Friday, 2021-08-13

Call for Contributions

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A variety of contribution styles is solicited. ICPE 2018 features the following tracks:

See the submission information for each track for further details.

This year's main theme is "continuous performance assurance in agile delivery"

Topics of Interest

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

Performance modeling of software

  • Languages and ontologies
  • Methods and tools
  • Relationship/integration/tradeoffs with other QoS attributes
  • Analytical, simulation, and statistical modeling methodologies
  • Model validation and calibration techniques
  • Automatic model extraction
  • Performance modeling and analysis tools

Performance and software development processes/paradigms

  • Software performance patterns and anti-patterns
  • Software/performance tool interoperability (models and data interchange formats)
  • Performance-oriented design, implementation and configuration management
  • Software Performance Engineering and Model-Driven Development
  • Gathering, interpreting and exploiting software performance annotations and data
  • System sizing and capacity planning techniques
  • (Model-driven) Performance requirements engineering
  • Relationship between performance and architecture
  • Collaboration of development and operation (DevOps) for performance
  • Performance and agile methods
  • Performance in Service-Oriented Architectures (SOA)
  • Performance of micro-service architectures and containers

Performance measurement, monitoring, and analysis

  • Performance measurement and monitoring techniques
  • Analysis of measured application performance data
  • Application tracing and profiling
  • Workload characterization techniques
  • Experimental design
  • Tools for performance testing, measurement, profiling and tuning


  • Performance metrics and benchmark suites
  • Benchmarking methodologies
  • Development of parameterizable, flexible benchmarks
  • Benchmark workloads and scenarios
  • Use of benchmarks in industry and academia

Run-time performance monitoring

  • Use of models at run-time
  • Online performance prediction
  • Autonomic resource management
  • Utility-based optimization
  • Capacity management

Power and performance, energy efficiency

  • Power consumption models and management techniques
  • Tradeoffs between performance and energy efficiency
  • Performance-driven resource and power management

Performance modeling and evaluation in different environments and application domains

  • Web-based systems, e-business, Web services
  • Big data systems, deep-learning systems, and other data analytics systems
  • Internet of Things
  • Social networks
  • Cyber-physical systems
  • Industrial Internet (Industry 4.0)
  • Virtualization and cloud computing
  • Autonomous/adaptive systems
  • Transaction-oriented systems
  • Communication networks
  • Parallel and distributed systems
  • Embedded systems
  • Multi-core systems
  • Cluster and grid computing environments
  • High performance computing
  • Event-based systems
  • Real-time and multimedia systems
  • Low-latency systems
  • Peer-to-peer, mobile and wireless systems

All other topics related to performance of software and systems.