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UKCI 2016 : The 16th Annual UK Workshop on Computational Intelligence

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Link: http://wp.lancs.ac.uk/ukci2016/
 
When Sep 7, 2016 - Sep 9, 2016
Where Lancaster, United Kingdom
Submission Deadline Jun 30, 2016
Notification Due Jul 15, 2016
Final Version Due Jul 31, 2016
Categories    computational intelligence   big data   knowledge representation   artificial neural networks
 

Call For Papers

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CALL FOR PAPERS

The 16th Annual UK Workshop on Computational Intelligence, UKCI-2016

September 7-9, 2016, Lancaster, United Kingdom

http://wp.lancs.ac.uk/ukci2016/
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The 16th Annual UK Workshop on Computational Intelligence, UKCI-2016 this year is being hosted by Lancaster University. UKCI is the premier UK event for presenting leading research on all aspects of Computational Intelligence. The aim of this Workshop is to provide a forum for the academic community and industry to share ideas about developing and using Computational Intelligence (CI) techniques, the new trends and to exchange views and ideas.

CI is a rapidly expanding research field, attracting a large number of scientists, engineers and practitioners working in areas such as fuzzy systems, neural networks, evolutionary computation, evolving systems and machine learning. A growing number of companies are employing CI techniques to improve previous solutions and to deal with new problems. These include evolving systems that allow high performance in spite of changes which are either external or internal to the system, thereby increasing the re-usability of developed systems. This also include smart, intelligent and autonomous systems, self-learning, self-adapting, self-calibrating and self-tuning.

UKCI-2016 will take place in Lancaster House Hotel, located conveniently within the campus of Lancaster University, few miles from the city centre including Lancaster Castle. The city offers excellent transport links, with easy access to the M6, railway station and ferry links. Beyond the array of activities within the city, Lancaster is close to Britain’s premier tourist area – Lake District, and is home to theatres, museums, Ashton Memorial and Williamson park.

#################### Important dates #####################
- Paper submission: June 30th, 2016
- Notification of paper acceptance: July 15th, 2016
- Camera-ready submission: July 31st, 2016
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#################### Plenary speakers ####################
- Jose Principe, Distinguished Professor, University Of Florida, USA

- Trevor Martin, Bristol University and Senior Researcher, British Telecom
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#################### Organizing committees ###############
* Honorary Chair
- Prof. Janusz Kacprzyk, Fellow Polish Academy of Sciences

* General Chair
- Prof. Plamen Angelov, Lancaster University

* Programme Chairs
- Prof. Qiang Shen, Aberystwyth University
- Prof. Chrisina Jane, Robert Gordon University

* Publication Chair
- Dr. Alexander Gegov, Portsmouth University

* International Liaison
- Ms Azliza Mohd Ali, Lancaster University

* Finance Chair
- Ms Carol Airey, Lancaster University

* Local Organisation Chairs
- Dr. John Mariani, Lancaster University
- Mr Richard Gnosill, Lancaster University

* Publicity Chair
- Dr. Teng Teck Hou, Singapore Management University
- Dr. Jose Antonio Iglesias, Carlos III University of Madrid, Spain

* Awards Chair
- Prof. Araceli Sanchis de Miguel, Carlos III University, Spain

* Special Session Chair
- Prof. Ahmad Lotfi, Nottingham Trent University
- Dr. Xiao Jun Zeng, Manchester University
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############# Paper Submission and Publication ###########
* Papers for UKCI 2016 should be submitted electronically through the Conference website at http://www.lancaster.ac.uk/fas/scc/sites/ukci2016/, and will be refereed by experts in the fields and ranked based on the criteria of originality, significance, quality and clarity.

* Selected papers will be considered for publication, following substantial extension, in a Special Issue of the Soft Computing Journal (Springer).
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#################### Awards ##############################
* A best regular paper and a best student paper will be selected for this award

* This best paper award consists of a plaque and a €200 honorarium

* The best paper awards are sponsored by Springer
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###### Topics and Areas include, but not limited to ######
Topics of interest include (but are not limited to)

* Computational intelligence methodology
* Computational intelligence for big data
* Making Sense from Data (streams)
* Knowledge representation
* Fuzzy logic, fuzzy systems, approximate reasoning;
* New Machine Learning Methodologies
* Artificial Neural Networks
* Evolutionary computation, swarm intelligence, artificial immune systems, memetic computing, Nature-inspired computing
* New and emerging computational intelligence approaches from hybrid learning and systems, molecular and quantum computing
* Software agents and multi-agent systems, intelligent control
* Intelligent Video Analytics
* Applications of computational intelligence techniques in engineering, healthcare, finances, (cyber)security, signal, image and video processing
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#################### Call for Special Session Proposals #########################
* UKCI-2016 will retain its traditional format of a single track with special sessions on selected “hot” topics.

* Please email proposals for special sessions to ukci2016@lancaster.ac.uk by 4th January 2016
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#################### Co-Sponsors #########################
* Springer
* Department of Engineering and the School of Computing
and Communications, Lancaster University
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