WCCI-IJCNN 2016 Vancouver Special Session on Complex-Valued Neural Networks, 25-29 July 2016, Canada

Special Session on Complex-Valued Neural Networks
in WCCI-IJCNN 2016 Vancouver

organized by Yasuaki Kuroe, Tohru Nitta, and Akira Hirose
(Tutorial will also be planned by Danilo P. Mandic and Igor Aizenberg.)

Call for Papers
Paper submission deadline is on January 15, 2016.
Submission Site
Please choose Main research topic*: “Ss. Complex-Valued Neural Networks

World Congress on Computational Intelligence – International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (WCCI – IJCNN-2016)
Special Session : Complex-Valued Neural Networks
. Papers that are, or might be, related to any aspects of the Complex-Valued Neural Networks (CVNNs) are invited. The organizers welcome contributions on theoretical advances as well as practical applications. They also expect interdisciplinary contributions from other areas. Topics include, but are not limited to:
• Theoretical Aspects of CVNNs and Complex-Valued Activation Functions
• Learning Algorithms for CVNNs
• Complex-Valued Associative Memories
• Pattern Recognition, Classification and Time Series Prediction using CVCNNs
• CVNNs in Nonlinear Filtering
• Dynamics of Complex-Valued Neurons
• Learning Algorithms for CVCNNs
• Chaos in Complex Domain
• Feedforward CVCNNs
• Spatiotemporal CVNNs Processing
• Frequency Domain CVNNs Processing
• Phase-Sensitive Signal Processing
• Applications of CVNNs in Image Processing, Speech Processing and Bioinformatics
• Quantum Computation and Quantum Neural Networks
• CVNN in Brain-Computer Interfaces
• CVNNs in Robotics
• Quaternion and Clifford Networks
Organizers: (Members of IEEE CIS NNTC CVNN-TF http://www.eis.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp/news/NNTC_CVNN/)

Yasuaki Kuroe, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Japan
E-mail: kuroe … kit.ac.jp, URL: http://www.liaison.kit.ac.jp/db/pdf/105.pdf
Yasuaki Kuroe was received the B.S. and M.S. degrees both in instrumentation engineering from Kobe University, Kobe, Japan in 1974 and 1977, respectively. He also received the Ph.D. degree in industrial science from Kobe University in 1982. Now he is Professor with the Department of Information Engineering, Kyoto Institute of Technology. His research interests are in the area of neural networks, computer-aided design of power electronic systems and control systems, application
of control theory, digital control and non linear problems in dynamical systems. Dr. Kuroe is a member of the Institute of Electrical Engineer
s (IEICE), the Institute of Electronics and Communication Engineers and the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers (SICE). He is also a
member of IEEE Computational Intelligence Society (CIS) Complex-Valued Neural Networks Task Force (CVNN-TF) in Neural Network Technical
Committee (NNTC). He received many awards including 2014 SICE SI Annual Conferecen Best Paper Award.

Tohru Nitta, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan
E-mail: tohru-nitta… aist.go.jp, URL: http://staff.aist.go.jp/tohru-nitta/
Tohru Nitta received a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics,
Master and PhD degrees in information science from University of Tsukuba (Japan) in 1983, 1985, and 1995 respectively. From 1985 to 1990, he was with NEC Corporation and engaged in research on expert systems. He joined the Electrotechnical Laboratory, Agency of Industrial Science and
Technology, Ministry of International Trade and Industry, Japan (1990). He
is currently a senior researcher in National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (former Electrotechnical Labor
atory), Japan. He was also with Department of Mathematics, Graduate School of Science, Osaka University, Japan as an associate professor from
2000 to 2006, and as a professor from 2006 to 2008 (additional post). He has been working in the areas of game theory, stochastic processes, optimization, expert systems and hypercomplex neural networks such as complex- and quaternion-valued neural networks. He has published one edited book: Complex-Valued Neural Networks: Utilizing High-Dimensional Parameters, Information Science Reference 2009. Dr. Nitta served as a Guest Editor for the special issue on Complex-Valued Neural Networks in International Journal of Neural Systems from 2006 to 2008. Dr. Nitta has been a Special Session Organizer on Complex-Valued Neural Networks for ICONIP2002 and a Special Session Co-Organizer on Clifford Algebraic Neural Networks for ICONIP2011. From 2010 to 2014 he was a Board Member of the Japanese Neural Network Society (JNNS).
He is also a member of the Task Force on Complex Neural Networks
and a Member of the Young Researcher Award Committee, Japan Chapter (both within IEEE CIS).

Akira Hirose, The University of Tokyo, Japan
e-mail: ahirose … ee.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp, URL: http://www.eis.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp/
Akira Hirose (F’13) received the Ph.D. degree in electronic engineering from The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, in 1991. In 1987, he joined the Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology (RCAST), The University of Tokyo, as a Research Associate. In 1991, he was appointed as an Instructor at the RCAST. From 1993 to 1995, on leave of absence from The University of Tokyo, he joined the Institute for Neuroinformatics, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany. He is currently a Professor with the Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Systems, The University of Tokyo. The main fields of his research interest are neural networks and wireless electronics. Dr. Hirose is a Senior Member
of the Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication
Engineers (IEICE), a member of the Japanese Neural Network Society (JNNS) and a member of Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)
Engineering Committee. He served as the President of JNNS, the Editor-in-Chief of the IEICE Transactions on Electronics, an Associate Editor of journals such as the IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON NEURAL NETWORKS
and the IEEE GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING NEWSLETTER, the Chair of the Neurocomputing Technical Group in the IEICE and the
General Chair of the 2013 Asia-Pacific Conference on Synthetic Aperture Radar (APSAR) in Tsukuba. He currently serves as a member of the IEEE
Computational Intelligence Society (CIS) Neural Networks Technical Committee, the Founding Chair of the Complex-Valued Neural Network Task Force in NNTC, the Governing Board Member of the Asia-Pacific Neural Network Assembly, the Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of
IEICE, the Vice President of the IEICE Electronics Society, IEEE
Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society (GRSS) AdCom member, IEEE GRSS Distinguished Lecturer, IEEE GRSS All Japan Chapter Chair, and IEEE CIS Japan Chapter Vice-Chair.

Source: Email from ahirose_AT_ee.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp, 15 Dec. 2015, http://www.eis.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp/news/NNTC_CVNN/IJCNN-2016-CVNN-Special-Session.pdf, http://www.eis.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp/news/NNTC_CVNN/

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One response to “WCCI-IJCNN 2016 Vancouver Special Session on Complex-Valued Neural Networks, 25-29 July 2016, Canada

  1. Kadir

    is it free event for audience or do we need to register?

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