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Soft Computing: Theories and Applications

Proceedings of SoCTA 2019

  • Millie Pant
  • Tarun Kumar Sharma
  • Rajeev Arya
  • B.C. Sahana
  • Hossein Zolfagharinia
Conference proceedings

Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1154)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. Deepak Choudhary, Roop Pahuja
    Pages 1-9
  3. Vikash Chandra Sharma, Sudhanshu Verma
    Pages 29-36
  4. Prabhat Kumar Chandra, Vivekanand Jha, Kumar Abhishek
    Pages 47-56
  5. Anirban Bhattacharjee, Chandan Bandyopadhyay, Bappaditya Mondal, Hafizur Rahaman
    Pages 57-68
  6. Asmita Mahajan, Akanksha Rastogi, Nonita Sharma
    Pages 69-79
  7. Ajay Kumar Kushwaha, Vikas Kumar
    Pages 81-89
  8. Ram Chatterjee, Hardeo Kumar Thakur, Ridhi Sethi, Abhishek Pandey
    Pages 103-113
  9. Yogendra Kumar Upadhyaya, Ajay Kumar Kushwaha
    Pages 115-124
  10. Ashutosh Kumar Singh, Ravi Raushan, Pratyush Gauri
    Pages 125-134
  11. Kaustubh Purohit, Avanish Kumar, Mayank Upadhyay, Krishan Kumar
    Pages 135-141
  12. Nilesh Patidar, Namit Gupta
    Pages 165-172
  13. Pradeep Gorre, R. Vignesh, Rajeev Arya, Sandeep Kumar
    Pages 173-184
  14. H. Mallika, Y. S. Vishruth, T. Venkat Sai Krishna, Sujay Biradar
    Pages 185-195

About these proceedings

Introduction

This book focuses on soft computing and how it can be applied to solve real-world problems arising in various domains, ranging from medicine and healthcare, to supply chain management, image processing and cryptanalysis. It gathers high-quality papers presented at the International Conference on Soft Computing: Theories and Applications (SoCTA 2019), organized by the National Institute of Technology Patna, India. Offering valuable insights into soft computing for teachers and researchers alike, the book will inspire further research in this dynamic field.

Keywords

Ant Colony Optimization Neural Networks Bacteria Foraging Optimization Bees Algorithms Differential Evolution Fuzzy Systems Genetic Algorithms Cloud Computing Soft Computing SOCTA 2019

Editors and affiliations

  • Millie Pant
    • 1
  • Tarun Kumar Sharma
    • 2
  • Rajeev Arya
    • 3
  • B.C. Sahana
    • 4
  • Hossein Zolfagharinia
    • 5
  1. 1.Department of Paper TechnologyIIT RoorkeeRoorkeeIndia
  2. 2.Graphic Era Hill UniversityDehradunIndia
  3. 3.NIT PatnaPatnaIndia
  4. 4.NIT PatnaPatnaIndia
  5. 5.Ryerson UniversityTorontoCanada

About the editors

Dr. Millie Pant is an Associate Professor, Department of Applied Science and Engineering, IIT Roorkee, India. She has supervised 16 Ph.D.s in the area of numerical optimization, operations research, soft computing and swarm intelligence techniques with applications to various engineering design problems, image processing, computer vision, supply chain management. She has 181 research publications to her credit. She is PI and Co-PI in 2 DST and MHRD sponsored projects. She has edited 7 volumes of Conference Proceedings AISC series of Springer of SoCPros Conference series since 2017 and 2 volumes of Conference Proceedings AISC series of Springer of SoCTA Conference series. She is an Associate Editor in International Journal of Swarm Intelligence, Inderscience, and Guest Editor in several international journals like International Journal of Memetic Computing, Springer, International Journal of Collaborative Engineering, Inderscience. She is a reviewer in IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation, Applied Soft Computing, Applied Mathematics and Computation, Neural Network Works, Information science. She has acted as General Chair, Program Chair, Session and Track Chair in many national and international conferences. She has delivered Guest Lectures in the field of swarm intelligence, nature inspired computing, computational intelligence in institution of national and international repute like National University of Singapore, Singapore, Liverpool Hope University, Liverpool, UK, Brisbane, Australia, Zakopane, Poland, Graphic Era University, Dehradun, Meerut Institute of Engineering and Technology, ABV-IIITM Gwalior, MANIT, Bhopal, National Institute of Hydrology, Roorkee, NIT, Assam. She has international collaboration with MIRS Lab, USA, Liverpool Hope University, UK, and Université Paris-Est Créteil Val-de-Marne, Paris, France. She is a founder member of SoCPros, SoCTA, and RAACE Conference series.

Dr. Tarun Kumar Sharma is Professor at Graphic Era Hill University, Dehradun. He worked at Amity School of Engineering and Technology, Amity University Rajasthan, India.  He holds Ph.D. in Soft Computing from India Institute of Technology, Roorkee. He has supervised 2 Ph.D.s. He has 77 research publications to his credit. He is one of the founding member of SoCTA series. He acted as General Chair of RAACE 2017, Program Chair in SoCTA 2016, Organizing Secretary in SoCPros 2015, and PC member in SoCPros 2014 and SoCPRos 2013. He has edited 3 volumes of Conference Proceedings published by AISC series of Springer Publication and 2 edited books in Asset Analytics, Springer. He is Guest Editor in several international journals like IJACI, IJAIP, IJSIR, IJAMC, IJAEC, IJISDC, and IJPD. He is a member in the editorial board of national and international journals. He has acted as session and track chair in many national and international conferences. He has delivered Guest Lectures in the field of swarm intelligence, nature inspired computing, and computational intelligence in the institution of national and international repute. He is a founder member of SoCTA and RAACE Conference series. He is a member of IET, IANEG, CSTA, and MIRS Lab.

Dr. Rajeev Arya received the Engineering Degree in Electronics & Communication Engineering from Government Engineering College, Ujjain, (RGPV University, Bhopal) India, and the Master of Technology in Electronics & Communication Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (ISM), Dhanbad, India. He received the Ph.D. degree in Communication Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India. He is currently an Assistant Professor with the Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering at National Institute of Technology, Patna, India. His current research interests are in wireless communication, ant colony optimization & soft computing techniques, cognitive radio, signal processing, communication systems & circuits design. He has published many articles in international journals and conferences. He is a member of the ISRD and the IAENG. He is an active reviewer in many reputed international journals.

Dr. Bikash Chandra Sahana is an Assistant Professor, Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, NIT Patna, India. He has supervised 10 M.Tech. and 32 B.Tech. students in the area of signal processing, optimization, soft computing and swarm intelligence techniques with applications to various engineering design problems, image processing and compression, computer vision, geophysical signal processing, filter design. He has 21 research publications in journals and conferences. He is a reviewer in IEEE access. He has delivered Guest Lectures in the field of geophysical signal processing, nature inspired computing, computational intelligence in the institution of national and international repute.

Dr. Hossein Zolfagharinia is an award-winning Assistant Professor of Operations Management in the Global Management Studies department at the Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University. He received his Undergraduate and Master's Degrees in Industrial Engineering. Following this, he earned his Ph.D. in Operations and Supply Chain Management from the Lazaridis School of Business and Economics at Wilfrid Laurier University. In addition to his academic background, he has more than four years of professional work experience as a business method analyst in the oil and drilling industry. Furthermore, he gained experience in the area of Supply Chain Management through managing several projects in trucking and maritime transportation companies in the past (e.g., Logikor Inc., Global Spatial Technology Solutions (GSTS) Inc.). Dr. Zolfagharinia’s two main research interests are in: (1) investigating the benefits of collaboration in supply chain management with a focus on logistics and transportation, (2) applying operations management techniques in a healthcare context. He is the author of a book chapter and several top-tier refereed journal articles. These journals include: European Journal of Operational Research, Transportation Research: Part B and Part E, International Journal of Production Economics, and Operations Research for Health Care. He frequently presents his work at scholarly/professional conferences at both the national and international levels (e.g., Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences (INFORMS), Annual meeting of Canadian Operational Research Society (CORS), and Decision Sciences Institute (DSI)). He is the recipient of the 2017-2018 Dean's Scholarly, Research, and Creative Activity Award. He has received over $250,000 in the form of research grants, scholarships, and fellowships. These include Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council-Institutional Grant (SSHRC-SIG), Ontario Centers of Excellence (OCE), Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS), the Best OGS Research Proposal, and the Ontario Institute of the Purchasing Management Association of Canada (OIPMAC) Achievement Excellence, and he is the provisional winner of Supply Chain & Logistics Association of Canada Paper Competition.

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