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The Eighth International Conference on Cloud Computing, GRIDs, and Virtualization

February 19 - 23, 2017 - Athens, Greece


The papers listed below have been selected as "Best Papers" based on the reviews of the original submission, the camera-ready version, and the presentation during the conference. For the awarded papers, a digital award will be issued in the name of the authors. The authors of these papers are also receiving invitations to submit an extended article version to one of the IARIA Journals.

Awarded Papers

A Performance Evaluation of Lightweight Approaches to Virtualization
Max Plauth, Lena Feinbube, Andreas Polze

Closest-Pairs Query Processing in Apache Spark
George Mavrommatis, Panagiotis Moutafis, Michael Vassilakopoulos

Anomaly Detection in Cloud Based Application using System Calls
Marin Aranitasi, Mats Neovius

Strategies for Intrusion Monitoring in Cloud Services
George R S Weir, Andreas Aßmuth

Creating an Immutable Database for Secure Cloud Audit Trail and System Logging
Bob Duncan, Mark Whittington

On the Development of a One-Time Pad Generator for Personalising Cloud Security
Paul Tobin, Lee Tobin, Michael McKeever, Jonathan Blackledge

Security and Privacy Requirements Engineering Methods for Traditional and Cloud-Based Systems: A Review
Argyri Pattakou, Christos Kalloniatis, Stefanos Gritzalis


The following papers have been selected on the basis of their contents, specificaly for lending themselves to an interesting extended work. The authors of these papers are receiving invitations to submit an extended article version to one of the IARIA Journals.

Papers Invited for IARIA Journals

Platform As A Service Effort Reduction
Aspen Olmsted, Kaitlyn Fulford

Using k-Core Decomposition to Find Cluster Centers for k-Means Algorithm in GraphX on Spark
Sheng-Tzong Cheng, Yin-Chun Chen, Meng-Shuan Tsai

Data Placement Based on Data Semantics for NVDIMM/DRAM Hybrid Memory Architecture
Gaku Nakagawa, Shuichi Oikawa

Software License Optimization and Cloud Computing
Anne-Lucie Vion, Noëlle Baillon, Fabienne Boyer, Noël De Palma

Policy Based Context Aware SLA Management in the Cloud
Mhammed Chraibi, Souhail Meftah, Hamid Harroud, Abdelilah Maach

Advancing the Micro-CI Testbed for IoT Cyber-Security Research and Education
William Hurst, Nathan Shone, Abdennour El Rhalibi, Andreas Happe, Ben Kotze, Bob Duncan

Development of a Secure Cloud Based Learning Environment for Inclusive Practice in Mainstream Education
Nigel Beacham, Bob Duncan

Trust Managemement Parameters in Cloud Computing Environments
Zafeiroula Georgiopoulou, Costas Lambrinoudakis


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