12èmes Rencontres de la Société Francophone de Classification


  Montréal, 30 mai – 1 juin 2005
Montréal, May 30 – June 1, 2005



The conference program is now available


Online registration (in French)

The SFC meeting will be held in the pavillon Sherbrooke (pavillon SH) located at 200 rue Sherbrooke Ouest. The Sherbrooke building is located closely to the Place des Arts metro station and is at 10 minutes (walking way) from the University residence (pavillon RL) and Maison du Pret d'Honneur(see the UQAM campus plan).

Each talk, except the invited conferences, sould last 20 minutes including a 5 minute questions period.

The conference rooms are equipped with PCs with PowerPoint, Acrobat Reader, MS Word and web browsers available.

Because of a small number of the poster submissions, there will not be poster sessions at SFC 2005 ! All papers should be presented orally.



Main topics:







·  Bioinformatics







·  Evolution and phylognenetic analysis







·  Consensus methods







·  Database searching







·  Pattern and motif discovery







·  Symbolic data analysis















Important dates :


·  December 15, 2004 – deadline for the submission of manuscripts (not exceed 4 pages)


·  February 15, 2005 – notification of the manuscript acceptance


·  March 15, 2005 – deadline for the submission of corrected manuscripts


·  March 30, 2005 –  deadline for the reduced registration fees


·  May 30, 2005 – meeting starts





Invited Speakers

Francisco De Carvalho (Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Brazil)

Pierre Hansen (École des Hautes Études Commerciales de Montréal, Canada)

Melvin F. Janowitz (DIMACS Center, Rutgers University,USA).

Sabine Krolak-Schwerdt (Fachrichtung Psychologie, Universität des Saarlandes, Germany)

Bruno Leclerc (École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris, France)

Maurizio Vichi (Dpt. Probability Statistics and Applied Statistics, University "La Sapienza" of Rome, Italy)


Université de Montréal

Société Francophone de Classification

Université du Québec a Montréal