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Acoustics and Music: Theory and Applications
Montego Bay, December 2000


ACOUSTICS AND MUSIC: THEORY AND APPLICATIONS

---->WorldSES CONFERENCE, AMTA 2000<----
---->Montego Bay, Jamaica, December 20-22, 2000.<----

http://www.worldses.org/wses/AMTA
ORGANIZER: WSES (World Scientific and Engineering Society) 
SPONSOR: WSES (World Scientific and Engineering Society) 


* During the Dinner, a small festival / concert will take place. Those participants
that want to participate - presenting their work/composition - must send a message
to: usa@worldses.org
* Your contribution will be published in CD-ROM Proceedings as well as in WSES Press
Luxurious International Editions with world circulation(see below)

DEADLINE for paper submission: APRIL 15, 2000 
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection: MAY 15, 2000 

TOPICS:

a)ACOUSTICS 
Mathematical Models in Acoustics 
Computational Acoustics 
Boundary Value Problems 
Environmental Acoustics 
Architectural Acoustics 
Acoustics Measurements 
Sound Insulation 
Noise Control Engineering 
Active Control of Sound 
Prediction Methods 
Acoustics of Fluids 
Elasticity Theory and Acoustics 
Underwater Acoustics 
Space Acoustics 
Untrasound technology and applications 
Electronics for Sound Art and Technology 
Speech Processing 
Language Processing and Technology 
Statistical Acoustic Signal Processing and Multirate Signal Processing 
Interpolation and Transforms in Acoustics. Vector Quantization. 
Spectral Analysis and Power Spectrum Estimation 
Wavelet based acoustics. Coding in Acoustics. 
Adaptive filtering. Parameter Estimation. Signal Reconstruction.
Recognition 
Vibro-Acoustics 
Ambiophonics 
Simulation Methods in Acoustics 
Bio-Acoustics 
Seismic Imaging 
Medical Diagnostics 
Non-destructive Inspection 
Biological Effects of Sound 
Psychoacoustics 
Neural Networks Applications in Acoustics 
Applications of Fuzzy Logic in Acoustics 
Genetic Algorithms' Applications in Acoustics 
Military Topics 
Other relevant topics and applications.

b)MUSIC 
Mathematical Models in Music 
Computers in Music Composition 
Neural Networks, Fuzzy Logic, Genetic Algorithms in Music 
Multimedia 
Modeling of Music in European and non-European Scales 
Mathematics of Greek (i.e. Byzantine) Music 
Mathematics of Oriental Music and, in general, of non-european music 
Central-American, Latin-American Music 
Jazz Study. Reggae Study. 
Pattern Recognition in Music 
Automatic Music Composition 
Biological Effects of Music 
Electronic Musical Instruments 
Electronic Music 
Mathematical Analysis of Musical Instruments 
Music and Psychology 
Music Education and Music in Education 
Music and Religion 
History of Music 
Music and Civilization 
Musicology, Ethnomusicology 
Music in Art and Philosophy 
Music and Dance 
Music and Dance especially from Neural-Sciences point of view 
Music and Poetry (epic, lyric, dramatic) 
New Trends in Music Composition 
Other relevant topics and applications. 

  

PUBLICATIONS!!

Publish your paper 1) in the Proceedings and 2) in WSES-Press International Luxurious
Editions
ALL THE ACCEPTED PAPERS will be published twice (two different publications)
1)in the CD-ROM Proceedings (with Search Facilities and Page Numbering) as well as 
2)in the Electrical and Computer Engineering International Reference Book Series of
WSES PRESS as Post-Conference Books (Hard cover, velvet paper, international
circulation). 
These will be different International Editions (with different ISBN).  Also SPECIAL
ISSUES of selected papers will appear in Computational Acoustics, Applied Acoustics
and Informatics journals.

  

PLACE:

Special Arrangements for AMTA 2000 participants have been made (discount rates) with
the Wexford Modego Bay Hotel where the conference will take place. 
HOTEL:WEXFORD MODEGO BAY 
Gloucester Avenue
Montego Bay, JAMAICA

  

INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE: 
M.Burtner (USA) 
J.J.R.Cardalda (Spain) 
L.Cheng (Canada) 
M.Edgerton (Canada) 
L.Fritts (USA) 
L.Gruyitch (France) 
P.Heiney (USA) 
L.Levin (Venezuela) 
P.Lennox (UK) 
N.Mastorakis (Greece) 
E.Miranda (Brazil) 
L.Simoni (Italy) 
V.Prokhorov (Russia) 
A.Santos del Riego (Spain) 
R.Thomson (UK) 
V.Tuzlukov (Belarus) 
R.Weidenaar (USA) 
The list is stil open. 

Those wish to participate in International Scientific Committee must send a request
by email to: usa@worldses.org including a short CV and a list of publications or a
link to their web page with their CV and publications.


INTERNATIONAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE: 
The following Professors/Researchers in Acoustics and Music: 
Atchley (USA) 
A.Berkhout (Netherland) 
D.Brown (USA) 
Gray (USA) 
P.Edelbrock (USA) 
J.Fox (USA) 
T.Harris (USA) 
M.Karjalainen (Finland) 
Klusek (Poland) 
F.Lopez-Lezcano (USA) 
T.Lim (USA) 
H.Moller (Denmark) 
J.Pierre (USA) 
Ron Roy (USA) 
G.Scavone (USA) 
Shikano (Japan) 
X.Serra (Spain) 
Taube (USA) 
J.Pampin (USA) 
C.Powell (USA) 
A.Werner (Austria) 
have been invited to serve as members of the advisory committee. 

  

ON-LINE HELP:

Regarding your submission, registration, travel, etc, please, feel free to contact
us: usa@worldses.org

  

SOCIAL PART:

The relevant arrangemnts for the social part have already been made with travel
agencies (Welcome Coctail, Official Dinner, Coffee-Breaks, Excursions, etc). Details
are available upon request from: usa@worldses.org
During the Social Part, a small festival / concert will take place. Those
participants that want to participate must send a message to: usa@worldses.org

  

ABOUT JAMAICA AND MODEGO BAY:

If you're flying into Jamaica you will most likely land at Donald Sangster
International Airport in Montego Bay. December is the best month for you to visit
Jamaica and in particular Montego Bay. Lying on the north west coast, Montego Bay is
a bubbling center of activity. "Mobay", as it is referred to in Jamaica, receives the
brunt of visitor arrivals. Not only do most airborne visitors disembark here, but
many cruise ships make this their port of call. Mobay is also a fun place to relax
and enjoy the sights. There is a lot to do though most resorts will cater to your
every need. There are several craft markets and duty free stores abound. Bring in a
return plane ticket and you can purchase tax free items such as liquors, perfumes,
and jewelry. There is plenty to eat in Mobay. Authentic Jamaican cooking and some
American mainstays like hamburgers. Breakfast here is terrific. Margaritaville is a
party waiting to happen fit with a slide into water though once it ran out of
margaritas. Many hotels offer boat rides in the bay. Private companies also have
party yachts on which to cruise away your worries. A nighttime cruise through the bay
is very pretty as the mountains rise up over the city and tiny points of light mark
Jamaican homes. Mobay is a good point of operations to use if you wish only to
explore the nearby area. Just east of town Rose Hall Great House and Greenwood Great
House. To the south is Barnett Estate, you've never seen so much sugar cane. A great
attraction to Mobay is the annual Sumfest music festival. Sumfest is a relatively new
reggae celebration that is slowly replacing the traditional Sunsplash of years past.
There are several very nice resorts in Mobay. One is the Rose Hall Wyndem. Located
outside of town near the great house of its name, the Wyndem is blessedly removed
from the all night parties in town. It is fairly luxurious with its own beach and
golf course. Half Moon takes luxury up to the next level. Golfing and horse back
riding is available.

The Capital of Jamaica is Kingston. It's the capital of reggae and home to the Bob
Marley Museum, the National Dance Theatre Company and the University of the West
Indies. Museums are also a way of life in Jamaica and we can visit the Arawak Museum,
which exhibits the food, tools, religious artifacts and carvings of the indigenous
inhabitants of Jamaica, the Arawak Indians. The historic old cities of Jamaica must
not be missed. Port Royal was once known as the wickedest city in the world, with its
inhabitants consisting mainly of Pirates and Buccaneers. In 1907 half the city was
sunk underwater by a vicious earthquake, testament that the eyes of God were
watching. Spanish Town, the former capital of Jamaica, showcases the rich
architecture of the period when Spaniards ruled this country.


LOOKING FORWARD TO SEEING YOU IN JAMAICA!