ICOS 2012 : IEEE Conference on Open System 2012
Call For Papers
The 2012 IEEE Conference on Open Systems will be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 20th – 24th October 2012. The conference is organized to invite international delegates to enjoy the capital city of Malaysia; the modern and dynamic yet still preserve natural rainforest inside the heart of it.
We aim to provide an excellent opportunity to share and exchange technologies and applications in the area of Open Systems for professionals, engineers, academics and industrial people worldwide. ICOS 2012 will be sponsored by the IEEE Malaysia Computer Chapter. ICOS 2010 and 2011 was successfully organized in Kuala Lumpur from 5-8 December 2010 and Langkawi from 25-28 September 2011, respectively.
Papers on original works are solicited from prospective authors. Topics includes; but not limited to the following tracks:
A. OPEN SYSTEMS AND TECHNOLOGIES
•Smart, Adaptive & Intelligent Systems Technologies
•Automation & Robotics
•Information Retrieval & Knowledge Management
•Embedded & Real-Time Systems
•Parallel & Distributed Systems
•Grid & Cloud Computing
B. SOFTWARE ENGINEERING AND TOOLS
•Software Requirements Engineering
•Product / Systems Integration
•Critical Systems Specification
•Software Testing and Analysis
•Models of Reuse
•User Interface Design & Human Factors
•Usability, Scalability, Maintainability & Quality Issues
C. OPEN SYSTEMS APPLICATIONS
•Engineering & Industrial Applications
•Bio-Tech & Medical Applications
•Web & Content Management Applications
•Educational, e-Learning Games Applications
•AI & Neural Networks Applications
•Virtual Environments & Games Applications
•Wireless & Mobile Applications
•Remote Sensing & GIS Applications
•Security in Mobile Applications
•Cyber Security and Strategies
•Encryption and Cryptography
•Security and Privacy Standards
•Tools in managing security and privacy
E. OPEN SYSTEMS IN PUBLIC SECTOR
•Health Service Management & E-Health
•E-Government & e-Governance
F. STANDARDS AND INFRASTRUCTURE
G. BUSINESS, LICENSING AND LEGAL ISSUES
•IPR and Legal Implications in Open Systems
•Business Models & Strategies in Open Systems
•Innovation in Open Systems
•Case studies of Open Systems deployment and migration models
Authors should submit an original paper in English, carefully checked for grammar and spelling. ICOS 2012 accepts both regular (completed) research papers and research-in-progress as well as case study papers.
All manuscripts must be in English.
Papers submitted for review MUST NOT contain any author information (no authors, affiliation or address, and no explicit self-reference) due to the double-blind review process.
All submitted papers should be in the form of MS Word file and are to be limited to a maximum length of 6 pages (A4 size, single space, Times Roman of font size 10, two columns format), including figures, tables and references.
Papers must conform to the format defined by the IEEE template available on ICOS 2012 below.
* The Proceedings of ICOS 2012 will be included in the IEEE Xplore database and will normally be indexed in SCOPUS.
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