Call for Papers

SOCO 2013: 2nd CFP - Special Issues & CF Special Sessions/Workshops.

The 8th International Conference on Soft Computing Models in Industrial and Environmental Applications.

September 11th-13th, 2013
Salamanca, Spain


SOCO 2013 is organized in conjunction with:

HAIS 2013 (

CISIS 2013 (


ICEUTE 2013 (

Authors of the best papers presented at SOCO 2013 will be invited to
submit an extended version to highly reputed international journals,
Up to now:


Confirmed special issues for the journals:

1. Integrated Computer-Aided Engineering, IOS Press, I.F.: 3.451, Rank: 7th/111

2. Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering, WILEY, I.F.: 3.382, Rank: 9th/111
3. Neurocomputing, ELSEVIER, I.F.: 1.580, Rank: 39th/111

4. Journal of Applied Logic, ELSEVIER, I.F.: 0.574, Rank: 70th/99


Confirmed Fast Track for the journals:

1. Applied Soft Computing, ELSEVIER, I.F.: 2.612, Rank: 13th/111
Prof. Hojjat Adeli.-The Ohio State University, Columbus, USA.
Prof. Hujun Yin.-The University of Manchester, UK.
In addition to regular sessions, participants are encouraged to organize
special sessions and workshops on specialized topics.
Each special session should have at least 4 or 5 quality papers. Special
session organizers will solicit submissions; conduct reviews jointly with the SOCO´13 PC and in the same way recommend accept/reject decisions on the submitted papers.

Submission of Special Sessions and workshops are welcome!
Dead-line for Special Sessions and submission: 10th March, 2013

For more information, please, send an email to:
List of Special Sessions & Workshop up to now:

Technical Co-Sponsors by:


IEEE.-Spain Section

IEEE.-Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Spanish Chapter


Machine Intelligence Research Labs (MIR Labs)

The International Federation for Computational Logic

IT4Innovations Centre of Excellence



SOCO'13 proceedings will be published by Springer in its series of
AISC Series (Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing series) as in the last previous editions.
All accepted papers must be presented by one of the authors who must
register for the conference and pay the fee.

*** The 8th International Conference on Soft Computing Models in Industrial and Environmental Applications (SOCO´13)

Soft computing represents a collection or set of computational techniques in machine learning, computer science and some engineering disciplines, which investigate, simulate, and analyze very complex issues and phenomena. This Conference is mainly focus on its industrial and environmental applications.

SOCO Series of Conferences provides an interesting opportunity to present and discuss the latest theoretical advances and real-world applications in this multidisciplinary research field.
The topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

◦Evolutionary Computing

◦Neuro Computing

◦Probabilistic Computing

◦Immunological Computing

◦Hybrid Methods

◦Causal Models

◦Case-based Reasoning

◦Chaos Theory Fuzzy Computing

◦Intelligent Agents and Agent Theory

◦Interactive Computational Models

◦Rough Sets and Granular Computing

The application fields of interest cover, but are not limited to:

◦Decision Support

◦Process and System Control

◦System Identification and Modelling


◦Signal or Image Processing

◦Vision or Pattern Recognition

◦Condition Monitoring

◦Fault Diagnosis

◦Systems Integration

◦Internet Tools

◦Human Machine Interface

◦Time Series Prediction


◦Motion Control & Power Electronics

◦Biomedical Engineering

◦Virtual Reality

◦Reactive Distributed AI


◦Consumer Electronics

◦Industrial Electronics

◦Manufacturing Systems

◦Power and Energy

◦Data Mining

◦Data Visualisation

◦Intelligent Information Retrieval

◦Bio-inspired Systems

◦Autonomous Reasoning

◦Intelligent Agents

◦ Databases
SOCO'13 proceedings will be published by Springer in its series of AISC Series (Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing series).

All submissions will be refereed by experts in the field based on
originality, significance, quality and clarity. Every submitted paper to
SOCO´13 will be reviewed by at least two members of the Program Committee.

Papers must be prepared according to the LNCS-LNAI style template
( and must be no more than
ten (10) pages long, including figures and bibliography.
Additional pages (over 10 pages) will be charged at 150 Euro each.
Paper submission deadline          20th April, 2013
Acceptance notification                 20th May, 2013
Final version submission               10th June, 2013
Conference dates                            11th - 13th September, 2013
Payment deadline                           2nd June, 2013
*** CONTACT ***
Dr. Emilio Corchado - University of Salamanca (Spain) (Chair)
BISITE Research Group
GICAP Research Group
University of Salamanca
Phone: +34 616449888

For more information about SOCO´13, please refer to the SOCO´13 website:

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