SMPS 2024 invites submissions of papers dealing with a variety of topics in soft methods in probability and statistics, which include, but are not limited to the methodology and applications related to

  • Analysis of Censored Data
  • Analysis of Interval-Valued Data
  • Analysis of Symbolic Data
  • Clustering and Classification
  • Copulas
  • Deep Learning
  • Dempster-Shafer Theory
  • Functional Data Analysis
  • Fuzzy Data Analysis
  • Fuzzy Regression Methods
  • Graphical Models
  • Heuristic Optimization
  • Imprecise Probabilities
  • Machine Learning
  • Neural Networks in Data Analysis
  • Random Sets
  • Random Fuzzy Sets
  • Robust Methods

Proceedings: As for the preceding SMPS conferences, the accepted peer reviewed papers of the SMPS 2024 conferences will appear as a volume published by Springer.

IJAR Special issue: Authors of selected papers from the SMPS 2024 conference will be invited to submit extended versions of their papers for possible inclusion in a special issue of the International Journal of Approximate Reasoning.

IJAR best paper award:  Elsevier will sponsor an IJAR best contribution award at SMPS 2024, with a prize of 1000€.

The tentative timetable will be as follows:

  • February 29: Paper submission deadline
  • April 21: Notification of acceptance