The main topics of interest of INCoS 2009 include but are not limited to the following:

– Intelligent networking for virtual organizations and campuses

Web 2.0, Enterprise 2.0, Mashups
eHome/Smart Home networking
Virtual environment architecture
Virtual Museum, Electronic library, Tele-Medicine
Evaluation of Network-Oriented application systems
Community Building and Communities of Practice
Design, model and framework of e-Learning Systems
E-learning metadata and standards
Educational Gaming and Multimedia for Learning
Mobile and Ubiquitous Learning Systems
Lifelong Learning: continuing professional training & development
Theoretical bases of e-Learning environments
Distance and e-Learning in a global context
Time dimension of e-Learning
Context dependent learning

– Intelligent networking for social networks

Social Network Sites and Collective Intelligence
Social Software for Technology Enhanced Learning
Information diffusion in social networks
Virtual and Web Communities
Intelligent Search engines
Intelligent networking between Web Sites
Intelligent tutoring systems on the WWW
Infrastructure and Tools for e-Social network
Interdisciplinary Research and e-Social network
International Collaborations in e-Social network
Online communities and computer networks

– Intelligent collaborative systems for work and learning

Collaborative computing
Web-Based Cooperative Work
Collaborative Learning
Computer Supported Cooperative Care/Health
Methodologies and tools for design and analysis of collaborative practices
Ethnographic and case studies of work practice
Data management for collaborative systems
Collaboration in pervasive computing applications
Collaborative e-education, e-learning, and collaborative computing
Human/robot collaboration
Human-centric ubiquitous collaboration

– Security, organization, management and autonomic computing for intelligent networking and collaborative systems

Autonomic computing
Case studies for autonomic computing
Learning algorithms for autonomic computing
Autonomic monitoring and management
Autonomic policy and QoS management
Learning Resource Deployment, Organization and Management
Self-organization, and Intra- and inter-organizational networks
Geographical clusters, networks, and innovation
Workflow technology and workflow management for collaborative network management
Network management systems
Security and trust management in collaborative networks, systems, and applications
Trustworthy collaborative business processing in virtual organizations
Security and privacy in collaboration
Network security, intrusion detection
Energy management for collaborative networks
Network measurements and testbeds
Supply Chain Management

– Grid and P2P distributed infrastructure for intelligent networking and collaborative systems

Computer Supported Collaborative Work with distributed systems
Distributed technologies and architectures to support group collaboration, activity, and awareness
Grid and high-performance computing for Networking
Cloud Computing & Networking
P2P platforms for supporting collaboration
P2P and overlay networks, systems, and applications
Service Oriented Architectures for Networking
Web services technologies for collaborative networking and applications
Collaborative, context-aware infrastructure
Middleware support for collaborative information systems
Architectures, protocols, and enabling technologies for collaborative computing networks and systems
Autonomic computing for Networking
Multi-agent technology and software technologies for collaborative networking and

– Wireless and sensor systems for intelligent networking and collaborative systems

Collaborative sensor systems
Collaborative mobile networks, sensor networks, unmanned air and ground vehicle networks & applications
Collaboration with and through advanced sensing systems
Ad hoc and sensor Networks
Handoff, Mobile networks and Wireless Web
Mobile Internet architectures
Mobility models for networking
Collaborative technologies for fast creation and deployment of new mobile services
Collaborative, location aware mobile systems
Sensor array structure and signal processing
Technology and system for collaboration in real-time enterprises

– Data mining and knowledge management for intelligent networking and collaborative systems

XML mining for Networking
Social Network Mining
Automatic discovery and analysis of Web based social networks
Intelligent Visualization of Social Network Analysis
Intelligent agents and interfaces for Personalization and Adaptivity
Adaptive hypermedia systems
Computational models and agent-based simulations of networks
Web Services modeling for Networking
Modeling for Collaboration
Knowledge Community Formation and Support
Network evolution and growth mechanisms


CelGrid 2008, Ostrava, Czech Republic
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Open University of Catalonia
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