ACM RACS 2013, International Conference on Reliable and Convergent Systems

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2013 International Conference on Reliable and Convergent Systems (RACS 2013)
Montreal, QB, 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 applied computing area.
Applied computing 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.

*** Speical 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
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
Sungryul 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, Bourgogne 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
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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