Dependable and Adaptive Distributed Systems

8th DADS Track of the
28th ACM Symposium on Applied Computing
Previous years:
7th DADS 2012
6th DADS 2011
5th DADS 2010
4th DADS 2009
3rd DADS 2008
2nd DADS 2007
1st DADS 2006
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March 18 - 22, 2013
Coimbra, Portugal

The Symposium on Applied Computing has been a primary gathering forum for applied computer scientists, computer engineers, software engineers, and application developers from around the world. SAC 2013 is sponsored by the ACM Special Interest Group on Applied Computing and is hosted by Polytechnic Institute of Coimbra (IPC), Institute of Systems and Robotics, University of Coimbra (ISR-FCTUC), and Mathematical and Computer Sciences Institute, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil (ICMC-USP); and will be held at the Institute of Engineering of the Polytechnic Institute ofCoimbra (ISEC-IPC).


Program - Track Committee - Important Dates



The track provides a forum for scientists and engineers in academia and industry to present and discuss their latest research findings on selected topics in dependable and adaptive distributed systems.

Wed, March 20, 14:10-15:50

Wed, March 20, 16:20-18:00

Poster session, Wed, March 20

Track Program Co-Chairs

Karl M. Göschka (Main contact chair)
Vienna University of Technology
Institute of Information Systems
Distributed Systems Group
Argentinierstrasse 8/184-1
A-1040 Vienna, Austria
phone: +43 664 180 6946
fax: +43 664 188 6275
Karl dot Goeschka (at) tuwien dot ac dot at

Rui Oliveira
Universidade do Minho
Computer Science Department
Campus de Gualtar
4710-057 Braga, Portugal
phone: +351 253 604 452 / Internal: 4452
fax: +351 253 604 471
rco (at) di dot uminho dot pt

Peter Pietzuch
Imperial College London
Department of Computing
South Kensington Campus
180 Queen's Gate
London SW7 2AZ, United Kingdom
phone: +44 (20) 7594 8314
fax: +44 (20) 7581 8024
prp (the at sign goes here) doc (dot) ic (dot) ac (dot) uk

Giovanni Russello
University of Auckland
Department of Computer Science
Private Bag 92019
Auckland 1142, New Zealand
phone: +64 9 373 7599 ext. 86137
g dot russello at auckland dot ac dot nz

Program Committee


Important Dates

September 28, 2012 (extended) Paper submission
November 10, 2012 Author notification
November 30, 2012 Camera-ready papers

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