Invitation to Springer Book
"Agent-Based Optimization"

It is our pleasure to invite you to submit a chapter proposal to our edited book: Agent-Based Optimization (Edited by: Ireneusz Czarnowski, Piotr Jedrzejowicz and Janusz Kacprzyk,) to appear in the prestigious series of Springer Studies in Computational Intelligence (SCI), details of which can be found on The expected publication date is fall 2012.

Topics of submitted chapters should focus on solutions where the multi-agent paradigm is used to enhance or replace traditional approaches to solving difficult optimization problems. The topic list may include (but is not limited to) the following:

To prepare the book the following schedule is proposed:

  1. Invitation acceptance and submission of the chapter proposal: (extended to) 30 Nov. 2011 the submission is open to 31 Jan.
  2. Submission of chapter: 15 Dec. 2011
  3. Preliminary decision from editors based on referees report: 31 Jan. 2012
  4. Resubmission: 29 Feb. 2012
  5. Final decision based on referees report: 31 Mar. 2012
  6. Final version submission: 15 Apr. 2012

The chapter of 25-30 pages should be formatted in accordance with the Studies in Computational Intelligence requirements which can be found on: (see the template: "For contributed books, proceedings, and similar")

Please send the chapter proposal to:

We look forward to receiving your invitation acceptance and abstract by 15 Oct. 2011. (extended to) 30 Nov. 2011 the submission is open to 31 Jan.

Best regards,
Dr Ireneusz Czarnowski
Prof. Piotr Jedrzejowicz
Prof. Janusz Kacprzyk