Deadline for submission: 2002-11-03
Notification of acceptance: 2003-01-11
Deadline for final version: 2003-02-16
Early registration: 2003-02-16
Workshop: 2003-05-14 - 2003-05-17

The submission of full papers with up to 6 pages is invited. They should address topics as outlined above and focus on insights and lessons gained from recent research and practical experience. Position papers describing new ideas, promising approaches, and work in progress are considered particularly appropriate. These papers should outline the contribution that the authors intend to make at the Workshop. The papers need to be submitted as PDF files through our WWW server, in the SUBMISSION PROCESS (above).

The authors are asked to submit, with their papers, the following information:

  • Paper Title
  • Author's Name
  • Contact Address & Email
  • Abstract
  • Keyword list
Final Papers:

The final papers must be prepared according to the Author's Kit Instructions. A corresponding LaTeX2e style file can be downloaded from our WWW server. To illustrate the style of papers required for IFAC meetings, sample pages are available in Word and PDF formats. Accepted papers must be presented in person at the Workshop.

A selection of the best submissions will be proposed for publication in the IFAC affiliated journals (Pergamon Press' Automatica, Control Engineering Practice and Kluwer's Real-Time Systems).


Attendance will be limited to approx. 60 active workers in the field. Participants are requested to register in advance (by 31 January 2003) not later than 1 March 2003.


All correspondence should be addressed to the e-mail:


English will be the working language of the workshop and will be used for the proceedings, the presentations and discussions. No simultaneous translation will be provided.