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ICAST 2015 : IEEE 7th International Conference on Awareness Science and Technology


When Sep 22, 2015 - Sep 24, 2015
Where Qinhuangdao
Submission Deadline Jul 6, 2015
Notification Due Jul 30, 2015
Final Version Due Aug 15, 2015
Categories    awareness   machine learning   data mining   artificial intelligence

Call For Papers

Call for Papers

The IEEE 7th International Conference on
Awareness Science and Technology (iCAST 2015)

Let's build a bridge between perception
and cognition via awareness

Conference Venue: Northeastern University at Qinhuangdao, China

Date and time: Sep.22-24,2015


This conference is sponsored by

IEEE SMCS Japan Chapter and
Northeastern University at Qinhuangdao;

and technically co-sponsored by

IEEE Beijing Section
IEEE SMC Society,
IEEE SMC Baoding Chapter, and
IEEE EMBS Tianjin Chapter.

The conference provides a forum for researchers, engineers,
and scientists for discussing awareness computing and
exchanging ideas, opinions, and the latest results in this
emerging new field.

Topics of Interests

A: Awareness Science:
A1: Awareness mechanism and modeling
A2: Machine learning and knowledge management
A3: Pattern recognition and image understanding
A4: Neuro-computing/perception/cognition
A5: Fuzzy logic/granular computing/rough set
A6: Agent computing/swarm intelligence
A7: Awareness ontology and semantics

B: Awareness Technology:
B1: Context/situation/background/semantics awareness
B2: Intention/emotion/preference awareness
B3: Location/position/goal awareness
B4: Power/energy/capability/resource awareness
B5: Weakness/risk/danger awareness
B6: Safety/security/privacy/trust awareness
B7: Chance/opportunity awareness

C: Awareness Related Applications:
C1: Tele-communication/ubiquitous computing
C2: Image/video/speech/signal processing
C3: Overlay/P2P networking
C4: Data/web/text mining
C5: E-business/e-government/e-learning
C6: Health/child/elderly care
C7: Smart grid/transportation/public services
C8: Device and automatic control
C9: Cloud computing/internet of things
C10: Cognitive radio

Important Dates

Deadline for special session proposal: May 1, 2015
Notification of special session acceptance: May 7, 2015
Deadline for paper submission: July 6, 2015(extended)
Notification of paper acceptance: July 30, 2015
Submission of final camera-ready papers: August, 15, 2015

Paper Submission and Publication

Paper needs to be submitted in IEEE Format. Manuscript should be
unpublished work, must include enough detail about the goal, the
problem to solve, proposed methods and main results. Length of the
final camera-ready paper should be 6 pages. A maximum of additional
two pages will be allowed with extra payment. Conference content
will be submitted for inclusion into IEEE Xplore databases.
Selected papers from the conference will be further considered for
publication in international journal special issues.

Call for Workshop & Special Session

If you would like to organize a special session or workshop, please
submit a proposal to the workshop Co-Chairs

Neil Y. Yen (

by May 1, 2015. Please visit our web page for details.

Organizing Committees

Honorary Chairs

Jinkuan Wang (Northeastern University at Qinhuangdao, China)
Ryuichi Oka (the University of Aizu, Japan)
Daniel Yeung (South China U. of Technology, China)
Lingfu Kong (Yanshan University, China)

International Advisory Committee

Wenxi Chen (the University of Aizu, Japan)
Dimitar Filev (Ford Motor Company, USA)
Keun Ho Ryu (Chungbuk National University, Korea)
Kurosh Madani (University of Paris-EST, France)
Yasuji Sawada (Tohoku University of Technology, Japan)
Yi Sun (Dalian University of Technology, China)
Xizhao Wang (Hebei University, China)
Masao Yokota (Fukuoka University of Technology, Japan)

Steering Chairs

Qiangfu Zhao (the University of Aizu, Japan)
Goutam Chakraborty (Iwate Pref. University, Japan)
Tadahiko Murata (Kansai University, Japan)
Robert Kozma (University of Memphis, USA)

General Chairs

Fengwen Wang (Northeastern University at Qinhuangdao, China)

General Co-Chairs

Rung-Ching Chen (CYUT, Taiwan)
Jun Ma (Shandong University, China)
Jiadong Ren (Yanshan University, China)
Hideyuki Takagi (Kyushu University, Japan)

Program Chairs

Xin Zhu (the University of Aizu, Japan)
Yusuke Manabe (Chiba Institute of Technology, Japan)
Dong Ming (Tianjin University, China)

Organizing Committee Chair

Zhenhe Ma (Northeastern University at Qinhuangdao, China)

Organizing Committee Co-Chairs

Guorui Li (Northeastern University at Qinhuangdao, China)
Wenbo Shi (Northeastern University at Qinhuangdao, China)

International Publicity Chairs

Yung-Fa Huang (CYUT, Taiwan)
Shuxue Ding (the University of Aizu, Japan)
Wenlong Liu (Dalian University of Technology, China)
Incheon Paik (the University of Aizu, Japan)

Publication Chairs

Lin Yang (Northeastern University at Qinhuangdao, China)

Finance Chairs

Jie Li (Northeastern University at Qinhuangdao, China)
Setsuya Kurahashi (Tsukuba University, Japan)

Workshop&Special Session Chairs

Neil Yen (the University of Aizu, Japan)
Jiaxin Liu (Yanshan University, China)

Local arrangement chairs

Hongjun Duan, Jian Zhang, Guangyuan Si,
Jiangtao Lv, and Pengqing Hou
(Northeastern University at Qinhuangdao, China)

Contact information:
Prof. Xin Zhu ( zhuxin "at" )

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