Call for Papers
The 2009 IEEE International Symposium on Social Computing and Networking (SocialNet'09)
December 12-14, 2009, Chengdu, China
Social computing has recently become one of the central themes across a number of information and communication technology fields. It is emerging as an attractive computing paradigm and methodology considering social context and social modeling, using principles of social sciences, or in a socially collaborative way, during information system design and production.
The rapid proliferation of online social networking system and service demonstrates the incredible power of social computing. Meanwhile, an effective organization and usage of various social networks and even the design of future Internet also present many new challenges to social computing research and system development.
The symposium aims to bring together researchers, scientists, engineers, and scholar students in computer science, networking, sociology and business, and foster interdisciplinary interaction and collaboration towards the challenges and new opportunities in practice and theory of social computing and social networking.
The topics include but are not limited to:
(1) System Models and Design
(2) Social Computing Theories and Algorithms
(3) Social Computing for Future Internet
(4) Social Networking Services and Applications
(5) Social Network Analysis
Prepare your paper with free styles not more than 15 pages in PDF file. Submit at: http://cse.stfx.ca/~SocialNet09/sub/
Accepted papers will be appeared in PICom’09 proceedings to be published by IEEE Computer Society Press and to be indexed by EI. Selected papers will be published in special issues of some top SCI-indexed journals.
Submission deadline: September 1, 2009
Notification of acceptance: September 30, 2009
Final manuscript due: October 15, 2009
Conference: December 12-14, 2009