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LINGUIST List 23.3776

Sun Sep 09 2012

Calls: Computational Linguistics/Palestinian West Bank and Gaza

Editor for this issue: Alison Zaharee <alisonlinguistlist.org>

Date: 09-Sep-2012
From: Guy Perrier <guy.perrierloria.fr>
Subject: Palestinian International Conference on Information and Communication Technology
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Full Title: Palestinian International Conference on Information and Communication Technology
Short Title: PICICT 2013

Date: 15-Apr-2013 - 16-Apr-2013
Location: Gaza, Palestinian West Bank and Gaza
Contact Person: Rhebi Baraka
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://fit.iugaza.edu.ps/picict/

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics

Call Deadline: 15-Dec-2012

Meeting Description:

Palestinian International Conference on Information and Communication Technology (PICICT 2013)
April 15-16, 2013
Faculty of Information Technology
Islamic University of Gaza
Gaza, Palestine

The conference aims to bring together researchers, scientists, engineers, and practitioners to exchange and share their experiences, new ideas, developments, applications and research results on all aspects of Information and communication Technology and discuss the practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted.

Conference Objectives:

- To be aware of and share the latest research and developmental results in Information Technology
- To discuss state of the art challenges and solutions in Information Technology
- To stimulate scientific research in Palestine and mix it with Arab and international expertise
- To gather experts inside Palestine and enhance research cooperation and establish a basis for joint research
- To study and discuss the status of IT infrastructure in Palestine and the Middle East

Organizer and Location:

PICICT 2013 is organized by the Faculty of Information Technology, the Islamic University of Gaza and will be held at: conference hall building, Islamic University of Gaza, main campus.

Call for Papers:

Topics of interest for submission include, but are not limited to:

- Software Engineering
- Databases
- Service Oriented Architecture
- WWW and Social Networks
- Mobile and Wireless Computing
- Multimedia
- Knowledge Management
- Data Mining
- Semantic Web
- Natural Language Processing
- Image Processing
- Management and Information Systems
- Geographical Information Systems
- Information Security
- Computer Mathematics
- Formal Methods
- Parallel and Distributed Computing
- Web Computing
- Grid Computing
- Cloud Computing
- Computer Architecture and Microprocessors
- Telecommunication and Network Technologies
- eLearning
- eGovernment
- eCommerce/eBusiness
- eHealth
- Status of Information Technology and Infrastructure in Palestine and the Middle East
- Legal and Ethical issues of Information Technology
- Green Technology

Submission of Abstracts and Papers:

Interested researchers are invited to submit their abstracts of one page summarizing their work. Upon acceptance of the abstract, they will submit a full IEEE style paper describing their work in a maximum of 6 single-spaced double column pages. Electronic submission in Microsoft Word or PDF format will be made available via PICICT2013 EasyChair conference system according to schedule.

Evaluation Process and Proceedings:

Authors whose articles are accepted by the conference's scientific committee will be notified and required to present their work in the conference. All accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings.

Organizing Committee:

Dr. Tawfiq Barhoom, General Chair, Dean Faculty of IT, Islamic University of Gaza, Palestine
Dr. Rebhi Baraka, Head of the organizing committee, Faculty of IT, Islamic University of Gaza, Palestine
Prof. Dr. Nabil Hewahi, Head of the scientific committee, Faculty of IT, Islamic University of Gaza, Palestine
Prof. Dr. Ayman Sakka, Faculty of Science, Islamic University of Gaza, Palestine
Dr. Hamed Fawareh, Faculty of Science and Information Technology, Zarqa University, Jordan
Dr. Zaigham Mahmood, Asst Head, DISYS (Distributed & Intelligent Systems) Research Group, University of Derby, UK
Dr. Mahmoud Saheb, Director of Quality Assurance Unit, Polytechnic University, Hebron, Palestine
Dr. Salman Talahmeh, President Assistant for Planning & Development, Ahliya University, Palestine
Dr. Alaa Alhalees, Faculty of IT, Islamic University of Gaza, Palestine
Dr. Adel Khelifi, Software Engineering Department, Alhosn University, UAE
Dr. Ashraf Alattar, Faculty of IT, Islamic University of Gaza, Palestine
Dr. Ayman Abu Samra, Faculty of Engineering, Islamic University of Gaza, Palestine
Dr. Hatem Elaydi, Faculty of Engineering, Islamic University of Gaza, Palestine
Dr. Yousuf Abu Shaaban, Faculty of Engineering and IT, Al- Azhar University, Gaza, Palestine
Dr. Manar Abu Talib, College of Information Technology, Zayed University, UAE
Dr. Mohammed Radi, Faculty of Applied Science, Alaqsa University, Gaza, Palestine
Dr. Yousef Abu Zer, Al-Quds Open University, West Bank, Palestine
Eng. Ehab Mortaja, Faculty of IT, Islamic University of Gaza, Palestine

Technical Support:

Dr. Raed Salha
Mr. Ramzi Abed
Mr. Ghasan Jabr
Mr. Mohmed Wlekawy

Correspondence:

Direct all correspondence to:

Dr. Rebhi Baraka, Faculty of Information Technology, Islamic University of Gaza
Tel. 00970 82860700 ext 2950
Fax. 00970 82860800
Email: rbarakaiugaza.edu.ps

Additional Information:

Visit the PICICT 2013 official website at:

http://fit.iugaza.edu.ps/picict/

Important Dates:

Abstract submission by September 15, 2012
Notification of acceptance by October 1, 2012
Paper submission (full paper) by December 15, 2012
Notification of acceptance by January 15, 2013
Final paper submission by February 1, 2013
Participants' registration by February 15, 2013
Conference dates: April 15-16, 2013



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