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VALUETOOLS 2019 – 12th EAI International Conference on Performance Evaluation Methodologies and Tools

March 13-15, 2019
Palma de Mallorca, Spain

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Paper Submission is now open for the 12th edition of VALUETOOLS! Check out the Call for Papers.



All registered papers will be published by ACM and made available through ACM Digital Library within its International Conference Proceedings Series.

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Special Issue

Authors of a selection of best papers will be given the opportunity to submit an extended version of their work for publication in a special issue of the journal Performance Evaluation.


Valuetools 2019 solicit papers describing original and novel research on, but not limited to, the following topics:


  • Stochastic processes & models
  • Queues and queueing networks
  • Asymptotic analysis (mean field, fluid approximations, large deviations)
  • Discrete event simulation
  • Software performance engineering
  • Model-checking
  • Process algebras, Petri Nets
  • Optimization and Control Theory
  • Game theory & algorithmic game theory
  • Machine Learning and data analytics

Application Areas

  • Distributed systems
  • Large-scale systems
  • Communication and computer systems
  • Wireless networks (4G/5G, sensor, ad-hoc networks)
  • Cloud and Edge/Fog computing systems
  • Internet of Things
  • Energy networks and Smart grids
  • Social networks
  • Networks security
  • Biological systems
  • Manufacturing systems & supply chains
  • Transportation systems
  • About VALUETOOLS 2019

    ValueTools 2019 focuses on methodologies and practices in modelling, performance evaluation and optimization of complex systems. It brings together researchers from different communities including Computer Science, Networks and Telecommunications, Operations Research, Optimization, Control Theory and Manufacturing.

    ValueTools 2019 solicits previously unpublished contributions that propose new performance evaluation methodologies and new tools.

    About EAI

    This event is organized by EAI.

    EAI – European Alliance for Innovation is a non-profit organization and a professional community established in cooperation with the European Commission to empower the global research and innovation, and to promote cooperation between European and International ICT communities.

    EAI’s vision is to foster excellence in research and innovation on the principles of transparency, objectivity, equality, and openness. Our guiding principle is community cooperation to create better research, provide fair recognition of excellence and transform best ideas into commercial value proposition.

    EAI‘s mission is to create an environment that rewards excellence transparently, and builds recognition objectively regardless of age, economic status or country of origin, where no membership fees or closed door committees stand in the way of your research career.

    Through these shared values, EAI leads the way toward advancing the world of research and innovation, empowering individuals and institutions for the good of society to fully benefit from the digital revolution.

    Important dates

    Regular papers and Tool papers submission
    Abstract: September 28, 2018
    Paper: October 5, 2018
    Posters and Fast Abstracts submission
    November 5, 2018
    Notification of Acceptance
    December 10, 2018
    Camera-ready deadline
    January 20, 2019
    Workshops and Tutorials proposal submission
    September 15, 2018
    Notification of acceptance for Workshops/Tutorials
    September 30, 2018
    Start of Conference
    13 March 2019
    End of Conference
    15 March 2019

    Previous VALUETOOLS editions

    2017 – Venice, Italy
    2016 – Taormina, Italy
    2015 – Berlin, Germany
    2014 – Bratislava, Slovakia
    2013 – Torino, Italy
    2012 – Cargèse, France
    2011 – Paris, France
    2009 – Pisa, Italy
    2008 – Athens, Greece
    2007 – Nantes, France
    2006 – Pisa, Italy



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