The 10th International Workshop on Information Technology for Innovative Services (ITIS-2017)
The 31st International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications (AINA-2017)
Taipei, Taiwan,
March 27-29, 2017

Call for Papers

Information Technology (IT) has been changing our life, business, economy, society, and the world. It is applied to many other technologies and sciences and continues to provide innovative services for them. However, accelerating the revolution is always required. 
The 1st international workshop on information technology for innovative services (ITIS-2009) was held in Indianapolis, USA in conjunction with the 12th international conference on network-based information systems (NBiS-2009). The 2nd workshop was held in Takayama, Gifu, Japan in conjunction with the 13th international conference on network-based information systems (NBiS-2010). The 3rd workshop was held in Tirana, Albania in conjunction with 14th international conference on network-based information systems (NBiS-2011). The 4th workshop was held in Fukuoka, Japan in conjunction with 26th international conference on advanced information networking and applications (AINA-2012). The 5th workshop was held in Melbourne, Australia in conjunction with 15th international conference on network-based information systems (NBiS-2012). The 6th workshop was held in Gwangju, Korea in conjunction with 16th  international conference on network-based information systems (NBiS-2013). The 7th workshop was held in Victoria, Canada in conjunction with 28th  international conference on advanced information networking and applications (AINA-2014). The 8th workshop was held in Gwangju, Korea in conjunction with 29th  international conference on advanced information networking and applications (AINA-2015). The 9th workshop was held in Crans-Montana, Switzerland in conjunction with 30th  international conference on advanced information networking and applications (AINA-2016). The 10th workshop will be held in Taipei, Taiwan in conjunction with 31st  international conference on advanced information networking and applications (AINA-2017).
This workshop provides an international forum for researcher and participants to share and exchange their experiences, discuss challenges and present original ideas in all aspect of innovative services. We do not welcome only research papers on innovative seed technology but also reports on innovative needs in all domains. 
The topics of interest include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Innovative Development Methods of Hardware and Software Systems
  • Case studies on Innovative Services
  • Innovative communication and its protocols
  • Web and Grid services
  • P2P based services
  • Mobile services
  • Business Model/Business Administration
  • Multimedia networking and applications
  • Visualization and Computer Vision
  • Dependability
  • Entertainment computing
  • Cloud computing
  • Internet of Things and Smart devices
  • Green IT and Smart Grid

Paper Submission

Submit a full paper of at most 6 pages Conference Publishing Services (CPS) Proceedings Manuscripts style: two columns, single-spaced), including figures and references, using 10 fonts, and number each page. You can confirm the CPS Proceedings Author Guidelines at the following web page: 

Submitted papers will be carefully evaluated based on originality, significance, technical soundness, and clarity of exposition. All papers will be refereed by at least two members of the program committee. Prepare your paper in PDF file (Adobe format), and submit it via the method shown in the AINA2017 conference site.

Accepted papers will be given guidelines in preparing and submitting the final manuscript(s) together with the notification of acceptance. The proceedings will be published by CPS with 6 pages for each paper. Authors of accepted papers, or at least one of them, are requested to register and present their work at the conference, otherwise their papers will be removed from the digital library after the AINA2017 conference. 

Important Dates

  • Submission Deadline: December 1, 2016 (Extended)
  • Author Notification: December 20, 2016
  • Author Registration: January 20, 2017
  • Final Manuscript: January 20, 2017
  • Conference Dates: March 27 - 29, 2017


  • Minoru Uehara, Toyo University, Japan
  • Akio Koyama, Yamagata University, Japan

Program Committee

  • Fatos Xhafa, Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Spain
  • Junpei Arai, Yamagata College of Industry and Technology, Japan
  • Leonard Barolli, Fukuoka Institute of Technology, Japan
  • Makoto Ikeda, Fukuoka Institute of Technology, Japan
  • Motoi Yamagiwa, Yamanashi University, Japan
  • Markus Aleksy, ABB Corporate Research Center, Germany
  • Muhammad Younas, Oxford Brookes University, UK
  • Nobuyoshi Sato, Iwate Prefectural University, Japan
  • Rubem Pereira, Liverpool John Moores University, UK
  • Teh-Sheng Huang, ChungHwa Telecom, Taiwan
  • Tetsuya Shigeyasu, Prefectural University of Hiroshima,  Japan
  • Tomoya Enokido, Risho University, Japan
  • Tomoya Kitani, Shizuoka University, Japan
  • Tomoyuki Nagase, Hirosaki University, Japan
  • William Allen, Florida Institute of Technology, USA
  • Yoshinari Nomura, Okayama University, Japan
  • Bhed Bahadur Bista, Iwate Prefectural University, Japan
  • Yuka Kato, Advanced Institute of Industrial Technology, Japan
  • Zixue Cheng, The University of Aizu, Japan
  • Hanmin Jung, KISTI, Korea
Web Administrator
  • Katsuyoshi Matsumoto, Toyo University, Japan