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CI-SEPHUMMES 2018 : Special Session on Computational Intelligence for Sensing and Predicting Human Mental and Medical State


When Jul 8, 2018 - Jul 13, 2018
Where Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Submission Deadline Feb 1, 2018
Notification Due Mar 15, 2018
Final Version Due May 1, 2018
Categories    machine learning   sensors   health informatics   mobile computing

Call For Papers

Call for papers: Computational Intelligence for Sensing and Predicting Human Mental and Medical State.

Cross-Disciplinary Special session at 2018 IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence (WCCI)

Special session Web page:

International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, hosted at IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence (IEEE WCCI 2018)
8-13 July 2018, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil -


Jim Torresen (jimtoer at, University of Oslo, Norway

Enrique Garcia Ceja (enriqug at, University of Oslo, Norway

Dante Barone (barone at, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil


Computational intelligence techniques have shown to be effective in classifying human mental and medical state. This is useful for a number of applications including within mental health treatment technology and systems for monitoring and notifying about irregular medical state of elderly people living alone at home. Many different kinds of sensing technologies are relevant including sensors available in smartphones, sensor watches and ambient sensors.

Scope and Topics

The aim of the special session is to provide a forum to disseminate and discuss recent and significant research within applying computation intelligence to classify, model and predict future human mental and medical state. We invite interested authors to submit their original and unpublished work to this special session.

Topics of interest within the given application domain for the special session include (but are not limited to):

• Ambient assisted living

• Ambient sensor systems

• Contributions and Applications of Computational Neuroscience

• Data analytics and visualization

• Emotion detection

• Medical state classification and forecasting

• Mental disorders state classification and forecasting

• Mobile sensing

• Multi-sensor fusion

• On-body sensor systems

• Privacy in human monitoring

• Remote sensing and monitoring

• Robot companion sensing

• Sensitive data collection and storage

• Sensor networks

• Smart home technologies

• Temporal data analysis

• Time series modeling and forecasting

Submitted papers will be reviewed according to the IJCNN reviewing process and will be evaluated on their scientific value: originality, correctness, and writing style.

Accepted and presented papers will be published under the IJCNN 2018 proceedings. However, as a cross-disciplinary and CI applications oriented special session, cross-disciplinary work involving Fuzzy and Evolutionary learning is encouraged. For paper guidelines please visit and for submissions please visit and select "CDSS-23. Special Session special session on Computational Intelligence for Sensing and Predicting Human Mental and Medical State" as the Main research topic.


Paper submission: 1st February 2018
Paper acceptance: 15th March 2018
Final paper submission: 1st May 2018
Early registration: 1st May 2018
IEEE WCCI 2018 conference: 8-13 July 2018

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