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LINGUIST List 18.85

Thu Jan 11 2007

Calls: Computational Ling/USA; Comp Ling, Syntax/USA

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        1.    Stephanie Chow, Eleventh International IEEE EDOC Conference
        2.    Stefan Müller, 14th International Conference on HPSG


Message 1: Eleventh International IEEE EDOC Conference
Date: 28-Dec-2006
From: Stephanie Chow <stephanie.chowuoit.ca>
Subject: Eleventh International IEEE EDOC Conference



Full Title: Eleventh International IEEE EDOC Conference
Short Title: EDOC 2007

Date: 15-Oct-2007 - 19-Oct-2007
Location: Annapolis, MD, USA
Contact Person: Profs Marcus Spies
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.edocconference.org

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics; Semantics

Subject Language(s): English

Call Deadline: 01-May-2007

Meeting Description:

Eleventh International IEEE EDOC Conference
(EDOC 2007) ”The Enterprise Computing Conference”

Preliminary

15-19 October 2007, Annapolis, MD USA
http://www.edocconference.org

Sponsored by
IEEE Computer Society (pending),
IEEE Communications Society (preliminary approval received)
Supported by
IEEE IT Professional (pending)
ACM SIGSOFT (pending)
Hosted by
MITRE Corporation, McLean, VA (pending)
United States Naval Academy (pending)

The EDOC Conference is the key annual event in enterprise computing. EDOC conferences address the full range of engineering technologies and methods contributing to enterprise distributed application systems. EDOC 2007 will be the eleventh event in the series of conferences, which since 1997 has brought together leading computer science researchers, IT decision makers, IT architects, solution designers and practitioners from academia, industry and government to discuss enterprise computing challenges, models and solutions. Today the creation, operation and evolution of enterprise computing systems comprises challenges that range from high-level requirements and policy modeling to the deployment and maintenance of solutions in and across customer businesses. Enterprise computing is based on a wide (and ever growing) range of methods, models, tools and technologies. The resulting applications also cover a broad spectrum of vertical domains and industry segments, from electronic and mobile commerce to real-time business applications for collaborating enterprises. In recent years, technologies related to business processes integration, management, execution and monitoring have become one of the top areas of interest in enterprise computing.

The EDOC Conference emphasizes the integration and management of enterprise computing research and development results, fostering an enterprise and social organizational engineering approach that can address and relate business, application, middleware and technical levels. The themes of openness and distributed computing, based on services, components and objects, provide a useful and unifying conceptual thread for this purpose.



Topics:

The EDOC program committee seeks high-quality papers addressing the domains, the life-cycle issues and the realization technologies involved in building, deploying and operating enterprise computing systems. Suggested areas include, but are not limited to:

* State of the art in distributed enterprise applications
- Middleware standards and architectures, such as CORBA, J2EE and .NET
- Application server solution deployment and maintenance
- Industry specific solutions, e.g. for aerospace, automotive, finance, logistics, medicine and telecommunications
- Innovative applications
* Integration of multimedia technologies
* Integration of embedded and mobile interactions
* Mobile ad hoc networks (MANETs)
* Enterprise computing metrics and environment
- Performance prediction and measurement
- Quality of service (QoS) and cost of service (CoS)
- Total cost of ownership (TCO) for enterprise computing implementations
- Evolution and management of enterprise computing systems
- Human and social organizational factors in enterprise computing
* SW engineering approaches to distributed enterprise applications
- Model driven architecture (MDA) and UML based approaches
- Modeling based on domain specific languages (DSL)
- Component based approaches compliant with the OMG enterprise collaboration architecture (ECA)
- Service oriented architectures (SOA) and enterprise service architectures (ESA)
- Collaborative development and cooperative engineering issues
- Organization and principles of software factories
* Web services
- IT aspects of inter-enterprise collaboration and virtual enterprises
- Evolution of web services specifications (e.g., WS-Adressing)
- Service policies and contract definitions and enforcement
- Service registries -
- Universal description, discovery and integration (UDDI) and its extensions
- Semantic service annotations and descriptions
- Emerging standards for semantic web services
* Business Process Management (BPM) Systems
- Business Process Modeling and Metamodels
- Business Process Monitoring and Intelligence
- Dynamically configurable BPs
- People integration in BPM Systems
* Business Rules
- Business rules languages and inference systems
- Business rules components
- Rule driven business process engines
* Identity Management and Distributed Access Control
- Security policy definition and description languages
- Security policy interoperability
- Distributed and federated access control
- Network public key infrastructures
- Service provisioning
- Inference mechanisms for policy enforcement
* Information and Data Integration
- Business object model methodologies and approaches
- Taxonomies, ontologies and business knowledge integration
- Master data management for the real-time enterprise (RTE)
- Information modeling and transformation across heterogeneous resources
- Integration of legacy applications and information systems

Submission guidelines
Two types of paper submissions will be accepted - research papers and experience reports or case studies.

Research papers should describe original research results that have not been accepted or submitted for publication elsewhere. These papers will be evaluated for scientific or technical contribution, originality, appropriateness and significance. Submissions should not exceed 12 pages in the IEEE format. Experience reports should describe new insights gained from case studies or the application of enterprise computing technology in practice. These papers will be evaluated on their appropriateness, significance and clarity of expression.

Submissions should contain at least 2,000 words and must not exceed 5,000 words.

The conference proceedings will be published by the IEEE Computer Society Press and accessible in the IEEE Xplore.

All papers will be refereed by at least 3 members of the international program committee, and at least two will be experts from industry in the case of experience reports. All submissions must be in English. Submissions should be made electronically in PDF (preferred) or PostScript format via the electronic submission system via the EDOC Conference Management system.

Journals associated with EDOC 2007
The selected best research papers will be considered for special issues in top notch journals. Further details will be announced soon.

A post-conference article is expected to be published on IEEE IT Professional. The article will cover the important topics and issues discussed in the conference. Please visit the IEEE IT Professional Web site for further information.

Important dates:
Conference Schedule
Abstract submission (optional) 30 March 2007
Paper submission due 1 May 2007
Acceptance notification 30 June 2007

Organizing Committee
General Chair
Donald W. Sparrow, Jr. (MITRE Corporation, USA)
Program Co-Chairs
Marcus Spies (University of Munich)
M. Brian Blake (Georgetown University)
Workshop Co-Chairs
Aniruddha Gokhale (Vanderbilt University)
Vijaykumar Rachamadugu (MITRE Corporation, USA)
Publicity Co-Chairs
Remco Dijkman (Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands)
Patrick C. K. Hung (University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada)

Steering Committee
Colin Atkinson, Chair (University of Mannheim, Germany)
Barrett Bryant (University of Alabama-Birmingham, USA)
Keith Duddy (DSTC, Australia)
Patrick C. K. Hung (University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada)
Zoran Milosevic (Deontik, Australia)
Maarten Steen (Telematica Instituut, The Netherlands)
Marten J. Van Sinderen (University of Twente, The Netherlands)
Guijun Wang (Boeing, USA)
Alain Wegmann (EPFL, Switzerland)

Program Committee
Jan Øyvind Aagedal (SINTEF, Norway)
Witold Abramowicz (Poznan University of Economics, Poland)
Dave Akehurst (University of Kent, UK)
Markus Aleksy (University of Mannheim, Germany)
Joao Paulo Almeida (Telematica Instituut, Netherlands)
Claudio Bartolini (Hewlett-Packard, USA)
James Bailey (University of Melbourne, Australia)
Andrew Berry (Deontik, Australia)
Jean Bézivin (University of Nantes, France)
Behzad Bordbar (Birmingham University, UK)
Indranil Bose (University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)
Christoph Bussler (Cisco Systems, Inc, USA.)
Coral Calero (University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain)
Patrick Y.K. Chau (University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)
Zhou Chen (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)
Reynold Cheng (Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong)
Chia-Chu Chiang (University of Arkansas at Little Rock, USA)
Dickson Chiu (Dickson Computer Systems, Hong Kong)
Fred Cummins (EDS, USA)
Ernesto Damiani (University of Milan, Italy)
Farhad Daneshgar (University of New South Wales, Australia)
Oscar Diaz (University of Basque Country, Spain)
Gillian Dobbie (University of Auckland, New Zealand)
Dieter Fensel (Digital Enterprise Research Institute, Austria)
Stephane Gagnon (New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA)
Gerald Gannod (Arizona State University, USA)
Claude Godart (Universite Henri Poincare, Nancy and INRIA, France)
Guido Governatori (University of Queensland, Australia)
Jun Han (Swinburne University of Technology, Australia)
Jan Hendrik Hausmann (University of Paderborn, Germany)
Pontus Johnson (Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden)
Eleanna Kafeza (Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece)
Axel Korthaus (University of Mannheim, Germany)
Thomas Kühne (Technische Universitat Darmstadt, Germany)
Asish Kundu (Purdue University, USA)
Lea Kutvonen (University of Helsinki, Finland)
Thomas Kwok (IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, USA)
Heinrich Hussmann (Munich University, Germany)
Marc Lankhorst (Telematica Instituut, Netherlands)
Fion Lee (Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong)
Ho-fung Leung (Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)
Frank Leymann (Stuttgart University, Germany)
Qing Li (City University, Hong Kong)
Yaping Lin (Hunan University, China)
Peter Linington (University of Kent, UK)
Claudia Linnhoff-Popien (Munich University, Germany)
Qusay Mahmoud (University of Guelph, Canada)
Carolyn McGregor (University of Western Sydney, Australia)
Jishnu Mukerji (Hewlett Packard, USA)
Francois Pacull (Xerox Research Europe, France)
George Papadopoulos (University of Cyprus, Cyprus)
Dunlu Peng (Fudan University, China)
Luís Ferreira Pires (University of Twente, Netherlands)
Frantisek Plasil (Charles University, Czech Republic)
Thomas Preuss (Fachhochschule Brandenburg, Germany)
Iman Hafiz Poernomo (King's College, UK)
Dick Quartel (University of Twente, Netherlands)
Rajeev Raje (Indiana University/Purdue University at Indianapolis, USA)
Kerry Raymond (Queensland University of Technology, Australia)
Tom Ritter (Fraunhofer Fokus, Germany)
Jose Raul Romero (University of Cordoba, Spain)
Tony Shan (Wachovia Bank, USA)
Timothy Shih (Tamkang University, Taiwan)
Yuqing Sun (Shandong University. China)
Richard Soley (Object Management Group, USA)
Susanne Strahringer (European Business School, Germany)
Yazhe Tang (University of Western Ontario, Canada)
Michiaki Tatsubori (IBM Tokyo Research Laboratory, Japan)
Kerry Taylor (CSIRO, Australia)
David Trastour (Hewlett-Packard, USA)
Vladimir Tosic (Lakehead University, Canada)
Sandy Tyndale-Biscoe (Open-IT, UK)
Antonio Vallecillo (University of Malaga, Spain)
Pieter van Gorp (University of Antwerp, Belgium)
Changzhou Wang (Boeing, USA)
Xiaoling Wang (Fudan University, China)
Andrew Watson (Object Management Group, USA)
Gerald Weber (University of Auckland, New Zealand)
Edward Willink (Thales Research and Technology, UK)
Andreas Wombacher (University of Twente, Netherlands)
Bryan Wood (Open-IT, UK)
Jian Yang (Macquarie University, Australia)
George Yee (National Research Council, Canada)
Benjamin Yen (University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)
Michael Zapf (University of Kassel, Germany)
Christian Zeidler (ABB Corporate Research, Germany)
Dan Zhang (University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada)
Kangmin Zheng (MITRE Corporation, USA)

Note: EDOC program inquires should be sent to program co-chairs Profs Marcus Spies (marcus.spiesderi.org) or M. Brian Blake (blakebcs.georgetown.edu).



Message 2: 14th International Conference on HPSG
Date: 28-Dec-2006
From: Stefan Müller <Stefan.Muellercl.uni-bremen.de>
Subject: 14th International Conference on HPSG



Full Title: 14th International Conference on HPSG
Short Title: HPSG 2007

Date: 21-Jul-2007 - 22-Jul-2007
Location: Stanford, CA, USA
Contact Person: Stefan Müller
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://hpsg.stanford.edu/HPSG07/

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics; Syntax

Call Deadline: 15-Feb-2007

Meeting Description:

This conference addresses linguistic, foundational, or computational issues relating to the framework of Head-Driven Phrase Structure Grammar.

The conference is combined with a workshop on Constructions and Grammatical Theory.

Abstracts are solicited for 20 minute presentations (followed by 10 minutes of discussion) which address linguistic, foundational, or computational issues relating to the framework of Head-Driven Phrase Structure Grammar.
Submissions

We invite online submissions of abstracts for presentations which should consist of two parts:

1. a separate information page in plain text format, containing
- author name(s)
- affiliation(s)
- e-mail and postal address(es)
- title of paper
2. an extended abstract of not more than 5 (five) pages, including all figures and references. Abstracts should be in PDF format.

We will use an online subscription system. All abstracts should be submitted via http://www.easychair.org/HPSG07 (Please direct any questions to the Program Committee Chair: Stefan.Muellercl.uni-bremen.de).

Abstracts for the main conference should mention 'HPSG-07' and abstracts for the workshop should mention 'Workshop-07' in the subject line. All abstracts will be reviewed anonymously by at least two reviewers. Authors are asked to avoid self-references in the abstracts. The Program Committee reserves the right to reassign accepted papers from the main conference to the workshop, and vice versa.

Important Dates

Abstract submission deadline: February 15, 2007
Notification of acceptance: April 15, 2007
Conference: July 21-22, 2007

Publication

The conference proceedings will be published online by CSLI publications. A call for contributions to the publications will be issued after the conference. Proceedings of previous conferences are available at http://csli-publications.stanford.edu/HPSG/. The final deadline for receipt of written versions of conference papers is October 15, 2007.

Program Committee for the Conference

Doug Arnold (Essex), Emily Bender (Washington), Olivier Bonami (Paris), Ann Copestake (Cambridge), Berthold Crysmann (Saarbrücken), Dan Flickinger (Stanford), Jong-Bok Kim (Kyung-Hee), Tibor Kiss (Bochum), Bob Levine (Ohio State), Detmar Meurers (Ohio State), Stefan Müller (Bremen; chair), Tsuneko Nakazawa (Tokyo), Gerald Penn (Toronto), Adam Przepiórkowski (Warsaw), Ivan Sag (Stanford; workshop co-convener), Jesse Tseng (LORIA, Nancy), Frank van Eynde (Leuven), Gertjan van Noord (Groningen), Gert Webelhuth (Göttingen; workshop co-convener), Stephen Wechsler (Texas).



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