V International Workshop on
Nature Inspired Cooperative Strategies for Optimization
October 20-22, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
NEW DEADLINE: JUNE 20, 2011
Proceedings: SPRINGER Studies in Computational Intelligence
Special issue: Journal of Memetic Computing (SPRINGER)
CALL FOR PAPERS
NICSO 2011 is the fifth edition of the International Workshop on Nature Inspired Cooperative Strategies for Optimization and aims at promoting deeper investigations on cooperative problem solving strategies and bringing together international researchers and practitioners from different disciplines to exchange ideas about emerging new research areas.
Submitted papers will undergo a rigorous blind peer review process. Selection criteria will be based on relevance, originality, significance, impact, technical soundness and quality of the presentation. Contributions are expected to provide original results, insights and experimental innovations. Manuscripts must be in PDF, up to 20 pages and conforming to the Latex template at the Springer's Instructions for Authors page. Contributions are welcome to submission through the system available at http://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=nicso2011.
As in previous editions, the accepted papers will be published in the book series on STUDIES IN COMPUTATIONAL INTELLIGENCE (Springer) indexed by ISI Web of Science Conference Proceedings, DBLP, Ulrichs, SCOPUS, MathSciNet, Current Mathematical Publications, Mathematical Reviews, Zentralblatt Math: MetaPress and Springerlink.
Authors of a selection of the best papers published in the book will be invited to submit an extended and improved version of the work to a special issue of the JOURNAL OF MEMETIC COMPUTING (Springer) (http://www.springerlink.com/content/g41239886q5j/)!
At NICSO 2011 a BEST PAPER competition will also take place!
Topics of interest are (but not limited to):
Artificial Immune Systems
Games and Game Theory
Software Self Assembly
David A. Pelta, University of Granada, Spain
Natalio Krasnogor, University of Nottingham, UK
EXTENDED Deadline for Submission: JUNE, 20!
Notification of Acceptance: July, 1
Deadline for Camera-ready: July, 15
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