Please consider submitting to SSS 2023; the current deadline is * April 11th; details and updates appear in:
The 25th International Symposium on Stabilization, Safety, and Security of Distributed Systems (SSS 2023) will be held at the Institute for Future Technologies (NJIT-BGU Partnership), 101 Hudson Street, Jersey City, New Jersey, USA, on October 2-4, 2023.
SSS is an international forum for researchers and practitioners in the design and development of distributed systems with a focus on systems that can provide guarantees on their structure, performance, and/or security in the face of an adverse operational environment. The symposium encourages submissions of original contributions on fundamental research and practical applications concerning topics in the five symposium tracks:
This year we have * Maurice Herlihy, * Moti Yung, and * Alfred Spector as keynote speakers. LNCS proceedings and special issue with Theoretical Computer Science journal (TCS).
Track A. Self-stabilizing Systems: Theory and Practice
Self-stabilizing protocols and algorithms
Variants of self-stabilization
Autonomic ComputingStabilization and self-* properties in hardware, software, and middleware design
Self-stabilizing software-defined infrastructure
Track B. Distributed and Concurrent Computing: Foundations, Fault-Tolerance and Scalability
Distributed, concurrent, and fault-tolerant algorithms
Shared and transactional memory
Graph-theoretic concepts for communication networks
Formal methods, validation, verification, and synthesis
Game-theory and economical aspects of distributed computing
Randomization in distributed computing
High-performance, cluster, cloud and grid computing
Network security and privacy
Blockchain technologies and cryptocurrencies
Track C. Cryptography and Security
Cryptographic designs. Implementation analysis and construction methods
Secure multi-party computation and cryptographic distributed protocols
Privacy-enhancing technologies and anonymity
Post-quantum and information-theoretic cryptography and security
Secure software and secure programming methodologies
Formal methods, semantics, and verification of secure systems
Fault tolerance, reliability, availability of distributed secure systems,
Game-theoretic approaches to secure computing
Communication and internet: security, authentication, and identification
Cybersecurity for hardware components, mobile, cyber-physical systems, and the internet of things
Cybersecurity of corporations (applications, endpoints, and cloud)
Security and privacy for web applications
Security of edge and fog computing
Cryptocurrency and Blockchains
Track D. Dynamic, Mobile and Nature-Inspired Computing Mobile Agents
Autonomous mobile robots
Mobile sensor networks
Mobile ad-hoc networks
Dynamic networks, time-varying graphs, evolving graphs
Programmable particles, nanoscale robots, biological systems, and related new models
Track E. Distributed Databases
Pervasive, mobile, and IoT data management
Distributed database architecture
Edge computing architectures
Distributed query processing and optimization
Federated analytics and learning
Cloud data management
Security and privacy in databases
Interoperability across systems
New Conference Model
This year, we continue the experiment with a new conference model. There will be TWO deadlines. The review process for these two deadlines will not overlap to allow papers rejected during the first review phase to be reworked, corrected, and enhanced before being resubmitted on the second review round if wished by the authors. Papers may be submitted at only one deadline. Of course, accepted papers of the first review round are definitely accepted and should not be submitted to the second round. In case of resubmission, reviews from the first phase will be transmitted to the reviewers of the second phase.
All submissions must be anonymous. We use a somewhat relaxed implementation of double-blind peer review: you are free to disseminate your work through arXiv and other online repositories and give presentations on your work as usual. However, please make sure you do not mention your own name or affiliation in the submission, and please do not include obvious references in the text that reveal your identity. A reviewer who has not previously seen the paper should be able to read it without accidentally learning the identity of the authors. Please feel free to ask the PC chairs if you have any questions about the double-blind policy of SSS 2023.
Paper Submission, First Deadline: April 11th, 2023 (11:59 PM AoE)
First Acceptance Notification: May 11, 2023
Camera-Ready Copy Due: May 21, 2023
Paper Submission, Second Deadline: June 18, 2023 (11:59 PM AoE)
Second Acceptance Notification: July 23, 2023
Camera-Ready Copy Due: August 1, 2023
Papers are to be submitted electronically through EasyChair https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=sss2023
All submissions must conform to the formatting instructions of the Springer LNCS series (see the guidelines https://www.springer.com/gp/computer-science/lncs/conference-proceedings-guidelines).
Each submission must be an original work written in English, in PDF format.
All corresponding authors must fill out and submit the License to Publish Form linked to sss 2023 web.
Authors are encouraged to include their ORCIDs in the proceedings.
Additionally, please note that Springer LNCS offers the inclusion of embedded videos in proceedings papers.
There are two types of submissions: regular papers and brief announcements.
A regular submission must not exceed 15 pages (including the title, abstract, figures, and references).
A brief announcement submission must not exceed 5 pages and should not include any appendix.
Additional necessary details for an expert to verify the main claims of the submission may be included in a clearly marked appendix if extra space is needed.
Any submission deviating from these guidelines will be rejected without consideration of its merits. It is recommended that a regular submission begins with a succinct statement of the problem being addressed, a summary of the main results or conclusions, a brief explanation of their significance, a brief statement of the key ideas, and a comparison with related work, all tailored to a non-specialist. Technical development of the work, directed to the specialist, should follow. Papers outside of the conference scope will be rejected without review. For the second round only, if requested by the authors on the cover page, a regular submission that is not selected for a regular presentation will also be considered for the brief announcement format. This will not affect the consideration of the paper for a regular presentation.
Regular papers and brief announcements will be included in the conference proceedings. Conference proceedings will be published by Springer in the LNCS conference series. Previous publications can be viewed https://link.springer.com/conference/sss.
Extended and revised versions of selected papers will be considered for a special issue of the international journal Theoretical Computer Science (TCS).
Prizes will be given to the best regular paper and best student regular paper. A regular paper is eligible for the best student paper if at least one of its authors is a full-time student at submission time. Authors should clearly indicate whether their submission is eligible to be considered for the best student paper award (e.g., using a \thanks in the title). The PC may decline to confer awards or may split awards.
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