Tuesday, May 22, 2007

WORLDCOMP 07: joint conferences in CS, CE, and Applied Computing - Call For Participation

Call For Participation

WORLDCOMP'07: The 2007 World Congress in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, and Applied Computing

Date and Location: June 25-28, 2007, Las Vegas, USA
http://www.worldacademyofscience.org/worldcomp07/ws


This is an invitation to attend WORLDCOMP'07 Congress. WORLDCOMP'07 is composed of a number of tracks (joint-conferences, tutorials, and workshops); all will be held simultaneously, same location and dates: June 25-28, 2007. Attendees will have full access to all conferences' sessions, tracks, and tutorials. See below for: the complete list of joint-conferences, list of sponsors, registration information, hotel information, and some highlights.


LIST OF JOINT-CONFERENCES:
- Parallel & Distributed Processing Techniques & Applications (PDPTA'07)
- Grid Computing & Applications (GCA'07)
- Computer Design (CDES'07)
- Scientific Computing (CSC'07)
- Artificial Intelligence (ICAI'07)
- Genetic and Evolutionary Methods (GEM'07)
- Machine Learning; Models, Technologies & Applications (MLMTA'07)
- Bioinformatics & Computational Biology (BIOCOMP'07)
- Software Engineering Research & Practice (SERP'07)
- Wireless Networks (ICWN'07)
- Image Processing, Computer Vision, & Pattern Recognition (IPCV'07)
- Modeling, Simulation & Visualization Methods (MSV'07)
- Computer Graphics & Virtual Reality (CGVR'07)
- Multimedia Systems & Applications (MSA'07)
- Internet Computing (ICOMP'07)
- Semantic Web & Web Services (SWWS'07)
- Security & Management (SAM'07)
- Data Mining (DMIN'07)
- Information & Knowledge Engineering (IKE'07)
- e-Learning, e-Business, Enterprise Inf. Sys., & e-Government (EEE'07)
- Embedded Systems & Applications (ESA'07)
- Frontiers in Education: Computer Science & Computer Eng. (FECS'07)
- Foundations of Computer Science (FCS'07)
- Engineering of Reconfigurable Systems & Algorithms (ERSA'07)
- Communications in Computing (CIC'7)


SPONSORS: (partial list)
Academic Co-Sponsors include:
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Media Laboratory, MIT (Cambridge, Massachusetts)
- Statistical Genomics and Computational Biology Laboratory, Department of Statistics, Harvard University (Cambridge, Massachusetts)
- Texas Advanced Computing Center, The University of Texas at Austin (Austin, Texas)
- Statistical and Computational Intelligence Laboratory of Purdue University (West Lafayette, Indiana)
- Center for Computational Biology & Bioinformatics of Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis (Indiana)
- University of Iowa's Medical Imaging HPC Lab (Iowa City, Iowa)
- BioMedical Informatics & Bio-Imaging Laboratory (Georgia Institute of Technology & Emory University, Georgia)
- Institute for Informatics Problems of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Moscow, Russia)
- University of North Dakota (Grand Forks, North Dakota)

Corporate Sponsors include:
- Google, Inc., USA
- Intel Corporation, USA


REGISTRATION INFORMATION:
To attend the congress, use the following online registration link:
http://www.world-academy-of-science.org/worldcomp07/ws/registration
The complete WORLDCOMP'07 schedule will be available at the following site in early June: http://www.worldacademyofscience.org/worldcomp07/ws/program


HOTEL RESERVATION:
You are to reserve your hotel room directly by calling Monte Carlo Resort at 1-702-730-7000 or 1-702-730-7777. Make sure that you mention the Group Code "XWRLD" (XWRLD is the keyword that the hotel will use to handle the reserved block of rooms for the Congress). You should reserve your room as soon as possible since our block is very close to being fully booked. The negotiated room rate is $79 + tax per night for the duration of the conference. However, at this point only a very few rooms are available for reservation. So, if you were unable to get a room at this hotel, then you should try other nearby hotels.


KEYNOTE LECTURES: (this is only a partial list)
- Prof. Ruzena Bajcsy - University of California, Berkeley, USA
"Humans in Real and Virtual Space"

- Prof. John H. Holland - University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
"Innovation"

- Dr. Jack Y. Yang and Dr. Mary Qu Yang - Harvard University, Massachusetts, USA, National Human Genome Research Institute, NIH, Bethesda, USA
"Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery of Human Genome and Competitive Genomes, Past, Future, and the Impact on the Science and Medicine"

- Prof. A. K. Dunker - Indiana University and Purdue University, USA
"Protein Intrinsic Disorder, Cell Signaling, Drug Discovery, and Alternative Splicing"

- Prof. Jun Liu - MIT and Harvard University, Massachusetts, USA
"Unraveling the Mystery of How Genes are Turned on and off Using Various Statistical and Computer Techniques"

- Prof. Joydeep Ghosh - University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, USA; Schlumberger Distinguished Centennial Chair Professor
"Simultaneous Clustering and Modeling for Large Scale Data Mining Applications"

- Steve Leibson - Tensilica, Inc.
"Challenges in Consumer Electronics for 21st Century"

- Prof. Viktor K. Prasanna - University of Southern California, USA
"Scientific Computing Using Reconfigurable Hardware"


PARTIAL LIST OF PLANNED TUTORIALS appears below (tutorial attendance is free to registered attendees of worldcomp and all its associated conferences):

- "Robust Resource Allocation for Heterogeneous Parallel and Distributed Computing Systems" by Prof. H. J. Siegel, Abell Endowed Chair Distinguished Professor of ECE and Professor of CS, Director, CSU Information Science and Technology Center (ISTeC) Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA
Date: June 25, 2007 (6:00pm - 9:00pm)

- "Developing Enterprise Web Services and Mobile/Wireless Systems" by Dr. Sandeep Chatterjee, Chief Executive Officer, Cyndeo LLC, USA
Date: June 25, 2007 (6:00pm - 9:00pm)

- "Intelligent Pattern Recognition and Applications" by Prof. Patrick Wang, IAPR Fellow
Northeastern University, Boston, MA, USA
Date: June 25, 2007 (6:00pm - 9:00pm)

- "Introduction to Uncertainty and Fuzzy Logic with Data Mining Applications" by Ashu M. G. Solo, Principal/R&D Engineer, Maverick Technologies America Inc., USA
Date: June 25, 2007 (5:00pm - 6:00pm)

- "Systems Biology in present day Bioinformatics: Tools, Tricks, Ticks and Traps" by Prashanth Suravajhala, Roskilde University, Greater Copenhagen, Denmark

- "Real-Time Image and Video Processing: From Research to Reality" by Prof. Nasser Kehtarnavaz, University of Texas at Dallas, Texas, USA
Date: June 26, 2007 (6:00pm - 9:30pm)

- "Moving On, Moving Online That Is: An Introduction to Teaching Online" by Dr. Michael L. Nelson, School of Technology Graduate Program Director International College, Ft. Myers, Florida, USA
Date: June 26, 2007 (6:00pm - 9:30pm)

- "Computational Challenges in RNAi Gene Silencing" by Amanda Birmingham, Dharmacon, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Bioinformatics Manager, USA
Date: June 26, 2007 (6:00pm - 9:30pm)

- "Introduction to Game Programming" by Lakshmi Prayaga, University of West Florida, Pensacola, Florida, USA
Date: June 26, 2007 (6:00pm - 9:30pm)

- "Factor Graphs for Advanced Algorithm Design in Wireless Communications" by Dr. Henk Wymeersch, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
Date: June 27, 2007 (6:00pm - 9:30pm)

- "Data Mining in Time Series and Multimedia Databases" by Dr. Eamonn Keogh, University of California - Riverside, California, USA
Date: June 27, 2007
Time: 6:00pm - 9:00pm

- "Cryptographic Features and Applications in Java (and C++)" by Prof. Ray Kresman, Bowling Green State University, USA
Date: June 27, 2007 (6:00pm - 9:30pm)

- "Mobile Terminal Software Architecture - Present and Future" by S. Vijay Anand, General Manager, SASKEN Communication Technologies Limited - CTO Team, India
Date: June 27, 2007 (6:00pm - 9:30pm)

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