13th International Symposium on Intelligent Distributed Computing
IDC 2019
7-10 October 2019, Saint-Petersburg, Russia


Intelligent Autonomous Vehicles and Safety (AVS)



Topics of interest:


  • Machine learning in autonomous vehicles
  • Information security in groups of autonomous vehicles
  • Challenges of machine vision for autonomous vehicles
  • Swarm of unmanned aerial vehicles
  • Safety of autonomous vehicles groups
  • Secure communication of unmanned vehicles


Call for papers:

IDC-2019 Special Session Autonomous Vehicles and Safety (AVS) aims to serve as a platform for multi-disciplinary discussions on perspectives of autonomous vehicles in general and safety of autonomous vehicles in particular. Topics of interest of the special session include, but not limited to the following ones: machine learning in autonomous vehicles, information security in groups of autonomous vehicles,  challenges of machine vision for autonomous vehicles, swarm of unmanned aerial vehicles, safety of autonomous vehicles groups, secure communication of unmanned vehicles.


Potential authors are invited to submit original papers. Papers should be at most 10 pages long and must be formatted accordingly. Papers must not be under review by any other conference or publication during the review cycle, and must not be previously published or accepted for publication elsewhere.


Submissions and reviews will be handled via EasyChair system: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=idc2019


All submissions will be reviewed by at least 2 members of the Technical Program Committee.

All accepted papers will be included in the IDC-2019 Symposium Proceedings, which will be published by Springer as part of their series Studies in Computational Intelligence.



Important dates:


Full paper submission: A̶p̶r̶i̶l̶ ̶9̶t̶h,  ̶A̶p̶r̶i̶l̶ ̶2̶3̶r̶d̶, May 6th 2019 (final extension!)

Notification of acceptance: ̶M̶a̶y̶ ̶3̶1̶s̶t̶, ̶J̶u̶n̶e̶ ̶7̶t̶h̶, June 11, 2019

Final (camera ready) paper submission: ̶J̶u̶n̶e̶ ̶4̶t̶h̶, ̶J̶u̶n̶e̶ ̶1̶7̶t̶h̶, June 19, 2019

Registration for authors: June 20, 2019

Special session date: October 7th/8th/9th, 2019



Program chairs:


  • Ilia Viksnin, ITMO University, Russia
  • Leon Reznik, Rochester Institute of Technology, USA



Technical Program Committee (to be confirmed):


  • Dorian Cojocaru, University of Craiova, Romania
  • Vasily Desnitsky, SPIIRAS, ITMO University, Russia
  • Igor Komarov, ITMO University, Russia
  • Andrei Krasov, University of Telecommunications, Russia
  • Sergiu Nedevschi, Technical University of Cluj Napoca, Romania
  • Andrei Privalov, St.Petersburg State Transport University, Russia
  • Alisa Vorobyeva, ITMO University, Russia
  • Danil Zakoldaev, ITMO University, Russia
  • Igor Zikratov, University of Telecommunications, Russia


St. Petersburg Institute for Informatics and Automation of the Russian Academy of Sciences (SPIIRAS)

Saint Petersburg National Research University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics  (ITMO University)

Prof. Igor Kotenko

Russia, 199178, St. Petersburg., No. 39, 14-th Linia, VI

Phone / Fax:   +7-812-328-71-81 / +7-812-328-44-50

E-mail: idc2019@comsec.spb.ru