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[PVS] CFP - IDC 2012 (6th International Symposium on IntelligentDistributed Computing)



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The 6th International Symposium on Intelligent Distributed Computing

IDC 2012

http://idc2012.deis.unical.it

September 24-26, 2012

Calabria, Italy
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HIGHLIGHTS
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Invited Speakers
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Belur V. Dasarathy (Ph. D, FIEEE, Editor-in-Chief of Information Fusion):
"Information Fusion as Aid for Qualitative Enhancement of Intelligence
Extraction in Multi-Source Environments - A Panoramic View of Architectures,
Algorithms and Applications"

Andrea Omicini (Professor of Computer Science, University of Bologna):
"Nature-inspired Coordination for Complex Distributed Systems"


Tutorials
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Programming Workflow Systems through WADE, Giovanni Caire (Telecom Italia,
Turin)

Programming Wireless Sensor Networks through MAPS, Giancarlo Fortino
(University of Calabria, Italy)


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THE TOPIC
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Intelligent computing covers a hybrid palette of methods and techniques
derived from classical artificial intelligence, computational intelligence,
multi-agent systems a.o. Distributed computing studies systems that contain
loosely-coupled components running on different networked computers and that
communicate and coordinate their actions by message transfer. The emergent
field of intelligent distributed computing is expected to pose special
challenges of adaptation and fruitful combination of results of both areas
with a great impact on the development of new generation intelligent
distributed information systems. The aim of this symposium is to bring
together researchers involved in intelligent distributed computing to allow
cross-fertilization and synergy of ideas and to enable advancement of
researches in the field.

The symposium welcomes submissions of original papers concerning all aspects
of intelligent distributed computing ranging from concepts and theoretical
developments to advanced technologies and innovative applications. Papers
acceptance and publication will be judged based on their relevance to the
symposium theme, clarity of presentation, originality and accuracy of results
and proposed solutions.

Topics include, but are not limited to:

Intelligent Distributed Architecture
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Hybrid systems involving software agents and human actors
Intelligent integration of data and processes
Intelligent cloud infrastructures
Agent-based Wireless Sensor Networks
Multi-Agent Systems
Distributed frameworks and middleware for the Internet of Things

Organisation and Management
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Autonomic and adaptive distributed computing
Intelligent service composition and orchestration
Self-organising and adaptive distributed systems
Emerging behaviours in complex distributed systems

Intelligent Distributed Knowledge Representation and Processing
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Information extraction and retrieval in distributed environments
Knowledge integration and fusion from distributed sources
Data mining and knowledge discovery in distributed environments
Semantic and knowledge grids
Ontologies and meta-data for describing heterogeneous resources and services
Distributed fusion of sensor data streams

Networked intelligence
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- E-service and Web intelligence
- Intelligence in mobile and ubiquitous computing
- Intelligence in Peer-to-Peer systems
- Intelligence in Distributed Multimedia Systems
- Trust and Reputation

Intelligent Distributed Applications
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- Distributed problem solving and decision making
- Intelligent applications in e-business/e-commerce, e-learning, e-health,
      e-science, e-government, crisis management
- Modelling and simulation of intelligent distributed systems
- Agent-oriented methodologies for distributed application development


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IMPORTANT DATES
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Full paper submission: April 10, 2012
Notification of acceptance: May 10, 2012
Final (camera ready) paper due: June 1, 2012
Symposium: September 24-26, 2012


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ORGANIZATION
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Steering Committee
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Janusz Kacprzyk, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
Costin Badica,  University of Craiova, Romania
Michele Malgeri, University of Catania, Italy
George A. Papadopoulos, University of Cyprus, Cyprus
Marcin Paprzycki, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
Frances Brazier, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
Kees Nieuwenhuis, D-CIS Lab / Thales Research & Technology, The Netherlands
Giancarlo Fortino, University of Calabria, Italy
Mohammad Essaaidi, Abdelmalek Essaadi University in Tetuan, Morocco


General Chair
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Giancarlo Fortino, University of Calabria, Italy

Program Committee Chairs
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Giancarlo Fortino, University of Calabria, Italy
Michele Malgeri, University of Catania, Italy
Rainer Unland, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany

Program Committee
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http://idc2012.deis.unical.it/committees.html

Organized by
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Department of Electronics, Informatics and Systems (DEIS)
Software Engineering Department, Faculty of Automation, Computers
   and Electronics, University of Craiova, Romania

Organizing Committee
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Giancarlo Fortino, University of Calabria, Italy
Costin Badica, University of Craiova, Romania

Local Organizing Committee
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Giancarlo Fortino, University of Calabria, Italy
Stefano Galzarano, University of Calabria, Italy
Antonio Guerrieri, University of Calabria, Italy
Raffaele Gravina, University of Calabria, Italy


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PAPERS
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Paper Submission
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Submission page: https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=idc20120

Paper Publication
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All accepted papers will be included in the Symposium Proceedings, which
will be published by Springer as part of their series Studies in Computational
Intelligence. Papers should have at most 10 pages length and must be formatted
according to Springer format for multi-authored works. Latex2e macro packages
(preferred) can be also donwloaded from here:
http://www.springer.com/authors/book+authors?SGWID=0-154102-12-417900-0

Special Issue
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As in previous editions of IDC, we plan to organize special issues in
well-known international Journals and invite selected and revised papers
presented at the conference in the organized special issues.


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JOINT WORKSHOPS
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Fourth International Workshop on Multi-Agent Systems Technology and Semantics
(MASTS 2012)
http://aimas.cs.pub.ro/masts2012/

First International Workshop on Agents for Cloud (A4C 2012)
http://parsec.unina2.it/a4c