Second International Workshop on Intelligent Technologies for Counter Terrorism and Security (IT-CoTeS)

Kochi, Kerala, India

July 22-24, 2011


In Conjunction with International Conference on Advances in Computing and Communications (ACC-2011)

Aim and Scope

Political violence and acts have created disruptions in the global economy. The short-term impact had been felt in almost all aspects of the economy particularly the tourism, airline industries and financial markets. The current focus against political violence and terrorism will affect both the pace and trajectory of new technology trends, as more Government efforts are focused on developing new technologies. This International workshop is intended to bring together academics and security/counterterrorism practitioners/developers to present the latest intelligent technologies to combat terrorism and to protect critical infrastructures, people and society. The first edition of IT-CoTeS was co-located with the Sixth International Conference on Information Assurance and Security (IAS 2010) .

The workshop provides a venue to present early work in the relevant areas. Workshop seems papers applying various Intelligent Technologies and the topic of interests are as follows:

  • Criminal network analysis
  • Link analysis and network mining
  • Dynamics of networks and analysis
  • Web mining applied to blogs and Web communities
  • Text mining applied to blogs and Web communities
  • Network visualization technologies
  • Quantification of threats and risks
  • Performance evaluation measures
  • Privacy and trust issues
  • Network complexity analysis / reduction
  • Disaster management systems
  • Critical infrastructure protection
  • Surveillance and Reconnaissance infrastructure

Submission Information

Authors are invited to submit papers through EDAS Conference Management System ( All the accepted papers will be published by Springer in the series of Communications in Computer and Information Science (CCIS). CCIS is abstracted/indexed in ISI Proceedings, DBLP and Scopus. Authors can confirm the Springer Author Guidelines at the following web page: LNCS Format.

LNCS Manuscript Template: (Word format, LaTeX format)

The accepted papers will also be included in the CCIS Electronic Book Series hosted in the SpringerLink Digital Library. Selected papers will be published in a special issue of JIAS.

Important Dates

Full Paper Submission: March 25, 2011
Acceptance Notification: April 10, 2011
Camera Ready Papers due: May 01, 2011
Registration Starts: April 16, 2011
Registration Closes: May 01, 2011
Conference: July 22-24, 2011

Workshop Co-Chairs (Organizers)

Ajith Abraham
Machine Intelligence Research Labs (MIR Labs)
P.O. Box 2259
Auburn, Washington 98071, USA

Amy Neustein
Linguistic Technology Systems
1055 River Road, Suite 1013
Edgewater, NJ 07020, USA

Vaclav Snasel
Department of Computer Science,
VSB-Technical University of Ostrava,
Czech Republic

Khalid Saeed
Akademia Górniczo-Hutnicza w Krakowie
Al. Mickiewicza 30, D-10
Kraków, Poland

Hameed Al-Qaheri
Department of Quantitative Methods and Information Systems
College of Business Administration,
Kuwait University, Kuwait

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Rajagiri Valley, Kakkanad, Kochi, Kerala, India.