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The FOSS4G 2010 academic track aims to bringing together researchers, developers, users and practitioners carrying out research and development in the geospatial and the free and open source fields and willing to share original and recent research developments and experiences.
The academic track will act as an inventory of current research topics, but the major goal is to promote cooperative research between OSGeo developers and the academia. The academic track is the right forum to highlight the most important research challenges and trends in the domain, and let them became the basis for an informal OSGeo research agenda. It will foster interdisciplinary discussions in all aspects of the geospatial and free and open source domains. It will be organized in a way to promote networking between the participants, to initiate and favour discussions regarding cutting-edge technologies in the field, to exchange research ideas and to promote international collaboration.
All submissions to the academic track must be original unpublished work written in English. Abstracts should not exceed 300 words limit and full articles or papers should not exceed the 6000 words limit. Please, submit your abstracts first. If your abstract is accepted, then you will be invited to write and submit your full paper. Formatting guidelines for submitting full articles or papers are already available. Submitted papers will be thoroughly reviewed by three members of the international scientific committee and refereed for their quality, originality and relevance.
Please submit your full article to l b e c c h i @ o s g e o . o r g
The proceedings of FOSS4G2010 will be published as non-refereed publication of the conference presentations, they will be available in this website and on the USB stick distributed at the conference. High quality submissions will be published in the following journals according to the journals formatting guidelines:
- Applied Geoinformatics
- International Journal of Geoinformatics
- Environmental Modelling & Software
ISBN CODE: 978-84-693-2403-5