IEEE WETICE 2016
5th IEEE Track on Collaborative Modeling and Simulation (Comets 2016)
in cooperation with (approval pending)
- MIMOS (Italian Association for M&S)
- AISE (Italian Association for Systems Engineering - INCOSE Chapter Italy)
CALL FOR PAPERS
June 13-16, 2016 - Paris (France)
Papers Due: February 15, 2016
Accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedingsmby the IEEE Computer Society Press and will be submitted formindexing through INSPEC, Compendex, Scopus, Thomson Reuters, DBLP, Google Scholar and EI Index.
Modeling and Simulation (M&S) is increasingly becoming a central activity in the design of new systems and in the analysis of existing systems because it enables designers and researchers to investigate systems behavior through virtual representations. For this reason, M&S is gaining a primary role in many industrial and research fields, such as space, critical infrastructures, manufacturing, emergency management, biomedical systems and sustainable future. However, as the complexity of the investigated systems increases and the types of investigations widens, the cost of M&S activities increases for the more complex models and for the communications among a wider number and variety of M&S stakeholders (e.g., sub-domain experts, simulator users, simulator engineers, and final system users). To address the increasing costs of M&S activities, collaborative technologies must be introduced to support these activities by fostering the sharing and reuse of models, by facilitating the communications among M&S stakeholders, and more generally by integrating processes, tools and platforms.
Aside from seeking applications of collaborative technologies to M&S activities, the track seeks innovative contributions that deal with the application of M&S practices in the field of collaborative engineering platforms. These platforms are continuously becoming more complex, and therefore their design requires systematic approaches to meet the required quality of collaboration. This is important for two reasons: to reduce rework activities on the actual collaborative environment, and to maximize the productivity and the quality of the process the collaborative environment supports. M&S offers the methodologies and tools for such investigations and therefore it can be used to improve the quality of collaborative environments.
A non-exhaustive list of topics of interest includes:
* collaborative requirements modeling
* collaborative environments for M&S
* collaborative Systems of Systems M&S
* business process modeling for collaborative environments
* agent-based M&S
* collaborative distributed simulation
* collaborative component-based M&S
* net-centric M&S
* web-based M&S
* model sharing and reuse
* model building and evaluation
* modeling and simulation of business processes
* modeling for collaboration
* simulation-based performance analysis of collaborative engineering platforms
* model-driven approaches for collaborative engineering
* domain specific languages for collaborative M&S
* databases and repositories for M&S
* distributed virtual environments
* virtual research environment for M&S
* collaborative DEVS M&S
* multi-method M&S
To stimulate creativity, however, the track maintains a wider scope and invites interested researchers to present contributions that offer original perspectives on collaboration and M&S.
On-Line Submissions and Publication
CoMetS'16 intends to bring together researchers and practitioners to discuss key issues, approaches, open problems, innovative applications and trends in the track research area.
Papers should contain original contributions not published or submitted elsewhere. Papers up to six pages (including figures, tables and references) can be submitted. Papers should follow the IEEE format (http://www.ieee.org/conferences_events/conferences/publishing/templates.html
). All submissions should be submitted
in PDF format and will be peer-reviewed by at least three program committee members.
Accepted papers will be included in the proceedings and published by the IEEE Computer Society Press.
Please note that at least one author for each accepted paper should register to attend WETICE 2016 (http://www.wetice.org
) to have the paper published in the proceedings.
Interested authors and participants may contact the organizers for expression of interests and content appropriateness at any time.
Papers and posters can be submitted in PDF format at the conference submission site (https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=wetice2016), by selecting the Collaborative Modeling and Simulation track.
* Submission Deadline: February 15, 2016
* Notification to authors: March 28, 2016
* Camera Ready to IEEE: April 11, 2016
* Conference date: June 13-16, 2016
Andrea D'Ambrogio, University of Roma TorVergata, Italy
Gregory Zacharewicz, University of Bordeaux, France
Daniele Gianni, Guglielmo Marconi University, Italy
Andrea D'Ambrogio (track co-chair)