We are pleased to invite the academic and business community to submit their papers to CISTI'2018 (13th Iberian Conference on Information Systems and Technologies), to be held in Cáceres, Spain, between the 13th and 16th of June 2018. Authors are encouraged to submit original scientific contributions such as state-of-art reviews and new research perspectives, groundbreaking ideas and/or architectures, solutions and/or applications for real problems, empirical and/or evaluation works, case studies, etc., in conformity with the themes of this Conference.

Four types of papers can be submitted:

Full paper: Finished or consolidated R&D works, to be included in one of the Conference themes. These papers are assigned  a 6-page limit.

Short paper: Ongoing works with relevant preliminary results, opened to discussion. These papers are assigned a 4-page limit.

Poster paper: Initial work with relevant ideas, opened to discussion. These papers are assigned a 2-page limit.

Company paper: Companies' papers  that show practical experience, R & D, tools, etc., focused in some topics of the conference. These articles are abstracts with a maximum of 2 pages.

Papers submitted for the Scientific Committee’s evaluation must not include any information leading to the authors’ identification. Therefore, the authors’ names, affiliations and bibliographic references should not be included in the early version. This information should only be included in the final version.

Submitted papers must not have been published and must not be under review for any other conference and national or international publication.

Papers must comply with the format standard and be written in Portuguese, Spanish or English.

All papers will be subjected to a “blind review” by at least two members of the Scientific Committee.

Full papers can be accepted as short papers or poster papers only. Similarly, short papers can be accepted as poster papers only. In these two cases, the authors will be allowed to maintain the original number of pages in the proceedings publication.

The authors of accepted poster papers must also build and print a poster to be exhibited during the Conference. This poster must follow an A1 or A2 vertical format. The Conference includes Work Sessions where these posters are presented and orally discussed, with a 5-minute limit per poster.

The authors of accepted full papers will dispose of a 15-minute presentation in the Conference Work Session, and approximately 5 minutes of discussion will follow each presentation. The authors of accepted short papers and company papers will dispose of an 11-minute presentation in the Conference Work Session, and approximately 4 minutes of discussion will follow each presentation.

 

Themes

Submitted papers must follow the main themes proposed for the Conference (the topics proposed in each theme constitute a mere framework reference; they are not intended as restrictive):

 

A) OMIS - Organizational Models and Information Systems

Information Systems Planning and Management; Business Integration; Information Systems Architectures; Project Management; Information Society; Virtual Organizations; e-Government; e-Commerce; e-Business; e-Portals; Web 2.0 & 3.0; Communities of Practice; Social Aspects of Information Systems; Enterprise Information Systems; Accounting and Management Information Systems; Geographic Information Systems. 

 

B) KMDSS - Knowledge Management and Decision Support Systems

Knowledge Management and Ontologies; Knowledge Acquisition and Elicitation; Ontology-driven Knowledge Engineering; Ontology Design and Engineering; Decision Support Models; Decision Support and Software Engineering; Statistical Decision Models and Algorithms; Business and Competitive Intelligence; Data Warehousing and Data Mining 

 

C) SSAAT - Software Systems, Architectures, Applications and Tools

XML and Internet Languages; XML and Data Management; Web Architectures and Applications; Multimedia Tools and Applications; Multimedia Analysis and Processing; Content Management and Distribution; Computer Security; Intelligent Agents; Software Engineering and Quality Metrics; Metadata, Modelling and Semantics. 

 

D) CNMPS - Computer Networks, Mobility and Pervasive Systems

Interworking Heterogeneous Networks; Systems over Home, Body and Personal area Networks; Applications of Ad-hoc, Sensor and Vehicle Networks; End-to-End Protocols Over Heterogeneous Networks; Middleware for Supporting Mobility, Context-aware and Location-based Computing; Security in Mobile and Ubiquitous Systems; Software Engineering Support for Pervasive Applications; Novel Applications of Pervasive Computing; New HCI Challenges in Mobile and Ubiquitous Systems; Test and Evaluation of Pervasive Systems. 

 

E) HCC - Human Centered Computing

Human Centered Computing; Human-Computer Interaction; Human Systems Design; Evaluation of Systems Applied to Users; Assessment; Devices Design (from hardware or software view); E-M-V Systems; Usability; Accessibility.

 

F) HIS - Health Informatics

Electronic Health Record; Clinical Decision Support Systems; Knowledge Management for Healthcare; Evidence-based Health Services; Biomedical Data Management; Biomedical Images Processing; Telemedicine and eHealth; Mobile Computing in Healthcare; Integration and Interoperability; Health Portals; Standards; Ethic, Privacy and Security; Legislation; Curriculum models in Health Informatics.

 

G) ITE - Information Technologies in Education

Digital Divide; e-Learning Methods and Case Studies; Mobile and Pervasive Technologies; Digital Games; Multi-user Virtual Environments; Informal Learning; New Classroom Technologies (PDAs, Interactive Witheboards, etc.); Personal Learning Environments; Visual Media (Videoconference; Digital Photography); e-Portfolios and Social Software (Wikis, Blogs, Podcasting, etc.).

 

H) AEC – Architecture and Engineering of Construction

Architecture Project and Education; Building Engineering; Facilities Management; Structure; Sustainability; Acoustics; Efficiency; Urbanism; Sustainable urbanism; ICTs and Architecture; Conservation, safety and maintenance; New visual technologies (Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, Mixed models, on-line visualization); Rendering; “Gamification”.

 

Publication and Indexing

To ensure that the contribution (full paper, short paper, poster paper or company paper) is published in the Proceedings, at least one of the authors must be fully registered by the 1st of April, and the paper must comply with the suggested layout and page-limit. Additionally, all recommended modifications must be addressed by the authors before they submit the final version.

No more than one paper per registration will be published in the Conference Proceedings. An extra fee must be paid for publication of additional papers, with a maximum of one additional paper per registration.

Published full and short papers will be sent to indexing in EI, IEEE XPlore, INSPEC, ISI, SCOPUS and Google Scholar.

The best articles will be selected for publication in the following journals and books:

- International Journal of Technology and Human Interaction (IJTHI)

- Journal of Information Systems Engineering & Management (JISEM)

- Journal on Advances in Theoretical and Applied Informatics (JADI)

International Journal of Information Systems and Software Engineering for Big Companies (IJISEBC)

- Revista Ibérica de Sistemas e Tecnologias de Informação (RISTI)

 

Important Dates

Paper submission: February 4, 2018

Notification of acceptance: March 18, 2018

Submission of accepted papers: March 30, 2018

Payment of registrationto ensure the inclusion of an accepted paper in the conference proceedings: April 12018

 

We are counting on you. Submit your contribution.