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IEEE WCCI 2022 : IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence


When Jul 18, 2022 - Jul 23, 2022
Where Padua, Italy
Submission Deadline Jan 31, 2022
Notification Due Apr 26, 2022
Final Version Due May 23, 2022
Categories    evolutionary computation   computational intelligence   neural networks   fuzzy logic

Call For Papers

Call for Papers

On behalf of the IEEE WCCI 2022 Organizing Committee, it is our great pleasure to invite you to the bi-annual IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence (IEEE WCCI), which is the largest technical event in the field of computational intelligence. The IEEE WCCI 2022 will host three conferences: The 2022 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN 2022 – co-sponsored by International Neural Network Society – INNS), the 2022 IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems (FUZZ-IEEE 2020), and the 2022 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (IEEE CEC 2020) under one roof. It encourages cross-fertilization of ideas among the three big areas and provides a forum for intellectuals from all over the world to discuss and present their research findings on computational intelligence.

IEEE WCCI 2022 will be held in Padua, Italy, one of the most charming and dynamic towns in Italy. It is located in the Veneto region, in Northern Italy. The historical center boasts a wealth of medieval, renaissance and modern architecture. Here a fascinating mix of historic and new, of centuries-old traditions and metropolitan rhythms creates a unique atmosphere. The medieval palaces, churches and cobbled streets emanate a sense of history. Padua features rich historical and cultural attractions, such as “Prato della Valle”, the largest square in Europe; the famous Scrovegni Chapel painted by Giotto; the Botanical Garden that is a UNESCO Word Heritage; the University of Padua, that is the second oldest university in Italy (1222) celebrating, in 2022, 800 years of history.

IEEE Computational Intelligence Society has maintained its position as a leader of journals in computational intelligence. CIS journals sustained their status as premier scholarly publications, earning high rankings in the Journal Citation Report by Thomson Reuters.

IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems (IF: 11.683)
IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems (IF: 8.759)
IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation (IF: 8.508)
IEEE Computational Intelligence Magazine (IF: 5.857)

Important Dates

Special Session and Workshop proposals: November 15, 2021
Competition and Tutorial proposals: December 13, 2021
Paper submission: January 31, 2022
Notification of acceptance: April 26, 2022
Final paper submission: May 23, 2022

List of topics


Feedforward neural networks
Recurrent neural networks
Self-organizing maps
Radial basis function networks
Attractor neural networks and associative memory
Modular networks
Fuzzy neural networks
Spiking neural networks
Reservoir networks (echo-state networks, liquid-state machines, etc.)
Large-scale neural networks
Learning vector quantization
Deep neural networks
Randomized neural networks
Other topics in artificial neural networks
Supervised learning
Unsupervised learning and clustering, (including PCA, and ICA)
Reinforcement learning and adaptive dynamic programming
Semi-supervised learning
Online learning
Probabilistic and information-theoretic methods
Support vector machines and kernel methods
EM algorithms
Mixture models, ensemble learning, and other meta-learning or committee algorithms
Bayesian, belief, causal, and semantic networks
Statistical and pattern recognition algorithms
Sparse coding and models
Visualization of data
Feature selection, extraction, and aggregation
Evolutionary learning
Hybrid learning methods
Computational power of neural networks
Deep learning
Other topics in machine learning
Dynamical models of spiking neurons
Synchronization and temporal correlation in neural networks
Dynamics of neural systems
Chaotic neural networks
Dynamics of analog networks
Itinerant dynamics in neural systems
Neural oscillators and oscillator networks
Dynamics of attractor networks
Other topics in neurodynamics
Models of large-scale networks in the nervous system
Models of neurons and local circuits
Models of synaptic learning and synaptic dynamics
Models of neuromodulation
Brain imaging
Analysis of neurophysiological and neuroanatomical data
Cognitive neuroscience
Models of neural development
Models of neurochemical processes
Brain Informatics
Other topics in computational neuroscience
Neurocognitive networks
Cognitive architectures
Models of conditioning, reward and behavior
Cognitive models of decision-making
Embodied cognition
Cognitive agents
Multi-agent models of group cognition
Developmental and evolutionary models of cognition
Visual system
Auditory system
Olfactory system
Other sensory systems
Learning and memory
Spatial cognition, representation and navigation
Semantic cognition and language
Grounding, symbol grounding
Neural models of symbolic processing
Reasoning and problem-solving
Working memory and cognitive control
Emotion and motivation
Motor control and action
Dynamical models of coordination and behavior
Consciousness and awareness
Models of sleep and diurnal rhythms
Mental disorders
Other topics in neural models of perception, cognition and action
Brain-machine interfaces
Neural prostheses
Neuromorphic hardware
Embedded neural systems
Other topics in neuroengineering
Brain-inspired cognitive architectures
Embodied robotics
Evolutionary robotics
Developmental robotics
Computational models of development
Collective intelligence
Autonomous complex systems
Self-configuring systems
Self-healing systems
Self-aware systems
Emotional computation
Artificial life
Other topics in bio-inspired and biomorphic systems
Applications of deep neural networks
Biomedical engineering
Data analysis and pattern recognition
Speech recognition and speech production
Approximate dynamic programming, adaptive critics, and Markov decision processes
Neural network approaches to optimization
Signal processing, image processing, and multi-media
Temporal data analysis, prediction, and forecasting; time series analysis
Communications and computer networks
Data mining and knowledge discovery
Power system applications
Financial engineering applications
Security applications
Applications in multi-agent systems and social computing
Manufacturing and industrial applications
Expert systems
Clinical applications
Big data applications
Other applications
Smart grid applications
Hybrid intelligent systems
Swarm intelligence
Sensor networks
Quantum computation
Computational biology
Molecular and DNA computation
Computation in tissues and cells
Artificial immune systems
Philosophical issues
Other cross-disciplinary topics


Ant colony optimization
Artificial immune systems
Coevolutionary systems
Cultural algorithms
Differential evolution
Estimation of distribution algorithms
Evolutionary programming
Evolution strategies
Genetic algorithms
Genetic programming
Heuristics, metaheuristics and hyper-heuristics
Interactive evolutionary computation
Learning classifier systems
Memetic, multi-meme and hybrid algorithms
Molecular and quantum computing
Multi-objective evolutionary algorithms
Parallel and distributed algorithms
Particle swarm optimization
Theory and Implementation
Adaptive dynamic programming and reinforcement learning
Autonomous mental development
Coevolution and collective behavior
Convergence, scalability and complexity analysis
Evolutionary computation theory
Representation and operators
Self-adaptation in evolutionary computation
Numerical optimization
Discrete and combinatorial optimization
Multiobjective optimization
Handling of Various Aspects
Large-scale problems
Preference handling
Evolutionary simulation-based optimization
Meta-modeling and surrogate models
Dynamic and uncertain environments
Constraint and uncertainty handling
Hybrid Systems of Computational Intelligence
Evolved neural networks
Evolutionary fuzzy systems
Evolved neuro-fuzzy systems
Related Areas and Applications
Art and music
Artificial ecology and artificial life
Autonomous mental and behavior development
Biometrics, bioinformatics and biomedical applications
Classification, clustering and data analysis
Data mining
Defense and cyber security
Evolutionary games and multi-agent systems
Evolvable hardware and software
Evolutionary Robotics
Engineering applications
Emergent technologies
Finance and economics
Intelligent systems applications
Real-world applications
Emerging areas


Mathematical and theoretical foundations
fuzzy measures and fuzzy integrals
fuzzy differential equations
fuzzy logic, fuzzy inference systems
aggregation, operators, fuzzy relations
Fuzzy control
optimal control of dynamic systems
adaptive and dynamically evolving process control
networked control systems
plantwide, monitoring, and supervisory control
Robotics and autonomous systems
decision making and situation awareness
handling systems
automated factories
smart industry
Fuzzy hardware, software, sensors, actuators, architectures
Fuzzy data and analysis
clustering, classification and pattern recognition
statistics and imprecise probabilities
data summarization
big data
time series modeling and forecasting
data analytics and visualization
social networks mining and analysis
Data management and web engineering
fuzzy data modeling
databases and information retrieval
data aggregation and fusion
fuzzy markup languages
Granular computing
type-2 fuzzy sets
intuitionistic fuzzy sets
higher order fuzzy sets
interval data processing
rough sets and relations
hybrid granular approaches
data clouds
Computational and artificial intelligence
fuzzy neural networks
fuzzy deep learning
fuzzy evolutionary algorithms
dynamically evolving fuzzy systems
fuzzy agent systems
knowledge representation and approximate reasoning
elicitation of fuzzy sets
explainable artificial intelligence
Otimization and operations research
fuzzy mathematical programming
possibilistic optimization
fuzzy algorithms and heuristic search
Decision analysis, multi-criteria decision making, and decision support
Fuzzy modeling, identification, and fault detection
Knowledge discovery
Fuzzy image, speech and signal processing, vision and multimedia data
Linguistic summarization, natural language processing
industry, technology, engineering
finance, business, economics
medicine, biological and social sciences
geographical information systems
social and communication networks
agriculture and environment engineering
security and mobility

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