[ecoop-info] 2st CfP: DEPEND 2012 || August 19-24, 2012 -Rome, Italy

Cristina Pascual cris.pascual.gonzalez at gmail.com
Thu Nov 17 20:19:22 CET 2011


Please, consider to contribute to and/or forward to the appropriate groups the following opportunity to submit and publish 
original scientific results to DEPEND 2012.
The submission deadline is set to April 5, 2012.
In addition, authors of selected papers will be invited to submit extended article versions to one of the IARIA Journals: 

============== DEPEND 2012 | Call for Papers ===============


DEPEND 2012: The Fifth International Conference on Dependability

August 19-24, 2012 -Rome, Italy

General page: http://www.iaria.org/conferences2012/DEPEND12.html

Call for Papers: http://www.iaria.org/conferences2012/CfPDEPEND12.html

- regular papers
- short papers (work in progress)
- posters
- ideas

Submission page: http://www.iaria.org/conferences2012/SubmitDEPEND12.html

Submission deadline: April 5, 2012

Sponsored by IARIA, www.iaria.org

Extended versions of selected papers will be published in IARIA Journals: http://www.iariajournals.org

Please note the Poster and Work in Progress options.

The topics suggested by the conference can be discussed in term of concepts, state of the art, research, standards, 
implementations, running experiments, applications, and industrial case studies. Authors are invited to submit complete 
unpublished papers, which are not under review in any other conference or journal in the following, but not limited to, 
topic areas.

All tracks are open to both research and industry contributions, in terms of Regular papers, Posters, Work in progress, 
Technical/marketing/business presentations, Demos, Tutorials, and Panels.

Before submission, please check and comply with the Editorial rules: http://www.iaria.org/editorialrules.html

DEPEND 2012 Topics (topics and submission details: see CfP on the site)

Dependability facets

   Fundamentals on dependability; Formalisms for dependability; Managing and control in dependable systems; Inter-system 
and intra-system dependability; Operational and non-operational requirements; Software and hardware dependability; 
Dependability design and specification; Synchronization mechanisms and dependency exception handing; Data protection, 
recoverability, fault-tolerance; Trust and dependability; Static and dynamic dependability; Time-oriented or time-agnostic 
dependability; Dependability perimeter and dependability models; Stability and convergence on dependable features and 
systems; Dependability discovery; Dependability control and self-management; Dependability degradation of running software 
and services

Adaptability and (self)adaptability

   Fundamental models and adaptability mechanisms; Principles of (self)adaptability; Adaptive replication models and 
protocols; Adaptable structures and behaviors; Context-aware adaptability; Perceived dependability and adaptability; 
Adaptive and reflexive models and protocols; Management and control of (self)adaptable systems; Platforms and tool 
supporting (self)adaptability; Autonomic and autonomous adaptation

Adaptability and dependability

   Dependability and adaptability for functional and non-functional features; Software rejuvenation; Adaptability and 
dependability gap; Adaptability and dependability as complementing features; Context-aware adaptable and dependable 
design; Inter- and intra-systems transactions; Enforcing mechanisms for application level fault tolerance; Explicit and 
implicit control of quality of service and contracts; Dependability and adaptability in cloud and autonomic computing; 
Verification and validation of highly adaptable and dependable systems; Scalability aspects in dependable and adaptable 
systems; Research projects and topics on dependability and adaptability; Standards on system dependability and 

Dependability and security

   Integration of security, dependability, and adaptability concepts; Building and preserving scalable, secure and 
resilient architectures; Security models/architectures and threat models; Trade-off and negotiation of dependability and 
security properties; Dependability modeling and dynamic management policies; Verification and validation (including model 
checking) of dependable software architectures; Real time detection and recovery capabilities against intrusions, 
malfunctions and failures; Redundancy and reconfiguration architectures; Integrated response architectures; Planning of 
optimal configurations for anticipated operational modes; Modeling of networks and Information Systems; Simulation of 
modeled configurations; Fast reconfiguration with priority to critical services; Incident (including intrusion) detection 
and quick containment

Trust and system dependability

   Semantics and models of trust; Dynamics of trust; Trust negotiation and management; Trusted systems from untrusted 
parts; Trust-based secure architectures; Trust metrics assessment and threat analysis; Trust in peer-to-peer and open 
source systems; Trust in mobile networks; Trust management, reputation management, and identity management; Trust, 
security, and dependability

Dependability, adaptability, and new technologies

   Dependability and adaptability in service oriented architectures; Principles for adaptive and dependable distributed 
systems; Dependability and adaptability in P2P and overlay systems; Middleware protocols and mechanisms to support 
adaptability and dependability; Adaptability and dependability in mobile and pervasive systems; Service composition in 
highly dependable and adaptable environments; Dynamic, loosely-coupled, and ad-hoc environments; Group membership services 
in failure scenarios with network partitions; Social networks and dependability in dynamic communities; Cross-organization 
heterogeneity; Aerospace system dependability; Dependable software for life critical applications


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