Call For Papers - UIC 2010 (Xi\'an, China, October 26-29, 2010)

Robert C. Hsu robert at grid.chu.edu.tw
Sun May 2 07:16:52 CDT 2010


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   CALL FOR PAPERS
   The 7th International Conference on Ubiquitous Intelligence and
   Computing
   - Building Smart Worlds in Real and Cyber Spaces -
   UIC 2010 (http://www.nwpu.edu.cn/uic2010/)
   Xi'an, China, October 26-29, 2010
   Technically Sponsored by IEEE CS TCSC
   Co-located with ATC 2010 (http://www.nwpu.edu.cn/atc2010/)
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   What's New:
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   1. Due to many requests, the submission deadline of UIC 2010 is
   extended to May 15.
   2. Selected best papers of UIC 2010 will be published in the special
   issues of:
   * Personal and Ubiquitous Computing (Springer, SCI-E)
   * International Journal of Information Acquisition (World Scientific)
   * International Journal of Autonomous and Adaptive Communications
   Systems (Inderscience)
   3. Six workshops have been accepted by UIC 2010. Workshop paper
   submission deadline is May 30.
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   Ubiquitous sensors, devices, networks and information are paving the
   way towards a smart world in which computational intelligence is
   distributed throughout the physical environment to provide reliable and
   relevant services to people. This ubiquitous intelligence will change
   the computing landscape because it will enable new breeds of
   applications and systems to be developed and the realm of computing
   possibilities will be significantly extended. By enhancing everyday
   objects with intelligence, many tasks and processes could be
   simplified, the physical spaces where people interact like the
   workplaces and homes, could become more efficient, safer and more
   enjoyable. Ubiquitous computing, or pervasive computing, uses these
   many â»smart things or u-things§ to create smart environments,
   services and applications.
   A smart thing can be endowed with different levels of intelligence, and
   may be context-aware, active, interactive, reactive, proactive,
   assistive, adaptive, automated, sentient, perceptual, cognitive,
   autonomic and/or thinking. Research on ubiquitous intelligence is an
   emerging research field covering many disciplines. A series of grand
   challenges exist to move from the current level of computing services
   to the smart world of adaptive and intelligent services. Started in
   2005, the series of UIC conferences has been held in Taipei, Nagasaki,
   Three Gorges (China), Hong Kong, Oslo and Brisbane. UIC 2010 will
   include a highly selective program of technical papers, accompanied by
   workshops, panel discussions and keynote speeches. Established as a
   premier venue in the area of ubiquitous intelligence and computing, UIC
   2010 will offer a forum for researchers to exchange ideas and
   experiences in developing intelligent/smart objects, environments and
   systems.
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   TOPICS:
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   1. Ubiquitous Intelligent/Smart Systems
   * Sensor, Ad Hoc, Mesh & P2P Networks
   * Social Networking and Computing
   * Knowledge Representation and Ontology
   * Wearable, Personal and Body Area Systems
   * Middleware and Intelligent Platforms
   * Intelligent Services and Architectures
   * Agents, Swarm and Context-aware Systems
   * Nature-inspired Intelligent Systems
   2. Ubiquitous Intelligent/Smart Environments
   * Smart Room, Home, Office, Laboratory
   * Smart Shop, Hospital, Campus, City, etc.
   * Smart Vehicle, Road, Traffic & Transportation
   * Healthcare and Elder/Child Care Services
   * Pervasive/Ubiquitous Media and Services
   * Pervasive Learning, Games, Entertainment
   * Other Intelligent/Smart Applications
   3. Ubiquitous Intelligent/Smart Objects
   * Electronic Labels, Cards, E-Tags and RFID
   * Embedded Chips, Sensors & Actuators
   * MEMS, NEMS, Micro & Biometric Devices
   * Smart Appliances and Wearable Devices
   * Material, Textile, Cloth, Furniture, etc.
   * Embedded Software and Agents
   * Interaction to Smart Objects/Devices
   * Smart Object OS and Programming
   4. Personal/Social/Physical Aspects
   * Real/Cyber World Modeling and Semantics
   * User/Object Identity and Activity Recognition
   * Adaptive User Interfaces and Tools
   * Security, Privacy, Safety and Legal Issues
   * Emotional, Ethical and Psychological Factors
   * Implication & Impact of Ubiquitous Intelligence
   * Relations between Real and Cyber Worlds
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   WORKSHOPS AND AFFILIATED EVENTS:
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   The UIC 2010 Organizing Committee invites proposals for one-day
   workshops affiliated with the conference and addressing research areas
   related to the conference. The workshop proceedings will be published
   by IEEE CS Press. Submit workshop proposals to workshops chairs via
   email (robertchh at gmail.com and mieso08 at gmail.com) by 31 January 2010.
   Besides workshops, UIC 2010 will also include a special track,
   demo/exhibitions and a panel. Please visit the conference website for
   details.
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   SUBMISSION GUIDELINES:
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   Papers need to be prepared according to the LNCS format, and submitted
   in PDF format via the UIC 2010 submission site:
   http://www.nwpu.edu.cn/uic2010/Submission/
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   IMPORTANT DATES:
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   Paper submission: May 15, 2010 (extended)
   Author notification: Jun. 30, 2010
   Camera-ready due: Jul. 30, 2010
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   PAPER PUBLICATION:
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   Accepted conference papers are planned to be published by Lecture Notes
   in Computer Science (LNCS, EI indexed). At least one author of each
   accepted paper is required to register and present their work at the
   conference, otherwise the paper will not be included in the
   proceedings. Distinguished Selected papers, after further extensions
   and revisions, will be published in special issues of prestigious
   journals including Personal and Ubiquitous Computing (Springer),
   International Journal of Information Acquisition (World Scientific),
   and International Journal of Autonomous and Adaptive Communications
   Systems (Inderscience).
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   AWARDS:
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   As in the past, UIC 2010 will present a Best Paper Award. A best demo
   or exhibition will also be selected.
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   COMMITTEE:
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   Honorary Chairs
   Yaoxue Zhang, Tsinghua University, China
   Stephen S. Yau, Arizona State University, USA
   Lionel M. Ni, Hong Kong Univ. of Sci. and Tech., HK
   General Chairs
   Daqing Zhang, Institute TELECOM SudParis, France
   Xingshe Zhou, Northwestern Polytechnical Univ., China
   Sajal Das, Univ. of Texas at Arlington, USA
   Program Chairs
   Zhiwen Yu, Northwestern Polytechnical Univ., China
   Ramiro Liscano, Univ. of Ontario Inst. of Tech., Canada
   Guanling Chen, University of Massachusetts, USA
   Program Vice Chairs
   Waltenegus Dargie, Tech. Univ. of Dresden, Germany
   Tatsuya Yamazaki, NICT, Japan
   Yu Chen, Tsinghua University, China
   Advisory Committee Chairs
   Norio Shiratori, Tohoku University, Japan
   Mohan Kumar, University of Texas at Arlington, USA
   Max Muehlhaeuser, Darmstadt Univ. of Tech., Germany
   Workshop Chairs
   Robert C. Hsu, Chung Hua Univ., Taiwan
   Mieso Denko, University of Guelph, Canada
   Publicity Chairs
   Bessam Abdulrazak, Univ. Sherbrooke, Canada
   Sung-Bae Cho, Yonsei University, Korea
   Wenbin Jiang, Huazhong Univ. of Sci. & Tech., China
   Artur Lugmayr, Tampere Univ. of Technology, Finland
   Hongbo Ni, Northwestern Polytechnical Univ., China
   Evi Syukur, University of New South Wales, Australia
   Panel Chairs
   Christian Becker, University of Mannheim, Germany
   Ren-Hung Huang, National Chung Cheng Univ., Taiwan
   Demo/Exhibition Chairs
   Gang Pan, Zhejiang University, China
   Xing Xie, Microsoft Research Asia, China
   Award Chairs
   Frode Eika Sandnes, Oslo University College, Norway
   Jiannong Cao, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, HK
   Special Track Chairs
   Zheng Yan, Nokia Research Center, Finland
   Yan Wang, Macquarie University, Australia
   International Liaison Chairs
   Marius Portmann, University of Queensland, Australia
   Yo-Ping Huang, National Taipei Univ. of Tech., Taiwan
   Bernady O. Apduhan, Kyushu Sangyo University, Japan
   Tao Mei, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
   Jong Hyuk Park, Kyungnam University, Korea
   Judith Symonds, Auckland Univ. of Tech., New Zealand
   Industrial Liaison Chairs
   Wei Han, China Aeronautical Computing Institute, China
   Nagula Sangary, RIM, Canada
   Yan Zhang, Simula Lab, Norway
   Local Arrangement Chair
   Yuying Wang, Northwestern Polytechnical Univ., China
   Web Administration Chair
   Haipeng Wang, Northwestern Polytechnical Univ., China
   Steering Committee
   Jianhua Ma (chair), Hosei University, Japan
   Laurence T. Yang (chair), St. Francis Xavier Univ., Canada
   Hai Jin, Huazhong University of Sci. & Tech., China
   Theo Ungerer, University of Augsburg, Germany
   Jadwiga Indulska, University of Queensland, Australia
   Jeffrey J.P. Tsai, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
   Advisory Committee and Program Committee
   See UIC 2010 website: http://www.nwpu.edu.cn/uic2010/



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