Planned Panel, Keynotes and Tutorials


It is our pleasure to inform you that the following Panel , keynote , Tutorial speakers have tentatively agreed to deliver lectures for various events within the IEEE SSCI 2013. Additional lectures will be listed as and when we receive agreement from the speakers.


Panel Session

Title: "Future Research and Funding Challenges for Computational Intelligence"

Time: 16 April Tue, 3.30 pm - 5.30 pm, Grand Ballroom, Level 4.


Dr Gary Fogel  , Natural Selection Inc., USA.

Dr Garry Greenwood ,  Portland State University, USA.

Dr Hisao Ishibuchi  , Osaka Prefecture University , Japan.

Dr  Chin-Teng (CT) Lin , National Chiao-Tung University, Taiwan. 

Dr Nikhil R Pal  ,  Indian Statistical Institute, India.

Dr  Marios Polycarpou , University of Cyprus, Cyprus.

Dr Jose Principe  ,  University of Florida, USA.

Dr  Paul Werbos , National Science Foundation, USA.  

Dr Xin Yao (Chair & Moderator)  ,  University of Birmingham, UK.



Keynotes (~1 hour each) and Tutorials (~2 hours each)




ADPRL Keynote on "General-purpose RLADP: Solving the scaling problem"

Dr Paul Werbos, National Science Foundation, USA  


Keynote on "Intelligent adaptive optimal control: algorithms and applications"

Prof Huaguang Zhang, Northeastern University, China.


Keynote on "Artificial Life in the Fight Against Cancer"

Dr Katie Bentley, Harvard University, USA.


Keynote on "Information Dynamics at the Edge of Chaos"

Dr Mikhail Prokopenko, CSIRO, Australia.


Keynote on "Brain-Computer Interface and its Potential New Applications"    

Dr Cuntai Guan, I2R, Singapore,


Keynote on "Mathematical models of the mind, cognitive algorithms, and engineering  applications"

(CANCELED) Dr. Leonid Perlovsky, Visiting Scholar at Harvard University Athinoula Martinos Brain Imaging Center, Principal Research Physicist and Technical Advisor at the Air Force Research Laboratory, USA

CIASG Keynote on "How to Get Real Benefits from Real Intelligence in the Grid" Dr Paul Werbos, National Science Foundation, USA  
CIBCB Keynote on "Knowledge-based systems in immunology: data mining of vaccine targets from viral pathogens"   

Dr. Vladimir Brusic, Harvard Medical School, USA

CIBCB Keynote on "Interpretability in Computational Intelligence" Prof Paulo Lisboa,  Liverpool John Moores University, UK.
CIBCB Keynote on "Pattern Recognition Methods for Biomolecular Data Analysis" Prof Hong Yan, City University, Hong
CIBIM Keynote on "Discriminant Non-negative Matrix Factorization for Facial Image Analysis" Prof. Ioannis Pitas,  Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece.
CICA Keynote on "Type-2 Fuzzy Control vs Type-1 Fuzzy Control: An Analytical Perspective" Prof Hao Ying, Wayne State University, USA.
CICARE Keynote on "Computational Intelligence in (e)Healthcare: Challenges and Opportunities" Dr Daniel Olsher, National University of Singapore, Singapore.
CICARE Keynote on "Big Data and Clinical Decision Support Systems" Dr Henrique Martins,  Universidade da Beira Interior / Ministry of Health / Fernando Fonseca Hospital, Lisbon, Portugal.

CICS & CIComms

Keynote on "Artifacts and Indicators Analysis in Cyber Security"

Prof Ratan Guha, University of Central Florida , USA.


Keynote on "Learning with kernels for streams of structured data"

Prof Alessandro Sperduti, University of Padova, Italy


 Keynote on  “Advances in Evolutionary Learning and Optimization” Dr K. C. Tan, National University of Singapore.
CIDUE Keynote on "Evolutionary optimization in dynamic and uncertain environments " Prof Yaochu Jin, University of Surrey, UK.


Keynote on "Ensemble Approaches in Learning"

Prof Xin Yao, University of Birmingham, UK

CIES Keynote on "Computational Intelligence in Structural Analysis and Design" Prof Michael Beer, University of Liverpool, UK.      
CIES Keynote on "Fuzzy Applications in Ground Vehicle Engineering: Focus on Identification" Dr Valentin Ivanov, Ilmenau University of Technology, Germany.


Tutorial on "Validating simulation models"

Dr Robert Marks, University of New South Wales / University of Melbourne, Australia.


Tutorial on "Systemic Risks"

Dr Akira Namatame, National Defense Academy of Japan

CIHLI Keynote on "Human Experiments in Computational Intelligence" Prof. Hussein Abbass, University of New South Wales, Canberra, Australia.
CIHLI Keynote on "A Human-Inspired Memetic Computational Search Paradigm" Dr Yew-Soon Ong, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.
CIMSIVP Keynote on "Machine Learning for Neural Engineering Applications" Dr Justin Dauwels , Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.
CISDA Keynote on "Intelligent Systems for Flight Control" Prof. Narasimhan Sundararajan, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.
CIVTS Keynote on "Autonomy and the Future of Urban Mobility"  Dr Emilio Frazzoli , Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA.              
EAIS Keynote on  "Evolving fuzzy systems: A Granular Computing Design Framework"

Prof Witold Pedrycz, University of Alberta, Canada

IA Keynote on "Sentic Computing" Dr Erik Cambria, National University of Singapore. 


Keynote on "Artificial Evolution: from Digital to Physical"

Prof Dr AE (Gusz) Eiben, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands,

MC Keynote on "Multigame Playing - a Challenge for Computational Intelligence" Prof. Jacek Mańdziuk, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland.
MCDM Keynote on "MOEAs: Applications in Bioinformatics and Data Mining"

Prof. Sanghamitra Bandyopadhyay, Indian Statistical Institute, India.

RiiSS Keynote on "Active Space-Body Perception and Body     Enhancement using Dynamical Neural Systems"

Dr Tetsuya Ogata,  Waseda University, Japan


Keynote on "Understanding Differential Evolution"

Dr Ferrante Neri,        De Montfort University, UK    &    University of Jyvaskyla, Finland.

SIS Keynote on "Third decade of swarm intelligence: Looking beyond Particle Swarms and Ants" Dr. Swagatam Das, Indian Statistical Institute, India.


Keynote on "Learning from Real Ants: Building Robust Ant Algorithms that always find the shortest path"

Prof Jayadeva, IIT Delhi, India.




Keynote on   "Threats to our  oceans: towards swarm intelligence solutions" 

Prof. David Corne,  Heriot-Watt University, UK.

SSCI Keynote on "Computational intelligence: what can we learn from the brain?" Prof Wlodzislaw Duch,  Nicolaus Copernicus University, Poland.
SSCI Keynote on "Computing with words: towards an ultimately human centric computing paradigm?" Prof Janusz Kacprzyk, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland.


Keynote on "Comparing Partitions from Clustering Algorithms"

 Prof James M. Keller University of Missouri , USA.


Keynote on "Forensic Bioinformatics: Decoding Information through Molecular Alphabets"

 Dr Amit Kumar, CEO and Chief Scientific Officer,  BioAxis DNA Research Centre (BDRC) Pvt Ltd, India. 


Keynote on "Active Brain-Machine-Body Interface for Natural Cognition"

Prof  Chin-Teng (CT) Lin, National Chiao-Tung University, Taiwan. 


Keynote  on "Interaction and Experience in Enactive Intelligence and Humanoid Robotics"

Prof Chrystopher Nehaniv , University of Hertfordshire, UK.

SSCI Keynote  on "Creating a Sustainable Smart City Through Internet of Things: Challenges and Opportunities" Prof Marimuthu Palaniswami, University of Melbourne, Australia.
SSCI Keynote on “Power System Planning with  Swarm Intelligence”
Dr Bijaya Ketan Panigrahi , IIT Delhi, India.


Keynote on "Multiple Sensor Fault Detection and Isolation in Complex Distributed Dynamical Systems"

Prof  Marios Polycarpou , University of Cyprus, Cyprus.


Keynote on "Advances in Kernel Methods"

Prof Jose Principe ,  University of Florida, USA.

SSCI Keynote on "Computational aspects of meta - heuristic optimization algorithms" Prof Vaclav Snasel , VSB-Technical University of Ostrava, Czech Republic.


Keynote on "Multi-agent systems with Applications in Smart Grids"

Dr Dipti Srinivasan, National University of Singapore.

SSCI  Keynote on "Meta-Cognitive Cognitive Neural Networks in Medical Informatics and Control"  Dr Suresh Sundaram ,   Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.  

Tutorial on  "Statistical Tests for Computational Intelligence Research and Human Subjective Tests"      Slides are available from:

Dr Hideyuki Takagi,  Kyushu University, Japan.