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SC2 2015 : The 5th International Symposium on Cloud and Service Computing


When Dec 19, 2015 - Dec 21, 2015
Where Chengdu, Sichuan, China
Submission Deadline Aug 15, 2015
Notification Due Sep 15, 2015
Final Version Due Sep 30, 2015
Categories    computer science   cloud computing   services computing   security

Call For Papers

The 5th International Symposium on Cloud and Service Computing(SC2 2015)
Dec. 19th-21st, 2015, Chengdu, Sichuan, China
(IEEE/ACM/Elsevier/Springer Sponsored)

- Research paper
- Wild and Works-in-Progress
- Industry and workshop track
- Doctoral symposium
- Demo/Poster

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 2015 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.

SC2 2015 will be held on Dec. 19th-21st, 2015 in Chengdu, Sichuan, China. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

● Cloud architecture
● Cloud OS, middleware, and toolkits
● Storage architectures
● Big Data
● 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 of services
● Energy efficient hardware and software solutions
● High availability and reliability
● Large scale cloud applications, including Internet/web computing and data mining
● Volunteer computing
● Grid 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

Research Paper:
Full research manuscripts should explore a specific technology problem and propose a complete solution to it, with extensive experimental results, practical experience reports are expected to provide an in-depth exposition of practitioner experiences and empirical studies.

WIP Paper:
Wild and Works-in-Progess (WIP) Papers are expected to present either work currently in progress or less developed but highly innovative ideas related to areas relevant to IOV, aiming at inspiring discussion among conference attendees and getting people thinking about open research challenges.
Please send your submission as an email attachment in PDF to with the subject: “SC2 WIP Paper Submission.”

Industry presentation:
The objective of the Industry Track is to establish an efficient dialogue between practitioners and researchers concerning the challenges, findings (both positive and negative), encountered obstacles, and lessons learned on IOV. The Industry Track papers and presentations will address the application of IOV practices (which may include work on principles, techniques, tools, methods, processes) to a specific domain or to the development of a substantial IOV system.
Please send your submission as an email attachment in PDF to with the subject: “SC2 Industry Presentation Submission.”

Doctoral Symposium:
The objective of the Doctoral Symposium is to provide constructive feedback and guidance to doctoral students who are performing their dissertation research in the field of IOV and to help students interact with established researchers and practitioners. A research summary should include Student name, university, research advisor, the problem to be addressed by your thesis, Your research hypothesis, The expected contributions of your dissertation research, Your proposed research approach, Summary of results to date, How you plan to evaluate your results and a dissemination plan.
Please send your submission as an email attachment in PDF to with the subject: “SC2 Doctoral Symposium Submission.”

Submissions must describe working systems and be related to IOV. These systems may be innovative prototype implementations or mature systems that use related technology. The demo paper should provide adequate information on the system's architecture, individual components, the way the system is operated, and the way the system will be demonstrated during the conference.

Please send your submission as an email attachment in PDF to with the subject: “SC2 Demo/Poster Submission.”

Submission deadline: Sep. 15th, 2015 (Research track)
Submission deadline: Sep. 22nd, 2015 (Works-in-Progress)
Submission deadline: Sep. 29th, 2015 (Industry and workshop track)
Submission deadline: Oct. 10th, 2015 (Doctoral Symposium)
Submission deadline: Oct. 14th, 2015 (Poster)

Author Notification (Research): Oct. 8th, 2015
Author Notification (WIP/Industry/workshop/doctoral/poster): Oct. 24th, 2015

Camera Ready/registration deadline: Oct. 31, 2015

SC2 2015 Organizing Committee invites proposals for one-day workshops affiliated with the conference and addressing research areas related to the conference. The workshop proceedings will be published by IEEE CS Press. Submit workshop proposals to workshops chairs via emails (E-mail:

Papers need to be prepared according to the IEEE format, and submitted in PDF format via the SC2 2015 submission site:

For WIP/Industry/workshop/doctoral/Demo/poster tracks,
Please send your submission as an email attachment in PDF to

IEEE formatting information:

Accepted and presented papers will be included into the IEEE Conference Proceedings published by IEEE CS Press. Authors of accepted papers, or at least one of them, are requested to register and present their work at the conference, otherwise their papers will be removed from the digital libraries of IEEE CS after the conference.

Distinguished papers accepted and presented in DataCom 2015, after further extensions, will be published in special issues of several SCI/EI Indexed journals including
- IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing
- Personal and Ubiquitous Computing (SCI, Springer)
- Computer Networks (SCI Indexed, Elsevier)
- Mobile Information Systems (SCI Indexed)
- Journal of Supercomputing (SCI Indexed, Springer)
- Computers and Electrical Engineering (SCI Indexed, Elsevier)
- Microprocessors and Microsystems (SCI Indexed, Elsevier)
- International Journal of Big Data Intelligence (DBLP, InderScience)
- International Journal of Grid and High Performance Computing (EI, Scopus, ACM DL)

Please visit the SC2 2015 website for the complete listing of all the journals.

Organizing Committees
General Chairs
Emmanuel Udoh, Sullivan University, USA
Michael Sheng, University of Adelaide, Australia
Chung-Nan Lee, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Taiwan

Program Chairs
Xiaomin Zhu, National University of Defense Technology, China
Patrick C. K. Hung, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada
Yue-Shan Chang, National Taipei University, Taiwan

Executive Chair
Xingang Liu, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China

Award Chair
Hung-Chang Hsiao, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan

Publicity Chairs
Yang Xiang, Deakin University, Australia
Tzung-Shi Chen, National University of Tainan, Taiwan
Defu Zhang, Xiamen University, China

Publication Chair
Sheng-Lung Peng, National Dong Hua University, Taiwan
Ao Zhou, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China

Please visit the SC2 2015 website for the complete listing of organizing committee and TPC members.

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