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JRS 2014 : 2014 Joint Rough Set Symposium


When Jul 9, 2014 - Jul 13, 2014
Where Granada & Madrid, Spain
Submission Deadline Mar 23, 2014
Notification Due Apr 16, 2014
Final Version Due Apr 27, 2014
Categories    rough sets   soft computing   intelligent systems   data mining

Call For Papers

               ***      FULL PAPER SUBMISSION: MARCH 23, 2014   ***

                              Joint Rough Set Symposium
                                         JRS 2014

             Polytechnic University of Madrid & University of Granada

                                    July 9-13, 2014

        Submission site for papers:
        Submission contact for tutorials:

We welcome your contribution to the 2014 Joint Rough Set Symposium (JRS 2014), a joint conference of the 9th International Conference on Rough Sets and Current Trends in Computing (RSCTC 2014) and the 2nd International Conference on Rough Sets and Intelligent Systems Paradigms (RSEISP 2014).

JRS was organized for the first time in 2007 and was re-established in 2012 as the major flagship IRSS-sponsored event gathering different rough-set-related conferences and workshops every year. This year, it will provide a forum for researchers and practitioners interested in rough sets, fuzzy sets, intelligent systems, and complex data analysis.

All accepted JRS2014 (RSCTC2014 and RSEISP2014) papers submitted either to regular sessions or to special sessions will be published in Springer's proceedings in the Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence (LNCS/LNAI) Series, and authors of best papers will be invited to extend their papers for inclusion in special issues of selected ISI-ranked journals. Author(s) of the best paper will receive an award sponsored by Springer.

The symposium will be held jointly in Granada and Madrid, two prime locations within Spain. Transport between both venues will be arranged by the conference organization.

We look forward to seeing you in Spain!


Professor Francisco Herrera
University of Granada, Spain
Title: Big data: processing evolutionary and fuzzy models

Professor Jerzy Stefanowski
Poznan University of Technology, Poland
Title: The impact of local data characteristics on learning from imbalanced data

Professor Bernard De Baets
Ghent University, Belgium
Title: to be announced


Conference topics relate to

Theory, Foundations and Applications of Rough Sets, Soft Computing and Intelligent Systems

and include, but are not limited to:

* Logical and Mathematical Foundations of Rough Sets
* Fuzzy Sets and Soft Computing
* Fuzzy-Rough Hybridization,
* Generalization of Rough Sets: Covering-based Rough Sets, Probabilistic Rough Sets, Near Sets, Nearness Approximation Spaces
* Rough Mereology
* Approximate, Non-monotonic and Case-based Reasoning
* Granular Computing
* Computing with Words
* Formal Concept Analysis
* Big Data Analytics
* Bioinformatics
* Decision Support Systems
* Intelligent Agent Technology
* Distributed Problem Solving
* Cloud Computing
* Intelligent Information Systems
* Digital Libraries
* Intelligent Language Processing
* Knowledge Representation and Integration
* Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining
* Stream Mining, Web Mining, Text Mining, Graph Mining, Process Mining, Spatial Data Mining
* Machine Learning
* Pattern Recognition and Image Processing
* Web Intelligence


* Exploiting Images for Information Extraction and Knowledge Generation (organizers: Consuelo Gonzalo, Mario Lillo)
* Fuzzy Decision Making and Consensus (organizers: Enrique Herrera-Viedma, Francisco Javier Cabrerizo, Ignacio Javier Pérez)
* Fuzzy Logic and Rough Sets: Tools for Imperfect Information (organizers: Lluis Godo, Thomas Vetterlein)
* Mining Big Volatile Data (organizers: Myra Spiliopoulou, Athena Vakali)
* New Trends in Formal Concept Analysis and Related Methods (organizers: Manuel Ojeda-Aciego, Sergei Kuznetsov)
* Soft Computing for Learning from Data (organizers: Isaac Triguero, Salvador García)
* Soft Computing in Information Access Systems on the Web (José Olivas, Francisco Romero, Jesús Serrano)
* Spatial Data Analysis and Spatial Databases (Robert Bembenik, Dariusz Gotlib, Grzegorz Protaziuk)
* Three-way Decisions and Probabilistic Rough Sets (organizers: Bing Zhou, Hong Yu, Huaxiong Li)


Full paper submission - March 23, 2014 (Firm deadline)
Paper acceptance notification - April 16, 2014
Camera ready paper submission - April 27, 2014


Authors are invited to submit original research contributions not concurrently submitted elsewhere. Normal length papers should be between 8 and 10 pages, formatted according to Springer’s Lecture Notes in Computer Science style ( The file format for submissions is Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF). Other formats will not be accepted.


Polytechnic University of Madrid
University of Granada


Honorary Chairs:
Lotfi Zadeh (USA)
Andrzej Skowron (Poland)

Conference Chairs:
Ernestina Menasalvas (Spain)
Dominik Slezak (Poland)

Steering Committee:
Henryk Rybinski (Poland)
Roman Slowinski (Poland)
Guoyin Wang (China)
Yiyu Yao (Canada)

Program Chairs:
Chris Cornelis (RSCTC) (Spain)
Marzena Kryszkiewicz (RSEISP) (Poland)

Program Co-Chairs for RSCTC
Rafael Bello (Cuba)
Lin Shang (China)

Program Co-Chairs for RSEISP
Hiroshi Motoda (Japan)
Zbigniew Raś (USA)

Special Session and Tutorial Chairs:
Davide Ciucci (Italy)
Jesús Medina (Spain)

Local Chairs:
Consuelo Gonzalo (Madrid)
Salvador García (Granada)

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