Sharing insights in smart computing

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  • Sunday, 11 Aug 2019

Delegates pose for a group photo during the opening of the conference.

ABOUT 100 experts from the international smart computing and communication systems community gathered at the Seventh International Conference on Smart Computing and Communications (ICSCC 2019) to discuss smart computing and the low-energy system design.

Hosted by Curtin University Malaysia (Curtin Malaysia), the three-day conference was organised by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Malaysia ComSoc/VTS Joint Chapter in collaboration with IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology, Sarawak Multimedia Authority, Sarawak Convention Bureau and National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra.

Themed “Smart Computational Intelligence for a Digital World”, the conference focused on topics like ‘’Sustainable Computing and Communications’’, “Green Technology, Smart Grids, Green Data Centre” as well as “Green Buildings” and “Sustainable ICT”.

The conference’s keynote speakers comprised prominent academics, including Prof Mohamad Yusoff Alias of Multimedia University Malaysia; Prof Robert Ernest Kooij of the Singapore University of Technology and Design; Prof Andrew Rohl of Curtin University, Australia; and Prof Ved Ram Singh of the National Physical Laboratory in India.

Invited speakers included Dr Jimson Mathew of the Indian Institute of Technology Patna, India; Prof Ashutosh Kumar Singh from the National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra, India; Prof Kok-Lim Alvin Yau of Sunway University; and Prof Muhammad Nizam of Uni-versitas Sebelas Maret, Indonesia.

All accepted and presented full papers from the conference will be submitted to IEEEXplore, a digital library which offers discovery and access to scientific and technical content published by the IEEE and its partners.

IEEE Xplore provides web access to more than four million full-text documents from some of the world’s most highly-cited publications in electrical engineering, computer science, and electronics.

A Hack Weekend or HackWknd, was held concurrently with the conference. Organised by the IEEE Curtin Malaysia Student Branch, the HackWknd gathered young programmers, designers and creative thinkers to design digital solutions to challenges faced by industry and government in Miri, Sarawak.

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