MIE 2013: Doctoral Conference in Mathematics, Informatics and Education

MIE 2013: Doctoral Conference in Mathematics, Informatics and Education
September  19-22, 2013, Sofia, Bulgaria
Sponsored by National Project for supporting doctoral students and young scientists in Mathematics and Computer Science at Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”
Hosted by Sofia University
MIE 2013 will be a doctoral student conference for researchers in Mathematics and Computer Science. It aims to connect with international research communities for the worldwide dissemination and sharing of research ideas and results. Three coherently interrelated tracks will be arranged in the two-day conference including Mathematics, Informatics, and Technology Enhanced Learning. Young researchers and post-doctoral students are also welcome to participate in paper presentations, doctoral student consortia and panel discussions under the themes of the conference tracks.
Conference Tracks and Topics
We invite original contributions addressing one or more of the topics in the following tracks:
Track: Mathematics
Algebra and number theory
Calculus and analysis
Geometry and topology
Dynamical systems and differential equations
Mathematical modelling
Numerical methods and algorithms
Probability and statistics
Operations research
Track: Informatics (Computer Science)
Software Engineering
Web Services
Ontologies and Semantic Web Technologies
Data Mining
Information Retrieval
Information systems
Artificial Intelligence
Computer Architectures
Computer Networks
Data warehousing
Track: Technology Enhanced Learning
Building Learning Communities
Lifelong Competence Development
Pedagogical and Organizational Frameworks
Learning Content Management Systems and Services
Educational Digital Repositories
Personalization and Adaptation
Knowledge Management Systems
Learning Networks
Inquiry Based Science Education
Education in Mathematics and Computer science
Mobile Learning
Education of Students with Special Needs
Important Dates:
Submission of papers                   23 June 2013
Notification of acceptance             9 July 2013
Submission of final versions        10 August 2013
Early registration                             30 July 2013
Registration                                      15 Sept 2013
We invite the submission of full papers (8 pages), short papers (5 pages), and poster abstracts (2 pages). Authors should use the Springer LNCS format (http://www.springer.com/lncs). Important: Authors should clearly indicate the track and the type of the contribution (e.g. as sub-title). Papers must be submitted as PDF documents through the EasyChair submission system at http://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=mie2013
All papers will be peer-reviewed by at least two members of the program committee. At least one author should attend the conference to present the paper.
The best paper awards are set up to encourage submission of high-quality papers on related research. Awards will be presented to the Best Doctoral Student Paper and the Best Conference Paper.
Program Chair
Peter Sloep, Open University, The Netherlands
Referred Papers Track Chairs
Nadya Zlateva, Sofia University, Bulgaria (Mathematics)
Ivan Koychev, Sofia University, Bulgaria (Informatics)
Pavel Boytchev, Sofia University, Bulgaria (Technology Enhanced Learning)
Program Committee
Galia Angelova, Bulgarian Academy of Science, Bulgaria
Marusia Bojkova, Sofia University, Bulgaria
Boyan Bontchev, Sofia University, Bulgaria
Tatiana Chernogorova, Sofia University, Bulgaria
Pando Georgiev, University of Florida, USA
Vassil Georgiev, Sofia University, Bulgaria
Olga Georieva, Sofia University, Bulgaria
Alexander Grigorov, Sofia University, Bulgaria  
Elissaveta Gourova, Sofia University, Bulgaria
Christo Dichev, Winston-Salem State University, USA
Vladimir Dimitrov, Sofia University, Bulgaria
Milena Dobreva, University of Strathclyde, UK
Gabriella Dodero, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy
Asen Dontchev, University of Michigan, USA
Hristo Gantchev, Sofia University, Bulgaria
Valentin Kisimov, University of National and World Economy, Bulgaria
Piet Kommers, University of Twente, Netherlands
Rob Koper, Open University, Netherlands
Sylvia Ilieva, Sofia University, Bulgaria
Stefan Ivanov, Sofia University, Bulgaria
Jordan Jordanov, Sofia University, Bulgaria
Kalinka Kaloyanova, Sofia University, Bulgaria
Evgenii Krastev, Sofia University, Bulgaria
Plamen Mateev, Sofia University, Bulgaria
Leda Minkova, Sofia University, Bulgaria
Preslav Nakov, Bulgarian Academy of Science, Bulgaria
Geno Nikolov, Sofia University, Bulgaria
Maria Nisheva, Sofia University, Bulgaria
Radoslav Pavlov, Bulgarian Academy of Science, Bulgaria
Nedyu Popivanov, Sofia University, Bulgaria
Atanas Radenski, Chapman University, USA
Petko Ruskov, Sofia University, Bulgaria
Julian Revalski, IMI-BAS, Bulgaria
Dimitar Skordev, Sofia University, Bulgaria
Slavi Stoyanov, Open University, Netherlands
Tinko Tinchev, Sofia University, Bulgaria
Julita Vasileva, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
Wim Westera, Open University, Netherlands
Vladimir Zanev, Columbus State University, USA
Svetla Boytcheva, American University in Bulgaria
Danail Dochev, Bulgarian Academy of Science, Bulgaria
Goran Velinov, Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
Daniel Burgos, International University of La Rioja, Spain
Darina Dicheva, Winston-Salem State University, USA
Toshio Okamoto, UEC, Japan
Iliana Nikolova, Sofia University, Bulgaria
Zdravko Markov, Central Connecticut State University, USA
Alexandra Soskova    Sofia University, Bulgaria
Local Organising Committee

Krassen Stefanov
Temenujka Zafirova-Maltcheva
Ivan Hristov
Desislava Petrova
Pencho Mihnev
Alexander Dimov
Eliza Stefanova
Stanimira Yordanova
Eugenia Kovatcheva
Atanas Georgiev
Marin Barzakov
Martin Hristov
Please visit the conference official website at http://mie.uni-sofia.bg for full details.
About the Venue:
Sofia ..