[MMB] 2nd Call for Papers to MMB&PGTS04, 12-15 Sep.2004, Dresden, Germany

MMB & PGTS 04 info at mmbpgts.org
Thu Feb 5 20:56:11 MET 2004

+     2nd CALL FOR PAPERS  --  Submission Deadline 4 March 2004
+      MMB&PGTS04
+     12-15 September 2004, Technische Universitaet Dresden
+      www.mmbpgts.org
+     Joint conference
+     12th GI/ITG Conference on Measuring, Modelling
+     and Evaluation of Computer and 
+     Comummunication Systems (MMB)
+     together with
+     3rd Polish-German Teletraffic Symposium (PGTS)

The German MMB conference series started in 1981, the Polish-German
PGTS in 2000. Both conferences are covering all aspects of performance
evaluation of communication and data processing systems and networks.
The combination of both conferences brings together the active Polish
and German teletraffic and data traffic communities.


Teletraffic Models and Traffic Theory
- Traffic characterization
- User behaviour
- Traffic measurements
- Parameterization

Traffic Control and QoS
- Internet traffic engineering
- Reservation and priority mechanisms

Network and System Architectures
- High-speed switching fabrics
- Photonic switching

Mobile Networks
- Mobile broadband networks
- Ad hoc networks
- Mobility management

Network Design and Planning
- Network topologies
- Network optimization
- Access and backbone networks
- Satellite networks

Traffic and Network Management
- Service engineering
- Network security
- Network reliability
- Recovery and restoration
- Accounting and tariffing

Protocol Performance
- Wireless networks
- Multicast
- Routing
- Interworking

Computer Systems and Networks
- Real-time systems
- Multiprocessor systems
- Embedded systems
- Logistic systems and workflows

Performance Evaluation Methods
- Queueing theory
- Queueing networks
- Analytical and numerical analysis
- Approximations and bound computation
- Stochastic Petri nets
- Stochastic process algebras
- Simulation techniques: rare event simulation,
  distributed simulation, hybrid simulation
- Performance tools

Quantitative Measures
- Performability
- Dependability

Performance Measurements
- Hard- and software monitors
- Hybrid monitors
- Statistical data evaluation (time series analysis)
- Benchmarking
- Application examples

A) Full Papers (approx. 5000 characters or 15 pages typewriter, double
   spaced, PDF) should be submitted to the conference server by
   www.mmbpgts.org before 4 March 2004.
   Accepted papers will be given 30 minutes for presentation and 
B) We also solicit to submit Short Papers describing actual ongoing 
   work, tools (approx. 1500 characters or 5 typewriter, double spaced
   pages, PDF) also before 4 March 2004.
   Accepted papers will be given 15 minutes for presentation and 

Acceptance notification: 1 June 2004
Camera ready papers due: 1 July 2004

Two tutorials are planned in the afternoon on 12 September 2004. 
Proposals for tutorials should be sent to Peter Buchholz
(email: peter.buchholz at postamt.cs.uni-dortmund.de)

Desks and poster stands will be provided for the presentation of
software tools. Requests to present a tool should be submitted 
before 1 July 2004. Due to space limitations, places will be 
allocated on a FCFS basis.

The official language of conference is English.

Dresden is the capital of Saxony and the new European center of
Microelectronics with big fabs of Infineon, AMD and others. The 
baroque city of Dresden is famous for its beautiful buildings 
such as the Zwinger, the Semper opera house and the nearly completed
reconstruction of the Frauenkirche. The conference dinner is planned 
to held on a steamboat river Elbe cruise to Pillnitz castle. The 
"Technische Universitaet Dresden" is one of the biggest universities
of technology in Germany with more than 30.000 students.


Conference Chairs
Paul J. Kuehn, University of Stuttgart
Jozef Wozniak, Gdansk University of Technology

Technical Programme Committee
Peter Buchholz, University of Dortmund
Ralf Lehnert, Technische Universitaet Dresden
Michal Pioro, Warsaw University of Technology

Wojciech Burakowski, Warsaw University of Technology
Tadeusz Chachorski, Polish Academy of Sciences, Gliwice
Joachim Charzinski, Siemens AG, Munich
Janusz Filipiak, AGH University of Sciences and Technology, Cracow
Reinhard German, University of Erlangen-Nuernberg
Carmelita Goerg, University of Bremen
Adam Grzek, Wroclaw University of Technology
Franz Hartleb, T-Systems, Darmstadt
Boudewijn Haverkort, University of Twente
Andrzej Jajsczyk, AGH University of Sciences and Technology, Cracow
Wojciech Kabacinski, Poznan University of Technology
Sylwester Kaczmarek, Gdansk University of Technology
Andrzej Kasprzak, Wroclaw University of Technology
Ullrich Killat, Harburg University of Technology
Jerzy Konorski, Gdansk University of Technology
Udo Krieger, University of Bamberg
Paul J. Kuehn, University of Stuttgart
Axel Lehmann, University of Armed Forces, Munich
Christoph Lindemann, University of Dortmund
Jozef Lubacz, Warsaw University of Technology
Andreas Mitschele-Thiel, Technische Universitaet Ilmenau
Bruno Mueller-Clostermann, University of Duisburg-Essen
Joerg Oehlerich, Siemens AG, Munich
Andrzej Pach, AGH Univ. of Science and Technology, Cracow
Zdzislaw Papir, AGH Univ. of Science and Technology, Cracow
Martin Paterok, Bertelsmann, Guetersloh
Georg Roeßler, Tenovis GmbH, Frankfurt
Maciej Stasiak, Poznan University of Technology
Michael Tangemann, Alcatel, Stuttgart
Matthias Wippenbeck, Marconi Communications, Backnang
Adam Wolisz, Technische Universitaet Berlin
Jozef Wozniak, Gdansk University of Technology

For more information please contact:

Prof.Dr.-Ing.Ralf Lehnert
Dipl.-Ing. Rong Zhao
Technische Universitaet Dresden
Communications Laboratory
Chair for Telecommunications
D-01062 Dresden, Germany
E-Mail: info at mmbpgts.org

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