ADL'95 Call for Papers

A Forum on Research and Technology Advances in Digital Libraries (ADL'95)

Monday-Friday, May 15-19, 1995 McClean, VA

Sponsored By: NASA-GSFC

In cooperation with: ACM (pending approval), ARPA, IEEE Computer Society (pending approval), NIST-CAIT NSF, Purdue University, Rutgers-CIMIC and UMBC

Coporate support from: ATT and Bellcore

Honorary chair: Michael R. Nelson, Special Asst., Information Technology, Executive Office of The President, The White House

General chair: Milton Halem, NASA-GSFC

Steering committee (Partial List): A. Aho, Bellcore; D. Atkins, Univ. of Michigan; L. Holcomb, NASA; J. Ullman, Stanford Univ.

Program co-chairs: Nabil R. Adam, Rutgers Univ.; Bharat Bhargava, Purdue Univ.; Yelena Yesha, UMBC/NASA

Program committee (Partial List): Sally Howe, NIH; Paris Kanellakis, Brown Univ.; Michael Lesk, Bellcore; J. Schwartz, NYU; Harold Stone, NEC; H. Wactlar, CMU

European coordinator: Erich Neuhold, GMD-IPSI, Germany

Publicity chair: Elke Rundensteiner, University of Michigan

Exhibit chair: Susan Hobon, NASA-GSFC


This forum is intended to bring together researchers from universities, industry and government to discuss evolving research issues and applications in digital libraries. Invited speakers will share their experiences in building and using prototype systems, present their vision for the future, and address applied and theoretical research related to such areas as: capturing, and organizing of data, management of heterogeneous databases and knowledge bases, and effective use of multimedia databases and knowledge bases available on various national and international networks.

The topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

The forum will feature keynote addresses, invited talks, regular sessions, and panel discussions. In addition, several follow-up workshops will be held in conjunction with the forum on May 18 and 19


Authors interested in participating in the forum are invited to electronically submit a 8-10 page paper/1-2 page panel proposal by January 23, 1995 to only one of the three program co-chairs.

Notification of acceptance will be sent by March 24, 1995.

A co-edited book that will be published by Springer Verlag as part of its Lecture Notes Series in Computer Science and special issue of a journal are planned.