Doctoral Symposium/PhD Forum

Doctoral Symposium and PhD Forum

The Doctoral Symposium of the IEEE World Congress on Services (IEEE SERVICES 2019) will provide a forum for PhD students in all areas of services computing. It aims at offering them visibility, feedback and advice on their PhD research activities and careers, as well as opportunity of networking among students/ researchers at a similar stage in their careers. The PhD Forum will immediately follow the Doctoral Symposium with hors d'oeuvres supported by the Computer Society TCSVC and IBM.

Doctoral Symposium

Wednesday July 10
15:30 – 17:30
Location: Sala Napoleonica Parallel, Universitá degli Studi di Milano
Session Chair: Xiao Xue

PhD Forum

Wednesday July 10
17:30 - 19:00
Location: Sala Napoleonica (Parallel & Main), Universitá degli Studi di Milano
hors d'oeuvres supported by the Computer Society TCSVC and IBM

Doctoral Symposium: Technical Program

Long Presentations
Self-management of Containers Deployment in Decentralized Environments
Fabiana Rossi

Data Distribution and Exploitation in a Global Microservice Artefact Observatory
Panagiotis Gkikopoulos

Short Presentations
A Dynamic Scheduling Framework for Multi-Tenancy Clouds
Jia Ru

A Semantics-enabled Approach for Data Lake Exploration Services
Massimiliano Garda

Service Function Chain Composition and Mapping in NFV-enabled Networks
Meng Wang, Bo Cheng and Jun-Liang Chen

MLModelScope: Evaluate and Introspect Cognitive Pipelines
Cheng Li, Abdul Dakkak, Jinjun Xiong and Wen-Mei Hwu

Applicability of Neural Network based Models for Software Effort Estimation
Suyash Shukla and Sandeep Kumar

Improving the Attribute-based Active Learning by Clustering the New Items
Junxin Zhou and Raja Chiky

IDEAaS: Interactive Data Exploration As-a Service
Ada Bagozi

A Data Logistics System for Internet of Things
Syed Juned Ali, Radha Krishna Pisipati and Kamal Karlapalem


The proceedings of the doctoral symposium will be published as part of IEEE SERVICES 2019 Proceedings through the IEEE Computer Society Conference Publishing Services, will be submitted to IEEE Xplore for EI indexing, and will be distributed electronically at the conference.

Topics of Interest

The symposium is open to all Ph.D. students carrying out research on topics related to the topics of interest as announced in the CFPs for IEEE SERVICES 2019:

Poster Presentation Talk

The authors of selected 4-page DS papers will be allotted to presentation slots to present their work at the IEEE SERVICES Doctoral Symposium. The authors of selected 2-page DS poster papers will present their posters and talk one-on-one with the attendees in the poster exhibition session. In addition, authors of 2-page DS poster papers will have 3-5 min presentation at the Symposium. The recommended poster size is A1 (594mm by 841mm, portrait).

Doctoral Symposium Chairs

Barbara Carminati, University of Insubria
Latifur Khan, University of Texas - Dallas
Yanmei Zhang, Central University of Finance and Economics