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DM: ICEIS 2000 CFP (Int'l Conference on Enterprise Information Systems)
From: Joaquim Filipe
Date: Mon, 20 Sep 1999 10:10:00 -0400 (EDT)
Dear colleague, Please accept our apologies for multiple copies of this call for papers: 2nd International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems (ICEIS 2000) Stafford UK 4-7 July 2000 more information at: http://www.soc.staffs.ac.uk/iceis/ +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ IMPORTANT: All accepted papers published in proceedings with ISBN (paper+cdrom) Selected papers will be published in a book by a leading publisher. Submission deadline: 31st January 2000 Main Topic Areas: 1. ENTERPRISE DATABASE TECHNOLOGY AND ITS APPLICATIONS 2. ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEMS 3. SYSTEMS ANALYSIS AND SPECIFICATION 4. INTERNET AND ELECTRONIC COMMERCE ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
This international conference is organised by the School of Computing at Staffordshire University, UK and the Escola Superior de Tecnologia of the Instituto Politecnico, Setubal, Portugal.--- SCOPE ---
The purpose of this 2nd International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems (ICEIS) is to bring together researchers, engineers and practitioners interested in the advances and business applications of information systems. Four simultaneous tracks will be held, covering different aspects of Enterprise Computing, including Enterprise Database Applications, Artificial Intelligence Applications and Decision Support Systems, Systems Analysis and Specification, and Internet and Electronic Commerce.
ICEIS focuses on real world applications therefore authors should highlight the benefits of Information Technology for industry and services. Ideas on how to solve business problems, using IT, will arise from the conference. Papers describing advanced prototypes, systems, tools and techniques and general survey papers indicating future directions are also encouraged.
Papers describing original work are invited in any of the areas listed below. Accepted papers, presented at the conference by one of the authors, will be published in the Proceedings of ICEIS. Acceptance will be based on quality, relevance and originality. There will be both oral and poster sessions.
Special sessions, dedicated to case-studies and commercial presentations, as well as technical tutorials, dedicated to technical/scientific topics, are also envisaged: companies interested in presenting their products/methodologies or researchers interested in holding a tutorial are invited to contact the conference secretariat.
We are building on the success achieved by ICEIS'99 with more than 350 delegates, 8 VIPs and a book published by Kluwer Academic Publishers (in press). Please check http://www.est.ips.pt/iceis where you will find more information concerning ICEIS'99.--- TOPIC AREAS / CONFERENCE TRACKS ---
Each of these topic areas is expanded below but the list is not exhaustive. Papers should address one or more of the listed topics, although authors should not feel limited by them. Unlisted but related topics are also acceptable.1. ENTERPRISE DATABASE TECHNOLOGY AND ITS APPLICATIONS
2. ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEMS
3. SYSTEMS ANALYSIS AND SPECIFICATION
4. INTERNET AND ELECTRONIC COMMERCE
Distinguished invited speakers who already confirmed their participation as keynote speakers:- Prof. John Mylopoulos (Canada)
- Prof. Ronald Stamper (Netherlands)
- Prof. Colin Theaker (UK)
AREA 1: Enterprise Database Technology and its Applications (a) Object-Oriented Database Systems (b) Object-Oriented Database Systems (c) Database Management (d) Distributed Database Applications (e) Performance Analysis (f) Enterprise-Wide Client-Server Architecture (g) Database Security and Transaction Support (h) Internet-enabled Databases (i) Query Processing and Optimisation (j) Graphical User Interfaces (k) Data Warehouses (l) Statistical Applications and Data Mining (m) Information Classification (n) Multimedia Database Applications AREA 2: Artificial Intelligence and Decision Support Systems (a) Industrial and Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence (b) Expert Systems (c) Advanced Applications of Fuzzy Logic (d) Applications of Neural Networks, Neural Networks or Genetic Algorithms (e) Natural Language Interfaces to Intelligent Systems (f) Intelligent User Interfaces (g) Applications of Pattern Recognition to Robotics and Vision Systems (h) Bayesian Networks (i) Decision Support Systems in E-Commerce (j) Artificial Intelligence Programming Languages (k) Agent-Oriented Programming (l) Intelligent Social Agents and Distributed Artificial Intelligence Applications (m) Testbeds and Development Environments (n) Intelligent Tutoring Systems AREA 3: Systems Analysis and Specification (a) Systems Engineering Methodologies (b) Information Engineering Methodologies (c) Semiotics in Computing (d) Requirements Analysis (e) Modelling Formalisms, Languages, and Notations (f) CASE Tools for System Development (g) Modelling of Distributed Systems (h) Systems Integration: Modelling Concepts and Information Integration Tools (i) Organisational Issues on Systems Integration (j) Legacy Systems Integration (k) Re-engineering AREA 4: Internet and Electronic Commerce (a) Languages and Protocols (b) Internet/ Intranet Distributed Computing (c) CASE Tools for Internet Computing Systems (d) Interactive and Multimedia Web Applications (e) Network Implementation Choices (e.g.. SGML/SML) (f) Internet/Intranet Based Systems for Business Processes and E-Commerce (g) Object Orientation In Internet and Distributed Computing (h) Internet and Collaborative Computing (i) Software Agents: Agent-Based Modelling and Agent-Based Programming (j) Agent-Based Systems for Business Applications and E-Commerce (k) Process Design and Organisational Issues in E-Commerce (l) Security, Privacy, Freedom of Information And Other Social and Ethical Issues The papers will be reviewed by the International Programme Committee. --- INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMME COMMITTEE --- A. Alderson (UK) K. Bennett (UK) O. Bittel (Germany) F. Boavida (Portugal) J. A. Carvalho (Portugal) R. J. Clarke (Australia) B. Coulette (France) C. Chrisment (France) W. Cheng-Chung Chu (Taiwan) J. L. G. Dietz (Netherlands) C. Dudley (UK) P. Ferreira (Portugal) A. D. de Figueiredo (Portugal) A. Finkelstein (UK) A. Flory (France) A. Fred (Portugal) M. Fuchs (Australia) J. Gupta (USA) S. Hammoudi (Portugal) K. Huang (Netherlands) J. Kouloumdjian (France) C. Leon de Mora (Spain) A. Low (UK) K. Liu (UK) P. Luker (UK) E. Madeira (Brazil) N. J. Mamede (Portugal) E. Monteiro (Portugal) M. Munro (UK) R. Newton (UK) P. Nugues (France) A. M. Ouksel (USA) M. Ramage (UK) M. Revenu (France) Z. Shi (China) R. Stamper (Netherlands) F. Stowell (UK) Z. Tari (Australia) C. J. Theaker (UK) A. Ultsch (UK) W. J. Walley H. Wang (Hong Kong) D. W. Wilson (UK) A. T. Wood-Harper (UK) H. Yang (UK) ( ** list not complete)--- SUBMISSION OF PAPERS ---
Authors should submit a paper in English of up to 5,000 words, both by e-mail (attached file in an accepted format - see below) and surface mail (2 printed copies) to the conference secretariat (see address below). Papers received after the deadline may be returned unopened. The programme committee will review all papers and the first author of each paper will be notified of acceptance, by email. Each paper should clearly indicate the nature of its technical/scientific contribution, and the problems, domains or environments to which it is applicable. Authors must also indicate the topic area to which the paper is submitted.
Due to space limitations in the Proceedings, the maximum number of pages for each paper is limited to 5 (five). If absolutely needed, it is possible to increase the total number of pages up to 8 pages. However, for each page in excess of 5 the authors must pay an additional fee of £50 for each excess page.- Format of the paper:
Submitted papers should be formatted for A4 size paper, and must be written in English, and carefully checked for correct grammar and spelling. Papers should be submitted in a 2-column format; each column should be 7.5cm wide, with a space of 0.8cm between the columns. The text should be in Times New Roman, 11pt, justified and single spaced. There should be no headers/footers and no page numbers. Margins requirements are as follows: Top: 3.3 cm; Bottom: 4.2cm; Left 2.6cm; Right: 2.6cm.
The title, author, affiliation(s), contact details, abstract and list of keywords should be justified and single spaced in a single column across the width of the printable area.The paper should include:
a) The title: 14 pt bold type, centered over two columns, and in upper case. (b) Authors and affiliations (incl. full address and e-mail) should all be 11 pt, centered, under the title. Authors (bold) and affiliation/contact details (italic) should be centered. For multiple authors use a superscript to indicate affiliation/contact details. (c) Abstract: maximum 200 words, 11pt. (d) Keywords: maximum of five, under abstract, separated by commas. (e) Headings should be numbered and in mixed case 12 pt. bold text. Generally two, and at most three levels of numbered headings should be used. (f) Figures should be numbered sequentially, with a 10 pt. caption centered immediately below. Figures should be placed in the main text, as close as possible to their first reference, and centered in a column or across the page if necessary. (g) Bibliographical references should be listed alphabetically at the end of the paper, before any appendices. Use 11 pt. single spaced text. References within the text, should be in the Harvard referencing style. Examples are given below: White, R., 1988. Advertising: what it is and how to do it. 2nd ed. London: McGraw Hill. Greco, A.J. and Swayne, L.D., 1992. Sales response of elderly customers to point-of-purchase advertising. Journal of Advertising Research, 32 (5),43-63. Silver, K., 1989. Electronic mail: the new way to communicate. In: D.I. Raitt, ed. 9th international online information meeting, London 3-5 December 1988. Oxford: Learned Information, 323-330. For email submission, the only accepted formats are RTF, Postscript or PDF.- Multiple submission:
If a paper has been submitted to other conferences it may also be submitted to ICEIS as long as (1) it is not published or presented at other conferences, (2) the author clearly indicates on the paper the other places where it has been submitted, and (3) the author notifies the programme chair if he/she submits the paper to other conferences during the ICEIS review process.--- SUBMISSION OF TECHNICAL TUTORIALS, WORKSHOPS OR EXHIBITS ---
Any person interested in organising a tutorial, workshop, or exhibition should submit a proposal to the secretariat by e-mail (email@example.com). These will be held on 3rd July 2000. Proposals should specify the topic and scope of the tutorial, the background knowledge expected of the participants, and a resumé of the instructor(s). Companies interested in presenting their products, showing documentation about them or demonstrating some application, are invited to contact the secretariat and make a reservation for a booth at the conference site.--- PROCEEDINGS AND BOOK PUBLICATION ---
ll accepted papers whose authors confirm participation at the conference will be published in the ICEIS 2000 proceedings. A number of papers will be selected for publication in book format.--- IMPORTANT DEADLINES ---
Paper Submissions - 31st January 2000
Author Notification - 30th March 2000
Final Submissions - 30th April 2000
--- SECRETARIAT ---
ICEIS 2000 Secretariat Staffordshire University School of Computing Beaconside, Stafford ST18 0AD, UK Fax: +44 1785 353561 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: http://www.soc.staffs.ac.uk/iceis/ --- PROGRAMME CO-CHAIRS: --- Bernadette Sharp, Staffordshire University, School of Computing, Beaconside, Stafford ST18 0AD, UK (B.Sharp@staffs.ac.uk) Joaquim Filipe, Escola Superior de Tecnologia of the Instituto Politecnico, Rua Vale de Chaves - Estefanilha , 2910 Setubal Portugal (email@example.com) --- CONFERENCE CO-CHAIRS: --- Professor Neil Willis, Staffordshire University, School of Computing, Beaconside, Stafford, UK Professor Antonio Alves Vieira, Escola Superior de Tecnologia of the Instituto Politécnico, Rua Vale de Chaves - Estefanilha , 2910 Setubal Portugal