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The Seventeenth International Conference on
Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering

July 14 to 16, 2005
Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China

co-sponsored by
Knowledge Systems Institute, USA
Industrial Technology Research Institute, Taiwan
Institute for Information Industry, Taiwan
Feng Chia University, Taiwan
Fu Jen Catholic University, Taiwan
National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan
Private Chinese Culture University, Taiwan
Soochow University, Taiwan
Tung Hai University, Taiwan
Tainan National University of the Arts, Taiwan
United Daily News Digital, Taiwan


SCOPE

The Seventeenth International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering (SEKE'05) will be held in Taipei, Taiwan, July 14 to 16, 20005. The conference aims at bringing together experts in software engineering and knowledge engineering to discuss on relevant results in either software engineering or knowledge engineering or both. The conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering has for seventeen years been providing a unique, centralized, forum for academic and industrial researchers and practitioners to discuss the application of either software engineering methods in knowledge engineering or knowledge-based techniques in software engineering. The conference in previous years was held in the United States, Argentina, Canada, Germany, Italy, Latvia and Spain. It is closely coordinated with the International Journal of Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering, the premier journal in software enginering and knowledge engineering. Usually the best papers from the SEKE conference, after rigorous reviews, extensive revisions and further enhancements, will appear in a special issue of IJSEKE. This year, special emphasis will be placed on the transference of methods between both domains.

TOPICS

Solicited topics include, but are not limited to:
Adaptive Systems
Artificial Intelligence Approaches to Software Engineering
Automated Reasoning
Automated Software Design and Synthesis
Automated Software Specification
Component-Based Software Engineering
Computer-Supported Cooperative Work
Databases
Design Methods
Education and Training
Electronic Commerce
Formal Methods
Human-Computer Interaction
Industrial Applications
Integrity, Security, and Fault Tolerance
Knowledge Acquisition
Knowledge-Based and Expert Systems
Knowledge Representation and Retrieval
Knowledge Engineering Tools and Techniques
Knowledge Visualization
Learning Software Organization
Measurement and Empirical Software Engineering
Meta-CASE
Mobile Data Accesses
Multimedia and Hypermedia Software Engineering
Object-Oriented Technology
Ontologies and Methodologies
Patterns and Frameworks
Process and Workflow Management
Programming Languages and Software Engineering
Program Understanding
Reflection and Metadata Approaches
Reliability
Requirements Engineering
Reverse Engineering
Soft Computing
Software Architecture
Software Domain Modeling and Meta-Modeling
Software Engineering Decision Support
Software Maintenance and Evolution
Software Process Modeling
Software Quality
Software Reuse
System Applications and Experience
Time and Knowledge Management
Tools
Tutoring, Help, Documentation Systems
Uncertainty Knowledge Management
Validation and Verification
Web-Based Knowledge Management
Web-Based Tools, Systems, and Environments
Web and Data Mining

STEERING COMMITTEE

Vic Basili, University of Maryland, USA
Bruce Buchanan, University of Pittsburgh, USA
Shi-Kuo Chang, University of Pittsburgh, USA
C. V. Ramamoorthy, University of California, Berkeley, USA

GENERAL CO-CHAIRS

J. S. Ke, Institute for Information Industry, Taiwan
B. S. Lin, Industrial Technology Research Institute, Taiwan
A. C. Liu, Feng Chia University, Taiwan

PROGRAM CO-CHAIRS

William Chu, Tung Hai University, Taiwan
Natalia Juristo, Madrid Technological University, Spain
Eric Wong, University of Texas at Dallas, USA

PROGRAM COMMITTEE

Silvia Teresita Acuña, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain
Anneliese Andrews, Washington State University, USA
Mikio Aoyama, Nanzan University, Japan
Juan Carlos Augusto, University of Ulster, UK
Mikhail Auguston, Naval Postgraduate School, USA
Doo-Hwan Bae, Computer Science Dept. KAIST, Korea
Fevzi Belli, University of Paderborn, Germany
Stefan Biffl, Vienna Univeristy of Technology, Austria
Jan Bosch, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
Pere Botella, Technical University of Barcelona, Spain
Gerardo Canfora, University of Sannio, Italy
Giovanni Cantone, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy
C. C. Chang, National Chung Cheng University, Taiwan
Ned Chapin, Affiliation INforSci Inc, USA
Xudong He, Florida nternational University, USA
T. Y. Chen, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
Byoungju Choi, Ewha Woman's University, Korea
Marcus Ciolkowski, University of Kaiserslautern, Germany
Kendra Cooper, University of Texas at Dallas, USA
Ju Dehua, ASTI Shanghai, China
Yi Deng, Florida International University, USA
Oscar Dieste, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
Jin Song Dong, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Tore Dyba, SINTEF, Norway
Massimo Felici, University of Edinburgh, UK
Marie Georges, ILOG, France
Carlo Ghezzi, Politecnico di Milano Technical University, Italy
Swapna Gokhale, University of Connecticut, USA
Christiane Gresse von Wangenheim, Universidade do Vale do Itajaí, Brazil
Hajimu Iida, Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan
Peter In, Korea University, Korea
Andreas Jeditchka, Fraunhoffer Institute, Germany
Karama Kanoun, LAAS-CNRS, France
Taghi Khoshgoftaar, Florida Atlantic University, USA
Jyrki Kontio, Helsinki University of Technology, Finland
Y. H. Kuo, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
Y. S. Kuo, Institute of Information Science Academia Sinica, Taiwan
Jonathan Lee, National Central University, Taiwan
Jeff Lei, University of Texas at Arlington, USA
Jenny Li, Avaya Research Labs, USA
Huimin Lin, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Michael R. Lyu, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Jose Maldonado, University of Sao Paolo, Brazil
Sandro Morasca, Università degli Studi dell'Insubria, Italy
Ana M. Moreno, Technical University of Madrid, Spain
Fernando Naveda, Rochester Institute of Technology, USA
Markku Oivo, University of Oulu, Finland
Mario Piattini, University Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
Pak Lok Poon, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Guenther Ruhe, University of Calgary, Canada
Walt Scacchi, University of California Irvine, USA
Forrest Shull, Fraunhofer Center Maryland, USA
Giancarlo Succi, University of Bolzano, Italy
Shingo Takada, Keio University, Japan
Tetsuo Tamai, University of Tokyo, Japan
Thomas Thelin, University of Lund, Sweden
Guilherme Travassos, University of Rio do Janeiro, Brazil
Jeffrey Tsai, University of California Irvine, USA
T. H. Tse, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Sira Vegas, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain
Giuseppe Visaggio, University of Bari, Italy
F. J. Wang, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
Claes Wohlin, Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden
Baowen Xu, Southeast University, China
Hongji Yang, De Montfort University, UK
Kang Zhang, University of Texas, USA
Hong Zhu, Oxford Brookes University, UK

WORKSHOPS

International Workshop on Agent-oriented Software Development Metodology (URL: http://cms.brookes.ac.uk/computing/AOSDM/)

International Workshop on Advanced Technology for Oriental Languages Processing (contact Professor K. F. Wong, e-mail: kfwong@se.cuhk.edu)

INFORMATION FOR REVIEWERS

Papers submitted to SEKE'05 will be reviewed electronically. The users (webmaster, program chair, reviewers...) can login using the following URL: http://conf.ksi.edu/seke05/review/pass.php.

If you have any questions or run into problems, please send e-mail to: seke@ksi.edu.
SEKE'2005 Conference Secretariat
Knowledge Systems Institute
3420 Main Street
Skokie, IL 60076 USA
Tel: 847-679-3135
Fax: 847-679-3166
E-mail: seke@ksi.edu

IMPORTANT DATES

   April 12, 2005       Notification of acceptance
   May 1, 2005       Final manuscript due
   May 1, 2005       Early conference registration due

CONFERENCE SITE AND HOTEL

The Howard International House, situated at the heart of Taipei city near the campus of National Taiwan University and one block from a beautiful park, is the ideal place for conferencing and relaxation. Entrusted to the Howard Hotels for management, the Howard International House offers a comfortable environment combined with professional 5-star service at a reasonable fare. The conference will be held entirely at the hotel, except for the banquet that will be held at Taipei 101, the tallest building of the world. The hotel has graciously offered a special rate for SEKE'2005 attendees. A single room rate of around $60 US dollars per night will be available. Double room will be about twice as much. The Howard International House boasts three restaurants/cafes, an excellent indoor swimming pool, a whirl pool, health gym and indoor parking. Use of swimming pool, health gym and indoor parking is free for hotel guests. Information on other Taipei hotels is available on the Internet.

BANQUET IN TAIPEI 101, THE TALLEST BUILDING OF THE WORLD

Banquet will be held in Taipei 101, the tallest building of the world. Participants will board a bus to Taipei 101 one hour before the banquet so that they have a chance to visit the excellent shops in the shopping mall of Taipei 101, including Page One, the largest book store in Taipei, and the famous Glass Factory created by a movie star and her director husband. After dinner, participants will board a bus to return to the hotel. Banquet is included in regular registration, but not included in student registration.