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Final CfP: 2016 IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Production and Logistics Systems (CIPLS 2016)

 
 
2016 IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Production and Logistics Systems (CIPLS 2016)
Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence (SSCI)
6-9 December 2016, Athens, Greece


http://ssci2016.cs.surrey.ac.uk/CIPLS.htm


Call for Papers
The management of production and logistics systems in today’s fierce competition environment is a difficult task and has become progressively complex. Major changes in products, processes, technologies, and societies bring along remarkable challenges and increasing market demands. Modelling and optimisation of complex problems arising in production and logistics systems is of paramount importance in surviving and achieving competitive gains in productivity and quality.

In recent years, the advancements in computer technology have allowed researchers to tackle large-scale problems and to develop and integrate efficient optimisation techniques for solving them. Within this context, CIPLS aims to address issues related to the design, planning, control, and continuous improvement of production and logistics systems using computational intelligence, including local search methods, evolutionary algorithms and other nature-inspired optimisation techniques. The intention is to cover various aspects of production from aggregate planning to shop-floor execution systems and modelling, planning and control of logistics systems. Studies incorporating real-world applications are highly encouraged.

Topics
Recommended topics include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Production planning and control
- Flexible manufacturing systems
- Integrated production system and process design
- Capacity planning
- Lot sizing
- Assembly lines
- Inventory control
- Facilities planning and design
- Transport and distribution planning
- Vehicle routing and scheduling
- Multi-modal transport
- Sustainability and green logistics
- Logistics network design
- Decision support systems in production and logistics

Important Dates
Full paper submission due:  July 18, 2016
Notification of acceptance:  September 12, 2016
Final paper submission due: October 10, 2016

Symposium Co-Chairs
Bülent Çatay, Sabanci University, Turkey
Raymond Chiong, The University of Newcastle, Australia
Patrick Siarry, Université Paris-Est Créteil, France

Program Committee Members
Bernardo Almada-Lobo, University of Porto, Portugal
Tolga Bektas, University of Southampton, UK
Christian Bierwirth, University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany
Hector Cancela, University of the Republic, Uruguay
Maurice Clerc, http://mauriceclerc.net, France
Óscar Cordón, University of Granada, Spain
Moussa Diaf, University of Tizi-Ouzou, Algeria
Deniz Tursel Eliiyi, Yasar University, Turkey
Mourad Fakhfakh, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Richard Hartl, University of Vienna, Austria
Krystel Castillo, University of Texas at San Antonio, USA
Sadan Kulturel-Konak, Pennyslvania State University, USA
Florian Jaehn, University of Augsburg, Germany
Jorg Lassig, University of Applied Sciences Zittau/Goerlitz, Germany
Guohua Ma, Wentworth Institute of Technology, USA
Frank Meisel, University of Kiel, Germany
Zbigniew Michalewicz, University of Adelaide, Australia
Nicolas Monmarche, University of Tours, France
Luc Muyldermans, University of Nottingham, UK
Antonio J Nebro, University of Malaga, Spain
Sylvie Norre, Blaise Pascal University, France
Ceyda Oguz, Koc University, Turkey
Erwin Pesch, University of Siegen, Germany
Henri Pierreval, Clermont University, France
Miguel A Salido, Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain
Guillaume Sandou, Supelec, France
Ruhul A Sarker, University of New South Wales, Australia
Alice E Smith, Auburn University, USA
Shiji Song, Tsinghua University, China
Fatih Tasgetiren, Yasar University, Turkey
Claudio Toledo, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Ozgur Toy, Istanbul Bilgi University, Turkey
Stefan Voss, University of Hamburg, Germany
Thomas Weise, University of Science and Technology of China, China
Farouk Yalaoui, Technical University of Troyes, France
Rui Zhang, Xiamen University of Technology, China