DCCS and PDS Submission

Important Dates

Submission: November 19, 2004
Notification: February 28, 2005
The deadline to submit a preliminary version or abstract has passed!   For authors who submitted their contribution by November 19, 2004, the "absolute deadline" to submit the final version has been extended to December 13, 9:00 a.m. (Central European Time).

Information for Authors

Manuscripts in the following categories will be refereed and considered for publication in the Proceedings of the 2005 International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks. Excessively long submissions, unoriginal work, or work that is submitted to multiple venues will be disregarded. Please submit in any of the following categories by November 19, 2004:
  • Regular Papers describing recent research results.
  • Practical Experience Reports describing an experience or a case study.
  • Software and System Demonstrations describing the software or the system, its context and objective, and the planned demonstration.
  • Panels, including the proposed topic(s), a description of the panel objectives, and the names and addresses of probable panelists.
The title page should include the title of the paper, author name(s), affiliations, mailing address, phone number, fax number, and e-mail address, a maximum 150-word abstract, five keywords (to help with referee assignment), the submission category (see above), an approximate word count, and a declaration that the material has been cleared through author affiliations. For multi-authored submissions, the contact author should be indicated. The format of submissions for review should be single-column, Times 11-point size, double-spaced:
  • 20 pages for Regular Papers (equivalent to 10 IEEE conference pages)
  • 12 pages for Practical Experience Reports and Software and System demonstrations (equivalent to 6 IEEE conference pages)
  • 4 pages (equivalent to 2 IEEE conference pages), plus biographical sketch for Panel Proposals.
The format for final, camera-ready submissions that have been accepted for publication should be in accordance with IEEE standard conference paper format. Submit all materials through DCCS submission page or PDS submission page as Portable Document Format (.pdf) files. Please preview the manuscript in a viewer such as Acrobat to ensure its integrity before submitting it. Make sure you visually check uncommon fonts, symbols, equations, etc. A defective print can undermine your chances of success. For those who are unable to submit materials electronically or cannot generate .pdf files, please contact the program chair for special instructions.
Go to DCCS submission page
Go to PDS submission page