[Computational-biology] Call For Papers: Worldcomp'07 Congress, Las Vegas, June 25-28, conferences in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, and Applied Computing

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              Call For Papers - Deadline: May 14, 2007

                           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

You are invited to submit a paper (see instructions below.)  Please note
that only good quality papers will be considered - the overall paper
acceptance rate has been about 28% so far (for regular papers).

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.  See below for the complete list of joint-conferences.

This is a Call For Papers for publication in the Final Edition of the
conference proceedings.  All papers submitted in response to this announcement
will be evaluated for publication in the Final Edition of the proceedings
which will go to press soon after the conference.  This announcement is ONLY
for those who missed the opportunity to submit their papers in response to
earlier announcements (authors who have already been notified that their
papers have been accepted/not-accepted should ignore this announcement.)

Important Dates:

   Please note that these new deadlines (shown below) are not reflected
   on the main conference web sites (this allows us to limit the number of
   submissions.)

   May 14, 2007:      Submission of full/draft papers (about 5 to 8 pages)
   May 23, 2007:      Notification of acceptance/rejection
   June 3, 2007:      Registration
   June 25-28, 2007:  WORLDCOMP'07 Congress
   July 10, 2007:     Camera-Ready Papers Due

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

Submission of Papers:

   Prospective authors are invited to submit their papers (no more than 8
   pages, single spaced and font size of 10 to 12 - all reasonable
   typesetting formats are acceptable) to:   hra from cs.uga.edu

   Authors should write the following in the subject header of their email:
       "Submission to Final Edition of Proceedings" + name of conference.

   Papers should be attached to emails and must be either in Word Doc or PDF
   formats.

   Papers must not have been previously published or currently submitted for
   publication elsewhere.  The first page of the paper should include: title of
   the paper, name, affiliation, postal address, and email address for each
   author.  The first page should also include the name of the conference the
   paper is being submitted to (the list of conferences appears below.)
   Accepted papers will be published in the final edition of the respective
   proceedings/books.

   All submissions will be evaluated for originality, significance, clarity,
   and soundness.  Each paper will be refereed by two researchers in the
   topical area.

   The authors of accepted papers will later be asked to follow a particular
   typing instructions to prepare their final paper for publication.

List of Joint-Conferences:

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

Keynote Lectures: (this is only a partial list)

o. Prof. Ruzena Bajcsy
   University of California, Berkeley, USA
   Humans in Real and Virtual Space

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

o. 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

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

o. 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

o. 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

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

Partial list of planned tutorials appears below (tutorial attendance is
free to registered attendees of worldcomp and all its associated conferences):

o. Robust Resource Allocation for Heterogeneous Parallel and Distributed
   Computing Systems
   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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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



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