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8th International Conference on Performance Evaluation Methodologies and Tools
VALUETOOLS 2014
In-cooperation with ACM SIGMETRICS

9-11 December, 2014
Bratislava, Slovakia

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION

REGISTRATION IS OPEN
Conference Program available at http://valuetools.org/2014/show/program-final

Conference Venue is Hotel Saffron, that is located just a few steps away from
the historical center of Bratislava, which enchants with its landmarks every visitor.


SCOPE
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ValueTools focuses on methodologies and practices in modeling, performance
evaluation and optimization of complex systems, gathering researchers from
different communities, such as Computer Science, Networks and
Telecommunications, Operations Research, Optimization, Control Theory and
Manufacturing.


KEYNOTE SPEAKER
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Nahum Shimkin, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology

Title: Blackwell's Approachability and No-regret Learning Algorithms


PLENARY SPEAKER
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Mérouane Debbah, Supelec, Gif-sur-Yvette, France

Title: Scientific Challenges of 5G


TOPICS
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- Discrete event systems
- Stochastic models
- Simulation techniques
- Game theory
- Queues and network of queues
- Mean field techniques
- Large scale performance analysis
- Control theory
- Machine learning and neural networks
- Performance optimization


APPLICATION AREAS
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- Communication and computer networks
- Distributed systems
- Interdisciplinary methodologies (economic, biological and social models)
- Manufacturing systems and supply chains
- Resource allocation
- Road traffic and transportation systems
- Secure Networks


CONFERENCE WEB PAGE
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http://www.valuetools.org/2014/


ORGANIZING COMMITTEE
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General Chair
Daniele Miorandi, Create-Net Research Association and U-Hopper srl, Italy

Technical Program Chairs
Moshe Haviv, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
William Knottenbelt, Imperial College London, United Kindom
Lorenzo Maggi, Create-Net Research Association, Italy

Publicity Chair
Valerio Luconi, University of Pisa, Italy

Local chair
Daynier Delgado, Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava, Slovakia

Web chair
Mattia Zeni, University of Trento, Italy

Conference Manager
Ruzanna Najaryan, EAI


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