SIGOPS-ANNOUNCE monthly posting (1-December-2003)



Title:ACM SIGCOMM 2004
Deadline:30-Jan-2004 (paper registration), 06-Feb-2004 (paper submission)
Conference:August 30 - September 3, 2004
Location:Portland, OR, USA
SIGCOMM 2004 seeks papers describing significant research contributions to the field of computer and data communication networks. We invite submissions on network architecture, design, implementation, operations, analysis, measurement, and simulation. We welcome both full papers (14 pages) and position papers (8 pages). Tutorials and workshops will be held as part of the program, and proposals will be gladly accepted. The conference will also include Poster sessions, primarily aimed at student submissions, a Student Paper Award, Student Travel Grants, and a SIGCOMM Award recognizing lifetime contributions.

Title:14th International Workshop on Network and Operating Systems Support for Digital Audio and Video
Deadline:23-Feb-2004 (paper registration), 01-Mar-2004 (paper submission)
Conference:June 16-18, 2004
Location:Kinsale, County Cork, Ireland
NOSSDAV, now in its 14th year, is a well-established workshop that has traditionally attracted researchers and practitioners working at the cutting edge of multimedia systems, networking, and applications. NOSSDAV 2004 seeks to build on this foundation while also expanding into emerging areas such as network gaming, peer-to-peer streaming, and mobile multimedia. The workshop will provide an interactive forum for presenting and discussing early-stage work and speculative ideas. The workshop venue is located on the scenic southern coast of Ireland and is within easy reach of major European and U.S. cities.

Title:Eleventh International Conference on Architectural Support for Programming Languages and Operating Systems
Conference:October 9-13, 2004
Location:Boston, MA, USA
ASPLOS is a multi-disciplinary conference that seeks cross-fertilizing research in areas of hardware, architecture, compilers, operating systems, networking, and applications. It has captured some of the major computer systems innovations of the past 15 years. Today multi-disciplinary research is becoming even more important, as boundaries between hardware/software and local/network computing blur, as the form and capabilities of computing devices becomes ever more varied, and as the user-base and applications expand exponentially. Like its predecessors, the eleventh ASPLOS conference will focus on ground-breaking multi-disciplinary research. In addition, the program committee welcomes research papers on a wide range of non-traditional topics that emphasize the multi-disciplinary aspects of their work.

Title:The 6th Symposium on Operating Systems Design and Implementation
Conference:December 6-8, 2004
Location:San Francisco, CA, USA
OSDI 2004 will bring together professionals from academic and industrial backgrounds in what has become a premier forum for discussing the design, implementation, and implications of systems software. Emphasizing both innovative research and quantified experience, OSDI takes a broad view of the systems area and solicits contributions from all fields of systems practice including, but not limited to: operating systems, networking, file and storage systems, distributed systems, mobile systems, secure systems, embedded systems, and the interaction of hardware and software development. We particularly encourage contributions containing highly original ideas or groundbreaking results that push the frontier of systems research.


Title:  SOSP Video Archive

The video archive of talks at SOSP 2003 is now available at the conference Web page:


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