IFAC International Workshop on Adaptation and Learning in Control and Signal Processing

Organized in conjunction with IFAC PSYCO 2013.


The organizing committee of ALCOSP'2013 is very happy to welcome you in Caen to meet renowned scholars and practitioners from all over the world. The city of Caen is the capital of Normandy, one of the most attractive European regions due to its historical and cultural richness and natural beauty.

ALCOSP'2013 is mainly organized by the GREYC Lab and will take place at the Campus 1 of the University of Caen Basse-Normandie.


In control and signal processing, adaptation and learning are natural tools to cope with real-time changes in the dynamical behaviour of signals and systems. In this respect, there has been an increasing interest in the use of computationally intelligent methods as potential tools to improve adaptation. This workshop has the goal of bringing together researchers and practitioners interested in adaptation and learning, providing them with a forum for presentation of recent developments and assessment of the most promising trends for future research.

It is organized under the auspices of the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC).

In IFAC, this workshop is one of the rare regular events gathering potential actors from both the control and the signal processing communities. It is rooted in a long standing IFAC activity since ALCOSP 2013 is the 11th in a series originated in San Francisco (1983) and continued in Lund (1986), Glasgow (1989), Grenoble (1992), Budapest (1995), Glasgow (1998), Cernobbio-Come (2001), Katayama (2004), Saint-Petersburg (2007) and Antalya (2010).

ALCOSP 2013 is sponsored by the IFAC Technical Committees:

  • TC 1.2: Adaptive and Learning Systems
  • TC 1.1: Modeling, Identification and Signal Processing
  • TC 2.1: Control Design
  • TC 3.2: Computational Intelligence in Control
  • TC 6.3: Power & Energy Systems


Papers presented at ALCOSP 2013 will be made available on-line on the IFAC-PapersOnLine.net website and will be citable via an ISSN and a DOI.

ALCOSP'2013 will be held simultaneously with PSYCO'2013. All participants of ALCOSP may attend PSYCO's sessions.


Important dates

Notification of Acceptance

22 March  2013

Final Submission

30 April  2013

Conference Dates

3-5 July 2013

You will love Caen

Located between sea and land, less than 2 hours from Paris and 10 minutes from the beaches, on the road to Mont Saint Michel, Caen is a lively and dynamic city that is listed as one of most pleasant cities where to live in France.

There are a marina in the heart of the city, many parks and gardens and a marvelous architectural heritage. Its downtown shopping area and very attractive districts make it a city where life is good.

Ducal city founded by William the Conqueror in the eleventh century, Caen is a touristic city where visitors from all over the world come for discovering its abbeys, its castle, its memorial for peace and the famous landing beaches.

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