International Multi-Conference on Computing in the Global Information Technology
-Challanges for the Next Generation of IT & C-

ICCGI 2006

August 1-3, 2006 - Bucharest, Romania
Hotel IBIS Palatul Parlamentului

Call for Papers

The International Conference on Computing in the Global Information Technology (ICCGI 2006) initiates a series of international events covering a large spectrum of topics related to global knowledge concerning computation, technologies, mechanisms, cognitive patterns, thinking, communications, user-centric approaches, nanotechnologies, and advanced networking and systems. The conference topics focus on challenging aspects in the next generation of information technology and communications related to the computing paradigms (mobile computing, database computing, GRID computing, multi-agent computing, autonomic computing, evolutionary computation) and communication and networking and telecommunications technologies (mobility, networking, bio-technologies, autonomous systems, image processing, Internet and web technologies), towards secure, self-defendable, autonomous, privacy-safe, and context-aware scalable systems.

This conference intends to expose the scientists to the latest developments covering a variety of complementary topics, aiming to enhance one’s understanding of the overall picture of computing in the global information technology.

ICCGI 2006 comprises a series of independent tracks that complement the challenges on various facets of computation, systems solutions, knowledge processing, system implementation, and communications and networking technologies.

Track 1:   Industrial systems

Track 2:   Evolutionary computation

Track 3:   Autonomic and autonomous systems

Track 4:   Bio-technologies

Track 5:   Knowledge data systems

Track 6:   Mobile and distance education

Track 7:   Intelligent techniques, logics, and systems

Track 8:   Knowledge processing

Track 9:   Information technologies

Track 10: Internet and web technologies

Track 11: Digital information processing

Track 12: Cognitive science and knowledge agent-based systems

Track 13: Mobility and multimedia systems

Track 14: Systems performance

Track 15: Networking and telecommunications

Track 16: Software development and deployment

Track 17: Knowledge virtualization

Track 18: Systems and networks on the chip

Track 19: Context-aware systems

Track 20: Networking technologies

Track 21: Security in network, systems, and applications

Track 22: Knowledge for global defense

We welcome technical papers presenting research and practical results, position papers addressing the pros and cons of specific proposals, such as those being discussed in the standard fora or in industry consortia, survey papers addressing the key problems and solutions on any of the above topics short papers on work in progress, and panel proposals.

The topics suggested by the conference can be discussed in term of concepts, state of the art, standards, implementations, running experiments and applications. Authors are invited to submit complete unpublished papers, which are not under review in any other conference or journal in the following, but not limited topic areas.

Industrial presentations are not subject to these constraints. We expect short and long presentations that express industrial position and status.  

Tutorials on specific related topics and panels on challenging areas are encouraged. 

The following track sub-topics are expected to be covered:

Track 1: Industrial systems

Control theory and systems
Fault-tolerance and reliability
Data engineering
Enterprise computing and evaluation
Electrical and electronics engineering
Economic decisions and information systems
Advanced robotics
Virtual reality systems
Industrial systems and applications
Industrial and financial systems
Industrial control electronics
Industrial IT solutions

Track 2: Evolutionary computation

Algorithms, procedures, mechanisms and applications
Computer architecture and systems
Computational sciences
Computation in complex systems
Computer and communication systems
Computer networks
Computer science theory
Computation and computer security
Computer simulation
Digital telecommunications
Distributed and parallel computing
Computation in embedded and real-time systems
Soft computing
User-centric computation

Track 3: Autonomic and autonomous systems

Automation and autonomous systems
Theory of Computing
Autonomic computing
Autonomic networking
Network computing
Protecting computing
Theories of agency and autonomy
Multi-agent evolution, adaptation and learning
Adjustable and self-adjustable autonomy
Pervasive systems and computation
Computing with locality principles
GRID networking and services
Pervasive computing
Cluster computing and performance
Artificial intelligence
Computational linguistics
Cognitive technologies
Decision making
Evolutionary computation
Expert systems
Computational biology

Track 4: Bio-technologies

Models and techniques for biometric technologies
Biometric security
Computer graphics and visualization
Computer vision and image processing
Computational biochemistry
Finger, facial, iris, voice, and skin biometrics
Signature recognition
Multimodal biometrics
Verification and identification techniques
Accuracy of biometric technologies
Authentication smart cards and biometric metrics
Performance and assurance testing
Limitations of biometric technologies
Biometric card technologies
Biometric wireless technologies
Biometric software and hardware
Biometric standards

Track 5: Knowledge data systems

Data mining and Web mining
Knowledge databases and systems
Data warehouse and applications
Data warehousing and information systems
Database performance evaluation
Semantic and temporal databases
Database systems
Databases and information retrieval
Digital library design
Meta-data modeling

Track 6: Mobile and distance education

Human computer interaction
Educational technologies
Computer in education
Distance learning
Mobile learning
Cognitive support for learning
Internet-based education
Impact of ICT on education and society
Group decision making and software
Habitual domain and information technology
Computer-mediated communications
Immersing authoring
Contextual and cultural challenges in user mobility

Track 7: Intelligent techniques, logics, and systems

Intelligent agent technologies
Intelligent and fuzzy information processing
Intelligent computing and knowledge management
Intelligent systems and robotics
Fault-tolerance and reliability
Fuzzy logic & systems
Genetic algorithms
Haptic phenomena
Graphic recognition
Neural networks
Symbolic and algebraic computation

Track 8: Knowledge processing

Knowledge representation models
Knowledge languages
Cognitive science
Knowledge acquisition
Knowledge engineering
Knowledge processing under uncertainty
Machine intelligence
Machine learning
Making decision through Internet
Networking knowledge plan

Track 9: Information technologies

Information technology and organizational behavior
Agents, data mining and ontologies
Information retrieval systems
Information and network security
Information ethics and legal evaluations
Optimization and information technology
Organizational information systems
Information fusion
Information management systems
Information overload
Information policy making
Information security
Information systems

Track 10: Internet and web technologies

Internet and WWW-based computing
Web and Grid computing
Internet service and training
IT and society
IT in education and health
Management information systems
Visualization and group decision making
Web based language development
Web search and decision making
Web service ontologies
Scientific web intelligence
Online business and decision making
Business rule language
Online and collaborative work
Social eco-systems and social networking
Social decisions on Internet
Computer ethics

Track 11: Digital information processing

Natural language processing
Medical imaging
Image processing
Signal processing
Speech processing
Video processing
Pattern recognition
Pattern recognition models
Graphics & computer vision
Medical systems and computing

Track 12: Cognitive science and knowledge agent-based systems

Cognitive support for e-learning and mobile learning
Agents and cognitive models
Agents & complex systems; computational ecosystems
Agent architectures; perception, action & planning in agents
Agent communication: languages, semantics, pragmatics & protocols
Agent-based electronic commerce and trading systems
Multi-agent constraint satisfaction
Agent programming languages, development environments and testbeds
Computational complexity in autonomous agents
Multi-agent planning and cooperation
Logics and formal models of for agency verification
Nomadic agents
Negotiation, auctions, persuasion
Privacy and security issues in multi-agent systems

Track 13: Mobility and multimedia systems

Mobile communications
Multimedia and visual programming
Multimedia and decision making
Multimedia systems
Mobile multimedia systems
User-centered mobile applications
Designing for the mobile devices
Contextual user mobility
Mobile strategies for global market
Interactive television and mobile commerce

Track 14: Systems performance

Performance evaluation
Performance modeling
Performance of parallel computing
Reasoning under uncertainty
Reliability and fault-tolerance
Performance instrumentation
Performance monitoring and corrections
Performance in entity-dependable systems
Real-time performance and near-real time performance evaluation
Performance in software systems
Performance and hybrid systems
Measuring performance in embedded systems

Track 15: Networking and telecommunications

Telecommunication and Networking
Telecommunication Systems and Evaluation
Multiple Criteria Decision Making in Information Technology
Network and Decision Making
Networks and Security
Communications protocols (SIP/H323/MPLS/IP/
Specialized networks (GRID/P2P/Overlay/Ad hoc/Sensor)
Advanced services (VoIP/IPTV/Video-on-Demand
Network and system monitoring and management
Feature interaction detection and resolution
Policy-based monitoring and managements systems
Traffic modeling and monitoring
Traffic engineering and management
Self-monitoring, self-healing and self-management systems
Man-in-the-loop management paradigm

Track 16: Software development and deployment

Software requirements engineering
Software design, frameworks, and architectures
Software interactive design
Formal methods for software development, verification and validation
Neural networks and performance
Agile/Generic/Agent-oriented programming
Empirical software evaluation metrics
Software vulnerabilities
Reverse engineering
Software reuse
Software security, reliability and safety
Software economics
Software testing and debugging
Tracking defects in the OO design
Distributed and parallel software
Programming languages
Declarative programming
Real-time and embedded software
Open source software development methodologies
Software tools and deployment environments
Software Intelligence
Software Performance and Evaluation

Track 17: Knowledge virtualization

Modeling techniques, tools, methodologies, languages
Model-driven architectures (MDA)
Service-oriented architectures (SOA)
Utility computing frameworks and fundamentals
Enabled applications through virtualization
Small-scale virtualization methodologies and techniques
Resource containers, physical resource multiplexing, and segmentation
Large-scale virtualization methodologies and techniques
Management of virtualized systems
Platforms, tools, environments, and case studies
Making virtualization real
On-demand utilities
Adaptive enterprise
Managing utility-based systems 
Development environments, tools, prototypes

Track 18: Systems and networks on the chip

Microtechnology and nanotechnology
Real-time embedded systems
Programming embedded systems
Controlling embedded systems
High speed embedded systems
Designing methodologies for embedded systems
Performance on embedded systems
Updating embedded systems
Wireless/wired design of systems-on-the-chip
Testing embedded systems
Technologies for systems processors
Migration to single-chip systems

Track 19: Context-aware systems

Context-aware autonomous entities
Context-aware fundamental concepts, mechanisms, and applications
Modeling context-aware systems
Specification and implementation of awareness behavioral contexts
Development and deployment of large-scale context-aware systems and subsystems
User awareness requirements
Design techniques for interfaces and systems
Methodologies, metrics, tools, and experiments for specifying context-aware systems
Tools evaluations, Experiment evaluations

Track 20: Networking technologies

Next generation networking
Network, control and service architectures
Network signalling, pricing and billing
Network middleware
Telecommunication networks architectures
On-demand networks, utility computing architectures
Next generation networks [NGN] principles
Storage area networks [SAN]
Access and home networks
High-speed networks
Optical networks
Peer-to-peer and overlay networking
Mobile networking and systems
MPLS-VPN, IPSec-VPN networks
GRID networks
Broadband networks

Track 21: Security in network, systems, and applications

IT in national and global security
Formal aspects of security
Systems and network security
Security and cryptography
Applied cryptography
Cryptographic protocols
Key management
Access control
Anonymity and pseudonymity management
Security management
Trust management
Protection management
Certification and accreditation
Virii, worms, attacks, spam
Intrusion prevention and detection
Information hiding
Legal and regulatory issues

Track 22: Knowledge for global defense

Business continuity and availability
Risk assessment
Aerospace computing technologies
Systems and networks vulnerabilities
Developing trust in Internet commerce
Performance in networks, systems, and applications
Disaster prevention and recovery
IT for anti-terrorist technology innovations (ATTI)
Networks and applications emergency services 
Privacy and trust in pervasive communications 
Digital rights management
User safety and protection


The ICCGI 2006 Proceedings will be published by IEEE Computer Society Conference Publishing Services and on-line via IEEE XPlore Digital Library. IEEE will index the papers with major indexes.

Important deadlines:

Submission deadline March 15, 2006 March 20, 2006
Notification April 5, 2006 April 11, 2006
Camera ready April 25, 2006

Only .pdf or .doc files will be accepted for paper submission. All received papers will be acknowledged via the EDAS system.

Final author manuscripts will be 8.5" x 11" (two columns IEEE format), not exceeding 6 pages; max 4 extra pages allowed at additional cost. The formatting instructions can be found on the Instructions page.

Once you receive the notification of paper acceptance, you will be provided by the IEEE CS Press an online author kit with all the steps an author needs to follow to submit the final version. The author kits URL will be included in the letter of acceptance.

Technical marketing/business/positioning presentations

The conference initiates a series of business, technical marketing, and positioning presentations on the same topics. Speakers must submit a 10-12 slide deck presentations with substantial notes accompanying the slides, in the .ppt format (.pdf-ed). The slide deck will be published in the conference’s CD collection, together with the regular papers. Please send your presentations to


Tutorials provide overviews of current high interest topics. Proposals can be for half or full day tutorials. Please send your proposals to

Panel proposals

The organizers encourage scientists and industry leaders to organize dedicated panels dealing with controversial and challenging topics and paradigms. Panel moderators are asked to identify their guests and manage that their appropriate talk supports timely reach our deadlines. Moderators must specifically submit an official proposal, indicating their background, panelist names, their affiliation, the topic of the panel, as well as short biographies.

Workshop proposals

We welcome workshop proposals on issues complementary to the topics of this conference. Your requests should be forwarded to .

For more information,


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