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      2013 INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL ON TRENDS IN COMPUTING

      SSTiC 2013

      Tarragona, Spain

      July 22-26, 2013

      Organized by
      Rovira i Virgili University

      http://grammars.grlmc.com/SSTiC2013/

      *********************************************************************

      +++ next registration deadline: May 26 +++

      *********************************************************************

      AIM:

      SSTiC 2013 will be an open forum for the convergence of top class well
      recognized computer scientists and people at the beginning of their research
      career (typically PhD students) as well as consolidated researchers.

      SSTiC 2013 will cover the whole spectrum of computer science by means of 69
      six-hour courses dealing with hot topics at the frontiers of the field. By
      actively participating, lecturers and attendees will share the idea of
      scientific excellence as the main motto of their research work.

      ADDRESSED TO:

      Graduate students from around the world. There are no pre-requisites in
      terms of the academic degree the attendee must hold. However, since there
      will be several levels among the courses, in the description of some of them
      reference may be made to specific knowledge background.

      SSTiC 2013 is appropriate also for people more advanced in their career who
      want to keep themselves updated on developments in the field.

      Finally, senior researchers will find it fruitful to listen and discuss with
      people who are main references of the diverse branches of computing
      nowadays.

      REGIME:

      8 parallel sessions will be held during the whole event. Participants will
      be able to freely choose the courses they will be willing to attend as well
      as to move from one to another.

      VENUE:

      Palau Firal i de Congressos de Tarragona
      Arquitecte Rovira, 2
      43001 Tarragona
      http://www.palaucongrestgna.com

      COURSES AND PROFESSORS:

      Divyakant Agrawal (Santa Barbara) [intermediate] Scalable Data Management in
      Enterprise and Cloud Computing Infrastructures

      Shun-ichi Amari (Riken) [introductory] Information Geometry and Its
      Applications

      James Anderson (Chapel Hill) [intermediate] Scheduling and Synchronization
      in Real-Time Multicore Systems

      Pierre Baldi (Irvine) [intermediate] Big Data Informatics Challenges and
      Opportunities in the Life Sciences

      Yoshua Bengio (Montréal) [introductory/intermediate] Deep Learning of
      Representations

      Stephen Brewster (Glasgow) [advanced] Multimodal Human-Computer Interaction

      Bruno Buchberger (Linz) [introductory] Groebner Bases: An Algorithmic Method
      for Multivariate Polynomial Systems. Foundations and Applications

      Rajkumar Buyya (Melbourne) [intermediate] Cloud Computing

      Jan Camenisch (IBM Zurich) [intermediate] Cryptography for Privacy

      John M. Carroll (Penn State) [introductory] Usability Engineering and
      Scenario-based Design

      Jeffrey S. Chase (Duke) [intermediate] Trust Logic as an Enabler for Secure
      Federated Systems

      Larry S. Davis (College Park) [intermediate] Video Analysis of Human
      Activities

      Paul De Bra (Eindhoven) [intermediate] Adaptive Systems

      Marco Dorigo (Brussels) [introductory] An Introduction to Swarm Intelligence
      and Swarm Robotics

      Paul Dourish (Irvine) [introductory] Ubiquitous Computing in a Social
      Context

      Max J. Egenhofer (Maine) [introductory/intermediate] Qualitative Spatial
      Relations: Formalizations and Inferences

      Richard M. Fujimoto (Georgia Tech) [introductory] Parallel and Distributed
      Simulation

      David Garlan (Carnegie Mellon) [advanced] Software Architecture: Past,
      Present and Future

      Mario Gerla (Los Angeles) [intermediate] Vehicle Cloud Computing

      Georgios B. Giannakis (Minnesota) [advanced] Sparsity and Low Rank for
      Robust Data Analytics and Networking

      Ralph Grishman (New York) [intermediate] Information Extraction from Natural
      Language

      Francisco Herrera (Granada) [intermediate] Imbalanced Classification:
      Current Approaches and Open Problems

      Paul Hudak (Yale) [introductory] Euterpea: From Signals to Symphonies Using
      Haskell

      Niraj K. Jha (Princeton) [intermediate] FinFET Circuit Design

      George Karypis (Minnesota) [introductory] Introduction to Parallel
      Computing: Architectures, Algorithms, and Programming

      Aggelos K. Katsaggelos (Northwestern) [intermediate/advanced] Sparsity-based
      Advances in Image Processing

      Arie E. Kaufman (Stony Brook) [advanced] Advances in Visualization

      Carl Kesselman (Southern California) [intermediate] Biomedical Informatics
      and Big Data

      Hugo Krawczyk (IBM Research) [intermediate] An Introduction to the Design
      and Analysis of Authenticated Key Exchange Protocols

      Pierre L'Ecuyer (Montréal) [intermediate] Quasi-Monte Carlo Methods in
      Simulation: Theory and Practice

      Laks Lakshmanan (British Columbia) [intermediate/advanced] Information and
      Influence Spread in Social Networks

      Wenke Lee (Georgia Tech) [introductory] DNS-based Monitoring of Malware
      Activities

      Maurizio Lenzerini (Roma La Sapienza) [intermediate] Ontology-based Data
      Integration

      Ming C. Lin (Chapel Hill) [introductory/intermediate] Physically-based
      Modeling and Simulation

      Jane W.S. Liu (Academia Sinica) [intermediate] Critical Information and
      Communication Technologies for Disaster Preparedness and Response

      Satoru Miyano (Tokyo) [intermediate] How to Hack Cancer Systems with
      Computational Methods

      Aloysius K. Mok (Austin) [intermediate] From Real-time Systems to
      Cyber-physical Systems

      Daniel Mossé (Pittsburgh) [intermediate] Asymmetric Multicore Management

      Hermann Ney (Aachen) [intermediate/advanced] Probabilistic Modelling for
      Natural Language Processing - with Applications to Speech Recognition,
      Handwriting Recognition and Machine Translation

      Cathleen A. Norris (North Texas) & Elliot Soloway (Ann Arbor) [introductory]
      Primary & Secondary Educational Computing in the Age of Mobilism

      Jeff Offutt (George Mason) [intermediate] Cutting Edge Research in
      Engineering of Web Applications

      David Padua (Urbana) [intermediate] Parallel Programming with Abstractions

      Bijan Parsia (Manchester) [introductory] The Semantic Web: Conceptual and
      Technical Foundations

      Massoud Pedram (Southern California) [intermediate] Energy Efficient
      Architectures and Information Processing Systems

      Jian Pei (Simon Fraser) [intermediate/advanced] Mining Uncertain and
      Probabilistic Data

      Charles E. Perkins (FutureWei) [intermediate/advanced] Beyond 4G

      Prabhakar Raghavan (Google) [introductory/intermediate] Web Search and
      Advertising

      Sudhakar M. Reddy (Iowa) [introductory] Design for Test and Test of Digital
      VLSI Circuits

      Phillip Rogaway (Davis) [introductory/intermediate] Provably Secure
      Symmetric Encryption

      Gustavo Rossi (La Plata) [intermediate] Topics in Model Driven Web
      Engineering

      Kaushik Roy (Purdue) [introductory/intermediate] Low-energy Computing

      Robert Sargent (Syracuse) [introductory] Validating Models

      Douglas C. Schmidt (Vanderbilt) [intermediate] Patterns and Frameworks for
      Concurrent and Networked Software

      Bart Selman (Cornell) [intermediate] Fast Large-scale Probabilistic and
      Logical Inference Methods

      Mubarak Shah (Central Florida) [intermediate/advanced] Visual Crowd
      Surveillance

      Ron Shamir (Tel Aviv) [introductory] Revealing Structure in Disease
      Regulation and Networks

      Satinder Singh (Ann Arbor) [introductory/advanced] Reinforcement Learning:
      On Machines Learning to Act from Experience

      Dawn Xiaodong Song (Berkeley) [introductory] Selected Topics in Computer
      Security

      Mike Thelwall (Wolverhampton) [introductory] Sentiment Strength Detection
      for the Social Web

      Julita Vassileva (Saskatchewan) [introductory/intermediate] Engaging Users
      in Social Computing Systems

      Philip Wadler (Edinburgh) [introductory] Topics in Lambda Calculus and Life

      Yao Wang (Polytechnic New York) [introductory/advanced] Video Compression:
      Fundamentals and Recent Development

      Gio Wiederhold (Stanford) [introductory] Software Economics: How Do the
      Results of the Intellectual Efforts Enter the Global Market Place

      Ian H. Witten (Waikato) [introductory] Data Mining Using Weka

      Limsoon Wong (National Singapore) [introductory/intermediate] The Use of
      Context in Gene Expression and Proteomic Profile Analysis

      Michael Wooldridge (Oxford) [introductory] Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent
      Systems

      Ronald R. Yager (Iona) [introductory/intermediate] Fuzzy Sets and Soft
      Computing

      Philip S. Yu (Illinois Chicago) [advanced] Mining Big Data

      Justin Zobel (Melbourne) [introductory/intermediate] Writing and Research
      Skills for Computer Scientists

      REGISTRATION:

      It has to be done at

      http://grammars.grlmc.com/SSTiC2013/Registration.php

      Since a large number of attendees are expected and the capacity of the venue
      is limited, registration requests will be processed on a first come first
      served basis. The registration period will be closed when the capacity of
      the venue will be complete.

      FEES:

      They are the same (a flat rate) for all people by the corresponding
      deadline. They give the right to attend all courses.

      ACCOMMODATION:

      Information about accommodation is available on the website of the School.

      CERTIFICATE:

      Participants will be delivered a certificate of attendance.

      IMPORTANT DATES:

      Announcement of the programme: January 26, 2013

      Six registration deadlines: February 26, March 26, April 26, May 26, June
      26, July 26, 2013

      QUESTIONS AND FURTHER INFORMATION:

      Lilica Voicu:
      florentinalilica.voicu@...

      POSTAL ADDRESS:

      SSTiC 2013
      Research Group on Mathematical Linguistics (GRLMC)
      Rovira i Virgili University
      Av. Catalunya, 35
      43002 Tarragona, Spain

      Phone: +34-977-559543
      Fax: +34-977-558386

      ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS:

      Ajuntament de Tarragona
      Diputació de Tarragona
      Universitat Rovira i Virgili
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        2013 INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL ON TRENDS IN COMPUTING

        SSTiC 2013

        Tarragona, Spain

        July 22-26, 2013

        Organized by
        Rovira i Virgili University

        http://grammars.grlmc.com/SSTiC2013/

        *********************************************************************

        +++ next registration deadline: May 26 +++

        *********************************************************************

        AIM:

        SSTiC 2013 will be an open forum for the convergence of top class well
        recognized computer scientists and people at the beginning of their research
        career (typically PhD students) as well as consolidated researchers.

        SSTiC 2013 will cover the whole spectrum of computer science by means of 63
        six-hour courses dealing with hot topics at the frontiers of the field. By
        actively participating, lecturers and attendees will share the idea of
        scientific excellence as the main motto of their research work.

        ADDRESSED TO:

        Graduate students from around the world. There are no pre-requisites in
        terms of the academic degree the attendee must hold. However, since there
        will be several levels among the courses, in the description of some of them
        reference may be made to specific knowledge background.

        SSTiC 2013 is appropriate also for people more advanced in their career who
        want to keep themselves updated on developments in the field.

        Finally, senior researchers will find it fruitful to listen and discuss with
        people who are main references of the diverse branches of computing
        nowadays.

        REGIME:

        7 parallel sessions will be held during the whole event. Participants will
        be able to freely choose the courses they will be willing to attend as well
        as to move from one to another.

        VENUE:

        Palau Firal i de Congressos de Tarragona
        Arquitecte Rovira, 2
        43001 Tarragona
        http://www.palaucongrestgna.com

        COURSES AND PROFESSORS:

        Divyakant Agrawal (Santa Barbara) [intermediate] Scalable Data Management in
        Enterprise and Cloud Computing Infrastructures

        Shun-ichi Amari (Riken) [introductory] Information Geometry and Its
        Applications

        James Anderson (Chapel Hill) [intermediate] Scheduling and Synchronization
        in Real-Time Multicore Systems

        Pierre Baldi (Irvine) [intermediate] Big Data Informatics Challenges and
        Opportunities in the Life Sciences

        Yoshua Bengio (Montréal) [introductory/intermediate] Deep Learning of
        Representations

        Stephen Brewster (Glasgow) [advanced] Multimodal Human-Computer Interaction

        Bruno Buchberger (Linz) [introductory] Groebner Bases: An Algorithmic Method
        for Multivariate Polynomial Systems. Foundations and Applications

        Rajkumar Buyya (Melbourne) [intermediate] Cloud Computing

        Jan Camenisch (IBM Zurich) [intermediate] Cryptography for Privacy

        Jeffrey S. Chase (Duke) [intermediate] Trust Logic as an Enabler for Secure
        Federated Systems

        Larry S. Davis (College Park) [intermediate] Video Analysis of Human
        Activities

        Paul De Bra (Eindhoven) [intermediate] Adaptive Systems

        Marco Dorigo (Brussels) [introductory] An Introduction to Swarm Intelligence
        and Swarm Robotics

        Paul Dourish (Irvine) [introductory] Ubiquitous Computing in a Social
        Context

        Max J. Egenhofer (Maine) [introductory/intermediate] Qualitative Spatial
        Relations: Formalizations and Inferences

        Richard M. Fujimoto (Georgia Tech) [introductory] Parallel and Distributed
        Simulation

        David Garlan (Carnegie Mellon) [advanced] Software Architecture: Past,
        Present and Future

        Mario Gerla (Los Angeles) [intermediate] Vehicle Cloud Computing

        Georgios B. Giannakis (Minnesota) [advanced] Sparsity and Low Rank for
        Robust Data Analytics and Networking

        Ralph Grishman (New York) [intermediate] Information Extraction from Natural
        Language

        Francisco Herrera (Granada) [intermediate] Imbalanced Classification:
        Current Approaches and Open Problems

        Paul Hudak (Yale) [introductory] Euterpea: From Signals to Symphonies Using
        Haskell

        Niraj K. Jha (Princeton) [intermediate] FinFET Circuit Design

        George Karypis (Minnesota) [introductory] Introduction to Parallel
        Computing: Architectures, Algorithms, and Programming

        Aggelos K. Katsaggelos (Northwestern) [intermediate/advanced] Sparsity-based
        Advances in Image Processing

        Arie E. Kaufman (Stony Brook) [advanced] Advances in Visualization

        Carl Kesselman (Southern California) [intermediate] Biomedical Informatics
        and Big Data

        Hugo Krawczyk (IBM Research) [intermediate] An Introduction to the Design
        and Analysis of Authenticated Key Exchange Protocols

        Pierre L'Ecuyer (Montréal) [intermediate] Quasi-Monte Carlo Methods in
        Simulation: Theory and Practice

        Laks Lakshmanan (British Columbia) [intermediate/advanced] Information and
        Influence Spread in Social Networks

        Wenke Lee (Georgia Tech) [introductory] DNS-based Monitoring of Malware
        Activities

        Maurizio Lenzerini (Roma La Sapienza) [intermediate] Ontology-based Data
        Integration

        Ming C. Lin (Chapel Hill) [introductory/intermediate] Physically-based
        Modeling and Simulation

        Jane W.S. Liu (Academia Sinica) [intermediate] Critical Information and
        Communication Technologies for Disaster Preparedness and Response

        Satoru Miyano (Tokyo) [intermediate] How to Hack Cancer Systems with
        Computational Methods

        Aloysius K. Mok (Austin) [intermediate] From Real-time Systems to
        Cyber-physical Systems

        Hermann Ney (Aachen) [intermediate/advanced] Probabilistic Modelling for
        Natural Language Processing - with Applications to Speech Recognition,
        Handwriting Recognition and Machine Translation

        Cathleen A. Norris (North Texas) & Elliot Soloway (Ann Arbor) [introductory]
        Primary & Secondary Educational Computing in the Age of Mobilism

        Jeff Offutt (George Mason) [intermediate] Cutting Edge Research in
        Engineering of Web Applications

        David Padua (Urbana) [intermediate] Parallel Programming with Abstractions

        Bijan Parsia (Manchester) [introductory] The Semantic Web: Conceptual and
        Technical Foundations

        Massoud Pedram (Southern California) [intermediate] Energy Efficient
        Architectures and Information Processing Systems

        Charles E. Perkins (FutureWei) [intermediate/advanced] Beyond 4G

        Prabhakar Raghavan (Google) [introductory/intermediate] Web Search and
        Advertising

        Sudhakar M. Reddy (Iowa) [introductory] Design for Test and Test of Digital
        VLSI Circuits

        Phillip Rogaway (Davis) [introductory/intermediate] Provably Secure
        Symmetric Encryption

        Gustavo Rossi (La Plata) [intermediate] Topics in Model Driven Web
        Engineering

        Kaushik Roy (Purdue) [introductory/intermediate] Low-energy Computing

        Robert Sargent (Syracuse) [introductory] Validating Models

        Douglas C. Schmidt (Vanderbilt) [intermediate] Patterns and Frameworks for
        Concurrent and Networked Software

        Bart Selman (Cornell) [intermediate] Fast Large-scale Probabilistic and
        Logical Inference Methods

        Mubarak Shah (Central Florida) [intermediate/advanced] Visual Crowd
        Surveillance

        Ron Shamir (Tel Aviv) [introductory] Revealing Structure in Disease
        Regulation and Networks

        Satinder Singh (Ann Arbor) [introductory/advanced] Reinforcement Learning:
        On Machines Learning to Act from Experience

        Dawn Xiaodong Song (Berkeley) [introductory] Selected Topics in Computer
        Security

        Mike Thelwall (Wolverhampton) [introductory] Sentiment Strength Detection
        for the Social Web

        Julita Vassileva (Saskatchewan) [introductory/intermediate] Engaging Users
        in Social Computing Systems

        Philip Wadler (Edinburgh) [introductory] Topics in Lambda Calculus and Life

        Yao Wang (Polytechnic New York) [introductory/advanced] Video Compression:
        Fundamentals and Recent Development

        Gio Wiederhold (Stanford) [introductory] Software Economics: How Do the
        Results of the Intellectual Efforts Enter the Global Market Place

        Limsoon Wong (National Singapore) [introductory/intermediate] The Use of
        Context in Gene Expression and Proteomic Profile Analysis

        Michael Wooldridge (Oxford) [introductory] Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent
        Systems

        Ronald R. Yager (Iona) [introductory/intermediate] Fuzzy Sets and Soft
        Computing

        Philip S. Yu (Illinois Chicago) [advanced] Mining Big Data

        REGISTRATION:

        It has to be done at

        http://grammars.grlmc.com/SSTiC2013/Registration.php

        Since the capacity of the venue is limited, registration requests will be
        processed on a first come first served basis. The registration period will
        be closed when the capacity of the venue will be complete.

        FEES:

        They are the same (a flat rate) for all people by the corresponding
        deadline. They give the right to attend all courses.

        ACCOMMODATION:

        Information about accommodation is available on the website of the School.

        CERTIFICATE:

        Participants will be delivered a certificate of attendance.

        IMPORTANT DATES:

        Announcement of the programme: January 26, 2013

        Six registration deadlines: February 26, March 26, April 26, May 26, June
        26, July 26, 2013

        QUESTIONS AND FURTHER INFORMATION:

        Lilica Voicu:
        florentinalilica.voicu@...

        POSTAL ADDRESS:

        SSTiC 2013
        Research Group on Mathematical Linguistics (GRLMC)
        Rovira i Virgili University
        Av. Catalunya, 35
        43002 Tarragona, Spain

        Phone: +34-977-559543
        Fax: +34-977-558386

        ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS:

        Ajuntament de Tarragona
        Diputació de Tarragona
        Universitat Rovira i Virgili
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