The Eighth International Conference on Service Oriented Computing

December 7-10, 2010, San Francisco, California

Preliminary Program

Times/Dates Tuesday 7th Dec Wednesday 8th Dec Thursday 9th Dec Friday 10th Dec

9:00 – 10:30


Opening & KN1



10:30 – 11:00


Coffee Break

Coffee Break

Coffee Break

11:00 – 12:30







12:30 – 13:30

Lunch & Poster

Lunch & Demo

Lunch Break

13:30 – 15:00







15:00 – 15:30

Coffee Break & Poster

Coffee Break & Demo

15:30 – 17:00





17:00 – 18:30






Welcome Reception



Legend: P – Paper Session, S – Short Paper Session, KN – Keynote



Hilton 1

Hilton 2

Market 1

Market 2

Market 3

9 – 10:30




Tutorial: Multi-disciplinary Views of Business Contracts

Tutorial: Scalable Services: Under-standing Architec-ture Trade-off

Coffee Break

11 – 12:30




Tutorial: Multi-disciplinary Views of Business Contracts

Tutorial: Scalable Services: Under-standing Architecture Trade-off


13:30 – 15:00




Tutorial: Quantitative Service Analysis

Tutorial: Crowd-Driven Processes

Coffee Break

15:30 – 17:00




Tutorial: Quantitative Service Analysis

Tutorial: Crowd-Driven Processes


Opening and Keynote 1: Jim Spohrer, IBM Almaden Research Center: Service Science Progress and Directions

P1 Service and Business Process Modeling (1)

  • Business Process Model Abstraction based on Behavioral Profiles
    Smirnov, Sergey; Weidlich, Mattdias; Mendling, Jan
  • Root-Cause Analysis of Design-time Compliance Violations on the basis of Property Patterns
    Elgammal, Amal; Turetken, Oktay; van den Heuvel, Willem-Jan; Papazoglou, Mike
  • Artifact-Centric Choreographies
    Lohmann, Niels; Wolf, Karsten

P2 Service Management (1)

  • Adaptive Service Composition Based on Reinforcement Learning
    Zhou, Xuan; Wang, Hongbing; Bouguettaya, Atdman
  • A Service Execution Control Framework for Policy Enforcement
    Tanaka, Masahiro; Murakami, Yohei; Lin, Donghui
  • An integrated solution for runtime compliance governance in SOA
    Birukou, Aliaksandr; D'Andrea, Vincenzo; Leymann, Frank; Serafinski, Jacek; Silveira, Patricia; Strauch, Steve; Tluczek, Marek

P3 Service and Business Process Modeling (2)

  • Resolving Business Process Interference Using Dynamic Reconfiguration
    van Beest, Nick; Bulanov, Pavel; Wortmann, Hans; Lazovik, Alexander
  • Linked Data and Service Orientation
    Wilde, Erik
  • Risk Sensitive Value of Changed Information for Selective Querying of Web Services
    Harney, John; Doshi, Prashant

P4  Service Management (2)

  • A Differentiation-Aware Fault-Tolerant Framework for Web Services
    Kotonya, Gerald; Hall, Stephen
  • Repair vs. Recomposition for Broken Service Compositions
    Yan, Yuhong; Poizat, Pascal; Zhao, Ludeng
  • Interoperation, Composition and Simulation of Services at Home
    Kaldeli, Eirini; Warriach, Ehsan Ullah; Bresser, Jaap; Lazovik, Alexander; Aiello, Marco

S1 Business service modeling

  • Business Artifacts Discovery and Modeling
    Maamar, Zakaria; Badr, Youakim; Narendra, Nanjangud
  • Carbon-Aware Business Process Design in Abnoba
    Hoesch-Klohe, Konstantin; Ghose, Aditya
  • On Predicting Impacts of Customizations to Standard Business Processes
    Rembert, Aubrey J.; Mazzoleni, Pietro; Akkiraju, Rama; Liu, Rong
  • Extended WS-Agreement Protocol to Support Multi-Round Negotiations and Renegotiations
    Langgutd, Christoph; Schuldt, Heiko

Panel 1

S2 Run-time service management

  • Event-Driven Virtual Machine for Business-Integration Middleware (Industry Track)
    Zeng, Liangzhao; Frank, Joachim
  • Consistent Integration of Selection and Replacement Metdods under Different Expectations in Service Composition and Partner Management Life-Cycle
    Ishikawa, Fuyuki
  • Optimizing the Configuration of Web Service Monitors
    Heward, Garth; Jun, Han; Mueller, Ingo; Schneider, Jean-Guy; Versteeg, Steve

P12  Quality of Service

  • Efficient QoS-aware Service Composition with a Probabilistic Service Selection Policy
    Klein, Adrian; Ishikawa, Fuyuki; Honiden, Shinichi
  • Using Real-time Scheduling Principles in Web Service Clusters to Achieve Predictability of Service Execution
    Gamini Abhaya, Vidura; Tari, Zahir; Bertok, Peter
  • Aggregate Quality of Service Computation for Composite Services
    Dumas, Marlon; Garcia-Banuelos, Luciano; Polyvyanyy, Artem; Yang, Yong; Zhang, Liang



Opening and Keynote 2: Prof. Larry Leifer, Stanford University: Dancing with Ambiguity

P5 Service science and design

  • Creating Context-Adaptive Business Processes
    Hermosillo, Gabriel; Seinturier, Lionel; Duchien, Laurence
  • Statistical quality control for human-based electronic services
    Kern, Robert; Thies, Hans; Satzger, Gerhard
  • A Requirement-Centric Approach to Web Service Modeling, Discovery, and Selection
    Driss, Maha; Moha, Naouel; Jamoussi, Yassine; Jezequel, Jean-Marc; Hajjami Ben Ghezala, Henda

P6 High-level description languages

  • Conjunctive Artifact-Centric Services
    Cangialosi, Piero; De Giacomo, Giuseppe; De Masellis, Riccardo; Rosati, Riccardo
  • Diagnosis of Service Failures by Trace Analysis with Partial Knowledge
    Mayer, Wolfgang; Friedrich, Gerhard; Stumptner, Markus
  • Automatic Fragment Identification in Workflows Based on Sharing Analysis
    Ivanovic, Dragan; Carro, Manuel; Hermenegildo, Manuel

P7 Industry Track: Process, Composition, and Collaboration and Business Process Modeling

  • Enhancing Collaboration with IBM's Rational Jazz
    Anderson, Laura C.; Jedadessan, Bala; Johns, Kennetd; Lichtsinn, Mario; Mullan, Priti; Rhodes, James; Sharma, Akhilesh; Strong, Ray; Zhou, Ruoyi
  • Understanding Business Process Commonalities
    Ivan, Anca; Akkiraju, Rama
  • A Scalable and Highly Available Brokering Service for SLA-based Composite Services
    Bellucci, Alessandro; Cardellini, Valeria; Di Valerio, Valerio; Iannucci, Stefano

S3 Formal methods

  • Soft-Constraint based Approach for QoS-aware Service Selection
    Zemni, Mohamed Anis; Benbernou, salima; Carro, Manuel
  • Timed Conversational Protocol based Approach for Web Services Analysis
    Guermouche, Nawal; Godart, Claude
  • Service Discovery Using Communication Fingerprints
    Wolf, Karsten; Oanea, Olivia; Suermeli, Jan
  • Quantifying Service Compatibility: A Step Beyond the Boolean Approaches
    Ouederni, Meriem; Salaun, Gwen; Pimentel, Ernesto
Panel 2

Demo Session

P10 Service development and run-time management

  • Spreadsheet as a Generic Purpose Mashup Development Environment

    Hoang, Dat Dac; Paik, Hye-Young; Ngu, Anne H. H.
  • Combining Enforcement Strategies in Service Oriented Architectures
    Gheorghe, Gabriela; Schleicher, Daniel; Mietzner, Ralph; Monakova, Ganna; Anstett, Tobias; Crispo, Bruno; Leymann, Frank
  • Fault Handling in the Web Service Stack
    Kopp, Oliver; Leymann, Frank; Wutke, Daniel

S4 Quality of service

  • Consistency Benchmarking: Evaluating the Consistency Behavior of Middleware Services in the Cloud

    Klems, Markus; Menzel, Michael; Fischer, Robin
  • Service Composition with Pareto-Optimality of Time-Dependent QoS Attributes

    Klaepper, Benjamin; Ishikawa, Fuyuki; Honiden, Shinichi
  • QoS-based Optimization of Service Compositions for Complex Workflows

    Schuller, Dieter; Eckert, Julian; Miede, Andre; Papageorgiou, Apostolos; Lampe, Ulrich; Steinmetz, Ralf
  • Privacy-Aware Device Identifier tdrough A Trusted Web Service (Industry Track)

    da Cruz Pinto, Juan Marcelo; Morin, Ricardo; Torino, Maria Emilia; Varner, Danny



Opening and Keynote 3: Kaj van de Loo, SAP AG: SOA meets Reality - 10 Years of Lessons Learned

P9 Service Level Agreements

  • Preventing SLA Violations in Service Compositions Using Aspect-Based Fragment Substitution
    Leitner, Philipp; Wetzstein, Branimir; Karastoyanova, Dimka; Hummer,Waldemar; Dustdar, Schahram; Leymann, Frank
  • Adaptive Management of Composite Services under Percentile-based Service Level Agreements
    Lo Presti, Francesco; Casalicchio, Emiliano; Cardellini, Valeria; Grassi, Vincenzo
  • BPMN Modelling of Services with Dynamically Reconfigurable Transactions
    Bocchi, Laura; Guanciale, Roberto; Strollo, Daniele; Tuosto, Emilio

P8 Service security, privacy, and trust

  • From Quality to Utility: Adaptive Service Selection Framework
    Hang, Chung-Wei; Singh, Munindar
  • Trust Assessment for Web Services under Uncertainty
    Malik, Zaki; Medjahed, Brahim
  • Incorporating Expectations as a Basis for Service Selection
    ElMessiry, Adel; Gao, Xibin; Singh, Munindar P.

P11 Service Engineering Metdodologies

  • Programmable Fault Injection Testbeds for Complex SOA

    Juszczyk, Lukasz; Dustdar, Schahram
  • Abstracting and Applying Business Modeling Patterns from RosettaNet

    Telang, Pankaj; Singh, Munindar
  • Heuristic Approaches for QoS-based Service Selection

    Comes, Diana Elena; Baraki, Harun; Reichle, Roland; Zapf, Michael; Geihs, Kurt

S5 Service applications

  • Towards Mitigating Human Errors in IT Change Management Process
    De, Pradipta; Gupta, Manish; Madduri, Venkat; Anand, Vishal
  • A service-based architecture for multidomain search on the web
    Bozzon, Alessandro; Brambilla, Marco; Corcoglioniti, Francesco; Vadacca, Salvatore
  • Natural language service composition with request disambiguation
    Pop, Florin-Claudiu; Cremene, Marcel; Vaida, Mircea; Riveill, Michel


Larry Drebes, CEO and CTO, Janrain
Larry founded Janrain in 2005 to address the challenge of managing user identity on the Internet. In its early days, Janrain drove the development of the majority of the open source OpenID protocol libraries that continue to be used today by organizations such as Google and Yahoo, and was a founding member of the OpenID Foundation, a non-profit governance organization for the industry. Prior to Janrain, Larry was a co-founder of Silicon Valley start-ups Desktop.com, a web-based service, and Four11 Corporation. At Four11 Corporation, Larry led the development of its RocketMail product, one of the first Internet based email systems. Four11 was acquired by Yahoo in 1997 and its RocketMail product became YahooMail. Earlier in his career, Larry did software development for Raynet, McDonnell Douglas and A.G. Edwards.

Raffi Krikorian, Platform Services Lead, Twitter
At Twitter, @raffi leads the Platform Services team, the custodians of Twitter's core logic. Previously, he managed the Platform's API as well as being the one of those behind Twitter's Geospatial APIs. Before Twitter he used to create technologies to help people frame their personal energy consumption against global energy production, and also ran a consulting company building off-the-wall projects. At one point, he used to teach at NYU’s ITP and spent way too much time as a student at MIT and the MIT Media Lab.

Dr. Munindar P. Singh, Professor at North Carolina State University
Dr. Munindar P. Singh is a full professor in the department of computer science at North Carolina State University. Munindar's research interests include multiagent systems and service-oriented computing, wherein he addresses the challenges of trust, service discovery, and business processes and protocols in large-scale open environments. Munindar was the editor-in-chief of IEEE Internet Computing from 1999 to 2002, and serves on several editorial boards. He serves on the founding board of directors of IFAAMAS, the International Foundation for Autonomous Agents and MultiAgent Systems. Munindar was general cochair of the 2005 International Conference on Autonomous Agents and MultiAgent Systems and a program cochair of the 2008 IEEE International Conference on Web Services. Munindar is a Fellow of the IEEE. Munindar's research has been recognized with awards and sponsorship by (alphabetically) Army Research Laboratory, Cisco Systems, DARPA, Ericsson, IBM, Intel, Joint Oceanographic Institutions, and the National Science Foundation. Munindar obtained a B.Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi and a Ph.D. in Computer Sciences from the University of Texas at Austin.


Avi Borthakur, Senior Director, Oracle
As Senior Director of Product Development at Oracle, Avi is responsible for engineering, architecture and strategy of SOA and BPM tools. These include tools for developers, IT administration and monitoring, and business analyst modeling and reporting. He has deep experience in BPEL, ESB, EAI, J2EE, Swing, Web 2.0, and other distributed systems technologies. He also drives/advises division-wide initiatives to improve engineering efficiency, product quality and tools' ease-of use. Avi has a Masters in Computer Science from Stanford University and an MBA from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. He is based in Oracle headquarters in Redwood Shores, CA.

Schahram Dustdar, Professor, Vienna University of Technology
Schahram Dustdar is Full Professor of Computer Science heading the Distributed Systems Group, TU Vienna. From 2004-2010 he was an Honorary Professor of Information Systems at the Department of Computing Science at the University of Groningen (RuG), The Netherlands. Since 2009 he is an ACM Distinguished Scientist. He is Editor-in-Chief of Computing (Springer) and an editorial board member of IEEE Internet Computing. From 1999 - 2007 he worked as the co-founder and chief scientist of Caramba Labs Software AG (CarambaLabs.com) in Vienna (acquired by Engineering NetWorld AG), a venture capital co-funded software company focused on software for collaborative processes in teams. Caramba Labs was nominated for several (international and national) awards: World Technology Award in the category of Software (2001); Top-Startup companies in Austria (Cap Gemini Ernst & Young) (2002).

George Mathew, VP & GM, Business Intelligence & In-memory Analytics, SAP
George Mathew leads Large Enterprise Business Intelligence (LE BI) Solution Management (BI Clients, BOE, Semantic Layer and In-Memory Analytics) that comprises ~$500MM in product revenue for SAP. Most recently he led the SAP BusinessObjects Explorer family of products as Vice President and General Manager. Previously, George also led Business Intelligence portfolio strategy in SAP's Office of the CEO. Prior to SAP, George was an early member of salesforce.com where he focused on technical account management, mergers & acquisitions, and product development. Early in his career, he was a founding member of Fort Point Partners, a management consultancy that delivered e-commerce expertise to leading financial services & consumer retail firms such as Barclays, State Street, J. Crew, and Nike. George has a BS in Computational Biology from Cornell University and an MBA from Duke University where he was a Fuqua Scholar.

John McPherson, IBM Distinguished Engineer, Data Intensive Analytics
John McPherson is an IBM Distinguished Engineer, and Manager, Data Intensive Analytics at IBM Almaden Research Center. In the past, he held technical leadership and senior management positions in Exploratory Database Systems Research, DB2 Development, Business Intelligence Development, and Enterprise Search Development. He received a joint Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Computer Sciences.