[ecoop-info] Last Mile: ICAS 2013 || March 24 - 29, 2013 - Lisbon, Portugal

Cristina Pascual cris.pascual.gonzalez at gmail.com
Thu Nov 8 10:12:50 CET 2012



Please consider to contribute to and/or forward to the appropriate groups the 
following opportunity to submit and publish original scientific results to ICAS 

The submission deadline is extended to November 18, 2012.

Authors of selected papers will be invited to submit extended article versions to 
one of the IARIA Journals: http://www.iariajournals.org


============== ICAS 2013 | Call for Papers ===============


ICAS 2013, The Ninth International Conference on Autonomic and Autonomous Systems

March 24 - 29, 2013 - Lisbon, Portugal

General page: http://www.iaria.org/conferences2013/ICAS13.html

Call for Papers: http://www.iaria.org/conferences2013/CfPICAS13.html

- regular papers

- short papers (work in progress)

- posters

Submission page: http://www.iaria.org/conferences2013/SubmitICAS13.html

Submission deadline: November 18, 2012

Sponsored by IARIA, www.iaria.org

Extended versions of selected papers will be published in IARIA Journals:  

Print proceedings will be available via Curran Associates, Inc.: 

Articles will be archived in the free access ThinkMind Digital Library: 

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unpublished papers, which are not under review in any other conference or journal 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 conform with the Editorial rules: 

ICAS 2013 Topics (topics and submission details: see CfP on the site)

SYSAT: Advances in system automation

Methods, techniques ant tools for automation features; Methodologies for automating 
of design systems; Industrial automation for production chains; Nonlinear 
optimization and automation control; Nonlinearities and system stabilization; 
Automation in safety systems; Structured uncertainty; Open and closed automation 
loops; Test systems automation; Theory on systems robustness; Fault-tolerant 
AUTSY: Theory and Practice of Autonomous Systems

Design, implementation and deployment of autonomous systems; Frameworks and 
architectures for component and system autonomy; Design methodologies for 
autonomous systems; Composing autonomous systems; Formalisms and languages for 
autonomous systems; Logics and paradigms for autonomous systems; Ambient and 
real-time paradigms for autonomous systems; Delegation and trust in autonomous 
systems; Centralized and distributed autonomous systems; Collocation and 
interaction between autonomous and non-autonomous systems; Dependability in 
autonomous systems; Survivability and recovery in autonomous systems; Monitoring 
and control in autonomous systems; Performance and security in autonomous systems; 
Management of autonomous systems; Testing autonomous systems; Maintainability of 
autonomous systems

AWARE: Design and Deployment of Context-awareness Networks, Services and 

Context-aware fundamental concepts, mechanisms, and applications; Modeling 
context-aware systems; Specification and implementation of awareness behavioral 
contexts; Development and deployment of large-scale context-aware systems and 
subsystems; User awareness requirements and design techniques for interfaces and 
systems; Methodologies, metrics, tools, and experiments for specifying 
context-aware systems; Tools evaluations, Experiment evaluations
AUTONOMIC: Autonomic Computing: Design and Management of Self-behavioral Networks 
and Services

Theory, architectures, frameworks and practice of self-adaptive management 
mechanisms; Modeling and techniques for specifying self-ilities; Self-stabilization 
and dynamic stability criteria and mechanisms; Tools, languages and platforms for 
designing self-driven systems; Autonomic computing and GRID networking; Autonomic 
computing and proactive computing for autonomous systems; Practices, criteria and 
methods to implement, test, and evaluate industrial autonomic systems; Experiences 
with autonomic computing systems
CLOUD: Cloud computing and Virtualization

Hardware-as-a-service; Software-as-a-service [SaaS applicaitions]; 
Platform-as-service; On-demand computing models; Cloud Computing programming and 
application development; Scalability, discovery of services and data in Cloud 
computing infrastructures; Privacy, security, ownership and reliability issues; 
Performance and QoS; Dynamic resource provisioning; Power-efficiency and Cloud 
computing; Load balancing; Application streaming; Cloud SLAs, business models and 
pricing policies; Custom platforms; Large-scale compute infrastructures; Managing 
applications in the clouds; Data centers; Process in the clouds; Content and 
service distribution in Cloud computing infrastructures; Multiple applications can 
run on one computer (virtualization a la VMWare); Grid computing (multiple 
computers can be used to run one application); Virtualization platforms; Open 
virtualization format; Cloud-computing vendor governance and regulatory compliance

MCMAC: Monitoring, Control, and Management of Autonomous Self-aware and 
Context-aware Systems

Agent-based autonomous systems; Policy-driven self-awareness mechanisms and their 
applicability in autonomic systems; Autonomy in GRID networking and utility 
computing; Studies on autonomous industrial applications, services, and their 
developing environment; Prototypes, experimental systems, tools for autonomous 
systems, GRID middleware
CASES: Automation in specialized mobile environments

Theory, frameworks, mechanisms and case studies for satellite systems; 
Spatial/temporal constraints in satellites systems; Trajectory corrections, speed, 
and path accuracy in satellite systems; Mechanisms and case studies for nomadic 
code systems; Platforms for mobile agents and active mobile code; Performance in 
nomadic code systems; Case studies systems for mobile robot systems; Guidance in an 
a priori unknown environment; Coaching/learning techniques; Pose maintenance, and 
mapping; Sensing for autonomous vehicles; Planning for autonomous vehicles; Mobile 
networks, Ad hoc networks and self-reconfigurable networks

ALCOC: Algorithms and theory for control and computation

Control theory and specific characteristics; Types of computation theories; Tools 
for computation and control; Algorithms and data structures; Special algorithmic 
techniques; Algorithmic applications; Domain case studies; Technologies case 
studies for computation and control; Application-aware networking

MODEL: Modeling, virtualization, any-on-demand, MDA, SOA

Modeling techniques, tools, methodologies, languages; Model-driven architectures 
(MDA); Service-oriented architectures (SOA); Utility computing frameworks and 
fundamentals; Enabled applications through virtualization; Small-scale 
virtualization methodologies and techniques; Resource containers, physical resource 
multiplexing, and segmentation; Large-scale virtualization methodologies and 
techniques; Management of virtualized systems; Platforms, tools, environments, and 
case studies; Making virtualization real; On-demand utilities; Adaptive enterprise; 
Managing utility-based systems; Development environments, tools, prototypes

SELF: Self-adaptability and self-management of context-aware systems

Novel approaches to modeling and representing context adaptability, 
self-adaptability, and self-manageability; Models of computation for 
self-management context-aware systems; Use of MDA/MDD (Model Driven Architecture / 
Model Driven Development) for context-aware systems; Design methods for 
self-adaptable context-aware systems; Applications of advanced modeling languages 
to context self-adaptability; Methods for managing adding context to existing 
systems and context-conflict free systems; Architectures and middleware models for 
self-adaptable context-aware systems; Models of different adaptation and 
self-adaptation mechanisms (component-based adaptation approach, aspect oriented 
approach, etc.); System stability in the presence of context inconsistency; 
Learning and self-adaptability of context-aware systems; Business considerations 
and organizational modeling of self-adaptable context-aware systems; Performance 
evaluation of self-adaptable context-aware systems; Scalability of self-adaptable 
context-aware systems
KUI: Knowledge-based user interface

Evolving intelligent user interface for WWW; User interface design in autonomic 
systems; Adaptive interfaces in a knowledge-based design; Knowledge-based support 
for the user interface design process; Built-in knowledge in adaptive user 
interfaces; Requirements for interface knowledge representation; Levels for 
knowledge-based user interface; User interface knowledge on the dynamic behavior; 
Support techniques for knowledge-based user interfaces; Intelligent user interface 
for real-time systems; Planning-based control of interface animation; Model-based 
user interface design; Knowledge-based user interface migration; Automated user 
interface requirements discovery for scientific computing; Knowledge-based user 
interface management systems; 3D User interface design; Task-oriented knowledge 
user interfaces; User-interfaces in a domestic environment; Centralised control in 
the home; User-interfaces for the elderly or disabled; User-interfaces for the 
visually, aurally, or mobility impaired; Interfacing with ambient intelligence 
systems; Assisted living interfaces; Interfaces for security/alarm systems

AMMO: Adaptive management and mobility

QoE and adaptation in mobile environments; Content marking and management (i.e. 
MPEG21); Adaptive coding (H.265, FEC schemes, etc.. ); Admission control resource 
allocation algorithms; Monitoring and feedback systems; Link adaptation mechanisms; 
Cross layer approaches; Adaptation protocols (with IMS and NGNs scenarios); QoE vs 
NQoS mapping systems; Congestion control mechanisms; Fairness issues (fair sharing, 
bandwidth allocation...); Optimization/management mechanisms (MOO, fuzzy logic, 
machine learning, etc.)

Committee: http://www.iaria.org/conferences2013/ComICAS13.html

More information about the ecoop-info mailing list