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TC Leadership

Huaglory Tianfield

TC Chair

Huaglory Tianfield (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)
Glasgow Caledonian University, United Kingdom


Our Goal

Today's distributed and networked systems, saturated with large-scale communications and computing, have become increasingly complex. New solutions are urgently required to effectively tackle the soaring complexities of such systems. The Technical Committee on Self-Organized Distributed and Pervasive Systems aims to explore fundamental methodologies and technologies for engineering self-organized distributed and networked computing and communications systems. Of particular interest are the following areas:

  • cloud computing and services,
  • context-aware computing,
  • Internet of Things, ubiquitous/pervasive computing,
  • multi-agent and distributed simulation,
  • security challenges in web services and cloud computing,
  • security challenges in wireless communications and mobile computing,
  • service-oriented computing, web services,
  • situated and autonomic communications,
  • wireless ad hoc networking, autonomic networking.

Members

  • Albert Zomaya, University of Sydney, Australia
  • Alexander Smirnov, St. Petersburg Institute for Informatics and Automation of Russian Academy of Sciences (SPIIRAS), Russia
  • Artur Andrzejak, Zuse Institute Berlin (ZIB), Germany
  • Azzelarabe Taleb-Bendiab, Liverpool John Moores University, UK
  • Frances Brazier, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Girijesh Prasad, University of Ulster, UK
  • Giandomenico Spezzano, CNR Institute of High Performance Computing and Networking/University of Calabria, Italy
  • Giuseppe Trautteur, Università di Napoli Federico II, Italy
  • Hans Czap, Universität Trier, Germany
  • Hong Zhu, Oxford Brookes University, UK
  • Jean-Luc Koning, Grenoble Institute of Technology, France
  • Jianhua Ma, Hosei University, Japan
  • Jiannong Cao, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China
  • Jose A. Barata-Oliveira, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal
  • Kevin M. Passino, Ohio State University, USA
  • Laurence T. Yang, St. Francis Xavier University Canada
  • Malamati Louta, University of Western Macedonia, Greece
  • Manish Parashar, Rutgers University, USA
  • Michael Berger, Siemens Corporate Technology, Germany
  • Omer F. Rana, Cardiff University, UK
  • Rainer Unland, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
  • Rajkumar Buyya, University of Melbourne, Australia
  • Ryszard Kowalczyk, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
  • Samee U. Khan, North Dakota State University, USA
  • Sascha Ossowski, University Rey Juan Carlos, Spain
  • Simon G. M. Koo, University of San Diego, USA
  • Torsten Eymann, Universitaet Bayreuth, Germany
  • Walid Chainbi, Ecole Nationale des Ingenieurs de Sousse, Tunisia
  • Xuelong Li, University of London, UK
  • Yixin Diao, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, USA

Recent Activities

  • Organized Tutorial on Identity Federation at 2012 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC 2012), COEX, Seoul, Korea, 14-17 October 2012
  • Organized a Special Session on Cloud Computing, Pervasive Systems, and Distributed Simulation at 2012 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC 2012), COEX, Seoul, Korea, 14-17 October 2012
  • Organized a Special Session on Cloud Computing and Services at 2011 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC 2011), Anchorage, Alaska, USA, 9-12 October 2011
  • Organized a Special Session on Internet of Things and Internet of Services at 2010 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC 2010), Istanbul, Turkey, 10-13 October 2010
  • Organized 2010 Systemics and Informatics World Network (SIWN 2010), Chongqing, China, 12-14 July 2010.
  • Organized a Special Session on Self-Organization and Complex Distributed Systems at 2009 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC 2009), San Antonio, Texas, USA, October 11-14, 2009.
  • Organized 2009 Systemics and Informatics World Network (SIWN 2009), Leipzig, Germany, 23-25 March 2009.
  • Organized a Tutorial on Complex Distributed Systems (CODS) and Self-Organization: A Multi-Agent Systems Approach at 2008 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC 2008), Singapore, 13-15 October 2008.
  • Organized 2008 Systemics and Informatics World Congress (SIWN 2008), Glasgow, UK, 22-24 July 2008.

Join Us

The Technical Committee on Self-Organized Distributed and Pervasive Systems aims to be the focal forum worldwide for academics and practitioners active in the frontiers of self-organized distributed and pervasive systems. We warmly welcome and highly value your support and involvement in the Technical Committee, which in return will provide you with a global network of excellence and a wide spectrum of collaboration opportunities in the community, e.g., in editing Journal special issues and book series, and organizing invited sessions and workshops which are technically supported by the Technical Committee. In particular, we organize Special Sessions, Workshops and/or Tutorial Sessions at the annual IEEE SMCS conferences, and contribute towards the technical initiatives of IEEE SMCS (e.g., thematic books on Systems Science and Engineering) and technical activities of IEEE SMCS chapters around the world.

 


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