Last Update: 2006/11/6
  P A P E R   S U B M I S S I O N :

The paper submission system is now closed. If your paper is accepted, please submit your final paper and copyright form online at You will need your passcode to access the final submission system.

Original submission guidelines:

Long papers (12 pages), short papers (6 pages), and posters (2 pages), following the Springer LNCS paper templates in English, may be submitted electronically via the site above. Submission file formats are PDF or Microsoft Word. We are in the process of making arrangements with Springer to publish accepted PAISI 2007 papers in its Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) series, as for WISI 2006.

Microsoft Word/LaTeX templates for the required Springer LNCS format can be found here.

Submissions may include systems, methodology, testbed, modeling, evaluation, and policy papers. Research should be relevant to both informatics and national/international security. Topics include but are not limited to:

I. Information Sharing and Data/Text Mining 
  • Intelligence-related knowledge discovery 
  • Criminal data mining and network analysis
  • Criminal/ intelligence information sharing and visualization
  • Web-based intelligence monitoring and analysis
  • Spatio-temporal data analysis/GIS for crime analysis and security informatics
  • Deception and intent detection 
  • Cyber-crime detection and analysis
  • Authorship analysis and identification
  • Applications of digital library technologies in intelligence data processing, preservation, sharing, and analysis
  • Agents and collaborative systems for intelligence sharing
  • HCI and user interfaces of relevance to intelligence and security
  • Information sharing policy and governance
  • Privacy, security, and civil liberties issues

II. Infrastructure Protection and Emergency Responses

  • Public/animal health and bioterrorism information infrastructure
  • Transportation and communication infrastructure protection
  • Cyber-infrastructure design and protection
  • Intrusion detection 
  • Border/transportation safety
  • Emergency response and management
  • Disaster prevention, detection, and management
  • Communication and decision support for search and rescue
  • Assisting citizens' responses to terrorism and catastrophic events

III. Terrorism Informatics 

  • Terrorism related analytical methodologies and software tools
  • Terrorism knowledge portals and databases
  • Terrorist incident chronology databases
  • Terrorism root cause analysis
  • Social network analysis (radicalization, recruitment, conducting operations), visualization, and simulation
  • Forecasting terrorism
  • Countering terrorism
  • Measuring the impact of terrorism on society
  • Measuring the effectiveness of counter-terrorism campaigns


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