Preface: Kohonen Maps. Table of contents. Analyzing and representing multidimentional quantitative and qualitative data: Demographic study of the Rhône valley. The domeatic consumption of the Canadian families. (M. Cottrell, P. Gaubert, P. Letremy, P. Rousset). Value maps: Finding value in markets that are expensive (G.J. Deboeck). Data mining and knowledge discovery with emergent Self-Organizing Feature Maps for multivariate time series (A. Ultsch). From aggregation operators to soft Learing Vector Quantization and clustering algorithms (N.B. Karayiannis). Active learning in Self-Organizing Maps (M. Hasenjáger, H. Ritter, K. Obermayer). Point prototype generation and classifier design (J.C. Bezdek, L.I. Kuncheva). Self-Organizing Maps on non-Euclidean spaces (H. Ritter). Self-Organising Maps for pattern recognition (N.M. Allinson, H. Yin). Tree structured Self-Organizing Maps (P. Koikkalainen). Growing self-organizing networks - history, status quo, and perspectives (B. Fritzke). On the optimization of Self-Organizing Maps by genetic algorithms (D. Polani). Self organization of a massive text document collection (T. Kohonen, S. Kaski, K. Lagus, J. Salojárvi, J. Honkela, V. Paatero, A. Saarela). Document classification with Self-Organizing Maps (D. Merkl). Navigation in databases using Self-Organizing Maps (S.A. Shumsky). A SOM-based sensing approach to robotic manipulation tasks (E. Cervera, A.P. del Pobil). SOM-TSP: An approach to optimize surface component mounting on a printed circuit board (H. Tokutaka, K. Fujimura). Self-Organising Maps in computer aided design of electronic circuits (A. Hemani, A. Postula). Modeling self-organization in the visual cortex (R. Miikkulainen, J.A. Bednar, Y. Choe, J. Sirosh). A spatio-temporal memory based on SOMs with activity diffusion (N.R. Euliano, J.C. Principe). Advances in modeling cortical maps (P.G. Morasso, V. Sanguineti, F. Frisone). Topology preservation in Self-Organizing Maps (T. Villmann). Second-order learing in Self-Organizing Maps (R. Der, M. Herrmann). Energy functions for Self-Organizing Maps (T. Heskes). LVQ and single trial EEG classification (G. Pfurtscheller, M. Pregenzer). Self-Organizing Map in categorization of voice qualities (L. Leinonen). Chemometric analysis with Self Organising Feature Maps: A worked example of the analysis of cosmetics using Raman spectroscopy (R. Goodacre, N. Kaderbhai, A.C. McCovern, E.A. Goodacre). Self-Organizing Maps for content-based image database retrieval (E. Oja, J. Laaksonen, M. Koskela, S. Brandt). Indexing audio documents by using latent semantic analysis and SOM (M. Kurimo). Self-Organizing Map in analysis of large-scale industrial systems (O. Simula, J. Ahola, E. Alhoniemi, J. Himberg, J. Vesanto). Keyword index.