8th International Conference on
Coordination Models and Languages
information systems rely increasingly on combining concurrent,
distributed, mobile, reconfigurable and heterogenous components.
New models, architectures, languages, verification techniques
are necessary to cope with the complexity induced by the demands
of today's software development. Coordination languages have emerged
as a successful approach, in that they provide abstractions that
cleanly separate behavior from communication, therefore increasing
modularity, simplifying reasoning, and ultimately enhancing software
on the success of the previous editions, this conference provides
a well-established forum for the growing community of researchers
interested in models, languages, architectures, and implementation
techniques for coordination.
editions of COORDINATION took place in Cesena (Italy),
Berlin (Germany), Amsterdam (Netherlands), Limassol (Cyprus),
York (UK), Pisa (Italy) and Namur (Belgium). More details are
available at http://music.dsi.unifi.it/coordination.
but are not limited to:
models and foundations for coordination: component composition,
concurrency, mobility, dynamic aspects of coordination, emergent
refinement, and analysis of software architectures: patterns
and styles, verification of functional and non-functional properties.
architectural, and interface definition languages: implementation,
systems and coordination: models, languages, infrastructures.
software architectures: mobile code and agents, configuration,
and modern distributed computing: Web services, peer-to-peer
networks, grid computing, context-awareness, ubiquitous computing.
languages, middleware, tools, and environments for the development
of coordinated applications
relevance of coordination and software architectures: programming
in the large, domain-specific software architectures and coordination
models, case studies.
aspects of coordination
will be published as for the previous editions of this conference by Springer,
in the Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) series. Previous proceedings are
available as LNCS volumes 1061, 1282, 1594, 1906, 2315, 2949 and
are invited to submit full papers electronically in PostScript
or PDF using a two-phase online submission process. Registration
of the paper information and abstract (max. 250 words) must be
completed before 10 January 2006. Submission of the full paper
is due no later than 17 January 2006. Further instructions on
the submission procedure will be published at http://www.cs.unibo.it/discotec06/Coordination06.
must be formatted according to the LNCS guidelines (see http://www.springer.de/comp/lncs/authors.html)
and must not exceed 15 pages in length. Papers that are not in
the requested format or significantly exceed the mandated length
may be rejected without going through the review phase.
should explicitly state their contribution and their relevance
to the theme of the conference. Other criteria for selection will
be originality, significance, correctness, and clarity.
or similar submissions to other conferences or journals are not
is organized by the Department of Computer Science of the University
Gianluigi Zavattaro, University of Bologna, Italy
Ciancarini, University of Bologna, Italy
Herbert Wiklicky, Imperial College London, UK
Arbab, CWI Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Luis Barbosa, Universidade do Minho, Portugal
Antonio Brogi, University of Pisa, Italy
Wolfgang Emmerich, University College London, UK
Frank de Boer, CWI & Utrecht University, The Netherlands
Jean-Marie Jacquet, University of Namur, Belgium
Joost Kok, Leiden University, The Netherlands
Toby Lehman, IBM Almaden, USA
D.C. Marinescu, University of Central Florida, USA
Ronaldo Menezes, Florida Institute of Technology, USA
Andrea Omicini, University of Bologna, Italy
Paolo Petta, OeFAI, Austria
Gian Pietro Picco, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Ernesto Pimentel, University of Malaga, Spain
Rosario Pugliese, University of Florence, Italy
Gruia Catalin Roman, Washington University, USA
Robert Tolksdorf, FU Berlin, Germany
Emilio Tuosto, University of Leicester, UK
Carlos Varela, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA
Alan Wood, University of York, UK