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					                                    CALL FOR PAPERS
HotMetrics aims to bring together researchers in the SIGMETRICS and related communities to discuss
emerging challenges in performance evaluation. The goal is to promote community-wide discussion
identifying "important" and "hard" problems, to foster research collaborations within the field, and to
engage the community in collectively advancing research frontiers. HotMetrics is expected to serve both as
a forum for presenting new ideas and for fostering collaborations between researchers.
We seek submissions of position papers that introduce hard research problems, propose new directions of
research, advocate non-traditional approaches to old or new domains, or generate debate and discussion
about issues in the field. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
                                                                                    Important Dates
       Performance-related issues in the design and development of emerging
        computer systems and networks.                                               April 7th, 2010:
       Tradeoffs and dependencies between performance and other metrics such        Paper submission
        as cost, energy consumption, reliability, availability, consistency, and
        security.                                                                    May 14th, 2010:
       Methodologies and frameworks for performance modeling, analysis, or           Notification of
        optimization.                                                                  acceptance
       Practical issues arising in system management and performance
        engineering.                                                                 June 18th, 2010:
                                                                                        Workshop
Submission Guidelines

Papers must not exceed 5 double column pages (including figures, tables, and references) in the standard
ACM format (see http://www.acm.org/sigs/publications/proceedings-templates). Papers must be
submitted electronically in printable pdf form; for detailed submission instructions, refer to
http://www.cs.caltech.edu/hotmetrics.

The selected papers and their reviews will be published on-line before the workshop. After the workshop,
the revised papers and reviews -- together with additional commentaries summarizing the workshop
discussion -- will be published in the December 2010 issue of SIGMETRICS' Performance Evaluation Review
to provide wide distribution to the community.

Organization

Workshop Co-Chairs                                    Joe Hellerstein, Google
Evgenia Smirni, College of William and Mary           Peter Harrison, Imperial College
Adam Wierman, Caltech                                 Zhen Liu, Nokia Research Labs
                                                      John Lui, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Program Committee                                     Krishna Kant, National Science Foundation
Lachlan Andrew, Swinburne Univ. of Technology,        Arif Merchant, HP Labs
Australia                                             Erich Nahum, IBM Research
Sem Borst, Bell Labs, Alcatel Lucent Technologies     Takayuki Osogami, IBM Research Tokyo
Giuliano Casale, Imperial College                     Alexandre Proutiere, Microsoft Research Cambridge
Augustin Chaintreau, Thompson Labs                    Alma Riska, College of William and Mary
Lucy Cherkasova, HP Labs                              Devavrat Shah, MIT
Ed Coffman, Columbia                                  Bianca Schroeder, University of Toronto
Vittoria de Nitto Persone, Univ. of Rome "Tor         Don Towsley, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Vergata"                                              Thomas Wenisch, University of Michigan
Leana Golubchik, University of Southern California    Walt Willinger, ATT Research
Albert Greenberg, Microsoft Research                  Zhi-Li Zhang, University of Minnesota
Mor Harchol-Balter, Carnegie Mellon

				
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