KES 2020 – 24th International Conference on Knowledge Based and Intelligent information and Engineering Systems

KES-202024th  International Conference on Knowledge Based and Intelligent information and Engineering Systems (KES2020) |  16th  –  18th  September 2020  |   Verona, Italy

We are pleased to invite contributions for KES2020 taking place in Verona, Italy organised by KES International, in conjunction with the University of Verona.


KES2020 will consist of keynote talks, oral presentations, invited sessions, and workshops, on the applications and theory of 
intelligent systems and related areas. The conference encompasses a broad spectrum of intelligent systems related subjects.

Dates, Conference and Publication

•       Submission Deadline: 03 April 2020

•       Acceptance Notification: 01 May 2020

•       Camera Ready Submission: 29 May 2020

•       Presentation at Conference: 16 – 18 September 2020

•       Publication: Elsevier Procedia Proceedings

Conference Scope

Generic Topics of Interest

G1: Machine Learning, Artificial Neural Networks and Deep Learning

This track will cover both machine learning theoretical research and its applications. Contributions describing machine learning techniques applied to real-world problems and interdisciplinary research involving machine learning in different application fields with especial emphasis on the design of those systems, are particularly encouraged.

The topics of interest include (but are not limited to):

    computational learning theory

    cooperative learning

    distributed and parallel learning algorithms and applications

    feature extraction and classification

    hybrid learning algorithms

    inductive learning

    instance-based learning

    knowledge discovery in databases

    knowledge intensive learning

    learning through mobile data mining

    machine learning and information retrieval

    machine learning for web navigation and mining

    multi-strategy learning

    neural network learning

    online and incremental learning

    reinforcement learning

    scalability of learning algorithms

    statistical learning

    support vector machines

    text and multimedia mining through machine learning

G2: Knowledge Based and Expert Systems

Knowledge Management, Negotiation, Knowledge Acquisition, Knowledge Engineering, Ontologies Reasoning: Automated Reasoning, Reasoning strategies, Case-Based Reasoning, Common-Sense Reasoning, Computational Complexity of Reasoning, Description Logics, Diagnosis and Abductive Reasoning, Knowledge Representation, Logic Programming, Nonmonotonic Reasoning, Knowledge Preferences, Qualitative Reasoning, Reasoning with Beliefs Graphical Models, Visualisation Bayesian Networks, Causality, Decision/Utility Theory, Probabilistic Inference, Relational Probabilistic Models, Sequential Decision Making, Stochastic Optimization, Uncertainty Representations, Uncertainty in AI.

E-Learning, E-Business, E-Commerce

Web Intelligence, Intelligent Web-based Systems, Web Personalization and User Modeling

AI Web systems: Data Analytics, Multimedia and Multimodal Web Applications, Web Services: Semantic Descriptions, Planning, Matching, and Coordination, Web-Based Collaboration and Cooperation Crowdsourcing Techniques and Methodologies

Web Search and Information Retrieval, Exploiting Linked Open Data

Human Language Technologies for Web Systems, Including Text Summarization and Machine Translation

Intelligent User Interfaces for Web Systems

Knowledge Acquisition from the Web

Languages, Tools, and Methodologies for Representing, Managing, and Visualizing Semantic Web Data

Searching, Querying, Visualizing, and Interpreting the Semantic Web

Social Networking and Community Identification

Web-Based Recommendation Systems, Web-Based Opinion Extraction and Trend Spotting.

G3a: Intelligent Information and Engineering Systems

Natural Language Processing, Agent and Multi-Agent Systems, Bio-inspired Systems, Nature Inspired Methods and Optimization, Image Processing and Signal Processing, Machine & Computer Vision, Monitoring and Prediction, Speech Processing and Synthesis.

G3b: Cybersecurity

Cryptography, Compliance, Regulations, Law & Ethics, Cybersecurity in the Cloud, Malware, Engineering aspects of software development; from human behaviour, to issues related to the Internet of Things.

G4: Industry Applications

Multi-Sensor Information Systems, Dimensionality Reduction and Interactive Multivariate Data Visualization/Analysis, Organisation Memories, Industrial Control, Fault Diagnosis, Robotics, Image Processing, Medical & Diagnostic Systems, Environmental Monitoring, Power Electronics & Drives, High Voltage Systems, Engine Control and Vehicle Applications, Smart Vehicles and AGVs, Signal and Time Series Processing, Wavelets, Industrial communication standards (OPCUA, MqTT, DDS), Minifactories, Industry 4.0 applications, Financial & Stock Market, Dashboards, real time networking, Time Sensitive Networks, Industrial Wireless (5G, ZigBee).
Call for invited sessions

An invited session consists of a presentation session of 6 to 12 or more papers on a specific conference topic, organised as half or full day mini-conference. We invite senior scientists who have a special interest in a specific conference topic to take responsibility for an invited session, gathering papers from a range of research expertise around the world.  Researchers who would like to organise one or more Invited Sessions on topics falling within the scope of the conference are invited to submit a proposal for consideration.


For details of the sessions accepted so far Click here:

  • WS01: 3nd Symposium on Information Systems and Technologies for Management, Economy and Decision Making
  • IS01: Cyber-Physical Systems and Smart Internet-of-Things
  • IS02: Intelligent Information Processing for Educational Innovations
  • IS03: Recent Advances in Numerical Modelling and Recognition Techniques
  • IS04: Networks for Innovation, Knowledge Creation and Sharing
  • IS05: Intelligent Digital Architectures
  • IS06: Recent Advances in Biometric Technology
  • IS07: Interdisciplinary Approaches in Data Science and Digital Transformation Practice (IADSDTP 2020)
  • IS08: Collaboration in Software and System Engineering
  • IS09: Eye Movement Data Processing and Analysis (EMDPA)
  • IS10: Chance Discovery and Market of Data
  • IS11: The 2nd International Symposium on Metaheuristics and Multiagent models for Flexible Manufacturing Systems
  • IS12: Knowledge-Based Systems for e-Business
  • IS13: Software Engineering and Large-Scale Systems
  • IS14: Bioengineering Applications
  • IS15: Cybercrime Investigation and Digital Forensics
  • IS16: Knowledge-management and knowledge-based systems for configuration, self-assessment and training in medical home care
  • IS17: Artificial Intelligence for autonomous navigation and robotics
  • IS18: Classification, forecasting and decision support
  • IS19: New Generation Computing in Engineering, Life Science and Economy
  • IS20: Preventing risks and analysing events through social media analysis
  • IS21: Global and Constrained Optimization: Algorithms and Applications
  • IS22: Knowledge Management and Intelligent Interaction in Autonomous and Embedded Systems
  • IS23: Interactive Linguistics for Agent and Multiagent Systems
  • IS24: Immunity-Based Systems: Resilience with AI
  • IS25: Smart Education: Learning environment using technology
  • IS26: Knowledge and data engineering in medicine and health care
  • IS27: Contemporary issues in Informatics Education
  • IS28: Neuroscience techniques and quantitative methods in supporting decision making
  • IS29: Skill Acquisition and Ubiquitous Human Computer Interaction
  • IS30: Networking and Artificial Intelligence for Aerial Monitoring Systems: Design, Operation, Performance Analysis, and Future Directions
  • IS31: Knowledge Management and Smart Systems
  • IS32: Knowledge-based Learning and Education Support System: Design and Function
  • IS33: Computational Intelligence System and its Application to Media Information Technology
  • IS34: Service-oriented Data Science
  • IS35: AI, Robotics, and Human Machine Systems (IROHMS) for smart manufacturing


General Chair: Dr. Matteo Cristani, University of Verona, Italy
Honorary Chair: Prof. Lakhmi C. Jain, University of Canberra, Australia and Bournemouth University, UK
Executive Chair: Prof. Robert Howlett, Bournemouth University, UK

General Progamme Chair: Dr. Carlos Toro, A*STAR, Singapore

Invited Sessions Programme Chair: Prof. Cecilia Zanni-Merk, INSA Normande University, France 

International Program Committee

  The list of the IPC members will be added shortly to the conference page — here —

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