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RBchain 2018 : International Workshop on Resource brokering with blockchain

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Link: http://www.sislab.no/rbchain/
 
When Dec 10, 2018 - Dec 10, 2018
Where Nicosia, Cyprus
Submission Deadline Aug 15, 2018
Notification Due Sep 15, 2018
Final Version Due Oct 8, 2018
Categories    blockchain   cloud   resources   infrastructure
 

Call For Papers


Blockchain is a unique technology and a fundamental concept of computer science. Moreover, Blockchain has proven itself to be instrumental for many applications, ranging from financial to governmental services. In many ways, this transformed applications and development to rethinking the how information is distributed and processed over its infrastructure. While the majority of these applications are in the financial domain, key opportunities lie in connecting infrastructural services, such as Cloud, Fog and Edge computing with blockchain to create and provide new applications and services.

The aim of this workshop is to bring together researchers and practitioners working in distributed systems, cryptography, and security from both academia and industry, who are interested in the technology and theory of blockchains and their protocols. The workshop will provide the international research community with a venue to discuss and present the requirements of blockchain fundamentals and applications and to bring forward new designs that meet new requirements. We encourage contributions that analyze a large variety of blockchain applications from a network, storage and computational perspective to understand how they may take full advantage. The program will consist of submitted papers and one or more invited speakers presenting recent results in the area of blockchains, which could be of interest also to the audience of CloudCom 2018.
Topics
Suggested topics include, but are not limited to

Blockchain solutions for management of virtualized and containerized system
Consensus models and protocols
Trusted execution for improved resilience of decentralized infrastructures
Performance and security smart contracts
Off-chain communications such as hash time-locked contracts
Deployment of virtual infrastructure
Governance of distributed ledgers
Scalability of distributed ledgers
Scalability and scalable services for blockchain systems
Multi tenant models
Cross-chain protocols
Analysis and evaluating of Blockchain applications, networks and infrastructures
Experience reports

RBchain is in conjunction with IEEE CloudCom 2018.


Important dates:
Submission Deadline: August 15th, 2018
Author Notification: September 15th 2018
Author Registration: October 8th 2018
Proceedings Version: October 8th 2018
Conference: December 10th - December 13th 2018


Organizing committee:
Chunming Rong, University of Stavanger, Stavanger, Norway.
Marc X. Makkes, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Martin Gilje Jaatun, SINTEF Digital, Norway
Submission Guidelines

Authors are invited to submit research and application papers according the following guidelines: two columns, single-spaced, including figures and references, using 10 pt fonts and number each page.

We solicit the submission of research papers (6 pages) representing original, previously unpublished work. Submitted papers will be evaluated based on originality, significance, technical soundness, and clarity of exposition.

Duplicate submissions are not allowed. A submission is considered to be a duplicate submission if it has been submitted to (or if it has been already accepted to be published in) other conferences/workshops/journals. Duplicate submissions thus will be automatically rejected without review.

Contact author must provide the following information: Paper title, authors' names, affiliations, and e-mail address of the author(s), about 200-250 word abstract, and about five keywords. Formatting instructions for the paper submission are available on the conference website.

Paper registration and submission is done through the EasyChair Paper Management System at the following address: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=rbchain2018

Submission of a paper implies that should the paper be accepted, at least one of the authors will register for the CloudCom conference and present the paper in the workshop. No-show papers will be removed from the digital library after the workshop. Guidelines in preparing and submitting the final manuscript(s) will be given after the notification of acceptance.

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