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CyberC 2014: The 6th International Conference on Cyber-Enabled Distributed Computing and Knowledge Discovery
Shanghai, China, October 10 - 12, 2014
CyberC promotes research and development of the cyber-related technology and it is unique and significant that spans through cyber-enabled data mining and knowledge discovery, distributed and parallel computing, cyber security, cloud computing, pervasive computing, mobile computing, Internet, wireless networks, cognitive systems, cyber information process, information discovery, e-health via cyber network, e-science, web technology, and network performance and tools. The research and development in these areas have received extensive attention in both the academia and industry to provide ubiquitous services for users. Various hardware and software designs, algorithms, protocols, simulations, and test-bed, and implementations are developed for distributed computing in an interconnected and distributed network environment. The purpose of CyberC is to provide a forum for presentation and discussion of innovative ideas, research results, applications and experience from around the world as well as highlight activities in the related areas.  
CyberC 2014 (The sixth CyberC) continues the aim to provide a forum for presentation and discussion of innovative ideas, research results, applications, and experience from around the world as well as highlight activities in the related areas. The conference focuses on all aspects of distributed computing and knowledge mining and their scientific, engineering, and commercial applications. The topics of interests include, but not limited to:
Big Data and Knowledge Discovery
    Cyber-based big data architecture, analytical algorithms, and management
    Cyber-based big data learning, persistence, social networks, and cross-domain security
    Big data cyber-based services, integrity, assurance, and security
    Pervasive computing and distributed data system analytical algorithms
    Big data streaming, multimedia, network data streaming, or web mining
    Data models, systems, architecture, protocols, and languages for data and information discovery
    Big data platforms, processing and metrics
    Anomaly detection, collaborative threat detection and other services using Big Data Analytics
    Security and information assurance
Mobile and Internet Computing
    4G and 5G for future generation communications (WiMAX, LTE, etc)
    Smartphone algorithms applications
    Clustering, topology control, coverage, and connectivity algorithms
    MANET, WSN, DTN, MESH networking theory and algorithms
    Handoff/mobility management and seamless internetworking
    MAC and network layer protocols, including 802.11, 802.15.4, UWB
    Wireless embedded sensor systems, body sensor, new sensing capabilities
    Localization and location based services
    Cognitive radio and SDR
    Multi-channel, multi-radio and MIMO technologies
    Data gathering, fusion, and dissemination
    Admission control, inference modeling and context aware, cross layer design and optimization
    Directional antenna and networking
    Peer-to-peer network computing and overlaying networks
    FDMA/OFDMA modulations, synchronization, and power optimization
    Key, attacking models, privacy, confidentiality, and security
    Communication, services, middleware, and multimedia on wireless networks
    QoS, reliability, performance, resource management, and communication theory
    Wireless network simulations, implementation, and applications
    Smart grid, smart healthcare, smart transportation, and social networks using smartphones and sensors
Cloud Computing
    Autonomic, real-Time and self-organizing clouds
    Architectural models for public and private cloud computing
    Cloud resource management and allocation
    Utility models and service pricing
    New parallel / concurrent programming models for cloud computing
    Scientific computation and other applications in the cloud
    Automations, intelligence, workflows for cloud computing
    Content delivery networks using storage clouds
    Escience and Grid applications
    Escience workflow management
    Web semantics for Escience
    Ontologies and databases for Escience
    Data and process provenance
Parallel and Distributed Computing 
    Parallel and distributed algorithms
    Robot, Multi-agents, intelligence and control
    Resource allocation, load-balance, and management in distributed computing
    Grid and cluster computing
    Machine learning, reinforcement learning, cyber-physical systems
    SOA, Web services, and mobile services
    Web-caching, content delivery systems and data distribution systems
    Web services and internet computing
    Distributed systems and applications, modeling language, and software engineering
    Pervasive/ubiquitous computing and system integrity, synthesis, intelligence
Performance and User Experience
    Performance evaluation, measurement and optimization
    Tools, test-bed, simulations, and experimental environments for user experience measurement
    Collaborative and cooperative environments
    Autonomic, reliability, and fault-tolerance
    Authentication, trust, privacy and other security issues
    QoS for improve user experience
Important Dates
June 13, 2014 - Conference Paper Submission Deadline
June 15, 2014 (Submission before May 15) - Notification of Acceptance & Registration Starts
July 13, 2014 (Submission after May 15) - Notification of Acceptance & Registration Starts
August 1, 2014 - Camera-Ready Paper Submission Due & Registration Due
Program Committee
Honorable General Chair
David Lu, AT&T Enterprise IT, USA
General Co-Chairs
Jerry Z. Xie, China Electronics Technology Group (CETC) Software and Services, China
Ratan Ghosh, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India
Program Co-Chairs
Bin Xie, InfoBeyond Technology LLC, USA
Min Chen, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
Bing He, Cisco Systems, USA
Finance Chairs
Sanjuli Agrawal, Indiana University Southeast, USA
Workshop Co-Chairs
Chi-Tsun (Ben) Cheng, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Xiaolong Tang, InfoBeyond Technology LLC, USA
Weider Yu, San Jose State University, USA
Publicity Co-Chairs
Stephen Clyde, Utah State University, USA
Lynne Williams, Kaplan University, USA
Local Coordination Co-Chair
Jie Hu, China Telecom, China
Dongmei Sun, Beijing Jiaotong University, China
Steering Committee
Anup Kumar, (Chair) University of Louisville, USA
Ratan Ghosh, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India
Qing-An Zeng, North Carolina A&T State University, USA
Chi-Ming Chen, AT&T, USA
Liang-Jie Zhang, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, USA
Technical Program Committee
Ahmed Badi, Florida Atlantic University, USA
Atilla Elci, Aksaray University, Turkey
Atta ur Rehman Khan, University of Malaya, Malaysia
Antonio Abramo, University of Udine, Italy
Benoit Hudzia, SAP Research, UK
Bo Jiang, Intel, USA
Chen Qian, University of Kentucky, USA
Chukwuemeka David Emele, University of Aberdeen, UK
Dejing Dou, University of Oregon, USA
Ding-Yaeh Hung, WuFeng University, Taiwan
Donglin Wang, New York Institute of Technology, USA
DorsafAzzabi, Canadian University of Dubai, UAE
Hsung-Pin Chang, National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan
Hufeng Zhou, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, USA
Hui Lu, Beihang University, P.R. China
I-Cheng Chang, National DongHwa University, Taiwan
Jing He, Kennesaw State University, USA
Jorg Dummler, Chemnitz University of Technology, Germany
Jun He, University of New Brunswick, Canada
Manar Ibrahim Fawzi Hosny, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia
Man Ho Au, University of Wollongong, Australia
Maurizio Dusi, NEC Laboratories Europe, Germany
Min Wu, Oracle Corporation, USA
Mohammad Shoeb khan, University of Louisville, USA
Nicolas Sklavos, Technological Educational Institute of Patras, Greece
Omid Mahdi Ebadati E., THamdard University, India
Rajdeep Bhowmik, Cisco Systems Inc., USA
Ricardo Rodriguez, Technological University of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico
Shanmugasundaram Hariharan, TRP Engineering College, India
Song Cui, Stanford University, USA
Subin Shen, Nanjing University of Posts & Telecommunications, China
Timothy W. Hnat, University of Memphis, USA
Tuan T. Tran, InfoBeyond Technology LLC, USA
Vic Grout, Glyndwr University, UK
Wei-Da Hao, Texas A&M University-Kingsville, USA
Weirong Jiang, Xilinx, USA
Xian-Hua Han, Ritsumeikan University, Japan
Xinyu Que, IBM, USA
Xuewen (Sean) Gong, Huawei Technologies, China
Yaser Jararweh, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan
Zhanlin Ji, University of Limerick, Ireland
Zhefu Shi, Microsoft, USA
Zhengyu He, Google, USA
Committee Secretary
Di (Debbie) Qiu, InfoBeyond Technology LLC, USA
Paper Submission Web: by selecting "CyberC 2014".
Electronic submission to with title of "CyberC 2014 Submission" is also accepted.
Please DO NOT submit both ways.
Manuscript Guidelines 
All submitted manuscripts should be prepared as technical papers and may not exceed 8 letter size (8.5 x 11) pages including figures, tables and references using the IEEE format for conference proceedings (print area of 6-1/2 inches (16.51 cm) wide by 8-7/8 inches (22.51 cm) high, two-column format with columns 3-1/16 inches (7.85 cm) wide with a 3/8 inch (0.81 cm) space between them, single-spaced 10-point Times fully justified text). For more information please see Outgoing/proceedings/. Submissions not conforming to these guidelines may be returned without review. The submitted manuscripts can be prepared in Word, or Latex using the IEEE templates, but authors should finally submit the manuscript in PDF format and make sure that the file will print on a printer that uses letter size (8.5 x 11) paper. The official language of the meeting is English.
Manuscript submission procedure is available over the Web at We encourage you to use edas online submission by selecting “CyberC 2014”. If you have troubles in using the Web submission, you can also submit your paper to or contact us. Electronic submissions must be in the form of a readable PDF file.  
Submitted manuscripts have to present the original unpublished research that is not currently under review for any other conference or journal. Papers not following these guidelines will be rejected without review and further action may be taken, including (but not limited to) notifications sent to the heads of the institutions of the authors and sponsors of the conference. Submissions received after the due date, exceeding length limit, or not appropriately structured may also not be considered. 
Paper Acceptance  
Manuscripts should present the current research in the areas identified in the call for papers. All submitted manuscripts will be reviewed by experts in the fields and will be judged from the aspects of problem significance, contributions, originality, correctness, technical strength, quality of presentation, and relevance to the conference attendees. Papers will be accepted with Regular Papers and Short Papers with maximal 8 pages and 4 pages in the final version respectively.  
Accepted and presented papers will be included into the IEEE Conference Proceedings published by IEEE CS CPS and submitted to IEEE Xplore and CSDL. Authors of accepted papers, or at least one of them, should register and present their work at the conference, otherwise their papers will be removed from the digital libraries after the conference.
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