SIGCOMM '88 -- Call for papers


Craig Partridge (craig@NNSC.NSF.NET)
Fri, 21 Oct 88 20:13:59 -0400


                        PRELIMINARY CALL FOR PAPERS

                         ACM SIGCOMM '89 SYMPOSIUM*

                 Communications Architectures and Protocols

                               Austin, Texas

                               September 1989

        The symposium provides an international forum for the
        presentation and discussion of communication network appli-
        cations and technologies, as well as recent advances and
        proposals on communication architectures, protocols, algo-
        rithms, and performance models. Authors are invited to sub-
        mit full papers concerned with both theory and practice.
        The areas of interest for the symposium include, but are not
        limited to the following: analysis and design of computer
        network architectures and algorithms, innovative results in
        local area networks, computer-supported collaborative work,
        network interconnection and mixed-media networks, high-speed
        networks, resource sharing in distributed systems, distri-
        buted operating systems and databases, protocol specifica-
        tion, verification, and analysis.

        Papers should be about 20 double-spaced pages long and
        should have an abstract of 100-150 words. All submitted
        papers will be reviewed and will be judged with respect to
        their quality and relevance. Authors of selected papers
        will be expected to sign an ACM copyright release form. The
        Proceedings will be distributed at the symposium and pub-
        lished as a special issue of SIGCOMM Computer Communication
        Review. A few of the submitted papers will be selected for
        publication in the ACM Transactions on Computer Systems.

        Submit 5 copies of each paper to the program chairman: Dr.
        Mohamed Gouda, Computer Sciences Department, University of
        Texas at Austin, Austin TX 78712, USA; Telephone: (512)
        471-9532; EMAIL: gouda@cs.utexas.edu

        For more information about the symposium, contact Dr. L.H.
        Landweber, General Chair, Computer Sciences Dept., Univer-
        sity of Wisconsin, 1210 W. Dayton St., Madison, WI 53706;
        Tel: (608) 262-1204; EMAIL: Tel: (608) 262-1204; EMAIL: landweber@cs.wisc.edu.

                            STUDENT PAPER AWARD

        Papers submitted by students will enter a student-paper
        award contest. Among the accepted papers, a maximum of four
        outstanding papers will be awarded (1) full conference
        registration and (2) a travel grant of $500 US dollars.

                              IMPORTANT DATES

        Deadline for paper submission: March 20, 1989
        Notification of acceptance: May 19, 1989
        Camera-ready manuscript due: June 19, 1989

                            SYMPOSIUM COMMITTEE

        General Chair: L.H. Landweber, University of Wisconsin, USA
        Program Chair: M. Gouda, University of Texas, USA
        Local Arrangements: M. Gouda, University of Texas, USA

*Pending ACM approval.



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