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[PVS] Call for Chapter Proposals - Distributed Computing & InternetTechnologies - IGI Global

Dear Colleagues:

I cordially invite you to submit chapter proposals for this book scheduled to be published in 2011 by IGI Global (formerly Idea Group Inc.), USA. Please find the CFC below. Also, I'd appreciate very much if you kindly share this with your colleagues/students/friends who might be interested.

For details, you may also visit the URLs:

Best Regards,


Advancements in Distributed Computing and Internet Technologies: Trends and Issues
Al-Sakib Khan Pathan, Mukaddim Pathan, and Hae Young Lee (Eds.)

To be published by IGI Global, USA: http://www.igi-global.com/requests/details.asp?ID=827

The concept of Internet has been a tremendous success by this time. Other than being a great source of fun and enjoyment, Millions of people around the world rely on the Internet for various tasks related to their livelihoods. The overwhelming growth of Internet and its users is a reality which has put new thoughts among the research community to devise new ideas for giving coverage to a huge number of people around the globe. Distributed computing is facilitating the growth and proper utilization of various internetworking technologies. This book aims at compiling the recent advancements as well as some basic issues in the fields of distributed computing and Internet technologies.

Objective of the Book
This book will aim to provide relevant theoretical frameworks and the latest research findings in the area. It will be written for graduate students, researchers, academics, and industry practitioners working in the area of Internet and distributed computing who want to improve their understanding of the inter-related topics.

Target Audience
The target audience of this book will be composed of professionals and researchers working in the field of distributed computing and Internet technologies. Moreover, the book will include some chapters written in tutorial style so that the general readers can be able to easily grasp some of the ideas in this area.

Recommended topics include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Advances in Internet architectures and protocols
- Computational economy for distributed systems
- Content delivery networks
- Foundations, theory, modeling of Internet-based systems
- Grid computing
- Interconnection networks and collaborative systems
- Internet-based knowledge engineering
- Internet search technologies
- Network-based applications (VoIP, streaming)
- Network management and traffic engineering
- Security in communication networks
- Sensor networks and applications
- Wireless and distributed networks

Submission Procedure
Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit on or before April 4, 2010, a 2-3 page chapter proposal clearly explaining the mission and concerns of his or her proposed chapter. Authors of accepted proposals will be notified by April 15, 2010 about the status of their proposals and sent chapter guidelines. Full chapters are expected to be submitted by July 4, 2010. All submitted chapters will be reviewed on a double-blind review basis. Contributors may also be requested to serve as reviewers for this project (http://faculty.bracu.ac.bd/~spathan/bookigi.html).

This book is scheduled to be published by IGI Global (formerly Idea Group Inc.), publisher of the “Information Science Reference” (formerly Idea Group Reference), “Medical Information Science Reference,” “Business Science Reference,” and “Engineering Science Reference” imprints. For additional information regarding the publisher, please visit www.igi-global.com. This publication is anticipated to be released in 2011.

Important Dates
April 4, 2010:             Proposal Submission Due
April 15, 2010            Notification of Acceptance
July 4, 2010:              Full Chapter Submission
November 15, 2010:    Revised Chapter Submission
December 1, 2010:     Final Acceptance Notification
December 15, 2010:    Submission of Final Chapters

Editorial Advisory Board Members
Ragib Hasan, Johns Hopkins University, USA
Riaz Ahmed Shaikh, University of Quebec in Outaouais, Canada
Victor Govindaswamy, Texas A&M University‐Texarkana, USA
Christian Simone Vecchiola, University of Melbourne, Australia
George Pallis, University of Cyprus, Cyprus
Waleed W. Smari, University of Dayton, USA
Norihiko Yoshida, Saitama University, Japan
Tarem Ahmed, BRAC University, Bangladesh
Marcos Assuncao, INRIA, France

Inquiries and submissions can be forwarded electronically (Word document) or by mail to:

Al-Sakib Khan Pathan (Corresponding Editor)
Computer Science and Engineering
BRAC University
66 Mohakhali Dhaka 1212 Bangladesh
Tel: +880-2-882 4051 Ext.4066, Cell: +880-1819477533
Fax: +880-2-881 0383
sakib.pathan@gmail.com, spathan@bracu.ac.bd

Mukaddim Pathan
Cloud Computing and Distributed Systems (CLOUDS) Lab
Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering
The University of Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia

Hae Young Lee
Senior Member of Engineering Staff
CPS Research Team
Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
Daejeon 305-700, South Korea

Mukaddim Pathan
Cloud Computing and Distributed Systems (CLOUDS) Lab
Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering
The University of Melbourne
Room # 5.30a, ICT Building, 111 Barry Street
Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, AUSTRALIA.
Contact: +61-3-8344 1355 (Lab); +61-433349410 (Cell)
URL: http://www.csse.unimelb.edu.au/~apathan
E-mail: apathan@csse.unimelb.edu.au