2013 ACM International Conference on Reliable and Convergent Systems (ACM RACS 2013)

Organization: ACM RACS 2013

Venue: Concordia University

Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Event Date/Time: Oct 01, 2013 End Date/Time: Oct 04, 2013
Paper Submission Date: May 31, 2013
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2013 International Conference on Reliable and Convergent Systems (RACS 2013)

Montreal, QC, CANADA, October 1~4, 2013

Sponsored by ACM SigAPP, ACCT, & KIISE SigDEP

*** Aim & Scope ***

RACS 2013 will provide an excellent forum for addressing research issues of concern within the reliable and convergent computing area.

Reliable and Convergent Computing Systems concentrates on innovative solutions to complex problems in all areas of industry and sciences using advanced techniques in computer science and engineering. It involves programming, software engineering, graphics, databases, wireless networks, security, distributed systems, operating systems and so on.

Authors are invited to submit original papers in all areas related to the applied computing. Topics will include, but not be limited to, the following areas:

- Agent Systems and Applications

- Bioinformatics

- Data Mining

- Database Systems

- Distributed and Parallel Systems

- Embedded Systems

- Fault Tolerance and Reliability

- Grid Computing

- Intelligent Systems

- Mobile Networking

- Multimedia

- Networking

- Object Orientation

- Operating Systems

- Security and Trusted Computing

- Sensor Networks

- Smartphone Platform and Applications

- Software Engineering

- Technologies for E-Learning

- WWW Applications and Technologies

- Visualization

- XML and other Extensible Languages

*** Papers ***

All papers will be fully refereed and undergo a blind review process by at least three referees. All accepted papers will be published as an ACM proceeding and will be included in the ACM Digital Library. Extended versions of selected papers will be published in several International Journals as a special section for the RACS 2013.

*** Special Workshop/Track Proposal ***

In conjunction with the RACS 2013, a number of special workshops and tracks will be organized. Workshop/track proposals

which should include "Title of the workshop/track", "Purpose of the workshop/track", "Short bios of organizers",

"A tentative list of TPC", and "A tentative website address" are to be sent to the program chair () by March 1, 2013.

*** Important Dates ***

- May  31,  2013       Paper Submission

- July   31,  2013       Author Notification

- Aug. 15,  2013       Camera-Ready Copy

*** Paper Submission ***

All paper submissions will be handled electronically. The submission process is described on the Submission Page: .

*** Organizing Committee ***

- Honorable Conference Chair

Ching Y. Suen, Concordia University, Canada

- Conference Co-Chair

Amir Aghdam, Concordia University, Canada

Minyi Guo, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China

- Program Co-Chairs

Jiman Hong, Soongsil University, Korea

Esmaeil Nadimi, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark

- Program Vice-Chairs

Feifei Gao, Tsinghua University, China

Sung-Ryul Kim, Konkuk University, Korea

Shubhamoy Dey, Indian Institute of Management Indore, India

Chi-Sheng Daniel Shih, National Taiwan University, Taiwan

Wei Wang, South Dakota State University, USA

- International Advisory Chairs

Richard Chbeir, Pau University, France

Chih-Cheng Hung, Southern Polytechnic State University, USA

Shi Jin, Southeast University, China

Lei Li, Hosei University, Japan

- Publication Chair

John Kim, Utica College, USA

- Local Arrangement Chair

Anjali Awasthi Concordia University, Canada

- Treasurer/Web Master

Chris Sung, Indiana University Southeast, USA

*** Steering Committee ***

Sung Y. Shin, South Dakota State University, USA

Yookun Cho, Seoul National University, Korea

Vahid Tarokh, Harvard University, USA

Rex E. Gantenbein, University of Wyoming, USA

Tei-Wei Kuo, National Taiwan University, Taiwan

*** Technical Program Committee (Tentative) ***

- Rafael Accorsi, University of Freiburg, Germany

- Sheikh Iqbal Ahamed, Marquette University, USA

- Mahdi Alavi, University of Windsor, Canada

- Florina Almenarez, University Carlos III of Madrid, Spain

- Mark Bartlett, University of York, UK

- Iain Bate, University of York, UK

- Moris Behnam, Mälardalen University, Sweden

- Fevzi Belli, University of Paderborn, Germany

- Achim D. Brucker, SAP Research, Germany

- Yurify Brun, University of Washington, USA

- Carlos Tavares Calafate, Technical University of Valencia, Spain

- Celeste Campo, University Carlos III de Madrid, Spain

- Juan-Carlos Cano, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Spain

- Li-Pin Chang, National Chiao-Tung University, Taiwan

- Yuan-Hao Chang, National Taipei University of Technology, Taiwan

- Dunren Che, Southern Illinois University, USA

- Yashu Chen, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan

- Albert Cheng, University of Houston, USA

- Seongje Cho, Dankook University, Korea

- Jongmoo Choi, Dankook University, Korea

- Yoojin Chung, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Korea

- Alessandro Colantonio, Università di Roma Tre, Italy

- Mauro Conti, University of Padua, Italy

- Ernesto Cuadros-Vargas, University of Sao Paolo, Brazil

- Liliana Cucu-Grosjean, INRIA, Frnace

- Michael Cukier, University of Maryland at College Park, USA

- Frédéric Fauberteau, Université Paris-Est/LIGM, France

- Pasi Fränti, University of Eastern Finland, Finland

- Piedad Garrido, EUPT-University of Zaragoza, Spain

- Michael Grottke, University of Erlangen-Nurember, Germany

- Song Guo, University of Aizu, Japan

- Hwansoo Han, Sungkyunkwan University, Korea

- Julio C. Hernandez-Castro, University of Portsmouth, UK

- Enrique Hernández-Orallo, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Spain

- Yu Hua, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China

- Shih-Hao Hung, National Taiwan University, Taiwan

- Roozbeh Izadi-Zamanabadi, Aalborg University, Denmark

- Edward Jung, Southern Polytechnic State University, USA

- Cheolgi Kim, Korea Aerospace University, Korea

- Dongkyun Kim, Kyungpook National University, Korea

- Pankoo Kim, Chosun University, Korea

- Sang-Wook Kim, Hanyang University, Korea

- Younghwan Kim, Korea Electronics Technology Institute, Korea

- Yeongkwun Kim, Western Illinois University, USA

- Israel Koren, University of Massachusetts, USA

- Joongjin Kook, Korea Electronics Technology Institute, Korea

- Kelvin Lau, University of York, UK

- Junghoon Lee, Jeju National University, Korea

- Wonjun Lee, Korea University, Korea

- Guangdeng Liao, University of California, Riverside, USA

- Flavio Lombardi, University of Rome, Italy

- Francisco J. Martinez, University of Zaragoza, Spain

- Eric Matson, Perdue University, USA

- Serge Midonnet, Université Paris Est, France

- Hong Min, Northwestern University, USA

- Nicolas Navet, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg

- Thomas Nolte, Mälardalen University, Sweden

- Jeong Pack, Chungnam National University, Korea

- Chan Jung Park, Jeju National University, Korea

- Geunyoung Park, Soongsil University, Korea

- Minkyu Park, Konkuk University, Korea

- Mooju Park, University of Incheon, Korea

- Roberto Di Pietro, University of Rome, Italy

- Sasikumar Punnekkat, Mälardalen University, Sweden

- Laxmisha Rai, Shandong University of Science and Technology, China

- Lei Rao, McGill University, Canada

- Paul Scheunders, University of Antwerp, Belgium

- Chi-Sheng Shih, National Taiwan University, Taiwan

- Abdullatif Shikfa, Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs, France

- Agusti Solanas, Rovira i Virgili University, Spain

- Eunjee Song, Baylor University, USA

- Thomas Stocker, University of Freiburg, Germany

- Junping Sun, Nova Southeastern University, USA

- Neeraj Suri, Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany

- Feilong Tang, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China

- Juan E. Tapiadord, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain

- Chouki Tibermacine, LIRMM, CNRS and Montpellier II University, France

- Anatoli Torokhti, University of South Australia, Australia

- Bahram Vazirnezhad, Sharif University of Technology, Iran

- Xinheng Wang, Swansea University, UK

- Wei Wang, South Dakota State University, USA

- Zhikui Wang, HP Labs, USA

- Alexander Wijesinha, Towson University, USA

- Bin Xiao, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

- Kuai Xu, Arizona State University, USA

- Ming Yang, Southern Polytechnic State University, USA

- Heon Y. Yeom, Seoul National University, Korea

- Sangho Yi, Samsung Electronics, Korea

- Sai Zhang, University of Washington, USA

- Bing Bing Zhou, University of Sydney, Australia

- Jingyu Zhou, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China

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