Topics and Scope of the Conference
Big Data & Cloud Computing
  • Big data science and foundations, analytics, visualisation and semantics
  • Software and tools for big data management
  • Security, privacy and legal issues specific to big data
  • Big data economy, QoS and business models
  • Intelligence and scientific discovery
  • Software, hardware and algorithm co-design, high-performance computing
  • Large-scale recommendation systems and graph analysis
  • Algorithmic, experimental, prototyping and implementation
  • Data-driven innovation, computational modelling and data integration
  • Data intensive computing theorems and technologies
  • Modelling, simulation and performance evaluation
  • Hardware and infrastructure, green data centres/environmental-friendly perspectives
  • Computing, scheduling and resource management for sustainability
  • Complex applications in areas where massive data is generated
  • Architecting cloud computing with enabling technologies, such as Web services and semantic Web
  • Cloud based industry applications, such as cloud based search, cloud based e-business and mobile commerce, wireless cloud
  • Cloud computing economics including ROI, TCO, purchasing models, pricing models of cloud computing
  • Cloud computing standards (such as those derived from OVF,)
  • Cloud middleware and toolkits
  • Cloud programming models, such as MapReduce/e.g., Hadoop, coordination for distributed computing/e.g., ZooKeeper, Web scale NOSQL database/e.g., Cassandra
  • Cloud reference architectures and service models
  • Cloud service management
  • IaaS technologies, especially virtual technologies and their application in dynamic resource provisioning
  • Interoperability among format of different virtual machines (e.g., VMware, Xen, KVM)
  • Key characteristics of cloud programming, such as agility, cost, device and location independence, reliability, security, sustainability, scalability, and maintenance
  • Method, model, and process for creating and deploying virtual images, defining the patterns and parts for application middleware and applications
  • Monitoring and automatic scaling of cloud computing resources
  • Open API and service orchestration on cloud platform
  • Optimization, dynamic sharing and provisioning of virtual resources such as virtual machines, virtual storage, and VLAN
  • Other cloud services (connectivity services, and persistence services, including NOSQL technologies)
  • PaaS technologies, especially cloud platform management technologies including fast provisioning of complex topologies
  • Practice of using open source cloud computing technologies
  • SaaS technologies (such as multi-tenancy, management of applications and tenants in multi-tenant environment)
  • Scientific, industrial and social implications of cloud computing
  • Standards
  • Technologies for green data centers (e.g., algorithms and technologies that could help save power in data centers)
  • Technologies to support high availability, scalability, and caching to enhance runtime in cloud platform
  • Theoretical model of cloud computing
  • Workload characters and performance evaluation and modeling of cloud computing
Soft Computing & Machine Learning
  • Fuzzy, Stochastic and Probabilistic computing
  • Multi objective optimization
  • Data Mining
  • Neural computing
  • Pattern recognition
  • Expert Systems
  • Soft Computing Fundamental and Optimization
  • Soft Computing for Big Data Era
  • GPU Computing for Machine Learning
  • Soft Computing Modeling for Perception and Spiritual Intelligence
  • Soft Computing and Agents Technology
  • Soft Computing in Computer Graphics
  • Soft Computing and Pattern Recognition
  • Soft Computing in Biomimetic Pattern Recognition
  • Data mining for Social Network Data
  • Spatial Data Mining & Information Retrieva
  • Intelligent Software Agent Systems and Architectures :: Advanced Soft Computing and Multi-Objective Evolutionary Computation
  • Perception-Based Intelligent Decision Systems
  • Spiritual-Based Intelligent Systems
  • Soft Computing in Industry ApplicationsOther issues related to the Advances of Soft Computing in various applications
Digital Applications
  • Computer applications in engineering and technology
  • Computer control system design
  • CAD/CAM, CAE, CIM and robotics
  • Computer applications in knowledge-based and expert systems
  • Computer applications in information technology and communication
  • Computer-integrated material processing (CIMP)
  • Computer-aided learning (CAL)
  • Computer modelling and simulation
  • Synthetic approach for engineering
  • Man-machine interface
  • Software engineering and management
  • Management techniques and methods
  • Human computer interaction
  • Real-time systems
Modeling & Simulation
  • Design and Simulation of Devices and Circuits
  • Modeling of Solid State Devices
  • Organic/Polymer Electronics
  • Pre- and Post-Fabrication/Processing of Data Analysis
  • Modeling and Simulation of FinFETs, MOSFETs, CMOS, Tunnel-FETs
  • Silicon Nanowires
  • Simulation of Dual gate, Vertical Channel and Cylindrical Gate MOSFET/OTFTs
  • Modeling of Circuit Networks, Analogue and Digital Circuits
  • Modeling and Simulation p and n-Channel Organic Thin Film Transistors (OTFTs)
  • Modeling and Simulation p and n-Polymer Thin Film Transistors (PTFTs)
  • Modeling and Simulation Thin Film Transistors (TFTs)
  • Modeling and Simulation Organic Novel Device Structures
  • Modeling and Simulation of Novel Circuits
  • Analytical Models for Organic Devices
  • Mixed Mode Circuit Simulations
  • Optimization of Device Performance Parameters
  • Modeling and Simulation of Organic Light Emitting Diodes (OLEDs)
  • Modelling and Simulation of Organic Solar Cells
  • Novel Optoelectronic Devices
  • Organic Device Applications
  • Organic Electronic Emerging Technologies
  • Modeling and Simulations Device Circuit Co-design
  • Physics and Modeling of Submicron and Nanoscale Microelectronic and Optoelectronic Devices Including Processing, Measurement, and Performance evaluation
  • Applications of Numerical Methods to the Modeling and Simulation of Devices and Processes
  • Nanoscale Electronic and Optoelectronic Devices
  • Photovoltaics and Sensors System Design
  • Mathematical Models of Novel Electronic Device Structures
Advanced Databases
  • Systems analysis and design
  • Semantic web and ontology’s
  • Knowledge modeling and processing
  • Sensor data management
  • Temporal, spatial and high dimensional databases
  • Database system and applications
  • Data warehousing and data mining, OLAP
  • Distributed ,parallel , P2P and Grid -based database
  • Emerging trends in XML technology
  • Digital libraries
  • Agile systems development
  • Bio-informatics
  • Cognitive modeling
  • Conceptual modeling
  • Data quality
  • Database for advanced applications
  • Database security and integrity
  • E-business and m-commerce models and architectures
  • Object oriented methods and methodologies
  • Software engineering
  • Web design methods and methodologies
  • Web database and Web-based information systems
Information Security
  • Agents and mobile communication systems
  • Authentication and authorization of users, systems, and applications
  • Businesses models and systems with security and privacy requirements and management
  • Case studies in security and privacy
  • Civil rights and liberties
  • Computer worms and viruses
  • Consumer and business practices and trends
  • Cryptographic techniques and protocols
  • Database issues in privacy protection
  • Developing enterprise management of security and privacy policies and infrastructures
  • Development of formal models and definitions
  • Distributed marketplaces, auctions, and gaming
  • Distributed, forward, and proactive policies and procedures
  • Economic impact analysis
  • Electronic commerce, banking, and payment protocols
  • Encryption, authentication, and access control
  • Enhancements for storage area networks
  • E-services, e-voting, and e-government
  • File and file system security and privacy
  • Firewall technologies, policies, and trends
  • Global issues
  • Hacking and corruptions
  • Hacking, cyber-terrorism, and intrusion detection
  • Heterogeneous and large-scale environments
  • Identity and privacy confidentiality
  • Legal, regulatory, and compliance issues
  • Malicious codes and attacks against networks
  • Multiparty communications, co-operations, and computations
  • Networks and security protocols
  • Peer-to-Peer computing
  • Preserving and enhancing technologies and initiatives
  • Relationships and trade-offs between security and privacy
  • Security and privacy techniques, management, and protocols
  • Tools, techniques, methods, and frameworks
  • Trends and new developments
  • Trust architectures and underlying infrastructures
  • World Wide Web authentication and authorization