1. Introduction to Understanding the Multidimensionality of the Phenomena
2. Geotechnical earthquake hazards
2.1. A soft interpretation of ground motions
3. Cognitive Computing
3.1. Computational intelligence: Soft Computing technologies
3.1.1. Comparative characteristics of SC tools
3.1.2. Intelligent Combinations of SC
4. Cognitive models of ground motions
4.1. Spatial variation of soil dynamic properties
4.2. Attenuation laws for rock site (outcropping motions)
4.3. Generation of artificial time series: Accelerograms application
4.4. Effects of local site conditions on ground motions
4.5. Liquefaction phenomena: potential assessment and lateral displacements estimation