[hpc-announce] The 6th IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing Technology and Science (CloudCom 2014), Singapore, December 15-18, 2014

Sunita Chandrasekaran sunisg123 at gmail.com
Fri Jun 27 13:43:22 CDT 2014

Call for Papers, and Doctoral Consortium
The 6th IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing Technology and
Science (CloudCom 2014), Singapore, December 15-18, 2014

CloudCom is the premier conference on Cloud Computing worldwide, attracting
researchers, developers, users, students and practitioners from the fields
of big data, systems architecture, services research, virtualization,
security and privacy, high performance computing, always with an emphasis
on how to build cloud computing platforms with real impact. The conference
is co-sponsored by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
(IEEE), is steered by the Cloud Computing Association, and draws on the
excellence of its world-class Program Committee and its participants.

Manuscripts need to be prepared according to the IEEE CS format, for
regular papers, the page limit will be 8 pages. Distinguished papers will
be invited to be included within a number of special issues in prestigious
international journals.

******************  IMPORTANT DATES ******************
Paper submissions: July 31, 2014
Paper Notification: September 2, 2014
Paper Camera-ready: September 16, 2014
Refer to our website for deadlines for other contributions.

****************** SCOPE AND TOPICS ******************
Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

•        Cloud Services models
•        Cloud services reference models and standardization
•        Intercloud architecture models
•        Cloud federation and hybrid cloud infrastructure
•        Cloud services provisioning and management
•        Cloud services delivery models, campus integration and “last mile”
•        Networking technologies for data centers, intracloud and
•        Cloud powered services design
•        Programming models and systems/tools
•        Cloud system design with FPGA, GPU, APU
•        Monitoring, management and maintenance
•        Operational, economic and business models
•        Green data centers
•        Business processes, compliance and certification
•        Dynamic resource provisioning

Big Data
•        Machine learning
•        Data mining
•        Approximate and scalable statistical methods
•        Graph algorithms
•        Querying and search
•        Data Lifecycle Management for Big Data
•        Frameworks, tools and their
•        Composition
•        Storage and analytic architectures
•        Performance and debugging
•        Hardware optimizations for Big Data
•        Data Flow management and scheduling

Security and Privacy
•        Accountability and Audit in clouds
•        Authentication and authorization
•        Cloud integrity and binding issues
•        Cryptography for/ in the cloud
•        Hypervisor security
•        Identity/ Security as a Service
•        Prevention of data loss or leakage
•        Secure, interoperable identity in the Cloud
•        Security and privacy in clouds
•        Trust and credential management
•        Trusted Computing in Cloud Computing
•        Usability and security

Services and Applications
•        Security services on the Cloud
•        Data management applications and services
•        Scheduling and application workflows on the Cloud
•        Cloud application benchmarks
•        Cloud-based services and protocols
•        Cloud model and framework
•        Cloud-based storage and file systems
•        Cloud scalability and performance
•        Fault-tolerance of cloud services and applications
•        Application development and debugging tools
•        Business models and economics of Cloud services
•        Services for improving Cloud application availability
•        Use cases of Cloud applications

•        Server, storage, network virtualization
•        Resource monitoring
•        Virtual desktop
•        Resilience, fault tolerance
•        Modeling and performance evaluation
•        Security aspects
•        Enabling disaster recovery, job migration
•        Energy efficient issues

HPC on Cloud
•        Load balancing for HPC clouds
•        Middleware framework for HPC clouds
•        Scalable scheduling for HPC clouds
•        HPC as a Service
•        Performance Modeling and Management
•        Programming models for HPC clouds
•        HPC cloud applications ; Use cases, experiences with HPC clouds
•        Cloud deployment systems for HPC clouds
•        GPU on the Cloud

IoT and Mobile on Cloud
•        IoT cloud architectures, models
•        Cloud-based dynamic composition of IoT
•        Cloud-based context-aware IoT
•        Mobile cloud architectures and models
•        Green mobile cloud computing
•        Resource management in mobile cloud environments
•        Cloud support for mobility-aware networking protocols
•        Multimedia applications in mobile cloud environments
•        Security, privacy and trust in mobile IoT clouds
•        Cloud-based mobile networks and applications

General Track
Other emerging and new topics in the cloud, such as,
•        Software defined systems
•        Economics and market mechanisms
•        Green Cloud Computing
•        Benchmarking and performance studies

****************** Organizing Committee ******************
Steering Committee
Chunming Rong, Univ. of Stavanger, Norway
Martin Gilje Jaatun, SINTEF, Norway
Albert Zomaya, Univ. of Sydney, Australia
Stephen L. Diamond, IEEE Cloud Computing Initiative, USA

General Chairs
Wentong Cai, Nanyang Technological University
Rick Siow Mong Goh, IHPC A*Star, Singapore

Program Chairs
Siani Pearson, HP Labs, UK
Bingsheng He, Nanyang Technological University
Xueyan Tang, Nanyang Technological University

Poster and Demo
Lu Zhang, Southwest Jiaotong University, China
Zengxiang Li, IHPC A*Star, Singapore

PhD Consortium
Shadi Ibrahim, INRIA, France
Jianfeng Zhan, ICT, CAS, China

Workshops & Tutorials Chairs
Rui Fan, Nanyang Technological University
Xiaorong Li, IHPC A*Star, Singapore

Industry and Exhibition Chairs
Zheng Qin, IHPC A*Star, Singapore
Lee Bu Sung, Francis, Nanyang Technological University

Publication Chair
Haikun Liu, Nanyang Technological University
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