Deadline extension: ICT4DA 2017

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ICT4DA 2017 – International Conference on ICT for Development for Africa will take place in Bahir Dar, Ethiopia on 30-31 January, 2017.

The Conference will bring together technology experts, researchers, industry and international authorities contributing towards the development of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in the fields of socioeconomic development, international development, and human rights.

The Conference welcomes research papers in the following topics of interest:


  • e-Health/ m-Helath
  • e-Agriculture/m-Agriculture
  • E-learning/m-Learning
  • E-Government/m-Government
  • E-Business/m-Business

Natural Language Processing

  • Speech Recognition
  • Speech Synthesis
  • Dialogue systems
  • Text processing
  • Phonology
  • Morphology
  • Syntax
  • Semantics
  • Discourse
  • POS Tagging
  • Parsing
  • Word Sense Disambiguation
  • Machine translation
  • Speech/Text  Corpora
  • Information Extraction
  • Automatic Text Summarization
  • Question Answering

Intelligent Systems

  • Artificial intelligence
  • Decision support systems
  • Prediction systems in different application areas
  • Autonomous multi-agent systems
  • Computer vision
  • Image processing
  • Robotics
  • Character recognition
  • Knowledge Base Systems
  • Data Mining
  • Machine Learning
  • Information Reterival
  • Recommended systems
  • Fuzzy logic

Mobile and Wireless Communication

  • Wireless communication
  • Wireless Sensor networks
  • Wireless cognitive networks
  • Cellular networks (LTE, LTE-Advanced, 5G)
  • Wireless local area network (802.11, WiMAX, etc)
  • Internet of every things
  • Ad hoc Networks
  • Energy Aware Mobile Computing
  • Mobile Cloud Computing
  • Semantic Web Technologies
  • Vehicular Ad hoc Networks
  • Energy efficient networking, communication and protocols
  • Energy efficiency in networking, wireless networks and vehicular networks
  • Energy efficiency in data centers and large-scale data processing
  • Intelligent Transport Systems and control
  • Wearable Computing
  • Body Area Networks
  • Social Network Applications to Mobile Computing
  • Context and Location Aware Applications and Services
  • Mobile Data Management and Analytics
  • Mobile Multimedia
  • Mobile User Interfaces and Interaction Technologies
  • Mobile User Experience

Privacy and Security

  • Identity and Trust Management
  • Crypto-analysis and Cryptography
  • Network and Wireless Security
  • Operating Systems Security
  • Biometrics
  • Smart cards
  • RFID
  • Access control
  • Intrusion detection

ICT4DA 2017 is proud to host  Prof. Lou Boves (Radboud University Nijmegen, Nijmegen), who  has originated and coordinated a large number of national and European projects on automatic speech synthesis, automatic speech recognition, speaker verification, language modelling and speech-language resources, as a keynote speaker. 

All accepted papers will be published by Springer and made available through SpringerLink Digital Library, one of the world’s largest scientific libraries. Proceedings are submitted for inclusion to the leading indexing services: Elsevier (EI), Thomson Scientific (ISI), Scopus, Crossref, Google Scholar, DBLP. Authors of the Best Papers will be invited to submit an extended version of their work through one of the EAI Endorsed Publications.

Important dates:

Full Paper Submission deadline:  15th October 2016  21st October, 2016

Notification and Registration opens:  15th November 2016   21st November, 2016

Camera-ready deadline:  10th December 2016  16th December, 2016

For further information about ICT4DA 2017, visit the official website.

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