Ensemble learning attempts to enhance the performance of systems (clustering, classification, prediction, feature selection, search, optimization, rule extraction, etc.) by using multiple models instead of using a single model. This approach is intuitively meaningful as a single model may not always be the best for solving a complex problem while multiple models are more likely to yield results better than each of the constituent models. Although in the past, ensemble methods have been mainly studied in the context of classification and time series prediction, recently they are being used in algorithms in other scenarios such as clustering, fuzzy systems, evolutionary algorithms, dimensionality reduction and so on.
The aim of this symposium is to bring together researchers and practitioners who are working in the overlapping fields of ensemble methods and computational intelligence. Papers dealing with theory, algorithms, analysis, and applications of ensemble of computational intelligence methods are sought for thissymposium.
The symposium topics include, but are not limited to:
• Ensemble of evolutionary algorithms
• Parameter and operator ensembles for evolutionary algorithms
• Portfolio of algorithms and multi-method search
• Ensemble of evolutionary algorithms for optimization scenarios such as multi-objective, combinatorial, constrained, etc.
• Hybridization of evolutionary algorithms with other search methods & ensemble methods
•Fuzzy ensemble clustering
• Fuzzy ensemble classifiers and fuzzy ensemble predictors
• Fuzzy ensemble feature selection/dimensionality reduction
• Aggregation operators for fuzzy ensemble methods
• Rough Set based ensemble clustering and classification
• Type-2 Fuzzy ensemble clustering and classification
• Ensemble methods such as boosting, bagging, random forests, multiple classifier systems, mixture of experts, multiple kernels, etc.
• Ensemble methods for regression, classification, clustering, ranking, feature selection, prediction, etc.
• Issues such as selection of constituent models, fusion and diversity of models in an ensemble, etc.
4. Hybridization of computational intelligence ensemble systems
5. Applications of ensemble of computational intelligence methods in any field
Please forward your proposals with detailed abstract and bio-sketches of the speakers to Symposium Co-Chairs and SSCI Keynote-Tutorial Chair, Dr S Das.
Please forward your special session proposals to Symposium Co-Chairs.
Nikhil R Pal, ISI, Kolkatta, India
Xin Yao, University of Birmingham, UK
P. N. Suganthan, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Dr Ashish Anand, India
Dr. J Balasubramaniam, India
Dr S. Baskar, India
Dr. Jyh-Yeong Chang, Taiwan
Dr. Shyi-Ming Chen, Taiwan
Dr. I-F Chung, Taiwan
Bartosz Krawczyk, Poland
Dr. Swagatam Das, India
Dr Pradip Ghanty, India
Dr. Amit Konar, India
Dr. Arijit Laha, India
Dr Jane J Liang, China
Dr. Q-K Pan, China
Dr G. Pugalenthi, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Dr A. K. Qin, France
Dr. B-Y Qu, China
Dr Rammohan Mallipeddi, Korea
Dr Ke Tang, China
Dr M Fatih Tasgetiren, Turkey
Dr Shizheng Zhao, Singapore