Missing the beautiful Gala Hall of Subotica Town Hall and the face-to-face interaction of colleagues at Subotica Tech, and the possibility to meet authors from different universities all over the world, IEEE 19th International Symposium on Intelligent Systems and Informatics (SISY 2021) was held on Zoom platform according to the pandemic safety regulations.
At the Opening Ceremony, Prof. Dr. Levente Kovács, SISY 2021 General Chair, Rector of Óbuda University, and IEEE Hungary Section Chair, reflected on the long-term development and scientific achievements of the symposium.
Dr. Márta Takács, SISY 2021 Organizing Committee Chair, emphasized the success of the event and the flexible work during the preparation, and thanked to all who were involved, authors, reviewers, committee member. Vice-Chair of IEEE Hungary Section, Dr. Dániel András Drexler, underlined the very important role of IEEE in the process, since it gives a world-wide transparency and availability to the conference publications.
Two high-level recognized professors accepted the invitation to give a plenary talk. Prof. Dr. Ljiljana Trajković (Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada) delivered her talk on ’Data Mining and Machine Learning for Analysis of Network Traffic’ and Prof. Dr. Ljubomir Lazić’s (Union University, Belgrade, Serbia) plenary talk title was ’Artificial Neural Network Architectures and Orthogonal Arrays in Estimation of Software Projects Efforts Estimation’. Colleagues from Óbuda University were very active, Dr. Edit Laufer organized the Special Session on Soft Computing-based Risk Management, and Prof. Dr. László Horváth prepared and conducted the Special Session on PhD Student Research in Applied Informatics and Numerical Mathematics.
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