Workshops2019-02-14T13:33:45+00:00


COMPSAC Workshops

COMPSAC 2019 offers a number of workshops on topics in computing, software and applications. A COMPSAC workshop can complement the main COMPSAC conference or provide deeper insight into COMPSAC topics.

The Call for Workshops remains open! Please visit the Call for Workshops page for information on how to submit a workshop proposal.

Deadlines and due dates are available on the Important Dates page.

Paper templates and additional information for authors is available on the Information for Authors page.

ADMNET: Architecture, Design, Deployment & Management of Networks & Applications

The aims of this workshop are to discuss and advance the state-of-the-art research and development in the area of architecture, design, deployment, and management of networks and Internet-based applications. Read More…

ADMNET Chairs: Hiroki Kashiwazaki, Cybermedia Center, Osaka University; Takashi Yamanoue, Faculty of Engineering, Fukuyama University; Yong Jin, Global Scientific Information and Computing Center, Tokyo Institute of Technology; Ruediger Gad, Terma GmbH

AIML: Advances in AI and Machine Learning

After decades of generous promises and several frustrating disappointments, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) is finally starting to deliver significant real benefits and early adopters in business and industry are embracing their promise reaping benefits. Read More…

AIML Chairs: San Murugesan, Director BRITE Professional Services; Editor in Chief Emeritus, IEEE CS IT Professional, Australia; Takahira Yamaguchi, Faculty of Science and Technology, Keio University; Past President,  Japanese Society of AI, Japan; Mohammad Adibuzzaman, Research Scientist, Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering, Purdue University, USA; Piyush Saxena, Direct Supply, USA

CDS: Consumer Devices & Systems

The aim of this workshop is to discuss and advance the state-of-the-art, research and development in the area of consumer devices and systems, and to promote the study of both fundamental and practical aspects of such devices and systems. Read More…

CDS Chairs: Ryozo Kiyohara, Professor, Kanagawa Institute of Technology, Japan; Yasuo Okabe, Professor, Kyoto University, Japan; Atsushi Tagami, Senior Manager, KDDI R&D Laboratories Inc., Japan

CFSE: Computer Forensics in Software Engineering

The theme of the workshop is to advance research on data-driven and legal-activity-enforced cyber physical systems in an innovative way. We believe that to build forensics into software/hardware applications will help us more efficiently in collecting/identifying evidence of illegal and unethical activities, more effectively in preventing/detecting cyber attacks on critical infrastructures, and more confidently in preserving/promoting anonymity and privacy. Read More…

CFSE Chairs: Ryoichi Sasaki, Tokyo Denki University, Tokyo, Japan; Tetsutaro Uehara, Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto, Japan; Jigang Liu, Metropolitan State University, St. Paul, MN, USA

DADA: Deep Analysis of Data Driven Applications

The DADA workshop aims to foster deep learning approaches to data-driven applications. DADA creates a venue for resaerchers from academia and industry to share their intellectual ideas with respect to challenges, novel problems, innovative applications, and creative solutions regarding the application of deep learning to scientific and industrial problems. Read More…

DADA Chair:
Abar Namin, Department of Computer Science, Texas Tech University, USA

ESAS: E-Health Systems & Web Technologies

E-Health systems play a significant role in the well-being of individuals, be it as medical solutions or for healthcare towards everyday well-being of individuals. The rapid growth of facilities and technologies in medical fields has generated new opportunities for emerging application improvement.  In unison with the main conference, the main theme of ESAS 2019 will be applying big data, Web technologies, linked open data and machine learning in software engineering towards “Data-Driven Intelligence for a Smarter World.” Read More…


ESAS Chairs:
Atilla Elci, Aksaray University, Turkey; Duygu Celik Ertugrul, Eastern Mediterranean University, North Cyprus, Mersin-10, Turkey

IEESD: Industrial Experience in Embedded System Design

Industrial systems are more and more changed to more complex, smart and autonomous systems of systems. Although differently sized we can see a shift towards increased computational power to solve the smart part of the tasks and act autonomously. The integration of such systems into a complex system-of-systems, the smart, autonomous and at the same time safe interaction of these systems with their environment as well as with other autonomous systems are important questions in the design and development of large industrial systems. Read More…

IEESD Chairs: Detlef Streitferdt, Technische Universitat Ilmenau, Germany; Tiberiu Seceleanu, ABB Corporate Research, Sweden; Philipp Nenninger, University of Applied Sciences Karlsruhe, Germany

InfoFlow: Information Flow Oriented Approaches in Internet of Things and Cyber-Physical Systems

The workshop aims to provide researchers and practitioners a forum for presenting and discussing research challenges, design/implementation of new architectures, and experiences on timely/real-time utilization of massive information flows which IoT devices and cyber-physical systems generate. Read More…

InfoFlow Chairs: Takuo Suganuma, Tohoku University, Japan; Katsuhiro Naito, Aichi Institute of Technology, Japan

ISCRAMx: The 1st IEEE International Workshop on Information Systems for Crisis Response & Management

ISCRAMx seeks to foster a community dedicated to promoting research and development, exchange of knowledge, and deployment fo information systems for crisis management, including the social, technical and practical aspects of all information and communication systems used or to be used in all phases of management of emergencies, disasters, and crises. Read More…

ISCRAMx Chairs: Nick LaLone, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign; Bellevue University, USA; Flávio E. A. Horita, Federal University of ABC, Brazil; Zeno Franco, Medical College of Wisconsin; Marquette University, USA

MediComp: Medical Computing

Health and Medical care industries is one of the largest and fastest-growing parts of a country’s economy. The proper collection, management and utilization of medical information play a critical role in detecting health and medical problems, identifying innovative solutions and allocating resources to treat patients, medical computing technologies are widely employed to improve the quality of healthcare services. Read More…

MediComp Chairs: Ji-Jiang Yang, Tsinghua University, China; Jianqiang Li, Beijing University of Technology, China; Sheikh Iqbal Ahamed, Marquette University, USA

MVDA: Modeling & Verifying Distributed Applications

Distributing applications and service applications among distributed systems offer many potential benefits. However, implementing robust, efficient, and flexible distributed applications is more complex than building stand-alone applications. Proposed modeling approaches need a standard verification step against required properties to analyze and correct built applications as early as possible in order to avoid any costly maintenance delays due to runtime errors.
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MVDA Chairs: Leila Ben Ayed, Laboratory LaTICE, University of Tunis/ENSI, University of Manouba, Tunisia; Ahlem Ben Younes, Laboratory LaTICE, University of Tunis; Yousra Bendaly Hlaoui, Laboratory LaTICE, University of Tunis/FST, University of El Manar, Tunisia; Fevzi Belli, University of Paderborn, Germany

NETSAP: Network Technologies for Security, Administration & Protection

This workshop aims to discuss and advance research and development of practical systems to fight against cyber attacks. The workshop focuses on development of practical systems and methodologies including measurement and analysis of real traffic and also privacy issues about network monitoring. The workshop addresses researchers from different disciplines in academia and industry, as well as practitioners, who share interests in countermeasures against cyber attacks. Read More…

NETSAP Chairs: Masaki Hashimoto, Institute of Information Security, Japan; Yoshiaki Hori, Saga University, Japan; Yutaka Miyake, KDDI Research, Inc., Japan

SAPSE: Security Aspects for Process & Services Engineering

Researchers and practitioners all over the world, from both academia and industry, working in the areas of process engineering, service-oriented computing, and security are invited to discuss state of the art solutions, novel issues, recent developments, applications, methodologies, techniques, experience reports, and tools for the development and use of secure service oriented systems. Read More…

SAPSE Chair: Stelvio Cimato, Università degli Studi di Milano

SCA: Smart Computing & Applications

Computer technologies are producing profound changes in society. The SCA 2019 workshop aims to foster cooperation among software practitioners and researchers in order to exchange the latest industrial experience and research ideas on Smart Computing and Applications related issues. SCA 2019 will address the technical challenges facing technologists who are developing and deploying these smart systems and applications. Read More…

SCA Chairs: William Cheng-Chung Chu, Department of Computer Science, Tunghai University, Taiwan; Chih-Hung Chang, College of Computing and Informatics, Providence University, Taiwan

QUORS: Quality Oriented Reuse of Software

In this workshop we wish to bring together researchers and practitioners to share latest research results, advances and practical experiences under the banner of “Quality Oriented Reuse of Software for Emerging Software Systems in IoT and AI Era”. The workshop will act as a forum for active discussion, idea stimulation and communication.  Read More…

QUORS Chairs: Xiaodong Liu, School of Computing, Edinburgh Napier University, Edinburgh, UK; Hongji Yang, Department of Informatics, Leicester University, Leicester, UK

SDIM: Secure Digital Identity Management

Secure digital identity management, required by cloud services, federated services, or newest distributed and decentralized technologies such as blockchain and distributed ledger technologies, is receiving increasing attention from both service providers’ and end users’ perspectives, in terms of protection of enterprise assets and customers’ privacy in the cloud, respectively. This workshop solicits contributions describing state-of-the-art methodology and technology innovations in the field of secure identity management, encourages experience sharing (both positive and negative ones), and also welcomes work-in-progress ideas towards future concepts. Read More…

SDIM Chairs: Bian Yang, Norwegian University of Science & Technology, Norway; Julien Bringer, Smart Valor, Switzerland; Hideaki Goto, Tohoku University, Japan

SIS-SS: Smart IoT Sensors, and Social Systems for E-Health and Well-Being Applications

The diffusion of mobile Apps is a consolidated phenomenon which is reinforced today by two other phenomena: the diffusion of IoT systems and that of social services. Researchers and practitioners all over the world, from both academia and industry, working in the areas of embedded and IoT systems, mobile applications, social applications and data management are invited to discuss state of the art solutions, novel issues, recent developments, applications, methodologies, techniques, experience reports, and tools for the development of Smart IoT and Social systems for eHealth and Well-Being applications. Read More…

SIS-SS Chairs: Luca Vollero, Facoltà Dipartimentale di Ingegneria, Università Campus Bio-Medico di Roma; Salvatore D’Antonio, Dipartimento di Ingegneria, Università degli Studi di Napoli, “Parthenope”

STA: Software Test Automation

Test automation aims to reduce the cost and improve the effectiveness of software testing by using various techniques and methods. Other benefits are consistency and accuracy, reduction of overall test cycle time, risk mitigation of manual testing, and increase in overall product quality. Read More…

STA Chairs: Rajesh Subramanyan, Siemens USA; Fevzi Belli, University of Paderborn, Germany

STPSA: Security, Trust & Privacy for Software Applications

This workshop will bring researchers from academia and industry to discuss methods and tools to achieve security, trust, and privacy goals of both pervasive and non-pervasive software applications. This workshop will focus on techniques, experiences and lessons learned with respect to the state of art for the security, trust, and privacy aspects of both pervasive and non-pervasive software applications along with some open issues. Read More…

STPSA Chairs: Sheikh Iqbal Ahamed, Marquette University, USA; Mohammad Zulkernine, School of Computing, Queen’s University, Canada; Hossain Shahriar, Kennesaw State University Marietta, USA; Mohammad Rahman, Florida International University, USA; Debbie Perouli, Marquette University, USA; Natalia Stakhnova, University of Saskatchewan, Canada

WISH: Integrated Smart Healthcare

Designing pervasive systems for Smart Healthcare environments poses many challenges, e.g. with respect to intelligence, scalability, interoperability, robustness, analytics, monitoring, user involvement, safety and privacy, etc. The goal of this workshop is to explore these challenges through practical and buildable solutions. We aim to gather the principal practitioners and their experiences under one roof to discuss their findings, incite collaboration and move the state of the art forward. Read More…

WISH Chairs: Md Osman Gani, Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering, Miami University, USA; Vaskar Raychoudhury, Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering, Miami University, USA; Ferdaus Ahmed Kawsar, Department of Computing, East Tennessee State University, USA