form of a book published by IOS
Some other papers will also be considered for publication
with other journals (immediately after the conference).
The conference proceedings are also considered for inclusion
in major database indices that provide easy electronic access to the current
science literature (database examples: ISI Thomson Scientific, IEEE INSPEC,