Although a conversational conference, we recognize the importance for some of paper presentations. We will arrange paper presentation sessions. There will be a thorough refereeing process for abstracts including open reviewing by all conference attendees. Presentation at the conference is regarded as part of the refereeing process. Final papers, limited to 3000 words and up …

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Paper Refereeing

Submission, Refereeing and Acceptance of Papers The process of refereeing and publishing is a cumulative one that allows for continuous improvement of each paper, especially in reflecting discussions at the conference. Papers will be accepted in the first instance by blind refereeing of 400 word draft extended abstracts (due Friday 31 May). Revised extended abstracts …

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Paper Presentations

This is not a conference where the main activity is paper presentations. Authors will, normally, present and develop their papers informally, in the conversations the conference is designed to develop. Because papers are connected to the conference theme and sub-themes, a paper will be deemed to have been presented to the conference through the participation …

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We have agreed with Magnus Ramage, editor in chief of Kybernetes, that the Conference Proceedings will be published in that journal. The proceedings will be edited by Ranulph Glanville and Dai Griffiths. The proceedings of our recent conferences are published as follows: 2010 conference: Kybernetes, 2011, volume 40 issues 7–8 2011 conference: Cybernetics and Human …

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Paper Format

The paper format will be as described in Kybernetes, and on the

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