[ecoop-info] CfPart: SASO 2016 - IEEE International Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems, September 12-16, Augsburg, Germany

Jan-Philipp Steghöfer newsletter at saso-conference.org
Tue Aug 9 20:51:15 CEST 2016


Tenth IEEE International Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems 
(SASO 2016) 

Augsburg, Germany; 12-16 September 2016 

Part of FAS* - Foundation and Applications of Self* Computing Conferences 
Co-located with: 
The International Conference on Cloud and Autonomic Computing (ICCAC 2016)

The conference program features three keynotes by distinguished speakers from academia and industry, nine workshops, four tutorials, a doctoral symposium, a poster and demo session, as well as presentation of six short papers and 14 full papers. Access to all activities is included in the registration fee.

Registration and Accommodation

Early Bird Registration ends August 19! Please register at:

A single registration fee includes access to the main conference, tutorials, workshops, and the doctoral symposium. Moreover, it includes a conference kit with electronic proceedings, all coffee breaks, entrance to the Welcome Reception and to the Conference Dinner.

Greatly reduced hotel rates are available at:

Aims and Scope 

The aim of the Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing systems conference series (SASO) is to provide a forum for the foundations of a principled approach to engineering systems, networks, and services based on self-adaptation and self-organization. The complexity of current and emerging networks, software, and services, especially when dealing with dynamics in the environment and problem domain, has led the software engineering, distributed systems, and management communities to look for inspiration in diverse fields (e.g., complex systems, control theory, artificial intelligence, sociology, and biology) to find new ways of designing and managing such computing systems. In this endeavor, self-organization and self-adaptation have emerged as two promising interrelated approaches. They form the basis for many other self-* properties, such as self-configuration, self-healing, or self-optimization. Systems exhibiting such properties are often referred to as self-* systems. 

The tenth edition of the SASO conference embraces the inter-disciplinary nature and the scientific, empirical, and application dimensions of self-* systems and welcomes novel results on both self-adaptive and self-organizing systems research.

Invited Speakers


Prof. Dr. Marco Dorigo, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium:
Collective Decision Making: The Best-of-n Problem in Robot Swarms

Dr. Manish Gupta, VP and Director, Xerox Research Center India:
Using Data Science and Cloud to Scale and Personalize Services

Dominik Bösl, KUKA AG:
Future of Robotics – Paving the Way for a Generation ‘R’ of Robotic Natives in the Age of Digitalization

Accepted Full Papers


Karan Budhraja and Tim Oates:
Controlling Swarms by Visual Demonstration

Fernando Silva, Luís Correia and Anders Lyhne Christensen:
Online Hyper-Evolution of Controllers in Multirobot Systems

Mostafa Wahby, Daniel Nicolas Hofstadler, Mary Katherine Heinrich, Payam Zahadat and Heiko Hamann:
An Evolutionary Robotics Approach to the Control of Plant Growth and Motion: Modeling Plants and Crossing the Reality Gap

Victor Lequay, Salima Hassas, Mathieu Lefort and Saber Mansour:
Flexible Load Shedding using Gossip Communication in a Multi-Agents System

Barry Porter and Roberto Rodrigues Filho:
Losing Control: The Case for Emergent Software Systems using Autonomous Assembly, Perception and Learning
Guoli Yang and Vincent Danos:
Learning in open adaptive networks
Jacob Beal, Mirko Viroli, Danilo Pianini and Ferruccio Damiani:
Self-adaptation to Device Distribution Changes in Situated Computing Systems
Tilman Deuschel and Ted Scully:
On the Importance of Spatial Perception for the Design of Adaptive User Interfaces

David Burth Kurka and Jeremy Pitt:
Distributed Distributive Justice
Patricio Petruzzi, Jeremy Pitt and Dídac Busquets:
Inter-Institutional Social Capital

Ada Diaconescu, Sylvain Frey, Christian Müller-Schloer, Jeremy Pitt and Sven Tomforde:
Goal-oriented Holonics for Complex System (Self-)Integration: Concepts and Case Studies

Emanuele Carlini, Massimo Coppola, Patrizio Dazzi, Matteo Mordacchini and Andrea Passarella:
Self-optimising Decentralised Service Placement in Heterogeneous Cloud Federation

Gerrit Anders and Patrick Lehner:
Self-Organized Graph-Based Resource Allocation

Ashutosh Pandey, Gabriel Moreno, Javier Cámara and David Garlan:
Hybrid Planning for Decision Making in Self-Adaptive Systems

Accepted Short Papers


Henner Heck, Olga Kieselmann and Arno Wacker:
Evaluating Connection Resilience for Self-Organized Distributed Cyber-Physical Systems

Sona Ghahremani, Holger Giese and Thomas Vogel:
Towards Linking Adaptation Rules to the Utility Function for Dynamic Architectures

Alain Tcheukam Siwe and Hamidou Tembine:
One Swarm per Queen: A Particle Swarm Learning for Stochastic Games

Vikramjit Singh, Markus Esch and Ingo Scholtes:
Decentralized Cluster Detection in Distributed Systems based on Self-Organized Synchronization

Abdessalam Elhabbash, Rami Bahsoon and Peter Tino:
Interaction-awareness for self-adaptive volunteer computing
Matthias Sommer, Anthony Stein and Joerg Haehner:
Self-adaptive Ensemble Time Series Forecasting with XCSF

Special Track

Trustworthy Self-Organizing Systems

Featuring invited talks by Jeremy Pitt, Christiano Castelfranchi and Rino Falcone, Natasha Dwyer and Stephen Marsh, as well as interactive presentations showcasing the combination of trust and self-organisation.



4th International Workshop on Autonomic Management of high performance Grid and Cloud Computing (AMGCC'16)
3rd Edition of the IEEE Workshop on Quality Assurance for Self-adaptive, Self-organising Systems (QA4SASO)
The 2nd International Workshop on Data-driven Self-regulating Systems (DSS)
1st eCAS Workshop on Engineering Collective Adaptive Systems (eCAS)

9th International Workshop on Dynamic Software Product Lines. Variability at Runtime (DSPL)
4th International Workshop on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organising Socio-Technical Systems (SASO^ST)

1st International Workshop on Self-Organising Construction (SOCO)

The 1st International joint Workshops on Fog and Mobile Edge Computing, and on Information Security and Privacy for Mobile Cloud Computing, Web and Internet of Things (FMEC/ISCW-2016)



Odd Erik Gundersen:
Knowledge Level Models of Situations and Situation Assessment: Theory and Applications

András Pataricza, Imre Kocsis, László Gönczy:
Model-based Cloudification of Critical Applications

Lauro Snidaro:
Context for adaptive Information Fusion

Alexander Schiendorfer:
Solving Soft Constraint Problems in Autonomic Systems with MiniBrass

Venue and Accommodation

FAS* 2016 will be hosted at the University of Augsburg. There are a number of hotel options available at greatly reduced prices for a limited time. Please refer to the details at

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