Calls for papers


International Journal of Systems, Control and Communications
International Journal of Systems, Control and Communications


Special Issue on: "Intelligent Computing for Hypersonic Vehicles"

Guest Editors:
Changyin Sun and Wankou Yang, Southeast University, China
Nian Zhang, University of the District of Columbia, USA

Hypersonic vehicles (HSVs) represent a promising and cost-effective method for feasible access to space and high-speed civil transportation. Much effort has been invested into developing suitable control systems for HSVs. Because of their particular dynamics characteristics, such as strong nonlinearity, high flight altitude, large flight envelope, extreme range of operating conditions, parameter variations and external disturbances, control design for HSV presents a significant challenge and receives much attention.

This special issue aims at exhibiting the latest research achievements, findings and ideas in hypersonic vehicles that benefit from intelligent algorithms and methods.

Subject Coverage
Suitable topics include but are not limited to:
  • Hypersonic vehicle control and navigation
  • Operation control and planning
  • Optimisation
  • Emergent behaviours
  • Learning algorithms
  • Evolutionary algorithms
  • Fuzzy logic and neural networks
  • Modelling and analysis
  • Simulation tools and hardware
  • Experiments and field trials
  • Pattern recognition
  • Computer vision
  • Machine learning

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

Manuscript due: 15 February, 2012

First round of reviews: 15 March 2012