Special Issue "Artificial Intelligence & Quantum Computing"

A special issue of Sustainability (ISSN 2071-1050).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 24 December 2020.

Special Issue Editors

Prof. Dr. Ugo Fiore
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Guest Editor
Department of Management and Quantitative Sciences, Parthenope University of Naples, Naples, Italy
Interests: data science; optimization; security; deep learning; energy-aware systems
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Dr. Joshua Thomas
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UOW Malaysia; KDU Penang University College, Malaysia
Interests: intelligent systems techniques; deep learning algorithms; data science; visual analytics; scheduling and timetabling
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Prof. Dr. Gerhard Wilhelm Weber
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Faculty of Engineering Management, Chair of Marketing and Economic Engineering, Poznan University of Technology, Poznan, Poland
Interests: bioinformatics; artificial intelligence; energy; modeling; machine learning prediction
Dr. Pandian Vasant
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Department of Fundamental and Applied Sciences, University Technology PETRONAS, Malaysia
Interests: computational intelligence; hybrid optimization; innovative computing; artificial intelligence; metaheuristics

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues

The demand for problem solving has been increasing exponentially. New technologies in artificial intelligence, data analytics, big data, and innovative optimization have reduced the dimensions of data coverage worldwide. Thus, recent inventions in data science have incrementally reduced the gaps in coverage of domains globally. Specialized software solutions have been developed to handle data quantity and diversity, as well as sophisticated models. This has, in turn, given rise to articulated software architectures that need to combine diverse components which interact successfully. The excavation for information in large data in addition to soft-computing techniques have contributed to strengthening prediction, analysis, and decision potentials in the niche areas of smart cities, renewable energy, agroengineering, operational research, computational intelligence, data technology, engineering management, social computing, green computing, big data analysis, IoT, cloud computing, block chain, cryptocurrency, and cybersecurity. Nurturing of research into data technology and smart computing will assist in finding the right patterns within the vast ocean of data. This Special Issue will cover a broad range of topics, including the emerging fields of neurocomputational models and simulations under uncertainty, such as fuzzy-based computational models and fuzzy trace theory as well as stochastic neural computation and neural/brain modeling with stochastic differential equations and stochastic regime models. We especially encourage the submission of extended papers from the 3rd International Conference on Intelligent Computing and Optimization (ICO’2020).

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Software Testing and Information Security,
  • Data Analytics,
  • Data Technology,
  • ICT,
  • Machine Learning,
  • Sentiment Analytics,
  • Big Data Analysis,
  • IoT,
  • Deep Neural Networks and Deep Learning,
  • Block Chain,
  • Cloud/Fog Computing,
  • Clean Energy,
  • Robotics,
  • Stochastic Neural/Brain Modeling,
  • Quantum Computing,
  • Smart Optimization,
  • Control Systems,
  • Data Envelopment Analysis,
  • Stochastic Frontiers,
  • Supply Chain Management,
  • Metaheuristics,
  • Artificial Intelligence,
  • Soft Computing,
  • Internet Technology,
  • Agroengineering,
  • Smart Computing,
  • Software Engineering,
  • Smart Manufacturing

Prof. Dr. Ugo Fiore
Dr. Joshua Thomas
Prof. Dr. Gerhard Wilhelm Weber
Dr. Pandian Vasant
Guest Editors

Manuscript Submission Information

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Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Sustainability is an international peer-reviewed open access semimonthly journal published by MDPI.

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Published Papers

This special issue is now open for submission.
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