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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 11:57:39 +0100
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--------- IDC 2015 – Call for Special Sessions ---------

(We apologize for multiples copies
Please distribute this Call among your colleagues)

IDC 2015
9th International Symposium on Intelligent Distributed Computing
University of Minho, Guimarães, Portugal

7th-9th October 2015


The emergent field of Intelligent Distributed Computing focuses on the
development of a new generation of intelligent distributed systems. It
faces the challenges of adapting and combining research in the fields of
Intelligent Computing and Distributed Computing.

IDC'15 Special Sessions will be a very useful tool in order to complement
the regular program with new or emerging topics of particular interest in
the field of Intelligent Distributed systems. Special Sessions that
emphasize on multi-disciplinary and transversal aspects, as well as
cutting-edge topics are especially encouraged and welcome.

All papers accepted for publication in the Special Sessions will be
published in the IDC 2015 proceedings published by Springer in the
Computational Intelligence.


Special sessions proposals should not exceed 3 pages and must be submitted
electronically, in PDF, to the conference email: [log in to unmask]

The proposal should contain the following information:
• Special sessions title.
• A brief description of the specific scientific/technical scope of the
special sessions (max 500 words).
• A list of topics of interest (max 15 topics).
• The reasons why the special session should be held within IDC’2015.
• Name, postal address, phone and email address of all the members of the
International Organizing Committee.
• Identification of the member of the Organizing Committee who is the
contact person.
• The list of members of the proposed Special Session Program Committee.
• A preliminary version of the Special Session Call for Papers.
• Planned forms of publicizing the Special Session.
• A list of audio-visual or technical requirements and any special room
• Specific initiatives to support and improve the quality of the overall

Proposals are due before November 10th, 2014 and should be sent by e-mail,
the Special Session Committee (see below).

Special Sessions proposals will be evaluated based on the timeliness of the
topic, the qualifications of the organizers, and the balance of the topics
across the technical areas represented in the symposium.

Notification of acceptance will be sent to the organizers by November 17th,

The procedure for the submission of the final papers is the same for all
contributions, and it will be made through the IDC 2015 web site. The
authors are asked to indicate the Special Session title to which their
paper is submitted.

Davide Carneiro ISLab/University of Minho
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Cesar Analide University of Minho
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