Journal of Intelligent & Fuzzy Systems

Applications in Engineering and Technology

Impact Factor
2022
1.737
CiteScore
2022
2.9

Volume

42-43, 12 issues

Latest issue

43:4 online 09 August 2022

Next issue

43:5 scheduled for September 2022

Back volumes

From volume 1, 1993

ISSN online

1875-8967
Online Only

Aims & Scope

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.

Editorial Board

Editor-in-Chief

Reza Langari
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Texas A&M University

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, USA
Email: rlangari@tamu.edu

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

Ajith Abraham
Machine Intelligence Research Labs
Washington, DC, USA

Krassimir T. Atanassov
Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
Sofia, Bulgaria

Zeungnam Bien
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
Taejon, Korea

Bimal Kumar Bose
The University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN, USA

Madan M. Gupta
Saskatchewan University
Saskatoon, SK, Canada

Fred Hadaegh
California Institute of Technology
Pasadena, CA, USA

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

Lesheng Jin
Nanjing Normal University
China

Zhaojie Ju
University of Portsmouth
UK

Janusz Kacprzyk
Polish Academy of Sciences
Warsaw, Poland

Cengiz Kahraman
Istanbul Technical University
Turkey

Jim Keller
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO, USA

Heikki N. Koivo
Helsinki University of Technology
Helsinki, Finland

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

Victor Maojo
Polytechnical University of Madrid
Madrid, Spain

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

Witold Pedrycz
University of Alberta Edmonton
Edmonton, AB, Canada

Lambert Spaanenburg
Lund University
Lund, Sweden

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

John Yen
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA, USA

Associate Editors

F. Albu
Valahia University of Targoviste
Romania

A. Alimi
University of Sfax
Tunisia

Tofigh Allahviranloo
Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
Istinye University, Istanbul
Turkey

Olexander “Alex” Barmak
Computer Science & Information Technology Department
Khmelnytskyi National University, Ukraine

I. Batyrshin
Instituto Politecnico Nacional
Mexico

S. Bekešienė
The General Jonas Žemaitis Military Academy of Lithuania
Lithuania

F. Cabrerizo
Distance Learning University of Spain
Madrid, Spain

Z. Cao
University of Tasmania
Hobart, Australia

Gabriella Casalino
Department of Computer Science
University of Bari Aldo Moro, Italy

Ciro Castiello
Department of Computer Science
University of Bari Aldo Moro, Italy

S. Cebi
Yildiz Technical University
Turkey

Chinmay Chakrabarty
Birla Institute of Technology
India

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

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

Z.-S. Chen
Wuhan University
China

Aswani Kumar Cherukuri
School of Information Technology & Engineering
Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore
India

F. Chiclana
De Montfort University
Leicester, United Kingdom

Y.-L. Chung
National Taiwan Ocean University
Keelung City, Taiwan

B. Davvaz
Yazd University
Yazd, Iran

W. Ding
Nantong University
China

X. Du
General Motors Research Laboratories
USA

S. Duan
Vehicle Systems Research Lab
Warren, USA

Bapi Dutta
The Logistics Institute
National University of Singapore, Singapore

X.-Z. Gao
University of Eastern Finland
Finland

Ankit Garg
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Shantou University, China

H. Garg
Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology
India

A. Gegov
University of Portsmouth
United Kingdom

Alexander Gelbukh
Centro de Investigacion en Computacion
Instituto Politecnico Nacional, Mexico

G.B. Gharehpetian
Amirkabir University of Technology
Iran

D. Gómez González
Universidad Complutense de Madrid
Madrid, Spain

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

S. Greenfield
De Montfort University
Leicester, United Kingdom

Peng Hao
Dalian University of Technology
China

E. Herrera-Viedma
University of Granada
Granada, Spain

N. Homma
Tohoku University
Tohoku, Japan

T. Hovorushchenko
Khmelnytskyi National University
Ukraine

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

R. Jafari
Agder University
Norway

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

Feifei Jin
Anhui University
China

Katarzyna Kaczmarek-Majer
Systems Research Institute
Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland

I. Kaya
Yıldız Technical University
Turkey

Mohammad Ayub Khan
University of Bisha
Saudi Arabia

Viacheslav Kovtun
Department of Computer Control Systems
Vinnytsia National Technical University
Ukraine

Manoj Kumar
School of Computer Science, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies
Dehradun, India

R. Kiani Mavi
Edith Cowan University
Australia

Y. Kim
California Baptist University
Riverside, CA, USA

Jinhai Li
International Journal of Machine Learning & Cybernetics
Data Science Research Center, Kunming, China

H. Liao
Sichuan University
Chengdu, China

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

Sergii Lysenko
Department of Computer Engineering & System Programming
Khmelnytskyi National University (KhNU), Ukraine

X. Ma
Hubei University for Nationalities
China

M.A. Mahfouz
Computer Engineering Department
BIET, Egypt

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

L. Martínez López
University of Jaén
Spain

F. Maturo
G. d'Annunzio University of Chieti and Pescara
Italy

Š. Mayerová
University of Defence
Brno, The Czech Republic

N. Melnykova
Lviv Polytechnic National University
Ukraine

Fanlin Meng
University of Manchester
Manchester, United Kingdom

Fanyong Meng
Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology
China

J. Montero
Complutense University
Madrid, Spain

M. Nazarkevych
Lviv Polytechnic National University
Ukraine

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

M. Novak
Brno University of Technology
Czech Republic

S. Cevik Onar
Istanbul Technical University
Turkey

J. Valente De Oliveira
University of Algarve
Faro, Portugal

D. Pamucar
University of Belgrade
Serbia

S. Patnaik
SOA University
Bhubaneswar, India

J.I. Pelaez
University of Malaga
Spain

D.K. Pratihar
Centre for Excellence in Robotics
Mechanical Engineering Department, IIT Kharagpur, India

W. Qian
Jiangxi Agricultural University
Nanchang, China

Junsheng Qiao
College of Mathematics and Statistics
Northwest Normal University, China

J. Qiu
Space Control and Inertial Technology Research Centre
China

H. K. Reddy
National Institute of Science & Technology
Behmapur, Odisha, India

Inayatur Rehman
Department of Mathematics and Sciences
Dhofar University Salalah, Oman

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

R.M. Rodríguez
University of Jaén
Spain

Sovan Samanta
Tamralipta Mahavidyalaya
West Bengal
India

C. Sankavaram
Vehicle Systems Research Lab
Warren, USA

E. Savas
Yuzuncu Yıl University
Van, Turkey

Ming-Wen Shao
College of Computer & Communication Engineering
China University of Petroleum
Shandong, China

W. Shatanawi
Hashemite University
Zarqa, Jordan

Don D. H. Shin
Zayed University
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Grigori Sidorov
Centro de Investigacion en Computacion
Instituto Politecnico Nacional, Mexico

Dilbag Singh
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Bennett University, India

Pritpal Singh
Tezpur Central University
India

Sergejs Solovjovs
Czech University of Life Sciences Prague
Czech Republic

L.H. Son
Vietnam National University
Hanoi, Vietnam

Ruidan Su
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Shanghai, China

Kangkang Sun
Harbin Institute of Technology
Harbin, China

Lin Sun
College of Computer and Information Engineering
Henan Normal University, China

R. Tafreshi
Texas A&M University at Qatar
Qatar, Qatar

Y. Tang
Hefei University of Technology
China, China

R. Tkachenko
Lviv Polytechnic National University
Lviv, Ukraine

R. Ureña
De Montfort University
Leicester, United Kingdom

Juntao Wang
Xi'an Shiyou University
China

J.-Z. Wu
Ningbo University
China

J. Wu
Shanghai Maritime University
China

X. Wu
Shanghai University
China

Zhou Wu
Chongqing University
China

Hailu Xu
California State University
Long Beach CA, USA

Weihua Xu
College of Artificial and Intelligence
Southwest University, Chongqing, China

Z. Xu
Sichuan University
China

Bin Yang
College of Sciences
Northwest A&F University
China

G. Yang
School of Software
Shandong University, China

Longzhi Yang
Department of Computer and Information Sciences
Northumbria University, UK, United Kingdom

Wanqi Yang
School of Computer and Electronic Information
Nanjing Normal University, China

Y. Yang
De Montfort University
United Kingdom, United Kingdom

Morteza Yazdani
Universidad Autonoma de Madrid
Spain

S. Yin
Harbin Institute of Technology
Harbin, China

H. Ying
Wayne State University
Detroit, MI, USA

D. Yu
Zhejiang University of Finance and Economics
China

W. Yu
CINVESTAV-IPN
Mexico City, Mexico

J. Zhan
Hubei University for Nationalities
China

Haijun Zhang
Department of Computer Science
Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin Institute of Technology, China

H. Zhang
Hohai University
China

Q. Zhang
Beijing Institute of Technology
China

Z. Zhang
Dalian University of Technology
China

M. Zhou
Chongqing University of Posts and Telecommunications
China

S. Zhou
Swansea University
Swansea, United Kingdom

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