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ICSM 2017 : 19th International Conference on Sociological Methods

Durban, South Africa
January 12 - 13, 2017

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Holiday Inn Express Durban Umhlanga
2 Ncondo Place, Cnr Ncondo Place & Ntusi Road,
off Umhlanga Rocks Drive
Umhlanga, Durban, 4320, South Africa
Conference Code: 17ZA01ICSM

Conference Aims and Objectives

The ICSM 2017: 19th International Conference on Sociological Methods aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Sociological Methods. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Sociological Methods.

Call for Contributions

All honorable authors are kindly encouraged to contribute to and help shape the conference through submissions of their research abstracts, papers and e-posters. Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Sociological Methods are cordially invited for presentation at the conference. The conference solicits contributions of abstracts, papers and e-posters that address themes and topics of the conference, including figures, tables and references of novel research materials.WASET

Conference Proceedings

All submitted conference papers will be blind peer reviewed by three competent reviewers. The post conference proceedings will be abstracted and indexed in the International Science Index , and submitted to be indexed in the Google Scholar, Scopus and Thomson Reuters. The conference abstracts and proceedings book, CD and certificate of presentation will be distributed to participants at the conference registration desk.

Special Journal Issues

ICSM 2017 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Sociological Methods. A number of selected high-impact full text papers will also be considered for the special journal issues. All submitted papers will have the opportunity to be considered for this Special Journal Issue. The paper selection will be carried out during the peer review process as well as at the conference presentation stage. Submitted papers must not be under consideration by any other journal or publication. The final decision for paper selection will be made based on peer review reports by the Guest Editors and the Editor-in-Chief jointly. Selected full-text papers will be published online free of charge.

Conference Sponsor and Exhibitor Opportunities

The Conference offers the opportunity to become a conference sponsor or exhibitor. To participate as a sponsor or exhibitor, please download and complete the Conference Sponsorship Request Form.

Important Dates

Abstracts/Full-Text Paper Submission Deadline   November 30, 2016
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection   December 5, 2016
Final Paper (Camera Ready) Submission & Early Bird Registration Deadline   December 10, 2016
Conference Dates   January 12 - 13, 2017

Important Notes

Please ensure your submission meets WASET's strict guidelines for accepting scholarly papers. Downloadable versions of the check list for Full-Text Papers and Abstract Papers.

Please refer to the Paper Submission GUIDE before submitting your paper.

Selected Conference Papers

1) Moment Estimators of the Parameters of Zero-One Inflated Negative Binomial Distribution
Rafid Saeed Abdulrazak Alshkaki
2) Spatial Analysis of Park and Ride Users’ Dynamic Accessibility to Train Station: A Case Study in Perth
Ting (Grace) Lin, Jianhong (Cecilia) Xia, Todd Robinson
3) Forensic Medical Capacities of Research of Saliva Stains on Physical Evidence after Washing
Saule Mussabekova
4) Quality and Quantity in the Strategic Network of Higher Education Institutions
Juha Kettunen
5) Determinants of Profitability in Indian Pharmaceutical Firms in the New Intellectual Property Rights Regime
Shilpi Tyagi, D. K. Nauriyal
6) Equity and Diversity in Bangladesh’s Primary Education: Struggling Indigenous Children
Md Rabiul Islam, Ben Wadham
7) The Application of Action Research to Integrate the Innovation in Learning Experience in a Design Course
Walaa Mohammed Metwally
8) Exploring the Nature and Meaning of Theory in the Field of Neuroeducation Studies
Ali Nouri
9) Enhancing Learning for Research Higher Degree Students
Jenny Hall, Alison Jaquet
10) Speaker Identification by Atomic Decomposition of Learned Features Using Computational Auditory Scene Analysis Principals in Noisy Environments
Thomas Bryan, Veton Kepuska, Ivica Kostanic
11) Structure of the Working Time of Nurses in Emergency Departments in Polish Hospitals
Jadwiga Klukow, Anna Ksykiewicz-Dorota
12) Sampling Effects on Secondary Voltage Control of Microgrids Based on Network of Multiagent
M. J. Park, S. H. Lee, C. H. Lee, O. M. Kwon
13) A Stochastic Diffusion Process Based on the Two-Parameters Weibull Density Function
Meriem Bahij, Ahmed Nafidi, Boujemâa Achchab, Sílvio M. A. Gama, José A. O. Matos
14) Gender Differences in Research Output, Funding and Collaboration
Ashkan Ebadi, Andrea Schiffauerova
15) Spatially Random Sampling for Retail Food Risk Factors Study
Guilan Huang

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