WWW Caching Workshop
Following on from previous successful workshops held at Warsaw and Colorado, the 3rd International WWW Caching Workshop, organised by the UK National JANET Caching Team in conjunction with TERENA, the Trans-European Research and Education Networking Association, will be held at the University of Manchester, England from 15-17 June 1998.
The workshop is being held during the formal celebrations of the 50th anniversary of the world's first stored program computer, designed and built in Manchester. The workshop is not part of the official programme however further details surrounding the 50th anniversary events are available at: http://www.computer50.org/
Papers are invited on all matters related to caching, but more specifically in the following subject areas:
Experiences in implementing national caches, regional caches and Institution/site caches.
Caching within organisations: departmental and discipline caches.
Co-operative caching, e.g. using multicasting.
Caching of multimedia objects.
Progress with the TERENA caching projects.
Benefits of caching, user experiences, views, requirements etc.
Cache server performance analysis/metrics.
Full papers (maximum of 4000 words) are to be submitted. All papers must be written in English and must contain the following:
author and institution
address, email and telephone number of the primary author
Electronic submission (via FTP or email) of HTML or ASCII documents is highly recommended. Please use only elementary HTML commands and minimise the number of files (one main HTML file, plus essential figures in a general format such as GIF, referenced by relative URLs). Send by email to: email@example.com.
Nearer the date of the workshop we intend to publish a Call for Short Papers and Posters providing an opportunity to present late breaking news in special sessions. Short papers will not be published in the Workshop Proceedings.
I have set up a drop point on wwwcache.mcc.ac.uk for incoming anonymous ftp transfers..
If your paper consists of multiple files, please archive them together, we can handle most types of archive, but 'filename.zip' or 'filename.tar.gz' are preferred.
Should electronic submission be impossible, please submit 4 copies of double-spaced full paper manuscript (maximum 4000 words) with an abstract to the organising committee at the address given below.
Accepted papers must be re-submitted in the format required for publication in the workshop proceedings. Submission instructions will be supplied to authors of accepted papers.
An exhibition area will be available for demonstrations and for companies sponsoring the workshop. Please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Conference proceedings containing full papers will be published in collaboration with TERENA. The Proceedings will also be published on the UK National JANET Caching Service Web server prior to the workshop at: http://wwwcache.ja.net/
The TERENA Task Force TF-CACHE will convene during the workshop week and will present the latest results of their activities. The meeting is open to all interested parties. For information about the TERENA Task Force TF-Cache, please see the TERENA Web site: http://www.terena.nl/task-forces/tf-cache/
The workshop will be held in a University of Manchester hall of residence. Accommodation will be in student bedrooms (not ensuite) and will be available on the Saturday and Sunday nights preceeding and on the Wednesday night following the workshop. A limited number of double room facilities will be available. Accommodation in city centre hotels will also be available to workshop participants. The hall of residence has fully equipped lecture theatres and several workrooms for breakout sessions and meetings. Breakfast, lunches and evening meals will be provided during the course of the Workshop.
The cost for attending the full three days will be in the range 200 - 400 pounds sterling.
If you are interested in attending the 3rd International WWW Caching Workshop it would useful for the organising committee if you indicated an interest in doing so as soon as possible. Please send an email to: email@example.com
|31st March 1998:||Full manuscript due.|
|15th May 1998:||Notification of acceptance to authors.|
|31st May 1998:||Registration cut-off date.|
|15-17 June 1998:||International WWW Caching Workshop|
|31st August 1998:||Camera-ready papers due.|
|Local Organisation:||George Neisser|
|TERENA Conference Officer:||Paul Rendek|
3rd International WWW Caching Workshop c/o The JANET Caching Team Manchester Computing University of Manchester Manchester, M13 9PL England
Tel: +44 (0) 161 275 6008
Fax: +44 (0) 161 275 6040
Details regarding submission deadlines, bookings facilities, papers, etc. will be placed on the International WWW Caching Workshop Web site.