Performance evaluation is still a topic that attains a lot of attention in both distributed and mobile systems as well as Web based services architectures. Due to the recent advances in internet based applications as well as distributed and mobile communication systems, we are witnessing a variety of new technologies. However, these systems are becoming very large and complex at the same time. Several challenges remain to be resolved before these systems become a commodity. Guaranteeing QoS and provisioning of web-based systems as well as distributed and mobile systems and evaluating their communication performance represent among the challenging problem in the design of these systems. Quantitative analysis can be very difficult and may be intractable because of the state space explosion. New methods and tools have recently emerged for these kinds of complex systems, such as Stochastic Automata Networks, Stochastic bounds, PEPA, just to mention a few.

This workshop focus on the performance evaluation of both distributed and mobile systems, as well as Web based services architectures using both analytical methods and simulation studies. Authors are encouraged to submit full papers presenting new research related to QoS and communication performance evaluation of these systems. Submitted papers must not have been published elsewhere nor currently be under review by another conference or journal.

Topics of interest include (but are not limited to):

  • Communication performance evaluation of distributed and mobile systems
  • Performance evaluation of distributed and web-based systems
  • Measurement, analysis, modeling
  • Tools and software for performance evaluation
  • Simulation and measurements techniques
  • QoS for Web services architectures
  • Web services composition
  • Quantitative analysis
  • Stochastic comparisons
  • Network Protocols design for Web service devices
  • Routing optimization
  • Bandwidth management

This workshop focuses upon the QoS and communication performance analysis, methods and modeling of distributed systems and Web based services architectures.

Submission deadline :

Paper submission deadline: February 15, 2013
Notification of acceptance: March 15, 2013
Camera-ready paper due: April 15, 2013

The authors of accepted papers must guarantee that their papers will be presented at the conference. At least one author of each accepted paper must register for the conference in order for that paper to appear in the IEEE proceedings and to be scheduled for presentation.

Paper Submission and Publication

High-quality original papers are solicited. Papers must be unpublished and must not be submitted for publication elsewhere. All papers will be reviewed by Technical Program Committee members and other experts active in the field to ensure high quality and relevance to the conference.

To submit a paper, please use the EDAS submission server: The direct link to submission is
Papers should describe original work and should be no more than 8 pages in the IEEE double column proceedings format including tables, figures and references. Note that accepted papers up to 6 pages will be published with no additional charge. Exceeding pages will be charged an additional fee.
For additional information, please contact the workshop Co-Chairs H. Fouchal at, and/or N. Debnath at

General Chair

Lynda Mokdad, University of Paris 12, France

Program co-chairs

Hacene Fouchal, University of Reims Champagne-Ardenne, France
Narayan Debnath, Winona State University, USA

TPC members

D. Aboutadjine, University Mohammed V-Agdal, Morocco
J. Ben-Othman, University of Paris 13, France
S. Benbernou, University of Paris 5, France
A. Boukerche, University of Ottawa, Canada
C. Boutros-Saab, University of Saint-Joseph, Lebanon
T. Czachorski, Institute of Theoretical and Applied Informatics, Poland
S. Cherkaoui , University of Sherbrooke, Canada
J.M Fourneau, University of Versailles, France
G. Franceschinis, University Piémont Oriental, Alessandria, Italy
E. Perrin, University of Reims Champagne-Ardenne, France
V. Veque, University of Orsay, France