Last Call for Papers: The 2009 International Conference on Information and Knowledge Engineering (IKE'09), USA, July 13-16, 2009 #2

                 C A L L    F O R    P A P E R S

              The 2009 International Conference on
             Information and Knowledge Engineering

      Date and Location: July 13-16, 2009, Las Vegas, USA


You are invited to submit a paper.  All accepted papers will be
published in the respective conference proceedings.

SCOPE: Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the

  O  Information reliability and security
  O  Information and knowledge structures
  O  Information retrieval systems
  O  Knowledge mining
  O  Knowledge management and cyber-learning
  O  Knowledge delivery methods
  O  Knowledge life cycle
  O  Knowledge and information extraction and discovery techniques
  O  Knowledge classification tools
  O  Knowledge and information management techniques
  O  Knowledge extraction from images/pictures
  O  Large-scale information processing methods
  O  Intelligent knowledge-based systems
  O  Re-usability of software/knowledge/information
  O  Aspect-oriented programming
  O  Formal and visual specification languages
  O  Decision support and expert systems
  O  e-Libraries (digital libraries) + e-Publishing
  O  Digital typography
  O  Agent-based techniques and systems
  O  Workflow management
  O  Large-scale information processing methods and systems
  O  Content management
  O  Database engineering and systems
  O  Data and knowledge fusion
  O  Data and knowledge processing
  O  Databanks - issues, methods, and standards
  O  Dataweb models and systems
  O  Data/Information/Knowledge models
  O  Data warehousing
  O  Data security and privacy issues
  O  Managing copyright laws
  O  Interoperability issues
  O  Transaction systems
  O  Ontologies and semantics
  O  Object-oriented modeling and systems
  O  Case-based reasoning
  O  Digital watermarking
  O  Classical aspects of information theory
  O  Coding theory
  O  Information geometry
  O  Quantum information theory
  O  Applications (e-Commerce, multimedia, business, banking, ...)
  O  Emerging technologies and related issues

Web links:

ACADEMIC SPONSORS (a partial list):

The following are confirmed academic sponsors for 2009:
United States Military Academy, Network Science Center; Biomedical
Cybernetics Lab., HST of Harvard University & MIT; Argonne's
Leadership Computing Facility of Argonne National Lab; Functional
Genomics Lab., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Minnesota
Supercomputing Institute, University of Minnesota; Intelligent Data
Exploration & Analysis Lab., U. of Texas at Austin, Texas; Harvard
Statistics Department Genomics & Bioinformatics Lab., Harvard
University; Texas Advanced Computing Center, University of Texas at
Austin, Texas; Center for the Bioinformatics & Computational Genomics,
Georgia Institute of Technology, Georgia; Institute of Discrete
Mathematics & Geometry, Vienna U. of Technology, Austria; BioMedical
Informatics & Bio-Imaging Lab., Georgia Institute of Technology and
Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; Knowledge Management &
Intelligent System Center (KMIS) of University of Siegen, Germany;
Hawkeye Radiology Informatics, College of Medicine, University of
Iowa, Iowa; Institute for Informatics Problems of the Russian Academy
of Sciences, Moscow, Russia; Medical Image HPC & Informatics Lab.
(MiHi Lab), University of Iowa, Iowa; SECLAB of University of Naples
Federico II, University of Naples Parthenope, and the Second
University of Naples, Italy; The University of North Dakota,
Grand Forks, North Dakota; Intelligent Cyberspace Engineeing Lab.,
ICEL, Texas A&M University (Com./Texas); International Society of
Intelligent Biological Medicine; World Academy of Biomedical Sciences
and Technologies; European Commission; and High Performance Computing
for Nanotechnology (HPCNano).

General Co-Chair and Coordinator:

   H. R. Arabnia, PhD
   Professor, Computer Science
   Editor-in-Chief, The Journal of Supercomputing (Springer)
   Advisory Board, IEEE Technical Committee on TCSC
   Vice President, Int'l Society of Intelligent Biological Medicine
   The University of Georgia
   Department of Computer Science
   415 Boyd Building
   Athens, Georgia 30602-7404, USA

   Tel: (706) 542-3480
   Fax: (706) 542-2966
   E-mail: hra@cs.uga.edu


   Prospective authors are invited to submit their draft papers by
   uploading them to http://worldcomp.cviog.uga.edu/ .
   Submissions must be received by Feb. 25, 2009 and they must be in
   either MS doc or pdf formats (about 5 to 7 pages - single space,
   font size of 10 to 12).  All reasonable typesetting formats are
   acceptable (later, the authors of accepted papers will be asked to
   follow a particular typesetting format to prepare their papers for

   The length of the Camera-Ready papers (if accepted) will be limited
   to 7 (IEEE style) pages.  Papers must not have been previously
   published or currently submitted for publication elsewhere.  The
   first page of the draft paper should include: title of the paper,
   name, affiliation, postal address, and email address for each
   The first page should also identify the name of the Contact Author
   and a maximum of 5 topical keywords that would best represent the
   content of the paper.  Finally, the name of the conference (IKE)
   must be mentioned on the first page.

   Papers will be evaluated for originality, significance, clarity,
   impact, and soundness.  Each paper will be refereed by two experts
   in the field who are independent of the conference program
   The referees' evaluations will then be reviewed by two members of
   the program committee who will recommend a decision to the co-
   The co-chairs will make the final decision.  Lastly, the Camera-
   papers will be reviewed by one member of the program committee.


   Feb.  25, 2009:    Submission of papers (about 5 to 7 pages)
   March 25, 2009:    Notification of acceptance
   April 25, 2009:    Camera-Ready papers and Registration due
   July 13-16, 2009:  The 2009 International Conference on Information
                      and Knowledge Engineering (IKE'09)


   The Program Committee includes members of chapters of World Academy
   of Science (chapters: supercomputing; scientific computing; AI;
   imaging science; databases; simulation; software engineering;
   embedded systems; internet and web technologies; communications;
   bioinformatics; computational biology; and computer security.)
   The Program Committee for IKE is currently being formed.  Those
   interested in joining the Program Committee should email Prof.
   (hra@cs.uga.edu) the following information: Name, affiliation
   and position, complete mailing address, email address, a short
   biography together with research interests and the name of the
   conference (IKE) offering to help with.
   Many who have already joined the committees of individual tracks
   are renowned leaders, scholars, researchers, scientists and
   practitioners of the highest ranks; many are directors of research
   laboratories, fellows of various societies, heads/chairs of
   departments, deans and provosts.


   IKE'09 is an annual research conference about Information and
   Knowledge Engineering.  It is being held jointly (same location
   and dates) with a number of other conferences (WORLDCOMP'09).
   WORLDCOMP is the largest annual gathering of researchers in
   computer science, computer engineering and applied computing.

   The motivation is to assemble a spectrum of affiliated research
   into a coordinated meeting held in a common place at a common time.
   The main goal is to provide a forum for exchange of ideas in a
   of research areas that interact.  The model used facilitates
   communication among researchers from all over the world in
   fields of computer science, computer engineering and applied
   computing.  Both inward research (core areas of computer science
   engineering) and outward research (multi-disciplinary, inter-
   and applications) will be covered during the event.

   IKE'09 and WORLDCOMP'09 will be composed of research presentations,
   keynote lectures, invited presentations, tutorials, panel
   and poster presentations.  In recent past, keynote and/or tutorial
   speakers included: Prof. David A. Patterson (U. of California,
   Berkeley); Prof. Michael J. Flynn (Stanford U.); Prof. John H.
   (U. of Michigan, Ann Arbor); Prof. Brian D. Athey (U. of Michigan,
   Ann Arbor), Prof. H. J. Siegel (Colorado State U.); Prof. Barry
   (MIT); Prof. Ruzena Bajcsy (U. of California, Berkeley);
   Prof. Jun Liu (Harvard U.); Dr. Jim Gettys (OLPC + developer of X
   Window); Dr. Chris Rowen (President and CEO, Tensilica, Inc.); and
   many other distinguished speakers.


   The conferences will be held in the Monte Carlo hotel, Las Vegas,
   Nevada, USA (with any overflows at other near-by hotels).  This is
   a mega hotel with excellent conference facilities and over 3,000
   rooms.  It is minutes from the airport with 24-hour shuttle
   service to and from the airport.  This hotel has many recreational
   attractions, including: waterfalls, spa, pools, sunning decks, Easy
   River, wave pool, lighted tennis courts, health spa, nightly shows,
   a number of restaurants, ...  The negotiated room rate for
   conference attendees is very reasonable.  The hotel is within
   walking distance from most other attractions (recreational
   destinations, Golf courses, ...)

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