IWODSS 2010 : The First International Workshop On Dependable Services and Systems
Call For Papers
The First International Workshop On Dependable Services and Systems
Montreal, Canada - May 17-18, 2010
The goal of the workshop is to bring together researchers and practitioners from the academia and the industry to discuss theoretical and practical problems of the field of dependability and expose research findings and solutions.
The workshop focuses on the different aspects of dependable services and systems, including software and hardware systems, methods and tools ranging from modeling and design to monitoring and management.
Topics include but not limited to:
* Robust services and infrastructure – modeling, design, evaluation
* Dependability, security and QoS requirements, modeling and validation
* Availability/reliability models and evaluation
* Availability standards for service implementation, certification, support
* Service management – certification, rating, service agreements, support
* Implementing and monitoring dependability and security of integrated information and communication services
* Virtualization technologies for dependable services
* Formal methods for dependability design and analysis
* Implementations and compliance to availability standards
* High Availability (HA) standards middleware implementations and deployment of applications
* Tool support for HA application development, deployment and management
The goal of the workshop is to discuss and share research issues and findings in the domain of system dependability in general. Accepted papers will be published in a workshop proceedings made available for the participants.
A formal post workshop proceedings is planned.
Submissions – Procedure:
Papers must be written in English and be submitted electronically in PDF format using the IWODSSï¿½2010 submission system hosted by EasyChair.
Papers are invited in four categories:
* Full research paper (maximum of 16 pages) describing original, unpublished work on current research, novel ideas and research findings,
* Experience report (maximum of 16 pages) describing experiences, case studies and lesson learned,
* Problem statement (maximum of 6 pages) describing novel/open issues of practical or theoretical nature,
* Tool Demo (maximum of 6 pages) describing the research problem and the tool.
Workshop and Program Committee Chairs
Ferhat Khendek, Concordia University, Montreal (QC), Canada
Maria Toeroe, Ericsson, Montreal (QC), Canada
Pietro Colombo,Concordia University, Montreal (QC), Canada (Chair)
Ali Kanso,Concordia University, Montreal (QC), Canada
Setareh Kohzadi,Concordia University, Montreal (QC), Canada
Pejman Salehi,Concordia University, Montreal (QC), Canada
Yamine Ait Ameur, LISI /ENSMA, Université de Poitiers, France
Ludovic Apvrille, Institut Telecom/Telecom ParisTech/COMELEC/LabSoC, France
Pietro Colombo, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
Mourad Debbabi, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
John Fryer, Emerson, Boston, MS, USA
Dhrubajyoti Goswami, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
Frederic Herrmann, Ericsson, Madrid, Spain
Magnus Karlson, Ericsson, Stocholm, Sweden
Jörg Kienzle , McGill University, Montreal, Canada
Andras Kovi, Budapest U of Technology and Economics, Budapest, Hungary
Veena Mendiratta, Alcatel-Lucent, Naperville, IL, USA
Alan Meyer, HP, Fort Collins, CO, USA
Andras Pataricza, Budapest U of Technology and Economics, Budapest, Hungary
Karthik Pattabiraman, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
Dave Penkler, HP, Grenoble, France
Makan Pourzandi, Ericsson, Montreal, Canada
Manfred Reitenspiess, Fujitsu, Munich, Germany
Francis Tam, Nokia, Helsinki, Finland
Antoni Wolski, IBM, Helsinki, Finland
Submission: March 30th, 2010
Acceptance notification: April 25th, 2010
Camera ready submission: May 08, 2010
The workshop will be hosted by Concordia University in the State of the Art Engineering and Visual Art Building, home of the faculty of Engineering and Computer Science.