We solicit contributions of the following form:

The authors are invited to submit their papers electronically in a device-independent PostScript format or as PDF file following the Adobe Document Structuring Conventions.

Research papers will be published in the LNCS series of Springer Verlag. Communications will be included in additional local proceedings. Already at the submission stage, authors are encouraged to consider the final paper format requirements, as specified at

Please use the electronic sumbission system for sending a contribution.

Papers should be original contributions, not accepted or submitted elsewhere. The papers must not infringe upon any copyrigt or other rights, not contain infringing or other unlawful matter. Author(s) have obtain the necessary permission from the copyright owner(s) or his (their) legal representative whenever copyrighted material is used or a passage from copyrighted material is quoted or a table or illustration is used.

Submitted papers will be refereed by at least three reviewers for originality, significance, technical quality, relevance, and presentation.

It is expected that one of the authors presents the paper at the conference.

There is an intention to publish a selection of outstanding papers in an internationally recognised journal (a subject of additional review process).