[hpc-announce] Call for papers - 2nd IEEE International Conference on Fog and Edge Computing (ICFEC 2018) - Papers due: November 27, 2017.

Burak Kantarci Burak.Kantarci at uottawa.ca
Tue Nov 21 21:36:50 CST 2017

Call for papers - 2nd IEEE International Conference on Fog and Edge Computing (ICFEC 2018) - Papers due: November 27, 2017<x-apple-data-detectors://0>.


The organizing committee is delighted to invite you to Washington DC for the 2nd IEEE International Conference on Fog and Edge Computing. The Conference will be held as part of/in conjunction with IEEE/ACM CCGrid, which is sponsored by the IEEE Computer Society and ACM (Association for Computing Machinery).

Topics of interest (but are not limited to):

Data centers and infrastructures for Fog/Edge Computing
Middleware for Fog/Edge infrastructures
Programming models and runtime systems for Fog/Edge Computing
Scheduling for Fog/Edge infrastructures
Fog/Edge storage
Monitoring/metering of Fog/Edge infrastructures
Fog/Edge Computing applications
Latency/locality-critical applications
Legal issues in Fog/Edge clouds
Security and privacy - including support for new cryptographic approaches
Modelling Fog/Edge environments - e.g. using process networks, agent-based models, Peer-2-Peer systems, etc.
Performance monitoring and modelling
Applications of Fog/Edge Computing

Important Dates for Submission:

Papers due: November 27, 2017<x-apple-data-detectors://2>.
Author notifications of Acceptance: January 31, 2018<x-apple-data-detectors://3>
Camera Ready Paper: February 14, 2018<x-apple-data-detectors://4>
Registration aligned with CCGRID Deadlines: http://ccgrid2018.seas.gwu.edu/

Paper submission guidelines

Authors are invited to submit papers electronically in PDF format. Submitted manuscripts should be structured as technical papers and may not exceed 10 letter-size (8.5 x 11) pages including all figures, tables and references using the IEEE format for conference proceedings. See formatting templates for details: http://www.ieee.org/conferences_events/conferences/publishing/templates.html

Submissions not conforming to these guidelines may be returned without review. The official language of the conference is English. All manuscripts will be reviewed and judged on technical strength, originality, significance, quality of presentation, and interest and relevance to the conference attendees.

The proceedings will be published through the IEEE Computer Society Conference Publishing Services. Submitted papers must represent original unpublished research that is not currently under review for any other conference or journal. Papers not following these guidelines will be rejected without review and further action may be taken, including (but not limited to) notifications sent to the heads of the institutions of the authors and sponsors of the conference. Submissions received after the due date, exceeding the page limit, or not appropriately structured may not be considered. Authors may contact the conference chairs for more information. The paper submission online system is https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=icfec2018.


Proceedings will be published through the IEEE Computer Society Conference Publishing Services. Paper submitted could be accepted as REGULAR paper (10 pages) or SHORT papers (4 pages), depending on the review scores.

Special Issues

Authors of highly rated papers from ICFEC 2018 will be invited to submit an extended version to a special issue of the Journal of Software: Practice and Experience (SPE): Software Tools and Techniques for Fog and Edge Computing, published by Wiley Press.

General Chairs

Omer Rana (Cardiff University, UK)
Rajkumar Buyya (University of Melbourne, Australia)

Program Committee Chairs

Haiying (Helen) Shen (University of Virginia, USA)
Massimo Villari (University of Messina, Italy)

Publication Chairs:

Maria Fazio, University of Messina, Italy
Jia Rao, The University of Texas at Arlington, USA

Publicity Chairs

Burak Kantarci, University of Ottawa, Canada
Carlos Westphall, Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil
Bo Sheng, University of Massachusetts, Boston, USA

Steering Committee

Rajkumar Buyya, University of Melbourne, Australia
Adrien Lebre (Inria, France)
Omer Rana, Cardiff University, UK
Anthony Simonet (Inria, France)
Haiying Shen, University of Virginia, USA
Massimo Villari, University of Messina, Italy

Program Committee Members

Ivan Rodero, Rutgers University
Rao Mikkilineni, C3DNA
Nitin Auluck, Indian Institute of Technology, Ropar
Javid Taheri, Karlstad University
Antonio Liotta,    Eindhoven University of Technology
Mohsen Amini, University of Louisiana Lafayette
Valeria    Cardellini,    University of Roma "Tor Vergata"
Antonio    Brogi, University of Pisa
Ke Zeng, Microsoft
Byung Chul Tak,    IBM TJ Watson Research Center
Aravinda Rao, The University of Melbourne
Christine Morin, INRIA
Philippe Massonet, CETIC
Yogesh Simmhan, Indian Institute of Science
Ivona Brandic, Technische Universit?t Wien
Marc Lacoste, Orange Labs
Surya Nepal, CSIRO
Rafael Tolosana-Calasanz, Universidad de Zaragoza
Ashiq Anjum, University of Derby, UK
Anna Levin, IBM Haifa
Ana    Juan Ferrer, Atos
Adrien L?bre, Inria / Ecole des Mines
Bharath    Balasubramanian, ATT Labs Research
Liana Fong, IBM T. J. Watson Research
Philipp Leitner, Chalmers University of Gothenburg
Alex Galis, University College London
Stefan Schulte, Technische Universit?t Wien
Antonio    Celesti, University of Messina
Paolo Bellavista, University of Bologna

Web Chair

Redowan Mahmud (University of Melbourne, Australia)
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