[FM-India] PhD forum at ICDCN 2014
madhavan at cmi.ac.in
Tue Oct 1 12:56:21 IST 2013
ICDCN 2014 will host a Ph.D. Forum to encourage Ph.D. students to
present and discuss their research with peers in their fields. This
PhD forum is best suited for students who already have a plan
outlined for their dissertation in the broad areas of Distributed
Computing and Computer Networking.
This forum will provide a friendly and supportive environment for
doctoral students to present and discuss their dissertation research
both with their peers and with a panel of experienced researchers
from academia and industry. In addition to providing feedback and
advice, this forum will provide an opportunity for students to
network as well as to practice presenting their research clearly and
The Ph.D. Forum will be an event consisting of short student
presentations followed by poster presentations. Each participant will
be allowed 5 minutes to make a short presentation. Thereafter, all
participants will maker poster presentations.
Though this forum is primarily targeted towards Ph.D. students,
exceptional BS and MS students who have formulated a research project
and obtained some good results will also be considered and hence are
encouraged to apply.
Intended participants must submit a cover letter and a technical
write-up. The cover letter must contain the participant's name,
affiliation, advisor's name (if known), theme of research, degrees
obtained so far, current status in their degree, and expected
Each participant must provide a 3-page write-up of the intended
research. The write-up should be a concise description of the problem
statement, scientific and technical approach, and the results
obtained so far. Sufficient information should be provided for the
chairs and the review board to judge the merit of the research.
The cover letter and the paper must be sent via email to Dr. Santonu
Sarkar (santonu_sarkar01 AT infosys.com), Dr. Sathya Peri (sathya at
iitp.ac.in) with subject line: "ICDCN 2014 Ph.D. Forum Submission".
Cover letter and Write-up due: October 20, 2013
Notification to participants: November 15, 2013
ICDCN 2014 will waive the registration fee for all participants and
will provide travel grant to the selected participants.
The accepted papers by the forum participants will not appear in the
ICDCN proceedings to be published by LNCS. However, a separate
proceeding containing the forum papers will be made available and
distributed during the conference.
BEST PRESENTATION AWARD
Undisclosed judges will evaluate all presenters based on their oral
and poster presentation for the Best Presentation Award.
Dr. Santonu Sarkar, Infosys Labs, Bangalore
Dr. Sathya Peri, IIT Patna
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