IMS 2012


8th International Symposium on Intelligent and Manufacturing Systems
27-28 September 2012

Organized By

Sakarya University – Department of Industrial Engineering (Turkey)


TUBITAK, Akdeniz University, Istanbul Sabahattin Zaim University, Duzce University, Gaziantep University, Hasan Kalyoncu University

Academic Sponsors

IFSA (International Fuzzy System Association), BUSIDE, TOBB University of Economics and Technology, University of Toronto, University of California, University of South Florida

Symposium Topics
•AI Philosophy and Technologies, Agent Based Systems
•Advanced Production and Machining Systems
•Business Intelligence and Enterprise Systems
•Computational Intelligence in Manufacturing and Production Systems
•Data Mining (Crisp and Fuzzy), Decision Support Systems and Applications
•Ergonomics and Human Resources Management in Health Systems
•Fuzzy Systems Developments and Applications, Fuzzy-Neural- Genetic Integration
•Human Technology and Society, Intelligent Crossroad Systems
•Innovative Design and Technologies, Intelligent Manufacturing Systems, Robotics
•Intelligent Disaster and Crises Management
•Intelligent System Modeling for Economics and Finance
•Intelligent Information Systems and Knowledge Based Manufacturing Strategies
•Intelligent Management of Government and Municipal Systems
•Lean /Agile / Holistic Manufacturing, Intelligent Traffic Control Center
•Logistics and Transportation Systems, Supply Chain Management
•Nano Technologies and Nano Manufacturing, Traffic Monitoring Systems
•Novel Strategies for Natural Sciences and Technologies, Traffic Information Systems
•Intelligent Transportation Systems, Signal Processing, Network Management Systems
•Production/ Operation Management in Planning and Control
•Quality Control and Management, Systems Modeling and Simulation
•Reverse Engineering, Unmanned Factories
•Virtual Worlds of Production and Service Systems

Panel Discussions

Autonomous Service and Manufacturing Systems

Keynote Speakers

İ.B. Türkşen, Z. Şen

Invited Speakers

A. Kusiak, M.H.F. Zarandi, V. Niskanen, H. Arabnia, M. Dessouky, M..M. Dessouky

Special Sessions

Proposals for Special Sessions are welcome by the Organization Committee. If you are interested in organizing a special session in the conference, please contact to Harun Taşkın, Orhan Torkul, Ercan Öztemel, Cemalettin Kubat, Türkay Dereli before 1 August 2012.


The symposium will be held in Akdeniz University Adrasan Training And Application Centre, Antalya/Turkey. Note that the conference will be broadcasted alive in internet.

Conference Chair

Prof. Dr. Harun Taşkın
Sakarya University, Department of Industrial Engineering
+90 264 295 56 59
[email protected]

Organization Committee Chair

Assoc. Prof. Cemalettin Kubat
Sakarya University, Department of Industrial Engineering
+90 264 295 56 64
[email protected]


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