Springer Book Series on Knowledge Systems ========================================= Home Page: http://www.cs.uvm.edu/~xwu/kaim.html ----------------------------------------------- Call for Book Proposals *********************** Aims and Scope ============== The Springer book series on Knowledge Systems aims to report and encourage new developments in all topic areas related to knowledge systems, such as knowledge engineering, data mining, ontologies, agents, Web-based knowledge representation, knowledge management, and knowledge-based software engineering. It publishes books that may comprise (1) collected works on advanced topics in Knowledge Systems with influential papers selected from various journals and conferences, and (2) research and tutorial monographs on emerging topics. Each book proposal in the book series will be reviewed by the Series Editorial Board with possible additional reviewers. The book series focuses on knowledge systems, including their theoretical foundations, infrastructure, enabling technologies and emerging applications. Series Editor ============= Dr. Xindong Wu Department of Computer Science University of Vermont Burlington, Vermont 05405 USA Phone: +1-802-656-7839 Fax: +1-802-656-0696 Email: [log in to unmask] URL: http://www.cs.uvm.edu/~xwu/home.html Series Editorial Broad ====================== Professor John A. Barnden School of Computer Science, The University of Birmingham, U.K. Email: [log in to unmask] URL: http://www.cs.bham.ac.uk/~jab/ Professor Farokh B. Bastani Department of Computer Science, The University of Texas at Dallas, USA Email: [log in to unmask] URL: http://www.utdallas.edu/~bastani/ Professor John K. Debenham Faculty of Information Technology, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia Email: [log in to unmask] URL: http://www-staff.socs.uts.edu.au/~debenham/ Professor M. Tamer Ozsu Department of Computer Science, University of Waterloo, Canada Email: [log in to unmask] URL: http://db.uwaterloo.ca/~tozsu/ Professor Jan Treur Department of Artificial Intelligence, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands Email: [log in to unmask] URL: http://www.cs.vu.nl/~treur/ Information for Proposers ========================= If you are interested in writing or editing a book to be published within the Springer Knowledge Systems series, please complete the Springer book proposal form (available at http://www.cs.uvm.edu/~xwu/kaim/AQ.doc or by e-mail to [log in to unmask]) and submit it to the Series Editor by e-mail at [log in to unmask] with the following information. - A 500-word summary of the nature and scope of the book - A draft table of chapter/section headings - A sample chapter or two if available - Names and e-mail addresses of 3 potential reviewers for the book topic. These people should not be associated with the proposal and should be qualified to provide a technical assessment of the subject. - Proposer(s)' current CV's with listings of representative publications The book series emphasizes timely processing of book proposals and minimal delay in publication time. We review book proposals with Springer, and Springer will advise proposers of their proposal status. We strongly encourage electronic submissions in the form of PDF/postscript/Word files by e-mail. Springer London will contact the proposers directly to discuss the outcomes from the proposal review. General enquiries relating to the book series can be directed to any member of the Series Editorial Board. Enquiries regarding the status of specific proposals should be directed to the Series Editor only.