about xSIG

xSIG (cross-disciplinary workshop on computing Systems, Infrastructures, and programminG) is a workshop that started from 2017 inheriting the transition of JSPP,SACSIS,and ACSI. It solicits contributions from a wide range of fields related to computing systems, infrastructures, and programming, spanning all areas covered by the sponsoring special interest groups.

Date & Venue

The 2nd. xSIG will be held in May. 2018 in Tokyo.

Date May 28 to 30, 2018 (JST)
Venue Hitotsubashi Hallaccess

Objectives

The main objectives of xSIG are to provide a forum to present and discuss research ideas among researchers spanning many fields and to raise young researchers through a globally standard peer review process. In particular,

  • we hope authors of xSIG workshop to advance their research based on feedback received and step up to submitting their work to international conferences and journals.
  • we hope to give authors substantial feedback as well as a place for young researchers to practice/improve writing papers for review, through the globally standard conference format of submitting papers for review, receiving/writing reviews, discussing papers in the program committee meeting, etc.

Features

To this end, xSIG features the following five ideas.

  1. We do not publish workshop proceedings, so that the work presented in xSIG will not be regarded as published; papers presented in xSIG will be available to the audience during the workshop.
  2. We accommodate many presentations by young researchers including students in the Young researcher presentation slots.
    We particularly encourage students working on their Master/Bachelor’s theses to submit a paper around them.
    We award many students from diverse criteria.

  3. We establish Young Program Committee Member alongside the regular Program Committee and welcomes participation of young researchers including students to it, for “an early exposure” of motivated students to peer review work normally done by senior researchers.
  4. We make the participation to the workshop free for students.
  5. We seek and try new ideas that change or broaden the formats in which researchers’ efforts are appreciated and exchanged, in addition to the “standard” of reviewing papers.