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4th International Workshop on Applications and Services on Cloud (ASOC 2012)
(September 9-11, 2012, Hangzhou, China, in conjunction with ICEBE 2012)

Cloud Computing is a paradigm where pool of applications and computing resources are made available to users in an on-demand manner with minimal administrative effort. Today, companies are using the Cloud to take advantage of the benefits that Cloud Computing has demonstrated, namely scalability, flexibility, automation and resource sharing. Indeed, Cloud Computing transforms existing business models and nurtures new business models by delivering new types of cloud-enabled applications and services. It raises challenges and opportunities collectively for both academia and industry to study, design, prove, scale and manage the applications and services enabled by Cloud Computing.

ASOC 2012, collocated with ICEBE 2012, would be held in Hangzhou, China in September 9-11, 2012. This year, the main theme is smart cloud services. It will offer a prestigious forum for scientists and practitioners in academia, industry and government to share their knowledge, best practices, and visions, to identify new challenges and opportunities, and to present their latest research findings in the aspect of cloud-enabled services.

Topics of Interest

  • Public Cloud computing platform for consumers
  • Private Cloud computing platform for enterprise
  • Hybrid Cloud computing platforms
  • Cloud service orchestration and management
  • Economics of Cloud services, new business models, service ecosystems
  • Emerging special cloud domains such as green, healthcare, living services
  • Discovery and identification of Cloud ready apps
  • Migration of apps/services into the Cloud
  • Interoperability between heterogeneous and homogeneous Clouds
  • Novel business processes, applications and services on Cloud
  • Application programming models in cloud environments
  • Cloud apps/service mash-up
  • Best practices, lessons learnt, use cases and non-functional issues such as security, privacy
  • Quality, governance and compliance of Cloud service

Paper Submission
We solicit original unpublished full papers of both technical and empirical aspects. Papers should be submitted in IEEE conference paper format and should not exceed 6 pages. Maximum of two additional pages is allowed for US$150/page. Each paper will undergo a blind review process and typically be reviewed by two to three members of the Program Committee. All papers will be evaluated based on relevance, significance, originality, clarity, and technical merit. Accepted papers will be included in the conference proceedings of ICEBE 2012, which will be published by IEEE Computer Society and made available in the IEEE Digital Library.

All papers are EI-indexed. The paper submission will take place using EasyChair at following link:

Important Dates
Paper Submission Deadline: June 1, 2012   June 15, 2012
Notification of Acceptance: June 22, 2012
Final Manuscripts Due: July 1, 2012
Early Bird Registration: August 9, 2012
Workshop Meeting: September 9 - 11, 2012

Workshop Program Chair

  • Sai Zeng, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, USA
  • Workshop General Chair

  • Liangzhao Zeng, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, USA
  • Workshop Program Committee

  • Anne H.H. Ngu, Texas State University, USA
  • Boualem Benatallah, University of New South Wales (UNSW), Australia
  • Christoph Bussler, Xtime, Inc., USA
  • Florian Daniel, University of Trento, Italy
  • Michele Mazzucco, University of Tartu, Estonia
  • Naga A. Ayachitula (Arun), IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, USA
  • Paul B. Chou, Institute for Information Industry, Taiwan
  • Zakaria Maamar, Laval University, Canada
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