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AISB event Bulletin Item

CFP: IEEE SITIS 2007 - deadline extension

Call For Papers 

                The 3rd International Conference IEEE SITIS 2007
                     December 16-19 2007
                    Jiangong Jinjiang Hotel
                      Shanghai, China
                    (in cooperation with ACM

The SITIS conference is dedicated to research on the technologies used to
represent, share and process
information in various forms, ranging from signal, image, and multimedia data to
traditional structured data
and semi-structured data found in the web. SITIS spans two inter-related
research domains that increasingly
play a key role in connecting systems across network centric environments to
allow distributed computing
and information sharing.

SITIS 2007 aims to provide a forum for high quality presentations on research
activities centered on
three main tracks.

Track Information Management & Retrieval Technologies (IMRT)

The focus of this track is on emerging modeling, representation and retrieval
techniques that take into
account the amount, type and diversity of information  accessible in distributed
computing environment.
The topics of interest of the track include:

Data Semantics
- Multiple representation
- Ontology
- Conceptual data modeling
- Knowledge representation and reasoning
- Web semantics and semi structured data
- Semantic caching
- Data warehousing and semantic
- Semantics in data visualization
- Semantic services for mobile users
- Applications of semantic-driven approaches
- Semi-structure data management, meta data, and xml
- Semantic modeling and management of web-based databases

Spatial information systems and applications
- Spatial modeling data modeling
- Conceptual and logical models for gis
- Ontologies for gis appalications
- Semantics issues in gis
- Gis service modelling
- Spatial data query and retrieval
- Gis and information grid
- Spatio-temporal data modeling
- Schema mapping and evolution
- Geographical search engines
- Digital geographical libraries
- Query languages and interfaces
- Spatial information integration
- Spatial information visualisation
- Spatial data mining and data warehousing
- Location-based services
- Peer-to-peer computing for gis
- Interoperability and standards
- Metadata management
- Gis middleware architectures
- Environmental and urban  gis
- Gis and remote sensing

Multimedia and application
- Image and video databases
- Image and video indexing and retrieval
- Emergent semantics in content retrieval systems
- Semantics and meta data in multimedia systems
- Content-based indexing, search, and retrieval of multimedia data
- Approximate search techniques and the quality of answers
- High-dimensional clustering for indexing
- Query languages and query processing for multimedia retrieval
- Multimedia data modeling and visualization
- Tools, benchmarks, evaluation protocols and standards
- Multimedia systems, architecture, and applications
- Multimedia networking and qos
- Peer-to-peer multimedia systems and streaming
- Pervasive and interactive multimedia systems
- Multimedia meta-modeling techniques and operating systems
- Multimedia tools including authoring, analyzing, editing, and browsing
- Visualization
- Multimedia and multimodal user interfaces and interaction models
- Multimedia file systems, databases, and retrieval
- Multimedia security including digital watermark and encryption
- Information security
- Fundamental services on network and distributed systems

Track Web-Based Information Technologies & Distributed Systems (WITDS)
The track is devoted to emerging and novel concepts, architectures and
methodologies for creating an
interconnected world in which information can be exchanged easily, tasks can be
processed collaboratively,
and communities of users with similarly interests can be formed while addressing
security threats that
are present more than ever before. The topics of interest of the track include:

Information system interoperability
- Digital libraries
- Semantic interoperability and semantic mediators
- Ontologies interoperability
- Cooperative database systems and workflow management
- Agent-oriented architectures for database interoperability
- Data interoperability issues in advanced applications

Emergent semantics
- Context-dependent semantics
- Contextual reasoning in distributed ontologies
- Communication in multi-agents systems
- Emergent semantic interoperability in large-scale systems
- Emergent semantics in content retrieval systems
- Semantics for trust management

Agent-based systems
- Agents for distributed systems
- Agent-based approaches for web applications
- Security of systems using agents
- Agents for grid computing solutions
- Intelligent agents for p2p computing
- Agent-oriented software
engineering and methodologies
- Ontologies and agent systems
- Agents support for applications (e-commerce, e-gov, ..)

Distributed, parallel, grid, p2p, mobile information management
- Information sharing
- Clusters/data grids/p2p computing and applications
- Knowledge and semantic grid
- Security frameworks
- Semantics of peer data management systems
- Mobile systems and computing
- Distributed trust models
- Distributed architectures and algorithms
- Resources allocation and management
- Reputation information management
- Mobile data management and mobile database systems

Web-centric systems
- Semantic web/web services
- Web services and service computing
- Composition and integration of web services
- Web engineering/mining/searching and crawling
- E-commerce and e-learning

Security and integrity issues for the web
- Web usability and accessibility
- Formal methods for web applications
- Security modeling, architectures and protocols
- Intrusion avoidance, detection, response and prevention
- Web security and supporting systems security
- Ecommerce, ebusiness and egovernment security

Track Signal & Image Technologies (SIT)
The track focuses on recent developments in digital signal processing and pays
particular attention
to evolutions in audiovisual signal processing, analysis, coding and
authentication, and retrieval
techniques. The topics of interest of the track include:

Image Processing and Analysis
- Image filtering, Restoration, Enhancement
- Image segmentation
- Image Acquisition

Image manipulation and compression
- Image synthesis
- Pattern analysis and recognition
- Shape matching
- Learning and
- Colour Imaging
- Multispectral processing
- Stereoscopic and 3D processing
- 3D Object Extraction
Surface reconstruction
- Geometric algorithms
- Computational geometry
- Image databases
- Content-based image retrieval

Image/Video Coding and Authentication
- Coding standards
- Image and video over networks
- Error resilience
- Video
- Video streaming
- Motion detection and estimation
- Object tracking
- Image sequence processing and analysis

Multimedia processing
- Video streaming
- Watermark Embedding and Detection
- Stochastic Aspects of Data Hiding
- Reliable Watermark Recovery

Signal processing
- Theory and Methods
- Gibbs models and mrfs
- Digital Filters and Filter Banks design
- Wavelets and Multirate Signal Processing
- Spectral analysis
- Time-frequency signal analysis
- Non-linear and Multidimensional Signal Processing
- Variational formulations
- Pdes /Radar, sonar /Antennas
- Mobile Signal Processing

Fast algorithms
- Real time signal processing
- Signal noise control Applications
- Archiving
- Digital video broadcasting
- Biomedical Imaging
- Nuclear X-ray, and magnetic resonance imaging
- Tomographic imaging
- Remote Sensing
- Document Image Processing and Analysis
- Astronomy
- Geosciences and environment
- Artificial intelligence applications
- Neural networks applications
- Fuzzy logic application

Submission and publication

SITIS 20007 invites submission of high quality and original papers on the topics
of the major tracks described below.
All submitted papers will be peer-reviewed by at least two reviewers for
technical merit, originality, significance
and relevance to the topics of the corresponding track. Papers must be up to 8
pages long and follow IEEE double
columns publication format.

Accepted papers will be included in the conference proceedings and published
IEEE Computer Society and referenced
in IEEE explore and major indexes. The proceedings will be mailed by the IEEE CS
press directly to registered
authors after the conference. CD copies of the proceeding will be available
during the conference.
Selected accepted papers will be considered for publication in major journals.
Tutorial proposals should be submitted to

Important Dates
Tutorial proposals                  	September 24th, 2007
Paper Submission                    	September 24th, 2007
Acceptance/Reject notification          October   25th, 2007
Final paper/registration                November  10th, 2007

General Chair
Li Jianzhong, HIT, China
Jianhua Li, Shanghai Jiaotong University, China

Local Committee Co-chairs
Xue Zhi, Shanghai Jiaotong University, China
Shenghong Li, Shanghai Jiaotong University, China
Yinghua Ma, Shanghai Jiaotong University, China

Liya Chen, Shanghai Jiaotong University, China
Gongshen Liu, Shanghai Jiaotong University, China
Guiyang Su, Shanghai Jiaotong University, China
Junhua Tang, Shanghai Jiaotong University, China
Mingzheng Wang, Shanghai Jiaotong University, China
Yu Wu, Shanghai Jiaotong University, China

Track Organizers

Information Management & Retrieval Technologies (IMRT) track
Lei Chen, HKUST, China
Hiroshi Ishikawa, Shizuoka University, Japan

Web-Based Information Technologies & Distributed Systems (WITDS) track
Frederic Andres, National Institute of Informatics, Japan
William Grosky, University of Michigan-Dearborn, USA

Signal & Image Technologies (SIT) track
Abert Dipanda, Bourgogne University, France
Jerzy J. Korczak, Strasbourg University, France

Program Committee (To be completed)

Information Management & Retrieval Technologies (IMRT)

Agma Juci Machado Traina (University of Sao Paulo at Sao Carlos, Brazil)

Ahmed Mostefaoui (U. of Franche Comte, France)

Ajith Abraham (Chung-Ang University, Korea)

Alberto Del Bimbo (University of Firenze, Italy)

Andreas Uhl (Salzburg University, Austria)

Clement Leung (Victoria University, Australia)

Danielle Boulanger (Jean Moulin University - Lyon, France)

Dimitri Theodoratos (NJIT, USA)

Ernesto Damiani (U. of Milan, Italy)

Fernando Ferri (IRPPS-CNR, Italy)

Genevieve Jomier (Universite Paris Dauphine, France)

Harald Kosch (University of Passau, Germany)

Heng Tao Shen (University of Queensland, Australia)

Ingo Wolf (T-Systems, Germany)

Jaroslaw Kozlak (U. of Science and Technology Krakow, Poland)

Jim Geller (NJIT, USA)

Jun Miyazaki (NAIST, Japan)

Kazutoshi Sumiya (University of Hyogo, Japan)

Koji Eguchi (Kobe University, Japan)

Kyuseok Shim (Seoul National University, Korea)

Manabu Ohta (Okayama University, Japan)

Maria Luisa Sapino (Universita di Torino, Italy)

Masaharu Yoshioka (Hokkaido University, Japan)

Masakatsu Nishigaki (Shizuoka University, Japan)

Masayoshi Aritsugi (Kumamoto University, Japan)

Michael Granitzer (I-Know Center, Austria)

Michel Scholl (CNAM, France)

Naoki Fukuta (Shizuoka University, Japan)

Nico Van de Weghe (Ghent University, Belgium)

Pit Pichappan (Annamalai University, India)

Ralf Klamma (RWTH Aachen University, Germany)

Ramzi Haraty (LAU, Lebanon)

Richard Chbeir (University of Bourgogne, France)

Roger RN. Nkambou (University of Qubec at Montral, Canada)

Satoshi Nakamura (kyoto University, Japan)

Sean Wang (University of Vermont, USA)

Seung-won Whang (POSTECH, Korea)

Shigeyoshi Ohna (Polytechnic University, Japan)

Shin'ichi Satoh (NII, Japan)

Shinsuke Nakajima (NAIST, Japan)

Solomon Atnafu (U. Addis-Ababa, Ethiopia)

Taketoshi Ushiama (Kyushu University, Japan)

Tetsuji Satoh (University of Tsukuba , Japan)

Thierry Badard (University of Laval, Canada)

Toshiyuki Amagasa (University of Tsukuba , Japan)

Vincent Charvillat (ENSEEIHT Informatique, France)

Vincent Oria (NJIT, USA)

Wook-Shin Han (Kyungpook National University, Korea)

Yoshihiko Ichikawa(Yamaguchi University, Japan)

Yukiko Kawai(Kyoto Sangyo University, Japan)

Web-Based Information Technologies & Distributed Systems (WITDS)

Abdelmajid Ben Hamadou (ISIM Sfax, Tunisia)

Abder Koukam (UTBM University, France)

Alfredo Cuzzocrea (University of Calabria, Italy)

Ana Cavalli (Institut National des Telecommunications, France)

Chandrasekhar Anantaram (TCS Ilab, India)

Chirine Ghedira (Claude Bernard Lyon 1 University, France)

Christelle Vangenot (EPFL of Lausanne, Switzerland)

David Taniar, (Monash University, Australia)

David Tien (Charles Sturt University, Australia)

Demetrios G Sampson (University of Piraeus, Greece)

Dik Lee (The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, Hong Kong)

Djamal Benslimane (Claude Bernard Lyon 1 University, France)

Esma Aimeur (University of Montreal, Canada)

Faiez Gargouri (ISIM Institute, Tunisia)

Farshad Fotouhi (Wayne State University, USA)

Ferda Nur Alpaslan (METU University, Turkey)

Fernando Lopez Pelayo (Escuela Politecnica Superior De Albacete, Spain)

Flavius Frasincar (Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherland)

Forouzan Golshani (Wright State University, USA)

Guoren Wang, (Northeastern University, China)

Hongen Lu (La Trobe University, Australia)

Ishwar K. Sethi (Oakland University, USA)

Ismael Rodriguez (Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain)

Jacques Fayolles (ISTASE University, France)

Jaroslaw Kozlak (U. of Science and Technology Krakow, Poland)

Javier Lopez (University of Malaga, Spain)

Jianyong Wang, (Tsinghua University, China)

Jian-Tao Sun (Microsoft Research, Asia)

Joseph Urban (Arizona State University, USA)

Kalpdrum Passi (Laurentia University, Canada)

Kokou Yetongnon (University of Bourgogne, France)

Manuel Nunez (Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain)

Mario Bravetti (Universita di Bologna, Italy)

Masoud Mohammadian (University of Canberra, Australia)

Mercedes Merayo (Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain)

Mourad Ouzzani (Purdue University, USA)

Nabila Benharkat (INSA Lyon, France)

Natalia Lopez Barquilla (Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain)

Oscar Pastor (Valencia University of Technology, Spain)

Ousmane Kone (IRIT Toulouse, France)

Pedro Isaias (Portuguese Open University, Portugal)

Rafik Bouaziz (ISIM Institute, Tunisia)

Rong Zhao (Stony Brook University, USA)

Salim Zabir (Kyung Hee university, Korea)

Stephane Grumbach (LIAMA, The Sino-French IT Lab, Japan)

Stefanos Gritzalis (University of Aegean, Greece)

Subhash Bhalla (University of Aizu, Japan )

Sviatoslav Braynov (University of Illinois, USA)

Xiaoyong Du Renmin (University of China, China)

Yan Zhang (Simula Research Laboratory, Norway)

Youakim Badr (INSA Lyon, France)

Zahir Tari (RMIT, Australia)

Zakaria Maamar (Zayed University, U.A.E.)

Zheng Chen (Microsoft Research, Asia)

Zhiyong Peng (Wuhan University, China)

Zhi-Hong Deng (Peking University, China)

Signal & Image Technologies (SIT)

Abdelmajid Ben Hamadou (ISIM Sfax, Tunisia)

Ahamad Tajudin Khader (Universiti Sains, Malaysia)

Alain Chalifour (University Trois Rivieres, Canada)

Alain Lalande (Universit de Bourgogne, France)

Alain Tiedeu (ENSP, Cameroon)

Alamine Mansouri (Universit de Bourgogne, France)

Albert Dipanda (U. Bourgogne, France)

Athanassios Skodras (Hellenic Open University, Greece)

Audrey Roman (U. Bourgogne, France)

Aydin Akan (Istanbul University, Turkey)

Charith Abhayaratne (University of Sheffield, United Kingdom)

Christian Ronse (Universit Louis Pasteur, France)

Claire Bourgeois Rpublique (U. Bourgogne, France)

Driss Aboutadjine (Mohemmed V University, Morocco)

El-Bay Bourennane (Universit de Bourgogne, France)

Emmanuel Tonye (ENSP, Yaound, Cameroun)

Fabrice Meriaudeau (U. Bourgogne, France)

Fan Yang (Universit de Bourgogne, France)

Frank Boochs (U.Applied Sciences, Mainz Deutschland)

Franck Marzani (U. Bourgogne, France)

Fred Truchetet (U. Bourgogne, France)

Gabriel Cristobal (Instituto de Optica (CSIC) Madrid, Spain)

George Bebis (U. Nevada, USA)

Gerald Schaefer (Aston University, United Kingdom)

Irne Foucherot (U. Bourgogne, France)

Jean Louchet (Inria, France)

Johel Miteran (Universit de Bourgogne, France)

Jon Hardeberg (U. Hogskolen Gjovik , Norway)

Kutluyil Dogancay (University of South Australia, Australia)

Louis Legrand (U. Bourgogne, France)

Madenda Sarifuddin (Universit du Quebec en Outaouais, Canada)

Marco Anisetti (University of Milan, Italy)

Marcos A. Rodrigues (Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom)

Marcin Kociolek (University of lodz, Poland)

Matthias Reuter (CUTEC Institute GmbH, Germany)

Mohamed Borchani (Ecole Suprieure de Commerce de Sfax, Tunisia)

MU Zhichun (USTB, China)

Nikolaos G. Bourbakis (Wright State University, USA)

Paul Scheunders (University of Antwerp, Belgium)

Paul Walker (Universit de Bourgogne, France)

Peter Schelkens (Vrije U. Brussel, Belgium)

Pierre Ele (U. Yaounde I, Cameroon)

Pierre Gouton (U. Bourgogne, France)

Renato M. Natal Jorge (University of Porto, Portugal)

Ryszard Tadeusiewicz (Akademia Gorniczo-Hutnicza, Poland)

Sebti Foufou (NIST, USA)

Soren Forchhammer (Technical University of Denmark, Denmark)

Tadeusz Sliwa (Universit de Bourgogne, France)

Wilfried Philips (University of Ghent - Ugent, Belgium)

Xuan Fang Zha (University of Maryland, USA)

Yvon Voisin (Universit de Bourgogne, France)