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Category:   E-CFP
Subject:   InSciT2006 Second CFP and Updates
From:   Francisco de Borja Gonzalez Pereira
Email:   borja_(on)_alcazaba.unex.es
Date received:   23 Apr 2006
Deadline:   15 May 2006
Start date:   25 Oct 2006

Second Call for Papers and Conference Updates I International Conference on Multidisciplinary Information Sciences and Technologies, InSciT2006 Mérida, SPAIN, October 25th-28th, 2006 http://www.instac.es/inscit2006/ Abstract Submission Deadline Extended: May 15th, 2006 Dear colleague, In addition to the features informed in the CFP, InSciT2006 is pleased to announce some exciting and relevant news about the conference, including new keynote speaker, workshops, journal special issues and accommodation arrangements. Please read it through to know more…. PLENARY SPEAKERS (confirmed) Dr. Donald H. Kraft, Louisiana State University, USA. JASIS&T Editor. Lecture: Intelligent Methods in Models of Text Information Retrieval: Implications for Society Dr. Wolfgang Glanzel, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium. Scietometrics Co-Editor (Title to be announced) Dr. Felix de Moya Anegón, University of Granada, SPAIN. Main researcher of SCImago Research Group. (Title to be announced) Dr. Chaomei Chen, Drexel University, Editor of Information Visualization, USA. Lecture: Visual analysis of concept change and information diffusion CONTRIBUTIONS Incoming contributions are following a good rate, acceptance letters have started to be sent. A 400 papers proceedings book is expected to be distributed among the attendees. In addition to regular papers, it is also possible to submit proposals to the half-day International Workshop on Visual Analytics of the Evolution and Diffusion of Scientific Knowledge, led by Dr. Chaomei Chen and to the full-day Specialized Session on Knowledge Discovery and Management in Life Sciences, led by Dr. A. Fazel Famili. More info: http://www.instac.es/inscit2006/submit.htm http://www.insatc.es/inscit2006/workshops.htm WORKSHOPS / SESSIONS InSciT2006 is pleased to announce the inclusion of one workshop and one specialized session into the conference scientific program. Both sessions have been set up in order to extend the conference target audience, as reaching the widest range of research communities is one of the major goals of the conference. Find below full details about these new and exciting tracks of InSciT2006. -- International Workshop on Visual Analytics of the Evolution and Diffusion of Scientific Knowledge http://cluster.cis.drexel.edu/%7Ecchen/inscit2006workshop October 26th (half-day workshop) -- Specialized Session on Knowledge Discovery and Management in Life Sciences: Current Trends and Future Directions October 27th (full-day session) http://www.insatc.es/inscit2006/workshops.htm THEMES Major topics include the following, for a comprehensive list of topics covered by InSciT2006 visit: http://www.instac.es/inscit2006/topics.htm Information Retrieval Digital Libraries Hypertext and Hypermedia Systems Metadata Electronic Publishing Knowledge and Information Management Science and Information Mapping Data Mining Human-Computer interaction Artificial Intelligence Natural Language Processing Information Visualization Social Networks Databases CONFERENCE PUBLICATION - PROCEEDINGS All accepted papers presented at InSciT2006, both in the regular tracks and specialized sessions and workshops will be published as book chapters in the Conference Proceedings Book, which will be jointly edited by the University of Extremadura and the Open Institute of Knowledge. The title of the publication is expected to be "Current Research in Information Sciences and Technologies. Multidisciplinary approaches to global information systems" and it will contain an International Serial Book Number (ISBN). INTERNATIONAL JOURNALS SPECIAL ISSUES Confirmed journals: (being updated) http://www.instac.es/inscit2006/publication.htm -- Information Visualization. Published by Palgrave Macmillan Journals. ISSN: 1473-8716 5-7 selected papers of the Workshop on Visual Analytics of the Evolution and Diffusion of Scientific Knowledge will form a special issue of this journal. -- The International Information and Library Review Published by Elsevier. ISSN: 1057-2317 A selection of high quality papers presented in InSciT2006 will undergo an extension and revision process to become journal articles of a IILR special issue. At this moment is also being considered to produce a special issue of Information Sciences, published by Elsevier. ISSN: 0020-0255 ACCOMMODATION InSciT2006 has agreed with Rural Plan (a local travel agency) an accommodation service available for the conference attendees. Please, note that through this service a wide hotel category range is provided in order to adapt the offer to the widest range of budgets. Thus, from five-stars hotels to two-stars and hostels are offered through the conference organization. All hotels showed have been checked for a standard of quality. http://www.instac.es/inscit2006/accommodation.htm Thank you in advance and do not hesitate to contact us for any suggestion or inquiry. We would also appreciate it if you could disseminate this Call for Papers within your Department or Institution. Dr. Vicente Guerrero Bote InSciT2006 Conference Chairman University of Extremadura http://alcazaba.unex.es/%7Evicente Borja Gonzalez InSciT2006 Secretariat http://www.instac.es/inscit2006/secretariat.htm Email: inscit2006_(on)_instac.es ---------- Francisco de Borja Gonzalez Pereira borja_(on)_alcazaba.unex.es Facultad de Biblioteconomía y Documentación Universidad de Extremadura _______________________________________________ Elsnet-list mailing list Elsnet-list_(on)_elsnet.org http://mailman.elsnet.org/mailman/listinfo/elsnet-list

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