International Symposium on Computer and Information Sciences (ISCIS 2009)

Venue: Middle East Technical University, Northern Cyprus Campus

Location: Guzelyurt, Cyprus

Event Date/Time: Sep 14, 2009 End Date/Time: Sep 16, 2009
Paper Submission Date: Apr 30, 2009
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CALL FOR PAPERS
24th International Symposium on Computer and Information Sciences
ISCIS 2009
Guzelyurt, Northern Cyprus,
September 14-16,2009
Middle East Technical University,
Northern Cyprus Campus

http://iscis.metu.edu.tr

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This year, the 24th of the International Symposium on Computer and Information
Sciences will be organized by the Middle East Technical University. The
Symposium will be held on September 14-16, 2009 in METU Northern Cyprus Campus.

We kindly invite you to submit papers for the twentyfourth of the ISCIS series
of conferences that bring together scientists and engineers from around the
world. This year's conference will be held in Northern Cyprus, a beautiful
Mediterranean island.

Extended versions of selected papers in ISCIS 2009 will be published in
The Computer Journal
(http://oxfordjournals.org/our_journals/computer_journal/changes.html)

Topics of Interest:
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Computer Vision, Pattern Recognition and Image Processing:
Computer Vision, Video Processing, Pattern Analysis and Recognition

World Wide Web:
Web Data Management, Web Information Systems, Web Mining Data

Database Management Systems:
Data Extraction and Reporting, Information Retrieval, Multimedia Databases,
Parallel, Distributed, and Grid Databases, Query Processing and
Optimization, Database Indexing and Search, Database Modeling and Design,
Spatial and Temporal Databases

Bioinformatics and Bioengineering:
Biomedical Data Mining and Engineering, Molecular Sequence/Structure
Databases, Functional Genomics, Proteomics, Microarray Technologies,
Bio-imaging, Biomedical & Biological Sensors, Tissue Engineering

AI, Machine Learning and Data Mining:
Evolutionary Computation, Knowledge Representation and Reasoning, Natural
Language Processing, Robotics, Machine Learning and Data Mining, Data
Warehousing and OLAP

Networks, Parallel and Distributed Computing:
Wireless Communication and Networks, Optical Networks Multimedia
Communication and Software, Network Security, Parallel and Distributed
Programming, Grid and Cluster Computing Peer to Peer computing


Special Sessions:
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The following list of special sessions have also been approved for ISCIS
2009:

- Special Session on Cognitive Cybernetics and Brain Modeling
- Special Session on Computer Graphics
- Special Session on Biological Data Management, Mining, and Analysis
- Special Session on NLP
- Special Session on Multiagent systems
- Special Session on Audio Speech and Language Technologies
- Special Session on Software Engineering
- Special Session on Software Quality
- Special Session on Software Validation & Verification (V&V)

Special sessions will be chaired by the session organizers and the papers will
be reviewed by session's PC. The accepted papers will be published in ISCIS
2009 conference proceedings.


Important Dates:
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Submission of papers: April 30, 2009
Notification of acceptance: June 15, 2009
Camera ready and registration due: July 1, 2009
Symposium date: September 14-16, 2009


Paper Submission and Publication:
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Authors are invited to submit manuscripts written in English. Papers must
contain original work not published or under revision elsewhere. All submitted
papers will be reviewed by the Program Committee on the basis of technical
quality, relevance, significance, and clarity. Papers should be prepared
following IEEE format, double column, minimum 10pt fonts and up to 6 pages.
The proceedings will be published by IEEE and included in the IEEE digital
library. Submission implies the willingness of at least one author per paper
to register, attend the symposium and present the paper. The submissions will
be through the electronic submission system at
http://iscis.metu.edu.tr/submission

Organizing Committee
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Honorary Chair: Erol Gelenbe
General Chair: Fatos Tunay Yarman-Vural
Program Committee Co-Chairs: Adnan Yazici, I. Hakki Toroslu
Publication Chair: Tolga Can
Publicity Chair: Pinar Senkul
Local Organization Chair: Ozlem Uzuner
Web Management: Ozgur Kaya, Ahmet Sacan
General Secretary: Mete Ozay

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