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CALL FOR PARTICIPATION  - EARLY BIRD DEADLINE IS ON AUG. 31 
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ApPLIED: Workshop on Advanced tools, programming languages, and PLatforms for 
Implementing and Evaluating algorithms for Distributed systems -- 
held in conjunction with DISC 2019. 


Homepage: http://bit.ly/ApPLIED2019 



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SCOPE 
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Designers wishing to implement and evaluate distributed algorithms in practical 
settings are often faced with challenging questions regarding the transformation 
from design to a working prototype. For example, what language should be used? 
What library or tool should be used for communication between processes? On 
which platform should the algorithms be implemented and evaluated? What 
trade-offs should be taken, e.g., choose a freely available setting with 
moderate maintenance or an expensive but developer-friendly one? 

Context is also important. Some design assumptions might not be feasible or 
affordable to implement in practice while certain considerations might be 
irrelevant. In other words, some important issues in theory might not be 
important in practice, whereas some practical obstacles deserve more attention 
and analysis. 



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DATES 
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Early-bird registration deadline: August  31, 2019. 

http://www.disc-conference.org/wp/disc2019/registration/


Workshop day: October 14, 2019, Budapest, Hungary.

http://bit.ly/ApPLIED2019



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TOPICS 
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The ApPLIED workshop aims to bring together designers and practitioners of 
distributed algorithms and systems to share their perspectives and experiences. 
We solicit submissions describing research results and position statements 
addressing the above challenges, covering all relevant topics including, but not 
limited to: 


* Languages, libraries, platforms, and tools for distributed algorithms and 
systems, addressing correctness, performance, ease of use, and result 
reproducibility. 


* Processes from designing an algorithm to developing a prototype implementation 
suitable for running on real systems. 


* Success stories of experimental evaluation of distributed algorithms, e.g., 
for classical and blockchain consensus, resulted in new analytical and practical 
insights. 


* Position papers that consider new directions, standpoints, and learned lessons 
on the design and evaluation of distributed algorithms and systems. 



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INVITED SPEAKERS 
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Ethan Buchman, Interchain Foundation
Rachid Guerraoui, EPFL Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne
Seif Hardi, KTH Royal Institute of Technology Sweden
Idit Keidar, Technion
Gadi Taubenfeld, Interdisciplinary Center 
Zoltan Turanyi, Ericsson
Nitin Vaidya, Georgetown University



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Organizing committee 
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Chryssis Georgiou (general co-chair), University of Cyprus, Cyprus 


Elad Michael Schiller (general co-chair), Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden 


Yanhong Annie Liu (TPC co-chair), Stony Brook University, USA 


Miguel Matos (TPC co-chair), INESC-ID & IST, University of Lisboa, Portugal