[Elsnet-list] InSciT2006 Second CFP and Updates

Francisco de Borja Gonzalez Pereira borja at alcazaba.unex.es
Sun Apr 23 13:48:25 CEST 2006

Second Call for Papers and Conference Updates

I International Conference on Multidisciplinary Information Sciences  
and Technologies, InSciT2006
Mérida, SPAIN, October 25th-28th, 2006

Abstract Submission Deadline Extended: May 15th, 2006

Dear colleague,

In addition to the features informed in the CFP, InSciT2006 is pleased  
to announce some exciting and relevant news about the conference,  
including new keynote speaker, workshops, journal special issues and  
accommodation arrangements. Please read it through to know more

Dr. Donald H. Kraft, Louisiana State University, USA. JASIS&T Editor.  
Lecture: Intelligent Methods in Models of Text Information Retrieval:  
Implications for Society
Dr. Wolfgang Glanzel, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium.  
Scietometrics Co-Editor (Title to be announced)
Dr. Felix de Moya Anegón, University of Granada, SPAIN. Main researcher  
of SCImago Research Group. (Title to be announced)
Dr. Chaomei Chen, Drexel University, Editor of Information  
Visualization, USA. Lecture: Visual analysis of concept change and  
information diffusion

Incoming contributions are following a good rate, acceptance letters  
have started to be sent. A 400 papers proceedings book is expected to  
be distributed among the attendees. In addition to regular papers, it  
is also possible to submit proposals to the half-day International  
Workshop on Visual Analytics of the Evolution and Diffusion of  
Scientific Knowledge, led by Dr. Chaomei Chen and to the full-day  
Specialized Session on Knowledge Discovery and Management in Life  
Sciences, led by Dr. A. Fazel Famili. More info:

InSciT2006 is pleased to announce the inclusion of one workshop and  
one specialized session into the conference scientific program. Both  
sessions have been set up in order to extend the conference target  
audience, as reaching the widest range of research communities is one  
of the major goals of the conference. Find below full details about  
these new and exciting tracks of InSciT2006.

-- International Workshop on Visual Analytics of the Evolution and  
Diffusion of Scientific Knowledge
October 26th (half-day workshop)

-- Specialized Session on Knowledge Discovery and Management in Life  
Sciences: Current Trends and Future Directions
October 27th (full-day session)

Major topics include the following, for a comprehensive list of topics  
covered by InSciT2006 visit:

Information Retrieval
Digital Libraries
Hypertext and Hypermedia Systems
Electronic Publishing
Knowledge and Information Management
Science and Information Mapping
Data Mining
Human-Computer interaction
Artificial Intelligence
Natural Language Processing
Information Visualization
Social Networks

All accepted papers presented at InSciT2006, both in the regular  
tracks and specialized sessions and workshops will be published as  
book chapters in the Conference Proceedings Book, which will be  
jointly edited by the University of Extremadura and the Open Institute  
of Knowledge. The title of the publication is expected to be "Current  
Research in Information Sciences and Technologies. Multidisciplinary  
approaches to global information systems" and it will contain an  
International Serial Book Number (ISBN).

Confirmed journals: (being updated)

-- Information Visualization.
Published by Palgrave Macmillan Journals. ISSN: 1473-8716
5-7 selected papers of the Workshop on Visual Analytics of the  
Evolution and Diffusion of Scientific Knowledge will form a special  
issue of this journal.

-- The International Information and Library Review
Published by Elsevier. ISSN: 1057-2317
A selection of high quality papers presented in InSciT2006 will  
undergo an extension and revision process to become journal articles  
of a IILR special issue.

At this moment is also being considered to produce a special issue of  
Information Sciences, published by Elsevier. ISSN: 0020-0255

InSciT2006 has agreed with Rural Plan (a local travel agency) an  
accommodation service available for the conference attendees. Please,  
note that through this service a wide hotel category range is provided  
in order to adapt the offer to the widest range of budgets. Thus, from  
five-stars hotels to two-stars and hostels are offered through the  
conference organization. All hotels showed have been checked for a  
standard of quality.

Thank you in advance and do not hesitate to contact us for any  
suggestion or inquiry.
We would also appreciate it if you could disseminate this Call for  
Papers within your Department or Institution.

Dr. Vicente Guerrero Bote
InSciT2006 Conference Chairman
University of Extremadura

Borja Gonzalez
InSciT2006 Secretariat
Email: inscit2006 at instac.es
Francisco de Borja Gonzalez Pereira
borja at alcazaba.unex.es
Facultad de Biblioteconomía y Documentación
Universidad de Extremadura

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