Anand R. Prasad, NEC Corp, Japan John F. Buford, Avaya Labs Research, USA Vijay K. Gurbani, Bell Laboratories, Alcatel-Lucent, USA
There is growing interest in recent years as technology gains in Internet, Web 2.0, virtualization, wireless, IMS, virtual worlds, and mobile technologies enable a variety of new services and new services architectures. In addition more powerful endpoints and access networks are fueling demand for delivery models that support infotainment, social networking, location-based services, IPTV, smart grids, remote health care, and a variety of other services.
The purpose of this book is to present state-of-the-art results in services and service architectures, identify challenges including business models, technology issues, service management, and security, and to describe important trends and directions.
The target audience of this book is professionals, engineers, researchers and students who are interested in service design and delivery over various heterogeneous and converging network infrastructures.
Contributed chapters are requested in areas including the following:
Emerging Services and Service Architecture
IPTV and Video Services
Device Technology and Service Evolution
Final chapters are expected to be approximately 20 pages in length using the publisher's template.
Authors will be notified by February 28, 2010 about the status of their proposals and will be sent chapter guidelines. Full chapters are expected to be submitted by June 30, 2010 or earlier.
All submitted chapters must not have been published elsewhere and will undergo a double-blind peer review by at least two referees. Contributors will also be requested to serve as reviewers for this project.
This book is scheduled to be published by River Publishers.
For additional information regarding the publisher, please visit www.riverpublishers.com. This publication is anticipated to be released in early 2011.
Feb 15, 2010: Proposal Submission Deadline February 28, 2010: Notification of Acceptance June 30, 2010: Full Chapter Submission August 15, 2010: Review Results Returned October 15, 2010: Final Camera-Ready Chapter Submission November 15, 2010: Camera-Ready Manuscript to Publisher