Post Conference Report

Post-Conference Report from the WSEAS Conferences that sponsored and organized by the University of Genova, Genova, Italy
October 17-19, 2009

    * 9th WSEAS/IASME Int.Conf. on ELECTRIC POWER SYSTEMS, HIGH VOLTAGES, ELECTRIC MACHINES (POWER'09)

    * 8th WSEAS Int.Conf. on SYSTEM SCIENCE and SIMULATION in ENGINEERING (ICOSSSE '09)

    * 9th WSEAS Int.Conf. on APPLIED COMPUTER SCIENCE (ACS'09)

    * 8th WSEAS Int.Conf. on EDUCATION and EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY (EDU'09)

    * 5th WSEAS Int.Conf. on REMOTE SENSING (REMOTE'09)

 

The Conferences were Hosted, Organized and the Papers' Reviewed by the


University of Genova
Faculty of Engineering
Villa Cambiaso
Via Montallegro, 1
16145 Genova
 


See all the pictures:

http://picasaweb.google.com/wseas.headquarters/WSEASConferencesGenovaItalyOctober17192009#

 

 

 

 


Coffee-Break with Coffee, Tea, Milk, Mineral Water, Orange Juices, Cookies with several discussions just in front of the conference rooms





A little book exhibition


 
 

 

Conference Secretariat was available to help the 250 WSEAS-ers from eight to eight (08:00 - 20:00) every day!

 


The Banquet took place in the StarHotel President with a great variety of foods and beverages

 

 


The Banquet took place in the StarHotel President with a great variety of foods and beverages

 


Prof. Mladenov and Prof. Revetria addressed welcome speeches to the participants thanking them for their contributions and awarded also the best student prizes

 

All the participants enjoyed the night and at the end promised each other to meet again in a next WSEAS conference

 

Plenary Speakers

Plenary Lecture 1:

Measurements on the Ground and Mathematical Simulation of Voltages Induced by High Voltage Aerial Power Lines Working on Parallel and Narrow Routes
by Prof. Flavius Dan Surianu, Politehnica University of Timisoara, ROMANIA.

Plenary Lecture 2:
 
Distributed Multi-Generation Systems - Interacting Fields of Knowledge Meet the Research Challenges
by Prof. Gianfranco Chicco, Politecnico di Torino, ITALY.

Plenary Lecture 3:

Recent Advances and Applications of Synchronized Phasor Measurements in Power Systems
by Prof. Mihai Gavrilas, Technical University of Iasi, ROMANIA.

Plenary Lecture 4:

Using Software Agents to Simulate How Investors' Greed and Fear Emotions Explain the Behavior of a Financial Market
by Prof. Filippo Neri, University of Naples "Federico II", ITALY.

Plenary Lecture 5:

Linear Control Systems Over Spaces of Regulated Functions
by Prof. Valeriu Prepelita, University Politehnica of Bucharest, ROMANIA.

Plenary Lecture 6:

Theoretical and Experimental Studies and Simulations Regarding the Influence of Tool Thermal Deformation on the Accuracy at Machining
by Assoc. Prof. Badea Lepadatescu, Transilvania University of Brasov, ROMANIA.

Plenary Lecture 7:

Reconfigurable Multipiont Forming – A Competitive Manufacturing Process
by Prof. Viorel Paunoiu, “Dunarea de Jos” University of Galati, ROMANIA.

Plenary Lecture 8:

On the Detection and Quantification of Dynamical Temporal Changes on Complex Signals
by Prof. Vincenzo Niola, University of Naples Federico II, ITALY.

 

Plenary Lecture 9:

Advances of Anticipation Models for On-Line Control in Steel Industry
by Prof. Roberto Revetria, University of Genoa, ITALY.


Plenary Lecture 10:

Live/Virtual Cognitive Systems Simulation
by Prof. Wolfgang Baer, Naval Postgraduate School, USA.

Plenary Lecture 11:

Smart Offices and Intelligent Workplaces
by Professor Peter Mikulecky, University of Hradec Kralove, CZECH REPUBLIC.
Plenary Lecture 12:
 
Media Education in Contemporary Learning Environments: Thinking Sustainable Development
by Prof. Andreja Istenic Starcic, University of Ljubljana & University of Primorska, SLOVENIA.

Plenary Lecture 13:

The Strategic Role of New Education Technologies with Relation to Usage of ICT Supported Knowledge Management Models for Competitiveness and Performance Management Improvement
by Prof. H. C. Vladimir Simovic, University of Zagreb, CROATIA.

Plenary Lecture 14:

Introducing Sustainable Development Concept and "Human Being Teaching" in a Scientific Engineer School: A Difficult Challenge but a Collective Responsibility
by Prof. Philippe Dondon, ENSEIRB, FRANCE.

Plenary Lecture 15:

Understanding Electric Railway Systems as Industrial Ecosystems, an Example of Education for Industrial Ecology
by Assoc. Prof. Cornelia Aida Bulucea, University of Craiova, ROMANIA.

Plenary Lecture 16:

Employability Skills Framework for Engineering Graduate in Malaysia
by Assoc. Prof. Azami Zaharim, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, MALAYSIA.

Plenary Lecture 17:

Monitoring the Vertical Mean and Turbulent Structure of the Lower Atmosphere Over Sea and Land using SODAR Measurements
by Prof. Costas G. Helmis, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, GREECE.
 


Volunteers:

We thank our Volunteers
* Aida Bulucea
* Suzana Carmen Cismas
* Alexandru Tudosie

for their assistance!
WSEAS offered them a FREE REGISTRATION in any WSEAS Upcoming Conference.
 

Totally, over than 200 delegates attended. (The rejection rate of the papers was very high)

During the Banquet the organizers welcomed the WSEAS participants and gave appointment on several
other WSEAS conferences in the future

 

See an enhanced Photo Album of the conferences here: 

http://picasaweb.google.com/wseas.headquarters/WSEASConferencesGenovaItalyOctober17192009#

 

 

Best Papers:
The Best Paper award honors the author(s) of a paper of exceptional merit dealing with a subject related to the Conference's technical scope, see the photos above and the list of the awardees here...)
(The papers evaluated by committees of 6 international experts, different


http://www.wseas.us/reports/2009/best2009.htm#october-2009

 

All the WSEAS Books are in ISI / SCI (Web of Science). Download them now from the site of ISI
 
http://thomsonreuters.com/products_services/science/science_products/a-z/conf_proceedings_citation_index?parentKey=432529
 (Click on the link: List of Conferences 2004-2008 and download them in an EXCEL file from the site of ISI). As you can see from the site of ISI the criteria for including Books and Proceedings in ISI are very strict and most of the conferences of older societies are not in the ISI Index while all the WSEAS books and proceedings are inside ISI / SCI (Web of Science). Check it on the site of ISI please, now.
 
 NEW: The 4 most recent WSEAS journals (WSEAS Trans. on Biology and Biomedicine, WSEAS Trans. om Fluid Mechanics, WSEAS Trans. on Heat and Mass Transfer, WSEAS Trans. on Business and Economics) have been accepted in SCOPUS and so all the WSEAS Journals are now in SCOPUS. All the WSEAS Books, Proceedings and JOURNALS are also indexed in ACM. Click here: http://portal.acm.org  , select "The Guide" and then type WSEAS. See the complete indexing of WSEAS Books, Proceedings, Journals in ACM, ASM, ELSEVIER other 30 indexes at: http://www.wseas.us/indexes 
 NEW Letters from British Library, American Chemical Society, SWETS, see more: http://www.wseas.us/indexes
 The impact (trend line) of the WSEAS Journals increase exponentially! http://www.wseas.us/indexes 


 

 

Dear Professor Mastorakis,

You deserve compliments and congratulations on your making WSEAS an important international forum for exchange of
information and ideas.

    With cordial regards.

       Sincerely,

          Lotfi Zadeh
 
-- 

Lotfi A. Zadeh

Professor in the Graduate School

Director, Berkeley Initiative in Soft Computing (BISC)



Address:

729 Soda Hall #1776
july-a-2009
Computer Science Division

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences

University of California

Berkeley, CA 94720-1776

zadeh@eecs.berkeley.edu

Tel.(office): (510) 642-4959

Fax (office): (510) 642-1712

Tel.(home): (510) 526-2569

Fax (home): (510) 526-2433

URL: http://www.cs.berkeley.edu/~zadeh/

BISC Homepage URLs

URL: http://zadeh.cs.berkeley.edu/

URL: http://www-bisc.cs.berkeley.edu/

WSEAS provided a very important tool to all the participants
A permanent username and password for accessing WSEAS conference proceedings on-line for ever.



See this photo album:

http://picasaweb.google.com/wseas.headquarters/WSEASConferencesGenovaItalyOctober17192009#


Additional features of the conferences :

1) Publication of the Proceedings in 3 media: hard-copy, CD, E-Library
(A)
FIVE  books of WSEAS  (see details, contents, author indices and editors below) with ISBN and ISSN indexed by the major Citation Indices (ISI ranked): www.wseas.us/indexes

(B)  CD-ROM Proceedings with pages' numbers with ISBN and ISSN indexed by the major Citation Indexes: www.wseas.us/indexes

(C) E-Library: http://www.wseas.org/online

and possible, for a very small number of papers:

(D) JOURNAL PUBLICATION: Expanded and enhanced versions of papers published in the conference proceedings also going to be considered for possible publication in one of the WSEAS journals that participate in the major International Scientific Indices (Elsevier, Scopus, EI, Compendex, INSPEC, CSA .... see: www.wseas.us/indexes     ).

2)
WSEAS provides a very important tool to all the participants; a permanent username and password for accessing WSEAS conference proceedings on-line for ever.

3) The Participants received numerous coffee-breaks, and a Welcome Drink

4) Cultural and social activities as customary in WSEAS events.

5) The conference Books (Hard-Copy Proceedings), CD-ROM proceedings and Journals (with selected papers) published by WSEAS Press continue to sell for a long time after the meeting has taken place. This is another demonstration of the prestige the scientific community attribute to the meetings organized by the WSEAS.
For example, they are distributed via AMAZON: 
WSEAS @ AMAZON.COM  

JOURNALS:
What is the Permanent Procedure for additional Journal publication for a very small number of High-Quality Papers presented in the WSEAS Conferences (after the recommendation of Chairmen). So, the authors with accepted & presented papers received the following e-mail:


We have started now the procedure for the evaluation of the extended versions of your papers for possible inclusion in the WSEAS journals after new rounds of review.

INTRODUCTION: You know that our goal is to maintain very strong international journals, to increase the impact of our beloved WSEAS Transactions, really top journals as they really are. To this end, we need only high quality papers, breakthrough works of archival value, i.e. papers that are well written from any point of view, completed studies (with their numerical examples or experiments that must be compared with the previous results in the literature), excellent English language and of course correct WSEAS format. The papers also must be substantially extended version of the paper that was presented in the conference (with more than 40% new material). We need papers that will attract the attention of other scholars citing them increasing our impact. In the next few years, the WSEAS transactions must be in every academic library, in every corner of the earth. To this end, we need your high quality contribution.

HOW TO PROCEED:

a) Check very carefully if your idea is really important, breakthrough in your field and can appear in a Journal of the quality and the level of the WSEAS Transactions. If you doubt, do not send it so easily. Your paper must not be only a good idea. It must be a complete study with theoretical background, complete bibliographical references; without grammatical and syntactical errors. For theoretical works: full comparison with previous published papers is necessary. We need numerical examples, applicability of the method, originality, novelty and directions for future research. For experimental or computational works: full comparison with previous published papers is necessary. We need real experiments with the necessary documentation, while for computational work, we need full benchmarks. Of course along discussions for the applicability of the method, originality, novelty and directions for future research.
 
b) Complete the extended version of your paper  http://...............  (the full web address was given only to authors who presented a paper)

c) If your extended version fulfills the paragraph a), then our Editors will send it to 3 independent Reviewers outside your country. If not, our Editors are entitled to reject it from this early stage informing you properly. The positive answer of the 3 reviewers is necessary (attention: 2 yes and 1 no implies NO, i.e. rejection).

d) Our Editors will collect the reviewers' remarks and will send them again to you for acceptance/ acceptance after minor revision / acceptance after major revision / rejection

e) Possibly new rounds of review will be needed.

f) No additional fee is needed in case of acceptance.


http://www.worldses.org/journals/index.html 

The final list of the papers must have the approval of our Editors and 3 Reviewers, and of course the Editor-in-Chief of the particular Journal.

We want only authors that presented their papers to complete this web form:
http://...............   (the full web address was given only to authors who presented a paper) So, in this form you will need a password (the password was given only to the authors who presented a paper).

INDEXES:
PROCEEDINGS: The Proceedings related to the Conference are covered by:
01. ISI (ISINET)
02. INSPEC (IET, former IEE)
03. CSA (Cambridge Scientific Abstracts)
04. ELSEVIER and Elsevier Bibliographic Database
05. ZENTRALBLATT
06. ACM
07. MATHSCINET of AMS (American Mathematical Society)
08. MATHEMATICAL REVIEWS of AMS (American Mathematical Society)
09. Directory of Published Proceedings
10. Computer Science Bibliography Administrator
11. American Chemical Society and its Index: Chemical Abstracts Service
12. European Library in Paris (France)
13. DEST Database (Australia)
14. Engineering Information
15. SCOPUS
16. EBSCO
17. EMBASE
18. Compendex (CPX)
19. GEOBASE
20. BIOBASE
21. BIOTECHNOBASE
22. FLUIDEX
23. OceanBase
24. BEILSTEIN Abstracts
25. ULRICH
26. MEDLINE
27. British Library
28. National Library of Greece
29. German National Library of Science and Technology
30. IARAS Index
31. World Textiles


JOURNALS:
The WSEAS journals are covered by:

01. ACM
02. INSPEC (IET, former IEE)
03. CSA (Cambridge Scientific Abstracts)
04. ELSEVIER and Elsevier Bibliographic Database
05. ZENTRALBLATT
06. MATHSCINET of AMS (American Mathematical Society)
07. ULRICH
08. MATHEMATICAL REVIEWS of AMS (American Mathematical Society)
09. Computer Science Bibliography Administrator
10. British Library
11. American Chemical Society and its Index: Chemical Abstracts Service
12. European Library in Paris (France)
13. DEST Database (Australia)
14. Swets Information Services
15. Engineering Information
16. SCOPUS
17. EBSCO
18. EMBASE
19. Compendex (CPX)
20. Geobase
21. BIOBASE
22. BIOTECHNOBASE
23. FLUIDEX
24. OceanBase
25. BEILSTEIN Abstracts
26. World Textiles
27. MEDLINE
28. Mayersche
29. Index of Information Systems Journals
30. National Library of Greece
31. IARAS Index


  • From these excellent and well-organized conferences, WSEAS Press published also 4 Books that contain the conference proceedings.
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    Several excursions took place in the 2nd and 3rd day of the conference

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