32nd International Conference on Computers and Their Applications
CATA 2017
to be held in conjunction with BICoB 2017.
March 20–22, 2017
Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort and Spa, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
Sponsored by the International Society for Computers and Their Applications (ISCA)

The 32nd International Conference on Computers and Their Applications (CATA) provides an international forum for presentation and discussion of research on computers and their applications. CATA 2017 will feature contributed, as well as invited papers concerned with theory, practice and applications.

The conference also includes a best paper award, given for a paper presented at the conference. The topics will include, but are not limited to, the following areas:

  • Algorithms
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Bioinformatics and Geoinformatics
  • Compilers
  • Computer-Aided Design/Manufacturing
  • Computer and Network Security
  • Computer Architecture and VLSI
  • Computer Graphics
  • Computer Modeling
  • Computer Networks
  • Computer Simulation
  • Computer Vision
  • Computers and Education
  • Computing Practice & Applications
  • Control Systems
  • Data Communications
  • Databases
  • Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery
  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Expert Systems
  • Human-Computer Interface & Visualization
  • Image Processing
  • Information Systems
  • Multimedia Applications
  • Neural Networks
  • Operating and Distributed Systems
  • Parallel Processing
  • Pattern Recognition
  • Programming Languages
  • Real-Time Computing
  • Robotics
  • Software Engineering and CASE
  • Text Processing

Conference Chairs: Drs. Gordon Lee (San Diego State University, USA) and Les Miller (Iowa State University, USA)
Program Chair: Dr. Antoine Bossard (Kanagawa University, Japan)

Submission Guidelines

Papers will be accepted only by electronic submission (PDF only). A full, unpublished paper and not submitted elsewhere, including title, author's name(s) and affiliation, mailing address and email of the principal author, should be submitted before December 15, 2016 on easychair.org/conferences/?conf=cata2017. The submitted manuscript should closely reflect the final paper as it will appear in the proceedings. The maximum paper length for the proceedings is six pages, with up to two additional pages accepted with page charges (6+2). Papers need to be formatted according to the ISCA conference template (PDF, LaTeX). If you encounter any difficulties during submission or if you require further information, please contact the Program Chair (cata2017 [at] easychair.org).

All submissions will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers that are registered and presented at the conference will be included in the proceedings and submitted for indexing to major online indexes such as INSPEC and Scopus, in addition to be freely available online (Open Access).

Important Dates

October 28, 2016 December 15, 2016Full paper submission
January 10, 2017Notification of acceptance
January 20, 2017Registration and camera-ready paper submission
March 20–22, 2017Event dates

Post-conference Publications

Authors of the selected best papers will be invited to submit extended versions of their articles for possible publication in a special issue of the International Journal of Computers and Their Applications (IJCA).