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Arend W. A. Van Gemmert
04-18-2005, 07:18 AM
Dear Colleague,
I am distributing this email on behalf the organizing committee.
For questions about the conference please contact:
Either: igs2005@unisa.it or amarcelli@unisa.it
Sincerely,
Arend Van Gemmert

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Dear Colleague,

You are cordially invited to participate to IGS2005,
the 12th Biennial Conference of the International Graphonomics Society,
that will take place at University of Salerno, ITALY,
from June 26 to June 29, 2005.
Salerno is located along the Southern coast of Italy,
close to Naples, Amalfi, Capri island, Pompei and the volcano Vesuvio.

In this message some highlights of the conference are presented.
For more details and registration information please visit the
conference Web-site: www.igs2005.unicas.it

The theme of IGS 2005 is
"Advances in Graphonomics: Perceiving, Deciding, Acting",
and will be a single track international forum for discussions
on recent advances in the science and technology of
handwriting and other graphic skills.

IGS2005 will bring together the world's leading scientists
and professionals in fine motor control, handwriting recognition,
hand, finger, and arm movements, and their applications in
human-computer interaction, education, forensic science,
medicine, and other novel applications.

The scientific program includes the following invited talks:

"Pathophysiology of Writer's Cramp"
Dr. Mike Hallet,
Human Motor Control Section
National Institute of Health,
Bethesda, MD, USA

"Robot Handwriting"
Prof. Veljko Potkonjak
Faculty of Electrical Engineering
University of Belgrade,
Belgrade, Serbia & Montenegro

"Line crossing analysis in handwritten documents by 3D micro-topography"
Prof. Giuseppe Schirripa Spagnolo
Department of Electronics
University of Rome III,
Rome, Italy

There will be oral sessions and poster presentations addressing the
following topics:

Handwriting generation Neuroscience;
Handwriting recognition Medical applications;
Handwriting education Forensic applications;
Handwriting analysis

The Social Program includes a Welcome Party at the Historical "Palazzo S.
Agostino" in Salerno, a boat cruise along the Amalfitana Coast and a
Social Dinner in Amalfi, a Farewell Party featuring a live concert by
University of Salerno Jazz Orchestra.

I thank you very much for your attention and hope to see you in Salerno.

Angelo Marcelli
Conference Chair IGS 2005
E-mail: amarcelli@unisa.it

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Arend W. A. Van Gemmert, Ph.D E-mail: vangemmert@asu.edu
Motor Control Laboratory Phone: +1 (480) 965-4718
Department of Kinesiology Fax: +1 (480) 965-8108
Arizona State University
P.O. Box 870404
Tempe, AZ 85287-0404
U.S.A.

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