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ACSOS 2020
Mon 17 - Fri 21 August 2020

The 1st IEEE International Conference on Autonomic Computing and Self-Organizing Systems (ACSOS) provides a forum to share the latest research results, ideas and experiences in autonomic, self-adaptive, and self-organizing systems.

ACSOS was founded in 2020 as a merging of the two long-running IEEE ICAC and SASO conferences, bringing together the two leading communities in this research space.

The Doctoral Symposium provides an international forum for PhD students working in ACSOS-related research fields to present their work to a diverse audience of leading experts in the field, to gain both insightful feedback and discussion points around their research as well as the invaluable experience of presenting new research to an international audience. The symposium has a strong history, though ICAC and SASO, of connecting young researchers with highly experienced peers to forge connections which can last for many years.

PhD students are invited to submit a two-page abstract, with another page for references, which should use the below format to describe the key motivation of their research, the major contribution (either actual or expected, depending on the research stage), discuss their methodology, and present the current status of the research. Authors of accepted papers will have the opportunity to present their work both at the doctoral symposium and in brief at the main conference itself, offering a very wide audience for their research.

Students at any stage of their PhD are welcome to submit. Reviews, feedback, and expectations will be adapted appropriately to the relative stage of each submission.

Mentoring Program

This year the Doctoral Symposium will employ a mentoring program, in which every author of an accepted paper will be paired with an experienced mentor from the community. Mentors will help introduce the student to the community, offer extended discussion of their research objectives and career opportunities, and will host their students throughout the event to help gain the best experience from an international conference.

Symposium Organisers

Phyllis Nelson, California State Polytechnic University Pomona, USA - prnelson@cpp.edu
Barry Porter, Lancaster University, UK - b.f.porter@lancaster.ac.uk

Review Committee

Jean Botev, University of Luxembourg
Phyllis Nelson, California State Polytechnic University Pomona, USA
Barry Porter, Lancaster University, UK

Dates
Plenary
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Tue 18 Aug
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17:45 - 18:45: Lunch/DinnerCatering
18:45 - 19:10: PhD Lightning TalksDoctoral Symposium at Presentation Room A
Chair(s): Phyllis NelsonCalifornia State Polytechnic University Pomona, Barry PorterLancaster University
18:45 - 19:10
Doctoral Symposium

Wed 19 Aug
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16:15 - 16:45: Coffee BreakCatering
16:45 - 17:45: PhD Symposium Session ADoctoral Symposium at Presentation Room C
Chair(s): Barry PorterLancaster University, Phyllis NelsonCalifornia State Polytechnic University Pomona
16:45 - 17:05
Doctoral symposium paper
Doctoral Symposium
Martin NeumayerUniversität Augsburg
17:05 - 17:25
Doctoral symposium paper
Doctoral Symposium
17:25 - 17:45
Doctoral symposium paper
Doctoral Symposium
Richard NordsiekXITASO GmbH IT & Software Solutions
17:45 - 18:45: Lunch/DinnerCatering
18:45 - 20:00: PhD Symposium Session BDoctoral Symposium at Presentation Room C
Chair(s): Phyllis NelsonCalifornia State Polytechnic University Pomona, Barry PorterLancaster University
18:45 - 19:10
Doctoral symposium paper
Doctoral Symposium
Simon ReichhuberChristian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel
19:10 - 19:35
Doctoral symposium paper
Doctoral Symposium
Mohammadreza RasolroveicyPolytechnique Montréal
19:35 - 20:00
Live Q&A
Doctoral Symposium
20:00 - 20:15: Coffee BreakCatering

Fri 21 Aug
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15:00 - 16:00: PhD Symposium Session C Doctoral Symposium at Doctoral Symposium Friday Venue
Chair(s): Barry PorterLancaster University
15:00 - 15:15
Talk
Doctoral Symposium
Martin PfannemüllerUniversity of Mannheim
15:15 - 15:30
Talk
Doctoral Symposium
Hunza ZainabUniversity of Iowa
15:30 - 15:45
Talk
Doctoral Symposium
15:45 - 15:50
Talk
Doctoral Symposium
Smita VijayakumarUniversity of Cambridge
15:50 - 15:55
Talk
Doctoral Symposium
15:00 - 16:00: PhD Symposium Session DDoctoral Symposium at Doctoral Symposium Friday Venue B (replaces Presentation Room B)
Chair(s): Miaoqing HuangUniversity of Arkansas
15:00 - 15:15
Talk
Doctoral Symposium
Fabiana RossiUniversity of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy
15:15 - 15:30
Talk
Doctoral Symposium
Étienne HouzéTélécom Paris
15:30 - 15:35
Talk
Doctoral Symposium
Bento Rafael SiqueiraFederal University of São Carlos
15:35 - 15:40
Talk
Doctoral Symposium
Nathaniel MorrisOhio State University
15:40 - 15:45
Talk
Doctoral Symposium
Krishanu SarkerGeorgia State University
15:45 - 15:50
Talk
Doctoral Symposium
Eduardo RomeroOhio State University
16:00 - 17:00: Doctoral School Professional Development TalksDoctoral Symposium at Doctoral Symposium Friday Venue
Chair(s): Barry PorterLancaster University, Miaoqing HuangUniversity of Arkansas
16:00 - 16:15
Talk
Doctoral Symposium
Timothy WoodGeorge Washington University
16:15 - 16:30
Talk
Doctoral Symposium
Miaoqing HuangUniversity of Arkansas
16:30 - 16:45
Talk
Doctoral Symposium
K R JayaramIBM Research, USA
16:45 - 17:00
Talk
Doctoral Symposium
Phyllis NelsonCalifornia State Polytechnic University Pomona

Camera Ready Submission

 

STEP 1: Important Dates

  • At least one author per paper must early pay the registration fee by July 22, 2020.
  • Failure to register will result in your paper not being included in the proceedings.
  • Final camera-ready manuscripts must be submitted by July 22, 2020.

 

STEP 2: Page Limits

Your final paper must follow the page limits listed in the following table:

Paper Type

ID Code

Page Limit

(including References)

Extra Pages Allowed

Doctoral Symposium Abstract

D

3

NA

 

 

STEP 3: Formatting Your Paper

  • Submitted abstracts should not exceed 200 words.
  • Final submissions to ACSOS 2020 must be formatted in US-LETTER page size, must use the two-column IEEE conference proceedings format, and must be prepared in PDF format. Microsoft Word and LaTeX templates are available at the IEEE “Author Submission Site” HERE. The templates are available on the left-hand-side tab “Formatting Your Paper”.
  • Please, DO NOT include headers/footers or page numbers in the final submission.

 

STEP 4: Submitting Your Final Version

  • Once the format of your paper has been verified and validated, you may submit your final version.
  • All papers should be submitted using the submission system provided by IEEE “Author Submission Site” HERE.
  • After you login to the IEEE “Author Submission Site”, please, follow the instructions as you click the “Next” button on the top right corner of the site. Please, enter the following information exactly as appeared on your paper:

1)    Paper ID (ID Code from the above table + Paper ID from EasyChair, e.g., D_1234),

2)    Names of authors, affiliations, countries, E-mail addresses,

3)    Titles, and abstracts.

 

STEP 5: Submitting a Signed Copyright Release Form

1)    Paper's full title

2)    All authors names

3)    Conference title: 2020 IEEE International Conference on Autonomic Computing and Self-Organizing Systems (ACSOS 2020)

4)    Signature (on appropriate line)

  • The signed IEEE Copyright-release Form (eCF) should be submitted together with your camera-ready manuscripts on July 22, 2020.

 

If you have any questions about the above procedures, please contact the Publications Chair Esam El-Araby: esam@ku.edu.

 

Note: Please complete each of the above steps - the conference organizers will not be responsible if your paper is omitted from the proceedings, is not available online on IEEE Xplore, or is subject to additional processing costs, if these steps are not performed.

Call for Participation

Important Dates

Paper submission deadline:	June 3, 2020    
Notification to authors:	June 24, 2020   
Camera Ready Deadline:		July 8, 2020    
ACSOS Conference:		August 17-21, 2020   

Submission Instructions

Submissions should use the IEEE Computer Society Press format https://www.ieee.org/conferences/publishing/templates.html and should be a maximum of 2 pages long, with an extra page permitted for references.

Authors should submit their abstracts to EasyChair at https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=acsos20

Because the doctoral symposium focuses on the work of specific PhD students, please note that only single-author submissions are permitted, with the name of the PhD supervisor included below that of the author.

All submissions should have the following specific structure:

Motivation and challenges: explain why this research is important, and identify the key research question and challenges that have yet to be addressed by the community - including limitations of current approaches

Contribution and objectives: present the main contribution of the research, in a way that a non-expert could clearly understand, then present the detailed objectives of your research, highlighting why your work is novel in comparison to existing research

Methodology and preliminary results: present the methodology of your approach, discussing why it is suitable to your contribution, and also present any preliminary results if you have them

Future work and research plan: summarise your intended future work, and provide a schedule of milestones with a discussion of their feasibility

Authors of accepted submissions will prepare a final (camera-ready) version of their abstract, taking into account reviewers’ feedback. Doctoral symposium papers will be submitted to IEEE Xplore as part of the ACSOS proceedings and will be made available in the IEEE Digital Library.

Accepted Papers

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