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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 Intelligent Systems seeks articles for a March 2009 special issue on artificial intelligence and cultural heritage. While people have long collected objects such as books, sculptures, statues, and paintings, they now also face the preservation and archival of digital artifacts. This special issue seeks to explore problems and solutions to cultural heritage challenges in the digital age.
Suitable topics for papers include knowledge representations and reasoning, feature-detection techniques for analyzing digital artifacts, and intelligent interface support for professional and lay users.
Submissions are due by 15 August. Visit www.computer.org/portal/pages/intelligent/content/CulHerCFP.html to view the complete call for papers.
IEEE Software seeks articles for a May/June 2009 issue on software development for embedded systems. 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 paper 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.
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
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, Belgium; 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/WS-Testing-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
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
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
9–10 Aug: RT 2008, IEEE Symp. on Interactive Ray Tracing (with Siggraph), Los Angeles; www.sci.utah.edu/rt08
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
1–2 Sept: WGEC 2008, 2nd Int'l Conf. on Genetic and Evolutionary Computing, Jingzhou, China; http://jky.yangtzeu.edu.cn/wgec/index.htm
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
1–5 Sept: SBSEG 2008, 8th Brazilian Symp. on Information and Computer System Security, Gramado, Brazil; http://sbseg2008.inf.ufrgs.br
8–12 Sept: ICPP 2008, 37th Int'l Conf. on Parallel Processing, Portland, Oregon; www.cse.ohio-state.edu/~icpp2008
8–12 Sept: NGWMN 2008, 1st Int'l Workshop on Next Generation of Wireless and Mobile Networks, Portland, Oregon; www.cs.uc.edu/~qzeng/NGWMN2008/NGWMN2008.htm
8–12 Sept: RE 2008, 16th IEEE Int'l Requirements Eng. Conf., Barcelona, Spain; www.re08.org
13–19 Sept: MobiCom 2008, 14th Int'l Conf. on Mobile Computing and Networking, San Francisco; www.sigmobile.org/mobicom/2008
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
21–23 Sept: SIS 2008, IEEE Swarm Intelligence Symp., St. Louis; www.computelligence.org/sis/2008
22–24 Sept: CW 2008, Int'l Conf. on Cyberworlds, Hangzhou, China; www.china-vr.com/cw08
22–25 Sept: BSym 2008. 6th Biometrics Symp. (with BCC), Tampa, Florida; www.citer.wvu.edu/bsym2008
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
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.
Computer seeks articles for an April 2009 theme issue on interoperable identity-management systems.
Today, broadband access contributes to the sustained development of service-oriented economies. Opportunistic, automated transactions require accurate and trustworthy exchange of information about the parties, while personal information is used to commit to legally binding transactions and to permit customized service offerings. The use of personally identifiable attributes constituting digital identity is becoming an integral part of B2B and B2C processes and of many online social activities.
The guest editors solicit papers that address practical concerns, explore leading-edge engineering advances, envision shifts in computing paradigms in the area of interoperable IdM systems, and investigate expected social impacts.
Direct inquiries to guest editors Piotr Pacyna, email@example.com; Anthony Rutkowski, firstname.lastname@example.org; Amardeo Sarma, email@example.com; or Kenji Takahashi, firstname.lastname@example.org. Paper submissions are due by 15 September. Complete submission instructions are available at www.computer.org/portal/pages/computer/content/author.html.
E-business technologies, processes, applications and services provide the foundations for both the physical and digital economies. Examples of current and emerging challenges range from the reliable integration of e-service platforms and applications, to secure and trustworthy interactions, to new paradigms for user experience and interaction.
The 2008 IEEE International Conference on e-Business Engineering, which takes place 22–24 October in Xi'an, China, brings together researchers, academics, and practitioners to discuss the state of the science of e-business.
Organizers have solicited papers on topics that include data and knowledge engineering for e-business, open source version management, software engineering for e-business, and sensor systems and RFID applications. Hosted workshops at ICEBE include the Workshop on Advances in RFID, the Workshop on Service-Oriented Applications, Integration and Collaboration, and the Workshop on Data and Knowledge Engineering for e-Service and e-Business.
For complete conference details, including registration information as it becomes available, visit http://conferences.computer.org/icebe.