[ecoop-info] CfP: International Conference on Service-Oriented Computing (ICSOC 2016)

Naouel Moha moha.naouel at uqam.ca
Mon Feb 15 17:29:23 CET 2016

Call for Papers

The 14th International Conference on Service-Oriented Computing (ICSOC 2016)
October 10-13, 2016, Banff, Alberta, Canada

ICSOC, the International Conference on Service-Oriented Computing, is the top international forum for academics, industry researchers, developers, and practitioners to report and share groundbreaking work in service-oriented computing. ICSOC fosters cross-community scientific excellence by gathering experts from various disciplines, such as business-process management, distributed systems, computer networks, wireless and mobile computing, cloud computing, cyber-physical systems, networking, scientific workflows, services science, data science, management science, and software engineering.
ICSOC 2016, the 14th event in this series, will take place in Banff, Alberta, Canada on October 10-13. Following on the ICSOC tradition, it will feature forward-looking keynote presentations, research and industry presentations, workshops, tool demonstrations, tutorials, and a PhD track.

ICSOC 2016 seeks outstanding, original contributions, including theoretical and empirical evaluations, as well as practical and industrial experiences, with emphasis on results that solve open research problems and have significant impact on the field of service-oriented computing.
Specific topics of interest include but are not limited to:

* Service Engineering
   Legacy systems migration to SOA
   Service design, specification, discovery, customization, composition, and deployment
   Service change management
   Service innovation
   Theoretical foundations

* Run-time Service Operations and Management
   Service execution middleware
   Service monitoring and adaptive management
   Quality of service
   Security, privacy, and trust
   Service governance

* Services and Data
   Services for Big Data
   Service for compute-intensive applications
   Mining and analytics
   Data-provisioning services
   Services related linked open data

* Services on the Cloud
   Migration to virtual infrastructures
   XaaS (everything as a service including IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS)
   Service deployment and orchestration in the Cloud
   Cloud service management
   Cloud workflow management
   Cloud brokers and coordination across multiple resource managers

* Services in the Internet of Things
   Embedded and real-time services
   RFID, sensor data and services related to the Internet of Things
   Services for IoT applications

* Services in organizations, business and society
   Services science
   Social networks and services
   Cost and pricing of services
   Service marketplaces and ecosystems
   Service business models
   Enterprise architecture and services
The conference solicits outstanding original research and practice papers on all aspects of service-oriented computing. Papers should clearly demonstrate the research or practical contribution, the relevance to the field, and the relationship to prior work. Submitted papers will be evaluated according to their rigor, significance, originality, technical quality, and exposition. All papers will be reviewed by at least three members of the program committee.
Papers should be formatted according to Springer’s LNCS formatting guidelines (for instructions and style sheets, seehttp://www.springer.com/computer/lncs/lncs+authors?SGWID=0-40209-0-0-0). Submissions must be in English and not to exceed 15 pages including all references and figures. All papers must be submitted electronically in PDF to the conference submission system (https://www.conftool.com/icsoc2016).
For each accepted paper, at least one author must attend the conference and present the paper. The deadline for identifying and registering this individual will be at the time when the camera-ready version is submitted.

The award will be given to the paper that the Program Committee judges to be the best in quality, execution and impact among all the accepted papers in the conference.

Abstract & full paper due: May 15, 2016
Notification to authors:   Jun 30, 2016
Camera-ready papers due:   Jul 15, 2016
Author registration due:   Jul 15, 2016
Early registration due:    Aug 15, 2016
Conference dates:          Oct 10-13, 2016

All accepted papers will be included in the conference proceedings published by Springer Verlag in the Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) series.

Barbara Pernici, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Munindar P. Singh, North Carolina State University, USA

Michael Sheng, University of Adelaide, Australia
Eleni Stroulia, University of Alberta, Canada
Samir Tata, Institute Mines-Telecom, France

Naouel Moha, Professeure

LATECE, Université du Québec à Montréal

Directrice adjointe du LATECE
Directrice du programme de la maîtrise en génie logiciel,
du DESS et du programme court de deuxième cycle

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