numéro 82 (02/02/2018)

  • Posted on: 27 November 2018
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Le dossier de demande de renouvellement du GdR MACS, transmis au CNRS ces jours-ci, est disponible à l'adresse :

Un grand nombre de personnes ont contribué à sa rédaction : les comités de directions actuels et futurs et tous les animateurs de GT. Un grand merci à eux.


2017 European PhD Award on Control for Complex and Heterogeneous Systems

As every year, we would like to encourage young researchers that have recently obtained their PhD degree to participate in the process for the selection of the best PhD thesis defended in a European University in the field of Control for Complex and Heterogeneous Systems. The aim is to encourage high-quality work amongst young researchers in their first research period.
The prize consists of a certificate and a cash award of 1000 €.

Deadline for application: *28th February 2018*
To be eligible for the award, the thesis must be in English and have been defended in Europe between 15/07/2016 and 14/07/2017

Former recipients can be found on the webpage:

To apply, please consult the award webpage:


2018 EECI International Graduate School on Control

NEW DEADLINE for the advance registration: the decision for the opening of the modules M12, M13, M14, M15, M16, M17, M19, M22, M24 and M25 is POSTPONED to 01/03/2018. EARLY REGISTRATION for these modules is still opened and till 28/02/2018.



New Springer journal “Metaheuristics”
First journal 100% dedicated to metaheuritics, which is planned to start publication in the first half of 2018.
Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Patrick Siarry

The topics covered by the journal are as follows (but not limited to) • Theoretical developments on metaheuristics • Performance comparisons of metaheuristics • Cooperative methods combining different types of approaches • Matheuristics • Parallel and distributed metaheuristics for multiobjective optimization • Adaptation of discrete metaheuristics to continuous optimization • Dynamic optimization • Software implementations • Real-life applications.

Contribution for the inaugural issue of Metaheuristics, to be published in the first half of 2018 are solicited. High-quality papers on any topic relevant to the journal, including regular papers, survey papers, industry papers and short papers are awaited. It is pointed out the importance of statistical tests to make coherent the comparison with competing algorithms, a particular interest for papers bringing new theoretical ideas and a mistrust of papers which propose a new metaphor bringing nothing new but confusion.

Submissions should contain original material that has not been submitted or published elsewhere. The submission should include an abstract and keywords, authors, and specify which author serves as contact author. All submissions will be carefully reviewed by at least three experts.

Submissions have to be formatted according to the journal’s guidelines at:

and have to be uploaded into Springer’s Electronic Management System at:


TFC2018: Triz Future Conference 2018
Strasbourg (France), 29th–31st October 2018.

The Conference is jointly organized by the National Institute of Applied Sciences of Strasbourg (INSA de Strasbourg), ETRIA – The European TRIZ association and is sponsored by IFIP. It aims at linking industrial companies, research centers, educational organizations and individuals to share their experience on systematic inventive processes and promote TRIZ diffusion worldwide. It will provide an international forum for exchanging new ideas on TRIZ and knowledge-based innovation, presenting recent achievements by the TRIZ community and enabling further advances and collaboration between industry & academia.

Call for papers:


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Le GDR MACS assure la responsabilité scientifique des activités de l’IFAC en France. Toutes les informations les concernant sont disponibles à l'adresse suivante :


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Isabelle Queinnec
Directrice du GdR MACS
LAAS-CNRS, Toulouse