SIGOPS - Special Interest Group on Operating Systems

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The ACM Special Interest Group on Operating Systems addresses a broad spectrum of issues associated with computing systems research and development, focused on operating systems but also including distributed systems and middleware. Members are drawn from a broad community spanning industry, academia, and government. SIGOPS supports many conferences and workshops, including the Symposium on Operating Systems Principles (SOSP), Operating Systems Design and Implementation (OSDI), ACM Symposium on Principles of Distributed Computing (PODC), European Conference on Computer Systems (EuroSys), and Asia-Pacific Workshop on Systems (APSys).

SIGOPS Bylaws

SIGOPS benefits for FY 2018

Member Benefits Provided to SIGOPS Members:

  • Print OR digital subscription to  Operating Systems Review
  • Reduced registration at SIGOPS-sponsored conferences and workshops
  • Announcements through SIGOPS electronic mailing list
  • Access to SIGOPS content in the ACM Digital Library:
    • Operating Systems Review
    • Proceedings of SIGOPS-sponsored conferences
  • Member Plus package for conference proceedings (SOSP, EuroSys, ASPLOS) in the format produced for the conference

Community Benefits Provided by SIGOPS:

  • Sponsorship of the following conferences:
    • ASPLOS
    • EuroSys
    • VEE
    • PODC
    • SenSys
    • SOCC
    • APSys
    • SOSP (held every other year)
  • Student travel support to conferences
  • Awards
    • Mark Weiser Award
    • Edsger W. Dijkstra Prize in Distributed Computing (w/SIGACT)
    • SIGOPS Hall of Fame Award for influential papers
    • SIGOPS Dennis M. Ritchie Doctoral Dissertation Award
  • SIGOPS website