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* Third Call for Papers
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* IWSOS 2012
* 6th International Workshop on Self-organizing Systems
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* Technical co-sponsors: IFIP, Euro-NF
*
* http://iwsos2012.ewi.tudelft.nl/
*
* Delft, The Netherlands
* March 15-16, 2012
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* Paper Submission Deadline: October 26, 2011
* Submission open: http://edas.info/N11145
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** Scope

The main theme of the workshop is to discover the network science
behind self-organizing systems, to facilitate and advance the
understanding, learning, modeling, and analysis of self-organizational
processes in nature (e.g., metabolic, DNA, brain networks) and to apply
the knowledge of self-organization to man-made networks and systems.

The workshop scope includes, but is not limited to, the following topical
areas in self-organizing systems:

- Modeling& analysis
- Applications& service providers& management
- Risks and security

Building on the success of its predecessors, this workshop aims at
bringing together leading international researchers to create a visionary
forum for discussing the future of self-organization in networked systems.
To make IWSOS 2012 a success, we invite the submission of full or short
manuscripts that present original research results or research ideas on
the theme of self-organizing systems.

** Key Topics

- Design and analysis of self-organizing and self-managing systems
- Inspiring models of self-organization in nature and society
- Structure, characteristics and dynamics of self-organizing networks
- Evolutionary principles of the (future, emerging) Internet
- Techniques and tools for modeling self-organizing systems
- Robustness and adaptation in self-organizing systems
- Self-organization in complex networks like peer-to-peer, sensor,
ad-hoc, vehicular and social networks
- User and operator-related aspects of man-made self-organizing systems
- Self-organizing multi-service networks and multi-network services
- Control of self-organizing systems
- Methods for configuration and management of large, complex networks
- Decentralized power management in the smart grid
- Self-protection, self-configuration, diagnosis, and healing
- Self-organizing group and pattern formation
- Self-organizing mechanisms for task allocation, coordination and
resource allocation
- Self-organizing information dissemination and content search
- Security and safety in self-organizing networked systems
- Risks and limits of self-organization
- The human in the loop of self-organizing networks

** Important Dates

Submission deadline: October 26, 2011
Notification: December 14, 2011
Camera-ready papers due: January 04, 2012
Conference: March 15-16 2012

** Papers

IWSOS 2012 invites submission of full or short manuscripts that present
original research results or research ideas, and that have not been
previously published or are currently under review by another conference
or journal. Any previous or simultaneous publication of related material
should be explicitly noted in the submission. All papers must be submitted
in PDF format. Submissions will be peer reviewed by at least three members
of the international program committee and judged on originality,
significance, interest, clarity, relevance, and correctness.

The Springer “LNCS Proceedings” style should be used for submission.
Templates for LaTeX and Word are available athttp://tiny.cc/qiohy.

Full papers should describe original research results. Submissions should
be full-length papers up to 12 pages using the LNCS style (including
figures, references, and a short abstract).

Short Papers should be position papers, challenging papers, and papers
presenting first results. The papers must be up to 6 pages length (LNCS
style, including all figures and references), and must include a short
abstract.

** Proceedings

The proceedings will be published by Springer-Verlag in their Lecture Notes
in Computer Science (LNCS) series. At least one of the authors of each
accepted paper must attend IWSOS 2012 to present the paper.

** Committees

* General Chairs

Piet Van Mieghem, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
David Hutchison, Lancaster University, United Kingdom

* Program Chairs

Fernando Kuipers, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
Poul Heegaard, NTNU-Trondheim, Norwegian University of Science and
Technology, Norway

* Publicity Chairs

Maria Kihl, Lund University, Sweden
Karin Anna Hummel, University of Vienna, Austria (on leave) and
Marie Curie Fellow at ETH Zurich, Switzerland

* Local Organization

Christian Doerr, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
Huijuan Wang, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
Wendy Murtinu-van Schagen, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

* Steering Committee

Hermann de Meer, University of Passau, Germany
David Hutchison, Lancaster University, UK
Bernhard Plattner, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
James Sterbenz, University of Kansas, USA
Randy Katz, UC Berkeley, USA
Georg Carle, TU Munich, Germany (IFIP TC6 Representative)
Karin Anna Hummel, University of Vienna, Austria (on leave)
and Marie Curie Fellow at ETH Zurich, Switzerland

* Technical Program Committee (more to be added)

Ozalp Babaoglu, University of Bologna
Yuriy Brun, University of Washington
Raissa D’Souza, University of California, Davis
Falko Dressler, University of Innsbruck
Stefan Dulman, Delft University of Technology
Schahram Dustdar, Vienna University of Technology
Wilfried Elmenreich, University of Klagenfurt
Alois Ferscha, University of Linz
Carlos Gershenson, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Salima Hassas, University of Lyon
Boudewijn Haverkort, University of Twente
Bjarne Helvik, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Tom Holvoet, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Guy Leduc, University of Liège
Hein Meling, University of Stavanger
Juval Portugali, Tel Aviv University
Christian Prehofer, Fraunhofer ESK
Hiroki Sayama, Binghamton University
Marcus Schöller, NEC Europe Ltd.
Paul Smith, Lancaster University
Ioannis Stavrakakis, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Bosiljka Tadic, Jozef Stefan Institute
Marc Timme, Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization
Vito Trianni, National Research Council – CNR
Maarten van Steen, VU University Amsterdam
Huijuan Wang, Delft University of Technology

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