Handbook of Research on Swarm Intelligence in Engineering

Handbook of Research on Swarm Intelligence in Engineering

Siddhartha Bhattacharyya (RCC Institute of Information Technology, India) and Paramartha Dutta (Visva-Bharati University, India)
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Release Date: April, 2015|Copyright: © 2015 |Pages: 743
ISBN13: 9781466682917|ISBN10: 1466682914|EISBN13: 9781466682924|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-8291-7

Description

Swarm Intelligence has recently emerged as a next-generation methodology belonging to the class of evolutionary computing. As a result, scientists have been able to explain and understand real-life processes and practices that previously remained unexplored.

The Handbook of Research on Swarm Intelligence in Engineering presents the latest research being conducted on diverse topics in intelligence technologies such as Swarm Intelligence, Machine Intelligence, Optical Engineering, and Signal Processing with the goal of advancing knowledge and applications in this rapidly evolving field. The enriched interdisciplinary contents of this book will be a subject of interest to the widest forum of faculties, existing research communities, and new research aspirants from a multitude of disciplines and trades.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Analysis of Geotechnical Features
  • Bio Inspired Computation
  • Biometric Feature Extraction
  • Droplet Routing in Digital Microfluidic Biochip
  • Economic Dispatch Problems
  • Encryption in Wireless Communication
  • Image Enhancement Techniques
  • Multi Label Data Classification

Reviews and Testimonials

Researchers in computational intelligence report the current status of swarm intelligence and its use in engineering problems at a level accessible to graduate students and researchers. The topics include quantum behaved swarm intelligent techniques for image analysis, swarm-based mean-variance mapping optimization for solving non-convex economic dispatch problems, image enhancement techniques using a particle swarm optimization technique, the particle swarm optimization method for designing a linear tubular switched reluctance generators, and a strategy for deploying uniformly distributed mobile sensor nodes using swarm intelligence.

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Dr. Siddhartha Bhattacharyya did his Bachelors in Physics, Bachelors in Optics and Optoelectronics and Masters in Optics and Optoelectronics from University of Calcutta, India in 1995, 1998 and 2000 respectively. He completed PhD in Computer Science and Engineering from Jadavpur University, India in 2008. He is the recipient of the University Gold Medal from the University of Calcutta for his Masters. He is the recipient of the coveted National Award Adarsh Vidya Saraswati Rashtriya Puraskar for excellence in education and research in 2016. He is the recipient of the Distinguished HoD Award and Distinguished Professor Award conferred by Computer Society of India, Mumbai Chapter, India in 2017. He is the recipient of the coveted Bhartiya Shiksha Ratan Award conferred by Economic Growth Foundation, New Delhi in 2017. He received the NACF-SCRA, India award for Best Faculty for Research in 2017. He received the Honorary Doctorate Award (D. Litt.) from The University of South America and the South East Asian Regional Computing Confederation (SEARCC) International Digital Award ICT Educator of the Year in 2017. He also received the Rashtriya Shiksha Gaurav Puraskar from Center for Education Growth and Research, India in 2017. He has been appointed as the ACM Distinguished Speaker for the tenure 2018-2020.

He is currently the Principal of RCC Institute of Information Technology, Kolkata, India. In addition, he is also serving as the Professor of Computer Application and Dean (Research and Development and Academic Affairs) of the institute. Prior to this, he was the Professor of Information Technology of RCC Institute of Information Technology, Kolkata, India. He served as the Head of the Department from March, 2014 to December, 2016. Prior to this, he was an Associate Professor of Information Technology of RCC Institute of Information Technology, Kolkata, India from 2011-2014. Before that, he served as an Assistant Professor in Computer Science and Information Technology of University Institute of Technology, The University of Burdwan, India from 2005-2011. He was a Lecturer in Information Technology of Kalyani Government Engineering College, India during 2001-2005. He is a co-author of 4 books and the co-editor of 8 books and has more than 185 research publications in international journals and conference proceedings to his credit. He has got a patent on intelligent colorimeter technology. He was the convener of the AICTE-IEEE National Conference on Computing and Communication Systems (CoCoSys-09) in 2009. He was the member of the Young Researchers' Committee of the WSC 2008 Online World Conference on Soft Computing in Industrial Applications. He has been the member of the organizing and technical program committees of several national and international conferences. He served as the Editor-In-Chief of International Journal of Ambient Computing and Intelligence (IJACI) published by IGI Global, Hershey, PA, USA from 17th July 2014 to 06th November 2014. He was the General Chair of the IEEE International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Communication Networks (ICCICN 2014) organized by the Department of Information Technology, RCC Institute of Information Technology, Kolkata in association with Machine Intelligence Research Labs, Gwalior and IEEE Young Professionals, Kolkata Section and held at Kolkata, India in 2014. He is the Associate Editor of International Journal of Pattern Recognition Research. He is the member of the editorial board of International Journal of Engineering, Science and Technology and ACCENTS Transactions on Information Security (ATIS). He is also the member of the editorial advisory board of HETC Journal of Computer Engineering and Applications. He is the Associate Editor of the International Journal of BioInfo Soft Computing since 2013. He is the Lead Guest Editor of the Special Issue on Hybrid Intelligent Techniques for Image Analysis and Understanding of Applied Soft Computing, Elsevier, B. V. He was the General Chair of the 2015 IEEE International Conference on Research in Computational Intelligence and Communication Networks (ICRCICN 2015) organized by the Department of Information Technology, RCC Institute of Information Technology, Kolkata in association with IEEE Young Professionals, Kolkata Section and held at Kolkata, India in 2015. He was the Lead Guest Editor of the Special Issue on Computational Intelligence and Communications in International Journal of Computers and Applications (IJCA); Publisher: Taylor & Francis, UK in 2016. He is the Editor of International Journal of Pattern Recognition Research since January 2016. He was the General Chair of the 2016 International Conference on Wireless Communications, Network Security and Signal Processing (WCNSSP2016) held during June 26-27, 2016 at Chiang Mai, Thailand. He was the General Chair of the 2016 IEEE Second International Conference on Research in Computational Intelligence and Communication Networks (ICRCICN 2016) organized by the Department of Information Technology, RCC Institute of Information Technology, Kolkata jointly with IEEE Young Professionals, Kolkata Section and held at Kolkata, India during September 23-25, 2016. He is the member of the editorial board of Applied Soft Computing, Elsevier, B. V. He is serving as the Series Editor of the IGI Global Book Series Advances in Information Quality and Management (AIQM) from January 01, 2017. He is also Series Editor of the De Gruyter Book Series Frontiers in Computational Intelligence (FCI) from April 27, 2017.

His research interests include soft computing, pattern recognition, multimedia data processing, hybrid intelligence and quantum computing. Dr. Bhattacharyya is a fellow of Institute of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE), India. He is also a senior member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), USA, International Institute of Engineering and Technology (IETI), Hong Kong and Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), USA. He is a member of Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), UK, International Rough Set Society, International Association for Engineers (IAENG), Hong Kong, Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA), USA, International Association of Academicians, Scholars, Scientists and Engineers (IAASSE), USA, Institute of Doctors Engineers and Scientists (IDES), India and The International Society of Service Innovation Professionals (ISSIP). He is a life member of Computer Society of India, Optical Society of India, Indian Society for Technical Education and Center for Education Growth and Research, India.

Dr. Paramartha Dutta did his Bachelors and Masters in Statistics from the Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta in the years 1988 and 1990 respectively. He afterwards completed his Master of Technology in Computer science from the same Institute in the year 1993 and Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering from the Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur in 2005 respectively. He has served in the capacity of research personnel in various projects funded by Govt. of India, which include DRDO, CSIR, Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta etc. Dr. Dutta is now a Professor in the Department of Computer and system Sciences of the Visva Bharati University, West Bengal, India. Prior to this, he served Kalyani Government Engineering College and College of Engineering in West Bengal as full time faculty members. He has coauthored four books and has also one edited book to his credit. He has published about hundred twenty papers in various journals and conference proceedings, both international and national. Presently, he is supervising four students for their Ph. D program registered with Visva Bharati University and West Bengal University of Technology. Dr. Dutta is a Life Fellow of the Optical Society of India (OSI), Computer Society of India (CSI), Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA), Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE), Indian Unit of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence (IUPRAI) - the Indian affiliate of the International Association for Pattern Recognition (IAPR), Senior Member of Associated Computing Machinery (ACM), IEEE Computer Society, USA and IACSIT.

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