Sunday, 27 May 2012

WSEAS 2012

Dear Prof. Nikos E. Mastorakis
I wish WSEAS the same and more success in this and next years.
I am now working in a new postion in Al-Majmaah University (KSA). I am
ready to help WSEAS in any field.
I submitted already a new paper in Wseas signal processing and soon
will submitt another paper.
Please Let me know if any help needed.
Dr. Abdel-Rahman Al-Qawasmi
Associate Professor
Electrical Dept.
Engineering Faculty
Al-Majmaah University/KSA

Tuesday, 24 April 2012

Books need long time to be reviewed by WSEAS. This makes the procedure too long, but necessary for the name and the quality of publications of WSEAS

Because some colleague made complaints for a delay in the possible publication of his book in WSEAS

Dear Prof. XXXXXX

It is true that the publishing a book in WSEAS is not so easy. WSEAS is very conservative and only if we have 3 positive reviews from the reviewers we proceed with the publication. Additionally, we have 2 other external advisors that advice WSEAS if the book is interest for the scientific community. Today, I spoke with Mrs. Gourgoura over the phone and she told me that the first reviewers' comments was sent to you.
Because I am Professor in 2 Universities and because I do not see Mrs. Eftychia Gourgoura (works in WSEAS Heaquarters) everyday, send me the FINAL pdf file of your book within the next 48 hours and I will do my best for rapid publishing. 
Please, take into account all the comments of the Reviewers and send me by email the final product.
It is better to upload it in some web site and send me the link for direct download
Hope to have your understanding. It was not to delay your publication, but to preserve the WSEAS high publications standards
As you have seen from the procedure, 3 reviewers and 2 advisors were involved. This makes the procedure too long, but necessary for the name and the quality of publications of WSEAS
Best Regards
Nikos Mastorakis
On 23 April 2012 21:39, XXXXXXX wrote:
Dear Eftychia,
I have not received any response on my last e-mail attached below.
I am really deeply upset with WSEAS team support and i am sure that my decision to publish our book with WSEAS was one of my greatest mistakes I ever did!
Let me know the book  status –if you are so occupied to answer my questions I do ask Nikos to find a few minutes to do so!
If this e-mail is not answered shortly we will quit and finally decide for other publish house (I am so sorry we have not done it months ago!) and I do promise to inform the widest  possible scientific society about our story to  prevent them of  such experience we were faced to.   
Kind regards

Sent: Sunday, April 15, 2012 8:17 AM
To: '(WSEAS Editing)'

RE: Final version of WSEAS book - project 9021 - call for info
Importance: High

Dear Eftychia,
Another month is gone and the reviewers deadline is two weeks over – we are still waiting for next steps in project 9021 finalization.
Let me kindly know the Status.
We would strongly appreciate finalizing the project ASAP.
Kind regards

From: [] On Behalf Of (WSEAS Editing)
Sent: Tuesday, March 20, 2012 1:50 PM
Subject: Re: Final version of WSEAS book - project 9021 - call for info

Dear Prof. XXXXXXX
 I would like to inform you that the deadline of the re-evaluation of the revised version of your book expires end of this month.
We are still waiting for the final comments of the last reviewer which are very important for us.
 Feel free to contact me should you require any information about the new submission process.
 Have a nice day,
 Best Regards

WSEAS Editing Department
On Tue, Mar 20, 2012 at 2:16 PM, XXXXXXX> wrote:

Dear Eftychia
Two moths are almost gone since we mailed each other last time – so, is there any good news regarding finalization of the project 9021? Our students, and not only them,  expect quite a bit from this complexly styled   book.  Let them and me, as well kindly know estimated  date project might be physically published.
Kind regard  


From: [] On Behalf Of (WSEAS Editing)
Sent: Friday, February 03, 2012 10:08 AM
Subject: Re: Re: RE: Final version of WSEAS book - project 9021 - chapters in order

Dear Prof. XXXXX
 I gave you an sample of a published book as you requested. The sample that you received was sent to you only to see the structure of a published book and the order of the files that are required as, Preface, Acknowledgments, Table of Contents etc. As soon as we have the final results from the reviewers, I will contact you for all the background work that we have to do including the first pages of the book.

Have a nice day,
 Best Regards

On Fri, Feb 3, 2012 at 10:34 AM, XXXXX wrote:
Dear  Eftychia,
Thanks for your delivery confirmation.
However, let me express my amazement with you last sentences. It was our understanding that it was your request to include all documents in format you sent us as an example!! There are included all partial documents like Preface,  authors CVs, Index, list of content etc. based on as close as possible format of delivered "example" file  You can use any part of it  as needed (delivered both in doc and pdf)  and format it in accordance to your standards and processes. I do not see any other possible reason, why you delivered us such document, but just for such application (may be wrong interpretation?) - so we only integrated all relevant documents in accordance to format of example you delivered us – that´s it. Your reaction surprised me quite a bit – why we would use it anywhere else – it does not give me any sense!
Kind regards
 From: [] On Behalf Of (WSEAS Editing)
Sent: Friday, February 03, 2012 8:56 AM
Subject: Re: Re: RE: Final version of WSEAS book - project 9021 - chapters in order

Dear Prof. XXXXX,
 Thank you for sending us the files in an order.
We will send again the book for re-evaluation and let you know soon the final results.
 As per the file "Titul-preface-v5-final.pdf", we will not use it at all as it is not made by us. As far as I know, we don't have any agreement and you are kindly requested to not use the above file in the future unless you receive our permission.
 All the background job will be made by the WSEAS Team.
 Best Regards
2012/2/2 XXXXX
Dear Eftychia

now you find these 5 zip files, each zip file contents also full name and number of chapter.
Please let me know, if is it all right.Best regards from XXXXXX

:> ----: (WSEAS Editing) <>
:> : Re: RE: Final version of WSEAS book - project 9021 - chapters in order
:>  02.2.2012 15:36:17
:> ----------------------------------------
:> Dear XXXXX
:> Kindly rename the fill name of the chapters as it's very difficult for
:> us to *find the order.*
:> Name them as the last time by Chapter 1, 2, 3 etc.
:>:> Thank you in advance,
:>:> Best Regards
:> Eftychia
:> 2012/2/2 XXXX
:> > Dear friends,
:> >
:> > in the web server XXXXXXX
:> > there are corrected names of chapters in zip files in right order:
 > > Order of chapters you can find also in file README.TXT
: > Regards

Friday, 20 April 2012

... I'm just coming back from the WSEAS 2012 conference held at Rovaniemi ...


thank you for your invitation for a new WSEAS conference
I'm just coming back from the WSEAS 2012 conference held at Rovaniemi, where I gave a keynote and a regular lecture, both with great and active attendance.
I'm certainly willing to assist you in any way you may find useful in order to promote the activities of WSEAS.

I'm active in the fields of EM Radiation, SAR evaluation, SAR reduction methods, and antennas for RF communications.


Prof. Motti Haridim
HIT-Holon Institute of Technology
972 3 5026688

Wednesday, 18 April 2012

WSEAS Dr. Babak Khalili Hadad and Dr. B. Nageswara Rao

Dear Prof. Nikos E. Mastorakis
At first I congratulate you. I wish WSEAS the best success during
2012. I am ready to help WSEAS and organized me research team and
laboratory toward the goals. Although I had send my CV before, but it
is enclosed in attach. Please Let me know how can I help.
Dr. Babak Khalili Hadad
Asst. Prof. of Biochemistry,
Head of Bio Hi-Tech research center
Dept. of Biology,
Azad University,
Roudehen, IRI,

From: Dr. B. Nageswara Rao <>
Date: 18 April 2012 18:30
Subject: Ready to assist WSEAS - Let me know how to assist

Dear Sir,
Thank you for your kind mail.
I wish WSEAS the best success during 2012.
I am ready to assist WSEAS.
Please Let me know how can I assist.
Please find the attachment file containing my bio-data.
With best regards,
Dr. B. Nageswara Rao

Saturday, 14 April 2012

WSEAS: Check the appropriate journal or appropriate conference for you

For example in the following fields:  Information Science, Circuits and Systems, Systems and Control, Data Bases, Knowledge Engineering, Artificial intelligence, Acoustics, Music the WSEAS journals and conferences are inside the top 20 worldwide.

Put in the slot of the following google tool: the following keywords
Circuits and Systems,
Systems and Control,
Data Bases,
Knowledge Engineering,
Artificial intelligence,

For example if you put in the slot of the following google tool:
Information Science
you will see that WSEAS Transactions on Information Science is in the 15th position, with only one IEEE to be in a higher ranking!!!
WSEAS Research Team

Thursday, 12 April 2012

Happy Easter for WSEAS-ers

From: Dan <>
Date: Thu, Apr 12, 2012 at 2:55 PM
Subject: Happy Easter!


I wish you a very

Happy Easter

full of joy and light

together with your loved ones.

Dan L. Lacrama

Monday, 9 April 2012

Photos from the WSEAS conferences in Saint Malo and Mont Saint Michel have just uploaded

Photos from the WSEAS conferences in Saint Malo and Mont Saint Michel have just uploaded

Check it:
The names of the reviewers of all the papers were published in the Proceedings (CD-ROM) and Books. Each paper has been sent to 5 independent reviewers. In many cases, a particular paper received reviewer comments from all of them, while the most usual is to have the review and comments from 3 or 2 reviewers.

From Prof. Anninos (several times Plenary Speaker in WSEAS conferences)

Prof. F. Anninos

From Prof. Anninos (several times Plenary Speaker in WSEAS conferences, see )
we received

Dear Prof.Mastorakis

I would like to wish you a very happy Easter and success in your
endeavors in our society of WSEAS.
Warm regards
Photios Anninos
Em.Professor of DUTH


Enthusiastic Feedback after the WSEAS International Courses

After the Enthustic Feedback from Prof. Noor Ainy Harish, see  after the WSEAS International Courses
We are getting now a new very posive and enthusiastic Feedback along with new nice photos

From: Ali Madankan <>

Thank you for a great time in Greece! I miss you and i realy want to
repeat our meeting (but by my family). because i have a good time
I hope we countinue our collaboration in future and I am your host in Iran.
i am sorry for delay in contact with you! (because our new year
vacation (Iranian new year) continued till 3 Apr and we were in
teravel and after that i was busy by my Remaining tasks.)
I attached 2 pictures for you. In one of them you can see my dauther
in Iranian historical capital (Takht-e-Jamshid) by over than 2500
years old!

Ali Madankan
Head of Technology Incubator
University of Zabol

Wednesday, 4 April 2012

Dr. Nicolae Farbas says also his opinion (translate it by )

Dr. Nicolae Farbas (his web page) says also opinion for

Stimaţi colegi din ACM-V,

Iată răspunsul primit de un profesor din Romania (nenominalizat) de la The World Scientific and Engineering Academy and Society care s-a adresat forurilor din Australia privind calitatea pe care o are baza de date australiană (ERA) despre care se vorbeşte în criteriile de acces la programul Parteneriate. Se arată clar că acesta nu este un index şi deci nu au, se pare, nici o valoare citările de acolo. Este o iniţiativă strict internă australiană şi este ciudat că facem apel la aceasta pentru a evalua performanțele cercetătorilor români !!!!  Bizareria aceia ar trebui să dispară din pachetul de informaţii.

N. Farbaş

P.S. În partea de jos a mesajului găsiţi referiri la conferinţele organizate de  World Scientific and Engineering Academy and Society care publică lucrările şi în reviste ISI. Este interesant de ştiut.

Prof. Mihaiela ILIESCU says her opinion for

Prof. Mihaiela ILIESCU says her opinion for

Great !...

Unfortunately our Ministry of Education and some other authorities
have decided something which is not at all related to ROMANIA (and
EUROPE) reality.

I will forward thie e-mail to the authorities ....

Thank you so much !


Prof. Aida Bulucea says her opinion for

Prof. Aida Bulucea says her opinion for


I read the reply of ERA Team in the first message that you sent, but please, believe me, this is incredible!!!! Without you, for many years for now on, NOBODY in Romanian Academic Community would not promote, because nobody from Romania could be recognized by ERA!!! Ha! Ha! Ha! Maybe it is not funny at all, but we must laugh of STUPIDITY, do you agree?! And you, the Greeks speak about people of Pontos!!! Please, come here to find out the real stupidity!!!

Thank you so much, Niko! I am working in forwarding your message, I am so PROUD of your help for the Romanian academic world!!!! I am almost blowing up!

ARC / ERA is not an Index. Contact them directly. ARC / ERA has nothing to do with indexing and classifying conferences.

Our Colleague is Romania replied again. We explained again that
ARC / ERA had a WSEAS conference title in the past because this conference has an eminent paper of some dinstinguished Australian Scholar.

This was the reason,  ARC exists only to index works of dinstinguished Australian Scholars
ARC / ERA has nothing to do with indexing and classifying conferences.

Check immediately the web sites of Elsevier, IEEE, Springer etc... In any of these sites the ARC or ERA is not mentioned as INDEX. WSEAS services contacted them several times by Phone and Email. All the times we got the same answer by them "ARC/ERA is not an Index". It is only a resource for dinstinguished Australian Researchers. So, maybe, in one WSEAS conference, one dinstinguised Australian Researcher particpated with a high-quality paper. We encourage you to contact ARC / ERA directly . They will reply you the same. Many Thanks for informing us for this strange situation of Romanian Academic System. Please, forward our reply to anybody

On the other hand, WSEAS is very proud participating in the real indices: ISI, ACM, SCOPUS, IET (IEE), ASM, ACS, CSA, ELSEVIER , ZENTRALBLATT, MATHSCINET, DPP,EI, CSBA, Ulrigh, DEST, EBSCO, EMBASE, GEOBASE, BIOBASE, BIOTECHNOBASE and many others. Check them
Please, check them in these indices web sites

Check also them by Google:  Arc Indexing or Arc Index /  Era Indexing, Era Index
if you find something, please inform WSEAS

Thank you for informing us and thank you for maintainig the WSEAS high publication standards

Nikos Mastorakis

Tuesday, 3 April 2012

We have received a question from a Professor in Romania why WSEAS does not participate in an Australian Index with the name ERA

WSEAS Services contacted ERA and we got the information that ERA is not an Index.

See their email below. It seems that the Australian Research Council (ARC) is a statutory authority under the Industry, Innovation, Science, Research and Tertiary Education (IISRTE) portfolio within the Australian Government.

The ERA Journal List has been developed solely for the purposes of the Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) initiative and it is not an index

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Excellence Research Branch <>
Date: Tue, Mar 27, 2012 at 4:39 AM
Subject: RE: WSEAS
To: "" <>

Dear Eftychia,

Thank you for your email. Unfortunately, we are not able to assist with your request.

The Australian Research Council (ARC) is a statutory authority under the Industry, Innovation, Science, Research and Tertiary Education (IISRTE) portfolio within the Australian Government. Its mission is to deliver policy and programs that advance Australian research and innovation globally and benefit the community.

In seeking to achieve its mission, the ARC provides advice to the Government on research matters, manages the National Competitive Grants Program (NCGP), and administers the Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) initiative.

The agreement between the ARC and Scopus relates specifically to the ERA initiative. The Scopus EID tagging service mentioned on the ARC website was available only to Australian higher education institutions to match journal articles to existing Scopus EIDs for the purposes of their ERA submissions.

You may wish to contact Scopus directly.

Kind regards,

ERA Team

Tuesday, 27 March 2012

From Prof. Noor Ainy Harish


Thank you for organizing such an interesting FUZZY ENGINEERING COURSE

Attached herewith are the photos of the group as you requested.

Best Regards

Prof. Noor Ainy Harish

WSEAS: Download our invitation letter with 6 posters. Print out our Posters and Post them in your announcement board

Dear WSEAS Members and Friends,

Download our invitation letter with 6 postes. Print out our Posters and Post them in your announcement board
or send this link with the 6 posters to your colleagues, mailing lists etc....

Best Regards

Rena Politi

Prof. Nikos Mastorakis: Quality of Conferences and Quality of Fake Blogs and Bogus Scientific Fora

Dear WSEAS-ers,
From time to time, some other conference organizers, i.e. some "colleagues" that run their own conferences use to open "fake blogs" (scam, fraud) on the web and "protest" because they receive an email from WSEAS. (By the way, see below just one of the Spams that I received from TAYLOR and FRANCIS).
I wonder why the owners of these bogus blogs (scam, fraud blogs) don't protest for their own conference organizers or why they do not say the truth that just because they run their own conferences they want to blame and harm not only WSEAS but also IEEE, ACM, SIAM, Springer, Hindawi, IADIS, IASTED, IARIA etc...

These junk-bloggers try to defame WSEAS and many other serious societies and organization like IEEE, Springer Verlag, SIAM, Elsevier, Springer calling them as fraud, scam, bogus, junk, garbage and the like.

For instance we received some days ago the following email many times (obviously SPAM) from TAYLOR and FRANCIS.

Will the bogus blogs (scam blogs - fraud blogs) of these scam folks write that TAYLOR and FRANCIS send them spam as well?
In the same category with these junk blogs, there are some internet trolls and some adventurers that if they receive (eventually) some "call-for-papers" from some organizers they stuff the web, they upload new posts (even new blogs) in their scam blogs with so many protests about ostensible "fake" conferences. Some times, they do not hesitate to compose spurious and falsified letters of acceptances (obviously garbages) supposed that they were sent to them by IEEE, SIAM, IET, IASTED, IARIA or even WSEAS.

When these academic criminals, these crooks, these internet trolls, receive an email from Springer Verlag / Taylor and Francis / Elsevier/ IEEE / SIAM , they start blogging, shooting for Spam, clamoring for Bogus Conferences , for Junk conferences and the like. I do not know what the others do, but the WSEAS Conferences have now in all the Conference Proceedings (Hard Copy and CDs) the name of the Reviewers and we intend to publish in the near future the names of the Reviewers per each paper as well as the number of the Rejected papers that they reject. The email addresses of the Reviewers will be on the Proceedings and every well wisher can check it.
In fact, the only valid, the only reputable, the only correct method for evaluating the quality and the seriousness of a conference is to see and to check the INDICES that this conference participate. Bogus Blogs, Junk Fora, Spam Emails etc... have zero reputability, zero seriousness. Only the INDEXING of some conference (and of journals of course) will reveal what is the QUALITY of it. Any information from pseudo-blogs, any disinformation of the internet jungle is absolutely unacceptable, deceptive, fraudulent and miserable. 

Additionally a garbage "IEEE blog on Computational Complexity" use to blame from time to time many conference organizers, but this garbage "IEEE blog on Computational Complexity" has never reported the two fake (SCIgen) papers (scam, fraud) that these people were accepted in their IEEE Conference on Computational Complexity (find these SCIgen papers in IEEE Conference on Computational Complexity by Google)

Best Regards
Prof. Nikos Mastorakis
Here is the email (Spam? Junk? Fake?) from TAYLOR AND FRANCIS

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Sunday, 25 March 2012

From Prof. Valeri Mladenov

We will.

By the way, check this
You can reach it from the official site pf TU-Sofia (News).

The first is a link to your blog.

Best regards,

> Dear Prof. Tashev and Prof. Mladenov,
> Can we send to all the colleagus in TU Sofia these links:
> Mastorakis (Editor)
> Mastorakis (Editor)
> ***  NETWORKS and QUANTUM COMPUTING, Nova Publishers, Nikos E. Mastorakis
> (Editor)
> NOVAPublishers report me as:
> "Editors: Nikos E. Mastorakis (Technical University of Sofia, Bulgaria)"
> and maybe this contributes in the promotion of the University itself
> Many Thanks
> Nikos

Saturday, 24 March 2012

Post-doc proposition on "Model of tumor damage heterogeneity in radiation therapies"

post-doc proposition on "Model of tumor damage heterogeneity in radiation therapies"

Best regards,

Thierry Bastogne.

Thierry Bastogne
Centre de Recherche en Automatique de Nancy (CRAN)
Equipe-projet INRIA BIGS (Biology Genetics and Statistics)
Nancy-Université, CNRS UMR 7039
BP 70239, Campus Science
54506 Vandoeuvre-lès-Nancy, France

Zadeh response to Klir Panel on Uncertainty/

From: Ronald R. Yager <>

Hi Lotfi:
  In your response to George Klir you raise some interesting issues.  However I would like to ask you what do you mean by "how much" information is contained in a proposition, p, drawn from a natural language and your example about the amount of information in the statement  Blood pressure is high?
How is what you have in mind different from the concept of specificity ??

 I feel that the measure of information should be context dependent.  Perhaps rather then asking for a measure of information the more relevant question is how useful is the knowledge I have in the context I am trying to use the knowledge   Here then perhaps in the spirit of GTU the concept of "usefulness/ measure" of the knowledge should be more related to idea of containment.  Thus if I know that some variable is restricted by V is F and if I have a task that requires to know whether it is restricted by V is E then it appears to me  that  the amount of information I have  is related to my ability to distinguish
between the truth of   V is E and V is not E .

r r yager


Dear George:

    Many thanks for your scholarly summary of your Generalized Information Theory (GIT). In your summary, you touch upon the relationship between GIT and my Generalized Theory of Uncertainty (GTU). I should like to comment on this relationship.

    As I see it, in large measure GIT and GTU are complementary. The principal difference between GIT and GTU is the following. GIT is concerned, in the main, with measures of information, as is classical information theory. On another side, GTU is concerned, in the main, with the meaning of information. To amplify this difference, a bit of history is in order. I was fortunate to hear Shannon's first lecture on information theory in 1946, in New York. I was a student at Columbia University at the time. I was profoundly impressed by Shannon's exposition of his work. In his talk, Shannon opened the door to a new and fascinating world -- the digital world of data, entropy, channels and coding. Shannon was careful to point out that his main concern was communication of information, and not its meaning. In this context, it is clear that what matters is the measure of information and not its content. Subsequently, some attempts were made, notably by Minsky and Bar-Hillel, to develop theories of semantic information. These attempts were not successful.
    GIT is a significant generalization of classical information theory, but it stops short of consideration of semantic issues. In contrast, GTU stops short of exploration of issues which relate to measures of information. In the world of human cognition, information is described in a natural language. A basic issue which, to my knowledge, has not been addressed so far is: How much information is contained in a proposition, p, drawn from a natural language? Example. How much information is contained in the proposition: Blood pressure is high? A less simple example. How much information is contained in the proposition: It is probable that blood pressure is high? A significantly more complex example is the proposition: It is very unlikely that there will be a significant decrease in the price of oil in the near future. Clearly, to answer questions of this kind it is necessary to have a means of precisiating the meaning of a proposition drawn from a natural language. GTU provides this means but does not address the issue of measuring the information conveyed by propositions drawn from a natural language. This issue falls within the province of GIT.

    In GTU, information is equated to a restriction. In classical information theory as well as in GIT, information is assumed to be statistical in nature. Definition of information in GTU breaks away from this assumption.

    GIT is an important generalization of classical information theory. It is a real challenge to extend GIT in a way that would enable GIT to deal with information which is conveyed by propositions drawn from a natural language. Do you have any thoughts relating to this issue?


Lotfi A. Zadeh
Professor in the Graduate School
Director, Berkeley Initiative in Soft Computing (BISC)

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