Saturday, December 3, 2011

Call for papers: IEEE WCCI 2012 Special Session on Fuzzy Ontologies and FML Applications

This call for papers comes from Dr Giovanni Acampora of the University of Salerno. I have previously discussed on this blog some of Giovanni's work on Fuzzy Markup Language. Note that the deadline for submitting papers for this session is already very close: December 19, 2011.

CfP: IEEE WCCI 2012 Special Session on Fuzzy Ontologies and FML Applications

We would like to invite you to submit a paper for a special session "Fuzzy Ontologies and Fuzzy Markup Language Applications" at the Fuzz-IEEE 2012 conference which will be held as part of the 2012 IEEE WCCI in Brisbane, Australia at June 10-15, 2012.

It is widely pointed out that classical ontology is not sufficient to deal with imprecise and vague knowledge for some real world applications like personal diabetic diet recommendation. On the other hand, fuzzy ontology can effectively help to handle and process uncertain data and knowledge. Recently, the research on the ontology has been spread widely to be critical components in the knowledge management, Semantic Web, business-to-business applications, and several other application areas. Ontologies are a suitable way for representing complex knowledge and facilitating knowledge share and reuse. The concept of ontology has been widely embraced by the fuzzy research community by playing an important role in the development of distributed systems and the composition reveals a vital strategy for enterprise collaboration. In this context, the Fuzzy Markup Language (FML) is one of the most important results because it allows fuzzy scientists to express their ideas in abstract and interoperable way by improving their productivity and, at the same time, increasing the average quality of their works. This special session invites high-quality conceptual, analytical and empirical articles representing intelligent agent and knowledge mining information systems and their integration. The objective of the proposed special issue is to highlight an ongoing research on fuzzy and FML approaches for ontology applications as well as their applications on various domains.

Topics of interest (not limited to):

• Ontologies and Ontological Agents 
• FML Agents for Software Engineering
• FML Agents for Knowledge Discovery 
• FML Agents in a Neuro Fuzzy Approach
• Environment-aware Agents
• Agents for Intelligent Manufacturing Systems
• Intelligent Agent Applications
• Knowledge Representation with Ontology
• FML in Evolvable Hardware
• Knowledge-Based Systems
• Semantic Interoperability
• Semantic Web Agents
• Healthcare Ontological Agents
• Agents for Knowledge Management 
• Embedded Agents
• FML Agents for E-Commerce
• FML Agents for Smart Environments 
• FML Agents for Ambient Intelligence 
• Knowledge Sharing with FML Agents 
• Distributed Mining with FML Agents
• Web Services Applications based on FML 
• FML Applications

Further information about the special session can be found at:

The session deadlines are as follows:
- Paper submission: December 19, 2011
- Notification of acceptance/rejection: February 20, 2012
- Camera-ready papers: April 2, 2012
- Early registration: April 2, 2012
- Conference dates: June 10-15, 2012