The Advanced School on Service-Oriented Computing brings together the best international experts on software and services with young researchers and professionals from leading academic, research and industrial organizations around the world. In addition to high quality training, the Advanced School helps forge a research and scientific community on Service-Oriented Computing and helps the participants to network and start new cooperative research projects. The Advanced School is directed by internationally known experts and researchers on Service-Oriented Computing. The school is organized by TSL and FORTH-ICS and open to dissemination activities and other contributions by projects of the EU ICT Software & Service Architectures and Infrastructures unit.
Students who attend the prestigious Erasmus Mundus International Master on Service Engineering (IMSE) regularly participate in the Advanced School as part of their study program. All students registered at the school are eligible to earn 3 ECTS points and a limited number of scholarships are available to support them. Students taking the school for credit are asked to form small discussion groups focusing on projects of their choice, reporting on their work during the final school session.
Just as in 2012, the best student teams will be invited to write short papers to be reviewed and edited in an IBM Research Technical Report (see the report on the selected 2012 projects).