Intelligent Systems @ ICEGOV 2014 : Intelligent Information Systems for Government Organizations @ ICEGOV 2014
Call For Papers
Call for Papers
Intelligent Information Systems for Government Organizations
8th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance
“The Rise of Data Post-2015 – Empowered Citizens, Accountable Institutions”
27 - 30 October 2014, Guimarães, Portugal
THEMATIC SESSION: INTELLIGENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS FOR GOVERNMENT
ORGANIZATIONS Intelligent Systems provide sophisticated technological solutions in a variety of areas,
like business, transportation, health, decision making processes, among others, and electronic governance
(e-Governance) is not an exception. This thematic session is oriented towards the following question: how
can novel information systems and computer science theoretical frameworks and/or new applications of
intelligent information systems can provide added value in the area of electronic governance?
This thematic session is focused on (but not strictly limited to) the following interest topics:
· Knowledge representation and reasoning for e-Governance
· Big data for enhancing public service delivery and policy-making
· Granular computing for enhanced public services
· Fuzzy sets and soft computing for e-Government
· Semantic technologies for e-Governance
· Social network analysis for government information networks
· Recommender systems technologies for e-Governance
· Intelligent information systems for smart governance
· Intelligent ICT solutions for e-Participation
· New advanced ICT-solutions for smart cities
· Intelligent Systems and e-Democracy
· Preservation and dissemination of cultural assets using intelligent systems
Completed or ongoing work can be submitted as research papers, experience papers, poster papers or
o Research papers – The papers that provide the results of complete or ongoing research in one or
more aspects of EGOV, with proven or potential capability to advance the state of research in the field.
Complete research papers are limited to 10 pages while ongoing research papers to 4 pages.
o Experience papers – The papers that describe completed or ongoing innovations in EGOV practice
or policy with proven or potential capability to advance the state of practice in the field including critical
success factors and insights on the challenges encountered and how they were or are addressed.
Complete experience papers are limited to 10 pages while ongoing experience papers to 4 pages.
o Poster papers – The papers that present new ideas and initiatives with potential to advance the
state of research and state of practice in the field. Poster papers are limited to 2 pages.
o Doctoral research papers – The papers submitted by doctoral students to describe their research
related to the topics of the conference. Doctoral research papers are limited to 4 pages.
o Preparation – All papers should be written in English and prepared using the Word template
http://www.acm.org/sigs/publications/pubform.doc within the page limits set for the corresponding
submission categories: 10 pages for completed research or experience papers, 4 pages for ongoing
research or experience papers or for doctoral research papers, and 2 pages for poster papers.
o Submission – All papers should be submitted without any means of identifying their authors through
http://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=icegov2014 by the First Submission Deadline.
o Review – All submitted papers will undergo a double-blind review by the Program Committee and
the authors will be notified about acceptance or rejection decisions by the Notification Deadline.
o Rights management – A right management form and complete instructions how to fill it will be sent
by the publisher to the authors of accepted papers. After completing the form online, the authors will
be emailed a copy of the form and the correct rights management text to add to their papers.
o Revision – Accepted papers must be revised to address reviewer comments, to add author names
and affiliations and to add the rights management text received above and resubmitted through
http://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=icegov2014 by the Final Submission Deadline.
PUBLICATIONS AND AWARDS
All accepted papers will appear in the conference proceedings on the condition that at least one author
registers before the Author Registration Deadline and presents the accepted paper at the conference. As
in previous years, electronic proceedings will be published by ACM Press (expected). In addition to
conference proceedings, special journal issues with selected conference papers and best paper awards
Submission Deadline: 1 July 2014
Notification of Acceptance: 8 August 2014
Camera ready Submission: 1 September 2014
Author Registration Deadline: 1 September 2014
Laboratory of Research and Development in Artificial Intelligence
Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering
Universidad Nacional del Sur
Bahía Blanca, Argentina
Flavio Soares Correa da Silva
Laboratory of Interactivity and Digital Entertainment
University of Sao Pablo
Sao Pablo, Brazil
Email: fcs @ime.usp.br
Institute of Information Systems (IWI)
University of Bern
For further questions or inquires, please contact the Session Chairs via email.