Call for Papers
Eleventh IFIP/IEEE International Workshop on
Distributed Systems: Operations & Management
Thompson Conference Center
University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX USA
December 4-6, 2000
The Eleventh Annual IFIP/IEEE International Workshop
on "Distributed Systems: Operations and Management" (DSOM
2000) will be hosted by the Department of Electrical and Computer
Engineering of the University ofTexas at Austin. DSOM 2000 is sponsored
by IFIP Working Group 6.6 with technical co-sponsorship by the IEEE
Communications Society. DSOM 2000 follows a series of highly successful
meetings, the latest of which tookplace in Zurich, Switzerland (DSOM'99),
Delaware, USA (DSOM'98), and Sydney, Australia (DSOM'97).
The DSOM workshops focus on the latest advancements in operations and management
in networked environments
and discuss the impact of emerging computing and networking technologies on management. Of specific interest to
DSOM 2000 will be the current developments
in the field of services management in intelligent networks.
The workshop will be
limited to approximately 100 participants and will follow a single
track program in order to allow for in-depth discussions and interaction
among workshop participants. The workshop
proceedings will be published by the IEEE.
A limited number of presentations of recent research
results will be selected for the 'work in progress' sessions. To be considered for these,
an extended abstract of no more than three pages should be submitted
describing the research area and its significance.
Suggestions for Panel discussion topics and potential
panelists should be sent to the conference chair.
Paper submissions must present original, unpublished
research or experiences. They should be full papers and be no longer
than 5000 words (no more than 12 single-spaced pages). Submissions
must include a cover page, containing the title, author name(s)
and affiliation(s), the complete address (telephone, fax, email)
of the corresponding author, and an abstract (max 150 words) followed
by up to 5 keywords.