Zarqa University

Conference Secretariat

The Conference of Digital Information Technology
Modren Trends in The Information Technology
Amman-Jordan 13-15 December 2014

Conferenece Topics

The conference will discuss several topics through the international experts who will present their experiences and suggestions, in the papers presented and workshops.
The areas of the conference interests are as follows:

First area: Functions: Technology and Methodologies

  1. Architectures and infrastructures

  2. Metadata standards and protocols in digital information systems

  3. Interoperability in digital environment, data and information integration

  4. Distributed and collaborative information spaces

  5. Systems, algorithms, and models for digital preservation

  6. Personalization in digital libraries

  7. Information access: retrieval and browsing

  8. Information organization

  9. Information visualization

  10. Multimedia information management and retrieval

  11. Multilingualism in digital environment

  12. Knowledge organization and ontology in digital environment

  13. Digital photography

Second Area: Digital Libraries and Humanities

  1. Digital libraries in cultural heritage

  2. Computational linguistics: text mining and retrieval

  3. Organizational aspects of digital preservation

  4. Information policy and legal aspects (e.g., copyright laws)

  5. Social networks and networked information

  6. Human factors in networked information

  7. Electronic Government

  8. Scholarly Communications between Arab academics

  9. Digital libraries: architectures & infrastructure

Third Area: Digital Technology In Education, and Higher Education & Scientific Research

  1. Digital technology and its role in education and general education (primary and secondary stages )

  2. Learning resource centers in schools, colleges and university libraries

  3. International academic research and publishing

  4. šEducational digital technology and education

  5. Scientific research and digital technology in higher education

Fourth Area: Digital Divide

  1. The Digital Divide: From Definitional Stances to Policy Initiatives

  2. Methodological Challenges of Digital Divide Measurements

  3. Ethical Challenges of the Information Society in the 21st Century

  4. Role of Digital libraries and Mass media in Bridging Digital Divide

  5. Digital Divide issues

  6. Models of Electronic Governments

  7. Local languages in digital environment

  8. Digital inclusion for digitally less advanced: how the Arab could benefit from the western

  9. Gender, age, education and other social issues in the context of digital divide in Arab countries

  10. Users vs. content vs. service providers: Arab and Western countries

  11. Digital information in e-Government, e-learning, e-Health, e-Science, e-Publishing

Fifth Area: Applications and User Experience

  1. Multi-national digital library federations (e.g., European)

  2. Semantic Web and Linked Data

  3. User's studies for and evaluation of digital library systems and applications

  4. Personal information management and personal digital libraries

  5. Enterprise-scale knowledge and information management

  6. User behavior and modeling

  7. User's mobility and context awareness in information access

  8. User's interfaces for digital institutions

Sixth Area: Research Data

  1. Architectures for large-scale data management (e.g., Grids, Clouds)

  2. Cyber infrastructures: architectures, operation and evolution

  3. Collaborative information environments

  4. Data mining and extraction of structure from networked information

  5. Scientific data creation

  6. Metadata for scientific data, data provenance

  7. Services and workflows for scientific data

  8. Data and knowledge management in virtual organizations

  9. Development and modernization in the areas of technology

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