@WAS Masters and Doctoral Colloquium (MDC)

iiWAS2010 and MoMM2010 invite PhD and masters students to present and discuss their work-in-progress and preliminary results in front of an international and renowned audience of researchers, other PhD students and practicioners. MDC aims at offering valuable feedback to the students and will, therefore, foster extensive and constructive discussions following the students' presentations.

The colloquium will be organized in parallel to iiWAS2010 and MoMM2010 conferences which are going to take place in Paris, France, November 08-10, 2010. The scope of MDC submissions is similar to the topics of interest shaped by iiWAS2010 and MoMM2010.

Important Dates

  • August 2, 2010 : MDC Papers Submission
  • September 05, 2010 : Acceptance Notification
  • September 20, 2010 : Camera-Ready Papers


Accepted MDC papers will be published by ACM and the Austrian Computer Society (OCG) books@ocg.at series. Authors of outstanding papers will be invited to submit an extended papers to distinguished journals (see the information given by iiWAS2010 and MoMM2010 conferences).


Your paper should be formatted according to the ACM guidelines. Authors using Latex need to choose the LateX2e – Tighter Alternate style.

Papers Submission & Review Process

Paper submissions are solicited up to 4 pages length in PDF format (short papers including an abstract). Each contribution should contain a problem statement and outline of the contribution to the field, an overview of related work in the area, a description of the methodological approach, results achieved so far, and an outlook on work remaining to be done for the thesis project. All papers will be peer-reviewed by three members of the international TPC and judged according to relevance, clarity and correctness, and novelty and originality.

Submission Process

Authors are requested to submit their full papers electronically in PDF format by using EasyChair (Link).

TPC members (preliminary list)

Walter Binder, University of Lugano, Switzerland
Laszlo Boszormenyi, University of Klagenfurt, Austria
Ivona Brandic, Vienna University of Technology, Austria
Stephane Bressan, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Sara Comai, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Julian Eckert, Technische Universitaet Darmstadt, Germany
Thomas Grill, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria
Helmut Hlavacs, University of Vienna, Austria
Hamidah Ibrahim, University Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
In-Young Ko, KAIST, Korea
Christopher Nugent, University of Ulster, UK
Artur Lugmayr, EMMi Lab, Finland
David Taniar, Monash University, Australia
Agustinus Borgy Waluyo, Institute for Infocom Research, Singapore
Wolfram Woess, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria
Tomoki Yoshihisa, Osaka University, Japan
Zhiwen Yu, Northwestern Polytechnical University, China


Dr. Karin Anna Hummel
@WAS MDC Chair
University of Vienna
Email: karin.hummel_AT_univie.ac.at