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      SSTiC 2013

      Tarragona, Spain

      July 22-26, 2013

      Organized by
      Rovira i Virgili University




      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 54
      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.


      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


      6 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.


      Campus Catalunya
      Universitat Rovira i Virgili
      Av. Catalunya, 35
      43002 Tarragona


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

      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

      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

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

      Paul De Bra (Eindhoven) [intermediate] Adaptive Systems

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

      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

      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

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

      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

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

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

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

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

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

      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

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

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

      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

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

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


      It has to be done at


      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. It is highly
      convenient to register prior to the event.


      Fees may be for the whole week (full-time participant) or per blocks of days
      (part-time participant). They are a flat rate allowing one to attend all
      courses within the time window set: 5, 4, 3 or 2 days. Fees vary depending
      on the deadline.


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


      Participants will be delivered a certificate of attendance.


      Lilica Voicu:


      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


      Departament d’Economia i Coneixement, Generalitat de Catalunya
      Universitat Rovira i Virgili
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