LINGUIST List 24.1297

Fri Mar 15 2013

Calls: Computational Linguistics/Canada

Editor for this issue: Alison Zaharee <>

Date: 15-Mar-2013
From: David Brown <>
Subject: International Conference on Information Society
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Full Title: International Conference on Information Society Short Title: i-Society 2013
Date: 24-Jun-2013 - 26-Jun-2013 Location: Toronto, Canada Contact Person: David Brown
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:
Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics

Call Deadline: 31-Mar-2013

Meeting Description:

The i-Society 2013 is Technical Co-Sponsored by IEEE Toronto Section. The i-Society is a global knowledge-enriched collaborative effort that has its roots from both academia and industry. The conference covers a wide spectrum of topics that relate to information society, which includes technical and non-technical research areas.

The mission of i-Society 2013 conference is to provide opportunities for collaboration of professionals and researchers to share existing and generate new knowledge in the field of information society. The conference encapsulates the concept of interdisciplinary science that studies the societal and technological dimensions of knowledge evolution in digital society. The i-Society bridges the gap between academia and industry with regards to research collaboration and awareness of current development in secure information management in the digital society.

Call for Papers:

The topics in i-Society 2013 include but are not confined to the following areas:

New Enabling Technologies:

- Internet technologies- Wireless applications- Mobile applications- Multimedia applications- Protocols and standards- Ubiquitous computing- Virtual reality- Human computer interaction- Geographic information systems- e-Manufacturing- Computational linguistics

Intelligent Data Management:

- Intelligent agents- Intelligent systems- Intelligent organisations- Content development- Data mining- e-Publishing and digital libraries- Information search and retrieval- Knowledge management- e-Intelligence- Knowledge networks

Secure Technologies:

- Internet security- Web services and performance- Secure transactions- Cryptography- Payment systems- Secure protocols- e-Privacy- e-Trust- e-Risk- Cyber law- Forensics- Information assurance- Mobile social networks- Peer-to-peer social networks- Sensor networks and social sensing


- Collaborative learning- Curriculum content design and development- Delivery systems and environments- Educational systems design- e-Learning organisational issues- Evaluation and assessment- Virtual learning environments and issues- Web-based learning communities- e-Learning tools- e-Education


- Global trends- Social inclusion- Intellectual property rights- Social infonomics- Computer-mediated communication- Social and organisational aspects- Globalisation and developmental IT- Social software


- Data security issues- e-Health policy and practice- e-Healthcare strategies and provision- Medical research ethics- Patient privacy and confidentiality- e-Medicine


- Democracy and the citizen- e-Administration- Policy issues- Virtual communities


- Digital economies- Knowledge economy- eProcurement- National and international economies- e-Business ontologies and models- Digital goods and services- e-Commerce application fields- e-Commerce economics- e-Commerce services- Electronic service delivery- e-Marketing- Online auctions and technologies- Virtual organisations- Teleworking- Applied e-business- Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)


- Legal issues- Patents- Enabling technologies and tools


- Natural sciences in digital society- Biometrics- Bioinformatics- Collaborative research

Industrial Developments:

- Trends in learning- Applied research- Cutting-edge technologies

Research in Progress:

- Ongoing research from undergraduates, graduates/postgraduates and professionals

For more details, please visit

Important Dates:

Paper submission date: March 31, 2013Short paper (extended abstract or work in progress): March 1, 2013Notification of paper acceptance /rejection: April 15, 2013Notification of short paper (extended abstract/work in progress) acceptance /rejection: March 20, 2013Camera ready paper and short paper due: April 30, 2013Workshop/tutorial proposal submission: March 15, 2013Notification of workshop/tutorial acceptance: March 25, 2013Special track proposal submission: March 1, 2013Notification of special track acceptance/rejection: March 20, 2013Poster/demo proposal submission: March 31, 2013
Notification of poster/demo acceptance: April 10, 2013
Participant(s) registration (open): January 1, 2013 to June 23, 2013Early bird attendee registration deadline (authors and participants): January 1, 2013 to March 31, 2013Late bird attendee registration deadline (authors only): April 1, 2013 to May 18, 2013Conference dates: June 24-26, 2013

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