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Computers & Industrial Engineering
https://www.journals.elsevier.com/computers-and-industrial-engineering/
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Call For Papers
Industrial engineering is one of the earliest fields to utilize computers in research, education, and practice. Over the years, computers and electronic communication have become an integral part of industrial engineering. Computers & Industrial Engineering (CAIE) is aimed at an audience of researchers, educators and practitioners of industrial engineering and associated fields.

It publishes original contributions on the development of new computerized methodologies for solving industrial engineering problems, as well as the applications of those methodologies to problems of interest in the broad industrial engineering and associated communities. The journal encourages submissions that expand the frontiers of the fundamental theories and concepts underlying industrial engineering techniques.

CAIE also serves as a venue for articles evaluating the state-of-the-art of computer applications in various industrial engineering and related topics, and research in the utilization of computers in industrial engineering education. Papers reporting on applications of industrial engineering techniques to real life problems are welcome, as long as they satisfy the criteria of originality in the choice of the problem and the tools utilized to solve it, generality of the approach for applicability to other problems, and significance of the results produced.

A major aim of the journal is to foster international exchange of ideas and experiences among scholars and practitioners with shared interests all over the world.
Last updated by Dou Sun in 2021-03-09
Special Issues
Special Issue on Emerging Artificial Intelligent Technologies for Industry 5.0 and Smart Cities
Submission Date: 2021-07-30

Future personalization services in industry is one of term recently used as an enhancement on Industry 4.0. Industry 5.0 is also known as fifth industrial revolution using artificial intelligence and cognitive based services that focuses cooperation between man and machine with intelligence. Artificial intelligence (AI) technologies (such as IoT, blockchain, virtual reality, fuzzy inference system, deep learning-based neural networks (DNNs), convolutional neural networks, stacked autoencoders, deep reinforcement learning, meta-learning, life-long learning, and graph neural networks, and meta-heuristic algorithms) have played an important role in enhancing the quality of manufacturing which combines people, processes, and machines, to impact the overall economical productions, i.e., the age of Industry 5.0. Industry 5.0 is the technical enhancements over the services offered in addition to Industry 4.0, especially in context to future personalization services. In the meanwhile, these emerging AI technologies also provide enough supports for the connectivity of buildings, data, energy, transport, and governance, which is leading toward many innovations across industrial applications. Hence, there is a demand to further explore the abundant applications of these AI technologies to improve/enhance the quality of manufacturing, supply chain management, Industry 5.0 and smart cities. Thus, the special issue is to provide a platform for discussions on novel, scientific, technological insights, principles, algorithms, and experiences in such papers (as below) but not limited; Significant cuts in unplanned downtime to better-designed products; Novel AI-based analytics on data to improve efficiency, product quality and the safety of employees; Data-driven innovations for demand planning and logistics management; AI-based and green-based supply chains; Applications of IoT for tracking production across entire processes and supply chain; Advances AI technologies in enhancing Industry 5.0 and the connectivity of any components for smart cities; Hybrid meta-heuristic algorithms with AI technologies in enhancing Industry 5.0 and the connectivity of any components for smart cities; Intelligent solutions for future smart industries; Internet of things (IoT) in industry 5.0; Cloud and data analytics in industry 5.0 for effective analysis of industrial data; Novel or improved nature-inspired optimization algorithms in enhancing Industry 5.0 and the connectivity of any components for smart cities. Submission Deadline: 30 July 2021 Notification of Acceptance: 30 October 2021 Publication: Late 2021 Guest Editors Prof. Dr. Wei-Chiang Hong, Department of Information Management, Oriental Institute of Technology, New Taipei, Taiwan; samuelsonhong@gmail.com Prof. Dr. Wei-Chang Yeh, Department of Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan; wcyeh@ie.nthu.edu.tw Prof. Dr. Pradeep Kumar Singh, Department of Computer Science & Engineering, ABES Engineering College. Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India; pradeep_84cs@yahoo.com Assoc. Prof. Dr. Paulo J. Sequeira Gonçalves, Electrotechnical and Industrial Engineering, School of Technology, Polytechnic Institute of Castelo Branco, Portugal; paulo.goncalves@ipcb.pt Managing Guest Editor: Prof. Dr. Pradeep Kumar Singh, Department of Computer Science & Engineering, ABES Engineering College. Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India; pradeep_84cs@yahoo.com
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Special Issue on Digital technologies for sustainability and risk in post-pandemic supply chains
Submission Date: 2021-10-31

Background: The COVID-19 pandemic has brought severe challenges to the global supply chain. Many manufacturers and retailers have closed their businesses during the epidemic. To cope with production delays and the slowdown in distribution due to disruptions in labor and material supply chains, many organizations have used digital technologies related to the Industrial Internet or Industry 4.0, such as the Internet of Things (IoT), blockchain, and machine learning to enhance the sustainability of the supply chain. Since logistics and supply chain management include a wide range of activities, successfully controlling resources related to logistics and supply chain management is essential for organizations to maintain self-sustainment of business activities in a severe market environment. With the rapid development of digital technologies such as blockchain technology, artificial intelligence, virtual reality, and big data analysis, the existing organizational processes and results continue to form and influence each other, which is necessary to deal with the sustainability of the supply chain in the pandemic. In addition, in supply chain management, data-led leadership and targeted decision-making have basically replaced experience and best practices. Traditional management systems are facing ever-changing volatility and strong competitiveness, while artificial intelligence and blockchain technology are completely changing the way of supply chain process management from all levels. This special issue aims to explore new technologies such as blockchain, the Internet of Things (IoT), and machine learning in supply chain management. The SI encourages submissions of original analytical or empirical studies that report significant research contributions, covering topics including, but not limited to: The role of digital technology (e.g. Artificial Intelligence, machine learning, blockchain) adoption in predicting and coping with supply chain disruptions (E.g. caused by COVID-19 pandemic) New business models/concepts, methods, technologies promoting supply chain sustainability under Industrial Internet Blockchain-supported closed-loop supply chain systems Data safety and security to improve supply chain sustainability with the use of blockchain Quantitative case studies of using digital technology in multi-tier supply-demand coordination in sustainability Digitalized documentation for effective take-back and closed-loop supply chains using smart contracts Smart contracting, risk sensitivity assessment, information sharing, and updating within supply chain sustainability Policy, education, finance, governance in the implementation of supply chain sustainability through digital technologies Supply chains risks and vulnerabilities in the light of scenarios of manufacturing and service trade development worldwide Submission and review process Manuscripts should be submitted through the publisher’s online system, Elsevier Editorial System (EES) at www.editorialmanager.com/caie. Please follow the instructions described in the “Guide for Authors”, given on the main page of the EES website. Please make sure you select “Special Issue” as Article Type and “Digital technologies for sustainability and risk in post-pandemic supply chains” as Section/Category. Authors should choose the article type VSI: Digital technologies. In preparing their manuscript, the authors are asked to closely follow the “Instructions to Authors”. Submissions will be reviewed according to C&IE’s rigorous standards and procedures through a double-blind peer review by at least two qualified reviewers. Publication Schedule Manuscript Submission Deadline: 31 October 2021 Revised Manuscript Submission: 31 December 2022 Final Decision Date: 28 February 2022 Expected Publication (Tentative): Middle of 2022 Guest Editors Prof. Desheng Dash Wu, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, China; dwu@ucas.ac.cn; desheng.wu@sbs.su.se. Managing Guest Editor Prof. James H. Lambert, University of Virginia, United States; lambert@virginia.edu Prof. David L. Olson, University of Nebraska, United States; dolson3@unl.edu
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