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AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PAPERS: 12th Annual UK Workshop on Computational Intelligence, September 5-7 2012, Edinburgh, SCOTLAND


UKCI 2012, Heriot-Watt University

We invite you to submit your original papers to the 12th Annual UK Workshop on Computational 
Intelligence  which will take place at Heriot-Watt University 
(Edinburgh) on September 5-7 2012!

The 12th Annual Workshop on Computational Intelligence is the premier UK and Ireland event for 
presenting leading research on all aspects of computational intelligence. The workshop provides 
a stimulating forum for the academic community to share ideas concerning theoretical and practical 
aspects of computational intelligence techniques and is designed to encourage a lively atmosphere 
for discussing the research findings and future problems, making new contacts and forging 
collaborations. The workshop will include presentations of submitted papers and keynote talks 
from eminent researchers in the field of computational intelligence.


The authors are invited to submit their original work in_areas including, but not limited to_the 
following: computational intelligence, neural networks, learning, fuzzy logic, fuzzy systems, 
machine learning, biologically-inspired computing, evolutionary computing, evolutionary algorithms,
genetic programming, differential evolution, memetic algorithms, swarm intelligence, ant colony 
optimisation, artificial immune systems, multi-agent systems, games, data mining, web intelligence,
computational intelligence and self-awareness, computational intelligence in bioinformatics, 
computational intelligence in digital economy, computational intelligence in healthcare, 
computational intelligence for security, computational intelligence in finance, computational 
intelligence in robotics, computational intelligence in manufacturing, computational intelligence 
in energy.


The workshop will have two strands: full papers, for high-quality definitive results, and rapid 
communications, for work-in-progress. All contributions will be peer-reviewed, but only the full 
papers will be published on _IEEExplore ._Rapid
communications will be refereed in the spirit of_PLoS One 
_, where they are checked for technical soundness 
but are not excluded on the basis of lack of perceived importance. We intend to bundle these 
rapid communications in a booklet with an ISBN except for the case when authors object.

Sponsors, awards and competitions

This event is_technically co-sponsored_by the_IEEE Computational Intelligence Society 
the_IEEE CIS UKRI chapter _and several UK companies. 
The_AWARE _project is now offering_an award to the best paper 
_submitted to UKCI 2012 that deals with the 
topic of self-awareness in autonomic systems! Also, BT Research is now offering participants of 
UKCI 2012 an opportunity to win access to its R&D labs in the_competition 
_on modelling and prediction of cyber attacks 
based on recent high profile cases.

Important dates

Submission is open March 10, 2012

Full-paper submission deadline  May, 1 2012

Notification of acceptance  July, 1 2012 Camera-ready submission  August,1 2012 Rapid 
communications submission deadline  August, 15 2012 Workshop  September, 5-7 2012* 
(*Considering UKCI 2012 partially overlaps with PPSN, we will schedule presentations from 
the authors attending PPSN for September, 7 if needed)

Contact us

Please email us  if you have any questions and follow @UKCI2012 on 

Best regards,

George, Philippe and Anna

Dr George Coghill
Reader & Head of Computing Science
School of Natural and Computing Sciences University of Aberdeen

Prof. Philippe De Wilde
Head of the School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences

Dr Anna V. Kononova
Research Fellow

School of Mathematical & Computer Sciences

Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh