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FECS'12: Monday, July 16, 2012 Schedule

Last modified 2012-06-29 00:14

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6:30am - 5:00pm:  REGISTRATION (Second Floor, Conference Lobby: 1-5)


08:30 - 08:45am:  Congress Opening Remarks - July 16, Monday:
                  Professor Hamid R. Arabnia (Chair, Steering Committee & Coordinator)
                  University of Georgia, Georgia, USA
                  (LOCATION: Monte Carlo Pavilion)

08:50 - 09:45am:  Keynote Lecture 1 - July 16, Monday:
                  Teaching Software Engineering for Software as a Service using Massive
                  Open Online Courses
                  Professor David A. Patterson
                  University of California at Berkeley, California, USA
                  Member, National Academy of Engineering
                  Member, National of Academy of Sciences
                  Fellow of IEEE, ACM, and AAAS
                  Shared (with John Hennessy) the IEEE John von Neumann Medal
                  (LOCATION: Monte Carlo Pavilion)

09:55 - 10:50am:  Keynote Lecture 2 - July 16, Monday:
                  Crowdsourcing, Human Computation, and Collective Intelligence
                  Professor Haym Hirsh
                  Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA
                  Former Director (2006-2010) of Division of Information and Intelligent
                  Systems, National Science Foundation, USA + Visiting Scholar (2010-2011)
                  at MIT's Center for Collective Intelligence, USA. Prof. Hirsh received
                  his PhD in 1989 from Stanford University.
                  (LOCATION: Monte Carlo Pavilion)

11:00 - 11:55am:  Keynote Lecture 3 - July 16, Monday:
                  ECL and Distributed Machine Learning with the HPCC Systems Platform
                  Dr. Flavio Villanustre
                  Vice-President of Technology Architecture and Product, HPCC Systems
                  (Past positions and professions: Director of Infrastructure at
                  LexisNexis; and also a neurosurgeon.)
                  (LOCATION: Monte Carlo Pavilion)

12:00 - 01:00pm:  LUNCH (On Your Own)


SESSION 1-FECS:   DEGREE PROGRAMS, CURRICULUM, AND COURSE DEVELOPMENT + ASSESSMENT +
                  LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS AND RELATED ISSUES
                  Co-Chairs: Prof. Ken Ferens,
                             Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering,
                             University of Manitoba, Canada
                  July 16, 2012 (Monday); 01:00pm - 06:00pm
                  (LOCATION: Ballroom 8)

01:00 - 01:20pm:  Curriculum Design, Development and Assessment for Computer Science and
                  Similar Disciplines
                  Igor Schagaev, Elisabeth Bacon, Nebojsa Folic and Nicholas Ioannides
                  London Metropolitan University, London, UK;
                  University of Greenwich, London, UK

01:20 - 01:40pm:  Adaptive Curriculum in Computer Literacy Course
                  Nasser Tadayon, Nathan Barker, Connie Nyman
                  Southern Utah University, Utah, USA

01:40 - 02:00pm:  A Minor in Game Development
                  Serhiy Morozov, Kevin Daimi, and Yali Wu
                  University of Detroit Mercy, Detroit, Michigan, USA

02:00 - 02:20pm:  ProNIFA: A Tool Supporting Semi-Automatized Formative Assessment in STEM
                  Teaching
                  Michael D. Kickmeier-Rust and Dietrich Albert
                  Knowledge Management Institute, Graz University of Technology, Austria

02:20 - 02:40pm:  An Industry Focus Group Forum for the Assessment of New Engineering
                  Graduates
                  Ken Ferens
                  University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

02:40 - 03:00pm:  A Minor in Health Informatics
                  Yali Wu, Kevin Daimi, Serhiy Morozov
                  University of Detroit Mercy, Michigan, USA

03:00 - 03:20pm:  BREAK

03:20 - 03:40pm:  Communication Analysis Through PBL
                  Norimichi Hiroshige, Weiqiang Kong, Shigeru Kusakabe, Tsunenori Mine,
                  Naoyasu Ubayashi, Akira Fukuda, and Keijiro Araki
                  Graduate School and Faculty of Information Science and Electrical
                  Engineering, Kyushu University, Japan

03:40 - 04:00pm:  Learning Style and Students' Perception of Satisfaction on Web-based
                  Learning Environment
                  Jefferson Gante Sanidad
                  De La Salle University, Manila, Philippines

04:00 - 04:20pm:  Developing Robot Programming Lab Projects
                  Xuejun Liang
                  Jackson State University, MS, USA

04:20 - 04:40pm:  A Methodology for the Assessment of Pedagogic and Implementation Aspects
                  of Laboratories
                  Muhammad Rashid, Imran Ali Tasadduq, Yousuf Irfan Zia and Saima Rashid
                  Hazara University, Mansehra, Pakistan;
                  Umm Al-Qura University, Makkah, Saudi Arabia

04:40 - 05:00pm:  A "Techy" Minor in Web Design and Development for Non-Technical Students
                  Ronald P. Vullo and Catherine I. (Irving) Beaton
                  Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York, USA

05:00 - 05:20pm:  Teaching Mathematics and Programming Foundations Early in Curriculum
                  Using Real-Life Multicultural Examples
                  Milica Barjaktarovic
                  Hawaii Pacific University, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

05:20 - 05:40pm:  A Curriculum Development for the Undergraduate Degree Program in
                  Information Technology
                  Yingbing Yu
                  Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, Tennessee, USA

05:40 - 06:00pm:  Modernizing the Real-Time and Embedded Curriculum
                  Kelvin Nilsen
                  Atego Systems, Inc.


SESSION 2-FECS:   TOPICS IN EDUCATIONAL METHODS IN CS AND CE & ALLIED FIELDS + LATE PAPERS
                  Co-Chairs: Prof. S. Srinivasan; Chair, School of Business, Texas A&M
                             International University, Texas, USA;
                             Prof. Hari Mohan Pandey, Department of Computing, Middle East
                             College (Affiliated with Coventry University, UK), Oman
                  July 16, 2012 (Monday); 06:00pm - ...
                  (LOCATION: Ballroom 8)

                  Note: We anticipate a large number of speaker no-shows for this track
                  (probably over 80%) due to potential delay in obtaining US visa, non
                  registration, late papers, ... In cases of no-shows, the presentations
                  can be moved up to close time gaps in the session. Each talk is 15 to
                  20 minutes long.

                  O. Analysis of Online and Blended Course Delivery and Their Future in Academia
                     S. Srinivasan
                     Texas A & M International University, Laredo, Texas, USA
                  O. Understanding International Student Assessment Mechanisms: A Case Study on
                     the Impact of Western Education in Asia
                     Christine Amaldas and Avinash Shankaranarayanan
                     Ritsumeikan University, Japan
                  O. Using the N-Body Problem to Engage Undergraduates in Parallel Programming
                     Ben White, Miriam Robinson, Chris Mitchell, Jens Mache
                     Lewis & Clark College Portland, Oregon, USA
                  O. Japanese Sojourners in Higher Education Reform for Internationalization
                     in Contemporary Japan
                     Marystella Amaldas, Christine Amaldas, Avinash Shankaranarayanan
                     Ritsumeikan University (RU); Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (APU), Japan
                  O. Count Right: Cards and Written Words
                     Allen Klinger
                     University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA
                  O. Developed and Secured Website for Nigerian University
                     Okonigene R. E., John S. N., Ojieabu C., Ihenyen Aigbe
                     Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo State, Nigeria;
                     Covenant University, Ota, Ogun State, Nigeria


06:00 - 09:00pm:  (CONCURRENT WITH PART OF SESSION 2-FECS)
                  TUTORIALS
                  (Please see the lists at the begining of this booklet)


09:10 - 11:30pm:  CONFERENCE RECEPTION DINNER / SOCIAL
                  July 16 - Monday; 09:10 - 11:30pm
                  (LOCATION: Ballrooms 1-5)

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2012 Co-Sponsors
Bioinformatics & Computational Biology Program
George Mason University, USA

Biomedical Cybernetics Laboratory
HST of Harvard University & MIT, USA

Minnesota Supercomputing Institute
University of Minnesota, USA

Center for Cyber Defense, NCAT

Argonne's Leadership Computing Facility of Argonne National Laboratory
Illinois, USA

The Center for Advanced Studies in Identity Sciences
(CASIS: NC A&T;, Carnegie Mellon, Clemson, UNC Wilmington

Knowledge Management & Intelligent System Center (KMIS)
University of Siegen, Germany

Intelligent Cyberspace Engineering Lab., ICEL
Texas A&M; University, Texas, USA
UMIT, Institute of Bioinformatics and Translational Research
Austria

Hawkeye Radiology Informatics
Department of Radiology, College of Medicine, University of Iowa, USA

The International Council on Medical and Care Compunetics
US Chapter of World Academy of Science

Supercomputer Software Department (SSD)
Institute of Computational Mathematics & Mathematical Geophysics, Russian Academy of Sciences


International Society of Intelligent Biological Medicine

Medical Image HPC & Informatics Lab (MiHi Lab)
University of Iowa, USA

High Performance Computing for Nanotechnology (HPCNano)

Manx Telecom

Computer Science Research, Education, and Applications Press;

World Academy of Biomedical Sciences and Technologies




Super Micro Computer, Inc.,
San Jose, California, USA


Intel Corporation


Altera Corporation


Hodges Health

Leading Knowledge


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