[hpc-announce] Reconfigurable Architectures Workshop (RAW) 2016 CFP: Abstract Deadline Jan. 11

Brian Veale veale at acm.org
Thu Dec 15 21:47:17 CST 2016

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                  CALL FOR PAPERS
     24th Reconfigurable Architectures Workshop
     RAW 2017
Buena Vista Palace Hotel
Orlando, Florida, USA, May 29-30 2017
QUICK LINK: Web site: http://raw.necst.it/

IMPORTANT DATES: Abstract submission January 11, 2017
                                 Submission deadline January 15, 2017
                                 Decision notification February 17, 2017
The 24th Reconfigurable Architectures Workshop (RAW 2017) will be
held in Orlando, Florida USA in May 2017. RAW 2017 is associated
with the 31st Annual IEEE International Parallel & Distributed
Processing Symposium (IEEE IPDPS 2017) and is sponsored by the
IEEE Computer Society and the Technical Committee on Parallel
Processing. The workshop is one of the major meetings for
researchers to present ideas, results, and on-going research on
both theoretical and practical advances in Reconfigurable Computing.

A reconfigurable computing environment is characterized by the
ability of underlying hardware architectures or devices to rapidly
alter (often on the fly) the functionalities of their components
and the interconnection between them to suit the problem at hand.
The area has a rich theoretical tradition and wide practical
applicability. There are several commercially available
reconfigurable platforms (FPGAs and coarse-grained devices) and many
modern applications (including embedded systems and HPC) use
reconfigurable subsystems. An appropriate mix of theoretical
foundations and practical considerations, including algorithms
architectures, applications, technologies and tools, is essential to
fully exploit the possibilities offered by reconfigurable computing.
The Reconfigurable Architectures Workshop aims to provide a forum for
creative and productive interaction for researchers and practitioners
in the area.

All manuscripts will be reviewed by at least three members of the
program committee. Submissions should be a complete manuscript or,
in special cases, may be a summary of relevant work. Manuscript for
full paper should be not exceed 8 single-spaced, double-column pages
using 10-point size font on 8.5X11 inch pages (IEEE conference style)
including references, figures and tables. Manuscript for short papers
should be not exceed 4 single-space, double-column pages.
Papers are to be submitted through EasyChair. Submitted papers should
not have appeared in or be under consideration for a different workshop,
conference or journal. It is also expected that all accepted papers
(regular or short) will be presented at the workshop by one of the
All papers must be submitted electronically in PDF format.
Submissions can be made through:
. the RAW2017 web site: http://raw.necst.it/  <http://raw.necst.it/>
. EasyChair: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=raw2017
Abstract submission January 11, 2017
Submission deadline January 15, 2017
Decision notification February 17, 2017 Conference: May 29-30, 2017
Ronald F. DeMara, Director of Computer Architecture Laboratory, University
of Central Florida
Georgi Gaydadjiev, VP of Dataflow Software Engineering, Maxeler
Technologies Ltd

    Hot Topics in Reconfigurable Computing
Configurable Cloud
Heterogeneous Computing in Data Centers
Accelerating Data Center Workloads
FPGA-based Deep Learning
Accelerating Genomic Computations
Acceleration of Data Analytics
  Reconfigurable Computing in the IoT era
Organic Computing, Biology-Inspired Solutions
Applications in Finance

    Architectures & CAD
Algorithmic Techniques and Mapping
Emerging Technologies (optical models, 3D Interconnects, devices)
Reconfigurable Accelerators
Embedded systems and Domain-Specific solutions (Digital Media, Gaming,
Automotive applications)
FPGA-based MPSoC and Multicore
Distributed Systems & Networks
Wireless and Mobile Systems
Critical issues (Security, Energy efficiency, Fault-Tolerance)

    Runtime & System Management
Run-Time Reconfiguration Models and Architectures
Autonomic computing systems
Operating Systems and High-Level Synthesis
High-Level Design Methods (Hardware/Software co-design, Compilers)
System Support (Soft processor programming)
Runtime Support
Reconfiguration Techniques
Simulations and Prototyping (performance analysis, verification tools)

Workshop Chairs
Marco D. Santambrogio, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Ramachandran Vaidyanathan, Louisiana State University, USA

Program Chairs
Diana Goehringer, Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany
Donatella Sciuto, Politecnico di Milano, Italy

Program Vice Chairs
Dirk Stroobandt, Ghent University, Belgium
Francesca Palumbo, Università di Sassari, Italy
Ann Gordon-Ross, University of Florida, USA

Steering Committee
Juergen Becker, Karlsruhe Insttute of Technology, Germany
Viktor K. Prasanna, University of Southern California, USA
Ramachandran Vaidyanathan, Louisiana State University, USA

Brian Veale, IBM, USA
Ivan Beretta, University of Westminster, UK
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