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All accepted and presented papers will be published in ACM International Conference Proceeding Series – ICPS and made available through ACM Digital Library.

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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 (IF: 1.689).


Valuetools 2020 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 2020

ValueTools 2020 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ValueTools 2020 solicits previously unpublished contributions that propose new performance evaluation methodologies and new tools.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

Full Paper Submission deadline
29 November 2019
Notification deadline
7 February 2020
Camera-ready deadline
2 April 2020
Short Paper Submission deadline
20 February 2020
Notification deadline
27 February 2020
Camera-ready deadline
2 April 2020
Start of Conference

End of Conference

Previous VALUETOOLS editions

2019 – Palma de Mallorca, Spain
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