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The 8th International Conference on Software, Knowledge, Intelligent Management and Applications will provide an opportunity for the academic and industrial community to address new challenges and share solutions, and discuss future research directions. It will feature plenary speeches, industrial panel sessions, funding agency panel sessions, interactive sessions, and invited special sessions. Contributions are expected from academia, industry and government funding councils. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Agile and Complex systems
  • AI, Decision support systems & optimisation
  • Medical Informatics & eHealth
  • Systems Biology and Bioinformatics
  • Business ecosystems modeling & simulation
  • Business intelligence
  • Cloud computing
  • Collaborative systems
  • Complex system management
  • Data engineering & mining
  • Distribution systems & strategies
  • E-Learning & technology enhanced learning
  • Enterprise interoperability
  • E-strategy & e-Business models
  • e-Tourism
  • Future Internets
  • Fuzzy, GA  & neural systems
  • Human factors
  • Human adaptive mechatronics
  • Information search & retrieval
  • Information interfaces & presentation
  • Information systems  & infrastructure
  • Intelligent control and robotics
  • Intelligent manufacturing systems
  • Internet of things

  • KM techniques & Multi-agent systems
  • Knowledge based entrepreneurship
  • Life-cycle engineering and PLM
  • Mobile technology
  • Modern production management&mechatronics
  • Multi-level multi-objective optimization
  • Network-based computing systems
  • Network management & security
  • Next generation of infrastructure
  • Ontology and mapping mechanisms
  • Representation techniques to semantic modeling
  • Research informed learning & teaching
  • Robotics and mechatronics
  • Sensor design, integration & fusion
  • Service oriented architecture
  • Signal, image and video processing
  • Smart sensors networks
  • Smart home environments
  • Smart vision and image processing
  • Software engineering
  • Supply chains & logistics management
  • Technology enhanced learning
  • Travel search & meta-search
  • Web 2.0 & Web 3.0 & website design/evaluation
  • Wireless & telecommunications

Important Dates


Special session proposal 30 June 2014
Paper submission 20 September 2014
Tutorial proposal 31 August 2014
Notification of acceptance 21 October 2014
Camera ready copy due 16 November 2014


Authors are invited to submit papers describing original, previously  unpublished work, not currently under review by another conference, workshop, or a journal. Full papers (up to 8 camera-ready pages, 10 pt font in IEEE format) should present novel perspectives within the general scope of the conference. All papers must include title, complete contact information for all authors, abstract, and keywords on the cover page. Conference content will be submitted for inclusion into IEEE Xplore as well as other Abstracting and Indexing (A&I) databases. Note that, even if the conference content are accepted to be included into IEEE Xplore, authors must present their papers at the conference. IEEE reserves the right to remove papers from IEEE Xplore that are not presented at the conference.

Call for Tutorials

SKIMA 2014 invites proposals for tutorials in all relevant areas. Sessions can cover any of the established topics as well as emerging subfields. We also welcome tutorials with an applications focus and which can engage the audience with interactive demonstrations. A tutorial proposal should contain:

  • A title and brief description of the tutorial content
  • A brief outline of the tutorial structure for the three-hour slot (30 minute intermission) 
  • Goals and objectives of the tutorial
  • Expected background of the target audience
  • Names, affiliations, postal addresses, phone numbers and email addresses of all instructors, including a short statement of their research interests and areas of expertise
  • Any requests for special equipment for the presentation (audio, visual, Internet, etc.)

Proposals should be no more than 3 pages in length, including the instructors' contact information. Electronic submissions (in PDF format) should be received by August 15th, 2014.

Paper and Tutorial Proposal Submission

Papers and Tutorial Proposals must be registered on EasyChair and submitted in PDF format. 

Click here for Detailed submission instructions