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IU Media Contact: Ceci Jones Schrock
Office of the Vice President
for Information Technology and CIO
Cluster 2013 seeks best student paper and position paper submissions
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 7, 2013
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. —This September 23-27, Indiana University’s Pervasive Technology Institute will host the IEEE Cluster 2013 conference at the Hilton Hotel in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Conference organizers seek submissions in a variety of areas, including tutorials, technical papers, posters, panels, and visualizations. Students are especially encouraged to submit papers highlighting their research endeavors. Starting with Cluster 2013, the Mark Baker Best Student Paper Award, newly instituted by the IEEE Cluster advisory committee, will honor outstanding student work in memory of Mark Baker.
Baker was a computer science professor at the University of Reading, and founder of the Distributed Systems Group at the University of Portsmouth’s Institute of Cosmology and Gravitation. As an investigative computer scientist, Baker explored how new technologies could be used effectively for the humanities and science. Throughout his career, he was passionate about sharing knowledge. He chaired, organized, and contributed to many conferences and workshops, encouraging his students to be active participants in global research communities. Baker’s namesake award will recognize excellent student research and commemorate his many contributions. There will also be best paper overall, best poster, and best student poster awards.
In addition, Cluster 2013 requests position papers on the topic of C-STEM (computer science, science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) as part of its Education, Outreach, and Training track.
Paper, tutorial, and panel submissions are due May 18, 2013.Posters, workshop, birds of a feather, and visualization submissions are due July 15, 2013.
Proposal submission and review will be handled via EasyChair at http://bit.ly/YD8ivr. Conference proceedings will be published in the IEEE Xplore Digital Library.
To learn more about Cluster 2013 and to read the complete Call for Participation for each track, visit the conference website at http://pti.iu.edu/ieeecluster-2013. Find the conference on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/Cluster13Indy, and on Twitter at https://twitter.com/cluster13indy.
Ceci Jones Schrock