Call for Papers



7th World Conference on Soft Computing, Baku 2018, aims to bring together researchers, engineers and practitioners to present the latest achievements and innovations in the multiple areas of soft computing, to discuss thought-provoking developments and challenges, to consider potential future directions. One of the objectives of the conference is to encourage participation by young researchers, to this end student papers will be given special consideration.



Regular Paper Submission
January 25, 2018
Notification of Acceptance
February 20, 2018
Final Paper Submission
March 15, 2018
Early Registration
March 15, 2018
Proposals for Special Sessions
January 10, 2018
Special Sessions Final Paper Submission (by organizer)
March 15, 2018



Theories and Methods:Information Theory, Uncertainty, Bayesian and Probabilistic Methods, Evidence and Possibility Theory, Utility Theory, Fuzzy Sets and Fuzzy Logic, Approximate Reasoning, Non-classical Logics, Default Reasoning, Belief Revision, Argumentation, Uncertainty in Cognition, Graphical Models, Knowledge Acquisition, Information Fusion and Aggregation, Knowledge Representation, Ontologies, Decision Support, Cognitive Modeling, Game Theory, Multi-Criteria Decision Making, Granular Computing, Computing with Words, Human-Centric Computing, Rough Sets, Evolutionary Computation, Neural Networks, Hybrid Architectures

Applications and Tools: Intelligent and Multi-agent Systems, Information Processing and Retrieval, Intelligent Data Analysis, Data Mining, Machine Learning, Database and Information Systems, Intelligent Search, Internet and Semantic Web, Social Networks and Trust, Multi-Media, Control and Robotics, Computer Vision, Pattern Recognition, Image Processing, Medicine and Bioinformatics, Finance, Software Engineering, Industrial Engineering, e-Commerce, Security



Proposals for special sessions focusing on fundamental theories and innovative applications of soft computing are welcome. Submission of proposals should include a short description of the session, its relevance to the conference, and a list of potential contributors. Special sessions will be open to all participants. Organizers of Special Sessions will be responsible for a reviewing process.



Student participation is highly encouraged, be it submitting and presenting a paper, attending the conference, or volunteering at the conference. The Program Committee will select the best student papers prior to the conference. These papers will be presented at a special session during the conference. The student author of the best paper (based on both the written submission and the oral presentation, to be selected during this session) will receive an award.



Shahnaz N. Shahbazova (Azerbaijan Technical University)



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