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



Title: The Twelfth International World Wide Web Conference 
Deadline: 15-Nov-2002
Conference: May 20-24, 2003, Budapest, Hungary
WWW2003 seeks original papers describing research in all areas of the web. Papers should not have been published or be in submission at another conference or journal. Topics include but are not limited to: Applications, Browsers and User Interfaces, Electronic Commerce, Hypermedia Mobility and Wireless Access, Multimedia Performance and Reliability, Search and Data Mining, Security and Privacy, Semantic Web, Web Engineering 

Title: Call for Papers: Workshop on Parallel I/O in Cluster Computing and Grids to be held in conjunction with 3rd IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Cluster Computing and the Grid
Deadline: 15-Nov-2002
Conference: 12-15 May 2003, Toshi Center Hotel, Tokyo, JAPAN 
We are soliciting high quality papers reporting original work on parallel I/O in Cluster Computing and Computational Grids in both theoretical and experimental research on a broad range of topics.

Title: PPoPP'03: Symposium on Principles and Practice of Parallel Programming
Deadline: 15-Dec-2002
Conference: June 11-13, 2003, San Diego, California
The goal of the PPoPP Symposia is to provide a forum for papers on the principles and foundations of parallel programming, tools and techniques for parallel programming, and experiences in using parallel programming to solve applications problems. Topics of interest include parallel and distributed programming; analysis and verification, automatic parallelization, performance analysis, optimization, languages, development tools and software engineering methods for parallel and distributed programs; Grid computing; distributed data management and databases; internet services and query processing; software for embedded or real-time systems; parallel and distributed algorithms and applications. 

Title: ACM/IFIP/USENIX International Middleware Conference
Deadline: 22-Dec-2002
Conference: conference name/June 16-20, 2003
Following the success of the past conferences in this series (Lake District/UK, Palisades/NY, and Heidelberg/Germany), the 4th Middleware will be the premier conference on middleware research and technology in 2003. Authors are invited to submit papers to Middleware2003 reporting on original research related to the design, implementation, deployment, and evaluation of distributed systems platforms and architectures for future computing environments. Authors are also invited to submit Work-in-Progress papers, Posters, Totorials, and proposals of Workshops on relevant areas of middleware research. Specific deadlines for these can be obtained from the Middleware2003 website. 

Title: Ninth Workshop on Hot Topics in Operating Systems
Deadline: 10-Jan-2003
Conference: May 18-21, 2003, Lihue, Hawaii, on the island of Kauai
The Ninth Workshop on Hot Topics in Operating Systems (HotOS-IX) will be held in Lihue, Hawaii, on the island of Kauai, on May 18-21, 2003. About 60 participants will be selected based upon submitted position papers, which are due on January 10, 2003. The workshop will bring together people doing innovative work in the systems area, broadly construed, for three days of interaction, with all attendees being active participants and contributors throughout the workshop. Continuing the HotOS tradition, this workshop will be a place to present and discuss new ideas about and affecting systems software, including how new application scenarios and requirements are shaping systems today. 

Title: ACM Principles of Distributed Computing
Deadline: 31-Jan-2003
Conference: July 13-16, 2003
We are soliciting research contributions on the design, specification, implementation, application and theory of distributed systems. We are continuing to broaden the conference by actively seeking papers reporting on the implementation, analysis, evaluation, and deployment of real systems. We will favor work that explores new territory or reflects on experience with practical applications of the community's knowledge. Submissions on any topic in the intersection of security and distributed computing are solicited for the Security in Distributed Computing Special Track. 

Title: 19th ACM Symposium on Operating Systems Principles
Deadline: 24-Mar-2003
Conference: October 19-22, 2003
Authors are invited to submit papers to the 19th Symposium on Operating System Principles (SOSP) reporting on original research related to the design, implementation, analysis, evaluation, and deployment of operating systems. We seek submissions of high quality that significantly further the knowledge and understanding of the systems community. In keeping with SOSP tradition, we will favor work that explores new territory, continues a significant research dialog, or reflects on experience with practical applications of the community's knowledge. Papers of particular merit will be forwarded to ACM Transactions on Computer Systems for possible publication in a special issue. 


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