IEEE ISPCS 2020

International IEEE International Symposium on
Precision Clock Synchronization for Measurement, Control, and Communication

Vienna, Austria | October 4-9, 2020
Deadline for Submission of Regular Papers

May 11, 2020

Acceptance Notice and WIP Paper Submission Deadline

June 22, 2020

Final Papers Due

July 20, 2020

Call for Papers
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Aim & Scope

The objective of the symposium, to be held in Vienna, Austria, is to provide a forum for researchers and practitioners from industry, academia, national laboratories and government involved in the area of precision clock synchronization and distributed time-based applications.

Symposium Topics

We welcome paper submissions on all areas of precision clock synchronization and distributed
time-based applications. Example topics of interest include but are not limited to:

Distributed Applications Based on Synchronized Clocks
  • Software, hardware, and system architecture
  • Time-based programming models
  • Design environments and tools
  • Distributed algorithms using or based on synchronized clocks
  • Robustness of distributed time-based systems
  • Fault tolerance in distributed time-based systems
  • Security in distributed time-based systems
  • Application requirements studies
  • Case studies and field experience
  • Analytic, modelling, and simulation studies
  • Time-based cyber-physical systems
  • Time synchronization for robotics and control
  • Time synchronization for cloud computing infrastructure
  • IaaS Data Plane & PaaS Control/Management Plane
Clock Synchronization Technology
  • Design, usage and research concerning IEEE 1588
  • Systems with heterogeneous synchronization technologies
  • Synchronization performance test and evaluation tools
  • Analytic, modelling, and simulation studies
  • Clock system management
  • Timing security and robustness
  • Synchronization over gigabit, fiber, and wireless networks
  • Local and wide-area synchronization
  • Servo design for slave clocks
  • Device design and application support
  • Conformance testing and system integration issues
  • Time and frequency distribution
  • Emerging and potential markets, e.g., smart grid, highfrequency trading, and other applications of PTP
  • Work-In-Progress reports