APPLIED COMPUTING 2008 - Last Call for Papers

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Submission Deadline (second call): 28 January 2008

                                  IADIS INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
                                        April 10-13, 2008 - ALGARVE,
                                              (http://www.computing -

* Keynote Speaker (confirmed):
Marcin Paprzycki, Systems Research Institute and Polish Academy of
Science, Poland

* Tutorial: "Introduction to Software Agents and Applications".
Presenters (confirmed): Marcin Paprzycki, Systems Research Institute
and Polish Academy of Science, Poland and Maria Ganzha, Elblag
University, Poland

* Conference background and goals
The IADIS Applied Computing 2008 conference aims to address the main
issues of concern within the applied computing area and related
fields. This conference covers essentially technical aspects. The
applied computing field is divided into more detailed areas (see
below). However innovative contributes that don't fit into these areas
will also be considered since they might be of benefit to conference

* Format of the Conference
The conference will comprise invited talks and oral presentations. The
proceedings of the conference will be published in the form of a book.
The best paper authors will be invited to publish extended versions of
their papers in specific journals, and in the IADIS International
Journal on Computer Science and Information Systems.

* Types of submissions
Full and Short Papers, Reflection Papers, Posters/Demonstrations,
Tutorials, Panels and Doctoral Consortium. All submissions are subject
to a blind refereeing process.

* Topics related to Applied Computing are of interest. These include,
but are not limited to the following areas:
- Agent Systems and Applications
- Algorithms
- Applied Information Systems
- Bioinformatics
- Case Studies and Applications
- Communications
- Data Mining
- Database Systems
- E-Commerce Theory and Practice
- Embedded Systems
- Evaluation and Assessment
- Global Tendencies
- Grid Computing
- Information Retrieval
- Intelligent Systems
- Mobile Networks and Systems
- Multimedia
- Networking
- Object Orientation
- Parallel and Distributed Systems
- Payment Systems
- Programming Languages
- Protocols and Standards
- Security
- Semantic Web
- Software Engineering
- Storage Issues
- Technologies for E-Learning
- Wireless Applications
- WWW Applications
- WWW Technologies
- Ubiquitous Computing
- Usability Issues
- Virtual Reality
- Visualization
- XML and other Extensible Languages

* Important Dates:
- Submission deadline (second call): 28 January 2008
- Notification to Authors: 25 February 2008
- Final Camera-Ready Submission and Early Registration: Until 17 March
- Late Registration: After 17 March 2008
- Conference: Algarve, Portugal, 10 to 13 April 2008

* Secretariat
Rua Sao Sebastiao da Pedreira, 100, 3, 1050-209 Lisbon, Portugal
E-mail: Web site: http://www.computing-conf.o =

* Program Committee

Conference and Program Co-Chairs
Nuno Guimar=E3es, Faculdade de Ci=EAncias - University of Lisbon, Portugal
Pedro Isa=EDas, Universidade Aberta (Portuguese Open University),

Committee Members:
for the full Committee Members list please access

* Co-located events
Please also check the co-located events:
e-Society 2008 ( /) - 9-12 April 2008
Mobile Learning 2008 ( /) - 11-13 April
Information Systems 2008 ( /) - 9-11 April 2008

* Registered participants in the Applied Computing conference may
attend the e-Society, Mobile Learning and the Information Systems'
conferences' sessions free of charge.

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