Agents for Cloud

September 24th-26th, 2012, Calabria, Italy

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A4C -  mOSAIC Dissemination Workshop

To be held in conjunction with

6th International Symposium on Intelligent Distributed Computing - IDC 2012

September 24-26, 2012, Calabria, Italy


The Agents for Clouds Cloud workshop brings together scientists, engineers, computer users, and students to exchange and share their experiences, new ideas, and research results about all aspects (theory, applications and tools) of agents programming and technologies applied to  Cloud and Grid systems, and to discuss the practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted.


Authors are invited to submit original contribution or surveys on,  but not restricted to, the  following topics.

Extended version of accepted papers will be selected for publication in:

IJCSE (International Journal on Computer Science and Engineering)

Topics of interest

  • Agents applications for Cloud and Grid
  • Agents based  Cloud Services
  • Agents As A Services
  • Agents based Brokering and Trading
  • Agents for ITC business
  • Trading strategies
  • Negotiation models, protocols and algorithms
  • Agents based monitoring
  • SLA negotiation, monitoring and  enforcement
  • Security mechanisms
  • Simulation tools and models for Cloud
  • Cloudification of multi agents systems and applications
  • Cloud Programming with agents
  • Autonomic resource management
  • Semantic Cloud
  • Performance evaluation of agents applications
  • Sky computing

Workshop Chair

Salvatore Venticinque, Second University of Naples

Deputy Chair

Beniamino Di Martino, Second University of Naple

Program Committee


Rocco Aversa, Second University od Naples, Italy

Dana Petcu, Institute e-Austria Timisoara (IEAT), Romania

Antonino Mazzeo, University of Naples Federico II, Italy

Nicola Mazzocca, University of Naples Federico II, Italy

Marcin Paprzycki,  Systems Research Institute of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland

Marios  Dikaiakos, University of Cyprus Cyprus,

Omer F. Rana, Cardiff University United Kingdom,

Leonard Barolli, Fukuoka Institute of Technology, Japan

Fatos Xhafa, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain

Authors will be notified on May 10th, 2012

Author will be notified on May 10th, 2012

Important Dates

Full paper submission: April 10th, 2012 May 15th, 2010 -  Hard deadline
Notification of acceptance: May 10th, 2012 May 30th, 2012
Final (camera ready) paper due: June 1st, 2012 June 15th, 2012
Symposium: September 24th-26th, 2012