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AISB miscellaneous Bulletin Item

Call for Chapter Proposals: Emergent Web Intelligence - Submission Deadline Extended


**** Due to several requests, the submission deadline has been extended  ****

                       New submission deadline: March 25th, 2008

                       Call for Book Chapters  

                            Emergent Web Intelligence

                       To be published by Springer Verlag

              in the series "Studies in Computational Intelligence"


The current Internet changes our daily life by redefining the
meanings and processes of business, commerce, marketing, finance,
publishing, education, research, etc. and by revolutionizing the way we
produce, store, process, retrieve and use information. Although
individual Web-based information systems are regularly being deployed,
new efficient techniques and approaches for developing and for
benefiting from collective Web intelligence are required more than ever
to help users avoid irrelevant web search results (pages, links, etc.),
fraud e-business transactions, non-personalized web information, even
wrong web decisions, etc.

The novel intelligent web theory exploits advanced information
technology and IA to explore the next generation of web-empowered
systems, services, and environments, and to design and provide hybrid
web systems that serve wired and wireless users more efficiently.

        In this book, we aim at gathering the latest advances of various
topics in web intelligence and reporting how organizations can gain
competitive advantages by applying the different emergent techniques in
the real-world scenarios. Papers and studies which couple the
intelligence techniques and theories with specific web technology
problems are cordially invited. Survey articles that emphasize the
research and application of web intelligence in a particular domain are
greatly welcome.


Topics to be addressed in the book include, but are not limited to:

     * Web Information Retrieval
     * Knowledge Networks and Management
     * Information Management and Data Representation
     * Web Mining
     * Web Farming
     * Web Agents and Agent-based Systems
     * Web Security
     * Information Filtering and Access Control Models
     * Ontologies
     * Semantic Web
     * Social Intelligence Design
     * Web-based Support Systems
     * Human-Web Interaction
     * E-Applications and Systems
     * Web Technologies and Protocols

Submission Guidelines

  Authors are kindly invited to upload their submissions at:

Chapter proposals (title and abstract) are to be uploaded before March  
25th 2008.
This will facilitate the planning of the review process.
All chapter proposals will be peer reviewed.
Full chapters will be expected by April 28th 2008.
All submitted chapters will be reviewed by at least three reviewers.

Careful preparation of the manuscripts will help keep production time
short and ensure satisfactory appearance of the finished book. Please
prepare the manuscript as follows:

     * Please centralize all tables and figures with appropriate legends.

     * Please carefully check for typos inside the figures/legends etc.

     * All equations must be numbered and please try to use standard fonts.

     * Produce a LaTeX version of your chapter using the template provided
       (see Author Guidelines at

Original artwork and a signed copyright release forms will be required
for all accepted chapters.

Important Dates

Deadline for chapter proposals ( title and short abstract): 	March  20, 2008
Deadline for full chapters: 					April  28, 2008
Notification of acceptance/rejection of chapters: 		June 30, 2008
Deadline for submission of final chapters: 			July 15, 2008
Publication of book "Emergent Web Intelligence":  		Second half of 2008

Volume Editors

- Richard CHBEIR (Main Contact)
   Laboratoire LE2I (UMR - CNRS)
   Bourgogne University, Aile de l'Ingnieur
   21078 Dijon CEDEX France
   Tel.: +333 80 39 36 55
   Email: richard.chbeir@u-bourgogne.fr
   URL: http://www.le2I.com

- Aboul-Ella Hassanien
   Kuwait University
   College of Business Administration, Quantitative Methods and IS Department
   P.O. Box 5486 Safat, 13055 Kuwait
   Tel: +965-4839364
   Email: Abo@cba.edu.kw
   URL:  http://www.cba.edu.kw/abo

- Ajith Abraham
   Center for Quantifiable Quality of Service in Communication Systems
   Norwegian University of Science & Technology,
   Trondheim, Norway
   Email: ajith.abraham@ieee.org
   URL: http://www.softcomputing.net

- Youakim Badr
   INSA de Lyon, Batiment Blaise Pascal
   7 Avenue Jean Capelle
   69621 Villeurbanne Cedex, France
   Tel: +334 72 43 62 73
   Email: youakim.badr@insa-lyon.fr
   URL: http://www.insa-lyon.fr/liesp

About the series "Studies in Computational Intelligence"

The series "Studies in Computational Intelligence" (SCI) publishes new
developments and advances in the various areas of computational
intelligence. The intent is to cover the theory, applications, and design
methods of computational intelligence, as embedded in the fields of  
computer science, physics and life science, as well as the  
methodologies behind
them. The series contains monographs, lecture notes and edited volumes
in computational intelligence spanning the areas of neural networks,
connectionist systems, genetic algorithms, evolutionary computation,
artificial intelligence, cellular automata, self-organizing systems,
soft computing, fuzzy systems, and hybrid intelligent systems. Critical
to both contributors and readers are the short publication time and
world-wide distribution - this permits a rapid and broad dissemination
of research results. For more details, go through