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ICO 2020 (Virtual Conference 22, 23 April 2021)

December  17-18, 2020

Hua Hin, Thailand

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Innovative global optimization approaches have attracted many research scientists, decision makers, managers, executives, engineers, academicians, officers and practicing researchers in recent years as powerful intelligent computational techniques for solving several complex real-world application problems.

The International Conference on Intelligent Computing and Optimization (ICO’2020) highlights the latest research innovations and applications of algorithms designed for optimization applications within the fields of Science, Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, Management, Finance and Economics. Focusing on a variety of methods and systems as well as practical examples, this conference is a significant resource for post graduate-level students, decision makers, and researchers in both public and private sectors who are seeking research-based methods for modeling uncertain and unpredictable real-world problems.

Important Dates

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Submission Deadline   
Author Notification       
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24 September 2020 
15 October 2020
           31 October 2020             
      10 November 2020                  
   17-18  December 2020                 


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All accepted and reviewed papers will be published by Springer and made available through Springer-Link Digital Library, one of the world's largest scientific libraries.
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Paper Submission

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Proceedings Publication

The proceeding is submitted for inclusion to the leading indexing services: DBLP, Google Scholar, Thomson Scientific ISI Proceedings, EL Elsevier Engineering Index, Cross Ref, Scopus, as well as Springer Book Series. The accepted and reviewed papers of ICO 2020 will be published in the Springer Nature Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing.



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All fees will be collected in US dollars

Standard Registration  
Student Registration    
Additional Paper
(maximum 2 papers)    
Listener Registration
175 USD 
125 USD   
075 USD   
075 USD
Please kindly contact us for more details at e-mail:   icico2018@gmail.com

Keynote / Invited Talks



Celso C. Ribeiro 


Biased random-key genetic algorithms: An advanced tutorial with applications

Celso C. Ribeiro 

Celso C. Ribeiro has a bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering (PUC-Rio, Brasil, 1976) and a M.Sc. degree in Systems Engineering (COPPE/UFRJ, Brazil, 1978). His main areas of research are Computer Science and Combinatorial Optimization, in particular metaheuristics, GRASP (greedy randomized adaptive search procedures), path relinking, genetic algorithms, parallel metaheuristics, network design, and sports scheduling optimization. He obtained a doctorate in Computer Science at Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications (France, 1983) and the Habilitation (HDR) at Université Paris 13 (France, 1990).


Celso Ribeiro chaired the Departments of Electrical Engineering (1983-1987) and Computer Science (1993-1995) of the Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He has been in charge of graduate studies at the Institute of Computing of Universidade Federal Fluminense (2009-2017), Brazil, where he currently is a Full Professor. He also chaired the Department of Modernization Programs of the Brazilian Ministry of Education (2005-2007) and acted as Subsecretary of Education of the State of Rio de Janeiro (2007–2008), Brazil.


He is a former President of the Brazilian Operations Research Society (SOBRAPO, 1989-1990), a former President of the Latin-American Association of Operations Research Societies (ALIO, 1992-1994), and a former Vice-President of the International Federation of Operational Research Societies (IFORS, 1998-2000). He coauthored the book “Optimization by GRASP: Greedy Randomized Adaptive Search Procedures”, published by Springer in 2016. He is the editor of ten books and the author of 22 book chapters and more than 100 articles in conference proceedings and 140 papers in international journals. He holds two US patents and he has supervised 29 doctorate dissertations and 37 master theses.


Dr. Ribeiro is the General Editor of the journal International Transactions in Operational Research, as well as a member of the editorial board of several journals such as Discrete Optimization, Journal of Heuristics, and RAIRO Operations Research. He was also the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of the Brazilian Computing Society (2014-2015). He is a member of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences. He was awarded the title of Doctor Honoris Causa by Universidad Nacional de San Agustin de Arequipa (Peru, 2010), as well as the Medal of the National Order of Scientific Merit (Brazil, 2018).


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Sergei Senkevich

The Influence of Design Factors of the Elastic-Damping Mechanism in the Tractor Transmission.

Sergei Senkevich is currently a Senior Researcher at the Laboratory for the Automated Drive of Agricultural Equipment of the Federal Scientific Agroengineering Center VIM (Russia). He received the degree of Candidate of Technical Sciences in 2006 and the academic title of Associate Professor in 2009.

2005-2013 held the post of associate professor of the Department of Tractors and Cars of the Agroengineering University.

2013-2019 Senior Researcher at the Laboratory of Mobile Energy Facilities of the Federal Scientific Agro-Engineering Center VIM.

From 2019 to the present, he is the head of the Laboratory for the Automatized Drive of Agricultural Machinery at the Federal Scientific Agroengineering Center VIM.

Main research interests: dynamics of machine-tractor units, motion simulation, power engineering.


Sergei Senkevich


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Prof. Mingcong Deng

Prof. Mingcong Deng

Learning-Based Robust nonlinear modeling and control of micro hand

Prof. Mingcong Deng is a Professor of Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Japan. He received his BS and MS in Automatic Control from Northeastern University, China, and PhD in Systems Science from Kumamoto University, Japan, in 1997. From 1997.04 to 2010.09, he was with Kumamoto University; University of Exeter, UK; NTT Communication Science Laboratories; Okayama University.


Prof. Deng is a member of SICE, ISCIE, IEICE, JSME, IEEJ and the IEEE(SM). He specializes in three complementary areas: Operator based nonlinear fault detection and fault tolerant control system design; System design on thermoelectric conversion elements; Applications on smart material actuators. Prof. Deng has over 550 publications including 170 journal papers, 15 books (or chapters), in peer reviewed journals including IEEE Transactions, IEEE Press (for books) and other top tier outlets.


He serves as a chief editor for International Journal of Advanced Mechatronic Systems, The Global Journal of Technology and Optimization, and associate editors of 6 international journals, including with IEEE journal. Prof. Deng is a co-chair of agricultural robotics and automation technical committee, IEEE Robotics and Automation Society; also a chair of the environmental sensing, networking, and decision making technical committee, IEEE SMC Society. He was the recipient of 2014 Meritorious Services Award of IEEE SMC Society and 2019 Meritorious Services Award of IEEE SMC Society.


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Dr. Kwok Tai Chui

Recognizing and Predicting At-Risk Driving Status for Intelligent Transportation

Dr. Kwok Tai Chui received the B.Eng. degree in electronic and communication engineering - Business Intelligence Minor and Ph.D. degree from City University of Hong Kong. He had industry experience as Senior Data Scientist in Internet of Things (IoT) company. He joined the Department of Technology, School of Science and Technology, at The Open University of Hong Kong as Research Assistant Professor.


He was the recipient of 2nd Prize Award (Postgraduate Category) of 2014 IEEE Region 10 Student Paper Contest. Also, he received Best Paper Award in IEEE The International Conference on Consumer Electronics-China, in both 2014 and 2015. He has more than 45 research publications including edited books, book chapters, journal papers, and conference papers.


He has served as various editorial position in ESCI/SCIE-listed journals including Managing Editor of International Journal on Semantic Web and Information Systems, Topic Editor of Sensors, Associate Editor of International Journal of Energy Optimization and Engineering, Guest Editors of Journal Future Generation Computer Systems, Sustainability, Sensors, Energies, Applied Sciences and Journal of Internet Technology. His research interests include computational intelligence, data science, energy monitoring and management, intelligent transportation, smart metering, healthcare, machine learning algorithms and optimization.


Dr. Kwok Tai Chui


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Prof Hui Ming Wee

Prof Hui Ming Wee

1.  Technological Singularity and the growth of Artificial Intelligence

Prof Hui Ming Wee is an Adjunct Chair Professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering. He has received his B.Sc. (honors) in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Strathclyde University (UK), M. Eng. from Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), and Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from Cleveland State University, Ohio (USA). He was awarded an excellent research award from the Ministry of Science & Technology, 3 times CYCU Excellent Researcher Award and Medal for Distinguished Industrial Engineer Award from the Chinese Institute of Industrial Engineering. Lifetime Achievement Award from the Association of Inventory Academicians and Practitioners, 2018, World Class Professor Award from the Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education (Indonesia), 2019, Distinguished Educator Award from the International Society of Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, 2018.


He has published more than 500 papers in refereed journals, international conferences and book chapters. His papers were cited over 5886 (9683) times in Scopus (Google scholar) with h-index: 44 (53). He has co-edited seven books and holds two patents; was keynote speaker in a number of international conferences, senior member for Asian Council of Science Editors (ACSE), board of directors for International Engineering and Technology Institute (IETI), chairman of the International Taiwan Navigators Board and guest and associate editor/editorial board member for a number of international journals.


He also serves as the Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Ubiquitous Computing and Communication Technologies, Guest Editor for Journal of Cloud Computing, on ‘Cloud Information Technologies in Education’, Guest Editor for International Journal of Computers and Applications, Special issue on “High Performance Computing for Inventive Systems”, and former Associate Editor, Journal of Industrial and Management Optimization (JIMO).


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Special Sessions

Optimization and Applications

December 17th

by Professor Elias Munapo
Department of Statistics & Operations Research, North West University (NWU)

Optimization and Special Session on Machine Learning for Intelligent Information Processing Applications

by Dr. M. Moshiul Hoque

Department of Computer Science & Engineering, Chittagong University of Engineering & Technology, Bangladesh

Data Science Applications for Humanitarian Technologies

by Professor Dr. Mohammad Shamsul Arefin 
Department of Computer Science & Engineering, Chittagong University of Engineering and Technology, Bangladesh.

by Dr. Mukhdeep Singh Manshahia
Punjabi University Patiala, Punjab, India

Artificial Intelligence for Smart World


Prof. José Antonio Marmolejo Saucedo
Engineering Department
Universidad Panamericana, Mexico.

Actual Issues of Computing and Optimization of the Transportation Processes and Technologies


 Technologies for Computing and Optimization of the Renewable Energy and Agro-engineering Systems

Dr. Vladimir Panchenko,
Ass. Prof. of the Russian University of Transport, Russian Federation,
Sen. Res. of the Federal Scientific Agroengineering Center VIM, Russian Federation.

Workshop / Tutorials

Hollow out the insights of Data for Decision 

by J. Joshua Thomas Ph.D., Senior Lecturer Department of Computing, UOW Malaysia, KDU Penang University College.

by Pandian Vasant Ph.D., School of Applied Sciences,  University Technology Petronas, Malaysia. 







Steering Committee

Dr. Pandian Vasant, MERLIN, TDTU, Viet Nam

Prof. Valeriy Kharchenko, FSAC VIM, Russia

Dr. Vladimir Panchenko, Russian University of Transport, Russia


Honorary Chairs

Prof. Gerhard Wilhelm Weber, Middle East Technical University, Turkey

Prof. Ivan Zelinka, VSB Technical University of Ostrava, Czech Republic

Prof. Jose Antonio Marmolejo, Universidad Panamericana, Mexico

Prof. Igor Litvinchev, Nuevo Leon State University (UANL), Mexico

Prof. Dmitry Budnikov, FSAC VIM, Russia

Prof. Weerakorn Ongsakul, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand

Prof. Rustem Popa, “Dunarea de Jos” Universiti in Galati, Romania

TPC Chairs

Prof. J. Joshua Thomas, UOW Malaysia KDU Penang University College, Malaysia

Prof. Mukhdeep Singh Manshahia, Punjab University Patiala, India

Publication Chairs

Prof. Ugo Fiore, Parthenope University of Naples, Italy

Dr. Pandian Vasant, MERLIN, TDTU, Viet Nam

Special Session Chairs

Prof. Elias Munapo, North West University, South Africa

Dr. Emi Yuda, Tohoku University, Japan

Prof. Igor Litvinchev, Nuevo Leon State University, Mexico

Publicity Chairs

Dr. Bazeer Ahamed, Al Musanna College of Technology, Oman

Dr. Anirban Banik, NIT Agartala, India

Posters & Demos Chairs

Dr. Ala Aldeen Al-Janabi, Ahmed Mohammed Military College, Qatar

Dr. D. Yuvaraj, Cihan University- Duhok, Iraq

Dr. Koletino N Mpeta, North West University, South Africa

Workshop & Tutorial Chairs

Prof. Gilberto Pérez Lechuga, University Autonomous of the Hidalgo State, Mexico

Dr.  Leo Mrsic, Algebra University College, Croatia

Sponsorship & Exhibition Chairs

Dr. Valeriy Kharchenko, FSAC, VIM, Russia

Mr. K C Choo, CO2 Networks, Malaysia

Executive G Hua Hin Resort

Ms. Suparat Katpan, G Hua Hin Resort & Mall, Hua Hin


The Venue

G Hua Hin Resort and Mall
250/201 Petchkasem Rd., Hua Hin, 
Prachuabkhirikhan  77110
Tel. +66 3251 5199  Fax. +66 3251 5110
Website: www.ghuahin.com , www.facebook.com/ghuahin
Reservation G Hua Hin: rsvn@ghuahin.com


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