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  • SIGMETRICS is the flagship conference of the SIGMETRICS community.
  • Performance is the flagship conference of IFIP WG 7.3 and occurs jointly with SIGMETRICS once every three years.
  • IMC is at the intersection between SIGCOMM and SIGMETRICS, focusing on Internet measurement.
  • SenSys focuses on the design, implementation, and application of sensor networks.
  • ICPE (formerly WOSP/SIPEW) focuses on the intersection of software design and performance evaluation.


The Performance bulletin board is a moderated distribution list sponsored by ACM SIGMETRICS. It is intended for the exchange of technical information among members of the performance evaluation community. Typical submissions include performance-related questions and announcements of research papers, software, job opportunities, conferences, and calls for papers.

The Mailing List is edited and maintained by
William Cheng / (performance-editor@merlot.usc.edu)

Joining the mailing list

Membership in the distribution list is open to all who wish to subscribe. Use the following links to

or send e-mail directly to performance-request@merlot.usc.edu, putting the request in the body of the message.

The names and/or e-mail addresses of many of the members can be viewed here. By default, the names of members are listed and their e-mail addresses are not. Members who wish to change whether their name or e-mail address is listed should use the change your listing link, or send the request to performance-request@merlot.usc.edu directly.

Submitting a message to the list

Submissions should be sent to performance@merlot.usc.edu (please do not send to the bulletin board editor unless there are special circumstances). Anyone can make a submission (not just a member of the list), and all submissions are reviewed by the moderator before being distributed. Requirements and suggestions for submissions are listed here.

The archive

Messages sent to the distribution list are archived, and can be viewed here.