Provisional Workplan

1 - ACTION PROFILE
 
Action no: 261
Action Title: "EMC in complex and distributed systems"
MC Chairman: Prof A.C. Marvin, Univ. of York, UK
Commencement date: 7th Sept 98
Scheduled completion date: Sept 2002
Number of COST Countries currently participating: 10
Number of other entities currently participating: 0
Estimated total cost of Action for Year (as per MoU) 76kECU
Number of Management Committee Members 22 (@ 2 per current country)

 

Titles of Working Groups (including designated Chairmen)
WG1 Appropriate description of interference sources and victims.
  Prof H Garbe, Germany
WG2 Coupling of complex or distributed systems to interference sources or victims
  Prof M Ianoz, Switzerland
WG3 Derivation of suitable measurement techniques
  Prof J Catrysse, Belgium

 

2 - ACTION MANAGEMENT
 
 

Management Committee Meetings Scheduled
 
No1    
  Location;  Zurich
  Date; 18/19 Feb 99
No2    
  Location,  To be announced
  Date; May 99

 
 
 

Other Meetings
 
No1    
  Title;  Workshop on EMC in Complex and Distributed Systems
  Location; To be announced
  Date; May 99 (with MCM)

 

3 - OBJECTIVES FOR YEAR
 
 

There are two main objectives for the first year of this action;

  1. To gather census information on the activity in participating countries and elsewhere on EMC in Complex and Distributed Systems. This information gathering exercise will be accomplished largely by Email and the data will be posted on the Action Web pages.
  2. To encourage further participation in the Action both within the participating countries and by extending the number of participating countries.
4 - ACTIVITIES PLANNED FOR THE YEAR
 
No1 Gathering census information (see objectives)
No2 Initial workshop in May 99 resulting from census information.
No3 Five (estimated) short term missions to be determined at Feb. management committee meeting.

 

5 - OUTPUTS PLANNED FOR YEAR
 
No1 Establishment of Action Web pages containing;

Details of future activities and reports on past activities including workshop proceedings.

Details of participating projects, institutions and personnel.

Management committee documents and contact information.

No2 Printed Proceedings of May 99 Workshop
No3 Annual Report

 

6 - WORKSHOPS AND SEMINARS
 
 

No1 "EMC in Complex and Distributed Systems"
 
Purpose First workshop with wide coverage within the Action subject following up on project census. This workshop will initiate and promote the scientific activities within the Action.
Output expected Workshop Proceedings
Origin of Participants Participating countries.
Number of Participants 35 (target estimate)
Location To be announced
Date May 99. (with MCM)