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*PLEASE NOTE: Authors registration deadline is October 19 2015.

All Authors and Attendees must register and receive a conference badge in order to participate in conference activities.


To be published in the FRUCT Conference Proceedings an author of the accepted full paper shall register to the conference and the paper must be presented by one of the authors at the conference unless the Conference or TPC Chair granted written permission for a substitute presentation. Non-refundable registration fees must be paid prior to uploading the final IEEE formatted, publication-ready version of the paper. For authors with multiple accepted papers - please note that one registration is valid for maximum 2 papers.

RG-01: Discounted registration for student and PhD students before 30.10.15 - 2000 RUB (27 EURO)
RG-02: Discounted registration for academic and startups before 30.10.15 - 3000 RUB (40 EURO)
RG-03: Discounted full registration fee before 30.10.15 - 4500 RUB (60 EURO)
RG-04: Registration for student and PhD students from 30.10.15 - 2900 RUB (38 EURO)
RG-05: Registration for academic and startups from 30.10.15 - 4200 RUB (56 EURO)
RG-06: Full registration fee from 30.10.15 - 6000 RUB (80 EURO)
RG-00: Registration fee waiver grant (shall be confirmed by email from conference/publication chair)
People listed in the Black List cannot take part in the event. Such registrations will be automatically cancelled without refund.

Conference dates: 09-14 November 2015
Conference location: Saint-Petersburg, Russia
Extended Abstract submission deadline: 1 October 2015
Extended Full Paper submission deadline: 1 October 2015
Notification of acceptance date: 13 October 2015
Camera-ready submission deadline: 20 October 2015


Please account that citizens of EU, USA, Japan, Korea, China and majority of other countries need to obtain visa for entrance into Russia. Participants are responsible for completing all legal formalities regarding their visa prior to entering the Russian Federation. The procedure of visa application varies from country to country and could take more than 2 weeks. We would recommend to start it as soon as you know about your participation in the conference. Please check this with your local Embassy of Russian Federation. If you need invitation letter please contact us by email info <at> at least a month before the conference


SUBMIT your Full paper (6 - 12 pages) or extended abstract for poster/demo proposal (1 - 4 pages document with standard paper header followed by the abstract text). Please note that at least one author of a paper shall be registered to the conference before submitting the camera ready version. Also note that extended abstract is an internal publication on the conference and the corresponding papers will NOT be sent for publication to IEEE and other external databases, nor included in any indexes.

Please submit your papers in PDF format and make sure that it follows our template: MS Word, LaTeX. Please note the following major changes in the templates: The size of page should be Letter (21.59 cm × 27.94 cm). If you are using Word margins must be: top - 1.9 cm, bottom - 1.6 cm, left - 1.57 cm and right – 1.57 cm. The archive file shall include .pdf and the source document in MS Word or LaTeX done according to template. Please make sure that all images in your paper are in black & white. Later, in case of some questions with the format, our editors may ask you to also send the original file in Word or LaTex.

After review all papers and abstracts have to be modified according to the feedback of reviewers and re-submitted in camera-ready form. If authors do not fulfill requirements and comments of the reviewers it could be a reason to reject a paper, even if its general quality is high enough.

The list of conference topics:
- Artificial Intelligence
- Natural Language Processing
- Plagiarism Detection, Author Profiling and Authorship
- Social Media and Social Network Analysis
- Information Retrieval
- Linked Data and Semantic Web
- Speech Generation and Recognition, Spoken language processing
- Human-Computer Interfaces
- Robotics and Natural Language
- Location Based Services and e-Tourism solutions
- Mobile Healthcare, Wellbeing, Diagnostics and e-Health solutions
- IoT, Smart Spaces, Context Analysis, Big Data and data mining
- Embedded systems, embedded networks and Smart Systems
- Communications Systems Integration and Modeling
- Crowdsourcing technologies

List of Technical Program Committee members: 
Program Chair: Jan Zizka, Mendel University in Brno, Czech Republic
Publication Chair: Sergey Balandin, FRUCT, Finland

Mikhail Ageev, Moscow State University, Russia
Mikhail Alexandrov, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain
Artem Andreev, Russian Academy of Science, Russia
Alberto Barron-Cedeno, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya
Sergey Bezzateev, Saint Petersburg University of Airspace Instrumentation, Russia
Iurii Bogoiavlenskii, Petrozavodsk State University, Russia
Ales Bourek, National Reference Center, Czech Republic
Pavel Braslavski, Ural Federal University / Kontur Labs, Russia
Maxim Buzdalov, ITMO University, Russia
John Cardiff, Institute Of Technology Tallaght, Ireland
Angels Catena, Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain
Dmitry Chalyy, Yaroslavl State University, Russia
Frantisek Darena, Mendel University in Brno, Czech Republic
Vladimir Deart, Moscow Techical University of Communications and Informatics, Russia
Vladimir Dobrynin, Saint-Petersburg State University, Russia
Vera Evdokimova, Saint-Petersburg State University, Russia
Aleksandr Farseev, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Andrey Filchenkov, ITMO University, Russia
Boris Goldstein, St. Petersburg State University of Telecommunications, Russia
Dmitry Granovsky, Yandex, Russia
Max Gubin, Google, USA
Andrei Gurtov, Helsinki Institute for Information Technology, Finland
Dmitry Kan, SemanticAnalyzer, Finland
Alexey Kashevnik, SPIIRAS, Russia
Vitaly Khudobakhshov, St.-Petersburg State University, Russia
Denis Kirjanov, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Russia
Julia Kiseleva, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands
Edward Klyshinsky, Moscow State Institute of Electronics and Mathematics, Russia
Liudmila Koblyakova, SUAI, Russia
Daniil Kocharov, Saint-Petersburg State University, Russia
Oleksandr Kolomiyets, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
Olessia Koltsova, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Russia
Natalia Konstantinova, University of Wolverhampton, UK
Alexey Koren, Excursia Inc, Russia
Dmitry Korzun, Petrozavodsk State University, Russia
Vadym Kramar, Oulu University of Applied Sciences, Finland
Kirill Krinkin, Open Source and Linux Lab, Russia
Kirill Kulakov, Petrozavodsk State University
Andrey Kutuzov, University of Oslo, Norway
Tatiana Lando, Yandex, Russia
Natalia Loukachevitch, Moscow State University, Russia
Ilya Markov, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
Kirill Maslinsky, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Russia
Oleg Medvedev, Moscow State University / FRUCT MD, Russia
Dmitry Mouromtsev, ITMO University, Russia
Sergey Nikolenko, Steklov Mathematical Institute, St. Petersburg, Russia
Valentin Olenev, SUAI, Russia
Ian Oliver, Nokia, Finland
Jarkko Paavola, Turku University of Applied Science, Finland
Ilya Paramonov, Yaroslavl State Universit, Russia
Vitaly Petrov, Tampere University of Technology, Finland
Dmitry Petrov, Magister Solutions Ltd., Finland
David Eduardo Pinto, Benemerita universidad autonoma de Puebla, Mexico
Lidia Pivovarova, University of Helsinki, Finland
Natalia Ponomareva, University of Wolverhampton, UK
Svetlana Popova, ITMO University, Russia
Jari Porras, Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland
Paolo Rosso, Technical University of Valencia, Spain
Christin Seifert, University of Passau, Germany
Alexander Semenov, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Russia
Nikolay Shilov, SPIIRAS, Russia
Alexander Shipilo, ITMO University, Russia
Alexander Smirnov, SPIIRAS, Russia
Kosta Sokolov, i-Free, Russia
Benno Stein, Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, Germany
Elena Suvorova, SUAI university, Russia
Mike Thelwall, University of Wolverhampton, UK
Oldrich Trenz, Mendel University in Brno, Czech Republic
Alexander Troussov, IBM, Ireland
Timofey Turenko, MariaDB, Finland
Tatiana Tyutina, FRUCT, Finland
Dmitry Ustalov, Russian Academy of Science / Ural Federal University, Russia
Andrew Vasilev, Yaroslavl State University, Russia
Hao Wang, IBM, USA
Maxim Yatskovskiy, Moscow State University, Russia
Rostislav Yavorsky, Skolkovo Foundation, Russia
Mark Zaslavskiy, FRUCT / ITMO Lab, Russia
Roman Zharinov, SUAI university, Russia

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