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IEEE CloudCom 2012 / Workshops: Call For Papers (Taipei, Taiwan, December 03-06, 2012)

IEEE CloudCom 2012 / Workshops: Call For Papers (Taipei, Taiwan, December 03-06, 2012)
The 4th IEEE International Conference on
Cloud Computing Technology and Science
(IEEE CloudCom 2012)

http://2012.cloudcom.org

Taipei, Taiwan, December 03-06, 2012

Sponsored by:
Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE)
IEEE Computer Society
IEEE Technical Commitee on Scalable Computing

== IMPORTANT DATES ==

Abstract Submission (obligatory): July 13, 2012
Full Submission: July 27, 2012
Notification: Sep. 7, 2012
Camera-ready/Author registration: Sep. 28, 2012
Workshop Proposals: April 13, 2012
Poster and Demo: Sep. 10, 2012
Poster and Demo Notification: Sep. 20, 2012
== Topics ==

1. Architecture
*Cloud Infrastructure as a Service
*Cloud Platform as a Service
*Cloud federation and hybrid cloud infrastructure
*Programming models and systems/tools
*Green data center
*Networking technologies for data center
*Cloud system design with FPGA, GPU, APU
*Monitoring, management and maintenance
*Economic and business models
*Dynamic resource provisioning

2. MapReduce
*Performance characterization and optimization
*MapReduce on multi-core, GPU
*MapReduce on hybrid distributed environments
*MapReduce on opportunistic / heterogeneous computing systems
*Extension of the MapReduce programming model
*Debugging and simulation of MapReduce systems
*Data-intensive applications using MapReduce
*Optimized storage for MapReduce applications
*Fault-tolerance & Self-* capabilities

3. Security and Privacy
*Accountability
*Audit in clouds
*Authentication and authorization
*Cryptographic primitives
*Reliability and availability
*Trust and credential management
*Usability and security
*Security and privacy in clouds
*Legacy systems migration
*Cloud Integrity and Binding Issues
4. Services and Applications
*Cloud Service Composition
*Query and discovery models for cloud services
*Trust and Security in cloud services
*Change management in cloud services
*Organization models of cloud services
*Innovative cloud applications and experiences
*Business process and workflow management
*Service-Oriented Architecture in clouds

5. Virtualization
*Server, storage, network virtualization
*Resource monitoring
*Virtual desktop
*Resilience, fault tolerance
*Modeling and performance evaluation
*Security aspects
*Enabling disaster recovery, job migration
*Energy efficient issues

6. HPC on Cloud
*Load balancing for HPC clouds
*Middleware framework for HPC clouds
*Scalable scheduling for HPC clouds
*HPC as a Service
*Performance Modeling and Management
*Programming models for HPC clouds
*HPC cloud applications
*Optimal cloud deployment for HPC

== PAPER SUBMISSION ==

Papers need to be prepared according to the IEEE CS format, and submitted in PDF format via the EasyChair submission system:
https://www.easychair.org/account/signin.cgi?conf=ieeecloudcom2012

== PAPER PUBLICATION ==

Accepted conference papers will be published by IEEE CS Press (IEEE-DL & EI indexed).

== Journal Publication ==

Best Paper Awards will be presented to high quality papers.
Selected papers, after further extensions and revisions, will be published in special issues of prestigious journals

International Journal of Communication Systems (Wiley) (SCI, EI)
Journal of Systems Architecture (Elsevier) (SCI, EI)
Automated Software Engineering (Springer) (SCI, EI)
Journal of Internet Technology (SCIE, EI)