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FECS'14 & SWWS'14: Monday, July 21, 2014 Schedule

Last modified 2014-07-16 19:14

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06:45a - 05:00p:  REGISTRATION (Second Floor, Conference Lobby: 1-5)


08:30 - 08:45am:  CONGRESS OPENING REMARKS - July 21, Monday:
                  Prof. Hamid R. Arabnia (Chair, Steering Committee & Coordinator)
                  University of Georgia, Georgia, USA;
                  Editor-in-Chief, The Journal of Supercomputing (Springer)
                  (LOCATION: Monte Carlo, Blue Man Group, main THEATER)

08:45 - 09:45am:  KEYNOTE LECTURE 1 - July 21, Monday:
                  SMART DATA FOR YOU AND ME: PERSONALIZED AND ACTIONABLE
                  PHYSICAL CYBER SOCIAL BIG DATA
                  Prof. Amit Sheth
                  Fellow, IEEE; LexisNexis Eminent Scholar; Founder/Executive
                  Director, Ohio Center of Excellence in Knowledge-enabled Computing
                  (Kno.e.sis) and Professor of Computer Science, Wright State
                  University, Ohio, USA
                  (LOCATION: Monte Carlo, Blue Man Group, main THEATER)

09:45 - 10:45am:  KEYNOTE LECTURE 2 - July 21, Monday:
                  VISUALIZATION AND DATA MINING FOR HIGH DIMENSIONAL DATASETS
                  Prof. Alfred Inselberg
                  School of Mathematical Sciences, Tel Aviv University, Israel;
                  Senior Fellow, San Diego Supercomputing Center; Inventor of the
                  multidimensional system of Parallel Coordinates and author of
                  textbook "Parallel Coordinates: VISUAL Multidimensional Geometry",
                  (praised by Stephen Hawking among others.)
                  (LOCATION: Monte Carlo, Blue Man Group, main THEATER)

10:45 - 11:45am:  KEYNOTE LECTURE 3 - July 21, Monday:
                  BIG DATA ANALYTICS COGNITIVE ALGORITHMS
                  Dr. Leonid I. Perlovsky
                  Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA (School of
                  Engineering and Applied Sciences and Medical School Athinoula
                  Martinos Brain Imaging Center); The US Air Force Research Lab.,
                  USA; CEO, LP Information Technology, USA; Chair, IEEE Task Force
                  on The Mind and Brain; Recipient of John McLucas Award (the
                  highest US Air Force Award for basic research)
                  (LOCATION: Monte Carlo, Blue Man Group, main THEATER)

11:45a - 01:00p:  LUNCH (On Your Own)

SESSION 1-FECS:   ACCREDITATION & ACADEMIC REVIEWS + EVALUATION, ANALYSIS,
                  VERIFICATION METHODS & SYSTEMS + INTERDISCIPLINARY SUBJECTS
                  + STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP AND OTHER INCENTIVES
                  XXX Co-Chairs: Dr. Nasser Tadayon; Southern Utah University, Utah, USA;
                                 Dr. Thomas P. Way; Villanova University, PA, USA;
                                 Dr. Ghassan Azar; Lawrence Technological University, Michigan, USA
                  July 21, 2014 (Monday); 01:00pm - 03:00pm
                  (LOCATION: Ballroom 3)

01:00 - 01:20pm:  A Loosely-Coupled Approach to Interdisciplinary Computer
                  Science Education
                  Thomas Way, Seth Whidden
                  Villanova University, PA, USA

01:20 - 01:40pm:  A Graduate Merit Scholarship Program at Western Illinois University
                  John Drea, Martin Maskarinec
                  College of Business and Technology, Western Illinois University,
                  Macomb, Illinois, USA; School of Computer Sciences, Western
                  Illinois University, Macomb, Illinois, USA

01:40 - 02:00pm:  Assessing Teacher's Teaching Quality in Terms of Teaching
                  Capability and Maturity: a preliminary study
                  Chung-Yang Chen
                  National Central University, Taiwan, R.O.C.

02:00 - 02:20pm:  Institutional Effectiveness Assessment Collaboration Study Based
                  Critical Thinking Approach
                  Ghassan Azar, Su Yu, Clay Gloster, Naser El-Bathy, Xincheng Xu
                  Lawrence Technological University - Southfield, Michigan, USA;
                  Shanghai University of Engineering and Science, P. R. China;
                  North Carolina A&T State University - Greensboro, NC, USA

02:20 - 02:40pm:  Verification and Validation of a Database Management Course
                  Nasser Tadayon, Connie Nyman
                  Southern Utah University, Cedar City, Utah, USA

02:40 - 03:00pm:  Analysis of the Relationship Between Previous Ideas about the
                  Physics Concepts and a Poor Student's Performance in Classroom
                  Guzman Rivera Miguel Angel, Rosete Fonseca Juan Carlos, and
                  Estrada Rojas Felipe
                  Technological Institute of Queretaro, Computing Engineering,
                  Mechanical Engineering Department, Mexico


03:00 - 03:40pm:  BREAK & POSTER/DISCUSSION SESSION A-FECS-SWWS
                  July 21, 2014 (Monday)
                  (LOCATION: Hallways of Ballrooms 1-5)


SESSION 2-FECS:   TEACHING PROGRAMMING + SOFTWARE ENGINEERING + PERFORMANCE
                  ENHANCEMENT METHODS + INTEGRATED LEARNING & RELATED ISSUES
                  XXX Co-Chairs: Dr. Dhiya Al-Jumeily; Liverpool John Moores University, UK;
                             Grace Zhao; Graduate Center, City University of New York. USA
                  July 21, 2014 (Monday); 03:40pm - 06:00pm
                  (LOCATION: Ballroom 3)

03:40 - 04:00pm:  Introducing Java's Enumerated Type
                  Jonathan Mohr
                  University of Alberta, Augustana Campus, Alberta, Canada

04:00 - 04:20pm:  Helping Students Succeed by Improving CS1 - A Case Study
                  Robert Hatch
                  The University of Virginia's College at Wise, Virginia, USA

04:20 - 04:40pm:  Lessons Learned from an Introductory Java Course for
                  Non-Technical Students
                  Martin Scaiano, Abbas Javadtalab, Liam Peyton
                  University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

04:40 - 05:00pm:  Embedded Programming for Computer Scientists
                  Peter M. Maurer
                  Baylor University, Waco, Texas, USA

05:00 - 05:20pm:  Transforming Computing Education Through Integrated Learning: A
                  3D Programming Course For Undergraduate Students
                  Bowu Zhang, Mira Yun
                  Mercyhurst University, Erie, Pennsylvania, USA;
                  Wentworth Institute of Technology, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

05:20 - 05:40pm:  Using a Web-Based Testing Tool Repository in Programming
                  Course: An Empirical Study
                  Anurag Goswami, Gursimran S. Walia, Sameer Abufardeh
                  North Dakota State University, Fargo, North Dakota, USA

05:40 - 06:00pm:  Using Visual Logic with Pseudocode to Teach an Introductory
                  Programming Course
                  Gina Cooper
                  Devry University, Downers Grove, Illinois, USA


06:00 - 09:00pm:  TUTORIALS + PANEL DISCUSSIONS + ADDITIONAL INVITED LECTURES


09:00 - 11:45pm:  CONFERENCE RECEPTION DINNER / SOCIAL
                  July 21 - Monday; 09:00pm - 11:45pm
                  (LOCATION: Ballrooms 1-5)


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