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CFP: IEEE COMPUTER Special Issue on Web Intelligence

Ning Zhong zhong at maebashi-it.ac.jp
Mon Oct 8 18:24:24 EST 2001

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                         CALL FOR PAPERS

          IEEE COMPUTER -- Special Issue on WEB INTELLIGENCE
                    (to appear in October 2002)

Guest Editors:  Ning Zhong  (Maebashi Institute of Technology, Japan)
                Jiming Liu  (Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong)
                Yiyu Yao    (University of Regina, Canada)


   Web Intelligence (WI) is a new direction for scientific research and
   development that explores the fundamental roles as well as practical
   impacts of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and advanced Information
   Technology (IT) on the next generation of Web-empowered products,
   systems, services, and activities.


   This special issue seeks original, high quality, as well as 
   general interest papers in all aspects of Web Intelligence (WI), 
   such as Web information systems environments and foundations, 
   human-media interaction, Web information management, Web information 
   retrieval, Web agents, Web mining and farming, and emerging Web-based 

   In particular, we are interested in papers on Web agents and Web
   mining -- the two most important WI related topics for both academic
   research and industrial demands.


   All submitted papers should be limited to a maximum of 4,000 words
   (counting figures as 300 words each), and will be reviewed on the
   basis of technical quality, relevance, originality, significance,
   and clarity. Graphical illustrations and minipage summaries are

   All paper submissions will be handled electronically.  Please send
   PostScript (MS-Words, or PDF) versions of your paper by February 1,
   2002 to:
                       zhong at maebashi-it.ac.jp


   February 1, 2002:  Electronic submission of the completed paper
       June 5, 2002:  Notification of acceptance
       July 1, 2002:  Revisions due
       October 2002:  Publication


   IEEE Computer is a monthly magazine received by all members of The
   IEEE Computer Society, consisting of researchers, practitioners,
   and managers. It is one of the most ideal forums where computing
   professionals of all disciplines can share their experience, solve
   problems, and reach consensus.


   The 2001 International Conference on Web Intelligence (WI'01) will be
   held in Maebashi City, Japan, October 23-26, 2001.  The WI-2001 is the
   first conference on a new and emerging subfield of computer science
   and IT known as Web Intelligence. It is a major international forum
   for researchers and practitioners to present the state-of-the-art in
   the development of Web intelligence, to examine performance
   characteristics of various approaches in Web-based intelligent
   information technology, and to cross-fertilize ideas and examine various 
   approaches as well as promising applications of Web-based intelligent 
   information technology.

   For more information, please visit the WI-2001 home page at


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