6th Workshop on Distributed Data and Structures (WDAS'2004), July
	    8-9, 2004, Lausanne, Switzerland
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Organization

The 6th Workshop on Distributed Data and Structures (WDAS'2004) will be organized by the School of Computer and Communication Sciences of EPFL in Lausanne, Switzerland, during July 8-9, 2004. The main goal of the workshop is to bring together computer scientists interested in Distributed Data and Structures. Originating in distributed databases this field gains growing interest in the context of the recent developments in P2P computing and P2P data management.

Topics

Distributed data and structures are at the basis of modern computer science. Advances in the domain are fundamental to performance and scalability of various types of storage, database and information systems as well as for the problem of resource location in P2P and Grid Computing Systems. The WDAS workshops examine the state-of-the-art in the area with respect to WDAS'2004 is the 6th workshop in the WDAS series. Previous workshops took place in Orlando (1998), Princeton (1999), L'Aquila (2000), Paris (2002) and Thessaloniki (2003). The attendance will be limited to 50 participants. Besides of the presenters, requests for participation will be dealt with in the order of the received paid registrations.

Information for Authors

Extended abstracts, 5 pages long, with original, English-language research contributions not concurrently submitted elsewhere must be submitted electronically in PDF format to the program chair by email: karl.aberer@epfl.ch. The paper abstract should contain title, author name(s), and keywords.

Submitted papers will undergo a peer review process, coordinated by the Program Committee Chair. Notification and reviews will be communicated via email. Accepted papers will be presented at the workshop and included in the proceedings that will be published by a local publisher and distributed at the workshop location. Selected papers will be included in post-proceedings published by an international publisher (e.g. Carleton-Scientific or Springer Verlag). The proceedings are also listed on the DB Trier server.

Please send the camera-ready version of your paper to magdalena.punceva@epfl.ch by May 31, 2004. For each accept paper at least 1 co-author has to register.

Proposals for tutorials are also invited on topics within the conference area. Tutorial proposals must be at most 3 pages and they must give enough material to provide a sense of what will be covered. Tutorial proposals should be submitted electronically in PDF format to karl.aberer@epfl.ch.

Important Dates

Extended Abstract submission: March 29, 2004 (Monday)
Notification of acceptance/rejection: May 10, 2004 (Monday)
Camera-ready copy due: May 31, 2004 (Monday)

Conference organization

Program Committee

Karl Aberer, EPFL Lausanne, Chair
Aris Ouksel, University of Chicago
Beng Chin Ooi, University of Singapore
Dahlia Malkhi, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Enrico Nardelli, University of L'Aquila
Ethan Miller, University of California, Santa Cruz
Evaggelia Pitoura, University of Ioannina
Jehan-Francois PÔris, University of Houston
Klemens B÷hm, University of Magdeburg
Luc Onana Alima, KTH Stockholm
Manolis Koubarakis, TU Crete
Panayiotis Bozanis, University of Thessaly
Pascal Felber, Eurecom
Patrick Valduriez, University of Paris 6
Peter Widmayer, ETHZ Zürich
Shahram Ghandeharizadeh, University of Southern California
Tomas Schwarz, Santa Clara University
Tore Risch, University of Uppsala
Ugo Vaccaro, University of Salerno
Witold Litwin, University Paris 9, Dauphine
Yannis Manolopoulos, Aristotle University
Yuri Breitbart, Bell Labs

Local Organization

Manfred Hauswirth, EPFL Lausanne, Chair
Magdalena Punceva, EPFL Lausanne

Conference Venue

Comprehensive information regarding registration, travel, accomodation, etc. is provided here.


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