4th International Symposium on Intelligent Distributed Computing (IDC 2010)

Venue: Tangier

Location: Tangier, Morocco

Event Date/Time: Sep 16, 2010 End Date/Time: Sep 18, 2010
Paper Submission Date: Apr 02, 2010
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4th International Symposium on Intelligent Distributed Computing IDC-2010
September 16-18, 2010, Tangier, Morocco


Organized by
IEEE Morocco Section
Software Engineering Department, University of Craiova, Romania

Intelligent computing covers a hybrid palette of methods and techniques derived from classical artificial intelligence, computational intelligence, and intelligent agents. Distributed systems contain loosely-coupled components running on different networked computers that communicate and coordinate their actions by message transfer. The emergent field of intelligent distributed computing is expected to pose special challenges of adaptation and fruitful combination of results of both areas with a great impact on the development of new generation intelligent distributed information systems. The aim of this symposium is to bring together researchers involved in intelligent distributed computing to allow cross-fertilization and synergy of ideas and to enable advancement of researches in the field.

The symposium welcomes submissions of original papers concerning all aspects of intelligent distributed computing ranging from concepts and theoretical developments to advanced technologies and innovative applications. Papers acceptance and publication will be judged based on their relevance to the symposium theme, clarity of presentation, originality and accuracy of results and proposed solutions. Topics include, but are not limited to:
- Intelligent service composition and orchestration
- E-service and Web intelligence
- Multi-agent systems
- Information extraction and retrieval in distributed environments
- Data mining and knowledge discovery in distributed environments
- Semantic and knowledge grids
- Intelligent integration of data and processes
- Distributed problem solving and decision making
- Ontologies and meta-data for describing heterogeneous resources and services
- Autonomic, adaptive and self-organising distributed computing and systems
- Intelligence in mobile, ubiquitous and pervasive computing
- Intelligence in cooperative information systems, groupware and workflows, virtual enterprises, social networks
- Intelligent distributed applications: e-business/e-commerce, e-learning, e-health, e-science, e-government, crisis/disaster/emergency management, social networks
- Peer-to-Peer systems
- Emerging behaviours in complex distributed systems
- Distributed nature-inspired and bio-inspired computing
- Modelling and simulation of intelligent distributed systems
- Knowledge integration and fusion from distributed sources
- Trust, reputation, security and privacy

Paper Submission and Publication
All accepted papers will be included in the Symposium Proceedings, which will be published by Springer as part of their series Studies in Computational Intelligence: http://www.springer.com/series/7092. Papers should have at most 10 pages length and must be formatted according to Springer format.

Submissions and reviews are automatically handled by a system provided by the organizers. Please submit your paper here: http://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=idc2010

Extended versions of the best papers accepted and presented at this symposium may be considered for publication in a Special Issue of an internationally recognized journal.

Important dates
Full paper submission: April 2, 2010
Notification of acceptance: May 7, 2010
Final (camera ready) paper due: June 4, 2010
Symposium: September 16-18, 2010


On behalf of the IDC-2010 PC,
* Mohammad Essaaidi, Abdelmalek Essaadi University, Morocco
* Michele Malgeri, University of Catania, Italy
* Costin Badica, University of Craiova, Romania