Initial Paper Submission Deadline

Mon, Apr 8th, 2019
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Acceptance notification & WIP Deadline

Mon, May 20th, 2019

Final manuscript and author registration

Mon, Jul 15th, 2019

First day of Symposium

Sun, Sep 22nd, 2019

ISPCS 2019 Call for Papers

Aim & Scope

The objective of the symposium, to be held in Portland, Oregon, is to provide a forum for researchers and practitioners from industry, academia, national laboratories and government involved in the area of Precision Clock Synchronization and Distributed Time-based Applications.

    Symposium topics

    We welcome paper submissions on all areas of precision clock synchronization and distributed time-based applications. Example topics of interest include but are not limited to:

    Distributed Applications Based on Synchronized Clocks

    • Software, hardware, and system architecture
    • Time-based programming models
    • Design environments and tools
    • Distributed algorithms using or based on synchronized clocks
    • Robustness of distributed time-based systems
    • Fault tolerance in distributed time-based systems
    • Security in distributed time-based systems
    • Application requirements studies
    • Case studies and field experience
    • Analytic, modelling, and simulation studies
    • Time-based cyber-physical systems
    • Time synchronization for robotics and control
    • Time synchronization for cloud computing infrastructure
    • IaaS Data Plane & PaaS Control/Management Plane

    Clock Synchronization Technology

    • Design, usage and research concerning IEEE 1588
    • Systems with heterogeneous synchronization technologies
    • Synchronization performance test and evaluation tools
    • Analytic, modelling, and simulation studies
    • Clock system management
    • Timing security and robustness
    • Synchronization over gigabit, fiber, and wireless networks
    • Local and wide-area synchronization
    • Servo design for slave clocks
    • Device design and application support
    • Conformance testing and system integration issues
    • Time and frequency distribution
    • Emerging and potential markets, e.g., smart grid, high-frequency trading, and other applications of PTP
    • Work-In-Progress reports