Journal Editorials

  1. Editor in Chief, International Journal of Soft Computing and Networking (IJSCN), ISSN online: 2052-8469, ISSN print: 2052-8450, Inderscience Publishers
  2. Associate Editor, Applied Soft Computing (ASOC), ISSN: 1568-4946, Elsevier (2011 Impact Factor 2.612)
  3. Associate Editor, The International Journal of Hybrid Intelligent Systems (IJHIS), ISSN: 1448-5869, IOS Press
  4. Advisory Board, International Journal of Computer Information Systems and Industrial Management Applications (IJCISIM), ISSN 2150-7988, MIR Labs
  5. Editorial Board, International Journal of Reasoning-based Intelligent Systems (IJRIS), ISSN online: 1755-0564, ISSN print: 1755-0556, Inderscience Publishers
  6. Editorial Board, Book Series in Intelligent Systems Engineering, Nova Science Publishers, NY
  7. Editor, Journal of Hybrid Computing Research (JHCR), ISSN : 0974-5858, International Science Press
  8. Editorial Review Board, Journal of Multimedia Processing and Technologies (JMPT), Print ISSN: 0976-4127, Online ISSN: 0976-4135, Digital Information Research Foundation


  1. IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society (SMCS), Co-chair of Technical Committee Soft Computing (TC Website, 2008-)
  2. IEEE Computational Intelligence Society Evolutionary Computation TC, Vice Co-Chair of Task Force on Evolutionary Computer Vision and Image Processing (ECVIP, 2011-)

Guest Editor of Special Issues of International Journals

  1. Masaki Aida, Akira Arutaki, Mario Köppen, Masato Tsuru (Eds.), Special Issue: Information Network Design, International Journal of Space-Based and Situated Computing, Vol.3, No.2, Inderscience Publishers, 2013.
  2. Joanna Kolodziej, Martin Gilje Jaatun, Samee Ullah Khan, Mario Köppen (Eds.), Special Issue on Security-Aware and Data Intensive Low-Cost Mobile Systems, Mobile Networks and Applications, Volume 18, Issue 5, pp. 591-663, Springer, October 2013.
  3. Mengjie Zhang, Mario Köppen, Sergio Damas (Eds.), Special Issue on Computational Intelligence in Computer Vision and Image Processing, Computational Intelligence Magazine (CIM), IEEE, Vol.8, No.1, IEEE Computational Intelligence Society, 2013.
  4. Yusuke Nojima, Mario Köppen (Eds.), Special Issue on Selected Papers from NaBIC 2010, Journal of Advanced Computational Intelligence and Intelligent Informatics (JACIII), Vol.15, No.9, pp.1299-1336, Fuji Technology Press, 2011.
  5. Ajit Narayanan, Leandro de Castro, Mario Köppen (Eds.), Special Issue on Artificial Immune Systems - Revised Selected Papers from NaBIC2010 Conference, International Journal of Computational Intelligence and Applications, Volume 11, Number 01 (March 2012), WorldsciNet.
  6. Grigori Sidorov, Mario Köppen, and Nareli Cruz-Cortes (Eds.), Special Issue on Recent Advances in Machine Learning Techniques and Applications, Selected papers of the "9th Mexican International Conference on Artificial Intelligence" (MICAI 2010), International Journal of Machine Learning and Cybernetics, Volume 2, Number 3, September 2011, Springer.
  7. Fatos Xhafa, Francisco Herrera and Mario Köppen (Eds.), Special Issue on Data Mining and Hybrid Intelligent Systems, International Journal of Hybrid Intelligent Systems, ISSN: 1448-5869, IOS Press, No.2, 2009.
  8. Richard Weber, Mario Köppen (Eds.), Special Issue on Ensemble and Integration Approaches, International Journal of Hybrid Intelligent Systems, ISSN: 1448-5869, IOS Press, No.3, 2007.
  9. Juan Corchado, Mario Köppen and Yiu-ming Cheung (Eds.), Soft Computing and Hybrid Systems, Integrated Computer-Aided Engineering, ISSN: 1069-2509, IOS Press, 2006.

Technical Society Membership

  1. Member, Institution of Electrical & Electronics Engineers Inc. (IEEE), USA
  2. Member, World Federation on Soft Computing
  3. Member, Mathematical Association of America
  4. Member, Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
  5. Board of Governors Member, Machine Intelligence Research Labs (MIR Labs), USA


  1. Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), 2011
  2. Czech Science Foundation (GA CR), 2011
  3. Czech Science Foundation (GA CR), 2010

Participation in Technical Reviews - Journals and Books

  1. Connection Science (CCOS), Taylor & Francis
  2. Pattern Analysis and Applications (PAA, 2011 Impact Factor 0.739), Springer
  3. International Journal of Information Technology & Decision Making (IJITDM)
  4. ACM Transactions on Autonomous and Adaptive Systems (TAAS)
  5. Advanced Knowledge Based Systems: Models, Applications & Research Trends, TMRF e-Book Series, 2009 (CFC)
  6. IEEE Transactions on Service Computing - Special Issue Transactional Web Services
  7. Rough Set Research - Advances in Theory and Applications, Springer SCI Series, 2008
  8. Emergent Web Intelligence, Springer SCI Series, 2008.
  9. Journal of Heuristics, Springer
  10. Special Issue "Soft Computing in Image Processing: Recent Advances", International Journal of Approximate Reasoning (IJAR), Elsevier
  11. Special Issue on Evolutionary Computer Vision, Evolutionary Computation Journal, MIT Press, 2007
  12. Computational Intelligence in Information Assurance and Security, Springer SCI Series.
  13. Evolutionary Computation, Elsevier.
  14. European Journal of Operational Research
  15. IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation
  16. IEEE Transaction on Neural Networks
  17. International Journal of Uncertainty, Fuzziness and Knowledge-Based Systems , World Scientific
  18. Information Sciences, Elsevier
  19. Journal of Neural Computing and Applications, Springer
  20. Pattern Recognition Letters, Elsevier
  21. Special Issue on Evolutionary Computer Vision and Image Understanding, Pattern Recognition Letters, Vol.27, No.11, Elsevier 2006
  22. Neurocomputing, Elsevier
  23. EURASIP Journal on Image and Video Processing
  24. IET Image Processing
  25. Journal of Mathematical Imaging and Vision, Springer
  26. Soft Computing, Springer
  27. Multimedia Tools and Applications, Springer
  28. Annals of Mathematics and Artificial Intelligence, Springer
  29. IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems
  30. International Journal of Grid and Utility Computing, Inderscience
  31. International Journal of Imaging Systems and Technology, Wiley
  32. Journal of Information Processing, IPSJ
  33. Information Technology and Control, Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania
  34. EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing, Springer
  35. Optimization and Engineering, Springer
  36. Cognitive Computation, Springer
  37. Theoretical Computer Science, Elsevier
  38. Advances in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, VSB-Technical University of Ostrava
  39. International Journal of Grid and Utility Computing, Inderscience
  40. International Journal of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Zielona Góra and the Lubuskie Scientific Society in Zielona Góra, Poland
  41. Journal of Applied Mathematics, Hindawi

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Next conferences COMPSAC 2014 (Vasteras, Sweden, July 2014), INCoS-2014 (Salerno, Italy, September 2014).

New edited book "Soft Computing in Industrial Applications", V. Snasel, P. Kroemer, M. Koeppen, G. Schaefer, Springer AISC 223, July 2013.