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Hello,  Members of the CLASS-L Listserve, 

Below is  the Call For Papers for the Classification Society Annual Meeting.
A URL, where info about fees and deadlines is given, appears at the end.

-- stan
Stan Sclove
Classification Society Sec'y / Treasurer,
for the conference organizers

Call for Papers

Annual Conference of the Classification Society
June 16 - 18, 2011
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA

The Classification Society is proud to host its annual conference on classification and clustering at Carnegie Mellon University from June 16 - 18, 2011. 
The conference has an inclusive focus on all facets of classification and clustering, including but not limited to:
combinatorial optimization, data mining, machine learning, statistical classification, mixture modeling, etc. 
In addition to addressing a wide array of methodological approaches to grouping data, the fields of applications have a rich tradition of being quite broad with some examples including educational testing, national security, federal policies, text mining, astronomy, and much more. 
The Classification Society is requesting abstracts for oral presentations that are applicable to any area of classification. 
The conference is not limited geographically and hopes to continue to attract attendees and presenters from around the globe.   Abstracts can be submitted to co-conference organizer: 
Douglas Steinley ([log in to unmask]) by the deadline of April 15th, 2011 with decisions of acceptance made by May 1st 2011.

Additional information regarding the conference (including registration fees and deadlines) can be found at: 



                       Stanley L. Sclove,  Ph.D.       
                             S t a t i s t i c i a n 
           Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago

Information & Decision Sciences Dept (MC 294) . . ofc (312) 996-2681
College of Business Administration        .  .  .  .   dept (312) 996-2676
University of Illinois at Chicago            .  .  .  .  .    fax (312) 413-0385
601 S. Morgan Street               .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     [log in to unmask]
Chicago, IL 60607-7124, U.S.A        .  .  .  .  .  www.uic.edu/~slsclove

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