Paper submission deadline extended.

In response to many requests, the paper submission deadline of AINA 2012 conference was extended to October 15, 2011.

AINA 2012 organization committee (2011-9-29)

Call for Papers

The 26th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Information
Networking and Applications (AINA-2012)
http://www.aina-conference.org/2012/
Sponsored by:
IEEE Computer Society, Technical Committee on Distributed Processing (TCDP)
Fukuoka Institute of Technology (FIT), Fukuoka, Japan,
March 26-29, 2012


IMPORTANT DATES
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Workshop Proposal Due: June 30, 2011
Submission Deadline: October 15, 2011 (EXTENDED)
Author Notification: December 1, 2011
Author Registration: December 23, 2011
Final Manuscript Due: January 6, 2012

As one of the most important international conferences sponsored by the TCDP of the IEEE Computer Society, the International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications (AINA-2012) will be held in Fukuoka, March 26-29, 2012. The conference covers theory, design and application of computer networks and distributed computing and information systems. Aside from the regular presentations, the conference will include keynote addresses with speakers from both industry and academia. Prospective authors are invited to submit papers in any of the following areas (not limited to):

Communication Protocol and Architecture
High-speed Communication and Network
Wireless Communication and Network
Multimedia Communication and System
Personal Communication System
Mobile Ad-hoc and Sensor Network
Low-power Network and System
Wearable Network and System
Embedded System and Networking
Internet Technology and IP-based Applications
Network Control and Management
Network Performance, Analysis and Evaluation
Quality of Services (QoS)
Multicast Routing and Technology
Security, Privacy and Trust
Fault-tolerant and Dependable System
Multi-agent System and Applications
Parallel/Distributed Algorithm and Architecture
Distributed Database and Data Mining
Distributed Graphics and VR/AR/MR System
Distributed AI and Soft/Natural Computing
Biological Informatics and Computing
E-Learning, E-Commerce, E-Society, etc.
Grid, Cluster and Internet Computing
Peer-to-Peer (P2P) System
Service-oriented Framework and Middleware
Autonomic Computing and Communication
WWW, Semantic Web and Cyber World
Mobile and Context-aware Computing
Ubiquitous/Pervasive Networks and Computing
Ubiquitous Intelligence and Smart World
Smart Object, Space/Environment and System
Innovative Networking and Applications
Social, Ethical & Other Issues of Networked World
Network and Application Hardware
Cognitive Network Access
Digital Eco Systems

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PAPER SUBMISSION GUIDELINE
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Submit a full paper of at most 8 pages (IEEE Computer Society Proceedings
Manuscripts style: two columns, single-spaced), including figures and
references, using 10 fonts, and number each page. You can confirm the IEEE
Computer Society Proceedings Author Guidelines at the following web page:
URL: http://www.computer.org/portal/web/cscps/submission.

AINA-2012 submission web site is in following URL.
http://www.aina-conference.org/2012/

Accepted papers will be given guidelines in preparing and submitting
the final manuscript(s) together with the notification of acceptance. The
proceedings will be published by IEEE Computer Society Press with 8 pages
for each paper. Authors of accepted papers, or at least one of them, are
requested to register and present their work at the conference, otherwise
their papers will be removed from the digital library after the conference.

Distinguished papers accepted and presented at the conference and also
the workshops of AINA-2012, after further revisions, will be published in special issues
of prestigious international journals.

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AINA-2012 ORGANIZING COMMITTEE
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General Co-Chairs
Takuo Nakashima, Tokai University, Japan
Hui-Huang Hsu, Tamkang University, Taiwan
Wenny Rahayu, La Trobe University, Australia

Program Committee Co-Chairs
Tomoya Enokido, Rissho University, Japan
Jong Hyuk Park, Seoul National University of Science and Technology(SeoulTech), Korea
Markus Aleksy, ABB AG, Germany

Workshops Co-Chairs
Fatos Xhafa, Technical University of Catalonia, Spain
Minoru Uehara, Toyo University, Japan
David Taniar, Monash University, Australia
Sang-Soo Yeo, Mokwon University, Korea

Program Vice Chairs and Research Tracks

1. Opportunistic and Delay Tolerant Networks
Stephane Maag, TELECOM SudParis, France
Jung-Shian Li, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan

2. Ad Hoc, Mesh and Sensor Networks

Han-Chieh Chao, National Ilan University, Taiwan
Sherali Zeadally, University of the District of Columbia, USA
Whai-En Chen, National Ilan University, Taiwan

3. Pervasive/Ubiquitous Computing and Services

Mikko Rissanen, ABB Corporate Research, Sweden
Joseph Kee-Yin Ng, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong

4. Vehicular Networks and Applications

Vamsi Krishna Paruchuri, University of Central Arkansas, USA
Hiroshi Shigeno, Keio University, Japan

5. Distributed and Parallel Systems

Cho-Li Wang, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Anne Benoit, ENS Lyon et IUF, France
Weisong Shi Wayne State University, USA

6. Distributed Database and Data Mining

Akimitsu Kanzaki, Osaka University, Japan
Eric Pardede, La Trobe University, Australia

7. Grid, P2P and Scalable Computing

Heinz Kredel, University of Mannheim, Germany
Hanh Le, University of Cape Town, South Africa

8. Internet Computing and Web Applications

Yuka Kato, Advanced Institute of Industrial Technology, Japan
Ralf Gitzel, ABB Corporate Research Center, Germany

9. Service Oriented Architecture and Applications

Axel Korthaus, Victoria University, Australia
Takuo Suganuma, Tohoku University, Japan

10. Multimedia and Social Networking

Changhoon Lee, Hanshin University, Korea
Hiroaki Nishino, Oita University, Japan

11. Agent Systems, Intelligent Computing and Applications

Giacomo Cabri, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
Kuo-Ming Chao, Conventry University, UK

12. Security, Privacy and Trust

Taeshik Shon, Ajou University, Korea
Joonsang Baek, Institute for Infocomm Research (I2R), Singapore
Stefan Sackmann, Martin Luther University, Halle, Germany

13. Communications Network and Protocols

Song Guo, The University of Aizu, Japan
Geyong Min, University of Bradford, UK

14. Mobile Networks and Applications

Agustinus Borgy Waluyo, Monash University, Australia
Fumio Teraoka, Keio University, Japan

15. Dependable Systems and Autonomic Computing/Networking

Elhadi Shakshuki, Acadia University, Canada
Tsang-Ling Sheu, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Kaoshiung, Taiwan

16. Semantics in Collaborative Systems

Young-Sik Jeong, Wonkwang University, Korea
Dumitru Roman, SINTEF, Norway

International Journal Co-Chairs
Ilsun You, Korean Bible University, Korea
Takahiro Hara, Osaka University, Japan
Ching-Hsien (Robert) Hsu, Chung Hua University, Taiwan
Farookh Hussain, Curtin University, Australia

Award Co-Chairs
Yoshitaka Shibata, Iwate Prefectural University, Japan
Arjan Durresi, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, USA
Winston Seah, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
Irfan Awan, Bradford University, UK

Publicity Co-Chairs
Salvatore Vitabile, University of Palermo, Italy
Chunming Rong, University of Stavanger, Norway
Hiroaki Nishino, Oita University, Japan
Chungmin Huang, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan

International Liaison Co-Chairs
Hwee-Pink Tan, Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore
Kin Fun Li, University of Victoria, Canada
Muhammad Younas, Oxford Brookes University, UK
Jianhua Ma, Hosei University, Japan

Publication Co-Chairs
Akio Koyama, Yamagata University, Japan
Stephen Huang, The University of Houston, USA
Nik Bessis, University of Derby, UK
Jiandong Li, Xidian University, China

Treasurer / Finance Co-Chairs
Makoto Ikeda, Fukuoka Institute of Technology, Japan
Valbona Barolli, Seikei University, Japan

Local Arrangements Chair
Ailixier Aikebaier, Seikei University, Japan

Steering Committee Co-Chairs

Makoto Takizawa, Seikei University, Japan
Steering Committee Chair and Founder of AINA

Leonard Barolli, Fukuoka Institute of Technology, Japan
Steering Committee Co-Chair

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WORKSHOP PROPOSAL
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In conjunction with the AINA-2012 conference, some number of one-day workshops
will be held.

If you would like to organize a workshop, please submit a workshop proposal
including call for paper, number of papers to be accepted, contact person,
to the AINA-2012 workshop Co-Chairs:

Fatos Xhafa (fatos.xhafa{at}gmail.com), Technical University of Catalonia, Spain
Minoru Uehara (uehara{at}toyo.jp), Toyo University, Japan
David Taniar (dtaniar{at}gmail.com), Monash University, Australia
Sang-Soo Yeo (sangsooyeo{at}gmail.com), Mokwon University, Korea

by June 30, 2011. Proceedings of the AINA-2012 workshops will be published
by IEEE CPS. The schedule of each workshop should follow the conference schedule.

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FURTHER INFORMATION
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For further information, please contact the steering committee chairs:

Leonard Barolli (barolli{at}fit.ac.jp), Fukuoka Institute of Technology, Japan
Makoto Takizawa (makoto.takizawa{at}computer.org), Seikei University, Japan