Frontiers in Network Applications, Network Systems and Web Services (SoFAST-WS'14)

Warsaw, Poland, 7 - 10 September, 2014


Symposium SoFAST-WS focuses on modern challenges and solutions in network systems, applications and service computing.  The Symposium builds upon the success of Frontiers in Network Applications and Network Systems (FINANS’2012) and 4th International Symposium on Web Services (WSS’ 2012) held in 2012 in Wroclaw, Poland. These two events are now integrated into one event to fully exploit the synergy of topics and cooperation of research groups.

The topics discussed during the symposium include different aspects of network systems, applications and service computing. The primary objective of the symposium is to bring together researchers and practitioners analyzing, developing and administering network systems, with particular emphasis on Internet systems. Authors are invited to submit their papers in English, presenting the results of original research or innovative practical applications in the field.


Topics include (but are not limited to):

  • Architecture, scalability and security of Open API solutions,
  • Technical and social aspects of Open API and open data,
  • Service delivery platforms - architecture and applications,
  • Telecommunication operators API exposition in Telco 2.0 model,
  • The applications of intelligent techniques in network systems,
  • Mobile applications,
  • Network-based computing systems,
  • Network and mobile GIS platforms and applications,
  • Computer forensic,
  • Network security,
  • Anomaly and intrusion detection,
  • Traffic classification algorithms and techniques,
  • Network traffic engineering,
  • High-speed network traffic processing,
  • Heterogeneous cellular networks,
  • Wireless communications,
  • Security issues in Cloud Computing,
  • Network aspects of Cloud Computing,
  • Control of networks,
  • Standards for Web services,
  • Semantic Web services,
  • Context-aware Web services,
  • Composition approaches for Web services,
  • Security of Web services,
  • Software agents for Web services composition,
  • Supporting SWS Deployment,
  • Architectures for SWS Deployment,
  • Applications of SWS to E-business and E-government,
  • Supporting Enterprise Application Integration with SWS,
  • SWS Conversational Protocols and Choreography,
  • Ontologies and Languages for Service Description,
  • Ontologies and Languages for Process Modeling,
  • Foundations of Reasoning about Services and/or Processes,
  • Composition of Semantic Web Services,
  • Innovative network applications, systems and services.

Paper submission


Session program

Important Dates

  • Call for event proposals: October 18, 2013
  • Paper submission (strict deadline): Wednesday Apr 23 2014 11:59:59 pm HST
  • Position paper submission: May 23, 2014
  • Acceptance decision: June 02, 2014
  • Final version of paper submission: June 24, 2014
  • Final deadline for discounted fee: July 30, 2014
  • Conference dates: September 7-10, 2014

SoFAST-WS'14 is organized by


Research and Development Centre Orange Labs Poland


Faculty of Mathematics and Information Science of the Warsaw University of Technology

Faculty of Cybernetics of Military University of Technology

Zayed University


Department of Technical Cybernetics,
Faculty of Management Science and Informatics
University of Žilina




FedCSIS is organized by :

Under auspices of

Prof. Lena Kolarska-Bobińska

Minister of Science
and Higher Education

Dr Rafał Trzaskowski

Minister of Administration
and Digitization

Prof. Michał Kleiber

President of the Polish Academy of Sciences

Major General Wiesław Leśniakiewicz

Chief Commandant of
the State Fire Service

Prof. Hanna Gronkiewicz-Waltz

Mayor of the Capital City of Warsaw

Prof. Jan Szmidt

Rector of Warsaw University of Technology

Gen. Prof. Zygmunt Mierczyk

Rector of Military Technical Academy

Prof. Andrzej Gospodarowicz

Rector of Wroclaw University of Economics