Honorary Chair

Mohammad S. Obaidat
Fordham Univ., USA

General Chairs

Franco Davoli
Univ. of Genoa, Italy

Stefano Giordano
Univ. of Pisa, Italy

Program Chairs

Helena Szczerbicka
Univ. of Hanover, Germany

Malamati Louta
Univ. of Western Macedonia, Greece

Vice Program Chair

Joaquín Entrialgo
Univ. of Oviedo, Spain

Tutorials Chair

Sanjay K. Dhurandher
Univ. of Delhi, India

Publication Chair

Jose Saldana
Univ. of Zaragoza, Spain

Publicity Chairs

Essia Hamouda
California State Univ. Chico, USA

Lei Shu
Guangdong Univ. of Petrochemical Technology, China


Antonio Bueno
Univ. of Girona, Spain

2016 International Symposium on Performance Evaluation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems

July 24-27, 2016, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Palais des congrès de Montréal (Montreal Convention Center)
a part of the 2016 Summer Simulation Multi-Conference (SummerSim'16)

SPECTS 2016 is over! See you at SPECTS 2017!

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 a one-page PDF format Call for Papers (PDF, 154 KiB)


Important Dates

Paper Submission

Please submit your complete papers electronically to http://www.softconf.com/scs/SPECTS16/.

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.

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/, use the Conference ID 38594x).

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/SPECTS16/.

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. Proposals for invited sessions should be sent to the Program Chairs. Tutorial abstracts along with keynote speeches' abstracts will be included in the proceedings of the conference.

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

Best Paper Awards

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

SPECTS Steering Committee

Technical Program Committee