[hpc-announce] CFP for ICSOC2018 in Hangzhou, China, November 12-15 2018

Qiang He qhe at swin.edu.au
Sun Apr 8 23:56:04 CDT 2018

 ====================== *ICSOC2018* ======================

The 16th International Conference on Service-Oriented Computing

November 12-15, 2018, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China


Abstract Submission Due: May 28, 2018
Full Paper Submission: June 4, 2018
Notification to Authors: July 23, 2018
Camera Ready Papers Due: August 6, 2018
Author Registration Due: August 8, 2018
Early Registration Due: September 24, 2018
Conference Dates: November 12-15, 2018

==================== *ABOUT ICSOC2018* ===================

ICSOC, the International Conference on Service-Oriented Computing, is the
premier international forum for academics, industry researchers,
developers, and practitioners to report and share groundbreaking work in
service-oriented computing. ICSOC fosters cross-community scientific
excellence by gathering experts from various disciplines, such as business
process management, distributed systems, computer networks, wireless and
mobile computing, cloud computing, cyber-physical systems, networking,
scientific workflows, services science, data science, management science,
and software engineering.

ICSOC 2018, the 16th event in this series, will take place in Hangzhou,
Zhejiang, China on November 12-15, 2018. Following on the ICSOC tradition,
it will feature visionary keynote presentations, research and industry
presentations, workshops, tool demonstrations, tutorials, and a PhD track.

=================== *TOPICS OF INTEREST* =================

ICSOC 2018 seeks outstanding, original contributions, including theoretical
and empirical evaluations, as well as practical and industrial experiences,
with emphasis on results that solve open research problems and have
significant impact on the field of service-oriented computing. Specific
topics of interest include but are not limited to:

1. Service Engineering
Legacy systems migration and modernization
Service design, specification, discovery, customization, composition, and
Service change management
Service innovation
Theoretical foundations of Service Engineering
2. Run-time Service Operations and Management
Service execution middleware
Service monitoring and adaptive management
Quality of service
Security, privacy, and trust
Workload compliance management
Service governance
Architectures for multi-host container deployments
Microservices deployment and management
3. Services and Data
Services for Big Data
Service for compute-intensive applications
Mining and analytics
Data-provisioning services
Services related linked open data
Automated Knowledge Graph creation
4. Services on the Cloud
Migration to virtual infrastructures
XaaS (everything as a service including IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS)
Service deployment and orchestration in the Cloud
Cloud service management
Cloud workflow management
Cloud brokers and coordination across multiple resource managers
Edge computing vs Cloud computing
Workload transformation
5. Services in the Internet of Things
Embedded and real-time services
RFID, sensor data, and services related to the Internet of Things
Services for IoT applications
Services oriented protocols for IoT applications
REST APIs and services for IoT applications
6. Services in Organizations, Business, and Society
Services science
Social networks and services
Cost and pricing of services
Service marketplaces and ecosystems
Service business models
Enterprise architecture and services
Service Chatbots
7. Services at the Edge
Analytics and knowledge generation services
Edge service orchestration
Lightweight service deployment and management
Services and edge gateway architectures
Quality of Service (QoS) in edge services
Security, privacy, and trust of edge services
Paper Submission

====================== *SUBMISSIONS* =====================

The conference solicits outstanding original research and practice papers
on all aspects of service-oriented computing. Papers should clearly
demonstrate the research or practical contribution, the relevance to the
field, and the relationship to prior work. Submitted papers will be
evaluated according to their rigor, significance, originality, technical
quality, and exposition. All papers will be reviewed by at least three
members of the Program Committee.

Papers should be formatted according to Springer’s LNCS Formatting
Guidelines. Submissions must be in English and not exceed 15 pages
including all references and figures. All papers must be submitted
electronically in PDF to the Conference Submission System.

For each accepted paper, at least one author must attend the conference and
present the paper. The deadline for identifying and registering this
individual author will be at the time when the camera-ready version is

==================== *BEST PAPER AWARD* ==================

The Best Paper Award, sponsored by Springer, will be given to the paper
that the Program Committee judges to be the best in quality, execution, and
impact among all the accepted papers in the conference.

===================== *IMPORTANT DATES* ==================

*Abstract Submission Due*: May 28, 2018
*Full Paper Submission*: June 4, 2018
*Notification to Authors*: July 23, 2018
Camera Ready Papers Due: August 6, 2018
Author Registration Due: August 8, 2018
Early Registration Due: September 24, 2018
Conference Dates: November 12-15, 2018

====================== *PROCEEDINGS* =====================

All accepted papers will be included in the Conference Proceedings
published by Springer-Verlag in the Lecture Notes in Computer Science
(LNCS) series.

======================== *CONTACTS* =======================

General Co-Chairs: gc at icsoc.org
Program Co-Chairs: pc at icsoc.org

© Copyright 2018. All Rights Reserved. ICSOC.
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