Topic Areas

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

Computer Science and Engineering
Computer networks, computer vision, pattern recognition, virtual, reality, parallel and distributed computing, high-performance computing, artificial intelligence, computer graphics, big data, and cloud computing, data base management systems, mobile agent computing, quality of services and communication protocol, mobile computing for e-commerce, cryptography and information security, scientific and engineering computing, hybrid computational methods, data visualization and virtual reality, web- and grid-based computing and simulation, possibility theory, Bayes network and hidden Markov models, computational intelligence, granular computing, deep learning.

Control and Automation
Autonomous systems, linear and nonlinear control, robust control, learning and adaptive control, intelligent control, optimization-based and optimal control, model predictive control, fault detection and identification, hybrid intelligent systems, neural control, fuzzy logic control, networked control, industrial automation, process control, robot control, multi-agent systems, mechatronic systems, vehicle control systems, intelligent transportation systems, environmental monitoring and control, intelligent manufacturing systems, microprocessor-based control, motor control, power control, vehicle control, aerospace control applications.

Signal Processing and Telecommunications
Adaptive filtering & signal processing, audio/speech processing and coding, compressive sensing and sparse representation, higher-order spectral analysis, nonlinear & blind signal processing, neural signal processing, component analysis, array signal processing, parallel and distributed processing, time series analysis, multimedia signal processing, design and implementation of signal processing systems, DSP Implementations and embedded systems, image and multidimensional signal processing, image processing & understanding, multimedia communications, next generation wireless/wireline communications, communication signal processing, modulation and channel coding, network coding, sensor networks, software defined networking and network function virtualization.

Bioinformatics and Biomedical Engineering
Micro-array data analysis, gene regulation, network, and pathway analysis, identification and classification of genes, protein structure prediction, next-generation sequencing and metagenomics, protein, DNA/RNA structure, function, and interactions, functional genomics and proteomics, molecular evolution and phylogeny, neuroinformatics, brain-computer interface, clinical engineering, rehabilitation engineering, neural engineering, biomedical signal analysis and modeling, bio-imaging, sensing, and data fusion, biomarker discovery, healthcare data acquisition, analysis, and modeling, biomedical data knowledge extraction, biomedical data integration, modeling, and preprocessing, biological data mining, knowledge sharing, visualization, and knowledge utilization, biomedical data mining systems and computing platforms, electronic health record acquisition, analysis, and decision support, high performance computing for biomedical data analysis, smart clinical diagnosis and decision systems.