[hpc-announce] Call for Paper: PDCAT 2016 - The 2016 17th International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing, Applications and Technologies

Kai-Cheung Leung kcleung at cs.otago.ac.nz
Tue Aug 2 05:36:42 CDT 2016


The 2016 17th International Conference on Parallel and Distributed
Computing, Applications and Technologies (PDCAT 2016)

Guangzhou, China, Dec 16-18, 2016
Web Site: http://sdcs.sysu.edu.cn/space/pdcat2016

Paper Submission Page: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=pdcat2016
Submission Due: Aug 30, 2016

The conference proceedings will be published by IEEE Computer Society and
submitted to EI index.
Extended versions of selected papers will be recommended to special issues
of some SCI-indexed international journals, including Computers and
Electrical Engineering, Tsinghua Science and Technology, Computer Science
and Information Systems, The Journal of Supercomputing (pending), etc.


The International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing,
Applications and Technologies (PDCAT) is a major forum for scientists,
engineers, and practitioners throughout the world to present the latest
research, results, ideas, developments and applications in all areas of
parallel and distributed computing. Started in Hong Kong in 2000, PDCAT
2016 will be held in Guangzhou, China, after 16 years of success in
countries/regions including Taiwan, Japan, China, Singapore, Australia,
New Zealand, and Korea across Asia-Oceania. We are inviting new and
unpublished papers on, but not limited to, the following topics:

1. Networking and Architectures
- Interconnection networks
- Parallel/distributed architectures
- Heterogeneous and multimedia Systems
- ATM networks
- Reliability, and fault-tolerance
- Ubiquitous computing systems
- Computer networks
- Communication and telecommunication
- Wireless networks and mobile computing
- Optical networks
- Cloud/Grid computing systems
- Reconfigurable architecture

2. Software Systems and Technologies
- Task mapping and job scheduling
- Formal methods and programming languages
- Internet computing
- Image processing and computer vision
- Agent technologies
- Operating systems
- Software tools and environments
- Parallelizing compilers
- Web services
- Component-based and OO Technology
- Simulation and Visualization

3. Algorithms and Applications
- Parallel/distributed algorithms
- Task mapping and job scheduling
- Distributed data and knowledge based systems
- Image processing and computer graphics
- High-performance scientific computing
- Reconfigurable high-performance computing
- Resource allocation and management
- Network routing and communication algorithms
- Bioinformatics
- Database applications and data mining
- Intelligent computing and neural networks

4. Security and Privacy
-Access control and authorization
-Authentication, biometrics, smartcards
-Distributed systems security
-Mobile code and mobile agent security
-RFID applications
-Privacy preserving computation
-Applied cryptography
-Database security
-Intrusion detection and survivability
-P2P & ad hoc networks
-Security protocols

Submission Information
Papers reporting original and unpublished research results and experience
are solicited. Papers will be selected based on their originality,
timeliness, significance, relevance, and clarity of presentation. Accepted
and presented papers will be published in the conference proceedings.
Papers must be written in English and submitted electronically as a
PDF/Word file at:


Submissions should be made in IEEE conference proceedings format (template
available at http://www.computer.org/portal/web/cscps/formatting), and
must not exceed 6 pages in length.

Important Dates
Paper submission deadline: Aug. 30, 2016
Author notification: Sep. 30, 2016
Camera-ready version due: Oct. 15, 2016

For further details on the conference organization, please refer to the

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