May 24, 2018 (Day 1, Thursday)
8:00 - 9:00 Registration/poster set-up
9:00 - 9:20 Welcome & introduction of ISM: Junji Nakano (Director, Department of Statistical Modeling, ISM) Room: D201
9:20 - 9:30 Opening remarks: Andy Rindos Room: D201
9:30 - 10:00 Keynote speaker: Naguib Attia (Vice President, Global University Programs) Room: D201
10:00 - 10:30 Keynote Speaker: Ryo Yoshida (Director, Data Science Center for Creative Design and Manufacturing, ISM) Room: D201
10:30 - 11:00 Break and Poster Sessions Main Lobby 2F / Room: D222(Coffee service)
11:00 - 12:00 Session 1 Watson Services I Room: D201

Diagnosis and Treatment of Rare diseases (HHT, etc.)
Authors: Yannis Viniotis and Tara Britt

Analysis of the WW Spread of Antimicrobial (AMR) Resistance
Author: Paula Cray

Toward Improving Guide Dog Training through the Application of IoT and Data Analytics
Authors: Zach Cleghern, Marc Foster, Sean Mealin, Eric Beppler, Jane Russenberger, Margaret Gruen, Alper Bozkurt and David Roberts
12:00 - 13:00 Session 2 Cloud in Education I Room: D201

Cloud Voice Computing Devices in Education: Revolution is coming
Authors: Alex Kaplunovich and Yelena Yesha

Research and Teaching in the Age of Cloud-Computing
Author: Uwe Ziegenhagen

What if We Atomize Student Data and Apps and Put Them on Docker Containers?
Author: Marat Zhanikeev
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch and Poster Sessions Main Lobby 2F / Room: D222 (Lunch box booth)
14:00 - 14:30 Keynote speaker: Mladen Vouk (A V Chancellor of Research, NC State University) Room: D201
14:30 - 15:00 Keynote Speaker: Hiroshi Maryuma (Chief Strategy Officer, Preferred Networks) Room: D201
15:00 - 15:30 Break and Poster Sessions Main Lobby 2F / Room: D222(Coffee service)
15:00 - 16:00 Sessions 3A and 3B (parallel tracks)

Session 3A Cloud and Social Media Room: D201

MyT-Me : Your Personal T-Shape Scoring System
Author: Louis Freund

How do yelp reviewers express their satisfactory and unsatisfactory feelings?
Author: Kota Hattori

A Cloud based Application to Manage Social Media Data
Authors: Jamayel Alhajri, Ghadeer Seraj, Farah Malallah, Alyaa Alostad and Hawraa Ali

Session 3B Watson bootcamp (Part I) Room: D313
16:00 - 17:00 Sessions 4A and 4B (parallel tracks)

Session 4A Blockchain Room: D201

A Blockchain-based Critical Event Data Recorder for Cyber-Physical Systems
Authors: András Pataricza, Andras Foldvari and Attila Klenik

Consistency Property of Bitcoin Backbone Protocol
Author: Lewis Tseng

Collaboration Orchestration in Hyperledger Fabric with BPMN Processes
Authors: Attila Klenik, László Gönczy, András Pataricza and Imre Kocsis

Session 4B Watson bootcamp (Part II) Room: D313
17:00 - 18:00 Sessions 5A and 5B (parallel tracks)

Session 5A Watson and Blockchain Room: D201

Setting up Data-Oriented Workflows to Maximize the Potential of IBM Analytics
Authors: Rada Chirkova, Young H Oh, Anand Singh and Xianqing Yu

Learned-Control Strategies from Stored Databases and Dynamically Updating Databases
Authors: Edward Grant, Hamed Mohammadbagherpoor and Andy Rindos

Teaching Blockchains - Providing a Map to Explore the Jungle
Authors: Imre Kocsis and András Pataricza

Session 5B Statistical Analyses of Research Activity I Room: D313

Understanding Research Trends Based on Paper Abstracts Using Topic Modeling
Authors: Mio Takei, Tomokazu Fujino, Kota Hattori and Keisuke Honda

Exploring the graph model for the citation network on the Web of Science using Kronecker graph model
Author: Yuichiro Yasui

Interactive visualization of aggregated symbolic data for summarizing huge datasets
Authors: Yoshikazu Yamamoto, Junji Nakano and Nobuo Shimizu
18:00 - 21:00 Conference Dinner (bus trip)

May 25, 2018 (Day 2, Friday)
8:00 - 9:00 Sign-in/poster set-up
9:00 - 9:30 Invited talk: Keith Brown (Director, IBM Systems Technical Strategy/Security) Room: D201
9:30 - 10:50 Sessions 6A and 6B (parallel tracks)

Session 6A Cloud in Education II Room: D201

A Usage Analytics Model for Analyzing User Behaviour in IBM Academic Cloud
Author: Manoj Kesavulu, Duc-Tien Dang-Nguyen, Minh-Son Dao, Marija Bezbradica and Markus Helfert

Teaching novices to use BI tools
Author: Yuichiro Wajima

Modeling the business processes of the university in the implementation of process management
Authors: Satybaldiyeva Ryskhan, Aitim Aigerim and Uskenbayeva Raissa

The Impact of Blockchain Technology on College Business Curriculum
Author: Jack Crumbly

Session 6B Statistical Analyses of Research Activity II Room: D201

A Regression Model for Estimating and Predicting Pointwise Mutual Information (PMI) between Research Subjects in the Web of Science
Authors: Frederick Kin Hing Phoa, Hsin-Yi Lai, Hikora Hamada and Keisuke Honda

A Comparative Study of Academic Papers on the PM2.5 Environmental Issues in China and Japan by Network Analysis
Authors: Yuji Mizukami, Keisuke Honda

Research Diversity Index for Evaluation of Research Performance
Authors: Junji Nakano, Hiroka Hamada, Mio Takei and Keisuke Honda

A Semantically Rich Knowledge Representation of PCI DSS for Cloud Services
Authors: Ankur Nagar and Karuna Joshi
10:50 - 12:10 Sessions 7A and 7B (parallel tracks)

Session 7A Inter-Cloud Technology for Scientific Research Room: D201

Application-Centric Overlay Cloud Utilizing Inter-Cloud
Author: Kento Aida

Optimal Resource Selection for Scientific Workflow Deployment in the Inter-Cloud
Authors: Masaharu Munetomo, Powell Courtney and Katsunori Miura

Improved Portability of Bioinformatics Software across HPC and Cloud Infrastructures
Authors: Tazro Ohta, Tomoya Tanjo and Osamu Ogasawara

A Proposal of Context-based Advertising Content Management Service for Coexistence of Digital Advertisements and Consumers
Authors: Makoto Yokoyama, Miki Shindo, Shigenori Suzuki and Noriyuki Kamibayashi

Session 7B Student Paper Competition Room: D313
12:10 - 12:15 Wrap-up: Kozoh Kitamura and Andy Rindos Room: D201
12:10 - 13:00 Lunch Room: D222 (Lunch box booth)
13:00 - 15:00 Hands-on Watson bootcamp Room: D313

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