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IEEE MS - Coimbra Satellite Session 2015 : IEEE 4th International Conference on Mobile Services 2015 - Coimbra Satellite Session


When Jun 3, 2015 - Jun 3, 2015
Where Coimbra, Portugal
Submission Deadline Apr 10, 2015
Notification Due Apr 25, 2015
Final Version Due Apr 30, 2015
Categories    communications   networking   software engineering   mobile

Call For Papers

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IEEE 4th International Conference on Mobile Services 2015 (IEEE MS 2015) - Coimbra Satellite Session
June 3, 2015, Coimbra, Portugal

Wireless and ubiquitous connectivity have enabled mobile computing and Internet access on the go as a life-enhancing and indispensable experience of modern life. More than 50 billion devices, in more than 200 device types, will likely be connected to the Internet by 2020 as integral components of a new generation of high-value application services for consumers and enterprises. API-defined mobile services have become essential ubiquitous services consumption and delivery enablers for many industries and government organizations worldwide. The 2015 IEEE International Conference on Mobile Services (MS) aims at providing an international forum that is dedicated to exploring different aspects of mobile services (from business management to computing systems, algorithms, and applications) and to promoting technological innovations in research and development of mobile services, including, but not limited to, wireless & sensor networks, mobile & wearable computing, mobile enterprise & eCommerce, ubiquitous collaborative & social services, machine-to-machine & Internet-of-things clouds, cyber-physical integration, and big data analytics for mobility-enabled services.

List of topics
Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

- Mobility identity & access mechanism
- Context- and location-aware middleware
- Agent technologies in ubiquitous, wearable, and mobile services
- Messaging, media streaming, and event management middleware for mobile devices
- Mobility API integration, brokerage, and management
- Mobile backend as a service (MBaaS) and mobile app platform
- Reliability, availability, serviceability, scalability, and disaster recovery for mobile services
- Knowledge acquisition, discovery, matching, composition, and analytics for mobile services

- Software architectures, programming framework, and operational models for mobile services
- Asset and configuration management of mobile devices
- Data management & integration for mobile services
- Big data analytics for mobility-enabled services
- Queries, transactions, and workflows in mobile services
- Performance & capacity management for mobile services
- Security & performance healthcheck for mobile services
- Service catalog, SLA, and compliance management for mobile services
- DevOps and operations management for mobile services

[User experience]
- User interfaces and usability for mobile applications and services
- Multimodal interfaces (speech, video kinetic, tactile)

- IoT-enabled services & industrial transformation (e.g., connected vehicles, clinical remote monitoring, assisted living, building automation, traffic management, asset management, etc.)
- IoT-enabled management of the physical world
- Innovative mobile, ubiquitous, and wearable applications
- Mobile social networking
- Ubiquitous collaborative & social services
- Mobile Web
- Services based on ad hoc and sensor networks
- Community based computing
- Personal-area services and applications

- Dependability and Security
- Service-Oriented Architecture support for mobile services
- Trust models for mobile services
- Localization and tracking
- Application-level energy management for mobile devices

Important dates
* Full Paper Submission Due Date: April 10, 2015 (extended!)
* Decision Notification on papers (Electronic): April 25, 2015
* Camera-Ready Copy & registration Date: April 30, 2015

Paper Submission

We invite high-quality English-language submissions of regular research papers, roadmaps, visionary papers, experience reports, industrial/academic reflections, and tool demos. Submissions must follow the IEEE CS proceedings style as per IEEE 8.5 x 11 manuscript guidelines and accepted manuscripts must be under 4 or 8 pages. All submitted manuscripts will be peer-reviewed by 3 reviewers. Accepted and presented papers from the Coimbra Satellite Session will appear in the proceedings of the IEEE 4th International Conference on Mobile Services 2015 (MS 2015) at New York, USA which will be indexed by EI in IEEE Xplore. At least one author of each accepted paper is required to register to the IEEE 4th International Conference on Mobile Services 2015 (MS 2015), New York, USA. It is expected that the author will do a paper discussion at Coimbra, Portugal on June 3, 2015 as well as a formal paper presentation at New York, USA on June 27 – July 2, 2015.

All papers must be submitted via the confhub submission system. Please refer to the MS 2015 website ( for details on the submission procedure.

Selected papers will be invited for extension and inclusion in a special issue of a related journal.

MS 2015 Coimbra Satellite Session Chairs
Marilia Curado, University of Coimbra, Portugal
Nuno Laranjeiro, University of Coimbra, Portugal

Arrangements and Publicity Chairs
Naghmeh Ivaki, University of Coimbra, Portugal
João Vilela, University of Coimbra, Portugal

Program committee (under construction)
- Andrea Ceccarelli, University of Florence, Italy
- Carlos Baquero, University of Minho, Portugal
- Domenico Cotroneo, University of Naples Federico II, Italy
- Eduardo Coelho Cerqueira, Federal University of Pará, Brazil
- Francesco Buccafurri, Mediterranean University of Regio Calabria, Italy
- Ivan Ganchev, University of Limerick, Ireland
- Maria João Nicolau, University of Minho, Portugal
- Marco Serafini, Qatar Computing Research Institute, Qatar
- Noélia Correia, University of Algarve, Portugal
- Nuno Garcia, University of Beira Interior, Portugal
- Pedro Brandão, University of Porto, Portugal
- Rossitza Goleva, Technical University of Sofia, Bulgaria
- Rui Aguiar, University of Aveiro, Portugal
- Vincent Naessens KU Leuven, Belgium
- Vinicius Cunha Borges, Federal University of Goiás, Goiânia-GO, Brazil
- Xabiel Paneda, Universidad de Oviedo, Gijon, Spain

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