ICSE SECLOUD 2011 : International Workshop on Software Engineering for Cloud Computing
Call For Papers
On request by several folks, the paper submission deadline has been extended to 28 Jan 2011.
The International Workshop on Software Engineering for Cloud Computing, 2011 is co-located with the 2011 International Conference on Software Engineering, 21-28 May 2011 at Waikiki, Hawaii, USA (See ).
1. Call For Papers
This workshop focuses on identifying the grand challenges that lay before us in the realm of software engineering for cloud computing. We will debate existing notions of SE for the construction of cloud services and for their deployment. We will discuss and evangelize individual successes in the field and attempt to identify the key ingredients that enabled that success. Participants in this workshop will take a role in helping to formulate a long-term, concrete software engineering agenda for cloud and will have an opportunity to share in and contribute to the existing “tribal knowledge” for cloud-related software engineering.
We invite high quality submissions of technical and research papers, as well as research demonstrations describing original and unpublished results of research relevant to software engineering for cloud. Authors are asked to reserve a section in their submitted papers for identifying their suggested near-term and long-term challenge areas for the field. The workshop seeks to focus discussion around the ways that the disruptive effect of cloud computing is engendering a new set of principles and approaches to software engineering. Specific topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
- Agile Software development on the cloud
- Architecting Applications using the cloud
- Benchmarking and Performance Metrics in the cloud
- Cloud Application Reliability
- Distributed collaboration on the cloud
- Interoperability and Portability challenges in multi-cloud environments
- Open Source Cloud Environments: Hadoop, Eucalyptus and other programming paradigms, languages and environments for the Cloud
- Requirements Elicitation effectiveness when using cloud service abstractions
- Secure Software Engineering in the Cloud
- Software Engineering Practices using popular cloud vendor services
- Software Engineering tools
- Software Project Estimations, Testing,Verification and Validation over cloud service abstractions
2. Submission Guidelines
Submissions may take one of two acceptable forms. Research paper contributions may be submitted with a maximum length of 7 pages, and must conform to ICSE 2011 paper formatting guidelines . Research demonstration submissions are limited to 1 page in the conference proceedings and will be given during he two 15-minute breakout sessions.
All submissions must be in English and in PDF format . An abstract must accompany each research paper contribution. The workshop website  will be updated to include a link to the CyberChairPRO online submission system once it has been set up. All accepted papers will be published and disseminated on the workshop website after the conclusion of the workshop.
3. Review and Evaluation Criteria
Each submission will be reviewed by at least two members of the Program Committee and will be assessed on the basis of originality, importance and relevance of contribution to SE for cloud, soundness, quality of presentation, and an appropriate comparison to related work. The program committee as a whole will make final decisions about acceptance.
4. Important Dates
All submissions due: January 21, 2011.
Author notification: February 21, 2011.
Camera Ready due: March 10, 2011.
Workshop held at ICSE: May 22, 2011.
5 Organizers and Program Chairs
Nenad Medvidovic, University of Southern California
T.S. Mohan, Infosys Technologies
Chris A. Mattmann, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Owen O’Malley, Yahoo, Inc.
Andrew F. Hart NASA JPL United States
Ben Reed Yahoo United States
Craig Lee Aerospace Corp. United States
Daniel J. Crichton NASA JPL United States
David C. Kale Children's Hospital LA United States
David M. Woollard Project WBS United States
Dennis Kubes Bit.ly United States
Eric Dashofy Aerospace Corp. United States
Jacek Becla Stanford National Accelerator Lab United States
Justin Erenkrantz Project WBS/Apache United States
Luca Cinquini NASA JPL United States
Mohanakrishna Infosys India
Nabor Mendonca Univ. of Fortaleza Brazil
Sanjay Radia Yahoo United States
Schahram Dustdar TU Wien Vienna
Srinivas Padmanabhuni Infosys India
Stefan Tai Karlsruhe Institute of Technology Germany
YN Srikant Indian Institute of Science Bangalore, India
6. Explore Further
 ICSE-2011 Format: http://2011.icse-conferences.org/content/submission-guidelines
 ACM Submission Policies: http://www.acm.org/sigs/publications/proceedings-templates
 Workshop Website: http://sites.google.com/site/icsecloud2011
 ICSE 2011 http://2011.icse-conferences.org