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ICDPUM 2014 : 16th International Conference on Development Planning and Urban Management

Venice, Italy
April 14 - 15, 2014

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Conference Dates   April 14 - 15, 2014

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SESSION 1
Chair : Juan Manuel Peña Aguilar
1OralRadar Charts Analysis to Compare the Level of Innovation in Mexico with Most Innovative Countries in Triple Helix Schema Economic and Human Factor Dimension
M. Peña Aguilar Juan, Valencia Luis, Pastrana Alberto, Nava Estefany, A. Martinez, M. Vivanco, A. Castañeda
Autonomous University of Queretaro Mexico
2PosterOut of Pocket Costs for Patients with Tuberculosis in Colombia: Evidence from Three Metropolitan Areas
Jose Hernandez, Lina Martínez, Gustavo Gonzalez, Carlos Lázaro, Diana Castrillon, Jonathan Cardona, Laura Mejía, Yina Sanchez, Luisa Ochoa, Evert Jimenez
Pontifical Bolivarian University Colombia
3PosterBeliefs in Auspicious Materials of Shop Entrepreneurs in Maung Hat Yai, Thailand
Punya Tepsing
Prince of Songkla University Thailand
4OralHospitality Industry: An Appraisal from the Maqasid Shari'yyah (Objectives of the Shariah) Perspective
Zakiah Samori
Universiti Teknologi Mara Malaysia
5OralEnvironmental Degradation and Globalization with Special Reference to Developing Economics
Indira Sinha
College of Commerce India
6OralIdeological Framing in Television News: The Case of “Settlement Process”
Mete Kazaz, Birol Gülnar
Selçuk University Turkey
7OralHot Face of Cold War: 007 James Bond
Günevi Uslu Evren
Selcuk Universty Faculty of Communication Turkey
8OralDemocrat Support to Antiterorrism of USA from Hollywood: Homeland Series
Selman Selim Akyüz, Mete Kazaz
Selcuk University Turkey
9OralCelebrity Endorsement: How It Works When a Celebrity Fits the Brand and Advertisement
Göksel Şimşek
Selçuk Universty Turkey
10OralFull and Partial Phonetic and Phonological Adaptations of English Loanwords: The Production of Personal Names Adopted by Brazilian Subjects
Suzana Maria Lucas Santos
Universidade Federal do Maranhão Brazil
11PosterLinguistic Devices Reflecting Violence in Border–Provinces of Southern Thailand on the Front Page of Local and National Newspapers
Chanokporn Angsuviriya
Prince of Songkhla University Thailand
12PosterApproaches to Studying Language Attitudes Theoretical and Practical Study
Mahmoud Almahmoud
Al-Imam University Saudi Arabia
13OralLogistics Innovation for Forreri Frog Exportation
Juan Manuel Peña Aguilar, Fernando Pantoja, T. Hector Rojas, Rodrigo Valencia, C. P. Estefany Nava, C. P. Aranza Martinez
Autonomous University of Queretaro Mexico
14OralEvaluating and Prioritizing the Effective Management Factors of Human Resources Empowerment and Efficiency in Manufacturing Companies: A Case Study on Fars’ Livestock and Poultry Manufacturing Companies
Mohsen Yaghmor, Sima Radmanesh
Fars Poultry Complex Iran, Islamic Republic Of
15OralInformation Technology Application for Knowledge Management in Medium-Size Businesses
S. Thongchai
Suan Sunandha Rajabhat University Thailand
16OralData Mining to Capture User-Experience: A Case Study in Notebook Product Appearance Design
Rhoann Kerh, Chen-Fu Chien, Kuo-Yi Lin
National Tsing Hua University Taiwan
17OralDrivers and Barriers for Implementing Environmental Management in Beverage Processors: A Case of Thailand
Auttasuriyanan Pakpoom, Setthasakko Watchaneeporn
Thammasat University Thailand
18OralOn the Way to the European Research Area: Programmes of the European Union as Factor of the Innovation Development the Scientific Organization in Ukraine
Yuri Nikitin, Veronika Rukas
Institute for Superhard Materials of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine Ukraine
SESSION 2
Chair : Soribel Genao
19OralRadio Frequency Identification System and Its Effect on Retailing Sector
Ayşe Çoban, Orhan Çoban, Murat Birekul
Selcuk University Turkey
20OralDay of the Week Patterns and the Financial Trends' Role: Evidence from the Greek Stock Market during the Euro Era
Nikolaos Konstantopoulos, Aristeidis Samitas, Vasileiou Evangelos
University of the Aegean Greece
21PosterA Framework for Strategy Development in Small Companies: A Case Study of a Telecommunication Firm
Maryam Goodarzi, Mahdieh Sheikhi, Mehdi Goodarzi
Tarbiat Modares University Iran, Islamic Republic Of
22OralCommon Core or Common Confusion: A Closer Look at Future Leaders' Positions on Management of Teaching and Learning
Soribel Genao
Queens College, City University of New York United States
23OralImproving University Operations with Data Mining: Predicting Student Performance
Mladen Dragičević, Mirjana Pejić Bach, Vanja Šimičević
University of Zagreb Croatia
24OralCommunication Skills, Cultural Changes, and Intellectual Capital: A Theoritical Framework
Dr. Saeed Askary Mrs. Nudrat Qayyum
Abu Dhabi University United Arab Emirates
SESSION 3
Chair : Ezzat Abd El Hamid
25PosterGreen Roof System Development Based on Sustainable Development Criteria in Iranian Schools
Nazanin Abrishami, Hooman Abrishami
Iranian Construction Engineering Organization Province of Khorasan Rzavi Iran, Islamic Republic Of
26OralEffect of Some Energy Crops Irrigation with Secondary Treated Wastewater on Seed Yield, Biomass and Biodiesel Production
Ezzat Mohamed Abdel Lateef
National Research Centre, Agricultural Division Egypt
27OralICAM-2, A Protein of Antitumor Immune Response in Mekong Giant Catfish (Pangasianodon gigas)
Jiraporn Rojtinnakorn
Maejo University Thailand
28OralFertilizer Management in Chamomile for Achieve to the Sustainable Agriculture at Iran
Azar Tamizkar
Islamic Azad University, Arak Branch Iran, Islamic Republic Of
29PosterOptimization of Inorganic Nutrition of Vine by Foliage Application
S. M. Kaimova, S. N. Oleichenko
University Kazakhstan
30PosterEffect of Polyphenols Extracted Honey on Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Belkhodja Hamza, Belmimoun Asmaa
University of Mascara Algeria
31PosterEffects of Inoculation by Bradyrhizobium japonicum Strains on Nodulation, Nitrogen Fixation, and Yield of Lablab purpureux in Algeria
Benselama Amel, Ouanane S. Mohamed
University of Oran Algeria
32OralA Pathway to Sustainable Agriculture through Protection and Propagation of Indigenous Livestock Breeds of Pakistan-Cholistani Cattle as a Case Study
Umer Farooq
The Islamia University of Bahawalpur Pakistan
33PosterInnate Immune Expression in Heterophils in Response to LPS
Rohita Gupta, G. S. Brah, R. Verma, C. S. Mukhopadhayay
College of Veterinary Sciences, GADVASU India
34PosterTreatment of Tannery Effluents by the Process of Coagulation
Gentiana Shegani
Albanian University Albania
35PosterA Study of Thai Muslims’ Way of Life through Their Clothes
Jureerat Buakaew
Prince of Songkla University Thailand
36PosterYouths’ Analysis and Evaluation of Characters’ Behavior: A Case Study of a Stage Play, Kaki, at Faculty of Liberal Arts, Prince of Songkhla University
Montri Meenium
Faculty of Liberal Arts, Prince of Songkla University Thailand
37PosterThe Existence of Field Corn Networks on the Thailand-Burma Border under the Patron-Client Contract Farming System
Kettawa Boonprakarn, Jedsarid Sangkaphan, Bejapornd Deekhuntod, Nuntharat Suriyo
Faculty of Liberal Arts, Prince of Songkla University Thailand
38OralBrazilian Environmental Public Policies Analysis
Estela Macedo Alves
FIAM FAAM Centro Universitário Brazil
39PosterA Narrative of Monks: Culture Heroes in Songkhla Province
Kuntalee Vaitayavanich
Prince of Songkla University Thailand
40OralBeliefs and Rituals among the Urak Lawoi Sea Gypsies in the Bulon Archipelago, Satun Province
Srisuporn Piyaratanawong, Suchai Assawapantanakul
Prince of Songkla University Thailand
41PosterSongkran Tradition: An Invented Tradition of Thai Buddhists and Thai Muslims for Peace and Happiness in Southern Thailand
Utit Sungkharat
Prince of Songkla University Thailand
42PosterThe name of Thai Muslim students: The Reflection of value and Identity of Thai Muslim
Apichaya Kaewuthai
Prince of Songkla University Thailand
SESSION 4
Chair : Sirirat Taneerananon
43PosterBuddha Image with the Manorah Crown: The Compromise of Legend and Religion
Natrada Somsit
Prince of Songkla University Thailand
44PosterFactors Related to Health Promotion Behavior of Older Employees in Factory
Kanda Janyam, Piyaporn Vijit
Prince of Songkla University Thailand
45PosterThe Application of Active Learning to Develop Creativity in General Education
Chalermwut Wijit
Prince of Songkla University Thailand
46PosterBody Types of Softball Players in the 39th National Games of Thailand
Nopadol Nimsuwan, Sumet Prom-in
Prince of Songkla University Thailand
47OralUltra-Poor Revisited: A Case of Southern Thailand
Sirirat Taneerananon
Prince of Songkla University Thailand
48OralAssessment of Energy Use and Energy Efficiency in Two Portuguese Slaughterhouses
M. Feliciano, F. Rodrigues, A. Gonçalves, J. M. R. C. A. Santos, V. Leite
Institute Politechnic of Bragança Portugal
49OralAn Analysis of Eco-efficiency and GHG Emission of Olive Oil Production in Northeast of Portugal
M. Feliciano, F. Maia, A. Gonçalves
Institute Politechnic of Bragança Portugal
50OralA Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of Aluminum Production Process
Alaa Al Hawari, Mohammad Khader, Wael El Hasan, Mahmoud Alijla, Ammar Manawi, Abdelbaki Benamour
Qatar University Qatar
SESSION 5
Chair : Hala Mekawy
51OralEnergy Efficient Shading Strategies for Windows of Hospital ICUs in the Desert
A. Sherif, A. El Zafarany, R. Arafa
The American University in Cairo Egypt
52OralSustainable Urban Waterfronts Using Sustainability Assessment Rating System
R. M. R. Hussein
Faculty of Engineering - Helwan University Egypt
53OralLand Management Framework: A Case of Kolkata
Alokananda Nath
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH India
54PosterQuantitative Analysis of the Quality of Housing and Land Use in the Built-up area of Croatian Coastal City of Zadar
Silvija Šiljeg, Ante Šiljeg, Branko Cavrić
University of Zadar Croatia
55OralWater Sensitive Planning: South African Case Study of Water Management through Sustainable Urban Planning
H. E. Rohr, E. J. Cilliers
North West University Potchefstroom South Africa
56OralEffectual Role of Local Level Partnership Schemes in Affordable Housing Delivery
Hala S. Mekawy
Faculty of Urban Planning Egypt
57OralA View of Flexible Housing in China
L. I. Shanshan
Polytechnic University of Turin Italy
58OralWhat Happened to an Apartment after Being Occupied
Li Shanshan
Polytechnic University of Turin Italy
59OralUnderstanding cities: tools and technologies to support decision makers, citizens and experts in their understanding of cities. A case study of densities in Ekhurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, South Africa.
Werner Fourie
[email protected] (Pty) Ltd South Africa
60OralComparative Sustainability Assessment as a Gauge of Sustainable Community Development in South Africa
B. B. van Schalkwyk, C. B. Schoeman, E. J. Cilliers
North West University South Africa
61OralStudy on Rural Landscape Design Method under the Background of the Population Diversification
Ziyi Zhou, Qiuxiao Chen, Shuang Wu
Zhejiang University China
62OralUrban Planning Compilation Problems in China and the Corresponding Optimization Ideas under the Vision of the Hyper-Cycle Theory
Hong Dongchen, Chen Qiuxiao, Wu Shuang
Zhejiang University China
63OralSlum Cities and Their Emergent Grain; True Urban Morphology and the Bright Future of Informality
Stephen Browne
University of Plymouth Ireland
64OralOn the Differentiation of Strategic Spatial Planning Making Mechanisms in New Era: between Melbourne and Tianjin
Z. Liu, K. Cao
Zhejiang University China
65OralResearch on Residential Block Fabric: A Case Study of Hangzhou West Area
Wang Ye, Wei Wei
Zhejiang University China
66OralThe Impact of Plants on Relaxation of Patients in Hospitals, Case Study: District 6th, Tehran
Hashem Hashemnejad, Abbas Yazdanfar, Mahzad Mohandes Tarighi, Denial Sadighi
University of Tehran Iran, Islamic Republic Of
67PosterEco-City and Future Development; Example of Yeni Bogazici (North Cyprus)
Seyedmehran Shahidipour
Eastern Mediterranean University Turkey
68OralHealth Post A Sustainable Prototype for the Third World
Chizzoniti Domenico, Beggiora Klizia, Cattani Letizia, Moscatelli Monica
Politecnico di Milano Italy
SESSION 6
Chair : Hassan Gholibeigian
69PosterEarthquake Forecasting Procedure Due to Diurnal Stress Transfer by the Core to the Crust
Hassan Gholibeigian, Kazem Gholibeigian
Amirkabir University of Technology Iran, Islamic Republic Of
70PosterLaboratory Study on Behavior of Compacted Soils
M. M. Mekkakia, M. P Luong, A. Arab
University of Chlef Algeria
71OralShoreline Change Estimation from Survey Image Coordinates and Neural Network Approximation
Tienfuan Kerh, Hsienchang Lu, Rob Saunders
National Pingtung University of Science and Technology Taiwan
72OralPhotogrammetry and Topographic Information for Urban Growth and Change in Amman
Mahmoud M. S. Albattah
University of Jordan Jordan
73OralThe Effect of Phase Development on Micro-Climate Change of Urban Area
Tommy Lo
City University of Hong Kong Hong Kong
74OralSeismic Vulnerability Mitigation of Non-Engineered Buildings
Muhammad Tariq A. Chaudhary
Al Imam Mohammad Ibn Saud Islamic University Saudi Arabia
75OralSpectral Assessing of Topographic Effects on Seismic Behavior of Trapezoidal Hill
M. Amelsakhi, A. Sohrabi-Bidar, A. Shareghi
Urmia University Iran, Islamic Republic Of
76OralPaper Concrete: A Step towards Sustainability
Hemanth K. Balaga, Prakash Nanthagopalan
IIT Bombay India
77OralUse of Regression Analysis in Determining the Length of Plastic Hinge in Reinforced Concrete Columns
Mehmet Alpaslan Köroğlu, Musa Hakan Arslan, Muslu Kazım Körez
Necmettin Erbakan University Turkey
SESSION 7
Chair : Irisa Murniece
78OralThe Relationship of Anthocyanins with Color of Organically and Conventionally Cultivated Potatoes
I. Murniece, L. Tomsone, I. Skrabule, A. Vaivode
Latvia University of Agriculture Latvia
79PosterPrevalence of Urinary Tract Infections among Diabetic Pregnant Women at Al-jala Hospital, Tripoli, Libya
Hussein El-Rayes
University of Tripoli Libya
80PosterEvaluation of Bacterial Composition of the Aerosol of Selected Abattoirs in Akure, South Western Nigeria
Funmilola O. Omoya, Joseph O. Obameso, Titus A. Olukibiti
Federal University of Technology Nigeria
81OralVariation of Phenolic Compounds in Latvian Apple Juices and Their Suitability for Cider Production
Rita Riekstina-Dolge, Zanda Kruma, Fredijs Dimins, Inta Krasnova, Daina Karklina
Latvia University of Agriculture Latvia
82OralThe Antibacterial Efficacy of Gold Nanoparticles Derived from Gomphrena celosioides and Prunus amygdalus (Almond) Leaves on Selected Bacterial Pathogens
M. E. Abalaka, S. Y. Daniyan, S. O. Adeyemo, D. Damisa
Federal University of Technology Nigeria
83OralProcess Simulation of 1-Butene Separation from C4 Mixture by Extractive Distillation
Muhammad Naeem, Abdulrahman A. Al-Rabiah, Wasif Mughees
King Saud University Saudi Arabia
84OralA Study of Lurking Behavior: The Desire Perspective
Hsiu-Hua Cheng, Chi-Wei Chen
Chaoyang University of Technology Taiwan
85OralLevel Set and Morphological Operation Techniques in Application of Dental Image Segmentation
Abdolvahab Ehsani Rad, Mohd Shafry Mohd Rahim, Alireza Norouzi
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia Malaysia
86OralAutomatic Intelligent Analysis of Malware Behaviour
Hermann Dornhackl, Konstantin Kadletz, Robert Luh, Paul Tavolato
University of Applied Sciences Austria
87OralCryptographic Protocol for Secure Cloud Storage
Luvisa Kusuma, Panji Yudha Prakasa
National Crypto Agency of Indonesia Indonesia
88OralModified Active (MA) Algorithm to Generate Semantic Web Related Clustered Hierarchy for Keyword Search
G. Leena Giri, Archana Mathur, S. H. Manjula, K. R. Venugopal, L. M. Patnaik
Dr. Ambedkar Institute of Technology India
89OralGPRS Based Automatic Metering System
Constant Akama, Frank Kulor, Frederick Agyemang
Ho Polytechnic Ghana
90OralRelevance Feedback within CBIR Systems
Mawloud Mosbah, Bachir Boucheham
Université 20 Août 1955 Skikda Algeria
91OralProposed Terminal Device for End-to-End Secure SMS in Cellular Networks
Neetesh Saxena, Narendra S. Chaudhari
Indian Institute of Technology Indore India
92OralEarly Requirement Engineering for Design of Learner Centric Dynamic LMS
Kausik Halder, Nabendu Chaki, Ranjan Dasgupta
A K Choudhury School of IT, University of Calcutta India
93PosterOptimal Harmonic Filters Design of Taiwan High Speed Rail Traction System
Ying-Pin Chang
Nan Kai University of Technology Taiwan
94OralOn the Design of Electronic Control Unitsfor the Safety-Critical Vehicle Applications
Kyung-Jung Lee, Hyun-Sik Ahn
Kookmin University Korea, Republic Of
95PosterUnderwater Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) Exploration
M. S. Sukumar
Thangavelu Engineering College India
SESSION 8
Chair : Mohammad Ahmad
96OralA New Model for Production Forecasting in ERP
S. F. Wong, W. I. Ho, B. Lin, Q. Huang
University of Macau Macao
97OralThe Effect of Increase in Aluminium Content on Fluidity of ZA Alloys Processed by Centrifugal Casting
P. N. Jyothi, A. Shailesh Rao, M. C. Jagath, K. Channakeshavalu
K. S. School of Engineering India
98PosterMechanical Performances and Viscoelastic Behaviour of Starch-Grafted-Polypropylene/Kenaf Fibres Composites
A. Hamma, A. Pegoretti
University of Bordj Bou Arreridj Algeria
99OralEffect of Aging Condition on Semisolid Cast 2024 Aluminum Alloy
S. Wisutmethangoon, S. Pannaray, T. Plookphol, J. Wannasin
Prince of Songkla University Thailand
100PosterNoncommutative Differential Structure on Finite Groups
Ibtisam Masmali, Edwin Beggs
Jazan Univeristy Saudi Arabia
101OralA Mathematical Property of the Geometric Mean
Mohamed Zayed Ogbi
Tripoli University Libya
102OralThe Development of a New Block Method for Solving Stiff ODEs
Khairil I. Othman, Mahfuzah Mahayaddin, Zarina Bibi Ibrahim
Universiti Teknologi MARA Malaysia
103OralFinding Viable Pollution Routes in an Urban Network under a Predefined Cost
Dimitra Alexiou, Stefanos Katsavounis, Ria Kalfakakou
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Greece
104OralInvestigations of Flow Field with Different Turbulence Models on NREL Phase VI Blade
T. Y. Liu, C. H. Lin, Y. M. Ferng
National Tsing Hua University Taiwan
105OralSolubility of Water in CO2 Mixtures at Pipeline Operation Conditions
Mohammad Ahmad, Sander Gersen, Erwin Wilbers
Det Norske Veritasand Germanischer Lloyd Oil and Gas (DNV-GL) Netherlands
106OralThe Convection Heater Numerical Simulation
Cristian Patrascioiu, Loredana Negoita
Petroleum-Gas University of Ploiesti Romania
107OralIntelligent Swarm-Finding in Formation Control of Multi-Robots to Track a Moving Target
Anh Duc Dang, Joachim Horn
Control Engineering Germany
108OralA Runge Kutta Discontinuous Galerkin Method for Lagrangian Compressible Euler Equations in Two-Dimensions
Xijun Yu, Zhenzhen Li, Zupeng Jia
Institute of Applied Physics and Computational Mathematics China
109PosterDesign of Orientation-Free Handler and Fuzzy Controller for Wire-Driven Heavy Object Lifting System
Bo-Wei Song, Yun-Jung Lee
Kyungpook National University Korea, Republic Of
110PosterEffect of Baffles on the Cooling of Electronic Components
O. Bendermel, C. Seladji, M. Khaouani
University of Tlemcen Algeria
111OralA Collection Efficiency Analysis on Unstructured Mesh using Eulerian Method
Deepak Ambore
Cranfield University United Kingdom
112PosterPredictors of Non-Adherence to Pharmacological Therapy in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes
Anan Jarab, Riham Almrayat, Salam Alqudah, Maher Khdour, Tareq Mukattash, Sharell Pinto
Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan Jordan
113PosterA New Gateway for Rheumatoid Arthritis: COXIBs with a Safety Cardiovascular Profile
Malvina Hoxha, Valerie Capra, Carola Buccellati, Angelo Sala, Clara Cena, Roberta Fruttero, Massimo Bertinaria, G. Enrico Rovati
University of Milan Italy
PROGRAM GUIDELINES 1.GUIDE FOR ORAL AND e-POSTER PRESENTATIONS We kindly ask ORAL presenters to prepare electronic presentations of 15 minutes (allowing 5 minutes for discussions) and e-POSTER presenters to prepare short electronic presentations of 5 minutes (allowing 5 minutes for discussions) (NO PRINT OUTS). A Linux-based operating system is used for both Oral and e-Poster presentations. All presenters should make a PDF file version of their presentation and upload it to the system. 2. PRESENTATION SET UP Laptop Computer, Projector, USB Flash Drive (No CD Drive), MS. PowerPoint/AcrobatReader 3. SYSTEM SECURITY ALERT As many delegates insert their USB devices into the laptop computer provided for the presentations, we cannot avoid Cyber/Computer viruses. You are kindly advised to bring a USB Flash Drive containing ONLY your .ppt, .ptx or .pdf presentation file or risk other files being corrupted or made permanently inaccessible. 4. ROLE OF THE SESSION CHAIR The duties of the Session Chair include the following: 1. Arrive at the conference hall at least 10 minutes before the session begins. Identify the paper presenters and discussant(s) in advance, and introduce yourself. Remind each presenter of the time limits that apply, and describe the method you will use to alert them of time limits during the actual presentation. 2. At the start of the session, introduce yourself to the audience, announce the session/title, and offer a brief overview indicating how the papers are related. 3. Prior to each presentation, introduce the speaker, announce the paper’s title, the name(s) of the author(s), and provide brief comments regarding the affiliation and/or background of each presenter. Identify the individual who will be speaking if it is someone other than the first author. 4. During the presentations enforce time limits strictly so that no author (or audience member) monopolizes someone else’s time. Oral paper presentations each have 20 minutes (15 minutes for full presentation papers, 5 minutes for discussions), and 10 minutes for e-Poster (electronic poster) presentations (5 minutes for poster presentation, 5 minutes for discussions). 5. Once presentations are complete (oral paper presentations and e-Poster presentations), the remaining time can be used for informal discussion between the audience and session participants. It is your job to field questions from the audience. 6. Try to conduct the session as informally as possible (e.g., use first names when addressing participants and members of the audience) to encourage as much audience participation as possible. 5. BEST PAPER AWARDS / BEST PRESENTATION AWARDS A 'Best Paper Award / Best Presentation Award' will be conferred on the author(s) of an abstract or a full paper presented at the conference. Selection is made based on the best combined marks of the abstract / paper review and presentation quality appraisal conducted by the Session Chair at the conference venue, and assessed by the Program Committee. Award winners will be announced after the conference. The author(s) of a selected paper/presentation will receive a signed and stamped official Best Paper Award / Best Presentation Award e-certificate.

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