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SEA - 2011 : The 14th IASTED International Conference on Software Engineering and Applications


When Nov 8, 2010 - Nov 10, 2010
Where Marina Del Rey, USA
Submission Deadline Aug 1, 2010
Notification Due Sep 6, 2010
Final Version Due Oct 3, 2010
Categories    software engineering

Call For Papers

The 14th IASTED International Conference on
Software Engineering and Applications
~SEA 2010~
November 8 – 10, 2010
Marina Del Rey, USA

The International Association of Science and Technology for Development (IASTED)
•Technical Committee on Software Engineering

World Modelling and Simulation Forum (WMSF)

Prof. Peter J. Clarke
Florida International University, USA

Dr. Shyh-Kwei Chen

"Ontology Based Architecture"
Dr. Robert Balzer
Teknowledge Corporation, USA

With the increased size and complexity of software products, software applications are often no longer created by an individual or even a single organization. Instead, applications now commonly comprise components produced by different developers using diverse practices. In order to minimize the complexity of this process, it is beneficial for those working in the field to standardize software development. Large software applications following traditional approaches are difficult to design and test, slow to develop, require continuous maintenance and updates, and are often unreliable. By constructing software products using emerging techniques, software engineers are seeking solutions to these problems and attempting to reduce the period of software development, while increasing productivity, security and reliability.

The 14th IASTED International Conference on Software Engineering and Applications (SEA 2010) will provide a forum for substantive discussion on the emerging technologies and methodologies being developed to overcome the challenges that exist in all areas of software engineering. This conference will also showcase developments in industry, successful applications, and case studies.

SEA 2010 will be held in conjunction with the IASTED International Conferences on:
•Parallel and Distributed Computing and Systems (PDCS 2010)
•Communication and Information Security (CIS 2010)
•Portable Lifestyle Devices (PLD 2010)

A beautiful city of beach houses and boating, Marina del Rey is just minutes from Venice Beach, Playa del Rey and western Los Angeles. The ideal location for a relaxing visit to California, Marina del Rey is a great base for visiting Beverly Hills, Rodeo Drive, and Hollywood. Known for its beautiful marina, it is the centre of recreational boating for Southern California. From deep sea fishing expeditions to private moonlit boat rides, there is an ocean adventure for everyone.
Marina del Rey has some of the best, uncrowded beaches in Southern California. Marina del Rey is also home to the quaint Fisherman's Village, built in the style of a New England fishing town. Stroll through the scenic streets and you will find a variety of charming restaurants, cafes, and souvenir shops, as well as a beautiful lighthouse.

The topics of interest to be covered by SEA 2010 include, but are not limited to:

•Data Mining
•Data Warehousing
•Database Algorithms
•Database Design
•Database Languages
•Database Management Systems
•Expert Systems
•Knowledge-based Systems
•Object-Oriented Databases
•Query Optimization

•Distributed Software Management
•Object-Oriented Analysis and Design
•Software Algorithms
•Software Architecture
•Software Design
•Software Development
•Software Engineering
•Software Maintenance
•Software Methodologies
•Software Metrics
•Software Performance Engineering
•Software Performance Model Building
•Software Project Management
•Software Requirements
•Software Testing

•Business Process Re-Engineering
•Communication Networks
•Computer Graphics
•Cooperative Work Support
•Embedded Systems Programming
•Medical Informatics
•Mobile and Wireless Computing
•Multimedia Systems
•Parallel and Distributed Systems
•Real Time Systems
•Web-based Simulation
•Workflow Modelling

•Copyright Issues
•Fault Tolerance
•Quality Assurance
•Software Evaluation
•Software Product Lines
•Software Protocols
•Software Prototyping
•Software Re-Engineering
•Software Standards
•Verification and Validation

•Artificial Intelligence Applications
•Data visualization
•Formal Methods
•Framework Techniques
•Graphical User Interfaces
•Intelligent Agents
•Internet Computing
•Logic Programming
•Modelling and Simulation
•Modelling Languages
•Programming Languages
•Software Agents
•Software Tools
•Web-based Software Engineering

P. Ardimento – University of Bari, Italy
I. Bluemke – Warsaw University of Technology, Poland
N. Boffoli – University of Bari, Italy
S. K. Chen – IBM, USA
P. J. Clarke – Florida International University, USA
S. Dick – University of Alberta, Canada
T. Dohi – Hiroshima University, Japan
Y. Eterovic – Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Chile
L. Etzkorn – University of Alabama in Huntsville, USA
B. H. Far – University of Calgary, Canada
R. Fox – Northern Kentucky University, USA
A. Fraga – Carlos III of Madrid University, Spain
K. Gary – Arizona State University, USA
W. Golubski – Zwickau University of Applied Sciences, Germany
K. Gondow – Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
J. Guo – California State University Los Angeles, USA
Y. Lei – University of Texas at Arlington, USA
H. Leung – Hong Kong Polytechnic University, PR China
S. Liang – Azusa Pacific University, USA
C. Mancas – Ovidius University, Romania
M. Munro – Durham University, UK
J. Peng – Chongqing University of Science and Technology, PR China
P. Petrov – Fadata AD, Bulgaria
M. Reformat – University of Alberta, Canada
W. Retschitzegger – University of Linz, Austria
A. B. Salem – Ain Shams University, Egypt
J. Seliya – University of Michigan, Dearborn, USA
S. Takada – Keio University, Japan
C. Tjortjis – University of Western Macedonia & University of Ioannina, Greece
A. Toptsis – York University, Canada
M. Vidakovic – University of Novi Sad, Serbia
C. . von Wangenheim – University of Vale do Itajaí, Brazil
H. Xu – University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth, USA
S. Xu – Algoma University, Canada
Z. Xu – University of Michigan, Dearborn, USA
W. YANG – National Chiao-Tung University, Taiwan

Submit your paper via our website at: All submissions should be in Adobe Acrobat (.PDF) format.

The IASTED Secretariat must receive your paper by August 1, 2010. Receipt of paper submission will be confirmed by email.

Initial Paper Requirements
All papers submitted to IASTED conferences must be previously unpublished and may not be considered for publication elsewhere at any time during IASTED's review period. Authors are limited to a maximum of three paper submissions.

Initial paper submissions should be full papers. Papers of up to 8 pages in length are included in the conference registration fee. An extra charge will apply for every additional page for papers longer than 8 pages. Authors are responsible for having their papers checked for style and grammar before submitting to IASTED. Papers may be rejected if the language is not satisfactory.

When submitting a paper, complete the online initial paper submission form, designating an author who will attend the conference, and provide four key words to indicate the subject area of your paper. At least one of the key words must be taken from the list of topics provided under Scope, above.

Formatting instructions for initial papers are available at

All papers submitted to this conference will be double-blind peer reviewed by at least two members of the International Program Committee and related technical committees. Acceptance will be based primarily on originality, significance, technical soundness, presentation, and references. The conference chair makes the final decision on the acceptance or rejection of the paper.

Acceptance and Registration
Notification of acceptance will be sent via email by September 6, 2010. Final manuscripts are due by October 3, 2010. Registration and final payment are due by October 3, 2010. Late registration fees or paper submissions will result in the papers being excluded from the conference proceedings.

Only one paper of up to eight pages is included in the regular registration fee. There will be an added charge for extra pages and additional papers.

Final Paper Requirements
Email your final manuscripts to The subject line for the final manuscript submission must include your six-digit paper number.

The formatting instructions can be found at: and must be strictly followed. The page limit for final papers is eight single-spaced pages in 10 point Times New Roman font.


Proposals for three-hour tutorials must be submitted online by August 1, 2010. Submit tutorial proposals via the following web site address:

Proposal Format

A tutorial proposal should clearly indicate:
•The topic.
•Background knowledge expected of the participants.
•Time allocations for the major course topics.
•The qualifications of the instructor(s).
Special session proposals must be emailed to by August 1, 2010. Proposals should include a session title, a list of the topics covered, and the qualifications and brief biography of the session organizer(s).

Papers submitted to the special session must be received by August 1, 2010, unless otherwise stipulated by the Special Session Organizer. A minimum of five papers must be registered and fully paid in order for this session to be included in the conference program.

More information on special sessions is available at

Expanded and enhanced versions of papers published in the conference proceedings can also be considered for inclusion in one of the IASTED journals. Information on the submission of papers to journals is available at:

Whole proceedings as well as single papers can now be purchased online. Please visit ACTA Press:

The proceedings will be sent for indexing in the following:

•Cambridge Scientific Abstracts
•Conference Proceedings Citation Index
•EI Compendex
•FIZ Karlsruhe
Submissions Due August 1, 2010
Notification of Acceptance September 6, 2010
Final Manuscripts Due October 3, 2010
Registration Deadline October 3, 2010

For more information, or to be placed on our mailing list, please contact:

IASTED Secretariat – SEA 2010
B6, Suite 101, Dieppe Avenue SW
Calgary, AB, Canada T3E 7J9
Tel: +1 403-288-1195
Fax: +1 403-247-6851
Web site:

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