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ICUPDP 2017 : 19th International Conference on Urban Planning and Disaster Prevention

Durban, South Africa
January 12 - 13, 2017

Conference Code: 17ZA01ICUPDP

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

ICUPDP 2017 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Urban Planning and Disaster Prevention. 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) Hardware Implementation of Local Binary Pattern Based Two-Bit Transform Motion Estimation
Seda Yavuz, Anıl Çelebi, Aysun Taşyapı Çelebi, Oğuzhan Urhan
2) 4D Modelling of Low Visibility Underwater Archaeological Excavations Using Multi-Source Photogrammetry in the Bulgarian Black Sea
Rodrigo Pacheco-Ruiz, Jonathan Adams, Felix Pedrotti
3) Optimization of Process Parameters Affecting on Spring-Back in V-Bending Process for High Strength Low Alloy Steel HSLA 420 Using FEA (HyperForm) and Taguchi Technique
Navajyoti Panda, R. S. Pawar
4) Accuracy of Autonomy Navigation of Unmanned Aircraft Systems through Imagery
Sidney A. Lima, Hermann J. H. Kux, Elcio H. Shiguemori
5) Constitutive Role of Light in Christian Sacred Architecture
Sokol Gojnik, Zorana; Gojnik, Igor
6) Trabecular Bone Radiograph Characterization Using Fractal, Multifractal Analysis and SVM Classifier
I. Slim, H. Akkari, A. Ben Abdallah, I. Bhouri, M. Hedi Bedoui
7) A Look at the History of Calligraphy in Decoration of Mosques in Iran: 630-1630 AD
Cengiz Tavşan, Niloufar Akbarzadeh
8) Numerical and Experimental Assessment of a PCM Integrated Solar Chimney
J. Carlos Frutos Dordelly, M. Coillot, M. El Mankibi, R. Enríquez Miranda, M. José Jimenez, J. Arce Landa
9) Study on the Impact of Size and Position of the Shear Field in Determining the Shear Modulus of Glulam Beam Using Photogrammetry Approach
Niaz Gharavi, Hexin Zhang
10) Concept of a Pseudo-Lower Bound Solution for Reinforced Concrete Slabs
M. De Filippo, J. S. Kuang
11) Constructal Enhancement of Fins Design Integrated to Phase Change Materials
Varun Joshi, Manish K. Rathod
12) Experimental Study on Strength and Durability Properties of Bio-Self-Cured Fly Ash Based Concrete under Aggressive Environments
R. Malathy
13) Electrochemical Performance of Al-Mn2O3 Based Electrode Materials
Noor Ul Ain Bhatti, M. Junaid Khan, Javed Ahmad, Murtaza Saleem, Shahid M. Ramay, Saadat A. Siddiqi
14) Towards a Computational Model of Consciousness: Global Abstraction Workspace
Halim Djerroud, Arab Ali Cherif
15) Resources and Strategies towards the Development of a Sustainable Construction Materials Industry in Botswana
G. Malumbela, E. U. Masuku

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