Track 8

Track 8: Parallel and Distributed Systems


Track chairs
Khouloud Boukadi, Sfax University, Tunisia

This track is a forum that brings together researchers and practitioners from academia and industry around the world to advance the theories, technologies, and applications of parallel and distributed systems.
Original contributions to the theory, design, analysis, implementation, or application in the field, or a survey of the state of the art contributions are solicited. All submissions will be reviewed on the basis of relevance, originality, importance, and clarity. Technical topics of interest include but are not limited to the following:

Focus Area 1: Fog/Edge/Cloud Computing
- Cloud Computing System & Architectures
- Edge/Fog Computing System & Architectures
- Storage and Data Architectures
- Hybrid-clouds and Multi-clouds Integration
- Distributed and Parallel Query Processing
- Resource, Energy and Data Management
- Cloud Metering and Monitoring
- Containers and Serverless Computing
- Cloud Service Adaptation and Automation
- Cloud Federation and Service Composition
- Fog/edge resources scheduling, allocation and management
Fog/edge Real-time load prediction
- Power-Aware and Green Computing

Focus Area 2: Internet of Things (IoT)/Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS)
- RFID, sensor data, and services related to the IoT/CPS
- Services for IoT/CPS platforms and applications
- Service oriented protocols for IoT/CPS applications

Focus Area 3: Blockchain as a distributed system
- Blockchain and smart business transactions
- Blockchain and smart contracts
- Blockchain in the Internet of things (IoT)
- Blockchain in cyber physical systems
- Blockchain in edge and cloud computing

PC members

- Marco Aiello, University of Stuttgart
- Rekik Molka, PSAU
- Genoveva Vargas Solar, CNRS-LIG-LAFMIA
- Rima Grati, FSEGS
- Muhammad Younas, Oxford Brookes University
- Jorge Bernal Bernabe, University of Murcia
- Saoussen Cheikhrouhou, REDCAD_ENIS
- Khouloud Boukadi, Sfax University
- Fadwa Yahya, FSEGS
- José Luis Zechinelli Martini, Universidad de las Amricas - Puebla
- Abderrahim Ait Wakrime, Institut de Recherche Technologique Railenium, F-59300, Famars, France
- Hedi Karray, INP-ENIT