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Issue No. 03 - March (2003 vol. 36)
ISSN: 0018-9162
pp: 75-78
Submission Instructions
The Call and Calendar section lists conferences, symposia, and workshops that the IEEE Computer Society sponsors or cooperates in presenting. Complete instructions for submitting conference or call listings are available at
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Calls for IEEE CS Publications

    IEEE Internet Computing seeks original articles for a special November/ December 2003 issue on identity management. Topics include, but are not limited to: authentication techniques; federated identity management; access management policies and systems; e-provisioning; integrating identity with Web services; single sign-on; digital certificates; public-key infrastructure; password reset and synchronization; directories and metadirectories; and emerging standards. Submit articles by 1 Apr. Guest editors are Duncan Buell, University of South Carolina, and Ravi Sandhu, George Mason University. For detailed author guidelines, see For more information, contact the magazine assistant,

    IEEE Software seeks original articles for a special November/December 2003 issue on the state of the practice of software engineering. The issue will present an accurate, baseline view of practice on which other practitioners, and software engineering researchers, can build. The issue will describe current practice, not judge it. The issue will not, for example, focus on "best practices." Submissions must present information that accurately characterizes software engineering as currently practiced. Surveys, for example, are appropriate; case studies, unless their findings can be generalized to a broad spectrum of practice, are not. Studies of particular domains of practice are welcome. The issue will consist of contributed papers as well as invited articles from people intimately familiar with software practice. Submission deadline is 15 April. Guest editor: Robert Glass, Submit articles to

    IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine will feature a special issue on mHealth: emerging mobile technologies for health applications. The field of mHealth is concerned with the development, dissemination, and use of mobile information and telecommunication technologies in healthcare.

    Potential topics include Web-based mobile medical systems, 2.5G/3G mobile systems and ad-hoc networks, sensors and signal processing for mHealth applications, space telemedicine and satellite applications, and standardization, regulation, and legal issues. Guest editors are Robert S. H. Istepanian from Brunel University, Emil Jovanov from the University of Alabama in Huntsville, and Yuanting Zhang from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. The full call for papers, including manuscript guidelines, is available at The submission deadline is 30 August.

    IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine, now cosponsored by the IEEE Computer Society, features topics such as biomedical engineering, virtual reality applications for surgery, ethical issues in biomedical applications, and visualization and biomedical imaging.

    The IEEE Computer Society is seeking articles for IEEE Security & Privacy, a new magazine launched in January 2003. IEEE Security & Privacy is envisioned to cover diverse aspects of information assurance including legal and ethical issues, analysis of vulnerabilities and attacks, trends and new developments, and cryptology. For more information, see

    IEEE Pervasive Computing seeks papers focusing on hardware technology, software infrastructure, real- world sensing and interaction, human- computer interaction, or systems considerations. Papers should range from 4,000 to 6,000 words (tables and figures count as 250 words each). For more information, see or send e-mail to

    IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing seeks original manuscripts. This journal publishes research related to mobility of users, systems, data, and computing as well as issues in information organization and access, services, management, and applications.

    Topics of interest include architectures, support services, algorithm/protocol design and analysis, mobile environments, mobile communication systems, applications, and emerging technologies. More information can be found at

Other Calls

    WI 2003, IEEE/WIC Int'l Conf. on Web Intelligence, 13-17 Oct., Beijing, China. Papers due 20 Mar. www.

    CSB 2003, IEEE Computer Soc. Bioinformatics Conf., 11-14 Aug., Stanford, Calif. Submissions due 1 Apr.

    SCAM 2003, 3rd IEEE Int'l Workshop on Source Code Analysis & Manipulation, 27 Sept., Amsterdam. Submissions due 11 Apr.

    LCN 2003, 28th Ann. IEEE Conf. on Local Computer Networks, 20-24 Oct., Königswinter, Germany. Papers due 27 Apr.

    CW 2003, Int'l Conf. on Cyberworlds, 3-5 Dec., Singapore. Papers and tutorials due 12 May.

    ICDM 2003, 3rd IEEE Int'l Conf. on Data Mining, 19-22 Nov., Melbourne, Fla. Workshop proposals due 15 May, papers and tutorial proposals due 10 June, panel proposals due 30 June. www/

    AIPR 2003, 32nd Applied Imagery Pattern Recognition Workshop: Imagery & Data Fusion, 15-17 Oct., Washington, D.C. Abstract submissions due 15 July.

April 2003

    1-2 Apr: OpenSG 2003, Concepts & Components of Software Frameworks for Interactive 3D Graphics, Darmstadt, Germany.

    1-3 Apr: IEEE Infocom 2003, 22nd Ann. Joint Conf. of the IEEE Computer & Comm. Societies, San Francisco.

    6-7 Apr: SLIP 2003, Int'l Workshop on System-Level Interconnect Prediction, San Diego, Calif.

    7-10 Apr: ECBS 2003, IEEE Int'l Symp. & Workshop on Eng. of Computer-Based Systems, Huntsville, Ala.

    7-10 Apr: 20th Symp. on Mass Storage Systems & Technologies, San Diego, Calif.

    8-11 Apr: FCCM 2003, IEEE Symp. on Field-Programmable Custom Computing Machines, Napa, Calif.

    9-11 Apr: ISADS 2003, Int'l Symp. on Autonomous Decentralized Systems, Pisa, Italy.

    13-15 Apr: EDP 2003, IEEE/DATC Electronics Design Processes Workshop, Monterey, Calif.

    14-16 Apr: DDECS 2003, 6th IEEE Int'l Workshop on Design & Diagnostics of Electronic Circuits & Systems, Poznan, Poland.

    16-18 Apr: Cool Chips VI, Yokohama, Japan.

    16-18 Apr: NCA 2003, IEEE Int'l Symp. on Network Computing & Applications, Cambridge, Mass.

    22-26 Apr: IPDPS 2003, 17th Int'l Parallel & Distributed Processing Symp., Nice, France.

    27 Apr: DBT 2003, IEEE Int'l Workshop on Current & Defect-Based Testing, Napa Valley, Calif.

    28-30 Apr: ITCC 2003, Int'l Conf. on Information Technology: Coding & Computing, Las Vegas, Nev.

May 2003

    3-10 May: ICSE, Int'l Conf. on Software Eng., Portland, Ore.

    10-11 May: IWPC 2003, 11th Int'l Workshop on Program Comprehension, Portland, Ore.

    11-14 May: 2003 IEEE Symp. on Security & Privacy, Oakland, Calif.

    11-14 May: SPI 2003, IEEE 7th Workshop on Signal Propagation on Interconnects, Seina, Italy.

    11-16 May: CCGrid 2003, IEEE Int'l Symp. on Cluster Computing & the Grid, Tokyo.

    12-16 May: CAMP 2003, Int'l Workshop on Computer Architectures for Machine Perception, New Orleans.

    12-16 May: Async 2003, 9th IEEE Int'l Symp. on Asynchronous Circuits & Systems, Vancouver, Canada.

    14-16 May: ISORC 2003, 6th IEEE Int'l Symp. on Object-Oriented Real-Time Distributed Computing, Hokkaido, Japan.

    16-19 May: ISMVL 2003, 33rd Int'l Symp. on Multiple-Valued Logic, Tokyo.

    19-22 May: ICDCS 2003, 23rd Int'l Conf. on Distributed Computing Systems, Providence, R.I.

    19-23 May: ISEE 2003/Summit, IEEE Int'l Symp. on Electronics & the Environment, Boston.

    25-28 May: ETW 2003, 8th IEEE European Test Workshop, Maastricht, the Netherlands.

    27-30 May: RTAS 2003, IEEE Real-Time Embedded Technology & Applications Symp., Toronto.

    27-31 May: JCDL 2003, Joint Conference on Digital Libraries, Houston, Texas.

    28-30 May: FTDCS 2003, 9th IEEE Workshop on Future Trends of Distributed Computing Systems, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

    28-30 May: IWLS 2003, 12th Int'l Workshop on Logic & Synthesis, Laguna Beach, Calif.

June 2003

    1-2 June: MSE 2003, Int'l Conf. on Microelectronic Systems Education, Anaheim, Calif.

    1-4 June: Southwest Test Workshop, Long Beach, Calif.

    4-6 June: POLICY 2003, 4th IEEE Int'l Workshop on Policies for Distributed Systems & Networks, Lake Como, Italy.

    9-11 June: ISCA 2003, 30th Int'l Symp. on Computer Architecture (with FCRC), San Diego, Calif.

    9-11 June: RSP 2003, 14th IEEE Int'l Workshop on Rapid Systems Prototyping, San Diego, Calif.

    15-18 June: ARITH-16, 16th IEEE Symp. on Computer Arithmetic, Santiago de Compostela, Spain.

    16-22 June: CVPR, Computer Vision & Pattern Recognition Conf., Madison, Wis.

    22-25 June: CEW 2003, IEEE Vail Computer Elements Workshop, Vail, Colo.

    22-25 June: DSN 2003, Int'l Conf. on Dependable Systems & Networks, San Francisco.

    22-25 June: LICS 2003, 18th Ann. IEEE Symp. on Logic in Computer Science, Ottawa, Canada.

    23-24 June: WIAPP 2003, IEEE Workshop on Internet Applications, San Jose, Calif.

    24-26 June: ASAP 2003, IEEE 14th Int'l Conf. on Application-Specific Systems, Architectures, & Processors, Leiden, the Netherlands.

    24-26 June: MEMOCODE, Formal Methods & Programming Models for Codesign, Mont Saint-Michel, France.

    25-27 June: IMSTW 2003, 9th IEEE Int'l Mixed-Signal Test Workshop, Sevilla, Spain.

    26-27 June: CBMS 2003, 16th IEEE Int'l Symp. on Computer-Based Medical Systems, New York.

    30 June-3 July: ISCC 2003, 8th IEEE Symp. on Computers & Comm., Antalya, Turkey.

    30 June-3 July: CSFW-16, 16th Computer Security Foundations Workshop, Pacific Grove, Calif.

July 2003

    6-9 July: ICME 2003, Int'l Conf. on Multimedia & Expo, Baltimore.

    7-10 July: CCC 2003, 18th Ann. Conf. on Computational Complexity, Aarhus, Denmark.

    9-11 July: ICALT 2003, 3rd IEEE Int'l Conf. on Advanced Learning Technologies, Athens.

    14-18 July: AICCSA 2003, ACS/IEEE Int'l Conf. on Computer System & Applications, Tunis, Tunisia.

    21-22 July: IEEE AVSS, IEEE Int'l Conf. on Advanced Video & Signal-Based Surveillance, Miami Beach, Fla.

August 2003

    4-5 Aug: MTDT 2003, IEEE Int'l Workshop on Memory, Design, & Testing, San Jose, Calif. Contact

    11-14 Aug: CSB 2003, IEEE Computer Soc. Bioinformatics Conf., Stanford, Calif.

September 2003

    3-5 Sept: Metrics 2003, 9th Int'l Software Metrics Symp., Sydney, Australia.

    8-12 Sept: RE 2003, 11th IEEE Int'l Requirements Eng. Conf., Monterey, Calif.

    16-19 Sept: EDOC 2003, 7th IEEE Int'l Conf. on Enterprise Distributed Objects Computing, Brisbane, Australia.

    22-26 Sept: ICSM 2003, Int'l Conf. on Software Maintenance, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

    26 Sept.-5 Oct: ITC 2003, Int'l Test Conf., Charlotte, N.C.

    27 Sept: SCAM 2003, 3rd IEEE Int'l Workshop on Source Code Analysis & Manipulation (colocated with ICSM 2003), Amsterdam.

October 2003

    6-8 Oct: SRDS 2003, 22nd Int'l Symp. on Reliable Distributed Systems, Florence, Italy.

    6-10 Oct: ASE 2003, 18th IEEE Int'l Conf. on Automated Software Eng., Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

    11-14 Oct: FOCS 2003, 44th IEEE Ann. Symp. on Foundations of Computer Science, Cambridge, Mass. Contact Michael Mitzenmacher,

    13-15 Oct: ICCD 2003, IEEE Int'l Conf. on Computer Design, San Jose, Calif.

    13-17 Oct: WI 2003, IEEE/WIC Int'l Conf. on Web Intelligence, Beijing, China.

    13-17 Oct: IAT 2003, IEEE/WIC Int'l Conf. on Intelligent Agent Technology (with WI 2003), Beijing, China.

    14-17 Oct: ICCV 2003, 9th Int'l Conf. on Computer Vision, Beijing, China.

    15-17 Oct: AIPR 2003, 32nd Applied Imagery Pattern Recognition Workshop: Imagery & Data Fusion, Washington, D.C.

    19-24 Oct: IEEE Visualization 2003, Seattle.

    20-24 Oct: UML 2003, 6th IEEE Int'l Conf. on the Unified Modeling Language, San Francisco.

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