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4th International Conference on Cloud Computing

October 17–19, 2013 | Wuhan, People's Republic of China

Tutorial 1: Advances in Cloud-Assisted Mobile Computing and Pervasive Services


Abstract : Advances in mobile communication networks and increasing deployments of mobile smart devices have brought rich mobile experiences to end users. However, further improvement of service quality and large deployment of mobile pervasive services are hampered by resource constraints of mobile devices and bandwidth limitations of wireless networks. Recently, mobile cloud computing is emerging rapidly as an exciting new paradigm to extend the capabilities of mobile devices and platforms, which, in turn, are changing the industrial production and people's daily life. Developments of innovative pervasive mobile services, e.g., mobile video streaming, rich media dissemination, surveillance, e-gaming, e-health care, etc., can be greatly facilitated by mobile cloud computing platforms employing emerged and emerging technologies. This talk is to introduce some recent issues and applications related to cloud-assisted mobile computing and pervasive services.


Tutorial 2: Big Data, Cloud and Healthcare


Abstract : In this tutorial, it reviews the background and state-of-the-art of big data, cloud and healthcare. It first introduces the general background of big data, cloud and related technologies. It then introduces the general background, discusses the technical challenges, and reviews the latest advances. It finally examines the several representative healthcare applications of big data and cloud. These discussions aim to provide a comprehensive overview and big-picture to researchers of this exciting area.


Bio : Prof. Min Chen is a professor in School of Computer Science and Technology at Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST). He was an assistant professor in School of Computer Science and Engineering at Seoul National University (SNU) from Sep. 2009 to Feb. 2012. He was R&D director at Confederal Network Inc. from 2008 to 2009. He worked as a Post-Doctoral Fellow in Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at University of British Columbia (UBC) for three years. Before joining UBC, he was a Post-Doctoral Fellow at SNU for one and half years. He received Best Paper Award from IEEE ICC 2012, and Best Paper Runner-up Award  from QShine 2008 . He has more than 170 paper publications. He serves as editor or associate editor for  Information Sciences , Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, IET Communications, IET Networks, Wiley I. J. of Security and Communication Networks, Journal of Internet Technology, KSII Trans. Internet and Information Systems, International Journal of Sensor Networks. He is managing editor for IJAACS and IJART. He is a Guest Editor for  IEEE Network IEEE Wireless Communications Magazine , etc. He is Co-Chair  of IEEE ICC 2012-Communications Theory Symposium , andCo-Chair  of IEEE ICC 2013-Wireless Networks Symposium . He is  General Co-Chair  for the 12th IEEE International Conference on Computer and Information Technology (IEEE CIT-2012). He is  Keynote Speaker  for CyberC 2012 and Mobiquitous 2012. He is a TPC member for  IEEE INFOCOM 2014 . His research focuses on Internet of Things, Machine to Machine Communications, Body Area Networks, Body Sensor Networks, E-healthcare, Mobile Cloud Computing, Cloud-Assisted Mobile Computing, Ubiquitous Network and Services, Mobile Agent, and Multimedia Transmission over Wireless Network, etc. He is an IEEE Senior Member since 2009.