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Rizwan Ahmed – Nagpur, India
Information Technology Top Research and Development Trends 2019
This talk will cover various technical aspects related to Information Technology Top Research and Development Trends 2019. This talk will cover following specific...
Enrique Alba – Malaga, Spain
On the Importance of Metaheuristics in Science and Industry
This lecture addresses the comparative strong issues in using metaheuristics for solving complex problems. A summary of competences for searching in difficult landscapes will be presented in the...
Smart Mobility by Using Evolutionary Algorithms
Nowadays, cities are growing fast. Citizens are moving from the countryside to big cities looking for better jobs and services. As a consequence of this population growth, road traffic in...
Dorian C Arnold – Orange County, CA, United States
Scalable Middleware and Tools for High-Performance Computing
In the pursuit of unprecedented high-performance computing (HPC) capabilities, and the scientific and economic advances such capabilities will bring, U.S., Asian, European...
The SMURFS Project: Simulation and Modeling for Understanding Resilience and Faults at Scale
Current HPC research explorations target computer systems with exaflop (10^18 or a quintillion floating point operations per second) capabilities. Such computational power...
Steve D Benford – Nottingham, United Kingdom
Uncomfortable User Experience
This is a provocative lecture that confronts our current thinking about how we design interactions with computers and instead makes a case for the deliberate engineering of discomfort as...
Mark Billinghurst – Auckland, New Zealand
It?s a Mixed Reality Workplace
Over the last twenty years Mixed Reality is becoming common place and a number of technologies are being developed enabling the real and virtual worlds to be seamlessly merged together. This talk...
Erik Brunvand – UT, United States
What Programmers Should Know about DRAM
Dynamic Random Access Memory (DRAM) is what makes up the "main memory" of most computer hardware. It's also much stranger than you might think, and has hidden complexity that...
Aswani Kumar Cherukuri – Vellore, India
Demystifying Quantum Computing Technology
As the Moore’s law has reached the maximum pivot point, Conventional Computing is at the saturation levels in terms of achieving more computational capability. Further, there...
Luca Chittaro – Udine, Italy
Design and Evaluation of Serious Games for Training and Education
Serious games, i.e. video games to further training and education objectives, are increasingly used to prepare people for a variety of possibly difficult situations and activities. However,...
Dipankar Dasgupta – Memphis, TN, United States
Online Social Networks and Privacy issues
Blogging, tweeting and social networking become important part of our daily life. Studies have shown that people spend a lot of their time online such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, You...
Kerstin Dautenhahn – Hatfield, Canada
Robotics meets Therapy Challenges for Robot-Assisted Therapy for Children with Autism
The talk will motivate and illustrate the field of robot-assisted therapy for children with autism.Over the past 10 years an increasing number of research...
Augmented Reality: Current Research Development and Future Directions
Augmented Reality (AR) is one of the emerging technologies and prevailing research areas in recent years. It gives numerous opportunities to create new interaction style...
Geraldine Fitzpatrick – Vienna, Austria
Designing eHealth technologies that work - lessons from HCI/CSCW research
The promises of IT for transforming healthcare have been around for decades, from single site electronic patient records in the 1970s, to recent large-scale national eHealth/electronic record...
Moving care into the home: reimagining mHealth, telecare and selfcare
Technology is seen as the critical enabler for moving care out of clinical settings into patients’ hands and homes, for empowering people to be active in their own health and well-being and...
Donald Gotterbarn – Johnson City, TN, United States
Software Development: Think beyond the code.
Non-programming related issues that affect the computing professional’s efforts to develop quality software and web interfaces impact the process in subtle, yet important ways. Development...
Seiji Isotani – Sao Carlos - SP, Brazil
Advancements in Intelligent Support for Collaborative Learning
Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL) is an area of research that investigates how collaboration can be enhanced by technology to support effective interactions among students and...
Bridging the gap between research on educational technology and social impact
Most researchers in the field of Technology-Enhanced Learning dream of developing cutting-edge technology that can have a real impact on learning at schools. Nevertheless, for most of...
Sheldon H Jacobson – Urbana, IL, United States
Analytical Models for Generating NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament Bracket Pools: Injecting Computation into March Madness
Each year, the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament attracts popular attention, including bracket challenges where fans seek to pick the winners of the tournament’s games....
Nigel W John – Chester, United Kingdom
Bits, Bytes and Blood
This talk explores the role of computer graphics and related technologies (such as Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality) in supporting some of the latest products to be used in hospitals: from...
David J Kasik – Sammamish, WA, United States
Visualization at Scale
As the amount of data in the world increases, there is increased need to develop tools and techniques that cope with scale. In this context, scale means not only an absolute number of...
Samee U Khan – Fargo, ND, United States
Big Data Recommendation Systems
Recommendation systems were developed in the 90s to address the challenges of automatic and personalized selection of data from diverse and overloaded sources of information. These systems...
- Data Center Networks: Trends, Opportunities, and ChallengesThe major Information and Communication Technology (ICT) components within a data center are: (a) servers, (b) storage, and (c) interconnection networks. The data center network (DCN) is...
Artur Lugmayr – Perth, WN, Australia
Designing Interactive Data Visualizations that Work: Current Research and Future Directions
Big Data research requires the facilitation of modern methods to allow the creation of user-centred appealing data visualizations through data storytelling, dashboards, augmented and virtual...
Science Management "for Dummies" - Tools for Successful Early Career Scholars
This more motivational talk is addressed towards early career researchers, doctoral students, and others at the beginning of their scientific careers. This talk should help future scholars...
- Serious Storytelling - Storytelling Outside the Entertainment ContextStorytelling has a long tradition in human culture – we told and tell stories to entertain, transfer knowledge between generations, keep our cultural heritage, warn others about danger, or...
Panos Markopoulos – Eindhoven, Netherlands
Designing Socio Digital Experiences
The experiences emerging from interacting with digital technology need to be understood, designed, and engineered in order to ensure that they provide value to their users, helping them achieve...
Interaction Design for Rehabilitation
There is a growing demand for rehabilitation and this necessitates the development of rehabilitation technology. Further, such technologies can not only improve the quantity of rehabilitation that...
Jeanna N Matthews – Potsdam, NY, United States
Becoming a researcher: practical strategies for taming the angst and changing the world
For beginning researchers, identifying their research topic can be a daunting and intimidating task. (You mean I need to find the right question and then answer it too?) This talk is part pep talk...
James F. O'Brien – Berkeley, CA, United States
Adaptive Simulation with Triangle Meshes
This talk will discuss the development of high-fidelity finite element simulation methods based on adaptive mesh refinement. These methods dynamically refine and coarsen meshes so that they...
Jon G Peddie – Tiburon, CA, United States
How will compute evolve over the next ten yearsThese panel members get paid the big bucks to figure that outAnything that uses electricity will be a...
Philip Pong – Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Advancing New Frontiers of Autonomous Internet-of-Things (A-IoT) by Contactless Sensors
Internet-of-Things (IoT) will provide the framework for establishing a smarter and more connected future for people. The exploratory IoT technologies will enable scientists and engineers to...
Mohammad Sohel Rahman – Dhaka, Bangladesh
Prediction based on biological sequences (where Machine Learning meets Life Sciences)
Due to the rapid development of fast sequencing technologies, we now have tremendous amount data on different biological sequences. For example, the number of sequence-known proteins has...
- What Metaheuristics can do for you?Often we are provided with multiple options and we want to pick the best one. This is true for our daily life, but also for many scenarios in different branches of science and engineering (e.g.,...
Jibonananda Sanyal – Oak Ridge, TN, United States
Multiscale Coupled Urban Systems
The interactions between urban infrastructures, the inhabitants of the urban area, and the natural environment are driven by socioeconomics, thermodynamics, and other well-modeled...
Madhusudan Singh – Daejeon, Republic of Korea
Role of Blockchain Algorithm for Intelligent Vehicles
As the Blockchain technology trends grow faster over time, to emerge as a disruptive technology, which has not only laid the foundation for all cryptocurrencies but also provides beneficial...
Transforming Industry 4.0 Technologies
The industrial revolutions have an exceptional standpoint among all other revolutions due to their complex nature of affecting economies, technologies, and social lives. The fourth...
Leonel Sousa – INESC-ID, Rua Alves Redol, 9, Portugal
Cache-Aware Roofline Model: Performance, Power and Energy-Efficiency Limits of Multi-cores
In this talk, a set of fundamental Cache-aware Roofline Models (CARMs) are presented, which describe the performance, power, energy and energy-efficiency upper-bounds of parallel architectures,...
Microprocessors, Microcontroller Units and the Internet of Things
Internet of Things (IoT) refers to scenarios where different machines, such as objects, sensors and everyday items, are connected and require minimal human intervention – machine-to-machine...
André Tricot – Toulouse, France
Designing interfaces and interactions for learning
For 25 years, research in instructional design and multimedia learning obtained and replicated hundreds of empirical results. These replicated results or effects have been used to promote...
Wan Abdul Rahim Bin Wan Mohd Isa – Shah Alam, Malaysia
E-Inclusion Value Chain Framework
The absence of systematic rural informatics leads to a mismatch of capabilities and needs of specific target community. These ultimately resort to the issue of sustainability and under-utilization...
Engineering Rural Informatics using Agile User Centered Design
The applicability of agile user centered design had gained interests to engineer rural informatics for rural community. This is because rural communities have unique technological requirements and...
Usability Testing Research Framework
In general, there are five common usability testing characteristics that may lead to the best practices in the usability testing. The five characteristics are (i) specific goals for each test,...
Bebo White – San Francisco, CA, United States
The Web: A Nostalgic View of the Past and Informed Hopes for the Future
This lecture draws upon the speaker’s 30-year love affair with WWW technology – from his first exposure at CERN in 1989 and the first US Web site at SLAC in 1991 to his current...
Ka-Chun Wong – Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong
Machine Learning for High-Impact Applications: Pattern Recognition in Mammalian DNA Motifs and Human Gene Editing Off-Target Predictions
In this talk, I will present my research group’s recent advances in machine learning for biological complex systems. In particular, we will focus on two pattern recognition...
Mohamed Zahran – New York, NY, United States
GPUs in Machine Learning and Big-Data Era: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
We live in an era where data volume, diversity, and speed are skyrocketing. As a result, two main tracks are needed: algorithms to deal with that and hardware to process it. In this talk, I...
Hardware Support for AI
With machine learning (ML) techniques infiltrating many aspects of our life and businesses, an important question to answer is: what is the best hardware to use for my particular case? In this...
Processing in Memory: Opportunities and Challenges
One of the main factors that negatively affects performance and power consumption of a computer system is communication. That is, moving data from one point to another, especially among cores or...
The Era of Accelerators: Are they Really the Solution for Post-Moore?
With the stagnation of Dennard scaling and the severe technical and economic problems Moore’s law is facing, we need to be prepared for the post-Moore era. The main solution, so far, is to...
The Road to Exascale: Challenges and Opportunities
The increasing complexity of scientific disciplines is continuously driving the need for more powerful computing machines. While petascale machines were once adequate, we are now...
Kang Zhang – Richardson, TX, United States
Aesthetic Computing and Computational Aesthetics
In this talk, we will introduce the recently emerging interdisciplinary research topics of computational aesthetics and aesthetic computing, and discuss their difference and complementary roles....
Automatic Generation of Abstract Art
As modern computer graphics and printing technology become increasingly advanced, automatic generation of sophisticated abstract paintings becomes possible. This talk will first introduce the...
- Aesthetic Computing and Computational Aesthetics
- GPUs in Machine Learning and Big-Data Era: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
- Cache-Aware Roofline Model: Performance, Power and Energy-Efficiency Limits of Multi-cores
- Role of Blockchain Algorithm for Intelligent Vehicles
- What Metaheuristics can do for you?
- Prediction based on biological sequences (where Machine Learning meets Life Sciences)
- Advancing New Frontiers of Autonomous Internet-of-Things (A-IoT) by Contactless Sensors
- Serious Storytelling - Storytelling Outside the Entertainment Context
- Data Center Networks: Trends, Opportunities, and Challenges
- Big Data Recommendation Systems
- Analytical Models for Generating NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament Bracket Pools: Injecting Computation into March Madness
- Augmented Reality: Current Research Development and Future Directions
- Robotics meets Therapy Challenges for Robot-Assisted Therapy for Children with Autism
- Design and Evaluation of Serious Games for Training and Education
- Demystifying Quantum Computing Technology
- It?s a Mixed Reality Workplace
- Scalable Middleware and Tools for High-Performance Computing
- On the Importance of Metaheuristics in Science and Industry