Section headings and selected papers: Sensing and Measuring. Fully automatic magnetic-particle inspection system for square billet (N. Nakata et al.). Tactile image sensors for robot assembly: preprocessing and control (C. Klomp et al.). Estimation. Modelling of uncertain systems via linear programming (T.K. Gustafsson, P.M. Makila). Determining model uncertainty of identified models for robust control design (R.L. Kosut). Robust discrete-time adaptive control scheme for servo systems and its application (S. Takagi, S. Esaki). On the transient behaviour in discrete-time model reference adaptive control (A. Datta). Identification of structure and parameters of the multivariable systems (D.W. Hu). Social Effects and Economics. Research strategies for human-centred design of human-machine systems (D. Brandt). Dynamic generation of a simplified model of the environment for AGVs control (J. Pages et al.). Qualitative simulation of an inflation model (Y.K. Wong et al.). Education. University and industry joint project for control education (Ming Rao, Haiming Qiu). Control of complex mechanical systems (D.M. Auslander et al.). A role for mini-projects in control engineering education (R.J. Wynne). Intelligent Control. Intelligent regulators: design and evaluation (F. Morant et al.). Local map building for mobile robot autonomous navigation by using a 2D laser range sensor (J.Gonzalez et al.). Intelligent control of contamination level in hydraulic control systems (Chao Liu et al.). An expert system for diagnosis in assembly cells (M. Beneder et al.). Architectures forintegrating manufacturing activities and enterprises (T.J. Williams et al.).