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CISMA 2015 : First International Workshop on the Convergence of Cloud computing, Internet of Things and Social Media (CISMA 2015)


When Oct 28, 2015 - Oct 30, 2015
Where Daejon, South Korea
Submission Deadline Aug 15, 2015
Notification Due Sep 6, 2015
Final Version Due Sep 15, 2015

Call For Papers

CISMA 2015: First International Workshop on the Convergence of Cloud computing, Internet of Things and Social Media (October 28-30, 2015, Daejeon, South Korea)
** Extended deadline: August 15, 2015 ***

Submission URL:

CISMA 2015 is in conjunction with the 6th International Conference on Cloud Computing (CloudComp 2015). Accepted workshop papers will be published in the CloudComp Conference Proceedings and by Springer-Verlag in the Lecture Notes of ICST (LNICST). Selected best papers will be further considered for possible publication in the special issue on "Cloudified and Software Defined 5G Networks: Architecture, Solutions, and Emerging Applications"of Springer Mobile Networks and Applications (MONET) journal (SCIE-indexed, IF:1.496)
In recent years Internet of things, cloud computing and social media are converging to open a new horizon of ubiquitous sensing, computing and social interaction to support better communication and collaboration among people and things. The combination of cloud computing and IoT can enable ubiquitous sensing services and powerful processing of sensing data streams beyond the capability of individual “things”, thus stimulating innovations in both fields. The combination of social network and cloud can provide a new way of resource sharing through social interactions. The combination of social network and IoT can make all things socialized – social relationships will exist between people and things, and between things and things. Finally, the convergence of these technologies will become a reality, through the fifth generation (5G) mobile technologies that are envisaged to lead to higher‐level users’ experiences, significantly supporting increased data rates (i.e. peak data rates of 10 Gb/s). However, there exist several challenges and design issues that need to be resolved to utilize the full potential of this converging paradigm. We seek high quality papers that were not published elsewhere and have scientific values relevant to several topics of interest including, but not limited to, the following:

* Big data processing techniques for convergence paradigm
* Resource Management for social IoT-Cloud platform
* Interconnection of IoT with social network and 5G environments
* System design issues and modeling for convergence paradigm
* Trust and security in cloud-based social network platform
* Architecture of IoT-Cloud in 5G access technologies
* QoE/QoS management for convergence paradigm
* Data mining algorithms for automated decision making
* Assistive technologies and healthcare services in convergence paradigm
* Emerging IoT-cloud services and Applications
* Context-aware services for convergence paradigm
* Methods for IoT object abstraction, and modeling in convergence paradigm

General Co-chairs:

Mohammad Mehedi Hassan, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia
Giancarlo Fortino, University of Calabria, Italy
Yang Xiang, Deakin University, Australia

Publicity Co-Chairs:

Majed Alrubaian, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia
Md. Abdur Razzaque, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Technical Program Committee ( To be added more)

Jemal Abawajy, Deakin University, Australia
Jeorge Parra, Ikerlan, Spain
Dewan Tanvir Ahmad, University of North Carolina, USA
Majdi Rawashdeh, New York University, Abu Dhabi
Sana Ullah, Polytechnic Institute of Porto, Portugal
Md. Abdur Razzaque, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
Md. Zakirul Alam Bhuiyan, Central South University, China
Atif Alamri, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia
Shawon Rahman, University of Hawaii, USA
Ziaush Shamszaman, National University of Ireland Gateway, Ireland
Md. Abdul Hamid, Taibah University, Madina
Guiyi Wei, Zhejiang Gongshang University, China
Mukaddim Pathan, Telstra Corporation Limited
Muhammad Mostafa Monowar, King Abdulaziz University, KSA
Abdulmotaleb El Saddik, University of Ottawa, Canada
Raffaele Gravina, University of Calabria, Italy
Antonio Liotta, Technical University of Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Wenfeng Li, Wuhan University of Technology, China
Giuseppe Di Fatta, University of Reading, UK
Sergio Ochoa, University of Chile, Chile
Carlos Palau, Politechnique of Valencia, Spain,
Valeria Loscrì, INRIA, France
Antonio Guerrieri, University of Calabria, Italy
Giandomenico Spezzano, ICAR-CNR, Italy

Manuscript Preparation and Paper Submission

Papers submitted to CISMA workshop must not have been previously published and must not be currently under consideration for publication elsewhere. Authors are invited to submit original papers of up to 6 pages in PDF format. Submission implies that at least one of the authors will register and present the paper at the conference. Papers should be submitted through CloudComp 2015 website at Papers must be formatted using the SPRINGER Author's Kit at

Important Dates
Paper submission: July 31, 2015
Notification of acceptance: August 20, 2015
Camera ready submission: September 15, 2015
Workshop Date: October 28-30, 2015

Mohammad Mehedi Hassan:
Majed Alrubaian:

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