Special Issue "Machine-Environment Interaction, Volume II"

A special issue of Journal of Sensor and Actuator Networks (ISSN 2224-2708). This special issue belongs to the section "Big Data, Computing and Artificial Intelligence".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 15 August 2023 | Viewed by 136

Special Issue Editors

Department of Computer Science, ECE Paris School of Engineering (ECE Paris Ecole d’Ingénieurs), Paris, France
Interests: knowledge representation; machine learning; computational intelligence; artificial intelligence; formal methods; multimodal computing
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Prof. Dr. Amar Ramdane-Cherif
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Guest Editor
Département des Réseaux et des Télécommunications (RT), University Paris-Saclay, UVSQ - 12 Avenue de l’Europe, 78114 Vélizy, France
Interests: software architecture; dynamic architecture; knowledge representation and reasoning; interaction machine-environment; ambient intelligence; robotic interaction; data fusion and fission; embedded system

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Machine–environment interaction is a vast and complex domain located at the crossroads of several artificial intelligence disciplines, the representation of knowledge and reasoning, ambient intelligence, networks of sensors, etc.

An intelligent machine (robot, vehicle, drone, etc.) can evolve in a so-called “smart” environment (smart home, smart city, etc.). Such a connected environment has a network of sensors that an intelligent machine can use in addition to its own sensors to better understand the environment and interact with the objects that are present there. Humans are a part of this environment, and hence, human–machine integration is a special case of machine–environment interaction.

The interaction loop between machine and environment is made up of the following processes: perception, comprehension, decision, and action. Thus, an intelligent machine has the capacity to perceive the environment, understand its current state, make decisions, and act on the environment to execute decisions.

Research and development in interactive systems entails many challenges and opportunities, not only in hardware and software but also on various sensors, which constitute important tools of these systems to perceive the environment.

We would like to draw your attention to the JSAN Special Issue on “Machine–Environment Interaction”. Extended versions of selected papers from the 3rd EAI International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Communications (CICom 2022), to be held in Australia on 28–29 December 2022 (https://cicom-conference.eai-conferences.org/2022/), will be considered for this  Special Issue. In addition, we invite other researchers beyond CICom 2022 to submit papers on a topic within the field of machine–environment interaction, including its related fields which may include but are not limited to the following areas:

  • Representation of the environment of an interactive system: models, formalisms;
  • The perception of the environment of interactive systems;
  • Data fusion and fission in interactive systems;
  • Techniques and methods for optimization and learning to facilitate interaction;
  • Reasoning in decision-making components of interactive systems;
  • System for evaluation and analysis of interactive systems;
  • Networks of sensors for interactive systems.

Dr. Manolo Dulva Hina
Prof. Dr. Amar Ramdane-Cherif
Guest Editors

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