WSOM 2011 brought together researchers and practitioners in the
field of self-organizing systems, with a particular emphasis on the
self-organizing maps. It highlighted key advances in these and
closely related fields. WSOM 2011 was the eighth conference in a series
of bi-annual international conferences started with WSOM'97 in
The event was co-located with
the ICANN 2011
conference that was organized from 14th to 17th of June,
2011. Conference programmes, registrations and fees were
The first two days of WSOM 2011, Monday June 13th and Tuesday June
14th, were located in the TUAS building of the Aalto University, whose
address is Otaniementie 17.
The last day of WSOM 2011, Wednesday June 15th, was collocated with the
ICANN 2011 conference at the Dipoli Congress Center,
address Otakaari 24.
The proceedings of WSOM 2011 are available online as