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September 16-17

MULTISCALE IMAGE AND DATA ANALYSIS--NEW METHODS New Karlsruhe, Germany. Contact Fionn Murtagh, Faculty of Informatics, University of Ulster, BT48 7JL Northern Ireland; tel.+44 1504 375453; fax:+44 1504 375489; email: fd.murtagh@; URL: http://

September 16-17

21ST HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL COMPUTER CONFERENCE Hong Kong. Contact Shirley Kiang, Unit D. 1/F. Luckfast Building, 1 Stone Nullah Lane, Wanchai, Hong Kong; tel: 852 2334 2228; fax: 852 2834 3003; email:; URL:

September 16-18

AI MEETS THE REAL WORLD '98 Stamford, CT. Sponsored by: University of Connecticut Honeywell Technology Center, DARPA, US Air Force Research Labs Phillips Lab. Contact--Eugene Santos Jr. email:; Mark Boddy boddy@; Doug Dyer; URL: http://www.eng2.

September 17-18

ELECTRONIC PAYMENTS FORUM (EPF) Boston, MA. Sponsors: Organized under the auspices of the Cross-Industry Working Team (XIWT), the Financial Services Technology Consortium (FSTC) and CommerceNet. Contact: Pamela Memmott,; URL:

September 19

WORKSHOP ON PRINCIPLES OF ABSTRACT MACHINES Pisa, Italy. Contact Stephan Diehl, University of-Saarbruecken, Germany; email: Peter Sestoft, Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, Copenhagen, Denmark; Sponsors: Held in conjunction with the Joint International Symposia SAS'98 and PLILP/ALP'; tel: + 45 35 28 23 34, email:; URL:

September 19-23

2ND EUROPEAN CONFERENCE ON RESEARCH AND ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY FOR DIGITAL LIBRARIES Heraklion, Crete, Greece. Sponsors: TMP,, ERCIM, FORTH-ICS, University of Crete. Contact: Christos Nikolaou; email:; URL:

September 21-22

1998 CDMA TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE Orlando Disney World, Florida. For information, please call or fax to+ 1(510)2521546; email:

September 22-25

HIGH PERFORMANCE COMPUTING CONFERENCE & EXHIBITION 1998 Singapore, Republic of Singapore. Sponsors: National Science & Technology Board, Singapore and IEEE (Singapore Section) Contact Jerry Lira, Chairman (Organising Committee) email:; URL: http:// www.

September 23-25

NEURAL COMPUTATION, NC'98 Vienna, Austria. Sponsors: IFAC, IEEE, OeCG, OeVE, Siemens AG and TU Vienna. Contact Jeanny Ryffel, ICSC International Computer Science Conventions, P.O. Box 279, Millet, AB T0C 1Z0, Canada; tel: +1403 387 3546; tax: +1-403 387 4329; email:; URL: http://www.

September 24-25

ZUM'98: 11TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF Z USERS Berlin, Germany. Sponsors: Z User Group, BCS-FACS, Daimler-Benz, GMD, Praxis Critical Systems. Contact Jonathan Bowen, The University of Reading, Dept of Computer Science White-knights, PO Box 225, Reading, Berks RG6 6AY, England. Tel: +1-44-118-931-6544 (direct) -8611 (inquiries) flax: +1-44-118975-1994 Email: URL:

September 24-26

ICES'98; 2ND INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON EVOLVABLE: FROM BIOLOGY TO HARDWARE Lausanne, Switzerland. Contact Dr. Moshe Sipper, Logic Systems Laboratory, Swiss Federal Institute of-Technology, CH-1015 Lausanne, Switzerland; email:; URL: htrp://

September 24-26

MIS'98: 4TH INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON MULTIMEDIA INFORMATION SYSTEMS Istanbul, Turkey. Sponsor: U.S. Army Research Office Additional information can be obtained URL:

September 24-26

SIGDOC'98: 16TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE ON SYSTEMS DOCUMENTATION Quebec, Canada. Sponsors: ACM-SIGDOC. Contact Laurie Bennett, 41 Victor St., Stittsville, Ontario K2S149, Canada; tel: 613 831 (/583; email: URL:

September 25-26

CCSC:MW '98: THE 5TH ANNUAL CONSORTIUM FOR COMPUTING IN SMALL COLLEGES: MIDWEST CONFERENCE Spring Arbor, Michigan. Contact for CCSC:MW '97 Conference Information James Caristi, Dept. of Math. and Computer Science, Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN 46383; tel: = 1-219 464-5422; ; URL:

September 26-29

1998 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON FUNCTIONAL PROGRAMMING Baltimore, MD. Sponsors: ACM-SIGPLAN. Contact Matthias Felleisen, Rice Univ., P.O. Box 1892, Dept., of Computer Science, Houston, TX 77251 1892 US; tel:+l-713 327 4834; email:; URL:

September 28-29

THE 5TH ANNUAL AUSTRALASIAN CONFERENCE ON PARALLEL AND REALTIME SYSTEMS Adelaide, South Australia, Australia. Sponsors IFIP. Contact Andrew Wendelborn. URL

September 28-30

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON IT AND MULTIMEDIA AT UNITEN Selangor, Malaysia. Sponsors: Tenaga Nasinnal Berhad, Contact: Associate Professor Jamilin Jais; tel: 603-8262020; fax: 603-8263,506; email:; URL:; (next click on ENGINEERING, then ICIMU98 to see the 1st CFP details)

September 28-October 1 KALTHOFF FALL98 ENGINEERING INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY USER FORUM AND CONFERENCE Orlando, FL. Contact Kalthoff International; tel: 513 791 3367; URI.:

October 2-7

ASPLOSVIII: ARCHITECTURAL SUPPORT FOR PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES AND OPERATING SYSTEMS San Jose, CA. Sponsors: ACM-SIGARCH, ACM-SIGOPS, ACM-SIGPLAN, In coop IEEE-CS. Contact Dileep Bhandarkar, Intel Corporation system Arch. Workstation, Products Division (WPD) 2800 Center Drive, Dupont WA 983275050; tel: 253 371 7171; email:; URL: http://

October 5-7

ALGORITHMIC AND INFORMATION THEORETIC APPROACHES Piscataway NJ Sponsors: DIMACS Center Contacts: Mordecai Golin, golin( URL: http://

October 5-8


October 5-8

TNC'98:TERENA NETWORKING CONFERENCE J998 Dresden, Germany. Contact TNC'98 Secretariat, c/o TERENA Secretariat, Singel 466-468, NL 1017 AW Amsterdam, The Netherlands. tel: +31 20 639 1131; fax: +31 20 639 3289; email:; URL:

October 5-9

HFES To HOLD 42ND ANNUAL MEETING: "THE SKY'S NO LIMIT" Chicago, Illinois. For more information contact HFES, P.O. Box 1369, Santa Monica, CA 90406-1369; fax: + 1310 391 2110; email:; URL:

October 12-November 6

1998 PLENIPOTENTIARY Minneapolis, Minn. Contact: Gray Jessup; tel: (703) 907-7736.

October 12-14

13TH BRAZILIAN SYMPOSIUM ON DATABASE SYSTEMS Maringa, PP, Brazil. Sponsors: Brazillian Comp Soc. In coop ACM SIGMOD, Contact ltana Maria de Souza Gimenes, Maringa--UEM Departmento de Informatica-DIN, Av. Colombo 5790 Maringa, PR 87020-900 Brazil; tel:+55 44 261 4324; email:; URL:

October 12-15

WECC'98: THE I ST WORKSHOP ON EMBODIED CONVERSATIONAL CHARACTERS Tahoe City, CA. Sponsors: The FX Palo Alto Lab, Inc. In coop ACM-SIGCHI, AAAI. Contact Joseph W. Sullivan, FX Palo Alto Laboratory 3400 Hillview Avenue, Building #4 Palo Alto CA 94304; tel:+l-650 813 7572; email: URL:

October 12-16

WORKSHOP ON SOFTWARE AND PERFORMANCE Santa Fe, NM. Sponsors: ACMSIGMETRICS, ACM-SIGSOFT. Contact Connie Smith, P.O. Box 2640, Santa Fe, NM 87504; tel: + 1-505 988 3811 ; email:; URL:

October 15-16


October 16-17

THE 7TH ANNUAL CCSC: ROCKY MOUNTAIN Riverton, Wyoming. Sponsored by The Consortium for Computing in Small Colleges. For further information, contact: Bobble Othmer email:

October 16-20

1ST INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON CURRENT TRENDS AND DEVELOPMENTS IN FUZZY LOGIC Thessaloniki, Greece. Sponsors: Intracom, Athens, Greece Institute of Computer Science, Patras, Greece In coop with Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece Democritus Unioversity of Thrace, Greece University of Patras, Greece Contact: Apostolos Syropoulos; email:; URL: http://

October 18-22

OOPSLA '98: CONFERENCE ON OBJECT-ORIENTED PROGRAMMING SYSTEMS LANGUAGES AND APPLICATIONS Vancouver, Canada. Sponsor: ACM SIGPLAN. Contact OOPSLA'98, 465 NE 181 St. Suite 463 Portland, OR 97230; tel:+ 1-503 252 5709; email:; URL:

October 18-23

IEEE VISUALIZATION 98 Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. Sponsor: IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Computer Graphics. In coop ACM/SIG-GRAPH. Contact Theresa-Marie Rhyne, Lockheed Martin, US EPA Scientific Visualization Center, 86 Alexander Drive, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27711; tel:+ 1 919 541 0207; fax: + l-919 541 0(/56; email:; URL: http://www/

October 23-27

ICE-98: IST INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON INFORMATION AND COMPUTATION ECONOMIES Charleston, SC. Sponsors: IBM (IAC) NSF. In coop ACM-SIGLINK, ACM-SIGIR, IEER Digital Libraries. Contact Jakka Sairamesh, IBM Research IBM T.J. Watson Research Ctr., 30 Saw Mill Rivet Road Hawthorne, NY 10532; tel: + 1 914 784 7372; email;; URL:

October 23-28


October 25-28

INFORMS SEATTLE FALL 1998 Seattle, WA. Contact Marisa Altschul Boeing, Information & Support Systems, P.O. Box 3707, MS 7H-73, Seattle, WA 98124; tel: + 206 865 6955.

October 25-28

1998 ACM SIGUCCS USERS SERVICES CONFERENCE Bloomington, IN. Sponsors: ACM-SlGUCCS. Contact Bonnie R. Hires, Indiana University Computing Services, 2711 E. 10th Street Bloomington IN 47408-2671; tel: + 1-812 855 7384; email:; URL:

October 25-30

MoBICOM98: 4TH ANNUAL ACM INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON MOBILE COMPUTING AND NETWORKING Dallas, TX. Sponsors ACM-SIGMOBIL, ACM-SIGCOMM. In coop IEEE-CS. Contact Gerald Burnham, Univ. Of Texas at Dallas, Box 830688 Mail Station EC32, Richardson TX 75082 0688; tel: 972 883-2977; email:; URL: http://

October 26-28

3RD ACM WORKSHOP ON ROLE-BASED ACCESS CONTROL Fairfax, VA. Sponsors: ACM-SIGSAC, Washington DC. Chapter. Contact Charles E. Youman, Seta Corporation 4419 N. 18th Street, Arlington VA 22207; tel: +1 202 479 7635; email:; URL:

October 26-28

ISCIS'98: THE 13TH INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES Antalya, Turkey. For more information contact email: iscis98(acs.; URL: http://www.cs.bilkent.

October 26-29

PACIFIC GRAPHICS'98 Singapore, Singapore. Sponsors: IPSJComp Graphic Society, Natl University of Singapore. In coop ACM-SIGGRAPH, IEEE-CSS/TCCG; Korea Comp Grap Soc; KISS. Contact Ta-Seng Chua, Dept of Info Sys & Comp Sci national Univ. of Singapore, Kent Ridge 0511 Singapore; tel: + 63 772 2505; email:

October 28-31


October 29-30

PAKM98--2ND INT. CONF. ON PRACTICAL ASPECTS OF KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT Basel, Switzerland. Contact Ulrich Reimer, Swiss Lite Information Systems Research Group Postfach, CH 8022 Zurich, Switzerland; phone: +41-1-7114061 ; email: Ulrich.Reimer@swisslife. oh; fax: + 41-1-7116913 ; URL: http://research.

November 1

IWAR'98: 1ST INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON AUGMENTED REALITY San Francisco, CA. Sponsors Rockwell Science Center, IEEE Computer Society, Eurogtaphics Fraunhofer Society, Boeing. In coop ACM-SIGCHI, ACM-SIGGRAPH. Contact Reinhold Behtinger, Rockwell Science Center 1049 Camino Dos Rios, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360; tel: + 1 805373 4435; email;

November 1-3

CSMA'98:CONFERENCE ON SIMULATION METHODS AND APPLICATIONS Orlando, Florida. Sponsors: Society for Computer Simulation. Contact General Chair: Ratan Guha; tel: 407 823-5419; email:; or Program Chair: Mostafa Bassiouni; tel: (407) 8232837; email:; URL:

November 1-4

UIST98: 11TH ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM ON USER INERTFACE SOFTWARE AND TECHNOLOGY San Francisco, CA. Sponsors: ACM-SIGCHI, ACM-SIGGRAPH. Contact Elizabeth Mynatt, Xerox PARC 3333 Coyote Hill Road, Palo Alto, CA 94304; tel: + l 415 812 4945; email:; URL:

November 1-4

ICAD'98: 5TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON AUDITORY DISPLAY University of Glasgow, UK. Sponsors: Microsoft and University of Glasgow. For full details see the ICAD'98 URL:www.santafe. edu/~icad/; email:

November 1-5

SIGSOFT'98: 6TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON THE FOUNDATIONS OF SOFTWARE ENGINEERING Orlando, FL. Sponsors: ACM-SIGSOFT, ACM-SIGPLAN. Contact Lee Osterweil, Lederle Graduate Research Ctr. Computer Science Dept., Univ., of Massachusetts, Amherst MA 01003-4610; tel: 413 545 2186; email:; URL:

November 2-5

ACM SYMPOSIUM ON VIRTUAL REALITY SOFTWARE AND TECHNOLOGY 1998 Taipei, Taiwan. Sponsors: ACM-SIGCHI, ACM-SIGGRAPH Contact Shi-Nine Yang, National Tsing Hua University Dept., of Computer Science, Hsinchu, Taiwan; tel: +011 886 3 5731074; email; snyang@cs.; URL: http://vrimpact.ccl.itir, org/~vrst/vrst98.html

November 2-5

5TH ACM CONFERENCE ON COMPUTER AND COMMUNICATION SECURITY San Francisco, CA. Sponsors: ACM-SIGSAC. Contact Li Gong, SRI International Computer Science Laboratory, 333 Ravenswood Ave., Menlo Park CA 94025; tel: + l-408 343 1825; email: gong@; URL:

November 3-5

EDOC '98: 2ND INTERNATIONAL ENTERPRISE DISTRIBUTED OBJECT COMPUTING WORKSHOP San Diego, CA. Sponsors OMG, IEEE Communication Society (Technical Co Sponsor), MCI Systemhouse Corp., DSTC. Contact Cris Kobryn, Chief Scientist, MCI Systemhouse Corp; tel: + 1-760-728-9747; fax: + 1-760-728-9749; email:; URL:http://uml.system

November 3-6

ERGO-IA'98: ERGONOMIE ET INFORMATIQUE AVANCEE Biarritz, France. Sponsors Chambre de Commercet d' Industria de Bayonne Pays Basque. In-coop ACM-SIGCHI. Contact Marie-France Barthet, Univ. of Toulouse Place Anatole Cedex, Toulouse 31042 France; tel: + l 33 5 61 63 35 62; email:; URL: http://www., fr/ergoia.htm

November 3-7

CIKM'98: 7TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON INFORMATION AND KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT. Washington, DC. Sponsors ACM-SIGIR, ACM-SIGMIS. Contact Charles Nicholas, CSEE Dept., Univ. of Maryland, Baltimore County 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore MD 21250; tel: + 1 410 455 2594; email:; URL:

November 4-7

ISSRE=92'98: 9TH INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON SOFTWARE RELIABILITY=ENGINEERING Germany. Sponsors: IEEE Computer Society, Paderborn, Germany. Contact Lionel Briand, Fraunhofer IESE, Sauerwiesen 6, D-67661 Kaiserslautern, Germany; email:

November 6-7

THE 12TH ANNUAL CCSC: SOUTHEASTERN CONFERENCE Jefferson City, Tennessee. A student programming contest will be held in conjunction with the conference. Information on the programming contest can be found at URL: http://www.furman. edu/-treu/ccsc/contests/southeastern/. For further information, contact: Gail Miles email:

November 7

IO'98:1998 INFORMATION INDUSTRY OUTLOOK CONFERENCE Canberra, Australia. Hosted by the Australian Computer Society (Canberra Branch), in coop the Australian Department of Industry, Science and Tourism. Contact Tom Worthington, Immediate Past President of the ACS and Special Adviser Internet/Intranet Policy Department of Defense, PO Box 13 Belconnen ACT 2617, Australian Computer Society ; Fax: 0419 499422; email:; URL:

November 7-13

ACM/IEEE SC98 HIGH PERFOR-MANCE NETWORKING AND COMPUTING Orlando, FL. Sponsors: ACM-SIGARCH, IEEECS/TCCA. Contact Dennis Duke, SCR1 400 Science Center Library, Tallahassee FI 32306; tel: + 1-904 644 1)175; email:; URL: ht tp://

November 8-12

ICCAD'98: INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON COMPUTER-AIDED DESIGN--1998 San Jose CA. Sponsors: ACM-SIGDA, IEEE/CS, IEEE-CAS In coop IEEE-EDS Electron Devices Society. Contact Hiroto Yasuura, Kyushu University, Dept. of CS&CE, Info. Science Graduate School, Kasuga Koen 6-1, Kasuga Fukuoka 816, Japan; tel: +011 92 583 7620; email: yasuura@c.cse.kyushu-u.; URL:

November 8-12

SIGADA CONFERENCE (TRI-ADA'98) Washington, DC. Sponsors: ACM-SIGAda. In coop ACM-SIGAPP, ACM-SIGBIO, ACM-SIGPLAN, ACM-SIGCAS, ACM-SIGCSE, ACM-SIGSOFT, Ada-Europe:, Baltimore SIGAda Chapter:, DC SIGAda Chapter. Contact Bill Thomas, The MITRE Corporation 1820 Dolley Madison Blvd., M/S W624 McLean VA 22102; tel: +703 883 6159; email:; URL:

November 9-13

QWE'98: INTERNATIONAL SOFTWARE QUALITY WEEK EUROPE '98 1998 Brussels, Belgium. Contact: Rita Bral bral@soft.tom Sponsors Software Research, Inc., 625 Third St., San Francisco, CA 941(/7-1997; tel: (415) 957-1441; fax: (415) 957-0730; email:; URL: E98/index.html

November 9-13

ADVANCED COURSE ON PRINCIPLES OF PROGRAM ANALYSIS Schloss Dagstuhl, Germany. Sponsors: TMR (the European Community), CIT (Danish National Center for IT-Research), the DART project (Danish Science Research Council). Contact:; URL: http://www.daimi.aau. dk/~hrn/dagstuhl.html

November 12-14

PDC 98:1998 PARTICIPATORY DESIGN CONFERENCE. Seattle, WA. Sponsor: Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility. Incoop/w ACM-SICHI, SIGGROUP. Contacts: David Levinger, RPI. 7323 25th NW, Seattle, WA 98117; tel: +1-206 783 1023; email:; URL: hrtp://www.

November 12-14

FODO'98: THE 5TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF Foundations of Data Organization start date. 1998 Kobe, Japan. Sponsors + Ministry of Education, Sciences Sports and Culture Mombushoof Japan + Information Processing Society of Japan (IPSJ) SIGDBS. Contact; URL:

November 12-15


November 14-18

CSCW'98: COMPUTER SUPPORTED COOPERATIVE WORK Seattle, WA. Sponsors: ACM-SIGCHI, SIGGROUP. Contact Steve Poltrock, Computer Science Organization Boeing Computer Services, PO Box 3707 M/S 7L-49 Seattle, WA 98124-0346; tel: + 1425 865 3270; email: steven.poltrock@atc. boeing.tom; URL: http:l/

November 16-19

17TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CONCEPTUAL MODELING--ER'98 Singapore. Sponsors: Institute. In coop ACMSIGMOD, ER Contact Yahiko Kambayashi, Kyoto University Dept. of Social Informatics, Graduate Faculty of Informatic Yoshida, Sakyo, Kyoto 606-8501 Japan; tel: 81 75753 5375; email:

November 17-19

DIGITAL MEDIA WORLD Wembley, England. Sponsors:, Digital media International. In coop ACM-SIGGRAPH. Contact Gerry Murray, VR Center, # 10 Barley Mow Passage, Chiswick London W44PH UK; tel: +44 81 995 3632.

November 17-21

VIETNAM TELECOMP '98 Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Contact: Gray Jessup; tel: (703) 907-7736.

November 18-20

DIMACS WORKSHOP ON ROBUST COMMUNICATION NETWORKS" Interconnection and Survivability Piscataway NJ. Sponsors: DIMACS Center. Contacts:; URL: http://dimacs.

November 19-20


November 19-2 I

CAD FORUM: 4TH SYMPOSIUM ON THE APPLICATION ON CAD TECHNOLOGY Novi Sad, Yugoslavia. Sponsor Vojvodina PRO-ING. Contact Goran Timic, Vijvodina PRO-ING, Blvd. Mihjla Pupina 3/II, 21000 Novi Sad, Yugoslavia; tel: 381 21 21 274, 381 21 42 13 77; fax: 381 21 42 01 63; email: cadforum@eunet.yu; URL: hrtp://

November 23-25

NORWEGIAN COMPUTER SCIENCE CONFERENCE 1998 Kristiansand, Norway. Sponsors: Agder College. NIK foundation Contact email:; URL:

November 24-27


November 25-28

COMTECART'98 Dresden, Germany. For information contact COMTECart'98, Medienhaus Pentacon, Schandauer. 64 D--01277 Dresden Germany; tel & fax: +49 3 51 3 40 00 33; email:; URL:

November 30-December 2

MICRO-31: 31ST INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON MICROARCHITECTURE Dallas, TX. Sponsors: ACM-SIGMICRO, IEEE TC-MICRO. Contact Jim Bondi, Texas Instruments Semiconductor Group, P.O. Box 660199 M.S. 8635, Dallas TX 75266-0199 US; tel : +1-972 480 2696; email:; URL:

November 30-December 5

NEURAL INFORMATION PROCESSING SYSTEMS: NATURAL AND SYNTHETIC Denver, Colorado. Sponsor: NIPS Foundation. Contact: Jonathan Baxter (Publicity Chair). Email:; URL: http://

December 1

PLRTIA'98: lEER WORKSHOP ON PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES FOR REALTIME INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS Madrid, Spain. Sponsor: IEEE TCoRTS (in conjunction with RTSS'98). Contact: Alan Burns, University of York, Department of Computer Science, Heslington York, YO10 5DD, U.K; tel: +44 (19(t4) 4:,27-79; tax: -67; email:; URL:

December 2-4

ISSS98: 11TH INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON SYSTEMS SYNTHESIS Taiwan, China. Sponsors ACM-SIGDA, IEEE-CS. Contact Francky Catthoor, IMEC Kapeldreef 75, 3001 Leuven, Belgium; tel: 32/16 281 202; email: URL: http://

December 2-4

THE 19TH REAL-TIME SYSTEM SYMPOSIUM (RTSS '98) Madrid, Spain. Sponsors: IEEE Computer Society, Technical Committee on Real-Time Systems Contact: Richard Gerber email:; URL: http://

December 5-8

CAIRO TELECOMP '98 Cairo, Egypt Contact: Gray Jessup; tel:(703) 907-7736.

December 6-11

LISA'98: 12TH SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATION CONFERENCE Boston, MA. Sponsors: USENIX & SAGE, The Systems Administrators Guild. Contact USENIX Conference Office, 22672 Lambert Street, Suite 613, Lake Forest, CA 92630: tel: + 1-71 d-588-8649: fax: + 1-714-588-9706; email: conference@usenix. org. For more information send email to:, but in the body of your message state "send conferences catalog." URL

December 9-11

COMMS INDIA '98 New Delhi, India Contact: Gray Jessup; tel: (703) 907-7736.

December 13-16

WSC98: WINTER SIMULATION CONFERENCE 1998 Washington DC. Sponsors ACM-SIGSIM, ASA, IEEE/SMCS, IEEE/CS, SCS, liE, INFORMS/CS, In coop NIST. Contact John Carson, Auto Simulations 1827 Powers Ferry Road, Building 17, Suite 100 Atlanta GA 30339; tel: +l-404 955 1501; email:; URL:

December 14-15

COMPUTER ETHICS: PHILOSOPHICAL ENQUIRY LSE ST. CLEMENTS HOUSE Houghton St., London. Sponsors: Univ. of East London & LSE. In coop :ACM-SIGCAS. Contact Lucas Introna, LSE Lecturer in Information System, Houghton Street London WC2A 2AE, United Kingdom; tel: +44 171 955 6032; email:; URL:

December 14-16

ISAAC 98 : 9TH INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON ALGORITHMS AND COMPUTATIONS Taejon, Korea. Sponsor: Korea Information Science Society. Contact Kyung-Yong Chwa (program co-chair), Dept. of Computer Science, KAIST, 373-1, KusongDong, Yusong-Gu, Taejon, 305-701, South Korea; tel: +82-42-869-3513; fax: +82-42869-3510; email:; URL:

December 16-19

COMAD'98: INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON MANAGEMENT DATA Hyderabad, INDIA. Sponsored ACMSIGMOD, ACM Hyderabad, Birla Science Centre-Hyderbad. In coop Computer Society of India. Contact C S R Prabhu, NIC Sr. Technical Director, E2A Rajaji Bhavan Chennai, INDIA; tel: 044 490 2580; email:; URL: Http://m.nic.\in.comad

December 17-19

EVENT: INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON MULTIMEDIA 8c TELECOMMUNICATIONS MANAGEMENT, organized by Hong Kong Baptist University, 224, Waterloo Road, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong, China. Contact: Vincent WS Chow, email:; fax:852-2339-5385, and URL:

December 18-20

ICCIT'98: INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON COMPUTERS AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Dhaka, Bangladesh. Sponsors: Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology Dhaka University, Shahjalal University of Science and Technology and other universities of Bangladesh Contact:, kaykobad@cse. URL: http://wwwBangladeshOnline. com/csebuet/ICCIT98.htm

1999 January 5-8

IUI99: INTELLIGENT USER INTERFACES Sponsors: ACM-SIGCHI, ACM-SIGART. Contact Pedro Szekely, USC Information Sciences Institute, 4676 Admiralty Way Marina Del Rey CA 9(/292; tel: 310 822 1511 ; email: URL: http: /

January 7-9

SEMIDEFINITE PROGRAMMING AND ITS APPLICATIONS TO LARGE SCALE Sponsors: DIMACS Center. Contacts: Yinyu Ye, University of Iowa, email:; URL:

January 7- 10

VLSI 99: THE 20TH CONFERENCE ON VLSI DESIGN Goa INDIA. Sponsors: IEEE-CS, VLSI Society of India, Dept. of Electronics, Govt of India. In coop ACM-SIGDA, IEEE-CSS, and Dept. of Electronics, Gov. of India. Contact Sharad C. Seth, Dept. of Computer Sci.& Eng. Ferguson Hall, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE 68588-0115; tel:+l 402 472 5003; email:; URL: http:llvcapp.csee.usf.edn/v/si99

January 9-12

HPCA-5: 5TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON HIGH PERFORMANCE COMPUTER ARCHITECTURE Orlando, Florida. Sponsors IEEE Computer Society Contact Prof. Jean-Luc Gaudiot, Department of Electrical Engineering--Systems, FEB 336, 3740 McClintock Ave., University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089-2563; URL

January 20-22

POPL'99: SYMPOSIUM ON PRINCIPLES OF PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES 1999 San Antonio, TX. Sponsor: ACM-SIGPLAN, SIGACT. Contact Andrew Appel, Princenton University Computer Science Dept., 35 Olden St., Princeton, NJ 08544; tel:+1-609 258 4627; email:

January 18-19

1ST INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON PRACTICAL ASPECTS OF DECLARATIVE PROGRAMMING (PADL'99) San Antonio, TX. Sponsors: Compulog Americas, Association for Logic Programming; Contact: Gopal Gupta email:; URL:

February 7-19


February 8-12

THE 7TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE IN CENTRAL EUROPE on Computer Graphics and Visualization 99 University of West Bohemia, PRAGUE. Sponsors and supporting organizations Digital Equipment, Hewlett Packard, IBM, Silicon Graphics, Intergraph, Microsoft Contact Prof. Vaclav Skala, University of West Bohemia, Univerzitni 8, Box 314, 306 14 Plzen-Bory Czech Republic; tel. +7120-19-7491-188, thx +420-197491-213; email:; URL:; for WSCG conferences:

February 14-17

TCEA '99: 19TH ANNUAL TEXAS COMPUTER EDUCATION ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE Austin, Texas. Contact: Stephen B. Rainwater email: tel: 903-566-7235; fax: 903-566-7189; URL:

February 17-19

CIMCA'99: INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF COMPUTATIONAL INTELLIGENCE FOR MODELLING, CONTROL AND AUTOMATION Vienna, Austria. Sponsors CIMCA'99 with cooperation of Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan Contact Masoud Mohammadian, Gippsland School of Computing & Information Technology; tel: +61 351 226136 or +61 351 226842; email:; URL:

February 21-23

FPGA'99: ACM/SIGDA SYMPOSIUM ON FIELD PROGRAMMABLE GATE ARRAYS Monterey, CA. Sponsors ACM-SIGDA. Contact Sinan Kaptanoglu, Actel Corporation 955 East Arques Ave., Sunnyvale, CA 94086; tel: 408 522 4319; email:;

February 21-25

HYPERTEXT 1999 Darmstadt, Germany. Sponsors ACM-SIGLINK, ACM-SIGIR. Contact Joerg M. Haake, Info. Systems Inst. (IPSI) GMD--German Natl. Rsch. Ctr. For Info. Technology GMD-IPSI, Dolivostr. 15, Darmstadt D64293 GERMANY; tel: +49 6151 869918; email:; URL:

February 22-24

WICSAI:THE 1ST WORKING IFIP CONFERENCE ON SOFTWARE ARCHITECTURE San Antonio, Texas. Sponsored by the International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) TC-2 and organized by the Software Engineering Institute, Carnegie Mellon University. Contact Paul Clements, Software Engineering Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3890; E-mail:; URL:

February 22-25

WAC99: INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON WORK ACTIVITIES COORDINATION AND COLLABORATION San Francisco, CA. Sponsors ACM-SIGSOFT, ACM-SIGCHI, ACM-SIGGROUP, ACM-SIGMOD. Contact Richard N. Taylor, Univ., of California, Irvine Dept. of Information and CS, Irvine, CA 92697-3425; tel:+ 1-7171 8271 6429; email;;

February 22-25

3RD SYMPOSIUM ON OPERATING SYSTEMS DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION New Orleans, LA. Sponsors ACM-SIGOPS, USENIX. Contact Margo Seltzer, Harvard University 29 Oxford University, Cambridge MA 02138; tel: + 617 7196 5663; email:; URL:

February 23-26

VIRTUAL REALITY MODELING LANGUAGE 1999 Paderborn, Germany. Sponsors ACM-SIGGRAPH, ACM-SIGCOMM. Contact Christian Bauer, Bauer & Freunde 5724 Stuhlfelden 194, Austria; tel: 011 43 6362 4867; email:; URL:

March 1-3

1999 SYMPOSIUM ON APPLIED COMPUTING San Antonio, TX. Sponsors: ACM-SIGAPP, SIGAda, SIGCUE, SIGBIO. Contact Barrett Bryant, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Computer and Information Sciences, Birmingham, AL 33294-1170; email: bryant@redmontl.cis.uab.EDU; URL:

March 1-4

SHAPE MODELING INTERNATIONAL '99 Aizu-Wakamatsu, Japan. Sponsors: University of Aizu, In-coop with ACM SIGGRAPH, Computer Graphics Society, Eurographics. Contact S. Noguchi, The University of Aizu, Aizu-Wakamatsu, Fukushima, 965-8580 Japan, voice +81-242 372500; email:; URL
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Date:Sep 1, 1998
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