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8th International Conference on Bio-inspired Information and Communications Technologies (formerly BIONETICS)

December 1–3, 2014 | Boston, Massachusetts, United States


In addition to the regular track that covers general/mainstream topics,
BICT 2014 features the following special tracks that focus on specific,
emerging or underrepresented topics. All special tack papers will be
peer-reviewed with the same criteria and quality standard used in the
regular track. All accepted special track papers will be included as
conference papers in the proceedings.

  • Artificial Intelligence and Software Engineering (AISE)
    Track Chairs: Shih-Hsi "Alex" Liu (California State University, Fresno, USA), Marjan Mernik (University of Maribor, Slovenia), Jun Suzuki (University of Massachusetts, Boston, USA) and Haiping Xu (University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, USA)

  • Bio-Inspired Machine Vision (BIMV)
    Track Chairs: Marc Pomplun (University of Massachusetts Boston, USA), Tyler Garaas (Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, USA) and Florian Raudies (Boston University, USA)

  • Complex Adaptive Systems (CAS)
    Track Chairs: Saori Iwanaga (Japan Coast Guard Academy, Japan), Masao Kubo (National Defense Academy, Japan) and Hiroshi Sato (National Defense Academy, Japan)





  • Resilient Networks (RN)
    Track Chairs: Marco Carvalho (Florida Institute of Technology, USA)

  • Smart Body Area Networks (SBAN)
    Track Chairs: Jun Suzuki (University of Massachusetts Boston, USA), Honggang Wang (University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, USA) and Douglas Dow (Wentworth Institute of Technology, USA)

Important dates:

Regular paper submission due: September 1 August 4
Short and poster/demo paper submission due: September 22
Notification for regular papers: September 25 September 22
Notification for short and poster/demo papers: October 6
Camera ready due: October 13

Paper Submission

Papers will be judged on originality, correctness, clarity and relevance. Submitted papers must be original work, and may not be under consideration for another conference or journal.

Submission of the paper implies agreement of the author(s) to attend the conference and present the paper if accepted. For additional information see the registration information page.

Full details of submission procedure through Easy Chair are available here.


All accepted papers will be published by ACM.

The proceedings will be submitted for inclusion to leading indexing services, including ISI, EI Compendex, Scopus, ACM Library, DBLP, Google Scholar as well as ICST's own EU Digital Library (EUDL).

Selected papers will be considered for publication in leading journals including: