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CFP: Service Intelligence and Service Science - New Theme of ICMLC 2007

From: Stephanie Chow <Stephanie.Chow@uoit.ca>
Date: Mon, 26 Feb 2007 08:24:50 -0500
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To: "Stephanie Chow" <Stephanie.Chow@uoit.ca>
    Apologies for cross-postings. Please send it to interested colleagues
    and students. Thanks.
    New Conference Theme on "Service Intelligence and Service Science" for
    6th International Conference on Machine Learning and Cybernetics
    August 19-22, 2007, Hong Kong
    Conference web site: http://www.icmlc.com

    The global economy and organizations are evolving to become service-oriented.
    There are recently more and more research works on services provision,
    the application of cybernetics, machine learning, and artificial intelligence.
    Beyond the Service Oriented Architecture, IBM proposed an emerging research and
    curriculum area called Service Science to the industry and academia, which is a
    combined discipline of technologies including cybernetics, computer science,
    industrial and systems engineering, management science, operations research,
    marketing, contracts and negotiations; as well as culture transformation and
    integration methods based on beliefs, assumptions, principles, and values among
    organizations and humans. The creation, operation, and evolution of
    such research
    and practice raise concerns that range from high-level requirements and policy
    modeling through to the deployment of specific implementation technologies
    and paradigms, and involve a wide (and ever growing) range of methods, tools,
    and technologies. They also cover a broad spectrum of vertical domains,
    industry segments, and even governments.
    Extended versions of the best papers will be considered for publishing in
    a nother special issue of the International Journal of Business
    Process Integration
    and Management (IJBPIM) in the following year.
    ISSN (Print) : 1741-8763 ISSN (Online) : 1741-8771
    URL: https://www.inderscience.com/browse/index.php?journalID=115

    We are interested in research topics including but not limited to:
    . Principles, theories and challenges of Service Intelligence and
    Service Science
    . Cultural and economic issues in Service Intelligence and Service Science
    . Machine learning and cybernetics for service provision and management
    . Inter- and Intra enterprise service computing and service engineering
    . Service marketing, data mining, and relationship management
    . Man-machine interactions for service excellence
    . Decision models and decision support systems for service-related
    management and operations
    . Agent based technologies and logic for service-related management
    and operations
    . Web Services and Semantic Web support for service matchmaking,
    recommendation, personalization, operation, and monitoring.
    . Virtual organizations and supply-chain issues for service management
    and operations
    . Trust, reputation, security, and privacy in services
    . Game Theory models and analysis for services
    . Service Level Agreements (SLA) , quality, and reliability
    . Services contract specifications, cases, models, automation, and legal issues
    Theme Co-Chairs:
    . Dr. Dickson K. W. Chiu, SMIEEE, Dickson Computer Systems, Hong Kong
     email: dicksonchiu@ieee.org, kwchiu@acm.org  (Primary Contact)
    . Prof. Ho-fung Leung, SMIEEE, Department of Computer Science and Engineering,
     The Chinese University of Hong Kong.
     email: lhf@cuhk.edu.hk
    . Patrick C. K. Hung, The University of Ontario Institute of
    Technology (UOIT), Canada
     email: patrick.hung@uoit.ca
    Submitted papers should not have been previously published nor
    be currently under consideration for publication elsewhere.
    All papers are refereed through a peer review process.
    Submission details (through the online system) are at the conference web site:

    Some important dates of the conference are as follows:
    Submission Due:                 1st March, 2007
    Notification of Acceptance:     1st May, 2007
    Author Registration Deadline:   15th May, 2007
    Carmera-Ready:                  1st June, 2007
    Conference Date:                19th-22th, August, 2007
    PC Members for the theme (partial):
    Boualem Benatallah (The University of New South Wales, Australia)
    William Cheung (Baptist University of Hong Kong)
    Samuel P. M. Choi (The Open University of Hong Kong, HK)
    Casey Fung (Boeing Phantom Works, USA)
    Edward Hung (Hong Kong Polytechnic University, HK)
    Eleanna Kafeza (Athens University of Economics and Commerce, Greece)
    P. Radha Krishna (Institute for Development and Research in Banking
    Technology, Hyderabad, India)
    Thomas Y Kwok (IBM Research, USA)
    Raymond Lau (City University of Hong Kong, HK)
    Fu-ren Lin (National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan)
    Jun Ma (Shandong University, China)
    Zakaria Maamar (Zayed University, U.A.E.)
    Yu-qing Sun (Shandong University, China)
    Vladimir Tosic (National ICT, Australia)
    Jian Yang (Macquarie University, Australia)
    Benjamin Yen (University of Hong Kong, HK)
    Raymond Wong (National ICT, Australia)
    Jia Zhang (Northern Illinois University, USA)

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