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(This CfP is sent by Hermann de Meer, University of Passau,  Germany.
Apologies for multiple copies.)

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

                          9-11 July 2007
                        Boston, Mass., USA

                      REGISTRATION DETAILS

*** Early Registration:  until Monday, May 21, 2007
*** Online Registration:

                         ADVANCE PROGRAM

***** 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
   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
   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
   Ankit Patel, Julius Degesys, Radhika Nagpal (Harvard University)

* "Clustering Distributed Energy Resources for Large-Scale Demand
   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
   Rajesh Karmani, Timo Latvala, Gul Agha (University of Illinois at

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

* "An Adaptive Strategy for Resource Allocation Modeled as Minority
   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
   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 *****


* "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
   J. Seudeikat, W. Renz (Univ. of Hamburg, Germany)

* "On the Problem of Over-clustering in Tuple-based Coordination
   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
   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,

* "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)


* "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,

* "Biologically inspired Self-Organized Blob Structures on Amorphous
   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
   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)


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

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

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

* "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,

* "No Free Lunch For Topology: Improving ICE Service Selection in a P2P
   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]

* 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
   Yaneer Bar-Yam (New England Complex Systems Institute - NECSI)


* 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


Best regards,
Hermann de Meer

Patrick G. Wuechner, Research Fellow
   Computer Networks and Computer Communications, Prof. de Meer,
   University of Passau, GERMANY

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