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International Journal of Bio-Inspired Computation
International Journal of Bio-Inspired Computation


Special Issue on: "Computational Intelligence and Its Applications in Engineering"

Guest Editors:
Prof. Jingui Lu, Nanjing University of Technology, China
Prof. Ning Fang, Utah State University, USA

Recent years have seen rapid advances in bio-inspired computational intelligence (BICI) theories and their growing applications in nearly all engineering fields, such as mechanical, electrical, civil, industrial, manufacturing, materials, computer, chemical, and bio-environmental engineering. BICI has been successfully employed in solving real-world engineering problems at both large-scale and small-scale levels, ranging from the design of complex engineering systems, material processing and manufacturing, assembly, signal processing and pattern identification, to system and process optimization, to name but a few.

The goal of this special issue is to provide a vigorous forum and medium for the publication of original high-quality research papers that focus on the development of new bio-inspired computational intelligence algorithms and the real-world applications of BICI in a variety of engineering fields. Papers that focus on a comparison study of multiple BICI algorithms for a particular engineering application are particularly encouraged.

Subject Coverage
Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
  • New neural networks algorithms
  • New evolutionary algorithms
  • New swarm-based algorithms
  • New ant colony optimization algorithms
  • New support vector machine algorithms
  • New BICI analysis tools such as rough sets
  • Applications of BICI in mechanical engineering
  • Applications of BICI in electrical engineering
  • Applications of BICI in civil engineering
  • Applications of BICI in industrial engineering
  • Applications of BICI in manufacturing engineering
  • Applications of BICI in materials engineering
  • Applications of BICI in computer engineering
  • Applications of BICI in chemical engineering
  • Applications of BICI in bio-environmental engineering

Notes for Prospective Authors

Submitted papers should not have been previously published nor be currently under consideration for publication elsewhere. (N.B. Conference papers may only be submitted if the paper was not originally copyrighted and if it has been completely re-written).

All papers are refereed through a peer review process. A guide for authors, sample copies and other relevant information for submitting papers are available on the Author Guidelines page

Important Dates

Paper submission deadline: 8 September, 2011 (extended)

Final (revised based on reviewers' comments) paper submission deadline: 16 January, 2012