Friday, July 11, 2014

Call For Participation: The 2014 World Congress in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, and Applied Computing (WORLDCOMP'14), Las Vegas, U.S.A., July 21-24, 2014

                      Call For Participation

            The 2014 World Congress in Computer Science,
            Computer Engineering, and Applied Computing

                July 21-24, 2014, Las Vegas, USA

This is an invitation to attend The 2014 World Congress in Computer
Science, Computer Engineering, and Applied Computing. The congress
is composed of 20 major tracks (15 tutorials, 145 sessions and workshops,
and 19 keynotes/invited lectures/panel discussions, ...); all will be
held simultaneously, same location and dates: July 21-24, 2014.
Attendees will have full access to all conferences' sessions, tracks,
and tutorials. Registration is required to attend. As of now, 62% of
registrants are from academia, 23% from industry; 14% from government
and funding agencies; and 1% unknown (correct as of July 1). About
half of the attendees are from outside USA; from 76 nations.

See below for:

A. General Information
B. Topical Scope
C. Registration Information (Deadline: July 18, 2014)
D. Congress Schedules/Programs
E. Location of congress
F. Planned Tutorials and Featured Keynotes
G. Partial list of organized sessions
H. Misc Information

We look forward to seeing you during the 3rd week of July.
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   Advances in Big Data Analytics (ABDA); Bioinformatics & Computational
   Biology (BIOCOMP); Scientific Computing (CSC); Data Mining (DMIN);
   e-Learning, e-Business, Enterprise Information Systems, and
   e-Government (EEE); Reconfigurable Systems (RSA); Embedded Systems
   and Applications (ESA); Foundations of Computer Science (FCS); Frontiers
   in Computer Science and Computer Engineering Education (FECS); Grid &
   Cloud Computing and Applications (GCA); Genetic & Evolutionary Methods
   (GEM); Artificial Intelligence (ICAI); Internet Computing and Big Data
   (ICOMP); Wireless Networks (ICWN); Information & Knowledge Engineering
   (IKE); Image Processing, Computer Vision, & Pattern Recognition (IPCV);
   Modeling, Simulation and Visualization Methods (MSV); Parallel and
   Distributed Processing Techniques and Applications (PDPTA); Security
   and Management (SAM); Software Engineering Research and Practice (SERP);
   and Semantic Web and Web Services (SWWS).

C. REGISTRATION INFORMATION: (Deadline: July 18, 2014)




   Tutorials are free to conference registrants - Tutorial titles include:
   (most tutorials are 3 hours long):

   -> Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology (ABET) accreditation
      of Computer Science Program
   -> Natural Language in Information Security and Privacy
   -> Energy-Aware Resource Management for Computing Systems
   -> Cryptography and Network Security
   -> Multidimensional Detective - the Blessings of Dimensionality
   -> Agents at High Seas
   -> First Programming Language in CS Education - The Argument For Scala
   -> The Use of ICT to Mitigate Income Inequality
   -> Using Weka to Mine Temporal Work Patterns of Programming Students
   -> Recommendation Systems for Big Data
   -> Fault Tolerance and Beyond
   -> Actor Parallelism and Akka/Scala
   -> Hacking with Kali Linux
   -> Cloud Computing for Big Data Challenges (Cloud Architectures and
      Big Data Tools)
   -> Smartphone Sensor Mining Applications: Ubiquitous Possibilities

   Partial list of Keynotes/Invited Talks:

   -> Smart Data for you and me: Personalized and Actionable Physical
      Cyber Social Big Data
      Prof. Amit Sheth
      Fellow, IEEE; LexisNexis Eminent Scholar; Founder/Executive Director,
      Ohio Center of Excellence in Knowledge-enabled Computing (Kno.e.sis),
      and Professor of Computer Science, Wright State University, Ohio, USA

   -> Visualization and Data Mining for High Dimensional Datasets
      Prof. Alfred Inselberg
      Tel Aviv University, Israel; Senior Fellow, San Diego Supercomputing
      Center; Inventor of the multidimensional system of Parallel
      Coordinates and author of textbook "Parallel Coordinates: VISUAL
      Multidimensional Geometry", (praised by Stephen Hawking among others.)

   -> Big Data Analytics Cognitive Algorithms
      Dr. Leonid I. Perlovsky
      Harvard University, Massachusetts, USA; The US Air Force Research
      Lab., USA; CEO, LP Information Technology, USA; Chair, IEEE Task Force
      on The Mind and Brain; Recipient of John McLucas Award (the highest US
      Air Force Award for basic research).

   -> Panel Discussion: Thoughts, Language, and Memories for Humans vs.
      Artificially Intelligent Entities
      Panel Chair: Dr. James A. Crowder; Chief Engineer, Raytheon
      Intelligence, USA
      Prof. Victor Raskin; Distinguished Professor & Associate Director &
      Charter Fellow, CERIAS; Purdue University, USA
      Dr. Julia M. Taylor; Fellow, CERIAS; Purdue University, USA
      Shelli Friess; Relevant Counseling, Colorado, USA
      Dr. John Carbone; Raytheon Intelligence, Colorado, USA

   -> A Primitive Artificial Prefrontal Cortex for Cognitive Self-Regulation
      in Artificial Life Forms
      Dr. James A. Crowder
      Chief Engineer, Raytheon Intelligence, Colorado, USA; Chief Mentor
      Scientist of the Automation, Robotics and Artificial Intelligence
      Research Lab., Alexandria School of Innovation, Colorado, USA

   -> Big Data Issues for Mining Knowledge in Maintenance Information
      Prof. Diego Galar
      Division of Operation and Maintenance Engineering,
      Lulea University of Technology, Lulea, Sweden; Former Pro-Vice-
      Chancellor, Aragon Institute for Engineering Research (I3A), Spain

   -> Data Science Emergence
      Dr. Peter Geczy
      National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
      (AIST), Japan; Institute of Physical & Chemical Research (RIKEN)

   -> Integrative Systems Biology Approaches to Identify Disrupted Pathways
      in Disease Development
      Dr. Mary Qu Yang
      Director, Joint Bioinformatics Ph.D. Program of University of
      Arkansas Little Rock College of Engineering & Information Technology,
      University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Arkansas, USA

G. PARTIAL LIST OF ORGANIZED SESSIONS (multiple speakers per session):
   Some of these sessions are further divided into more focused sessions
   and many have topics that overlap the topics of other sessions (correct
   as of July 1, 2014)

   -> Algorithms for Big Data
   -> Cloud Computing + System Infrastructures & Enhanced Cache Methods
   -> Cloud Computing & GRID
   -> Security & Privacy in the Era of Big Data & Risk Analysis
   -> Applications of Big Data & Software Tools
   -> Communication Systems & Topologies
   -> Social Networks
   -> Pervasive Computing
   -> Big Data Management & Frameworks + Big Data Programming
   -> Big Data Search & Mining Methods
   -> BIG DATA, STORAGE, & Privacy
   -> Mobile Computing + Big Data & Data Management & Storage
   -> Graph Algorithms, Ontology Methods
   -> BIG Data Architectures
   -> Education Infrastructures
   -> Gene Expression & Representation, Microarray, Sequencing, Alignment
   -> Computational Biology & Medical Applications
   -> Health Informatics, Data mining
   -> Protein Folding
   -> Health Care & Medical Applications
   -> Protein Classification & Structure Prediction, Folding
   -> Computational Structural Biology + Drug Design
   -> Medical Science, Visualization, HPC
   -> Bioinformatics
   -> Web, Text, Multimedia Mining
   -> Regression, Classification, Clustering, Association
   -> Real-World Data Mining Applications, Challenges & Perspectives
   -> Evolving systems
   -> Embedded Systems + HPC + Sensory Devices
   -> Network On Chip Systems
   -> Computational Science, Object Oriented Methods
   -> Finite Element Methods and Analysis
   -> Simulation, Numerical Methods & APPLICATIONS
   -> Visualization, Graphics, Tools & Techniques
   -> Automated Testing + Scheduling Systems
   -> Formal Modeling + Analysis & Optimization
   -> Micro-Controller Design
   -> ODE + Kalman Filter + Elasticity Theory
   -> Micro-Controllers, Micro-Processors
   -> State Machine Language & Optimization Methods
   -> Modeling and Applications
   -> Computational Science, Systems, HPC, Scientific &
      Engineering Algorithms
   -> Simulation Methods and Computational Modeling
   -> Accreditation & Academic Reviews + Evaluation
   -> Teaching Programming + Software Engineering
   -> Performance Enhancement Methods + Integrated Learning
   -> Class Management Systems, Learning Models + Distance Learning,
      Social Networks
   -> Programming Languages, Studies and Related Issues
   -> Learning Models, Methodologies, Tools and Case Studies
   -> Agile Methodologies + Pair Programming and Team Teaching Methods
   -> Semantic Web
   -> Web Services and Applications
   -> Recruitment, Retention & Mentoring + Enrollment Studies & Management
   -> Teaching Support Systems and Tools
   -> Artificial Intelligence, Algorithms
   -> Computational Intelligence
   -> Intelligent Linguistic Technologies
   -> Machine Learning, Agent Technologies, Swarm Optimization, HMM
   -> Knowledge Discovery and Learning
   -> Natural Language Processing, Topic Detection, Human-Machine Interaction
   -> Robotics and Applications, BCI
   -> Pattern Recognition and Dimensionality Reduction Methods
   -> Computational Intelligence, Data Fusion, AI, Novel Applications
   -> Fuzzy Logic & Systems and Applications + ANN Information Retrieval
      & Search Methods
   -> Decision Support Systems + Medical Applications, Assistive Living
      and Healthcare
   -> Knowledge Representation and Knowledge Based Systems
   -> AI, Algorithms & Applications
   -> Neural Networks + Data Mining + Machine Learning
   -> Evolutionary Strategies, Genetic Algorithms and Novel Applications
   -> Applications of Advanced AI Techniques to Information Management
   -> Ad-Hoc Networks, VANET, Protocols and Related Technologies
   -> Wireless Networks and Security Issues
   -> Internet of Things + Broadcasting and Tele-Control Systems
   -> Computer and Hardware Security
   -> Internet of Things and SCADA Cybersecurity Education
   -> Energy Efficiency Issues
   -> Security Management
   -> Optimization Methods
   -> Context Aware Networking
   -> Data & Information Mining + Forecasting Methods
   -> Crowd-Sourcing and Mining
   -> Stochastic Methods & Visualization
   -> Genetic Algorithms & Applications
   -> Genetic Programming
   -> Simulated Annealing, Swarm Optimization Algorithms
   -> Agent-Based Algorithms
   -> Feature Extraction and Artificial Intelligence
   -> Computer Vision and Applications
   -> Biometrics + Face Recognition, Expression Detection, Human Detection
   -> Vision, Pattern Matching
   -> Noise Reduction
   -> Imaging Science and Medical Applications
   -> Image and Signal Processing Applications & Novel Algorithms
   -> Pattern Recognition
   -> Image Retrieval Methods, Image Feature Extraction
   -> Image Segmentation
   -> Image Quality Assessment
   -> Stereo, 3D Imaging, Depth Algorithms
   -> Video Processing, Analysis and Applications
   -> Object Detection, Recognition & Classification
   -> Compression Methods & Technologies
   -> Mathematical Modeling and Problem Solving
   -> Energy Efficient Networking Systems
   -> Parallel Computing and Algorithms + Multi-Core and Energy-Aware
   -> Parallel Programming + Novel Frameworks
   -> Big Data and Data Analytics + Related Technologies and Methods
   -> High-Performance Computing + Distributed Algorithms & Applications
   -> Systems Software + Parallel Programming Models + Petri Nets
   -> Cache Coherence + Multi-Core and Applications
   -> Scientific Computing, FFT, Matrix Problems, Linear Systems, Finite
      Element Methods
   -> Complex Systems, Theory and Applications
   -> Parallel Architectures and Systems
   -> Communication Systems & Input Output Systems + Interconnection
      Networks & Topologies
   -> Routing Methods
   -> Security Education
   -> Wireless Networks Security + Modeling of Information Security
   -> Information Assurance
   -> Biometrics & Forensics
   -> Cryptographic Technologies
   -> Software Engineering & Applications + Education & Training
   -> E-Government & Issues of Interest to Government, and
      Public Administration
   -> Software Engineering & Web Based Systems + Open Source Software
   -> Enterprise Architectures
   -> Game Design + GUI
   -> Energy Efficient Software Design, Requirements Engineering,
      Cost Estimation
   -> Software Engineering & Safety, Software Quality, Error Checking
   -> Software Development Strategies, Agile Technology, Business
      Models, Reuse
   -> Learning & Teaching Methods, E-Learning + Educational Tools
   -> E-Business, E-Commerce, E-Banking, Enterprise Information Systems
   -> Diversity Issues
   -> Software Architecture & Design Patterns + Specification Methods
   -> Process Mining + Autonomic Computing

   To get a feeling about the conferences' atmosphere, see the 2013
   delegates photos available at: There are over 1,000 photos (click
   on any photo for the album to pop up.)
   and earlier year's:

   Publication: Measurable Scientific Impact of Congress:

   As of December 14, 2013, papers published in the conference proceedings
   that have been held as part of the federated Congress, have received
   over 27,500 citations (includes about 3,300 self-citations). Citation
   data obtained from . The
   citation data does not even include more than 15,000 other citations
   to papers in tracks whose first offerings were initiated by the joint

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