Call for papers – European Symposium on Time Series Prediction

The second European Symposium on Time Series Prediction (TSP) is a new event in the fields of Neural Networks, Statistics and Econometrics. It will be held in Porvoo, one of the most beautiful towns in Finland. Contributions are welcome.

Submission of papers: 01 May 2008
Notification of acceptance: 01 June 2008
ESTSP conference: 17 – 19 September 2008

A new prediction competition is organized. The goal of the competition is the long-term prediction of 3 Time Series. The dataset will be available on April 1st. The competition deadline is on 01 May 2008, same date as the paper submission deadline. The prediction competition dataset will be published on the beginning of April. The schedule of the competition will favor fast methods.

The proceedings will include all communications presented to the conference, and will be available on-site. Extended versions of selected papers will be published in the Neurocomputing journal (Elsevier).

The ESTSP 2008 conference will be held in Haikko Manor in Porvoo. Porvoo is a about 50 kilometers from Helsinki near the southern coast of Finland. The Manor itself is very old and classy place with historically valuable and stimulating atmosphere. The conference facilities have been recently renovated to meet the demands of modern conferences. Helsinki University of Technology is one of the top-level universities in Finland for both education and research. The ESTSP 2008 is organized by the Adaptive Informatics Research Centre from the Department of Information and Computer Science (ICS) of HUT. The Adaptive Informatics Research Centre is a Centre of Excellence of the Academy of Finland. HUT is located in Espoo.

Conference location:
Hotel Haikko Manor
Haikkoontie 114
06400 Porvoo
Phone: +358 19 576 01
Fax: +358 19 576 0399

All questions concerning ESTSP'2008 may be sent by e-mail (preferred) to
Contact address:
Dr. Amaury Lendasse
Helsinki University of Technology
Laboratory of Computer and Information Science
P.O. Box 5400
FI-02015 HUT
fax +358-9-451 3277