• Tutorial Proposal: 1 May 2008
  • Registration Opens: 27 June 2008
  • Notification: 28 June 2008
  • Camera-Ready: 15 August 2008
  • Hotel Deadline: 7 November 2008


• Communications Software and Services Symposium

Abdelhamid Mellouk, CSR TC, mellouk@univ-paris12.fr
Bruno Crispo, CC TC, crispo@dit.unitn.it
Pascal Lorenz, CS TC, lorenz@ieee.org
Qian Zhang, MC TC, qianzh@cse.ust.hk
Nikola Rozic, CS TC, rozic@fesb.hr

This symposium will provide an international technical forum for discussing and presenting recent research results on any aspects for software, services, and multimedia communications. It aims at bringing together experts from industry and academia to exchange ideas and present results on advancing the state-of-the-art and overcoming research on the challenging issues related to the software design and system deployment of services over heterogeneous networks. Papers may present theories, techniques, applications, or practical experiences related to that. Authors should include one of the topics-of-interest below when submitting paper.
Topics of Interest
 Web Services and distributed SW technology
 Distributed systems and applications, including Grid Services
 Home Network Service Platform
 Quality of service in multimedia communication
 Mobile Services and Service Platforms
 Service Creation, Delivery, Management
 Quality of Experience for End-to-End Communications.
 Context Awareness and Personalization
 Communications Software Engineering ˆ Methods and Tools
 End-to-end quality of service software Routing algorithms
 Media streaming and Multimedia real-time delivery systems
 Multimedia Applications and Services including VoIP, IPTV, Gaming
 Multimedia delivery over wired and wireless networks
 Network Management
 Service Security and Privacy and Authentication
 Charging, pricing, business models