MASCOTS2020: IEEE International Symposium on the Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation of Computer and
Telecommunication Systems, Nice, France, November 17-19, 2020

MASCOTS is a highly ranked conference that has been running since the 1980’s

The conference will be held in a hotel by the seashore, in the Old Seminary of Nice, a short
walking distance to downtown, in a very pleasant and quiet part of Nice.

Conference website:

Submission link:

Deadline: July 1, 2020 (extended)

The MASCOTS 2020 conference encourages original submissions describing state-of-the-art research in
the areas of the performance evaluation of computer systems and networks as well as in related
Papers describing results of theoretical and/or practical significance are solicited. Experimental,
modelling and simulation studies are all in the scope of the conference. Work focusing on novel
performance evaluation methods or providing insights on design and runtime management tradeoffs are
particularly encouraged.

Topics of interest include (but are not limited to):
Big data and advanced machine learning techniques for system optimisation and design
Cloud/edge/fog technologies
Computer architectures, multi-core processors and memory systems
Computer networks, protocols and algorithms
Databases and big data systems and technologies
Energy efficient computer systems
Internet of Things
Mobile systems
Multimedia systems
Operating systems and virtualization technologies
Security in computer and communication systems
Smart grids and cyber-physical systems
Social networks
Storage and file systems
Web systems, enterprise applications and web services
Wireless, mobile, ad-hoc and sensor networks

Submissions must be formatted using two-columns and may be up to 8 pages in length, including all
tables, figures, appendices, and references. We also welcome 4 page short paper submissions.

Proceedings will be published by IEEE.

Program Committee
Jussara Almeida, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil
Jonatha Anselmi, INRIA, France
Louiza Bouallouche-Medjkourne, University of Bejaia, Algeria
Gilles Bernot, Universite’ Cote d’Azur, France
Andre-Luc Beylot, Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse, France
Huibo Bi, Beijing University of Technology, China
Jalil Boukhobza, IRT, Lab-STICC, Univ. Bretagne Occidentale, Brest, France
Ivona Brandic, Technical University of Vienna, Austria
Valeria Cardellini, University of Roma Tor Vergata, Italy
Emiliano Casalicchio, University of Rome Sapienza, Italy
Suryadip Chakraborty, University of Cincinnati, USA
Claudio Cicconetti, IIT-CNR, Pisa, Italy
Tadeusz Czachorski, IITIS, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
Sofiene Djahel, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
Joanna Domanska, IITIS, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
Lorenzo Donatiello, University of Bologna, Italy
Josu Doncel, University of the Basque Country, Spain
Jean-Michel Fourneau, University of Versailles, France
Anshul Gandhi, Stony Brook University, USA
Erol Gelenbe, IITIS, Polish Academy of Sciences and Univ. Cote d’Azur, France
Krzysztof Grochla, IITIS, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
Yassine Hadjadj-Aoul, IRISA, France
Adelkrim Haqiq, University of Hassan I, Morocco
Khaled Hussain, Assiut University, Egypt
Alexandru Iosup, Free University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
Alain Jean-Marie, INRIA Sophia-Antipolis, France
Samuel Kounev, University of Wuerzburg, Germany
Ricardo Lent, University of Houston, USA
Aniket Mahanti, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Raymond Marie, University of Rennes, France
Luisa Massari, University of Pavia, Italy
Daniel Menasce, George Mason University, USA
Jehan-Francois Paris, University of Houston, USA
Nihal Pekergin, University of Paris-Est-Creteil, France
Riccardo Pinciroli, College of William and Mary, USA
Paolo Romano, Lisbon University, Portugal
Dan Rubenstein, Columbia University, USA
Gerardo Rubino, INRIA, France
Daniele Tessera, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Italy
Benny van Houdt, University of Antwerp, Belgium
Marco Vieira, University of Coimbra, Portugal
Umberto Villano, University of Sannio, Italy
Carey Williamson, University of Calgary, Canada

Organizing committee
General Chair: Erol Gelenbe, IITIS, Polish Academy of Sciences and Univ. Cote d’Azur, France
Program Chair: Maria Carla Calzarossa, University of Pavia, Italy
Finance Chair: Tadeusz Czachorski, IITIS, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
Publication Chair: Ricardo Lent, University of Houston, USA
Publicity Chairs: Krzysztof Grochla and Konrad Polys, IITIS, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland

All questions about submissions should be emailed to mcc [AT] unipv [DOT] it ot to mascots [AT]
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