Call for Research Papers

ICSOC 2018 - The 16th International Conference on Service-Oriented Computing

ICSOC, the International Conference on Service-Oriented Computing, is the premier international forum for academics, industry researchers, developers, and practitioners to report and share groundbreaking work in service-oriented computing. ICSOC fosters cross-community scientific excellence by gathering experts from various disciplines, such as business-process management, distributed systems, computer networks, wireless and mobile computing, cloud computing, cyber-physical systems, networking, scientific workflows, services science, data science, management science, and software engineering.

ICSOC 2018, the 16th event in this series, will take place in Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China on November 12-15, 2018. Following on the ICSOC tradition, it will feature visionary keynote presentations, research and industry presentations, workshops, tool demonstrations, tutorials, and a PhD track.

Topics of Interest

ICSOC 2018 seeks outstanding, original contributions, including theoretical and empirical evaluations, as well as practical and industrial experiences, with emphasis on results that solve open research problems and have significant impact on the field of service-oriented computing. Specific topics of interest include but are not limited to:

1. Service Engineering 2. Run-time Service Operations and Management 3. Services and Data 4. Services on the Cloud 5. Services in the Internet of Things 6. Services in Organizations, Business, and Society 7. Services at the Edge

Paper Submission

The conference solicits outstanding original research and practice papers on all aspects of service-oriented computing. Papers should clearly demonstrate the research or practical contribution, the relevance to the field, and the relationship to prior work. Submitted papers will be evaluated according to their rigor, significance, originality, technical quality, and exposition. All papers will be reviewed by at least three members of the Program Committee.

Papers should be formatted according to Springer’s LNCS Formatting Guidelines. Submissions must be in English and not exceed 15 pages including all references and figures. All papers must be submitted electronically in PDF to the Conference Submission System.

For each accepted paper, at least one author must attend the conference and present the paper. The deadline for identifying and registering this individual author will be at the time when the camera-ready version is submitted.

Best Paper Award

The Best Paper Award, sponsored by Springer, will be given to the paper that the Program Committee judges to be the best in quality, execution, and impact among all the accepted papers in the conference.

Important Dates


All accepted papers will be included in the Conference Proceedings published by Springer Verlag in the Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) series.


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