[anti-spam-wg] (CFP) CEAS 2006 Call for Papers
From: Dave Crocker <>
Date: Mon, 19 Dec 2005 08:24:24 -0800
Organization: Brandenburg InternetWorking
Attached is the Call for Papers for The Third Conference on Email and
Anti-Spam (CEAS 2006).
Please distribute it to any groups you feel will be interested.
dcrocker a t ...
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THE THIRD CONFERENCE ON EMAIL AND ANTI-SPAM
Thursday July 27 and Friday July 28, 2006
Mountain View, California
CALL FOR PAPERS
** Submission Deadline: March 23, 2006 **
The Conference on Email and Anti-Spam (CEAS) invites short and long
paper submissions on research results pertaining to a broad range of
issues in email and internet communication.
Submissions may address issues relating to any form of electronic
messaging, including traditional email, instant messaging, mobile
telephone text messaging, and voice over IP. Issues of interest include
the analysis and abatement of abuses (such as spam, phishing, identity
theft, and privacy invasion) as well as enhancements to and novel
applications of electronic messaging.
Papers will be selected by peer review for presentation at CEAS and
inclusion in the proceedings.
Past proceedings are available on-line:
These give an indication of some of the diverse topics of interest to
CEAS. Novel departures from previously included topics are welcome.
* Message filtering, blocking, authentication
o Machine learning techniques
o statistical techniques
o natural language processing
* Message organization
o automatic foldering
o work flow
* Message retrieval
* Systems and network issues
o performance & scalability
o reliability & security
o archival & retrieval
o corpus and benchmark creation
o measures and methodologies
o tests of specific methods or products
o abuse tactics and patterns
o legitimate use patterns
* User issues
o user interfaces
o usability studies
o messaging in support of user activities
* Social issues
o costs and benefits of messaging use and abuse
o other social impacts
o deducing social phenomena
* Legal issues
o identity theft
o freedom of speech
o digital rights management
* Paper submission deadline: March 23, 2006
* Notification of acceptance: May 22
* Final camera-ready version of papers: June 22
* Conference: July 27 and 28, 2006
Papers may be of one of two types: short papers (two pages plus
bibliography) or full papers (eight pages plus bibliography). Work
may not have been previously published in, or under consideration
for publication in any other conference or journal. Work that has
been summarily reported on-line, or in technical reports or
workshops, may be the basis of a CEAS submission provided that
presentation and publication by CEAS would be unencumbered by prior
Submissions must use the CEAS electronic system (link to be announced).
The style for submissions and final papers is a two-column, 8.5 by 11
inch format, as specified in <http://www.ceas.cc/2006/format.htm>.
Papers will be reviewed by a committee of experts from academic and
industrial research centers. Accepted papers will be made freely
available on the web, and will be published on CD-ROM. Authors will
retain copyright of their work.
(sends mail to the chair and co-chairs.)
GENERAL CONFERENCE CHAIR:
* Gordon V. Cormack
University of Waterloo
* Ion Androutsopoulos
Athens University of Economics and Business
* Alek Kolcz
* Dave Crocker