Economics of Grids, Clouds, Systems, and Services

15th International Conference, GECON 2018, Pisa, Italy, September 18–20, 2018, Proceedings

  • Massimo Coppola
  • Emanuele Carlini
  • Daniele D’Agostino
  • Jörn Altmann
  • José Ángel Bañares
Conference proceedings GECON 2018

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11113)

Also part of the Computer Communication Networks and Telecommunications book sub series (LNCCN, volume 11113)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XV
  2. Invited Papers

  3. General Track Papers

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 7-7
    2. Shunit Agmon, Orna Agmon Ben-Yehuda, Assaf Schuster
      Pages 24-38
    3. Danielle Movsowitz, Liran Funaro, Shunit Agmon, Orna Agmon Ben-Yehuda, Orr Dunkelman
      Pages 39-51
    4. José Ángel Bañares, José Manuel Colom
      Pages 77-91
  4. Work in Progress Papers - General Track

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 105-105
    2. Mitalee Sarker, Stefan Wesner
      Pages 107-115
    3. Zahid Rashid, Umara Noor, Jörn Altmann
      Pages 116-125
    4. Leandro Pauro, Roberta Spolon, Gustavo Bruschi, Aleardo Manacero, Renata Lobato, Marcos Cavenaghi
      Pages 126-134
  5. Special Topic Session - IT Service Ecosystems Enabled Through Emerging Digital Technologies

  6. Special Topic Session - Machine Learning, Cognitive Systems and Data Science for System Management

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 169-169
    2. Shay Horovitz, Roei Amos, Ohad Baruch, Tomer Cohen, Tal Oyar, Afik Deri
      Pages 171-186
    3. Antonio J. Tallón-Ballesteros, Simon James Fong, Raymond Kwok-Kay Wong
      Pages 199-207
    4. Maged Helmy, Aurilla Aurelie Arntzen Bechina, Arvid Siqveland
      Pages 208-216
  7. Special Topic Session - Blockchain Technologies and Economics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 217-217
    2. Sandi Gec, Dejan Lavbič, Marko Bajec, Vlado Stankovski
      Pages 219-233
    3. Georgios Palaiokrassas, Antonios Litke, Georgios Fragkos, Vasileios Papaefthymiou, Theodora Varvarigou
      Pages 234-242
    4. Stefano Bistarelli, Alessandra Cretarola, Gianna Figà-Talamanca, Ivan Mercanti, Marco Patacca
      Pages 243-251
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 253-253

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Economics of Grids, 
Clouds, Systems, and Services, GECON 2018, held in Pisa, Italy, in September 2018. 
The 21 full papers and 9 short papers presented  together with 1 invited talk were carefully reviewed and selected from 40 submissions.
This GECON 2018 proceedings was structured in three special sessions on selected topics, namely: IT service ecosystems enabled through emerging digital technologies; machine learning, cognitive systems and data science for system management; and blockchain technologies and economics.


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Editors and affiliations

  1. 1.National Research Council of ItalyPisaItaly
  2. 2.National Research Council of ItalyPisaItaly
  3. 3.National Research Council of ItalyGenoaItaly
  4. 4.Seoul National UniversitySeoulKorea (Republic of)
  5. 5.University of ZaragozaZaragozaSpain

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