International Symposium on DIStributed Computing (DISC) 2020

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The International Symposium on Distributed Computing (DISC) is an international forum on the theory, design, analysis, implementation and application of distributed systems and networks. DISC 2020 will be held as a virtual conference between the 12th and 16th of October. DISC is organized in cooperation with the European Association for Theoretical Computer Science (EATCS).

Dates

Registration (regular papers and brief announcements): May 7, 2020 (AoE)
Submission (regular papers and brief announcements): May 14, 2020 (AoE)
Notification (regular papers): July 20, 2020
Notification (brief announcements): July 27, 2020
Final version for proceedings: August 10, 2020
Main conference: October 12-15, 2020
Workshops: October 15-16, 2020

All times are in Central European Summer Time = CEST = Berlin time = UTC+02:00.

Scope

Original contributions to theory, design, implementation, modeling, analysis, or application of distributed systems and networks are solicited. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

– Biological and nature-inspired distributed algorithms
– Blockchain protocols
– Communication networks: protocols, architectures and applications
– Distributed and concurrent data structures, replication and consistency
– Distributed computing: Algorithms and upper bounds
– Distributed computing: Lower bounds and impossibility results
– Distributed graph algorithms
– Distributed machine learning and data science
– Distributed operating systems, middleware, database systems
– Experimental evaluation of distributed algorithms and systems
– Fault tolerance, reliability, availability
– Formal methods for distributed computing: verification, synthesis and testing
– Game-theoretic and knowledge-based approaches to distributed computing
– Internet and Web applications, social networks and recommendation systems
– Massively-parallel, high-performance, cloud and grid computing
– Mobile agents, autonomous distributed systems, swarm robotics
– Multiprocessor and multi-core architectures and algorithms
– Population protocols and chemical reaction networks
– Security in distributed computing, cryptographic protocols
– Self-stabilizing, self-organizing, and autonomous systems
– Synchronization, persistence and transactional memory
– System-on-chip and network-on-chip architectures
– Wireless, mobile, sensor and ad-hoc networks