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Calls for Articles for IEEE CS Publications

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 Transactions on Haptics seeks articles for a July–September 2009 special issue on ambient haptic systems. Ambient systems are seamlessly integrated into a user environment, providing unobtrusive yet interactive access to digital media. They can be found increasingly in settings that range from vehicle cockpits, to portable devices, to homes, offices, and hospitals. Haptics as a modality has an important role to play in the evolution of ambient interfaces. The haptic modality is largely untapped, while the vision and auditory modalities are often saturated.

The guest editors invite papers that cover all aspects of haptic user interfaces as they pertain to ambient systems. Suitable topics include the psychophysical and behavioral aspects of the haptic modality, sensor and actuator design, haptic interaction design, and the integration of haptics in various domains or across domains.

Articles are due by 15 October. Visit www.computer.org/toh to view the complete call for papers and submission instructions.

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, and 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.

Calls 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

Calendar

August 2008

3–5 Aug: ISECS 2008, Int'l Symp. on Electronic Commerce and Security, Guangzhou, China; www.iita-conference.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

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

1–2 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 Sept: REV 2008, 37th Int'l Conf. on Parallel Processing, Portland, Oregon; www.cse.ohio-state.edu/~icpp2008

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

9 Sept: MERE 2008, 37th Int'l Conf. on Parallel Processing, Portland, Oregon; www.cse.ohio-state.edu/~icpp2008

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

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

8 Oct: Music and Multimedia 2008, The Use of Symbols to Represent Music and Multimedia Objects, Lugano, Switzerland; www.cm.supsi.ch

9–13 Oct: EWDTS 2008, IEEE East-West Design & Test Symp., Lviv, Ukraine; http://ewdtest.com/conf

12–14 Oct: WIMOB 2008, IEEE Int'l Conf. on Wireless and Mobile Computing, Networking, and Communications, Avignon, France; www.lia.univ-avignon.fr/wimob2008

12–15 Oct: ICCD 2008, IEEE Int'l Conf. on Computer Design, Rome; www.iccd-conference.org

13–15 Oct: CRITIS 2008, 3rd Int'l Workshop on Critical Information Infrastructures Security, Rome; http://critis08.dia.uniroma3.it

14 Oct: LCN On-Move 2008, 2nd IEEE LCN Workshop on User MObility and VEhicular Networks (with LCN), Montreal; www.ieee-lcn-onmove.org

14–16 Oct: CSA 2008, Int'l Symp. on Computer Science and its Applications, Australia; www.sersc.org/CSA2008

14–16 Oct: UMC 2008, Int'l Symp. on Ubiquitous Multimedia Computing, Australia; www.sersc.org/UMC2008

14–17 Oct: LCN 2008, 33rd IEEE Conf. on Local Computer Networks, Montreal; www.ieeelcn.org

15–17 Oct: AIPR 2008, 37th IEEE Applied Imagery Pattern Recognition Workshop, Washington, D.C.; www.aipr-workshop.org

17–18 Oct: ISCID 2008, Int'l Symp. on Computational Intelligence and Design, Wuhan, China; www.iscid08.org

19–24 Oct: ES-Week 2008, 4th Embedded Systems Week, Atlanta; www.esweek.org

20–22 Oct: ICICTA 2008, Int'l Conf. on Intelligent Computation Technology and Automation, Changsha, China; www.icicta.org

20–22 Oct: IMCSIT 2008, Int'l Multiconf. on Computer Science and Information Technology, Wisla, Poland; www.imcsit.org

20–22 Oct: SASO 2008, 2nd IEEE Int'l Conf. on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems, Venice, Italy; http://polaris.ing.unimo.it/saso2008/index.html

21–23 Oct: FTDSC 2008, 12th IEEE Int'l Workshop on Future Trends of Distributed Computing Systems, Kunming, China; http://dpse.eas.asu.edu/ftdcs2008

22–24 Oct: ICEBE 2008, IEEE Int'l Conf. on e-Business Eng., Xi'an, China; http://conferences.computer.org/icebe

November 2008

8–12 Nov: ANCS 2008, ACM/IEEE Symp. on Architectures for Networking and Communications Systems, San Jose, California; www.cse.wustl.edu/ANCS

8–12 Nov: Micro–41, 41st Int'l Symp. on Microarchitecture, Lake Como, Italy; www.microarch.org/micro41

10–14 Nov: ISSRE 2008, 19th Int'l Symp. on Software Reliability Eng., Redmond, Washington; www.issre.org

15–21 Nov: SC 2008, Supercomputing Conf., Austin, Texas; www.sc08.supercomputing.org

24–27 Nov: ATS 2008, 17th Asian Test Symp., Sapporo, Japan; http://ats08.info.hiroshima-cu.ac.jp

27–28 Nov: WRTLT 2008, 9th IEEE Workshop on RTL and High-Level Testing (with ATS), Sapporo, Japan; http://aries3a.cse.kyutech.ac.jp/wrtlt08

December 2008

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

9–12 Dec: ADMI 2008, IEEE/WIC/ACM Int'l Workshop on Agents and Data Mining Interaction (with WIIAT), Sydney; www.agentmining.org/admi08/

15–17 Dec: ISM 2008: IEEE Int'l Symp. on Multimedia, Berkeley, California; http://ism2008.eecs.uci.edu

17–20 Dec: ESO 2008, 3rd Int'l Workshop on Embedded Software Optimization (with EUC), Shanghai; www.utdallas.edu/~qiumk/ESO2008

17–20 Dec: EUC 2008, IEEE/IFIP Int'l Conf. on Embedded and Ubiquitous Computing, Shanghai; http://epcc.sjtu.edu.cn/euc2008/index.html

17–20 Dec: HiPC 2008, Int'l Conf. on High-Performance Computing, Bangalore, India; www.hipc.org

20–21 Dec: KAM 2008, Int'l Symp. on Knowledge Acquisition and Modeling, Wuhan, China; www.ieeekam.cn

January 2009

8–10 Jan: ICWIS, Int'l Conf. on Web Intelligence Systems, Chennai, India; www.rajalakshmi.org/icwis09

March 2009

16–20 Jan: PerCom, 7th IEEE Int'l Conf. on Pervasive Computing and Communications, Dallas; www.rajalakshmi.org

August 2009

31 Aug–4 Sept: RE 2009, 17th IEEE Int'l Requirements Eng. Conf., Atlanta; www.re09.org

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 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 that investigate expected social impacts.

Direct inquiries to guest editors Piotr Pacyna, pacyna@kt.agh.edu.pl; Anthony Rutkowski, trutkowski@verisign.com; Amardeo Sarma, sarma@netlab.nec.de; or Kenji Takahashi, takahashi.kenji@lab.ntt.co.jp. Paper submissions are due by 15 September. Complete submission instructions are available at www.computer.org/portal/pages/computer/content/author.html.

SASO 2008

The complexity of current and emerging computing systems has led the software engineering, distributed systems, and management communities to look for inspiration in diverse fields, like complex systems, artificial intelligence, sociology, and biology, to find new ways of designing and managing networks, systems, and services.

The 2008 IEEE International Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems, which takes place 20–24 October in Venice, Italy, brings together researchers, academics, and practitioners to discuss the state of the science of self-adaptive systems.

Organizers have solicited papers on topics that include self-organization, self-adaptation, and theories, frameworks and methods for creating and managing self-adaptive systems (including self-monitoring, self-tuning, self-repairing, and self-configuring systems).

Hosted workshops at SASO include the Workshop on Spatial Computing, the Workshop on Pervasive Adaptation, and the Workshop on Decentralized Self Management for Grids, P2P, and User Communities.

For complete conference details, including registration information as it becomes available, visit http://polaris.ing.unimo.it/saso2008.

Events in 2008

August

3–5 . . . . . . . . . . . . . ISECS 2008 4–6 . . . . . . . . . . . . . ACSAC 2008 4–7 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ICSC 2008 9–10 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . RT 2008 9–11 . . . . . . . . . . . . PBG/VG 2008 17–20 . . . . . . . . . . . . ICGSE 2008 25–27 . . . . . . . . . . . . RTCSA 2008

September

1–2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . WGEC 2008 1–3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . AVSS 2008 1–3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DFT 2008 1–5 . . . . . . . . . . . . . SBSEG 2008 8 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . REV 2008 8–12 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ICPP 2008 8–12 . . . . . . . . . . . .NGWMN 2008 8–12 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . RE 2008 9 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . MERE 2008 13–19 . . . . . . . . . . MobiCom 2008 14–16 . . . . . . . . . . . . IISWC 2008 15–19 . . . . . . . . . . . . . ASE 2008 16–20 . . . . . . . . . . . VL/HCC 2008 21–23 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . SIS 2008 22–24 . . . . . . . . . . . . . CW 2008 22–25 . . . . . . . . . . . . .BSym 2008 23–26 . . . . . . . . . . . . .ICWS 2008 28–29 . . . . . . . . . . . . SCAM 2008 28 Sept–2Oct: . . . . . . .MODELS 2008 28 Sept–4 Oct: . . . . . . . . .ICSM 2008 29–30 Sept: . . . . . . . . . NDCS 2008 29 Sept–1 Oct: . . . . . . . . .GRID 2008 29 Sept–2 Oct: . . . . . . . . MASS 2008
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