Call for Papers - VM'04

Alex Walker <>
27 Apr 2003 02:26:18 -0400

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From: Alex Walker <>
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Date: 27 Apr 2003 02:26:18 -0400
Organization: USENIX
Keywords: conference, CFP
Posted-Date: 27 Apr 2003 02:26:18 EDT

The VM'04 Program Committee invites you to contribute refereed papers
and work-in-progress reports to the third USENIX Virtual Machine
Research and Technology Symposium (VM'04). The Program Committee also
welcomes ideas, proposals, papers for invited talks, and suggestions for
birds-of-a-feather sessions.

Third Virtual Machine Research and Technology Symposium 2004 (VM'04)
May 6-7, 2004
San Jose Hyatt
San Jose, CA

Paper submissions are due October 13, 2003

The scope of the symposium will expand beyond that of the first and
second Java (TM) Virtual Machine symposia (JVM'01 and JVM'02) to
encompass other virtual machines, such as Microsoft's .NET initiative,
and low-level virtual machines/environments such as VMware, Connectix
Virtual PC, and SWSoft Virtuozzo.

Relevant topics for VM'04 include, but are not limited to the following:

VM implementation
Hardware implementation of standard VMs
Compilation techniques
Garbage Collection
Embedded VM systems
Large VM and Server Issues (scalability and availability)
Interactions and trade-offs with static compilation
VMs and Grid Computing
Porting Experiences
Performance Issues and Tuning Techniques
Multiple VM environments and interactions
Proposed standards, particularly empirical studies Alternate VM

The complete call for participation and submission information can be
found at

The symposium will have 2 days of technical sessions. Sessions will
include presentations by invited speakers and authors of refereed
papers, the popular Work-in-Progress session, and birds-of-a-feather
sessions. VM '04 will continue to emphasize research and advanced
engineering techniques applicable to the development of virtual
machines, with an emphasis on experimental results. A Symposium
Proceedings will be printed and distributed to attendees.

Awards for the best paper and the best paper that is primarily the work
of a student will be presented at the Symposium.

We look forward to seeing you in May 2004 in San Jose!

Tarek Abdelrahman, University of Toronto
VM'04 Program Chair

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