A. Intelligent Systems Architectures and Applications

  • Artificial Neural Networks
  • Mathematical foundations of neural networks
  • Architectures and algorithms
  • Learning theory (supervised/ unsupervised/ reinforcement learning)
  • Knowledge based networks
  • Implementation issues of neural networks
  • Support Vector Machines
  • Neural network applications
  • Fuzzy Systems, fuzzy logic and possibility theory
  • Fuzzy expert systems
  • Fuzzy system design using evolutionary algorithms
  • Fuzzy system modeling and simulation
  • Fuzzy systems and applications
  • Evolutionary Algorithms
  • Genetic algorithms, evolution strategies, genetic programming and evolutionary programming
  • Learning Classifiers
  • Hybrid evolutionary algorithms
  • Evolutionary algorithms and applications
  • Fusion of neural network- fuzzy systems
  • Fusion of fuzzy systems- evolutionary algorithms
  • Fusion of neural network - evolutionary algorithms
  • Fusion of neural network- fuzzy systems- evolutionary algorithms
  • Intelligent agents (architectures, environments, adaptation/ learning and knowledge management)
  • Bayesian networks and probabilistic reasoning
  • Rough sets
  • Statistical learning techniques
  • Fusion of statistical methods and soft computing techniques
  • CAD systems
  • Intelligent optimization techniques
  • Intelligent techniques in Bioinformatics

B. Intelligent Image and Signal Processing

  • Design and implementation of intelligent signal processing systems
  • Image, video and multidimensional signal processing
  • Multimedia signal processing
  • Speech processing
  • Features and classification
  • Texture analysis
  • Document analysis
  • Stereoscopic vision
  • Shape processing
  • Object recognition
  • Image and video retrieval
  • Image and video compression

C. Intelligent Internet Modeling

  • Web intelligence
  • Search engines
  • Information retrieval (web mining)
  • Database querying
  • Ontology
  • XML mining
  • Intelligent networking between Web Sites
  • Network security, intrusion detection
  • Information aggregation and fusion
  • Interaction with intelligent agents
  • Intelligent agents and interfaces for personalization and adaptivity
  • Intelligent tutoring systems on the WWW
  • Adaptive hypermedia systems
  • Agents for digital cities, virtual communities and agent societies

D. Intelligent Data mining

  • Discovering patterns in continuous data
  • Uncertainty management for data mining
  • Clustering algorithms and applications
  • Classification trees
  • Mining time series
  • Mining in a Mobile Environment
  • Statistical Considerations in Learning
  • XML Mining
  • Text Mining
  • Distributed Data Mining

E. Intelligent Business Systems

  • e-learning, e-commerce, e-business, e-finance
  • Risk management
  • Derivatives pricing
  • Portfolio management and asset allocation
  • Stock market, forex market analysis, dynamics; simulation
  • Hedging, trading & arbitrage strategies
  • Financial modeling
  • Computational economics
  • Intelligent management
  • Multicriteria decision making

F. Intelligent Control and Automation

  • Mathematical modeling and analysis of complex systems
  • Soft computing/computational intelligence in control systems
  • Knowledge based control systems
  • Adaptive control systems
  • Control applications in robotics, manufacturing, process control, industrial systems, automotive, vehicular systems, spacecraft and so on

G. Intelligent Agents

  • Adaptation and learning
  • Agent architectures and communication languages
  • Communication, collaboration, and interaction of humans and agents
  • Conversational agents
  • Coordinating multiple agents
  • Designing agent systems - methodologies & software engineering
  • Evolution of agents
  • Knowledge acquisition and management
  • models of emotion, motivation, or personality
  • multi-agent communication, coordination, and collaboration

H. Intelligent Knowledge Management

  • Application of knowledge representation techniques to semantic modeling
  • Development and management of heterogeneous knowledge bases
  • Automatic acquisition of data and knowledge bases (especially raw text)
  • Performance evaluation
  • Parallel database systems
  • Data and knowledge sharing
  • Cooperation in heterogeneous systems
  • Domain modeling and ontology-building
  • Concurrent engineering and computer integrated manufacturing
  • Digital Libraries
  • Multimedia Databases.

I. Innovative Information Security

J. Innovative Networking and Communication Techniques

K. Web Intelligence