ALLERTON 2011 : 49th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing
Call For Papers
The Forty-Ninth Annual Allerton Conference on
Communication, Control, and Computing will be held
from Wednesday, September 28 through Friday,
September 30, 2011, at Allerton House, the conference
center of the University of Illinois. Allerton House is
located twenty-six miles southwest of the Urbana-
Champaign campus of the University in a wooded area on
the Sangamon River. It is part of the fifteen-hundred acre
Robert Allerton Park, a complex of natural and man-made
beauty designated as a National natural landmark.
Allerton Park has twenty miles of well-maintained trails
and a living gallery of formal gardens, studded with
sculptures collected from around the world.
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.
Plenary lecture: Professor Avi Wigderson of the
Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton University, will
deliver this year’s plenary lecture. It is scheduled for
Friday, September 30, 2011.
Information for authors: Regular papers suitable for
presentation in twenty minutes are solicited. Regular
papers will be published in full (subject to a maximum
length of eight 8.5” x 11” pages, in two column format) in
the Conference Proceedings.
For reviewing purposes of papers, a title and a five to ten
page extended abstract, including references and
sufficient detail to permit careful reviewing, are required.
Manuscripts must be submitted by Wednesday, July 6,
2011, following the instructions at the Conference
Authors will be notified of acceptance via e-mail by
August 5, 2011, at which time they will also be sent
detailed instructions for the preparation of their papers for
Final versions of papers to be presented at the
conference must be submitted electronically by
September 30, 2011.