Call for Papers with Extended Deadline of Mar. 10, 2008: The 2008 International Conference on Software Engineering Research and Practice (SERP'08), USA, July 2008

Dear Colleagues:

I would appreciate if you would share the announcement below with
those who might be interested.

Best regards,

A. M. G. Solo
Publicity Chair, SERP'08

        Extended Paper Submission Deadline:  March 10, 2008

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

       The 2008 International Conference on Software
             Engineering Research and Practice

  Date and Location: July 14-17, 2008, Las Vegas, USA

ACADEMIC SPONSORS:  Research labs at Harvard University, UCLA,
Georgia Institute of Technology, University of Texas at Austin,
University of Iowa, and others (see below).

You are invited to submit a paper (and/or a proposal to organize
a workshop).  All accepted papers will be published in the conference

SERP'08 will be held in Las Vegas, USA, July 14-17, 2008.  The
conference will be held simultaneously (ie, same location and dates)
with WORLDCOMP'08 (The 2008 World Congress in Computer Science,
Computer Engineering, and Applied Computing).

The last set of conferences (SERP and its affiliated events) had
research contributions from 82 countries and had attracted about
2,000 participants.  It is anticipated to have over 2,000
participants for the 2008 event.

You are invited to submit a full paper for consideration.
All accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings/

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

  O  Survivable systems
  O  Software architectures
  O  Architectural analysis and verifications Methods
  O  Quality oriented software architecture (design and Support)
  O  Software reliability, safety and security methods
  O  Software reuse and component engineering
  O  Object oriented technology (design and analysis)
  O  Software metrics
  O  Reverse and architectural recovery methods
  O  Domain specific software engineering
  O  Aerospace software and system engineering
  O  Software engineering methodologies
  O  Engineering of safety/mission critical systems
  O  Software testing, evaluation and analysis technologies
  O  Workflow - Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW)
  O  Project management issues
  O  Distributed and parallel systems
  O  Legal issues and standards
  O  Automated software design
  O  Real-time embedded software engineering
  O  Automated software design and synthesis
  O  Software security engineering
  O  Theoretic approaches (formal methods, graph, ...)
  O  Domain modeling and meta-modeling
  O  Software maintenance
  O  Reflection and metadata methodologies
  O  AI approaches to software engineering
  O  Component based software engineering
  O  Software engineering standards and guidelines
  O  Reports on intelligent CASE tools and eclipse plugins issues
  O  Multimedia in software engineering
  O  Usability engineering
  O  Novel software tools and environments
  O  Pervasive software engineering
  O  Requirement engineering and processes
  O  Critical and embedded software design
  O  Service oriented software architecture
  O  Human computer interaction and usability engineering
  O  Software design and design patterns
  O  Model based software engineering
  O  Aspect oriented software engineering
  O  Agent oriented software engineering
  O  Case studies and emerging technologies
  O  Programming languages and compilers

Web site of SERP'08:


   SERP'08 is part of WORLDCOMP'08.  WORLDCOMP is the largest annual
   gathering of researchers in computer science, computer engineering
   and applied computing; it is composed of a number of joint
   Many of these joint conferences are the premier conferences for
   presentation of advances in their respective fields.  We anticipate
   to have over 2,600 attendees from over 80 countries participating
   the 2008 event.  SERP'08 will be composed of research
   presentations, keynote lectures, invited presentations, tutorials,
   panel discussions, and poster presentations.


   Prospective authors are invited to submit their full paper
   (about 5 to 7 pages - single space, font size of 10 to 12) to
   Prof. H. R. Arabnia by Mar. 10, 2008 (hra@cs.uga.edu). email
   submissions in MS Doc or PDF formats are preferable.  All
   typesetting formats are acceptable (later, the authors of accepted
   papers will be asked to follow a particular typesetting format
   to prepare their papers for publication.)

   The length of the Camera-Ready papers (if accepted) will be limited
   7 (IEEE style) pages.  Papers must not have been previously
   or currently submitted for publication elsewhere.  The first page
   the draft paper should include: title of the paper, name,
   postal address, and email address of each author as well as the
   of the conference the paper is being submitted to (ie, SERP'08).
   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.

   Each paper will be refereed by two experts in the field who are
   independent of the conference program committee.  The referees'
   evaluations will then be reviewed by one member of the program
   committee who will recommend a decision to the co-chairs of the
   The track chairs will make the final decision.  Lastly, the Camera-
   papers will be reviewed by one member of the program committee.


   Prof. Hamid R. Arabnia
   Editor-in-Chief, The Journal of Supercomputing (Springer)
   Vice President, Int'l Society of Intelligent Biological Medicine
   The University of Georgia
   Department of Computer Science
   415 Graduate Studies Research Center
   Athens, Georgia 30602-7404, USA

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


   SERP 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: spa, pools, sunning decks, Easy River, wave pool,
   lighted tennis courts, nightly shows, a number of restaurants, ...
   The negotiated room rate for conference attendees is very
   The hotel is within walking distance from most other attractions.

MULTICONFERENCE SPONSORS (this is a partial list):

   Academic/Technical Co-Sponsors (a partial list):

   -->  Computational Biology and Functional Genomics Laboratory,
        Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
   -->  International Society of Intelligent Biological Medicine
   -->  Horvath Lab., University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA),
   -->  Minnesota Supercomputing Institute, University of Minnesota,
   -->  Functional Genomics Laboratory, University of Illinois at
        Urbana-Champaign, USA
   -->  BioMedical Informatics & Bio-Imaging Laboratory, Georgia
        of Technology and Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
   -->  Intelligent Data Exploration and Analysis Laboratory,
        of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, USA
   -->  Biomedical Cybernetics Laboratory, HST of Harvard University
        MIT, USA
   -->  Center for the Bioinformatics and Computational Genomics,
        Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
   -->  Harvard Statistical Genomics and Computational Laboratory,
        Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
   -->  Hawkeye Radiology Informatics, Department of Radiology,
        College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa, USA
   -->  Medical Image HPC & Informatics Lab (MiHi Lab),
        University of Iowa, Iowa, USA
   -->  The University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, North Dakota, USA
   -->  PSU - Prince Sultan University
   -->  Institute for Informatics Problems of the Russian Academy of
        Sciences, Moscow, Russia.
   -->  NEMO/European Union at Institute of Discrete Mathematics and
        Geometry, TU Vienna

Corporate Co-Sponsors (a partial list):

   -->  Google, Inc.
   -->  Salford Systems
   -->  NIIT Technologies

Other Co-Sponsors (a partial list):

   -->  High Performance Computing for Nanotechnology (HPCNano)
   -->  International Technology Institute (ITI)
   -->  GridToday - enewsletter focused on Grid, SOA, Virtualization,
        Storage, Networking and Service-Oriented IT
   -->  HPCwire - The Leading Source for Global News and Information
        Covering the Ecosystem of High Productivity Computing
   -->  Hodges' Health (H2CM), UK


   The program committee includes members of the chapters of World
   Academy of Science (chapters: supercomputing; scientific computing;
   AI; imaging science; databases; simulation; software engineering;
   embedded systems; internet and web technologies; communications;
   computer security; and bioinformatics.) The names of the members
   of the program committee will soon be posted on the web site.
   Those interested in joining the program committee should email
   Prof. H. R. Arabnia (hra@cs.uga.edu) the following information:
   affiliation and position, complete mailing address, email address,
   tel/fax numbers, a short biography together with research

   For the list of the members of program committee of SERP'07, refer
   Many members of the program committee include renowned leaders,
   researchers, scientists and practitioners of the highest ranks;
   are directors of research laboratories, fellows of various
   heads/chairs of departments, deans and provosts.


   March 10, 2008:    Submission of papers (about 5 to 7 pages)
   April 7, 2008:     Notification of acceptance
   April 28, 2008:    Camera-Ready papers and Registration due
   July 14-17, 2008:  The 2008 International Conference on Software
                      Engineering Research and Practice (SERP'08)
   URL: http://www.world-academy-of-science.org/sites/worldcomp08/ws/conferences/serp08
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