The International conference ICND-96 has been held in Saratov at hotel "SLOVAKIA" JULY 8-14, 1996. The hotel is situated at a central and most beautiful location in the center of the city, close to the Volga river. It has all necessary facilities for work and rest.
The conference organized by Saratov State University in cooperation with State Committee on Higher Education of Russia; Russian Foundation of Fundamental Researches; Office of Naval Research (European Office); NATO Scientific and Environmental Affairs Division; The International Society for Optical Engineering (SPIE); International Laser Center at Moscow State University; and German Physical Society in cooperation with Dr.Wilhelm Heinrich and Else Heraeus-Foundation.
Conference topics: Bifurcations and Chaos; Nonlinear Waves and Structure Formation; Noise-Induced Phase Transitions; Self-Organization; Nonlinear Brownian Motion; Numerical Methods and Computer Simulation; Controlling Chaos; Statistical and Qualitative Theories of Dynamical Systems; Stochastic Resonance.
Honorary Chairs: W. Ebeling (Germany), F. Moss (USA), D. I. Trubetskov (Russia).
Co-chairs: A. Neiman (Tech. progr. chair), Yu. Bilenko, G. I. Strelkova, N. Janson, D. Postnov, S. Tatarkova, A. Kipchatov, B. Shulgin, V. Toronov, L. Krasichkov, O. Sosnovtseva, A. Zborovsky.
Addresses: ICND-96 Secretariat, Lab. of Nonl. Dynamics, Dept. of Physics, Saratov State University, Astrakhanskaya str. 83, 410071 Saratov, Russia.