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[PVS] NDT 2012



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The Fourth International Conference on  Networked Digital Technologies 
(NDT’2012)
April 24-26, 2012
The Canadian University of Dubai
Dubai - UAE
http://www.ndtconf.org
(www.springer.com/series/7899) 

Call for Papers
You are invited to submit a paper to the 4th International Conference on 
Networked Digital Technologies (NDT’2012) to be held at the Canadian 
University of Dubai, Dubai – UAE, April 24-26, 2012.  Accepted papers in 
the conference will be published in the “Communications in Computer and 
Information Science” (CCIS ) of Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science 
Series (www.springer.com/series/7899), and will be indexed in many global 
databases including ISI Proceedings and Scopus. The NDT proceedings are 
indexed by dblp (http://dblp.uni-trier.de/db/conf/ndt/). Details about paper 
submission can be found at http://www.ndtconf.org/submission.php.

Networked Digital Technologies are reshaping the way we communicate, 
interact, collaborate and share knowledge. Recent progress in 
Telecommunications, Networking, Semantic Web Technologies, Mobile and 
Ubiquitous Computing has enabled new collaborative technology services for 
various disciplines in sciences, humanities and social sciences. The Fourth 
International Conference on Networked Digital Technologies (NDT’2012) is a 
forum for scientists, engineers, and practitioners to present their latest 
research results, ideas, developments and applications in the areas of 
Networked Digital technologies. NDT’2012 will include presentations of 
contributed papers, poster sessions, workshops, and state-of-the-art 
lectures by invited keynote speakers.
	
Topics of the conference include, but not limited to, the following research 
areas:

•	Information and Data Management
•	Data and Network Mining
•	Intelligent Agent-based Systems, Cognitive and Reactive Distributed AI 
Systems
•	Internet Modeling
•	User Interfaces, Visualization and Modeling
•	XML-based Languages
•	Security and Access
•	Social Networking Inspired Control
•	Trust Models for Social Networks
•	Information Content Security
•	Mobile, Ad Hoc and Sensor Network Management
•	Web Services Architecture, Modeling and Design
•	New Architectures for Web-based Social Networks
•	Semantic Web, Ontologies (creation, merging, linking and reconciliation)
•	Web Services Security
•	Quality of Service, Scalability and Performance
•	Self-Organizing Networks and Networked Systems
•	Data Management in Mobile Peer-to-Peer Networks
•	Data Stream Processing in Mobile/Sensor Networks
•	Indexing and Query Processing for Moving Objects
•	User Interfaces and Usability Issues from Mobile Applications
•	Mobile Social Networks
•	Peer-to-Peer Social Networks
•	Sensor Networks and Social Sensing
•	Social Search
•	Context-Aware Processing & Ubiquitous Systems
•	Collaborative Computing
•	Collaborative Systems for e-Sciences (e/m-Learning, e-Healthcare, ...)
•	Information Propagation on Social Networks
•	Resource and Knowledge Discovery using Social Networks
•	Measurement Studies of Actual Social Networks
•	Simulation Models for Social Networks
•	Signal Processing and Computer Vision for Networked Systems (video 
surveillance, environmental monitoring, etc…)
•	Green Computing
•	Grid Computing
•	Cloud Computing 

Modified versions of the selected papers of the conference will be published 
in the following peer reviewed journals: 

1. Journal of Digital Information Management (JDIM)
2. International Journal of Information Studies (IJIS)
3. International Journal of Green Computing (IJGC)
4. International Journal of Web Applications (IJWA)
5. Journal of e-Technology 

Important Dates:
Paper submission: 		December 16, 2011
Acceptance Notification: 	January 20, 2012
Camera Ready Papers: 		February 10, 2012 

Workshop Proposal Submission: October 31, 2011
Notification to Workshop Organizer: November 7, 2011
Tutorial Proposal Submission:	December 16, 2011
Notification to Tutorial Organizer: January 20, 2012
Conference Dates: 		April 24-26, 2012
Conference mail:  ndt@ndtconf.org
Venue: Dubai
Dubai is both a dynamic international business centre and a laid-back 
tourist escape; a city where the sophistication of the 21st century walks 
hand in hand with the simplicity of a bygone era; a cosmopolitan society 
with an international lifestyle combining the comfort and convenience of the 
Western world with the unique charm and hospitality of Arabia.
 From the timeless tranquility of the desert to the lively bustle of the 
souk, Dubai offers a kaleidoscope of attractions for visitors. The emirate 
embraces a wide variety of scenery in a very small area. In a single day, 
you can experience everything from rugged mountains and awe-inspiring sand 
dunes to sandy beaches and lush green parks, from dusty villages to 
luxurious residential districts and from ancient houses with wind towers to 
ultra-modern shopping malls. For more information about Dubai see: 
http://www.definitelydubai.com/
For more information about the Canadian University of Dubai see: 
http://www.cud.ac.ae 

General Chairs
Rachid Benlamri, Lakehead University, Ontario, Canada
Driss Guerchi, Canadian University of Dubai, Dubai, UAE 

Program Chairs
Abdallah Shami, University of Western Ontario, Canada
Eric Monacelli, Versailles University, France
Lorna Uden, Staffordshire University, UK 

Workshop Chairs
Russel Pears, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zeeland
Sun Aixin, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Hiroshi Ishikawa, Shizuoka University, Japan
Boubaker Boufama, Windsor University, Canada 

Publicity Chair	
Essa Ibrahim Basaeed, Khalifa University, UAE 

Local Arrangements Chair
Emad Eldin, Canadian University of Dubai, UAE 

Local Arrangements Co-Chairs
Talal Kursany, Canadian University of Dubai, UAE
Sherif Moussa, Canadian University of Dubai, UAE
Siwar Rekik, Canadian University of Dubai, UAE
Hussam Abuazab, Canadian University of Dubai, UAE