Call for papers


Fourth International Conference on Performance Evaluation Methodologies and Tools

October 20-22, 2009 - Pisa, Italy

In technical cooperation with:


In recent years, a range of performance evaluation methodologies and tools has been developed within various research communities for the purposes of evaluation, design, and model reduction. The aim of the Performance Evaluation Methodologies and Tools conference is to build bridges between these communities, bringing theory and practice together.


Topics include, but are not limited to:

Performance evaluation techniques



Authors are invited to submit papers of up to 10 pages in a PDF file, complying with the ACM conference proceedings format, through Easychair. Each paper will be peer reviewed for quality and correctness by at least three reviewers. Only original papers, written in English, which have not been published previously elsewhere, and are not currently under review for publication elsewhere, will be accepted. At least one author of each accepted paper must register and present the work at the conference.

Publication and awards

The event is organized by ICST in technical cooperation with the ACM Special Interest Group on performance evaluation (ACM SIGMETRICS), the Society for Modeling and Simulation International (SCS), and Movimento Italiano Modellazione e Simulazione (MIMOS). All accepted papers will be made available in the ACM Digital Library and EU-DL. Best papers, after further reviews, will be considered for publication in a special issue of the Performance Evaluation Journal and on Discrete Events Dynamic Systems Journal.
A Best Paper and Best Student Paper will be selected by peer reviews and will be acknowledged with awards presented during the social event.

Important dates:

Full papers due: April 20, 2009  April 30, 2009, 23:59 CET (hard)


Notification of acceptance: July 10, 2009

Final version due: July 27, 2009, August 3, 2009