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Call for Book Chapters 2010 : Advances in Next Generation Services and Service Architectures


When Nov 15, 2010 - Nov 15, 2010
Where N/A
Abstract Registration Due Feb 15, 2010
Submission Deadline Jun 30, 2010
Notification Due Aug 15, 2010
Final Version Due Oct 15, 2010
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Call For Papers


Proposal Submission Deadline: February 15, 2010

Advances in Next Generation Services and Service Architectures
A book edited by

Dr. Anand R. Prasad, NEC Corp., Japan
Dr. John F. Buford, Avaya Labs Research, USA
Dr. Vijay K. Gurbani, Bell Laboratories, Alcatel-Lucent, USA

To be published by River Publishers:

There is growing interest in recent years as technology gains in Internet, Web 2.0, virtualization, wireless, IMS, virtual worlds, and mobile technologies enable a variety of new services and new services architectures. In addition more powerful
endpoints and access networks are fueling demand for delivery models that support infotainment, social networking, location-based services, IPTV, smart grids, remote health care, and a variety of other services.

The purpose of this book is to present state-of-the-art results in services and service architectures, identify challenges including business models, technology issues, service management, and security, and to describe important trends and directions.

The target audience of this book is professionals, engineers, researchers and students who are interested in service design and delivery over various heterogeneous and converging network infrastructures.


Contributed chapters are requested in areas including the following:

Emerging Services and Service Architecture

- Internet and Mobile Services
- Services in IMS
- Social Networking Services
- Communications Services and Web 2.0
- Location-Based Services

IPTV and Video Services

- Video Services in IMS
- Multimedia Middleware
- Media Delivery in NGN
- Converged Video Services

P2P Services

- Directions in P2P and Distributed Service Architectures
- Service-oriented Architecture and P2P
- Group Communications
- Multimedia Streaming in P2P


- Security Challenges
- End-to-end Mechanisms
- Key Management

Device Technology and Service Evolution

- Device Trends
- Service and Endpoint Virtualization
- Wireless Sensor Networks and Service Delivery
- Remote Health Care
- Smart Grids and Service Delivery

Submission Procedure

Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit on
or before February 15, 2010, a 1-2 page summary of the
proposed chapter, including:

- chapter title
- authors, affiliation, contact information, and primary author contact
- abstract
- outline
- selected related publications by the author(s)

Final chapters are expected to be approximately 20 pages in
length using the publisher's template.

Authors will be notified by February 28, 2010 about
the status of their proposals and will be sent chapter guidelines.
Full chapters are expected to be submitted by June 30, 2010 or earlier.

All submitted chapters must not have been published elsewhere
and will undergo a double-blind peer review by at least two referees.

Contributors will also be requested to serve as reviewers for this project.


This book is scheduled to be published by River Publishers.

For additional information regarding the publisher,
please visit This publication is anticipated
to be released in early 2011.

Important Dates

Feb 15, 2010: Proposal Submission Deadline
February 28, 2010: Notification of Acceptance
June 30, 2010: Full Chapter Submission
August 15, 2010: Review Results Returned
October 15, 2010: Final Camera-Ready Chapter Submission
November 15, 2010: Camera-Ready Manuscript to Publisher

Chapter Proposals

Inquiries and submissions can be forwarded electronically to:

editors at samrg dot org

with Subject: book chapter proposal

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