[Corpora-List] CFP: CoopIS 2004

From: Laura Bright (bright@cse.ogi.edu)
Date: Thu Jan 29 2004 - 23:09:18 MET

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                         C A L L F O R P A P E R S
                         =============================

                           12th International Conference on
                    COOPERATIVE INFORMATION SYSTEMS (CoopIS 2004)
                              Larnaca, Cyprus, Oct 25-29, 2004

                         http://www.cs.rmit.edu.au/fedconf/

                Proceedings will be published by Springer Verlag

    The Cooperative Information System (CIS) paradigm has been growing and
    gaining substantial importance in technological infrastructure (e.g.,
    middleware and Web technologies) and application areas (e.g., Business
    Process Management, e-Commerce, e-Government, virtual enterprises).
    CoopIS is the leading conference for researchers and practitioners in
    CIS. CoopIS brings together researchers from a variety of disciplines
    such as collaborative work, Internet data management, electronic
    commerce, human-computer interaction, workflow management, web services,
    agent technologies, and software architectures. We encourage papers
    that emphasize cooperation across multiple disciplines.

    CoopIS 2004 is a joint event with two other conferences organized within
    the global theme "On the Move to meaningful Internet Systems 2004:
    Distributed Object and Applications (DOA) and Ontologies, Databases and
    Applications of Semantics (ODBASE)". All three events will be hosted in
    Cyprus during the week October 25-29 2004. More details about the
    federated event can be found at http://www.cs.rmit.edu.au/fedconf.

    The CoopIS 2004 has the theme "Towards process-aware cooperative
    information systems." The WWW and related technologies have created an
    interconnected world where it is easy to exchange information. However,
    to create systems that enable true cooperation the focus on information
    exchange is too limited. To reach common goals parties need to agree on
    a process. Process-awareness plays an important role at any level
    ranging from users and applications to intra- and interorganizational
    entities. Of course, submissions on all topics related to cooperative
    information systems are encouraged, including (but not limited to) the
    following:

    Business Process Management

        * Workflow management
        * Business intelligence
        * Configurable information systems
        * Web services, choreography
        * Business process execution languages

    Software and information services for CIS

        * Web information systems and services
        * Middleware technologies, mediators, and wrappers
        * Interoperability, XML, semantic interoperability
        * Multi-databases
        * Mobile and wireless systems and protocols
        * Ubiquitous computing environments and tools
        * Security and privacy in CIS
        * Human-Computer Interactions

    Agent technologies, systems and architectures for CIS

        * Markets, auctions, exchanges, and coalitions
        * Negotiation protocols, matchmaking, and brokering
        * Multi-agents and agent societies
        * Self-organizing systems, service description
        * Thrust, learning, perception, and actions in agents
        * Distributed problem solving, peer-to-peer cooperation

    CIS applications and modeling

        * E-commerce, e-government, supply chain
        * Use of information in organizations
        * Computer-supported cooperative work
        * Enterprise knowledge management
        * Data and knowledge modeling

    *IMPORTANT DATES*

        * Abstract Submission Deadline: May 30, 2004
        * Paper Submission Deadline: June 15, 2004
        * Acceptance Notification: July 31, 2004
        * Final Version Due: August 20, 2004
        * Conference: October 25-29, 2004

    *SUBMISSION GUIDELINES*

    All submitted papers will be carefully evaluated based on originality,
    significance, technical soundness, and clarity of expression. All
    submissions must be in English. Research submissions must not exceed
    8,000 words. Submissions can either be in Postscript, MS Word, or Pdf
    format and should be done through the following URL:

    http://www.cs.rmit.edu.au/fedconf/coopis/2004/papers/submit/

    The final proceedings will be published by Springer Verlag as LNCS
    (Lecture Notes in Computer Science). Author instructions can be found at:

    http://www.springer.de/comp/lncs/authors.html

    Failure to commit to presentation at the conference automatically
    excludes a paper from the proceedings.

    *ORGANISATION COMMITTEE*

    General Co-Chairs (fedconf@cs.rmit.edu.au)

        * Robert Meersman, VU Brussels, Belgium
        * Zahir Tari, RMIT University, Australia

    Program Committee Co-Chairs (coopis2004@cs.rmit.edu.au)

        * Wil van der Aalst, Eindhoven University of Technology, The
          Netherlands
        * Christoph Bussler, Digital Enterprise Research Institute,
          National University of Ireland, Ireland
        * Avigdor Gal, Technion -- Israel Institute of Technology, Israel

    Local Organising Chair

        * Skevos Evripidou, University of Cyprus

    Publicity Chair

        * Laura Bright, Oregon Graduate Institute, Oregon, USA

    Program Committee Members

        * Dave Abel (CSIRO, Australia)
        * Naveen Ashish (NASA Ames Research Center, USA)
        * Boualem Benatallah (University of New South Wales, Australia)
        * Klemens Boehm(University of Magdeburg, Germany)
        * Fabio Casatia (HP)
        * Tiziana Catarci(University of Roma, Italy)
        * Umesh Dayal (HP Labs, USA)
        * Alex Delis (Polytechnic University, USA)
        * J÷rg Desel, (Katholische Universitat, Germany)
        * Susanna Donatelli, (UniversitÓ di Torino, Italy)
        * Anne Doucet (University of Paris VI, France)
        * Marlon Dumas (QUT, Australia)
        * Opher Etzion (IBM)
        * Marie-Christine Fauvet (University of Grenoble-France)
        * Elena Ferrari (University of Insubria-Como, Italy)
        * Timothy Finin (University of Maryland, USA)
        * Paul Grefen (EUT, The Netherlands)
        * Mohand-Said Hacid (Universite Claude Bernard Lyon 1)
        * Geert-Jan Houben, (Technische Universiteit Eindhoven, The
          Netherlands)
        * Michael Huhns (University of South Carolina, USA)
        * Latifur Khan (University of Texas, USA)
        * Roger (Buzz) King (University of Colorado at Boulder, USA)
        * Akhil Kumar (Penn State, USA)
        * Qing Li (City University of Hong Kong, China)
        * Claudia Medeiros (Unicamp, Brazil)
        * Michael zur Muehlen, (Stevens Institute Technology, USA)
        * Andreas Oberweis (AIFB, Germany)
        * Beng Chin Ooi (Singapore National University, Singapore)
        * Barbara Pernici, (Politechnico di Milano, Italy)
        * Evaggelia Pitoura (University of Ioannina, Greece)
        * Alessandro Provetti (University of Messina, Italy)
        * Manfred Reichert (University of Ulm, Germany)
        * Tore Risch (Uppsala University of Sweden)
        * Cyrus Shahabi( University of Southern California, USA)
        * Antonio Si (Oracle)
        * Susan Urban (Arizona State University)
        * Athena Vakali (Aristotle University, Greece)
        * Mathias Weske (HPI, Germany)
        * Kyu-Young Whang (KAIST, South Korea)
        * Mike Wooldridge (University of Liverpool, UK)
        * Jian Yang (Tilburg University, The Netherlands)
        * Kokou Yetongnon (Universite de Bourgogne, France)
        * Arkady Zaslavsky (Monash University, Australia)
        * Roger Zimmermann (University of Southern California, USA)



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