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CALL FOR CHAPTERS 2010 - Advances in Next Generation Services and Service Architectures samrg 2010



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Topics/Call fo Papers


Proposal Submission Deadline: February 15, 2010

Advances in Next Generation Services and Service Architectures

A book edited by

Dr. Anand R. Prasad, NEC Corp., Japan

Dr. John F. Buford, Avaya Labs Research, USA

Dr. Vijay K. Gurbani, Bell Laboratories, Alcatel-Lucent, USA

To be published by River Publishers:

There is growing interest in recent years as technology gains in Internet, Web 2.0, virtualization, wireless, IMS, virtual worlds, and mobile technologies enable a variety of new services
and new services architectures. In addition more powerful
endpoints and access networks are fueling demand for delivery models that support infotainment, social networking, location-based services, IPTV, smart grids, remote health care, and a variety of other services.

The purpose of this book is to present state-of-the-art results in services and service architectures, identify challenges including business models, technology issues, service management, and security, and to describe important trends and directions.

The target audience of this book is professionals, engineers, researchers and students who are interested in service design and delivery over various heterogeneous and converging network infrastructures.


Contributed chapters are requested in areas including the following:

Emerging Services and Service Architecture

Internet and Mobile Services

Services in IMS

Social Networking Services

Communications Services and Web 2.0

Location-Based Services

IPTV and Video Services

Video Services in IMS

Multimedia Middleware

Media Delivery in NGN

Converged Video Services

P2P Services

Directions in P2P and Distributed Service Architectures

Service-oriented Architecture and P2P

Group Communications

Multimedia Streaming in P2P


Security Challenges

End-to-end Mechanisms

Key Management

Device Technology and Service Evolution

Device Trends

Service and Endpoint Virtualization

Wireless Sensor Networks and Service Delivery

Remote Health Care

Smart Grids and Service Delivery

Submission Procedure

Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit on
or before February 15, 2010, a 1-2 page summary of the
proposed chapter, including:

- chapter title

- authors, affiliation, contact information, and primary author contact

- abstract

- outline

- selected related publications by the author(s)

Final chapters are expected to be approximately 20 pages in
length using the publisher's template.

Authors will be notified by February 28, 2010 about
the status of their proposals and will be sent chapter guidelines.
Full chapters are expected to be submitted by June 30, 2010 or earlier.

All submitted chapters must not have been published elsewhere
and will undergo a double-blind peer review by at least two referees.

Contributors will also be requested to serve as reviewers for this project.


This book is scheduled to be published by River Publishers.

For additional information regarding the publisher,
please visit This publication is anticipated
to be released in early 2011.

Important Dates

Feb 15, 2010: Proposal Submission Deadline

February 28, 2010: Notification of Acceptance

June 30, 2010: Full Chapter Submission

August 15, 2010: Review Results Returned

October 15, 2010: Final Camera-Ready Chapter Submission

November 15, 2010: Camera-Ready Manuscript to Publisher

Chapter Proposals

Inquiries and submissions can be forwarded electronically to:

Last modified: 2010-06-04 19:32:22