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INGRID 2010 : 5th International Workshop on Distributed Cooperative Laboratories: "Instrumenting" the Grid, May 12-14, 2010, Poznan, Poland,



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Call For Papers

INGRID 2010
5th International Workshop on Distributed Cooperative Laboratories:
"Instrumenting" the Grid

May 12-14, 2010
Poznan, Poland

A number of problems in science, industry and commerce, which require broad
international cooperation, may be addressed by using sophisticated equipment
and top-level expertise. Therefore, the development and dissemination of
techniques and technologies that allow virtualized, remote and shared access
to industrial or scientific instruments are essential for the progress of
society. The possibility of using scientific or industrial equipment
independently of their physical location helps towards equality of
opportunity for and unification of communities, and subsequently provides
new momentum for industry, science, and business.
The current edition of the Workshop goes beyond exploitation of remote
instrumentation on the Grid. First of all, it focuses on new Remote
Instrumentation (RI) aspects related to middleware architecture, high-speed
networking, wireless Grid for acquisition devices and sensor networks, QoS
provisioning for real-time control, measurement instrumentation and
methodology. Additionally, it will provide knowledge about automation of
mechanisms oriented to accompanying processes that are usually performed by
a human. Another important point of this workshop is focusing on the future
trends concerning RI systems development and actions related to
standardization of remote instrumentation mechanisms.
The Workshop will be structured in technical sessions, some of which will be
organized by leading researchers in the field, and will accommodate both
invited and regular papers, selected on an open-call basis. INGRID 2010
allows also additional possibilities to be actively engaged in the
conference program:
1) Special sessions - proposals for special sessions are welcome. Please
provide the session description (1-1.5 page) including a draft session
program. All submissions will be peer-reviewed by at least three members of
the International Program Committee.
2) Extended abstracts - in alternative to full paper submission authors can
provide an extended abstract (1-2 pages). The abstracts positively approved
give a chance to make a presentation at the conference. A subsequent full
paper will be reviewed independently, with a chance to add the paper to the
post-workshop proceedings.
Contributions are solicited on all advanced research issues concerning the
theme of the Workshop, and particularly in (but not limited to) the
following topics:

Remote instrumentation:
  Remote instrumentation services
  Virtual and remote laboratories
  Virtualization technologies in remote instrumentation
  Security issues for the remote control of devices
  Architectures and use cases involving remote control of devices
  Grid middleware extensions for remote control of instruments and devices
  Interoperability of information systems for the remote control of devices
  Building of communities around remote control of devices
  Distributed synchronization and calibration
  Present and future trends in RIS development
  Standards and standardization processes for RIS systems

Tele-working environments and e-learning:
  Tele-working environments and tele-presence
  Tele-services, tele-diagnosis and tele-robotics
  Tele-communities and their social impact
  Collaborative work in virtual engineering environments
  Mixed-Reality environments for education and training
  Demands in education and training, e-learning, b-learning, m-learning and
ODL
  Innovative organizational and educational concepts for remote engineering

Distributed data management:
  Management of large scientific data sets
  Networking solutions in support of scientific data transport
  Distributed data acquisition in sensor networks
  Data management in Wireless Sensor Networks
  Metadata and advanced information systems for instruments and sensors

Grid integration of experimental and computational resources:
  Workflow management for large-scale experiments
  Visualization techniques
  Grid integration of experimental and computational processes
  Human computer interfaces, usability, reusability, accessibility
  Deployment of large scale applications for online engineering
  Supporting interactive applications in the grid environment

IMPORTANT DATES
  Paper submission:   Feb. 28, 2010
  Special session proposals: Feb. 28, 2010
  Acceptance notification:  March 31, 2010
  Camera ready copy due:  April 15, 2010

PAPER SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
Manuscripts to be considered as regular papers should be original work
limited to 20 double-spaced pages.
Extended Abstracts should be limited to 2 double-spaced pages.
Any paper submitted to the Workshop must not have been published in or
submitted to other technical conferences/journals.
Only electronic submissions will be accepted. The preferred format for
electronic submission is PDF suitable for Acrobat Reader, or Postscript. All
submissions must be done through the Web site (http://www.ingrid.cnit.it).
Electronic versions of the papers will be available at the Workshop.
The proceedings will be published in book form after the Workshop (contacts
with Springer, which published the previous Workshops' books, are currently
undertaken).

GENERAL CO-CHAIRS
Jan Weglarz, Poznan Supercomputing and Networking Center (PSNC), Poland
(weglarz@man.poznan.pl)
Sandro Zappatore, DIST-University of Genoa and CNIT, Italy
(sandro.zappatore@unige.it)

STEERING COMMITTEE CHAIRS
Franco Davoli, DIST-University of Genoa and CNIT, Italy
(franco@dist.unige.it)
Norbert Meyer, Poznan Supercomputing and Networking Center (PSNC), Poland
(meyer@man.poznan.pl)

STEERING COMMITTEE
Luigino Benetazzo, University of Padova, Italy; Geoffrey Fox, Indiana
University, USA; Peter Kacsuk, Computer and Automation Research
Institute, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary; Dieter Kranzlmueller,
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitèt Munich, Germany; Vasilis Maglaris,
National Technical University of Athens, Greece; Jesus Marco de Lucas,
Universidad de Cantabria, Spain, Maciej Stroinski, PSNC, Poland;
Tatsuya Suda, University of California at Irvine, USA; Phuoc Tran-Gia,
University of Wuerzburg, Germany.

PROGRAM CO-CHAIRS
Marcin Lawenda, Poznan Supercomputing and Networking Center (PSNC), Poland
(lawenda@man.poznan.pl)
Roberto Pugliese, ELETTRA, Trieste, Italy (pugliese@elettra.trieste.it)

PROGRAM COMMITTEE
Davide Adami, CNIT, Pisa, Italy
Steinar Andresen, NTNU, Trondheim, Norway
Oreste Andrisano, University of Bologna, Italy
Matteo Bertocco, University of Padova, Italy
Giuseppe Bianchi, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy
Artur Binczewski, PSNC, Poland
Raffaele Bolla, University of Genoa, Italy
Wojciech Burakowski, Warsaw Univ. of Technology, Poland
Eusebi Calle, University of Girona, Spain
Isabel Campos Plasencia, Instituto de Fisica de Cantabria, Spain
Piero Castoldi, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Pisa, Italy
Luca Caviglione, ISSIA-CNR, Genoa, Italy
Wojciech Cellary, Poznan University of Economics, Poland
Alexey Cheptsov, High Performance Computing Center Stuttgart (HLRS), Germany
Carla Fabiana Chiasserini, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
David Colling, Imperial College, London, UK
Andrea Conti, University of Ferrara, Italy
Davide Dardari, University of Bologna, Italy
Duane Edgington, MBARI, USA
Marcio Faerman, Brazilian National Research and Education Network, Brazil
Gianluigi Ferrari, University of Parma, Italy
Erina Ferro, ISTI-CNR, Pisa, Italy
Paolo Gamba, EUCENTRE, Italy
Pawel Gburzynski, University of Alberta, Canada
Mario Gerla, UCLA, USA
Stefano Giordano, University of Pisa, Italy
Daniele Giusto, University of Cagliari, Italy
Mary Grammatikou, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
Ibrahim Habib, City University of New York, USA
Peter Hobson, Brunel University, London, UK
Carlos Juiz, University of Balear Islands, Spain
Admela Jukan, University of Quebec, Montreal, Canada
Tatiana Kalganova, Brunel University, London, UK
Yuri Kalvachev, CLMC, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria
Fotis Karayannis, National Technical Univ. of Athens, Greece
Rainer Keller, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA
Harald Kornmayer, NEC Europe Ltd., Germany
Constantinos Kotsokalis, Technische Universitèt Dortmund, Germany
Domenico Laforenza, IIT-CNR, Pisa, Italy
Francesco Lelli, University of Lugano, Switzerland
Ioannis Liabotis, Greek Research and Technology Network (GRNET), Greece
Krzysztof Malinowski, Warsaw Technical University, Poland
Gaetano Maron, INFN, Italy
Mario Marchese, University of Genoa, Italy
Elena Mauri, OGS, Italy
Gianluca Mazzini, University of Ferrara, Italy
Andrew Stephen McGough, Imperial College, London, UK
Donald F. (Rick) McMullen, Kansas State University, USA
Corrado Moiso, Telecom Italia, Italy
Hussein Mouftah, University of Ottawa, Canada
Mohammad Obaidat, Monmouth University, USA
Sergio Palazzo, University of Catania, Italy
Giancarlo Parodi, DIBE-University of Genoa, Italy
Marco Parvis, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
Krzysztof Pawlikowski, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
Laura Pearlman, ISI, USA
Emil Petriu, University of Ottawa, Canada
Marcin Plociennik, PSNC, Poland
Martin Potts, Martel GmbH, Switzerland
Riccardo Raheli, University of Parma, Italy
Roberto Ranon, University of Udine, Italy
Marina Scapolla, DIBE-University of Genoa, Italy
Michael Stanton, Brazilian National Research and Education Network, Brazil
Mathias Stuempert, Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, Germany
Francesco Vatalaro, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy
Giorgio Ventre, University of Naples Federico II, Italy
Stefano Vignola, CNIT, Genoa, Italy
Pere Vila, University of Girona, Spain
Jozef Wozniak, Gdansk Technical University, Poland
Stefan Wesner, High Performance Computing Center Stuttgart (HLRS), Germany
William Yeager, Peerouette, Inc., USA
T. Charles Yun, JIVE, The Netherlands
Anastasios Zafeiropoulos, Greek Research and Technology Network (GRNET),
Greece
Michele Zorzi, University of Padova, Italy

WORKSHOP SECRETARIAT
Damian Kaliszan, Poznan Supercomputing and Networking Center, Poland
e-mail: damian@man.poznan.pl
http://www.ingrid.cnit.it