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PDSCbook 2010 : Performance and Dependability in Service Computing: Concepts, Techniques and Research Directions


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Submission Deadline Mar 1, 2010
Notification Due Mar 15, 2010
Final Version Due Jun 15, 2010
Categories    SOA   web services   distributed systems   dependabilty

Call For Papers

** Call for Book Chapter Proposals **


To be published by IGI Global

Book web site:

PROPOSAL SUBMISSION DEADLINE (Abstract): March 1, 2010 (extended deadline)

The book is a research-oriented introduction to the main
challenges related to performance and dependability in
service computing and to directions for future investigation.
It is intended for specialists from both academy and industry
interested in performance and dependability issues in
the context of service computing.
The book is intended for an audience of researchers and
engineers who are interested in distributed computing, databases,
and e-Business (primary application areas of service-oriented computing)
and graduate students who wish to learn and spot the opportunities for
their studies in this emerging research and development area.
The book will also be of general interest to anyone using the
service paradigms for software development, particularly in developing
high performance and dependable applications.

The book content will be organized in three main parts: foundations,
engineering and deployment. The first part will address research issues
concerning conceptual and methodological aspects of service computing.
The second part will focus on advances in service computing technology
and implementation including monitoring and testing aspects.
The third part will be devoted to the deployment of service computing as a platform.
Recommended topics for chapters include, but are not limited to, the list below.
- Models, methodologies, and tools for performance evaluation of service-oriented
- System and service dependability
- Security and privacy issues and concerns
- Integration of dependability and security concepts
- QoS and SLA in service-oriented computing
- Real-time issues in service-oriented computing
- System engineering issues (including energy aspects) in service-oriented computing
- Self-adaptive service-oriented architectures
- Performance and dependability issues for pervasive service-oriented computing
- Implementation and deployment technologies
- Real-world experiences
- Criticism on current models and technologies

Chapter proposal submission: March 1, 2010 (extended deadline)
Notification of acceptance: March 15, 2010
Full chapter submission: June 15, 2010
Review results to authors: August 30, 2010
Revised chapte submission: September 30, 2010
Final Acceptance notification: October 15, 2010
Submission of final chapters: October 30, 2010

Official book web site:
IGI book web site:

Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit on or before
March 1, 2010, a 2-3 page chapter proposal in printable PDF format
clearly explaining the mission and concerns of the proposed chapter.
Authors of accepted proposals will be notified by March 15, 2010 about
the status of their proposal and sent chapter organizational guidelines.
Full chapters (8000-10000 words) are expected to be submitted by June 15, 2010.
All submissions must describe original work, not published or currently under review.
All submissions must be in printable PDF format and written in English.
All submitted chapters will be reviewed on a double-blind peer review basis.
Please note that the final chapters are to be provided in MS Word format,
according to the IGI Global standards. Directions for preparing the manuscript
and for submitting it are available on the book Web site
Inquiries and submissions can be forwarded by e-mail to any
of the book editors at

Valeria Cardellini, Università di Roma “Tor Vergata”, Italy
Emiliano Casalicchio, Università di Roma “Tor Vergata”, Italy
Kalinka Regina Lucas Jaquie Castelo Branco, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil
Júlio Cezar Estrella, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil
Francisco José Monaco, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil

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