Topics of contributing papers include, but are not limited to, the following areas:

computational neuroscience

connectionist theory

cognitive science

mathematical modeling of neural systems

neurodynamic analysis

neurodynamic optimization

adaptive dynamic programming

embedded neural systems

probabilistic and information-theoretic methods

principal and independent component analysis

hybrid intelligent systems

supervised learning

unsupervised learning

reinforcement learning

deep learning

brain imaging

neural information processing

neuroinformatics

bioinformatics

support vector machines and kernel methods

autonomous mental development

data mining

big data processing

pattern recognition

time series analysis

image and signal processing

robotic and control applications

telecommunications

transportation systems

intrusion detection and fault diagnosis

brain computer interface

neuro-engineering

neuromorphic hardware

Fuzzy mathematics

fuzzy measure and integral

fuzzy logic

possibility theory

fuzzy clustering

fuzzy classification

fuzzy data analysis

fuzzy decision-making

fuzzy modeling

fuzzy control

type-2 fuzzy systems

computing with words

rough sets

granular computing

fuzzy neural networks

neuro-fuzzy systems

fuzzy system architecture or hardware

Genetic algorithms

genetic programming

evolutionary strategy

swarm intelligence

particle swarm optimization

ant colony optimization

differential evolution

brain storm optimization

estimation of distribution algorithms

other meta-heuristics

evolutionary multi-objective optimization

evolutionary scheduling

data-driven evolutionary computation

large-scale optimization

parallel and distributed evolutionary computation

evolutionary computation for bi-level optimization

multi-tasking evolutionary computation

evolutionary computation under uncertainty

dynamic evolutionary algorithms

real world applications of evolutionary algorithms