December 2008
Issue #25
SMC Society
New Books/Journals

SMC Transactions Tables of Contents

Volume: 38 Issue: 6 Date: Nov 2008

Volume: 38 Issue: 5 Date: Oct 2008
Volume: 38 Issue: 6 Date: Dec 2008

Volume: 38 Issue: 6 Date: Nov 2008

SMC Chapters
Student Branch Chapters
Local Chapters

Chapter chair: Oleg Gusikhin
Ford Research & Advanced Engineering
MD 2122, 2101 Village Road, Dearborn, MI 48121 USA
Phone: 313 323-2925
Fax: 313 248-4602

IEEE SMC Society South-Eastern Michigan Chapter

The IEEE SMC Society South-Eastern Michigan Chapter has been formed on 12 April 2007. Currently, the chapter has 14 members. The recent activities of the chapter include:

  • The Distinguished Lecture by SMC President Professor Daniel S. Yeung "Recent Development in Generalization Error for Supervised Learning Problem with Applications in Model Selection and Feature Selection", June, 2008.
  • The chapter has been actively involved in organization of 2nd Workshop on Intelligent Vehicle Control System held in conjunction with IEEE SMC sponsored 5th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics, Madeira, Portugal, May 2007. Five members of SMC SEM chapter participated in the workshop program committee and the chapter chair was an organizer and a chair of the workshop.
  • The Chapter presentation at IEEE South-Eastern Michigan Section 2008 Spring Conference "Intelligent Manufacturing Applications at Ford Motor Company" by Nestor Rychtyckyj, April 2008.
  • The Chapter presentation at IEEE South-Eastern Michigan Section 2007 Fall Conference by "Data Fusion-Driven Warning Arbitration for Automotive Collision Warning Systems" by Anatoli Koulinitch, November 2007.

Report on International Conference on Wavelet Analysis and Pattern Recognition 2008. more ...

Report on Second IEEE International Conference on Biometrics: Theory, Applications, and Systems. more ...

G.O.L.D. Reception at the SMC Annual Conference. more...

2008 SMC Student Activities. more...

How to Become an IEEE Fellow. more...

Fellow Publicity 'tools'. more...

Call for Papers

IEEE Systems Journal, Special Issue on "Biometrics Systems". Deadline Jan 15, 2009. more ...

IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, Special Issue on "Biometric Instrumentation and Measurement". Deadline March 1, 2009. more ...

NEW International Journal of Social Robotics. more...


The IEEE Technical Activities Board has approved proposed amendments to the SMCS Constitution and Bylaws. These changes become effective on February 1, 2009, unless there are objections as stated in Article XI of the Constitution.
Summary of changes.

An announcement from the IEEE Systems Journal. more...

Call for Volunteers for SMCS Technical Map Project. more...

Call for Proposals for Requesting a Distinguished Lecturer Visit. more...


Post-doctoral research fellow in the Social Robotics Lab, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at the National University of Singapore. more...