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IEEE Service and Cloud Computing (IEEE SC2 2016) in Fiji - Submission deadline: Sep. 15, 2016 (Firm)

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The 6th IEEE International Symposium on Cloud and Service Computing(IEEE SC2 2016)

http://grid.chu.edu.tw/sc2-2016
Fiji, December 8-10, 2016

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CALL FOR PAPERS
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The “Cloud” is a natural evolution of distributed computing and the widespread adaption of virtualization and SOA. Services computing is a new cross-discipline subject that covers the science and technology needed to bridge the gap between business services and IT services. In cloud computing, IT-related capabilities and resources are provided as services, via the Internet and on-demand, accessible without requiring detailed knowledge of the underlying technology.

SC2 2016 is an important forum for researchers and industry practitioners to exchange information regarding advancements in the state of art and practice of IT-driven cloud computing technologies and services, as well as to identify emerging research topics and define the future directions of cloud and services computing.

IEEE SC2 2016 will be held on Dec. 8-10, 2016 in Fiji. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

- Cloud architecture
- Cloud OS, middleware, and toolkits
- Storage architecture
- Big data infrastructure, systems, methodologies, and applications
- Virtualization techniques
- Resource provision, monitoring, and scheduling
- Privacy and access control for cloud computing
- Performance evaluation and modeling measurement for cloud computing
- Programming models for building cloud applications
- Networking in cloud computing
- Security, privacy and trustworthy in clouds
- Security, privacy and trustworthy for service oriented architectures and systems
- Energy efficient hardware and software solutions
- High availability and reliability
- Large scale cloud applications
- Internet/web computing and data mining
- Volunteer and utility computing
- Green and pervasive computing
- Service oriented architecture
- Discovery of services and data in cloud computing infrastructures
- Foundations of services computing
- Services-centric business models
- Business process integration and management

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KEYNOTE SPEAKER
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Resource Management for Energy-Constrained Computing Systems
Prof. H. J. Siegel

H. J. Siegel is the George T. Abell Endowed Chair Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Colorado State University (CSU), where he is also a Professor of Computer Science. Before joining CSU, he was a professor at Purdue University from 1976 to 2001. He received two B.S. degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and the M.A., M.S.E., and Ph.D. degrees from Princeton University. He is a Fellow of the IEEE and a Fellow of the ACM. Prof. Siegel has co- authored over 430 published technical papers in the areas of parallel and distributed computing and communications, which have been cited over 14,000 times. He was a Coeditor-in-Chief of the Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing, and was on the Editorial Boards of the IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems and the IEEE Transactions on Computers. For more information, please see http://www.engr.colostate.edu/~hj

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PUBLICATION HIGHLIGHTS
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IEEE CS proceedings, indexed by 
 - IEEE Xplore
 - Scopus
 - EI Engineering Index
 - ACM Digital Library
 - dblp
 - Google Scholar

Extended version of the selected papers will be invited for publication in prestigious international journals.

-Cluster Computing (Springer)
-Journal of Supercomputing (Springer)
-Scientific Programming (Hindawi)
-Vehicular Communications Journal
-International Journal of Big Data Intelligence
-International Journal of Grid and High-Performance Computing
-Journal of Foundations of Computing and Decision Sciences
-International Journal of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science


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IMPORTANT DATES
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Paper Submission
Sep. 15, 2016
Author Notification
Sep. 30, 2016
Camera ready / registration:
Oct. 7, 2016
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SUBMISSION and PUBLICATION
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Papers need to be prepared according to the IEEE format, and submitted in PDF format via the IEEE SC2 2016 submission site: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=ieeesc22016

IEEE formatting information:
http://www.ieee.org/conferences_events/conferences/publishing/templates.html

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Organizing Committees
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General Chairs 
Chung-Ta King, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
Hong Shen, University of Adelaide, Australia
Hamid R. Arabnia, The University of Georgia, USA

General Executive Chairs
Yang Xiang, Deakin University, Australia
Shawkat Ali, The University of Fiji, Fiji

Program Chairs
Lizhe Wang, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Saeid Abolfazli, YTL Communications and Xchanging, Malaysia
Anna Kobusinska, Poznan University of Technology, Poland

Workshop Chairs
Guilin Chen, Chuzhou University, China
Bormin Huang, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
Qing Li, City U. of Hong Kong, Hing Kong

Demo/Poster Chair
Gwan-Hwan Hwang, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan

Special Session Chair
Yue-Shan Chang, National Taipei University, Taiwan
Xingde Jia, Texas State University, USA

Award Chair
Sheng-Lung Peng, National Dong Hua University, Taiwan

Tutorial/Panel Chair
Victor Chang, Xi'an Jiaotong Liverpool University, Suzhou, China

International Liaison & Publicity Chair
Hsi-Ya Chang, NCHC, Taiwan
Carson Leung, University of Manitoba, Canada
Raj Kettimuthu, Argonne National Laboratory, USA
Shangguang Wang, BUPT, China
Koji Nakano, Hiroshima University, Japan
Rynson Lau, City U. of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Publication Chair
Weiwei Lin, South China University of Technology, China

Local Arrangement Chair
Rohitash Chandra, The University of The South Pacific
Jesmin Nahar, The University of Fiji, Fiji

Please visit the IEEE SC2 2016 website http://grid.chu.edu.tw/sc2-2016/tpc.php
for the complete listing of organizing committee and TPC members.

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