Call for papers

Workshop on Engineering Applications – WEA 2018: Applied Computer Sciences

The Engineering Faculties of the Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas, Universidad de Antioquia, and the National University of Colombia are glad to invite researchers, students, and practitioners to participate into one of the tracks of our event which will be held in Medellín – Colombia.

The goal of WEA 2018 is to bring together researchers, students and practitioners from academia and industry focused in applied computer science on any engineering field. Original research papers and posters are invited for publication in all areas of applied computer science on engineering.

Topics covering industrial applications and academic research of computer science on engineering are desirable on any of the following tracks:

Track 1: 5th Workshop on Engineering Applications – IEEE Universidad Distrital, Universidad Nacional de Colombia Student Branches:

Computer/Computational sciences
Interval, Fuzzy and Rough techniques (theory and applications)
Computational Intelligence
Software engineering
Semantic web
Computer networks
Innovation, TICs and Management in computer sciences
Innovation and TICs on Engineering Projects
Education in computer sciences
Education in engineering
Knowledge Management
TICs and Innovation on Public Management
Open Data and Linked Data
Semantic WEB and WEB 3.0
Data Visualization
Operations Research
Optimization (continuous, combinatorial)
Cloud Computing
Project Management
Bioengineering and Bioelectronics
Earth sciences, geomatics and geodesy
Geolocalization and Geoprocessing
Energy distribution management systems
Power electronics, Robotics
Power and energy systems
Digital image processing (DSP)
Communication systems
Automation and control systems
Acoustics and vibration
Climate change

Track 2: Complex Systems and Simulation Environments – Institute of Industrial Engineers, Chapter 985-IISE-UD

Simulation of Social events and Behavior
Modeling and implementation methodologies
Optimization with Simulation
Agent-based Simulation
Hybrid Simulation
Applications of simulation on health, transportation, manufacturing, logistics
Simulation applications
Project management
Enterprise Management
Decision Processes
Environmental management and sustainability
System Dynamics

Track 3: Green and Urban Logistics – Universidad de Antioquia

Physical Internet
Bike public systems
Urban/Reverse Logistics
Electric Vehicles
TIC and supply chain (GPS, IoT, ITS, TMS)
Big data and analytics for green and urban logistics
Circular and Sustainable Economy
Sustainable transportation
Green supply management/design
Closed loop supply chains
Public policy in logistics
Last mile distribution
Benchmarking and performance measurement in (green) logistics

Track 4: Computation & telecommunications – Universidad de Antioquia

Software Defined Networking
Network/functions Virtualization
IoT (Protocols/Information Analysis)
Speech Processing and Understading
Wireless Sensor Data Analysis
Network Management
Biometrics and Cybernetics Medical Applications of Pattern Analysis – Telemedicine
Wireless Networking
Optical Communications/Networking
Image Processing and Applications
Information Security
Communications in Smart Grid

Paper and Poster submission deadline: April 15th 2018.

Notification of acceptation: May 19th 2018.

Tutorial proposal deadline: August 4th 2018.

Final version deadline: June 16th 2018.

Workshop dates: October 17-19 2018.

Paper submission

Only full papers/posters will considered for review. Note that accepted posters will not be included into our proceedings.

All papers must be written following the following template:

Paper submission will be handled through EasyChair, so all authors are encouraged to use our system.

Only  accepted  papers  will  be  considered  for  possible  inclusion  into  the  conference  proceedings.


Sponsored by:

The Faculty of Engineering of the Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas – Bogotá, Colombia.

Hosted by:

The Faculty of Engineering of the Universidad de Antioquia – Medellín, Colombia.

Co-sponsored by:

The Faculty of Engineering of the National University of Colombia – Bogotá Campus.
Corporación Unificada Nacional CUN – Bogotá Colombia.