The 33rd International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems


The conference provides a forum for engineers and scientists in academia, industry, and government to present their latest research findings in any aspects of distributed and parallel computing. Papers are solicited on a wide range of distributed systems and solutions, including:

  • Algorithms and Theory
  • Security and Privacy
  • Fault Tolerance and Dependability
  • Wireless, Mobile, Sensors, and Ubiquitous Computing
  • Big Data, Data Management, and Analytics
  • Cloud Computing and Data-Center Systems
  • P2P, Distributed OS, and Middleware
  • Web-based Systems and Applications
  • Energy Management and Green computing
  • Crowdsourcing, Social Networks, and Reputation Systems
NOTE: To build a broad program and to encourage a diverse set of submissions, a limited number of papers will be accepted within each topic area, and every topic area will accept a minimum quota of papers.


Workshops will be held in conjunction with the conference. Workshop proposals should be submitted to Workshops Co-Chairs Prof. Hai Jin ( and Prof. Ivan Stojmenovic ( by September 3, 2012. Notification of acceptance will be made by October 1, 2012. Please see the conference web page for details.

Paper Submission

Form of Manuscript: All paper submissions should follow the IEEE 8.5" x 11" Two-Column Format . When using the LaTeX style file, we recommend using the following format options:


Each submission can have up to 10 pages; papers exceeding this limit may be rejected without review. If the paper is accepted for publication, up to 2 over-length pages may be purchased for the final camera-ready version. Submitted papers should NOT be blinded for review.

NOTE: It is mandatory for the list of registered author names to match the author names on the submitted PDF. Papers whose author lists do not match will be rejected without further review. No changes to the list of authors will be permitted after the submission deadline passes.

Electronic Submission: Submissions will be handled via the conference web page .

The proceedings of the conference and the workshops will be published in CDs by the IEEE-CS Conference Publishing Services (CPS).

Important Deadlines

Abstract Registration November 12, 2012, 11:59pm UTC
Paper Submission November 12, 2012, 11:59pm UTC   November 16, 2012, 11:59pm UTC (hard deadline)
Author Notification February 25, 2013
Final Manuscript March 25, 2013
For further information, please contact the Program Chair, John Douceur, at