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EIDWT 2011 : The 2nd International Conference on Emerging Intelligent Data and Web Technologies


When Sep 7, 2011 - Sep 9, 2011
Where Tirana, Albania
Submission Deadline Mar 10, 2011
Notification Due May 10, 2010
Final Version Due Jul 1, 2015
Categories    databases   web

Call For Papers

The 2nd International Conference on Emerging Intelligent Data and Web
Technologies (EIDWT-2011)

in conjunction with
The 14-th International Conference on Network-Based Information Systems

Polytechnic University of Tirana
Tirana, Albania,
September 7 - 9, 2011


Submission Deadline: March 10, 2011
Authors Notification: May 10, 2011
Author Registration: June 10, 2011
Final Manuscript: July 1, 2011
Conference Dates: September 7 - 9, 2011

Aims and Scope

The 2-nd International Conference on Emerging Intelligent Data and Web
Technologies (EIDWT-2011) is dedicated to the dissemination of original
contributions that are related to the theories, practices and concepts of
emerging data technologies yet most importantly of their applicability in
business and academia towards a collective intelligence approach. In
particular, EIDWT-2011 will discuss advances about utilizing and exploiting
data generated from emerging data technologies such as Data Centers, Data
Grids, Clouds, Crowds, Mashups, Social Networks and/or other Web 2.0
implementations towards a collaborative and collective intelligence approach
leading to advancements of virtual organizations and their user communities.
This is because, current and future Web and Web 2.0 implementations will
store and continuously produce a vast amount of data, which if combined and
analyzed through a collective intelligence manner will make a difference in
the organizational settings and their user communities. Thus, the scope of
EIDWT-2011 is to discuss methods and practices (including P2P) which bring
various emerging data technologies together to capture, integrate, analyze,
mine, annotate and visualize data - made available from various community
users - in a meaningful and collaborative for the organization manner.
Finally, EIDWT-2011 aims to provide a forum for original discussion and
prompt future directions in the area.


Papers should be focused on past, current and emerging methods and/or use of
data technologies with a particular focus to collective intelligence. For
example: Data Stream, Click stream, Cloud Computing, Crowd Computing, Data
Annotation, Data Architecture, Data Capture, Data Clustering/Partitioning,
Data Discovery/Management, Data Grids, Data Integration, Data Management and
Knowledge Engineering, Data Mashups, Data Query Systems and Languages, Data
Push/Notification, Data Scheduling, Data/Text Mining, P2P, Reality Mining,
Data Visualization, Emerging Applications, Emerging/Enabling Collaborative
Data Technologies, Trust and Security, Web Science, Web 2.0, Ubiquitus

The main topic areas include, but are not limited to:

o Critical Reviews on Theory and Practices in Collective Intelligence
o User Communities/Virtual Organizational Structures and Dynamics
o Ad-Hoc Social Networking Analysis, Business Intelligence
o Self-organising Systems and Networks
o Self-adaptive Ant Colony, Swarm and Evolutionary Agents
o Data/Text Mining, Reality Mining, Data Clustering, Graph Partitioning
o Groupware, Social Networks (Web 2.0)
o Ontology Management, Semantic Web, Web Services, Multi-Agents
o Meta-Data, Annotation, Intra-/Inter Tagging, Inference Engines, Reasoning
o Architectures, Discovery, Retrieval, Scheduling, Allocation, Monitoring
o Enabling Technologies (Grids, P2P, Cloud, Crowds, Mashups, etc)
o Data Management, Data Growth, Storage, Implications
o Web and Ubiquitus Intelligence, Reality Mining
o Security, Trust and Reputation, Identity Management and Privacy
o Languages, Components, Programs, Knowledge Portals and/or Applications
o Developments or future concepts and frameworks in various settings
including (but not limited to) construction industry, transportation and
other control systems, sensors, smart spaces, disaster management
and threat detection, bioinformatics, environmental control, energy
consumption control, business, economics, supply-chain management, planning
and operations, etc.


Submit a full paper not more than eight pages (Proceedings Manuscript: two
column, single-spaced), including figures and references, using 10 font
size, and number each page. You can find instructions to format the
Proceedings Manuscript, at the following web page:

Prepare your paper in PDF file (Adobe format), and submit it electronically
to the EIDWT-2011 web page:


Accepted papers will be given guidelines in preparing and submitting the
final manuscript(s) together with the notification of acceptance.
Proceedings of the EIDWT-2011 will be published by Conference Publishing
Service. Presented papers at EIDWT-2011 will be considered for publication
in several Special Issues in refereed International Journals.


If you would like to organize a workshop, please submit a workshop proposal
including call for papers, number of papers to be accepted, contact person,
to the EIDWT-2011 workshop Co-Chairs by 31st December 2010. Workshop papers
will be published in the EIDWT-2011 proceedings. The
schedule of each workshop should follow the conference schedule.


Honorary Co-Chairs
Makoto Takizawa, Seikei University, Japan
Jorgaq Kacani, Rector of Tirana Polytechnic University, Albania

General Co-Chairs
Nik Bessis, University of Bedfordshire, UK
Fatos Xhafa, Technical University of Catalonia, Spain
Leonard Barolli, Fukuoka Institute of Technology, Japan

PC Co-Chairs
Ching-Hsien (Robert) Hsu, Chung Hua University, Taiwan

Miltos Petridis, University of Greenwich, UK

Workshop Co-Chairs
Florin Pop, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania

Eleana Asimakopoulou, University of Bedfordshire, UK

Award Co-Chairs
Hui-Huang Hsu, Tamkang University, Taiwan

Takahiro Hara, Osaka University, Japan

Publicity Co-Chairs
Dritan Nace, Universite de Technologie de Compiegne, France

Markus Aleksy, ABB AG Corporate Research Center, Germany

International Liaison Co-Chairs
David Taniar, Monash University, Australia

Beniamino Di Martino, Seconda Universita' di Napoli, Italy

Publication Co-Chairs
Tomoya Enokido, Rissho University, Japan

Valentin Cristea, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania

Local Arrangement Co-Chairs
Vladi Kolici, Tirana Polytechnic University, Albania
Bexhet Kamo, Tirana Polytechnic University, Albania
Olimpjon Shurdi, Tirana Polytechnic University, Albania

Treasure Chair
Valbona Barolli, Seikei University, Japan

Web Administrators
Ailixier Aikebaier, Seikei University, Japan
Makoto Ikeda, Seikei University, Japan

Track Area Co-Chairs

1. Virtual Communities and Organizations

Jemal Abawajy, Deakin University, Australia (
Mukaddim Pathan, CSIRO ICT Center, Australia (

Internet-based virtual communities and applications
Middleware and platforms for virtual communities
Social aspect of virtual communities and organizations
Virtual world and social network services
Marketing perspective of virtual communities
Distributed network protocols for virtual communities and organizations
Pervasive and Contextual Computing Systems in Practice
'Green' and Environmentally-conscious Design and virtual community
Authentication, Authority and Auditing for virtual communities
Entertainment Networks and multimedia playback in virtual communities
E-Health and Mobile Health Technologies in virtual communities
Human Computer Interaction in virtual communities and organizations

Giancarlo Fortino, University of Calabria, Italy (
Carlo Mastroianni, ICAR-CNR, Italy (
Ragib Hasan, Johns Hopkins University, USA (
Rajiv Ranjan, University of New South Wales, Australia
George Pallis, University of Cyprus, Cyprus (
Ram Krishnan, University of Texas at San Antonio, USA
Ekow Otoo, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa
Mukaddim Pathan, CSIRO, Australia
Ruppa K. Thulasiram, University of Manitoba, Canada
Abdelkarim Erradi, Qatar University, Qatar]
Parimala Thulasiraman, University of Manitoba, Canada
Michael Hobbs, Deakin Uinversity, Australia
Mustafa Mat Deris, UTHM, Malaysia
Sameer Bataineh, UAE

2. Social Networking and Mining

Carson K. Leung, University of Manitoba, Canada (
Paul Sant, University of Bedfordshire, UK (

Emerging intelligent social network data and web technologies
Emerging data mining applications
Social networks, Web 2.0, social search and mining
Social network/media analysis, analysis on social interaction,
Social reputation, influence, trust, privacy, risk and security
Business intelligence (BI) solutions in social contexts, user
Profiling, recommendation systems, personalized search and ranking
Web search, Web information management, Web mining, Web services
Data mining, knowledge discovery in databases (KDD), text mining
Frequent pattern mining, clustering, classification, anomaly detection
Data stream, click stream, data annotation, data architecture, data
Data integration, data cleaning, data quality
Information retrieval, data management, knowledge engineering
Visual analytics, data and result visualization, human-computer

Jose Alfredo F Costa, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte (UFRN),
Brazil (
Hamido Fujita, Iwate Prefectural University, Japan (
Benjamin C.M. Fung, Concordia University, Canada
Qi He, Pennsylvania State University, USA (
Richard McClatchey, University of the West of England (UWE) - Bristol, UK
Victor Muntes-Mulero, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya (UPC), Spain
Eric Pardede, La Trobe University, Australia (
Bin Zhou, Simon Fraser University, Canada (

3. Natural Inspired Computing for Collective Intelligence

Lei Shu, Osaka University, Japan (
Zhangbing Zhou, stitute Telecom & Management SudParis, France

- Social computing and social intelligence
- Service oriented computing and applications
- Service science
- Cyber physical systems and society
- Cognition and semantics
- Interactive semantics
- Human & social -level AI systems and methods
- Collaborative innovation
- Web of things

Sami Bhiri (Digital Enterprise Research Institute, Ireland)
Quang Trung Duong (Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden)
Xiaoping Sun (Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)
Hong Wu (University of Electronic Science and Technology of China)
Maciej Zaremba (Digital Enterprise Research Institute, Ireland)
Walid Gaaloul (Institute Telecom & Management SudParis, France)
Jeffrey Chan (Digital Enterprise Research Institute, Ireland)
Brahmananda Sapkota (University of Twente, The Netherlands)
Bin Guo (Institute Telecom & Management SudParis, France)
Hongguang Zhang (Institute Telecom & Management SudParis, France)
Lu Liu (University of Derby, UK)
Yishuai Chen (Beijing Jiaotong University, China)

4. Groupware and Online Campuses

Judy C. R. Tseng, Chung Hua University, Taiwan (
Jia-Jiunn Lo, Chung Hua University, Taiwan (

- Social computing
- Social learning networks
- Collaborative e-Learning
- Cooperative e-Learning
- Communities of practice
- Web 2.0 Technology and e-learning
- Mobile learning/Ubiquitous Learning
- Game-based learning

Stephen J.H. Yang, National Central University, Taiwan
Gang Kou, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China
Gwo Haur Hwang, Ling Tung University, Taiwan (
Hung-Chi Su, Arkansas State University, USA (
Chin-Chih Chang, Chung-Hua University, Taiwan (
Wen-Chih Chang, Chung-Hua University, Taiwan (
Carol H.C. Chu, Soochow University, Taiwan (
Peter Norrington, University of Bedfordshire, UK

5. Ontologies and Metadata Representation

Kuan-Chou Lai, National Taichung University, Taiwan
Jason Chi-Shun Hung, Overseas Chinese University, Taiwan

- Infrastructures, systems and services for knowledge organization
- Knowledge acquisition and extraction
- Knowledge repositories and archives
- Metadata generation, harvesting and exchange
- Metadata schemas and application profiles
- Ontology approaches, models, theories and languages
- Ontology development, integration and evaluation
- Ontology engineering
- RDF and OWL applications
- Semantic web and web services

Artem Chebotko,, University of Texas - Pan American,
Brahim Medjahed,, University of Michigan, USA
Chouyin Hsu,, Overseas Chinese University, TAIWAN
Dimitris Kanellopoulos,, University of Patras, GREECE
Elena Simperl,, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology,
Giovanni Semeraro,, University of Bari "Aldo Moro",
Gottfried Vossen,, University of Muenster,
Joseph T. Tennis,, University of Washington, USA

6. Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining

Alfredo Cuzzocrea, University of Calabria, Italy
Fabrizio Angiulli, University of Calabria, Italy,

- Knowledge Discovery Fundamentals
- Knowledge Discovery Methods
- Knowledge Discovery Algorithms
- Knowledge Discovery Applications
- Data Mining Fundamentals
- Data Mining Methods
- Data Mining Algorithms
- Data Mining Applications

Michelangelo Ceci, University of Bari, Italy,
Marco Fisichella, L3S Research Center, Germany,
Francesco Gullo, University of Calabria, Italy,
Wook-Shin Han, Kyungpook National University, Korea,
Jae-Gil Lee, KAIST, Korea,
Apostolos Papadopoulos, Aristotle University, Greece,
Robert Wrembel, Poznan University of Technology, Poland,
Eiko Yoneki, University of Cambridge, UK,
Xiaofang Zhou, The University of Queensland, Australia,
Jerome Darmont, University of Lyon 2, France,
Pat Martin, Queen's University, ON, Canada,
Stephane Bressan, National University of Singapore, Singapore,
Ranga Vatsavai, Oak Ridge Lab, TN, USA,

7. Data Centers and Cloud Computing

Omer Rana, Cardiff University, UK (
Richard Hill, University of Derby, UK (

* Software as a Service (SaaS)
* Virtualization technologies
* Web services
* Peer to peer computing
* Middleware frameworks
* IT Service and Relationship Management
* Fault tolerance and reliability
* Autonomic Computing
* Auditing, monitoring and scheduling
* Hardware as a Service (HaaS)
* Scalable Scheduling on Heterogeneous Architectures

Simon Caton, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
Kyle Chard, Argonne National Laboratory, USA
Mazin Yousif, IBM, Canada
Shantenu Jha, LSU (CCT), USA
Lee Gillam, University of Surrey, UK
Xiaoyu Chen, Brunel University, UK
Rajiv Ranjan, Melbourne University, Australia
Sai Narasimhamurty, Xyratex, UK
George Pallis, University of Cyprus
Rafael Tolosana, University of Zaragoza, Spain
Mark Baker, University of Reading, UK

8. Security, Trust and Reputation

Guojun Wang, Central South University, China (
Gregorio Martinez, University of Murcia, Spain (

- Identity management, authentication and access control
- Data and system integrity and confidentiality
- Definition and management of security policies
- Key distribution and management
- Prevention, detection and reaction design
- Privacy and anonymity technologies
- Secure cross-layer protocols and servicesIoannis
- Smart cards and secure hardware
- Trust and reputation models and theories
- Trust establishment
- Trust and reputation applied to distributed communication scenarios
- Risk analysis and management

Fei Wang, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
Felix Gomez, NEC Europe, Germany (,
Gaocai Wang, Guangxi University, China (
Jorge Bernal Bernabe, University of Murcia, Spain (
Jose M. Alcaraz, HP Labs, UK (
Juan M. Marin Perez, University of Murcia, Spain (
Kenji Saito, Keio University, Japan (
Longxiang Gao, Deakin University, Australia (,
Nicolai Kuntze, Fraunhofer Institute for Secure Information Technology,
Germany (
Sherali Zeadally, University of the District of Columbia, USA

9. Web Science and Business Intelligence

Ioannis E. Anagnostopoulos, University of Central Greece, Greece
Michalis Vafopoulos, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

-Web Science
-Web Intelligence
-Web Evolution
-Web Economics
-Mathematical Modeling of the Web
-Game Theory and the Web
-Knowledge Representation and Reasoning
-Semantic Knowledge Representation and Reasoning

Charalambos Bratsas, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Daniela Giordano, University of Catania, Italy (
Panagiotis Bamidis, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Stefan Dietze, Knowledge Media Institute, The Open University, UK
Angelos Michalas, Technological Educational Institute of Western
Macedonia, Greece (
Maria Bielikova, Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava, Slovakia
Vassili Loumos, National Technical University of Athens, Greece

10. Data Management and Information Retrieval

Yue-Shan Chang, National Taipei University, Taiwan (
Wei-Jen Wang, National Central University, Taiwan,

Data as a Service/ Data Service Architecture
Context-Aware Data integration/ Privacy-Aware Data Storage on grid/cloud
Meta-data management
Data clustering, Data partitioning, Data cleansing
Data/Information query scheme/NoSQL
Big data store techniques
Framework, Architecture, Modeling, and Ranking Algorithms of Information
Web IR, Distributed IR, peer to peer IR, Mobile IR, Multimedia IR,
Cross-language retrieval, Multilingual retrieval, Machine translation for
Intelligent data/information management

Jason J. Jung (Yeungnam University, Korea),
Jyh-Jian Sheu (National Dong Hwa University, Taiwan),
Ying Liu (National University of Singapore, Singapore),
Lizhe Wang (Indiana University, USA),
Chung-Ming Ou, (Kainan University, Taiwan),
Yo-Ping Huang (National Taipei University of Technolog, Taiwan),
Chao-Tung Yang (Tunghai University, Taiwan)
Shyan-Ming Yuan (Providence University, Taiwan),
Min Chen (Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea),


EIDWT-2011 General Co-Chairs

Nik Bessis, University of Bedfordshire, UK
E-mail: nik.bessis{at}

Fatos Xhafa, Technical University of Catalonia, Spain
E-mail: fatos.xhafa{at}

Leonard Barolli, Fukuoka Institute of Technology (FIT), Japan
E-mail: barolli{at}

Web Chair: (Elis)

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