June 6-7, 2008 (Fri-Sat)

Activities to be arranged. Please contact Prof. Wolfgang Schwarz for details.

June 9, 2008 (Mon)

Public holiday.

June 10, 2008 (Tue), Room AG710, Building A, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

08:30 am    Chairmen’s Address

Morning Session 
Chair: Michael Tse

09:00 am     Stabilizing periodic orbits of discrete-continuous systems by means of controlling
                    switching surfaces on-line (45 min)
                    A. Schild and J. Lunze, Ruhr-Universität, Bochum
09:45 am     Synchronization in two coupled auto-gain-controlled oscillators with time delay (30 min) 
                    [Presentation Slides]
                    Y. Nishio, Tokushima University 
10:15 am     Tea break
10:45 am     Generating multiple chaotic attractors by switching control (30 min) [Presentation Slide]
                    W.K.S. Tang, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong      
11:15 am     Inter-spike interval characteristics of chaotic spiking oscillators (30 min)
                    T. Hasegawa, Y. Matsuoka and T. Saito, Hosei University, Tokyo
11:45 pm     Stabilizing unknown steady state of a chaotic spiking oscillator (30 min) 
                    [Presentation Slide]
                    T. Tsubone, Nagaoka University 

12:15 pm     Lunch break
                    (Lunch will be arranged at 14/F Li Ka Shing Building)

Afternoon Session
Chair: Wolfgang Schwarz

02:00 pm     Space filling curves and applications in electrical engineering (45 min)
                    M. Ogorzalek, Jagelonian University, Krakow
02:45 pm     All around the cochlea (45 min) [Paper]
                    R. Stoop, ETH and University of Zurich
03:30 pm     Particle swarm optimizers with tree topology (30 min)
                    E. Miyagawa and T. Saito, Hosei University, Tokyo
04:00 pm     Tea break
04:30 pm     A Study on chaotic multiple-bits modulation using mapping parameters as data (30 min)
                    K. Yano and K. Tanaka, Shinshu University, Nagano
05:00 pm     Modulation and switching in semiconductor laser (30 min)
                    N. S-C. Chan, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong           
05:30 pm     Synchronization phenomena of impulsively-coupled van der Pol oscillators (30 min) 
                    [Presentation Slide]
                    Y. Uwate, ETH and University of Zurich, Y. Nishio, Tokushima University, and R. Stoop,
                    ETH and University of Zurich 

06:00 pm     Close

06:30 pm     Conference Dinner at Jumbo Kingdom Floating Restaurant, Aberdeen
                    (Please assemble at 6:30pm at the Fountain Square, G/F, Building A, for bus transfer.)