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CIDM 2016 : 7th International Workshop on Computational Intelligence for Disaster Management (CIDM-2016)


When Sep 19, 2016 - Sep 22, 2016
Where London, UK
Submission Deadline Jun 20, 2016
Categories    advanced it   collaborative technologies   secure societies   disaster amnagement

Call For Papers

7th International Workshop on Computational Intelligence for Disaster Management (CIDM-2016)
in conjunction with the
7th International Conference on Emerging Ubiquitous Systems and Pervasive Networks (EUSPN) 
September 19-22, 2016, London, United Kingdom

Aims and Scope
The seventh International Workshop on Computational Intelligence for Disaster Management (CIDM-2016) is dedicated to the dissemination of completed or work in progress original contributions that are related to the emerging computational and collaborative technologies for the purpose of managing natural and man-made disasters and technological accidents. Various advanced and emerging computational paradigms could be applied as a means to mitigate and prepare for, respond to and recover from growing occurrences of such disasters. Stakeholders in disaster management settings often find the effective and efficient utilization of supporting technologies quite a challenging process but very frequently a critical computational inclusion to the intelligence that it is required in the decision-making for protecting lives, organizations, property, environment and technical infrastructures. CIDM-2016 aims to prompt relevant discussion and highlight issues related to the stakeholders’ needs and the available technologies, which could be applied to support the operation and functioning during the aforementioned stages. 
Important Dates
Papers Submission Due: June 20th, 2016
Authors Notifications: July 15th, 2016
Final Manuscript Due: July 30th, 2016
Workshop and Main Conference: September 19th, 2016 – September 22nd, 2016
The main topic areas include, but are not limited to: 
o Mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery
o Computational intelligence, decision, operational and risk management 
o Business intelligence, business continuity and recovery
o Threat detection, prevention, monitoring, management and recovery (including network recovery)
o Needs analysis, contingency planning, policies, public awareness, training, resilience
o Risk identification, monitoring and assessment, safety, disturbance, pandemics, sustainable livelihood
o Security, trust, service reliability, identity management and privacy
o System architectures, resource provisioning, discovery, retrieval, scheduling, allocation, monitoring
o Ad-hoc networks, network topologies, network dynamics, network graphs, social networking analysis 
o Artificial intelligence, self-adaptive agents evolutionary computing, multi-objective optimization
o Semantics, ontologies, meta-data, mining, clustering, partitioning, game theory
o Enabling technologies, mobile networks, social networks, GIS, early warning and alerting systems
o Sensors, wireless communications, location based, context-aware services, big data analytics
o E-Infrastructures, Grids, P2P, Clouds, Internet of Things, crowds, satellite imagery, fault tolerance 
o Languages, components, protocols, programs, portals, applications, mashups

Paper Format
The submitted paper must be formatted according to the guidelines of Procedia Computer Science, MS Word Template, Latex, Template Generic, Elsevier.

Paper Length
Submitted technical papers must be no longer than 8 pages for full papers, 5 pages for short papers and 4 pages for work in progress, including all figures, tables and references.

Paper Submission
Authors are requested to submit their papers electronically using in PDF format before the deadline.

The submission processes will be managed by If you have used this system before, you can use the same username and password. If this is your first time using EasyChair, you will need to register for an account by clicking “I have no EasyChair account” button. Upon completion of registration, you will get a notification email from the system and you are ready for submitting your paper. You can upload and re-upload the paper to the system by the submission due date.

All accepted papers will be scheduled for oral presentations and will be included in the conference proceedings published by Elsevier Science in the open-access Procedia Computer Science series on-line. At least one author of each accepted paper is required to register and attend the conference to present the work.

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