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2008 IEEE Congress on Services - Part I

6-11 July 2008

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  • [Front cover]

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s): C1
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  • [Title page i]

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  • [Copyright notice]

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  • Table of contents

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  • Message from the General Chairs

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s): xii
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  • Organizing Committee

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):xiii - xvii
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  • IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Services Computing

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s): xviii
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  • Keynote abstracts

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):xix - xxii
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    Provides an abstract for each of the keynote presentations and a brief professional biography of each presenter. The complete presentations were not made available for publication as part of the conference proceedings. View full abstract»

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  • Panel Abstracts

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  • Tutorial Abstracts

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    Summary form only given, as follows.Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) is an architectural style for solution architects to create and manage new value added solutions by leveraging various solution artifacts such as business processes, services, packaged applications, and manageable attributes throughout their lifecycle. In this tutorial, we present our initial findings of mathematical modeling ... View full abstract»

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  • Towards Provisioning the Cloud: On the Usage of Multi-Granularity Flows and Services to Realize a Unified Provisioning Infrastructure for SaaS Applications

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):3 - 10
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    The automatic provisioning of applications is an important task for the success of software as a service (SaaS) providers. Different provisioning engines from different vendors and open source projects with different interfaces have been emerging lately. Additionally, infrastructure providers that provide infrastructure on demand now provide computing resources that can be integrated in a SaaS pro... View full abstract»

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  • Grouping Distributed Stream Query Services by Operator Similarity and Network Locality

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):11 - 18
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    Distributed stream query services must simultaneously process a large number of complex, continuous queries with stringent performance requirements while utilizing distributed processing resources. In this paper we present the design and evaluation of a distributed stream query service that achieves massive scalability, a key design principle for such systems, by taking advantage of the opportunit... View full abstract»

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  • Using Laplacian Spectra to Analyze Project Based Services

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):19 - 20
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    In this paper, we use Laplacian spectral analysis to study the characteristics of complex service project networks by observing their marked signatures in the Laplacian eigenvalues and eigenvectors. Based on that, we also depict other representations of the complexity of those project complex networks including inverse participation ratio (IPR), degree expectation value (DEV). Compared with using ... View full abstract»

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  • Towards Services Computing Curriculum

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):23 - 32
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    Services computing has been recognized as a new foundational discipline of the modern services industry. But there are few systematic guidelines for undergraduate and graduate programs. Services computing curriculum initiative (SCCI) is an attempt to systematically integrate the best practices and result in the creation of services computing degree programs that are suitable for accreditation proc... View full abstract»

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  • Using Problems to Learn Service-Oriented Computing

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):33 - 36
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    Service-oriented computing and the ensuing science of services represent significant challenges to academia. As we come to grips with its many implications, we are slowly beginning to realize the challenges of introducing service-orientation in research. The change also requires a rethinking of strategies used for educating computing professionals. Service-orientation questions the traditional vis... View full abstract»

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  • A Reference Curriculum for Service Engineering

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):37 - 40
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    Described here is a proposed curriculum design for service engineering based on the six years of experience of a masterpsilas program at the School of Software and Microelectronics, Peking University as well as the preliminary result of a joint effort in developing a service science, management and engineering curriculum between IBM and several leading universities in China. Included at the end is... View full abstract»

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  • Integration of Services Computing Curricula in Information Technology

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):41 - 45
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    In existing college degree programs, modifications are imperative in the rapidly changing field of computer systems. This paper presents the progress made at an institute of higher education in modifying existing program curricula to maintain currency with existing computer technologies to provide students with critical Services Computing skills and knowledge. An overview of concepts in Services C... View full abstract»

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  • Developing an SSME Initiative for Instruction and Research at Morgan State University

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):46 - 48
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    Service science or service science, management and engineering (SSME) is a growing multi-disciplinary research and academic effort that integrates aspects of established fields like computer science, operations research, engineering, management sciences, business strategy, social and cognitive sciences, and legal sciences. More than 20 major research institutions in the US have adopted SSME as a d... View full abstract»

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  • When Service Computing Meets Software Engineering

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):49 - 52
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    Service oriented vision changes the way people design software systems, as well as how IT engineers provide services to their clients. Education in software engineering needs to respond to the new demands of service computing. In this paper, we discuss how to integrate knowledge and techniques related to service computing into the current curricula of software engineering. View full abstract»

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  • Preparing Future IT Managers for the Services Economy

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):53 - 56
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    This paper presents a new postgraduate program in IT management which contains a core component designed to equip IT professionals in the United Arab Emirates with the necessary skills to transition to the emerging services driven economy. Candidates enrolled in this program will be graduates from an IT related field who wish to develop their career path into a management role. The program is aime... View full abstract»

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  • Discipline Comparison of SSME with IS and its Education Implications

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):57 - 61
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    Service economy and service computing are taking a surge in interest in what is being called SSME (Service Science, Management, and Engineering). From the historical perspective, this paper compares the birth and research object of SSME and IS disciplines, proposes that SSME has much similarity with IS discipline, fundamental change comes from the digital societypsilas evolution. There is a leap i... View full abstract»

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  • Compliance Measurement Framework (CMF)

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):65 - 66
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    IT service delivery processes need to adhere to several regulations such as security, confidentiality and data integrity. These regulations are typically defined as policies, each of which contains a list of clauses. These are usually verified by periodic audits, which are usually ad-hoc, time-consuming and difficulty verify objectively. In this paper, we present a formal framework - compliance me... View full abstract»

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  • Business Value Assessment of Packaged Applications

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):67 - 70
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    Unlike others, IT services using packaged applications such as SAP and Oracle modules highly reuse and configure prepackaged software modules. However, the implementation and configuration situation of a packaged application project may significantly differ from another. In this paper, we propose a generic method and model for assessing the cost and benefit of IT services using packaged applicatio... View full abstract»

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  • Architectural Solutions for Mobile RFID Services for the Internet of Things

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):71 - 74
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    Mobile RFID services for the Internet of things can be provided either on mobile devices as stand-alone services or in combination with end-to-end systems. When different service solutions are considered, there is more than one possible architecture solution for the network, mobile device and the back-end server. Combining the solutions wisely by applying the software architecture and engineering ... View full abstract»

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