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Sanja Lazarova-Molnar <[log in to unmask]>
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                            CALL FOR PAPERS
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                            Innovations'2008
  5th International Conference on Innovations in Information Technology
                          December 16-18, 2008
                       Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

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            Conference web site:  http://www.it-innovations.ae/           
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                  AIM
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The aim of the conference is to bring together leading engineers,
scientists, researchers and academics in IT from around the world.
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                  BACKGROUND
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Innovations in Information Technology (Innovations'08), is a premier Forum
for the presentation and discussion of technology advances and research
results in the field of Information Technology (IT). Held for the first time
in the oasis city of Al Ain, the fourth largest city in the United Arab
Emirates (UAE), Innovations '08 is the fifth in the series that has been
held since 2004.

The latest research advances in fields ranging from traditional computer
science to evolving web technologies, bioinformatics and healthcare
informatics are explored in Innovations' technical sessions.

Innovations'08 will be hosted by the College of Information Technology
(CIT). The CIT is the newest addition to the United Arab Emirates University
(UAEU), the oldest and largest university in the UAE.
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                  TOPICS OF INTEREST
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Topics within the scope of the conference will include, but are not limited
to:

COMMUNICATION NETWORKS & SECURITY
* 4G Wireless Communications
* Wireless Access Technologies
* Ad Hoc & Sensor networks
* Network Security & Privacy
* Cryptography & Authentication
* Mobile & Mesh Networks
* Network Management & Performance
* Network Design & Planning
* Personal Area Networks
* Heterogeneous Networks
* Biometrics & Access Control
      
INFORMATION SYSTEMS & SERVICES
* Internet Services and Applications
* IT Management
* Information Ethics & IP
* Services Computing
* Databases & Data Mining
* Enterprise Information Systems
* Web Services and Service Oriented Architecture
* E-learning & M-learning
* E-commerce & E-government
* Ontology and Semantic Web
* Geographical Information Systems
* Business Process Modeling

BIOINFORMATICS AND HEALTHCARE INFORMATICS
* Bio-Sequence Analysis
* Gene and Protein Expression Analysis
* Protein Structure and Function Prediction
* Systems Biology, Pathway Analysis
* Immunoinformatics
* Biological Data Visualization
* Computational Drug Discovery and Design
* e-Health Systems and Services
* Healthcare IT systems and Implementation
* Telehealth, E-prescribing and Patient Portals
* Design and Evaluation of Patient/Disease Registries
* Patient Safety, Quality Improvement and Technology

COMPUTING SYSTEMS
* Advanced Computer Architectures
* Simulation and Modeling
* Performance and Reliability
* Computer Aided Design
* Scientific Computing
* Embedded Systems
* Agent-Based Systems
* High Performance and Grid Computing
* Fault-Tolerant Algorithms and Systems
* VLSI Circuit Design
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                  SOLICITED PAPERS:
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Innovations 2008 seeks original full-length (5 pages maximum) paper
proposals describing research in all areas of Information Technology that
contributes to the conference theme. All papers will be peer reviewed and
acceptance will be based on quality, relevance and originality.
Submissions for tutorials and special sessions are also welcome. The
submission guidelines can be found on the conference website:
http://www.it-innovations.ae <http://www.it-innovations.ae/>
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                  AUTHOR'S SCHEDULE (Deadlines):
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Tutorial & special-session proposals due:       June 16, 2008
Paper and poster submissions due:               September 1, 2008
Notification of acceptance:                     October 3, 2008
Final camera ready paper due:                   November 2, 2008
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                  SPECIAL SESSION ORGANIZATION:
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To enhance the technical program and focus on specific topics and areas, the
Innovations'08 Conference will include special sessions, in addition to
regular ones. Special sessions can cover subjects or cross-subjects
belonging to the topics of interest, or novel topics related with the ones
identified within the topics of interest. 
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