2014 Tarragona International Summer School on
Trends in Computing

Tarragona, Spain, July 7-11, 2014

SSTiC 2014 Registration Form

(form version 1.11 courses)


  1. Either by bank transfer to:

    Uno-e Bank
    bank's address: Julian Camarillo 4 C, 28037 Madrid, Spain
    IBAN: ES3902270001820201823142
    account holder: C. Martin – GRLMC
    account holder’s address: Av. Catalunya 35, 43002 Tarragona, Spain

  2. Remarks: (1) Wire transfers should not involve any expense for the School. (2) Participants claiming registration by a deadline will be requested to prove that the bank transfer order was carried out by the deadline in case the fees arrive later.

  3. Or by PayPal.

  4. Remark: 25 Euro will be added to the fees in order to cover the expenses that the organizers will be charged by PayPal.

General remarks concerning payment:
  • Please mention SSTiC 2014 and your name in the subject.
  • A receipt will be provided on site.
  • Participants registering on site must pay in cash. For the sake of local organization, however, it is much recommended to do it earlier.


Fees comprise access to all courses and lunches. There is a free registration (not including lunches) only for PhD students from universities and research institutes in Catalonia.

Registration deadlines and fees

Paid until Full [Euro]
July 5, 2014250
July 11, 2014530

Registration conditions

Please provide the following contact information: (bold fields are mandatory)!

1 The default values for City and Country fields are based on the client IP remote address. This information might be not very accurate (due to ISP policies, proxy connections, etc.), and we kindly ask you to provide the right values for the registration form.


Name in Latex:
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(Professor, Researcher, PhD student, etc.)




Please provide the following academic background:

Degree (PhD, Masters, Bachelor, etc.):


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Registration Type:

Since there are seats available, a half-price last-minute registration fare is offered: Euro 250!

530 Euro: Last-minute, full

0 Euro: Free,
for PhD students from universities and research institutes in Catalonia. Before registering here, please submit to grlmc(at)urv.cat the document requested in the home page.
Please indicate in the field Notes for organizers wether you need a certificate of participation or not.

Please indicate maximum 8 courses you would tentatively like to attend.

Divyakant Agrawal (Qatar Computing Research Institute, Doha), [intermediate] Scalable Data Management in Enterprise and Cloud Computing Infrastructures

Pierre Baldi (U California, Irvine), [intermediate] Big Data Informatics Challenges and Opportunities in the Life Sciences

Rajkumar Buyya (U Melbourne), [intermediate] Cloud Computing

John M. Carroll (Pennsylvania State U, University Park), [introductory] Usability Engineering and Scenario-based Design

Kwang-Ting (Tim) Cheng (U California, Santa Barbara), [introductory/intermediate] Smartphones: Hardware Platform, Software Development, and Emerging Apps

Amr El Abbadi (U California, Santa Barbara), [introductory] The Distributed Foundations of Data Management in the Cloud

Richard M. Fujimoto (Georgia Tech, Atlanta), [introductory] Parallel and Distributed Simulation

Mark Guzdial (Georgia Tech, Atlanta), [introductory] Computing Education Research: What We Know about Learning and Teaching Computer Science

David S. Johnson (Columbia U, New York), [introductory] The Traveling Salesman Problem in Theory and Practice

George Karypis (U Minnesota, Twin Cities), [intermediate] Programming Models/Frameworks for Parallel & Distributed Computing

Aggelos K. Katsaggelos (Northwestern U, Evanston), [intermediate] Optimization Techniques for Sparse/Low-rank Recovery Problems in Image Processing and Machine Learning

Arie E. Kaufman (U Stony Brook), [intermediate/advanced] Visualization

Carl Lagoze (U Michigan, Ann Arbor), [introductory] Curation of Big Data

Dinesh Manocha (U North Carolina, Chapel Hill), [introductory/intermediate] Robot Motion Planning

Bijan Parsia (U Manchester), [introductory] The Empirical Mindset in Computer Science

Robert Sargent (Syracuse U), [introductory] Validation of Models

Steffen Staab (U Koblenz), [intermediate] Programming the Semantic Web

Mike Thelwall (U Wolverhampton), [introductory] Sentiment Strength Detection for Twitter and the Social Web

Jeffrey D. Ullman (Stanford U), [introductory] MapReduce Algorithms

Nitin Vaidya (U Illinois, Urbana-Champaign), [introductory/intermediate] Distributed Consensus: Theory and Applications

Philip Wadler (U Edinburgh), [intermediate] Topics in Lambda Calculus and Life

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Acknowledgement and Copyright Notice

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