Monday, June 1, 2015

from Christos Zaroliagis: ALGOCLOUD 2015 - second call for papers

14-15 September 2015, Patras, Greece
Paper submission deadline: 22 June 2015, 23:59 AoE

The International Workshop on Algorithmic Aspects of Cloud Computing (ALGOCLOUD 2015)
is an annual event co-located with ALGO 2015 (
aiming to tackle the diverse new topics in the emerging area of algorithmic aspects
of computing and data management in the Cloud. The increasing adoption of cloud computing
introduces a variety of parallel and distributed algorithmic models and architectures.
To leverage elastic cloud resources, scalability has to be a fundamental architectural
design trait of new cloud databases. This challenge is manifested in new data models
("NoSQL"), replication, caching and partitioning schemes, relaxed consistency and
transaction guarantees as well as new protocols, APIs, indexing and storage services.

The aim of this workshop is to bring together researchers and practitioners in cloud
computing algorithms, service design and data architectures to exchange ideas and
contribute to the development of this exciting and emerging new field.

ALGOCLOUD welcomes submission of theoretical, experimental, methodological as well as
application papers. Demonstration papers and high quality survey papers are also welcome.
As such, contributions may span a wide range of Algorithms for modeling, constructing and
evaluating operations and services in a variety of systems, including (but not limited to)
virtualized Infrastructures, Cloud Platforms, Datacenters, Mobile ad-hoc networks,
Peer-to-Peer and Grid Systems, HPC architectures, etc.


Topics of interest addressed by this workshop include, but are not limited to:

- Algorithmic Aspects of Elasticity and Scalability for distributed, large-scale
data stores (e.g., NoSQL and columnar databases)
- Search and Retrieval Algorithms for cloud infrastructures
- Monitoring and analysis of elasticity for virtualized environments
- NoSQL, Schemaless Data Modeling, Integration
- Caching and Load-Balancing
- Storage Structures and Indexing for Cloud Databases
- New Algorithmic Aspects of Parallel and Distributed Computing for Cloud Applications
- Scalable Machine Learning, Analytics and Data Science
- High Availability, Reliability, Failover
- Transactional Models and Algorithms for Cloud Databases
- Query Languages and Processing, Programming Models
- Consistency, Replication and Partitioning CAP, Data Structures and Algorithms
for Eventually Consistent Stores


Paper submission deadline: 22 June 2015, 23:59 AoE
Author notification: 20 July 2015
Final version: 10 August 2015
Workshop: September 14-15, 2015


The ALGOCLOUD 2015 proceedings will be published in the Lecture Notes in Computer Science
ARCoSS series by Springer-Verlag.


Submissions must have a length of up to 12 pages in LNCS format (excluding references and
an optional appendix to be read at the discretion of the Program Committee).

Papers should be submitted electronically via the EasyChair submission system at

By submitting a paper the authors acknowledge that in case of acceptance at least one of
the authors must register at ALGO 2015 or ALGOCLOUD 2015, attend the conference, and present
the paper.


Christos Anagnostopoulos, University of Glasgow, UK
Alexis Delis, University of Athens, Greece
Marios Dikaiakos, University of Cyprus, Cyprus
Schahram Dustdar, Technical University of Vienna, Austria
Anastasios Gounaris, AUTH, Greece
Seif Haridi, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
Yannis Konstantinou, NTUA, Greece
Christos Makris, University of Patras, Greece
Haralambos Mouratidis, University of East London, UK
Nikos Ntarmos, University of Glasgow, UK
George Pallis, University of Cyprus, Cyprus
Mema Roussopoulos, University of Athens, Greece
Spyros Sioutas, Ionian University, Greece (Co-Chair)
Peter Triantafillou, University of Glasgow, UK (Co-Chair)
Hong-Linh Truong, Technical University of Vienna, Austria
Dimitrios Tsoumakos, Ionian University, Greece (Co-Chair)


Kalliopi Giannakopoulou
Ioannis Katsidimas
Spyros Kontogiannis
George Michalopoulos
Andreas Paraskevopoulos
Christos Zaroliagis (chair)


ALGOCLOUD 2015 is supported by the European Union (European Social Fund - ESF) and
Greek national funds through the Operational Program "Education and Lifelong Learning"
of the National Strategic Reference Framework (NSRF) - Research Funding Program
THALES: Investing in knowledge society through the European Social Fund.