[hpc-announce] CFP : EMSICC 2014 (Barcelona, 27-29 August 2014)

Selma boumerdassi selma.boumerdassi at cnam.fr
Tue May 6 08:14:18 CDT 2014

Call for Papers
EMSICC 2014 ñ International Workshop on Energy Management for Sustainable Internet-of-Things and Cloud Computing 

(Deadline extended to May 15th)

In conjunction with FiCloud 2014, the 2nd IEEE International Conference on Future Internet of Things and Cloud 
Barcelona, Spain, 27-29 August 2014

Scope of the Workshop:
With the emergence of new information, wireless communication and geolocation technologies, new innovative applications are designed moving towards the Internet of Things and the Cloud computing, targeting virtualization technologies and intensive data computation. 
Because of their constraints in terms of energy, computational power and memory, high mobility, sporadic connectivity, and sometimes security constraints, smart devices may need to outsource their data storage and computation on the Cloud computing.
Hence, the Internet of Things requires an efficient energy management to conserve energy and optimize energy consumption through communication protocols, scheduling approaches, self-organization mechanisms, offloading techniques, security solutions, etc. that rely on energy-aware and energy-adaptive concepts. 
In addition, alternative energy sources available in our environment could be used to achieve perpetual functioning without replacing or recharging batteries, such as energy harvesting. 

On the other side, energy management concerns the cloud nodes used to outsource data and computation such as cloud datacenters that need to be managed efficiently regarding power consumption, air conditioning, energy conservation, and environmental impact.

This workshop will address the range of problems related to energy-aware and energy harvesting management when designing software and hardware platforms for Internet of Things and Cloud computing. 

Prospective authors are invited to submit original, previously unpublished work, reporting on novel and significant research contributions, on-going research projects, experimental results and recent developments related to, but not limited, the following topics:

ï Energy-aware/energy harvesting Scheduling algorithms
ï Middleware for energy-efficient computing
ï Instrumentation and measurement of energy-efficient computing and networking
ï Enhanced Performance and QoS in energy-efficient systems 
ï Resource management in large infrastructures (such as datacenters) and in power/energy constrained systems
ï Data management in energy-efficient systems
ï Sensing, monitoring, control, and management of energy systems
ï Modelling, control, and architectures for renewable energy generation resources
ï Privacy and security in energy-aware platforms
ï Metrics, benchmarks, interfaces, tools to take into account Energy dimension
ï Energy-aware hardware platforms
ï Energy efficiency and virtualization in Cloud of things.

Important dates:
Paper submission: May 15, 2014 (Extended)
Author notification: June 1, 2014
Final copy due: June 18, 2014

Submission procedure:
Authors are requested to electronically submit a PDF paper (maximum 6
pages in IEEE two-column format: http://www.computer.org/portal/web/cscps/formatting.).
Use the following link for submission: https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=emsicc2014. 
The proceedings of the workshop will be published by the IEEE CPS.
For any question, send an email to emsicc2014 at easychair.org.

Organizing Committee
Samia Bouzefrane, CNAM, France
Maryline Chetto, University of Nantes, France
Fabrice Mourlin, UPEC, France
Selma Boumerdassi, INRIA, France.

Technical Program Committee
- Hakan Aydin, George Mason Univ., USA
- Tuan Anh Trinh, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary
- Abdella Battou, NIST, USA
- Omar Charkaoui, Univ. Quebec, Canada
- Maryline Laurent, TÈlÈcom SudParis, France
- Ruben Milocco, Universidad Nacional del Comahue, Argentina
- Pascale Minet, Inria, France
- Paul Muhlethaler, Inria, France
- Yang Su, Fudan University, China
- Domenico Talia, University of Calabria & ICAR-CNR, Italy 
- Bernard Tourancheau, LIG, France
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