SS1: Innovative Applications for Artificial Intelligence and Data Science (Tentative)

Organizers  

Poompat Saengudomlert (Bangkok University)

Abstract

This special session focuses on using artificial intelligence and/or data science techniques in novel application scenarios. The range of applications includes both engineering and non-engineering systems. Authors are encouraged to discuss how artificial intelligence and/or data science can help improve the system performances compared to existing systems without their applications, and how different techniques perform in comparison to one another. Discussions regarding how to widen application scenarios would also be appreciated.

SS2: Computer Simulation for Manufacturing Technology

Organizers

Jatuporn Thongsri (KMITL)

Abstract

Today's computer simulations based on finite element analysis and computational fluid dynamics are widely applied in industrial manufacturing processes. When there are problems in factories, they help solve problems quickly and save costs with accurate solutions covering many fields of physics in both steady and transient states such as heat transfer, vibration, aerodynamics, structural dynamics, fatigue analysis, etc. Therefore, this special session focuses on applying computer simulations to deal with various issues and develop manufacturing processes.

SS3: 5G and 6G Wireless Communications, Sensing, and Localization

Organizers

  1. Paramin Sangwongngam (NECTEC)
  2. Son Chu (University of Glasgow)

Abstract

This special session encompasses research areas on 5G, mmWave, visible light communications, laser communications, underwater communications, and THz wireless communications, sensing, and localization. For 5G and 6G, it spans electromagnetic propagation, antenna design, devices, system integration, wireless communications, wireless networks, and information theory. It includes sub-topics on channel modeling and characterization, channel estimation, beamforming, beam steering, AI for wireless communications, sensing and localization, reconfigurable intelligent surfaces (RIS), RIS-assisted technology, metasurfaces, metamaterials, metasurface antennas, radio intelligent environment, smart radio environments, controls of RIS, and software-defined materials (SDM).

SS4: Non-destructive Testing and Evaluation (NDT&E)

Organizers

  1. Ruslee Sutthaweekul (KMUTNB)
  2. Chaoqing Tang (Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China)
  3. Adi Mahmud Marindra (Kalimantan Institute of Technology Balikpapan, Indonesia)

Abstract

Non-destructive Testing and Evaluation (NDT&E) is one of the emerging research areas in electronics and electrical engineering. To a large extent, this strong interest in NDT&E is in response to needs for better quality assurance in both materials and components, for monitoring reliability and serviceability, for operation and life extension of manufacturing products. New researches in this field have strategic and essential roles in order to reduce the NDT&E costs and improve the test performance. Topics for this special session include but are not limited to: 

  • Conventional, Advanced, and emerging NDT&E technologies
  • Materials Characterization by NDT&E
  • NDT&E in Aerospace, Railways, Defence, Space, Automotive, Fabrication, Civil and Structural Engineering, Nuclear, Petrochemical, Bio-Medical engineering, etc.
  • NDT&E Modeling and Simulation
  • Signal and Image Processing in NDT&E
  • NDT&E Sensors, Instrumentation, Software and Systems
  • NDT&E in Robotics and Automation
  • Artificial intelligence and machine learning in NDT&E
  • Structural Health Monitoring and Aging Management
  • Reliability and Effectiveness of NDT&E
  • Multi-NDE, IoT, Data Fusion, NDE Data Analytics, Computer Vision
  • Novel NDT&E Methods

SS5: Mathematical Systems Science and its Applications

Organizers

  1. Atsuo Ozaki (Osaka Institute of Technology) 
  2. Koichi Kobayashi (Hokkaido University)

Abstract

Mathematical systems science is a mathematical approach to the design, analysis, and control of systems that are characterized as being concurrent, distributed, and/or autonomous. Such systems are typically manufacturing systems, communication systems, and computer software/hardware/networks, but so are also emergent systems such as cyber-physical systems, man-machine systems, open systems science, and systems biology. The purpose of this special session is to share the state of art on mathematical systems science and promote future research. The topics of interest within the scope of this special session include, but are not limited to, the following areas:

  • System theory: Petri net, concurrent systems, discrete event systems, hybrid systems
  • Formal methods for verification and design: model checking, proof system, scheduling, supervisory control
  • Cyberphysical systems: embedded systems, real-time systems
  • Novel mathematical approach: machine learning, open systems science, modeling and analysis of human behaviors, business process, service science
  • Applications and case studies: applications and case studies from engineering, biology, agriculture, or sociology

Potential Contributors:

  • Qi-Wei Ge (Yamaguchi University)
  • Takafumi Kanazawa (Setsunan University)
  • Yoshihiro Kaneko (Gifu University)
  • Atsushi Ohta (Aichi Prefectural University)
  • Norihiko Shinomiya (Soka University)
  • Shingo Yamaguchi (Yamaguchi University)

SS6: Channel Coding for Digital Communication and Data Storage

Organizers

  1. Kidsanapong Puntsri (RMUTI)
  2. Watid Phakphisut (KMITL)

Abstract

Channel coding is a key component of digital communication and data storage. For example, polar codes and LDPC codes for 5G, turbo codes, and LDPC codes for deep space communications, as well as LDPC codes for hard disk drives and solid-state drives. Currently, there are still many challenges and questions for channel coding in future standards. This section welcomes original and innovative techniques in all research and development related to channel coding, encouraging high-quality papers that report state-of-the-art advances in both industry and academia. Topics of interest include but are not limited to:

  • Novel design principles and coding schemes toward 6G
  • Efficient decoding algorithms for 5G standard
  • Coded shaping and modulation
  • Rate matching and HARQ schemes
  • Joint source and channel coding
  • Information Theory and Channel Capacity
  • Hardware architecture and implementations

SS7: Intelligent Mobile Network for 5G and Beyond

Organizers

  1. Kritsada Mamat (KMUTNB)
  2. Watid Phakphisut (KMITL)

Abstract

According to the 3GPP, 5G mobile network is expected to support a wide range of services, including eMBB (enhanced mobile broadband), uRLLC (ultra-reliable and low-latency communications), and mMTC (massive machine-type communications). Hence, it is paramount to develop an intelligent network comprising a radio access network and core network, such that the diversified services as established in 5G networks can be managed efficiently. This section welcomes original and innovative techniques in all research and development related to intelligent mobile networks, encouraging high-quality papers that report state-of-the-art advances in both industry and academia. Topics of interest include but are not limited to:

  • Radio Resource Management
  • Network Access and Rate Control
  • Caching and Offloading
  • QoS/QoE Management
  • Open Radio Access Network (O-RAN)
  • Mobile Edge Computing (MEC)
  • Network Slicing
  • AI in Mobile and Wireless Networks

SS8: Recent Advances in Deep Image Processing

Organizers

  1. Jong-Ok Kim (Korea University)
  2. Byung Cheol Song (Inha University)

Abstract

In recent years, deep learning techniques have been popularly adopted for traditional image processing tasks, and their performances have been significantly enhanced due to their intelligent learning capability. 

In this special session, we invite technical papers which are in the diverse fields of image processing and are going to discuss the pros and cons of deep learning-based image processing.

SS9: Data Science and Applied Mathematics

Organizers

Chutima Prasartkaew  (RMUTT)

Abstract

This session focuses on the novelty of research in the broad area of IT and its deep knowledge of computer science as well as applied Mathematics to the field. It includes the bottom knowledge from Mathematics to as high as cloud computing and data analytics, new thoughts, algorithms designing and testing, software and hardware invention, testing, and creation, and the application of computer systems. Topics of interest include but are not limited to:

  • Information Technology
  • Computer Science
  • Internet of Things
  • Mobile Application
  • Big data and Data analytics
  • Application Mathematics

SS10: Recent Progress on Antennas and Propagation

Organizers

Noraset Wichaipanich (RMUTT)

Abstract

This session focuses on the novelty of research in the broad area of Antennas and propagation in Telecommunication systems. The antenna topic includes antenna theory, design, measurements, and applications as well as wireless communications, IoT, and networking. The propagation topic consists of propagation fundamentals, measurement techniques, and applications as well as remote sensing, terrestrial, Earth-space, and Ionospheric propagations. 

  • Antennas
  • Propagation
  • Internet of Things
  • Wireless communications
  • Big data and Data analytics
  • Mobile Application
  • Satellite Application