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  • From: Dave Crocker dhc@localhost
  • Date: Thu, 23 Feb 2006 09:07:13 -0800
  • Organization: Brandenburg InternetWorking
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This is our final call for papers.

Many thanks.


CEAS Program Co-Chair


Dave Crocker
Brandenburg InternetWorking


                Thursday July 27 and Friday July 28, 2006 
                       Mountain View, California 

                         FINAL 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, calendaring, 
   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. 
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   These proceedings give an indication of some of the diverse topics of 
   interest to CEAS. Novel departures from previously included topics are 

   *  Message filtering, blocking, authentication
      -  machine learning techniques 
      -  statistical techniques 
      -  natural language processing 
      -  protocols 
      -  trust and reputation
      -  signatures 

   *  Message organization
      -  automatic foldering 
      -  categorization 
      -  clustering 
      -  work flow 

   *  Message retrieval
      -  search 
      -  summarization 

   *  Systems and network issues
      -  performance and scalability 
      -  reliability and security 
      -  archival and retrieval 

   *  Evaluation
      -  corpus and benchmark creation 
      -  measures and methodologies 
      -  tests of specific methods or products 

   *  Analysis
      -  abuse tactics and patterns 
      -  legitimate use patterns 

   *  User issues
      -  user interfaces 
      -  usability studies 
      -  messaging in support of user activities 

   *  Social issues
      -  costs and benefits of messaging use and abuse 
      -  other social impacts 
      -  deducing social phenomena 

   *  Legal issues
      -  spam 
      -  phishing 
      -  identity theft 
      -  privacy 
      -  freedom of speech 
      -  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 copyright assignment. 
   Submissions must use the CEAS electronic system (link to be announced).

   Style for submissions and final papers is a two-column, 8.5 by 11 inch 
   format, as specified in the style files available at:
   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.


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   *  Gordon V. Cormack, University of Waterloo

   *  Ion Androutsopoulos, Athens University of Economics and Business
    * Alek Kolcz, AOL
    * Dave Crocker, Brandenburg InternetWorking


    *  Joshua Alspector, AOL
    *  Paula J. Bruening, Center for Democracy and Technology
    *  Vitor R. Carvalho, Carnegie Mellon University
    *  Richard Clayton, University of Cambridge
    *  W. Bruce Croft, University of Massachusetts Amherst
    *  Natalie Glance, Intelliseek Applied Research Center
    *  Joshua Goodman, Microsoft Research
    *  John Graham-Cumming, no affiliation/independent
    *  David Heckerman, Microsoft Research
    *  José María Gómez Hidalgo, Universidad Europea de Madrid
    *  Haym Hirsh, Rutgers University
    *  Thomas Hofmann, Darmstadt University of Technology
    *  Eric Horvitz, Microsoft Research
    *  Geoff Hulten, Microsoft
    *  Eric S. Johansson, Camram
    *  Barry Leiba, IBM Research
    *  John R. Levine, Taughannock Networks
    *  David D. Lewis, Independent Consultant
    *  Christopher Lueg, University of Tasmania
    *  Andrew McCallum, University of Massachusetts Amherst
    *  Jon Oliver, Mailfrontier Inc
    *  George Paliouras, NCSR "Demokritos"
    *  Jon Praed, Internet Law Group
    *  Isidore Rigoutsos, IBM T.J. Watson
    *  Gordon Rios, Yahoo!
    *  Karl-Michael Schneider, Textkernel BV
    *  Richard Segal, IBM Research
    *  Diana K. Smetters, PARC
    *  Salvatore J. Stolfo, Columbia University
    *  Theo Van Dinter, Apache SpamAssassin
    *  William Yerazunis, Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories
    *  Scott Wen-tau Yih, Microsoft Research
    *  Andy Wick, AOL
    *  Hongyuan Zha, The Pennsylvania State University