Call for Papers

The Workshop on Computer Science

and Information Technologies (CSIT)

January 18-22, 1999
Moscow, Russia
Sponsored by the Russian Foundation for Basic Research

In collaboration with: Billing Service EMKAH Ltd.

Important Dates:

September 30, 1998             Paper submission
October 30, 1998                 E-mail Notification of acceptance
November 15, 1998             Postscript and LaTeX Version of Paper

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Electronic Submissions
Submission Guidelines
Workshop Proceedings
General Co-Chairs
Program Co-Chairs
International Program Committee



CSIT will be a forum for presentation of new results in research, development, and applications in computing and information. The organizers expect both practitioners and theorists to attend.

The workshop will consist of regular sessions with technical contributions reviewed and selected by an international program committee, invited talks by leading experts, tutorials, and special sections like industrial programs and posters on ongoing research projects in Eastern European countries.

The workshops provides special sections to Russian Foundation for Basic Research (RFBR) contributions as well as Ph.D. students contributions. Selected presentations and contributions are to be identified for development into full proceedings
papers. Papers with student as a primary author will be specially considered.

The submissions will be judged not only for scientific quality but also for suitability as a basis for broader discussion.

The topics are but not limited to:

- Data Theory and Logic,
- Theory of Programming,
- Theory of Computation,

- Distributed Computing and Communications,
- Concurrency and Parallelism,
- Mobile Computing,

- Database Systems,
- Software and Data Engineering and CASE Methodology,
- Data Models,
- Data Mining,
- Data Warehousing,
- Internet and Databases,
- Persistent Systems,
- Heterogeneous and Federated Databases,
- Active Databases,
- Database Design,
- Object Oriented Databases,
- Mobile Databases,
- Engineering Databases,
- Temporal Databases,
- Multimedia Databases,

- Query Languages,
- Query Processing,
- Query Optimization,

- AI Methodologies,
- Expert Systems,
- Knowledge Engineering,

- WWW, WISs,
- Electronic Commerce Technologies,
- Digital Documents,
- Persistent Object Stores,
- Data Warehouse Design,
- OLAP Technology

Authors are invited to submit manuscript to the address by the submission deadline. Papers should be original work, which has not been submitted previously or concurrently to another location.

Submission Guidelines:

Submitted papers must clearly describe new ideas or experimental results which have not been previously published in refereed journals or conferences. Papers should clearly explain the significant contributions and their relationship to previous work. Papers will be judged on originality, clarity, relevance, and soundness of methodology.

Each paper should include a short abstract and a list of keywords indicating subject classification. Authors' names and institutions should be identified on a cover page.

Papers should be written in English or in Russian (English is encouraged). Authors may submit drafts of full papers or extended abstracts. Submissions are limited to 12 A4-size pages, with 1 inch margins and 11 point or larger font. Authors who feel that more details are necessary may include a clearly marked appendix which will be read at the discretion of the Program Committee. If available, e-mail addresses and fax numbers of the authors should be included.

Electronic Submissions:

Electronic submission is **strongly** encouraged. Self-contained uuencoded gzipped Postscript versions of the paper may be sent by e-mail to:
In addition, the following information in ASCII format should be sent to this address in a **separate** e-mail: Title; authors; communicating author's name, address, and e-mail address and fax number if available; abstract of paper. Due to security reasons, we are unable to accept submissions via anonymous ftp.

Workshop Proceedings:

The Workshop Proceedings will be published both in a hard copy and electronically. For an accepted paper to be included in the proceedings, one of the authors must commit to presenting the paper at the workshop. The proceedings will be available via WWW Site and Anonymous FTP over the Internet.


Our primary communication medium will be electronic - either via the web or by email. Therefore, it is critical that you provide an email address with your submission so we can contact you quickly. Please ensure that your email address is present, current and correct in all correspondence.

General Co-Chairs:

Peter Lockemann, University of Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany
Boris Onikij, MEPhI Technical University, Moscow, Russia
Oleg Siountiourenko, Russian Foundation for Basic Research, Moscow, Russia

Program Co-Chairs:

Johann-Christoph Freytag,

Humboldt University of Berlin,
Institute for Informatics
Unter den Linden, 6
10099, Berlin Germany

Viacheslav Wolfengagen,

Institute for Contemporary Education
"JurInfoR-MSU" / MEPhI,
Phone: +7 (095) 939-1885
Fax: +7 (095) 939-1885

International Program Committee:

Witold Abramowicz, University of Economics in Poznan, Poland
Margita Altus, Technical University of Cottbus, Germany
Oleg Balovnev, Bonn University, Germany
Ken Barker, University of Manitoba, Canada
Andras Benczur, Eotvos Lorand University, Budapest, Hungary
Lionel Brunie, LIP-CNRS at ENS Lyon, France
Dimitris Dervos, Technology Educational Institute, Thessaloniki, Greece
Klaus Dittrich, University of Zuerich, Zuerich, Switzerland
Vladimir Domrachev, Institute for Cybernetics UAS, Kiev, The Ukraine
Vladimir Drozzhin, MEC Academy, St.-Petersburg, Russia
Ashot Hovanesian, Synergy International Systems, USA
Alexandra Galatescu, ICI-Res. Inst. for Informatics, Bucharest, Romania
Alexandre Gavrilov, MEPhI, Moscow, Russia
Anatoly Khomanenko, MEC Academy, St.-Petrsburg, Russia
Valery Kudryavtsev, Moscow State University, Russia
Sergey Kuznetsov, ISP RAS, Moscow, Russia
Georgy Lebedev, Relax, Moscow, Russia
Andre Le Grand, IDHEAP,Lausanne, Switzerland
Alexandre Lomonov, VTI Group, Cyprus
David Maluf, Caelum Research / Stanford University, USA
Victor Metechko, MEPhI, Moscow, Russia
Peter Robinson, Cambridge University, UK
Nello Scarabottolo, University of Modena, Italy
Jean-Luc Stehle, Ecole Centrale Paris, France
Alexandre Strogalov, Moscow State University, Russia
Bernhard Thalheim, Technical University of Cottbus, Germany
Christelle Urtado, LGI2P/EMA-EERIE, France
Vladimir Vetoshkin, AF Engineering Academy, Moscow, Russia
Igor Volkov, Price Waterhouse Coopers, Moscow, Russia
Lincoln Wallen, Oxford University, UK
Lev Zabrodin, MEPhI, Moscow, Russia
Arkady Zaslavsky, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia


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