[hpc-announce] CFP: The IEEE International Symposium on Mobile Cloud, Computing and Service Engineering (MobileCloud 2013), San Francisco Bay, USA, March 26-28, 2013

Mea Wang meawang at ucalgary.ca
Fri Jul 13 14:30:12 CDT 2012

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Call for Papers:

MobileCloud 2013 - The IEEE International Symposium on Mobile Cloud,
Computing and Service Engineering
San Francisco Bay, USA, March 26-28, 2013

Scope and Visions:

This symposium will provide a great platform to allow researchers and
professionals in the industry to exchange their latest research
results and development activities on mobile cloud computing and
services. The primary objective is to share research ideas and
results, emergent industry technologies on the latest advances in
mobile cloud computing and services, and mobile computing and

During two days, the symposium will host a number of invited speakers
who will give tutorials and research talks related to security issues
in mobile computing and cloud computing.

Symposium Tracks:

This symposium seeks to bring together researchers and practitioners
interested in all aspects of mobile cloud computing, engineering, and
service, including but not limited to:

Research Tracks on Mobile Cloud Computing and Services:

(a) Mobile Cloud Computing
* Mobile cloud computing models, infrastructures, and approaches.
* Green computing and networking, and energy saving analysis and
decision solutions
* Resource management, provision, and migration
* Transmission protocols and scheduling algorithms
* Security and privacy issues, solutions, and tools for mobile clouds,
mobile SaaS, and wireless networks.
* Mobility modeling, management solutions and measurement techniques
* Mobile-aware cloud databases , data retrievals,
* Mobile-aware networking, protocols, and infrastructures
* Mobile multimedia content delivery, transferring, and migration
* Different types of mobile clouds, including community, private,
public, and ad-hoc mobile clouds.

(b) Mobile Cloud Services and Applications
* Mobile software-as-a-service (MSaaS)
* Mobile Data-as-a-Service (MDaaS)
* Mobile Platform-as-a-Service (MPaaS)
* Mobile Infrastructure-as-a-Service (MIaaS)
* Mobile Network-as-a-Service(MNaaS)
* Mobile-based Testing-as-a-Service (MTaaS)
* Mobile Multimedia Services and applications
* Mobile Society Media and Community Services
* Mobile Clouds for E-Commerce Services
* Location-based mobile cloud applications and services

(c) Engineering Mobile Clouds and Mobile-Based Systems
* Innovative infrastructures, architectures, and middle-wares
* Modeling, analysis, and design methodologies and tools for building
mobile clouds and MSaaS
* Collaboration, management, and administration of mobile clouds and services
* Monitoring solutions and evaluation techniques for mobile clouds and MSaaS
* Mobile testing tools and on-demand validation techniques for mobile
clouds and mobile-based applications
* Quality of service on mobile clouds and applications, including
reliability, availability, scalability, performance, and load balance.
* Mobile connectivity and protocols between mobile SaaS and mobile clouds
* Knowledge engineering and data mining techniques and systems on clouds
* Mobile device, storage, and wireless network virtualization

Enabled Technology Track on Mobile Computing, Mobile Clouds, and
Pervasive Computing:
* Energy-saving wireless communication technologies
* Novel mobile-ware database technologies
* Innovative mobile platforms(or OS) and client technologies for
mobile cloud computing
* Urban sensing and crowd-sensing, and smart sensor networks
* Emergent barcode/Tag/RFID/NFC-based mobile technologies
* Mobile cloud data center and storage technology
* Augmenting pervasive environments

Application Track on Mobile Computing and Mobile Cloud Services:
* Next generation mobile application enabled by the cloud
* Cloud-based mobile media systems and social networks
* Novel mobile cloud systems and wireless-based applications in
e-health, e-learning, e- banking, e-manufacturing, supply-chain, and
* Smart mobile computing SaaS on clouds
* Mobile context-aware services and computing for clouds
* Cloud-based mobile commerce applications and systems (mobile and
pervasive advertising, mobile payment, and product delivery and
* Location-aware mobile applications on clouds
* Cloud-based mobile app. store and environments

Reviews, Survey Papers, and Experience Reports:
* State-of-the-art survey reports on the existing mobile cloud and
mobile computing technologies
* Comparison and analysis of emergent cloud enabled mobile technologies
* Research reviews on engineering topics for mobile computing and
mobile cloud services
* Industry reports on experience and lessons
* Research case study and experimental reports

Important Dates:

Submission Deadline: 10/15/2012
Review Notification: 12/31/2012
Camera Ready and registration Deadline: 01/15/2013
Conference Date: (03/25-28/2013)
3/25/2013 -- Workshop and Tutorial Day
3/26/2013 - 3/28/2013 -- Conference Day

Organization Committee:

General Chairs:

Ruay-Shiung Chang  National Dong Hwa University  Taiwan
Volker Gruhn  University Leipzig  Germany
W. T. Tsai  Arizona State University  USA

Program Chairs:

George Roussos  Birkbeck College, University of London  UK
Jerry Gao  San Jose State University  USA
Jingsha He  Beijing University of Technology  China

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