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.

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

The new deadline is:  January 10, 2019


Proposed Invited Sessions


Invited Session 1

Title: "Resilient Control in Large-Scale Networked Cyber-Physical Systems"

Session co-chairs:   

Prof. Giancarlo Fortino, University of Calabria, Italy

Prof. Giuseppe Franzè, University of Calabria, Italy

Prof. Walter Lucia, Concordia University, Canada

Dr. Francesco Tedesco, University of Calabria, Italy

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Proposed Special Sessions


Special Session 1

Title: "Robotics and Control Engineering Education"

Proposed by:   

Prof. José Gonçalves, Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, INESC-TEC Centre and CEDRI Centre, Portugal

Prof. Paulo Moura Oliveira, UTAD University and INESC-TEC Centre, Portugal

Prof. Filomena Soares, Minho University and R&D Algoritmi Centre, Portugal

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Special Session 2

Title: "Emergent Methods, Techniques and Tools for Cyber-Security (EMTTCS)"

Proposed by:   

Dr. Jaouhar Fattahi, Université Laval, Québec, Canada

Prof. Mohamed Mejri, Université Laval, Québec, Canada

Dr. Ridha Ghayoula, University of Tunis El Manar, Tunisia

Dr. Hager Kammoun, Faculté des Sciences de Sfax, Tunisia

Dr. Emil Pricop, Petroleum-Gas University of Ploiesti, Romania

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Special Session 3

Title: "Energy and Control"

Proposed by:   

HDR. Dr. Moussa Boukhnifer, ESTACAC of Paris, France

Dr. Ahmed Chaibet, ESTACA of Paris, France

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Special Session 4

Title: "Smart and Green Logistics and Transportation Systems"

Proposed by:   

Prof. Maria Pia Fanti, Polytechnic University of Bari, Italy

Prof. Agostino Marcello Mangini, Polytechnic University of Bari, Italy

Prof. Michele Roccotelli, Polytechnic University of Bari, Italy

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Special Session 5

Title: "Multivariable control system design"

Proposed by:   

Prof. Wojciech P. Hunek, Institute of Control Engineering, Opole University of Technology, Poland

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Special Session 6

Title: "Fractional order systems: theory and applications"

Proposed by:   

Prof. Riccardo Caponetto, University of Catania, Italy

Prof. Maria Gabriella Xibilia, University of Messina, Italy

Prof. Arturo Buscarino, University of Catania, Italy

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Special Session 7

Title: "Preparedness and Response to Emergencies and Disasters"

Proposed by:   

Dr. Amir Elalouf, Bar-Ilan University, Israel

Dr. Dmitry Tsadikovich, Bar-Ilan University, Israel

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Special Session 8

Title: "Productive 4.0 Hands-on solutions for the European Digital Industry"

Proposed by:   

Prof. Jerker Delsing, Luleå University of Technology, Sweden

Prof. Pal Varga, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary

Dr. Michele Albano, CISTER, ISEP, Polytechnic Institute of Porto, Portugal

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Special Session 9

Title: "Nonlinear Uncertain System Control with Application to Renewable Energy Systems"

Proposed by:   

Dr. Mohammed Kissaoui, University Mohammed V Rabat, Morocco

 

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Special Session 10

Title: "Healthcare Management and Engineering"

Proposed by:   

Dr. Edgar Alfonso Lizarazo, Université Jean-Monnet, France

Dr. Malek Masmoudi, Université Jean-Monnet, France

Prof. Abdelaziz Dammak, Université de Sfax, Tunisia

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 Special Session 11

Title: "Scheduling Problems: Real World Applications and Solution Approaches"

Proposed by:   

Prof. Anis Gharbi, Tunis Business School, Tunisia

Prof. Imed Kacem, Université de Lorraine, France

Dr. Malek Masmoudi, Université Jean-Monnet, France

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 Special Session 12

Title: "Deep Learning for Audio Information Retrieval and Computer Vision"

Proposed by:   

Mr. Fu-Hai Frank Wu, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan

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Special Session 13

Title: "Metaheuristics, Heuristics and Optimization techniques for Green Vehicle Routing problem"

Proposed by:   

Dr. Dalila Tayachi, Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Tunis, Université de la Manouba, Tunisia

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Special Session 14

Title: "Failure Prognostics of Complex Systems"

Proposed by:   

Prof. Belkacem Ould Bouamama, Polytech’Lille - CRIStAL, France

Prof. Kamal Medjaher, École Nationale d’Ingénieurs de Tarbes - LGP, France

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Special Session 15

Title: "Petri nets models for modeling, control and optimization"

Proposed by:   

Dr. Patrice Bonhomme, University of Tours, France 

Dr. Yin Tong, Southwest Jiaotong University, China 

Prof. Cristian Mahulea, University of Zaragoza, Spain 

Prof. Dimitri Lefebvre, University Le Havre, France 

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Special Session 16

Title: "Formal Methods applied to Transportation and Industry 4.0"

Proposed by:   

Prof. Dimitri Lefebvre, University Le Havre, France

Prof. Mariagrazia Dotoli, Polytechnic of Bari, Italy 

Dr. Achraf Jabeur Telmoudi,  University of Sousse,Tunisia 

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Special Session 17

Title: "Towards a Circular Economy for the End of Life Management of Manufacturing Good: Models, Techniques and Applications"

Proposed by:   

Dr. M’hammed Sahnoun, LINEACT/CESI, France

Dr. Mohammed Dahane, Université de Lorraine, France

Dr. James Gao, University of Greenwich, UK

Dr. Navonil Mustafee, University of Exeter, UK

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Special Session 18

Title: "Performance Evaluation"

Proposed by:   

Prof. Mehdi Toloo, VČB-Technical University of Ostrava, Czech Republic

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Special Session 19

Title: "Big Data and Customer Experience"

Proposed by:   

Dr. Eddie Soulier, Université de Technologie de Troyes, France

Mr. Gilles Beaudon, Université de Technologie de Troyes, France

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