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AISB miscellaneous Bulletin Item

CFP: Evolutionary Intelligence - Special Issue on Artificial Immune Systems


Evolutionary Intelligence - Call for Papers

Special Issue on Artificial Immune Systems

Over the last few years, a novel Computational Intelligence technique,
inspired by immunology, has emerged: Artificial Immune Systems (AIS).
This special issue aims to highlight the latest developments in the
field of AIS in terms of algorithmic development, modelling frameworks,
application areas or theoretical analysis. Papers are invited for
submission on unpublished work in the following (but not restricted to)

* Abstractions or models of immunological components or processes
* Applications of AIS
* Clonal selection and affinity maturation models and algorithms
* Danger theory models and algorithms
* Hardware implementation of AIS
* Hybrids or comparisons between AIS and other approaches
* Immunocomputing
* Immunoinformatics
* Network models and algorithms
* Self-nonself and self-assertion models and algorithms
* Theory and Frameworks of AIS

Important Dates:
Submission Deadline: 1 December 2007
Provisional Notification: 1 February 2008
Camera-Ready Due: 1 March 2008
Expected Publication: August 2008

Paper Submission:
Manuscripts should be prepared according to the standard format of
Evolutionary Intelligence. There is no page number restriction.
Instructions for preparing the paper are provided at

Paper submission is online through the regular Evolutionary Intelligence
submission website (Editorial Manager). Please follow the standard
online submission instructions and then choose the AIS special issue.

For any questions, please contact the guest editor:
Uwe Aickelin
University of Nottingham, UK