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[PVS] [PerMobCom] CFP: 7th International Conference on UbiquitousIntelligence and Computing (UIC) Deadline EXTENDED



Title: Bessam
[***    Submission Deadline has been EXTENDED to May 15, 2010   ***]


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                             CALL FOR PAPERS



    The 7th International Conference on Ubiquitous Intelligence and Computing

              - Building Smart Worlds in Real and Cyber Spaces -



                   UIC 2010 (http://www.nwpu.edu.cn/uic2010/)



                       Xi'an, China, October 26-29, 2010

                     Technically Sponsored by IEEE CS TCSC



         Co-located with ATC 2010 (http://www.nwpu.edu.cn/atc2010/)

 

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What's New:

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1. Due to many requests, the submission deadline of UIC 2010 is extended to May 15.



2. Selected best papers of UIC 2010 will be published in the special issues of:

   * Personal and Ubiquitous Computing (Springer, SCI-E)

   * International Journal of Information Acquisition (World Scientific)

   * International Journal of Autonomous and Adaptive Communications Systems (Inderscience)



3. Six workshops have been accepted by UIC 2010. Workshop paper submission deadline is May 30.



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Ubiquitous sensors, devices, networks and information are paving the way towards a smart world in which computational intelligence is distributed throughout the physical environment to provide reliable and relevant services to people. This ubiquitous intelligence will change the computing landscape because it will enable new breeds of applications and systems to be developed and the realm of computing possibilities will be significantly extended. By enhancing everyday objects with intelligence, many tasks and processes could be simplified, the physical spaces where people interact like the workplaces and homes, could become more efficient, safer and more enjoyable. Ubiquitous computing, or pervasive computing, uses these many °∞smart things or u-things°± to create smart environments, services and applications.



A smart thing can be endowed with different levels of intelligence, and may be context-aware, active, interactive, reactive, proactive, assistive, adaptive, automated, sentient, perceptual, cognitive, autonomic and/or thinking. Research on ubiquitous intelligence is an emerging research field covering many disciplines. A series of grand challenges exist to move from the current level of computing services to the smart world of adaptive and intelligent services. Started in 2005, the series of UIC conferences has been held in Taipei, Nagasaki, Three Gorges (China), Hong Kong, Oslo and Brisbane. UIC 2010 will include a highly selective program of technical papers, accompanied by workshops, panel discussions and keynote speeches. Established as a premier venue in the area of ubiquitous intelligence and computing, UIC 2010 will offer a forum for researchers to exchange ideas and experiences in developing intelligent/smart objects, environments and systems. 



 

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TOPICS:

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1. Ubiquitous Intelligent/Smart Systems

* Sensor, Ad Hoc, Mesh & P2P Networks

* Social Networking and Computing

* Knowledge Representation and Ontology

* Wearable, Personal and Body Area Systems

* Middleware and Intelligent Platforms

* Intelligent Services and Architectures

* Agents, Swarm and Context-aware Systems

* Nature-inspired Intelligent Systems



2. Ubiquitous Intelligent/Smart Environments

* Smart Room, Home, Office, Laboratory

* Smart Shop, Hospital, Campus, City, etc.

* Smart Vehicle, Road, Traffic & Transportation

* Healthcare and Elder/Child Care Services

* Pervasive/Ubiquitous Media and Services

* Pervasive Learning, Games, Entertainment

* Other Intelligent/Smart Applications



3. Ubiquitous Intelligent/Smart Objects

* Electronic Labels, Cards, E-Tags and RFID

* Embedded Chips, Sensors & Actuators

* MEMS, NEMS, Micro & Biometric Devices

* Smart Appliances and Wearable Devices

* Material, Textile, Cloth, Furniture, etc.

* Embedded Software and Agents

* Interaction to Smart Objects/Devices

* Smart Object OS and Programming



4. Personal/Social/Physical Aspects

* Real/Cyber World Modeling and Semantics

* User/Object Identity and Activity Recognition

* Adaptive User Interfaces and Tools

* Security, Privacy, Safety and Legal Issues

* Emotional, Ethical and Psychological Factors

* Implication & Impact of Ubiquitous Intelligence

* Relations between Real and Cyber Worlds





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WORKSHOPS AND AFFILIATED EVENTS:

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The UIC 2010 Organizing Committee invites proposals for one-day workshops affiliated with the conference and addressing research areas related to the conference. The workshop proceedings will be published by IEEE CS Press. Submit workshop proposals to workshops chairs via email (robertchh@gmail.com and mieso08@gmail.com) by 31 January 2010. Besides workshops, UIC 2010 will also include a special track, demo/exhibitions and a panel. Please visit the conference website for details.





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SUBMISSION GUIDELINES:

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Papers need to be prepared according to the LNCS format, and submitted in PDF format via the UIC 2010 submission site: http://www.nwpu.edu.cn/uic2010/Submission/





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IMPORTANT DATES:

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Paper submission:    May   15, 2010 (extended)

Author notification: Jun.  30, 2010

Camera-ready due:    Jul.  30, 2010





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PAPER PUBLICATION:

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Accepted conference papers are planned to be published by Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS, EI indexed). At least one author of each accepted paper is required to register and present their work at the conference, otherwise the paper will not be included in the proceedings. Distinguished Selected papers, after further extensions and revisions, will be published in special issues of prestigious journals including Personal and Ubiquitous Computing (Springer), International Journal of Information Acquisition (World Scientific), and International Journal of Autonomous and Adaptive Communications Systems (Inderscience).





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AWARDS:

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As in the past, UIC 2010 will present a Best Paper Award. A best demo or exhibition will also be selected.





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COMMITTEE:

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Honorary Chairs

Yaoxue Zhang, Tsinghua University, China

Stephen S. Yau, Arizona State University, USA

Lionel M. Ni, Hong Kong Univ. of Sci. and Tech., HK



General Chairs

Daqing Zhang, Institute TELECOM SudParis, France

Xingshe Zhou, Northwestern Polytechnical Univ., China

Sajal Das, Univ. of Texas at Arlington, USA



Program Chairs

Zhiwen Yu, Northwestern Polytechnical Univ., China

Ramiro Liscano, Univ. of Ontario Inst. of Tech., Canada

Guanling Chen, University of Massachusetts, USA



Program Vice Chairs

Waltenegus Dargie, Tech. Univ. of Dresden, Germany

Tatsuya Yamazaki, NICT, Japan

Yu Chen, Tsinghua University, China



Advisory Committee Chairs

Norio Shiratori, Tohoku University, Japan

Mohan Kumar, University of Texas at Arlington, USA

Max Muehlhaeuser, Darmstadt Univ. of Tech., Germany



Workshop Chairs

Robert C. Hsu, Chung Hua Univ., Taiwan

Mieso Denko, University of Guelph, Canada



Publicity Chairs

Bessam Abdulrazak, Univ. Sherbrooke, Canada

Sung-Bae Cho, Yonsei University, Korea

Wenbin Jiang, Huazhong Univ. of Sci. & Tech., China

Artur Lugmayr, Tampere Univ. of Technology, Finland

Hongbo Ni, Northwestern Polytechnical Univ., China

Evi Syukur, University of New South Wales, Australia



Panel Chairs

Christian Becker, University of Mannheim, Germany

Ren-Hung Huang, National Chung Cheng Univ., Taiwan



Demo/Exhibition Chairs

Gang Pan, Zhejiang University, China

Xing Xie, Microsoft Research Asia, China



Award Chairs

Frode Eika Sandnes, Oslo University College, Norway

Jiannong Cao, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, HK



Special Track Chairs

Zheng Yan, Nokia Research Center, Finland

Yan Wang, Macquarie University, Australia



International Liaison Chairs

Marius Portmann, University of Queensland, Australia

Yo-Ping Huang, National Taipei Univ. of Tech., Taiwan

Bernady O. Apduhan, Kyushu Sangyo University, Japan

Tao Mei, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Jong Hyuk Park, Kyungnam University, Korea

Judith Symonds, Auckland Univ. of Tech., New Zealand



Industrial Liaison Chairs

Wei Han, China Aeronautical Computing Institute, China

Nagula Sangary, RIM, Canada

Yan Zhang, Simula Lab, Norway



Local Arrangement Chair

Yuying Wang, Northwestern Polytechnical Univ., China



Web Administration Chair

Haipeng Wang, Northwestern Polytechnical Univ., China



Steering Committee

Jianhua Ma (chair), Hosei University, Japan

Laurence T. Yang (chair), St. Francis Xavier Univ., Canada

Hai Jin, Huazhong University of Sci. & Tech., China

Theo Ungerer, University of Augsburg, Germany

Jadwiga Indulska, University of Queensland, Australia

Jeffrey J.P. Tsai, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA



Advisory Committee and Program Committee

See UIC 2010 website: http://www.nwpu.edu.cn/uic2010/
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Bessam –

 

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Bessam Abdulrazak, Ph.D.,

Professeur Adjoint

Directeur du Centre de Recherche sur les Habitats Intelligents

 

Département d'informatique  (D4-2008)

Faculté des sciences

Université de Sherbrooke

2500 boulevard de l'Université

Sherbrooke, Québec

Canada J1K 2R1

 

Courriel : Bessam.Abdulrazak @ USherbrooke.ca

Tel:  +1 (819) 821 - 8000  ext. 62860

Fax: +1 (819) 821 - 8200

Web: www.dmi.usherb.ca/~razak/

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