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[ntcir:195] DEADLINE EXTENDED: Asia Information Retrieval Symposium 2006


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Subject: Dateline Extension for Asia Information Retrieval Symposium
2006 CFP
Date: Wed, 19 Apr 2006 02:49:54 +0800
From: AIRS 06 Organising Committee <kanagasa@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: tetsuya.sakai@xxxxxxxxxxxxx


Pls note that the submission deadline has been extended to
24/04/2006,23:59 pm,Singapore time (GMT+8).

Third Asia Information Retrieval Symposium
-- AIRS 2006 --
October 16-18, 2006, Singapore

The Third Asia Information Retrieval Symposium will bring together
international researchers and developers to exchange new ideas and the
latest achievements in information retrieval (IR). The scope of the
symposium covers applications, systems, technologies, and theoretical
aspects of information retrieval in text, audio, image, video, and
multimedia data.

AIRS 2006 welcomes submissions of original papers in the broad field of
information retrieval. Technical issues covered include, but are not limited

    * IR theories and models
    * Text mining: classification, filtering, tracking, clustering
    * Web IR: web mining, search engine, semantic web
    * Multimedia retrieval: audio, image, video, metadata
    * Cross-language IR: retrieval with multiple languages
    * Natural language processing and IR: Question answering,
        summarization, information extraction
    * Experimentation: test collection, corpus, evaluation methodology
    * Systems and implementation issues: efficiency, integration
    * Application of IR technology: e-commerce, e-learning, digital
libraries, ubiquitous computing, bioinformatics, etc.

Instructions for submissions: http://www.airs2006.org/submission.htm

The proceedings (including both regular and poster papers) will be published
by Springer as part of their Lecture Notes in Computer Science
(LNCS) series. Papers in the series will be SCI-Indexed.

Tentative Venue
Located on the western tip of Sentosa island, Shangri-La's Rasa Sentosa
Resort is Singapore's only beachfront hotel. Set on a stretch of sandy white
Siloso Beach and overlooking the South China Sea, the hotel blends
beautifully with the surrounding environment, yet is only a short taxi ride
downtown to shopping and world-class restaurants.

Important Dates (EXTENDED)
Apr 24, 2006 Deadline for submissions (regular papers & posters)
Jun 06, 2006 Notification of acceptance
Jun 22, 2006 Final camera-ready manuscripts due
Sep 01, 2006 Deadline for online registration
Oct 16-18, 2006 AIRS2006 conference in Singapore

You may also download the conference poster at:
http://www.airs2006.org/poster.pdf. We would appreciate it if you could put
it up on your university/organization's noticeboard. Thank you!

Organizing Committee
Mun-Kew Leong, Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore (General Chair)
Hwee Tou Ng, National University of Singapore (Program Chair)
Min-Yen Kan, National University of Singapore (Publication Chair)
Donghong Ji, Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore (Organizing Chair)
Guodong Zhou, Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore
K. Rajaraman, Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore

Area Chairs
Lee-Feng Chien, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
Noriko Kando, National Institute of Informatics, Japan
Kui-Lam Kwok, Queens College, City University of New York, USA
Hang Li, Microsoft Research Asia, China,
Ee-Peng Lim, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Jian-Yun Nie, University of Montreal, Canada,
Hae-Chang Rim, Korea University, Korea

AIRS2006 is organized and sponsored by the Institute for Infocomm Research,
Singapore, and co-organized by the National University of Singapore.