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About SIMUTools 2022

SIMUTools 2022 is the 14th edition of the annual International Conference on Simulation Tools and Techniques. The conference focuses on a broad range of research challenges in the field of system modelling and simulation, software simulation, communication networks’ modelling and analysis, AI system simulation and performance analysis, big data simulation analysis, addressing current and future trends in simulation techniques, systems, networks, methods, platforms, models, practices and software, emulation software, simulation tools, emulation tools. The conference is dedicated to fostering interdisciplinary collaborative research in these areas and across a wide spectrum of application domains.


SIMUTools’ general topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following:
•           Simulation for AI-enabled networks
•           Simulation for spectrum learning and prediction
•           Simulation for Spectrum measurements and learning of spectrum usage
•           Machine learning techniques for networks
•           Deep learning techniques for networks
•           Reinforcement learning and transfer learning for networks
•           Applications and services (e.g., cognitive networking, massive MIMO, NOMA, intelligent reflecting surface, and full-duplex)
•           Simulation methods: discrete event, parallel and distributed simulation, time synchronization, load balancing and migration, model partitioning, hybrid simulation, simulation-interoperation, multi-resolution and multi-scale simulation.
•           QoS Provisioning for Massive Machine-Type Communications and in IoT Networks
•           Design and Evaluation of Energy Efficient Networks and Services
•           Design and Evaluation of Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Function Virtualization (NFV)
•           Design and Evaluation of Application/Service Oriented Networking
•           Performance Evaluation Techniques including Modeling, Simulations and Testbeds
•           Simulation techniques: service-oriented, agent-based, web-based, component-based, symbiotic simulation.
•           Simulation software: environments, tools, libraries, and frameworks.
•           Design and Performance Evaluation of AI/ML-enabled Networks
•           Design and Performance Evaluation of IoV and V2X Networks
•           Network Slicing and Resource Allocation for Radio Access and Core Networks
•           Quality and Performance of Multi-access Edge Computing (MEC) and Fog Computing Solutions
•           Quality, Measurements and Performance in IoT and Big Data Applications
•           Integration of Objects, Devices and Systems for Industry 4.0 and Society 5.0 Applications
•           Security, Reliability, Privacy and Trust by Design and Performance Evaluation
•           Scalability, Robustness and Resilience
•           Simulation performance: GPU-based simulation, simulation in the cloud, scalability, performance analysis.
•           Modeling formalisms: DEVS, Petri Nets, process algebras, state charts, and others.
•           Simulation verification, validation, accreditation, and analysis: benchmark models, simulation-based verification, workflows, simulation experiment design, and optimization.
•           Simulation packages: widely used frameworks such as Modelica, NS-2/3, OPNET, Qualnet, OMNET++, Mininet, and other open source software for modeling and simulation.
•           Cloud-based simulation and techniques:
•           Big data simulation and techniques: big data analysis, big data modeling and processing
•           Network simulation and techniques for 5G and 6G: simulation softwares and simulation tools for 5G and 6G.
•           Electromagnetic cognitive simulation and techniques.
•           testbeds, simulation tools, and hardware prototypes
•           Quality and Performance in Beyond 5G Wireless and Mobile Networks
•           Network Traffic Characterization, Measurement and Monitoring Techniques
•           Formal Verification Methods for QoS and Reliability
•           Innovative Modeling Techniques for Large Scale and Emerging Network Technologies

You can find more details about submission in “initial submission” and “author’s kit“.


All registered papers will be submitted for publishing by Springer and made available through SpringerLink Digital Library.

Proceedings will be submitted for inclusion in leading indexing services, such as Web of Science, Compendex, Scopus, DBLP, EU Digital Library, IO-Port, MatchSciNet, Inspec and Zentralblatt MATH.

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Important dates

Main Track:

Full Paper Submission deadline
24 July 2022
Notification deadline
12 September 2022
Camera-ready deadline
8 October 2022
Start of Conference
18 November 2022
End of Conference
20 November 2022

Workshop Track:

Full Paper Submission deadline
20 August 2022
Notification deadline
20 September 2022
Camera-ready deadline
8 October 2022
Start of Conference
18 November 2022
End of Conference
20 November 2022

Previous SIMUtools editions

2021 – Virtual conference
2020 – Virtual conference
2019 – Chengdu, People’s Republic of China
 – Hong Kong, Hong Kong
2016 – Prague, Czech Republic
2015 – Athens, Greece
2014 – Lisbon, Portugal
2013 – Cannes, France
2012 – Desenzano del Garda, Italy
2011 – Barcelona, Spain
2010 – Malaga, Spain
2009 – Rome, Italy
2008 – Marseille, France