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Deadline extension: Future Internet Symposium 2012: Towards a Smart and Sustainable Future Internet

From: Jacek Kopecky <j.kopecky@open.ac.uk>
Date: Mon, 2 Apr 2012 17:02:02 +0100
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Due to multiple requests, the deadline for paper submission to FIS 2012 has been extended to April 14, 2012.

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Call For Papers

Future Internet Symposium 2012: Towards a Smart and Sustainable Future Internet

May 21-23, Vilnius, Lithuania
Held together with the 15th International Conference Business Information Systems, BIS 2012.

Symposium Description:

While we cannot be sure about the concrete shape of the Future Internet (FI), 
we can expect with confidence that it will continue touching more and more 
aspects of our lives and our environment, and that it will provide novel 
features that are often denoted as smart. 

The smart applications in the FI are expected to bring people, things and 
data together in innovative ways. Smart FI applications will come from 
diverse areas such as entertainment, health, utilities, transport, mobility 
and logistics. The FI will encompass the "Internet of Content", the "Social 
Internet", the "Internet of Services", the "Internet of Things" and other 
concepts that are being proposed. However, a simple analysis of the 
anticipated smart applications and FI concepts reveals a set of conflicting 
requirements. Hence, shaping the Future Internet to serve such diverse needs 
and capabilities is a challenging task. 

The aim of the 2012 Future Internet Symposium is to discuss the requirements 
of novel FI application domains, the problems of the current Internet in 
addressing those requirements, proposed solutions to these problems, and the 
steps necessary to make the smart FI a reality. The interdisciplinary 
symposium brings together scientists and engineers from academia and industry 
and from various disciplines to exchange and discuss their ideas and 
approaches for making the smart Future Internet happen. 

Topics of Interest 

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to: 

Future Internet Architectures and Protocols 

- Network virtualization and future network infrastructures 
- Reliability, performance and Service Level Agreements (SLAs) in the Future Internet 
- Mobility and ubiquity in the Future Internet 
- Multimedia technologies for the Future Internet 
- Security, privacy, anonymity and trust in the Future Internet 
- Experimental facilities and experimental research for the Future Internet 

Semantic Technologies 

- Semantics in sensor networks and the Internet of Things 
- Semantics of content/media in the Future Internet 
- Privacy, Security, Trust and Provenance models in the context of the Web of Data for the Future Internet 
- Semantic data integration and fusion of heterogeneous data coming from legacy data sources, sensor network data streams, Web 2.0 technologies and mobile devices in the Future Internet 
- Semantic data management for distributed data sources in mobile environments, e.g. stream-based modeling and reasoning 
- Semantics in social communities on the Future Internet 
- Multilingualism in the Future Internet 

Internet of Services, Things and Content 

- Abstractions for the Internet of Services, Things and Content 
- Infrastructure, platform and software as a service 
- Cloud computing, service clouds and virtualization 
- IoS, IoT, IoC life cycle: description, discovery, composition and monitoring 
- Resource organization, management, composition and behavior 
- Realization of federated, open and trusted platforms 
- IoS, IoT, IoC quality, dependability, survivability, and reliability 
- Service adaptation, variability and evolution in the Future Internet 
- Verification, validation, trust and testing for IoS, IoT and IoC 
- IoS, IoT, IoC personalization, mobility and context awareness 
- Sensor data processing for the Future Internet 

Higher-level topics 

- Innovation and productivity through information and communication technology in all business branches 
- ICT applications in e-health, green-technology, mobility, transport, e-tourism and e-government 
- Intelligent solutions and services that improve the retrieval, modeling, analysis and administration of data 


All submissions will be subject to peer review by at least three members of 
the Program Committee. Selection criteria include accuracy and originality of 
ideas, clarity and significance of results, and quality of presentation. For 
each accepted paper, at least one author is required to attend the conference 
to present the paper. 

FIS 2012 proceedings will be published in a volume of Springer LNBIP, as 
post-proceedings after the symposium, combined with the workshop proceedings 
of BIS 2012. All papers will be indexed by DBLP. Selected conference papers 
will be proposed for fast-track publication in relevant journals related to 
Future Internet research. 


General Chairs 

- Witold Abramowicz 
- John Domingue 
- Krzysztof Wecel 

Program Committee

- Chair for Semantics: Oscar Corcho 
- Chair for Services: Arne Berre 

- Paolo Bouquet
- Keke Chen
- Witold Chmielarz
- David De Roure
- Anna Fensel
- Agata Filipowska
- Raul Garciacastro
- Thomas Gottron
- Adam Grzech
- Mieczyslaw Klopotek
- Miroslaw Kutylowski
- Fabio Massacci
- Cezary Mazurek
- Knud Moeller
- Charles Petrie
- Willy Picard
- Radoslaw Piesiewicz
- Pierluigi Plebani
- Lakshmish Ramaswamy
- Dumitru Roman
- Ansgar Scherp
- Elena Simperl
- Rahim Tafazolli
- Wolfgang Theilmann
- Robert Tolksdorf
- Kurt Tutschku
- Alexander Wahler
- Krzysztof Walczak
- Hannes Werthner
- Karol Wieloch

Submission Details 

Find the submission details on the website at http://bis.kie.ue.poznan.pl/15th_bis/fiscfp.php 

Important Dates 

Paper submission deadline (extended):                              Apr 14, 2012 
Notification of acceptance/rejection:                                     Apr 30, 2012 
Regular registration deadline for FIS+BIS (480 EUR):      May 11, 2012 
On-site registration for FIS+BIS (520 EUR):                        May 21-23, 2012 
The Symposium (coorganized with BIS 2012):                   May 21-23, 2012 
Submission of final papers:                                                    ca. June 2012 
Proceedings available:                                                            September 2012

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