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NICA 2014 : Nature Inspired Computing and Its Applications


When Jun 16, 2014 - Jun 18, 2014
Where Johor, Malaysia
Submission Deadline Feb 7, 2014
Notification Due Feb 28, 2014
Final Version Due Mar 15, 2014
Categories    artificial intelligence   computer science   education   communications

Call For Papers

Special Session
Nature Inspired Computing and Its Applications (NICA)

In conjunction with
International Conference on Soft Computing and Data Mining (SCDM 2014)
June 16-18, 2014, Johor, Malaysia

Brief Description
Nature inspired computing techniques have successfully been applied to many different kinds of applications, notably, in machine learning, data analysis and multimedia computing. However, many research issues are still open in this area. The proposed special session aims to bring together leading researchers and practitioners in this field who are working on applying natural inspired computing techniques to applications in science and in creative industries. It aims to provide the opportunity to promote, present and discuss on-going research in this area.

Dr. Somnuk Phon-Amnuaisuk, Brunei Institute of Technology, Brunei
Dr. Au Thien Wan, Brunei Institute of Technology, Brunei

Topic Areas:
Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
Theoretical foundations of Nature Inspired Computing: Knowledge representation techniques; Optimization techniques; Comparative analysis of techniques; Surveys of the current state-of-the-art in the area.
Applications of Nature Inspired Computing and Soft Computing in Machine leaning, Data analysis, Informatics and Engineering applications.
Applications of Nature Inspired Computing and Soft Computing in Creative Industries: Multimedia computing; Generative art; Computer generated special effects; 2D & 3D animations; Games; Music; Edutainment; etc.

Important Date
Submission Deadline : February 7, 2014 (final extension)
Acceptance Notification : February 28, 2014
Submission of Final Paper : March 15, 2014
Authors Registration : March 15, 2014
Special Session : June 16-18, 2014

The submitted papers must be camera-ready, 10 pages long and formatted according to the AISC camera ready version. Please follow the instruction available in the following link

All submission should be directly to Dr. Somnuk Phon-Amnuaisuk at and pls also cc

Program committee
Adham Atyabi Salford University
Ak Hj Azhan Pg Hj Ahmad Institut Teknologi Brunei
Armanadurni Binte Abdul Rahman Institut Teknologi Brunei
Atikom Ruekbutra Mahanakorn University of Technology
Au Thien Wan Institut Teknologi Brunei
Hj Idham M. Hj Mashud Institut Teknologi Brunei
Hj Rudy Erwan bin Hj Ramlie Institut Teknologi Brunei
Ibrahim Edris Institut Teknologi Brunei
Jonathan H. Chan King Mongkut University of Technology, Thonburi
Khor Kok-Chin Multimedia University
Ng Keng-Hoong Multimedia University
Somnuk Phon-Amnuaisuk Institut Teknologi Brunei
Ting Choo-Yee Multimedia University
Ting Chuan-Kang National Chung Cheng University
Werasak Kurutach Mahanakorn University of Technology

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