Friday, August 28, 2015

[DMANET] 3rd Workshop on Optimization in Finance and Risk Management, October 5-6, Fields Institute, Toronto, Canada

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION

Dear Colleagues,

We would like to invite you to attend 3rd Industrial-Academic Workshop on
Optimization in Finance and Risk Management, October 5-6, Fields Institute,
Toronto, Canada. Information about the workshop is enclosed, registration
and abstract submission are available at the workshop web-site
http://www.optimization-in-finance.ca and
http://www.fields.utoronto.ca/programs/cim/15-16/risk-management/

On behalf of the organizing committee, with best regards,
Oleksandr Romanko
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Oleksandr Romanko, Ph.D.
Senior Research Analyst, Risk Analytics, IBM Canada
Adjunct Professor, University of Toronto
Toronto, ON, Canada

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3rd Industrial-Academic Workshop on Optimization in Finance and Risk
Management
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Dates: October 5-6, 2015
Location: Fields Institute, Toronto, Canada
Web-site: http://www.optimization-in-finance.ca
Organizers: Thomas R. Hurd, Roy H. Kwon, Chi‐Guhn Lee, Jonathan Y. Li,
Oleksandr Romanko, Anton Tenyakov
Sponsors: Fields Institute, IBM, University of Toronto, Telfer School of
Management, Canadian Operational Research Society (CORS)
Workshop fee: $40 CAD for students/postdocs, $120 CAD for academia/industry

The workshop focus is on financial and risk management optimization models
that are aimed for practical implementation and use by risk managers and
finance practitioners. The goal is to bridge academic research in
optimization and financial applications of optimization techniques.

Tentative Program:
* Distinguished talks by invited academic and industrial speakers
* Contributed talks (25-minute) on recent research advances
* Panel Discussion for Students "How I Became a Quant", jointly with
International Association for Quantitative Finance
* Panel discussion "Optimization in Quantitative Finance and Risk
Management - Industrial Perspective"
* Academia-industry networking opportunities

Invited Speakers:
* B. Ross Barmish (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
* Yuying Li (University of Waterloo)
* Yuri Medvedev (Bank of Montreal)
* Dessislava Pachamanova (Babson College)
* David Saunders (University of Waterloo)
* Paolo Sironi (IBM Risk Analytics)
* Michael Zerbs (Scotiabank)

Submission of contributed talks as well as workshop registration is
available at http://www.optimization-in-finance.ca

Abstract submission deadline for contributed talks is September 11, 2015.

Workshop poster can be found at
http://www.fields.utoronto.ca/programs/cim/15-16/risk-management/optimization-in-finance-poster-final.pdf

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[DMANET] WCTA call for participation

Dear Colleague,

The programme for the 2015 Workshop on Compression, Text and Algorithms (
WCTA) is now available at
http://www.dcs.kcl.ac.uk/events/spire2015/wcta_programme.html .
The workshop will take place at King's College, London, on Friday next week
--- i.e., September 4th, the day after the Symposium on String Processing
and Information Retrieval (SPIRE).

WCTA will feature an invited talk on "Using Suffix Array Based Data
Structures in Computational Genomics" by Richard Durbin, FRS, from the
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, a tutorial on "Compact and Succinct Data
Structures -- From Theory to Practice" by Simon Gog from the Karlsruhe
Institute of Technology, and contributed talks on bioinformatics and
algorithms and combinatorics on strings.

WCTA is free of charge and we hope you can attend.

Best regards,

Travis Gagie,
University of Helsinki
<travis.gagie@gmail.com>

Tatiana Starikovskaya,
University of Bristol
<tat.starikovskaya@gmail.com>

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Thursday, August 27, 2015

[DMANET] SI of Springer CASM (Thomson Reuters Indexed) on Modeling Complex Communication Networks

http://www.casmodeling.com/about/update/COMM_NETS
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Thomson Reuters indexed in the Web of Science (ESCI) starting
November 2015

Thematic series on modeling large-scale/complex communication networks using
complex networks and agent-based modeling techniques
Complex Adaptive Systems Modeling welcomes submissions to the new thematic
series on Modeling large-scale communication networks using complex networks
and agent-based modeling techniques.

Key features of Springer CASM

Deadline for submissions: Ongoing. Review Process commences following
submission. First decisions typically within 6 weeks
Publication Fees: Full fee waivers available in case of problem in funding
(Email the Editor at muaz.niazi@ieee.org before submission to expedite
waivers)
Copyright: Remains with Author
Mode of publication: Online/open access.
Fast Publication process: Process starts immediately after acceptance
Indexing: New Edition of Thomson Reuters in Web of Science under Emerging
Sources Citation Index (ESCI) starting November, 2015
Average Google scholar citations per article: 8.85
Individual Article influence metrics measured using Altmetrics
Examples of downloads/Views
http://www.casmodeling.com/mostviewed/alltime


This thematic series intends to publish high quality original research as
well as review articles on case studies, models and methods for the modeling
and simulation of large-scale and/or complex computer communication networks
using various approaches such as:

Complex communication networks/Complex social networks (such as modeled
using tools such as Gephi, Network Workbench and others)
Agent-based models (such as based on NetLogo, Repast, Mason, Swarm and
others)
Potential topics include, but are not limited to:

Multiagent systems
Cognitive Sensor Networks
Wireless Sensor Networks
Sensor Actuator Networks
Cloud computing
Internet of Things
Service-oriented architectures
Pervasive Computing
Mobile Computing
Nano-Communication Networks
Peer-to-peer networks

Submission instructions:

Before submitting your manuscript, please ensure you have carefully read the
author instructions for Complex Adaptive Systems Modeling. The complete
manuscript should be submitted through the Complex Adaptive Systems Modeling
submission system (https://www.editorialmanager.com/casm/default.aspx ). To
ensure that you submit to the correct thematic series please select the
appropriate section in the drop-down menu upon submission. In addition,
indicate within your cover letter that you wish your manuscript to be
considered as part of the thematic series on "Modeling large-scale
communication networks using complex networks and agent-based modeling
techniques".
All submissions will undergo rigorous peer review and accepted articles will
be published within the journal as a collection.


Lead guest editor: Muaz A. Niazi, COMSATS Institute of IT

Summary
Submissions will also benefit from the usual benefits of open access
publication:
Rapid publication: Online submission, electronic peer review and production
make the process of publishing your article simple and efficient
High visibility and international readership in your field: Open access
publication ensures high visibility and maximum exposure for your work -
anyone with online access can read your article
No space constraints: Publishing online means unlimited space for figures,
extensive data and video footage
Authors retain copyright, licensing the article under a Creative Commons
license: articles can be freely redistributed and reused as long as the
article is correctly attributed

Kind regards,
Muaz

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Chief Scientific Officer,
Computer Science Department,
COMSATS Institute of IT, Pak.
Editor-in-Chief Springer Complex Adaptive Systems Modeling
Editor-in-Chief IGI Global IJPHIM
Email: muaz.niazi@ieee.org, niazi@alum.bu.edu
Alternate: muaz.niazi@gmail.com
Twitter: https://twitter.com/MuazNiazi
Publons: https://publons.com/author/421250
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"The real fear isn't rejection, but that there won't be enough time in your
life to write all the stories that you have in you." Ray Bradbury (22
August 1920 – 5 June 2012)

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[DMANET] School on Complex Networks and Graph Models, December 7-8, Eindhoven, the Netherlands

SCHOOL ON COMPLEX NETWORKS AND GRAPH MODELS
December 7-8, at EURANDOM, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
https://www.cs.purdue.edu/waw2015/school
The school is associated with the 12th Workshop on Algorithms and Models for the Web-graph (WAW2015)
https://www.cs.purdue.edu/waw2015


PROGRAMME:

Speaker: Dean Eckles (Facebook)
Title: Causality, randomized experiments, and statistical inference in social networks.

Speakers: David F. Gleich and Kyle Kloster (Purdue University)
Title: Local diffusion algorithms for fast, personalized graph applications

Speaker: Tobias Müller (Utrecht University)
Title: Random Geometric Graphs.

The lectures will be held on December 7-8. There will be an optional collaboration day on December 9.

COSTS:
The school is free of charge. Limited travel funding will be available.

APPLICATION:
Application dead-line: September 15, 2015
Apply to the school via our online application form:
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1nGBgRrctM5GxoUZBWGT5zsbWcLtQkBwlfK8aFszvrtM/viewform?c=0&w=1


_____________________________
Dr. Nelly Litvak
Associate Professor,
Department of Applied Mathematics,
University of Twente, The Netherlands
Tel: +31(53)4893388
http://www.utwente.nl/ewi/sor/about/staff/litvak/


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[DMANET] PhD position at the Ecole des Mines de Saint-Etienne (France) / Vehicle routing for urban distribution with electric vehicles

A PhD position is available at the Campus Provence of Ecole des Mines de
Saint-Etienne (EMSE, France) within the research project
" Electric vehicle routing and scheduling challenges within urban
logistic (EVERS) "
funded by the French Agence Nationale de la Recherche (ANR).

The research pursued by the PhD student will concern the development of
new models and original solution methods for the optimization of
distribution routes with electric vehicles. The context of the thesis
will be city logistics. It will focus on the dynamic aspects of urban
distribution. Research work will be supported by transportation
scenarios defined with industrial partners.

The PhD student will be located in Gardanne (south of France, near
Marseille) in the research group "Manufacturing Sciences and Logistics"
of EMSE:
http://cmp.mines-stetienne.fr/content/214-manufacturing-sciences-logistics-sfl

The position is for three years starting October or November 2015 (exact
date is negotiable).

Applicants must have a Master Degree (or equivalent) in Computer
Sciences, Applied Mathematics or any related discipline. Applicants
should demonstrate good programming skills and a deep knowledge in
solution methods for combinatorial optimization (integer programming,
metaheuristics). Experience on the development of solution methods for
vehicle routing problems would be appreciated.

Please send your application electronically (preferably as a single pdf
file) including a detailed curriculum vitae and examination results,
plus, if available, a list of reference letters and copies of diploma, to:
Professors Dominique Feillet and Nabil absi:
feillet@emse.fr
absi@emse.fr

The deadline for application is September 15, 2015.

For further questions regarding the position or details on the research
project, please contact Dominique Feillet or Nabil Absi.


--
Dominique Feillet
Professor
Ecole des Mines de Saint-Etienne
CMP Georges Charpak
880 route de Mimet
F-13541 GARDANNE
FRANCE

Tel: +33 (0)4 42 61 66 66
+33 (0)6 34 11 66 57
Fax: +33 (0)4 42 61 65 91
E-mail: feillet@emse.fr
URL: http://www.emse.fr

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Wednesday, August 26, 2015

[DMANET] ISAIM 2016: First Call for Papers

FIRST CALL FOR PAPERS

Fourteenth International Symposium on
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE and MATHEMATICS
ISAIM 2016
http://isaim2016.cs.virginia.edu
January 4-6, 2016
Fort Lauderdale, Florida

PAPER SUBMISSION DEADLINE: October 25, 2015

The International Symposium on Artificial Intelligence and Mathematics (ISAIM) is a biennial meeting that fosters interactions between mathematics, theoretical computer science, and artificial intelligence. ISAIM 2016 is the fourteenth Symposium in the series, which is sponsored by the journal Annals of Mathematics and Artificial Intelligence and by Florida Atlantic University.

We seek submissions of recent results, with a particular emphasis on the foundations of AI and mathematical methods used in AI. Papers describing applications are also encouraged, but the focus should be on principled lessons learned from the development of the application. Traditionally, the Symposium attracts participants from a variety of disciplines, thereby providing a unique forum for scientific exchange. The three-day Symposium includes invited speakers, presentations of technical papers, and special topic sessions.

Work that has already been published as of the ISAIM submission deadline should not be submitted to ISAIM unless it introduces a significant addition to the previously published work. However, the ISAIM web site proceedings are not archival, so papers submitted to ISAIM can be under review at the time of submission and can be submitted elsewhere after ISAIM.

Authors of a selected set of papers from the Symposium will be invited to submit full versions of their papers for inclusion in a special volume of the Annals of Mathematics and Artificial Intelligence, published by Springer. Those invited submissions will be subject to refereeing at the usual standards of the journal, and authors will receive more details with the acceptance notice. Papers must of course be new and unpublished to be considered for the special volume.


PAPER FORMATTING:

Papers should be submitted in PDF and formatted in AAAI format, removing the AAAI copyright note.

To remove the AAAI copyright note, put the line \nocopyright in your .tex file anywhere in the preamble after the line \usepackage{aaai}.

The AAAI LaTeX files aaai.sty and aaai.bst are available from the AAAI Author's Instructions page http://www.aaai.org/Publications/Author/author.php

For other AAAI style files please refer to the sections on "Templates" and "LaTeX Macros and Instructions" of AAAI's Author's Instructions page (do not forget to change the copyright restriction to your own name).


AUTHORSHIP:

Authors should list their names on their papers: the review process is not double blind.


LENGTH:

Papers submitted to review must not exceed six (6) pages, not counting bibliography. Final versions of accepted papers must not exceed eight (8) pages, not counting the bibliography.


HOW TO SUBMIT A PAPER:

To submit a paper, please go to https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=isaim2016

Any questions regarding paper submission should be sent to the program committee chairs (Francesca Rossi and Kristen Brent Venable) at the email address isaim2016@wave.tulane.edu


IMPORTANT DATES:

Paper submission: October 25, 2015
Notification: November 25, 2015
Final version due: December 14, 2015
Symposium dates: January 4-6, 2016


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Monday, August 24, 2015

[DMANET] [ OPODIS 2015 ] : Just a few hours remaining for abstract registration

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OPODIS 2015
The 19th International Conference on Principles of Distributed Systems

14-17 Dec, Rennes
http://opodis2015.irisa.fr

Schedule

Abstract registration: 24 August 2015
Submission deadline: 31 August 2015
Acceptance notification: 5 Nov 2015
Final version due: 19 Nov 2015
Conference: 14-17 Dec 2015, Rennes

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OPODIS is an open forum for the exchange of knowledge on distributed
computing and distributed computer systems. All aspects of distributed
systems are within the scope of OPODIS, including theory, specification,
design, performance, and system building. With strong roots in the
theory of distributed systems, OPODIS covers nowadays the whole range
between the theoretical aspects and practical implementations of
distributed systems, as well as experimentation and quantitative
assessments.

*KEYNOTE SPEAKERS*
Juan Garay, Senior Principal Research Scientist at Yahoo Labs, USA
Idit Keidar, Professor in Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Technion, Israël
Nicola Santoro, Distinguished Research Professor at Carleton University,
Canada

*TUTORIALS*
OPODIS 2015 will feature selected tutorials, covering research subjects
in the scope of the conference.

Experts in the domains covered by OPODIS are invited to share their
expertise with the community by submitting proposals for tutorials. The
duration of a tutorial is one session (90 to 120 minutes), including
time for questions.

A tutorial proposal should not exceed three (3) pages in length using a
11pt font size. It must include the following information:

-The title of the tutorial;
-An abstract of the tutorial content;
-A brief statement of the relevance of the tutorial to OPODIS;
-The name(s), e-mail address(es) and affiliation(s) of the presenter(s);
-The biography and relevant publications of the presenter(s);
-If the authors will consider submitting an abstract of the tutorial (see
below);
-When applicable, if and where the tutorial has already been given in
the past.

Presenters of tutorials will be given the possibility to publish an
extended abstract of the tutorial content in the proceedings of the
conference. Such extended abstracts are encouraged but optional, and
will have to be accepted through peer review before inclusion.

Tutorial proposals must be sent by email directly to the program co-chairs
in PDF format. More information will appear on:
https://opodis2015.irisa.fr/keynotes-and-tutorials/

The selection will be based on a combination of interest in content from
the perspective and the topics of OPODIS, the timeliness and the
potential to attract or establish new communities, and the proposed
organization.

*SUBMISSION*
Papers must be submitted electronically in PDF format, use the LIPIcs
style, and be written in English.

Papers shall be formatted in the same way as they will appear in the
proceedings. This should make it transparent to readers, as well as to
reviewers, that the published version and the reviewed version
correspond to each other in length and scope.

In particular, submissions must be formatted using the LaTeX style
templates for LIPIcs at
https://www.dagstuhl.de/en/publications/lipics/instructions-for-authors/

A submission must not exceed 16 pages, including figures, tables and
references. The first page, which counts towards the total length,
should include the title of the paper, author name(s) and affiliation,
an abstract, contact email, and a list of keywords.

Additional details may be included in a clearly marked appendix or as
further supplementary material, which will be read, or not, at the
discretion of the reviewers. Submissions are expected to be intelligible
and complete without such additional details.

A submission must report on original research that has not previously
appeared, and has not been concurrently submitted to a journal or
conference with published proceedings. Any overlap with a published or
concurrently submitted paper must be clearly indicated.

The Program Co-Chairs reserve the right to refuse, out of hand, papers
that are out of scope, that are of clearly inferior quality, or that
violate the submission guidelines. The remaining papers will undergo a
thorough reviewing process. Each paper will be peer-reviewed in depth by
at least three Program Committee members. The Program Committee will
select contributions to be presented at the conference and published in
the proceedings according to the criteria of originality, clarity, and
completeness.

Papers must be submitted at the following link
https://secure.iacr.org/websubrev/opodis2015/submit/


*PROGRAM CHAIRS*
Christian Cachin, IBM Research - Zurich
Maria Potop-Butucaru, LIP6


*GENERAL CHAIR*
Emmanuelle Anceaume CNRS / IRISA, France


*PROGRAM COMMITTEE*
Silvia Bonomi La Sapienza, Italy
Christian Cachin (co-chair) IBM Research - Zurich, Switzerland
Keren Censor-Hillel Technion, Israel
Xavier Defago JAIST, Japan
Shlomi Dolev Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
Panagiota Fatourou University of Crete, Greece
Antonio Fernandez Anta IMDEA Networks Institute, Spain
Christof Fetzer TU Dresden, Germany
Emmanuel Godard Université Aix-Marseille, France
Wojciech Golab University of Waterloo, Canada
Krishna P. Gummadi MPI SWS Saarbrücken, Germany
Taisuke Izumi Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan
Flavio Junqueira ReScale Limited, United Kingdom
Rüdiger Kapitza TU Braunschweig, Germany
Aggelos Kiayias University of Athens, Greece
Fabian Kuhn University of Freiburg, Germany
Petr Kuznetsov Telecom ParisTech, France
Dahlia Malkhi VMware Research, United States
Rui Oliveira Universidade do Minho, Portugal
Marina Papatriantafilou Chalmers, Sweden
Fernando Pedone University of Lugano, Switzerland
Andrzej Pelc University of Quebec, Canada
Erez Petrank Technion, Israel
Peter Pietzuch Imperial College, United Kingdom
Florin Pop University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania
Maria Potop-Butucaru (co-chair) Université Paris 6/LIP6, France
Michel Raynal IUF & IRISA-INRIA Rennes, France
Etienne Rivière University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland
Luís Rodrigues INESC-ID, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
Matthieu Roy LAAS-CNRS, France
Alex Shvartsman University of Connecticut, United States
Roman Vitenberg University of Oslo, Norway
Philipp Woelfel University of Calgary, Canada
Haifeng Yu National University of Singapore, Singapore


*STEERING COMMITTEE*
Marcos K. Aguilera VMWare, United States
Roberto Baldoni Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
Giuseppe Prencipe University of Pisa, Italy
Nicola Santoro Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada
Marc Shapiro INRIA, France
Sébastien Tixeuil (chair) IUF & LIP6-CNRS, France
Maarten van Steen VU University Amsterdam, Netherlands


*ORGANIZING COMMITTEE*
Emmanuelle Anceaume (general chair) CNRS / IRISA, France
Yann Busnel (organization chair) EXCESS (ENSAI) / INRIA, France
Elisabeth Lebret INRIA, France
Romaric Ludinard (publication chair) University La Sapienza, Italy
Lydie Mabil INRIA, France

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Sunday, August 23, 2015

[DMANET] Special issue of EJTL: Data analytics in logistics and transportation

EURO Journal on Transportation and Logistics (EJTL)
Special issue: Data analytics in logistics and transportation
Guest editors: Y. Adulyasak, J.-Fr. Cordeau and A. Lodi

Deadline to submit manuscripts: October 15, 2015

Over the past two decades, the increase in the size and complexity of logistics and transportation networks has been accompanied by a similar growth in the amount of data available to decision makers. This growth is largely fueled by developments in information technologies, in particular the widespread use of sensors, tracking devices, and mobile communication equipment. The abundance of up-to-date information not only improves visibility and traceability but also creates opportunities for the development of decision-support tools to improve the design, planning and control of logistics and transportation activities. This special issue aims at reporting on new models, algorithms and case studies related to the use of data analytics in the field of logistics and transportation. We are particularly interested in methods combining ideas from statistics, econometrics, optimization and simulation. Topics of interest include (but are not limited to):

-- Descriptive analytics and knowledge discovery: methods and algorithms to analyze large-scale datasets with the objective of identifying relationships, interactions and dependencies between different components in a logistics or transportation system (e.g., analysis of throughput and shipment data to make slotting and space allocation decisions in a warehouse);
-- Predictive analytics: statistical and data mining techniques to model and predict demand, travel times, lead times, trends, risks and other factors necessary for the planning and operation of logistics and transportation networks, both for freight and passengers;
-- Data-driven decision algorithms: optimization algorithms that make use of information extracted from large-scale datasets, algorithms that make decisions under uncertainty, and machine-learning algorithms applied to problems arising in the areas of production planning, inventory control, warehousing, and distribution management;
-- Data-driven business models: new optimization models that are centered on a new understanding of applications in logistics and transportation due to the availability and analysis of collected data;
-- Industrial applications of data analytics: innovative and successful applications of data analytics techniques to practical problems in logistics and transportation.
______________________
Prof. Andrea Lodi
DEI, University of Bologna
Viale Risorgimento 2
40136 Bologna, Italy
phone: +39 051 2093029
fax: +39 051 2093073
e-mail: andrea.lodi@unibo.it <mailto:andrea.lodi@unibo.it>

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Saturday, August 22, 2015

[DMANET] 1st CfP: FUTURE COMPUTING 2016 || March 20 - 24, 2016 - Rome, Italy

INVITATION:

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Please consider to contribute to and/or forward to the appropriate groups the following opportunity to submit and publish original scientific results to:

- FUTURE COMPUTING 2016, The Eighth International Conference on Future Computational Technologies and Applications

The submission deadline is November 3, 2015.

Authors of selected papers will be invited to submit extended article versions to one of the IARIA Journals: http://www.iariajournals.org

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============== FUTURE COMPUTING 2016 | Call for Papers ===============


CALL FOR PAPERS, TUTORIALS, PANELS


FUTURE COMPUTING 2016, The Eighth International Conference on Future Computational Technologies and Applications

General page: http://www.iaria.org/conferences2016/FUTURECOMPUTING16.html

Submission page: http://www.iaria.org/conferences2016/SubmitFUTURECOMPUTING16.html

Events schedule: March 20 - 24, 2016 - Rome, Italy


Contributions:

- regular papers [in the proceedings, digital library]

- short papers (work in progress) [in the proceedings, digital library]

- ideas: two pages [in the proceedings, digital library]

- extended abstracts: two pages [in the proceedings, digital library]

- posters: two pages [in the proceedings, digital library]

- posters: slide only [slide-deck posted at www.iaria.org]

- presentations: slide only [slide-deck posted at www.iaria.org]

- demos: two pages [posted at www.iaria.org]

- doctoral forum submissions: [in the proceedings, digital library]


Proposals for:

- mini symposia: see http://www.iaria.org/symposium.html

- workshops: see http://www.iaria.org/workshop.html

- tutorials: [slide-deck posed on www.iaria.org]

- panels: [slide-deck posed on www.iaria.org]


Submission deadline: November 3, 2015


Sponsored by IARIA, www.iaria.org

Extended versions of selected papers will be published in IARIA Journals: http://www.iariajournals.org

Print proceedings will be available via Curran Associates, Inc.: http://www.proceedings.com/9769.html

Articles will be archived in the free access ThinkMind Digital Library: http://www.thinkmind.org


The topics suggested by the conference can be discussed in term of concepts, state of the art, research, standards, implementations, running experiments, applications, and industrial case studies. Authors are invited to submit complete unpublished papers, which are not under review in any other conference or journal in the following, but not limited to, topic areas.

All tracks are open to both research and industry contributions, in terms of Regular papers, Posters, Work in progress, Technical/marketing/business presentations, Demos, Tutorials, and Panels.

Before submission, please check and comply with the editorial rules: http://www.iaria.org/editorialrules.html


FUTURE COMPUTING 2016 Topics (for topics and submission details: see CfP on the site)

Call for Papers: http://www.iaria.org/conferences2016/CfPFUTURECOMPUTING16.html

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Special Sessions on Memristor-based Computation and Technologies
Organizers: Ronald Tetzlaff, TU-Dresden, Germany
Dietmar Fey Friedrich-Alexander-Universit�t Erlangen-N�rnberg, Germany
Alon Ascoli, TU-Dresden, Germany

Computational intelligence strategies

Cognitive computing; Intelligent computation; Ambient computing; Unconventional computing; Indeterminist computing; Adaptive computation; Autonomic computation; Computation under uncertainty; Chaotic computation; Intentional computing; Anticipative computing; Evolutionary computing

Mechanism-oriented computing

Spatial computation; Elastic computing; Human-centered computing; Embedded computing; Entertainment computing; Time-sensitive/temporal computing; Soft computing (fuzzy logic, neural computing, evolutionary computation, machine learning, and probabilistic reasoning + belief networks, + chaos theory + learning theory)

Large-scale computing strategies

Distributed computing; Parallel computing; Macro- and micro-computing; Activity-based computing; Data intensive computing; Resource-constraint computing; Grid computing; Cloud computing; Cluster computing; On-demand computing; Ubiquitous/pervasive computing; Memristor Computing; Unconventional computing; Evolutionary computing

Computing technologies

Quantum computing; Optical computing; DNA (genetic) computing; Molecular computing; Reversible computing; Billiard Ball computing; Neuronal computing; Magnetic computing; Gloopware computing; Moldy computing; Water wave-based computing; Graphene-based computing

Technology-oriented computing

Peer-to-Peer computing; Mobile computing; Sensor-based computing; Wireless computing; Trusted computing; Financial computing; Genetic computation

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FUTURE COMPUTING 2016 Committee: http://www.iaria.org/conferences2016/ComFUTURECOMPUTING16.html
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Friday, August 21, 2015

ALGO 2015 - Call for participation

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ALGO 2015
14-18 September 2015, Patras, Greece
http://algo2015.upatras.gr/

Standard Registration Deadline: 31 August 2015
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ALGO is an annual event combining the premier algorithmic conference
European Symposium on Algorithms (ESA) along with a number of specialized
conferences and workshops (ALGOCLOUD, ALGOSENSORS, ATMOS, IPEC, MASSIVE,
WAOA) all related to algorithms and their applications, making ALGO the
major European event for researchers, students and practitioners in algorithms.

ALGO 2015 will be held on 14-18 September 2015 at the Conference and Cultural
Center of the University of Patras, Greece. The event is hosted by the University
of Patras and its Department of Computer Engineering and Informatics, and it is
organized in cooperation with the European Association for Theoretical Computer
Science (EATCS).

The ALGO 2015 programme consists of 10 plenary and special event keynote talks,
over 180 research contributions across 7 conferences, and a special event
dedicated to the contributions of Prof. Paul Spirakis to Computer Science on the
occasion of his 60th birthday.

More information on ALGO 2015, the detailed programme as well as the registration
procedure can be found at http://algo2015.upatras.gr/

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[DMANET] ALGO 2015 - Call for participation

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ALGO 2015
14-18 September 2015, Patras, Greece
http://algo2015.upatras.gr/

Standard Registration Deadline: 31 August 2015
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ALGO is an annual event combining the premier algorithmic conference
European Symposium on Algorithms (ESA) along with a number of specialized
conferences and workshops (ALGOCLOUD, ALGOSENSORS, ATMOS, IPEC, MASSIVE,
WAOA) all related to algorithms and their applications, making ALGO the
major European event for researchers, students and practitioners in algorithms.

ALGO 2015 will be held on 14-18 September 2015 at the Conference and Cultural
Center of the University of Patras, Greece. The event is hosted by the University
of Patras and its Department of Computer Engineering and Informatics, and it is
organized in cooperation with the European Association for Theoretical Computer
Science (EATCS).

The ALGO 2015 programme consists of 10 plenary and special event keynote talks,
over 180 research contributions across 7 conferences, and a special event
dedicated to the contributions of Prof. Paul Spirakis to Computer Science on the
occasion of his 60th birthday.

More information on ALGO 2015, the detailed programme as well as the registration
procedure can be found at http://algo2015.upatras.gr/

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[DMANET] Postdoc position in computational data analysis at Brain Work Research Centre @FIOH (DL 15 Sep)

Summary:

Postdoctoral researcher position in computational data analysis at Brain Work Research Centre at the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki. DL 15 Sep. See http://goo.gl/sCKmH6

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The Brain Work Research Centre (BWRC) at the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health (FIOH) is seeking for a SPECIALIST RESEARCH SCIENTIST (postdoctoral researcher) in computational data analysis.

Your task is to develop methods for explorative data analysis. The work is part of the Human-guided data analysis project, funded by the Academy of Finland. The project studies the use of constrained randomisation methods that enable efficient interaction with state-of-the-art data mining and machine learning algorithms. In your work you will have access to real-world data sets related to health and occupational settings and you will collaborate with experts, e.g., in cognition at FIOH. In addition to research work, you are expected to participate in the supervision of junior researchers related to your research topic.

We require a doctoral degree in computer science or other suitable discipline, as well as an excellent track record in one or several fields of computer science. The applicant must have a good working knowledge of statistics as well as of design and analysis of algorithms. We require good communication skills in written and spoken English. Expertise in one or more of the following is considered an advantage:
- Deep knowledge of statistics and of design and analysis algorithms
- Good programming skills
- Knowledge of human cognition
- HCI
- Multidisciplinary collaboration
We reserve the right to hire a doctoral student instead, if there is an outstanding candidate who otherwise satisfies the requirements but does not yet have a doctoral degree.

The position is for a fixed term of 2-4 years - upon agreement, with a four month probation period. The location of work is in Meilahti, Helsinki.

Interested? Please fill in and submit an electronic application form at latest on 15 September 2015 at
http://goo.gl/sCKmH6


Additional information:
Kai Puolamäki, Docent, PhD, Director, Brain Work Research Centre, kai.puolamaki@ttl.fi, +358 30 474 2445
Antti Ukkonen, PhD, Specialist Research Scientist, antti.ukkonen@ttl.fi, +358 30 474 9424
Matti Gröhn, PhD, Team Leader, matti.grohn@ttl.fi, +358 30 474 2687

The Brain Work Research Centre has a web site at www.ttl.fi/bwrc
The Finnish Institute of Occupational Health has a web site at www.ttl.fi
You can find the full call text at http://goo.gl/sCKmH6

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Kai Puolamäki, Docent, PhD. Director, Brain●Work Research Centre, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health. PO Box 40, 00251 Helsinki, Finland. Phone: +358 43 8250726 Email: kai.puolamaki@ttl.fi FIOH web site: http://www.ttl.fi/ Research homepage: http://www.iki.fi/kaip/

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