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The International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks
Palazzo dei Congressi, Florence, Italy, June 28 - July 1, 2004 

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The William C. Carter Award is presented annually since 1997 to recognize an individual who has made a significant contribution to the field of dependable computing through his or her graduate dissertation research. The award honors the late William C. Carter, a key figure in the formation and development of the field of dependable computing. The award is sponsored by IEEE Technical Committee on Fault-Tolerant Computing (TC-FTC) and IFIP Working Group on Dependable Computing and Fault Tolerance (WG 10.4). To qualify, a paper based on the student’s dissertation must have been submitted to the DCC Symposium within DSN as a regular paper with the student as the first author. Both current and former graduate students, no more than two years past completion of their dissertations, are eligible. A dissertation advisor wishing to nominate a student should apply for the nomination as follows. All Carter Award submissions accepted as regular papers to the DCC Symposium are evaluated by the Steering Committee of the Conference.


An advisor wishing to nominate a student has to send an email to the Progam Chair of DCCS E.N. (Mootaz) Elnozahy <mootaz@us.ibm.com> with the following information:

Title of the paper submitted to DCCS

Title of the dissertation thesis

Name of the student

Name of the advisor

Short motivations for the nomination (at most ten lines) from the advisor

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