Top experts from Vietnam and countries around the world presented the latest applications used in information technology at an international conference in Ho Chi Minh City on November 5.

The ongoing 13th international conference on computer information systems and industrial management applications (CISIM) 2014, the first of its kind in Vietnam, is a platform for scientists, businesses and government bodies to explore opportunities to jointly conduct studies and training courses, and transfer technology.

Scientists submitted 60 papers featuring the theory and practice of algorithms, biometrics, data analysis and research, optimisation, image recognition and processing, and computer security.

The three-day event, organised by Ton Duc Thang University, IT4Innovations National Supercomputer Centre in the Czech Republic and the International Federation for Information Processing, also comprises a roundtable on research and training led by professors from Central and Eastern European and Vietnamese universities.

A PhD sandwich degree will also be launched, which is a joint effort between Ton Duc Thang University and several Central and Eastern European universities.-VNA