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GECON 2024 : GECON 2024 : 20th Intl Conf on Economics of Grids, Clouds, Systems and Services

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Conference Series : Grid Economics and Business Models
 
Link: http://gecon2024.gecon-conference.org/
 
When Sep 26, 2024 - Sep 26, 2024
Where Rome, Italy
Submission Deadline Jun 15, 2024
Notification Due Jul 12, 2024
Final Version Due Jul 26, 2024
Categories    cloud   distributed systems   services   economy
 

Call For Papers

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20th International Conference on

Economics of Grids, Clouds, Systems & Services

http://2024.gecon-conference.org

26-27. September 2024, Roma Italy

Springer LNCS Proceedings

Fast Track for several Journals in Computer Systems and E-Commerce

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First Call for

- full papers,

- short papers (work-in-progress papers),

- special topic sessions,

- tutorials, and for

- poster presentations.


GECON 2024 builds upon the very successful tradition of the

conference previous editions (http://www.gecon-conference.org)

since 2003. GECON solicits contributions that are

interdisciplinary, combining business and economic aspects

with engineering and computer science related themes.


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Important Deadlines

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Deadlines for full papers and short papers (work-in-progress papers) ares:


- Paper abstract submission deadline: June 1st, 2024

- Full Paper and Short Paper (work-in-progress) submission deadline: June 15th,

2024

-Poster submission deadline (Extended abstract and poster) submission

deadline July 12th, 2024

- Notification of acceptance of papers: July 12th, 2024

- Camera Ready deadline: July 26th, 2024

- Poster Submission for accepted papers deadline: July 26th, 2024


Deadlines for special topic session proposals and tutorial proposals are:


- Special topic session proposal deadline: May 1st, 2024

- Tutorial proposal deadline: May 1st, 2024



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Topics of Interest

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As a global market for infrastructures, platforms, and

software services emerge, the need to understand and deal with

its implications and its interdisciplinary challenges is

quickly growing. To address this, GECON encourages the

submission of papers, which combine at least one

economic/legal area and one technologic area. GECON list of

areas includes but is not limited to:


-Economics-

Trustworthiness of services

Ecosystem economics

Incentive design, strategic behaviour & game theory

Market mechanisms, auctions models, and bidding languages

Economic efficiency

Techno-economic analysis and modelling

Pricing schemes and revenue models

Preemptible computing

Metering, accounting, and billing

Cost-benefit analysis

Automated trading and bidding support tools

Trust, reputation, security, and risk management

Performance monitoring, optimization, and prediction

Economics of Open Data

Trustworthiness and Assurances for Quality of Data

Economic impact of distributed storage solutions

Energy efficiency

Sustainability

Business models and strategies

Decision support

Ecosystems


-Law and Legal Aspects-

Standardisation, interoperability, and legal aspects

Service level Agreements (SLAs)

Negotiation, monitoring, and enforcement

Governance of ecosystems

Privacy

Data sovereignty


-Clouds, Grids, Systems and Services-

IaaS, SaaS, PaaS and Federation of resources

Vertical scaling, burstable computing, vertical elasticity

Resource management: allocation, sharing, and scheduling

Capacity planning

Virtualization and containers

Service science, management and engineering (SSME)

Software engineering

Security


-Applications and Technologies Transforming the Economy-

Generative AI and its economic impact

Generative AI and Trust

AI-enabled computing continuum from Cloud to Edge

AI and power demand

Smart grids, smart cities, and smart buildings

Energy-aware infrastructures and services

Fog, edge, cloud computing

Micro-services, serverless computing

Internet-of-Things

Blockchains

Community networks

Social networks

Social computing

Shared public infrastructures for knowledge exchange:

(e.g. IPFS, Origin Trail, Decentralised Knowledge Graphs)

Big data

Reports on industry test-beds and operational markets

Data stream ingestion and complex event processing

Open source

Modelling, Simulation and Decision-making of Clouds, Systems and Services



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Publication and Submission Guidelines for Papers

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Original full papers and short papers (work-in-progress papers),

which are not currently under review by another conference, will

be considered. Manuscripts will be reviewed based on technical

merit, originality, and relevance. Past acceptance rates have

been around 30 per cent in recent years.


Full papers and short papers (work-in-progress papers) shall be

submitted using the Springer LNCS format. Submitted full papers

should not exceed 12 pages and WIP papers should not exceed 8

pages (including references and appendices). For further

details, visit the GECON 2024 web page.


Paper submissions are managed through EasyChair at

https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=gecon2024.


The proceedings will be published by Springer LNCS.


Extended versions of up to 10 accepted papers in the Computer

Science field will be invited for publication in a special

issue of the

- Elsevier Journal of Future Generation Computing Systems.

For papers targeting mainly business and economic aspects, a

special issue of the

- Springer Electronic Markets Journal or the

- Elsevier Electronic Commerce Research and Applications

- Springer Electronic Commerce Research

with up to 15 papers is foreseen.


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Submission Guidelines for Special Topic Session Proposals

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GECON 2024 looks for proposals for special topic sessions. With

the objective of encouraging alternative forms of participation

that can increase the opportunity to discuss technical topics

and new ideas in a round table atmosphere, we solicit special

topic proposals.


The special topic sessions program seeks to provide venues for

specialist groups to meet, to generate focused discussion on

specific sub-areas within the economics of distributed systems,

and to engage in community-building activities. Special sessions

should provide a discussion forum for researchers in topics

related to topics of the conference, either on specific research

themes, or in emerging areas of research.



Special topic sessions can be used, for example, for giving the

opportunity to all participants to present intermediate/final

results of projects, finding partners to establish collaborative

research and innovation projects.


Special topic session proposals should describe briefly

objectives or purpose, importance of the topic, and strategies

to facilitate participation in the discussion.


The Special Topic session participants can write a joined

paper or submit individual papers for the conference proceedings.


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Submission Guidelines for Tutorial Proposals

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GECON 2024 looks for tutorial proposals on topics related to the

conference topics. The tutorials are supposed to give

PhD students an overview about existing concepts, challenges, and

future research directions.


Tutorial proposals should provide a title, an abstract, and a

table of content.


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/Poster Submissions/

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Poster presentations provide a unique opportunity for PhD

students and young researchers to present their ongoing work and

to receive constructive feedback from their peers as well as

experts in the field (including academics and practitioners) at

the GECON conference.


Authors of accepted full papers and short papers

(work-in-progress papers) are also welcome to present their work

in poster sessions, giving them a higher visibility then just giving a talk.

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