Welcome to CASE 2013

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The 9th annual IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (IEEE CASE 2013), sponsored by the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society (RAS), will be held from August 17 to 21, 2013, in Madison, WI, USA. IEEE CASE represents the flagship automation conference of the IEEE RAS and constitutes the primary forum for cross-industry and multidisciplinary research in automation. Its goal is to provide a broad coverage and dissemination of foundational research in automation among researchers, academics, and practitioners.

The technical program of IEEE CASE will consist of workshops, invited talks, posters, and presentations. Papers, abstracts, and presentations describing original work on abstractions, algorithms, theories, methodologies, and case studies are invited. For the first time, the IEEE CASE will accept both full papers and presentation abstracts. Accepted full papers will be published in the proceedings.

The conference theme is Automation in Practice. The topics include but are not limited to: Foundations of Automation; Agriculture; Life Sciences; Health Care; Automation in Meso, Micro and Nano-scale; Manufacturing Automation; Discrete Event Systems; Scheduling and Optimization; Mechatronics; Industrial Informatics; Sustainable Production; Logistics and Supply Chain Management; Networked and Control Systems; Power and Energy Systems; Smart Buildings; Big Data and Data Mining; Laboratory Automation; and Emerging Topics in Automation. Detailed instructions for the preparation and submission can be found at www.case2013.org.

Important dates

NOTICE: The paper acceptance notice will be sent out by May 24th.

Feburary 18, 2013 Special/Invited session proposal)
March 18, 2013 Contributed paper, workshop and tutorial submission (Extended from Mar. 11)
May 1, 2013 Presentation only abstract submission
May 24, 2013 Paper acceptance notification (Extended from May 15)
June 20, 2013 Final paper submission/Advanced registration
August 17-21, 2013 Main conference events

IEEE CASE is an offspring of the journal IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering (www.ieee.org/t-ase). The journal will publish a Special CASE Issue of top-rated papers.

Conference Venue

The conference will be held in the spectacular Madison Concourse Hotel and Governor’s Club, situated in downtown Madison, next to the State Capitol, State Street, and University of Wisconsin campus. Madison has been chosen as the Best City to Relocate to in America, Safest City in America for Kids, Top 10 Midsize U.S. Metro Areas for Quality of Life, and America’s Best Bike Cities.