Call for Papers                     
I-SPAN 2009
The 10th International Symposium on Pervasive Systems, Algorithms and
December 14-16, 2009
Kaohsiung, Taiwan, R.O.C.

Organized by:
National Cheng Kung University

International Advisory Committee:

Jean-Claude Bermond, CNRS/INRIA/UNSA, France
Han-Chieh Chao, National Ilan University, Taiwan
Friedhelm Meyer auf der Heide, University of Paderborn, Germany
Susumu Horiguchi, Tohoku University, Japan
Oscar H. Ibarra, University of California Santa Barbara, USA
An-Chi Liu, Computer Society of the ROC, Taiwan
Bruce Maggs, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Miroslaw Malek, Humboldt University-Berlin, Germany
Lionel M. Ni, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China
Michael A. Palis, Rutgers University, USA
Sartaj Sahni, University of Florida, USA
H. J. Siegel, Colorado State University, USA
Makoto Takizawa, Tokyo Denki University, Japan
George W. Wang, Institute for Information Industry, Taiwan
Jhing-Fa Wang, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
Laurence T. Yang, St. Francis Xavier University, Canada
Eugene C. Yeh, National Center for High Performance Computing, Taiwan
Albert Y. Zomaya, The University of Sydney, Australia

Program Committee:


The International Symposium on Pervasive Systems, Algorithms and Networks
(I-SPAN) is an interesting and engaging forum for scientists, engineers, and
practitioners from across the globe to exchange ideas and research results related to the
design, use, analysis, and application of Pervasive Computing, architectures, algorithms,
networks and internet technologies. This is the tenth conference for I-SPAN conference
and it will be held in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, 14th-16th December 2009. I-SPAN 2009 will
have eight tracks: Algorithm and Applications, Architecture and Systems, Ubiquitous
Computing and Systems, Network and Data Communications, Internet and Web
Technology, Medical Informatics, Intelligent Systems and Informatics and Multimedia
Technologies. Relevant topics include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Applications of Pervasive Computing
  • Biomedical Informatics and Computational Biology
  • Compilers and Optimizations for Parallel Processing
  • Database and Data Mining
  • Fault Tolerance Issues and Systems
  • Intelligent Networks
  • Interconnection Networks
  • Internet and WWW Measurement, Mapping and Modeling
  • Internet Technology and Applications
  • Multicasting and Broadcasting Issues
  • Multimedia Signal Processing
  • Multimedia Coding and Transmission
  • Network Routing and Communication Algorithms (wired, wireless, ad-hoc, etc.)
  • Network Security Applications
  • Cloud / Grid Computing and Applications
  • Parallel Architecture and Processing Systems
  • Scientific and High Performance Computing
  • Telecommunication Network Design and Optimization
  • VLSI Network Design
  • Wireless Networks and Mobile Computing

Important Dates:

Main conference:
Manuscript Due: July 15, 2009 (firm deadline)
Acceptance Notification: August 22, 2009

Manuscript Due: July 15, 2009
Acceptance Notification: August 22, 2009

Submission Guideline:

Please submit your complete paper(s) through the I-SPAN 2009 submission site:

Authors are invited to submit original and unpublished research papers. The Proceedings
of the conference will be published by Conference Publishing Services and the content will be
submitted to the indexing companies for possible indexing. IEEE cannot guarantee that
any particular abstract or index entry will be included in Ei Compendex.
The length of the camera-ready manuscripts will be limited to 6 pages
(IEEE Proceedings style). Detailed instructions for electronic paper submission can be
found at the conference web site. All submissions will be evaluated for originality,
significance, clarity, and soundness. At least one author of each accepted paper is
required to register and present the paper at the symposium. The enhanced version of
the best-quality selected papers that have been presented at I-SPAN 2009 may be
invited for publication in the special issue of international journals.

Workshop Proposal:

The I-SPAN 2009 Organizing Committee invites proposals for one-day
workshops affiliated with the conference and addressing research area related
to the Symposium. The workshop proceedings will be published by Conference Publishing Services.
If you would like to organize a workshop, please check the information at

Honorary Chairs
  M. T. Mike Liu, The Ohio State University, USA
  Ming-Chao, Michael, Lai, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
General Chairs
  Frank Hsu, Fordham University, USA
  Chung-Ming Huang, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
Executive Vice-General Chair
  Robert C.-H. Hsu, Chung Hua University, Taiwan
Program Chairs
  Howard Ho, IBM Almaden Research Center, USA
  Ren-Hung Hwang, National Chung Cheng University, Taiwan
Executive Vice-Program Chair
  Yuh-Shyan Chen, National Taipei University, Taiwan
Program Area Co-Chairs
  Algorithm and Applications:
    Omer Egecioglu, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
    Chang-Biau Yang, National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan
  Architecture and Systems:
    Jih-Kwon Peir, University of Florida, USA
    Jiun-In Guo, National Chung Cheng University, Taiwan
  Ubiquitous Computing and Systems:
    Cho-Li Wang, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Sheng-Tzong Cheng, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
  Network and Data Communications:
    Shigang Chen, University of Florida, USA
    Jiann-Liang Chen, National Taiwan Univ. Science and Technology, Taiwan
  Internet and Web Technology:
    Shivakumar Vaithyanathan, IBM Almaden, USA
    Chyi-Ren Dow, Feng Chia University, Taiwan
  Biomedical Informatics:
     Kuan-Tsae Huang, Healnova Corp. USA
     Vincent S. Tseng, National Cheng Kung Univ., Taiwan
  Intelligent Systems and Informatics:
     Chung-Sheng Li, IBM Watson Research, USA
     Tzung-Pei Hong, National Univ. of Kaohsiung, Taiwan
  Multimedia Technology:
     Tanveer Syeda-Mahmood, IBM Almaden Research, USA
     Wen-Nung Lie, National Chung Cheng University, Taiwan
  Cloud / Grid Computing Technologies, Applications and Services:
     Yeh-Ching Chung, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
     Cheng-Zhong Xu, Wayne State University, USA
Workshop Chairs
  Azzedine Boukerche, University of Ottawa, Canada
  Don-Lin Yang, Feng Chia University, Taiwan
Publication Chairs
  Rodrigo Fernandes de Mello, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
  Song Wu, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
Publicity Chairs
  Wenguang Chen, Tsing Hua University, China
  Lin Guan, Loughborough University, UK
  Takahiro Hara, Osaka University, Japan
  Xiaohua Tony Hu, Drexel University, Philadelphia, USA
Registration Chair
  Jen-Yi Pan, National Chung Cheng University, Taiwan
Local Arrangement Chair
  Tsang-Ling Sheu, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Taiwan
Financial Chair
  Hsu-Yang Kung, National Pingtung University of Science and Technology, Taiwan
Web Chair
  Jen-Yi Pan, National Chung Cheng University, Taiwan
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