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SKIMA 2013 Call For Papers

The 7 thInternational Conference on Software, Knowledge, Information Management and Applications

December 18-20, 2013, Chiang Mai, Thailand

    Conference Advisory Board
  • Andras Gabor, Hungary
  • AlamgirHossain, UK
  • RameshwarRijal, Nepal
  • Hongnian Yu, UK
    General Co-Chairs
  • PitipongYodmongkol, Chiang mai university, Thailand
  • Abdelaziz Bouras, Qatar University, Qatar - and University of Lyon 2, France
    Program Co-Chairs
  • KeshavDahal, University of the West of Scotland, UK
  • YacineOuzrout, University of Lyon 2, France
    Financial chair
  • NopasitChakpitak, Chiang Mai University, Thailand
    Local Arrangement Chairs
  • Pradorn Sureephong, Napaporn Reeveerakul, Chiang Mai University Thailand

Local Arrangement Chair:
Napaporn Reeveerakul, Chiang Mai University, Thailand, skima2013@gmail.com

Host Institution:
College of Arts Media and Technology, Chiang Mai University

The 7th International Conference on Software, Knowledge, Information Management and Applications (SKIMA 2013) is going to be held from 18 to 20 December 2013 in Chiang Mai, Thailand. The conference aims to bring together researchers and experts in Knowledge Management, Software Engineering and Information Systems to share their ideas, experiences and insights. We welcome researchers and practitioners from research institutions, R&D enterprise services and governmental organisations in ASEAN region and others countries to exchange innovative contributions around the conference topics. This conference series was started in an international collaboration context between research professionals in Western and Asian countries in Chiang Mai, Thailand 2006. Subsequently, the next SKIMA conferences were organized in Kathmandu, Nepal in 2008; Fez, Morocco in 2009; Paro, Bhutan in 2010; Benevento, Italy in 2011 and Chengdu, China in 2012.
The research topics of SKIMA 2013 arevery significant for fast growing ASEAN region. The topicsinclude but are not limited to:

Conference Topics
    Knowledge Management
  • Knowledge Representation Techniques to Semantic Modelling
  • Knowledge Acquisition, Retention, Sharing, Refinement, Use or Re-Use
  • Knowledge Management Tool: Data Mining, Document Management, Intranets and Workloads
  • Knowledge Management and Risk Management Tacit, Codified and Explicit Knowledge
  • Knowledge and Organization Theory
  • Management of Heterogeneous Knowledge Bases
    Software Engineering
  • Software Agents and Soft Computing Application
  • Software Requirements Engineering, Design, Testing
  • Software Security and Reliability
  • Knowledge Based Software Engineering

    Information Technology and System
  • Database and Information System Integration
  • Artificial Intelligent, Decision Support System and Optimization Techniques
  • Information System Analysis and Specification
  • E-Learning, E-Government and E-Tourism
  • Cloud computing
  • Collaborative systems


  • Social media marketing
  • Serious game for technology innovation
  • Cognitive learning
  • Edutainment
  • Creative and digital arts technology
  • Supply chain and logisticsmanagement
  • E-Commerce
  • Product life cycle management
  • Power systems and Telecommunications
  • Intelligent Control and Robotics

Submission Guidelines:

Paper submission will be reviewed and evaluated based on its originality, technical quality, and relevance to the conference. All submissions must follow the format provided below. Submission of papers will be carried out electronically via the web in PDF. After acceptance, the authors are required to prepare a 10-pages (maximum) paper for the inclusion in the proceedings of the conference (in both Word or postscript).

All accepted, registered, and presented papers (subject to satisfactory quality), will be published in a book published by Inderscience (to be proposed to Scopus Index). The extended version of some selected best papers will be proposed for publication in special issues of the following International Journals (Scopus and/or JCR Index):
International Journal of Intelligent Computing and Cybernetics (IJICC) ,(http://ijicc.buaa.edu.cn)
International Journal of Product Development (IJPD), (www.inderscience.com/ijpd)
International Journal of Product Lifecycle Management (IJPLM),(www.inderscience.com/ijplm)

Important Dates:

Submission deadline (Full paper – 10 pages maximum) 20 August 2013 31 July 2013
Notification of acceptance 31 October 2013 30 September 2013
Camera Ready deadline 15 November 2013 15 October 2013
Early bird registration 15 November 2013 31 October 2013
Conference 18 - 20 December 2013