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CSA 2013 : The 5th FTRA International Conference on Computer Science and its Applications


Conference Series : Computer Science and its Applications
When Dec 18, 2013 - Dec 21, 2013
Where Danang, Vietnam
Submission Deadline Jun 1, 2013
Notification Due Jul 30, 2013
Final Version Due Aug 15, 2013
Categories    computer science   IT

Call For Papers

CSA-13 CFPs (Dec. 18 - 21, 2013, Danang, Vietnam) Springer-LNEE Proceeding
The 5th FTRA International Conference on Computer Science and its Applications (CSA-13)
"Advanced Computer Science and Applications for Converged IT environments"

Danang, Vietnam, Dec. 18 - 21, 2013

Organized by FTRA and KITCS
Technically sponsored by KIPS,
Publication: Springer-LNEE (indexed by SCOPUS and EI)
Submission due: June 1, 2013

The 5th FTRA International Conference on Computer Science and its Applications (CSA-13) will be held in Danang, Vietnam, Dec. 18 - 20, 2013.
CSA-13 will be the most comprehensive conference focused on the various aspects of advances in computer science and its applications. CSA-13 will provide an opportunity for academic and industry professionals to discuss the latest issues and progress in the area of CSA.
In addition, the conference will publish high quality papers which are closely related to the various theories and practical applications in CSA. Furthermore, we expect that the conference and its publications will be a trigger for further related research and technology improvements in this important subject.
CSA-13 is the next event in a series of highly successful International Conference on Computer Science and its Applications, previously held as CSA-12 (4th Edition: Jeju, November, 2012), 1CSA-11 (3rd Edition: Jeju, December, 2011), CSA-09 (2nd Edition: Jeju, December, 2009), and CSA-08 (1st Edition: Australia, October, 2008).

Topics (13 Tracks)
Track 1. Mobile and ubiquitous computing
Track 2. Dependable, reliable and autonomic computing
Track 3. Security and trust management
Track 4. Multimedia systems and services
Track 5. Networking and communications
Track 6. Database and data mining
Track 7. Game and software engineering
Track 8. Grid and scalable computing
Track 9. Embedded system and software
Track 10.Artificial intelligence
Track 11.Distributed and parallel algorithms
Track 12.Web and internet computing
Track 13.IT policy and business management

Steering Chairs
James J.(Jong Hyuk) Park, SeoulTech, Korea (Leading Chair)
Han-Chieh Chao, National Ilan University, Taiwan
Mohammad S. Obaidat, Monmouth University, USA

General Chairs
Young-Sik Jeong, Wonkwang University, Korea (Leading Chair)
Vincenzo Loia, University of Salerno, Italy
Frode Eika Sandnes, Oslo University College, Norway

Program Chairs
Hangbae Chang, Sangmyung University, Korea (Leading Chair)
Neil Y. Yen, The University of Aizu, Japan
Won Woo Ro, Yonsei University, Korea
Yo-Ping Huang, National Taipei University of Technology, Taiwan

Workshop Chairs
Eun Ser Lee, Andong National University, Korea (Leading Chair)
Xiaojun (Matt) Cao, Georgia State University, USA
Amiya Nayak, University of Ottawa, Canada
Weiwei Fang, Beijing Jiaotong University, China
Ford Lumban Gaol, Bina Nusantara University, Indonesia
Raymond Huang, National Chin-Yi University of Technology, Taiwan

International Advisory Board
Hamid R. Arabnia, The University of Georgia, USA
Doo-soon Park, SoonChunHyang University, Korea
Hsiao-Hwa Chen, Sun Yat-Sen University, Taiwan
Martin Sang-Soo Yeo, Mokwon University, Korea
Philip S. Yu, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
Yi Pan, Georgia State University, USA
Salim Hariri, University of Arizona, USA
Leonard Barolli, Fukuoka Institute of Technology, Japan
Jiankun Hu, RMIT University, Australia
Shu-Ching Chen, Florida International University, USA
Victor Leung, University of British Columbia, Canada
Qun Jin, Waseda University, Japan
Bong-Hwa Hong, Kyung Hee Cyber University, Korea

Keynote Speaker
Hamid R. Arabnia, The University of Georgia, USA

Publication Chair
Hwa Young Jeong, Kyung Hee University, Korea

Publicity Chairs
Namje Park, Jeju National University, Korea
Jinhua Guo, University of Michigan - Dearborn, USA
Weili Han, Fudan University, China
Waltenegus Dargie, Technical University of Dresden, Germany
Junaid Chaudhry, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia
Stanislav V. Klimenko, Moscow State University, Russia
Madani Cathy, Universite Paris-Est Creteil Val de Marne, France
Jean-Luc Dugelay, Institut EURECOM, France
Daniel Lukac,University of Geneva, Switzerland
Nigel Kyseler, Microsoft Research U.S., USA

==Program Committee==

Important Dates
Workshop Proposal Due: May 1, 2013
Paper Submission Due: June 1, 2013
Author Notification: July 30, 2013
Camera Ready Due: Aug. 15, 2013
Author Registration Due : Aug. 15, 2013
Conference Dates: Dec. 18 - 21, 2013

Paper Submission and Publication
There will be a combination of presentations including scientific papers. Prospective authors are invited, in the first instance, to submit papers for oral presentations in any of the areas of interest for this conference. Authors should submit a paper with 6-8 pages in length, including all figures, tables, and references. If you want to submit more than page limitation, you can add up to 2 extra pages with the appropriate fee payment.
All accepted papers will be included in the conference proceedings published by Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering (LNEE) - Springer (indexed by EI and SCOPUS).

Authors should submit a paper with 5~6 pages in length, including all figures, tables, and references. If you want to submit more than page limitation, you can add up to 2 extra pages (total MAX. 8 pages) with the extra page charges (100 USD per page).
Papers exceeding the page limits will be rejected without review.

Instructions for papers in the Springer's LNEE(Note that the paper format of LNEE is the same as that of LNCS)
- Prepare your paper in the exact format as the sample paper for LNEE. Failure to do so may result in the exclusion of your paper from the proceedings. Please read the authors' instructions carefully before preparing your papers.
- Springer accepts both Microsoft Word and LaTex format in the Lecture Note Series. However, FTRA does not accept the use of LaTex. Therefore, you should use the Microsoft Word instead of using LaTex (The paper will be excluded from the proceeding if you use LaTex). Springer provides the relevant templates and sample files for both PC ( and Mac (sv-lncs) environments.
- Please download ( If you need more help on preparing your papers, please visit Springer's LNCS web page (

Submission system :

CAS-13 Call for Workshops / Special Sessions

In conjuction with CSA-13, we will organize some workshops and special sessions.
The workshop proposals should be submitted to the leading workshops chair - Prof. Lee Eun Ser( by May 1, 2013.

Workshops for presenting papers from industrial companies and papers on implementations of systems and services are very welcome. All accepted papers for the workshops will be included CSA-13 conference proceeding - Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering (LNEE) by Springer (indexed by EI and SCOPUS).

In general, a workshop or special session takes one day, although multiple-days and half-day special sessions / workshops are welcome.

The workshop proposal should include following information:

1. Title of the workshop: International Workshop on ...
2. Workshop Organizers(s): name, affiliation, address, phone and fax numbers, e-mail.
3. Brief description of the workshop (several hundred words)
4. Expected number of papers to be submitted
5. Call for paper of the workshop (draft version - 1 page CFP MS Word version)
6. Tentative list of program committee members (Name, affiliation, country, email address)
7. Your workshop web address (Tentative)

Each workshop will start to distribute a call for paper after receiving the notification. Papers submitted to each workshop will be reviewed by the program committee and external reviewers of the workshop.

Financial Supports for Workshop Organizer:
If workshops are constructed successfully, the organizer (One organizer per workshop) will get:
- At least 10 papers registration: 1 Free registration
- At least 20 papers registration: 2 Free registration

Special Issues (Pending)
Distinguished papers accepted and presented in CSA-13, after further revisions, will be published in the special issues of the following international journals:
- The Journal of Supercomputing (JoS) - Springer (SCI)
- International Journal of Computer Mathematics - TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD (SCIE)
- Wireless Personal Communications - Springer (SCIE)
- Journ al of Personal and Ubiquitous Computing - Springer (SCIE)
- Multimedia Tools and Applications - Springer (SCIE)
- Peer-to-Peer Networking and Applications - Springer (SCIE)
- Cluster Computing - Springer (SCIE)
- Human-Centric and Information Sciences (HCIS) - Springer
- International Journal of Information Technology, Communications and Convergence (IJITCC) - Inderscience
- Journal of Convergence (JoC) - FTRA Publishing

Contact Information
If you have any question about the CFPs and papers submission,
please email to Prof. James Park ( or FTRA Conference Manager (

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