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                       CALL FOR PARTICIPATION
      First IEEE International Conference on Self-Adaptive and
                 Self-Organizing Systems (SASO 2007)

                          9-11 July 2007
                        Boston, Mass., USA
              http://projects.csail.mit.edu/saso2007/
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                      REGISTRATION DETAILS
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*** Early Registration:  until Monday, May 21, 2007
*** Online Registration: http://www.regonline.com/SASO_reg


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                         ADVANCE PROGRAM
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***** RESEARCH TRACK *****

[Monday, July 9, 2007]

*** Keynote Address (TBA)


*** Session 1: Design Methodology, Foundations

* "Novel Mathematics-Inspired Algorithms for Self-Adaptive
   Peer-to-Peer Computing"
   Steve Ko, Indranil Gupta (University of Illinois at Urbana
   Champaign),
   Yookyung Jo (Cornell University)

* "Self-Organizing Replica Placement - A Case Study on Emergence"
   Klaus Herrmann (University of Stuttgart)

* "A Space- and Time-Continuous Model of Self-organizing Robot Swarms
   for Design Support"
   Heiko Hamann, Heinz Woern (University of Karlsruhe)

* "A nonlinear multi-agent system designed for swarm intelligence :
   the logistic MAS"
   Rodolphe Charrier, Francois Charpillet, Christine Bourjot (LORIA -
   Nancy University)


*** Session 2: Provocative Ideas

* "Text and Graphics Control on a Paintable Computer"
   William Butera (Intel Corporation)

* "Neural Network of a Cognitive Crow: An interacting map based
   architecture"
   Vishwanathan Mohan, Pietro Morasso (University of Genova)

* "Evolution of Cooperative Information Gathering in Self-Replicating
   Digital Organisms"
   Benjamin Beckmann, Philip McKinley, David Knoester, Charles Ofria
   (Michigan State University)


*** Session 3: Synchronization/Desynchronization

* "Firefly-inspired Heartbeat Synchronization in Overlay Networks"
   Ozalp Babaoglu, Toni Binci (University of Bologna),
   Mark Jelasity (University of Szeged and HAS),
   Alberto Montresor (University of Trento)

* "Desynchronization: Self-Organizing Algorithms for Periodic Resource
   Scheduling"
   Ankit Patel, Julius Degesys, Radhika Nagpal (Harvard University)

* "Clustering Distributed Energy Resources for Large-Scale Demand
   Management"
   Elth Ogston (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam),
   Astrid Zeman, Mikhail Prokopenko, Geoffrey James (CSIRO ICT Center)


[Tuesday, July 10, 2007]

*** Session 4: P2P Systems

* "Merging Intra-Planetary Index Structures: Decentralized
   Bootstrapping of Overlays"
   Anwitaman Datta (NTU Singapore)

* "An Amortized Tit-For-Tat Protocol for Exchanging Bandwidth instead
   of Content in P2P Networks"
   Pawel Garbacki, Dick Epema (Delft University of Technology),
   Maarten van Steen (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)

* "Aggregation Dynamics in Service Overlay Networks"
   Pietro Michiardi (Institut Eurecom),
   Paul Marrow, Richard Tateson, Fabrice Saffre (British Telecom)


*** Session 5: Data Collection and Aggregation

* "Shruti: Self-Adaptation of Aggregation Aggressiveness in
   Hierarchical Aggregation Systems"
   Praveen Yalagandula (HP Labs),
   Mike Dahlin (The University of Texas at Austin)

* "A Self-Organizing Approach to Distributed Network Community Mining"
   Bo Yang (Jilin University),
   Jiming Liu (University of Windsor)

* "Self-Organized Data-Gathering Scheme for Multi-Sink Sensor Networks
   Inspired by Swarm Intelligence"
   Yuichi Kiri, Masashi Sugano, Masayuki Murata (Osaka University)


*** Panel 1 (TBA)


*** Session 6: Combinatorial Optimization

* "On Scaling Multi-Agent Task Reallocation Using Market-Based
   Approach"
   Rajesh Karmani, Timo Latvala, Gul Agha (University of Illinois at
   Urbana-Champaign)

* "Distributed Frequency Assignment Using Cooperative
   Self-Organization"
   Gauthier Picard, Marie-Pierre Gleizes, Pierre Glize (Institut de
   Recherche en Informatique de Toulouse (IRIT))

* "An Adaptive Strategy for Resource Allocation Modeled as Minority
   Game"
   Ka-man Lam, Ho-fung Leung (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)


*** Session 7: Management and Control

* "Controlling Access to Preserve QoS in a Self-Aware Network"
   Erol Gelenbe, Georgia Sakellari (Imperial College London),
   Maurizio D'Arienzo (University of Napoli "Federico II")

* "Leveraging Resource Prediction for Anticipatory Dynamic
   Configuration"
   Vahe Poladian, David Garlan, Mary Shaw, Bradley Schmerl (Carnegie
   Mellon University),
   Joao Sousa (George Mason University)

* "Towards Supporting Interactions between Self-Managed Cells"
   Alberto Schaeffer-Filho, Emil Lupu, Naranker Dulay, Sye Loong Keoh,
   Morris Sloman (Imperial College London),
   Steven Heeps, Stephen Strowes, Joe Sventek (University of Glasgow)


[Wednesday, July 11, 2007]

*** Panel 2 (TBA)

*** Session 8: Security

* "Identifying Malicious Peers Before It's Too Late: A Decentralized
   Secure Peer Sampling Service"
   Gian Paolo Jesi, David Hales (University of Bologna),
   Maarten van Steen (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)

* "STORM: A Secure Overlay for P2P Reputation Management"
   Aina Ravoaja, Emmanuelle Anceaume (IRISA)

* "e-SAFE: An Extensible, Secure and Fault Tolerant Storage System"
   Sandip Agarwala, Arnab Paul, Umakishore Ramachandran, Karsten Schwan
   (Georgia Institute of Technology)



***** WORK-in-PROGRESS TRACK *****

*** WiP Session 1: SOFTWARE ENGINEERING AND MULTIAGENT SYSTEMS

* "Designing Self-Organising Emergent Systems based on Information
   Flows and Feedback-loops"
   T. De Wolf, T. Holvoet (Univ. of Leuven, Belgium)

* "Toward Requirements Engineering for SelfOrganizing MultiAgent
   Systems"
   J. Seudeikat, W. Renz (Univ. of Hamburg, Germany)

* "On the Problem of Over-clustering in Tuple-based Coordination
   Systems"
   R. Menezes (Florida Institute of Tech., USA), M. Casadei, M. Viroli
   (Univ. of Bologna, Italy),
   R. Tolksdorf (Freie Univ. of Berlin, Germany)

* "Task Selection in Multi-agent Swarms using Adaptive Bid Auctions"
   P. Dasgupta, M. Hoeing (Univ. of Nebraska, USA)

* "Self-Adapting Resource Bounded Distributed Computations"
   N. Jamali, X. Zhao (Univ. of Saskatechwan, Canada)

* "Continuous Space-Time Semantics for Adaptive Program Execution"
   J. Bachrach, J. Beal (MIT, USA)


*** WiP Session 2: SELF-ADAPTATION

* "Adaptive Self-optimization in Distributed Dynamic Environments"
   W. Trumier, A. Pietzowski, B. Satzgerg (Univ. of Augsburg, Germany)

* "Root Cause Isolation for Self Healing in J2EE Environments"
   U. Bellur, A, Agrawal (IIT Bombay, India)

* "A Weighted Voting Mechanism for Action Selection Problem in
   Self-Adaptive Software"
   M. Salehie, L. Tahvildari (Univ. of Waterloo, Canada)

* "Self-Adaptive Systems for Information Survivability: PMOP and
   AWDRAT"
   H. Shrobe, R. Laddaga (MIT, USA),
   R. Balzer, N. Goldman, D. Wilie, M. Tallis (Teknowledge, USA)

* "Self-Adapting Context Definition"
   N. O'Connor, R. Cunningham, V. Cahill (Trinity College Dublin,
   Ireland)

* "Self-optimizing Peer-to-Peer Networks with Selfish Processes"
   S. Ghosh (Univ. of Iowa, USA)

* "A Self-Adaptive Extensible Embedded Processor"
   L. Bauer, M. Shafique, J. Henkel (Univ. of Karlsruhe, Germany)


*** WiP Session 3: SELF-ORGANIZATION

* "Scalable and efficient network self-configuration in BioANS"
   M. Breza, J. Mc Cann (Imperial College, UK), R. Anthony (Greenwich
   Univ., UK)

* "Self-organizing Virtual Macro Sensors"
   N. Bicocchi, M. Mamei, F. Zambonelli (Univ. Modena e Reggio Emilia,
   Italy)

* "Biologically inspired Self-Organized Blob Structures on Amorphous
   Computers"
   M. Valvassori (Univ. Paris 8, France)

* "Robot Search in 3D Swarm Construction"
   J. Werfel (Harvard Univ., USA)

* "Towards Cooperative, Self-Organised Replica Management"
   D. Hales, A. Marcozzi (Univ. of Bologna, Italy), G. Cortese (Univ. of
   Rome, Italy)

* "In Search of Simplicity: A Self-Organizing Group Communication
   Overlay"
   M. Ripeanu (Univ. of British Columbia, Canada),
   A. Iamnitchi (Univ. of South Florida, USA),
   I. Foster (Argonne National Lab., USA),
   A. Rogers (Univ. of Chicago, USA)

* "Meta-Regression: A Framework for Robust Reactive Optimization"
   D. McClary, V. Syrotiuk, M. Kulhaci (Arizona State University, USA)



***** APPLICATIONS TRACK *****

* "Emergence of Smooth Pursuit using Chaos"
   B. Duran, G. Sandini, G. Metta (Italian Institute of Technology,
   Italy)

* "Distributing Genome Sequence Databases with a Publish/Subscribe
   Middleware"
   C. Wang, B. B. Zhou, F. Brites, B. Liu, A. Zomaya (Univ. of Sidney,
   Australia)	

* "Self-Organizing Information Matching in InformANTS"
   R. Hilscher, S. Brueckner, T. Belding, V. Parunak (NewVectors LLC,
   USA)

* "A Field-Based Versus a Protocol-Based Approach for Adaptive Task
   Assignment Applied in an AGV Transportation System"
   D. Weyns, N. Boucke, T. Holvoet, B. Demarsin (Univ. of Leuven,
   Belgium)

* "No Free Lunch For Topology: Improving ICE Service Selection in a P2P
   System"
   J. Dowling, S. Haridi (SICS, Sweden), J. Sacha (Trinity College
   Dublin, Ireland)

* "Adaptive SSL: Design, Implementation and Overhead Analysis"
   C. Lamprecht, A. Van Moorsel (Univ. of Newcastle, UK)



***** TUTORIALS *****

[Sunday, 8 July 2007]
[Morning]

* Tutorial 1: "Global-to-local Programming: Design and Analysis for
   Amorphous Computers"
   Radhika Nagpal and Daniel Yamins (Harvard University)

* Tutorial 2: "Introduction to Complex Systems and Applications to
   Engineering"
   Yaneer Bar-Yam (New England Complex Systems Institute - NECSI)


[Afternoon]

* Tutorial 3: "Engineering Self-Organizing Applications (ESOA)"
   Sven A. Brueckner and H. Van Dyke Parunak (NewVectors, LLC)

* Tutorial 4: "Peer-to-peer Systems and Gossip Algorithms"
   Mark Jelasity (Hungarian Academy of Science and University of
   Szeged)

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Best regards,
Hermann de Meer


-- 
Patrick G. Wuechner, Research Fellow
   Computer Networks and Computer Communications, Prof. de Meer,
   http://www.net.fmi.uni-passau.de
   University of Passau, GERMANY

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