Call for Papers

Topics of Interest

DAIS'14 solicits high-quality papers reporting research results and/or experimental results in the area of distributed applications and interoperable systems. Submissions will be judged on their originality, significance, clarity, relevance, and technical correctness. The topics of interest to the conference include, but are not limited to:

  • Novel and innovative distributed applications and systems, in particular in the areas of
    • middleware,
    • peer to peer systems,
    • cloud and grid computing,
    • social networking,
    • cyber-physical systems,
    • mobile computing,
    • service-oriented computing, and
    • context-aware computing;
  • Novel architectures and mechanisms, in particular in the areas of
    • pub/sub systems,
    • language-based approaches,
    • overlay networkprotocols,
    • virtualisation,
    • parallelization,
    • bio-inspired distributed computing;
  • System issues and design goals, including
    • self-management,
    • trust and reputation,
    • cooperation incentives and fairness,
    • fault-tolerance and dependability,
    • energy-efficiency,
      performance, robustness and scalability;
  • Engineering and tools, including
    • model-driven engineering,
    • domain-specific languages,
    • design patterns and methods,
    • testing and validation,
    • distributed debugging.

Paper submissions

All papers must be original, unpublished, and not submitted for publication elsewhere. Contributions should be submitted electronically as PDF, using the Springer LNCS style to the conference submission website: https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=dais2014

Each paper will undergo a thorough process of peer reviews by the Program Committee. All papers accepted in any of the conference tracks will be included in the conference proceedings, which will be published by Springer-Verlag in the LNCS series. Proceedings will be made available at the conference. Submission implies that at least one author will register and attend the conference if the paper is accepted.

Important Dates

Abstract submission   February 1, 2014
Paper submission:   February 7, 2014
Notification of acceptance:   March 10, 2014
Camera-ready version:   March 24, 2014
Early registration:   May 5, 2014
Conference and workshops:   June 3-6, 2014