Call for Papers
The Symposium is an international forum for researchers and practitioners in the design and development of distributed systems with self-* properties, (the classical) self-stabilizing, self-configuring, self-organizing, self-managing, self-repairing, self-healing, self-optimizing, self-adaptive, and self-protecting. Research in distributed systems is now at a crucial point in its evolution, marked by the importance of dynamic systems such as peer-to-peer networks, large-scale wireless sensor networks, mobile ad hoc networks, cloud computing, robotic networks, etc. Moreover, new applications such as grid and web services, banking and e-commerce, e-health and robotics, aerospace and avionics, automotive, industrial process control, etc. have joined the traditional applications of distributed systems.
The conference provides a wide spectrum of topics, covered in the following
12 May 20 May 2011 (submission open) 21 May 25 May 2011 1 July 8 July 2011
Papers must be submitted in PDF format and be prepared using the LNCS style. Detailed instructions for submitting papers will be available later. Two types of papers can be submitted: Regular Papers and Brief Announcements. Submissions for regular papers should be no longer than 15 pages (including the title, authors, abstract, figures, and references) in LNCS style; a submission may have an appendix of at most two pages beyond the 15 page limit. Brief announcements are restricted to two pages using the LNCS style, with no appendix. Submissions deviating from these guidelines will be rejected without consideration of their merits. If requested by the authors on the submission system, a regular submission that is not selected for a regular presentation will also be considered for a brief announcement. Such a request will not affect consideration of the paper for a regular paper. A paper submitted to this forum is expected to be original research not previously published. A contribution can be submitted to one track only and may not be concurrently submitted to another conference, workshop, or journal.
The proceedings of the conference will be published in the Springer Verlag Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) series.
Best Paper and Best Student Awards
The program committee will select two papers for best paper and best student paper awards. A paper is eligible for the best student paper award if at least one of its authors is a full-time student at the time of submission. This must be indicated by marking an appropriate box in the submission system.