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Please consider to contribute to and/or forward to the appropriate groups
the following opportunity to submit and publish original scientific

============== CENTRIC 2010 | Call for Papers ===============


CENTRIC 2010: The Third International Conference on Advances in
Human-oriented and Personalized Mechanisms, Technologies, and Services
August 22-27, 2010 - Nice, France

General page:
Call for Papers:

Submission deadline: March 20, 2010

Sponsored by IARIA,
Extended versions of selected papers will be published in IARIA Journals:
Publisher: CPS ( see: )
Archived: IEEE CSDL (Computer Science Digital Library) and IEEE Xplore
Submitted for indexing: Elsevier's EI Compendex Database, EI's Engineering
Information Index
Other indexes are being considered: INSPEC, DBLP, Thomson Reuters
Conference Proceedings Citation Index

Please note the Poster Forum and Work in Progress options.

The topics suggested by the conference can be discussed in term of
concepts, state of the art, research, standards, implementations, running
experiments, applications, and industrial case studies. Authors are
invited to submit complete unpublished papers, which are not under review
in any other conference or journal in the following, but not limited to,
topic areas.

All tracks are open to both research and industry contributions, in terms
of Regular papers, Posters, Work in progress, Technical/marketing/business
presentations, Demos, Tutorials, and Panels.

Before submission, please check and conform with the Editorial rules:

CENTRIC 2010 Tracks (tracks' topics and submission details: see CfP on the

Centric views
User centricity: I-centric versus We-centric; User-centric in
service-centric systems; User-centric business models; User-centric
requirements in network-centric approaches; User-centric and critical
time-centric applications and services; User information access behavior;
User-centric professional attackers; User-centric data mining;
User-centric data aggregation; Personalized seeking and personalized
sharing; Contextual user information facets; User-oriented ontology; User
empowerment: awareness and control; User-centric trust models

Privacy and anonymity
Anonymity and pseudonymity; Attacks against de-identified data; Data
anonymity; Consent-based privacy disclosure; Private digital assets;
Disclosure control techniques; Information loss assessment; Risk
assessment for shared information; Privacy and anonymity ontology; Privacy
technologies; User location anonymity techniques; Privacy preserving data
and text mining; Privacy and anonymity in specialized applications
/healthcare. databases, information retrieval, social networks, etc./;
Legal aspects in privacy and anonymity

User-centric supporting mechanisms
Machine learning and artificial neural networks; Network control and
feedback with man-in-the-loop; Personalized storage and information
retrieval with user-context; Service discovery using user profile;
Personalized navigation and visualization; Semantic web services; Advanced
personalization techniques for semantic wikis; Application of advanced
reasoning maintenance; Reasoning on user modeling and personalization;
Information extraction and semantic web technologies with personalization
and user modeling; Quality of experience

User-centric networking and services
Personal profiles, preferences; Identity; Reputation; User profiles;
Proximity and context-aware services; Social communities; User adapted
services; Trust, privacy, security; Community services; Location services;
Web 2.0 and Web 3.0; Key exchange, certificate handling, smartcards;
Personal devices; Managing identity and security - identity provider; Home
content access and rights management

User-centric advanced applications
Humanoids; Unmanned systems; On-body antennas; Body networks and devices;
Preventive and personalized medicine; Anticipative systems for diagnosis
and maintenance; Emergency and medical response systems; eHealth and
telemedicine services; Personal entertainment

Technologies for personalized services
Personnel tracking; Presence automatic control; Remote home security
control; User-centric recommender services; Identity management;
Contactless radio: RFID, NFC; Proximity radio: Bluetooth, WLAN; Broadband
and wireless broadband distribution; Ambient wireless and broadband
networks; Social engineering and social networks; IPTV and Quadruple Play

CENTRIC Advisory Chairs
Petre Dini, Concordia University, Canada / IARIA
Mario Hoffmann, Fraunhofer-Institute for Secure Information Technology
(SIT) - Darmstadt, Germany
Vitaly Klyuev, University of Aizu, Japan
Josef Noll, ConnectedLife@UNIK / UiO- Kjeller, Norway

CENTRIC 2010 Research Institute Liaison Chair
R. Hariprakash, Bharath Institute of Higher Education &. Research -
Chennai, India
Françoise Petersen, Apica- Sophia-Antipolis, France

CENTRIC 2010 Industry/Research Chairs
Marco Bruti, Telecom Italia Sparkle S.p.A. - Rome, Italy
Kong Cheng, Telcordia Technologies - Piscataway, USA
Rainer Falk, Siemens AG - München, Deutschland
Arun Kumar, IBM Research - New Delhi, India

Committee members:

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