[Sigmetrics] CFP: 2018 IEEE World Congress on Services (BIGDATA CONGRESS/CLOUD/EDGE/ICCC/ICIOT/ICWS/SCC)

Patrick Hung Patrick.Hung at uoit.ca
Sat Dec 2 10:51:56 EST 2017

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***** Call For Papers *****


Website: http://conferences.computer.org/services/2018/

2018 IEEE World Congress on Services (IEEE SERVICES 2018) will be held on July 2-7, 2018 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in San Francisco, California, USA. The scope of the Congress will cover all aspects of innovative services computing and applications, current and emerging. It involves various systems and networking aspects, such as cloud, edge, and Internet-of-Things (IoT), as well as other research and technologies, such as intelligent computing, learning techniques, and big data, including quality factors, such as high performance, security, privacy, dependability, trustworthiness, and cost-effectiveness.

The Congress with the following seven conferences/congresses is solely sponsored by the IEEE Computer Society under the auspice of the Technical Committee on Services Computing (TCSVC). Original manuscripts are invited to submit to these conferences/congresses considered with most suitable from the technical point of view.

IEEE International Congress on Big Data (BigDataCongress)
General chair: Laurence T. Yang, St. Francis Xavier University, Canada; co-chair: Francisco Henrrera, University of Granada, Spain; Program chair: Shadi Ibrabim, INRIA Rennes, France; co-chair: Isaac Triguero, Nottingham University, UK

IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing (CLOUD)
General chair: Geoffrey C. Fox, Indiana University, USA; co-chair: Daniel Reed, University of Iowa, USA; Program chair: Ian Foster, University of Chicago, USA; co-chair: Jia Zhang, Carnegie Mellon University, USA

IEEE International Conference on Edge Computing (EDGE)
General chair: Andrzej Goscinski, Deakin University, Australia; co-chair: Dennis Gannon, Indiana University, USA; Program chair: Hong Zhu, Oxford Brookes University, UK; co-chair: Shangguang Wang, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China

IEEE International Conference on Cognitive Computing (ICCC)
General chair: Jeffrey Tsai, Asia University, Taiwan; co-chair: Ernesto Damiani, University of Milan, Italy; Program chair: Xiaoqing Frank Liu, University of Arkansas, USA; co-chair: Incheon Paik, University of Aizu, Japan

IEEE International Congress on Internet of Things (ICIOT)
General chair: Rong N. Chang, IBM Research, USA; co-chair: Manish Parashar, Rutgers University, USA; Program chair: Schahram Dustdar, Vienna University of Technology, Austria; co-chair: Zibin Zheng, Sun Yat-Sen University, China

IEEE International Conference on Web Services (ICWS)
General chair: Peter Chen, Carnegie Mellon University, USA; co-chair: Nimish Radia, Ericsson Research, USA; Program chair: Bhavani Thuraisingham, University of Texas Dallas, USA; co-chair: Yushun Fan, Tsinghua University, China

IEEE International Conference on Services Computing (SCC)
General chair: Xiaofei Xu, Harbin Institute of Technology, China; co-chair: Michael Goul, Arizona State University, USA; Program chair: Ilkay Altintas, University of California, San Diego, USA; co-chair: Yan Wang, Macquarie University, Australia

*** Manuscript Guidelines and Submission Information ***
Language: English.
Paper size and format: US Letter; Two-column format in the IEEE style.
Page limit: Up to 8 pages for peer review.
Abstract length:  Approximately 1500 characters.
File format: Limit the size of a single PDF file to be 6 MB.

All submitted manuscripts will be peer-reviewed by at least 3 program committee members. Accepted papers with confirmed presentation will appear in the conference proceedings published by the IEEE Computer Society Press. Each conference/congress will publicly announce the winners of its Best Paper Award, and Best Student Paper Award. The authors of selected papers will be encouraged to submit extended and enhanced versions of their papers to the IEEE Transactions on Services Computing (TSC) and other suitable journals.

*** Key Dates ***
Paper submission (for peer review) due: January 10, 2018.
Notification to authors on the decisions on papers: March 15, 2018.
Camera-ready papers due: April 6, 2018.
Congress date: July 2 - 7, 2018.

SERVICES Congress General Chair: Stephen S. Yau, Arizona State University, USA

Steering Committee:
Elisa Bertino, Purdue University, USA
Carl K. Chang, Iowa State University, USA (Chair)
Rong N. Chang, IBM Research, USA
Peter Chen, Carnegie Mellon University. USA
Ernesto Damiani, University of Milan, Italy
Ian Foster, University of Chicago, USA
Dennis Gannon, Indiana University, USA
Michael Goul, Arizona State University, USA
Frank Leymann, University of Stuttgart, Germany
Hong Mei, Beijing Institute of Technology, China
Stephen S. Yau, Arizona State University, USA

Finance Chair: Shiyong Lu, Wayne State University, USA

Publication Chair: Katsunori Oyama, Nihon University, Japan

Publicity Team:
Patrick C. K. Hung, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada
Eleanna Kafeza, Zayed University, UAE
Hamad Binsalleeh, Al-Imam Muhammad Ibn Saud Islamic University, Saudi Arabia
Jorge Roa, National Technological University, Santa Fe Regional Faculty, Argentina
Marcelo Fantinato, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Young Yoon, Hongik University, Korea
Radha Krishna Pisipati, Infosys, India
Uwe Breitenbücher, University of Stuttgart, Germany
Andrei V. Kopylov, Tula State University, Russia
Matogoro Jabera, University of Dodoma, Tanzania
Mohammad Aazam, Carnegie Mellon University, Qatar
Bhekisipho Twala, University of South Africa, South Africa

Send inquiries to ieeecs.services at gmail.com


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