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ICFCN 2017 : 19th International Conference on Food Cultures and Networks

Bangkok, Thailand
February 7 - 8, 2017

Conference Code: 17TH02ICFCN

Conference Aims and Objectives

The ICFCN 2017: 19th International Conference on Food Cultures and Networks aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Food Cultures and Networks. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Food Cultures and Networks.

Call for Contributions

All honorable authors are kindly encouraged to contribute to and help shape the conference through submissions of their research abstracts, papers and e-posters. Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Food Cultures and Networks are cordially invited for presentation at the conference. The conference solicits contributions of abstracts, papers and e-posters that address themes and topics of the conference, including figures, tables and references of novel research materials.WASET

Federated Conference

Federated conference series is an event that brings together significant number of recurring events; academic conferences, symposia, workshops, special sessions, and plenary talks in the field of science and technology since inception in 1999. Each event may run over any span of time within the conference days.

Conference Proceedings

All submitted conference papers will be blind peer reviewed by three competent reviewers. The peer-reviewed conference proceedings are indexed in the International Science Index (ISI), Google Scholar, Semantic Scholar, Zenedo, OpenAIRE, BASE, WorldCAT, Sherpa/RoMEO, and other index databases. The conference abstracts and proceedings book, CD and certificate of presentation will be distributed to participants at the conference registration desk. Impact Factor Indicators.

Special Journal Issues

ICFCN 2017 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Food Cultures and Networks. A number of selected high-impact full text papers will also be considered for the special journal issues. All submitted papers will have the opportunity to be considered for this Special Journal Issue. The paper selection will be carried out during the peer review process as well as at the conference presentation stage. Submitted papers must not be under consideration by any other journal or publication. The final decision for paper selection will be made based on peer review reports by the Guest Editors and the Editor-in-Chief jointly. Selected full-text papers will be published online free of charge.

Conference Sponsor and Exhibitor Opportunities

The Conference offers the opportunity to become a conference sponsor or exhibitor. To participate as a sponsor or exhibitor, please download and complete the Conference Sponsorship Request Form.

Important Dates

Abstracts/Full-Text Paper Submission Deadline   December 30, 2016
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection   January 5, 2017
Final Paper (Camera Ready) Submission & Early Bird Registration Deadline   January 10, 2017
Conference Dates   February 7 - 8, 2017

Important Notes

Please ensure your submission meets the conference's strict guidelines for accepting scholarly papers. Downloadable versions of the check list for Full-Text Papers and Abstract Papers.

Please refer to the Paper Submission GUIDE before submitting your paper.

Selected Conference Papers

1) A Neural Network Classifier for Estimation of the Degree of Infestation by Late Blight on Tomato Leaves
Gizelle K. Vianna, Gabriel V. Cunha, Gustavo S. Oliveira
2) Promoting Innovation Pedagogy in a Capacity Building Project in Indonesia
Juha Kettunen
3) Detecting and Secluding Route Modifiers by Neural Network Approach in Wireless Sensor Networks
C. N. Vanitha, M. Usha
4) Privacy-Preserving Location Sharing System with Client/Server Architecture in Mobile Online Social Network
Xi Xiao, Chunhui Chen, Xinyu Liu, Guangwu Hu, Yong Jiang
5) Detecting Geographically Dispersed Overlay Communities Using Community Networks
Madhushi Bandara, Dharshana Kasthurirathna, Danaja Maldeniya, Mahendra Piraveenan
6) Entrepreneurs’ Perceptions of the Economic, Social and Physical Impacts of Tourism
Oktay Emir
7) Food Security Model and the Role of Community Empowerment: The Case of a Marginalized Village in Mexico, Tatoxcac, Puebla
Marco Antonio Lara De la Calleja, María Catalina Ovando Chico, Eduardo Lopez Ruiz
8) Use of Social Networks and Mobile Technologies in Education
Václav Maněna, Roman Dostál, Štěpán Hubálovský
9) The Use of Network Theory in Heritage Cities
J. L. Oliver, T. Agryzkov, L. Tortosa, J. Vicent, J. Santacruz
10) Causal Relation Identification Using Convolutional Neural Networks and Knowledge Based Features
Tharini N. de Silva, Xiao Zhibo, Zhao Rui, Mao Kezhi
11) A Neuro-Automata Decision Support System for the Control of Late Blight in Tomato Crops
Gizelle K. Vianna, Gustavo S. Oliveira, Gabriel V. Cunha
12) Crowdsourcing as an Open Innovation Tool for Entrepreneurship
Zeynep Ayfer Bozat
13) Design and Implementation of Medium Access Control Based Routing on Real Wireless Sensor Networks Testbed
Smriti Agarwal, Ashish Payal, B. V. R. Reddy
14) Impact of HIV/AIDS on Food Security in Pala Sub-Location, Bondo District, Kenya
S. B. Otieno, Were Fred, E. W. Kabiru, K. Waza
15) Motivating Factors and Prospects for Rural Community Involvement in Entrepreneurship: Evidence from Mantanani Island, Sabah, Malaysia
F. Fabeil Noor, Roslinah Mahmud, Janice L. H. Nga, Rasid Mail

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