[ecoop-info] OSSCOM 2016 : The 2nd International Conference on Open Source Software Computing, 1 - 3 December 2016, Lebanese University, Lebanon

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The 2nd International Conference on Open Source Software Computing
1 - 3 December 2016, Lebanese University, Lebanon
Partially funded by EC - Tempus and technically sponsored by IEEE Objectives.

Call for Proposals/ Papers :
To promote opportunities for cooperation towards enabling OSS key technologies, building cross-cutting sciences, and driving disruptive innovations; to disseminate research on technology and applications of open source software computing; and to expand the framework of effective participation of universities in developing OSS industry through incubators and business accelerators.
Conference Venue: American University of Beirut, Lebanon
Topics of Interest
Track 1: Systems Software
- Operating systems: Linux Kernel, Server and Desktop Linux: RedHat, Debian, Slackware, Caldera, SuSe, Fedora.
- Distributed Operating systems: Open source platforms and software for the cloud platform as a service (PaaS), software as a service (SaaS), and infrastructure as a service (IaaS).
- Embedded and Realtime Operating systems: Microkernel, uC/OS, VxWorks, pSOS, OSEK, iRMX, QNX, RTLinux.
- Ubiquitous mobile computing and technologies: middleware, operating system (e.g. Android), new I/O and user interfaces, mobile protocols.
Track 2: Applications and services
- Open-source software services and applications in energy, environment, education, health, climate, water, agriculture, biology, economy, medicine and other pressing global issues. Open-source software for e-Services, including e-Government, e-Libraries, e-Learning and any e-*.
- Open-source software for Smart Education, Smart Cities, Smart Power Grids, Smart Transportation.
- Open Source applications for mobile and tablets.
Track 3: Networking, and security
- Open source network simulation/emulations tools.
- Open source platforms for network security deployment, testing and verification.
- Network and security open source management software.
Track 4: Open Source Development and Support
- Perspectives on open-source software development and services, including challenges, operation, sustainability, funding, governance, business models, and security.
- National, regional and international organizations and their role in funding and supporting open-source software applications in research and education.
- Collaborative projects and initiatives in research and education at national, regional and global levels.
- Research and education challenges and open access paradigm.
- Business models for open-source software development and services.
Track 5: Software Engineering
- Software Process Models and Process Improvement
- Software Architecture and Component-Based Software Engineering
- Software Verification and Validation and Software Impact Analysis
- Design Patterns and Frameworks
- Model Driven Architecture
- Modeling with UML and Reusable Software and Metrics
- Safety and Security in Critical Software

All papers will be peer-reviewed and selected papers will be published in the conference proceedings and made available through IEEE Explorer.

Important dates:
15th October, 2016 Submission Deadline (Papers, Posters and Presentations)
15th November, 2016 Registration Deadline
1 – 3 December, 2016 OSSCOM 2016 Conference

Organizing Committee

- Prof. Walid Karam, walidkaram at ieee.org
- Prof. Salem Al-Agtash, alagtash at gju.edu.jo
- Prof. Rainer Herpers, rainer.herpers at h-brs. de
Publication Chair:
- Dr. Mwaffaq Otoom, motoom at gmail.com
Proposals, Presentations and Program:
- Dr. Mohammad Aldaoud, mohammad.aldaoud at gju.edu.jo
- Dr. Sahel Alouneh, sahel.alouneh at gju.edu.jo
- Dr. Ismail Hababeh, ismail.hababeh at gju.edu.jo
- Dr. Ala Khalifeh, ala.khalifeh at gju.edu.jo
- Dr. Muhannad Quwaider, mqquwaider at just.edu.jo
- Dr. Yaser Jararweh, yijararweh at just.edu.jo
- Mr. Ramez Quneibi, rquneibi at tagorg.com
- Ms. Aseel Abu Khalil, aabukhalil at tagorg.com
All information is available at: http://osscom2016.osscom.org


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