ACM CIKM '2000 Call for Papers

ACM CIKM '2000 Call for Papers

Ninth International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management

November 6-11, 2000, Washington, DC, USA

Anticipated Sponsors: ACM SIGIR, and ACM SIGMIS

(pending approval of sponsorship/in cooperation)

CIKM'2000 will bring together leading researchers and developers in a wide variety of scientific areas, with a common interest in improving information and knowledge management technologies. Its objective is to provide a forum for the discussion and dissemination of recent advances in the area, and to foster collaboration between the database, information retrieval, and artificial intelligence communities. The focus of the conference is new and original research results in the areas of theoretical foundations, design, implementation, and applications of information and knowledge management. We solicit papers in the following areas, but are not limited to:

Advanced Search and Query Facilities
Intelligent Search
Data Mining
Knowledge and Resource Discovery
Interactive Data Exploration
Cooperating and Interoperable Federated Systems
Digital Libraries
Logical and Physical Database Design
Intelligent Information Systems
Hypertext and Hypermedia
Intelligent Agents
Information Filtering and Summarization
Data Warehousing
Information Classification and Organization
Distributed Object Management
Multicast and Data/Knowledge Sharing
Multimedia Database Systems
Mobile Databases and Wireless Computing
Dynamic Databases
Active and Extensible Databases
Temporal/Spatial Databases
Object-Oriented Database Systems
Integrating Databases and Information Retrieval
Data and Information Visualization
View Management
Eng./Scientific and Design Databases
Knowledge Management
Intelligent Information Integration
Large-Scale Distribution
Heterogeneous and Distributed Systems
E-Commerce and Other Advanced Applications
Visual Query Languages and Tools
Scientific and Statistical Databases
Data Transformation, Evolution, and Migration
Meta-data management and Reflection
Decision-support Systems
Optimization and Performance
Replication, Caching, and View Materialization
Internet and the WWW
Web-based Information Systems
Large-Scale Data Environments
Middleware Data Services
Data Management for Advanced Applications
Special Purpose Database Technologies
Challenges of Next-Generation Applications

Paper Submission:

Authors are invited to submit complete and original papers. Papers that may be submitted for consideration include those that have not previously been published in another forum, or are not currently being published or reviewed by another journal or conference. All submitted papers will be refereed for quality, originality and relevance. Of particular interest are papers which address experiences with concrete applications. All accepted papers will appear in the conference proceedings, to be published by ACM Press, provided at least one author attends the conference to present the paper. Manuscripts should include an abstract and be limited to 5000 words. Submissions should include the title, author(s), author's affiliation, e-mail address, tel/fax numbers and postal address. In case of multiple authors, please indicate the correspondence author who is is responsible for correspondence and preparing the camera ready paper for the proceedings. Submissions of your manuscript are due by May 8, 2000. Submissions will be handled electronically; for instructions, please refer to the CIKM 2000 homepage at In special circumstances may also accept seven copies of the manuscript submitted directly to the appropriate Program Co-Chair.

Program Co-Chairs

Jamie Callan
CIKM '2000 (IR track)
Language Technologies Institute
Carnegie Mellon University
5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213-8213
(412) 268-4525

Prof. Elke A. Rundensteiner
CIKM'2000 (DBMS track)
Department of Computer Science
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
100 Institute Road
Worcester, Massachusetts 01609-2280
(508) 831-5815

For more information about the conference, please visit the CIKM web site

Important Dates:

Full papers, workshops, tutorials due : May 8, 2000
Notification of acceptance : August 8, 2000
Camera ready papers due : September 8, 2000

Workshops and Tutorials:

Send proposals to:
Dr. E.K. Park, CIKM'2000 Workshop and Tutorial Chair
Computer Science Telecommunications
Robert Flarsheim Hall, RM 534
University of Missouri
5100 Rockhill Road
Kansas City, Missouri 64110-2499, USA
Phone: (816)235-1497
Fax: (816)235-5159

For more information about the conference, please visit the CIKM web site or contact the General Chair Susan Gauch (

Organizing Committee

PROGRAM CHAIRSJamie Callan, Carnegie Mellon University (
Elke A. Rundensteiner, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (
WORKSHOP/TUTORIAL CHAIR E.K. Park, University of Missouri - Kansas City (
Charles Nicholas, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (
Anupam Joshi, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, (
PUBLICITY CHAIRDavid Grossman, Illinois Institute of Technology (
PROCEEDINGS CHAIRArvin Agah, University of Kansas (
TREASURER Kostas Kalpakis, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (
WEBMASTER Ian Soboroff, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (

Program Committee

Arvin AgahUSA
Maristella AgostiItaly
Suad AlagicUSA
James AllanUSA
Lisa BallesterosUSA
Elena BaralisItaly
Stefan BerchtoldGermany
Elisa BertinoItaly
Eric BrownUSA
Jamie CallanUSA
Sharma ChakravarthyUSA
Akmal B. ChaudhriUK
Arbee L.P. ChenTaiwan
Qiming ChenUSA
David CheungHong Kong
Panos K. ChrysanthisUSA
Charlie ClarkeCanada
Isabel CruzUSA
Karen DavisUSA
Klaus R. DittrichSwitzerland
Susan DumaisUSA
David EichmannUSA
Usama FayyadUSA
Leonidas FegarasUSA
Tim FininUSA
Jim FrenchUSA
Norbert FuhrGermany
Susan GauchUSA
Michael A. GennertUSA
Warren GreiffUSA
David GrossmanUSA
Giovanna GuerriniItaly
Nabil HachemUSA
Jiawei HanCanada
Donna HarmanUSA
Eric HughesUSA
David HullFrance
Gareth JonesUK
Anupam JoshiUSA
Kostas KalpakisUSA
Yahiko KambayashiJapan
Gerti KappelAustria
Alfons KemperGermany
Masaru KitsuregawaJapan
Bob KrovetzUSA
S. KunduUSA
Harumi KunoUSA
K.L. KwokUSA
Laks V.S. LakshmananCanada
Mounia LalmasUK
Amy J. LeeHong Kong
Wang-Chien LeeUSA
Qing LiHong Kong
Leonid LibkinUSA
Stephen LiddleUSA
Liz LiddieUSA
Ling LiuUSA
Ashok MalhotraUSA
R. ManmathaUSA
Alberto MendelzonCanada
Rokia MissaouiCanada
Gail MitchellUSA
Mukesh MohaniaUSA
Bonnie MontanoUSA
Isabelle MoulinierUSA
Erich J. NeuholdGermany
Anisoara NicaCanada
Charles NicholasUSA
Leo ObrstUSA
E. K. ParkUSA
Jan PedersonUSA
Niki PissinouUSA
Calton PuUSA
Michael RabinovichUSA
Berthier Ribeiro-NetoBrazil
Tore RischSweden
John RoddickAustralia
Elke RundensteinerUSA
Stefan RugerUK
Carolina RuizUSA
Gunter SaakeGermany
Mark SandersonUK
Peter SchaubleSwitzerland
Peter ScheuermannUSA
Michael SchreflAustralia
Timos SellisGreece
John C. ShaferUSA
Shashi ShekharUSA
J. ShimUSA
Kyuseok ShimUSA
Amit SinghalUSA
Ian SoboroffUSA
Alan SmeatonIreland
Ken SmithUSA
Rohini SrihariUSA
Padmini SrinivasanUSA
Il-Yeol SongUSA
Dan SuciuUSA
Ernest TenienteSpain
Matthew O. WardUSA
Kyu-Young WhangKorea
Ross WilkinsonAustralia
V. VerykiosUSA
Charlie VilesUSA
Roberto ZicariGermany
Yanqing ZhangUSA