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Please pass this around if you are not interested yourself 
since it might be of interest to your WebMaster or some PhD 
students particularly thoses wotrking on Web Mining and Semantic 
Web & e-CRM stuff.

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e-Content management Workshop in Dublin 30th September

There are a few bursaries available for young Web Masters within 
SMEs,  Research students or new academics involved in  
Interactive, Web-mediated Systems Research (e-Commerce, 
e-Learning), which means that the total cost of the 
next  ENCOMPASS workshop on e-Content Management will be 
around  100 including day-return flight and Workshop fees at 
Trinity College Dublin. For senior academics and industrial 
participantsin general the  total cost will be 157.50 and 197.50 
respectively.  For those wishing to stay in Dublin over the week-
end, suitable B&B accommodation can be arranged for around 28-
35 per night.

Please forward  this information to appropriate people whom you 
feel will benefit  from this specialist workshop on what is a most 
important  challenge for sustainable and mass-accessible E-
Commerce, E- Campus and E-Society futures.  

Interested parties please e-mail Atta.Badii@northampton.ac.uk by  
Thursday 21st September at the latest.  A prompt response will  
ensure best chance of participation in this important event. 

The Workshop will have parallel sessions chaired by Practitioners  
such as e-Content Architects as well as some 15 research sub- 
themes on e-Content management as outlined in the original Call  
reproduced below:  



              Call for Papers: ENCOMPASS2000    

                    International Workshop Series    


               e-Content Management Usability Mining    
                      and Mass Personalisation    


        2ndWorkshop             3rd Workshop    



Date:   30th September          15 December    


Venue           Trinity, Dublin         Portsmouth University    


Submissions by: 15th September          4th December    


Acceptances and         18th September          6th December    

final copy      22nd September          11th December    


The 2nd ENCOMPASS2000 International Workshop Series on     
e-Content Management on 30th September will follow     
ECITE2000, the 7th European Conference on IT Evaluation     
due to take place 28-29th September at Trinity College, Dublin,     
Ireland.  The 3rd workshop in this series will     
take place at Portsmouth University, School of Information     
Systems on 15th December 2000.    

Your participation is invited as an author and/or delegate from    
research or user organisations.   Case Studies and Critical    
Appraisal sessions to be presented by e-Content Architects will    
run in parallel with Research Presentations.   Work-in-progress    
papers or long papers can be submitted as candidates for    
presentation.    

All accepted papers will appear in the ENCOMPASS2000    
Proceedings.   Additionally selected papers may be    
recommended for further development and inclusion in the future    
 issues of the new ENCOMPASS Journal: an International    
Journal of e-Content Management, Usability Mining & Mass-    
Personalisation edited by the ENCOMPASS Thematic    
Research Network Group.    

The Programme Committee invites submission of papers on any of  
the research issues associated with the challenges of e-Content    
Management for example relating to any aspect of any of  the     
following 15 sub-themes:    


1) Man, Machine and (executable) Mutuality, On-line usability    
evaluation and mining, global user interface design for mutual    
intelligibility and scanability, e-ethics of web-site content design    
and usability mining;    


2)  Conversation Theory applied to open and dynamic    
Conversation and e-Forum Management in Social Navigation    
and Social Collaborative Opinion Forming and Choice-making    
in e-Shopping/e-Learning; widenning, deepenning and facilitating     
interpretive mass-participation approaches to usability evaluation     
through optimal integration of observation-centred and conversation- 
   centred approaches;      


3) Content Protection & Content Convergence: Content inter-    
modality, re-usability and sharing across intelligent distributed    
(domestic) systems;    


4) Content management models for Integrated Electronic,    
Geographic and Mobile Commerce (EGM-Commerce), GIS    
and DataWeb Applications, Customer Relationship    
Management Systems;    


5) Evaluation Server Systems for routinisation of on-line mass-    
consultation and mass-personalisation with minimised nuisance    
and distortion, e-Content management for e-Governance and e-    
Government systems;    


6) New business models and dynamic transaction systems    
between collaborating content owners/service providers and    
their users, e-services signposting and aggregation models,    
global e-mediation systems and services;    


7) Agent-based services and ontologies, persona technology,    
agent identity, agent privacy and authentication issues and    
systems;    


8) Universals of patterns for content design and architectural    
semiotics for cultural inter-operation, "the (perceived) quality    
without a name", J/DM-PPR theoretic bias effects in usability    
perception and user (dis)satisfaction tracking;    


9) Design of meta-data structures (e.g. XMLs) for intuitive    
referencing in content classification, computer-aided navigation    
models e.g. contextually-aware agent/interface logics and layers    
to suit various navigation contexts, client-based /ISP-based    
filters;    


10) Personalised/subjected-oriented portals and standards for    
virtual seminars development, co-browsing and co-e-learning    
systems, perceptions of personal space, and virtual presence,    
togetherness and alone-ness semiotics in distributed co-e-    
learning and co-e-shopping;    


11) Subject-oriented/transaction-specific adaptive navigation     
support for cross-browsing, semantic browsing and manipulating     
moving images & sound;    


12) Multimedia document management systems, automated     
content packaging and presentation systems, intelligent integrated  
   network traffic management meta-models (content push/pull     
control, Quality of Service, QOS, management);    


13) IS-situated cultural audit and accommodation, user    
reachabilities and user relationships analysis and modelling,    
adaptive courseware design for e-learning, situated semiotics of    
WebAds, web content reliability mining and ranking, web    
metrics and website Quality-map endorsements;    


14) Life-style hypertext publishing, gender and disability-specific    
 models for e-content management, social interaction and    
navigation systems for CSCW, community interaction tools for    
portals and marketplaces;    


15) Sustainability and Inter-modality of models for Virtual    
Reality,  Augmented and Mixed Reality Interfaces, sustainable 
models of  Visualisation and Animation of complex process data 
and    
content.    


Submission and enquiries by e-mail to ENCOMPASS Series    
Editor and Co-ordinator: Atta.Badii@Northampton.ac.uk.  

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 Atta Badii    
 Reader (Information Systems & Sciences)    
 Department of Information Systems    
 University College Northampton    
 Northampton NN2  7AL    
 United Kingdom.    


 Phone : +  44 (0)1604 735500    
 Fax:       + 44 (0)1604 720636    


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