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UCC/BDCAT 2021 Programme – Day 1, Monday 6th of December 2021

14th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Utility and Cloud Computing (UCC 2021)
8th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Big Data Computing, Applications and Technologies (BDCAT2021)
Programme: Day 1, Monday, 6th December 2021, Physical Event
College Court Conference Centre, Knighton Road, Leicester LE2 3UF, Leicester UK
Getting Here: Direction to Conference Venue
(NOTE: The programme is in the UK time zone)
Zoom Link to the Live Event: https://zoom.us/j/96448943810?pwd=ekpUSXBtREdDVUtGbWFidFlKc1FEUT09
Meeting ID: 964 4894 3810
Time Authors Paper Event
09:30 – 10:00 Session 1: UCC and BDCAT Opening Ceremony
10:00 –11:00 Opening Keynote: Implementing Digital Twins for service and operations - how far have we come?
Dr. Gilbert Owusu, Data & AI Director for Corporate Units and Networks, British Telecom
11:00 – 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 – 13:00 Session 2: Cloud and Systems
11:30 – 12:00 Zoltan Zvara, Peter G.N. Szabo, Barnabas Lorant Balazs and Andras A. Benczur System-aware dynamic partitioning for batch and streaming workloads UCC
12:00 – 12:30 Chen Chen, Lars Nagel, Lin Cui and Posco Tso Distributed Federated Service Chaining for Heterogeneous Network Environments UCC
12:30 – 13:00 Kaho Wan and Joel Coffman Game-Theoretic Modeling of DDoS Attacks in Cloud Computing UCC
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 15:00 Session 3 Keynote: Sense (and) the City: From grassroots IoT sensors and city-fostered Open Data to Urban Observatories
Prof Theo Tryfonas, University of Bristol, UK
15:00 – 15:30 Coffee Break
15:30 – 17:30 Session 4: Big Data and Applications
15:30 – 16:00 Aimer Bhat, Madhumonti Roy and Heeki Park Evaluating Serverless Architecture for Big Data Enterprise Applications BDCAT
16:00 – 16:30 Ilyas Ashkir, Ben Roullier, Frank McQuade and Ashiq Anjum Object recognition for Virtual Reality based Digital Twins BDCAT
16:30 – 17:00 Anthony Miller, John Panneerselvam and Lu Liu An Empirical Analysis of LADA Diabetes Case, Control and Variable Importance MLHI
17:00 – 17:20 Vijay Kumar, George Oikonomou and Theo Tryfonas An Urban Sensing Architecture as Essential Infrastructure for Future Cities Doctoral Symposium
17:20 – 17:40 Azam Khan and Ashiq Anjum Blockchain-based Distributed Platform for Accountable Medical Data Sharing Doctoral Symposium
17:40 – 18:00 Wei Wang A Short Survey on Deep Learning for Skeleton-based Action Recognition B2D2LM

BDCAT, Day 2 and Day 3, Monday 7th and 8th December 2021

8th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Big Data Computing, Applications and Technologies (BDCAT2021)
Programme: Day 2, Tuesday, 7th December 2021, Online Event
(NOTE: The programme is in the UK time zone)
Zoom Link to UCC Live Event: https://zoom.us/j/96448943810?pwd=ekpUSXBtREdDVUtGbWFidFlKc1FEUT09
Meeting ID: 964 4894 3810
(NOTE: For joining the Keynotes, please use the links provided in the Keynote section)
Time Authors Paper
09:30 – 10:30 Session 1 Keynote: Keynote-Catching up on the Internet Computer
Dr Yvonne-Anne Pignolet, DFINITY, Zurich, Switzerland
(Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/98090863338?pwd=RE5BRVZrc0ZzZk9ON3NnUGxKMkZhUT09
Meeting ID: 980 9086 3338)
10:30 – 11:00 Break
11:00 –13:00 Session 1: The power of crowd and graphs Session Chair:Robert Birke
11:00 – 11:30 Richard Sinnott and Zijian Wang Linking User Accounts across Social Media Platforms
11:30 – 12:00 Zuo Huang, Richard Sinnott and Qiuhong Ke Crowd Counting Using Deep Learning in Edge Devices
12:00 – 12:30 Changhao Bai and Peng Wu PRRL: Path Rotation based Knowledge Graph Representation Learning method
12:30 – 13:00 Yuanhang Xu and Peng Wu Multiscale Clustering Based Diffusion Representation Learning Method
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 –15:30 Session 2: Handling the anomalies Session Chair: Ashiq Anjum
14:00 – 14:30 Amirmasoud Ghiassi, Robert Birke and Lydia Y.Chen TrustNet: Learning from Trusted Data Against (A)symmetric Label Noise
14:30 – 15:00 Barjinder Kaur, Sajjad Dadkhah, Pulei Xiong, Shahrear Iqbal, Suprio Ray and Ali A. Ghorbani Verification Based Scheme to Restrict IoT Attacks
15:00 – 15:30 Break
15:30 –17:00 Session 3: Analysis for systems Session Chair:Xinghui Zhao
15:30 – 16:00 Guoyi Zhao, Tian Zhou and Lixin Gao A Proactive Data-Parallel Framework for Machine Learning
16:00 – 16:30 Menuka Warushavithana, Caleb Carlson, Saptashwa Mitra, Daniel Rammer, Mazdak Arabi, Jay Breidt, Sangmi Lee Pallickara and Shrideep Pallickara Distributed Orchestration of Regression Models Over Administrative Boundaries
16:30 – 17:00 Sheriffo Ceesay, Yuhui Lin and Adam Barker Benchmarking and Performance Modelling of Dataflow with Cycles
8th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Big Data Computing, Applications and Technologies (BDCAT2021)
Programme: Day 3, Wednesday, 8th December 2021, Online Event
(NOTE: The programme is in the UK time zone)
Zoom Link to UCC Live Event: https://zoom.us/j/96448943810?pwd=ekpUSXBtREdDVUtGbWFidFlKc1FEUT09
Meeting ID: 964 4894 3810
(NOTE: For joining the Keynotes and Panel, please use the links provided in the Keynote and Panel section)
Time Authors Paper
09:30 – 10:30 Session 1 Keynote: TBA
(Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/98090863338?pwd=RE5BRVZrc0ZzZk9ON3NnUGxKMkZhUT09
Meeting ID: 980 9086 3338)
10:30 – 11:00 Break
11:00 –13:00 Session 1: Big Data Applications Session Chair:Lydia Chen
11:00 – 11:30 Zihan Yang, Richard Sinnott, Qiuhong Ke and James Bailey Individual Feral Cat Identification through Deep Learning
11:30 – 12:00 Wenhan Gao, Peng Wu and Li Pan Attribute Network Embedding Method based on Joint Clustering of Representation and Network
12:00 – 12:30 Kshitij Sinha and Muskan Lalit Comparative Analysis of Pre-Trained Deep Neural Networks for Vision-Based Security Systems on a Novel Dataset
12:30 – 13:00 Maxim Priymak and Richard Sinnott Real-Time Traffic Classification through Deep Learning
16:30 –18:00 UCC/BDCAT Panel: Computing in the Era of Climate Change
Prof Alan Sill and Prof Omer Rana

(Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/98090863338?pwd=RE5BRVZrc0ZzZk9ON3NnUGxKMkZhUT09
Meeting ID: 980 9086 3338)
18:00 –18:30 Closing
(Zoom Link: Closing)