Published 21.03.2020

International Joint Conference On Rough Sets 2020


Meliá Habana hotel, Havana, Cuba, June 29 - July 3, 2020


UNIVERSIDAD TECNOLÓGICA DE LA HABANA “José Antonio Echeverría” (Cujae), and

Aim and Scope

Rough set theory (RST) is a prominent methodology within the umbrella of Computational Intelligence and Granular Computing (GrC) to handle uncertainty in inconsistent environments. RST has enjoyed widespread success in a plethora of real-world application domains and remains at the forefront of numerous theoretical studies to consolidate and augment its well-established properties.

Authors are encouraged to submit research papers describing original, previously unpublished, complete researches, which are currently not under review by another conference or journal, addressing state-of-the-art research and developments, devoted to one or more of the conference topics. Moreover, we also invite researchers who search for new tools suitable for solving their problems, and also those who would like to discuss their problems with some members of the rough set community. They are warmly welcomed to submit the results of their research or simply participate in the conference.

The International Joint Conference on Rough Sets (IJCRS2020) will take place in the Meliá Habana hotel in Havana, Cuba, from June 29 to July 3, 2020. IJCRS2020 aims at providing a forum for exchange on RST and their applications. The symposium includes tutorials, invited key lectures and paper presentations.

The goals of IJCRS2020 are to strengthen the relationships among researchers and institutions working on RST and GrC in general, to increase awareness of these topics and to facilitate the contact between new researchers and consolidated groups. Special interest will be paid to promoting RST among the Latin American research community.

IJCRS is the prime international conference sponsored by the International Rough Set Society (IRSS). IJCRS2020 encapsulates four main tracks which refer to major threads of rough set conferences held so far:

 Rough Sets and Data Science (in relation to RSCTC series organized since 1998)

• Rough Sets and Granular Computing (in relation to RSFDGrC series organized since 1999)
• Rough Sets and Knowledge Technology (in relation to RSKT series organized since 2006)
• Rough Sets and Intelligent Systems (in relation to RSEISP series organized since 2007)
Submission Topics

Submissions of original and previously unpublished work on RST/GrC and applications are encouraged, including but not limited to the following topics:

• Theoretical aspects of the Rough Set Theory.
• Data Science methods based on Rough Sets.
• Rough-Set-based techniques in Big data environments.
• Decision making methods based on Rough Sets.
• Theoretical foundations of Fuzzy-Rough and Rough-Fuzzy sets, and its applications in machine learning and decision making methods.
• Rough Sets in Granular computing.
Paper submissions

Submissions must be prepared in the LCNS/LNAI Springer format and have a maximum of 15 pages. Accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings by Springer-Verlag in the LNCS/LNAI series, both in printed and digital forms.
Submission: Papers should be submitted through EasyChair


Each submitted paper will be reviewed by three independent reviewers and the decision on its acceptance will be based on the results of these revisions.

Moreover, short submissions can be submitted (3-6 pages), if accepted, these can be presented in the conference but not published in the proceedings.

Important dates

Deadline for submitting proposals for special sessions, workshops and tutorials

November 10, 2019

Notification of acceptance for special session/workshop/tutorial proposals

November 24, 2019

Deadline for submitting regular conference papers

January 26, 2020

Notification of acceptance for submitted papers

March 1, 2020

Deadline for submitting camera-ready of accepted conference papers

29 March, 2020

Deadline for early registration and conference payments (including publications of accepted papers)

19 April, 2020

IJCRS2020, Conference, Meliá Habana hotel, Havana, Cuba

June 29- July 3, 2020


Registration fee

Early registration (Before April 19)

normal 400 euros, students 300 euros


Regular registration (After April 19)

normal 450 euros, students 350 euros


Remark: registration fee covers up to two papers. Authors with more than 2 papers must pay an additional fee of 100 euros for each extra paper.





Accommodations in Meliá Habana hotel (not mandatory)

These are special prices (in CUC: cuban convertible pesos) in Meliá Habana for delegates.


Single room (one night)



Twin/Double room (one night)



Triple room (one night)



Please consult: e-mail:,

Phone numbers: (+53) 7204 8500, (+53) 7206 9400 (ext.5435, 5465, 5463)








Chairs of the conference



Rafael Bello (

Duoqian Miao (


Local committee chair


Alejandro Rosete (


PC Chairs


Rafael Falcon ( Nakata (


Special Session/Tutorials Chairs


Chris Cornelis (

Hong Yu (


Publicity chair


Mauricio Restrepo (


Honorary chair


Andrzej Skowron (

Yiyu Yao (


Steering Committee


Davide Ciucci (

Tamás Mihálydeák (

Victor Marek (

Sushmita Mitra (



Please consult the IJCRS2020 web page (in preparation) for information about the venue, hotels, transportation, conference fees, payment modes and social event