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SSS 2014 : Symposium on tabilization, Safety, and Security of Distributed Systems


When Sep 29, 2014 - Oct 1, 2014
Where Paderborn, Germany
Abstract Registration Due Apr 16, 2014
Submission Deadline Apr 21, 2014
Notification Due Jun 14, 2014
Final Version Due Jul 14, 2014
Categories    self-stabilization   distributed systems   algorithms   security

Call For Papers

SSS is an international forum for researchers and practitioners in the design and development of distributed systems with self-* properties such as
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, robotic networks, opportunistic 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. We particularly encourage the submissions spanning these areas of applications.

The conference provides a wide spectrum of topics, covered in the following
* Self-stabilization
* Fault-tolerant and Dependable Systems
* Formal Methods, Safety, and Security
* Ad-hoc, Sensor and Mobile Networks, Cyberphysical Systems
* Cloud Computing, P2P, Self-organizing and Autonomous Systems

* Abstract Submission: April 16, 2014 (UTC-12)
* Paper Submission: April 21, 2014 (UTC-12)
* Notification: June 9, 2014
* Camera Ready Submission: July 4, 2014

Papers must be prepared using the LNCS style and be electronically submitted in PDF format using EasyChair ( 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, a regular submission that is not selected for a regular presentation will also be considered for a brief announcement. This request must be clearly indicated in the first page of the paper. Such a request will not affect consideration of the paper for a regular paper. A paper submitted at this forum is expected to be original research not previously published. A submission 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.Selected papers will be
published in the Journal of Self-Computing

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 clearly indicated in the first page of the paper.

SSS 2014 will take place in Paderborn, Germany.

General Chairs:
Anish Arora, Ohio State University, USA
Christian Scheideler, University of Paderborn, Germany

Program Chairs:
Pascal Felber, University of Neuchatel, Switzerland
Vijay Garg, University of Texas, Austin, USA

Track Chairs:
* Self-stabilization
Ted Herman, University of Iowa, USA
Volker Turau, Hamburg University of Technology, Germany
* Fault-tolerant and Dependabable Systems
Luís Rodrigues, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
* Formal Methods, Safety, and Security
Borzoo Bonakdarpour, University of Waterloo, Canada
* Ad-hoc, Sensor and Mobile Networks, Cyberphysical Systems
Rajmohan Rajaraman, Northeastern University, USA
* P2P, Social, Self-organizing, Autonomic and Opportunistic Networks
Murat Demirbas, University at Buffalo, SUNY, USA

Local Arrangements Chair:
Christian Scheideler, University of Paderborn, Germany

Publicity Chairs
Habib Ammari, University of Michigan-Dearborn, USA
Stefan Schmid, Technical University of Berlin & Telekom Innovation
Laboratories, Germany

Steering Committee:
Anish Arora, Ohio State University, USA
Ajoy K. Datta, University of Nevada, USA
Shlomi Dolev (Chair), Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
Sukumar Ghosh, University of Iowa, USA
Mohamed Gouda, University of Texas at Austin, USA
Ted Herman, University of Iowa, USA
Toshimitsu Masuzawa, Osaka University, Japan
Vincent Villain, Universite de Picardie Jules Verne (UPJV), France

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