Modelling, Identification and Control

Innsbruck has always been valued as a European treasure by monarchs and civilians alike, and today remains a tourist favourite for its charm, history, and natural beauty. Scenically positioned between impressive mountain ranges and the Inn River, and several lakes nearby as well, the town is ideal for winter sports: skiing and snowboarding hills are right outside the door. If you prefer hiking, the area offers beautiful views for those seeking adventure or leisurely recreation. You can also experience the breathtaking views via nostalgic tram rides and carriage rides through the streets, or simply enjoy the scenery from the cozy village itself. The town itself has much to offer, including the Alpine Zoo, which is the largest in Europe, several museums, including a gallery of intricately designed crystal-art, and an exciting nightlife to suit any tastes. Traditional, cultured, and modern restaurants offer culinary delights, trendy cafés; classic pubs line the streets; and Casino Innsbruck offers a fun evening entertainment option. The old part of Innsbruck is a great place to explore interesting historic monuments and stores, including Archduke Ferdinand II's 10th-century Schloss Ambras, and Maximilian I's famous Golden Roof, while the newer areas boast convenient shopping centres and fashionable boutiques. Come and visit Innsbruck, where you can explore or just relax in a charming mountain village.

This conference provides an opportunity for prominent international specialists, researchers, and engineers to present and observe the latest research, results, and ideas in the areas of modelling, identification, and control. MIC 2013 aims to strengthen relations between industry, research laboratories and universities. All papers submitted to this conference will be double blind reviewed by at least two reviewers. Acceptance will be based primarily on originality and contribution.

The topics of interest to be covered by MIC 2013 include, but are not limited to:
Adaptive Control Applications
Control Theory Cybernetics
Fuzzy Control Intelligence Control
Intelligent Control Motion Control
Optimization Optimization Control
Others Process Control
Real Time Systems Robust Control
Stability Stochastic Control
Virtual Reality in Control

Automatic Target Identification Digital Signal Processing
Estimation Feature Extraction and Classification
Filtering Fuzzy Systems
Genetic Algorithms Image Processing
Linear and Nonlinear Time Series Analysis Model Validation
Neural Networks Others
Pattern Recognition State Estimation
Statistical Analysis System Identification
Wavelet Transform

3-Dimensional Modelling Agent-based Modelling
Biomedicine and Biomechanics Modelling Bond Graph Modelling
Dynamic Modelling Environmental Modelling
Finite Element Methods Mathematical Modelling and Simulation
Model Development Monte Carlo Simulation
Numerical Methods Others
Simulation Statistical and Probabilistic Modelling
Stochastic Modelling Time Series Analysis


Submit your paper via our website at: All submissions should be in Adobe Acrobat (.PDF) format.

The IASTED Secretariat must receive your paper by September 17, 2012. Receipt of paper submission will be confirmed by email.

Initial Paper Requirements
All papers submitted to IASTED conferences must be previously unpublished and may not be considered for publication elsewhere at any time during IASTED's review period. Authors are limited to a maximum of three paper submissions.

Initial paper submissions should be full papers. Papers of up to 8 pages in length are included in the conference registration fee. An extra charge will apply for every additional page for papers longer than 8 pages. Authors are responsible for having their papers checked for style and grammar before submitting to IASTED. Papers may be rejected if the language is not satisfactory.

When submitting a paper, complete the online initial paper submission form, designating an author who will attend the conference, and provide four key words to indicate the subject area of your paper. At least one of the key words must be taken from the list of topics provided under Scope, above.

Formatting instructions for initial papers are available at

All papers submitted to this conference will be double-blind peer reviewed by at least two members of the International Program Committee and related technical committees. Acceptance will be based primarily on originality, significance, technical soundness, presentation, and references. The conference chair makes the final decision on the acceptance or rejection of the paper.

Acceptance and Registration
Notification of acceptance will be sent via email by November 1, 2012. Final manuscripts are due by November 15, 2012. Registration and final payment are due by December 3, 2012. Late registration fees or paper submissions will result in the papers being excluded from the conference proceedings.

Only one paper of up to eight pages is included in the regular registration fee. There will be an added charge for extra pages and additional papers.

Final Paper Requirements
The final paper must be correctly formatted and submitted online at

The formatting instructions can be found at: and must be strictly followed. The page limit for final papers is eight single-spaced pages in 10 point Times New Roman font.

Awards for Best Paper and Best Student Paper will be presented to the corresponding author(s) at the conference banquet. The Conference Chair will select the winners, based on the reviews by the International Program Committee. The papers will be judged primarily on originality, significance, technical soundness, presentation, and references. To qualify for the Best Student Paper, the author must be a registered student.

The author and co-authors of an awarded paper will be entitled to:
A signed office award certificate;
The announcement of their achievement at the conference banquet as well as on the conference webpage;
A free IASTED Membership;
A 50% discount on a future IASTED conference registration. This discount must be taken within 2 years.


Proposals for three-hour tutorials must be submitted online by September 17, 2012. Submit tutorial proposals via the following web site address:

Proposal Format

A tutorial proposal should clearly indicate:
The topic.
Background knowledge expected of the participants.
Time allocations for the major course topics.
The qualifications of the instructor(s).

Special session proposals must be emailed to by September 17, 2012. Proposals should include a session title, a list of the topics covered, and the qualifications and brief biography of the session organizer(s).

Papers submitted to the special session must be received by September 17, 2012, unless otherwise stipulated by the Special Session Organizer. A minimum of five papers must be registered and fully paid in order for this session to be included in the conference program.

More information on special sessions is available at

Papers submitted to this conference that have been revised to include new results and offer a unique contribution may be considered for possible publication in ACTA Press' international journals ( For additional information about the submission of papers to journals, please visit:

The proceedings will be sent for indexing in the following:
EI Compendex
Google Scholar
IMPORTANT DEADLINESSubmissions Due September 17, 2012
Notification of Acceptance November 1, 2012
Final Manuscripts Due November 15, 2012
Registration Deadline December 3, 2012

Concurrent Conferences

MIC 2013 will be held in conjunction with the IASTED International Conferences on:
Biomedical Engineering (BioMed 2013)
Web-based Education (WBE 2013)
Artificial Intelligence and Applications (AIA 2013)
Parallel and Distributed Computing and Networks (PDCN 2013)
Software Engineering (SE 2013)
Computer Graphics and Imaging (CGIM 2013)
Signal Processing, Pattern Recognition and Applications (SPPRA 2013)

For more information, or to be placed on our mailing list, please contact:

IASTED Secretariat – MIC 2013
B6, Suite 101, Dieppe Avenue SW
Calgary, AB, Canada T3E 7J9
Tel: +1 403-288-1195
Fax: +1 403-247-6851
Web site: 

Pau Fonseca i Casas
Department of Statistics and Operations Research

Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya - BarcelonaTECH
North Campus - C5218 Room
Barcelona, 08034, SPAIN

Tel. (+34) 93 4017035
Fax. (+34) 93 4015855