IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems Call for Paper

Special Issue on Dependable Network Computing
January Issue of 2001

IEEE Transaction on Parallel and Distributed Systems seeks original manuscripts for a Special Issue on Dependable Network Computing, scheduled to appear in the January issue of 2001. Articles concerning fundamental research and practical experience reports are solicited. The topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
- Design Techniques for Achieving Dependability across the Layers and Tiers of Massive Networked Systems
- Dependable High-Speed Wide, Local, and System Area Networks
- Dependable Distributed Mobile Computing
- Reliable Group Communications Protocols in Computer Networks
- Scalable and Reliable Distributed Servers, Internet Servers, Embedded Servers
- Reliable Scheduling, Load Balancing and Caching in Networked Systems
- Verification and Validation of Networked Systems and their Protocols
- Practical experiences and prototypes

Submitted articles must not have been previously published or currently submitted for publication elsewhere. Submit articles in Electronic Form to:
Boston University
Dept. of El. and Computer Engineering
8 Saint Mary's Street
Boston, Massachusetts 02215
Phone: (617)- 353-9850

Authors should submit their original work to the guest editor by March 1, 2000, formatted according to the instructions below. Notification of acceptance will be sent June 15, 2000. Final publication materials for accepted papers will be due September 1, 2000.

Detailed information for authors can be found at the Computer Society website at

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