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OSSCOM 2015 - International Conference on Open Source Software Computing

Date2015-09-10 - 2015-09-13


VenueAmman, Jordan Jordan



Topics/Call fo Papers

OSSCOM 2015 is meant to be an international forum for experts, professionals, researchers, and students to promote, share, and discuss Open-Source Software (OSS) services, resources, applications, products, and tools. Researchers and professionals from all over the world are invited to submit proposals for tutorials and workshops as well as papers in areas related to open-source software.
Speakers and delegates will represent many different categories and stakeholders from the private and public organizations, universities, and enterprises. OSSCOM 2015 will focus on the perspective of open source software adoption as alternative solutions to proprietary software and will point out how specialized OSS enterprises can be developed from within universities to integrate creativity, entrepreneurship, and competitiveness and build sustainable OSS industry.
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Professionals and Industry
Professionals and researchers are invited to submit proposals for half-day tutorials and practical workshops in the field of Open Source Software. Submitted proposals should be 1-2 pages covering topics, requirements, case studies, and expected outcomes.
Scientific Focus
Researchers are invited to submit technical papers in the following topics:
Track 1: Systems Software
Operating systems: Linux Kernel, Server and Desktop Linux: RedHat, Debian, Slackware, Caldera, SuSe, Fodera Distributed Operating systems: Open source platforms and software for the cloud platform as a service (PaaS), software as a service (SaaS), and infrastructure as a service (IaaS). Open stack, Open-source software in scientific computing including clouds, grids and HPCs Embedded and Realtime Operating systems: Microkernel, uC/OS, VxWorks, pSOS, OSEK, iRMX, QNX, RTLinux Ubiquitous mobile computing and technologies: middleware, operating system (e.g. Android), new I/O and user interfaces, mobile protocols
Track 2: Applications and services
Open-source software services and applications in energy, environment, education, health, climate, water, agriculture, biology, economy, medicine and other pressing global issues and problems Open-source software for e-Services, including e-Government, e-Libraries, e-Learning and any e-* Open-source software for Smart Education, Smart Cities, Smart Power Grids, Smart Transportation Open Source applications for mobile and tablets
Track 3: networking, and security
Open source network simulation/emulations tools Open source platforms for network security deployment, testing and verification. Network and security open source management software
Track 4: Open Source Development and Support
Perspectives on open-source software development and services, including challenges, operation, sustainability, funding, governance, business models, and security National, regional and international organizations and their role in funding and supporting open-source software applications in research and education Collaborative projects and initiatives in research and education at national, regional and global levels Research and education challenges and open access paradigm Business models for open-source software development and services
Sessions of scientific and industrial relevance Workshops on the latest frontier of technologies Poster sessions: a walk through scientific research and applications Visits to leading companies in ICT and technologies Networking and Gala dinner Social program.
Paper Submission Procedure
Authors should submit a six-page manuscript, including figures, tables, and references before April 1, 2015. For proposals, authors should submit 1-2 pages before May 1, 2015.
Manuscripts shall be submitted as a Word or a PDF document, following IEEE paper format to
Detailed instructions about the submission process, including IEEE manuscript templates, are available on IEEE website
The proceedings of the conference will be published at IEEE Xplore. Extended versions of the selected papers will be published in the International Journal of Open Source Software and Processes (IJOSSP) and the International Journal of Cloud Applications and Computing (IJCAC), published by IGI-Global, USA
OSSCOM 2015 Themes
Enabling Key OSS Technologies Building Cross ? Cutting Sciences Driving Disruptive Innovations
General Co-Chairs
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Rainer Herpers, BRSU - Germany Prof. Dr. Salem Al-Agtash, GJU - Jordan
Program Committee
Dr. Mohamad Daoud, GJU ? Jordan Dr. Hisham M. Almasaeid, YU - Jordan Dr. Sahel Alouneh, GJU - Jordan Dr. Ismail Hababeh, GJU - Jordan Dr. Ala’ Khalifeh, GJU - Jordan Dr. Bassam Alasir, GJU - Jordan Mr. Ramez Quneibi, TAGITI - Jordan Dr. Mwaffaq Otoom, YU - Jordan Mr. Sebastian Mancke, tarent - Germany Dr. Abdul Karim Al-Tamimi, YU - Jordan Ms. Ikram Al Naji, GJU ? Jordan Ms. Ola Samara, TAGITI ? Jordan
Scientific Committee
Prof. Dr. Stefan Böhmer, BRSU - Germany Prof. Adnan Al-Smadi, YU - Jordan Dr. Amin Al-Qudah, YU - Jordan Dr. Abdul Karim Al-Tamimi, YU - Jordan Dr. Khaldoun El-Khaldi, YU - Jordan Dr. Marwan Gebran, NDU - Lebanon Dr. Hikmat Farhat, NDU - Lebanon Dr. José Pascual Molina, UCML - Spain Dr. Ismael García-Varea, UCML - Spain Dr. Enrique Arias, UCML - Spain Dr. Gheorghita Ghinea, UBRUN - UK Dr. Anastasia Papazafeiropoulou, UBRUN - UK Dr. Bedran Cherif, UML - Lebanon Dr. Walid Karam, BU - Lebanon Dr. Pascal Fares, UL ? Lebanon Dr. George Ginna, UBRUN - UK Dr. Hikmet Farhat, NDU - Lebanon

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