Amitava Chatterjee is an Associate Professor in the Dept. of Electrical Engineering of Jadavpur University in Kolkata, India. He teaches electrical engineering and his research interests include fuzzy control, smart instrumentation, image processing, robotics, signal processing and evolutionary optimization. He has visited overseas on prestigious scholarships and fellowships and has given invited lectures in India, Japan and France. He presently serves as an Associate Editor for several journals, including the IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology and the IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement. Hadi Nobahari is an Assistant Professor in the Dept. of Aerospace Engineering of Sharif University of Technology in Tehran, Iran. His research interests include heuristic algorithms in aerospace, intelligent guidance and control systems, cooperative guidance and navigation of swarms, trajectory optimization of flight vehicles, and multidisciplinary design optimization. Patrick Siarry is a Professor of Automatics and Informatics at the University of Paris-Est Créteil, where he leads the Image and Signal Processing team in the Laboratoire Images, Signaux et Systèmes Intelligents (LiSSi). He has considerable teaching and research experience in the areas of signal processing, control, artificial intelligence, operations research, and optimization. He presently serves as an Associate Editor of the journal Information Sciences and the journal Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence.