[ecoop-info] AWS'2012:[Deadline Extended]: International Workshop on the Adaptation of Web Services

Walid Chainbi walid.chainbi at gmail.com
Tue Feb 7 18:32:32 CET 2012

AWS'2012: Deadline extended  to February 29

                                                  International Workshop on
the Adaptation of Web Services (AWS'2012)
                                                              August 27-29,
2012, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada

conjunction with ANT’2012 conference

Service-Oriented Computing (SOC) is a computing paradigm that utilizes Web
services as the basic constructs to support the development of rapid,
low-cost and easy composition of distributed applications even in
heterogeneous environments. With the advent of SOC, computing environments
have become open, and components are no longer under a single
organization’s control. Consequently, Web services based applications are
becoming difficult to adapt. Moreover, with the rapid growth of
communication and information technologies, adaptation has gained a
significant attention as it becomes a key feature of Web services allowing
them to operate and evolve in highly dynamic environments. Adaptation
mechanisms refer to different instantiations including configuration,
healing, optimization, and protection. The primary objective of this
workshop is to investigate ideas that may contribute to the adaptation of
Web services. Theoretical as well as practical aspects are welcome. The
workshop organizer welcomes participation and contributions from those
working or interested in the intersection of technologies such as agent
technology and autonomic computing with SOC.

The topics of interest for AWS’2012 include, but are not limited to:
• Adaptation solutions to Web services
• Applications of adaptive Web services
• Engineering of adaptive Web services
• Optimization of Web services
• Configuration of Web services
• Healing of Web services
• Protection of Web Services
• Self-* Web services
• Agents vs. Web services
• Agents for Web services
• Design and management of self-* Web  services.

Authors should submit their contributions electronically in PDF format by
the deadline given below. Please use AWS 2012 online submission system (
https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=aws2012 ) and register as a new
member: You just need to click on "I have no EasyChair Account" and
complete the registration form. A password will be sent by e-mail shortly.
Using that password, log-in and proceed to the New Submission page, where
the detailed instructions can be found. If you encounter any problem with
submission, please contact the workshop chair for assistance.
All papers accepted for the workshop will be included in the ANT-2012
proceedings, which will be published by Elsevier. The authors must follow
Elsevier guidelines as given in ANT-2012 Website. The number of pages for
AWS papers is limited to 6 pages. The selective outstanding papers
presented at the workshop, after further revision, will be considered for
publication in journals special issues. All workshop published papers will
be indexed by Scopus (http://www.scopus.com) and Engineering Village (Ei) (
http://www.engineeringvillage.com). This includes EI Compendex (
http://www.ei.org/compendex). All accepted papers will also be indexed in
DBLP (http://dblp.uni-trier.de/).

Dr. Walid Chainbi
Sousse National School of Engineers, University of Sousse / SOIE
E-mail: Walid.Chainbi at gmail.com

Walt Truszkowski, NASA Goaddard Space Flight Center (USA)
Roy Sterritt, University of Ulster (Northern Ireland)
Huaglory Tianfield, Glasgow Caledonian University (UK)
Jeffrey Kephart, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center (USA)
Rainer Unland, University of Duisburg-Essen (Germany)
Christoph Reich, Hochschule Furtwangen University (Germany)
Giovanni Russello, Create-net (Italy)
ALi A. Ghorbani, University of New Brunswick (Canada)
David Chess, Thomas J. Watson Research Center, IBM Research Division (USA)
Manish Parashar, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey (USA)
Hamid Motahari, Hewlett Packard Laboratories, Palo Alto (USA)
Mohand-Said Hacid, University Claude Bernard Lyon 1 (France)

• February, 29, submission due (Extended).
• April, 10, notification of acceptance.
• May, 10, camera-ready due.
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