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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- EXTENDED DEADLINE

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Instructions for Authors: Papers reporting original and unpublished research results pertaining to 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 

-------Special Sessions ---------------
Special Sessions: power and energy, health informatics, robotics, energy and education.
------- Workshops -----------------------------------
Data Integration and Mining
Issues and Challenges in Social Computing Empirical Methods for Recognizing Inference in Text

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" for more information.

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