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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
The submission deadline is June 5, 2011.
In addition, authors of selected papers will be invited to submit extended
article versions to one of the IARIA Journals:

============== CENTRIC 2011 | Call for Papers ===============


CENTRIC 2011: The Fourth International Conference on Advances in
Human-oriented and Personalized Mechanisms, Technologies, and Services

October 23-28, 2011 - Barcelona, Spain

General page:

Call for Papers:

- regular papers
- short papers (work in progress)
- posters

Submission page:

Submission deadline: June 5th, 2011

Sponsored by IARIA,

Extended versions of selected papers will be published in IARIA Journals:

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invited to submit complete unpublished papers, which are not under review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 comply with the Editorial rules:

CENTRIC 2011 Topics (topics and submission details: see CfP on the site)

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

Personalization of ICT services and devices; Personalization of eHealth
services; Personalization related to ICT in cars; Adaptive
personalization; Supporting the user in initial set-up of user profiles;
Personalization and user profile management; Preferences for
personalization in manufacturers' devices; Standardization

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*

Vitaly Klyuev, University of Aizu, Japan
Mario Hoffmann, Fraunhofer-Institute for Secure Information Technology
(SIT) - Darmstadt, Germany
Guadalupe Ortiz, University of Cádiz, Spain

*CENTRIC 2011 Research Institute Liaison Chairs*

R. Hariprakash, Bharath Institute of Higher Education &. Research -
Chennai, India
Muhammad Iftikhar, University of Malaysia Sabah, Malaysia
Kong Cheng, Telcordia Technologies - Piscataway, USA
Gottfried Zimmermann, Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen, Germany

*CENTRIC 2011 Industry/Research Chairs*

Eve Maler, Forrester Research, USA
Rainer Falk, Siemens AG - München, Deutschland
Juong-Sik Lee, Nokia Research Center - Palo Alto, USA


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