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Calls for Articles for IEEE CS Publications

IEEE Pervasive Computing seeks articles for a December 2008 issue on environmental sustainability. The creation, use, and disposal of large quantities of pervasive technologies such as sensors and mobile devices have strong implications for resource consumption and waste production. Submissions should address design for technology reuse, repurposing, or lifetime extension; sensor network applications that support the efficient use or protection of natural resources; novel systems, devices, or interfaces that support stewardship of the natural environment; and resource-efficient system design, among other topics.

Articles are due by 23 June. Visit www.computer.org/pervasive to view detailed author instructions and the complete call for papers.

IEEE Software seeks articles for a May/June 2009 issue on software development for embedded systems. The guest editors invite papers that address concept and development activities, as well as the evolution and maintenance of systems from such different industry domains as medicine, transportation, or automation.

Suitable topics include communication protocols and middleware for embedded systems; modeling of quality attributes; and concepts for maintenance, robustness, and remotely diagnosable embedded system architecture.

Articles are due by 1 November. Visit www.computer.org/software to view detailed author instructions and the complete call for papers.

Calls for Papers

Micro-41, 41st Int'l Symp. on Microarchitecture, 8–12 Nov., Lake Como, Italy; Submissions due 13 May;www.microarch.org/micro41/pages/files/micro41_cfp.pdf

ISSRE 2008, 19th Int'l Symp. on Software Reliability Eng., 10–14 Dec., Redmond, Washington; Submissions due 19 May;http://ats08.info.hiroshima-cu.ac.jp/download/CFP-v3.4.pdf

Music and Multimedia 2008, The Use of Symbols to Represent Music and Multimedia Objects, 8 Oct., Lugano, Switzerland; Submissions due 31 May;www.cm.suspi.ch

WI-IAT 2008, IEEE/WIC/ACM Int'l Conf. on Web Intelligence & IEEE/WIC/ACM Int'l Conf. on Intelligent Agent Technology, 9–12 Dec., Sydney; Submissions due 10 July;http://datamining.it.uts.edu.au/wi08/html/wi/?index=cfp

Calendar

June 2008

2 June: HotAC III, 3rd Workshop on Hot Topics in Autonomic Computing, Wheeling, Illinois; www.aqualab.cs.northwestern.edu/HotACIII

2–4 June: Policy 2008, IEEE Int'l Workshop on Policies for Distributed Systems and Networks, Palisades, New York; www.policy-workshop.org/2008

2–6 June: ICAC 2008, Int'l Conf. on Autonomic Computing, Wheeling, Illinois; www.autonomic-conference.org

3–6 June: PADS 2008, 22nd Workshop on Principles of Advanced and Distributed Simulation, Rome; www.cis.fiu.edu/pads2008

4–6 June: SMI 2008, IEEE Int'l Conf. on Shape Modeling and Applications, Stony Brook, New York; www.cs.sunysb.edu/smi08

8–9 June: SASP 2008, Symp. on Application-Specific Processors (with DAC), Anaheim, California; www.sasp-conference.org

9 June: HOST 2008, Int'l Workshop on Hardware-Oriented Security and Trust (with DAC), Anaheim, California; www.engr.uconn.edu/HOST

10–13 June: ICPC 2008, 16th IEEE Int'l Conf. on Program Comprehension, Amsterdam; www.cs.vu.nl/icpc2008

11–13 June: SIES 2008, IEEE 3rd Symp. on Industrial Embedded Systems, La Grande Motte, France; www.lirmm.fr/SIES2008

11–13 June: SUTC 2008, IEEE Int'l Conf. on Sensor Networks, Ubiquitous, and Trustworthy Computing, Taichung, Taiwan; http://sutc2008.csie.ncu.edu.tw

11–14 June: DCOSS 2008, Int'l Conf. on Distributed Computing in Sensor Systems, Santorini, Greece; www.dcoss.org

17–19 June: TASE 2008, 2nd IEEE Int'l Symp. on Theoretical Aspects of Software Engineering, Nanjing, China; http://seg.nju.edu.cn/tase08

17–20 June: ICDCS 2008, 28th Int'l Conf. on Distributed Computing Systems, Beijing; www.ieee-icdcs.org

23–25 June: CSF 2008, 21st IEEE Computer Security Foundations Symp. (with LICS), Pittsburgh; www.cylab.cmu.edu/CSF2008

23–25 June: WETICE 2008, 17th IEEE Int'l Workshop on Enabling Technologies: Infrastructures for Collaborative Enterprises, Rome; www.sel.uniroma2.it/wetice08/venue.htm

23–26 June: ICITA 2008, 5th Int'l Conf. on Information Technology and Applications, Cairns, Australia; www.icita.org

23–27 June: WoWMOM 2008, IEEE Int'l Symp. on a World of Wireless, Mobile and Multimedia Networks, Newport Beach, California; www.ieee-wowmom.org/

24–26 June: CVPR 2008, IEEE Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, Anchorage, Alaska; http://vision.eecs.ucf.edu

24–27 June: DSN 2008, 38th IEEE/IFIP Int'l Conf. on Dependable Systems and Networks, Anchorage, Alaska; www.ece.cmu.edu/~koopman/dsn08

24–27 June: LICS 2008, IEEE Symp. on Logic in Computer Science, Pittsburgh; www2.informatik.hu-berlin.de/lics/lics08

July 2008

1–5 July: ICALT 2008, 8th IEEE Int'l Conf. on Advanced Learning Technologies, Santander, Spain; http://www.ask4research.info/icalt/2008

2–4 July: ASAP 2008, 19th IEEE Int'l Conf. on Application-Specific Systems, Architectures, and Processors, Leuven, www.asap-conference.org

6–9 July: ISCC 2008, IEEE Symp. on Computers and Communications, Marrakech, Morocco; www.comsoc.org/iscc/2008

6–13 July: ICALP 2008, 35th Int'l Colloquium on Automata, Languages, and Programming, Reykjavik, Iceland; www.ru.is/icalp08/workshops.html

7–11 July: Services 2008, IEEE Congress on Services, Hawai'i; http://conferences.computer.org/services/2008

8 July: WS-Testing 2008, IEEE Int'l Conf. on Computer and Information Technology (with SCC), Hawai'i; http://conferences.computer.org/services/2008/WSTesting-2008.htm

8–11 July: CIT 2008, IEEE Int'l Conf. on Computer and Information Technology, Sydney, Australia; http://attend.it.uts.edu.au/cit2008

8–11 July: SCC 2008, IEEE Int'l Conf. on Services Computing, Honolulu; http://conferences.computer.org/scc/2008

8–11 July: SOPOSE 2008, 3rd Int'l Workshop on Service- and Process-Oriented Software Eng. (with SCC), Honolulu; www.dsl.uow.edu.au/sopose/index.php?l1=sopose08

10–11 July: IWSCA 2008, IEEE Int'l Workshop on Semantic Computing and Applications, Incheon, Korea; http://iwsca.eecs.uci.edu

10–13 July: ICPC 2008, 16th IEEE Int'l Conf. on Program Comprehension, Amsterdam; www.cs.vu.nl/icpc2008

11–12 July: NCA 2008, 7th IEEE Int'l Symp. on Network Computing and Applications, Cambridge, Massachusetts; www.ieee-nca.org

14–15 July: WSCS 2008, IEEE Int'l Workshop on Semantic Computing and Systems, Huangshan, China; http://wscs.eecs.uci.edu

16–18 July: ICCSE 2008, IEEE 11th Int'l Conf. on Computational Science and Engineering, Sao Paulo, Brazil; www.icmc.usp.br/~cse08

21–24 July: CEC/EEE 2008, 10th IEEE Joint Conf. on E-Commerce Technology and Enterprise Computing, E-Commerce, and E-Services, Arlington, Virginia; http://cec2008.cs.georgetown.edu/index.html

28 July–1 Aug: COMPSAC 2008, 32nd IEEE Int'l Computer Software and Applications Conf. (with SAINT), Turku, Finland; www.compsac.org

28 July–1 Aug: ESAS 2008, 3rd IEEE Int'l Workshop on Eng. Semantic Agent Systems (with COMPSAC), Turku, Finland; http://conferences.computer.org/compsac/2008/workshops/ESAS2008.html

28 July–1 Aug: SAINT 2008, IEEE/IPSJ Symp. on Applications and the Internet (with COMPSAC), Turku, Finland; www.saintconference.org

August 2008

3 Aug: PEITS 2008, Int'l Power Electronics and Intelligent Transportation System Workshop (with ISECS), Guangzhou, China; www.csconference.cn/peits

3–5 Aug: ISECS 2008, Int'l Symp. on Electronic Commerce and Security, Guangzhou, China; www.iitaconference.org/isecs

4–6 Aug: ACSAC 2008, 13th IEEE Asia-Pacific Computer Systems Architecture Conf., Hsinchu, Taiwan; www.ccrc.nthu.edu.tw/acsac2008

4–7 Aug: ICSC 2008, 2nd IEEE Int'l Conf. on Semantic Computing, Santa Clara, California; http://icsc.eecs.uci.edu

8–9 Aug: IRT 2008, IEEE Symp. on Interactive Ray Tracing (with Siggraph), Los Angeles; www.sci.utah.edu/rt08

9–11 Aug: PBG/VG 2008, Symp. on Point-Based Graphics and Symposium on Volume Graphics (with Siggraph), Los Angeles; www.zib.de/vg08 and http://graphics.ethz.ch/events/pbg/08

17–20 Aug: ICGSE 2008, Int'l Conf. on Global Software Eng., Bangalore, India; www.icgse.org

25–27 Aug: RTCSA 2008, 14th IEEE Int'l Conf. on Embedded and Real-Time Computing Systems and Applications, Kaohsiung, Taiwan; www.rtcsa.org

September 2008

1–3 Sept: AVSS 2008, 5th IEEE Int'l Conf. on Advanced Video and Signal-Based Surveillance, Santa Fe, New Mexico; www.cpl.uh.edu/avss2008

1–3 Sept: DFT 2008, 23rd IEEE Int'l Symp. on Defect and Fault Tolerance in VLSI Systems, Cambridge, Massachusetts; www.dfts.org

14–16 Sept: IISWC 2008, IEEE Int'l Symp. on Workload Characterization, Seattle; www.iiswc.org

15–19 Sept: ASE 2008, IEEE/ACM 23rd Int'l Conf. on Automated Software Eng., L'Aquila, Italy; www.di.univaq.it/ase2008

16–20 Sept: VL/HCC 2008, IEEE Symp. on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing, Herrsching am Ammersee, Germany; http://vlhcc08.cs.unibw.de

23–26 Sept: ICWS 2008, IEEE Int'l Conf. on Web Services, Beijing; http://conferences.computer.org/icws/2008

28–29 Sept: SCAM 2008, 8th IEEE Int'l Working Conf. on Source Code Analysis and Manipulation (with ICSM), Beijing; www2008.ieee-scam.org

28 Sept–2 Oct: MODELS 2008, ACM/IEEE 11th Int'l Conf. on Model-Driven Eng. Languages and Systems (formerly UML), Toulouse, France; www.modelsconference.org

28 Sept–4 Oct: ICSM 2008, Int'l Conf. on Software Maintenance, Beijing; www.icsm2008.org

29–30 Sept: NDCS 2008, 1st IEEE Int'l Workshop on Design and Test of Nano Devices, Circuits, and Systems, Cambridge, Massachusetts; http://ndcs08.arces.unibo.it

29 Sept–1 Oct: GRID 2008, 9th IEEE/ACM Int'l Conf. on Grid Computing, Tsukuba, Japan; www.grid2008.org

29 Sept–2 Oct: MASS 2008, IEEE Int'l Conf. on Mobile Adhoc and Sensor Systems, Atlanta; www.cse.psu.edu/IEEEMASS08

October 2008

1–3 Oct: PST 2008, 6th Conf. on Privacy, Security, and Trust, Fredericton, Canada; www.unb.ca/pstnet/pst2008

1–3 Oct: Tabletop 2008, IEEE Int'l Workshop on Horizontal Interactive Human-Computer Systems, Amsterdam; www.ieeetabletop.org

3–4 Oct: WSE 2008, 10th IEEE Int'l Symp. on Web Site Evolution (with ICSM), Beijing; http://wse2008.fbk.eu

Submission Instructions

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.

Call for Articles for Computer

Computer seeks articles for a December 2008 special issue on trust management in Web service environments.

A key challenge for the envisioned service Web, where services are considered as first-class objects, is to provide a trusted framework for enabling composition and selection of Web services in a large, highly volatile, and dynamic environment. The intentional lack of any global monitoring system, while undeniably desirable, has also exacerbated the problem of trust management in Web service environments. The inherently open and unpredictable nature of Web service environments means that traditional approaches are of little help in providing a framework for interactions. This special issue of Computer will cover the core challenges and solutions to enabling trust in Web service environments.

Topics of interest include trust models and metrics, bootstrapping trust among Web services, trust tampering detection and prevention, trust in Web service standards, agent- and reputation-based trust management, and case studies for trust management among Web services.

Authors should present a proof of concept for any novel technique and discuss the significance and applicability of their proposed architecture or system. All papers are subject to expert peer review.

Direct inquiries to the guest editors, Elisa Bertino, Purdue University, bertino@cs.purdue.edu, or Athman Bouguettaya, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization, athman.bouguettaya@csiro.au. Paper submissions are due by 1 June. Complete submission instructions are available at www.computer.org/portal/pages/computer/content/author.html.

Events in 2008

June

2 ...............................HotAC III 2–4 ...........................Policy 2008 2–6 .............................ICAC 2008 3–6 .............................PADS 2008 4–6 ..............................SMI 2008 8–9 ............................ SASP 2008 9 ...............................HOST 2008 10–13 .......................... ICPC 2008 11–13 .......................... SIES 2008 11–13 .......................... SUTC 2008 11–14 ..........................DCOSS 2008 17–19 .......................... TASE 2008 17–20 ..........................ICDCS 2008 23–25 ............................CSF 2008 23–25 .........................WETICE 2008 23–26 ..........................ICITA 2008 23–27 .........................WoWMOM 2008 24–26 .......................... CVPR 2008 24–27 ............................DSN 2008 24–27 ...........................LICS 2008

July

1–5 ............................ICALT 2008 2–4 .............................ASAP 2008 6–9 .............................ISCC 2008 6–13 ...........................ICALP 2008 7–11 ....................... Services 2008 8 ........................ WS-Testing 2008 8–11 ............................ CIT 2008 8–11 ............................ SCC 2008 8–11 ..........................SOPOSE 2008 10–11 ......................... IWSCA 2008 10–13 .......................... ICPC 2008 11–12 ........................... NCA 2008 14–15 .......................... WSCS 2008 16–18 ..........................ICCSE 2008 21–24 ........................CEC/EEE 2008 28 July–1 Aug ............... COMPSAC 2008 28 July–1 Aug .................. ESAS 2008 28 July–1 Aug ................. SAINT 2008

August

3 .................................. PEITS 3–5 ........................... ISECS 2008 4–6 ............................ACSAC 2008 4–7 ............................ ICSC 2008 8–9 ..............................IRT 2008 9–11 ......................... PBG/VG 2008 17–20 ......................... ICGSE 2008 25–27 ..........................RTCSA 2008

World Computing Conference

Organized under the auspices of the International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP), the 20th World Computer Congress takes place from 7 to 10 September in Milan, Italy. The cross-disciplinary biannual event addresses the research, academic, and commercial facets of information and computer technology. WCC 2008 highlights basic themes in informatics research and development and integrates dialog on technology issues with business cross-themes.

IFIP presents the conference in cooperation with the Italian Association for Informatics and Automatic Calculus (AICA.)

Hosted conferences at WCC include Globalization in the Digital Scenario, E-Inclusion, Women and Technologies, and the AICA 46th National Congress. Technical conferences titles at WCC include Biologically Inspired Cooperative Computing, History of Computing and Education, IFIP Artificial Intelligence, and Knowledge Management in Action. A topical session on computer-aided innovation rounds out the program.

Conference fees total $870 for IEEE and Computer Society members, based on early registration before 30 June. To learn more, visit www.wcc2008.org.

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