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ICUPDM 2017 : 19th International Conference on Urban Planning, Design and Management

Durban, South Africa
January 12 - 13, 2017

Conference Code: 17ZA01ICUPDM

International Research Conference Aims and Objectives

The ICUPDM 2017: 19th International Conference on Urban Planning, Design and Management aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Urban Planning, Design and Management. 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 Urban Planning, Design and Management.

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 Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Urban Planning, Design and Management are cordially invited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 peer-reviewed conference proceedings are indexed in the International Science Index (ISI), Google Scholar, Semantic Scholar, Zenedo, OpenAIRE, BASE, WorldCAT, Sherpa/RoMEO, and other index databases. Impact Factor Indicators.

Special Journal Issues

ICUPDM 2017 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Urban Planning, Design and Management. 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 the conference'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) The Influence of Fashion Bloggers on the Pre-Purchase Decision for Online Fashion Products among Generation Y Female Malaysian Consumers
Mohd Zaimmudin Mohd Zain, Patsy Perry, Lee Quinn
2) Hardware Implementation of Local Binary Pattern Based Two-Bit Transform Motion Estimation
Seda Yavuz, Anıl Çelebi, Aysun Taşyapı Çelebi, Oğuzhan Urhan
3) Trabecular Bone Radiograph Characterization Using Fractal, Multifractal Analysis and SVM Classifier
I. Slim, H. Akkari, A. Ben Abdallah, I. Bhouri, M. Hedi Bedoui
4) Constitutive Role of Light in Christian Sacred Architecture
Sokol Gojnik, Zorana; Gojnik, Igor
5) A Look at the History of Calligraphy in Decoration of Mosques in Iran: 630-1630 AD
Cengiz Tavşan, Niloufar Akbarzadeh
6) Students’ Perceptions of Mobile Learning: Case Study of Kuwait
Rana AlHajri, Salah Al-Sharhan, Ahmed Al-Hunaiyyan
7) Analyzing the Usage of Social Media: A Study on Elderly in Malaysia
Chan Eang Teng, Tang Mui Joo
8) Towards a Computational Model of Consciousness: Global Abstraction Workspace
Halim Djerroud, Arab Ali Cherif
9) Building a Scalable Telemetry Based Multiclass Predictive Maintenance Model in R
Jaya Mathew
10) Social Media as a ‘Service’ for Value Co-Creation by Integrating Sponsoring Companies, Sports Entities and Fans
Harri Jalonen
11) Privacy-Preserving Location Sharing System with Client/Server Architecture in Mobile Online Social Network
Xi Xiao, Chunhui Chen, Xinyu Liu, Guangwu Hu, Yong Jiang
12) A Biomimetic Structural Form: Developing a Paradigm to Attain Vital Sustainability in Tall Architecture
Osama Al-Sehail
13) Rail Corridors between Minimal Use of Train and Unsystematic Tightening of Population: A Methodological Essay
A. Benaiche
14) The Use of Network Theory in Heritage Cities
J. L. Oliver, T. Agryzkov, L. Tortosa, J. Vicent, J. Santacruz
15) Behavioral Experiments of Small Societies in Social Media: Facebook Expressions of Anchored Relationships
Nuran Öze

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