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WANDS workshop -- final CFP

From: Paolo Missier <pmissier@cs.man.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 10 Feb 2010 10:28:27 +0000
Message-ID: <4B728A4B.9050008@cs.man.ac.uk>
To: public-xg-prov@w3.org
Hi everybody,
  while I am pretty sure I have advertised this workshop in the past, I 
have the feeling that this is not familiar to some of the people on this 
So there it goes again, with apologies for possible redundant posting.

WANDS is the 1st International Workshop on Workflow Approaches for New 
Data-Centric Science and is co-located with SIGMOD.

It is jointly co-chaired by Vasa Curcin (Imperial, UK), Sue Davidson 
(UPenn) and myself (Manchester).

The CFP is attached.

*Deadline: March 2nd*

best wishes,  -Paolo

* Call for Papers *

WANDS 2010
1st International Workshop on Workflow Approaches for New Data-Centric Science
workshop site: http://wands2010.doc.ic.ac.uk
inquiries: wands10@easychair.org

Held in conjunction with SIGMOD 2010
Indianapolis, IN, USA, June 6th, 2010

*Keynote* by Prof. Bertram Ludaescher, UC Davis

Note a slight change to paper format and submission guidelines:
We invite full research or experience papers (up to 12 pages), or short papers (up to 6 pages) describing research in progress, formatted
using the ACM proceedings style (http://www.acm.org/sigs/publications/proceedings-templates)

The workshop aims at clarifying the role of workflow technology in accelerating science, by providing effective means to automate data management tasks on a large scale. Thus, it sits at the intersection between process management for scientific applications, and data management. 
A number of innovative, but uncoordinated, efforts in data-centric workflows have made their mark on the scientific and business world in recent years. The goal of this workshop is to use these efforts to start bringing together a research community around the theoretical foundations,  technology development,  and domain applications of workflow systems in the context of large-scale data management for science.

In this spirit, we seek contributions from both researchers and practitioners on all aspects of data and process management that contribute towards this goal. More specifically, relevant topics include, but are not limited to, the following:

- Role of workfows in data analytics, mining and statistics 
- Performance estimation and optimization of workflow execution
- Scalability of workflow-based solutions on very large data sets
- Role of metadata in static profiling of dataflows
- Impact of, and new requirements for, workflow technology on open science
- Workflow warehousing, indexing, searching, and mining 
- Workflows for service orchestration
- Mapping workflows to cloud computing environments
- In-database workflow execution
- User interaction models for complex eScience: visibility vs. commoditization
- Workflow repurposing and reuse
- Privacy models for data-centric workflows
- Workflow semantics
- Workflows as invisible middleware
- Workflows in Service-oriented life sciences
- Component-based business intelligence
- Sensor data processing
- Data integration and provenance tracking in medical research

Submission deadline: *March 2nd*
Authors notification: April 30th
Deadline for camera-ready copy: May 28th
Workshop: June 6th

We invite full research or experience papers (up to 12 pages), or short papers (up to 6 pages) describing research in progress, 
formatted using the ACM proceedings style (http://www.acm.org/sigs/publications/proceedings-templates)

The workshop proceedings will be part of the SIGMOD DISC distribution  and will be included in the ACM DL.

Paolo Missier, University of Manchester, UK
Vasa Curcin, Imperial College London, UK
Susan Davidson, University of Pennsylvania, USA

Program Committee
Wil van der Aalst, University of Eindhoven, Netherlands
Loretta Auvil, University of Illinois, USA
Rajkumar Buyya, University of Melbourne, Australia
Jinjun Chen, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
Sarah Cohen-Boulakia, Univ. Paris Sud, France 
Mick Correl, Dana Farber Institute, USA
Juliana Freire, University of Utah, USA
Venkatesh Ganti, Microsoft Research, USA
Michael Gertz, University of Heidelberg, Germany
Moustafa Ghanem, Nile University, Cairo, Egypt
Fosca Giannotti, IST – CNR, Italy
Carole Goble, University of Manchester, UK
Paul Groth, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
Yike Guo,  Imperial College London, UK
Jan Hidders, Technical University of Delft, Netherlands
Matt Jones, UCSB, USA
Shiyong Lu, Wayne State University, USA
Alex Michie, Erasmus Institute, Netherlands
Luc Moreau, University of Southampton,  UK
Beth Plale, Indiana University, Bloomington, USA
Omer Rana, Cardiff University, UK
David De Roure, University of Southampton,  UK
Anthony Rowe, IDBS Ltd, UK
Yogesh Simmhan, Microsoft Research, USA
Philippe Soares, Wyeth, France 
Jacek Sroka, University of Warsaw, Poland
Vlado Stankovski, University of Ljubljana,  Slovenia
Douglas Thain,	 University of Notre Dame, USA
Lizhe Wang, Indiana University, USA
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