[hpc-announce] CFP --> IEEE MASCOTS

Jalil Boukhobza boukhobza at univ-brest.fr
Mon Mar 25 04:50:41 CDT 2019

MASCOTS 2019: 27th IEEE International Symposium on the Modeling, Analysis,
Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems

IRT Rennes, 1219 Avenue des Champs Blancs 35510 Cesson-Sévigné
Rennes, France, October 22-25, 2019

The MASCOTS conference encourages original submissions describing
state-of-the-art research in the areas of the performance evaluation of
computer systems and networks as well as in related areas and emerging
technologies such as nano-networks, energy networks and the smart grid, and
advanced machine learning techniques for performance analysis and

Papers describing results of theoretic and/or practical significance are
solicited. Experimental, modeling, and simulation studies are all in the
of the conference. Work presenting novel performance evaluation methods or
providing insights on design and runtime management tradeoffs are

Broad topics of interest include (but are not limited to):
- Advanced machine learning techniques.
- Computer architectures, multi-core processors, and memory systems
- Computer networks, protocols, and algorithms
- Databases and big data systems and technologies
- Distributed and cloud computing
- Data and control plane separation
- Distributed ledger and other blockchain-based system design
- Distributed, cloud, and fog computing
- Energy efficient computer systems
- Internet of Things
- Multi-access edge computing
- Multimedia systems
- Network softwarization and virtualization
- Operating systems and virtualization
- Security in computer and communication systems
- Storage and file systems
- Web systems, enterprise applications and web services
- Wireless, mobile, ad-hoc, and sensor networks

Organizing Committee

General Chair: 
- Jalil Boukhobza, IRT b<>com, Lab-STICC, Univ. Bretagne Occidentale, Brest,
Contact: boukhobza at univ-brest.fr

Program Chairs
- André-Luc Beylot, ENSEEIHT, Toulouse, France
- Thomas Schwarz, Marquette University, US (general chair of the previous
edition of MASCOTS)

Finance Chairs
- Olivier Barais, Univ. Rennes 1, IRT b<>com, Rennes, France
- Yassine Hadjadj Aoul, Univ. Rennes 1, IRT b<>com, Rennes, France

Publicity Chair
- Laurent Réveillère, Univ. Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France

Publication Chair
- Pierre Olivier, Virginia Tech, US

Important Dates
- Abstract deadline: April 26
- Paper Submission deadline: May 3
- Acceptance notification: June 27
- Final Camera-ready: July 19

Submission Guidelines
All papers must be original and not simultaneously submitted to another
or conference. The following paper categories are welcome:

Full papers: Submissions must be formatted using two-columns and may be at
12 pages in length, including all tables, figures, and appendices, but not
including references. You may include any number of pages for references.
Unsuccessful full paper submissions, where appropriate, will automatically
considered for publication as short papers.

Short papers: Authors with a contribution for which a full paper is not
appropriate may submit short papers of at most 6 pages, not including
references, with the same formatting guidelines as full papers. You may
any number of pages for references. Short papers may describe original or
unconventional ideas at a preliminary stage of development, negative
experimental validations, or original results that do not require a

Papers must be unpublished and must not be submitted or under review for
publication elsewhere. Technical Program Committee members and other experts
active in the field will review submitted papers to ensure high quality and
relevance to the conference program. Accepted papers will appear in the
conference proceedings to be published in IEEExplore. For accepted papers,
conference registration and attendance by at least one author to present the
paper is mandatory.

For guidelines regarding formatting, please refer to the IEEE Manuscript
Templates for Conference Proceedings
(https://www.ieee.org/conferences/publishing/templates.html). All papers
be formatted using the two-column IEEE conference style with a font size of
points or greater. There is no need to anonymise submissions, since MASCOTS
does not use a double-blind reviewing process (only single-blind).

Submission link: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=mascots2019 

Jalil Boukhobza
Associate Professor (maître de conférences HDR)
Lab-STICC Lab./ Dept. of Computer Science
University of Western Brittany, 20 Av. Le Gorgeu - CS 93837
29238 Brest Cedex 3
Tel:  +33 2 98 01 69 73
Fax: +33 2 98 01 80 11

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