[ecoop-info] 1. CFP - Fifteenth IEEE International EDOC Conference (EDOC 2011) "The Enterprise Computing Conference"

Axel Korthaus Axel.Korthaus at vu.edu.au
Wed Nov 24 01:07:24 CET 2010

Call For Papers

Fifteenth IEEE International EDOC Conference (EDOC 2011)
"The Enterprise Computing Conference"

Sponsored by IEEE Computer Society (approval pending) and IEEE
Communications Society (approval pending)

29.8.-2.9. 2011, Helsinki, Finland
http://edocconference.org  & http://edoc2011.cs.helsinki.fi


The IEEE EDOC Conference is the key annual event in enterprise
computing. EDOC conferences address the full range of engineering
technologies and methods contributing to intra- and inter-enterprise
distributed application systems. EDOC 2011 will be the fifteenth event
in the series of conferences. Since 1997, EDOC has brought together
leading computer science researchers, IT decision makers, enterprise
architects, solution designers and practitioners to discuss enterprise
computing challenges, models and solutions from the perspectives of
academia, industry and government.

Enterprise computing is based on a wide (and ever growing) range of
methods, models, tools and technologies. The resulting applications also
cover a broad spectrum of vertical domains and industry segments, from
electronic and mobile commerce to real-time business applications for
collaborating enterprises. In recent years, technologies related to
enterprise architecture and business processes management have become
some of the top areas of interest in enterprise computing. Today, the
creation, operation and evolution of enterprise computing systems create
challenges that range from goal and policy modeling through
functional and non-functional requirements to the deployment and maintenance of
solutions in and across customer businesses.

The IEEE EDOC Conference emphasizes a holistic view of enterprise
applications engineering and management, fostering integrated approaches
that can address and relate processes, people and technology. Openness
and distributed computing, based on services, components and objects are
important themes.

IEEE EDOC 2011 welcomes high quality scientific submissions as well as
papers on enterprise computing industry experiences. Expert panel
discussions and keynotes will address hot topics and issues in the


The IEEE EDOC conference seeks high-quality contributions addressing the
domains, the life-cycle issues and the realization technologies involved
in building, deploying and operating enterprise computing systems.
Suggested areas include, but are not limited to --

Enterprise Architecture and Enterprise Application Architecture
  - Enterprise architecture frameworks
  - Enterprise architecture analysis, assessment and prediction
  - Enterprise ontologies
Model based approaches
  - Model driven architectures (MDA) and model driven software
  - Modeling based on domain specific languages (DSL)
  - Reference architecture based approaches
  - Collaborative development and cooperative engineering issues
Service oriented architectures (SOA) and enterprise service
architectures (ESA)
  - Evolution of service engineering specifications
  - Semantics-based service engineering
  - Enterprise service bus approaches
  - Event driven architectures
Service oriented architecture governance
  - Service policies, contract definitions and enforcement
  - Security policy definition and description languages
  - Security policy interoperability
Business process management (BPM)
  - Business process models and metamodels
  - Business process monitoring and intelligence
  - Dynamically configurable business processes
  - Cross-organizational business processes
Business analytics
  - Modeling and Predictive analytics
  - Data-Driven Strategy
  - Collaboration platforms
Business rules
  - Business rules languages and inference systems
  - Business rules components
  - Rule driven business process engines
Information integration and interoperability
  - Business object model methodologies and approaches
  - Taxonomies, ontologies and business knowledge integration
  - Master data management, data mining and (real-time) data warehousing
Networked Enterprise Solutions
  - Enterprise interoperability, collaboration and its architecture
  - Virtual organisations, including multiagent system support
  - Digital ecosystems
  - Trust management
Enterprise applications deployment and governance
  - Performance and operational risk prediction and measurement
  - Quality of service (QoS) and cost of service (CoS)
  - Management and maintenance of enterprise computing systems
  - Information assurance
  - Human and social organizational factors in enterprise computing
State of the art in distributed enterprise applications
  - Industry specific solutions, e.g. for aerospace, automotive,
    finance, logistics, medicine and telecommunications
  - Research and public sector collaboration, e.g. in e-health,
    e-government, e-science
  - Social information and innovation networks
Enterprise Computing Infrastructures
  - Autonomic computing and self-managing platforms
  - Cloud infrastructure
  - Mobile enterprise services


Two types of paper submissions will be accepted a) scientific research
papers, and b) industry experience reports or case studies.

Scientific research papers should describe original results that have
not been accepted or submitted for publication elsewhere. These papers
will be evaluated for scientific or technical contribution, originality,
appropriateness and significance.

Experience reports should describe new insights gained from case studies
or the application of enterprise computing technology in practice,
contribute important feedback about the state of practice and how
current research is applied, and pose challenges for researchers. These
papers will be evaluated based on their appropriateness, significance
and clarity.

All papers should be limited to 10 pages in length.
All submissions must comply with the IEEE Computer Society conference
proceedings format guidelines
(http://www2.computer.org/portal/web/cscps/formatting). Submissions must
be in English.

Submissions should be made electronically in PDF format via the
electronic submission system of the EDOC Conference Management system
(hosted at http://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=edoc2011). All
papers will be refereed by at least 3 members of the international
program committee.

The conference proceedings will be published by the IEEE Computer
Society Press and will be accessible through IEEE Xplore and the IEEE
Computer Society Digital Library. The IEEE reserves the right to exclude
a paper from distribution after the conference (e.g., removal from IEEE
Xplore) if the paper is not presented at the conference.


The authors of a set of selected papers will be invited to prepare a
substantially revised and extended version of their papers for
publication in a special journal issue (details will be announced
later). In previous years, selected papers from EDOC have been published
in Springer's Information Systems Frontiers (ISF), Enterprise
Information Systems (EIS), and International Journal of Cooperative
Information Systems (IJCIS). A special issue with selected and extended
papers of EDOC 2010 will appear at the Enterprise Information Systems
journal (published by Taylor & Francis, with an impact factor of 2.809
in JCR 2009).


Please email the workshop proposal either in PDF or TXT to Georg
Grossmann, georg.grossmann at unisa.edu.au
<mailto:georg.grossmann at unisa.edu.au> with the subject line "EDOC 2011
Workshop Proposal", before Monday, 6 December, 2010 including the
following information.

1. Title of the workshop
2. Proposed duration of the workshop (half day, one day, two days)
3. Name, affiliation, and e-mail addresses of the workshop chairs
4. Extended abstract (about 500-1000 words; approximately 1-2 pages)
   of the workshop, explaining the importance of the workshop topics,
   its fit within and complementarity with the EDOC 2011 conference, intended
   audience, and other relevant issues that are not adequately covered in
   the preliminary Call for Papers
5. Preliminary Call for Papers (not all Program Committee members have
    to be confirmed at the workshop proposal submission time, although it
    is certainly beneficial to have some preliminary acceptances)
6. Information about distribution channels (e.g., list-servs) that
   will be used for advertising the workshop
7. History of the workshop (if it was held before) with some
   statistics of the size of the workhop (ie., how many papers were
8. Short biographies (about 200 words each) of all workshop chairs,
   including information about past experience in organizing/chairing
   conferences and workshops.

Once the proposal has been accepted you will be notified with respect
to the calendar and procedures necessary for the organization of the
workshop and its synchronization with the organization of the main
conference. All workshops will have a joint proceedings book published
together as a second volume of the EDOC2011 conference proceedings.


Potential new workshop proposals: 6.12.2010
Workshop accepance notifications: 13.12.2010
Paper abstract submission (optional):  15.2.2011
Full paper submission due: 28.2.2011
Workshop paper submissions: 15.3.2011
Conference paper acceptance notifications: 27.4.2011
Workshops paper acceptance notifications: 7.5.2011
All camera-ready papers due: 1.6.2011


General Chair
Lea Kutvonen, University of Helsinki, Finland

Program Chairs
Pontus Johnson, Royal Institute of Technology,  Sweden
Chi-Hung Chi, School of Software, Tsinghua University, China

Workshops Chair
Georg Grossmann, School of Computer and Information Science, University
of South Australia, Australia

Finance Chair
Toni Ruokolainen, University of Helsinki, Finland

Publicity Chairs
Axel Korthaus, Victoria University, Australia
Alex Liu, California State University, USA

Local Organization
Sini Ruohomaa, Chair, University of Helsinki, Finland
Yiyun Shen, University of Helsinki, Finland

Steering Committee
Marten J. Van Sinderen, Chair, University of Twente, The Netherlands
João Paulo A. Almeida, Fed. Univ. of Espirito Santo, Brazil
Dirk Draheim, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Keith Duddy, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
Patrick C. K. Hung, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada
Peter F. Linington, University of Kent, UK
Zoran Milosevic, Deontik, Australia
Donald W. Sparrow, Jr., MITRE Corporation, USA
Marcus Spies, Ludwig-Maximilians University, Germany
Maarten Steen, Novay, The Netherlands
Gerald Weber, University of Auckland, New Zealand

Program Committee (to be confirmed)
Jan Øyvind Aagedal, Norse Solutions, Norway
Witold Abramowicz, Poznan University of Economics
Markus Aleksy, ABB Corporate Research Center, Germany
João Paulo A. Almeida, Federal University of Espírito Santo, Brazil
José Enrique Armendáriz-Iñigo, The Public University of Navarre, Spain
Colin Atkinson, University of Mannheim, Germany
James Bailey, University of Melbourne, Australia
Hubert Baumeister, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
Scott Bernard, Carnegie Mellon University, United States of America
Andrew Berry, Deontik, Australia
Jean Bezivin, AtlanMod, Nantes, France
Mark van den Brand, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands
Barrett Bryant, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
David Chen, Université Bordeaux 1, France
Chia-Chu Chiang, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, USA
Dickson K.W. Chiu, Dickson Computer Systems, Hong Kong
Fred Cummins, HP, USA
Judith Bayard Cushing, The Evergreen State College, USA
Ernesto Damiani, University of Milan, Italy
Giuseppe Di Lucca, University of Sannio, Italy
Oscar Diaz, University of the Basque Country, Spain
Remco Dijkman, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands
Boudewijn van Dongen, Eindhoven University of Technology, The
Dirk Draheim, Software Competence Center Hagenberg, Austria
Yves Ducq, Université Bordeaux 1, France
Keith Duddy, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
Jürgen Ebert, University of Koblenz-Landau, Germany
Mathias Ekstedt, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
Dieter Fensel, University of Innsbruck, Austria
Luis Ferreira Pires, University of Twente, The Netherlands
Dragan Gasevic, Athabasca University, Canada
Aditya Ghose, University of Wollongong, Australia
Claude Godart, Universite Henri Poincare, Nancy and INRIA, France
Martin Gogolla, University of Bremen, Germany
Aniruddha Gokhale, Vanderbilt University, USA
Pieter Van Gorp, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands
Guido Governatori, NICTA, Australia
Tyrone Grandison, IBM Almaden Research Center, USA
Giancarlo Guizzardi (co-chair), Federal University of Espirito Santo,
Jun Han, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
Maria-Eugenia Iacob, University of Twente, The Netherlands
Raj Jain, Washington University in St.Louis, USA
Paul Johannesson, KTH, Sweden
Pontus Johnson, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
Eleanna Kafeza, Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece
Alexander Knapp, Universität Augsburg, Germany
Axel Korthaus, Victoria University, Australia
Ashish Kundu, Purdue University, USA
Lea Kutvonen (co-chair), University of Helsinki, Finland
Josef Küng, Johannes Kepler University, Linz, Austria
Marc Lankhorst, Novay, The Netherlands
Fion S.L. Lee, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong
Gunther Lenz, Microsoft, USA
Ho-fung Leung, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Grace Lewis, Software Engineering Institute, USA
Frank Leymann, University of Stuttgart, Germany
Peter F. Linington, University of Kent, UK
Claudia Linnhof-Popien, Ludwig-Maximilian-University Munich, Germany
Christof Lutteroth, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Florian Matthes, Technische Universität München, Germany
Zoran Milosevic, Deontik, Australia
Frederic Montagut, SAP Research, Switzerland
Philipp Offermann, Deutche Telecom T-Labs, Germany
Tim O'Neill, University of Technology Sydney, Australia
Andreas Opdahl, University of Bergen, Norway
Francois Pacull, CEA-Leti-Minatec, France
George Papadopoulos, University of Cyprus, Cyprus
Dunlu Peng, University of Shanghai for Science and Technology, China
Raul Poler, Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain
Erik Proper, Radboud University Nijmegen and Capgemini, The Netherlands
Dick Quartel, Novay, The Netherlands
Vijay Rachamadugu, MITRE, USA
Rajeev Raje, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, USA
Tom Ritter, Fraunhofer FOKUS, Germany
Jose-Raul Romero, University of Cordoba, Spain
Klaus-Dieter Schewe, Software Competence Center Hagenberg, Austria
Douglas Schmidt, Vanderbilt University, USA
Tony Shan, IBM, USA
Marten J. van Sinderen, University of Twente, The Netherlands
Raymond Slot, Hogeschool Utrecht, The Netherlands
Dennis Smith, Software Engineering Institute, USA
Richard Soley, OMG, USA
Don Sparrow, MITRE, USA
Maarten Steen, Novay, The Netherlands
Ulrike Steffens, OFFIS, Germany
Susanne Strahringer, Technical University of Dresden, Germany
Yuqing Sun, Shandong University, China
Yazhe Tang, Xi'an Jiaotong University,Xi'an, Shaanxi, China
Kerry Taylor, CSIRO ICT Centre, Australia
Vladimir Tosic, NICTA, Australia
Can Tuerker, ETH Zürich, Switzerland
Antonio Vallecillo, University of Malaga, Spain
Gerd Wagner, Brandenburg University of Technology at Cottbus, Germany
Guijun Wang,  Boeing, USA
Hongbing Wang, South-East University, China
Gerald Weber, University of Auckland, Australia
Ed Willink, Thales Research and Technology, UK
Robert Winter, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland
Martin Wirsing, Ludwig-Maximilian-University Munich, Germany
Andreas Wombacher, University of Twente, The Netherlands
Bryan Wood, Agile Enterprise Ltd, UK
Huaigu Wu, SAP Labs, Canada
Jian Yang, Macquarie University, Australia
Benjamin Yen, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Xiaofeng Yu, Nanjing University, China
Michael Zapf, University of Kassel, Germany

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