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Call for Papers: 2020 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC 2020)

The 2020 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC 2020) will be held in Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC), Toronto, Ontario, Canada. SMC 2020 is the flagship conference of the IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society. It provides an international forum for researchers and practitioners to report most recent innovations and developments, summarize state-of-the-art, and exchange ideas and advances in all aspects of systems science and engineering, human-machine systems, and cybernetics.

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Advances in these fields have increasing importance in the creation of intelligent environments involving technologies interacting with humans to provide an enriching experience and thereby improve quality of life. Papers related to the conference theme are solicited, including theories, methodologies, and emerging applications. Contributions to theory and practice, including but not limited to the following technical areas, are invited:

Systems Science & Engineering

  • Communications
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Consumer/Industrial Applications
  • Control of Uncertain Systems
  • Cooperative Systems and Control
  • Decision Support Systems
  • Discrete Event Systems
  • Distributed Intelligent Systems
  • Enterprise Information Systems
  • Fault Monitoring and Diagnosis
  • Homeland Security
  • Infrastructure Systems & Services
  • Intelligent Power Grid
  • Intelligent Green Production Systems
  • Intelligent Transportation Systems
  • Large-Scale System of Systems
  • Manufacturing Systems/Automation
  • Mechatronics Micro and/or Nano Systems
  • Quality/Reliability Engineering
  • Robotic Systems
  • Service Systems & Organizations
  • Smart Metering
  • Smart Cities
  • Smart Buildings and Infrastructures
  • Smart Sensor Networks
  • System Modeling and Control
  • Technology Assessment

Human-Machine Systems

  • Assistive Technology
  • Augmented Cognition
  • Brain-based Information Communications
  • Design Methods
  • Entertainment Engineering
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Human Factors
  • Human Performance Modeling
  • Human-Machine Cooperation & Systems
  • Human-Machine Interface Web
  • Intelligence Interaction
  • Information Visualization
  • Information Systems for Design/Marketing
  • Interactive and Digital Media
  • Interactive Design Science & Engineering
  • Kansei (sense/emotion) Engineering
  • Medical Informatics
  • Multimedia Systems
  • Multi-user Interaction
  • Resilience Engineering
  • Supervisory Control
  • Systems Safety and Security
  • Team Performance and Training Systems
  • User Interface Design
  • Virtual and Augmented Reality Systems
  • Wearable Computing

Cybernetics

  • Agent-Based Modeling
  • Artificial Immune Systems
  • Artificial Life
  • Awareness Computing
  • Biometric Systems and Bioinformatics
  • Computational Intelligence
  • Computational Life Science
  • Cybernetics for Informatics
  • Evolutionary Computation
  • Expert and Knowledge-Based Systems
  • Fuzzy Systems and their applications
  • Information Assurance & Intelligent Multimedia Computation
  • Heuristic Algorithms
  • Hybrid Models of Neural Networks, Fuzzy Systems, and Evolutionary Computing
  • Image Processing/Pattern Recognition
  • Intelligent Internet Systems
  • Knowledge Acquisition in Intelligent Machine Learning
  • Machine Vision
  • Media Computing
  • Medical Informatics
  • Neural Networks and their Applications
  • Optimization
  • Quantum Cybernetics
  • Quantum Machine Learning
  • Self-Organization
  • Swarm Intelligence

Important Dates

  • February 16, 2020
    Deadline for submission of proposals for Special Sessions
  • March 15, 2020
    Acceptance/rejection notification of proposals for Special Sessions
  • April 5, 2020
    Deadline for submission of contributions for Regular, Special Sessions, and Industrial Papers
  • April 5, 2020
    Deadline for submission of contributions for SMC Junior Papers
  • April 5, 2020
    Deadline for submission of proposals for Tutorials and Workshop Sessions
  • April 26, 2020
    Acceptance notification for Tutorials and Workshop Sessions
  • May 24, 2020
    Acceptance notification for Regular, Special Sessions, and Industrial Papers
  • May 24, 2020
    Acceptance notification for SMC Junior Papers
  • May 24, 2020
    Submission deadline for Workshop Papers
  • July 12, 2020
    Final papers due for Regular, Special Sessions, Industrial, SMC Junior, and Workshop Papers
  • August 2, 2020
    Deadline for early registration
  • October 11-14, 2020
    Conference dates

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