Call for Contributed Papers


 Due to multiple requests, we have decided to extend the deadline for contributed papers. 

The new deadline is:  January 10, 2019


All papers must be written in English and should describe original work.

Regular papers: 

The length of the paper is limited to a maximum of 6 pages (in the standard IEEE conference double column format). Registered and presented regular papers will be submitted for inclusion into IEEE Xplore as well as other Abstracting and Indexing (A&I) databases. 

Papers will be refereed through a blind process for technical merit and content. To be eligible for publication in the Conference proceedings, an accepted paper must be presented at the Conference by one of the authors. You can send your work as a regular paper or send it to one of the accepted special sessions. Papers should be submitted before January 10, 2019.

Short papers (Work-in-Progress / WiP): 

The length of WiP paper is limited to a maximum of 3 pages with no optional appendix in IEEE Xplore. At most 6 references can be included. Accepted short papers will be included in a volume of local proceedings.

WiP (short papers) contributors are expected to give a short presentation of their work (10 mn).


Authors of regular and short presented papers will be invited to submit extended versions to planned special issues & collections of:

- Computers in Industry, (Elsevier, Impact Factor: 2.850)

- Soft Computing, (Springer, Impact Factor: 2.367)

- Advanced Engineering Informatics, (Elsevier, Impact Factor: 3.358)

- Cybernetics and Systems, (Taylor & Francis Onliner, Impact Factor: 1.197)

- Discrete Event Dynamic Systems, (Springer, Impact Factor: 1.444) 

- RAIRO - Operations Research, (Impact Factor: 0.478)

- Automatika, (Taylor & Francis, Impact Factor: 0.217)

- Control Theory and Technology, (Springer, Indexed SCOPUS)


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Templates for Authors


The submitted papers should follow the usual IEEE paper format for conferences (two-columns, 10 point, Times New Roman).

For your convenience, templates are available for:


Call for Special Sessions


The goal of special sessions (5 papers) and special tracks (at least two sessions) is to provide focused discussions on new topics or innovative applications. Each prospective session/track organizer must submit a proposal, including the title of the session, a short description and the organizer name. Please contact us as soon as possible to help you in the organization of your special session.  The proposals should be submitted  to the Special Sessions co-chairs (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) before November 03, 2018 (closed).

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