IEEE Latin America Conference on Cloud Computing and Communications (LatinCloud 2013)

The Cloud Computing and Communications paradigm has defined unprecedented business models, promoting on-demand computing resource allocation, elastic scaling, and elimination of up-front costs. Capitalizing on paradigms such as virtualization, utility computing, grid computing, and service oriented architectures, cloud computing and communications has already changed the way we compute and communicate. To cope with numerous technological challenges for the support of diverse services and application, the Second IEEE Latin America Conference on Cloud Computing and Communications (LatinCloud 2013) invites your submission.

Topics Of Interest

Prospective authors are cordially invited to submit their original contributions covering completed or ongoing work related to the field of cloud computing and communications. The topics include but are not limited to:

  • Cloud architectures
  • Infrastructure core services
  • SaaS/PaaS/IaaS/NaaS
  • Public, private, and hybrid clouds
  • Cloud-based multimedia services
  • Green Clouds
  • Cloud management
  • Mobile Cloud services
  • Social network in Clouds
  • Federated Clouds
  • Virtualization platforms
  • Middeware for cloud environments
  • Network architecture for data center
  • Optical interconnects
  • Mechanisms and protocols to support QoS/QoE
  • Service level agreements and business models
  • Resource provisioning and scheduling
  • Cloud platforms and testbeds
  • Load balancing
  • Policy driven service/resource life-cycle management
  • Privacy and security
  • Measurement and Monitoring
  • Dependability and fault tolerance
  • Performance evaluation and modeling
  • Applications and services enabled by virtualized infrastructures
  • Data management in Clouds
  • Metadata and schemas
  • Service-oriented architecture in Cloud computing
  • Service composition and orchestration
  • Management of scientific models and workflows
  • Cloud computing and communications in industry and IT business

Paper submission

We solicit submission of high-quality full papers reporting original and novel research results on all above topics. Papers must be written in English, unpublished and not submitted elsewhere. Full papers must be formatted as the standard IEEE double-column conference template and submitted exclusively in PDF on JEMS (https://jems.sbc.org.br/home.cgi?c=1894) at the IEEE LatinCloud 2013 page. A maximum of 6 pages are allowed for each paper, including all illustrations and references. PLEASE NOTE: To be published in the IEEE Latin Cloud Conference Proceedings and IEEE Xplore®, an author of an accepted paper is required to register for the conference at the full (member or non-member) rate and the paper must be presented by an author of that paper at the conference unless the TPC Chair grants permission for a substitute presenter arranged in advance of the event and who is qualified both to present and answer questions. Non-refundable registration fees must be paid prior to uploading the final IEEE formatted, publication-ready version of the paper. For authors with multiple accepted papers, one full registration is valid for up to 3 papers. Accepted and presented papers will be published in the IEEE Latin Cloud Conference Proceedings and submitted to IEEE Xplore®.

Important dates

  • Paper Submission: Oct. 1st, 2013 Oct. 15th, 2013
  • Acceptance Notification: Nov. 15th, 2013
  • Final Version: Nov. 30th, 2013
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