Call for Papers


Author Instructions

Advance Program


Executive Committee

Program Committee





6th International Workshop on Distributed Computing
(IWDC 2004)

27-30 December, 2004

Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata

Call for Papers   

Organized since 1999, the International Workshop on Distributed Computing (IWDC) is a forum for presenting the latest research results on the use of distributed and/or networked systems for effective computing. IWDC 2004 is the sixth workshop in this series. The Workshop provides a general platform for academicians, researchers, students, engineers and industries to present their unpublished research findings in any field of Distributed Computing and Systems, Networks and other related areas. The workshop is seeking papers on topics that include but are not limited to the following.

Parallel/Distributed Architectures
Parallel/Distributed Algorithms
Distributed Operating Systems
Distributed Data Management
Wireless and Mobile Computing
Ad hoc and Sensor Networks
Network and Interconnect Architectures
Fault-Tolerance and Reliability
Advanced Web and Proxy Services
Performance Modeling and Evaluation
Distributed AI
Real-Time Systems
Grid Computing
Mobile agents
Self-Stabilizing Systems
Middleware Frameworks
Software Engineering
Multimedia Systems
Information Security
Validation and Verification
Agent-based Systems
Multi-agent Systems

Paper Submission: Authors are invited to submit manuscripts reporting original unpublished research and recent developments in the topics related to the workshop. Papers should not exceed twelve (12) SINGLE-spaced pages using at least 11-point size type on A4 / Letter size pages, including references, figures, tables, etc. Papers should be submitted electronically in Postscript or PDF format by sending an e-mail attachment to iwdc2004@isical.ac.in   or   asen@asu.edu. All papers will be peer reviewed and reviewer comments will be provided to the authors. Accepted papers will appear in a printed proceedings, which will be published by Springer in the LNCS series. Authors need to make sure that for each accepted paper at least one author will attend the workshop.

Prospective authors who are considering IWDC for the first time may find the Table of Contents of IWDC 2002 and IWDC 2003 useful. These are available at:

Proc. IWDC 2002 (LNCS 2571)   [Alternate location]

Proc. IWDC 2003 (LNCS 2918)   [Alternate location]

Tutorials: There will be a day-long tutorial program on the first day of the workshop (27th December, 2004). Proposals are invited for tutorials on relevant subjects. A tutorial proposal should include the abstract of the tutorial and a brief biography of the speaker(s). Please mail your proposal to the Tutorial Chair at somprakash@iimcal.ac.in, by July 19, 2004.

Important Deadlines:

Manuscript Submission

June 16, 2004

Notification of Acceptance

*** August 30, 2004

Submission of Camera-Ready Manuscript

*** September 24, 2004