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SOSE 2018 : 12th IEEE International Symposium on Service-Oriented System Engineering


Conference Series : Service Oriented Software Engineering
When Mar 26, 2018 - Mar 29, 2018
Where Bamberg, Germany
Submission Deadline Dec 6, 2017
Notification Due Jan 15, 2018
Final Version Due Feb 1, 2018
Categories    microservices   containers   SOA   business process management

Call For Papers

Call for Papers (CFP) of IEEE International Symposium on Service Oriented System Engineering

To be held in Bamberg, Germany, March 26 – 29, 2018.

Starting from 2005, SOSE is one of the pioneering symposia devoted to the research in engineering service-oriented systems, from the architecture and computing paradigm to the development and management. Service-Oriented Computing (SOC) exploits services as the fundamental elements for developing computer-based systems. It has been applied to various areas and promotes fundamental changes to system architecture, especially changing the way software systems are being analyzed, architected, designed, implemented, tested, evaluated, delivered, consumed, maintained and evolved.

The innovations of SOC also offer many interesting avenues of research for scientific and industrial communities. Recent advances in service oriented computing and cloud computing, in particular with regard to microservices, the DevOps paradigm, and container-based virtualization, are providing exciting opportunities to make significant progress in understanding and solving complex real-world challenges. Such challenges typically require a system-level approach that models a complex system at different levels of abstraction, helps to develop sound architectures for addressing separate system requirements and concerns, and integrates diverse sources of knowledge on the system’s components and their interactions.

Continuing the tradition of the last eleven SOSE Symposia, the 12th SOSE intends to provide a forum for researchers and practitioners to exchange latest observations, insights, achievements and visions in Service-Oriented System Engineering. Particularly, SOSE 2018 invites original submissions in all the areas of the system engineering and software engineering methods, techniques, tools, applications, and experiments for software services.
Important Dates

Workshop Proposal: 16 October 2017.
Submission Deadline (extended): 06 December 2017
Authors Notification: 15 January 2018
Camera-ready Paper: 01 February 2018
Registration Due: 01 February 2018
Conference Dates: 26 – 29 March 2018
Regular Research Papers

Research papers should be no more than 10 pages in length. The topics include, but are not limited to, the following:

Track 1: Advanced Models for Service Engineering

Microservices architecture, deployment and management
DevOps and service engineering
Model-driven development of service-oriented systems
End-user development and mashup of software services
Lifecycle models, reusability, and scalability for services
Coordination and cooperation of services
Efficient scheduling of services
Services infrastructure for big data

Track 2: Computing Environments and Virtualization

Container-based virtualization
Programming models, languages, tools and platforms
Architecture of Internet-based virtual computing environments
Security, dependability, and reliability
Trust, reputation and incentive mechanisms
Large scale computing and analytics

Track 3: Methods, Languages & Tools for process-based SOC systems

Business process integration, alignment & management in SOAs
Methods, languages & tools for building process-based SOC systems
Metrics and measurement of services, QoS, and QoE
Runtime verification, validation, monitoring
Dynamic service delivery, deployment and evolution
Service mobility, scalability, elasticity, and security
Operation and governance for large-scale service-oriented systems
Adaptation, control and optimization in service-oriented systems
Modernization, migration, and servicetization of legacy systems
Service-oriented system engineering for large-scale analytics
Service-oriented engineering and clouds

Track 4: Service-based Cyber-Physical Systems

Edge computing and fog computing
Software and system engineering for CPS
REST APIs and services for CPS
Mobile Services for CPS
System modelling and simulations
Data Management for CPS
Dependable network and system architectures for CPS

Track 5: Intelligent Services for Smart World

Smart Home, Smart Office, Smart City
Intelligent services architectures and provisioning models
Smart systems programming models and methodologies
Swarm Intelligence
Context-aware services
Nature-inspired intelligent services
Knowledge representation and reasoning

Track 6: Social Networking Services

Location-Based social networks
Human mobility modeling and mining
Recommendation systems for service computing
Human-centric sensing
Intelligent socially-aware and community-aware systems
Security, privacy, safety and legal issues
Event detection and predication in social networks

Industry Practice / Case Study papers

SOSE 2018 encourages papers report industry practice, case studies, empirical research and practical experiences in service engineering are invited. Industry papers and case studies should be between 6-10 pages in length. The topics include, but not limited to the following:

Enterprise business architecture and solution frameworks
Platforms and tools for system and software engineering
Case studies, experiments and evaluation of service-oriented system
Innovative service applications and experiences

Survey and Emerging Subjects Tutorial Papers

In addition to regular research paper and industry practice/case study paper sessions, SOSE 2018 will also invite some tutorial papers, which review the state-of-the-art of the research on services engineering as well as the related emerging paradigms and technologies. These papers should summarize the recent research advance in service engineering from different perspectives, identify the open issues and future trends and challenges in the field. SOSE 2018 also encourages discussion papers which target at the visions on future related issues, including the emerging paradigms, technologies and applications. Papers should be no more than 10 pages in length.

The topics include, but are not limited to, the following:

Theoretical and technical foundation of service-oriented systems
Methodology and engineering principles of service-oriented systems
Testing, verification, validation and QA in the development of service-oriented systems
Construction, deployment, operation and maintenance of service-oriented systems
Measurements and metrics of QoS in SOA-based application systems
Governance and policies in service-oriented software development
Engineering techniques and tools to support the publishing, discovery and composition of services
Architectural and detail designs of services and code generation of service software

Journal Special Issues

Distinguished papers selected from the conferences and associated workshops, after further extensions, will be recommended for submission and publication in the prestigious journals or their Special Issues.
Paper Submission Guidelines

All papers need to be submitted electronically using the EasyChair conference system with PDF format. The materials presented in the papers should not be published or under submission elsewhere. Each paper is limited to 10 pages including figures and references using IEEE Computer Society Proceedings Manuscripts style (two columns, single-spaced, 10 fonts). You can confirm the IEEE Computer Society Proceedings Author Guidelines at the following web page:

Once accepted, the paper will be included into the IEEE conference proceedings published by IEEE Computer Society Press (indexed by EI).

Paper submission links:

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