Topics of interest, in AICCSA 2013, include but not limited to the following areas:

1. Cloud and Distributed Computing

Cloud Computing Architectures and Cloud Solution Design Patterns
Infrastructure, Platform, Application, Business, Social, and Mobile Clouds
Cloud Interoperability and Integration
Cloud Programming Models
Cloud Query Processing
Cloud Infrastructures
Large Scale Cloud Applications
Storage, Data, and Analytics Clouds
Self-service Cloud Portal, Dashboard, and Analytics
Security, Privacy, and Compliance Management for Public, Private, and Hybrid
Cloud Quality Management and Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Cloud Configuration, Performance, and Capacity Management
Cloud Migration
Cloud Composition, Federation, Bridging, and Bursting
Cloud Resource Virtualization and Composition
Cloud Provisioning Orchestration
High Performance Cloud Computing
Cloud Programming Models and Paradigms
Autonomic Business Process and Workflow Management in Clouds
Cloud Developments
Green Cloud Computing
Innovative Cloud Applications and Experiences
Economic, Business and ROI Models for Cloud Computing

2. Networking, sensor networks, mobile computing

3. IR, Data and knowledge management

Data models and query languages
Data streams, time-series and sensor data management
Data management in cloud computing
Parallel and distributed databases
Data management in social network
Data mining and knowledge discovery
Multimedia databases
XML, semi-structured and graph data management
Data Security, privacy, and trust
Databases for emerging hardware
Deep Web
Information extraction, summarization and semantic
Information Filtering and Recommender Systems
Text databases and information retrieval
Information integration, data provenance, probabilistic databases
Web Search, Advertising, Adversarial

4. BPM, Web Services, SOA

BPM, SOA, Web Services and the Cloud
BPM, SOA, Web Services and the Big Data
BPM, SOA, Web Services and Web Semantic
BPM, SOA, Web Services and Web 2.0
BPM, SOA, Web Services and Web of things
BPM, SOA, Web Services and Long tail of processes automation and monitoring
BPM, SOA, Web Services and Patterns
BPM, SOA, Web Services Analysis
BPM, SOA, Web Services and Continuous Improvement
BPM, SOA, Web Services and Security
BPM, SOA, Web Services and Dynamic Discovery
BPM, SOA, Web Services and SLA monitoring
BPM, SOA, Web Services and Enterprise Architecture (Reference Architectures,
Enterprise Repositories, Project Portfolio Management, Strategic Planning,
Maturity, Governance)
BPM, SOA, Web Services and EDA (Enterprise Service Bus, Complex Event
BPM, SOA, Web Services and informal human collaboration (Advanced case
management, Groupware)
BPM, SOA, Web Services and Life Cycle Management
BPM, SOA, Web Services real projects Experiments
BPM, SOA, Web Services and Best and Worst Practices

5. Data Quality and Integration

6. Social computing

Emergence in Social Networks
Information diffusion in social networks
Infrastructure and Tools for e-Social network
International Collaborations in e-Social network
Modeling Human Behavior in System Networks
Models of Social Networks
Social Network Evolution
Social Network and Mobility
Social Network Sites and Collective Intelligence
Social Software for Technology Enhanced Learning
Social Computing Applications
Structural Network Properties and Analysis
Search in Social Networks
Mining Social Networks
Identifying online communities
Community Structure in Networks
Complex Networks in Biological Systems, epidemics,..

7. Security, privacy

8. Semantic Web

Interacting with Semantic Web data and Linked Data
Management of Semantic Web Data and Linked Data
Languages, tools, and methodologies for representing and managing Semantic
Web data
Linked Enterprise Data
Cleaning, assurance, and provenance of Semantic Web data, services, and
Ontology engineering and ontology patterns for the Semantic Web
Ontology modularity, mapping, merging, and alignment
Ontology Dynamics
Ontology and Reasoning
Robust and scalable knowledge management and reasoning on the Web
Social Semantic Web
Personalized access to Semantic Web data and applications
Semantic Web technologies for eGovernment, eEnvironment, eMobility or
Semantic Web and Linked Data for Cloud environments
Applications of the Semantic Web Data and Linked Data

9. Multimedia and Computer vision

Recognition of Objects, Humans and Activities
Reconstruction: 3D Shape, Illumination, Shading, Reflectance, Texture
Complex Illumination, Materials and Shadows
Data-Driven Geometry, Lighting and Materials
Surface representations for 3D face analysis
G-regestration for panorama and mosaicing applications
Geometric invariance for shape and movement analysis from 1D to 4D objects
Computational photography
3D navigation and interfaces
Multimedia content analysis and understanding
Multimedia indexing, search, retrieval and browsing on the Web
Advanced descriptors and similarity metrics for Multimedia
3D imaging, visualization, animation, virtual reality and 3DTV
Multimedia and social sciences, art, entertainment, culture, education,
healthcare, …
Multimedia communication, networking and mobility
Multimedia vision, security, content protection and forensics
Multimedia databases, digital libraries, and social media
Multimedia quality assessment
Multimedia summarization and visualization

10. Arabic/Amazigh/Farsi/Urdu language processing

Morphology & POS tagging
Grammar and grammar formalisms
Coreference resolution
Ontologies and terminology
Resources and annotation
Machine translation
Information retrieval
Text summarization
Named entity recognition
Word sense disambiguation
Sentiment and text classification
Information & content extraction
Text mining
Question answering
Deployment of NLP-based applications
Software integration & quality
Natural Language Generation
Speech recognition and synthesis
Character and handwriting recognition
Applications of NLP technology

11. Big Data, Business Intelligence, Analytics

Knowledge Discovery, Representation, Knowledge Graph, Web-scale Ontologies
High-dimensional Data Clustering, Classification, Data Mining
Web-scale Data Evaluation, Monitoring, Quality
Data Visualization, Collaboration, Integration, Fusion Tables
Cloud Computing, MapReduce, Parallel, Distributed, P2P Systems
Aggregation, Data Warehouses, OLAP, Interactive Data Analysis
Streams, Sensor Networks, Complex Event Processing
Web-scale Data Caching, Replication, Encryption, Compression
User Modeling, Personalization, Data Privacy
Crowdsourcing, Recommender Systems, Collaborative Filtering
Big Data Models, Bigtables, Key-value Stores, Distributed File Systems
Dataflow, Workflow Systems and Languages