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AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PAPERS: 13th IEEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration, 8-10 Aug 2012 , Las Vegas, USA

The 13th IEEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration

When: 	                 Aug 8, 2012 - Aug 10, 2012
Where: 	                 Las Vegas, USA
Submission Deadline:  Mar 12, 2012
Notification Due: 	 Apr 27, 2012
Final Version Due: 	 May 14, 2012



Given the emerging global Information-centric IT landscape that has tremendous social and economic 
implications, effectively processing and integrating very large volumes of information from diverse
sources to enable effective decision making and knowledge generation have become one of the most 
significant challenges of current times. Information Reuse and Integration (IRI) seeks to maximize 
the reuse of information by creating simple, rich, and reusable knowledge representations and 
consequently explores strategies for integrating this knowledge into systems and applications. IRI 
plays a pivotal role in the capture, representation, maintenance, integration, validation, and 
extrapolation of information; and, applies both information and knowledge for enhancing 
decision-making in various application domains. The conference includes, but is not limited to, 
the areas listed below:

 Large Scale Data and System Integration  Component-Based Design and Reuse  Unifying Data Models 
(UML, XML, etc.) and Ontologies  Database Integration  Structured/Semi-structured Data 
 Middleware & Web Services  Reuse in Software Engineering  Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery 
 Sensory and Information Fusion  Reuse in Modeling & Simulation  Automation, Integration and 
Reuse Across Applications  Information Security & Privacy  Survivable Systems & Infrastructures 
AI & Decision Support Systems  Heuristic Optimization and Search  Knowledge Acquisition and 
Management  Fuzzy and Neural Systems  Soft/Evolutionary Computing  Case-Based Reasoning 
 Natural Language Understanding  Knowledge Management and E-Government  Command & Control 
Systems (C4ISR)  Human-Machine Information Systems  Biomedical & Healthcare Systems 
 Homeland Security & Critical Infrastructure Protection  Manufacturing Systems & Business 
Process Engineering  Space and Robotic Systems  Multimedia Systems  Service-Oriented 
Architectures  Autonomous Agents in Web-based Systems  Information Integration in Grid, Mobile 
and Ubiquitous Computing Environment  Systems of Systems  Semantic Web and Emerging Applications 
 Information Reuse, Integration and Sharing in Collaborative Environments

Instructions for Authors: Papers reporting original and unpublished research results pertaining to 
the above and related topics are solicited. Full paper manuscripts must be in English of up to 8 
pages (using the IEEE two-column template). The online submission site is:
Papers will be selected based on their originality, timeliness, significance, relevance, and 
clarity of presentation. Paper submission implies the intent of at least one of the authors to 
register and present the paper, if accepted.

Best Paper Award: The best paper will be selected by separate committee and will be the one that 
reports the most novel and promising research work that has a high potential impact in the real 

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: Lotfi A. Zadeh, University of California, Berkeley, USA Honorary General 
Chair: Lotfi Zadeh, University of California, Berkeley, USA

General Chairs
Stuart Rubin
SPAWAR Systems Center Pacific, USA

Shu-Ching Chen
Florida International University, USA

Program Chairs
Elisa Bertino
Purdue University, USA

Bhavani Thuraisingham
University of Texas at Dallas, USA

James B.D. Joshi
University of Pittsburgh, USA

Chengcui Zhang
The University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA

Contact: Please contact jjoshi "at" sis.pitt.edu for more information.

Mohd Anwar, Ph.D.
School of Information Sciences
University of Pittsburgh