Note that this special issue emphasizes \"real world\" applications.
Topics include, but are not limited to the following:
Emerging approaches for cognitive knowledge acquisition
Machine learning techniques (e.g., Deep Learning) with cognitive knowledge acquisition frameworks for OSN
Natural Language Processing with human cognition and learning behaviour in social media outreach.
Sentiment analysis and opinion mining in OSN
Fuzzy cognitive systems for OSN
Cognitive techniques for persuasion and recommender systems for OSN
Cognitive neural computing techniques for information retrieval
Representing, formalizing and reasoning with cognitive knowledge
Deployment of cognitive systems: Social Media, News, and Data Streams
Cognitive neural computing for dynamic spectrum access
Data analytics platform for detailed reporting, assessment, and collaboration for OSN
Prototypes for cognitive network devices for OSN
Complexity and scalability of cognitive systems
Cognitive prediction and decision making systems for OSN