Computer Society Digital Library The IEEE Computer Society Digital Library provides online access to 24 Society magazines, transactions, and letters, more than 1,800 selected conference proceedings, and many tutorials and scholarly books. All members receive free online access to Computer magazine as a benefit of membership. An all-in-one CSDL account, available in 2007 for $119, offers members access to content from any Computer Society publication. Traditional single-magazine subscriptions are also available in print, online, or combined formats. Individual documents are available to members for $9 and to nonmembers for $19.
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15–19 January: SAINT 2007
The 2007 Symposium on Applications and the Internet will draw researchers from around the world to share new ideas and findings regarding the Internet and its applications. SAINT participants come from a wide spectrum of disciplines in government, industry, and academia.
Conference organizers have solicited papers on topics that include Web services, e-business, content delivery, software architectures, and Internet security. SAINT 2007, taking place this year in Hiroshima, Japan, will also feature nine workshops, including Middleware Architecture in the Internet, Educational Challenges to Deploy the Internet, Network Mobility (WONEMO), and Ubiquitous Networking and Enablers to Context-Aware Services.
Cosponsored by the Information Processing Society of Japan, SAINT is the flagship conference of the IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on the Internet. Fees are $610 for members, $783 for nonmembers, and $305 for students. Visit http://infonet.cse.kyutech.ac.jp/ conf/saint07 for more conference information.
10–14 March: IEEE VR 2007
The 2007 IEEE Virtual Reality Conference brings together practitioners in virtual reality software, systems, and applications to share recent research findings in augmented reality, mixed reality, 3D interaction, and other VR-related fields. Georgia Institute of Technology computing professor and VR pioneer James D. Foley will provide the keynote address for the conference.
VR 2007 will take place in conjunction with the 2007 IEEE Symposium on 3D User Interfaces. Also, the IEEE Visualization and Graphics Technical Committee has established two new annual awards in virtual reality. The Virtual Reality Career Award and the Virtual Reality Technical Achievement Award will be presented for the first time at VR 2007, located this year in Charlotte, North Carolina.
VR 2007 leads the Computer Society Technical Committee on Visualization and Graphics' annual calendar of conferences and workshops. For further details, including registration information as it becomes available, visit http://conferences.computer.org/vr/2007.
26–29 March: ECBS 2007
The annual IEEE International Conference and Workshop on the Engineering of Computer-Based Systems attracts participants who are interested in formulating and advancing methods, techniques, and tools for the engineering of computer-based systems.
Expert presenters at ECBS 2007 will address issues including the modeling and analysis of complex systems, open systems, systems on a chip, design evolution, and ECBS infrastructure.
Scheduled workshop titles include Domain-Specific Approaches to Model-Based Development, Engineering of Autonomic Systems, and Embedded Systems Workshop: Theory and Practice.
In its 14th year, ECBS is sponsored by the IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on the Engineering of Computer-Based Systems. The 2007 conference will take place in Tucson, Arizona. Fees are $400 for members, $500 for nonmembers, and $100 for student members. Visit www.ece.arizona.edu/~ecbs07 for more information.
26–30 March: IPDPS 2007
The International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium is a forum where researchers, scientists, and engineers present and discuss new findings in parallel processing and distributed computing. The five-day conference features contributed papers, panels, invited speakers, and commercial presentations.
For the fourth consecutive year, IPDPS participants will also have the opportunity to organize informal birds-of-a-feather sessions. Scheduled workshop topics at IPDPS 2007 include Java for parallel and distributed computing, heterogenous computing, reconfigurable architectures, and communication architecture for clusters.
IPDPS 2007, located this year in Long Beach, California, is sponsored by the IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Parallel Processing in cooperation with the IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Computer Architecture, the IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Distributed Processing, and the ACM Special Interest Group on Computer Architecture. To learn more about IPDPS 2007, visit www.ipdps.org.
16–20 April: ICDE 2007
The 23rd International Conference on Data Engineering, taking place this year in Istanbul, is a premier forum for presenting research results on advanced data-intensive applications and discussing topics in data and knowledge engineering. Conference participants share research solutions in data engineering, identify new issues and directions for future research and development work, and promote the exchange of data engineering technologies.
Conference organizers have called for submissions that show practitioners how research results and tools can help solve everyday problems in practice or that address the problems of practical applications of data engineering.
ICDE 2007 is sponsored by the IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Data Engineering in conjunction with corporate sponsor Microsoft. Regular conference fees, including workshops, total $800 for members, $1,050 for nonmembers, and $450 for student members. Visit the ICDE 2007 Web site at www.icde2007.org/icde for further details.
18–20 April: Cool Chips X
Since its launch in 1998, the IEEE Symposium on Low-Power and High-Speed Chips has become a leading international symposium for presenting advancements in microprocessor design. The symposium covers emerging technologies in all areas of microprocessors and their applications.
This year, the Cool Chips symposium will focus on low-power, high-performance processors for multimedia, mobile, graphics, and other applications. Cool Chips X organizers have also solicited original works on novel architectures and schemes for single- and multicore processors, embedded systems, and reconfigurable computing, among other topics.
Cool Chips X, which takes place in Yokohama, Japan, is sponsored by the IEEE Computer Society Technical Committees on Microprocessors and Microcomputers, and Computer Architecture. Cosponsors include the Institute of Electronics, Information, and Communication Engineers Electronics Society; the ACM Special Interest Group on Computer Architecture; and the Information Processing Society of Japan. For more conference information, visit www.coolchips.org.
14–17 May: CCGrid 2007
The Seventh IEEE International Symposium on Cluster Computing and the Grid, the latest in a series of successful international conferences that began in 2000, provides researchers and practitioners with an opportunity to share their research and experiences in overcoming challenges in Web services and grid technology.
Conference organizers have sought papers on topics that include Web services flow languages, peer-to-peer computing, information services, resource-exchange architectures, and middleware for clusters and grids. Several workshops run concurrently with CCGrid 2007, including the First International Context-Awareness and Mobility in Grid Computing Workshop, the Seventh International Workshop on Global and Peer-to-Peer Computing, and the Latin America Grid Workshop.
CCGrid 2007, which takes place in Rio de Janeiro, is sponsored by the IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Scalable Computing. Visit http://ccgrid07.lncc.br for registration and detailed program information as it becomes available.
20–23 May: Security and Privacy 2007
Since 1980, the IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy has been a premier forum for presenting developments in computer security and electronic privacy, and for bringing together researchers and practitioners in the field. For 2007, conference organizers have solicited papers on topics that include peer-to-peer security, electronic privacy, language-based security, and malicious code prevention, among others. A recent initiative opens the symposium to not only traditional full-length paper submissions, but also short papers describing less-mature works in progress.
The Security and Privacy conference, taking place in Berkeley, California, is sponsored by the IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Security and Privacy, in cooperation with the International Association for Cryptologic Research. See www.ieee-security.org/ TC/SP2007/oakland07-home.html for more conference information.
20–26 May: ICSE 2007
The 29th International Conference on Software Engineering is a leading software engineering conference where researchers, practitioners, and educators meet to present and discuss recent trends in software engineering.
Topics to be addressed at ICSE 2007 include software engineering principles, theories, techniques, and tools as well as other related areas such as programming languages, distributed systems, databases, and networks.
Scheduled keynote speakers include Deborah Johnson of the University of Virginia, Bev Littlewood of City University London, and Steve Fisher of AppExchange.
Several software engineering-related conferences and symposia are scheduled to run concurrently with ICSE, including the International Conference on Software Process, and the Symposium on Software Engineering: The Legacy of Barry W. Boehm.
ICSE is sponsored by the IEEE Computer Society Technical Council on Software Engineering. Visit http://web4.cs.ucl.ac.uk/icse07 for complete conference details.
25–29 June: ICDCS 2007
Since 1979, the International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems, the oldest conference series in the field of distributed computing systems, has provided a forum for engineers and scientists in academia, industry, and government to discuss the latest research findings on topics including agents and mobile code, middleware, and ubiquitous computing. ICDCS 2007 will take place in Toronto.
Conference organizers have solicited papers on topics that include autonomic computing, data management, network protocols, and fault tolerance and dependability.
ICDCS is presented by the IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Distributed Processing. Visit www.eecg.utoronto.ca/icdcs07 for program highlights and more conference information.
• actively soliciting high-quality manuscripts from potential authors and, with support from publication staff, helping these authors get their manuscripts published;
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• selecting competent manuscript reviewers, with the help of editorial board members, and managing timely reviews of manuscripts;
• directing editorial board members to seek special-issue proposals and manuscripts in specific areas;
• providing a clear, broad focus through promotion of personal vision and guidance where appropriate; and
• resolving conflicts or problems as necessary.
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