The 18th International Conference on Advanced Information
Networking and Applications (AINA 2004)

Fukuoka Institute of Technology (FIT), Fukuoka, Japan
March 29 - March 31, 2004

  Co-Sponsored by
     IEEE Computer Society TCDP
     Communications Research Lab. (CRL), Japan
     Information Processing Society of Japan (IPSJ) SIGDPS, Japan 
  In cooperation with
     Fukuoka Institute of Technology (FIT), Japan
     IEEE Taipei Section, Taiwan
     The State Key Laboratory on Integrated Service Network (ISN), China
     IEEE France, Computer Chapter, France
     IEEE Hong Kong Section Computer Chapter

The International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and
Applications (AINA 2004) will be held in Fukuoka, Kyushu, Japan in March
29 - 31, 2004. It will include sessions on all aspects of theory, design
and application of computer networks and distributed computing
systems. Aside the regular presentation, the AINA meeting will include
keynote addresses with speakers from both industry and
academia. Prospective authors are invited to propose papers in any of
the following areas:

- Communication Protocols and Architecture   
- Fault-tolerant Distributed Systems
- Broadband Wireless Communications  
- Groupware 
- Security and Privacy   
- Multi-agent Systems 
- Distributed Database Systems   
- Personal Communication Systems 
- Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing   
- Network-based Computing Systems 
- Novel Applications of Internet 
- Quality of Services 
- Internetworking and WWW    
- Communication Software 
- High-speed Communications  
- Distance Learning Systems 
- Multimedia Communications and Systems  
- Grid and Cluster Computing 
- Network-based Computer Graphics System 
- Parallel and Distributed Algorithms
- Parallel and Distributed Systems Architecture
- Ad-Hoc Networks 
- Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Systems


Submission Deadline:    Sep. 30, 2003
Authors Notification:   Nov. 15, 2003
Final Manuscript Due:   Jan. 10, 2004


Submit a full paper of about 6 pages (IEEE Computer Society
proceedings Manuscripts: two column, single-spaced), including figures
and references, using 10 font size, and number each page. You can
confirm the IEEE Computer Society proceedings
Manuscripts at the following web page, 

Contact author must input the following information at the AINA 2004
web site: paper title, authors' names, affiliations, postal address,
phone, fax, and e-mail address of the author, about 200-250 word
abstract, and five keywords.  Prepare your paper in Postscript or PDF
file (Adobe format), and send it to our web site.

[AINA 2004 Web site]

Submission of a paper implies that should the paper be accepted, at
least one of the authors will register and present the paper in the
conference. Accepted papers will be given guidelines in preparing and
submitting the final manuscript(s) together with the notification of
acceptance. If you have any question to query, please send email to

For further information on paper submission, please contact:

Dr. Leonard Barolli Ph.D.
  AINA 2004 Program Chair
  Associate Professor
Department of Information and Communications Engineering
Fukuoka Institute of Technology (FIT)
3-30-1, Wajiro-Higashi, Higashi-ku,
Fukuoka 811-0295, Japan
Phone : +81-92-606-4970
Fax: +81-92-606-0758