Wednesday, May 17, 2017

[DMANET] ALGOCLOUD 2017 -- Call for Papers

Submission Deadline: June 23, 2017

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3rd International Workshop on Algorithmic Aspects of Cloud Computing
(ALGOCLOUD 2017)**

co-located with ALGO 2017**

September 4th - 5th, 2017 – Vienna, Austria

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ALGOCLOUD (https://algo2017.ac.tuwien.ac.at/algocloud/) is the
international forum bringing together international researchers,
students, and practitioners to present research activities and results
on topics related to algorithmic, design, and development aspects of
modern cloud-based systems. ALGOCLOUD is co-located with the ALGO
conference (https://algo2017.ac.tuwien.ac.at/), a leading international
meeting of researchers working in algorithms and their engineering.

ALGOCLOUD welcomes submissions on all theoretical, design, and
implementation aspects of modern cloud-based systems. ALGOCLOUD is
particularly interested in novel algorithms in the context of cloud
computing, cloud architectures, as well as experimental work that
evaluates contemporary cloud approaches and pertinent applications.
ALGOCLOUD also welcomes demonstration manuscripts, which discuss
successful elastic system developments, as well as experience/use-case
articles. Contributions may span a wide range of algorithms for
modeling, practices for constructing and techniques for evaluating
operations and services in a variety of systems, including but not
limited to, virtualized infrastructures, cloud platforms, datacenters,
cloud-storage options, cloud data management, non-traditional key-value
stores on the cloud, HPC architectures, etc.

***Keynote Speaker: Prof. Babak Falsafi (EPFL, Switzerland) ***

TOPICS

Suggested topics include, but are not limited to:

- Algorithmic aspects of elasticity

- Search and retrieval algorithms for cloud infrastructures

- Scale-up and -out for NoSQL and columnar databases

- Resource provisioning and management

- Monitoring and analysis of elasticity for virtualized environments

- Analysis of containerized applications

- Cloud deployment tools and their analysis

- Query languages and novel programming models

- Content delivery through cloud infrastructures

- Load-sharing and caching for cloud systems

- Data structures and algorithms for eventually-consistent stores

- Scalable access structures and indexing for cloud data-stores

- Algorithmic aspects for cloud applications

- Machine learning, analytics and data science

- Resource availability, reliability and fail-over

- NoSQL and schema-less data modeling and integration

- Consistency, replication and partitioning CAP

- Transactional models and algorithms for cloud data-stores

PROCEEDINGS

Accepted papers will be included in the post-proceedings in the Lecture
Notes in Computer Science by Springer-Verlag
(http://www.springer.com/gp/computer-science/lncs).

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

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 Easy Chair Submission
system (https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=algocloud17).

By submitting a paper the authors acknowledge that in case of acceptance
at least one of the authors must register and attend ALGO 2017 or
ALGOCLOUD 2017, and present the paper.

IMPORTANT DATES

- Paper submission: June 23, 2017

- Author notification: July 25, 2017

- Workshop: September 4-5, 2017

COMMITTEES

Workshop Chairs


- Dan Alistarh (IST, Austria)

- Alex Delis (University of Athens, Greece)

Proceedings and Publicity Chair

- George Pallis (University of Cyprus, Cyprus)

PC Members


- Stergios Anastasiadis (University of Ioannina, Greece)

- Athman Bouguettaya (University of Sydney, Australia)

- Marco Canini (KAUST, Saudi Arabia)

- Aleksandar Dragojevic (Microsoft Research, UK)

- Schahram Dustdar (TUW, Austria)

- Rachid Guerraoui (EPFL, Switzerland)

- Gabriel Istrate (University of Timi┼čoara & e-Austria RI, Romania)

- Thomas Karagiannis (Microsoft Research, UK)

- Nectarios Koziris (NTUA, Greece)

- Fernando Pedone (University of Lugano, Switzerland)

- Florin Pop (University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania)

- Raj Ranjan (Newcastle University, UK)

- Luis Rodrigues (Universidade Técnica de Lisboa, Portugal)

- Rizos Sakellariou (University of Manchester, UK)

- Stefan Schmid (Aalborg University, Denmark)

- Zahir Tari (RMIT, Australia)

- Vasileios Trigonakis (EPFL, Switzerland)

- Dimitris Tsoumakos (Ionian University, Greece)

Steering Committee

- Spyros Sioutas (Ionian University, Greece)

- Peter Triantafillou (University of Glasgow, UK)

- Christos D. Zaroliagis (University of Patras, Greece)
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