[hpc-announce] Call for Papers and Workshop/Special Session Proposals: IEEE DASC 2020

Naohiro Hayashibara naohaya at cse.kyoto-su.ac.jp
Sun Nov 3 23:52:47 CST 2019

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==============CALL FOR PAPERS=================
                             IEEE DASC 2020
The 18th IEEE Int'l Conference on Dependable, Autonomic and Secure
Computing (DASC 2020)
June 22-26, 2020, Calgary, Canada http://cyber-science.org/2020/dasc/

Sponsored by IEEE, IEEE Computer Society
Supported by IEEE Technical Committee of Scalable Computing (TCSC),
IEEE SMC TC on CyberMatics and IEEE CIS Smart World TC

IEEE DASC 2020 will be held in June 22-26, 2020, Calgary, Canada ,
co-located with IEEE CyberSciTech 2020, IEEE PICom 2020 and IEEE
CBDCom 2020.

IEEE DASC 2020 aims to bring together computer scientists, industrial
engineers, and researchers to discuss and exchange experimental and
theoretical results, novel designs, work-in-progress, experience, case
studies, and trend-setting ideas in the areas of dependability,
security, trust and/or autonomic computing systems. Topics of
particular interests include the following tracks, but are not limited

Track 1. Dependable and Fault-tolerant Computing
 -  Fundamentals, including Dependability Evaluation, Dependable
Sensors, QoS, SOA, etc.
 -  Dependable & Fault-tolerant Computing in Big Data, CPS, IoT, SDN,
and Real-time System
 -  Dependability & Fault-tolerance in Cloud/Fog/Edge Computing, and
Pervasive Computing
 -  Human Aspects, and Education
 -  Software Engineering in Dependable and Fault-tolerant Computing
 -  Artificial Intelligence Techniques in Dependable and
Fault-tolerant Computing
 -  Hardware and Software Reliability, Verification and Testing
 -  Safety-critical Systems, Mission-critical Systems

Track 2. Network and System Security and Privacy
 -  Fundamentals, including Intrusion-Detection, Digital Forensics,
(Counter-)Surveillance, etc.
 -  Security and Privacy in Big Data, CPS, IoT, SDN, and Real-time Systems
 -  Security and Privacy in Cloud/Fog/Edge Computing, Mobile and
Pervasive Computing
 -  Artificial Intelligence Techniques in Network and System Security
and Privacy
 -  Human Aspects, and Education
 -  Cyber Attack, Crime and Cyber War
 -  Biometric Issues in Security and Privacy

Track 3. Autonomic Computing and Autonomous Systems
 -  Fundamentals, including Agents, Real-Time Perception, Decision,
Control, Self-healing, etc.
 -  Autonomic and Autonomous Issues in Big Data, CPS, IoT, SDN, and
Real-time Systems
 -  Autonomic and Autonomous Issues in Cloud/Fog/Edge Computing,
Pervasive Computing
 -  Self-Organization and Organic Computing,
 -  Cognitive Computing and Self-Aware Computing
 -  Energy Management in Autonomic Computing and Autonomous Systems
 -  Software Engineering in Autonomic Computing and Autonomous Systems
 -  Artificial Intelligence Techniques in Autonomic Computing and
Autonomous Systems
 -  Human Aspects, and Education

Track 4. Industrial Applications and Emerging Techniques
 -  Software/Apps/Tools Development for Dependable and Secure Applications
 -  Autonomous Robotics, Vehicles, Machines, and Various Systems
 -  IoT and Sensor Network, Big Data, Smart Grid, Aerospace,
Transportation Applications
 -  Safety Care, Medical Care and Services, IoT-based Healthcare
 -  Other Applications and Emerging Techniques
 -  Social Aspects of Applying Systems

Workshop/Special Session Proposal Due: Nov 30, 2019
Paper Submission Due: 		    Feb 15, 2020
Demo/Poster/WiP Submission Due:	    Mar 10, 2020
Author Notification: 		    Apr 01, 2020
Camera-ready Paper Due: 		    May 10, 2020

Authors are invited to submit their original research work using IEEE
CS Proceedings format via DASC 2020 website:
Research paper (8 pages) should explore a specific technology problem
and propose a complete solution to it, with experimental results.
Work-in Progress (WiP) Papers (4~6 pages) and Demo/Poster papers (2~4
pages) must describe working systems within the scope of DASC.
Workshop & Special Session papers (6 pages) need to be submitted to
corresponding workshops & special sessions.
* Accepted papers will be included into the proceedings published by
IEEE Computer Society Press (EI indexed).
* At least one of the authors of any accepted paper is required to
register and present the paper at the conference.
* Extended versions of selected papers will be considered for
fast-track publication in some prestige journals (SCI/EI indexed).
* Best Paper Awards will be given for the best papers in DASC 2020.

Honorary Chairs
Vincenzo Piuri, University of Milan, Italy
Pamela Hawranik, Athabasca University, Canada

General Chairs
Rossitza Marinova, Concordia Univ. of Edmonton, Canada
Md Zakirul Alam Bhuiyan, Fordham University, USA

General Executive Chairs
Henry Leung, The University of Calgary, Canada
Mohammad Zulkernine, Queen's University,Canada

Program Chairs
Bo Yang, Univ. of Elec. Sci. & Tech. of China, China
Aniello Castiglione, Univ. of Naples Parthenope, Italy

Program Vice-Chairs (Track Chairs)
Liang Luo, Univ.of Elec. Sci. & Tech. of China,China
Alireza Jolfaei, Federation University, Australia
Lunke Fei, Guangdong Univ. of Technology, China
Fengyu Wang, Shandong University, China
Behrouz Far, The University of Calgary, Canada
Ismail Hamieh, National Research Council, Canada
Mohammad Moshirpour, Univ. of Calgary, Canada
Changqing Luo, Virginia Commonwealth Univ., USA

Workshop/Special Session Chairs
Kashif Saleem, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia
Michele Nappi, Università di Salerno, Italy
Sabu M. Thampi, Indian Inst. of Info. Tech. & Mngt. Kerala, India

WiP/Poster/Demo Chairs
Yanmei Hu, Chengdu Univ. of Technology, China
S. M. Kamruzzaman, Humber College, Canada
Federico Tramarin, University of Padova, Italy	
Junggab Son, Kennesaw State University, USA

Special Issue Chairs
Gautam Srivastava, Brandon University, Canada
Zhihan Lv, Qingdao University, China
Abbas Haider, Nat’l Univ. of Sci. & Tech., Pakistan

Publicity Chairs
Naohiro Hayashibara, Kyoto Sangyo Univ., Japan
Hau-San Wong, City Univ. of Hong Kong, China
Weizhi Meng, Technical Univ. of Denmark, Demark
Sk Md Mizanur Rahman, Centennial College, Canada

International Advisory Committee (alphabetical)
Mohammed Atiquzzaman, Univ. of Oklahoma, USA
Nobuyasu Kanekawa, Hitachi, Ltd., Japan
Sy-Yen Kuo, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Jiming Liu, Hong Kong Baptist University, China
Yew-Soon Ong, Nayang Technological University, Singapore
Hideyuki Takagi, Kyushu University, Japan
Tatsuhiro Tsuchiya, Osaka University, Japan
Simon X. Yang, University of Guelph, Canada

Steering Committee
Jianhua Ma (Chair), Hosei University, Japan
Laurence T. Yang (Chair), St. Francis Xavier Univ., Canada
Yuanshun Dai, Univ. of Elec. Sci. & Tech. of China, China
Tadashi Dohi, Hiroshima University, Japan
Md Zakirul Alam Bhuiyan, Fordham Univ., USA

Please visit the DASC 2020 Website http://cyber-science.org/2020/dasc/
for the complete listing of organizing committee and TPC members.

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