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ICAS 2012 : Second International Workshop on Intelligent Context-Aware Systems - conjunction with - The 6th International Conference on Complex, Intelligent, and Software Intensive Systems


When Jul 4, 2012 - Jul 6, 2012
Where Palermo, Italy
Submission Deadline Dec 1, 2011
Notification Due Feb 15, 2012
Final Version Due Mar 15, 2012
Categories    intelligent systems   soft computing   information science   artificial intelligence

Call For Papers

The Second International Workshop on Intelligent Context-Aware Systems (ICAS 2012)
To be held in conjunction with

The 6th International Conference on Complex, Intelligent, and Software Intensive Systems (CISIS 2012)


Sanpaolo Palace Hotel, Via Messina Marine, 91 - Palermo, Italy


Conference dates: July 4-6, 2012

Important dates:

Submission date:
January 20, 2012

Authors Notification:

February 15, 2012

Author Registration:
March 15, 2012

Final Manuscript:
MARCH 15, 2012

Workshop Scope and Description

Awareness is the ability to be smart in interpreting feelings and perceptions. Context is inherently complex, its effective use in intelligent context-aware systems representing a protracted and difficult challenge that has to date not been effectively addressed. In Contextual Computing, a context definition should include contextual information to enable systems to effectively and precisely understand users and their situated role (a situated role describing the current situation and environment individual users experience during their interaction with the system) while reacting dynamically to the users feelings and perceptions.

Intelligent context-aware systems include context awareness, intention awareness, situation awareness, location awareness, risk awareness, safety awareness, opportunity awareness, etc. The ultimate goal is to build smart context-aware systems and aware-based applications in theoretical and practical developments.

The aim of the workshop is to present topical and innovative research utilizing intelligent context-aware computing systems and technologies to address theoretical and practical issues in a diverse and heterogeneous range of application domains. This workshop provides a forum for engineers, researchers, and scientists to exchange the latest results of Intelligent Context-Aware Systems. The workshop seeks original contributions in all relevant areas addressing the fundamentals and developments in intelligent context and its use in context-aware systems including (but not limited to) the following topics:

Topics of Interest

Intelligent Context-Aware Applications and Systems include context/background awareness, intention/preference awareness, situation awareness, location awareness, risk awareness, safety awareness, opportunity awareness, etc.
Intelligent Context-Aware Hybrid Systems include Collaborative Systems, E-learning Applications, Distributed Distance Learning Networked Systems, and Networking Information Systems
Awareness for ubiquitous/ service computing includes Personalization, Targeted Service Provision, Ubiquitous Context-Aware Mobile Learning (m-learning), Ubiquitous Surveys, and Context-Aware Ubiquitous mobile Health Care.
Awareness for Web Technologies includes Ontology and Semantic Web Technologies.
Context-aware and intelligent networking include Context-Aware Mobile and Smart information systems
Database and Knowledge management issues in Context-Aware Systems

Call for Papers
A text and pdf copy of the call for papers is available from:

A text copy of the call for the paper
A pdf copy of the call for the paper

Submission Guidelines
Authors are invited to submit research papers in English in a 6 page two column format. Submission will use the EDAS ( conference system for: paper submission and review, author notification, and registration. The submission link is: Details of conference paper templates and author guidelines can be located at:

Workshop Co-Chairs

Philip Moore: Birmingham City University, Birmingham, UK.

Contact: ptmbcu(att)
Hai V. Pham: Ritsumeikan University

Contact: hai(att) / haivnu(att)

Philip Moore

School of Computing, Telecommunications and Networks, Birmingham City University Birmingham, UK.

philip.moore(att) / ptmbcu(att) - hai(att)

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All papers will be peer-reviewed by members of the ICAS-2012 program committee and selected reviewers. Reviews will be based on their originality, significance, relevance, and clarity of presentation. Accepted papers will be given guidelines in preparing, formatting, and submitting the final manuscript(s) together with the notification of acceptance. The Conference Proceedings will be published by Conference Publishing Services (CPS). Presented papers will be considered for publication in a Special Issue of the Int. J. of Artificial Intelligence and Soft Computing: “Advances in Intelligent Context-Aware Systems” published by Inderscience

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