46th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and ComputingJune 1, 2008
September 24–26, 2008
Allerton House, Illinois
The 46th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing will be held from Wednesday, September 24, through Friday, September 26, 2008, at Allerton House, the conference center of the University of Illinois. Papers presenting original research are solicited in the areas of communication systems, communication and computer networks, detection and estimation theory, information theory, error control coding, source coding and data compression, queueing networks, control systems, robust and nonlinear control, adaptive control, optimization, dynamic games, large-scale systems, robotics and automation, manufacturing systems, discrete event systems, intelligent control, multivariable control, computer vision-based control, learning theory, neural networks, VLSI architectures for communications and signal processing, and automated highway systems. Manuscripts must be submitted by Tuesday, July 1, 2008, following the instructions at the conference Web site: http://www.comm.csl.uiuc.edu/allerton.
Plenary Lecture: Professor Stephen Smale of the Toyota Technological Institute of Chicago and the University of Chicago, Departments of Mathematics and Computer Science, will deliver this year's plenary lecture, titled "Geometry of Data." It is scheduled for Friday, September 26, 2008.
Allerton House is located 26 miles southwest of the Urbana–Champaign campus of the university in a wooded area on the Sangamon River. It is part of the 1500-acre Robert Allerton Park, a complex of natural and man-made beauty designated as a national natural landmark. Allerton Park has 20 miles of well-maintained trails and a living gallery of formal gardens, studded with sculptures collected from around the world.
Conference Co-Chairs: Pierre Moulin and Carolyn Beck.
Sponsors: Coordinated Science Laboratory and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.