ACS World May 2005

    1. CFP - AICCSA'06
From:           ACS

The 4th ACS/IEEE International Conference on Computer Systems and Applications
 March 8-11, 2006, Dubai/Sharjah, UAE,
American University of Sharjah (AUS) & Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO)

The fourth ACS/IEEE International Conference on Computer Systems
and Applications (AICCSA-06) will be held in Dubai/Sharjah, UAE,
in March 2006.  This is the perfect time to be in UAE!  AICCSA is
the premier Computer Science and Engineering Conference in the Middle East.
Authors are invited to submit papers describing new advances in computer
systems and their applications. We welcome papers that are
theoretical, conceptual, descriptive in nature, or a survey of the state of the art.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
Algorithms and Bioinformatics
Database and Data Mining
Embedded Systems and Applications
Networking and Wireless Technology
Security and Information Assurance
Software Engineering and Applications
VLSI Circuits and Systems

Important Dates
Paper and Poster Submissions:  August 31, 2005
Workshop, Tutorial, Panel Submissions: August 31, 2005
Notification of acceptance: October 31, 2005
Camera ready copy due: November 30, 2005
Author Registration: November 30, 2005

Papers selected for presentation will appear in the Conference Proceedings,
which will be published by the IEEE Computer Society and be available
at IEEE XploreTM. Outstanding papers will be selected for possible
publication in archival form. Arrangements are already in place at the
Cluster Computing Journal and at Wireless Communications and Mobile
Computing. Negotiations with other relevant journals are pending.

Submission Guidelines Regular Papers
Papers must be submitted electronically by August 31, 2005.
 Each paper will be evaluated by at least three reviewers,
 and will be accepted based on its originality, significance and clarity.
 Papers must not exceed 6,000 words or 20 pages double spaced 12-point
 font. Papers must not be published or under consideration to be published

Short Papers
Submitted papers that are deemed of good quality but could not be accepted
as regular papers will be accepted as short papers.

Posters and Doctoral Symposium
Research still in early stages and doctoral research proposals may be
submitted as extended abstracts that must not exceed 750 words.
Accepted abstracts will be included in a special poster session dedicated
to doctoral research proposals and related research. Extended abstracts
should be submitted directly to the Poster Chair.
Workshop, Tutorial and Panel Submissions
Proposals for workshops, tutorials and panels should be submitted
directly to the appropriate chair.

Honorary Chair
Sallie V. Sheppard,  American University of Sharjah, UAE

General Chair
Mohsen Guizani, Western Michigan University, USA

Program Chair
Michael A. Langston, University of Tennessee, USA

Local Arrangements Chairs
Eesa Bastaki, Dubai Silicon Oasis, UAE
Abdul-Rahman Al-Ali, AUS, UAE

Track Chairs
* Algorithms and Bioinformatics,
  Mikhail J. Atallah, Purdue University, USA
* Database and Data Mining,
  Ghassan Qadah, AUS, UAE
* Embedded Systems and Applications,
  Abdul-Rahman Al-Ali, AUS, UAE
* e-Learning,
  Imran Zualkernan, AUS, UAE
* Multimedia,
  Jianping Pan, NTT Labs, USA
* Networking and Wireless Technology,
  Surong Zeng, Motorola, USA
* Security and Information Assurance,
  Marco Marchetti, SMU, USA
* Software Engineering and Applications,
  Kamel Barkaoui, CNAM/CEDRIC, France
* VLSI Circuits and Systems,
  Mohamad Imam, Dubai Silicon Oasis, UAE

Poster Chair
Hossam Hassanein, Queen's University, Canada

Workshop Chairs
Ashfaq Khoukar, U. Illinois Chicago, USA
Abdullah Ismail, UAEU, UAE

Tutorial & Panel Chairs
Kassem Saleh, AUS, UAE
Nidal Nasser, University of Guelph, Canada

Registration and Publication Chairs
E. K. Park, U. Missouri Kansas City, USA
Sherif Yehia, Western Michigan U., USA

International Publicity Chairs
Mohammad Al-Rousan, AUS, UAE
Omar Al-Jarrah, JUST, Jordan
Said Abu Bakr, WMU, USA
Abdullah Al-Dhelaan, KSA, Saudi Arabia
Karim Djouani, Universite Paris12, France
Zohra Sbai, ENIT, Tunisia
International Program Committee
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