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Call for papers (pdf)

WSOM+ invites contributions related to the theoretical and methodological aspects of Unsupervised learning, Self-Organizing Maps, Learning Vector Quantization, Clustering, Data Visualization and closely related topics, including but not limited to:

  • Data analysis and visualization
  • Clustering and visualization performance metrics
  • Time series analysis and signal processing
  • Mathematical approaches including information theory, mathematical statistics and statistical Machine Learning
  • Software and hardware implementations
  • Architectural solutions including hierarchical and growing networks, ensemble models and special metrics
  • Unsupervised feature selection, extraction and data pre-processing
  • Interpretable and explainable models
  • Large-scale data analysis (Big Data)
  • Unsupervised models in computational neuroscience
  • Models, experimental investigations and applications of autonomous mental development
We also call for and encourage scientific and application-oriented papers that demonstrate the use of the aforementioned methods and models in different areas including but not limited to:
  • Data mining, including stream mining and process mining
  • Pattern recognition
  • Knowledge management
  • Business intelligence and financial analysis
  • Anomaly detection and outlier analysis
  • Industrial applications
  • Scientific applications
  • Bioinformatics, biostatistics and applications in biomedicine and healthcare
  • Telecommunications
  • Transport optimization
  • Cognitive modeling
  • Language modeling
  • Robotics and intelligent systems
  • Image processing and vision
  • Speech processing and text and document analysis


The WSOM+ 2022 proceedings are planned to be published as a book in Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems book series indexed by Scopus. Selected papers of WSOM+ 2022 are planned to be invited to a special issue of Springer Nature’s Neural Computing & Applications. Instructions for authors can be found in the authors section.