This workshop is sponsored by IMACS.

Call for Papers (New Date of Acceptance Notification)

First International Workshop On Modelling Complex Systems (MCS 2005)

in conjunction with and as a part of
The International Conference on Computational Science and its Applications (ICCSA 2005), Singapore, May 9 – 12

All formatting instructions, the copyright form and the registration form can be found at ICCSA 2005 web site. For conference venue locations, special events, hotel booking and other related information please consult

Workshop Description

The workshop of Modelling Complex Systems will aim at both basic and applied research on complex systems, with particular emphasis on emergent behaviour. The investigation of nonlinear processes, predictability and concepts such as order, complexity and information interdependence inform our understanding of how complex systems behave and may provide insight on the dynamics, development and control.


Examples of systems exhibiting complex and emergent behaviour may include, but is not limited to the following:

  • Biological systems
  • Physical systems
  • Social systems
  • Financial systems
  • Traffic and transportation systems
  • Information Systems

The workshop will provide an opportunity for researchers in different disciplines to explore potential for cross-fertilization of ideas in modelling complexity. CALL FOR PAPERS (PDF version available here)


Submission of Papers and Proceedings


Full papers of 6 to 10 pages (Letter or A4 paper) for oral presentation are invited. Proceedings of the Workshop will be published in the Springer-Verlag Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) series. All contributions should be original and not published elsewhere or intended to be published during the review period. Contributions from more applied related fields in industry and commerce are very welcome. Submitted papers should have a maximum of 10 pages. All papers must be presented by one of the authors who must register for the conference and pay the fee. To ensure high quality, all papers will be reviewed by a minimum of two reviewers. Please refer to the Springer-Verlag web site for directions on the Final Paper Format which must be strictly followed for all papers that are to appear in the proceedings.

Please submit your paper directly to Workshop organizers at the following email addresses:

Attn: Prof. Heather J. Ruskin (   or Dr. Ruili Wang (

Indicate in the header of the message "MCS 2005 submission".

Important Dates

  • Paper submission deadline: January 06, 2005
  • Notification of acceptance: January 29, 2005
  • Camera ready papers and Pre-registration: February 10, 2005

Keynote Speaker


Professor Ras B. Pandey

Department of Physics and Astronomy

University of Southern Mississippi,

Mississippi, USA

Program Committee

John Bronlund                              Massey University, New Zealand

Wai Ki Ching                                University of Hong Kong, China

Kil To Chong                                Chonbuk National UniversityKorea  

Dave Corcoran                             University of Limerick, Ireland

Silvio Gamma                               Universidade do Porto, Portugal

Neil Hurley                                  University College Dublin, Ireland

Ray Kemp                                   Massey UniversityNew Zealand

Stephen Marsland                        Massey University, New Zealand

David Sinclair                              Dublin City University, Ireland

Ras Pandey                                 University of Southern Mississippi, USA 

Ramesh Rayudu                           Lincoln University, New Zealand

Stefan Thurner                            University of ViennaAustria

Zongzhong Tian                           University of Nevada Reno, USA

Qingsong Wu                               University of Science and Technology of China