KDS 2006

Twelfth International Conference


June 20 - 25, 2006, Varna (Bulgaria)


The Conference continues the series of annual international KDS events organized by
Association of Developers and Users of Intelligent Systems (ADUIS)

Supported by
The International Journal "Information Theories and Applications"®

General sponsor: FOI Bulgaria

Conference organizers

- National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
- Association of Developers and Users of Intelligent Systems(Ukraine)
- V.M.Glushkov Institute of Cybernetics of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
- Institute of Information Theories and Applications FOI ITHEA (Bulgaria)
- Taras Shevchenko National University of Kiev (Ukraine)
- Institute of Mathematics and Informatics, BAS (Bulgaria)
- Institute of Mathematics of SD RAN (Russia)

Topics of the Conference

The conference is traditionally devoted to discussion of current research and applications regarding three basic directions of intelligent systems development: Knowledge Processing, Natural Language Interface, and Decision Making.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

- Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery
- Decision Making
- Informatization of scientific research
- Intelligent NL Text Processing
- Intelligent Robots
- Intelligent Technologies in Control and Design
- Knowledge-based Society
- Knowledge Engineering
- Logical Inference
- Machine Learning
- Multi-agent Structures and Systems
- Neural and Growing Networks
- Philosophy and Methodology of Informatics
- Planning and Scheduling
- Problems of Computer Intellectualization

Thematic sessions

The KDS 2006 Program Committee invites proposals for half-day thematic sessions in the important areas of the Artificial Intelligence.

The guidance of these sessions will be entrusted to authoritative scientists who have actively participated in the KDS conferences and have established and published theirs own systems of ideas (philosophy) and have created own scientific schools of followers.

The thematic session need to include one survey, at least two additional papers, which extend some topics of the survey and/or present any new results, and discussion.

Program Committee

Victor Gladun (Ukraine)
Alexey Voloshin (Ukraine)
Krassimir Markov (Bulgaria)

Igor Arefiev (Russia)
Anatoly Anisimov, (Ukraine)
Frank Brown (USA)
Alexander Eremeev (Russia)
Boris Fedunov, (Russia)
Natalia Filatova (Russia)
Konstantin Gaindrik (Moldova)
Tatyana Gavrilova (Russia)
Vladimir Donskoy (Ukraine)
Krassimira Ivanova (Bulgaria)
Natalia Ivanova (Russia)
Vladimir Jotsov (Bulgaria)
Julia Kapitonova (Ukraine)
Vladimir Khoroshevsky (Russia)
Rumyana Kirkova (Bulgaria)
Nadezhda Kiseleyova (Russia)
Alexander Kleshchev (Russia)
Valery Koval (Ukraine)
Victor Krisilov, (Ukraine)
Petro Kuluabko, (Ukraine)
Oleg Kuznetsov (Russia)
Vladimir Lovitskii (GB)
Vitaliy Lozovskiy (Ukraine)
Alfredo Milani (Italy)
Ilia Mitov (Bulgaria)
Nadezhda Mishchenko (Ukraine)
Xenia Naidenova (Russia)
Olga Nevzorova (Russia)
Genady Osipov (Russia)
Alexander Palagin (Ukraine)
Vladimir Pasechnik (Ukraine)
Ivan Popchev (Bulgaria)
Zinoviy Rabinovich (Ukraine)
Alexander Reznik (Ukraine)
Galina Rybina (Russia)
Vladimir Ryazanov (Russia)
Vasil Sgurev (Bulgaria)
Vladislav Shelepov (Ukraine)
Anatoly Shevchenko (Ukraine)
Ekaterina Solovyova (Ukraine)
Vadim Stefanuk (Russia)
Tatyana Taran (Ukraine)
Valery Tarasov (Russia)
Adil Timofeev (Russia)
Enn Tuygu (Estonia)
Vadim Vagin (Russia)
Jury Valkman (Ukraine)
Neonila Vashchenko (Ukraine)
Stanislav Wrycza (Poland)
Vitaliy Yashchenko (Ukraine)
Nikolay Zagoruiko (Russia)
Larissa Zainutdinova (Russia)
Yury Zaichenko (Ukraine)
Arkady Zakrevskij (Belarus)

Official languages: Russian and English.


Papers need to be up to 8 pages in the IJ ITA format given on the web www.foibg.com.
Papers accepted by the Program Committee will be published in KDS 2006 proceedings.
The Program Committee will recommend the best of accepted papers for publishing in English in the International Journal “Information Theories and Applications” (IJ ITA). For this purpose, authors will need to follow the IJ ITA requirements for manuscripts.


March 31, 2006 submission of final paper by e-mail: foi@nlcv.net
April 15, 2006 notification of the paper acceptance
April 30, 2006 registration and hotel reservation - submit registration form and requests for visa and invitations by e-mail: foi@nlcv.net

Registration Fees

Registration fee: EURO 200.

Sponsored fees:

EURO 100 – for participants from East Europe FS and FSU countries;
EURO 80 – for participants in the previous ITA conferences;
EURO 50 – for participants with short papers (up to 3 pages);
EURO 50 – for young researchers up to 35 year old, which are pointed at the first place in the list of authors of the paper.

Registration fee for accompanying persons: EURO 40.

Additional exemplar of KDS 2006 proceedings: EURO 15.

Registration fee in EUROS should be paid to:

Bank name: Bulbank AD
Bank address: 7 Sveta Nedelya Sq., Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
Tlx: 22031
Bank code: 62176307
Bank account: 1475743808
Account holder:  Institute of Information Theories and Applications FOI ITHEA

The corresponding bank may be any of:
- Credit Lyonnais, New York
- The Chase Manhattan Bank, New York
No additional information for corresponding bank is needed.

Registration fee in Bulgarian Leva should be paid to:

Bank name: Bulbank AD
Bank address: 7 Sveta Nedelya Sq., Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
Bank code: 62176307
Bank account: 1076650080
Account holder: Institute of Information Theories and Applications FOI ITHEA

Contact Address

Krassimir Markov
e-mail: foi@nlcv.net

P.O. Box 775
1090 Sofia, Bulgaria

Phone/fax: (++ 359 2) 920 19 69