The 22nd ACM Symposium on Applied Computing

Special Track on Handheld Computing (HHC)

Seoul, Korea March 11 - 15, 2007

For the past twenty years, the ACM Symposium on Applied Computing (SAC) has been a primary gathering forum for applied computer scientists, computer engineers, software engineers, and application developers from around the world. SAC 2007 is sponsored by the ACM Special Interest Group on Applied Computing, and is hosted this year by Seoul National University in Seoul and Suwon University in Gyeonggi-do, Korea.

Handheld Computing
Handheld computing is a mobile computing paradigm that uses handheld wireless devices (or mobile devices) such as cellular phones and Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs) to accomplish various computing tasks. As handheld devices continue to appear in many forms with diverse functionalities, handheld computing will become the dominant computing paradigm in many fields including education, enterprises, and healthcare.

The aim of this technical track is to bring together researchers and practitioners who are active in this research area to meet and share their experiences. Topics of interest include, but not limited to:

Submission Guidelines


Authors are invited to submit original papers in any of the areas listed above. Submissions must be original, unpublished and not currently under review by workshops, conferences, or journals. All papers should be submitted online at

Authors should pay particular attention to the following guidelines:

All accepted papers will be published in the annual conference proceedings and will be available at the conference. Note that accepted papers must fit within five (5) two-column pages, with the option to add three (3) more pages at an additional expense.

Important Dates
Papers are due: September 8, 2006 (hard deadline with no exceptions)
Author notification: October 16, 2006
Camera ready copy: October 30, 2006

Track Chairs

Program Committee
Paolo Bellavista, University of Bologna, Italy
Rachid Benlamri, Etisalat University College, UAE
Michael Berger, Siemens Corporate Technology, Germany
Stephane Bressan, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Alfredo Cuzzocrea, University of Calabria, Italy
Mieso Denko, University of Guelph, Canada
Schahram Dustdar, Technical University of Vienna, Austria
Said Elnaffar, UAE University, UAE
Takahiro HARA, Osaka University, Japan
Mounis Khatib, INT, France
Tayeb Lemlouma, INPG/INRIA, France
Javier Lopez, Malaga University, Spain
San Murugesan, Southern Cross University, Australia
Shamima Paurobally, University of Liverpool, UK
Soraya Kouadri Mostéfaoui, Oxford Brookes University, UK
Maria Andreia Formico Rodrigues, Universidade de Fortaleza (UNIFOR), Brazil
Elhadi Shakshuki, Acadia University, Canada
Michael Sheng, CSIRO, Australia
Mohamed Younas, Oxford Brookes University, UK