Journal of Intelligent & Fuzzy Systems

Applications in Engineering and Technology

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impact factor 2018 1.426
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36-37; 12 issues
Last issue (35:5) online on 27 November 2018
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35:6 scheduled for December 2018
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Artificial Intelligence, Computer & Communication Sciences, Computer Science, Electronics/Mechanics, Mathematics
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The purpose of the Journal of Intelligent & Fuzzy Systems: Applications in Engineering and Technology is to foster advancements of knowledge and help disseminate results concerning recent applications and case studies in the areas of fuzzy logic, intelligent systems, and web-based applications among working professionals and professionals in education and research, covering a broad cross-section of technical disciplines.

The journal will publish original articles on current and potential applications, case studies, and education in intelligent systems, fuzzy systems, and web-based systems for engineering and other technical fields in science and technology. The journal focuses on the disciplines of computer science, electrical engineering, manufacturing engineering, industrial engineering, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, civil engineering, engineering management, bioengineering, and biomedical engineering. The scope of the journal also includes developing technologies in mathematics, operations research, technology management, the hard and soft sciences, and technical, social and environmental issues.

Reza Langari
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX 77843-3123
Tel.: +1 979 845 6918
Fax:+1 979 845 3081

Founding Editors
Mo M. Jamshidi
University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM, USA

Timothy J. Ross
University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM, USA

Honorary Editor
Lotfi A. Zadeh

Book Review Editor
Vladik Kreinovich
University of Texas at El Paso
El Paso, TX, USA

Editorial Advisory Board
A. Abraham
Machine Intelligence Research Labs
Washington, DC, USA

K.T. Atanassov
Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
Sofia, Bulgaria

Z. Bien
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
Taejon, Korea

B.K. Bose
The University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN, USA

M. Gupta
Saskatchewan University
Saskatoon, SK, Canada

F. Hadaegh
California Institute of Technology
Pasadena, CA, USA

M.M. Jamshidi
University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM, USA

J. de Jesus Rubio
Instituto Politecnico Naciona
Mexico City, Mexico

J. Kacprzyk
Polish Academy of Sciences
Warsaw, Poland

J. Keller
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO, USA

H.N. Koivo
Helsinki University of Technology
Helsinki, Finland

O.P. Malik
University of Calgary
Calgary, AB, Canada

V. Maojo
Polytechnical University of Madrid
Madrid, Spain

H.T. Nguyen
New Mexico State University
Las Cruces, NM, USA

W. Pedrycz
University of Alberta Edmonton
Edmonton, AB, Canada

T. Ross
Department of Civil Engineering
University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM, USA

L. Spaanenburg
Lund University
Lund, Sweden

J. Yen
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA, USA

L.A. Zadeh
University of California
Berkeley, CA, USA

Associate Editors
A. Alimi
University of Sfax

T. Allahviranloo
Islamic Azad University
Tehran, Iran

I. Batyrshin
Instituto Politecnico Nacional

F. Cabrerizo
Distance Learning University of Spain
Madrid, Spain

B. Castillo-Toledo

C.-W. Chen
National Kaohsiung Marine University
Kaohsiung City, Taiwan

S.-M. Chen
National Taiwan University of Science and Technology
Taipei, Taiwan

F. Chiclana
De Montfort University
Leicester, United Kingdom

H.-Y. Chung
National Central University 

B. Davvaz
Yazd University
Yazd, Iran

Y. Dong
Sichuan University

X. Du
General Motors Research Laboratories

V. Fotea
Alexandru Ioan Cuza University
Iasi, Romania

H. Garg
Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology

A. Gegov
University of Portsmouth
United Kingdom

G.B. Gharehpetian
Amirkabir University of Technology

M. González-Hidalgo
University of the Balearic Islands
Palma, Spain

S. Greenfield
De Montfort University
Leicester, United Kingdom

M. Guijarro
Universidad Complutense

Associate Editors (contd.)

S. Gunes
Konya Technical University

J. Hemanth
Karunya University

E. Herrera-Viedma
University of Granada 
Granada, Spain

N. Homma
Tohoku University
Tohoku, Japan

J. Hu
Harbin University of Science and Technology
Harbin, China

E. Indurain
Universidad Publica de Navarra

M.A. Jaradat
American University of Sharjah
Sharjah, UAE

K. Jemaï
High Institute of Applied Sciences and Technology, ISSAT

J. Joh
Changwon National University

C. Kahraman
Istanbul Technical University

I. Kaya
Yıldız Technical University

Y. Kim
California Baptist University
Riverside, CA, USA

H. Liao
Sichuan University
Chengdu, China

H. Liu
University of Texas at San Antonio

P. Liu
Shandong University of Finance and Economics
Shandong, China

X. Ma
Hubei University for Nationalities

M.T. Malinowski
Cracow University of Technology
Kraków, Poland

L. Martínez López
University of Jaén

S. Massanet
University of the Balearic Islands

Š. Mayerová
University of Defence
Brno, The Czech Republic

J.M. Merigo Lindahl
University of Chile
Santiago, Chile

J. Montero
Complutense University
Madrid, Spain

S. Montes
University of Oviedo

N.-T. Nguyen
Wroclaw University of Science and Technology

T. Niknam
Shiraz University of Technology

Y. Pan
National University of Singapore

G. Pasi
Università degli Studi di Milano Bicocca

P.K. Pattnaik
Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology

J. Qiu
Space Control and Inertial Technology Research Centre

J.V. Riera
University of the Balearic Islands
Palma de Mallorca, Spain

E. Savas
Yuzuncu Yıl University
Van, Turkey

W. Shatanawi
Hashemite University
Zarqa, Jordan

P. Shi
University of Adelaide

K.K. Singh
GL Bajaj Institute of Technology & Management

S. Solovjovs
Masaryk Univeristy
Brno, Czech Republic

L.H. Son
Vietnam National University
Hanoi, Vietnam

Z. Sun
PNG University of Technology
Lae, Papua New Guinea

R. Tafreshi
Texas A&M University at Qatar

J. Valente De Oliveira
University of Algarve
Faro, Portugal

X. Wang
Shenzhen University

J. Wu
Shanghai Maritime University

Y. Yang
De Montfort University
United Kingdom

S. Yin
Harbin Institute of Technology
Harbin, China

H. Ying
Wayne State University
Detroit, MI, USA

D. Yu
Zhejiang University of Finance and Economics

W. Yu
Mexico City, Mexico

J. Zhan
Hubei University for Nationalities

Q. Zhang
Beijing Institute of Technology

S. Zhou
Swansea University
Swansea, United Kingdom


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