Dear colleagues,

Apologies for multiple cross-postings. This is a kind reminder that the Call for Papers for IEEE CIT 2014 is quickly approaching on April 1.  Please forward the Call for Papers to your colleagues, mailing lists and social networks.  Also, consider submitting a paper as well.  

IEEE CIT 2014 is a multi-disciplinary conference that deals with topics in computer science and information technology. We have 13 tracks that you can submit your paper to.  Please see the Call for Papers below or attached, and submit your paper to the appropriate track.  

Thanks and we look forward to your submission.    


Alvin Chin
Program Chair, IEEE CIT 2014 conference
Senior Researcher, Nokia  

Just published! Mobile Social Networking: An Innovative Approach by Alvin Chin and Daqing Zhang (editors)
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The 14th IEEE International Conference on Computer and Information Technology (CIT 2014)
Sept. 11th – 13th, 2014, Xi’an, Shaanxi, China

CIT has become a major platform for researchers and industry practitioners from different fields of computer and information technology. Each year, CIT attendees appreciate and benefit from multidisciplinary exchanges in computer and information technology. In previous years, CIT has attracted many high quality research papers spanning over the various aspects of information technology, computing science and computer engineering. These papers highlight foundational work that strives to push beyond limits of existing computer technologies, including experimental efforts, innovative systems, and investigations that identify weaknesses in existing IT services.

CIT’14 will be held on Sept. 11th-13th, 2014 in Xi’an, Shaanxi, China. The goal of CIT’14 is to provide a forum for scientists, engineers and researchers to discuss and exchange novel ideas, results, experiences and work-in-process on all aspects of computer and information technology.
The CIT 2014 topics include but are not limited to the following, and the detail information for each track could be found in CIT2014 website (

Track 1.	Information Technology
    - Applications of Information Theory
    - Coding Theory and Practice
    - Coded Modulation
    - Communication Theory
    - Data Compression and Source Coding
    - Detection and Estimation
    - Error Control Coding
    - Multi-Terminal Information Theory
    - Network Coding
    - Quantum Information Theory
    - Shannon Theory
    - Space-time Coding and Processing
Track 2.	Computer Science
    - Ubiquitous computing and Urban computing
    - Human-Computer Interaction
    - Numerical Algorithms and Analysis
    - Software testing
    - Computational Simulation and Analysis
    - Data Visualization and Virtual Reality
    - Scientific and Engineering Computing
    - Parallel and Distributed Computing
    - Embedded and Network Computing
    - Algorithms and Data Structures
    - Programming Language Theory
    - Concurrent, Parallel and Distributed Systems
    - Health Informatics
Track 3.	Signal Processing ´
    - Adaptive Signal Processing
    - Statistical Signal Processing
    - Nonlinear Signal Processing
    - Speech and Audio Processing
    - Image and Video Processing
    - Signal Processing for Communications
    - Signal Processing Applications
Track 4.	Networking and Internet of Things
    - IoT applications and services development
    - Mobility, localization and management aspects in the IoT
    - Network architecture and system design for the IoT
    - Algorithms and data analysis techniques for the IoT
    - Sensor and Actuator Networks
    - Security, Trust and Privacy in the IoT
    - Green the IoT
    - Metrics, Measurement and Evaluation of the IoT
    - Experimental prototypes, test-beds and field trials experiences for the IoT
    - Machine-to-machine communications
    - Communication networks
    - Wireless and mobile networking
    - Future networks and architectures
    - Modeling and simulation of communications networks
    - Learning Automats Methodologies and Applications
Track 5.	Reliability, Security, Privacy and Trust
    - Information and System Security
    - Reliable Computing
    - Trusted Computing
    - Network Security and Privacy
    - Cloud Computing Security
    - Applied Cryptography
    - Privacy in Big Data
    - Access Control
    - Security in Social Network
    - Mobile Application Security
    - Security for Wireless Networks
    - Trust Model and Trust Management Policy
    - Security of Internet of Things
    - Privacy and Security in Location Based Service
    - Biometric–based Security Schemes
    - Intrusion Detection Methodologies and Applications
Track 6.	Applications, Business and Social Issues
    - Mobile phone sensing
    - Crowd sensing
    - Social and Community Intelligence
    - Social network analysis
    - Pervasive computing
    - Applications using human-computer interaction
    - Business intelligence
    - Computer-Supported Collaborative Work
    - Social media
    - Enterprise computing and applications
    - Business engineering
    - Social engineering
    - Social Behavior Modeling
    - Social Signal Processing
    - Social Opinion Representation
    - Social aspects and issues of applications and technology
    -Business studies of applications and technology
Track 7.	Database and Data Management
    - Data scalability and reliability
    - Security with data management
    - Sensory data caching and storing for wireless multimedia sensor networks
    - Big sensor data management
    - Data mining in big sensor data
    - Machine learning applied to sensor data
    - Energy-efficiency and other resource trade-offs with sensing systems
    - Participatory and opportunistic sensing 
    - Applications
    - Mobile service modeling and management
    - Mobile-sensor-based personal informatics
    - Mobile sensing deployment experiences and users studies
    - Social and people-centric sensor data networking using smartphones
    - Sensor design for data management
    - Managing and mining sensor and non-sensor data in cloud computing
    - Managing and mining sensor and non-sensor data in social networking
Track 8.	Microwave and radar 
    - Target and Environment Characteristics, Electromagnetic Modeling
    - Remote Sensing from Airborne or Spaceborne Systems, SAR & ISAR Imagery
    - Waveform Design, Beamforming and Signal Processing
    - Target Detection and Tracking
    - Automatic Classification and Recognition
    - Advanced RF and Antenna Technologies
    - Emerging Radar Applications
    - Radar Systems
    - Radar Components
Track 9.	System Software and Software Engineering
    - System Software for Embedded and Ubiquitous Systems
    - Software Engineering for Mobile Systems
    - Service Oriented Architectures
    - Rapid Application Development for Mobile, Pervasive and Ubiquitous Systems
    - Software Architectures and Engineering for disruptive and novel Systems
    - Software Processes for disruptive and novel Computer Systems
    - Next frontiers of Software Engineering: use of meta-heuristics, big data etc in SW engineering, etc
    - Software Engineering in the Web and for the Web
Track 10.	Pattern Recognition, Data Mining and Artificial Intelligence
    - Statistical and Structural Pattern Recognition
    - Applications of Pattern Recognition
    - Pattern Recognition Theory and Methods
    - Feature Selection and Feature Extraction
    - Temporal and Spatial Data Mining
    - Sequential Data Mining
    - Stream Data Mining
    - Social Network Mining
    - Web Mining
    - Text, Graph, Video, Multimedia Data Mining
    - High Performance Data Mining Algorithms
    - Knowledge Discovery
    - Machine Learning
    - Image Recognition, Analysis, Understanding, and Processing
    - Document Analysis, Processing and Retrieval
    - Biometrics Mining
    - Evolutionary Computing
    - Neural Computing
    - Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems
    - Multidisciplinary Artificial Intelligence
Track 11.	Information Technology for Biomedicine
    - Biosignal sensors and signal processing
    - Wearable and implantable devices/systems
    - eHealth systems and pervasive healthcare
    - Body area network (BAN) for medicine and healthcare
    - Smart textiles for wearable BAN
    - Preventive care & long-term patient management
    - Privacy and security issues for biomedicine
    - International standards and regulatory matters
    - Telemedicine and telemonitoring
    - Ambient assisted living
    - Rehabilitation and activity monitoring
Track 12.	Wireless Communications
    - Modulation, Coding, and Equalization
    - Channel Estimation and Channel Modeling
    - Compressive Sensing for Wireless Communications
    - Cognitive Radio and Dynamic Spectrum Management
    - Cooperative Communications
    - Cross Layer Design
    - Detection and Estimation
    - Device-to-Device Communications
    - Diversity
    - Energy Efficient and Green Communications
    - Fiber Optical Communications
    - Information theory and channel capacity
    - Coexistence and Interference Management
    - Localization Techniques
    - Multicarrier Transmission
    - Multiple Access Techniques
    - Multiple-Input Multiple-Output (MIMO) Communications
    - Multiuser Detection
    - Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM)
    - Physical-Layer Aspects of Cellular, Body Area, Wireless Personal and Wireless Local-Area Networks
    - Physical-Layer Security
    - Radio Resource Management
    - Satellite Communications
    - Small cells and Heterogeneous Networks
    - Space-time Coding and Processing
    - Ultra-wideband Communications
    - Wireless Ad-Hoc and Sensor Networks
    - Wireless Communications Testbed Development
    - Applications and Services of Wireless Communications
    - Energy-aware routing protocols
Track 13.	Mobile Multimedia Communications
    - Mobile multimedia services
    - Novel multimedia service architectures
    - Novel multimedia interfaces and technologies for multi-device interaction
    - Mobile augmented and mixed reality
    - Experiments, user studies, as well as field and ethnographic studies on mobile multimedia usage, interaction, navigation and sharing
    - Human-centered approaches to mobile and multi-device interaction with multimedia
    - Crowdsourcing in multimedia systems and applications
    - Compression algorithms

Submission Deadline: April 1st, 2014
Author Notification: May 20th, 2014
Camera Ready: June 20th, 2014
Registration Deadline: June 20th, 2014

The CIT 2014 Organizing Committee invites proposals for one-day workshops affiliated with the conference and addressing research areas related to the conference. The workshop proceedings will be published by IEEE CS Press. Submit workshop proposals to workshops chairs via emails (Contact: [log in to unmask]).

    - The Third IEEE International Workshop on Large-Scale Network Security (LSNS 2014)
    Organizer: Yong Yu ([log in to unmask]), Man Ho Au ([log in to unmask])

    - The IEEE International Workshop on Data, Text, Web and Social Networking Mining (DTWSM2014)
    Organizer: Jun Liu ([log in to unmask]), Zheng Yan ([log in to unmask], [log in to unmask] )

    - IEEE CIT 2014 Workshop on Mobile Multimedia Networks (MMN 2014)
    Organizer: Kun Hua([log in to unmask]), Tao Ma([log in to unmask])

    - The IEEE International Workshop on Electromagnetic Spectrum Monitoring Based on Wireless Sensor Networks (ESM-WSNs 2014)
    Organizer: Zan Li ([log in to unmask]) , Junzhao Du([log in to unmask])

Papers need to be prepared according to the IEEE format, and submitted in PDF format via the CIT 2014 submission site:

Accepted and presented papers will be included into the IEEE Conference Proceedings published by IEEE CS Press (indexed by EI). Authors of accepted papers, or at least one of them, are requested to register and present their work at the conference, otherwise their papers will be removed from the digital libraries of IEEE CS and EI after the conference. Distinguished papers presented at the conference, after further revision, will be published in special issues of reputable journals (SCI Indexed).


Honorary Chair
Jiandong Li, Xidian University, China

General Chairs
Mohammad S. Obaidat, Monmouth University, USA Zheng Yan, Xidian Univ., China /Aalto Univ., Finland

Program Chairs
Alvin Chin, Nokia, China
Valtteri Niemi, University of Turku, Finland Bin Song, Xidian University, China

Vice Program Co-Chairs
Track 1: IT
    Baoming Bai, Xidian University, China
    Andy Li, University of Florida, USA

Track 2: Computer Science
    Peng Zhang, Xi'an University of Post and Telecommunication, China
    Ting Liu, Xi'an Jiaotong University, China

Track 3: Signal Processing
    Yuanqiang Xia, Beijing Institute of Technology, China
    Wen Ji, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Track 4: Networking and Internet of Things
    Yulei Wu, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
    Julien Bourgeois, University of Franche-Comte, France

Track 5: Reliability, Security, Privacy and Trust
    Hui Li, Xidian University, China
    S. Felix Wu, University of California at Davis, USA

Track 6: Applications, Business and Social Science
    Bin Guo, NWPU, China
    Ning Wang, Oxford Internet Institute, UK

Track 7: Database and Database Management
    Jianwei Niu, Beihang University, China
    Koustuv Dasgupta, Xerox, India

Track 8: Microwave and Radar
    Lan Du, Xidian University, China
    Yantao Guo, Science and Technology on Information Transmission 
                and Dissemination in Communication Networks Laboratory, China

Track 9: System Software and Software Engineering
    Christian Prehofer, An-Institut der Technischen Universitaet Muenchen, Germany
    Kari Systa, Tampere University of Technology, Finland

Track 10: Pattern Recognition, Data Mining and AI
    Junze Wang, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
    Xiaolong Jin, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Track 11: IT for Biomedicine
    Changle Li, Xidian University, China
    Wenxi Chen, University of Aizu, Japan

Track 12: Wireless Communications
    Min Sheng, Xidian University, China
    Tony Quek, Singapore University of Technology and Design, Singapore

Track 13: Mobile Multimedia Communications
    Yunsong Li, Xidian University, China
    Yu You, Nokia, Finland

Workshop Chairs
Jun Liu, Xi’an Jiaotong University, China Xinyi Huang, Fujian Normal University, China Hossain Shahriar, Kennesaw State University, USA

Publication Chair
Yongzhao Li, Xidian University, China

Steering CommitteeDaming Wei (Chair), Professor Emeritus, University of Aizu and Tohoku University, Japan Laurence T. Yang (chair), St. Francis Xavier University, Canada Goutam Chakrabarty, Iwate Prefectura lUniversity, Japan Hai Jin, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China Xiangjian He, University of Technology Sydney, Australia Chunming Qiao, The State University of New York, USA Chang-Sung Jeong, Korea University, Korea Incheon Paik, University of Aizu, Japan Qun Jin, Waseda University, Japan Xingang Liu, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China Geyong Min, University of Bradford, UK George A. Papadopoulos, University of Cyprus, Cyprus Bofeng Zhang, Shanghai University, China Jinjun Chen, University of Technology Sydney, Australia

Publicity Chairs
Ioanna Dionysiou, University of Nicosia, Cyprus Marinella Petrocchi, Istituto di Informatica e Telematica, CNR, Italy Ye Tian, CNNIC, China

Demo/Exhibition Chairs

Local & Financial Chair
Hongxin Tian, Xidian University, China

Web Chairs
Rong Sun, Xidian University, China
Mingjun Wang, Xidian University, China

Technical Program Committee
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