8th International Conference on Performance Evaluation Methodologies and Tools

December 9–11, 2014 | Bratislava, Slovakia

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION

SCOPE

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

Nahum Shimkin, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology

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

TOPICS

  • 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

  • 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

REGISTRATION

VENUE - 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.

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

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