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CFP: Optimization on Complex Systems - special issue in Memetic Computing

From: Mario Pavone <mpavone@dmi.unict.it>
Date: Mon, 25 Apr 2011 12:01:23 +0200
Message-ID: <20110425120123.171821dzna77y643@mbox.dmi.unict.it>
To: Mario Pavone <mpavone@dmi.unict.it>
                        ====== Call for Papers ======
                       **apologies for cross-posting**

                       OPTIMIZATION ON COMPLEX SYSTEMS

                     special issue on MEMETIC COMPUTING
          http://www.springer.com/engineering/mathematical/journal/12293


* Scope and aims

Many problems in all the traditional research areas, such as science,  
engineering, physics, biology, and medicine are often hard to solve,  
mainly due to the difficulty in understanding their indirect causes  
and effects, which are not related in an obvious way. Therefore,  
studying how a system interacts with the environment, or how simple  
components give rise to the global collective behavior of the system,  
or even how parts of a system interact with each other, is nowadays  
one of the most challenging and interesting research areas in every  
discipline because of its utmost relevance.

In the field of complex systems there currently exist several  
sophisticated tools that can help us to study the systems in an  
in-depth manner, through analytical models, and from a computational  
point of view, describing their model and the way it is simulated.

This special issue aims to bring together researchers and  
practitioners working in the field of complex systems, particularly in  
regards to the development of new analytical models and novel  
applications, as well as on the design of new nature-inspired  
optimization algorithms.

Authors are invited to submit original and unpublished papers on any  
topics related to complex systems.


* Important dates

Manuscript submission: 				July 8, 2011.
Notification of acceptance/revisions/rejection:	September 8, 2011.
Revised manuscript submission: 			November 8, 2011.
Notification final decision:	 		December 8, 2011.
Final manuscript submission:	 		January 8, 2012.



* Submission Guidelines

All manuscripts should be submitted electronically to the Memetic  
Computing editorial manager at https://www.editorialmanager.com/meme/
All submitted papers will undergo a blind peer-review process. The  
authors should select the article type "SI: Optimization on Complex  
Systems" while submitting their paper for this special issue.
For detailed submission information, please refer to ?Instructions for  
Authors? at  
http://www.springer.com/engineering/mathematical/journal/12293



* Guest Editors

Mario Pavone, University of Catania
Carlos A. Coello Coello, CINVESTAV-?IPN, Mexico


-- 
Dr. Mario Pavone (PhD)
Assistant Professor
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
University of Catania
V.le A. Doria 6 - 95125 Catania, Italy
tel: 0039 095 7383038
fax: 0039 095 330094
Email: mpavone@dmi.unict.it
http://www.dmi.unict.it/mpavone
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