IASTED: IASTED International Multi-Conference on APPLIED INFORMATICS - AI 2003, February 10-13, 2003, Innsbruck, Austria 2003.

YEAR: 2003
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LABEL: AI 2003 | Application - Computer Application | SE 2003 | Software
PLACES: Innsbruck
THINGS: Engineering
TIME: 2003
1st CfP
~SE '2003~

as part of the Twenty-First IASTED International Multi-Conference on
February 10-13, 2003
Innsbruck, Austria


Submissions due------------------------------------------------------October 1, 2002
Notification of acceptance------------------------------------------November 15, 2002
Registration, full payment, and final papers due-----------------December 15, 2002

The International Association of Science and Technology for Development - IASTED
·              Technical Committee on Software Engineering

Innsbruck lies on the banks of the Inn River in a scenic valley in the Tirolean Alps. A medieval gem and Olympic city twice over, Innsbruck has worked to preserve its historical beauty while establishing itself as a dynamic and versatile modern city in the heart of Europe. It boasts a number of historical landmarks and artistic treasures, among them the "Black Knights," the Court Palace, the Golden Roof, and Ambras Castle.

While the history of this city holds great importance, Innsbruck also features an abundance of first-class recreational facilities. With the Alps at one's feet, there are numerous opportunities for hiking, skiing, paragliding, and mountain biking, all amidst breathtaking physical landscapes.

With its mixture of historical, cultural, and recreational offerings, Innsbruck is a city that holds something for everyone. It is a unique travel experience that should not be missed.

This conference will act as a major forum for the presentation of innovative developments and the exchange of information for researchers and practitioners on the general topics of Software Engineering.

The topics to be covered include but are not limited to:

Software Requirements
Software Architecture
Software Methodologies
Software Algorithms
Software Design and Development
Software Engineering
Software Tools
Software Maintenance
Software Metrics
Software Testing
Quality Assurance
Fault Tolerance
Project Management
Communication Software and Protocols
Intelligent Agents
Programming Tools and Languages
Internet Computing (JAVA, CORBA, XML)
Web-based Software Engineering
Internet and Intranet
Object-oriented Analysis and Design
Modelling and Simulation
Data Mining
Data Warehousing
Software for Parallel and Distributed Systems
Mobile and Wireless Computing
Software Evaluation
Cooperative Work Support
Copyright Issues
Graphical User Interfaces

E.M.A. Abed - Electronics Research Institute, Egypt
M.A. Aboelaze - York University, Canada
S.M. Abu-Soud - Princess Sumaya University of Technology, Jordan
N. Adly - Alexandria University, Egypt
A.I. Almojel - Deputy Minister for Cultural Relations, Saudi Arabia
G. Aloisio - University of Leece, Italy
H. Amano - Keio University, Japan
K. Araki - Hokkaido University, Japan
J. Baker - Kent State University, USA
B. Benatallah - University of New South Wales, Australia
L. Bengtsson - Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden
J. Bila - The Czech Technical University in Prague, Czech Republic
A.I. Bouguettaya - Virginia Tech, USA
G. Brewka - University of Leipzig, Germany
M. Broy - Technical University of München, Germany
A.E. Campos - Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, Chile
K. Chan - The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, PRC
P. Chaudhuri - University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados
S. Christodoulakis - Technical University of Crete, Greece
W. Chu - University of California - Los Angeles, USA
P.-J. Chuang - Tamkang University, Taiwan
O. Clua - Buenos Aires University, Argentina
R.E. Davis - Santa Clara University, USA
B. De Baets - Ghent University, Belgium
V. De Florio - Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium
N. Deo - University of Central Florida, USA
V. Devedzic - University of Belgrade, Yugoslavia
W. Dosch - Medical University of Lübeck, Germany
B.K. Ehlmann - Southern Illinois University, USA
M. Fayad - University of Nebraska, Lincoln, USA
D. Fensel - Vrije University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
A.W. Fu - Chinese University of Hong Kong, PRC
H. Gall - Technical University of Vienna, Austria
K.M. George - Oklahoma State University, USA
A.K. Goel - Michigan Tech, USA
W.I. Grosky - University of Michigan - Dearborn, USA
H.W. Guesgen - University of Auckland, New Zealand
S. Hariri - University of Arizona, USA
H. Hosseini - University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, USA
S. Huang - University of Houston, USA
H. Hussmann - Dresden University of Technology, Germany
H. Jin - Huazhong University of Science and Technology, PRC
B.S. Joshi - ITN Energy Systems, Inc., USA
M.H. Kim - Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Korea
K. Kontogiannis - University of Waterloo, Canada
A.W. Krings - University of Idaho, USA
E.V. Krishnamurthy - Australian National University, Australia
S.-Y. Lee - National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
E. Levner - Holon Academic Institute of Technology, Israel
E.-P. Lim - Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
L. Lundberg - University of Karlskrona - Ronneby, Sweden
H. Lutfiyya - University of Western Ontario, Canada
B.M. Maggs - Carnegie Mellon University, USA
V. Marik - Czech Technical University, Czech Republic
R.V. Mayorga - University of Regina, Canada
S. Miksch - Vienna University of Technology, Austria
A. Mili - West Virginia University, USA
A.M. Moreno - Polytechnic University of Madrid, Spain
J.F. Myoupo - University of Picardie - Jules Verne, France
S. Nishio - Osaka University, Japan
M. Orlowska - Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, PRC
M. Oudshoorn - The University of Adelaide, Australia
S. Peng - Hosei University, Japan
G. Raghavan - Nokia Research Center, USA
P. Remagnino - Kingston University, UK
Y. Robert - ENS Lyon, France
S.H. Rubin - Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center, USA
J. Sang - Cleveland State University, USA
E. Schikuta - University of Vienna, Austria
A. Schiper - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFLl), Switzerland
S.G. Sedukhin - University of Aizu, Japan
L.C. Shu - Chang Jung University, Taiwan
Z. Skocir - University of Zagreb, Croatia
L. Sousa - INESC - ID, Portugal
B. Srinivasan - Monash University, Australia
K.-L. Tan - National University of Singapore, Singapore
C. Tang - Sichuan University, PRC
D. Taniar - Monash University, Australia
Z. Tari - RMIT University, Australia
B. Thuraisingham - The Mitre Corporation, USA
P., Tvrdik - Czech Technical University, Czech Republic
J.V. Van Katwijk - Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
L.N. Vintan - Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, Romania
W.J. Walley - Staffordshire University, UK
T. Welzer-Druzovec - University of Maribor, Slovenia
K.-F. Wong - The Chinese University of Hong Kong, PRC
R.K. Wong - University of New South Wales, Australia
C. Zhang - California State University, Sacramento, USA
A. Zhou - Fudan University, PRC

Please submit your full manuscript via our Web site at:
http://www.iasted.org/conferences/2003/austria/submit-378c.htm .

Files larger than 2MB must be submitted to our FTP site at ftp://www.actapress.com (user name: actaftp; password: Journals1). If you submit your manuscript to our FTP site, please send a notification e-mail with your contact information to calgary@iasted.com . All submissions should be in Adobe Acrobat (.pdf), Postscript (.ps), or MS Word (.doc) format. The IASTED Secretariat must receive your manuscript by October 1, 2002. Do not send hard copies of your manuscript. Receipt of submissions will be confirmed by e-mail.

Please provide four key words to indicate the subject area of your paper. One of the key words must be taken from the list of topics provided under Scope. Include a statement in your cover letter confirming that if the paper is accepted, one of the authors will attend the conference to present it. Please designate a principal author, and provide the full names, affiliations, addresses, telephone and fax numbers, and e-mail addresses of all authors.

Notification of acceptance will be sent via e-mail by November 15, 2002. Registration payments and final manuscripts are due no later than December 15, 2002. Late registration fees or paper submissions received after that date will result in the papers being excluded from the conference proceedings. Please send final manuscripts via the Web or FTP site using the same format as described above. The page limit for final papers is six pages (single-spaced, double-column, 10 point Times New Roman font).  The additional paper and page charges are USD $75.00 per page.

Proposals for half-day tutorials (three hours) should be submitted online by October 1, 2002, via the following Web site address:
A tutorial proposal should clearly indicate the conference, topic, background knowledge expected of the participants, objectives, time allocations for the major course topics, and the qualifications of the instructor(s).

Persons wishing to organize a special session should submit a proposal to the IASTED Secretariat by October 1, 2002. Special session proposals should include a minimum of five papers, a session title, a list of the topics covered, and qualifications of the session organizer(s). The name of the session organizer will appear in the program and proceedings, provided five papers are presented.  Special session proposals should be submitted online at the following address:
http://www.iasted.org/conferences/2003/austria/session-378c.htm .

For a workshop, the organizer is free to propose the format he or she desires. Correspondences concerning a workshop should be sent to the IASTED secretariat indicating the name of the conference it is intended for.

All final manuscripts will be reviewed for journal submission. Some authors will be invited to submit extended versions of their paper for publication in a special issue of the International Journal of Computers and Applications. For further information about journal submissions, please visit www.actapress.com .

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