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AAMAS WS on Service Oriented Computing: Agents, Semantics And Engineering: Submission deadline approaching soon

From: Rainer Unland <rainer.unland@icb.uni-due.de>
Date: Wed, 24 Feb 2010 20:13:15 +1300
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The 8th International Workshop on
to be held at the 9th International Joint Conference on AUTONOMOUS 
MULTIAGENT SYSTEMS (AAMAS-2009) Toronto Canada, May 10-14 2010,
Please realize that we had to shorten the submission deadline by a week. 
For those who cannot make it till the 28 February we will still accept 
the paper till 7 March as long as we are informed about the possible 
paper submission till 28 February. The problem is that the AAMAS 
organizers need the final version of the papers by 28 February. 
Moreover, the deadline for early registration will end on 12 March. We 
will try our best to inform you about the outcome of our review process 
by 11 March but cannot guarantee that, especially not if we get the 
paper pretty late. Thus, be prepared to have to pay a slightly higher 
fee if you don't want to register for the workshop and AAMAS without 
knowing the result of the review process for your paper. Also, make sure 
that you can revise your paper till 28 March. This deadline cannot be 
extended any further.
Submission Deadline
Acceptance Notification
Final Version Submission Deadline Workshop held 	28 Feb 2010 (7 March 
2010 (see above))
20 March 2010
27 March 2010
11 May 2010

The purpose of this workshop is to present and discuss the recent 
significant developments at the intersections of Multi-agent Systems, 
Semantic Technology, and Service-oriented Computing, and to promote 
cross-fertilization of techniques. In particular, the workshop aims at 
identifying techniques from Multi-agent System and Semantic Technology 
research that will have the greatest impact on automating 
service-oriented application construction and management, focusing on 
critical challenges such as service quality assurance, reliability, and 
The Service-Oriented Computing: Agents, Semantics, and Engineering 
(SOCASE) workshop continues the theme of the previous SOCASE workshops 
successfully held at AAMAS'09, AAMAS'08 and AAMAS'07, the SOCABE 
workshops held at AAMAS'06, AAMAS'05 and the WSABE workshops held at 
AAMAS'04 and AAMAS'03, with an expanded theme reflecting the wide 
spectrum of issues of the cross section between agent-based and 
service-oriented paradigms.
We invite papers on all aspects relating to the overlap of Agent 
Technology, Semantic Web Services, and Service-oriented Computing. 
Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
* Agent-oriented architectures, frameworks, and infrastructures for 
distributed service-oriented software and Semantic Web systems
* Agent-oriented modeling and design methods and tools for 
service-oriented software and
Semantic Web development
* Web services and Semantic Web technologies and standards for 
multi-agent system design, development, and integration
* Agent-enabled adaptation, evolution, and optimization of services and 
* Agent-based service description, advertisement, matchmaking, 
discovery, and brokering
* Agent-based service composition, orchestration, and choreography
* Agent-based monitoring and exception-handling for service execution 
and delivery
* Agent-based negotiation and management of Quality of Service and 
Service Level Agreements
* Deployment and distribution of agent-based service systems and 
service-oriented agent systems
* Agent-based service business models, application scenarios and demos 
(e.g. in e-Business, e-Science, Enterprise, Telecom, etc.), and lessons 
* Ontology matching for service discovery, negotiation, orchestration, 
composition, and execution
* Ontology generation, hearing and reasoning, and ontology-oriented 
dynamic mediation among agents
Submission is to be done electronically. The detailed instructions are 
provided at the SOCASE'10 web page 
Contact Zakaria Maamar (Zakaria.Maamar@zu.ac.ae) for help if required.
Submitted papers have a page limit of 15 pages and should be formatted 
according to LNCS specification. Authors should submit the manuscript in 
PDF format. Instructions and templates can be found at 
Submissions will be peer-reviewed by three reviewers per paper. 
Selection criteria will include:
Relevance, significance, impact, originality, technical soundness, 
quality of presentation. Some preference may also be given to papers 
which address emergent trends or important common themes, or which 
enhance balance of workshop topics. Since this is associated with the 
AAMAS conference, accepted papers must be of real relevance to the 
multi-agent research community. Accepted papers will be published in the 
workshop proceedings. Similarly to the previous years the SOCASE 2010 
post-proceedings will be published with Springer's LNCS, subject to an 
appropriate number and quality of submissions. A selection of best 
papers will also be invited to submit extended and enhanced versions of 
the papers to a special issue of a major international journal.
* Rainer Unland, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
  (point of contact: rainer.unland@icb.uni-due.de)
* Ryszard Kowalczyk, Swinburne University, Australia
* Michael Huhns, University of South Carolina, USA
* Zakaria Maamar, Zayed University, UAE
* Quoc Bao Vo, Swinburne University, Australia
* Mohan Baruwal Chhetri, Swinburne University, Australia
* Stanislaw Ambroszkiewicz, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
* Taleb Bendiab, Liverpool John Moores University, UK
* M. Brian Blake, University of Notre Dame, USA
* Ivona Brandic, Vienna University of Technology, Austria
* Cherif Branki, University of West Scotland - Paisley, UK
* Frances Brazier, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
* Owen Cliffe, University of Bath, UK
* Christian Derksen, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
* Frank Dignum, University of Utrecht, The Netherlands
* Virginia Dignum, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
* Antonio Garcia Dominguez, University of Cadiz,
* Torsten Eymann, University of Bayreuth, Germany
* Christian Guttmann, Monash University, Australia
* Benjamin Hirsch, Berlin University of Technology, Germany
* Matthias Klusch, German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence, 
* Winfried Lamersdorf, University of Hamburg, Germany
* Tim Lessner, University of Scotland - Paisley, UK
* Wathiq Mansoor, American University of Dubai, Dubai
* Lars Moench, University of Hagen, Germany
* Ganna Monakova, University of Stuttgart, Germany
* Volker Nissen, Technical University of Ilmenau, Germany
* Andreas Oberweis, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
* Guadalupe Ortiz-Bellot, University of Cadiz, Spain
* Sascha Ossowski, University Rey Juan Carlos, Span
* Julian Padget, University of Bath, UK
* Marcin Paprzycki, Systems Research Institute of the Polish Academy of 
Sciences, Poland
* Dana Petcu, Western University of Timisoara, Romania
* Thomas Quillinan, Thales Netherlands, Netherlands
* Munindar Singh, North Carolina State University, USA
* Sebastian Stein, University of Southampton, UK
* Huaglory Tianfield, Glasgow Caledonian University, UK
* Ingo Timm, Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany
* Alexander Walz, University of Stuttgart, Germany
* Danny Weyns, K.U. Lueven, Belgium
* Franco Zambonelli, Universita' di Modena e Reggiio Emilia, Italy

Prof. Dr. Rainer Unland 
University of Duisburg-Essen 
Institute for Computer Science and Business Information Systems (ICB) 
Practical Computer Science, especially Data Management Systems and Knowledge Representation 
Schuetzenbahn 70 
45117 Essen, Germany 
Tel.: (+49) 201-183 3421 
Fax: (+49) 201-183 4460 
IP-Tel. Skype: unlandr
Email: Rainer.Unland   at  icb.uni-due.de 
WWW: http://www.cs.uni-essen.de/dawis/ 

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