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Deadline extension: ValueTools 2016 & InfQ Workshop!

ValueTools 2016, the 10th EAI International Conference on Performance Evaluation Methodologies and Tools, will take place in Taormina, Italy on 26-28 October, 2016.

ValueTools 2016 focuses on methodologies and practices in modeling, performance evaluation and optimization of complex systems. It gathers together researchers from different communities including Computer Science, Networks and Telecommunications, Operations Research, Optimization, Control Theory and Manufacturing.

The conference solicits previously unpublished contributions that propose new performance evaluation methodologies and new tools on the following topics of interest:

Application Areas

  • Communication & computer systems;
  • Distributed systems;
  • Cloud computing systems;
  • Cloud and Edge/Fog computing systems;
  • Machine Learning;
  • Large-scale performance analysis;
  • Interdisciplinary problems;
  • Manufacturing systems & supply chains;
  • Transportation systems;
  • Internet of Things.


  • Stochastic models;
  • Model-checking;
  • Process algebras;
  • Queues and queueing networks;
  • Discrete-event simulation;
  • Mean-field techniques;
  • Fluid approximations;
  • Game Theory.

ValueTools 2016 is proud to announce that Prof. Kishor Trivedi (Duke University, North Carolina, USA) will join the Conference presenting the keynote speech entitled: ‘Reliability and Availability Modeling in Practice‘.

The Conference is also proud to host InfQ 2016 workshop  on “New Frontiers in Quantitative Methods in Informatics”. Click here for more information about the workshop!

Proceedings are submitted for inclusion to the leading indexing services: Thomson Scientific (ISI), Scopus, Crossref, Google Scholar, DBLP, Microsoft Academic Search (MAS), CiteSeerX, EBSCO, Elsevier (EI), as well as ICST’s own EU Digital Library (EUDL). All presented papers in the conference will be published in the proceedings of the conference and submitted to ACM Digital Library. Best papers will be invited to publish also in the EAI Transactions on Cloud Systems.

Discover the best paper of ValueTools 2015!

Important dates:

Full Paper Submission Deadline: 22th July, 2016  5th August, 2016

Notification and Registration: 8th August, 2016  26th August, 2016

Camera-ready Deadline: 7th September, 2016  16th September, 2016

See PROGRAM of 2016 edition of ValueTools at a glance!

For more information about ValueTools 2016, visit the official website of the conference.

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