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The 6th International Conference on
Internet and Distributed Computing Systems (IDCS 2013)
October 28-30, 2013, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China

IDCS 2013 conference is the sixth in its series to promote research in diverse fields related to Internet and Distributed Computing Systems. The emergence of Web as a ubiquitous platform for innovations has laid the foundation for the rapid growth of the Internet. Side-by-side, the use of mobile and wireless devices such as PDA, laptop, and cell phones for accessing the Internet has paved the ways for related technologies to flourish through recent developments. In addition, the popularity of sensor networks is promoting better integration of the digital world with physical environment. In IDCS 2013 conference, we are interested in receiving innovative papers on emerging technologies related to Internet and distributed systems to support the effective design and efficient implementation of high-performance computer networks. The target audience includes researchers and industry practitioners those are interested in different aspects of the Internet and distributed systems, with a particular focus on the practical experiences with the design and implementation of related technologies as well as their theoretical perspectives.

Topics of Interest

The topics of interest are organised into 5 major tracks:

Track 1: Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks
- Middleware for Wireless Sensor Networks
- Networked Sensing and Control
- Sensor Fusion, Tracking and Localisation
- Embedded Software for Sensor Networks
- Environmental Sensing Applications
- Body Sensor Networks
- Vehicular Ad-Hoc Networks

Track 2: Internet and Web Technologies
- Internet Architectures and Protocols
- Modeling and Evaluation of Internet-based Systems
- Internet Quality of Service
- Real-time Multimedia Communication Systems
- Web services and Mash-ups

Track 3: Network Operations & Management
- Energy Efficiency in Large-scale Distributed Systems
- Security of Network-based Systems
- Network-based Applications (VoIP, Streaming)
- Network Traffic Engineering
- Tools and Techniques for Network Measurements

Track 4: Information Infrastructure
- Next Generation Content Delivery Network
- Grid, Cloud, and P2P Computing
- Distributed Computing Applications
- Autonomic Computing
- Computational Economy for Distributed Systems

Track 5: Resilience, Fault tolerance, and Availability
- Fault Tolerant and Self-managing Distributed Systems
- Dependability and Dependable Systems
- Computing Models for Resilient Distributed Systems
- Principles for Resilient Software Architecture
- Availability Design

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Submission Guidelines

Original papers from the above-mentioned or other related areas will be considered. Papers should be submitted electronically in PDF via the conference Web site at Each submitted paper should follow Springer LNCS proceedings paper template. The length of all submitted papers will have 14 pages limit, including all figures, appendix, and references, etc. Submitted papers may not have appeared in or be under consideration for another workshop, conference or a journal, nor may they be under review or submitted to another forum during the review process. Each submission will be reviewed by the members of the TPC and external reviewers.


The conference proceedings will be published as Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science, and will be made available to all conference registrants on site. All papers will also be electronically available through SpringerLink Database, and professionally indexed through SCI and EI. Extended and enhanced versions of top-quality selected papers from the workshop will be invited for submission on a fast-track basis for special issues in high-impact renowned international journals.


Each paper selected for inclusion in the proceedings must be registered for IDCS 2013. Each paper has to be presented in person by the main author, or one of the authors.

Important Dates

Submission Due: May 15, 2013
Acceptance Notification: June 30, 2013
Camera-ready Copy Due: July 31, 2013
Conference: October 28-30, 2013


Honorary Chair
Wenzhan Dai, Zhejiang GongShang University, China

General Chairs
Yun Ling, Zhejiang GongShang University, China
Dimitrios Georgakopoulos, CSIRO, Australia

Program Chairs
Mukaddim Pathan, Telstra Corporation Limited, Australia
Guiyi Wei, Zhejiang GongShang University, China
Giancarlo Fortino, University of Calabria, Italy

Program Committee
Tarem Ahmed, BRAC University, Bangladesh
Hani Alzaid, King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia
Doina Bein, The Pennsylvania State University, USA
Rajkumar Buyya, The University of Melbourne, Australia
Michael Compton, CSIRO, Australia
Giuseppe Di Fatta, University of Reading, UK
Marcos Dias De Assuncao, IBM Research, Brazil
Abdelkarim Erradi, Qatar University, Qatar
Zongming Fei, University of Kentucky, USA
Joaquin Garcia-Alfaro, Telecom Bretagne, France
Saurabh Kumar Garg, IBM Research, Australia
Soumya Ghosh, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India
Victor Govindaswamy, Texas A&M University-Texarkana, USA
Ragib Hasan, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
Mohammad Mehedi Hassan, King Saud University, USA
Dimitrios Katsaros, University of Thessaly, Greece
Hae Young Lee, ETRI, South Korea
Jaime Lloret, Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain
Rongxing Lu, University of Waterloo, Canada
Carlo Mastroianni, ICAR-CNR, Italy
Mohammad Matin, North South University, Bangladesh
Muhammad Mostafa Monowar, King AbdulAziz university, Saudi Arabia
Surya Nepal, CSIRO, Australia
Marco Netto, IBM Research, Brazil
Ekow Otoo, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
George Pallis, University of Cyprus, Cyprus
Haifeng Qian, East China Normal University, China
Shawon Rahman, University of Hawaii-Hilo, USA
Mustafizur Rahman, DSTO, Australia
Thomas Repantis, University of California-Riverside, USA
Riaz Ahmed Shaikh, King AbdulAziz University, Saudi Arabia
Jun Shao, Zhejiang Gongshang University, China
Ramesh Sitaraman, University of Massachusetts-Amherst, USA
Waleed Smari, University of Dayton, USA
Kerry Taylor, CSIRO & Australian National University, Australia
Parimala Thulasiram, University of Manitoba, Canada
William Voorsluys, The University of Melbourne, Australia
Licheng Wang, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China
Lihua Wang, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Japan
Xiaofeng Wang, National University of Defence Technology, China
Bin Xiao, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China
Bin Xie, InfoBeyond Technology, USA
Norihiko Yoshida, Saitama University, Japan
Haojin Zhu, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
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