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IEEE Software magazine is seeking articles for a July/August 2007 special issue on software patterns. The issue will review the software pattern community's achievements and practices and assess how patterns have influenced thinking and practices in software development.
Possible topics include the impact of patterns on development processes; the mining, evolution, and revisiting of patterns; and capturing domain expertise with patterns, including shepherding and writers' workshops.
Submissions are due by 15 January 2007. For author instructions and a complete call for papers, visit www.computer.org/software.
The Call and Calendar section lists conferences, symposia, and workshops that the IEEE Computer Society sponsors or cooperates in presenting.
Visit www.computer.org/conferences for instructions on how to submit conference or call listings, as well as a more complete listing of upcoming computer-related conferences.
2007 is the 23rd anniversary of the International Conference on Data Engineering. ICDE has emerged as a leading global event for the use of engineering techniques and methodologies in the design, development, and assessment of information systems for different computing platforms and application environments.
ICDE 2007 offers computing professionals an opportunity to share research solutions to problems of today's information society and identify new issues and directions for future research and development work.
Conference organizers have asked participants to submit papers that expose practitioners to research results and tools that can contribute to solving everyday problems, as well as papers that identify new issues and directions for future research and development in data engineering.
ICDE 2007 takes place from 16–20 April 2007 in Istanbul, Turkey. Early registration (before 16 February) for ICDE and its associated workshops totals $650 for IEEE and IEEE Computer Society members. For further details, visit www.icde2007.org/icde.