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Systems Science
and Engineering


Systems engineering, issue formulation, analysis and modeling, decision making, & issue interpretation for systems engineering lifecycle phases related to definition, development, & deployment of systems.

Human Machine

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Human Machine Systems covers human systems and human organizational interactions including cognitive ergonomics, system test and evaluation, and human information processing concerns.



Cybernetics includes such areas as computational intelligence, computer vision, neural networks, genetic algorithms, machine learning, fuzzy systems, cognitive systems, decision making, and robotics.

Sad News: Professor Lotfi Zadeh Passed Away on Sep 6, 2017

This is sad news for the engineering community. We lost Professor Lotfi Zadeh, the founder of fuzzy logic and soft computing, and one of the giants of control, AI, and systems science theory and engineering.

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New IEEE Human-Machine Systems Impact Factor = 2.493

On June 19, Clarivate Analytics released the updated impact factors (IF) for numerous scientific and scholarly journals, including the IEEE Transactions on Human-Machine Systems (THMS). The IF for THMS increased dramatically from 1.8 in 2015, to 2.493 in 2016 – the number of total cites of THMS in 2016 more ...

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2017 Call for Nominations for Society Awards

The SMC Society’s Awards Committee is seeking nominations for SMCS Awards. The Deadline for submission is on July 15th. Please submit the nomination materials to Awards Committee Chair at Philip.Chen @

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2017 Call for Nominations: SMCS Board of Governors

The SMC Society’s Nomination Committee is seeking nominations for SMCS’s 2017 Board of Governors (BoG) elections. SMC Society’s Nomination Committee will select candidates for the election to be held at the end of 2017.

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Call for Nominations - Distinguished Lecturers

The IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society invites nominations for Distinguished Lecturers for the term 2016-17. The primary purpose of the SMC Society Distinguished Lecturer Program is to help Society Chapters, Student Branch Chapters provide interesting and informative programs to serve the needs of members of the SMC Society and to ...

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