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6th Cloud Control Workshop

8 December, 2014 - 11 December, 2014

6th Cloud Control Workshop, Dec 8-11 (one day), 2014

The 6th Cloud Control Workshop is aimed to foster multidisciplinary research in cloud management, or Cloud Control, leveraging expertise in areas such as distributed systems, control theory, autonomic computing, systems management, mathematical statistics, energy management, performance management, and many more. By providing an understanding of the research challenges ahead and by fostering multi-disciplinary research collaborations, the ambition is to shape the future of cloud management. Expected attendees are leading researchers from any scientific discipline with potential to contribute to this multidisciplinary topic.

Workshop Format
For the first time in this workshop series, the The 6th Cloud Control Workshop is open for contributed papers. The workshop will include invited and contributed presentations as well as discussion sessions. The workshop will be held during one day in conjunction with the 7th IEEE/ACM Conference on Utility and Cloud Computing (UCC 2014). Accepted papers will be published in the main UCC 2014 proceedings, published by the IEEE Computer Society, USA, and made available online through the IEEE Digital Library.

Keynote Speakers

  • John Wilkes, Google
  • (Two additional names are to be confirmed)

The workshop will take place on some day during the UCC 2014 conference (preliminary December 8). Workshop attendance requires UCC 2014 registration, which gives admission to all UCC 2014 activities, including all workshops.

Call for papers
The call for papers is available here.

Workshop Details

Important dates
Paper submissions: 25 July, 2014 (Firm, no extensions)
Notification of acceptance: 29 August, 2014
Early registration deadline (main UCC 2014 registration): 29 September, 2014

Paper submission
Paper submission is performed through EasyChair. Submitted papers must represent original unpublished research that is not currently under review for any other conference or journal. Papers not following these guidelines will be rejected without review and further action may be taken, including (but not limited to) notifications sent to the heads of the institutions of the authors and sponsors of the conference.

Paper format
Contributed papers should be maximum of 6 pages in length (in IEEE format). Additional pages may be purchased (in some circumstances) subject to approval by the proceedings chair.
Manuscripts may not exceed 8 letter size (8.5 x 11) pages including figures, tables and references using the IEEE format for conference proceedings (print area of 6-1/2 inches (16.51 cm) wide by 8-7/8 inches (22.51 cm) high, two-column format with a 3/8 inch (0.81 cm) space between them, single-spaced 10-point Times fully justified text).

Paper selection
Contributed papers will be selected based on reviews provided by the workshop’s Program Committee. Evaluation criteria include novelty, scientific quality, and relevance to the workshop topic. For inclusion in the workshop program and the conference proceedings, at least one author of each accepted submission must register and attend the workshop.

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8 December, 2014
11 December, 2014
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Erik Elmroth


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