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Folks, Please note that abstracts for this Conference are due today! For your convenience, here is the Call for Papers originally sent out on 15 November 2000: CALL FOR PAPERS TENTH CONFERENCE ON COMPUTER GENERATED FORCES AND BEHAVIORAL REPRESENTATION Sponsored by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Defense Modeling and Simulation Office Simulation Training and Instrumentation Command Office of Naval Research Air Force Research Laboratory National Air and Space Administration In affiliation with Simulation Interoperability Standards Organization International Standards Activity Group Defence Evaluation and Research Agency Norfolk Waterside Marriott Norfolk, VA May 15-17, 2001 You are invited to participate in the 2001 Conference on Computer Generated Forces and Behavioral Representation (CGF&BR). The challenge before the computer generated forces (CGF) community is to connect knowledge and theory of human behavior with robust modeling technologies to deliver computer representations that act realistically without human intervention. The annual CGF&BR event provides a forum to address the full scope of human behavior modeling across the spectrum of simulation application areas extending from training and mission rehearsal to analysis, acquisition, planning, and experimentation for both military and non-military environments. The conference enables modeling and simulation application users and technical communities to meet, to share ideas and experiences, and to identify gaps in current capabilities as well as highlight promising technologies. ABSTRACT SUBMISSION INFORMATION The CGF&BR invites papers and panel discussions on issues affecting how individuals, groups, teams and organizations are represented in models and simulations. Abstracts are reviewed and selected for consideration by the Conference Committee. Papers may be selected for presentation or for publication only. Individuals who wish to submit abstracts should review the abstract submission form posted at http://www.sisostds.org/cgf-br/10th/index.htm If you have any questions about the submission process or are unable to submit to the web site, please contact Pat Burgess, [log in to unmask], phone: (407) 658-5031, fax: (407) 658-5059. KEY DATES To produce materials in a timely manner, the following dates must be adhered to: Abstracts due: 12 January 2001 Papers due in electronic and camera-ready form: 23 March 2001 Presentations due in electronic form: 11 May 2001 2001 CGF&BR conference opens: 15 May 2001 CALL FOR PAPERS INFORMATION Topics of interest for the 10th conference include, but are not limited to, the following: * Modeling strategies for cognitive and physical performance * Intelligent agents * Neural networks * Intelligent reasoning systems * Evolutionary and genetic programming approaches * Integrative or hybrid architectures * Behavior moderators * Novel architectures and knowledge representation schemes * Modeling and representational issues for * Training and Mission Rehearsal * C4ISR * Analysis and Planning * Acquisition * Experimentation * Missions other than War, e.g., humanitarian, peacekeeping * Medicine * Education * Control of autonomous systems * Interactive gaming * Increasing the usability of Computer Generated Forces * Knowledge acquisition * Scenario generation * Use of automation * Performance evaluation * Application of COTS * Verification and Validation of Human Behavior Models * Metrics for Human Behavior and Performance Modeling REGISTRATION Registration information is available at the CGF&BR web site at http://www.sisostds.org/cgf-br/10th/index.htm. The Conference will be held at the Norfolk Waterside Marriott Hotel, Norfolk, Virginia. The conference rate is $99/night (plus tax). To make your hotel reservation, contact ITCMS at 1-800-810-4333 (U.S. or Canada) or (732) 562-6826 (outside U.S. and Canada), fax your request to (732) 981-1203, or email it to [log in to unmask] Hotel reservation forms will be posted on the CGF&BR web site along with Workshop reservation materials.



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