Awareness Computing

        Our Goal The goal of awareness computing (AC) is to build systems that are aware. Awareness does not necessarily imply full understanding (or total comprehension). Awareness is the state or ability to perceive, to feel, or to be conscious (Wikipedia). It implies vigilance in observing or alertness in drawing inferences from…

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Brain-Inspired Cognitive Systems

        Our Goal Brain-inspired Cognitive Systems (BCS) are a cutting-edge field of cybernetics, brain, and system sciences that studies not only the natural intelligence foundations of AI and cognitive systems, but also the formal models of the brain simulated by computational intelligence. The persistent challenges to cognitive cybernetics and the increasing demand…

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Awareness Computing 2020

        Our Goal The goal of awareness computing (AC) is to build systems that are aware. Awareness does not necessarily imply full understanding (or total comprehension). Awareness is the state or ability to perceive, to feel, or to be conscious (Wikipedia). It implies vigilance in observing or alertness in drawing inferences from…

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Companion Technology

  Our Goal Companion Technology is an emerging field of cross disciplinary research, aiming at a paradigm shift in human-technology interaction. It is intended to enable technical systems of any kind to appear as individual, competent, and empathic assistants to their users. The targeted Companion-systems are cognitive technical systems that smartly adapt their services to…

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Cybernetics

Cybernetics Technical Committees The SMC Society has many TCs in the area of Cybernetics. The scope of these include such areas as computational intelligence, computer vision, neural networks, genetic algorithms, machine learning, fuzzy systems, cognitive systems, decision making, and robotics, to the extent that they contribute to the theme of cybernetics or demonstrate an application…

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Awards

The Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society recognizes outstanding volunteers and their significant achievements by the presentation of a number of awards. Use the navigation to the left for more information. Forms Nominations should be submitted online by July 31, 2022. Online Awards Nomination Form Award Selection Process The Awards Chair forms an Awards Committee consisting…

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Technical Activities

Joining a Technical Committee You’re welcome to join any Technical Committees (TCs) of the IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society. You do not have to be an SMC Society member to join a TC, although we do encourage you to become one in order to benefit from a wide range of professional activities and privileges….

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