Call for Papers

The 9th International Conference on Soft Computing Models in Industrial and Environmental Applications

Bilbao, Basque Country, Spain.

25th - 27th June, 2014

http://soco14.deusto.es

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***EXTENSION DEADLINE****
Paper submission deadline 1st March 2014
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***JOURNAL SPECIAL ISSUES***

Authors of the best papers presented at SOCO 2014 will be invited to 
submit an extended version to highly reputed international journals, 
Up to now:

1. Neurocomputing. Impact Factor: 1.634

2. Journal of Applied Logic. Impact Factor: 0.419

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***PLENARY SPEAKERS***

Prof. Antonio Bahamonde - University of Oviedo

Prof. Davide Balzarotti - Eurecom Graduate School and Research Center, France

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***SUBMISSION SYSTEM IS OPEN****

Please, submit your contributions through the following link:

https://www.easychair.org/account/signin.cgi?conf=soco14

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Technical Co-Sponsors by:

IEEE Spain Section

http://www.ieeespain.org

IEEE.-Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Spanish Chapter

http://www.ieee-smc.es/main/index.shtml

Machine Intelligence Research Labs (MIR Labs)

http://www.mirlabs.org

Spanish Association for Artificial Intelligence (AEPIA)

http://www.aepia.org

The International Federation for Computational Logic

http://www.ifcolog.net

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*** PROCEEDINGS***

SOCO'14 proceedings will be published by Springer in a special volume of Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing (Springer), indexed by ISI Proceedings, DBLP and Springerlink, among others. All submissions will be refereed by experts in the field based on originality, significance, quality and clarity.

Every submitted paper to SOCO'14 will be reviewed by at least two members of the Program Committee.

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***CALL FOR SPECIAL SESSIONS AND WORKSHOPS***

In addition to regular sessions, participants are encouraged to organize special sessions and workshops on specialized topics. Each special session should have at least 4 or 5 quality papers.

Special session organizers will solicit submissions; conduct reviews jointly with the SOCO'14 PC and in the same way recommend accept/reject decisions on the submitted papers.

Special Session submission deadline: 15th January, 2014

Submission of Special Sessions are welcome!

http://soco14.deusto.es/?q=node/8

For more information, please, send an email to: escorchado@usal.es

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*** Soft Computing represents a collection or set of computational techniques in machine learning, computer science and some engineering disciplines, which investigate, simulate and analyze very complex issues and phenomena.

The 9th International Conference on Soft Computing Models in Industrial and Environmental Applications (SOCO'14) is mainly focused on its industrial applications.

SOCO Series of Conferences provides an interesting opportunity to present and discuss the latest theoretical advances and real-world applications in this multidisciplinary research field.

SOCO'14 will be celebrated in collaboration with:

CISIS'14 http://cisis14.deusto.es

ICEUTE'14 http://iceute14.deusto.es

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*** TOPICS***

The topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

• Green Computing

• Evolutionary Computing

• Neuro Computing

• Probabilistic Computing

• Immunological Computing

• Hybrid Methods

• Causal Models

• Case-based Reasoning

• Chaos Theory Fuzzy Computing

• Intelligent Agents and Agent Theory

• Interactive Computational Models

The application fields of interest cover, but are not limited to:

• Decision Support

• Process and System Control

• System Identification and Modelling

• Optimization

• Signal or Image Processing

• Vision or Pattern Recognition

• Condition Monitoring

• Fault Diagnosis

• Systems Integration

• Internet Tools

• Human Machine Interface

• Time Series Prediction

• Robotics

• Motion Control & Power Electronics

• Biomedical Engineering

• Virtual Reality

• Reactive Distributed AI

• Telecommunications

• Consumer Electronics

• Industrial Electronics

• Manufacturing Systems

• Power and Energy

• Data Mining

• Data Visualisation

• Intelligent Information Retrieval

• Bio-inspired Systems

• Autonomous Reasoning

• Intelligent Agents

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***PAPER SUBMISSION AND PROCEEDINGS***

SOCO'14 proceedings will be published by Springer in special volume of Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing (Springer), indexed by ISI Proceedings, DBLP and Springerlink, among others.

All submissions will be refereed by experts in the field based on originality, significance, quality and clarity. Every submitted paper to SOCO'14 will be reviewed by at least two members of the Program Committee.

Papers must be prepared according to Springer’s templates (MS Word or LaTeX format) for the Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing volume series (www.springer.com/series/4240) and must be no more than ten (10) pages long, including figures and bibliography. Additional pages (over 10 pages) will be charged at 150 Euro each.

SUBMISSION SYSTEM: https://www.easychair.org/account/signin.cgi?conf=soco14

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***COMMITTEES***

*Honorary Chair*

José María Guibert - Rector of University of Deusto, Spain

Amparo Alonso Betanzos - University of Coruña and President of AEPIA (Spain)

Costas Stasopoulos - Director-Elect. IEEE Region 8

Hojjat Adeli - Professor of the Ohio State University, U.S.A.

*General Chair*
Emilio Corchado - University of Salamanca, Spain
*Program Chair*

Pablo García Bringas - University of Deusto, Spain

Fanny Klett - Learning Partnership Laboratory, Germany

Ajith Abraham - Machine Intelligence Research Labs (Europe)

Álvaro Herrero - University of Burgos, Spain

Bruno Baruque - University of Burgos, Spain

Emilio Corchado - University of Salamanca, Spain
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*** IMPORTANT DATES ***

Paper submission deadline 1st March 2014

Special Session submission deadline 15th January, 2014

Acceptance notification 20th March, 2014

Submission of (tentatively accepted) revised papers 1st April, 2014

Final version submission 7th April, 2014

Payment deadline 10th June, 2014

Conference dates 25th - 27th June, 2014

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*** CONTACT ***

Dr. Pablo García Bringas (Co-Chair)

University of Deusto (Spain)

Email: pablo.garcia.bringas@deusto.es
Phone: +34 94 413 90 73
Dr. Emilio Corchado (Co-Chair)

University of Salamanca (Spain)

Deusto Institute of Technolgy - DeustoTech

http://www.deustotech.deusto.es

University of Deusto

http://www.deusto.es

BISITE Research Group

http://bisite.usal.es

GICAP Research Group

http://gicap.ubu.es

University of Deusto Email: pablo.garcia.bringas@deusto.es Phone: +34 94 413 90 73

For more information about SOCO'14, please refer to the SOCO´14 website:

http://soco14.deusto.es

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