OPODIS 2004: 8th International Conference on Principles of Distributed Systems
December 15-17 2004, Grenoble, France

The 8th International Conference On Principles of Distributed Systems (OPODIS'04) will be held at Grenoble, France, during December 15-17, 2004.

OPODIS covers many aspects of  distributed computing and systems, from theory and specifications  to design and implementation, including distributed algorithms, communication and synchronization protocols, security issues in  distributed computing, applications of distributed computing,  peer-to-peer communication, cluster and grid computing, and more. For more detailed information, see the call for papers below.

OPODIS has been successfully organized for 7 consecutive years, with an acknowledged interest world-wide. Every year it attracts participants from all over the world, experts in the field, to present their work or simply attend the conference program. Its program is composed of high-quality contributed and invited papers by experts of international caliber in the scientific areas of OPODIS. Following this tradition, this year's program will again be composed of high-quality contributed and invited talks.

  • Topics
    The program committee is soliciting research contributions to the theory, specifications, design and implementation of distributed systems, including:
    - peer-to-peer systems; cluster and grid-based computing
    - fault tolerance and self-stabilizing systems
    - real-time and embedded systems
    - coordination and consistency protocols
    - distributed and multiprocessor algorithms
    - communication and synchronization protocols
    - self-stabilization, reliability and fault-tolerance
    - performance analysis of distributed algorithms and systems
    - specification verification of distributed systems
    - security issues in distributed computing and systems
    - distributed collaborative environments
    - location- and context-aware systems
    - overlay networks architectures
  • Important dates
    • Submissions deadline (August 12, 2004)
      • Paper submission has been closed.
    • Acceptance notification: October 10, 2004
    • Camera-ready copy due: October 30, 2004