WSEAS Post Conference Report, December 2006, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain

6th WSEAS International Conference on APPLIED COMPUTER SCIENCE (ACS ’06)

5th WSEAS International Conference on SYSTEM SCIENCE and SIMULATION in ENGINEERING (ICOSSE '06)


5th WSEAS International Conference on EDUCATION and EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY (EDU '06)

2nd WSEAS International Conference on REMOTE SENSING (REMOTE '06)

Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain, December 16-18, 2006

WSEAS would like to thank all the scientists that made this glorious event happen.

Conference Statistics:
Submitted papers: 551
Accepted papers: 297



Scientific Aspect

Review Process:
Each paper was reviewed at least by 2 independent reviewers. The WSEAS Secretariat sent each paper to 4 reviewers. Some papers received reviews from 4 different referees. The WSEAS Secretariat forwarded these comments by personalized emails to the responsible for the correspondence author. The full list of the reviewers will be available in the web page:

Only authors of those papers, which are found to have very positive response from 2 referees and which are modified sufficiently to take into account all the comments of (at least 2) referees of the conference are invited to send an extended version in the WSEAS Journals (WSEAS Transactions).

WSEAS sent a full report of the whole review process and the whole correspondence to the following international indexes that have recognized officially the Validity and the Reputation of the WSEAS Conferences:

Best Student Papers:
The Organizing Committee received the forms that the Session Chairmen filled in after the end of their Sessions and after additional evaluation and discussion decided the following.
The Criteria were
a) originality and scientific impact
b) good presentation
c) paper presented by a student

Conference: ACS
Won by: Mr. Miguel Bernabeu
Title: Static versus dynamic heterogeneous parallel schemes to solve the symmetric tridiagonal eigenvalue problem
Authors: Miguel O. Bernabeu, Antonio M. Vidal

Conference: ICOSSSE
Won by: Mr. Filip Gleissner
Title: The BER Evaluation of UMTS under Static Propagation Conditions
Authors: Filip Gleissner, Stanislav Hanus

Conference: POWER
Won by: Mr. Jong Seok Rho
Title: Analysis and Design of a Small Size Rotary Ultrasonic Motor
Authors: Jong-Seok Rho, Hyun-Kyo Jung

Conference: EDU
Won by: Miss Shaista Rashid
Title: E-Learning & Note-Taking: A Comparative Study
Authors: Shaista Rashid, Dimitris Rigas

Conference: REMOTE
Won by: Mr. Zhaoming Zhang
Title: A study on urban growth, vegetation space variation and thermal environmental changes of Beijing city based on TM imagery data
Authors: Zhaoming Zhang, Guojin He


Plenary Lectures:

Nanotechnology in optics: foundations, implementations, applications and future potential

Professor Hartmut Hillmer
Institute of Nanostructure Technologies and Analytics (INA)
and Center for Interdisciplinary Nanostructure Science and Technology (CINSaT)
University of Kassel, D-34132 Kassel, Germany

Best approximation of function classes on the real line and spline interpolation

Professor Gennadi Vainikko
Institute of Applied Mathematics
Tartu University
J. Liivi 2, 50409 Tartu

Quasi Being of Neurons and Fuzzy Logic of Brain

Professor Lev Tsitolovsky
Department of Life Science
University of Bar-Ilan
Ramat-Gan 52900, Israel

Control of Dynamical Systems in Models for Cancer Treatments

Professor Urszula Ledzewicz
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Southern Illinois University
Edwardsville, USA

Electricity, the human brain and information technologies
From the voltaic pile to neural networks

Professor Francesco Muzi
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
University of L’Aquila, Italy

Analytical modelling and investigation of the adjustable speed drive performance under input voltage unbalance

Professor Jiri Klima
Dean of the Technical Faculty of CZU in Prague
Czech Republic

Wind Power and the Impact on Power Systems

Professor Terje Gjengedal
NTNU & Statkraft
P.O.Box 200, Lilleaker, 0216 Oslo, Norway

Information technology and a meta-learning environment

Professor Seppo Sirkemaa
Turku School of Economics, Pori Unit
P.O.Box 300, 28101 Pori, Finland

A divergence operator to quantify texture from multi-spectral satellite images

Professor Jorge Lira
Instituto de Geofisica
National Autonomous University of Mexico
Cd. Universitaria, 04510 Mexico DF, Mexico

Social Aspect

Coffee-Breaks: The WSEAS Organizing Committee offered 6 very rich coffee-breaks. Each coffee-breaks were composed by filter coffee, decaf. coffee, tea, local sweets, biscuits, freshly baked pastries. During the Coffee-Breaks the attendees had several opportunities for to interchange ideas and proposals for common projects and collaboration.

Banquet: The Conference Banquet took place in the hotel's restaurant. In addition to the rich buffet, the participants had the opportunity of enjoying a group of local folklore dancers and singers.
The whole event was really impressive. All the participants had a very good time and enjoyed themselves very much.