Honorary Chair

Mohammad S. Obaidat
Monmouth Univ., NJ, USA

General Chair

Mario Marchese
Univ. of Genoa, Italy

Senior Technical Program Chair

Igor Bisio
Univ. of Genoa, Italy

Technical Program Chairs

Malmati Louta
Univ. of West Macedonia, Greece

Floriano De Rango
Univ. of Calabria, Italy

Tutorials and Special Sessions Chair

Sanjay K. Dhurandher
Univ. of Delhi, India

Publicity Chairs

Essia Hamouda
Univ. of California, Riverside, USA

Lei Shu
Osaka Univ., Japan

Publication Chair

Jose Saldana
Univ. of Zaragoza, Spain


Antonio Bueno
Univ. of Girona, Spain

2014 International Symposium on Performance Evaluation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems

July 6-10, 2014, Monterey, CA, USA The Hyatt Regency Monterey

SPECTS 2014 is over! See you at SPECTS 2015!

This annual international conference is a scientific forum for professionals and scientists involved in performance evaluation of computer and telecommunication systems. Performance evaluation of computer systems and networks has progressed rapidly in the past decade and has begun to approach maturity. Significant progress has been made in analytic modeling, simulation, and measurement approaches for performance evaluation of computer and telecommunication systems.

Sponsor SCS logo The Society for Modeling and Simulation International www.scs.org

Technical Sponsor ComSoc logo www.comsoc.org

Papers and Demos are solicited in (but not limited to) the following topics:

Networking and Telecommunication Systems

Computer Systems

Tools & Methodologies

Call for Papers

You can download the PDF format PDF version of the Call for Papers (91 KiB)


Important Dates for Papers

Important Dates for Demos

Paper Submission

Please submit your complete papers electronically to http://www.softconf.com/scs/SPECTS14/.

Instructions for authors

Current templates supplied by IEEE must be used. Submissions should not exceed 8 two-column, 8.5×11" pages (including figures, tables, and references) in 10 point fonts. Please include 5-10 keywords, complete postal and e-mail address, and fax and phone numbers of the corresponding author. If you have difficulties with electronic submission, please contact Technical Program Co-Chairs or the Local Arrangement Chair.

Proposals for 1.5 hour tutorials should be sent to the Tutorials Chair. Tutorial abstracts along with keynote speeches' abstracts will be included in the proceedings of the conference.

Authors of accepted papers

To upload your final manuscript and the copyright form, please visit the following site: http://www.softconf.com/scs/SPECTS14/ and, on the left-hand side of the page, enter the passcode associated with your submission (it was in the acceptance e-mail).

The final manuscript should not exceed 8 two-column, 8.5×11" (US Letter) pages (including figures, tables, and references) in 10 point fonts. They must also not include headers or footers, including any kind of pagination. Papers must be validated and signed via PDF eXpress before being uploaded (https://www.pdf-express.org/)

The Copyright form to be signed and uploaded is here: http://www.scs.org/upload/documents/Copyright_Form.pdf

For uploading both the camera-ready paper and the Copyright form, please visit: http://www.softconf.com/scs/SPECTS14/. Remember that the submission deadline is June 10th, 2014.

For registering at the conference visit http://www.scs.org/summersim.

Best Paper Awards

These awards, one for each track, is open to all accepted papers. Papers will be evaluated based on originality, technical contribution, and presentation quality during the workshop.

SPECTS Steering Committee

Technical Program Committee