[hpc-announce] Deadline extended: Workshop PCO'13 in conjunction with IEEE IPDPS 2013, Boston

DIDIER EL BAZ ddaelbaz at gmail.com
Sat Jan 5 10:23:52 CST 2013

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Final Call for Papers Workshop PCO'13

Third Workshop on Parallel Computing and Optimization

to be held in conjunction with symposium IEEE IPDPS, Boston, USA, May
24, 2013

Paper Submission Deadline: January 11, 2013.

INVITED PLENARY SPEAKER: Professor Dimitri P. Bertsekas, LIDS, MIT


Scope of the Workshop:

The workshop on Parallel Computing and Optimization aims at providing a
forum for scientific researchers and engineers on recent advances in the
field of parallel or distributed computing for difficult combinatorial
problems, like 0-1 multidimensional knapsack problems and cutting stock
problems, large scale linear programming problems, nonlinear optimization
problems and global optimization problems.
Emphasis will be placed on new techniques for the solution of these
difficult problems like cooperative methods for integer programming
problems and
polynomial optimization methods. Aspects related to Combinatorial
Scientific Computing (CSC) will also be treated.
Finally, the use of new approaches in parallel computing like GPU or hybrid
computing, peer to peer computing and cloud computing will be considered.
Application to planning, logistics, manufacturing, finance,
telecommunications and computational biology will be considered.

* Integer programming, linear programming, nonlinear programming.
* Global optimization, polynomial optimization.
* Exact methods, heuristics.
* Graph partitioning, preconditioning, Combinatorial Scientific Computing.
* Parallel algorithms for combinatorial optimization.
* Parallel metaheuristics.
* Distributed optimization algorithms.
* Hybrid computing and the solution of optimization problems.
* Peer-to-peer computing and optimization problems.
* Applications: planning, logistics, manufacturing, finance,
telecommunications, computational biology,
combinatorial algorithms in high performance computing.

Important Dates:
Paper submission deadline: January 11, 2013
Notification of acceptance: February 19, 2013
Camera ready papers due: February 28, 2013
Workshop: May 24, 2013

Submission details:
Prospective authors should submit their papers through Workshop PCP 2013
submission system, i.e., EDAS conference management service,
Abstract and paper can be uploaded on January 11, 2013.
Authors shoud preferably follow the manuscript specifications of IEEE IPDPS,
i.e. submitted manuscripts may not exceed 10 single-spaced, double
column pages using 10-point size font
on 8.5x11 inch pages (IEEE conference style) including figures, tables
and references.
Style templates are available at the IPDPS 2013 web page .

Chair: Dr Didier El Baz,
LAAS-CNRS, Toulouse France

Program Committee:
E. Alba, University of Malaga, Spain
J. Baker, Kent State University, USA
V. Boyer, University od Nuevo Leon, Mexico
P. Bouvry, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg
J.-N. Cao, Hong-Kong Polytechnic University, China
U. Catalyurek, Ohio State University, USA
S. Fujita, Hiroshima University, Japan
F. Galea, CEA, France
A. Gomez-Iglesias, National Fusion Laboratory, Spain
M. Halappanavar, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, USA
G. Jourjon, NICTA Sidney, Australia
K. Kaya, BMI, USA
M. Lalami, LAAS-CNRS, France
B. Le Cun, University of Paris 10, France
C. Leon, University of La Laguna, Spain
K. Li, State University of New York, USA
N. Melab, University of Lille, France
C. Phillips, Sandia National Laboratories, USA
T. Saadi, University of Picardie, France
E. Talbi, University of Lille, France
B. Ucar, ENS Lyon, France
L.T. Yang, St Francis Xavier University, Canada

Contact:elbaz at laas.fr
Toulouse, France
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