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Category:   E-CFP
Subject:   C3S2E-11 CFP: Extended Deadline: February 21, 2011
Email:   mokhov_(on)_cse.concordia.ca
Date received:   15 Feb 2011
Deadline:   21 Feb 2011
Start date:   16 May 2011

[ Apologies if you receive multiple copies of this announcement. ] Hello: Concordia University is organizing C3S2E'11, the Fourth International C* Conference on Computer Science and Software Engineering, in May 2011. With so many questionable academic meetings and their CFPs which we get everyday, direct emailing has become a nuisance; hence, we need to depend on the old reliable grapevine approach. We would, consequently, appreciate if you would bring the CFP for this meeting to the attention of your colleagues and students. We plan also to have a number of workshops. If you would like to organize one, please contact one of the program chairs. As a general rule, you would be responsible for the CFP and review and acceptance of papers for the workshop. The Admin for ConfSys would set up the system for the workshop. The accepted papers for the workshop would be scheduled during the workshop slot and the papers would be published with the C3S2E'11 proceedings published by ACM. Since ConfSys review is triple blind: committee members of the workshop could also submit paper. In the demo/poster session, graduate students are invited to compete by presenting their work in progress either as a poster or a demo. The students have a chance to orally present their work and answer questions. The length of a poster paper and demo proposal for review purposes would be 5-7 pages. However, the final version is limited to 3 pages in the ACM proceedings format. All submissions would be reviewed and the student authors of at most 10 highest scoring submissions would have their registration fees waived. In case there are multiple student authors only one student per such poster/demo paper is eligible for the registration fee waiver. The student's adviser could be a co:author of a poster paper or demo proposal; however, if the poster paper/demo is accepted, the student is required to register and participate. Poster papers and demo papers would be published as part of the C3S2E proceedings. The demo and poster submissions are due in March. Conference URLs (CFP): http://confsys.encs.concordia.ca/c3s2e/c3s2e-11 Submission system: https://confsys.encs.concordia.ca/ConfSys/ Contact: admin_(at)_confsys.org Program committee: http://confsys.encs.concordia.ca/c3s2e/c3s2e-11/ProgramCmt-C3S2E11.html Previous publications: (2010) http://portal.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=1822327 (2009) http://portal.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=1557626 (2008) http://portal.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=1370256 CFP details: ============ Call for Regular, Workshops and Position papers; posters and demo ----------------------------------------------------------------- C3S2E'11 is the fourth in a revived series of international conferences to address the need of the academic community in computing science and software engineering. The objective of C3S2E is to meet annually to exchange ideas on the continuing need to address the new challenges both from the theoretical as well as application aspects of computing and engineering of software systems. C3S2E encourages the participation of practitioners from governmental and non-governmental agencies, industries, and academia. C3S2E invites quality papers describing original and applied research ideas and new findings on technological and theoretical aspects of computing and software engineering. In particular, we welcome submissions describing work on integrating new technologies into products and applications, on experiences with existing and novel techniques, and on the identification of unsolved challenges. We consider this meeting to be an important forum to discuss experiences in applying computing and software engineering to actual situations. Authors are invited to submit papers in English or French, reporting recent research in the area of computing and software development theories and practices and experience in related fields. While research papers should report original research work, experience and application papers should describe the development and operations of challenging computing related systems and applications. The symposium will have focused sessions in the following areas: * Algorithms and Theory * Artificial Intelligence and Related Subjects * Bio-medical,life science and medical computing * Computational Linguistics * Computing Applications * Core Computing Technology * Data Bases * E-Commerce * Ethics * Hardware and Architecture * Human-Computer Interaction * Open Source * Parallel Computing * Programming Languages * Privacy and Security * Software Engineering * Supercomputing * System Technology * Virtual Reality * Web Design and Development * Emerging computing technologies The scope of the conference includes the above topics but is not restricted to these areas in computing and software engineering: following are some of the topics typically used by computer scientists to describe their interests: Algorithms, Applications, Artificial intelligence, Automata theory, Automated reasoning, Bioinformatics, Compiler theory, Computability theory, Computational complexity theory, Computational linguistic, Computer architecture, Computer graphics, Computer programming, Computer security, Computer vision, Concurrency, Cryptography, Data Models, Data mining, Data structures, Data warehousing, Digital library, Distributed computing, Expert Systems, Formal methods, Functional Programming, Game theory, Graph theory, Human computer interaction, Image processing, Information Retrieval, Knowledge base system, Machine learning, Machine translation, Mathematical logic, Multimedia, Natural Language Processing, Networking, Number theory, Numerical analysis, Operating systems, Parallel computing, Programming language, Quantum computing theory, Reverse engineering, Robotics, Scientific computing, Semantic Web, Semi-structured data, Software engineering, Speech synthesis and recognition, Super computing, Symbolic computation, Web database Call for proposals for Workshop or Panels ----------------------------------------- Proposals are invited for workshops or panels to be held in conjunction with the symposium, in the areas of interest within the scope of conference. The workshop papers would be published in the C3S2E proceedings. The detailed proposals should reach the program chairs by March 1, 2011. Position Papers ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ In addition to regular papers, position papers are invited. These papers could be work in progress and/or exploring of new concepts and directions. Position papers should be clearly marked on the first page and for the review purpose could be of a length varying from a short paper(6-10 pages) to a regular full paper (15-20 pages). Poster & Demos ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ (see at the beginning) Cultural/Social Events ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ In addition to the conference dinner, there would be a guided tour of the "The Warrior Emperor and China's Terracotta Army" at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. According to the organizers "This Canadian national tour is a newly developed and contextually different presentation than previous, international displays. The number of full-sized warriors and the exhibitions scope makes this the largest display of the First Emperors terracotta army ever to be seen in North America." Conference Publication ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The conference proceedings will be published by BytePress/ACM and would be added to ACM's Digital Library. All submissions would also be invited to publish their papers in the CINDI Digital Library. The extended version of the best papers would also be recommended for publication in a special edition of reputed journal. Important Dates ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ All the dates are given on the milestone page on ConfSys for C3S2E (accessible to registered users). The following are the salient ones: ConfSys user Sign-Up begins: Always on Paper submission begins: 2010-11-01 Paper submission deadline: 2011-02-21 (EXTENDED) Acceptance notice: 2011-03-25 Camera-ready copies deadline: 2011-04-15 Conference dates: 2011-05-16 -- 2011-05-18 Please visit the ConfSys (https://confsys.encs.concordia.ca/ConfSys) web sites for further instructions. ConfSys is used to manage all administrative functions of the conference. Organized by ~~~~~~~~~~~~ Concordia University, Montreal, Canada; with the cooperation of ACM, BytePress.org and ConfSys.org General Chair: Bipin C. Desai (Concordia University, Montreal, Canada) Local Organization Concordia University, Montreal, Canada Program Chairs: Alain Abran: ETS - Univ. du Qubec (Canada) Sudhir Mudur: Concordia Univesity (Canada) Submission Guidelines ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Please prepare the full paper in proportional font size of 11 or 12 (Times Roman font or equivalent) with spacing of 1.5 lines. The paper, for review, should be about 5000 words (15-20 pages). The upload to ConSys should be in PDF format. Please do not use any special characters or foreign language fonts. Reviewers may not be able to open such documents. Please observe the following: FORM OF MANUSCRIPT Manuscripts should be formatted for single sided letter or A4 sized paper, with spacing of at least 1.5 lines with a 2.5cm margins on all sides. Number pages consecutively with the first page containing the title, the authors, the affiliation, a short abstract from 100 to 250 words, and five to ten key words. Also, indicated all the topics for the paper from the list of topics for the conference in ConfSys. Since these topics as well as the abstract will be used by ConfSys to help the program committee members choose appropriate papers, it is essential to make them as indicative of the contents of the paper as possible. Please see the instructions for preparing the paper for review in: http://confsys.encs.concordia.ca/c3s2e/c3s2e-11/PaperforReview.html Preparing the paper for review. A sample paper is given in smple paper: http://confsys.encs.concordia.ca/c3s2e/c3s2e-11/ACM/sample/IDEAS-the-preteen-years-1col.pdf STATEMENT OF EXCLUSIVE SUBMISSION Submissions must be original. The work cannot have been published previously or be pending publication in another forum and submissions cannot be under review by any other forum. It is expected that all authors accept the following statement: This paper (or a similar version) is not currently under review by a journal or conference, nor will it be submitted to such until the result of this review has been communicated. Furthermore, the author(s) agree to abide by the decision of the Program chairs and would participate in the meeting should the paper be accepted. The author who submits a paper is expected to inform all co:authors of the submission and has their approval. Authors should submit only papers that have been carefully proofread and polished. Papers that are clearly unacceptable will be returned by the editor without being reviewed. Authors must clearly acknowledge the contributions of their predecessors. Submissions will be evaluated on their originality and significance. Though a group of authors may submit multiple papers, we expect that each paper would be presented by a separate co:author to allow for a wider point of views during the presentations and discussions. The authors are expected to upload the paper in PDF format. PDF format Guidelines At a minimum, basic PDF distiller settings MUST be changed so PDF files are: optimized, set to Acrobat 4.0 compatibility, all graphics are set to at least 300 dpi resolution, ALL fonts used must be embeddable. Some font manufacturers now flag their fonts to not embed. These fonts should be avoided. Postscript settings SHOULD NOT override distiller settings and page size is 612.0 x 792.0 points (8.5" x 11"). Authors should check their final PDF files before submission to verify that all fonts have been properly embedded and subset. Please DO NOT USE type 1 (bitmapped) fonts; they do not display correctly in most PDF readers. The program committee reserves the right to consider any paper, to be accepted as a short paper or to be presented in a poster or the workshop session. One of the authors of each accepted paper is expected to present the paper in person. C3S2E'11 _______________________________________________ Elsnet-list mailing list Elsnet-list_(at)_mailman.let.uu.nl http://mailman.elsnet.org/mailman/listinfo/elsnet-list

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