Wednesday, April 23, 2014

[DMANET] IX Summer School (AACIMP - 2014), August 3-16, 2014, Kiev, Ukraine

IX Summer School
"Achievements and Applications of Contemporary Informatics,
Mathematics and Physics"
(AACIMP - 2014)

August 3-16, 2014, Kyiv (Ukraine), website: http://summerschool.ssa.org.ua.

We are glad to announce the opening of the registration for the Ninth
Summer School "Achievements and Applications of Contemporary
Informatics, Mathematics and Physics" (AACIMP-2014). This year four
streams are being launched: Operational Research, Applied Computer
Science, Neuroscience and Energy.

To participate in the Summer School, it is necessary to fill in the
application form on the AACIMP-2014 website (summerschool.ssa.org.ua).
The decision on the acceptance is made by the Organizing Committee and
is based on the applicant's skills, his\her range of interests and
motivation.

DAAD scholarships for students that are currently studying in Germany
(covering all costs) are offered. More information about scholarships
can be found on the DAAD Go East program website http://goeast.daad.de/.

You can find all the details of registration, information about
courses, terms of participation, scholarships and payment at the
AACIMP-2014 website: http://summerschool.ssa.org.ua.


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Best regards,
Organizing Committee
Summer School AACIMP-2014
37, Peremohy avenue, building 14, room 8-9
03056, Ukraine, Kyiv, phone/fax: +38 044 454 9243
e-mail: summerschool@ssa.org.ua


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[DMANET] Deadline is Extended:: May 25, 2014:: DINWC- Czech Republic

The International Conference on Digital Information, Networking,
and Wireless Communications (DINWC2014)
VSB-Technical University of Ostrava, Czech Republic
June 24-26, 2014
http://sdiwc.net/conferences/2014/dinwc2014

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You are invited to participate in (DINWC2014) conference that will be held
at VSB-Technical University of Ostrava, Czech Republic.

The event will be held over three days, with presentations delivered by
researchers from the international community, including presentations from
keynote speakers and state-of-the-art lectures.

The conference welcomes papers on the following (but not limited to)
research topics

- Mobile Social Networks
- Antenna Systems and Design
- Anti-cyberterrorism
- Assurance of Service
- Biometrics Technologies
- Channel Modeling and Propagation
- Cloud Computing
- Coding for Wireless Systems
- Computational Intelligence
- Access Controls
- Mobile, Ad Hoc and Sensor Network Management
- Wireless Traffic and Routing
- Confidentiality Protection
- Critical Computing and Storage
- Critical Infrastructure Management
- Digital Communications
- Data Compression

Important Dates:
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Submission Deadline : May 25, 2014
Notification of Acceptance: June 05, 2014
Camera Ready Submission : June 14, 2014
Registration : June 14, 2014, however, it is recommended to
do it few days before
Conference Dates : June 24-26, 2014

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Tuesday, April 22, 2014

[DMANET] 2nd CFP - VIII ALIO/EURO Workshop on Applied Combinatorial Optimization

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VIII ALIO/EURO Workshop on Applied Combinatorial Optimization
Montevideo, Uruguay, December 8-10, 2014
http://www.fing.edu.uy/en/alio-euro-2014


AIMS AND OBJECTIVES

The ALIO/EURO Workshop on Applied Combinatorial Optimization series is a
triennial event jointly promoted by the Association of
Latin-Iberoamerican Operational Research Societies (ALIO) and the
Association of European Operational Research Societies (EURO), both
within the International Federation of Operational Research Societies
(IFORS).

The main purpose of the event is to bring together Latin American and
European researchers and to stimulate activities and discussions about
methods and applications in the field of combinatorial optimization.
Researchers from other regions worldwide are also welcome. Previous
editions of the ALIO/EURO Workshop on Applied Combinatorial Optimization
were held in:
- Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (1989)
- Valparaiso, Chile (1996)
- Erice, Italy (1999)
- Pucon, Chile (2002)
- Paris, France (2005)
- Buenos Aires, Argentina (2008)
- Porto, Portugal (2011)

The 2014 edition of the workshop is organized by the Operations Research
Department of the Computer Science Institute, Faculty of Engineering,
Universidad de la República, Uruguay.


CONFERENCE TOPICS

Contributions dealing with any aspect of Applied Combinatorial
Optimization are welcome. This includes theoretical achievements,
algorithm development and real-world implementations. Main topics of
this workshop are, among others:
- Applications of Combinatorial Optimization
- Approximation algorithms
- Bio-informatics
- Branch-and-cut-and-price algorithms
- Computational complexity
- Emerging applications of OR
- Energy planning
- Graph theory
- Heuristics and metaheuristics
- Hybrid methods
- Integer programming
- Natural resource management
- Network design and analysis
- Production planning
- Telecommunications
- Transportation and logistics


INVITED SPEAKERS

- Michel Gendreau, Département de Mathématiques et de Génie Industriel,
École Polytechnique de Montréal and CIRRELT, Canada
- Thomas Stützle, IRIDIA, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
- Andres Weintraub, Departamento de Ingeniería Industrial, Universidad
de Chile, Chile


IMPORTANT DATES

- Deadline for submitting extended abstracts: May 19, 2014.
- Notification of acceptance to authors: July 14, 2014.
- Deadline for reception of final versions: September 9, 2014.
- Workshop: December 8-10, 2014.


PAPER SUBMISSION

Extended abstracts comprising up to six pages should be prepared
according to the instructions given at the conference website.

A Special Issue of International Transactions in Operational Research
including selected contributions from the workshop will be published.


PROGRAM COMMITTEE

- Gulnara Baldoquín
- Héctor Cancela
- Michel Gendreau
- Martine Labbé
- Gilbert Laporte
- Irene Loiseau
- Simone Martins
- Antonio Mauttone
- Isabel Méndez-Díaz
- Philippe Michelon
- Mauricio Resende
- Celso Ribeiro
- Mikael Rönnqvist
- Juan José Salazar-González
- El-Ghazali Talbi
- Paolo Toth
- María E. Urquhart - Chair
- Ana Viana
- Andres Weintraub
- Paula Zabala


LOCAL ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

- Héctor Cancela
- Antonio Mauttone - Chair
- Sandro Moscatelli
- Franco Robledo
- Libertad Tansini
- Carlos Testuri
- María E. Urquhart
- Omar Viera


VENUE

The VIII ALIO/EURO Workshop on Applied Combinatorial Optimization will
be held at Edificio Polifuncional José Luis Massera, next to the Faculty
of Engineering. This is a central location with full access to services
such as transportation, lodging and restaurants. The surroundings of the
conference venue offer a pleasant environment, including Parque Rodó and
the riverside of Río de la Plata.


CONTACT

Please use the form in the Contact section at the conference website.

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[DMANET] SSS 2014: Deadline extended!

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                               Call For Papers: Deadline extended!
 
                                 - SSS 2014 -
 
                       16th International Symposium on
          Stabilization, Safety, and Security of Distributed Systems
                          http://sss2014.cs.upb.de/
 
                   Sept 29 - Oct 1, 2014, Paderborn, Germany
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SSS is an international forum for researchers and practitioners in the
design and development of distributed systems with self-* properties such
as:

self- stabilizing, self-configuring, self-organizing, self-managing,
self-repairing, self-healing, self-optimizing, self-adaptive, and
self-protecting.

Research in distributed systems is now at a crucial point in its evolution,
marked by the importance of dynamic systems such as peer-to-peer networks,
large-scale wireless sensor networks, mobile ad hoc networks, robotic
networks, opportunistic networks etc. Moreover, new applications such as
grid and web services, banking and e-commerce, e-health and robotics,
aerospace and avionics, automotive, industrial process control, etc. have
joined the traditional applications of distributed systems. We particularly
encourage the submissions spanning these areas of applications.
 
The conference provides a wide spectrum of topics, covered in the following
tracks:
* Self-stabilization
* Fault-tolerant and Dependable Systems
* Formal Methods, Safety, and Security
* Ad-hoc, Sensor and Mobile Networks, Cyberphysical Systems
* Cloud Computing, P2P, Self-organizing and Autonomous Systems
 
IMPORTANT DATES
* Abstract Submission: *April 28*, 2014 (UTC-12)
* Paper Submission: *May 1*, 2014 (UTC-12)
* Notification: June 9, 2014
* Camera Ready Submission: July 4, 2014
 
 
PAPER SUBMISSION
  Papers must be prepared using the LNCS style and be electronically
submitted in PDF format using EasyChair
(https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=sss2014). Two types of papers
can be submitted: Regular Papers and Brief Announcements. Submissions for
regular papers should be no longer than 15 pages (including the title,
authors, abstract, figures, and references) in LNCS style; a submission may
have an appendix of at most two pages beyond the 15 page limit. Brief
announcements are restricted to two pages using the LNCS style, with no
appendix. Submissions deviating from these guidelines will be rejected
without consideration of their merits. If requested by the authors, a
regular submission that is not selected for a regular presentation will also
be considered for a brief announcement. This request must be clearly
indicated in the first page of the paper. Such a request will not affect
consideration of the paper for a regular paper. A paper submitted at this
forum is expected to be original research not previously published. A
submission may not be concurrently submitted to another conference,
workshop, or journal.
 
 
PUBLICATION
  The proceedings of the conference will be published in the Springer Verlag
Lecture  Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) series. Selected papers will be
published in the Journal of Self-Computing
(http://www.worldscientific.com/worldscinet/jsc).
 
BEST PAPER AND BEST STUDENT PAPER AWARDS 
  The program committee will select two papers for best paper and best
student paper awards. A paper is eligible for the best student paper award
if at least one of its authors is a full-time student at the time of
submission. This must be clearly indicated in the first page of the paper.
 
CONFERENCE VENUE
SSS 2014 will take place in Paderborn, Germany.
 
ORGANIZATION
General Chairs:
    Anish Arora, Ohio State University, USA
    Christian Scheideler, University of Paderborn, Germany
 
Program Chairs:
    Pascal Felber, University of Neuchatel, Switzerland
    Vijay Garg, University of Texas, Austin, USA
 
Track Chairs:
* Self-stabilization
    Ted Herman, University of Iowa, USA
    Volker Turau, Hamburg University of Technology, Germany
* Fault-tolerant and Dependabable Systems
    Luís Rodrigues, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
* Formal Methods, Safety, and Security
    Borzoo Bonakdarpour, University of Waterloo, Canada
* Ad-hoc, Sensor and Mobile Networks, Cyberphysical Systems
    Rajmohan Rajaraman, Northeastern University, USA
* P2P, Social, Self-organizing, Autonomic and Opportunistic Networks
    Murat Demirbas, University at Buffalo, SUNY, USA
 
Local Arrangements Chair:
    Christian Scheideler, University of Paderborn, Germany
 
Publicity Chairs
    Habib Ammari, University of Michigan-Dearborn, USA
    Stefan Schmid, Technical University of Berlin & Telekom Innovation
Laboratories, Germany
 
Steering Committee:
   Anish Arora, Ohio State University, USA
   Ajoy K. Datta, University of Nevada, USA
   Shlomi Dolev (Chair), Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
   Sukumar Ghosh, University of Iowa, USA
   Mohamed Gouda, University of Texas at Austin, USA
   Ted Herman, University of Iowa, USA
   Toshimitsu Masuzawa, Osaka University, Japan
   Vincent Villain, Universite de Picardie Jules Verne (UPJV), France





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[DMANET] SOLA/Air Products Biennial Dissertation Award

Colleagues:

Please find inline below the Call for Submissions for the SOLA/Air Products Biennial Dissertation Award. Cash prizes will be awarded to the winner(s). Please excuse cross-listings and please distribute widely. Deadline for submissions is June 15.

Regards,

Paola


SOLA - Air Products Biennial Dissertation Award

Call for Submissions

The Section on Location Analysis (SOLA) announces the biennial "SOLA-Air Products Dissertation Award" given to the best dissertation in the area of Location Analysis. Dissertation eligibility is as follows:


a) written in English
b) completed between July 1, 2011 and December 31, 2013
Please note the two and half year span above.
c) primary focus on substantive, theoretical or methodological issues in location analysis and modeling


Completed dissertations from all disciplines, including management science, industrial engineering, transportation science, geography and economics, will be considered. Applicants are required to submit a dissertation package that includes the following as a single PDF file:


1. a cover letter stating the name of their supervisor(s)
2. a letter from their supervisor supporting their submission
3. a two-page summary of their dissertation research
4. a copy of the dissertation


Complete packages should be submitted via e-mail no later than June 15, 2014 to the Chair, SOLA - Air Products Dissertation Award at the following address:


Dr. Trevor S. Hale
Department of Management, Marketing, and Business Administration
University of Houston - Downtown
Email: halet@uhd.edu


Courtesy of Air Products & Chemicals, cash prizes will be awarded to the winner (and, if the committee so decides, runners-up). Competition results and awards will be announced at the INFORMS 2014 annual conference. It is our intent to also have the award winner(s) give talks based on their dissertations during the INFORMS 2014 annual conference.


Questions regarding this competition should be directed to Dr. Hale.


Trevor S. Hale, University of Houston – Downtown, Chair
Paola Scaparra, University of Kent
Ismail Capar, Texas A&M University



Maria Paola Scaparra
Director MSc Management Science and Business Analytics
Kent Business School - University of Kent


Phone: +44 (0)1227 824556
E-mail: M.P.Scaparra@kent.ac.uk
Website: http://www.kent.ac.uk/kbs/profiles/staff/scaparra_maria.html




















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[DMANET] [LION 2015] Call for papers LION'9, January 12-16 2015, Lille (France)

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CALL FOR PAPERS

Learning and Intelligent OptimizatioN Conference
LION9 , Lille, FRANCE, Jan. 12-16, 2015.
http://www.lifl.fr/LION9/

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Learning and Intelligent OptimizatioN Conference LION9


CALL FOR SESSIONS AND PAPERS

The large variety of heuristic algorithms for hard optimization problems
raises numerous interesting and challenging issues. Practitioners are
confronted with the burden of selecting the most appropriate method, in
many cases through an expensive algorithm configuration and parameter
tuning process, and subject to a steep learning curve. Scientists seek
theoretical insights and demand a sound experimental methodology for
evaluating algorithms and assessing strengths and weaknesses. A
necessary prerequisite for this effort is a clear separation between the
algorithm and the experimenter, who, in too many cases, is "in the loop"
as a crucial intelligent learning component. Both issues are related to
designing and engineering ways of "learning" about the performance of
different techniques, and ways of using past experience about the
algorithm behavior to improve performance in the future. Intelligent
learning schemes for mining the knowledge obtained from different runs
or during a single run can improve the algorithm development and design
process and simplify the applications of high-performance optimization
methods. Combinations of algorithms can further improve the robustness
and performance of the individual components provided that sufficient
knowledge of the relationship between problem instance characteristics
and algorithm performance is obtained.

This meeting, which continues the successful series of LION events (see
LION 5 in Rome, LION 6 in Paris, LION 7 in Catania, and LION 8 in
Gainesville), is exploring the intersections and uncharted territories
between machine learning, artificial intelligence, mathematical
programming and algorithms for hard optimization problems. The main
purpose of the event is to bring together experts from these areas to
discuss new ideas and methods, challenges and opportunities in various
application areas, general trends and specific developments.

Already confirmed invited speakers are: David Corne (Heriot-Watt
University, UK), Alex Freitas (University of Kent, UK), Daniel Le Berre
(University of Lens, France).

LION will continue to be one of the most respected conferences for
researchers working on Learning and Optimization by ensuring a strict
selection of paper with an average selection rate lower than 40%.

Following the tradition of LION, the proceedings will be published after
the conference in the Series Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) by
Springer.

**Important dates**
Session proposal: June 30th 2014
Paper submission: October 10th 2014
Author Notification: November 25th 2014
Registration: December 17th 2014
Camera ready for pre-proceedings: January 3rd 2015
Conference: January 12-16th 2015

**Contacts**
lion9@lifl.fr

**Committees**
General Chairs:
- Clarisse Dhaenens, University of Lille 1, France
- Laetitia Jourdan, University of Lille 1, France
- Marie-Eléonore Marmion, University of Lille 1, France

Steering Committee:
- Roberto Battiti (head), University of Trento, Italy
- Holger Hoos, University of British Columbia, Canada
- Youssef Hamadi, Microsoft Research Center, UK
- Mauro Brunato, University of Trento, Italy
- Thomas Stuetzle, Free University of Brussels, Belgium
- Christian Blum, University of the Basque Country, Spain
- Martin Charles Golumbic, University of Haifa, Israel
- Marc Schoenauer, INRIA, France
- Xin Yao, University of Birmingham , UK
- Benjamin W. Wah, University of Illinois, USA
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[DMANET] DEADLINE APPROACHING: MADALGO PhD student and Post Doc positions

Center for Massive Data Algorithmics (MADALGO), is a basic research
center funded by the Danish National Research Foundation. The center is
located in the Department of Computer Science, Aarhus University,
Denmark, but also includes researchers at CSAIL, Massachusetts Institute
of Technology, at the Max Planck Institute for Informatics and at
Frankfurt University. The center covers all areas of the design,
analysis and implementation of algorithms and data structures for
processing massive data (interpreted broadly to cover computations where
data is large compared to the computational resources), with focus on
I/O-efficient, cache-oblivious and streaming algorithms. See
www.madalgo.au.dk for more information.

Starting August 1, 2014 or later, several positions are available at
MADALGO under the supervision of Professor Lars Arge
(www.madalgo.au.dk/~large), Associate Professor Gerth S. Brodal
(www.madalgo.au.dk/~gerth) and Assistant Professor Peyman Afshani
(www.madalgo.au.dk/~peyman):

Several PhD student positions are available. The positions are
administered through Graduate School of Science and Technology at Aarhus
University (talent.au.dk/phd/scienceandtechnology) and include full
tuition waiver and a very competitive scholarship. Applications are
welcomed from students with at least three years of full-time study by
August 2014. Students with a strong background in the design and
analysis of algorithms will be preferred.

One or more MADALGO postdoc positions at the level of Research Assistant
Professor of Computer Science are also available. Postdoc positions are
initially for one year, but can be extended with an additional year by
mutual consent. MADALGO welcomes postdoctoral researchers with clearly
demonstrated experience and skills in the design and analysis of
algorithms and data structures. Researchers with experience with
I/O-efficient, cache-oblivious or streaming algorithms, as well as with
implementation of such algorithms (algorithm engineering experience) are
preferred. The responsibilities of MADALGO postdocs include work on
algorithms for massive dataset problems in collaboration with center
researchers, along with modest teaching responsibilities.

The application deadline for both PhD student and postdoc positions is
May 1, 2014. Applicants for PhD student positions should apply using the
Aarhus Graduate School of Science and Technology application system also
accessible from www.madalgo.au.dk. Applicants for postdoc positions
should apply by uploading a letter of interest and a CV, as well as
indicate at least two names of references for recommendations, using the
application form available at www.madalgo.au.dk.

For further information, contact Center Director, Professor Lars Arge at
large@madalgo.au.dk.

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[DMANET] Nice Random Graphs Workshop, May 14 and May 15, First Announcement

We are pleased to announce a workshop on random graphs to be held on
Wednesday, 14 May and Thursday, 15 May 2014. It will take place in
Nice, France.

We anticipate an exciting programme. The provisional speakers list
includes Gabor Lugosi (UPF Barcelona), Luc Devroye (McGill), Tomasz
Luczak (Poznan), Josep Diaz (UPC Barcelona), Jean-François Marckert
(Bordeaux), François Delarue (Nice), Tobias Müller (Utrecht), Nicolas
Broutin (INRIA Rocquencourt), Juanjo Rué (FU Berlin), Hamed Amini (EPF
Lausanne), Frédéric Havet (INRIA Sophia-Antipolis), Nicolas Nisse
(INRIA Sophia-Antipolis), Alain Barrat (Marseille), Marc Barthélemy
(CEA Saclay), Julien Barré (Nice).

A limited number of slots for contributed talks is still available.
Participation is free, but prospective participants are kindly asked
to register their interest by email to dmitsche@gmail.com. More
information on the event, including practical information, at
http://math.unice.fr/~dmitsche/Colloque/Colloque.html


Sincerely yours,
the organiser,
Dieter Mitsche

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[DMANET] PhD position at TU Berlin

Institute of Mathematics
Technische Universität Berlin

PhD position in Algorithms/Theory
with a focus on Graph Exploration and Algorithmic Game Theory.
Research Assistant (100% TV-L 13) for three years starting August 1,
2014, or later.

A PhD position is available in the „Combinatorial Optimization and Graph
Algorithms Group" at TU Berlin (www.coga.tu-berlin.de), founded by the
newly established DFG Priority Programme "Algorithms for Big Data". The
task of the successful applicant is to develop new theoretical insights
and algorithms for the exploration of large graphs by teams of
cooperating and/or competing agents.

Candidates should have an excellent academic degree in mathematics,
computer science or a related area, and must have very good knowledge in
graph theory and algorithms. Experience in algorithmic game theory
and/or graph exploration is welcome. Good communication skills and solid
English writing skills are expected.

Besides its many cultural attractions, Berlin offers a strong scientific
landscape including three major universities, the international graduate
program BERLIN MATHEMATICAL SCHOOL
(www.math-berlin.de), promoted by the German Excellence Initiative, the
DFG research training group "Methods for Discrete Structures"
(www.math.tu-berlin.de/MDS) and the DFG research center MATHEON
(www.matheon.de); these offer opportunities for joint research and
support for PhD students and postdocs (e.g., meetings, lecture series,
summer schools etc.).

Applicants should send their application as *a single pdf* file
containing:
- cover and motivation letter
- curriculum vitae
- copies of diplomas
- short summary of thesis (max. 3 pages in English or German)
- names and contact details of two referees (including thesis advisor)

by
June 15, 2014
to
Yann Disser (disser@math.tu-berlin.de) or
Max Klimm (klimm@math.tu-berlin.de)

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[DMANET] NetSys 2015: Call for Workshops and Tutorials

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CALL FOR WORKSHOPS AND TUTORIALS

NetSys 2015
2nd International Conference on Networked Systems
http://www.netsys2015.com

Cottbus, Germany, March 9-13, 2015
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The Conference on Networked Systems (NetSys'15) provides an
international forum for engineers and scientists in academia, and
industry to discuss recent innovations in the realm of networked
systems - including aspects of distributed systems, networking,
communications, middleware, and applications.

NetSys'15 offers the opportunity for arranging work-shops and
presenting tutorials on current topics in networked systems at the
conference venue before and after the main conference.

*WORKSHOPS*

Workshops at NetSys'15 should provide a platform to present current
research activities on a special topic related to communications and
distributed systems. Workshops can be held on Thursday, March 12th,
2015 afternoon (half-day workshops) as well as Friday, March 13th, 2015
(half or full-day).

Workshop proceedings can be included in the conference proceedings
(archived in IEEE Xplore (R) - approval pending) if the workshop
organizers can meet the following criteria:

- Review process needs to be equivalent to the NetSys' reviewing
process, i.e.: 3 independent reviews per paper,
- TPC of the workshops need to be submitted with the workshop proposal
(only TPC members that have already been accepted to serve on the TPC
shall be named),
- Camera-ready papers need to be delivered at the same date as the main
conference papers and need to stick to the same formatting guidelines.

If an inclusion in the IEEE conference proceedings is not requested,
workshop organizers will be free to organize the acceptance / review
process for their workshops as well as their deadlines and submission
procedures without restriction.

*TUTORIALS*

The organizing committee of Netsys'15 invites proposals for tutorials
to be held on March 09th, 2015 in Cottbus.

*SUBMISSION GUIDELINES*

Detailed instructions for the submission of proposals for either
workshops or tutorials can be found online:

https://www.netsys2015.com/calls/call-for-workshops-tutorials/

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[DMANET] Call for Participation: Workshop in honor of 65th birthday of Tetsuo Asano

*** Early Registration deadline (for SoCG) is May 10 ***.

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Workshop in honor of 65th birthday of Tetsuo Asano;
Growing Collaboration in Computational Geometry

in Computational Geometry Week 2014
Kyoto University, Japan. June 11 (Wed), 2014. 14:30-18:35

http://www.jaist.ac.jp/~otachi/tetsuo65/
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This workshop aims to promote global collaboration in research on
computational geometry, bringing together researchers from diverse
geographic and academic areas, in celebration of the 65th birthday of
Tetsuo Asano. The workshop features scientific talks by top
researchers influenced by Tetsuo, demonstrating the importance of
cross-cultural collaborations, and looks ahead to future developments
and advances.

We have the following six invited talks in the workshop:
- Takeshi Tokuyama, A Mathematical Expedition into Zone Diagrams
- David Kirkpatrick, Efficient algorithms with small workspace:
shortest paths in grid graphs revisited
- John Hershberger, Geometric kth Shortest Paths: Life and Death in
the Parking Garage
- Danny Z. Chen, New Imaging Algorithms in Computational Geometry with
Applications
- Otfried Cheong, TBA
- Tetsuo Asano, Designing Algorithms with Limited Work Space

Registration is free for the registered participants of SOCG 2014.
Others should register from the SOCG webpage (1-day workshop
registration).
http://www.dais.is.tohoku.ac.jp/~socg2014/#registration

Organizers
- Takeshi Tokuyama (Tohoku University)
- Yota Otachi (JAIST)
- Yoshio Okamoto (University of Electro-Communications)
- Otfried Cheong (KAIST)
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Monday, April 21, 2014

[Mycolleagues] Call for Papers: 16th International Symposium on Stabilization, Safety, and Security of Distributed Systems (SSS 2014) - Abstract Submission: Today, April 21, 2014!

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                               Call For Papers

                                 - SSS 2014 -

                       16th International Symposium on
          Stabilization, Safety, and Security of Distributed Systems
                          http://sss2014.cs.upb.de/

                   Sept 29 - Oct 1, 2014, Paderborn, Germany
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SSS is an international forum for researchers and practitioners in the
design and development of distributed systems with self-* properties such
as self- stabilizing, self-configuring, self-organizing, self-managing,
self-repairing, self-healing, self-optimizing, self-adaptive, and
self-protecting. Research in distributed systems is now at a crucial point
in its evolution, marked by the importance of dynamic systems such as
peer-to-peer networks, large-scale wireless sensor networks, mobile ad hoc
networks, robotic networks, opportunistic networks etc. Moreover, new
applications such as grid and web services, banking and e-commerce,
e-health and robotics, aerospace and avionics, automotive, industrial
process control, etc. have joined the traditional applications of
distributed systems. We particularly encourage the submissions spanning
these areas of applications.

The conference provides a wide spectrum of topics, covered in the following
tracks:
 * Self-stabilization
 * Fault-tolerant and Dependable Systems
 * Formal Methods, Safety, and Security
 * Ad-hoc, Sensor and Mobile Networks, Cyberphysical Systems
 * Cloud Computing, P2P, Self-organizing and Autonomous Systems

IMPORTANT DATES
 * Abstract Submission: April 21, 2014 (UTC-12)
 * Paper Submission: April 24, 2014 (UTC-12)
 * Notification: June 9, 2014
 * Camera Ready Submission: July 4, 2014


PAPER SUBMISSION
  Papers must be prepared using the LNCS style and be electronically
submitted in PDF format using EasyChair (
https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=sss2014). Two types of papers
can be submitted: Regular Papers and Brief Announcements. Submissions for
regular papers should be no longer than 15 pages (including the title,
authors, abstract, figures, and references) in LNCS style; a submission may
have an appendix of at most two pages beyond the 15 page limit. Brief
announcements are restricted to two pages using the LNCS style, with no
appendix. Submissions deviating from these guidelines will be rejected
without consideration of their merits. If requested by the authors, a
regular submission that is not selected for a regular presentation will
also be considered for a brief announcement. This request must be clearly
indicated in the first page of the paper. Such a request will not affect
consideration of the paper for a regular paper. A paper submitted at this
forum is expected to be original research not previously published. A
submission may not be concurrently submitted to another conference,
 workshop, or journal.


PUBLICATION
  The proceedings of the conference will be published in the Springer
Verlag Lecture  Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) series.Selected papers
will be published in the Journal of Self-Computing (
http://www.worldscientific.com/worldscinet/jsc).

BEST PAPER AND BEST STUDENT PAPER AWARDS
  The program committee will select two papers for best paper and best
student paper awards. A paper is eligible for the best student paper award
if at least one of its authors is a full-time student at the time of
submission. This must be clearly indicated in the first page of the paper.

CONFERENCE VENUE
 SSS 2014 will take place in Paderborn, Germany.

ORGANIZATION
 General Chairs:
    Anish Arora, Ohio State University, USA
    Christian Scheideler, University of Paderborn, Germany

 Program Chairs:
    Pascal Felber, University of Neuchatel, Switzerland
    Vijay Garg, University of Texas, Austin, USA

 Track Chairs:
 * Self-stabilization
    Ted Herman, University of Iowa, USA
    Volker Turau, Hamburg University of Technology, Germany
* Fault-tolerant and Dependabable Systems
    Luís Rodrigues, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
* Formal Methods, Safety, and Security
    Borzoo Bonakdarpour, University of Waterloo, Canada
* Ad-hoc, Sensor and Mobile Networks, Cyberphysical Systems
    Rajmohan Rajaraman, Northeastern University, USA
* P2P, Social, Self-organizing, Autonomic and Opportunistic Networks
    Murat Demirbas, University at Buffalo, SUNY, USA

 Local Arrangements Chair:
    Christian Scheideler, University of Paderborn, Germany

Publicity Chairs

    Habib M. Ammari, University of Michigan-Dearborn, USA
    Stefan Schmid, Technical University of Berlin, Germany

 Steering Committee:
   Anish Arora, Ohio State University, USA
   Ajoy K. Datta, University of Nevada, USA
   Shlomi Dolev (Chair), Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
   Sukumar Ghosh, University of Iowa, USA
   Mohamed Gouda, University of Texas at Austin, USA
   Ted Herman, University of Iowa, USA
   Toshimitsu Masuzawa, Osaka University, Japan
   Vincent Villain, Universite de Picardie Jules Verne (UPJV), France

Best Regards,
Habib M. Ammari

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Sunday, April 20, 2014

[DMANET] PhD position at LAMSADE, University Paris-Dauphine, Paris, France

PhD position at LAMSADE, University Paris-Dauphine, Paris, France

An attractive PhD grant could be available at Laboratoire d'Analyse et
Modélisation de Systèmes pour l'Aide à la DEcision (LAMSADE), which is
a research center of the University Paris-Dauphine.
The position is within the Pole "Combinatorial Optimization,
Algorithms, Data" of LAMSADE and concerns "Stochastic Combinatorial
Optimization", one of the key thematics of the pole.

The successful candidates will obtain their PhD degree from the
University Paris-Dauphine.

Application must include:
- a curriculum vitae
- a motivation letter
- marks of the courses obtained by the applicant during the last two
years of her/his studies
- (optionally) support letters.

Applications must be sent by email to Cecile Murat and Vangelis
Paschos before Tuesday May 27, 2014.

To obtain further information please email
paschos@lamsade.dauphine.fr
murat@lamsade.dauphine.fr

Cecile Murat (murat@lamsade.dauphine.fr)
Vangelis Paschos (paschos@lamsade.dauphine.fr)

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LAMSADE, University Paris-Dauphine, CNRS and IUF
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Thursday, April 17, 2014

[DMANET] DEBS 2014: Early registration deadline is approaching April 25

DEBS 2014: 8th ACM International Conference on Distributed Event Based
Systems
May 26th-29th 2014, IIT Bombay, Mumbai, India,
Co-sponsored by ACM SIGMOD and ACM SIGSOFT

http://www.cse.iitb.ac.in/debs2014/

*Early Registration deadline: April 25, 2014.*

DEBS 2014 Conference Schedule

May 26, 2014 4 tutorials (all day, 9 to 5pm)
May 26, 2014 PhD workshop (1 pm to 5pm)
May 27-29, 2014 Conference (ALL day, 9 to 5pm), res papers,
industry track papers, grand challenge papers,
experience sessions

Keynote Speakers
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Querying Distributed Data Streams.
Minos Garofalakis; Technical University of Crete

Smart Energy: the Role of Timely Data Dissemination
Krithi Ramamritham; IIT Bombay

Challenges in personalization of services at Massive scale
Dr. Manish Gupta; Director of Xerox Research Center India (XRCI)


Tutorials
=========

Cloud-based Data Stream Processing
Thomas Heinze Zbigniew Jerzak; Leonardo Querzoni

Internet of Everything (IoE)
Opher Etzion; Fabiana Fournier; Sarit Arcushin

Policy enforcement in emerging distributed event-based systems
Presenters: Jatinder Singh; David Eyers

Mobile CEP in Real-time Big Data Processing: Challenges and Opportunities
Nenad Stojanovic; Ljiljana Stojanovic; Yongchun Xu


Research Track
==============

Complex Event Service Provision and Composition based on Event Pattern
Matchmaking.
Feng Gao; Edward Curry; Sami Bhiri.


An event processing approach to text stream analysis - Basic principles
of event based information filtering
Andreas Bauer; Christian Wolff

Learning From the Past: Automated Rule Generation for Complex Event
Processing
Alessandro Margara; Gianpaolo Cugola; Giordano Tamburrelli.

We have a DREAM: Distributed Reactive Programming with Consistency
Guarantees
Alessandro Margara; Guido Salvaneschi

The Process-oriented Event Model (PoEM) – A Conceptual Model
for Industrial Events
Om Prasad Patri; Vikrambhai Sorathia; Anand Panangadan; Viktor
Prasanna

Quality Matters: Supporting Quality-aware Pervasive Applications by
Probabilistic Data Stream Management
Christian Kuka; Daniela Nicklas

Automated Quality-of-Service-aware Configuration of Publish-Subscribe
Systems at Design-Time
Thomas Fischer; Andreas M. Wahl; Richard Lenz

Latency-aware Elastic Scaling for Distributed Data Stream Processing Systems
Thomas Heinze; Zbigniew Jerzak; Gregor Hackenbroich; Christof Fetzer

The Overlay Scan Attack: Inferring Topologies of Distributed Pub/Sub
Systems through Broker Saturation
Leonardo Aniello; Roberto Baldoni; Claudio Ciccotelli; Giuseppe Antonio
Di Luna; Francesco Frontali; Leonardo Querzoni

DS-EPL: Domain-Specific Event Processing Language
Ralf Bruns; Jürgen Dunkel; Stefan Lier; Henrik Masbruch.

RECEP: Selection-based Reuse for Distributed Complex Event Processing
Beate Ottenwälder; Boris Koldehofe; Kurt Rothermel; Kirak Hong; Kishore
Ramachandran

JetStream: Enabling High Performance Event Streaming across Cloud
Data-Centers
Radu Tudoran; Olivier Nano; Ivo Santos; Alexandru Costan; Hakan Soncu;
Luc Bougé; Gabriel Antoniu

Energy-efficient context-aware routing in heterogeneous WSN
Mumraiz K. Kasi; Annika Hinze.

Content-based Filtering Discovery Protocol (CFDP): Scalable and
Efficient OMG DDS Discovery Protocol
Kyoungho An; Sumant Tambe; Paul Pazandak; Gerardo Pardo-Castellote;
Aniruddha Gokhale; Douglas Schmidt

Effective Switch Memory Management in OpenFlow Networks
Anil Vishnoi; Rishabh Poddar; Vijay Mann; Suparna Bhattacharya

Distributed Event Aggregation for Content-based Publish/Subscribe Systems
Navneet Kumar Pandey; Kaiwen Zhang; Stéphane Weiss; Hans-Arno Jacobsen;
Roman Vitenberg

Industry and Experience Track
=============================

P2S: A Fault-Tolerant Publish/Subscribe Infrastructure
Tiancheng Chang; Sisi Duan; Hein Meling; Sean Peisert; Haibin Zhang

Handling Location Uncertainty in Event Driven Experimentation
Kartik Muralidharan; Rajesh Krishna Balan; Srinivasan Seshan; Narayan
Ramasubbu

Scalable and Elastic Realtime Click Stream Analysis Using AnonymESP
André Martin; Andrey Brito; Christof Fetzer

An Event Processing Architecture for Operational Risk Management in an
Industrial Environment
Sergio Saad; Reginaldo Arakaki

Using Mobile-based Complex Event Processing to realize Collaborative
Remote Person Monitoring
Nenad Stojanovic; Yongchun Xu; Aleksandar Stojadinovic; Ljiljana
Stojanovic.


Grand Challenge
===============

Predicting Energy Consumption with StreamMine3G
Andrey Brito; André Martin; Rodolfo Marinho; Christof Fetzer

Grand Challenge: Scalable Stateful Stream Processing for Smart Grids
Raul Castro Fernandez; Matthias Weidlich; Peter Pietzuch; Avigdor Gal

Grand Challenge: Predictive Load Management in Smart Grid Environments
Christopher Mutschler; Christoffer Löffler; Nicolas Witt; Thorsten
Edelhäußer; Michael Philippsen


Solving the Grand Challenge Using an Opensource CEP engine
Srinath Perera; Sriskandarajah Suhothayan; Sanjiva Sanjiva Weerawarana;
Mohanadarshan Vivekanandalingam; Paul Paul Fremantle
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[DMANET] Registration and abstract deadline approaching for the 1st Greifswald Phylogenetics Meeting!

Attention! The deadline is approaching for the 1st Greifswald Phylogenetics Meeting, which will be held in July 2014!!!!

I herewith want to announce the 1st Greifswald Phylogenetics Meeting,
which will be held in Greifswald (north eastern Germany) from the 14th
till the 16th of July 2014.

Registration is now open and the deadline (both for registration as well as for abstract submission) is the 30th of April. There are still a few free slots, so please register asap!

Our conference poster can be found here: http://stubber.math-inf.uni-greifswald.de/~spillner/gpm-2014/poster-gpm-2014.pdf Feel free to print it and forward it to anybody who might be interested! For more details, please visit the conference website:
http://stubber.math-inf.uni-greifswald.de/~spillner/gpm-2014/gpm-2014.html


This meeting will have a particular focus on mathematical (e.g. graph
theoretical, combinatorial, probabilistic and algebraic) aspects of
evolutionary tree or network reconstruction, but it will also bring
together scientists from different disciplines in order to provide the
opportunity of close collaboration.

Scope:

Phylogenetics is an interdisciplinary research area that aims at
reconstructing the evolutionary history of biological systems such
as, for example, collections of species, populations or groups of
bio-molecules. To achieve this, biologists work closely together with
mathematicians and computer scientists. The conference will provide
researchers from all three involved disciplines an opportunity to present
their recent work and exchange ideas.

Location: Greifswald is a beautiful little town located directly at
the Baltic Sea in close proximity to the famous islands Rügen and
Usedom. Greifswald university was founded in 1496 and has therefore a
long tradition and history. Being a former Hanse town, Greifswald is
famous for its historic market square, its cathedral and the museum
harbor. Other famous towns like Stralsund with the Oceaneum or the
world cultural heritage city of Wismar are nearby, as well as the
city of Rostock with its newly established Darwineum. The region is a
holiday region but not too crowded by tourists. In July the weather is
most likely to be great and we hope that if you can come to our meeting,
you will find the time to stay longer and enjoy this unique area. There
is a direct and regular train connection to and from Berlin, and the
nearest international airports are Hamburg and Berlin.

Please note that the meeting starts early on the 14th with one of our
highlight talks and ends in the evening of the 16th with another highlight
talk - so if possible, please plan your stay from the 13th till the 17th
of July.

The registration fee is 150 Euros (100 Euros for students).

Organizers: Mareike Fischer, Andreas Spillner, Martin Haase

Invited speakers: Olaf Bininda-Emonds, Mike Steel, Olivier Gascuel,
Vince Moulton, Allen Rodrigo

For more details, visit our website
http://stubber.math-inf.uni-greifswald.de/~spillner/gpm-2014/gpm-2014.html
or contact Mareike Fischer: email@mareikefischer.de


Mareike Fischer <email@mareikefischer.de>


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[DMANET] BPCAS 2014: Business Processes in Collective Adaptive Systems

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CALL FOR PAPERS

Business Processes in Collective Adaptive Systems
(BPCAS 2014)

September 8, 2014, Haifa, Israel

In conjunction with the 12th International Conference on Business Process Management (BPM 2014)

Submission deadline: 1 June 2014

http://www.bpcas.org


ABOUT THE WORKSHOP

BPCAS is a new workshop focusing on all topics related to Collective Adaptive Systems (CAS). It aims to provide a high-quality forum for the presentation of developments in CASs and for bringing together researchers and practitioners from diverse disciplines interested in CASs both within the business process community and outside. The latter are particularly welcome to submit to the workshop.

Topics of interest include:

* business process modeling for CAS
* collective configuration of business processes in CAS
* context/knowledge-aware business processes in CAS
* adaptation and evolution in CAS
* formal methods for CAS
* distribution and mobility in CAS
* big data in CAS
* process similarity and emergent properties of CAS
* security and privacy in CAS
* machine learning and data mining techniques for CAS
* optimization of CAS
* frameworks, tools and programming paradigms for CAS
* usability aspects of CAS
* case studies and scenarios

Accepted papers will be published by Springer as a post-workshop proceedings volume in the series Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing (LNBIP). In addition authors of the best papers will be invited to submit a revised and extended version of their paper to a special issue of the IET Software journal. The workshop is sponsored by the EU's Fundamentals of Collective Adaptive Systems programme initiative (http://focas.eu/about-focas/).

IMPORTANT DATES

Submission deadline: June 1, 2014
Author notification: July 1, 2014
Camera-ready submission: July 23, 2014
Workshop date: September 8, 2014

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Manfred Reichert, Universität Ulm, Germany

WORKSHOP ORGANISATION

Organisers
Antonio Bucchiarone, Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Italy
Naranker Dulay, Imperial College London, UK
Dimka Karastoyanova, University of Stuttgart, Germany
Anna Lavygina, Imperial College London, UK
Adnan Tariq, University of Stuttgart, Germany

Program Committee
Vasilios Andrikopoulos, University of Stuttgart, Germany
Salima Benbernou, Université Paris Descartes, France
Marina Bitsaki, University of Crete, Greece
Alexei Lapouchnian, University of Toronto, Canada
Kim Larsen, Aalborg University, Denmark
Lior Limonad, IBM Haifa, Israel
Christos Nikolaou, University of Crete, Greece
Francisco Pereira, SMART-MIT, Singapore
Marco Pistore, Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Italy
Manfred Reichert, Universität Ulm, Germany
Kurt Rothermel, University of Stuttgart, Germany
Alessandra Russo, Imperial College, UK
Nikola Serbedija, Fraunhofer FIRST, Germany
Pnino Soffer, University of Haifa, Israel
Arnon Sturm, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
Yury Tsoy, Institut Pasteur Korea, South Korea
Ingo Weber, NICTA, Australia

PAPER SUBMISSION DETAILS

We invite submissions in two forms: full papers and position papers. Submitted papers must be written in English, should not have been submitted for review or published elsewhere, and should not exceed 12 pages for full papers, and 6 pages for position papers (including figures, bibliography and appendices).

Submissions are only accepted in PDF format via the EasyChair system (https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=bpcas2014). Submissions should be formatted according to the LNBIP format specified by Springer.

At least one author of each accepted paper is required to present the paper at the workshop.

CONTACT

For further information contact Anna Lavygina (a.lavygina@imperial.ac.uk)
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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

[DMANET] Budapest Summer School in Discrete Mathematics

BUDAPEST SUMMER SCHOOL IN DISCRETE MATHEMATICS

Second Announcement

The Institute of Mathematics of Eötvös University Budapest is
organizing a one-week long summer school in mathematics between June 23
(Monday) and June 27 (Friday) for undergraduate and graduate students.
There will be 7 mini-courses (2 x 90 minutes each) with various topics
from discrete mathematics. Here is the list of lectures:

1) Kristóf Bérczi: Arborescence packing and its applications

2) Tamás Héger and Péter Sziklai: Linear algebraic methods in graph theory

3) Tibor Jordán: Combinatorial rigidity: graphs and matroids in the theory
of rigid frameworks

4) Gyula Károlyi: Combinatorial Nullstellensatz with applications

5) György Kiss: Finite geometries: from definitions to applications

6) Márton Naszódi: Probabilistic methods in discrete geometry

7) Dömötör Pálvölgyi: Geometric algorithms.

The lecturers will hand out exercises during their minicourses. For
participants solving these exercises, we will issue certificates worth 3
ECTS credits.

For more information, see the website of the school:

http://bolyai.cs.elte.hu/summerschool/

Some interesting facts and photos on Budapest are here:

https://www.facebook.com/budapestssm


Important deadlines:

- April 30: deadline for early registration (with reduced fee)

- June 15: final deadline for registration

The lectures start on Monday morning and the last lecture is scheduled for
Friday afternoon.


Andras Frank,

Institute of Mathematics, Eotvos University Budapest

frank@cs.elte.hu



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[DMANET] doctoral training courses in optimisation, heuristics, simulation and stochastic modelling

NATCOR is one of six UK-based Taught Course Centres in the Mathematical Sciences. Although NATCOR is aimed mainly at PhD students working in Operational Research, the courses that we run may also be of interest to students or post-docs working in Engineering, Computer Science or the Physical Sciences. In particular, we run courses on optimisation, heuristics, simulation and stochastic modelling. For further details, see:

http://www.natcor.ac.uk/courses.asp

Professor Adam N. Letchford
NATCOR Director
Lancaster University
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[DMANET] Doctoral Program at CP2014: Call for Papers

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Call for papers

DOCTORAL PROGRAM
at the 20th International Conference on
Principles and Practice of Constraint Programming
DP-CP 2014

Lyon, France, September 8-12, 2014

http://cp2014.a4cp.org/program/dp

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SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 15 JUNE, 2014

As part of the 2014 International Conference on Principles and
Practice of Constraint Programming, we are inviting PhD and MSc students
to apply for the Doctoral Program (DP). The DP is an opportunity for
current students to meet each other as well as researchers in the field.
Participation in the Doctoral Program will involve:

* Presentation of the student's work via both talk and poster.
* Discussions with a mentor with similar research interests.
* DP dinner as social event exclusively for students.
* Invited talks by renowned researchers on topics relevant to young
researchers.


Financial Support
There are funds available to support students by providing free conference
registration and free ticket to the doctoral program dinner. Priority will
be given based on the quality of the submissions.


Eligibility
The program is open to all PhD and outstanding MSc students involved in
Constraint Programming or related fields at any level. The submitted
paper should contain original unpublished work which is primarily
the work of the student. It can either be completed or in progress.
We will not accept any paper which, at the time of submission, has
already been published in a journal or formal conference proceedings.
This restriction does not apply to work that has appeared in workshops
and similar specialised presentations with a limited audience and
without archival proceedings and to papers published in 2014. Papers
that have been submitted elsewhere but not yet published and papers
published in 2014 are acceptable; if this is the case, please mention it
on the DP submission. Please feel free to contact the chairs at
dpcp2014@gmail.com if there are any questions on eligibility.


Invited Speakers to the Doctoral Program
Maria Garcia de la Banda, Monash University, Australia
Gilles Pesant, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, Canada


Doctoral Program chairs
Justyna Petke, University College London, UK, dpcp2014@gmail.com
Andrea Rendl, NICTA and Monash University, Australia, dpcp2014@gmail.com


Program Committee
Ozgur Akgun, University of St Andrews, United Kingdom
Hadrien Cambazard, University of Grenoble, France
Jessica Davies, University of Toronto, Canada
Sophie Demassey, Ecole des Mines de Nantes, France
Tias Guns, KU Leuven, Belgium
Matti Järvisalo, University of Helsinki, Finnland
George Katsirelos, INRIA, Toulouse
Lars Kotthoff, 4C Cork, Ireland
Michele Lombardi, University of Bologna, Italy
Ines Lynce, INESC Lisboa, Portugal
Chris Mears, Monash University, Australia
Karen Petrie, University of Dundee, United Kingdom
Claude-Guy Quimper, Laval University, Quebec, Canada
Tommaso Urli, University of Udine, Italy


For more information visit: http://cp2014.a4cp.org/program/dp

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One Postdoc Research Fellow Position on Verification of Cyber-Physical Systems

Hi,

A Postdoctoral Research Fellow position is available on security and cyber-physical systems, funded by a research project led by Dr. Sun Jun from Singapore University of Technology and Design. The goal of this project is to develop novel automated techniques for analyzing security properties of cyber-physical systems.


To apply you must hold a degree in the areas of Computer Science, or a related discipline, and a PhD in a relevant research area (which includes program analysis, security, cyber-physical system analysis, formal verification, model checking, formal methods, testing, etc.). Candidates are expected to have high-quality publications in peer-reviewed conferences and journals. The postdoc will be supervised by Dr. Sun Jun and will be working closely with his existing research fellows/assistants as well as PhD students.


The Singapore University of Technology and Design's (SUTD) is set up in collaboration with Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and represents MIT's most significant collaboration on education to date. SUTD takes pride in creating a unique system of education that includes cohort based instruction, novel pedagogy, and emphasis on design throughout its multidisciplinary curriculum. This research project is supported by a research center on cyber-physical systems in SUTD. Also of the research center are multiple mock up systems of real-world cyber-physical systems. Researchers supported by the center are encouraged to apply their research approaches/results on these real systems.


This postdoc position is available for up to 4 years. The salary ranges from SGD 60K to 80K per year with attractive package. 


Informal inquiries are encouraged and should be directed to:

Dr Sun Jun (sunjun@sutd.edu.sg)

http://people.sutd.edu.sg/~sunjun/

 

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

[DMANET] Call for application Post-Doc at Telecom ParisTech

Dear all,

Please find below a call for application for a post-doc in Telecom
ParisTech, Paris, France.

POST-DOC POSITION

UNIVERSITY: Telecom ParisTech, Paris, France

CONTACT: Marceau Coupechoux, Associate Professor in the Computer and
Network Science Dept. marceau.coupechoux@telecom-paristech.fr

TITLE: Resource Allocation in Energy Harvesting Small Cells

TOPIC: The research topic is to study and propose energy efficient
resource allocation algorithms for LTE small cells, included in a mesh
network and backhauled by a wireless technology (LTE or WiFi). The
following points will be studied: (1) define a methodology for the
performance evaluation of the small cells, taking into account the
trade-off between quality of service and energy consumption (see [1] for
a first step); (2) study the possibility to shut down some small cells
(on the access side or on the backhaul side) when there is no traffic
(see for example [2]); (3) design joint energy and radio resource
allocation algorithms while taking into account the unpredictability of
the energy from the grid or from renewable sources (see [3] in the
context of energy harvesting sensors).

CONTEXT: The work will be part of a French competitivity cluster project
(FUI) called LCI4D (Low Cost Infrastructure for Developing Countries)
dedicated to the deployment of small cells in developing countries.
Project partners are Orange Labs, Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs, SILICOM,
Green Communications, Bluwan, Supelec and Institut Mines-Telecom. The
post-doc researcher will work in close relationship with Orange Labs.

DURATION: 9 months

REFERENCES:
[1] J.-M. Kélif, M. Coupechoux and F. Marache, Limiting Power
Transmission of Green Cellular Networks: Impact on Coverage and
Capacity, IEEE ICC, May 2010.
[2] K. Son, H. Kim, Y. Yi, and B. Krishnamachari, Base Station Operation
and User Association Mechanisms for Energy-Delay Tradeoffs in Green
Cellular Networks, IEEE J. on Select. Area in Communications, vol 29,
n°8, Sept. 2011.
[3] V. Sharma, U. Mukherji, Vinay Joseph, Optimal energy management
policies for energy harvesting sensor nodes, IEEE Trans. Wireless
communication, vol 9, April 2010

POST-DOC: We are looking for a young researcher with PhD with background
in wireless networks and having some previous knowledge in Optimization
and Probability Theory.

Marceau Coupechoux
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Vacancies: Two New HIPERFIT PhD Scholarships Available

The HIPERFIT Research Center seeks two new excellent PhD students for
working within the area of High-Performance Functional Programming.

Below follows some more detailed information about the scholarships;
see also the announcement at the HIPERFIT home page:


For information about the application procedure, and the scholarships
in general, please consult the general announcement available at


The application deadline is April 22, 2014 (23:59, timezone: LINT =
UTC+14).

Best Regards,

On behalf of HIPERFIT,
Martin Elsman
HIPERFIT Manager, Associate Professor
Department of Computer Science
University of Copenhagen
Denmark

Fritz Henglein
HIPERFIT Director, Professor
Department of Computer Science
University of Copenhagen
Denmark

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PhD scholarship(s) in High-Performance Functional Programming.

The PhD student will be working in the Research Center for Functional
High-Performance Computing for Financial Information Technology
(http://www.hiperfit.dk). The PhD scholarship is funded by the Danish Council
for Strategic Research and will be carried out at DIKU in formal
collaboration with the Department of Mathematical Sciences and the
Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen and several finance
it-partners in the Copenhagen area.

The objective of the PhD project is to develop, implement and evaluate
techniques related to executing, efficiently and safely, high-level,
functional specifications of both numeric and symbolic computations on
modern, highly parallel computational platforms such as multi- and
many-core CPUs, GPGPUs and FPGAs.

The candidate must - in addition to the qualifications listed above -
have a solid academic background in the relevant areas of computer
science, as demonstrated by academic courses and project/thesis work
related to several of the following areas: Functional programming,
programming language theory, and compilers. Experience with either
high-performance computing, mathematical finance, domain-specific
language or parallel algorithms is desirable, but not required.

The position is available from 1 July 2014 or as soon as possible
thereafter.

[DMANET] School on "Graph Theory, Algorithms and Applications", Erice, Sicily (Italy), September 8-16, 2014

School on "Graph Theory, Algorithms and Applications"
International School of Mathematics -- "Guido Stampacchia"
Centre "Ettore Majorana" for Scientific Culture
Erice, Sicily (Italy)
September 8-16, 2014
http://www.graphalgorithms.it/erice2014/

LECTURERS:
* Alexandr Andoni, Microsoft Research
* Antonio Frangioni, University of Pisa
* Andrew V. Goldberg, Microsoft Research
* Giuseppe F. Italiano, University of Rome "Tor Vergata"
* Haim Kaplan, Tel Aviv University
* Aleksander Madry, EPFL Lausanne
* Alexander Martin, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
* Giovanni Rinaldi, IASI-CNR
* Maria Grazia Speranza, University of Brescia
* Robert E. Tarjan, Princeton University and Microsoft Research
* Paolo Toth, University of Bologna
* David P. Williamson, Cornell University

DIRECTORS OF THE SCHOOL:
Prof. Raffaele Cerulli, University of Salerno
Dr. Andrew Goldberg, Microsoft Research
Prof. Giuseppe F. Italiano, University of Rome "Tor Vergata"
Prof. Robert E. Tarjan, Princeton University and Microsoft Research

DIRECTORS OF THE COURSE:
Prof. Franco Giannessi

LOCATION:
Erice is among the oldest cities in Sicily. The town is placed on the
homonymous mount Eryx, religious center of the Elimi, which is famous
for its temple where the Phoenicians worshipped Astarte, the Greeks
Aphrodite and the Romans Venus. Throughout history Erice was contended
by many different populations, and each of them left a palpable sense
of history. Erice is nowadays an enchanting wonderfully preserved
Mediaeval town offering the most breathtaking views in Sicily.

APPLICATION:
Advanced undergraduates, MS and PhD students, young scientists (35 or
under) interested in graph algorithms are encouraged to apply.
Qualified candidates should complete their application on the School
Website (http://www.graphalgorithms.it/erice2014/) by June 30, 2014. Application
material includes a short CV and optional recommendation letters.

REGISTRATION:
The registration fee for the School is 900 Euros. It includes meals and
accommodation for 8 days, i.e., from September 8 (evening) to
September 16 (morning).

FURTHER DETAILS:
More information is avalaible on the School Web Site
(http://www.graphalgorithms.it/erice2014/)
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[DMANET] CSEDays 2014: Call for papers and participation

Computer Science E-days (CSEDays)
Strings, Languages, Automata
Ekaterinburg, Russia, August 23 -- 25, 2014
http://www.csedays.ru/theory2014/about

LECTURERS

Mario Guarracino (High Perfomance Computing and Networking Institute, Italy)
How fast can you align biological strings?

Gregory Kucherov (University Paris-Est Marne-la-Vallee, France)
Full-text indexes for sequence data and their applications

Andreas Maletti (University of Stuttgart, Germany)
Applications of automata theory in parsing and machine translation

Narad Rampersad (University of Winnipeg, Canada)
Avoiding repetitions in words

ABOUT THE SCHOOL

The school will be held in Ekaterinburg, Russia on August 23 -- 25, 2014.
The topic of the school is "Strings, Languages, Automata". The program will
consist of 4 short lecture courses as well as student presentations and
poster sessions. Students are encouraged to submit not only published or
completed research, but also a short summary of work in progress or even a
concise review of a problem area. The primary goal of submitting a paper,
as we see it, is getting feedback from experts as well
as school lecturers and participants.

The school will be held immediately before the 18th International Conference
on Developments in Language Theory (DLT 2014, August 26-29):
http://dlt2014.sciencesconf.org/. Any participant of the school may attend
the talks of the DLT 2014 without paying the conference registration fee.

Application form: http://www.csedays.ru/theory2014/registration
Deadline: May 31, 2014


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