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-- 15th International Conference on Soft Computing and Pattern Recognition (SoCPaR 2023) --

SoCPaR 2023 Theme: Soft Computing Approaches in Large Language Models and Generative Pre-trained Transformers
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http://www.mirlabs.org/socpar23
http://www.mirlabs.net/socpar23

Onsite and On the World Wide Web

Onsite Venues:
Olten, Switzerland : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olten
Porto, Portugal : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Porto
Vilnius, Lithuania : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vilnius
Kochi, India : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kochi


December 13-15, 2023

HIS 2023 will be a hybrid conference that will run fully in-person and fully virtually to take advantage of the best that the two modalities can offer. Besides regular paper presentations, the technical programme will include 8-10 plenary lectures and poster sessions. HIS 2023 Organising Committee also recognises the benefits of virtual conferences allowing participation at a cheaper rate. This allows a higher number of research scholars and students to attend. Selected authors will have the option to attend and present the papers virtually or present in one of the FOUR venues in Europe and Asia.


Like previous years, proceedings of SoCPaR'23 are expected to be published with Springer Verlag in their Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems (LNNS) series. (https://www.springer.com/series/15179

Proceedings of SoCPaR'22: https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-031-27524-1
Indexed by: SCOPUS, INSPEC, WTI Frankfurt eG, zbMATH, SCImago, DBLP, EI Compendex, Japanese Science and Technology Agency (JST), SpringerLink

History of SoCPaR series: http://www.mirlabs.net/socpar23/previous.php

**Important Dates**
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Paper submission due: September 30, 2023
Notification of paper acceptance: October 31, 2023
Registration and Final manuscript due: November 10, 2023
Conference: December 13-15, 2023

**About SoCPaR 2023**
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After the success of the 14th International Conference on
Soft Computing and Pattern Recognition (SoCPaR 2022),
SoCPaR 2023 is organized to bring together worldwide leading
researchers and practitioners interested in advancing the
state-of-the-art in Soft Computing and Pattern Recognition,
for exchanging knowledge that encompasses a broad range of
disciplines among various distinct communities. It is hoped
that researchers and practitioners will bring new prospects
for collaboration across disciplines and gain inspiration to
facilitate novel breakthroughs. The themes for this conference
are thus focused on "Innovating and Inspiring Soft Computing and
Intelligent Pattern Recognition".

**Topics (not limited to)**
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Soft Computing and Applications (but not limited to):
Evolutionary computing
Swarm intelligence
Artificial immune systems
Fuzzy Sets
Uncertainty analysis
Fractals
Rough Sets
Support vector machines
Artificial neural networks
Case Based Reasoning
Wavelets
Hybrid intelligent systems
Nature inspired computing techniques
Machine learning
Ambient intelligence
Hardware implementations

Pattern Recognition and Applications (but not limited to):
Information retrieval
Data Mining
Web Mining
Image Processing
Computer Vision
Bio-informatics
Information security
Network security
Steganography
Biometry
Remote sensing
Medical Informatics
E-commerce
Signal Processing
Control systems

**Submission Guidelines**
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Submission of paper should be made through the submission page
from the conference web page. Please refer to the conference website
for guidelines to prepare your manuscript.

Paper format templates:
https://www.springer.com/de/authors-editors/book-authors-editors/manuscript-preparation/5636#c3324

SoCPaR’23 Submission Link:
http://www.mirlabs.org/socpar23/submission.php (under development)


** SoCPaR 2023 Organization **
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General Chairs
Ajith Abraham, Machine Intelligence Research Labs, USA
Artūras Kaklauskas, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Lithuania

Program Chairs
Andries Engelbrecht, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa
Oscar Castillo, Tijuana Institute of Technology, Mexico

Publication Chair
Anu Bajaj, Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, India

Web Services Chair
Kun Ma, University of Jinan, China

Publicity Chair
Pooja Manghirmalani Mishra, Machine Intelligence Research Labs, India

International Program Committee
TBA

Note: If you would like to propose a special session, please email Ms. Mabrouka Salmi <[log in to unmask]> with a cc to Dr. Anu Bajaj <[log in to unmask]>

**Technical Contact**
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Dr. Ajith Abraham
Email: [log in to unmask]



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