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Possible Workshop Topics

 
1. Knowledge, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Smart Technology
  • AI-optimized Hardware 
  • Biometrics 
  • Multimedia & cognitive informatics 
  • Pattern Recognition 
  • Computational social science 
  • Computational ecology 
  • Computational behavioral science 
  • Computational medicine
  • Reasoning and evolution 
  • Evolutionary computation
  • Computational intelligence 
  • Neural computation
  • Computer vision and speech understanding 
  • Game theory
  • Multi-agent systems
  • Emerging intelligent technologies and applications 
  • Intelligent computer networks and systems
  • Collective intelligence
  • Commonsense reasoning
  • AI algorithms 
  • Artificial intelligence tools & applications 
  • Heuristic and AI planning strategies and tools 
  • Computational theories of learning
  • Artificial narrow intelligence (ANI), Artificial general intelligence (AGI), Artificial superintelligence (ASI)
  • Artificial intelligence and information agents on the Internet
  • Artificial intelligence systems integration
  • Hybrid intelligent systems
  • Artificial life (ALife or A-Life)
  • Machine learning
  • Learning and inference
  • Learning theory 
  • Learning algorithms for Latent variable models 
  • Reinforcement learning
  • Data mining and machine learning tools
  • Convolutional neural network
  • Ontology
  • Storytelling in games
  • Smart graphics
  • Style transfer
  • Cognitive machines
  • Cognitive computing systems
  • Cognitive modeling
  • Medical and diagnostic systems
  • Bioinformatics using intelligent and machine learning techniques
  • Autonomous multi-robot systems
  • Automated planning and scheduling
  • Automatic control 
  • Robotic process automation
  • Robot planning and control
  • Human-robot interaction
  • Robotics and computational perception
  • Robot navigation
  • Distributed robotics  
  • Swarm robotics
  • Swarm intelligence
  • Microrobotics 
  • Soft robotics
  • Machine learning platforms 
  • Machine listening and learning
  • Optimization methods for machine learning
  • Embedding and representation learning
  • Spectral learning
  • Deep learning
  • Distributed algorithms in machine learning
  • Neural networks and deep learning
  • Deep neural networks
  • Deep learning and computer vision
  • Deep learning platforms
  • Deep generative models
  • New learning systems and styles
  • Intelligent user interfaces
  • Brain–computer interface/Mind-machine interface
  • Crowdsourcing
  • Natural language understanding
  • Information extraction and natural language processing
  • Computational linguistics and speech processing
  • Biomedical natural language processing
  • Machine translation/multilingual processing
  • Natural language generation 
  • Natural language processing and computational linguistics
  • Natural language processing: algorithms and tools to extract computable information from Electronic Health Records (EHRs) and from the biomedical literature
  • Text analytics and natural language processing (NLP)
  • Speech processing and synthesis
  • Speech recognition
  • Online handwriting and gesture recognition technology
  • Decision management 
  • Knowledge management and business intelligence
  • Business intelligence systems
  • Genetic algorithms and evolutionary computing
  • Knowledge representation  
  • Knowledge-based systems (knowledge acquisition, knowledge discovery and data mining, knowledge representation and management)
  • Pervasive computing and ambient intelligence 
  • Hybrid intelligent systems 
  • Intelligent system architectures 
  • Intelligent machinima generation
  • Web intelligence
  • Intelligent web mining and applications
  • Intelligent web personalization
  • Web intelligence applications & search 
  • Semantic Web techniques and technologies 
  • Financial and stock market monitoring and prediction
  • Intelligent web-based systems
  • Intelligent visual computing
  • Intelligent tutoring systems 
  • Intelligent disaster warning system
  • Visual intelligence
  • Anticipatory computing
  • Knowledge discovery (data mining, text mining, and web mining)
  • Data mining and knowledge management
  • Statistical learning and data mining
  • Large scale distributed knowledge management
  • Data and knowledge representation standards
  • Reality mining
  • Pattern discovery (association analysis, anomaly detection, and cluster analysis) 
  • Data mining and predictive modeling
  • Approximate inference for graphical models
  • Multimedia techniques for enhanced accessibility systems
  • Modeling and organizing large-scale Internet image collections
  • Feedback motion planning for robotics
  • Emerging intelligent technologies

 

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(Downtown New York City, meet the Supermoon in Hoboken, NJ - Jeff M. Wang)


2. Big Data (Extreme Data): the Era of 5Vs (Volume, Velocity, Variety, Value and Veracity)

  • Big data science and foundations
  • Big data infrastructure and management
  • Big data and data cyberinfrastructure
  • Big data models and algorithms
  • Big data searching and mining
  • Big data privacy and security
  • Big data applications
  • Big Data and omics
  • Scalable big data management and analytics
  • Big data analytic algorithms, knowledge discovery & data engineering 
  • Big data and efficient learning algorithms
  • Visualization analytics for big data 
  • Big data visualization and representation
  • Easy-to-use tools
  • Mining dark data
  • Super computing capability for big data modeling 

 

3. Cloud Computing, IoT, Web, HPC/Data Center

  • Future Internet architectures
  • Internet architecture and protocol designs
  • Energy Internet
  • Industrial Internet
  • The tactile Internet
  • The Internet of Things (IoT)
  • IoT Analytics
  • Machine Learning for Intelligent IoT
  • Scalable Data Management for Big Data and IoT
  • IoT Security 
  • IoT Device Management 
  • Low-Power, Short-Range IoT Networks 
  • Low-Power, Wide-Area Networks 
  • IoT Processors 
  • IoT Operating Systems 
  • Event Stream Processing 
  • IoT Platforms 
  • IoT Standards and Ecosystems 
  • The Web of Things (WoT)
  • Mobile/IoT and smart city
  • Smart sensor
  • Data-driven decision analytics
  • Communication systems, network architecture and management for IoT
  • Fog computing
  • Cloud/Fog radio access networks
  • Internet of vehicles
  • Vehicular cloud
  • Machine-to-Machine (M2M) cloud
  • Urban computing
  • Distributed computing
  • Distributed data intensive systems
  • Distributed cloud storage system
  • Cloud culture
  • Ubi/Cloud computing architecture
  • Micro datacenter (cloudlets/edges)
  • Mobile cloud computing
  • Infrastructure/software/application/business cloud
  • Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) in cloud computing
  • Virtualization of hardware/software resources
  • Design tool for cloud computing
  • Maintenance and management of cloud computing
  • Cloud-computing and ubiquitous sensing
  • Cloud applications in vertical industries
  • Cloud computing in the healthcare industry
  • Smart and connected healthcare
  • Scientific computing in the cloud
  • Business computing in the cloud
  • Social computing in the cloud
  • High availability in cloud computing environments
  • High performance computing (HPC) cloud
  • Semantic/social/sensor webs
  • Semantic web, web services an networks
  • Emerging web technologies
  • The deep web
  • Web science
  • Web mining
  • Distributed web
  • Search engine optimization (SEO)
  • The green data center
  • Data center power management
  • Cloud computing: Impact on data center technology and operations
  • Virtualization and cloud computing in the data center
  • Software-defined data center
  • Software-defined power
  • Scalable storage infrastructure for database systems
  • Social media, cloud computing and big data
  • Quantum computing and communication
  • E-government interoperability in cloud computing, open government, and smart city initiatives


4. Fog Computing: Architecture, Algorithms, and Applications

  • Fog computing and networking architectures, including fog-based radio access networks
  • Fog system and service management
  • Fog-cloud interactions and enabling protocols
  • Fog-based data services, including distributed data centers, edge data analytics, and edge caching
  • Edge resource pooling
  • Security and privacy in fog computing environment
  • Fog-enabled applications
  • Trials and experimentation on fog computing and networking
 

5. Cyber Security, Digital Forensics

  • Cyber security strategy
  • Quantum cryptography
  • Applied cryptography
  • Malware analysis and detection
  • Digital forensics and crimes
  • Biometrics and forensics
  • Biometric authentication
  • Data leakage, data protection and database forensics
  • Forensics of virtual and cloud environments
  • Network forensics and traffic analysis hardware vulnerabilities and device forensics
  • File system and memory analysis multimedia forensics
  • Anti-forensics and anti-anti-forensics techniques
  • Malware forensics and anti-malware techniques
  • Visual Analytics for cyber security
  • Automated vulnerability detection
  • Security risk assessment and management
  • Intrusion detection and prevention
  • Cloud infrastructure security
  • Emerging threats to cloud-based services
  • Securing distributed data storage in the cloud
  • Internet privacy
  • Balancing identity and privacy
  • Privacy and ethics
  • Privacy and security in cloud computing and big data
  • Security assurance/interoperability for critical infrastructure
  • Network and system security
  • Secure information exchange gateway and watchdog switches
  • Embedded systems security
  • Wide area monitoring, protection & control
  • Access control management and authentication services
  • Surveillance systems
  • Smart grid security
  • Cyber warfare trends and approaches
  • Cyber defense and network: evolving, adapting, defending
  • Cyber war and international law
  • Resilient infrastructure
  • Wireless security
  • Next-generation security technologies
  • Bio-inspired technologies for enhancing cybersecurity
  • Biometrics standards and standardization
  • Biometrics applications
  • Emerging theories and algorithms in biometrics
  • Multimedia and document security
  • Software evolution
  • Software verification and assurance
  • Software security
  • Secure routing
  • Testbeds for security applications
  • Operating systems security
  • Intrusion detection/prevention
  • Future cyber security
  • Cyber security and Internet economy
  • On-demand economy

 

6. Wireless and Optical Communications, Network Technologies, Services and Application

  • 4G, B4G, 5G systems, WLAN and WPAN
  • Innovation and field trials of 5G 
  • PHY/MAC technologies for 5G 
  • mmWave technologies for 5G 
  • MIMO technologies (massive MIMO, full dimension MIMO , etc.) 
  • Next-generation mobile networks
  • Digital signal processing
  • Statistical signal processing
  • Genomic signal processing
  • Applied computational electromagnetics
  • Multi-agent networks
  • Wireless network modeling and design
  • Networked & embedded systems
  • Wireless distributed and mobile embedded systems
  • Mobile and wireless computing, and pervasive computing
  • Ubiquitous networking
  • Multimedia communications
  • Multimedia in wireless networks
  • Wireless & mobile networking
  • Wireless sensor networks
  • Wireless sensor systems
  • Wireless sensor and actuator networks
  • Wireless smart sensor array system
  • Wireless broadcast, multicast, and streaming
  • Wireless routing
  • Content distribution in wireless home environment
  • Radio access network virtualization
  • Cognitive radio networks and technology
  • Device-to-Device Communications
  • Heterogeneous networks
  • Virtual networks
  • Positioning and sensing
  • Ad Hoc, sensor and mesh networking
  • Biomedical wireless technologies, networks, and sensing systems
  • Integrated sensing systems
  • Next-generation networking and Internet
  • Network protocol and congestion control
  • QoS, reliability & performance modeling
  • Adaptive media streaming and processing
  • Multimedia QoS and traffic management
  • Mobility, location and handoff management
  • Capacity, throughput, outage and coverage
  • Context and location-aware wireless services
  • RFID technology and application
  • RFID and wireless sensor networks
  • Cognitive radio and sensor-based applications
  • Content distribution in wireless home environment
  • Vehicular networks
  • Vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communications
  • Vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) communications
  • Vehicle-to-X (V2X) communications (e.g., with bicyclists, pedestrians, etc.)
  • In-vehicle communications
  • Radio technologies for V2X (radio resource management, propagation models, antennas, etc.)
  • Link- and Network-layer protocols for vehicular networks (MAC, routing, mobility management, geonetworking, etc.)
  • Emerging wireless/mobile applications
  • Machine to Machine (M2M) technology and communications
  • Applications of vehicular networks
  • Communication related to electric vehicles
  • SIP based services, multimedia and middleware
  • Innovative user interfaces for multimedia services
  • Regulations, standards and spectrum management
  • Communications software and services
  • Interworking heterogeneous wireless/wireline networks
  • System-on-Chip (SoC) and Network-on-Chip (NoC)
  • Molecular communications and networking
  • Big data analytics and machine learning for network managements 
  • Big data analytics and machine learning for QoS Improvements in communications and networking 
  • Big data analytics and machine learning for self-organized networks 
  • Big data analytics and machine learning for adaptive and accurate resource allocation
  • Intelligent touring
  • Smart homes and smart cities
  • Wireless technologies for smart cities, smart communities and smart homes
  • Intelligent computer networks and systems
  • Smart grid networking and communications
  • Fibers and fiber devices/amplifiers/lasers
  • Advanced optical components and modules
  • Waveguide and optoelectronic devices
  • Advanced optical modulation and detection schemes
  • Nano-photonics and micro/nano optics
  • Microwave photonics
  • Quantum and nonlinear optics
  • Optical communications
  • Visible light communications
  • High-speed optical transmissions
  • Fiber optic communications: Dense Wavelength-Division Multiplexing (DWDM), Reconfigurable Optical Add/Drop Multiplexer (ROADM)
  • Optical networks and systems
  • Integration of optical and wireless networking
  • Optical access networks and fixed-mobile convergence 
  • Optical interconnection
  • Optical networks to support cloud computing
  • High speed optical LANs and gigabit Ethernet
  • QoS over optical networks for future networks
  • Passive optical networks
  • Design, control and management of optical networks
  • Reliability and protection in optical networks
  • Energy efficiency in optical networks
  • Emerging architectures for optical routers and switches
  • Emerging optical fiber technologies
  • Geometric control theory, stochastic process, optimization, game theory and their applications in large network systems 
  • Sensor-actuator networks
  • Optical fiber sensors and networks

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(Toronto, Canada - Wei-Jiun Su)

7. Transmedia and Technology

  • Transmedia theory and design

  • Transmedia, art and content

  • Transmedia storytelling
  • Transmedia journalism
  • Transmedia and future computing/IT convergence/creative industry


8. Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality/Mixed Reality (VR/AR/MR)

  • Wearable computing
  • Mobile devices and virtual reality
  • Ubiquitous mixed/augmented reality (MR/AR)
  • Wearable and mobile mixed/augmented reality (MR/AR)
  • Distributed and collaborative mixed/augmented reality (MR/AR)
  • Industrial/medical mixed/augmented reality (MR/AR) applications
  • Mixed/augmented reality (MR/AR) for entertainment and training
  • Interactive, virtual and augmented environments
  • Avatars and virtual community
  • Opportunistic user interfaces
  • Tele-immersion
  • Fovea-contingent display
  • Volumetric display
  • Vari-focal plane head-mounted display
  • Multi-focal plane head-mounted display
  • Head-mounted projection display
  • Eye-tracked head-mounted display
  • 3D printing technology
  • New 3D printing tools and techniques
  • Robotics and telepresence
 

9. Virtual Heritage

  • Mixed/augmented reality (MR/AR) for cultural heritage
  • Computer animation for cultural heritage applications and virtual heritage
  • Virtual realty (VR) applications in conservation research and practice
  • Intelligent description of cultural heritage content (in multiple languages)
  • Novel Internet-based cultural heritage applications
  • Encyclopedias in cultural heritage
  • Digital libraries and archives
  • National digital libraries and aggregators as cross-domain systems
  • E-libraries and e-learning in cultural heritage
  • Cultural heritage and edutainment
  • Cultural heritage and cuisine
  • Knowledge systems for heritage management
  • Virtual heritage, virtual tourism, and virtual museum applications (e-museums and e-exhibitions)
  • Digital image processing and pattern recognition
  • 3D data capture and processing in cultural heritage
  • Digital reconstructions and 3D modeling
  • Digital media and commodification of cultural heritage
  • Digital heritage tools and systems
  • The economics of cultural informatics and tourism

 

10. Media Arts, Culture and Technology 

  • Film, television, and digital media
  • Computer vision
  • Camera culture
  • Immersive cinema
  • 3D reconstruction and motion estimation
  • Computational camera and photography
  • Information technologies, social networking, and digital media
  • International, inter-cultural, and intra-cultural communication
  • Cyberarts and visualization
  • Gigapixel display
  • 3D displays
  • Information visualization and visual analytics
  • Ubiquitous/pervasive media and art
  • Media arts and creative technologies
  • Creative writing
  • Interactive and mobile media & art
  • Opera of the future
  • Museology
  • Museum art and exhibitions
  • Future of storytelling
  • Digital storytelling
  • Applications of serious gaming technologies
  • Affective computing
  • Media forensics
  • Applied arts
  • Apparel design, architecture, furniture design, industrial design, interior architecture and landscape architecture
  • Culture, fashion design and digital media
  • Fashion photography
  • Craft and decorative art
  • Music theory and composition
  • Ethnomusicology
  • Intermedia music technology
  • Networked music
  • Computer music and multimedia
  • Electronic music composition
  • Computer audition
  • Sound analysis, processing, synthesis and control
  • Melodic pattern recognition
  • Auditory display
  • Symbolic manipulation of formal music representations
  • Music perception and cognition
  • Music therapy
  • Emerging sound recording technologies
  • Internet music delivery
  • Music entrepreneurship

 

11. Social Computing, Entertainment and Education

  • Human-computer interaction
  • Interactive multimedia
  • Role-playing games
  • Mixed/augmented reality (MR/AR) for entertainment
  • Human-centered computing and cognitive science
  • Education, virtual classroom and virtual collaborative learning
  • Social impact, social networking, sound and music
  • Social and interactive computing and media
  • Social Computing and computational journalism
  • Knowledge representation
  • Computer-supported collaborative learning
  • Digital game-based learning
  • Web-based learning environment
  • Mobile learning
  • Mobile entertainment
  • Mobile social networks

 

 


 

 

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