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EAI SIMUtools 2021 : 12th EAI International Conference on Simulation Tools and Techniques


When Sep 17, 2021 - Sep 19, 2021
Where Xuzhou, People's Republic of China
Submission Deadline Aug 31, 2021
Notification Due Sep 7, 2021
Final Version Due Sep 14, 2021
Categories    simulation   simulation methods   simulation tools

Call For Papers

EAI SIMUtools 2021 will be held as a fully-fledged online conference (with an on-site possibility).
If the local situation allows it, the event will take place on-site in its original location with an option for all authors to present remotely.
In any case, all matters related to publication and indexing will remain unchanged.

SIMUTools 2021 is the 13th edition of the annual International Conference on Simulation Tools and Techniques. The conference focuses on a broad range of research challenges in the field of system modelling and simulation, software simulation, communication networks’ modelling and analysis, AI system simulation and performance analysis, big data simulation analysis, addressing current and future trends in simulation techniques, systems, networks, methods, platforms, models, practices and software, emulation software, simulation tools, emulation tools. The conference is dedicated to fostering interdisciplinary collaborative research in these areas and across a wide spectrum of application domains.

Building on the success of the previous editions (2019-2020), this year’s edition will provide an exciting forum for interaction among academic and industry researchers together with practitioners from both the simulation community, the emulation community, the development community, the application community, the production community, and the different user communities. The SIMUTools 2021 conference will be held in Xuzhou, China, on September 17-19, 2021.

The conference invites submissions on the topics below in all areas of simulations and emulations. Submissions in interdisciplinary areas are especially encouraged, such as. Smart transportation, Smart Cities, big data Health, Intelligent communication, AI-based networking, Intelligent networking, Electromagnetic cognitive, Environment, Electromagnetic spectrum analysis, Mathematic analysis and simulation, Societal Challenges, Digital Humanities, network security, ICT Infrastructure, Intelligent manufacturing, Intelligent Business, and so on. The conference also invites posters, demos, and technical demonstrations that report on recent results, ongoing research or industrial case studies in the area of the platforms, tools, and technologies related to simulations and emulations.



All registered papers will be submitted for publishing by Springer and made available through SpringerLink Digital Library: SIMUtools Conference Proceedings.

SIMUtools proceedings are indexed in leading indexing services, including Ei Compendex, Web of Science, Scopus, CrossRef, Google Scholar, DBLP, as well as EAI’s own EU Digital Library (EUDL).

Authors of selected papers will be invited to submit an extended version to:
- Mobile Networks and Applications (MONET) Journal (IF: 2.602)

All accepted authors are eligible to submit an extended version in a fast track of:
- EAI Endorsed Transactions on Industrial Networks and Intelligent Systems (Open Access) – recently accepted for inclusion in Scopus

Additional publication opportunities:

- EAI/Springer Innovations in Communications and Computing Book Series
(titles in this series are indexed in Ei Compendex, Web of Science & Scopus)

-Simulation for AI-enabled networks
-Simulation for spectrum learning and prediction
-Simulation for Spectrum measurements and learning of spectrum usage
-Machine learning techniques for networks
-Deep learning techniques for networks
-Reinforcement learning and transfer learning for networks
-Applications and services (e.g., cognitive networking, massive MIMO, NOMA, intelligent reflecting surface, and full-duplex)
-Simulation methods: discrete event, parallel and distributed simulation, time --
synchronization, load balancing and migration, model partitioning, hybrid simulation, simulation-interoperation, multi-resolution and multi-scale simulation.
-QoS Provisioning for Massive Machine-Type Communications and in IoT Networks
-Design and Evaluation of Energy Efficient Networks and Services
-Design and Evaluation of Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Function Virtualization (NFV)
-Design and Evaluation of Application/Service Oriented Networking
-Performance Evaluation Techniques including Modeling, Simulations and Testbeds
-Simulation techniques: service-oriented, agent-based, web-based, component-based, symbiotic simulation.
-Simulation software: environments, tools, libraries, and frameworks.
-Design and Performance Evaluation of AI/ML-enabled Networks
-Design and Performance Evaluation of IoV and V2X Networks
-Network Slicing and Resource Allocation for Radio Access and Core Networks
-Quality and Performance of Multi-access Edge Computing (MEC) and Fog Computing Solutions
-Quality, Measurements and Performance in IoT and Big Data Applications
-Integration of Objects, Devices and Systems for Industry 4.0 and Society 5.0 Applications
-Security, Reliability, Privacy and Trust by Design and Performance Evaluation
-Scalability, Robustness and Resilience
-Simulation performance: GPU-based simulation, simulation in the cloud, scalability, performance analysis.
-Modeling formalisms: DEVS, Petri Nets, process algebras, state charts, and others.
-Simulation verification, validation, accreditation, and analysis: benchmark models, simulation-based verification, workflows, simulation experiment design, and optimization.
-Simulation packages: widely used frameworks such as Modelica, NS-2/3, OPNET, Qualnet, OMNET++, Mininet, and other open source software for modeling and simulation.
-Cloud-based simulation and techniques:
-Big data simulation and techniques: big data analysis, big data modeling and processing
-Network simulation and techniques for 5G and 6G: simulation softwares and simulation tools for 5G and 6G.
-Electromagnetic cognitive simulation and techniques.
testbeds, simulation tools, and hardware prototypes
-Quality and Performance in Beyond 5G Wireless and Mobile Networks
-Network Traffic Characterization, Measurement and Monitoring Techniques
-Formal Verification Methods for QoS and Reliability
-Innovative Modeling Techniques for Large Scale and Emerging Network Technologies

General Chairs
Dingde Jiang - University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China
Houbing Song -Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, USA

Technical Program Committee Chairs
Lei Chen - Xuzhou University of Technology, China
Liuwe Huo - University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China
Lei Shi - Waterford Institute of Technology, Ireland
Feng Wang -University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China

This event is organized by EAI (

EAI – European Alliance for Innovation is a non-profit organization and a professional community established in cooperation with the European Commission to empower global research and innovation, and to promote cooperation between European and International ICT communities.

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