Saturday 23 April 2016

Call for Papers: IEEE CIBCB2016

Call for Contributed Papers

The annual IEEE International Conference on Computational Intelligence in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (IEEE CIBCB 2016) is a premier event in the areas of Computational Intelligence in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology. It will be held during the 5th to 7th October 2016 in Chiang Mai, Thailand. This conference will focus on all topics in Computational Intelligence in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, including, but not limited to:
  • Computational Intelligence in Bioinformatics including
  • Gene expression array analysis
  • Structure prediction and folding
  • Molecular sequence alignment and analysis
  • Metabolic pathway analysis
  • MicroRNA analysis
  • Molecular evolution and phylogenetics
  • Pattern recognition in bioinformatics
  • Real-world applications
  • Computational Intelligence in Computational Biology including
  • Systems and synthetic biology
  • Modeling, simulation, and optimization of biological systems
  • Biological network reconstruction
  • Pattern recognition in computational biology
  • Real-world applications
  • Computational Intelligence in Biomedical Engineering including
  • Medical imaging and pattern recognition
  • Signal and image processing in biomedical engineering
  • Biomedical data modeling and mining
  • Biomedical model parameterization
  • Big data analysis and tools for biological and medical data
  • Biomarker discovery and development
  • Neuroscience
  • Real-world applications

Submissions for oral and poster presentation are invited from researchers, practitioners and students worldwide. Prospective  authors  are invited  to  submit  papers  in  IEEE  format,  including  results,  figures,  and references. Accepted papers longer than six pages will have an additional per page charge.

Important Due Date

Special sessions/tutorials            30 January 2016
Acceptance of special sessions   15 February 2016
Paper submission                        30 April 2016
Notification of acceptance          30 June 2016
Camera ready copy due              30 July 2016

Call for Special Sessions/Tutorials

Proposals for special sessions/tutorials within the technical scope of the conference are also encouraged. Special Sessions/tutorials  have become a traditional and important part of IEEE CIBCB. Papers submitted for special sessions are to be peer-reviewed with the same criteria used for the contributed papers. Special session/tutorial proposal should include the session title, a brief description of the scope, contact information and brief CV of the organizers/tutorial presenter(s).

For general inquiry, please contact
General chair Sansanee Auephanwiriyakul at

For program inquiry, please contact 
Program co-chair Nipon Theera-Umpon at

Honorary Chairs
  • James M. Keller, University of Missouri-Columbia
  • Gary B. Fogel, Natural Selection, Inc.

General Chair
  • Sansanee Auephanwiriyakul, Chiang Mai University

Program Co-Chairs
  • Nipon Theera-Umpon, Chiang Mai University
  • Mihail Popescu, University of Missouri-Columbia
  • Patiwet Wuttisarnwattana, Chiang Mai University

Finance Chair
  • Sermsak Uatrongjit, Chiang Mai University

Local Arrangement Chair
  • Chaiy Rungsiyakull, Chiang Mai University

Web Development Chair
  • Sakgasit Ramingwong, Chiang Mai University

Publication Co-Chairs
  • Dome Potikanond, Chiang Mai University

Friday 22 April 2016

The 3rd International Conference on Behavioral, Economic, and Socio-Cultural Computing

Submission System:

All accepted conference papers will be submitted for inclusion into IEEE Xplore as well as other Abstracting and Indexing (A&I), e.g. EI and DBLP. Top quality papers after presented in the conference will be selected for extension and publication in several special issues of international journals, e.g., World Wide Web Journal (Springer) and Social Network Analysis and Mining (Springer).

Important Dates

Paper Submission Due:      01/07/2016
Author Notification Due:   15/08/2016
Camera Ready Due:          01/09/2016
Conference date:           11-13/11/2016

Conference Scope

The 3rd International Conference on Behavioral, Economic, and Socio-Cultural Computing (BESC2016) will take place in Hilton Gardon Inn, South Point, Durham, NC, USA, 11-13 November, 2016.

BESC aims to become a premier forum in which academic researchers and industry practitioners from data mining, artificial intelligence, statistics and analytics, business and marketing, finance and politics, and behavioral, economic, social and psychological sciences could present updated research efforts and progresses on foundational and emerging interdisciplinary topics of BESC, exchange new ideas and identify future research directions.

All accepted conference papers will be submitted for inclusion into IEEE Xplore as well as other Abstracting and Indexing (A&I), e.g. EI and DBLP. Top quality papers after presented in the conference will be selected for extension and publication in several special issues of international journals, e.g., World Wide Web Journal (Springer) and Social Network Analysis and Mining (Springer).. The conference committee invites submissions of applied or theoretical research and application-oriented papers on any below areas/tracks.

Topics of Interest

Papers are invited in the areas below, but do not exclude research in the general areas of the topic headings.

1) Social Computing and Applications
  • Social behavior
  • Social network analysis
  • Semantic web
  • Collective intelligence
  • Security, privacy, trust in social contexts
  • Social commerce and related applications
  • Social recommendation
  • Social data mining

2) Behavioral and Economic Computing
  • Agent-based modeling
  • Artificial/experimental markets
  • Asset pricing
  • Computational finance
  • Financial crises
  • Monetary policy
  • Optimization
  • Volatility modeling
  • Evolutionary economics

3) Information Management and Systems
  • Decision Analytics
  • E-Business
  • Societal impacts of IS
  • Human behavior and IS
  • IS in healthcare
  • IS security and privacy
  • IS strategy, structure and organizational impacts
  • Service science and IS

4) Digital Humanities
  • Digital media
  • Digital humanities
  • Digital games and learning
  • Digital footprints and privacy
  • Twitter histories creation
  • Crowd dynamics
  • Digital arts
  • Digital healthcare
  • Mobile technologies
  • Activity streams and experience design

5) User Modeling, Privacy, and Ethics
  • Personalization for individuals, groups and populations
  • Large scale personalization, adaptation and recommendation
  • Web dynamics and personalization
  • Privacy, perceived security and trust

Paper Submissions

All papers will be reviewed by the Program Committee on the basis of technical quality, relevance to BESC 2016, originality, significance and clarity. Please note:

  • All submissions should use IEEE two-column style. Templates are available from
  • All papers must be submitted electronically through the paper submission system in PDF format only, BESC2016 accepts scientific papers (6 pages), short papers (2 pages) and demo papers (2 pages).
  • Submitted papers must not substantially overlap with papers that have been published or that are simultaneously submitted to a journal or a conference with proceedings.
  • Papers must be clearly submitted in English and will be selected based on their originality, timeliness, significance, relevance, and clarity of presentation.
  • Submission of a paper should be regarded as a commitment that, should the paper be accepted, at least one of the authors will register and attend the conference to present the work.

Paper submission system is available at:


General Chair
  • Paul Wang, Duke University, USA

Conference Chair
  • Leon S.L. Wang, National University of Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Program Committee Co-chairs
  • Gang Li, Deakin University, Australia
  • Yves Demazeau, CNRS, France

Sponsorship Chair
  • Guandong Xu, University of Technology Sydney, Australia

Track Chairs

Social Computing and Applications
  • Jaroslaw Kozlak, University of Science and Technology, Cracow, Poland

Behavioral and Economic Computing
  • Herbert Dawid, Bielefeld University, Germany

Information Management and Systems
  • Wu HE, Old Dominion University, USA

Digital Humanities
  • JianBo Gao, Guangxi University, China
  • Ziqian Dong, NYIT, USA
  • Yang Zhao, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
  • Changxiu Cheng, Beijing Normal University, China

User Modeling, Privacy, and Ethics
  • Yidong Li, Beijing Jiaotong University, China

Industry Chair
  •  Alvin Chin, BMW Group, USA
  • Xin Li, iFlyTek Research, China

Special Sesssion Chair
  • I-HSIEN TING, National University of Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Publication Chair
  • Guanfeng Liu, Soochow University, China

Publicity Chair
  • Shaowu Liu, Deakin University, Australia
  • Jie Kong, Xi'an Shiyou University, China
  • Frank Jiang, University of Technology Sydney, Australia

SSCI 2016 Call for Papers

The 2016 IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence (IEEE SSCI 2016) , December 6-9, 2016, Athens, Greece

The 2016 IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence (IEEE SSCI 2016) will be held in Athens, Greece on December 6-9, 2016. SSCI is a flagship annual international conference on computational intelligence sponsored by the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society. All accepted paper will appear in IEEE Xplore Digital Library and indexed by EI, SCOPUS etc.

As a tradition, IEEE SSCI 2016 will co-locate a number of symposiums, each dedicated to a special topic related to computational intelligence, thereby providing a unique platform for promoting cross-fertilization. SSCI 2016 will be featured by cross-symposium tutorials, keynote speeches, panel discussions, PhD consortiums, oral presentations and poster sessions. Student grants, Best paper Awards and Student Best Paper Award will be given.

Important Dates

Paper submission due: July 18, 2016
Paper acceptance: September 12, 2016
Final paper submission: October 10, 2016
Early registration: October 10, 2016   

General Co-Chairs:

Yaochu Jin (Email:
Stefanos Kollias (Email:

Call for CIS Award Nominations

The IEEE Computational Intelligence Society annually recognizes significant contributions and meritorious service in the field of computational intelligence. The deadline for nominations for Awards of the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society is 30 April 2016.

The IEEE Computational Intelligence Society's awards recognize excellent achievements and outstanding volunteers in the field. Here is a list of the current awards:
  • IEEE Frank Rosenblatt Award (awarded by IEEE)
  • Neural Networks Pioneer Award
  • Fuzzy Systems Pioneer Award
  • Evolutionary Computation Pioneer Award
  • Meritorious Service Award 
  • IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems Outstanding Paper Award
  • IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems Outstanding Paper Award
  • IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation Outstanding Paper Award
  • IEEE Transactions on Autonomous Mental Development Outstanding Paper Award
  • IEEE Transactions on Computational Intelligence and AI in Games Outstanding Paper Award
  • Computational Intelligence Magazine Outstanding Paper Award
  • Outstanding Chapter Award, Outstanding PhD Dissertation Award
  • Outstanding Organization Award 
  • Outstanding Early Career Award.

Saturday 2 April 2016

IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems, Volume 27, Issue 4, April 2016

1. A Simple Method for Solving the SVM Regularization Path for Semidefinite Kernels
Author(s): Christopher G. Sentelle; Georgios C. Anagnostopoulos; Michael Georgiopoulos
Page(s): 709 - 722

2. Approximate Orthogonal Sparse Embedding for Dimensionality Reduction
Author(s): Zhihui Lai; Wai Keung Wong; Yong Xu; Jian Yang; David Zhang
Page(s): 723 - 735

3. Bayesian Robust Tensor Factorization for Incomplete Multiway Data
Author(s): Qibin Zhao; Guoxu Zhou; Liqing Zhang; Andrzej Cichocki; Shun-Ichi Amari
Page(s): 736 - 748

4. Pinning Control Strategies for Synchronization of Linearly Coupled Neural Networks With Reaction–Diffusion Terms
Author(s): Jin-Liang Wang; Huai-Ning Wu; Tingwen Huang; Shun-Yan Ren
Page(s): 749 - 761

5. Finite-Time Consensus for Multiagent Systems With Cooperative and Antagonistic Interactions
Author(s): Deyuan Meng; Yingmin Jia; Junping Du
Page(s): 762 - 770

6. Kernel-Based Least Squares Temporal Difference With Gradient Correction
Author(s): Tianheng Song; Dazi Li; Liulin Cao; Kotaro Hirasawa
Page(s): 771 - 782

7. Sparse LSSVM in Primal Using Cholesky Factorization for Large-Scale Problems
Author(s): Shuisheng Zhou
Page(s): 783 - 795

8. Effective Discriminative Feature Selection With Nontrivial Solution
Author(s): Hong Tao; Chenping Hou; Feiping Nie; Yuanyuan Jiao; Dongyun Yi
Page(s): 796 - 808

9. Extreme Learning Machine for Multilayer Perceptron
Author(s): Jiexiong Tang; Chenwei Deng; Guang-Bin Huang
Page(s): 809 - 821

10. Robust Gradient Learning With Applications
Author(s): Yunlong Feng; Yuning Yang; Johan A. K. Suykens
Page(s): 822 - 835

11. An Asynchronous Recurrent Network of Cellular Automaton-Based Neurons and Its Reproduction of Spiking Neural Network Activities
Author(s): Takashi Matsubara; Hiroyuki Torikai
Page(s): 836 - 852

12. Finite-Time Consensus of Multiagent Systems With a Switching Protocol
Author(s): Xiaoyang Liu; James Lam; Wenwu Yu; Guanrong Chen
Page(s): 853 - 862

13. Objective Function and Learning Algorithm for the General Node Fault Situation
Author(s): Yi Xiao; Rui-Bin Feng; Chi-Sing Leung; John Sum
Page(s): 863 - 874

14. Sparse Principal Component Analysis via Rotation and Truncation
Author(s): Zhenfang Hu; Gang Pan; Yueming Wang; Zhaohui Wu
Page(s): 875 - 890

15. Low-Discrepancy Points for Deterministic Assignment of Hidden Weights in Extreme Learning Machines
Author(s): Cristiano Cervellera; Danilo Macciò
Page(s): 891 - 896

16. Asymptotic Normality of the Maximum Pseudolikelihood Estimator for Fully Visible Boltzmann Machines
Author(s): Hien D. Nguyen; Ian A. Wood
Page(s): 897 - 902

17. Mixed H-Infinity and Passive Filtering for Discrete Fuzzy Neural Networks With Stochastic Jumps and Time Delays
Author(s): Peng Shi; Yingqi Zhang; Mohammed Chadli; Ramesh K. Agarwal
Page(s): 903 - 909

Friday 1 April 2016

IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems, Volume 24, Number 2, April 2016

1) On Atanassov's Intuitionistic Fuzzy Sets in the Complex Plane and the Field of Intuitionistic Fuzzy Numbers
Author(s): L. Zhou
Page(s): 253 - 259

2) Preaggregation Functions: Construction and an Application
Author(s): G. Lucca; J. A. Sanz; G. P. Dimuro; B. Bedregal; R. Mesiar; A. Kolesárová; H. Bustince
Page(s): 260 - 272

3) Modified AHP for Gene Selection and Cancer Classification Using Type-2 Fuzzy Logic
Author(s): T. Nguyen; S. Nahavandi
Page(s): 273 - 287

4) Answering Approximate Queries Over XML Data
Author(s): J. Liu; D. L. Yan
Page(s): 288 - 305

5) A Linear General Type-2 Fuzzy-Logic-Based Computing With Words Approach for Realizing an Ambient Intelligent Platform for Cooking Recipe Recommendation
Author(s): A. Bilgin; H. Hagras; J. van Helvert; D. Alghazzawi
Page(s): 306 - 329

6) Adaptive Quantized Controller Design Via Backstepping and Stochastic Small-Gain Approach
Author(s): F. Wang; Z. Liu; Y. Zhang; C. L. P. Chen
Page(s): 330 - 343

7) Estimation of a Fuzzy Regression Model Using Fuzzy Distances
Author(s): A. F. Roldán López de Hierro; J. Martínez-Moreno; C. Aguilar-Peña; C. R. L. de Hierro
Page(s): 344 - 359

8) Local Divergences for Atanassov Intuitionistic Fuzzy Sets
Author(s): I. Montes; V. Janiš; N. R. Pal; S. Montes
Page(s): 360 - 373

9) Ant-Inspired Fuzzily Deceptive Robots
Author(s): M. Kouzehgar; M. Badamchizadeh; M. R. Feizi-Derakhshi
Page(s): 374 - 387

10) Fuzzy-Model-Based Reliable Static Output Feedback maths\cr{H}_{\infty } Control of Nonlinear Hyperbolic PDE Systems
Author(s): J. Qiu; S. X. Ding; H. Gao; S. Yin
Page(s): 388 - 400

11) DOB Fuzzy Controller Design for Non-Gaussian Stochastic Distribution Systems Using Two-Step Fuzzy Identification
Author(s): Y. Yi; W. X. Zheng; C. Sun; L. Guo
Page(s): 401 - 418

12) A Dynamic Multiagent Genetic Algorithm for Gene Regulatory Network Reconstruction Based on Fuzzy Cognitive Maps
Author(s): J. Liu; Y. Chi; C. Zhu
Page(s): 419 - 431

13) Dissipativity Analysis for Discrete Time-Delay Fuzzy Neural Networks With Markovian Jumps
Author(s): Y. Zhang; P. Shi; R. K. Agarwal; Y. Shi
Page(s): 432 - 443

14) Cooperative Games and Coalition Cohesion Indices: The Choquet–Owen Value
Author(s): M. G. Fiestras-Janeiro; J. M. Gallardo; A. Jiménez-Losada; M. A. Mosquera
Page(s): 444 - 455

15) Fuzzy Clustering in a Complex Network Based on Content Relevance and Link Structures
Author(s): L. Hu; K. C. C. Chan
Page(s): 456 - 470

16) Cooperative Fuzzy Model-Predictive Control
Author(s): M. Killian; B. Mayer; A. Schirrer; M. Kozek
Page(s): 471 - 482

17) Fuzzy Metric Space Induced by Intuitionistic Fuzzy Points and its Application to the Orienteering Problem
Author(s): M. Verma; K. K. Shukla
Page(s): 483 - 488

18) Designing Fuzzy Sets With the Use of the Parametric Principle of Justifiable Granularity
Author(s): W. Pedrycz; X. Wang
Page(s): 489 - 496

19) Unified Representation of Sets of Heterogeneous Markov Transition Matrices
Author(s): M. E. Y. Boudaren; W. Pieczynski
Page(s): 497 - 503

IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation, Volume 20, Number 2, April 2016

1) A Tunable Generator of Instances of Permutation-Based Combinatorial Optimization Problems
Author(s): L. Hernando; A. Mendiburu; J. A. Lozano
Page(s): 165 - 179

2) Balancing Convergence and Diversity in Decomposition-Based Many-Objective Optimizers
Author(s): Y. Yuan; H. Xu; B. Wang; B. Zhang; X. Yao
Page(s): 180 - 198

3) Solving Bilevel Multicriterion Optimization Problems With Lower Level Decision Uncertainty
Author(s): A. Sinha; P. Malo; K. Deb; P. Korhonen; J. Wallenius
Page(s): 199 - 217

4) Leveraged Neighborhood Restructuring in Cultural Algorithms for Solving Real-World Numerical Optimization Problems
Author(s): M. Z. Ali; P. N. Suganthan; R. G. Reynolds; A. F. Al-Badarneh
Page(s): 218 - 231

5) Adaptive Cross-Generation Differential Evolution Operators for Multiobjective Optimization
Author(s): X. Qiu; J. X. Xu; K. C. Tan; H. A. Abbass
Page(s): 232 - 244

6) Simple Probabilistic Population-Based Optimization
Author(s): Y. C. Lin; M. Clauß; M. Middendorf
Page(s): 245 - 262

7) Tunably Rugged Landscapes With Known Maximum and Minimum
Author(s): N. Manukyan; M. J. Eppstein; J. S. Buzas
Page(s): 263 - 274

8) A Multiobjective Evolutionary Algorithm Based on Decision Variable Analyses for Multiobjective  
Author(s): Optimization Problems With Large-Scale Variables
X. Ma; F. Liu; Y. Qi; X. Wang; L. Li; L. Jiao; M. Yin; M. Gong
Page(s): 275 - 298

9) Generalization of Pareto-Optimality for Many-Objective Evolutionary Optimization
Author(s): C. Zhu; L. Xu; E. D. Goodman
Page(s): 299 - 315

10) Average Convergence Rate of Evolutionary Algorithms
Author(s): J. He; G. Lin
Page(s): 316 - 321