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Call for Papers

The 5th International Conference on Cloud Computing  and Artificial Intelligence: Technologies and Applications will be held from 24 to 26 November, 2020, in Marrakesh, Morocco.

CloudTech’20 will provide a high-level, international forum to present state-of-the-art research results, address new challenges, and discuss trends and opportunities related with all aspects and applications of Cloud Technology; Artificial Intelligence; Big data; High Performance Computing, Internet of Things.

The target public of CloudTech’20 includes all scientists, researchers, professionals, industry and government, particularly, researchers, policy-makers, engineers and students interested in all issues related to the topics above.

Next to the regular tracks we have some special sessions related to innovative applications with Artificial Intelligence, deep and machine learning, Blockchain and a demo-session for innovations achieved through prototyping and simulation.

We invite you to submit research papers related to following conference tracks:

Cloud Computing

Topic 1 :   Cloud Computing

  • Intercloud architecture models

  • Cloud services delivery models, campus integration and “last mile” issues

  • Networking technologies

  • Programming models & systems or tools

  • Cloud system design with FPGAs, GPUs or APUs

  • Scalability and performance

  • Resource provisioning, monitoring, management & maintenance

  • Operational, economic & business models

  • Green data centers

  • Computational resources, storage and network virtualization

  • Resource monitoring

  • Virtual desktops

  • Resilience, fault tolerance and disaster recovery

  • Modeling and performance evaluation

  • Energy efficiency

  • Cloud services models and frameworks

  • Cloud services reference models and standardization

  • Cloud-powered services design

  • Business processes, compliance and certification

  • Data management applications and services

  • Application workflows and scheduling

  • Application benchmarks and use cases

  • Fault-tolerance and availability of cloud services and applications

  • Energy-efficient data center and cloud technologies

  • Green computing models, simulations, designs, and paradigms

  • Application development and debugging tools

  • Business models and economics of cloud services

  • Distributed Cloud Infrastructure

  • Cloud federation and hybrid cloud infrastructure

  • Utility Computing (UC)

  • Cloud Brokering Problem

  • Edge Computing infrastructure

  • Cloudlets

  • Blockchain

  • Fog Computing Systems

  • Real Time Cloud

  • Cloud-centric Mobile security

  • Security for emerging cloud programming models

  • Cloud-delivered security services

  • Cryptographic protocols for cloud security

  • Cloud threat/attack/vulnerability models

  • Security, integrity and privacy for Cloud Computing

  • Reliability, Fault Tolerance, Quality-of-Service

  • Trust and policy management in the Cloud

  • Secure Identity Access Management

  • New standards, guidelines, best practices for security and privacy in the Cloud

  • Security risk models for cloud computing

  • Legal issues in the Cloud

  • Incident Response in the Cloud

  • Accountability and audit

  • Cloud integrity

  • Cryptography for and in the cloud

  • Hypervisor security

  • Identity management and security as a service

  • Prevention of data loss or leakage

  • Secure, interoperable identity management

  • Trust and credential management

  • Trusted computing

  • Usable security

  • Cloud security

  • Service Level Agreements and Performance Measurement

  • Energy-aware computing and communications

  • Energy-efficient networking and computing infrastructures

  • Energy-aware resource allocation and scheduling mechanisms

  • Green materials and devices designs

  • Usage of renewable energy for green ICT operation

  • Cross-layer optimization of green networking infrastructures

  • Life-cycle analysis of computing equipment

  • Energy harvesting, storage, and recycling

  • Climate and ecosystem monitoring

Artificial Intelligence

Topic 2 :   Artificial Intelligence

  • Computational and Artificial Intelligence

  • Agent-based systems

  • Ant colony optimization

  • Approximate reasoning

  • Artificial immune systems

  • Artificial Intelligence in modelling and simulation

  • Artificial Intelligence in scheduling and optimization

  • Artificial life

  • Bioinformatics and computational biology

  • Brain-machine interfaces

  • Cognitive systems and applications

  • Collective intelligence

  • Computer vision

  • Data mining

  • Data Management

  • Data Analytics

  • Differential Evolution

  • Evolutionary data mining

  • Evolutionary design

  • Evolutionary scheduling

  • Expert systems

  • Fuzzy Computing with Words

  • Fuzzy control and intelligent systems

  • Fuzzy decision making and decision support systems

  • Fuzzy logic and fuzzy set theory

  • Fuzzy optimization and design

  • Fuzzy pattern recognition

  • Fuzzy systems for robotics

  • Game theory

  • Hardware Implementations

  • Intelligent database systems

  • Knowledge engineering

  • Knowledge Management

  • Machine learning

  • Mining Data, Text, and the Web

  • Mobile Computing

  • Modeling and identification

  • Molecular and quantum computing

  • Multi-agent systems

  • Natural language processing

  • Neural Network Theory and Architectures

  • Particle swarm optimization

  • Robotics and related fields

  • Rough sets and rough data analysis

  • Speech understanding

  • Supervised and Unsupervised Learning

  • Type-2 fuzzy logic

  • Various Applications

  • Web intelligence

  • Human–computer interaction

Big Data

Topic 3 :   Big Data

  • Foundational Models for Big Data

  • Algorithms and Programming Techniques for Big Data Processing

  • Big Data Analytics and Metrics

  • Cloud Computing Techniques for Big Data

  • Big Data as a Service

  • Big Data Open Platforms

  • Big Data in Mobile and Pervasive Computing

  • Big Data Persistence and Preservation

  • Big data storage

  • Big Data Quality and Provenance Control

  • Big Data Storage and Retrieval

  • MapReduce  for big data processing

  • Algorithms and Systems for Big Data Search

  • Distributed, and Peer-to-peer Search

  • Machine learning based on Big Data

  • Visualization Analytics for Big Data

  • Big Data for Improving Resilient Infrastructures

  • Big Data Applications such as Healthcare and Transportation

  • Big Data for Enterprise, Government, and Society

  • Big Data for Science and Engineering Research

  • Big Data System Security and Integrity

  • Big Data Information Security

  • Privacy Preserving Big Data Analytics

  • Usable Security and Privacy for Big Data

High Performance Computing

Topic 4 :   High Performance Computing

  • Modeling, Simulation and Evaluation Techniques of HPC Systems

  • Partitioning, Mapping and Scheduling algorithms

  • Network Flow and Congestion

  • Message Passing

  • Resource Allocation, Sharing and Management

  • Modeling and Simulation using HPC Systems

  • Load Balancing and Sharing for HPC

  • Mutual Exclusion, Deadlock Detection

  • Routing, Synchronization, Consistency

  • Reliable Parallel, and Distributed Algorithms

  • Network and Systems Protocols

  • HPC Security, Authentication, Access Control

  • Combinational Optimization Algorithms

  • Fault Tolerance and Resilience in HPC Systems

  • Cluster and Grid Computing

  • Fine-Grain Parallelism and Architectures

  • Distributed Shared Memory

  • Scalable Computing

  • Peer-to-Peer Architectures and Networks

  • High Performance Interconnection Networks

  • HPC Monitoring & Instrumentation

  • Architectures for High Performance

  • Ubiquitous & Pervasive Computing

  • Multi-Core Architectures and Support

  • Instruction-, Thread- and Memory-Level Parallelism

  • Network and Security Processors

  • Embedded and Application-Specific Architectures

  • Reconfigurable Computing & FPGA Based Architectures

  • Energy/Power Aware HPC Architectures and Green Computing

  • HPC Architectures for Mobility

  • Broadband and High Performance Networks

  • Sensors and High Performance Networks

  • Pervasive High Performance Computing

  • Transaction and Concurrency Control

  • Brokering Middleware

  • Web Ontologies and Semantics

  • Open CL Platforms and Developments

  • Operating Systems and Support

  • Virtualization and Virtual Machines

  • Programming Languages

  • Accelerators Programming

  • Libraries and Programming Environments

  • Distributed Objects and Remote Invocation

  • Object-Oriented Programming & Design

  • General-Purpose computation on Graphics Processing Units

  • High Performance Internet and Web Computing

  • Bioinformatics and Biocomputing

  • Robotics Systems

  • High Performance Knowledge Based Systems

  • Agent and Multi Agent Based Applications

  • Neural, Fuzzy, and Rough Sets in HPC

  • Large Scale Scientific Computing

  • Service Oriented Applications

  • Applied Modeling and Simulation using HPC

  • Large Scale Systems for Computational Sciences

  • Real-time and embedded P & D Applications

  • Industrial and Manufacturing Applications

  • Databases, Repositories and Their Applications

  • HPC and Education

  • Cooperative Information Systems and Applications

  • Computer Supported Decision Making using HPC

  • Granular Computing and its Applications

  • HPC in Digital Signal and Image Processing and Vision

IoT and Mobile Computing

Topic 5 :   IoT and Mobile Computing

  • IoT architectures and models

  • IoT Edge and Cloud Architectures  

  • Web services and Web of Things

  • IoT Communication Technologies

  • Interacting with the IoT

  • Societal impact of the IoT

  • Energy Efficiency and Sustainability in the IoT

  • Sensing, Signal Processing, Actuation and Analytics

  • Security, Privacy and Trust in the IoT

  • Real-world Applications, Deployments and Testbeds

  • Social Adoption of IoT Systems

  • IOT Solution Reference Architectures and Instances

  • Next Generation Infrastructure for IOT

  • Open Platforms for IOT

  • IOT-based Smart City Solutions

  • IOT-based Smart Home

  • IOT-based Smart Education Systems

  • Security, Privacy, and Trust in IOT

  • IOT Standards and Application Scenarios

  • IOT-based Enterprise Management

  • IOT-based Business Process Management

  • IOT-based Robots

  • IOT-based Auto Driving

  • IOT-based Intelligent Manufacturing

  • Other IOT-based Vertical Industry Solutions

  • Mobile architectures and models

  • Green mobile computing

  • Resource management in mobile environments

  • Mobility-aware networking protocols

  • Multimedia applications in mobile environments

  • Mobile networks and applications

Papers Publication

All accepted and presented papers  will be published in the conference proceedings and submitted for inclusion in  IEEE Xplore Digital Library  and will be indexing by Scopus.


Distinguished papers will be invited to submit a revised and extended version to some prestigious indexed International Journals as:

> Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience (CCPE)

Published by John Wiley & Sons Inc. and Indexed by: ACM Guide to Computing Literature (ACM), SCOPUS (Elsevier), Web of Science (Clarivate Analytics)n, BLP, ...

> International Journal of Cloud Computing (IJCC)

Published by Inder Science and Indexed by: Scopus (Elsevier), cnpLINKer (CNPIEC), DBLP, Google Scholar, ...

> International Journal of Autonomic Computing (IJAC)

Published by Inder Science and Indexed by: ACM Digital Library, cnpLINKer (CNPIEC), DBLP, Google Scholar, ...

A special issue will be published as a Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems (LNNS) Springer book (in pending)

> Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems (LNNS)

Indexing: The books of this series are submitted to ISI Proceedings, SCOPUS, Google Scholar and Springerlink

How to Submit?

Submitted manuscripts are limited to 8 pages and have to be formatted according to the IEEE Proceedings template. Please follow the IEEE Computer Society Press Proceedings Author Guidelines to prepare your papers. At least one author of each accepted paper is required present the paper and attend the conference.

Submissions should include paper title, abstract, names of authors, their affiliations, and emails addresses.

The papers should be submitted in PDF format to the CloudTech’20 easychair online submission website.