PRDC 2020 is the twenty-fifth event in the series of symposia started in 1989 that are devoted to dependable and fault-tolerant computing. PRDC is recognized as the main event in the Pacific area that covers many dimensions of dependability and fault tolerance, encompassing fundamental theoretical approaches, practical experimental projects, and commercial components and systems. As applications of computing systems have permeated into all aspects of daily life, the dependability of computing systems has become increasingly critical. This symposium provides a forum for countries around the Pacific Rim and other areas of the world to exchange ideas for improving the dependability of computing systems.
Topics of interest include (but not limited to):
Manuscripts should be submitted in the following two categories: Regular Papers and Practical Experience Reports. Regular Papers should describe original research (not submitted or published elsewhere) and be not more than 10 pages using IEEE Computer Society camera-ready 8.5"x11" two-column format. Practical Experience Reports (max 6 pages using IEEE format guidelines) should describe an experience or a case study, such as the design and deployment of a system or actual failure and recovery field data.
All submissions must be made electronically (in PDF format) on the submission website. Please note that all submissions will undergo a double-blind review. Please ensure that you have removed any references that could lead to identifying the authors of the paper. Failure to do so may result in rejection of the paper regardless of the paper contributions. Papers will be reviewed internationally and selected based on their originality, significance, relevance, and clarity of presentation. All accepted papers will be published by IEEE Computer Society Press (EI Indexed). One outstanding paper will be selected to receive the Best Paper Award, and one outstanding paper first authored by a student will receive the Best Student Paper Award.
Regular Papers and Practical Experience Reports
Fast Abstracts are lightly-reviewed 2-page manuscripts in IEEE format describing unpublished, in-progress, novel work, opinions or ideas.
Fast Abstracts should be at most two pages in length, must be formatted using a standard two-column IEEE format. The submitted Fast Abstracts must be in .pdf format and completely ready for printing.
Submission details will be available in due course.
Submissions will be lightly-reviewed primarily on the basis of relevance to PRDC, but also on their capacity to stimulate and intrigue the reader. An author of an accepted contribution will deliver a short talk (five to ten minutes) in the Fast Abstracts track at the conference. Authors can opt for a poster presentation, where poster stands will be used during allocated times to present their work. Submission of a contribution to the track indicates agreement to have one author present the work, if accepted, at the conference. All accepted fast abstracts will be published by IEEE Computer Society Press.