Special Session

Nature Inspired Computing and Its Applications (NICA)


In conjunction with

International Conference on Soft Computing and Data Mining (SCDM 2014)

June 16-18, 2014, Johor, Malaysia


Brief Description

Nature  inspired  computing  techniques  have  successfully  been  applied  to  many  different  kinds of applications, notably, in machine  learning,  data  analysis  and  multimedia  computing.  However, many research issues are still open in this area. The proposed special session aims to bring together leading researchers and practitioners in  this field who are working on  applying natural inspired computing techniques to applications in science and in creative  industries. It aims to provide the opportunity to promote, present and discuss on-going research in this area.



Dr. Somnuk Phon-Amnuaisuk, Brunei Institute of Technology, Brunei

Dr. Au Thien Wan, Brunei Institute of Technology, Brunei


Topic Areas


Important Date

Submission Deadline               : February 7, 2014

Acceptance Notification         : February 28, 2014

Submission of Final Paper       : March 15, 2014

Authors Registration               : March 15, 2014

Special Session                        : June 16-18, 2014



The submitted papers must be camera-ready, 10 pages long and formatted according to the AISC camera ready version. Please follow the instruction available in the following link



All submission should be directly to Dr. Somnuk Phon-Amnuaisuk at

spsessionmi6@gmail.com and please also cc to somnuk.phonamnuaisuk@itb.edu.bn


Program committee

Adham Atyabi                                                 Flinders University
Ak Hj Azhan Pg Hj Ahmad                             Institut Teknologi Brunei
Atikom Ruekbutra Mahanakorn                      University of Technology
Au Thien Wan                                                 Institut Teknologi Brunei
Hj Idham M. Hj Mashud                                 Institut Teknologi Brunei
Hj Rudy Erwan bin Hj Ramlie                         Institut Teknologi Brunei
Ibrahim Edris                                                  Institut Teknologi Brunei
Khor Kok Chin                                              Multimedia University
Ng Keng Hoong                                             Multimedia University 
Somnuk Phon-Amnuaisuk                              Institut Teknologi Brunei
Ting Choo Yee                                               Multimedia University
Werasak Kurutach                                         Mahanakorn University of Technology