SoICT 2016: The 7th International Symposium on Information and Communication Technology


SoICT 2016: The 7th International Symposium on Information and Communication Technology

Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam, 8-9 December 2016.


SoICT 2016 is an international symposium that covers four major areas of research, including AI and Big Data Analytics, Information Networks and Communication Systems, Human-Computer Interface, Software Engineering and Applied Computing. Following the past successful symposium SoICT 2015, which received submissions from 18 countries, the Seventh International Symposium on Information and Communication Technology (SoICT 2016) will be held in Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam. The symposium aims at providing an academic forum for researchers and graduate students to share their latest research findings and to identify future challenges in computer science. The symposium will include tutorials and keynotes given by world-class speakers.

Important Dates

- SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 14 August 2016 
- AUTHOR NOTIFICATION: 05 October 2016 
- REGISTRATION DEADLINE (For each accepted paper!): 30 October 2016. 
- CONFERENCE DATES: 8-9 December 2016. 

Scope and Topics
Relevant topics of the symposium include, but are not limited to:

Track 1: Artificial Intelligence and Big Data Analytics: 
- Artificial intelligence, 
- Knowledge Representation, 
- Machine Learning, 
- Uncertainty, 
- Big data, 
- Data Mining, 
- Information Retrieval, 
- Social computing,
- Natural Language processing, 
- Search, Analytics, 
Track 2: Information Networks and Communication Systems 
- Optical Networks,
- Mobile and Wireless Networks, 
- Ad-hoc and Sensor Networks,
- Internet of Things,
- Software Defined Networking,
- Green Networking,
- Network Architectures and Protocols, 
- Network Security and Survivability,  
- Network Performance and QoS 
- Coding and Information Theory, 
- Free Space and Fiber-Optic Communications, 
- Radio-over-Fiber, Cognitive Radio,
- Cooperative Communications,
- Multi-antenna Communication Systems, 
Track 3: Human-Computer Interface,
- Computer Vision,
- Multimedia, 
- Audio/Image/Video analysis and processing,  
- Signal Processing, Recognition, 
- Cognitive Robotics
- Intelligent interfaces, 
- Interaction, 
- User-Centered approaches, 
- Human factors, 
Track 4: Software Engineering and Applied Computing  
- Software Architectures,
- Formal Analysis and Design, 
- Software Development Techniques and Tools, 
- Software Verification, 
- Programming Languages,
- Parallel/Distributed Computing, 
- Mobile/Ubiquitous Computing, 
- Cloud Computing,
- Real-time Embedded System,

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Paper preparation
The paper must be prepared by using the conference template in MS Word or LaTeX (in ACM style)
The paper must be in PDF format with no headers, footers and page numbers.
The paper should not exceed 8 pages.

Call for Papers
Text and pdf copies of the call for papers are available from:

The proceedings of SoICT 2016 will be published as a volume in ACM ICPS and available online in ACM Digital Library and DBLP.
Extended versions of the selected best papers in SoICT 2016 will be invited for submission to a Special Issue of the Memetic Computing (SCIE, IF: 1.0), International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks (SCIE, IF: 0.665), Informatica (IF: 1.0), but will be reviewed again.  

General Chairs
Huynh Quyet Thang, HUST, Vietnam
Nguyen Manh Hung, NTT, Vietnam

Steering Committee
Yew-Soon Ong, NTU, Singapore
Ismal Khalil, Austria
Eui-nam Huh, Kyunghee, Korea
Ho Tu Bao, JAIST, Japan

Program Chairs 
Luc de Raedt, K.U.Leuven, Belgium
Yves Deville, UCL, Belgium
Marc Bui, EPHE, France
Truong Thi Dieu Linh, HUST, Vietnam

Organizing Chair 
Huynh Thi Thanh Binh, HUST, Vietnam
Nguyen Thi Thuy Loan, NTT, Vietnam

Publicity Chairs 
Tran Hoang Hai, HUST, Vietnam
Tran Quang Duc, HUST, Vietnam
Nguyen Kim Quoc, NTT, Vietnam

Contact Us 
If you have any further questions on SOICT 2016, please feel free to contact us.
Tel.: -84 - 4 - 38684946 
Fax: -84 - 4 - 38692906