3rd International Conference on Theory and Application of Diagrams
March 22-24, 2004
Cambridge University, UK
'Diagrams' is an international and interdisciplinary conference series on the theory and application of diagrams from any field of enquiry.
From early history, diagrams have been pervasive in human communication. Recent advances in multimedia technology have introduced increasingly sophisticated visual representations into everyday life. We need to improve our understanding of the role of diagrams and sketches in communication, cognition, creative thought, and problem-solving.
These concerns have triggered a surge of interest in the study of diagrammatic notations, especially in academic disciplines dealing with cognition, computation and communication.
It is the only conference that provides a united forum for all areas that are concerned with the study of diagrams: architecture, artificial intelligence, cartography, cognitive science, computer science, education, graphic design, history of science, human-computer interaction, linguistics, philosophy and logic, and psychology, to name a few.
Topics of interest include but are not limited to:
More information can be found by visiting the Diagrams'04 website.
8th Conference on Evaluation and Assessment in Software Engineering
May 24-25 2004
For 2004, EASE is being co-located with the 26th International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE), Edinburgh, UK and the proceedings will be published by the IEEE Computer Society.
EASE welcomes papers on all aspects of empirical assessment and evaluation in Software Engineering. For details of previous conferences and their published proceedings, please see our web site above. Some of the topics that have been addressed over the years, and which are still highly relevant, include:
We do of course continue to welcome both full and short (experience) papers that address all aspects of evaluation and assessment in Software Engineering, especially where the experiences relate to the problems that arise from the use of emerging technologies and practices and from new domains of application.
International Workshop of Program Comprehension
June 24-26, 2004
University of Bari
Dipartimento di Informatica
Comprehending programs is one of the core software engineering activities. Program comprehension is needed for reuse, inspection, maintenance, reverse engineering, reengineering, migration, and extension of existing software systems.
This workshop will provide an opportunity for researchers and industry practitioners to present and discuss both the state-of-the art and the state-of-the-practice in the general area of program comprehension.
We invite technical papers, working sessions, and tool demos on, but not limited to, the following topics:
More information about the forthcoming IWPC workshop can be found on the IWPC website.
Sixth International Conference of Cognitive Modeling
July 29 - August 1, 2004
(jointly between Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh)
ICCM brings researchers together who develop computational models that explain/predict cognitive data. The core theme of ICCM2004 is Integrating Computational Models: models that integrate diverse data; integration across modeling approaches; and integration of teaching and modeling.
ICCM2004 seeks to grow the discipline of computational cognitive modeling. Towards this end, it will provide
More information is available through the conference website
Technology Enhanced Learning Workshop
22 August 2004, Toulouse, France
Technology Enhanced Learning (TeL) has provided tools and infrastructure to education and training disciplines for over a decade. Related issues are as various as pedagogical and evaluation theories, integrated learning environments, experiments, trials and results from R&TD deployment.
Relying on recent experiences and promising results from R&TD projects, in particular EU endorsed initiatives (e.g. IST Projects: Lab@Future, Laboratory of Tomorrow, Mobilearn), the workshop will give educational institutions, experts, practitioners and technologists an opportunity to share their experience and possibly come up with a consensus on open issues.
Tel'04 is a one day workshop co-located with the WCC'2004 conference.
It will take place among other WCC events in the Congress Center (downtown Toulouse). The program will include refereed papers and invited talks by distinguished researchers and practitioners.
The proceedings will be published by Kluwer, the official publisher of the IFIP conference. For more details and submission visit: Tel'04 workshop website
More information about the WCC (World Computer Congress) can be found on the WCC website.
IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance
September 11th-17th, 2004. Chicago,Illinois, USA
The International Conference on Software Maintenance (ICSM) is the world's major international conference for software and systems maintenance, evolution, and management. For the 20th ICSM 2004 we invite you to join us in exploring issues related to maintaining, modifying, enhancing, and testing operational systems and designing, building, testing, and evolving maintainable systems.
ICSM 2004 will address the major challenges confronting maintenance and evolution. We will concentrate on identifying new opportunities for collaboration between researchers and practitioners.
More information about ICSM'04 can be found on the ICSM'04 website.
IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing
Rome, Italy, September 26-29, 2004
The IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing (VL/HCC) celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2004. Predicated on the idea that visual representations can greatly benefit the task of computer programming, the conference has become the premier international forum on VL research. Originally named "Symposium on Visual Languages", the conference has undergone several changes in response to the evolution of the field. Its present name, extended to Human-Centric Computing, reflects the expanded mission of the symposium:
Topics include, but are not limited to:
More information about HCC'04 can be found on the HCC'04 website.