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October 4, 2018 to October 5, 2018
Subject Fields: 
Digital Humanities, Graduate Studies, Management and Leadership Studies, Philosophy, Research and Methodology


Venue:  Hard Rock Hotel Pattaya, Thailand



Date: 4 - 5 October 2018

Website: https://www.icico.info/


Innovative optimization approaches have attracted many research scientists, decision makers, managers, executives, engineers, academicians, officers and practicing researchers in recent years as powerful intelligent computational techniques for solving several complex real-world problems.


The International Conference on Intelligent Computing and Optimization (ICO2018) highlights the latest research innovations and applications of algorithms designed for optimization applications within the fields of Science, Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, Management, Finance and Economics. Focusing on a variety of methods and systems as well as practical examples, this conference is a significant resource for post graduate-level students, decision makers, and researchers in both public and private sectors who are seeking research-based methods for modeling uncertain and unpredictable real-world problems.


Topics to be discussed in this conference include (but are not limited to) the following:


Intelligent Computing and Applications: Artificial intelligence, Quantum computing, Artificial Neural Networks, Self –Organizing, Fuzzy logic, Membrane computing, Evolutionary computation, Learning theory, Probabilistic methods, Image processing Computer vision, Speech recognition, Big data, Evolutionary algorithm, Randomness Monte Carlo methods, Algorithmic probability, Chaos theory, Cryptography, Game theory, Information theory, Pattern recognition, Natural computing, Evolutionary robotics Knowledge-based system, Machine learning, Unsupervised learning, Computational finance, Computational economics, DNA computing


Optimization and Applications: Ant colony optimization, Artificial bee colony, Artificial immune systems, Artificial neural networks, Automatic computing, Bacterial foraging, Biological computing, Chaos optimization, Cloud Computing, Combinatorial Optimization, Computational intelligence, Continuous optimization, Cultural algorithms. Differential evolution, Direct search, Evolutionary computing, Fuzzy optimization, Genetic algorithms, Granular computing, Hybrid algorithms, Local and global search, Memetic algorithms, Meta-heuristic methods, Particle swarm optimization, Pattern search, Simulated annealing, Simulation and modeling, Soft computing techniques Support vector machines, Swarm intelligence, Tabu search, Variable neighborhood search


Submission Procedure:

- Papers should be in English.

- Regular papers should be up to 10 pages in length.

- Short papers should be up to 6 pages in length.

- Previously published work may not be submitted, nor may the work be concurrently submitted to any other conference or journal. Such papers will be rejected without review.

- Papers must be formatted using the SPRINGER Author's Kit. Detailed instructions and templates are available at https://www.springer.com/us/authors-editors/conference-proceedings/confe...

Authors are invited to submit original, unpublished research papers that are not currently under review elsewhere. Based on TPC reviews and discussions, some papers may be accepted as 6-page short papers, in addition to the regular 10 page papers.


Proceedings Publication

The proceedings are submitted for inclusion to the leading indexing services: DBLP, Google Scholar, Thomson Scientific ISI Proceedings, EI Elsevier Engineering Index, CrossRef, Scopus, as well as Springer Book Series. The accepted and reviewed papers of ICO 2018 will be published in the SPRINGER series "Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing".

Submission System:

Submit your paper here 



Website: The submission Web page for ICO 2018 is



Special Issue Publications

Distinguished papers, after further revisions, will be considered for possible publication in SCI & EI indexed special issues of prestigious international journals. By submitting a paper to the conference, authors assure that if the paper is accepted, at least one author will attend the conference and present the paper.


Best and high quality papers will be selected and reviewed by IPC in order to be publish extended version of the paper in Intelligent Decision Technologies - An International Journal (Indexed in ESCI/SCOPUS).



Important Dates:

Submission deadline: ​        July 1​3​, 2018

Author notification:              August 15, 2018

Camera ready:                    September 10, 2018

Conference:                        October 04 - 05, 2018



General Chairs:

Pandian Vasant, University Technology Petronas, Malaysia

Igor Litvinchev, Nuevo Leon State University, Mexico


TPC Chairs:

Jose Antonio Marmolejo, Panamerican University, Mexico

Gerhard Wilhelm Weber, Middle East Technical University, Turkey

Ivan Zelinka, VSB Technical University of Ostrava, Czech Republic

Junzo Watada, Waseda University, Japan


Invited Speaker and Panel Chairs:

Duy Vo Hoang, Ton Duc Thang University, Viet Nam

Vipul Sharma, I.K. Gujral Punjab Technical University, India


Publication Chairs:

Igor Litvinchev, Nuevo Leon State University, Mexico

Utko Kose, Usak University, Turkey

Pandian Vasant, University Technology Petronas, Malaysia


Special Session Chairs

Monica Chis, RO PLANET - Planet Group International, Romania

Goran Klepac, University College Algebra, Croatia

Rustem Popa, “Dunarea de Jos” University of Galati, Romania


Publicity Chairs:

Neel Mani, Dublin City University, Ireland

Mohammad Abd. Al-Wadud, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia

Leopoldo Eduardo Cárdenas-Barrón, Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico


Posters & Demos Chairs

Nguyen Tan Cam, Hoa Sen University, Vietnam

Huynh Van Van, Ton Duc Thang University,  Vietnam


Steering Committee:

Pandian Vasant, University Technology Petronas, Malaysia

Jose Antonio Marmolejo, Panamerican University, Mexico

Utko Kose, Usak University, Turkey


Local Chair:

Waraporn Nimitsuphachaisin, Hard Rock Hotel Pattaya, Thailand

E-mail: waraporn.n@hardrockhotels.net


- Conference registration fee includes a copy of the conference proceedings; admission to all technical sessions, two tea breaks, lunches and conference banquet.

- Listener registration fee includes the admission to all technical sessions, two lunches and conference banquet.


Conference Proceedings

The accepted and reviewed papers of ICO 2018 will be published in the SPRINGER series "Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing". Indexed By: SCOPUS


Special Issues

Intelligent Decision Technologies



Venue: Hard Rock Hotel Pattaya, Thailand

Hard Rock Hotel Pattaya

429 Moo 9, Pattaya Beach Road


Tel: +66 38 428755-9

Fax: +66 38 421673



List of hotels nearby Hotels:

Red Planet Pattaya, https://preview.redplanethotels.com/hotel/pattaya

Siam View Residence, http://www.siamviewresidence.com/

Sunshine Hotel And Residences, http://www.sunshinepattaya.com/

April Suites, http://aprilsuites.com/



Please send any inquiry on ICO 2018 to Dr. Pandian Vasant: eic.ijeoe@gmail.com

Contact Info: 


Steering Committee

E-mail: eic.ijeoe@gmail.com, ico2018@icico.info

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