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AISB event Bulletin Item

2nd CALL FOR PAPERS: Structural Information and Communication Complexity, 1-3 July 2013, Ischia , ITALY


SIROCCO is devoted to the study of communication and knowledge in
multi-processor systems from both the qualitative and quantitative
viewpoints. Special emphasis is given to innovative approaches and
fundamental understanding, in addition to efforts to optimize current
designs. SIROCCO has a tradition of interesting and productive
scientific meetings in a relaxed and pleasant atmosphere, attracting
leading researchers in a variety of fields in which communication and
knowledge play a significant role. This year, SIROCCO is held in
Ischia, a beautiful island in Italy, not far from Napoli.

SCOPE: Original papers are solicited from all areas of study of local
structural knowledge and global communication and computational
complexities. Among the typical areas are distributed computing,
communication networks, game theory, parallel computing, social
networks, mobile computing (including autonomous robots), peer to peer
systems, communication complexity, fault tolerant graph theories, and
randomized/probabilistic issues in networks. Keeping up with the
tradition of SIROCCO, new areas are always welcome.

SIROCCO AWARD: The Prize for Innovation in Distributed Computing is
awarded annually in the SIROCCO conference to recognize individuals
whose research contributions had a major impact on the understanding
of the relationships between information and efficiency in
decentralized computing. The contribution (or a related contribution)
should have been either made or demonstrated, by the author in a paper
that appeared in SIROCCO in the past. Moreover, the author should have
made the contribution in at least one paper that appeared (in either a
scientific journal or the proceedings of a scientific conference) at
least 5 years ago. More details are available in the SIROCCO 2013 web

BEST STUDENT PAPER: A Best Student Paper Award will be awarded to a
paper coauthored by one or more full-time students at the time of
submission. The program committee may decline to make this awards or
split it.

SUBMISSION: Papers are to be submitted electronically (through
EasyChair). Submission instructions and guidelines are available at
the conference web page. Authors are invited to submit their work in
one of the three acceptable formats: novel research contributions,
position papers, and surveys. Original research papers must contain
results that have not previously appeared and have not been
concurrently submitted to a journal or conference with published
proceedings. In all cases, any partial overlap with any published or
concurrently submitted paper must be clearly indicated. Submissions
are limited to 12 single-column pages on letter/A4-size paper (using
at least 11 point font, 1 inch margins, standard line spacing). This
includes figures, but excludes references and an optional appendix (to
be read at the program committee?s discretion).

PUBLICATION: As in previous years, the proceedings of SIROCCO 2013 are
planned to be published by Springer-Verlag as a volume of the LNCS
series. Selected papers are planned to be invited to a special issue
of the journal Theoretical Computer Science.

         - Paper submission due: April 21, 2013, 2013, 23:59, Hawaii
time (time zone HAST).
         - Notification of acceptance: May 22, 2013
         - Conference dates: July 1-3, 2013

Ittai Abraham                                  MSR Silicon Valley
Chen Avin                                       Ben Gurion University
Keren Censor-Hillel                         Technion
Wei Chen                                       MSR Asia
Ajoy Datta                                      University of Nevada
Gabriele di Stefano                          University of L?Aquila
Yuval Emek                                    ETH Zurich
Qiang-Sheng Hua                            Tsinghua University
David Ilcinkas                                  Universit?e Bordeaux
Toshimitsu Masuzawa                     Osaka University
Friedhelm Meyer auf der Heide         Paderborn
Thomas Moscibroda (Chair)             MSR Asia
Calvin Newport                                Georgetown University
Adele Rescigno                              Universit di Salerno
Nicola Santoro                                Carleton University
Ulrich Schmid                                 TU Vienna
Siddhartha Sen                                Princeton
Jukka Suomela                                University of Helsinki
Subash Suri                                    UC Santa Barbara

Luisa Gargano                                   Universit di Salerno
Adele Rescigno (Chair)                       Universit di Salerno
Ugo Vaccaro                                      Universit di Salerno

Yang Chen (Submissions)                  MSR Asia
Gennaro Cordasco (Publicity)             Seconda Univ. di Napoli

Boaz Patt-Shamir                             Tel-Aviv University
Shay Kutten (Chair)                          Technion
Ralf Klasing                                     Universit?e Bordeaux
Guy Even                                        Tel-Aviv University
Masafumi Yamashita                        Kyushu University

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