7th International Symposium on Test Automation & Instrumentation (ISTAI 2018)

18th-20th July 2018, Dalian China



The 7th International Symposium on Test Automation and Instrumentation (ISTAI 2018) will be held in Dalian, China from 18th to 20th July, 2018. ISTAI is sponsored by China Instrumentation & Control Society (CIS) and Beijing Information Science and Technology University, it is a world’s premier international symposium for automated test, control and instrumentation, it is also the largest technical event specially dedicated to test automation & industrial innovation. The aim of ISTAI is to provide a forum for researchers, practitioners and developers to review current trends in this area and to present new ideas and new researching directions. The symposium scope covers all practical aspects of automation test, control system and instrumentation for industrial applications.


The accepted papers will be published on the IET open access research Journal of Engineering and included in both IET Digital Library and IEEE Xplore Digital Library, in addition, they can be retrieved from the database of IET Inspec, Ei Compendex, and Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI).



Conference Organization




China Instrumentation & Control Society (CIS)

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)

Beijing Information Science and Technology University




Measurement and Instrument Committee of CIS

Beijing Society of Instrumentation

Key Laboratory of Modern Measurement & Control Technology, Ministry of Education

Beijing Key Laboratory of Measurement and Control of Mechanical and Electrical system




Chinese Journal of Scientific Instrument

Journal of Electronic Measurement and Instrumentation


Media Supports:

Electronic Measurement Technology

Foreign Electronic Measurement Technology



Symposium Scope


Foundational Theories and Development Trend of Modern Technology


Foundational theories and methodologies in modern instruments

Development trend of test and measurement automation and instruments

Modern automatic testing system and bus technology

Contemporary error theory and data processing method

Theory of process control and test of production quality

Information theory and instrumentation system design


Signal and Image Processing


Signal acquisition, processing and transmission technology

Data mining and Information fusion technology

Processing techniques of weak signal

Application of artificial intelligence technology in instrumentation

Digital image processing technology

Cloud computing technology and applications


System Monitoring, Fault Diagnosis and Prediction


Condition monitoring and testing technology

Prognosis and health management

System monitoring and fault diagnosis technology

Predictive maintenance and intelligent maintenance strategy

Remote monitoring technology and system

Safety monitoring instruments and systems


Instrumentation and Systems Design and Application


Embedded system and its application

Test software

Modeling and simulation

Intelligent robots

Virtual instruments

Design and application of electric control system and apparatus

Test technology and application of electric power and electric equipment

Test of electric power transmission system


Sensors Technology and Internet of Things Technology


Fundamental and technology of sensors and converters

Novel sensors and its design and application in network

Non-electric measurement techniques

Architecture, application and prospect of Internet of things

Wireless sensor Internet of things

The remote network and multi-network convergence of Internet of Things


Opto-Mechatronics Technology


Holographic optics, diffraction optics and instruments

Digital manufacturing and automation technology

Photoelectric technologies and instruments

Applications of lasers, IR and nanometer technique

Optical fiber sensors and optical communication technology

Solar photovoltaic power generation and self-tracking technology

Detection and control technology of wind power generation system


Environmental Monitoring and Protection


EMI/EMC instruments and test of circuit pollution

Atmosphere and water monitoring instruments

Analysis instruments of medicines and food

Environmental monitoring technique and application in oil field and mine

Instruments for life science


Artificial Intelligence



Expert System

Automatic Speech Recognition

Intelligent Search

Image Recognition

Intelligent Control

Natural Language Processing

Genetic Programming



Important Information


Symposium Language:   English


Peer Review Duration:   30 working days from submission 


Paper Submission Deadline:   30th of May, 2018


Submission Guideline:


1.      Authors are encouraged to use the submission system to contribute. For more details, please check ISTAI 2018 official website.

2.      Authors need to meet the requirements of the layout when submit the papers, please follow the standard indicated on the official website.

3.      Papers should be original and unpublished for the submission.

4.      File of submission must be MS Word format.

5.      Authors can also submit papers via e-mail: istai@vip.163.com, please make sure that the following information are included: author’s name, occupation, mobile number, E-mail, address, title of the invoice and tax number.

6.      Authors are not allowed to use both methods of submission, please submit the paper via only one method.

7.      Once the paper is submitted, the copyright is unconditionally transferred to the organizing committee of ISTAI 2018.




Ms. Yichang Zhao

Telephone: +86(010)64007711

E-mail: istai@vip.163.com

Website: http://www.istai.org.cn