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WAMIS 2011 : The 7th International Symposium on Web and Mobile Information Services

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Link: http://www.cs.adelaide.edu.au/~wamis2011
 
When Mar 22, 2011 - Mar 25, 2011
Where Biopolis, Singapore
Submission Deadline Sep 15, 2010
Categories    web   mobile
 

Call For Papers


CALL FOR PAPERS
WAMIS 2011: The 7th International Symposium on Web and Mobile Information Services
http://www.cs.adelaide.edu.au/~wamis2011

In conjunction with the 25th IEEE AINA Conference
http://aina2011.i2r.a-star.edu.sg/

22-25 March, 2011
Biopolis, Singapore


Advances in the Web and mobile technologies offer new and exciting services to users in various domains such as e-business, healthcare, entertainment, and scientific activities. Various organizations, academic institutions and industries are putting enormous efforts and resources in the research and development of the Web and mobile technologies through the development of new initiatives and technologies. For instance, W3C Mobile Web Initiative aims to provide mobile devices with access to the vast information available on the Web and to enable information services to be adapted to the needs of users and the characteristics of mobile devices.

With the advances in mobile technologies, Web also gets richer in its contents and usability. In addition to its widespread usability in the e-commerce, education, and media, it has established its roots in exchanging and sharing information in social communities. For example, user-generated contents in the social networks have transformed the Web into a new era or the Web2.0 - these contents comprise a wealth of information often involving multimedia data such as audio, video, pictures and blogs.

These new developments however introduce many new challenging problems to researchers. One of the major issues is to deal with the resource scarcity in mobile environment. Though mobile devices and wireless networks are improving their resources, they are still far behind the wired networks and desktop PCs in terms of bandwidth, memory, processing speed and battery powers. There are still various unresolved issues in the web and mobile services. For example, users want mobile devices to react to the changes in locations, context, contents and variation in network bandwidth while accessing Web contents.

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TOPICS OF INTEREST

This symposium aims to bring together researchers in an effort to highlight the state-of-the-art and discuss the issues and opportunities to explore new research directions and develop new ideas. We strongly welcome submissions that include results which advance the state of the art relating to the theme of the symposium, either through theoretical analysis or experimental analysis. The main topics to be addressed include (but not limited to):

- Services provisioning in cloud computing
- Cloud services and mobile applications
- Architectures for Web and mobile information services
- Agent and multi-agent systems and their applications
- Application of W3C Mobile Web Best Practices
- Context oriented service provisioning
- Creation and consumption of social network contents
- Data models and query languages
- Dependency and reliability
- Developing and managing Web2.0 services
- Fault tolerance and exception handling
- Location aware services
- Middleware support for web and mobile services
- Monitoring of services
- Performance models
- Search and discovery techniques
- Semantic web technologies and their applications
- Transaction and workflow models
- Trust and privacy in Web and mobile services
- Web services and their applications
- Context-awareness, context sharing
- Computer-mediated mobile interaction
- Management of the dynamics of the environment
- Management of continuously evolving information
- Mobile devices for mobile actors
- Connecting net for mobile agents
- Mobile payment models


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IMPORTANT DATES

Paper submission due: Sep 15, 2010
Notification of acceptance: Nov 01, 2010
Registration due: Dec 03, 2010
Final manuscript due: Dec 03, 2010
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PAPER FORMAT & SUBMISSION

The length of the paper is limited to 6 single-spaced double column IEEE CS format pages. Please, check the IEEE CS Author Guidelines at:
http://www.computer.org/portal/site/cscps/menuitem.02df7cde46985ea21618fc2e6bcd45f3/index.jsp?&pName=cscps_level1&path=cscps/cps&file=cps_forms.xml&xsl=generic.xsl&

Papers must be submitted via WAMIS 2011 Easychair at:
http://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=wamis2011.


Journal Publication
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The best papers from WAMIS 2011 will be invited to submit an exteneded version for consideration in a well known international journal. Previous WAMISs have special issues in reputable journals such as WWW Journal (Springer), Knowledge Engineering and Review, Journal of Computer and System Sciences, Information and Software Technology.


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ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

General Chair:
Yanchun Zhang, Victoria University, Australia

Program Chairs:
Michael Sheng, University of Adelaide, Australia
Muhammad Younas, Oxford Brookes University, UK
Elhadi Shakshuki, Acadia University, Canada

Program Committee
Karim Baina, ENSIAS, Morocco
Djamal Benslimane, Lyon 1 University, France
Stephane Bressan, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Paolo Falcarin, University of East London, UK
Christos K. Georgiadis, University of Macedonia, Greece
Takahiro Hara, Osaka University, Japan
Hamidah Ibrahim, University Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
N. Jaisankar, VIT University, India
Li Jiang, University of Adelaide, Australia
Peter Kelly, University of Adelaide, Australia
Natalia Kryvinska, University of Vienna, Austria
Sang Ho Lee, Soongsil University, Korea
Xitong Li, MIT, USA
Yinsheng Li, Fudan University, China
Jiangang Ma, Victoria University, Australia
Zakaria Maamar, Zayed University, UAE
Hamid Motahari, HP Lab, USA
Michael Mrissa, University of Lyon, France
Stephan Reiff-Marganiec, University of Leicester, UK
Florian Rosenberg, CSIRO ICT Centre, Australia
Rachid Saadi, INSA de LYON, France
Shaharuddin Salleh, Malaysia University of Technology, Malaysia
Aviv Segev, KAIST, Korea
Genoveva Vargas-Solar, CNRS, LIG-LAFMIA, France
Yinglin Wang, Shanghai Jiaotong Univeristy, China

Publicity Chair
Yacine Atif, UAE University, UAE
Jian Yu, The University of Adelaide, Australia

Web Administration Chair
Sujith Samuel Mathew, University of Adelaide, Australia
Lina Yao, University of Adelaide, Australia

Steering Committee:
Irfan Awan, University of Bradford, UK
Kuo-Ming Chao, Coventry University, UK
Jen-Yao Chung, IBM T J Watson Research Center, USA
K-J Lin, University of California, USA
Elhadi Shakshuki, Acadia University, Canada
Michael Sheng, University of Adelaide, Australia
Makoto Takizawa, Tokyo Denki University, Japan
Muhammad Younas, Oxford Brookes University, UK

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