Call For Participation: WORLDCOMP'08 (CS and CE conferences), July14-17, 2008, Las Vegas

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  1. Call For Participation

    WORLDCOMP'08
    The 2008 World Congress in Computer Science,
    Computer Engineering, and Applied Computing

    Date and Location: July 14-17, 2008, Las Vegas, USA
    http://www.world-academy-of-science.org/worldcomp08/ws

    This is an invitation to attend WORLDCOMP'08 Congress. WORLDCOMP'08
    is composed of a number of tracks (joint-conferences, tutorials, and
    workshops); all will be held simultaneously, same location and dates:
    July 14-17, 2008. 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:

    o BIOCOMP'08: Bioinformatics & Computational Biology
    o CDES'08: Computer Design
    o CGVR'08: Computer Graphics & Virtual Reality
    o CIC'08: Communications in Computing
    o CSC'08: Scientific Computing
    o DMIN'08: Data Mining
    o EEE'08: e-Learning, e-Business, Enterprise Information Systems,
    & e-Government
    o ERSA'08: Engineering of Reconfigurable Systems & Algorithms
    o ESA'08: Embedded Systems & Applications
    o FCS'08: Foundations of Computer Science
    o FECS'08: Frontiers in Education: CS and CE
    o GCA'08: Grid Computing & Applications
    o GEM'08: Genetic & Evolutionary Methods
    o ICAI'08: Artificial Intelligence
    o ICOMP'08: Internet Computing
    o ICWN'08: Wireless Networks
    o IKE'08: Information & Knowledge Engineering
    o IPCV'08: Image Processing, Computer Vision, & Pattern
    Recognition
    o ITSL'08: Information Theory & Statistical Learning
    o MLMTA'08: Machine Learning; Models, Technologies & Applications
    o MSV'08: Modeling, Simulation & Visualization Methods
    o PDPTA'08: Parallel & Distributed Processing Techniques &
    Applications
    o SAM'08: Security & Management
    o SERP'08: Software Engineering Research & Practice
    o SWWS'08: Semantic Web & Web Services

    SPONSORS (partial list):

    ACADEMIC/TECHNICAL Co-Sponsors (a partial list):
    o Computational Biology and Functional Genomics Laboratory,
    Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
    o International Society of Intelligent Biological Medicine
    o Horvath Lab., University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), USA
    o Minnesota Supercomputing Institute, University of Minnesota, USA
    o Functional Genomics Laboratory, University of Illinois at
    Urbana-Champaign, USA
    o BioMedical Informatics & Bio-Imaging Laboratory, Georgia
    Institute
    of Technology and Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    o Intelligent Data Exploration and Analysis Laboratory, University
    of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, USA
    o Biomedical Cybernetics Laboratory, HST of Harvard University and
    MIT, USA
    o Center for the Bioinformatics and Computational Genomics,
    Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    o Harvard Statistical Genomics and Computational Laboratory,
    Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
    o Bioinformatics & Computational Biology Program
    George Mason University, Virginia, USA
    o Hawkeye Radiology Informatics, Department of Radiology,
    College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa, USA
    o Medical Image HPC & Informatics Lab (MiHi Lab),
    University of Iowa, Iowa, USA
    o The University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, North Dakota, USA
    o PSU - Prince Sultan University
    o Institute for Informatics Problems of the Russian Academy of
    Sciences, Moscow, Russia.
    o NEMO/European Union at Institute of Discrete Mathematics and
    Geometry, TU Vienna

    CORPORATE Co-Sponsors (a partial list):
    o Google, Inc.
    o Salford Systems
    o Synplicity
    o NIIT Technologies

    OTHER Co-Sponsors (a partial list):
    o High Performance Computing for Nanotechnology (HPCNano)
    o International Technology Institute (ITI)
    o GridToday
    o HPCwire
    o Hodges' Health (H2CM), UK

    CONFERENCE SCHEDULE/PROGRAM:

    The complete WORLDCOMP'08 schedule/program is available at:
    http://www.world-academy-of-science.org/worldcomp08/ws/program

    REGISTRATION INFORMATION:

    To attend the congress, use the following online registration link:
    http://www.world-academy-of-science.org/worldcomp08/ws/registration

    HOTEL RESERVATION:

    WORLDCOMP'08 will be held in the Monte Carlo hotel, Las Vegas,
    Nevada, USA (with any overflows at other near-by hotels). This is
    a mega hotel with excellent conference facilities and over 3,000
    rooms. It is minutes from the airport with 24-hour shuttle
    service to and from the airport. This hotel has many recreational
    attractions, including: waterfalls, spa, pools, sunning decks, Easy
    River, wave pool, lighted tennis courts, health spa, nightly shows,
    a number of restaurants, ... The hotel is within walking distance
    from most other attractions (recreational destinations, Golf
    courses, ...).
    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 "XWRLD8" (XWRLD8 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. There are also many other hotels
    nearby.

    KEYNOTE LECTURES (this is a partial list):

    o The Parallel Computing Landscape: A Berkeley View 2.0
    Prof. David A. Patterson
    Pardee Prof. of CS; Director, RAD Lab & Par Lab; Past
    President, ACM; Member, National Academy of Engineering;
    Member, National Academy of Sciences; Fellow of IEEE, ACM,
    & AAAS; University of California at Berkeley.
    o Searching in the "Real World"
    Prof. Ophir Frieder
    The Royden B. Davis, SJ, Chair in Interdisciplinary
    Studies at Georgetown University; IITRI Chair Professor
    of CS at Illinois Institute of Technology; Director,
    Information Retrieval lab; Fellow of IEEE, ACM, and AAAS
    o Achieving your Dreams
    Anousheh Ansari
    CEO, Chairman and Co-founder of Prodea Systems, Inc., USA;
    and Space Ambassador
    o Dimensions in Reconfigurable Computing: A New Wave in Electronic
    System Designs
    Chris Phillips
    Vice President of Engineering at ElementCXI, USA
    o The Burgeoning Field of Network Science
    Dr. Frederick I. Moxley
    Department of Defense Fellow & Visiting Professor,
    Director of Research and Deputy Director of the Network Science
    Center; Electrical Engineering & Computer Science Department;
    United States Military Academy, West Point, New York, USA
    o High Performance Computing and Computational Intelligence:
    Link to the Translational Medicine and Personalized Healthcare
    Dr. Jack Y. Yang and Dr. Mary Qu Yang
    Harvard University, Massachusetts, USA and
    National Human Genome Research Institute, NIH, Bethesda, USA
    o The Emerging Field of Translational Bioinformatics - A National
    Perspective
    Prof. Brian D. Athey
    Professor, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology,
    Departments of Psychiatry and Internal Medicine; Associate
    Director,
    U-M Center for Computational Medicine and Biology (CCMB);
    Director, Biomedical Informatics Program (BIP), Michigan
    Institute
    for Clinical and Health Research; Principal Investigator, NIH
    National
    Center for Integrative Biomedical Informatics; The University of
    Michigan Medical School, USA
    o Unfoldomics" of Human Diseases
    Prof. Vladimir N. Uversky
    Senior Research Professor, Indiana University School of
    Medicine,
    Indianapolis, Indiana, USA and Russian Academy of Sciences,
    Russia

    PLANNED TUTORIALS (this is a partial list):
    Tutorial attendance is free to registered attendees of worldcomp
    and
    all its associated conferences (most are 3 1/2 hours long):

    o Robust Resource Allocation for Heterogeneous Parallel &
    Distributed
    Computing Systems
    Prof. H. J. Siegel
    Abell Endowed Chair Distinguished Prof. of ECE & Prof. of CS;
    Director, CSU Information Science & Technology Center (ISTeC),
    Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA
    o Developing Enterprise Web Services and Mobile/Wireless Systems
    Dr. Sandeep Chatterjee
    Chief Technology Officer & Vice President, Source Trace Systems,
    Inc., USA
    o Sensor Networks - Technologies, Protocols and Algorithms
    Prof. Anura P. Jayasumana
    Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA
    o Fuzzy Logic Theory and Applications in Data Mining
    Ashu M. G. Solo
    Principal/R&D Engineer, Maverick Technologies America Inc., USA
    o A Tour of Advanced Data Mining Methodologies
    Mikhail Golovnya
    Senior Scientist, Salford Systems, USA
    o Exploration of Quantum Cryptography in Network Security
    Mehrdad S. Sharbaf
    Nova Southeastern University, Florida, USA
    o Introduction to Asynchronous Circuits and NULL Convention Logic
    (NCL)
    Scott C. Smith, Waleed K. Al-Assadi, and Jia Di
    University of Arkansas, Arkansas, USA;
    Missouri University of Science & Technology, Missouri, USA
    -> gratefully acknowledge the support from the National Science
    Foundation under (NSF) CCLI grants DUE-0536343, DUE-0717572,
    & DUE-0717767.
    o Cryptographic Features and Applications in Java (and possibly in
    C++)
    Prof. Ray Kresman
    Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio, USA
    o Parallel-Coordinate-Plots at Age 30: Why and How GeoDa Software
    Works
    as a Powerful and Intuitive Method for Geovisualizing
    Demographic Data
    Prof. J. Kevin Byrne
    Minneapolis College of Art & Design, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    &
    St. Mary's University of Minnesota, Minnesota, USA
    o Teaching Graph Algorithms Using Java Online Package IAPPGA
    Prof. Mingshen Wu
    University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie, Wisconsin, USA
    o Introduction to Digital Forensics Research
    Prof. Robert F. Erbacher
    Utah State University, Utah, USA
    o Ontological Engineering: Analyzing, Designing and Implementing a
    Real-World Semantic Web Ontology
    Dr. Dan Dunne, Ontological Consultant, USA
    o Processing Geo-Semantic Knowledge and Visuals
    David Dodds
    Director, Open-Meta Computing Inc, Canada
    o Parallel Input/Output Techniques in High-Performance Computing
    Systems
    Prof. Jesus Carretero
    Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain




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