[Beowulf] CFP: MPPS05 (New Submission Deadline)

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Mon Dec 20 20:46:40 EST 2004


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Call for Papers

The First International Workshop on Mobility in Peer-to-peer Systems 
(MPPS05)
(http://mx.nthu.edu.tw/~ctking/MPPS05.htm)
in conjunction with
The 25th IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems 
(ICDCS 2005)

June 6-9, 2005
Columbus, Ohio, USA
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THEME

Peer-to-peer (P2P) has emerged as a promising paradigm for developing 
large-scale
distributed systems. P2P systems are characterized as being fully 
decentralized,
self-organizing, and self-repairing. Early P2P systems were designed
with an Internet-like network infrastructure in mind. As the emergence 
and prevalence
of new wireless networking techniques, such as wireless mesh networks, 
wireless LANs,
and 3G cellular networks, the need to move  P2P paradigm into wireless 
networking
and to support mobile computing is increasing.  How does a P2P system 
encompass
wired and heterogeneous wireless networks? How does a P2P system exploit and
aggregate the resources in such an environment? How should a P2P system 
manage
node mobility? How should a mobile P2P system ensure security and privacy?
These issues become very challenging. The goal of the workshop is to 
examine the
mobility issues in P2P systems over heterogeneous wired/wireless networks.


TOPICS

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

* P2P systems over wireless mesh and ad hoc networks
* mobile P2P applications and systems
* power-aware and energy-efficient mobile P2P systems
* topology-aware mobile P2P systems
* mobility and resource management in mobile P2P systems
* P2P systems for wireless grid
* security in mobile P2P systems
* trust and access control in mobile P2P systems
* anonymity and anti-censorship for mobile P2P systems
* modeling and analysis for mobile P2P systems

PAPER SUBMISSION

Authors are invited to submit an electronic version of original, 
unpublished manuscripts,
not to exceed 20 double-spaced pages, to ctking at mx.nthu.edu.tw. Submissions
should be in PDF or Postscript format. Submissions must be received by 
the deadline.
All submitted papers will be refereed by reviewers in terms of 
originality, contribution,
correctness, and presentation. The accepted papers will be published by 
the IEEE
Computer Society Press.


IMPORTANT DATES
- Paper submission:  December 31, 2004 (extended)
- Author notification: February 1, 2005
- Final Manuscript: March 1, 2005

ORGANIZATION

Workshop Chair:
Lionel M. Ni, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong

Program Chairs:
Chung-Ta King, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
Jie Wu, Florida Atlantic University, USA

Program Committee:
James Aspnes, Yale University, U.S.A.
Jiannong Cao, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Bernady O. Apduhan, Kyushu Sangyo University, Japan
Dan Grigoras, University College Cork, Ireland
Hung-Chang Hsiao, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
Charlie Hu, Purdue University, U.S.A.
Yiming Hu, University of Cincinnati, U.S.A.
Jehn-Ruey Jiang, National Central University, Taiwan
Fabian Kuhn, ETH, Zurich
Xiaoming Li, Peking University
Yunhao Liu, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong
Chunqiang Tang, IBM Watson Research Center, U.S.A.
Li Xiao, Michigan State University, U.S.A.
Aaron Zollinger, ETH, Zurich
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