Special Session on
AI Applications to Water Resources Engineering (WRE2005)
at
The 2nd Indian International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IICAI-05)
December 20-22 2005, Pune, India

A Special Session on AI Applications to Water Resources Engineering (WRE2005) will be held during the 2nd Indian International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IICAI2005). The session focuses on artificial intelligence applications in hydrology and water resources engineering. The Artificial Neural Networks (ANN), Genetic Algorithm (GA), and other AI applications to hydrology and water resources engineering will be considered.

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Rao S. Govindaraju, Professor, School of Civil Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA has kindly consented to present the keynote paper at the WRE2005@IICAI2005. Please click here to see the abstract.

Invited Speaker: Dr. Indrajit Chaubey, Associate Professor, Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA will deliver the invited paper at WRE2005@IICAI2005. Please click here to see the abstract.

The topics covered by the session include but certainly not limited to the following:

Hydrology and Water Resources Engineering

  • Rainfall-Runoff Modeling
  • Flood Forecasting and Flood Routing
  • Flood Control and Floodplain Management
  • Water Supply and Distributed Systems
  • Stormwater Management and Urban Drainage
  • Drought Analysis and Management
  • Groundwater Hydrology
  • Stochastic Hydrology
  • Water Resources Management
  • Water Conservation and Rainwater Harvesting

Paper Submission:
Authors are encouraged to submit the papers for the session. The papers on any of the three themes can be submitted as an email attachment to Dr. Ashu Jain, Session Organizer, WRE2005 @ IICAI2005 (the address is given below). The papers should be in WORD, PDF, or PS format and should be formatted according to the Springer Lecture Notes instructions. The length of a paper should not exceed 15 pages. The first page of the paper should contain the title, name(s) of the authors, affiliations, the postal and email addresses, and at least 3 keywords appropriate to the content of the paper. Further information regarding the paper submission can be obtained from the session organizer or session coordinator (addresses given below), or access the conference website.

Paper Publication:
All Accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings of the IICAI2005, under the title of the session. A few selected papers of exceptional quality will be nominated for consideration for possible publication in the Journal of Applied Soft Computing (JASC). The conference papers would have to be revised and enhanced in quality for consideration for publication in the JASC.

Important Dates:
The following deadlines will be adhered to for the organization of the session WRE2005:

Draft Papers Due June 1st 2005 (Wednesday)
Notification of Acceptance July 15th 2005 (Friday)
Camera Ready Papers & Pre-Registration Due August 15th 2005 (Monday)
Special Session on HWREE2005 at IICAI2005 December 20-22, 2005


Review Committee:

Amin Elshorbagy
Department of Civil and Geological Engineering, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada

Ashu Jain
Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Kanpur, India

Cintia B. Uvo
Department of Water Resources Engineering, Lund University, Lund, Sweden

Indrajit Chaubey
Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, USA

K.P. Sudheer
Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai (Madras), India

M C. Deo
Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai (Bombay), India

M. Perumal
Department of Hydrology, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Roorkee, India

Onkar Dikshit
Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Kanpur, India

P.C. Nayak
National Institute of Hydrology, Roorkee, India

P.P. Mujumdar
Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India

Pankaj Jain
Department of Physics, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Kanpur, India

Rajesh Srivastava
Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Kanpur, India

Ramesh Teeagavarapu
Department of Civil Engineering, University of Kentucky, Lexington, USA

Rao S. Govindaraju
Department of Civil Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, USA

Robert James Abrahart
School of Geography, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK

Sharad K. Jain
National Institute of Hydrology, Roorkee, India

V.R. Desai
Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, Kharagpur, India

 

Contact:

Session Organizer:

Dr. Ashu Jain
Session Organizer
WRE2005 at IICAI2005
Department of Civil Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
Kanpur – 208016, INDIA
Phone:   91+512+259 7411
Fax:       91+512+259 7395
Email:     ashujain@iitk.ac.in
Website: http://home.iitk.ac.in/~ashujain/

Session Coordinators:

Dr. K. P. Sudheer
Session Coordinator
HEE2005 at IICAI2005
Department of Civil Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Madras
Chennai (Madras) 600036, INDIA
Phone:   91-44-2257 8350
Fax:       91-44-2257 8281
Email:      sudheer@iitm.ac.in
Website: http://www.civil.iitm.ac.in/people/faculty/sudheer.html

and

Dr. Ramesh Rudra
Session Coordinator
WRE2005 at IICAI2005
School of Engineering
University of Guelph, Guelph
Ontario, Canada
Phone:  519-824-4218 ext. 52110
Fax:      519-836-0227
Email:    rrudra@uoguelph.ca
Website:www.eos.uoguelph.ca/webfiles/rrudra/Ramesh_Rudra.html


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