H Drubi | 16 Apr 11:29 2014
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[Dbworld] CFP:: DINWC2014::Czech Republic


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The International Conference on Digital Information, Networking,
            and Wireless Communications (DINWC2014)
       VSB-Technical University of Ostrava, Czech Republic
                         June 24-26, 2014
                       http://goo.gl/pQxVhh

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         Paper Submission Deadline:  May 24, 2014
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                   **Scope and Motivation**

The International Conference on Digital Information, Networking, and
Wireless Communications (DINWC2014) cover theoretical and practical
aspects related to Information Systems, Communication Networks and
Computing Technologies. The multi-thematic program of DICTAP 2104 focuses
then on the major future scientific issues in Computing and Communication
Networks. The scientific topics developed in his edition are divided into
but not limited to the following tracks:

- Networking, Communications and Security
- Information Technology, Services and Architecture
- Digital Information Management
- PHY-Layer Communications and Signal Processing
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Esteban Zimanyi | 16 Apr 11:17 2014
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[Dbworld] 8th Int. Workshop on Semantic and Conceptual Issues in GISs (SeCoGIS 2014): Call for Papers

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***  CALL FOR PAPERS  ****

EIGHTH INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON SEMANTIC AND CONCEPTUAL ISSUES IN GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS
(SECOGIS 2014)
IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE 33rd INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CONCEPTUAL MODELING (ER 2014)
Atlanta, GA, USA, October 27-30, 2014
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Recent advances in information technologies have increased the production, collection, and diffusion
of geographical data, thus favoring the design and development of geographic information systems
(GIS). Nowadays GISs are emerging as a common information infrastructure, which penetrate into more and
more aspects of our society. This has given rise to new methodological and data engineering challenges in
order to accommodate new users' requirements for new applications. Conceptual and semantic modelling
are ideal candidates to contribute to the development of the next generation of GIS solutions. They allow
to capture user requirements as well as the semantics of a wide domain of applications.

SeCoGIS is intended to bring together researchers, developers, users, and practitioners carrying out
research and development in geographic information systems. The aim is to stimulate discussions on the
integration of conceptual modeling and semantics into current geographic information systems, and how
this will benefit the end users. The workshop will provide a forum for original research contributions
and practical experiences of conceptual modeling and semantic web technologies for GIS, fostering
interdisciplinary discussions in all aspects of these two fields, and will highlight future trends in
this area. The workshop will be organized in a way to highly stimulate interaction amongst the participants.

TOPICS OF INTEREST
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We invite submissions that address theoretical, technical, and practical topics of semantic and
conceptual issues for GIS. Suggested topics include, but are not limited to the following:
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Andreas Winter | 16 Apr 11:08 2014
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[Dbworld] CFP: Energy Aware Software Engineering and Development (EASED <at> EnviroInfo)

CALL FOR PAPERS

4th workshop on
Energy Aware Software-Engineering and Development
(EASED <at> EnviroInfo)

http://se.uni-oldenburg.de/EASED2014

September 11, 2014, Oldenburg, Germany

EASED <at> EnviroInfo is collocated to the 
28th International Conference on Informatics 
for Environmental Protection (EnviroInfo 2014)
http://www.enviroinfo2014.org. 

Software-Engineering aims at developing and evolving software systems in an economic manner,
considering project specific needs and quality goals. One of these quality goals, which become more and
more important, is “energy efficiency of software systems”. Im-proving the energy
consumption of mobile devices will not only increase the uptime and battery lifespan, it will also
improve the carbon footprint. Viewing energy efficiency, is not only restricted to mobile devices, it
also affects e.g. embedded systems and data centers, where energy is a major factor in costs and
environmental burden.

Next to serious and ongoing efforts in hardware design, on operating system level, and by optimized code
generation, software engineering techniques also contribute to optimizing energy consumption by
improving software design: wasting energy can be avoided by e.g. removing energy code smells, improving
data-base queries and storage methodologies, exchanging fast, but energy consuming components by
slower but more energy efficient alternatives or by transferring functionality to the cloud, where
integrated energy optimization on all technical levels can be applied. This list gives only some
examples of optimizing energy consumption on software level. These and further approaches are to be
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Aris Gkoulalas-Divanis | 16 Apr 11:04 2014
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[Dbworld] **Deadline approaching: Call For Chapters - Medical Data Privacy Handbook (Springer)


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                CALL FOR CHAPTER PROPOSALS 
MEDICAL DATA PRIVACY HANDBOOK (to be published by Springer)
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Important dates
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- Proposal submission deadline:   20 April 2014
- Notification of acceptance:     30 April 2014
- Full chapter submission:        20 July 2014

Book editors
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Aris Gkoulalas-Divanis, IBM Research-Ireland, Dublin, Ireland.
Grigorios Loukides, School of Computer Science & Informatics, Cardiff University, UK.

Overview and objectives
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Electronic Medical Record (EMR) systems enable the storage, management, and sharing of massive amounts
of 
demographic, diagnosis, medication, and genomic information, which comes in forms ranging from
laboratory 
test results to doctor's comments. The reuse of EMR data can greatly benefit medical science and practice, 
but it must be performed in a privacy-preserving way and according to data sharing policies and
regulations. 
However, this involves numerous challenges, such as the need to model privacy threats and attackers' 
capabilities, to take into various constraints related to the data and environment, as well as to preserve 
data utility requirements, posed by data publishers and/or recipients. At the same time, several methods 
employing cryptography, access control, data anonymization and/or de-identification have been
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Michael Schneider | 16 Apr 10:37 2014
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[Dbworld] Bayreuth International Summer School

 

 

 

Dear students, dear friends of the university,

 

I am very happy to inform you about the latest developments on our International Summer Programmes for 2014.

From 14 to 18 July 2014 we will hold our 3rd “Bayreuth International Summer School” with 8 courses in different subject areas. All courses will be conducted in English by international guest professors and we would be very happy to welcome you here in Bayreuth:

 

 

-          Course 1: European and International Consumer Law

-          Course 2: International Business and Management

-          Course 3: Economic Growth & Development (Economics & International Relations)

-          Course 4: Business Process Management (Computer Sciences)

-          Course 5: Advanced Polymers in Engineering and Energy (Material Science)

-          Course 6: Health Politics and Policy in Comparative Perspective (Health Care Management)

-          Course 7: International Trends in Sport Management

-          Course 8: Experimental Physics (course 8 will take place in October 2014)

 

The advantages for you: Intensive learning and working in an international atmosphere within small groups of max. 15-20 participants.

Furthermore, students from our partner universities will receive a waiver of tuition fees, so would only have to cover cost for board and accommodation (2-3 students per course, on a first-come, first-served basis)!

 

We have descriptions of all courses, information concerning the application procedure and impressions and photos from our last year’s Summer School on our website www.summerschool.uni-bayreuth.de. Should you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us at summerschool-BDxOY1lboYwH1FnIyCf9zA@public.gmane.org.

 

I am looking forward to welcoming you here in Bayreuth!

 

 

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Bernhard Thalheim | 16 Apr 10:34 2014
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[Dbworld] Technologies for Quality Management in Challenging Applications

Subject: Call for papers TQMCA2014 <at> ADBIS2014

Technologies for Quality Management in Challenging Applications
Sep 7, 2014, Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia
TQMCA website: https://www.is.informatik.uni-kiel.de/events/tqmca_2014/

Workshop in collaboration with
the 18th international conference of Advanced Data Bases and Information Systems 2014 
(http://adbis2014.finki.ukim.mk/)

Submission of papers to 
    https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=tqmca2014
Deadline: April 24, 2014    

The technologies for quality management in Challenging Applications (TQMCA) is a growing research
domain specifically 
within large scale complex applications and their companion database management system development as
well as in the 
information system development and in general in system development disciplines. These large scale
complex 
applications process data from diverse origins for satisfying information needs of their stakeholders
or users. The 
information about the origin, context, derivation, lineage, ownership or history of some artifact plays
a vital role 
in those applications and is termed as provenance. The data when collected and processed becomes more
structured. The 
provenance of data is more specifically a form of structured metadata that records the activities
involved in data 
production. The notion applies to a broad variety of data types, from database records, to scientific
datasets, 
business transaction logs, web pages, social media messages, and more!
 . At the same time, different definitions and measures of quality apply to each of these data types, in
different 
 domains.

The mission of the TQMCA workshop is to publish high impact articles contributing to the field of data and 
information quality. This workshop seeks to explore the relationship between quality of data and
information, and 
technologies for quality management in complex and challenging applications.

In contrast to the research in general and conceptual nature or focus on specific application domains,
such as web 
application quality, data warehouse quality, requirements model quality, model transformations
quality, etc. the 
TQMCA workshop at ADBIS 2014 intends to cover all areas related to technologies for quality management in
challenging 
applications.

The aim of the workshop is twofold: Firstly, to bring together researchers and industry developers
working on various 
aspects of information and systems quality, in order to exchange research ideas and results and discuss
about them. 
Secondly, to promote research on information and systems quality to the broader research community
attending ADBIS 
2014.

The workshop continues a tradition of quality-focused workshops at the ER conferences, that started with
the 
International Workshops on Conceptual Modeling Quality (IWCMQ02 at ER 2002 Tampere, IWCMQ03 at ER 2003
Chicago) and 
was picked up again by the International Workshops on Quality of Information Systems (QoIS05 at ER 2005
Klagenfurt, 
QoIS06 at ER 2006 Tucson, QoIS07 at ER2007 Auckland, QoIS09 at ER2009 Gramado, Brazil). A material result
of these 
workshops was the Data Knowledge Engineering special issue on conceptual model quality in late 2005 (Vol
55, No 3).

The TQMCA workshop is not restricted to particular research methods and we will consider both theoretical
and 
empirical research, as well as novel applications.
Particular topics of interest related to TQM include, but are not limited to:
* Quality constructs and models
* Quality measures and instruments
* Quality ontologies
* Quality with respect to provenance of data in different domains
* Validation of quality models, measures and instruments
* Methodological issues of research on technology quality
* Method and tool support for improving and monitoring quality
* Integration of quality assurance in model-driven development
* Quality of requirements engineering artifacts and processes
* Quality of models and meta-models
* Quality of ontologies and reference models
* Data and meta-data quality
* Information and system quality
* Quality of queries
* Quality of conceptual modelling for technologies
* Ontological analysis of quality modelling grammars
* Pattern-based analysis of quality modelling
* Cost/benefit analysis of quality assurance processes
* Quality assurance practices: case studies and experiences
* Quality with respect to specific types of modelling such as data warehouse modelling, workflow
modelling, business 
process modelling, enterprise modelling, requirements modelling, ontology modelling, domain
modelling, navigation 
modelling, user interface modelling, etc.
* Quality with respect to specific types of applications such as data warehouses, web based information
systems, 
ontology-driven systems, Semantic Web applications, business applications, intra-enterprise
systems, inter-enterprise 
systems, etc.
* Quality with respect to specific application domains such as health sector, logistics, public sector,
financial 
sector, national security, call-centers, manufacturing, services, e-commerce, software, etc.
* Quality with respect to emerging needs of applications integration for: GIS, cloud, crowdsourcing, Big
Data, Mobile 
data bases, etc.

Duration
The workshop covers three sessions of 90 minutes on a single day.

Paper submission procedures
Papers will be subject to peer review by at least three members of an international program committee.
The workshop website (https://www.is.informatik.uni-kiel.de/events/tqmca_2014/)is maintained by
Christian Albrechts 
University in Kiel, Germany and uses the EasyChair paper submission and review system.

TQMAC will include main and short papers into the LNCS proceedings published by Springer in the Advances in 
Intelligent Systems and Computing series (http://www.springer.com/series/11156). The expected
length of TQMAC papers 
are 14 pages according to the general policy. Furthermore, up to four best workshop papers are going to be
selected 
for extension, peer reviewing and publishing in a journal.

For each accepted paper at least one author will have to be register for the workshop and the conference in
order to 
publish the paper in the LNCS proceedings.

Important Dates:
Deadline for paper submission: April 24th 2014
Notifications to authors: May 29th 2014
Camera-ready paper: June 15th 2014
Workshops: September 7th, 2014
Main Conference: September 8-9th, 2014

Organizers:
Isabelle Comyn-Wattiau (Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers and ESSEC, France)
Ajantha Dahanayake (Prince Sultan University, Saudi Arabia)
Bernhard Thalheim (Christian Albrechts University, Germany)

Program Committee:
Jacky Akoka (Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers and TMSP, France),
Tiziana Catarci (Università di Roma La Sapienza, Italy),
Corine Cauvet (Université Aix-Marseille 3, France),
Virginie Goasdoue-Thion (Université Dauphine, Paris, France),
Paul Johannesson (Stockholm University, Sweden),
Zoubida Kedad (Université de Versailles, France),
Oscar Pastor (Valencia University of Technology, Spain),
Geert Poels (University of Ghent, Belgium),
Farida Semmak (Université Paris XII, IUT Sénart Fontainebleau),
Samira Si-Saïd (Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers, France),
Carlo Batini (University of Milan, Italy)
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Deepak P | 16 Apr 08:48 2014
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[Dbworld] Research - Information Management and Analytics (IBM Research - India)

Researcher - Information management and analytics
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Re-posting with location added. 

Location: New Delhi or Bangalore, INDIA

The Information Management and Analytics group at IBM Research - India is seeking applications for
Researcher and fixed-term Postdoc positions from fresh and experienced researchers with a PhD in
Computer Science from a reputed institution in the areas of database systems, information retrieval,
distributed computing, information integration, business intelligence, data/text mining, and big
data platforms. The candidate should have research orientation and a proven track record in identifying
and solving research challenges specific to the area of research. The candidate should also have a strong
record of publications in leading conferences and journals. Our current areas of interest include:

 - Managing uncertain data at scale, including issues relating to data quality and analytics over
uncertain enterprise, web, sensor and human-generated data
 - Data fusion, ETL, information integration, entity resolution, and analytics over structured and
unstructured multimodal data
 - Systems, frameworks, and techniques for scalable information extraction, indexing, and search over
massive volumes of unstructured and semi-structured data, including machine generated and log data.
 - All aspects of big data including discovery, curation, governance and analytics leveraging scale-out
platforms such as Hadoop and NoSQL databases
 - Advanced business intelligence, data mining and predictive analytics for various domains such as
marketing, banking, etc
 - Spatio-temporal and geo-spatial data analysis
 - Graph Analytics at scale on platforms like TinkerPop and Titan. Integration of Graphs with structured
(RDBMS) or unstructured text documents
 - Data privacy and security in the context of cloud based data services
 - Core database technologies 

 Candidates are expected to generate novel ideas as well as invent or design complex products and
processes; engineer these ideas to an advanced state of feasibility by evaluating them and
participating in their implementation; connect to other business units and customers to identify and
understand business problems and pain points; and represent IBM at professional forums and in
professional societies.

 Interested people may please contact deepak.s.p@... with
their recent CV. 
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Prof. Uwe Assmann | 16 Apr 08:34 2014
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[Dbworld] Call for Contributions - MORSE 2014

Call for Contributions

First International Workshop on Model-Driven Robot Software Engineering (MORSE) 
http://st.inf.tu-dresden.de/MORSE14/
Co-located with the STAF conferences, July 21, 2014, York, GB
http://stafconferences.info/

Model-Driven Robot Software Engineering (MORSE) is a promising new research field combining Software
Engineering 
and Robotics. Its objectives are to introduce model-driven development methodologies for the
development of robot 
software. At the same time, formal methods should be transfered to robotics because "robot apps"
must be certified and verified. 

Submissions are encouraged, but not limited, in the following topics:

Robotic Platforms: MDA, Models, Processes and Tools
. Hardware/Software Abstractions and Architectures; Metamodels
. Code-, and Application-Reuse; Managed Redundancy and Deployment
. Variability in Robotic Systems; Self-Adaptive Robotic Systems; Evolution
. Programming Languages, Paradigms, and Models; DSL

Models for and Modelling in Robotics
. Sensors and Actuators; Sensor Integration
. Knowledge Representation and Reasoning; Context Models
. Ontologies and Conceptual Models for Robotics
. Localization, Mapping, and Navigation
. Autonomous Robots, Robot Learning 

Robot Software Ecosystems and Total Cost of Ownership
. Product-Line Development
. End-User Customization and Multi-Tenancy

Model-Driven Quality Assurance of Robotic Systems
. Verification, Validation, Testing, Simulation, Debugging, and Profiling
. Handling Emergent Behavior and Uncertainty; Software Qualities

Software for Multi-Robot Systems
. Cooperative Perception, Planning, Task Allocation, and Coordination
. Robot Swarms, Multi-Agent Robotic Systems

Important Dates
Submission Deadline  May 25, 2014 via EasyChair,  see website, Springer LNCS, 12 pages
Author Notification	   June 3, 2014
Camera Ready	           June 9, 2014
Workshop Date	   July 21, 2014
The accepted papers will be digitally published in the CEUR Workshop Proceedings publication service. 
Authors of accepted papers will be expected to attend the workshop.

Organizers: 
Uwe Aßmann, Technische Universität Dresden
Gerd Wagner, Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg 

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Deepak P | 16 Apr 06:57 2014
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[Dbworld] Researchers in Information Management

Researcher - Information management and analytics
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The Information Management and Analytics group at IBM Research is seeking applications for Researcher
and fixed-term Postdoc positions from fresh and experienced researchers with a PhD in Computer Science
from a reputed institution in the areas of database systems, information retrieval, distributed
computing, information integration, business intelligence, data/text mining, and big data
platforms. The candidate should have research orientation and a proven track record in identifying and
solving research challenges specific to the area of research. The candidate should also have a strong
record of publications in leading conferences and journals. Our current areas of interest include:

 - Managing uncertain data at scale, including issues relating to data quality and analytics over
uncertain enterprise, web, sensor and human-generated data
 - Data fusion, ETL, information integration, entity resolution, and analytics over structured and
unstructured multimodal data
 - Systems, frameworks, and techniques for scalable information extraction, indexing, and search over
massive volumes of unstructured and semi-structured data, including machine generated and log data.
 - All aspects of big data including discovery, curation, governance and analytics leveraging scale-out
platforms such as Hadoop and NoSQL databases
 - Advanced business intelligence, data mining and predictive analytics for various domains such as
marketing, banking, etc
 - Spatio-temporal and geo-spatial data analysis
 - Graph Analytics at scale on platforms like TinkerPop and Titan. Integration of Graphs with structured
(RDBMS) or unstructured text documents
 - Data privacy and security in the context of cloud based data services
 - Core database technologies 

 Candidates are expected to generate novel ideas as well as invent or design complex products and
processes; engineer these ideas to an advanced state of feasibility by evaluating them and
participating in their implementation; connect to other business units and customers to identify and
understand business problems and pain points; and represent IBM at professional forums and in
professional societies.

 Interested people may please contact deepak.s.p@... with
their recent CV. 
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Hasan Jamil | 16 Apr 00:50 2014

[Dbworld] Post-Doctoral Position on Scientific Data Integration and Modeling

Second Announcement

Post-Doctoral Position on Scientific Data Integration and Modeling

A post-doctoral position is immediately available at the Department of Computer Science,
University of Idaho. This position is aimed at problems related to scientific data
integration, and ecosystem service modeling and sustainability. We are seeking recent
graduates with a PhD degree in databases or knowledge representation with a keen interest
in query languages and interoperability. Extensive system development experience will be
a definite plus.

Please send your resume, links to or electronic copies of at most three representative
publications and three references directly to Hasan Jamil at
jamil@... This is
a joint research project with the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and funded by NSF EPSCoR.
No applications will be considered without the required documentation - references, publications,
resume, etc.

Search will continue until the position is filled. Position avaialble immediately.
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Mario Cannataro | 15 Apr 23:53 2014
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[Dbworld] ACM-BCB 3rd Workshop on Parallel and Cloud-based Bioinformatics and Biomedicine (ParBio 2014)

       I apologize for any cross-posting of this announcement.
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                    3rd International Workshop on 
  Parallel and Cloud-based Bioinformatics and Biomedicine (ParBio)
          http://staff.icar.cnr.it/cannataro/parbio2014/ 

       held in conjunction with ACM BCB 2014 - ACM Conference on 
    Bioinformatics, Computational Biology and Health Informatics
                        September 20-23, 2014 
                       Newport Beach, CA, USA
                http://www.cse.buffalo.edu/ACM-BCB2014/ 

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                         DEADLINE: MAY 30, 2014
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                       * * * CALL FOR PAPERS * * *
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Due to the availability of high-throughput platforms (e.g. next generation sequencing, microarray and
mass spectrometry) and clinical diagnostic tools (e.g. medical imaging), a recent trend in
Bioinformatics and Biomedicine is the increasing production of experimental and clinical data.
Considering the complex analysis pipeline of the biomedical research, the bottleneck is more and more
moving toward the storage, integration, and analysis of experimental data, as well as their correlation
and integration with publicly available data banks.

While Parallel Computing and Grid Computing may offer the computational power and the storage to face this
overwhelming availability of data, Cloud Computing is a key technology to hide the complexity of
computing infrastructures, to reduce the cost of the data analysis task, and especially to change the
overall model of biomedical research and health provision.

Grid infrastructures may offer the data storage needed to store the huge experimental and biomedical
data, while parallel computing can be used for basic pre-processing (e.g. parallel BLAST, mpiBLAST) and
for more advanced analysis (e.g. parallel data mining). In such a scenario, novel parallel
architectures (e.g. CELL processors, GPUs, FPGA, hybrid CPU/FPGA) coupled with emerging programming
models may overcome the limits posed by conventional computers to the mining and exploration of large
amounts of data.

On the other hand, these technologies yet require great investments by biomedical and clinical
institutions and are based on a traditional model where users often need to be aware and face different
management problems, such as hardware and software management, data storage, software ownership, and
not scalable costs (different professional-level applications in the biomedical domain have high
starting costs that prevent many small laboratories to use them).

The Cloud Computing technology, that is able to offer scalable costs and increased reachability,
availability and easiness of application use, and also the possibility to enforce collaboration among
scientists, is already changing the business model in different domains and now it starts to be used also
in the bioinformatics (see for instance the recent JCVI Cloud Bio-Linux initiative) and biomedical
domains.  However, many problems remain to be solved, such as availability and safety of the data,
privacy-related issues, availability of software platforms for rapid deployment, execution and
billing of biomedical applications.

The goal of ParBio is to bring together scientists in the fields of high performance and cloud computing,
computational biology and medicine, to discuss, among the others, the organization of large scale
biological and biomedical databases, the parallel/service-based implementation of bioinformatics
and biomedical applications, and problems and opportunities of moving biomedical and health
applications on the cloud. 

The workshop will focus on research issues, problems and opportunities of moving biomedical and health
applications on the cloud, as well as on the opportunity to define guidelines and minimum requirements
for a Biomedical Cloud. Moreover, the workshop will discuss about parallel and distributed management
and analysis of molecular and clinical data, that more and more need to be integrated and analysed in a
joint way.

TOPICS OF INTEREST 
The main themes and research topics will regard the applications of parallel and high performance
computing to biology and medicine, as well as Cloud Computing opportunities and problems for
bioinformatics and biomedical applications

- Large scale biological and biomedical databases
- Data integration and ontologies in biology and medicine 
- Integration and analysis of molecular and clinical data
- Parallel bioinformatics algorithms
- Parallel visualization and exploration of omics and clinical data
- Parallel visualization and analysis of biomedical images
- Computing environments for large scale collaboration
- Scientific workflows in bioinformatics and biomedicine
- Emerging architectures and programming models for bioinformatics and biomedicine
- Parallel processing of bio-signals
- Modeling and simulation of complex biological processes
- Cloud Computing for bioinformatics and biomedicine 
- Cloud Computing for health systems 
- Privacy issues for Cloud-based biomedical applications
-  (Web) Services for bioinformatics and biomedicine
- Grid Computing for bioinformatics and biomedicine
- Peer-To-Peer Computing for bioinformatics and biomedicine 

PROGRAM
The workshop will take place on September 20, 2014. 
It is scheduled as full-day / half-day (To be Announced).
The program is not available yet.

PAPER SUBMISSION, REGISTRATION AND PUBLICATION
ParBio 2014 welcomes original submissions that have not been published and that are not under review by
another conference or journal. Papers should not exceed 10 pages in ACM template on 8.5 x 11 inch paper (see
ACM templates - http://www.acm.org/sigs/publications/proceedings-templates). All submissions
will be evaluated on their originality, technical soundness, significance, presentation, and
interest to the conference attendees. 
Submission implies the willingness of at least one of the authors to register and present the work
associated with the paper submitted. All submitted papers will be reviewed by ParBioÕs technical
program committee. All accepted papers of registered authors will be included in the workshop
proceedings published by ACM digital libraries. Authors of selected papers may be invited to adapt their
papers for their publication in several journals. Authors of accepted papers will be required to submit
an online ACM Copyright Form. Authors will be contacted by ACM requesting this information. Authors
should submit papers using the ParBio2014 Easy Chair Installation (https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=parbio2014)

IMPORTANT DATES
Paper submission: May 30, 2014
Notifications sent to authors: July 15, 2014
Camera-ready papers due: July 29, 2014
Conference: September 20-23, 2014

WORKSHOP ORGANIZERS
Prof. Mario Cannataro(1) and Prof. John A. Springer(2) 
(1) Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University Magna Gr¾cia of Catanzaro, Italy
(2) Department of Computer and Information Technology, Purdue University, USA

PROVISIONAL PROGRAM COMMITTEE (TO BE CONFIRMED)

1. Pratul K. Agarwal, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA
2. David A. Bader, College of Computing, Georgia University of Technology, USA
3. Ignacio Blanquer; Universidad PolitŽcnica de Valencia, Valencia, Spain
4. Vincent Breton, CNRS/IN2P3, LPC Clermont-Ferrand, France
5. Marian Bubak; AGH Krakow PL and University of Amsterdam NL
6. Rajkumar Buyya, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
7. Umit Catalyurek, The Ohio State University, USA
8. Tim Clark, Harvard Medical School, USA
9. Giuseppe Di Fatta, University of Reading, UK
10. Werner Dubitzky, University of Ulster, UK
11. Ananth Y. Grama, Purdue University, USA
12. Concettina Guerra, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
13. Pietro Hiram Guzzi, University Magna Gr¾cia of Catanzaro, Italy
14. Vicente Hern‡ndez, Univ. Politecnica de Valencia, Spain 
15. Pilar Herrero, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
16. Kamer Kaya, The Ohio State University, USA
17. Maria Mirto, CMCC, Italy
18. Salvatore Orlando, University of Venezia, Italy
19. Maria S. Perez, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
20. Richard Sinnott, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
22. Tony Solomonides, University of West of England, Bristol, UK
23. Roberto Tagliaferri, University of Salerno, Italy
24. Paolo Trunfio, University of Calabria, Italy
25. Albert Zomaya, University of Sydney, Australia

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