Call For Papers Issued By SNAME New England For Computer Symposium
The New England Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers has issued a call for papers for "Marine Computers '86—A Symposium on Computer Applications in the Marine Industry," to be held April 16-17, 1986, in Boston, Mass. The goal of the symposium is to provide a forum for the presentation of current and future applications of computer hardware and software in the marine industry.
Authors are invited to submit abstracts and tentative outlines of their potential contributions. Deadlines are as follows: Abstract and Tentative Outline (6 copies), April 1, 1985; Tentative Acceptance Notice, May 15, 1985; Manuscript (5 copies), August 1, 1985; and Final Acceptance Notice, December 1, 1985.
The following areas of the marine industry and computer technology are of interest; related topics will also be considered.
Design and Engineering; Offshore Structures; Advanced Marine Vehicles; Planning, Fabrication & Construction; Cargo Handling, Route Planning, Monitoring; Computer Aided Design/Engineering/Manufacturing; Information Systems and Data Base Management; Robotics, Vision Systems; Numerical Control; and Expert Systems, Artificial Intelligence.
Complete information may be had by writing Michael Triantafyllou, Technical Chairman, Marine Computers '86, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Room 5- 323, Cambridge, Mass. 02139.
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