General Technical Papers
Current templates supplied by IEEE must be used. Submissions should not exceed 8 two-column, 8.5×11″ pages (including figures, tables, and references) in 10 point fonts. Please include 5-10 keywords, complete postal and e-mail address, and fax and phone numbers of the corresponding author. If you have difficulties with electronic submission, please contact Technical Program Co-Chairs or the Local Arrangement Chair.
Best Paper Awards
All accepted papers will be evaluated for a best paper award based on originality and technical contribution by an external commission.
SPECTS 2020 is soliciting proposals for tutorials (max 2 hours) to be held in conjunction with the conference. Tutorials should address established as well as new emerging research topics and practical applications in the area of performance evaluation of computer and telecommunication systems. Tutorials should present a comprehensive overview of the state of the art and outline open research and technical challenges. Proposals for tutorials should be sent to the Tutorial Chair. Tutorial abstracts along with keynote speeches’ abstracts will be included in the proceedings of the conference.
The extended abstracts of the tutorials will be included in the conference proceedings. Tutorial proposals should be submitted for review in a single PDF file — not exceeding five pages — mailed to the tutorial chair.
Facultad de Informática
C/Prof. José García Santesmases, 9
28040 Madrid, Spain
The conference will take place at the Complutense University of Madrid (Universidad Complutense de Madrid – UCM), which is the largest University of Spain. It is built around a privileged and beautiful green location in the western area of Madrid on several campuses.
Arriving to University of Madrid
Madrid can be reached from most international and national destinations by airplane landing at “Adolfo Súarez Madrid-Barajas” airport (MAD).
From Adolfo Súarez Madrid-Barajas Airport to DS-RT Conference Site
Madrid airport disposes of public taxis distributed over all airport terminals. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Madrid is a flat rate of 30€ one-way. The luggage is included for any tariffs that apply.
There is a metro line from the airport to Madrid city: Metro Line 8 Nuevos Ministerios-Aeropuerto T4. The line has two metro stations at the airport: Aeropuerto T1-T2-T3 and Aeropuerto T4 station.
From Nuevos Ministerios to Ciudad Universitaria (conference site) take Line 6 as shown in the following instructions
From Nuevos Ministerios Station to others destinations, please visit the webpage of www.metromadrid.es/en. MetroMadrid opens at 6.05 a.m. to 1.30 a.m. The route to the airport since the beginning of the Metro Line 8 (Nuevos Ministerios) takes approx. 15 minutes to the T1-T2-T3 metro station (first stop at the airport), and takes 5 minutes more until the second metro station at the airport (the last stop), at the terminal T4. Between metro stations “Aeropuerto T1 T2 T3” and “Aeropuerto T4” there is a metro station called “Barajas”. This metro station is in the town Barajas, not in the airport.
Urban Buses at Airport Terminal
For a list of urban and intercity bus lines arriving to Madrid Barajas airport from Madrid city centre and surroundings, as well as bus lines, leaving from the airport in direction to the city centre, fairgrounds, main transfer stations and, neighboring towns and other provincial capitals visit the webpage of http://www.aena.es/, http://www.aerepuertomadrid-barajas.com/, or http://www.emtmadrid.es/. There are bus stops at all terminals, but not all the lines stop at all terminals.
The line 203 or Exprés Aeropuerto (Airport express) is the express line connecting the Atocha train station and the airport of Madrid-Barajas. The bus runs 24 hours 365 days a year and the ticket fare is 5€.
Atocha bus stop (beginning/end of route) works only in daytime, 6:00 am to 23:30 pm. Overnight, bus stop beginning/end of route is in central Madrid (Cibeles), and the bus is renamed as N27 Exprés Aeropuerto. Runs every 15-20 minutes during daytime (6:00h to 23:30h) and every 35 minutes at overnight (23:30h to 6:00h).
Atocha – terminal T1 takes around 30 minutes in normal traffic conditions. Bus stops: Terminal T1 floor 0, Arrivals area. Terminal T1 floor 1, Departures area.
Atocha – terminal T2 takes around 35 minutes in normal traffic conditions. Bus stops: Terminal T2 floor 0, Arrivals area. Terminal T2 floor 2, Departures area
Atocha – terminal T4 takes around 40 minutes in normal traffic conditions. Bus stops: Terminal T4 floor 0, Arrivals area.
From Atocha Station to Ciudad Universitaria (conference site) take MetroMadrid following these instructions.
By Train (Valid only for Terminal 4)
The Spanish railway company RENFE, connects Madrid with the Madrid Barajas airport through the local train network service “Cercanías” C1 line.
The train station is only on the terminal T4 floor -1, and is called Aeropuerto T4. To move to the other terminals there is a shuttle bus service connecting the terminals.
Estimated travel time from each train station to the Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas airport:
Single ticket is 2,60 € and round-trip ticket is 5,20. The first train with destination to T4 Airport leaves at 6.02 hours from Príncipe Pío (Madrid), and the last leaves at 02.33 hours.
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