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C3S2E-11 CFP: Extended Deadline: February 21, 2011

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  • Serguei A. Mokhov on behalf of C3S2E-11
    [ Apologies if you receive multiple copies of this announcement. ] Hello: Concordia University is organizing C3S2E 11, the Fourth International C* Conference
    Message 1 of 1 , Feb 14, 2011
      [ Apologies if you receive multiple copies of this announcement. ]


      Concordia University is organizing C3S2E'11, the Fourth International C*
      Conference on Computer Science and Software Engineering, in May 2011.

      With so many questionable academic meetings and their CFPs which we get
      everyday, direct emailing has become a nuisance; hence, we need to depend
      on the old reliable grapevine approach. We would, consequently, appreciate
      if you would bring the CFP for this meeting to the attention of your
      colleagues and students.

      We plan also to have a number of workshops. If you would like to organize
      one, please contact one of the program chairs. As a general rule, you
      would be responsible for the CFP and review and acceptance of papers for
      the workshop. The Admin for ConfSys would set up the system for the
      workshop. The accepted papers for the workshop would be scheduled during
      the workshop slot and the papers would be published with the C3S2E'11
      proceedings published by ACM.

      Since ConfSys review is triple blind: committee members of the workshop
      could also submit paper.

      In the demo/poster session, graduate students are invited to compete
      by presenting their work in progress either as a poster or a demo.
      The students have a chance to orally present their work and answer
      questions. The length of a poster paper and demo proposal for review purposes
      would be 5-7 pages. However, the final version is limited to 3
      pages in the ACM proceedings format. All submissions would be reviewed
      and the student authors of at most 10 highest scoring submissions
      would have their registration fees waived. In case there are multiple
      student authors only one student per such poster/demo paper is eligible for
      the registration fee waiver. The student's adviser could be a co:author
      of a poster paper or demo proposal; however, if the poster paper/demo
      is accepted, the student is required to register and participate.
      Poster papers and demo papers would be published as part of the C3S2E
      proceedings. The demo and poster submissions are due in March.

      Conference URLs (CFP):

      Submission system:


      Program committee:

      Previous publications:
      (2010) http://portal.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=1822327
      (2009) http://portal.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=1557626
      (2008) http://portal.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=1370256

      CFP details:

      Call for Regular, Workshops and Position papers; posters and demo

      C3S2E'11 is the fourth in a revived series of international conferences to
      address the need of the academic community in computing science and
      software engineering. The objective of C3S2E is to meet annually to
      exchange ideas on the continuing need to address the new challenges both
      from the theoretical as well as application aspects of computing and
      engineering of software systems. C3S2E encourages the participation of
      practitioners from governmental and non-governmental agencies, industries,
      and academia.

      C3S2E invites quality papers describing original and applied research
      ideas and new findings on technological and theoretical aspects of
      computing and software engineering. In particular, we welcome submissions
      describing work on integrating new technologies into products and
      applications, on experiences with existing and novel techniques, and on
      the identification of unsolved challenges. We consider this meeting to be
      an important forum to discuss experiences in applying computing and
      software engineering to actual situations. Authors are invited to submit
      papers in English or French, reporting recent research in the area of
      computing and software development theories and practices and experience
      in related fields. While research papers should report original research
      work, experience and application papers should describe the development
      and operations of challenging computing related systems and applications.
      The symposium will have focused sessions in the following areas:

      * Algorithms and Theory
      * Artificial Intelligence and Related Subjects
      * Bio-medical,life science and medical computing
      * Computational Linguistics
      * Computing Applications
      * Core Computing Technology
      * Data Bases
      * E-Commerce
      * Ethics
      * Hardware and Architecture
      * Human-Computer Interaction
      * Open Source
      * Parallel Computing
      * Programming Languages
      * Privacy and Security
      * Software Engineering
      * Supercomputing
      * System Technology
      * Virtual Reality
      * Web Design and Development
      * Emerging computing technologies

      The scope of the conference includes the above topics but is not
      restricted to these areas in computing and software engineering: following
      are some of the topics typically used by computer scientists to describe
      their interests:

      Algorithms, Applications, Artificial intelligence, Automata theory,
      Automated reasoning, Bioinformatics, Compiler theory, Computability
      theory, Computational complexity theory, Computational linguistic,
      Computer architecture, Computer graphics, Computer programming, Computer
      security, Computer vision, Concurrency, Cryptography, Data Models, Data
      mining, Data structures, Data warehousing, Digital library, Distributed
      computing, Expert Systems, Formal methods, Functional Programming, Game
      theory, Graph theory, Human computer interaction, Image processing,
      Information Retrieval, Knowledge base system, Machine learning, Machine
      translation, Mathematical logic, Multimedia, Natural Language Processing,
      Networking, Number theory, Numerical analysis, Operating systems, Parallel
      computing, Programming language, Quantum computing theory, Reverse
      engineering, Robotics, Scientific computing, Semantic Web, Semi-structured
      data, Software engineering, Speech synthesis and recognition, Super
      computing, Symbolic computation, Web database

      Call for proposals for Workshop or Panels

      Proposals are invited for workshops or panels to be held in conjunction
      with the symposium, in the areas of interest within the scope of
      conference. The workshop papers would be published in the C3S2E
      proceedings. The detailed proposals should reach the program chairs by
      March 1, 2011.

      Position Papers

      In addition to regular papers, position papers are invited. These papers
      could be work in progress and/or exploring of new concepts and directions.

      Position papers should be clearly marked on the first page and for the
      review purpose could be of a length varying from a short paper(6-10 pages)
      to a regular full paper (15-20 pages).

      Poster & Demos

      (see at the beginning)

      Cultural/Social Events

      In addition to the conference dinner, there would be a guided tour of the
      "The Warrior Emperor and China's Terracotta Army" at the Montreal Museum
      of Fine Arts. According to the organizers "This Canadian national tour is
      a newly developed and contextually different presentation than previous,
      international displays. The number of full-sized warriors and the
      exhibitions scope makes this the largest display of the First Emperors
      terracotta army ever to be seen in North America."

      Conference Publication

      The conference proceedings will be published by BytePress/ACM and would be
      added to ACM's Digital Library. All submissions would also be invited to
      publish their papers in the CINDI Digital Library. The extended version of
      the best papers would also be recommended for publication in a special
      edition of reputed journal.

      Important Dates

      All the dates are given on the milestone page on ConfSys for C3S2E
      (accessible to registered users). The following are the salient ones:

      ConfSys user Sign-Up begins: Always on
      Paper submission begins: 2010-11-01
      Paper submission deadline: 2011-02-21 (EXTENDED)
      Acceptance notice: 2011-03-25
      Camera-ready copies deadline: 2011-04-15
      Conference dates: 2011-05-16 -- 2011-05-18

      Please visit the ConfSys (https://confsys.encs.concordia.ca/ConfSys) web
      sites for further instructions. ConfSys is used to manage all
      administrative functions of the conference.

      Organized by

      Concordia University, Montreal, Canada;
      with the cooperation of ACM, BytePress.org and ConfSys.org

      General Chair:
      Bipin C. Desai (Concordia University, Montreal, Canada)

      Local Organization
      Concordia University, Montreal, Canada

      Program Chairs:
      Alain Abran: ETS - Univ. du Qubec (Canada)
      Sudhir Mudur: Concordia Univesity (Canada)

      Submission Guidelines

      Please prepare the full paper in proportional font size of 11 or 12
      (Times Roman font or equivalent) with spacing of 1.5 lines.
      The paper, for review, should be about 5000 words (15-20 pages).
      The upload to ConSys should be in PDF format. Please do not use any
      special characters or foreign language fonts. Reviewers may
      not be able to open such documents. Please observe the following:


      Manuscripts should be formatted for single sided letter or A4 sized
      paper, with spacing of at least 1.5 lines with a 2.5cm margins on
      all sides. Number pages consecutively with the first page containing
      the title, the authors, the affiliation, a short abstract from 100
      to 250 words, and five to ten key words. Also, indicated all the
      topics for the paper from the list of topics for the conference in
      ConfSys. Since these topics as well as the abstract will be used by
      ConfSys to help the program committee members choose appropriate
      papers, it is essential to make them as indicative of the contents
      of the paper as possible.

      Please see the instructions for preparing the paper for review in:


      Preparing the paper for review. A sample paper is given in
      smple paper:



      Submissions must be original. The work cannot have been published previously or be pending publication in another forum and
      submissions cannot be under review by any other forum.

      It is expected that all authors accept the following statement:

      This paper (or a similar version) is not currently under review by a journal or conference, nor will it be submitted to such
      until the result of this review has been communicated. Furthermore, the author(s) agree to abide by the decision of the Program
      chairs and would participate in the meeting should the paper be accepted.

      The author who submits a paper is expected to inform all co:authors of the submission and has their approval.

      Authors should submit only papers that have been carefully proofread and polished. Papers that are clearly unacceptable will be
      returned by the editor without being reviewed. Authors must clearly acknowledge the contributions of their predecessors.

      Submissions will be evaluated on their originality and significance.

      Though a group of authors may submit multiple papers, we expect that each paper would be presented by a separate co:author to
      allow for a wider point of views during the presentations and discussions. The authors are expected to upload the paper in PDF

      PDF format Guidelines

      At a minimum, basic PDF distiller settings MUST be changed so PDF files are: optimized, set to Acrobat 4.0 compatibility, all
      graphics are set to at least 300 dpi resolution, ALL fonts used must be embeddable. Some font manufacturers now flag their fonts
      to not embed. These fonts should be avoided. Postscript settings SHOULD NOT override distiller settings and page size is 612.0 x
      792.0 points (8.5" x 11"). Authors should check their final PDF files before submission to verify that all fonts have been
      properly embedded and subset. Please DO NOT USE type 1 (bitmapped) fonts; they do not display correctly in most PDF readers.

      The program committee reserves the right to consider any paper, to be accepted as a short paper or to be presented in a poster
      or the workshop session. One of the authors of each accepted paper is expected to present the paper in person.

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