[AISWorld] IEEE ICSC'14 deadline extension!

Chengcui Zhang czhang02 at uab.edu
Mon Feb 17 15:35:52 EST 2014

Due to many requests, the submission deadline has been
extended to March 1st, 2014 (midnight, PST).
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Call for Papers

Eighth IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing


June 16th-18th, 2014, Newport Beach, CA, USA


Sponsored by IEEE Computer Society

The field of Semantic Computing addresses the derivation of 
semantic information from content and the connection of 
semantics to knowledge, where "content" may be anything 
including structured data, video, audio, text, hardware, 
software, process, etc.

The Eighth IEEE International Conference on Semantic 
Computing (ICSC 2014) continues to foster the growth of a 
new research community. The conference builds on the success 
of the past ICSC conferences as an international forum for 
researchers and practitioners to present research that 
advances the state of the art and practice of Semantic 
Computing, as well as identifying emerging research topics 
and defining the future of the field. The event is located 
in Newport Beach, California at Hyatt Regency Newport Beach. 
The technical program of ICSC 2014 includes workshops, 
invited keynotes, paper presentations, panel discussions, 
industrial 'show and tells', demonstrations, and more. 
Submissions of high-quality papers describing mature results 
or ongoing work are invited.

The main goal of the conference is to foster the dialog between 
experts in each sub-discipline. Therefore we especially encourage 
submissions of work that is interesting to multiple areas, such
as multimodal approaches.

Please refer to the conference website for further information: 

Areas of interest include:

Semantics based Analysis
- Natural language processing
- Image and video analysis
- Audio, music, and speech analysis
- Data and web mining
- Behavior of software, services, and networks
- Services and networks
- Security
- Privacy
- Analysis of social networks

Semantic Integration
- Metadata and other description languages
- Database schema integration
- Ontology integration
- Interoperability and service integration
- Semantic programming languages and software engineering
- Semantic system design and synthesis

Applications using Semantics
- Big data
- Search engines and question answering
- Semantic web services
- Content-based multimedia retrieval and editing
- Context-aware networks of sensors, devices, and applications
- Devices and applications
- Digital library applications
- Machine translation
- Music description and meta-creation
- Medicine and Biology
- GIS systems and architecture

Semantic Interfaces
- Natural language interfaces
- Multimodal interfaces and mediation technology
- Human centered computing


Regular Papers and Short Papers.  
Authors are invited to submit an 8-page (regular) or 
4-page (short) technical paper manuscript in 
double-column IEEE format following the guidelines 
available on the ICSC2014 web page.

Demonstration Papers and Posters. 
Authors are invited to submit an 2-page (demonstration 
or poster) technical paper manuscript in double-column 
IEEE format following the guidelines available on the 
ICSC2014 web page.

Workshops and Special Sessions.  
The organizing committee invites proposals for workshops 
and special sessions to be held in conjunction with the 
conference. These will focus on specific topics of the 
main conference. More information is available on the 
ICSC2014 web page.

The Conference Proceedings will be published by IEEE Computer 
Society Press. Distinguished quality papers presented at the 
conference will be selected for publications in internationally 
renowned journals.

Workshop Proposals: Dec. 15th, 2013
Regular & Short Paper Submission: March 1st, 2014 (extended)
Demo & Poster Paper Submission: March 1st, 2014 (extended)
Industry Paper Submission: March 1st, 2014 (extended)
Notification Date: April 4th, 2014
Camera-Ready Paper Submission (in PDF): TBD

Chengcui Zhang Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Computer and Information Sciences
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Website: www.cis.uab.edu/zhang

-IEEE TCMC Secretary and Newsletter Editor-

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