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Mon Jun 15 2009

Calls: Computational Linguistics/Bulgaria

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        1.    Preslav Nakov, S3T 2009: International Conference on Software, Services and Semantic Technologies

Message 1: S3T 2009: International Conference on Software, Services and Semantic Technologies
Date: 15-Jun-2009
From: Preslav Nakov <nakovcomp.nus.edu.sg>
Subject: S3T 2009: International Conference on Software, Services and Semantic Technologies
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Full Title: S3T 2009: International Conference on Software, Services and
Semantic Technologies
Short Title: S3T

Date: 28-Oct-2009 - 29-Oct-2009
Location: Sofia, Bulgaria
Contact Person: Darina Dicheva
Meeting Email: dichevadwssu.edu
Web Site: http://s3t.uni-sofia.bg/

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics

Call Deadline: 29-Jun-2009

Meeting Description:

S3T 2009: International Conference on Software, Services and Semantic

October 28-29, 2009, Sofia, Bulgaria


S3T 2009 will provide a forum for connecting researchers and international
research communities for worldwide dissemination and sharing of ideas and
results in the areas of Software and Services and Intelligent Content and
Semantics. Five coherently interrelated tracks will be arranged in the
two-day conference including Software and Services, Intelligent Content and
Semantics, Technology Enhanced Learning, Knowledge Management, and Business
Intelligence. Researchers and graduate students are welcomed to participate
in paper presentations and panel discussions under the themes of the
conference tracks.

Call for Papers:

Submission deadline: June 29, 2009

Conference Tracks and Topics:

We invite original contributions addressing (but not limited to) one or
more of the following topics:

Track: Software and Services:

- Software Quality and Testing
- Software Architectures
- Software Processes and Management
- Software Design Tools and Techniques
- Reusable Software and Interoperability

Track: Intelligent Content and Semantics:

- Ontologies and Semantic Web Technologies
- Social Networks and Collective Intelligence
- Information Extraction and Visualisation
- Intelligent Information Retrieval
- Text/Web/Content Mining
- Personalization and Adaptation

Track: Technology Enhanced Learning:

- Building Learning Communities
- Lifelong Competence Development
- Motivation, Metacognition, and Affect in Learning Systems
- Pedagogical and Organizational Frameworks
- Learning Content Management Systems and Services
- Educational Digital Repositories

Track: Knowledge Management:

- Knowledge Creation and Sharing
- Knowledge Management Systems
- Knowledge Management Performance Criteria
- Knowledge Management Models, Patterns and Case Studies
- Innovation Management

Track: Business Intelligence:

- Business Intelligence Methodology and Developments
- Data Warehousing
- Business Analitics and Data Visualisation
- Data Mining
- Business Performance Management
- Business Intelligence Governance

Important Dates:

Submission of papers: June 29, 2009 (Extended)
Notification of acceptance: July 29, 2009
Submission of final versions: August 25, 2009


We invite the submission of full papers (8 pages), short papers (5 pages),
and poster abstracts (2 pages). Authors should use the Springer LNCS format
(http://www.springer.com/lncs). Important: Authors should clearly indicate
the track and the type of the contribution (e.g. as sub-title). Papers must
be submitted as PDF or MS Word documents through the EasyChair submission
system at https://www.easychair.org/login.cgi?conf=s3t2009 All papers will
be peer-reviewed by at least two members of the program committee. At least
one author should attend the conference to present the paper.


Best paper awards are set up to encourage submission of high-quality papers
on related research. Awards will be presented to the Best Student Paper and
the Best Conference Paper. Ten travel awards (covering the conference fee
and accommodation) will be offered to young researchers /PhD students to
present their research at the conference.


Conference Chair:

Roumen Nikolov, Sofia University, Bulgaria

Program Chair:

Darina Dicheva, Winston-Salem State University, USA

Referred Papers Track Chairs:

Sylvia Ilieva, Sofia University, Bulgaria (Software and Services)
Ivan Koychev, Sofia University (Intelligent Content and Semantics)
Petko Ruskov, Sofia University, Bulgaria (Knowledge Management)
Krassen Stefanov, Sofia University, Bulgaria (Technology Enhanced Learning)
Kamelia Stefanova, University of National and World Economy, Bulgaria
(Business Intelligence)

Program Committee:

Vasil Alexandrov, University of Reading, UK
Galia Angelova, Bulgarian Academy of Science, Bulgaria
Lora Aroyo, Free University Amsterdam, Netherlands
Reneta Barneva, State University of New York at Fredonia, USA
Maria Bielikova, Slovak University of Technology, Slovakia
Boyan Bontchev, Sofia University, Bulgaria
Pavel Boytchev, Sofia University, Bulgaria
Svetla Boytcheva, SULSIT, Bulgaria
Teodora Bozheva, European Software Institute, Spain
Daniel Burgos, ATOS Origin, Spain
Ivica Crnkovic, Malardalen University, Sweden
Lidia Galabova, Technical University Sofia, Bulgaria
Olga Georgieva, Sofia University, Bulgaria
Alexander Grigorov, Sofia University, Bulgaria
Ricardo Jardim-Goncalves, UNINOVA Institute, Portugal
Elissaveta Gourova, Sofia University, Bulgaria
Christo Dichev, Winston-Salem State University, USA
Milena Dobreva, University of Strathclyde, UK
Gabriella Dodero, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy
Martin Dzbor, The Open University, UK
Avram Eskenazi, Bulgarian Academy of Science, Bulgaria
Mark Harris, Intel Education Manager, Europe, Middle East, Africa
Panos Hahamis, University of Westminster, UK
Jelena Jovanovic, University of Belgrade, Serbia
Valentin Kisimov, University of National and World Economy, Bulgaria
Piet Kommers, University of Twente, Netherlands
Rob Koper, Open University, Netherlands
Franz Lehner, University of Passau, Germany
Ognian Nakov, Technical University Sofia, Bulgaria
Preslav Nakov, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Iliana Nikolova, Sofia University, Bulgaria
Maria Nisheva, Sofia University, Bulgaria
Toshio Okamoto, UEC, Japan
Radoslav Pavlov, Bulgarian Academy of Science, Bulgaria
Kalin Penev, Southampton Solent University, UK
Ivan Popchev, Bulgarian Academy of Science, Bulgaria
Atanas Radenski, Chapman University, USA
Dimitris Sanopoulus, CERTH, Greece
Giovanni Semeraro, Universita' di Bari, Italy
Ignacio Solers, Atos Research and Innovation, Spain
Peter Stanchev, Kettering University, USA
Slavi Stoyanov, Open University, Netherlands
Milena Stoycheva, CEO JA, Bulgaria
Giancarlo Succi, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy
Hristo Traykov, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria
Giorgio Valle, Universita' degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Julita Vasileva, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
Todor Yalamov, ARC Fund, Bulgaria
Vladimir Zanev, Columbus State University, USA

Local Organising Committee:

Local Committee Chair: Eliza Stefanova
Sponsorship: Victoria Damyanova
Publishing: Eugenia Kovatcheva
Finances: Marin Barzakov
Local Arrangements: Stanimira Yordanova
Technical Support & Equipment: Atanas Georgiev



Please visit the conference official website at http://s3t.uni-sofia.bg/
for full details.
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