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Universidade Portucalense


The Third International Workshop on 

Wireless Information Systems 
(WIS 2004)

April 13 - 14, 2004
Porto, Portugal

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In conjunction with the Sixth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems (ICEIS 2004)

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Dr. Qusay H. Mahmoud
Dept. of Computing & Information Science
University of Guelph
Guelph, Canada

Dr. Hans Weghorn
Information Technology & Applied Computer Science
BA-University of Cooperative Education
Stuttgart, Germany

Background and Goals

Wireless computing is an emerging field that promises new approaches for developing information systems that offer benefits related to flexibility of distribution, costs, and mobility. This emerging field poses new challenges to the research community such as faster time-to-market, quality of wireless information, security concerns, and others.

Following the success of the first WIS-2002 in Spain and WIS-2003 in France, this workshop will serve as a forum for researchers and practitioners to meet and share expertise in this emerging field.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
- Innovative wireless applications, protocols, and systems
- Applications for the mobile enterprise
- Middleware for wireless information systems
- Location-based wireless services
- Context-aware wireless services
- Agents for wireless information systems
- Databases for wireless information systems
- Data mining in wireless information systems
- Design techniques and tools for wireless information systems
- Mobile commerce
-· QoS for wireless data services
-· Wireless information architectures
- Wireless security and privacy
- Papers on related topics are also welcome

Format of the Workshop

The workshop will be for two days with oral presentations, discussions, and invited talks.

Submission of Papers

Prospective authors are invited to submit papers in any of the areas listed above. All papers must be written in English, and the length of the paper should not exceed 4,000 words or 8 pages (including figures and tables). Papers (in PDF format) should be submitted online through the online submission system.

Workshop Proceedings

All accepted papers will be published in workshop proceedings book with an ISBN#, which will be printed by ICEIS Press. The proceedings will be available at the time of the workshop. 

Important Dates

Full paper submission: January 15, 2004
Author notification: February 15, 2004
Camera-ready paper submission: March 1, 2004
Workshop: April 13, 2004

Workshop Program Committee

Michael Berger, Siemens, Germany
Michela Bertolotto, University College Dublin, Ireland
Stephane Bressan, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Christophe Claramunt, French Naval Academy, France
Alfredo Goni, University of Basque Country, Spain
Frank Hartung, Ericsson Eurolab, Germany
Silke Holtmanns, Nokia Research, Germany
Jarle G. Hulaas, EPFL, Switzerland
Patrick Hung, CSIRO, Ausralia
Ahmed Kamel, North Dakota State University, USA
Birgitta Koeing-Ries, Karlsruhe, Germany
Soraya Kouadri Mostefaoui, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
Claudia Linnhoff-Popien, LMU, Germany
Seng Loke, Monash University, Asutralia
Sergio Lujan-Mora, University of Alicante, Spain
Zakaria Maamar, Zayed University, United Arab Emirates
Wathiq Mansoor, Zayed University, United Arab Emirates
Alan Messer, Samsung, USA
Patrik Mihailescu, Monash University, Australia
Terry R. Payne, University of Southampton, UK
Elhadi Shakshuki, Acadia University, Canada
Michael Sheng, University of New South Wales, Australia
Jari Veijalainen, Waseda University, Japan
Yolanda Villate, University of Zaragoza, Spain
Arkady Zaslavsky, Monash University, Australia
Andy Zott, Nokia Mobile Phones, Germany

Workshop Location

The workshop will be held in conjunction of the Sixth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems (ICEIS 2004) in the city of Porto, Portugal. Porto with a population of 300,000 is located on the banks of the river Douro. It is Portugal's second most important city in terms of economic output and cultural influence.

Registration Information

At least one author of an accepted paper must register for the workshop. If the registration fees are not received by March 1, 2004, the paper will not be published in the proceedings. To register, go to http://www.iceis.org


ICEIS 2004 Secretariat - The Fourth International Workshop on New Developments in Digital Libraries
Universidade Portucalense
Departamento de Informática
Rua Dr. António Bernardino de Almeida, 541-619
4200 - 072 Porto - Portugal
Tel: +351 22 557 2512
Fax: +351 22 557 2015 

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