ISAS 2016

An international symposium on aggregation and structures

The goal of ISAS 2016 is to give the opportunity to researchers to present and discuss their latest results about aggregation and structures, and to identify new trends in this field. The topic is to be understood in a wide sense: aggregation of  structures and aggregation on  structures. View call for contributions

The symposium, which is a follow up of ABLAT 2014 (Trabzon, Turkey), will be held from July 5 to July 8, 2016 at Hotel Parc Belle-Vue in Luxembourg city. About the venue

Call for contributions

The goal of ISAS (International Symposium on Aggregation and Structures) is to give the opportunity to researchers to present and discuss their latest (theoretically grounded) results about aggregation and structures, and to identify new trends in the field. The topic has to be understood in a wide sense: aggregation on structures and aggregation of structures. It includes, but is not limited to

  • aggregation (and related) functions on partially ordered sets (lattices,...);

  • aggregation of structured data;

  • algebraic approaches in aggregation theory;

  • general properties of aggregation processes;

  • algorithmic and complexity aspects of aggregation processes;

  • functional equations and inequalities for aggregation theory;

  • judgment aggregation;

  • (theoretically grounded) applications of the preceding topics to social choice, decision making, machine learning, preference modeling as well as other fields of science.

Abstracts of contributions (maximum 2 pages) should be submitted by April 1 2016 by e-mail to, with subject "Abstract ISAS" specified. Every submission will be acknowledged.

All submitted abstracts will be subjected to the same peer-review procedure. Notifications are expected to be sent around April 15 2016. For an abstract to appear in the book of abstracts, at least one author should participate at the symposium to present the contribution.

Abstracts should be prepared in English with LaTeX using the LLNCS document class.


Scientific Committee

  • Miguel Couceiro, France

  • Bernard De Baets, Belgium

  • Radko Mesiar, Slovak Republic

Organizing Committee

  • Gergely Kiss

  • Jean-Luc Marichal

  • Bruno Teheux (chair)

Program Committee

  • Jamal Atif, France

  • Michal Baczynski, Poland

  • Gleb Beliakov, Australia

  • Humberto Bustince, Spain

  • Denis Bouyssou, France

  • Miguel Couceiro, France

  • Bernard De Baets, Belgium

  • József Dombi, Hungary

  • Didier Dubois, France

  • Jozo Dujmovic, United States of America

  • Pawel Drygas, Poland

  • János Fodor, Hungary

  • Marek Gagolewski, Poland

  • Michel Grabisch, France

  • Radomir Halaš, Czech Republic

  • Francisco Herrera, Spain

  • Esteban Indurain, Spain

  • Martin Kalina, Slovak Republic

  • Funda Karaçal, Turkey

  • Gergely Kiss, Luxembourg

  • Erich Peter Klement, Austria

  • Anna Kolesarova, Slovak Republic

  • Carlos Lopez-Molina, Spain

  • Gyula Maksa, Hungary

  • Ricardo Alberto Marques Pereira, Italy

  • Jean-Luc Marichal, Luxembourg

  • Radko Mesiar, Slovak Republic

  • Gaspar Mayor, Spain

  • Javier Montero, Spain

  • Mirko Navara, Czech Republic

  • Endre Pap, Serbia

  • Gabriella Pigozzi, France

  • Marc Pirlot, Belgium

  • Susanne Saminger-Platz, Austria

  • Andrea Stupnanova, Slovak Republic

  • Bruno Teheux, Luxembourg

  • Vicenc Torra, Spain

  • Leon van der Torre, Luxembourg

  • Emil Weydert, Luxembourg


Invited Speakers

The following invited speakers have confirmed their participation:

Marek Gagolewski

Marek Gagolewski
Systems Research Institute, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland
Penalty-based fusion of complex data, computational aspects and applications

Michel Grabisch

Michel Grabisch
Paris School of Economics, Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, France
Integer means and nonassociative calculus (joint work with Miguel Couceiro)

Carlos Lopez-Molina

Carlos Lopez-Molina
GIARA, Universidad Pública de Navarra, Spain
Beyond pixels: when visual information escapes the matrix

Gabriella Pigozzi

Gabriella Pigozzi
LAMSADE, Université Paris-Dauphine, France
Compatible group decisions (joint work with E. Awad, M. Caminada, M. Podlaszewski, and I. Rahwan)

Contributed Talks

The following submissions have been accepted as contributed talks. The book of abstracts can be downloaded.

Group Picture

The pictures taken by József Dombi are accessible here (pictures of the city) and there (pictures of ISAS' participants) until end of August 2016.


Participants can download a ciphered .zip file containing the slides of the presentations.

Luxembourg city and the Venue

Hotel Parc Belle-Vue

The conference will take place in the Hotel Parc Belle-Vue in which every participant will also be accommodated.

Hotel Parc Belle-Vue is centrally located in the city of Luxembourg and all rooms have a panoramic view on the green valley of Petrus.

Participants will be accommodated in confortable single rooms.

The conference will take place in the hotel business center.

Lunches will be served on site and participants may enjoy their meal on the terrasse, according to the weather conditions.

Luxembourg city


Luxembourg city is at the capital and the largest city of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. Its 110 000 inhabitants represent 160 different nationalities.

Luxembourgish is the national language of the country, but French and German are also used as administrative languages. You may use English in the city since foreigners represent more than 60% of the its population.

The city was founded in 963 by the count Siegfried I who established his castle on th Bock area. The story the foundation of the city is associated with the legend of Melusine.

Nowadays, the city is home to several European institutions, such as the European Court of Justice and parts of the European Commission. It is recognized as a full of history lively cosmopolitan city.

How to reach the venue

Situated at the heart of Europe, Luxembourg city is connected to many main European cities by a multitude of rail links and many direct flights.

Luxembourg train station is connected to ICE and TGV networks and is situated 15 minutes walking distance from the venue and the city center, which can easily be reached by bus.

The international airport Luxembourg is 25 minutes away by bus (bus 16) from the city center and the venue. Taxis in Luxembourg are very expensive (at least 30 euros between the airport and the city center).

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Free parking will be available for guests.

University of Luxembourg

ISAS 2016 is organized by the Mathematics Research Unit of the University of Luxembourg with the support of ILIAS laboratory.

University of Luxembourg is a 13 years old, multilingual and research oriented university. It offers 11 Bachelor degrees and 32 Master degrees, and is composed of 11 research units.

In 2015, University of Luxembourg has been ranked among the top 200 universities worldwide by the Times Higher Education Journal. It is also ranked in 2016 as the 15th top university under 50 years old.

Registration fee

The registration fee will cover 4 nights (from Monday July 4 to Friday July 8) in the Hotel Parc Belle-Vue (single room with buffet breakfast), access to the conference and conference material, 4 lunches and a gala dinner.

  • Registration fee : 470 euros.

If you need to stay an additional night in Luxembourg at your own expense, we have the possibility to make a reservation at the Hotel Parc Belle-vue at a privileged price. Please contact us as soon as possible.

How to register

Registering to ISAS is a two step process.

  1. From May 23, any participant who would like to register should first contact the organizers at

  2. Pay the corresponding registration fee by bank transfer using the following information.

    Name of the bank: Banque et caisse d'epargne de l'etat
    Bank Address: 1, Place de Metz, L-2954 Luxembourg, Grand-Duché de Luxembourg
    Name of account holder: Universite du Luxembourg
    IBAN: LU71 0019 2355 9897 2000
    Code Bic : BCEELULL
    Communication: OTP R-AGR-0500-10-K [Name of the participant]

    Please be sure that the sender bears all the costs of the bank transfer.

Your registration is only guaranteed after the payment of the registration fee.

Every participant will receive a confirmation of payment during the conference. Invoices can be issued on request (we will not be able to issue invoices to individuals, but only to universities or research centers with a VAT number). Note that the conference fee is exempt from VAT.