SIGOPS-ANNOUNCE monthly posting (1-Mar-2002)



Title:Tenth International Conference on Architectural Support for Programming Languages and Operating Systems
Deadline: 15-Mar-2002
Conference: October 6-9, 2002
ASPLOS is a multi-disciplinary conference, 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 10-15 years (e.g., RISC and VLIW processors, small and large-scale multiprocessors, clusters and networks-of-workstations, optimizing compilers, RAID and network-storage system designs). Today such multi-disciplinary research is becoming even more important, as boundaries between hardware/software and local/network computing blur, as the form-factors and capabilities of computing devices becomes ever more varied, and as the user-base and applications expand exponentially.

Title:Tenth ACM SIGOPS European Workshop
Deadline: 15-Mar-2002
Conference: EW 2002/
EW 2002 will focus on the challenge of providing dependable OS's and OS features. Appropriate themes are: * formal methods: verification and specification of code, theorem provers, * tools: program analysers, optimizing and certifying compilers, * software architectures: domain-specific languages, object-based approaches, OS-in-the-small, * practical methods: extensive testing, firewalls, adapatable systems, self-configurable systems, reliable file systems * experience report: increasing dependability of commercial systems.

Title:International Symposium on Computer Performance Modeling, Measurement and Evaluation
Deadline: 24-Mar-2002
Conference: September 22-27, 2002
Performance2002 conference solicits superior papers on the development and application of state-of-the-art analytic, simulation, and measurement-based performance evaluation techniques. Of particular interest this year is work that applies performance evaluation methodologies to design and evaluation issues in important new areas such as: Internet and Web performance, Web server software and architecture performance, active networks, content distribution networks, network and server QoS, and security. Papers that advance the state-of-the-art in evaluation methods or that creatively apply methods to system design issues are also solicited.

Deadline: 15-Apr-2002
Conference: EMSOFT 2002 WORKSHOP - Grenoble, France, October, 7-9, 2002.
EMSOFT '02 is the second in a series of workshops on Embedded Software. Topics of interest include: System design and integration methodologies, Programming languages and software engineering, Operating systems and middleware, Architectures and compilers, Models of computation and formal methods, Scheduling and execution time analysis, Communication protocols and fault tolerance, Applications, such as embedded control and multimedia.

Title:On the Edge: 7th International Workshop on Web Content Caching and Distribution
Deadline: 29-Apr-2002
Conference: Boulder Colorado, August 14-16, 2002
Since 1996, this workshop has served as the premiere forum for researchers and industry technologists to exchange research results and perspectives on future directions in Internet content caching and content delivery. As Internet service architectures have evolved, the workshop focus has broadened to include all areas relating to content services at the edge of the network and the intersection of storage and networking for Internet content services. The workshop solicits technical papers, synopses, and panel proposals related to these areas. Accepted technical papers with significant research contributions are eligible for journal publication in a special issue.

Title:First Workshop on HOT TOPICS IN NETWORKS
Deadline: 01-Jul-2002
The First Workshop on Hot Topics in Networks (HotNets-I) will bring together researchers in the networking and distributed systems community to debate emerging research directions. The goal of the workshop is to promote community-wide discussion of ideas that are not yet mature with the expectations that (1) this will influence and foster ongoing research in the community, and (2) many of the HotNets position papers will grow into papers accepted at SIGCOMM or other quality conferences. Attendance will be limited to around 60 participants.


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