SUBMISSION TIMELINE

Sept. 30, 2020:Deadline of Special Session (SS) proposal
October 10, 2020:Notification of acceptance of SS proposal
Sept. 30, 2020:
Deadline of paper submission (both general sessions and SS)
October 30, 2020:Notification of paper acceptance/rejection
November 15, 2020:Deadline of the final camera-ready papers
November 9-15, 2020:Deadline of authors' registration

The pdf file of CFP is available here.


Organizing Committee
Honorary Chair:
  • Huajun Li, Academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering, Vice President of Ocean University of China, China
General Chairs:
  • Junyu Dong, Ocean University of China, China
  • Hui Yu, University of Portsmouth, UK
PC Chairs:
  • Gaige Wang, Ocean University of China, China
  • Masafumi Matsuhara, Iwate Prefectural University, Japan
  • Yusuke Manabe, Chiba Institute of Tchnology, Japan
  • Xun Wang, Zhejiang Gongshang University
Special Session Chairs:
  • Xinghui Dong, University of Manchester, UK
  • Guoqiang Zhong, Ocean University of China
  • Cheng-Hsiung Hsieh, Chaoyang University of Technology, Taiwan
Publicity Chairs:
  • Xin Sun, Ocean University of China, China
  • Muwei Jian, Shandong University of Finance and Economics, China
  • Takako Hashimoto, Chiba University of Commerce, Japan
  • Shih-Chen Horng, Chaoyang University of Technology, Taiwan
Publication Chairs:
  • Lin Qi, Ocean University of China, China
  • Basabi Chakraborty, Iwate Prefectural University, Japan
  • Xuguang Zhang, Hanzhou Dianzi Univeristy
Local organizing Chairs:
  • Feng Gao, Ocean University of China, China
  • Shu Zhang, Ocean University of China, China
Advisory Committee
  • Hideyuki Takagi, Kyushu University, Japan
  • Jun Sasaki, Iwate Prefectural University, Japan
  • Ruo-Wei Hung, Chaoyang University of Technology, Taiwan
  • Kei Ohnishi, Kyushu University, Japan
  • Kurosh Madani, Paris University, France
Registration Chairs:
  • Cui Xie, Ocean University of China, China
  • Lin Qi, Ocean University of China
Steering Committee Chairs
  • Rung-Chin Chen, Chaoyang University of Technology, Taiwan
  • Qiangfu Zhao, University of Aizu, Japan
  • Goutam Chakraborty, Iwate Prefectural University, Japan
  • Robert Kozma, University of Memphis, USA Tadahiko Murata, Kansai University, Japan
Objective:

The 11th International Conference on Awareness Science and Technology (iCAST 2020) is a major international conference to bring together researchers, engineers, and scientists from academia and industry working in awareness science and its applications, for discussion, exchanging ideas, opinions, and most importantly to present their works and latest results. Special sessions on various subjects related to artificial intelligence, softcomputing, intelligent systems, perception, cognitive science, psychology, data analysis, IoT are welcome. Individual submissions in the following area are invited.

Topics include but not limited to the following:
Awareness Science:

Awareness mechanism and modeling; Machine learning / deep learning; Pattern recognition and image understanding; Agent computing / ontology / semantics; Neurocomputing / perception / cognition; Fuzzy logic / granular computing / rough set.

Awareness Technology:

Context / situation / background / semantics awareness; Chance / opportunity awareness; Intention / emotion / preference awareness; Location / position / goal awareness; Power / energy / heapability / resource awareness; Weakness / risk / danger awareness; Safety / security / privacy / trust awareness; Knowledge / tacit knowledge engineering.

Awareness Related Applications:

Social network; Data / web / text mining, Perception / processing of image / video / speech signal; Virtual and augmented reality; intelligent transportation system; Patient-aware health care system; IoT, E-business / e-government / elearning; Smart city / grid; Intelligent control; Intelligent robot.

Call for Special Session:

Proposals to organize Special Session are welcome. For details, please visit conference web-site special session page by click the left navigation item (Call for SS).

Venue:

Academic Exchange Center, 8 Hongdao Road, Qingdao, Shandong, China

Paper Submission Procedure:

Electronic version of full paper (IEEE format, A4 six-page standard include figures and tables) complete with authors’ affiliations should be submitted through official site.

All accepted papers will be sent to IEEE Xplore digital library. Selected papers will be recommended for post-conference publication in some Science Citation Index Expanded, Ei, or Scopus journals.

Sponsors:

Systems, Man and Cybernetics Society

Technical Committee on Awareness Computing

Supporters

Ocean University of China

University of Portsmouth

The University of AIZU

CALL FOR SS

The iCAST2020 welcomes special session proposals in all areas related to awareness science and technology, including artificial intelligence, soft-computing, intelligent systems, perception, cognitive science, psychology, data analysis, IoT, and so on. The proposal should include the following information:

  • Title
  • Abstract (within 300 words)
  • Organizer(s) with affiliation(s) and email address(es)

  • The template file can be downloaded here.


    Please email your proposal to Special Session Chair with RE: SS Proposal for iCAST2020.

    Special Session Chairs


    Prof. Xinghui Dong < xinghui.dong@manchester.ac.uk >

    Prof. Guoqiang Zhong < gqzhong@ouc.edu.cn >

    Prof. Cheng-Hsiung Hsieh < chhsieh@gm.cyut.edu.tw >

ACCEPTED SPECIAL SESSIONS

Title Organizers
Awareness Technology for Economic and Social Data Analysis Yukari Shirota | Basabi Chakraborty | Takako Hashimoto

PAPER SUBMISSION

You are welcome to present your latest works on awareness science, technology, and awareness related applications. Submitted papers must be in a PDF format and should be original, unpublished, and not be under submission to other conferences or journals. The page limit for a full-length paper is 6 pages, but max. 8 pages are acceptable with extra page charge for the 7th and 8th pages. Papers with less than 4 pages or more than 8 pages will not be reviewed and may be rejected.


Electronic version of full paper (IEEE format, A4 six-page standard include figures and tables) complete with authors’ affiliations should be submitted through official site.

LaTeX AND Word TEMPLATES

Please use the IEEE style files for conference proceedings as a template.Click here for more information

SUBMISSION SITE AND PROCEDURE

The paper submission site: EasyChair system. Click here for more information

The submission procedure is as follows:

  • Step 1. Login to iCAST 2020 EasyChair with your account using role as "author".
  • Step 2. Select "New Submissions" (main menu).
  • Step 3. Select a Track and click the "Continue" button.
  • Step 4. Fill in Author Information, Title, Abstract, Keywords, Topics.
  • Step 5. Upload the PDF file to submit.
  • Step 6. Click the "Submit" button.