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SOSE 2017 is seeking for three types of submissions:

Regular Research Papers
Industry Practice / Case Study papers
Survey and Emerging Subject Tutorial Papers

Topics for each type of papers are given below. 

A. Regular Research Papers

Research papers should be no more than 10 pages in length. The topics include, but are not limited to, the following:

Track 1: Methods, Languages, and Tools for process-based SOC systems

Business process integration, alignment & management in SOAs

Methods and techniques to bridge the gap between business processes and - SOC-based implementations

Methods, languages & tools for building process-based SOC systems

Modelling and simulation of service-oriented systems

Integration of services into process-based environments

Service interoperability, composibility, quality, reliability

Service reuse and service patterns

Metrics and measurement of services, QoS, and QoE

Runtime verification, validation, monitoring

Testing on-the-fly and policy enforcement

Static and dynamic analysis of service infrastructure

Debugging of service-oriented systems

Dynamic service delivery, deployment and evolution

Service mobility, scalability, elasticity, and security

Operation and governance for large-scale service-oriented systems

Adaptation, control and optimization in service-oriented systems

Modernization, migration, and servicetization of legacy systems

Service-oriented system engineering for large-scale analytics

Social and collaborative engineering of services systems

Service-oriented engineering of emergent systems

Service-oriented engineering and clouds and mobile clouds

Service-oriented engineering and frog computing

Project cost estimation of service-oriented system

Track 2: Advanced models and infrastructures in SOC engineering

Requirement modelling of services


Semantic-enabled process and service engineering

Data-driven service engineering

Model-driven development of service-oriented systems

End-user development and mashup of software services

Lifecycle models, reusability, and scalability for services

Web services for Web/Internet of Things

Coordination and cooperation of services

Efficient scheduling of services

Engineering service-based cyber-physical systems

Services infrastructure for big data

Services infrastructure for virtualisation

Services infrastructure for artificial intelligence

Services infrastructure for virtual reality

Services infrastructure for deep learning

Dependable service engineering

Service engineering in embedded systems

Application of SOC in sensor networks

Mobile cloud services and SOC

Empirical studies

Track 3: Intelligent Services for Smart World

Smart Home, Smart Office, Smart City 

Intelligent services and architectures 

Intelligent service provision model

Smart systems programming models and methodologies 

Swarm Intelligence 

Context-aware services 

Nature-inspired intelligent services 

Knowledge representation and reasoning

Block chain

Lightweight cryptography

Track 4: Internet Virtual Computing Environment

 Architecture of Internet-based virtual computing environment

 Resource virtualization, organization and collaboration

 Programming models, languages, tools and platforms

 Security, dependability, and reliability

 Trust, reputation and incentive mechanism

 Computational properties and theories of

 Software engineering for Internet applications

 Large scale computing and analytics

 Elastic computing and Cloud computing

Track 5: Social Networking Services

Location-Based social networks 

Human mobility modeling and mining 

Recommendation systems for service computing 

Human-centric Sensing 

Intelligent socially-aware and community-aware systems 

Security, privacy, safety and legal issues

Event detection and predication in social networks

Track 6: Service-based Cyber-Physical Systems

 Software and system engineering for CPS

 Mobile Services for CPS

 System modelling and simulations

 Data Management for CPS

 Dependable network and system architectures for CPS

 Internet of things and machine-to-machine communications

B. Industry Practice / Case Study Papers

SOSE 2017 encourages papers report industry practice, case studies, empirical research and practical experiences in service engineering are invited. Industry papers and case studies should be between 6-10 pages in length. The topics include, but not limited to, the following:

Enterprise business architecture and solution frameworks

Platforms and tools for system and software engineering

Case studies, experiments and evaluation of service-oriented system

Innovative service applications and experiences

Service-oriented E-commerce

Service-oriented Financial Technology

C. Survey and Emerging Subject Tutorial Papers

In addition to regular research paper and industry practice/case study paper sessions, SOSE 2017 also accepts submission of survey and tutorial papers, which review the state-of-the-art of the research on service engineering as well as the related emerging paradigms and technologies. These papers should summarize the recent research advance in service engineering from different perspectives, identify the open issues and future trends and challenges in the field. SOSE 2017 also encourages discussion papers which target at the visions on future related issues, including the emerging paradigms, technologies and applications. Papers should be no more than 10 pages in length.

The topics include, but not limited to, the following:

Theoretical and technical foundation of service-oriented systems

Methodology and engineering principles of service-oriented systems

Testing, verification, validation and QA in the development of service-oriented systems

Construction, deployment, operation, maintenance and evolution of service-oriented systems

Measurements and metrics of QoS in service-oriented systems

Governance and policies in service-oriented software development

Engineering techniques and tools to support the publishing, discovery and composition of services

Architectural and detail designs of services and code generation of service software