ICWS 2016 News

[7/2/2016] IEEE 23rd International Conference on Web Services (ICWS) Best Paper Award and Best Student Paper Award Announced

Best Paper Award
Probabilistic Approach for Diversifying Web Services Discovery and Composition
    H. Naim, M. Aznag, M. Quafafou, N. Durand

Best Paper Award Runner-up
A Bloom Filter-Powered Technique Supporting Scalable Semantic Service Discovery in Service Networks
    J. Zhang, R. Shi, W. Wang, S. Lu, Y. Bai, Q. Bao, T.J. Lee, K. Nagaraja, N. Radia
SIM: An Automated Approach to Improve Web Service Interface Modularization
    A. Ouni, Z. Salem, M. Soui, K. Inoue

Best Student Paper Award
A Dispute Arbitration Protocol Based on a Peer-to-Peer Service Contract Management Scheme
    J. Zou, Y. Wang, M. Orgun

Best Student Paper Award Runner-up
SeCo-LDA: Mining Service Co-occurrence Topics for Recommendation
    Z. Gao, Y. Fan, C. Wu, W. Tan, J. Zhang, Y. Ni, B. Bai, S. Chen
iBalloon: Efficient VM Memory Balancing as a Service
    Q. Zhang, L. Liu, G. Su, A. Iyengar, J. Ren

[7/2/2016] IEEE TC-SVC Outstanding Leadership Award Announced

IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Services Computing (TC-SVC) Outstanding Leadership Award was given to Dr. Michael Goul, Arizona State University, USA.

[7/2/2016] IEEE TC-SVC Outstanding Services Award Announced

IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Services Computing (TC-SVC) Outstanding Services Award was given to Dr. Jia Zhang, Carnegie Mellon University - Silicon Valley, USA.

[7/2/2016] Services Society 2016 Stephan S. Yau Services Computing Award Announced

Services Society 2016 Stephan S. Yau Services Computing Award was given to Dr. Ernesto Damiani, University of Milan, Italy. The award is sponsored by Services Society and the corresponding year’s conferences.

[7/2/2016] Services Society 2016 Peter Chen Big Data Young Researcher Award Announced

Services Society 2016 Peter Chen Big Data Young Researcher Award was given to Dr. Wei Tan, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, USA. The award is sponsored by Services Society and the corresponding year’s conferences.

[6/30/2016] IEEE ICWS 2016 Top 5 Picks Papers Announced

IEEE International Conference on Web Services (ICWS) 2016 awards the Top 5 Picks Papers for the year:

A Bloom Filter-Powered Technique Supporting Scalable Semantic Service Discovery in Service Networks
    Jia Zhang, Runyu Shi, Weiyi Wang, Shenggu Lu, Yuanchen Bai, Qihao Bao, Tsengdar J. Lee, Kiran Nagaraja, Nimish Radia (CMU, NASA and Ericson, USA)
A Dispute Arbitration Protocol Based on a Peer-to-Peer Service Contract Management Scheme
    Jun Zou, Yan Wang, Mehmet Orgun (Macquaire, Australia)
iBalloon: Efficient VM Memory Balancing as a Service
    Qi Zhang, Ling Liu, Gong Su, Arun Iyengar, Jianchun Ren (Georgia Tech and IBM, USA)
Probabilistic Approach for Diversifying Web Services Discovery and Composition
    Hafida Naim, Mustapha Aznag, Mohamed Quafafou, Nicolas Durand (Aix-Marseille, France)
SeCo-LDA: Mining Service Co-occurrence Topics for Recommendation
    Zhenfeng Gao, Yushun Fan, Cheng Wu, Wei Tan, Jia Zhang, Yayu Ni, Bing Bai, Shuhui Chen (Tsinghua and CMU, USA)

[6/28/2016] IEEE ICWS/SCC/CLOUD/BigdataCongress/MS/SERVICES 2016 Advance Program V9

IEEE ICWS/SCC/CLOUD/BigdataCongress/MS/SERVICES 2016 Advance Program V9 is published. Please see Advance Program item under Conference section.

[6/26/2016] IEEE ICWS/SCC/CLOUD/BigdataCongress/MS/SERVICES 2016 Advance Program V8

IEEE ICWS/SCC/CLOUD/BigdataCongress/MS/SERVICES 2016 Advance Program V8 is published. Please see Advance Program item under Conference section.

[6/17/2016] IEEE ICWS/SCC/CLOUD/BigdataCongress/MS/SERVICES 2016 Advance Program V7

IEEE ICWS/SCC/CLOUD/BigdataCongress/MS/SERVICES 2016 Advance Program V7 is published. Please see Advance Program item under Conference section.

[6/16/2016] IEEE ICWS/SCC/CLOUD/BigdataCongress/MS/SERVICES 2016 Advance Program V6

IEEE ICWS/SCC/CLOUD/BigdataCongress/MS/SERVICES 2016 Advance Program V6 is published. Please see Advance Program item under Conference section.

[6/15/2016] IEEE ICWS/SCC/CLOUD/BigdataCongress/MS/SERVICES 2016 Advance Program V5

IEEE ICWS/SCC/CLOUD/BigdataCongress/MS/SERVICES 2016 Advance Program V5 is published. Please see Advance Program item under Conference section.

[6/11/2016] IEEE ICWS/SCC/CLOUD/BigdataCongress/MS/SERVICES 2016 Advance Program V4

IEEE ICWS/SCC/CLOUD/BigdataCongress/MS/SERVICES 2016 Advance Program V4 is published. Please see Advance Program item under Conference section.

[6/8/2016] IEEE ICWS/SCC/CLOUD/BigdataCongress/MS/SERVICES 2016 Advance Program V4

IEEE ICWS/SCC/CLOUD/BigdataCongress/MS/SERVICES 2016 Advance Program V3 is published. Please see Advance Program item under Conference section.

[6/8/2016] IEEE ICWS/SCC/CLOUD/BigdataCongress/MS/SERVICES 2016 Conference Banquet as Cruise Dinner

IEEE ICWS/SCC/CLOUD/BigdataCongress/MS/SERVICES 2016 Conference Banquet will be organized as private Cruise Dinner on 6/30. California Hornblower is one of the West Coast's largest and most luxurious dining yachts. Linens, china and beautiful table settings complete the ambiance and make the California Hornblower one of the most unique dining experiences in San Francisco.

[4/26/2016] ICWS 2016 Research Track Paper List Announced

ICWS 2016 program committee has finished the review process. The acceptrance rate of Research Track is 13%. Below please find the accepted Research Track papers. Congratulations to the authors!

10260 A Personalized Service for Scheduling Express Delivery Using Courier Trajectories
10275 User Preference Based Link Inference for Social Network
10281 On Implementing a Text-Database-As-a-Service
10300 Time-aware Collaborative Poisson Factorization for Service Recommendation
10307 BPCS: A Block-based Service Process Caching Strategy to Accelerate the Execution of Service Processes
10383 SeCo-LDA: Mining Service Co-occurrence Topics for Recommendation
10409 Asymmetric Correlation Regularized Matrix Factorization for Web Service Recommendation
10424 Incremental Composition for Adaptive by-Design Service Based Systems
10444 SocialMix: Supporting Privacy-aware Trusted Social Networking Services
10453 iBalloon: Efficient VM Memory Balancing as a Service
10456 Probabilistic Approach for Diversifying Web Services Discovery and Composition
10481 What Do Client Developers Concern When Using Web APIs? An Empirical Study on Developer Forums and Stack Overflow
10507 Indoor Localization Service based on the Data Fusion of Wi-Fi and RFID
10513 SIM: An Automated Approach to Improve Web Service Interface Modularization
10528 Mining Bilateral Patterns as Priori Knowledge for Efficient Service Composition
10543 A LDA-SVM Active Learning Framework For Web Service Classification
10625 A Service Recommendation Algorithm Based on Modeling of Implicit Demands
10691 Automatic Hierarchical Reinforcement Learning for Efficient Large-scale Service Composition
10708 Scaling up Web Service Composition with the Skyline Operator
10711 X-Check: A Novel Cross-browser Testing Service based on Record/Repaly
10718 Constraints-driven Service Composition in Mobile Cloud Computing
10728 Group Recommendations Based on Comprehensive Latent Relationship Discovery
10743 Strong Social Component-Aware Trust Sub-network Extraction in Contextual Social Networks
10774 Mashup Service Clustering Based on an Integration of Service Content and Network via Exploiting a Two-level Topic Model
10795 CrowdRec: Trust-aware Worker Recommendation in Crowdsourcing Environments
10797 FairPlay: Services Migration with Lock-free Mechanisms for Load Balancing in Cloud Architectures
10801 A Dispute Arbitration Protocol Based on a Peer-to-Peer Service Contract Management Scheme
10823 A Bloom Filter-Powered Technique Supporting Scalable Semantic Service Discovery in Service Networks
10839 An Intelligent QoS Identification for UntrustworthyWeb Services Via Two-phase Neural Networks
10841 Multi-Tenant Access and Information Flow Control for SaaS

[4/26/2016] IEEE New Policy on paper title when submitting to FTP site

IEEE just announced a New Policy: when you submit your camera-ready paper to IEEE FTP site, please make sure that paper title REMAIN the SAME as stated in the Acceptance Notice that is sent to IEEE publisher. Papers uploaded to the IEEE FTP site with changed paper titles will NOT be accepted. Please understand this requirement is mandatory.

[4/26/2016] 2016 IEEE ICWS Camera Ready Paper Submission FTP Website

The following is a URL link to the "Author's Final Paper Formatting and Submission Instructions" Webpage (Online Author Kit) for 2016 IEEE International Conference on Web Services (ICWS 2016):

http://www.ieeeconfpublishing.org/cpir/authorKit.asp?Facility=CPS_June&ERoom=ICWS+2016

[4/16/2016] 2016 IEEE ICWS notifications

IEEE ICWS 2016 Program Committee is still in the final discussion phase. This year we have received a big number of numbers, and the pc members have been debating for papers with different review results and trying to reach consensus. Notifications will be sent out in the following several days. Thanks a lot for your patience.

[1/24/2016] 2016 IEEE ICWS will apply a new C2J direct publication model

GREAT NEWS: In 2016, Services Computing community will work with IEEE Transactions on Service