Post-Conference Report for the WSEAS Conferences
(University of Cambridge, February 2009)


More than 550 participants attended totally.

University of Cambridge, UK, February 21-23, 2009




* 8th WSEAS International Conference on SIGNAL PROCESSING, ROBOTICS and AUTOMATION (ISPRA '09)


University of Cambridge, UK, February 24-26, 2009




* 3rd IASME / WSEAS Int.Conf. on GEOLOGY and SEISMOLOGY (GES'09)


More than 550 participants attended totally.

These conferences were hosted within the premises of the University of Cambridge, UK
The organizing committee offered the attendees two luxurious banquets and every day 2 coffee-breaks (see the photos). Some excursions to the general area of the University took place after the conference

All the WSEAS Books are in ISI / SCI (Web of Science). Download them now from the site of ISI
 (Click on the link: List of Conferences 2004-2008 and download them in an EXCEL file from the site of ISI). As you can see from the site of ISI the criteria for including Books and Proceedings in ISI are very strict and most of the conferences of older societies are not in the ISI Index while all the WSEAS books and proceedings are inside ISI / SCI (Web of Science). Check it on the site of ISI please, now.
 NEW: The 4 most recent WSEAS journals (WSEAS Trans. on Biology and Biomedicine, WSEAS Trans. om Fluid Mechanics, WSEAS Trans. on Heat and Mass Transfer, WSEAS Trans. on Business and Economics) have been accepted in SCOPUS and so all the WSEAS Journals are now in SCOPUS. All the WSEAS Books, Proceedings and JOURNALS are also indexed in ACM. Click here:  , select "The Guide" and then type WSEAS. See the complete indexing of WSEAS Books, Proceedings, Journals in ACM, ASM, ELSEVIER other 30 indexes at: 
 NEW Letters from British Library, American Chemical Society, SWETS, see more:
 The impact (trend line) of the WSEAS Journals increase exponentially! 


From: "Lotfi A. Zadeh" <>

Dear Prof. Mastorakis

I would like to express my deep appreciation to you and WSEAS people
who sent me messages or called to express their sympathy.
It was, in all, a difficult experience but there are many others
whose experiences were much more difficult than mine.

Just a quick note to let you know that after spending some time at a
rehabilitation center and recuperating at home, I returned to work on Monday, February 23, 2009.
So far, so good.

Warm regards to all,



Lotfi A. Zadeh
Professor in the Graduate School
Director, Berkeley Initiative in Soft Computing (BISC)

729 Soda Hall #1776
Computer Science Division
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences
University of California
Berkeley, CA 94720-1776
Tel.(office): (510) 642-4959
Fax (office): (510) 642-1712
Tel.(home): (510) 526-2569
Fax (home): (510) 526-2433

BISC Homepage URLs


In the Photo: Our International Scientific Committee

In the Photo: Prof. Badea Lepadatescu, Organizer of the WSEAS Conferences in Brasov, Romania
and Member of the WSEAS with the lady - Prof. Tetsuya Shimamura after their successuful

See what Prof. Tetsuya Shimamura told us:
"I attended the conference held in Cambridge with my student Hiroko and
talked a lot with excellent researchers including Prof. Badea. I am
attaching some pictures of Hiroko. We really enjoyed the conference.

I am looking forward to seeing you again at WSEAS conferences"

Thank you.

Prof. Tetsuya Shimamura


Some other comments from PROFESSOR YORDANOVA

In the Photo: Prof. Yordanova, Technical Univ. of Sofia, Bulgaria
and Prof. Ing. Andrea Morgera from Universitа degli
Studi di Cagliari at the St.John's College.



Dear WSEAS team,

I would like to express my gratitude for all your effort and good will to organise such
a nice conference in Cambridge - AIKED'09.

 It was a great pleasure for us, the participants, to meet,
to discuss our work and to enjoy together the unforgettable atmosphere of Cambridge.
All your cordial assistance helped us a lot in travel, accommodation, and during the
conference. The  presentations and the plenary lectures I could attend were very
interesting and revealed to me new horizons in science and research as well as future
fruitful contacts. The book with the proceedings is of high quality and an inspiration
for novel research. I wish you good health, positive energy and further success as
conference organizers.

Please find attached the filled-in questionnaire you have prepared as a feedback and one
photo with a new friend from this conference Ing. Andrea Morgera from Universitа degli
Studi di Cagliari at the St.John's College.

Looking forward to meeting you all soon at some of the numerous oncoming WSEAS
With warm regards,
Prof.Dr. Snejana Yordanova
Technical University of Sofia

Also Prof. Aida Bulucea told us:

 Dear WSEAS Team Colleagues and Friends,

I am for a long time a member of the WSEAS Family, still I consider that my impressions about the WSEAS Conferences are always fairly. Regarding the location of the WSEAS Congress in the University of Cambridge, I knew since the last year (when I also participated) that Murray Edwards College is a wonderful and appropriate place for a huge Scientific Meeting like WSEAS Congress. The wonderful surprise was to see many great Professors and important scientists involved with devotion within the framework of the WSEAS Conferences. It is almost incredibly the hard work of Professor Milan Tuba, not only as Plenary Lecturer and Sessions Chair, but also as a member of the Organizing Committee. The second group of the WSEAS Conference on the University of Cambridge strongly remember me the huge scientific level and wonderful human attitude of Professor Marc Rosen, who presented two Plenary Lectures, was Session Chairing at least for four times, presented ALL his papers according to the Conferences Program, and still he found time to discuss scientific matters with the participants, after the meetings. I can't end this part of my feedback without remark the wonderful friendly and professional attitude of Professor Nikos Dukas during the whole time of the WSEAS Conferences in Cambridge.

I consider myself very lucky to meet during the conference not only great scientists like Professor Costas Helmis and Professor Anastasios Stamou, but also young researchers as Doctor Ivica Toljan and his colleagues, and many many other researchers from all the corners of the world.

I could speak for an entire day about my impression regarding the WSEAS Conferences in the University of Cambridge, I will not do it, but I invite all the readers of my feedback to attend a WSEAS Conference. After that, it will be almost impossible to renounce in participating within this huge scientific Forum, our WSEAS Meetings.
Dear WSEAS Colleagues, Thank you for the beautiful moments of the conferences, see you soon !!!

My Best Regards,

Prof. Aida Bulucea
Faculty of Electromechanical and Environmental Engineering
University of Craiova


Professor Mike Lee told us:

Please find my photo for your references.
Thanks for your cooperation, wish'n you and WSEAS much prosperous!

Best Wishes,

MIKE LEE, Professor & Director, intelligent NanoBio System(inbs : Co-Design Centre


Professor Charalampos Arapatsakos told us:

Cordially, we wish to you "Congratulations" because you deserve
Please, you must know that I will be always with you

Professor Charalampos Arapatsakos
Democritus University of Thrace


The International Scientific Committee met during the Conference in a restaurant well known for the standards of its cuisine and its friendly atmosphere.  Ways to improve the Conference were discussed over dinner: in particular the topics were revised and new ones suggested, as well as a few nominations for new members to the committee being proposed.  Following the meeting, the decision was taken to reconvene the Conference, and a few locations were suggested.  The WSEAS Conference Division will investigate these so that the dates and location of 2010 can be finalized as soon as possible.

Prof. Igor.M. Varentsov told us:

I highly appreciate your kind attitude and attention.
It gives me a pleasure to emphasize that your current WSEAS activity appears worthy
of the highest World recognition.
With best personal regards

Sincerely yours

Prof. I.M. Varentsov, Dr., Leading Researcher, Geological Institute,
Russian Academy of Sciences, Pyzhevskii pereulok, 7, Moscow 119017 Russia.

In the Photo: Adela Ionescu
University of Craiova, Romania

Prof. Brigitte Klug told us:
it is a good feeling to realize that one´s work is appreciated some day.
All the best, and good luck for the future conferences!

Ao. Prof. Dr. Brigitte Klug
Universität für Bodenkultur Wien
Department für Integrative Biologie und Biodiversitätsforschung
Institut für Botanik
Gregor-Mendel-Straße 33
A-1180 Wien, Austria

In the Photo: Adela Ionescu
University of Craiova, Romania


Best Papers:
(Evaluated by committees of 6 international experts, different for each discipline)
Click here to see the best papers for each conference:


Dear WSEAS Team,

Please receive my feedback about the AIKED'09 conference in Cambridge and also a few photos. Overall, my impression about the conference was very good, the topics were very interesting and the location was wonderful. Cambridge is a city of story and it was really wonderful to visit it!

I want to thank to the Organizing Committee for all their effort in organizing this conference. All the staff were very nice and warm people. I was proud to meet scientists like Prof. Liliana Rogozea, Prof. Ioana Moisil and Prof. Aida Bulucea from Romania and also Prof. Milan Tuba from Serbia, who has been the Chairman at my session.

Thank you for the invitation at this conference !

Warm regards,
Assist. Prof. Nicoleta David
"George Baritiu" University from Brasov



Photo from EXCURSIONS:

With pride, WSEAS received the following Important contributions and upgraded them as plenary lectures:

Plenary Lecture 1:

Cognitive Reasoning and Recognition for Intelligent Human Interaction based on Mental Cloning
by Prof. Hamido Fujita, Iwate Prefectural University(IPU), JAPAN

Plenary Lecture 2:

Agent Based Semantic Analysis
by Prof. George Rzevski, The Open University, UK.

Plenary Lecture 3:

Design of Robust Fuzzy Logic Controllers for Complex Non-linear Processes with Time Delay
by Assoc. Prof. Snejana Yordanova, Technical University of Sofia (TUS), BULGARIA.

Plenary Lecture 4:

Multi-criterion Decision Making by Artificial Intelligence Techniques
by Assoc. Prof. Jerzy Balicki, Naval University of Gdynia, P

Plenary Lecture 5:

Complex Systems Modelling by Rule Based Networks
by Prof. Alexander Gegov, University of Portsmouth, UK.

Plenary Lecture 6:

Relation between Static and Dynamic Optimization in Computer Network Routing
by Prof. Milan Tuba, Megatrend University Belgrade, S

Plenary Lecture 7:

Towards Ethical Aspects on Artificial Intelligence
by Prof. Liliana Rogozea, University Transilvania of Brasov, ROMANIA.

Plenary Lecture 8:

Towards Opposition and Center-Based Sampling for High-Dimensional Search Spaces
by Assis. Prof. Shahryar Rahnamayan, University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT), CANADA.

Plenary Lecture 9:

Advanced Methods for Text Retrieval
by Prof. Ioana Moisil, Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, ROMANIA.

Plenary Lecture 10:

Computational Intelligence Techniques in Solving Power System Problems
by Assoc. Prof. Ismail Musirin, Universiti Teknologi MARA, MALAYSIA.

Plenary Lecture 11:

Semantic Approaches for Web Multimedia Processing and Communication
by Assoc. Prof. Ashraf M. A. Ahmad, Princess Sumya University for Technology, JORDAN.

Plenary Speech 12:

Software Risk Management through a Shared Approach
by Prof. Khairuddin Hashim, Tenaga Nasional University, MALAYSIA.

Plenary Lecture 13:

The Efficiency of Parallel Metaheuristics for Combinatorial Optimization – Paradigms, Models and Implementations
by Prof. Plamenka Borovska, Technical University of Sofia, BULGARIA.


Plenary Lecture 14:

Analytical Synthesis Method---A New Circuit Design Method for the Challenge without Trade-off
by Prof. Chun-Ming Chang, Chung Yuan Christian University, CHINA


Plenary Lecture 15:

On Some Properties of Fuzzy Systems
by Prof. Constantin Volosencu, “Politehnica” University of Timisoara, ROMANIA

Plenary Lecture 16:

Safety, Uncertainty, and Real-Time Problems in Developing Autonomous Robots
by Prof. Vitaliy Rybak, Tecnological University of the Mixteca, MEXICO

Plenary Lecture 17:

Signal Processing – Key Element in Designing an Accurate Machining Forces Measuring Device
by Assoc. Prof. Mihaiela Iliescu, “POLITEHNICA” University of Bucharest, ROMANIA

Plenary Lecture 18:

Flexible Superfinishing Modules used in SME (Small and Medium Enterprises)
by Assoc. Prof. Badea Lepadatescu, Transilvania University of Brasov, ROMANIA.

Plenary Lecture 19:

Real-time Fuzzy Digital Filters: Basic Concepts
by Prof. Jesus Medel, National Polytechnic Institute.


Plenary Lecture 20:
Using Exergy to Enhance Ecological and Environmental Understanding and Stewardship
by Professor Marc A. Rosen, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, CANADA.


Plenary Lecture 21:

Utilization of Non-Fossil Fuel Energy Options to Mitigate Climate Change and Environmental Impact
by Prof. Marc A. Rosen, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, CANADA.

Plenary Lecture 22:

Assessment and Modeling of Embodied Energy in Electric Transportation Systems, a Battlefield of Environmental Education
by Prof. Cornelia Aida Bulucea, University of Craiova, ROMANIA.

Plenary Lecture 23:

Energy Savings and Climate Change Mitigation Effect of the Fluid Transportation Energy Efficiency
by Prof. Mircea Grigoriu, University POLITEHNICA Bucharest, ROMANIA.

Plenary Lecture 24:

SmartGrids and Distributed Generation for the European Electricity Network of the Future
by Prof. Francesco Muzi, University of L'Aquila, ITALY.


Plenary Lecture 25:

Indoor Air Quality Assessment
by Prof. Costas G. Helmis, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, GREECE.

Plenary Lecture 26:

Influence of Gasoline-Methanol Mixtures in a Two-Stroke Engine
by Prof. Charalampos Arapatsakos, Democritus University of Thrace, GREECE.

Plenary Lecture 27

Dimethyl Ether (DME): A Clean Fuel of the 21st Century and Catalysts for It
by Assist. Prof. Kaoru Takeishi, Shizuoka University, JAPAN.

Plenary Lecture 28

Cooling Water and the Environment
by Prof. T. Reg. Bott, University of Birmingham, UK.

Plenary Lecture 29:

Analyzing Malaysian Wind Speed Data Using Statistical Distribution
by Assoc. Prof. Azami Zaharim, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, MALAYSIA.

Plenary Lecture 30:

Advances in Solar Assisted Drying Systems for Agricultural Produce
by Prof. Kamaruzzaman Sopian, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, MALAYSIA.

Plenary Lecture 31:

Evaluation of Thermal Comfort in the Main Indoor Arenas and Amphitheatres used in the Olympic Games “Athens 2004” with a CFD Model
by Prof. Anastasios I. Stamou, National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), GREECE.

Plenary Lecture 3

Field Assisted Processing of Polymer Nanocomposites with Functionalized Carbon Nanotubes and Nanofibres
by Prof. Jose M. Kenny, University of Perugia, ITALY.

Plenary Lecture 33:

Nanotechnology and Heterogeneous Catalysis
by Ass. Prof. Karim H. Hassan, University of Diyala, IRAQ.

Plenary Lecture 34:

Electrodynamics of Carbon Nanotubes: Principles, Models, Device Applications and Open Questions
by Prof. Sergey Maksimenko, Belarus State University, BELARUS.

Plenary Lecture 35:

Nanotechnology Research Efforts in Mexico
by Prof. Armando Barranon, UAM-Azcapotzalco, MEXICO & The University of Texas at El Paso, USA.

Plenary Lecture 36:

Synthesis and Applications of Some Nanostructured Materials
by Prof. Tarek Abdel-Fattah, Christopher Newport University, USA.


Plenary Lecture 37:

To what Extend could be Quantum Mechanics be Submissive. What we have Recently Understood about Quantum Control
by Prof. Zakhariev Boris Nikolaevich, Joint Institute for Nuclear Research, Dubna, RUSSIA.

Plenary Lecture 38:

On Reliable Continuum Mechanics Formulations in Multiscale Simulations of Solids
by Prof. Dubravka Mijuca, University UNION, SERBIA.

Plenary Lecture 39:

Unsteady Flow Simulation In Turbomachinery - A Numerical Challenge
by Prof. Martelli Francesco, University of Florence, ITALY.

Plenary Lecture 40:

Spatial Behaviour in Continuum Mechanics
by Prof. Stan Chirita, Al. I. Cuza University of Iasi, ROMANIA.

Plenary Lecture 41:

Recent Challenges in Turbulence: Computational Features of Turbulent Mixing
by Assoc. Prof. Adela Ionescu, University of Craiova, ROMANIA.

Plenary Lecture 42:

A Rational Integrated Approach to Designer Materials, Aerodynamics, Structural Control and Vehicle Performance: Analytical and Computational Issues
by Prof. Harry H. Hilton, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, United States of America.  

Plenary Lecture 43:

On Gradient Deformation and Flow Theories:
From Macro and Meso Scales to Nano and Astro Scales

by Prof. Elias C. Aifantis, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece.




Plenary Lecture 44:

Parametric Excitation and Suppression of Oscillations at the Interfaces of Continua
by Prof. Ivan Kazachkov, National Technical University of Ukraine "KPI", UKRAINE.

Plenary Lecture 45:

Is there a Relation between the Geological Structure and the Prehistoric Art Manifestations? A Case History: The El Castillo Mountain Prehistoric Caves, Puente Viesgo, Cantabria, Spain
by Prof. Alberto Foyo, Cantabria University, SPAIN.

Plenary Lecture 46:

by Prof. Angelo De Santis, Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia & Universita G. D’Annunzio, ITALY.

Plenary Lecture 47:

Epileptic Seizures: Quakes of the Brain?
by Prof. Ivan Osorio, The University of Kansas Medical Center, USA.

Plenary Lecture 48:

P-Wave Velocity and Quality of Building Matirials
by Prof. Basile Christaras, Aristotle University, School of Geology, Greece.



WSEAS provides a very important tool to all the participants
A permanent username and password for accessing WSEAS conference proceedings on-line for ever.

Review Process:
Each paper was reviewed at least by 3 independent reviewers. The WSEAS Secretariat sent each paper to 5 reviewers. Some papers received reviews from 5 different referees. The WSEAS Secretariat forwarded these comments by personalized emails to the responsible for the correspondence author. The full list of the reviewers will be available in the web page: 

Best Papers (Evaluated by committees of 6 international experts, different for each discipline)
Click here to see the best papers for each conference:

Additional features of the conferences :

1) Publication of the Proceedings in 3 media: hard-copy, CD, E-Library
Five books in the "Electrical and Computer Engineering Series" of WSEAS  (see details, contents, author indices and editors below) with ISBN and ISSN indexed by the major Citation Indices (ISI ranked):

(B)  CD-ROM Proceedings with pages' numbers with ISBN and ISSN indexed by the major Citation Indexes:

(C) E-Library:

and possible, for a very small number of papers:

(D) JOURNAL PUBLICATION: Expanded and enhanced versions of papers published in the conference proceedings also going to be considered for possible publication in one of the WSEAS journals that participate in the major International Scientific Indices (Elsevier, Scopus, EI, Compendex, INSPEC, CSA .... see:     ).

WSEAS provides a very important tool to all the participants; a permanent username and password for accessing WSEAS conference proceedings on-line for ever.

3) The Participants received numerous coffee-breaks, and a Welcome Drink

4) Cultural and social activities as customary in WSEAS events.

5) The conference Books (Hard-Copy Proceedings), CD-ROM proceedings and Journals (with selected papers) published by WSEAS Press continue to sell for a long time after the meeting has taken place. This is another demonstration of the prestige the scientific community attribute to the meetings organized by the WSEAS.
For example, they are distributed via AMAZON: 

What is the Permanent Procedure for additional Journal publication for a very small number of High-Quality Papers presented in the WSEAS Conferences (after the recommendation of Chairmen). So, the authors with accepted & presented papers received the following e-mail:

We have started now the procedure for the evaluation of the extended versions of your papers for possible inclusion in the WSEAS journals after new rounds of review.

INTRODUCTION: You know that our goal is to maintain very strong international journals, to increase the impact of our beloved WSEAS Transactions, really top journals as they really are. To this end, we need only high quality papers, breakthrough works of archival value, i.e. papers that are well written from any point of view, completed studies (with their numerical examples or experiments that must be compared with the previous results in the literature), excellent English language and of course correct WSEAS format. The papers also must be substantially extended version of the paper that was presented in the conference (with more than 40% new material). We need papers that will attract the attention of other scholars citing them increasing our impact. In the next few years, the WSEAS transactions must be in every academic library, in every corner of the earth. To this end, we need your high quality contribution.


a) Check very carefully if your idea is really important, breakthrough in your field and can appear in a Journal of the quality and the level of the WSEAS Transactions. If you doubt, do not send it so easily. Your paper must not be only a good idea. It must be a complete study with theoretical background, complete bibliographical references; without grammatical and syntactical errors. For theoretical works: full comparison with previous published papers is necessary. We need numerical examples, applicability of the method, originality, novelty and directions for future research. For experimental or computational works: full comparison with previous published papers is necessary. We need real experiments with the necessary documentation, while for computational work, we need full benchmarks. Of course along discussions for the applicability of the method, originality, novelty and directions for future research.
b) Complete the extended version of your paper and upload it via
http://...............  (the full web address was given only to authors who presented a paper)

c) If your extended version fulfills the paragraph a), then our Editors will send it to 3 independent Reviewers outside your country. If not, our Editors are entitled to reject it from this early stage informing you properly. The positive answer of the 3 reviewers is necessary (attention: 2 yes and 1 no implies NO, i.e. rejection).

d) Our Editors will collect the reviewers' remarks and will send them again to you for acceptance/ acceptance after minor revision / acceptance after major revision / rejection

e) Possibly new rounds of review will be needed.

f) No additional fee is needed in case of acceptance. 

The final list of the papers must have the approval of our Editors and 3 Reviewers, and of course the Editor-in-Chief of the particular Journal.

We want only authors that presented their papers to complete this web form:
http://...............   (the full web address was given only to authors who presented a paper) So, in this form you will need a password (the password was given only to the authors who presented a paper).


PROCEEDINGS: The Proceedings related to the Conference are covered by:
02. INSPEC (IET, former IEE)
03. CSA (Cambridge Scientific Abstracts)
04. ELSEVIER and Elsevier Bibliographic Database
07. MATHSCINET of AMS (American Mathematical Society)
08. MATHEMATICAL REVIEWS of AMS (American Mathematical Society)
09. Directory of Published Proceedings
10. Computer Science Bibliography Administrator
11. American Chemical Society and its Index: Chemical Abstracts Service
12. European Library in Paris (France)
13. DEST Database (Australia)
14. Engineering Information
18. Compendex (CPX)
23. OceanBase
24. BEILSTEIN Abstracts
25. World Textiles
27. British Library
28. National Library of Greece
29. German National Library of Science and Technology
30. IARAS Index

The WSEAS journals are covered by:
01. ISI through the INSPEC (IEE)
02. INSPEC (IET, former IEE)
03. CSA (Cambridge Scientific Abstracts)
04. ELSEVIER and Elsevier Bibliographic Database
06. MATHSCINET of AMS (American Mathematical Society)
08. MATHEMATICAL REVIEWS of AMS (American Mathematical Society)
09. Computer Science Bibliography Administrator
10. British Library
11. American Chemical Society and its Index: Chemical Abstracts Service
12. European Library in Paris (France)
13. DEST Database (Australia)
14. Swets Information Services
15. Engineering Information
19. Compendex (CPX)
20. Geobase
24. OceanBase
25. BEILSTEIN Abstracts
26. World Textiles
28. Mayersche
29. Index of Information Systems Journals
30. National Library of Greece
31. IARAS Index

  • From these excellent and well-organized conferences, WSEAS Press published also 5 Books that contain the conference proceedings.
    Please, order them from the WSEAS Press:

     .: SOCIAL PART (Coffee-Breaks, Banquet, Excursions)
    Coffee-breaks were available for the Guests during the conferences.
    Two wonderful Gala with many different courses  were given to the participants in the evening of the first and evening of the second day of the conferences.

    .: See your feedback about the Conference:               

    See the total list with your impressions from the WSEAS Conferences and Journals
    within 2009:
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    within 2007:
    within 2006:
    within 2005:
    within 2004:
    within 2003:
    For previous years, see:
    WSEAS will publish yours comments
    (  ) and will circulate them in a booklet!