Mohammad Ayoub Khan
Centre for Development of Advanced Computing,A Scientific Society of the Department of Information Technology (DIT),
Ministry of Communications & Information Technology (MCIT),
Noida, INDIA

Abdul Quaiyum Ansari
Department of Electrical Engineering,Faculty of Engineering and Technology,
Jamia Millia Islamia,
New Delhi, INDIA

Handbook of Research on Industrial Informatics and Manufacturing Intelligence: Innovations and Solutions

Call for Chapters:
Proposals Submission Deadline: November 3, 2010


The industrial systems are becoming more widespread and computer-network enabled. The behavior of industrial systems is becoming more complex and intelligence. There is a need of understanding the system from engineering perspectives and methods for the problems to tackle in the industrial environment. The industrial informatics focuses on different methodologies of information technologies to enhance industrial fabrication, intelligence and manufacturing processes. The industrial informatics uses the infrastructure of Information technology for analysis, effectiveness, reliability, higher efficiency and security enhancement in the industrial environment.

Objective of the Book

The aims are to give you practical as well as conceptual knowledge of the latest tools and methodologies of industrial informatics. The book presents state-of-the art and future perspectives of industrial information technologies, where industry experts, researchers, and academics share ideas and experiences surrounding frontier technologies, breakthrough and innovative solutions and applications.

Target Audience

The target audience of this book will be designers of industrial informatics, academician, students, practitioners, professionals and researchers working in the field of industrial informatics.  This book will be invaluable for theoretical analysis, algorithms and practical applications of industrial informatics.

Recommended topics include, but are not limited to, the following:

Fundamental of Industrial Informatics and Design

  • Introduction to Industrial Informatics
  • Role of Industrial Informatics
  • Automation of Industry
  • Human, Computer and Machine Interfaces
  • Emerging Platform Technologies in Industrial Informatics
  • Application of Industrial Informatics
  • Industrial Information Security, Safety and Trust

Computational Intelligence in Informatics Algorithms

  • Intelligent activities in manufacturing
  • Intelligent agents
  • Intelligent technology applications in manufacturing
  • Knowledge acquisition and management
  • Intelligent methods of data fusion
  • Modern manufacturing
  • Machine learning techniques
  • Artificial intelligence, Expert System
  • Neural Network
  • Fuzzy Logic and Systems
  •  Evolutionary computing
  • Adaptive Learning
  • Neuro-psychoanalytic Models

Tools and Technologies in Industry

  • Networks concept in industries
  • Mechatronics and Robotics in Informatics
  • Image processing in Industries
  • Sensing and Communication Technologies
  • Service-Oriented Architectures
  • Supply Chain Management and Logistics
  • Distributed Real-time Embedded Systems in Industries
  • Plug-and-play automated systems

Emerging Trends in Industrial Informatics

  • Emerging paradigm in Industry
  • Concept of Virtual Enterprise
  • Future models of manufacturing
  • Real-time track and trace
  • operations visibility systems
  • Concept of RFID in Industries
  • Ambient intelligent industrial information systems

Case Studies in Industrial Informatics

  • Automobile System
  • Energy and Power Systems
  • Transport and Logistics System
  • Aerospace System
  • Telecommunications System
  • Biomedical System
  • Defense Organization

Submission Procedure

Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit on or before November 3, 2010, a 2-3 page chapter proposal clearly explaining the mission and concerns of his or her proposed chapter. The author can directly upload their proposal online usinghttp://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=hriimiis2011 . Authors of accepted proposals will be notified by November 10, 2010 about the status of their proposals and sent chapter guidelines. Full chapters are expected to be submitted by December 10, 2010. All submitted chapters will be reviewed on a double-blind review basis. Contributors may also be requested to serve as reviewers for this project.


This book is scheduled to be published by IGI Global (formerly Idea Group Inc.), publisher of the “Information Science Reference” (formerly Idea Group Reference), “Medical Information Science Reference,” “Business Science Reference,” and “Engineering Science Reference” imprints. For additional information regarding the publisher, please visit www.igi-global.com. This publication is anticipated to be released in July 2011.

Important Dates:

>November 3, 2010 : Proposal Submission Deadline
November 10, 2010 : Notification of Acceptance
January 10, 2010 : Full Chapter Submission
February 30, 2010 : Review Result Returned
>March 31, 2010 : Final Chapter Submission

Editorial Advisory Board Members:

  • Dr Gianluca Cena, Editor, IEIIT-CNR, Italy
  • Dr Changhyun Kwon, Industrial & Systems Engineering at University at Buffalo, the State University of New York, NY
  • Dr Ahmed F. Zobaa, Electrical Power & Machines Dept, Cairo University, Giza, Egypt
  • Dr Saqib Saeed, Department of Information Systems University of Siege, Germany
  • Dr Sergiu-Dan Stan, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania, EU
  • Dr Norman Bin Mariun, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Dr Rizwan Ahmad, Centre for Telecommunications & Micro-Electronics, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia
  • Dr Victor Govindaswamy, Texas A&M University-Texarkana, Texas, USA
  • Dr Ravindra Singh, Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO), India
  • Dr Saba MOHAMMAD, Lakehead University, Canada
  • Dr Kyoung-yun Kim, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, Wayne State University, USA
  • Ms Sapna Tyagi, Institute of Management Studies, Ghaziabad, UP, INDIA
  • Dr Ernesto Damiani , Department of Computer Technology, University of Milan, Italy

Inquiries and submissions can be forwarded electronically (Word document):
Centre for Development of Advanced Computing,
A Scientific Society of the Department of Information Technology (DIT),
Ministry of Communications & Information Technology (MCIT), Noida, INDIA
Phones: +919871632098 (Mobile), +91-120-3063374(Office Fax)
E-mail: softayoub@gmail.com, ayoub@cdacnoida.in
Online Submission: http://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=hriimiis2011

Department of Electrical Engineering,
Faculty of Engineering and Technology,
Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, INDIA
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