Cloud Computing and Applications based on Software Services

The Workshop on Software Services intends to be an open forum for academics, practitioners, and vendors, allowing them to discuss the current trends as well as scientific and technological challenges in software services.

  • Cloud computing architectures and standards
  • Cloud compliant applications
  • Cloud oriented programming and middleware
  • Cloud application portability and scalability
  • Cloud services reliability, availability, performance and monitoring
  • Cloud security
  • Automatic computing
  • Virtualization technologies
  • Service oriented computing
  • Negotiation and service-level agreements
  • Quality of services and non-functional aspects
  • Business and applications based on software services
  • Service modeling, specification, composition, discovery, monitoring
Paper submission and publication

Authors should submit extended abstracts of 3 to 6 pages using LNCS style through the submission portal: . Five types of contributions are expected relative to the above mentioned topics:

  1. Invited paper: Contributions from FP7-ICT projects
  2. Regular paper: Presenting accomplished research results
  3. Position paper: Short report and discussion of ideas, facts, situations, methods, procedures or results of scientific research
  4. Student paper:  PhD student reporting work so far
  5. Corporate paper: Enabling companies to present recent developments and applications, showcase company’s noteworthy products and services

The extended abstracts will be refereed and accepted on the basis of their scientific merit and relevance to the workshop.

Important dates

Extended abstract submissions: April 15, 2011
Authors notifications: May 9, 2011
Application for SPRERS support (details above): May 12, 2011
Applicant notification: May 16, 2011
Workshop participation: June 6-9, 2011
Invitations for full papers: June 15, 2011
Full version of the papers: July 15, 2011
Publication in the journal: September 30th, 2011
Publication in the book: December 30th, 2011