3rd International Workshop on Frontiers of Information Technology (FIT 2005) (FIT2005)

Venue: Islamabad

Location: Islamabad, Pakistan

Event Date/Time: Dec 28, 2005 End Date/Time: Dec 29, 2005
Registration Date: Dec 28, 2005
Early Registration Date: Aug 30, 2005
Abstract Submission Date: Aug 30, 2005
Paper Submission Date: Aug 30, 2005
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Call for Papers

3rd International Workshop on Frontiers of Information Technology (FIT 2005)
Islamabad, Pakistan, December 28 – 29, 2005

http://suraj.lums.edu.pk/fit

Organized by:
COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Pakistan

Co-Sponsored by:
Higher Education Commission (HEC), Pakistan
Ministry of Science & Technology (MoST), Government of Pakistan
Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL), Pakistan

General Co-Chairs:
* Dr. M. Ilyas, Florida Atlantic University, USA
* Dr. S. M. Junaid Zaidi, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Pakistan

Program Co-Chairs:
* Dr. Shahab Baqai, Lahore University of Management Sciences, Pakistan
* Dr. Junaid Zubairi, State University of New York at Fredonia, USA

Industrial Co-Chairs:
* Mohsin Aleem Qazi
* Dr. Umar Saif, MIT, MA,USA

Local Arrangements Co-Chairs:
* Dr. Nadeem Daudpota, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Pakistan
* Dr. Sohaib Khan,Lahore University of Management Sciences, Pakistan

Proceedings Co-Chairs:
* Dr. Asmatullah Khan, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Pakistan
* Dr. Romana Aziz, Fauji Foundation University, Rawalpindi, Pakistan

Publicity Co-Chairs:
* Dr. Zartash A. Uzmi, Lahore University of Management Sciences, Pakistan
* Dr. Tariq Jadoon, Lahore University of Management Sciences, Pakistan

Panel Coordinators:
* Dr. Saeed Rajput
* Dr. Shoab A. Khan, EME College, NUST, Rawalpindi, Pakistan

Steering Committee:
* Dr. Arif Ghafoor, Purdue University, West Lafayette, USA
* Dr. Ashfaq Khokhar, University of Illinois, Chicago, USA
* Dr. Mohammad Ilyas, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL, USA
* Dr. Mubarak Shah, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, USA
* Dr. S. M. Junaid Zaidi, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Pakistan

Program Committee:
Ahmad, Imtiaz, Kuwait University, Kuwait
Ahmed, Ishtiaq, Kyoto University, Japan
Ahmed, Shakeel, United Arab Emirates University, UAE
Ajay Gupta, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI,USA
Ali, Arshad, National Institute of Information Technology, (NIIT), Rawalpindi, Pakistan
Alvi, Ayub, National University of Computer & Emerging Sciences, Islamabad, Pakistan
Anis Cetin, Bilkent University Turkey
Atif Memon, University of Maryland,College Park, MD, USA
Ayyaz, Naeem, University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore Pakistan
Brett Fleisch, University of California, Riverside, USA
Cetin, Enis, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey
Chaudhary, Abbas, Balochistan University of Information Technology, Quetta, Pakistan
Cyrus Shahabi, University of Southern California, Los Angeles,CA, USA
David Bader, Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA,USA
Farhan Baqai, Sony Corporation, San Jose, CA,USA
Farrukh Khan, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals,Dahran, Saudi Arabia
Ghani, Sayeed, Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Karachi, Pakistan
Irfan A. Essa, Georgia Tech, USA
Ishaq, Faiz M., COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT), Islamabad, Pakistan
Ishfaq Ahmad, University of Texas,Arlington, TX, USA
Ismaili, Imdad, University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Pakistan
Kamal Abdali. National Science Foundation, USA
Kamel, Ibrahim, Zayed University, UAE
Khan, Mohammad, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dahran, Saudi Arabia
Khan, Shahid, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT), Abbottabad, Pakistan
Malik, Naveed, Virtual University, Lahore, Pakistan
Maud, Muhammad, University Management & Technology, Lahore
Mohammad Zaki, Rensselaer Polytechnic institute, Troy, NY, USA
Mohsin Guizani. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI,USA
Naqvi, Sohail, Higher Education Commission, Islamabad, Pakistan
Neil Gershenfeld, MIT, Cambridge, MA,USA
Pathan, Mehmood,NED University of Engineering & Technology, Karachi, Pakistan
Rasheed, Khalid,International Islamic University, Islamabad, Pakistan
Rashid Ansari, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago,IL, USA
Sangi, Nazir, Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad, Pakistan
Shakeel Akhtar, United Arab Emirates University, UAE
Sheikh, Noor M.,University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan
Shih-Fu Chang, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
Vipin Kumar, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
Waleed Smari, University of Dayton, Dayton, OH, USA
Zaidi, Mohammad,National Institute of Information Technology, (NUST), Rawalpindi, Pakistan


Since its inception in 2003, the International Workshop on Frontiers of Information Technology has emerged as a leading forum
in Pakistan for IT professionals and researchers to discuss and present the latest research trends and results in the field
of Information Technology (IT).

FIT 2005, third in its series, promises to be another exciting event that will host leading IT researchers from across the
globe and will provide opportunity to build international research collaborations The topics of interest include, but are
not limited to:

* Communication and Networking
* IT Security
* Educational Technology
* IT Applications
* ICT in the Developing Countries
* Distributed and Collaborative Computing
* IT based Applications including digital government, e-commerce, e-learning and bioinformatics

IT researchers and practitioners with an interest in any of the above IT research areas are invited to submit original
unpublished papers describing their work (maximum 14 pages, single column single spaced) latest by August 30, 2005. Submitted papers will be accepted for presentation at the workshop on the basis of their originality and relevance using a
peer-review process. In addition the workshop proceedings will include invited visionary papers and presentations from renowned researchers and practitioners in related IT areas.

The schedule is as follows:
Draft Paper Due:
August 30, 2005

Notification of Acceptance
: October 14, 2005

Camera ready copy due:
November 14, 2005

For More Information:
Dr. Nadeem Daudpota
Chairman
Department of Computer Science
COMSATS Institute of Information Technology
University Road, Toba Camp, Abbottabad - NWFP, Pakistan.
Phone No: +92-992-383591-7 Ext. 330
Fax No: +92-992-383441
Emails: daudpota@ciit.net.pk, fit@lums.edu.pk
URL: http://suraj.lums.edu.pk/fit, http://www.ciit-atd.edu.pk/fit2005

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