2nd International workshop on THEORY AND PRACTICE OF OPEN COMPUTATIONAL SYSTEMS (TAPOCS) http://www.soclab.bth.se/workshops/tapocs2004 at 13th IEEE International workshops on ENABLING TECHNOLOGIES: INFRASTRUCTURES FOR COLLABORATIVE ENTERPRISES (WETICE) http://siplab.csee.wvu.edu/wetice04 in MODENA - ITALY - 2004.06.14 / 16 ------------------------------------------------------------ Focus of the international workshop on Theory and practice of open computational systems (TAPOCS) is methodological issues and approaches related to complex information systems research and development. ------------------------------------------------------------ --- B A C K G R O U N D ------------------------------------------------------------ Open computational systems can be conceived as complex and dynamic structures of autonomous entities - human and software - that by means of distributed interactions - taking place over both space and time - strive to uphold some global system coherence, mission, and goal. The application domain typically involves collaborative and competitative systems that try to survive and sustain some particular behavior as long as possible, using evolving structures and shared awareness. Examples of such systems include, but are not limited to, dependable infrastructures, networked enterprises, electronic health care, and network centric warfare. ------------------------------------------------------------ --- T H E M E ------------------------------------------------------------ The workshop emphasizes the interplay between methodological theory and practice of open computational systems as well as its impact on our ability to control and sustain the behavior of such systems. It is therefore important that we develop methodological instruments - frameworks, theories, models, platforms, and tools - that explicitly address system qualities such as control and sustainability of behavior. As such, these instruments should aim at support for both scientists and engineers in their everyday work with experiments and applications of open computational systems. ------------------------------------------------------------ --- T O P I C S ------------------------------------------------------------ The workshop intends to bring together researchers and practitioners in the theoretical and practical domain of open computational systems, in order to discuss current issues, approaches, applications, and trends. In particular, the workshop encourages contributions that address the following topics: [ theory ] - frameworks [ theory ] - theories [ theory ] - models [ practice ] - platforms [ practice ] - tools [ practice ] - systems [ qualities ] - control [ qualities ] - sustainability ------------------------------------------------------------ --- O R G A N I Z I N G C O M M I T T E E ------------------------------------------------------------ Martin Fredriksson (martin.fredriksson@bth.se) Blekinge institute of technology Sweden Rune Gustavsson (rune.gustavsson@bth.se) Blekinge institute of technology Sweden Alessandro Ricci (aricci@deis.unibo.it) Università di Bologna a Cesena Italy Andrea Omicini (aomicini@deis.unibo.it) Università di Bologna a Cesena Italy

2nd International Workshop "Theory and Practice of Open Computational Systems" (TAPOCS 2004)

RICCI, ALESSANDRO;OMICINI, ANDREA
2004

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2nd International workshop on THEORY AND PRACTICE OF OPEN COMPUTATIONAL SYSTEMS (TAPOCS) http://www.soclab.bth.se/workshops/tapocs2004 at 13th IEEE International workshops on ENABLING TECHNOLOGIES: INFRASTRUCTURES FOR COLLABORATIVE ENTERPRISES (WETICE) http://siplab.csee.wvu.edu/wetice04 in MODENA - ITALY - 2004.06.14 / 16 ------------------------------------------------------------ Focus of the international workshop on Theory and practice of open computational systems (TAPOCS) is methodological issues and approaches related to complex information systems research and development. ------------------------------------------------------------ --- B A C K G R O U N D ------------------------------------------------------------ Open computational systems can be conceived as complex and dynamic structures of autonomous entities - human and software - that by means of distributed interactions - taking place over both space and time - strive to uphold some global system coherence, mission, and goal. The application domain typically involves collaborative and competitative systems that try to survive and sustain some particular behavior as long as possible, using evolving structures and shared awareness. Examples of such systems include, but are not limited to, dependable infrastructures, networked enterprises, electronic health care, and network centric warfare. ------------------------------------------------------------ --- T H E M E ------------------------------------------------------------ The workshop emphasizes the interplay between methodological theory and practice of open computational systems as well as its impact on our ability to control and sustain the behavior of such systems. It is therefore important that we develop methodological instruments - frameworks, theories, models, platforms, and tools - that explicitly address system qualities such as control and sustainability of behavior. As such, these instruments should aim at support for both scientists and engineers in their everyday work with experiments and applications of open computational systems. ------------------------------------------------------------ --- T O P I C S ------------------------------------------------------------ The workshop intends to bring together researchers and practitioners in the theoretical and practical domain of open computational systems, in order to discuss current issues, approaches, applications, and trends. In particular, the workshop encourages contributions that address the following topics: [ theory ] - frameworks [ theory ] - theories [ theory ] - models [ practice ] - platforms [ practice ] - tools [ practice ] - systems [ qualities ] - control [ qualities ] - sustainability ------------------------------------------------------------ --- O R G A N I Z I N G C O M M I T T E E ------------------------------------------------------------ Martin Fredriksson (martin.fredriksson@bth.se) Blekinge institute of technology Sweden Rune Gustavsson (rune.gustavsson@bth.se) Blekinge institute of technology Sweden Alessandro Ricci (aricci@deis.unibo.it) Università di Bologna a Cesena Italy Andrea Omicini (aomicini@deis.unibo.it) Università di Bologna a Cesena Italy
Fredriksson Martin; Rune Gustavsson; Ricci Alessandro; Omicini Andrea
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