[hpc-announce] HiPINEB'17 @ IEEE HPCA - Deadline extended December 7
Jesús Escudero Sahuquillo
jesus.escudero at uclm.es
Mon Nov 28 02:36:22 CST 2016
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Due to several request, we decided to extend the deadline to December 7,
*** Bill Dally from NVIDIA to give the keynote
*** Journal Special Issue 2017 - Concurrency and Computation Practice &
*** Deadline extended to December 7
The 3rd IEEE International Workshop on High-Performance Interconnection
in the Exascale and Big-Data Era
Austin, TX, USA, 5 February 2017
To be held in conjunction with the HPCA Conference 2017
By the year 2023, High-Performance Computing (HPC) Systems are expected to
break the performance barrier of the Exaflop (10^18 FLOPS) while their
power consumption is kept at current levels (or increases marginally), what
is known as the Exascale challenge. In addition, more storage capacity and
data-access speed is demanded to HPC clusters and datacenters to manage and
store huge amounts of data produced by software applications, what is known
as the Big-Data challenge. Indeed, both the Exascale and Big-Data
challenges are driving the technological revolution of this decade,
motivating big research and development efforts from industry and academia.
In this context, the interconnection network plays an essential role in the
architecture of HPC systems and datacenters, as the number of processing or
storage nodes to be interconnected in these systems is very likely to grow
significantly to meet the higher computing and storage demands. Besides,
the capacity of the network links is expected to grow, as the roadmaps of
several interconnect standards forecast. Therefore, the interconnection
network should provide a high communication bandwidth and low latency,
otherwise the network becoming the bottleneck of the entire system. In that
regard, many design aspects are considered when it comes to improving the
interconnection network performance, such as topology, routing algorithm,
power consumption, reliability and fault tolerance, congestion control,
programming models, control software, etc.
The main goal of the third edition of HiPINEB is to gather and discuss in a
full-day event the latest and most prominent efforts and advances, both
from industry and academia, in the design and development of scalable
high-performance interconnection networks, especially those oriented to
meet the Exascale challenge and Big-data demands.
All researchers and professionals, both from industry and academia, working
in the area of interconnection networks for scalable HPC systems and
Datacenters are encouraged to submit an original paper to the workshop and
to attend this event.
TOPICS OF INTEREST
The list of topics covered by this workshop includes, but is not limited
to, the following:
* Interconnect architectures and network technologies for high-speed,
* Scalable network topologies, suitable for interconnecting a huge number
* Power saving policies in the interconnect devices and network
infrastructure, both at software and hardware level.
* Good practices in the configuration of the network control software.
* Network communication protocols: MPI, RDMA, MapReduce, etc.
* APIs and support for programming models.
* Routing algorithms.
* Quality of Service (QoS).
* Reliability and Fault tolerance.
* Load balancing and traffic scheduling.
* Network Virtualization.
* Congestion Management.
* Applications and Traffic characterization.
* Modeling and simulation tools.
* Performance Evaluation.
* Interfacing accelerators through the interconnect (GPUs, Xeon Phi, etc).
* Network infrastructure in distributed storage, distributed databases and
Furthermore, short papers in the above topics will be also taken into
consideration, as long as they are based on emerging ideas,
work-in-progress and early, high-impact achievements.
Note, however, that papers focused on topics that are too far from the
design, development and configuration of high-performance interconnects for
HPC systems and Datacenters (e.g., mobile networks, intrusion detection,
peer-to-peer networks or grid/cloud computing) will be automatically
considered as out of scope and rejected without review.
Regular and short papers must be in PDF format and should include title,
authors and affiliations as well as the e-mail address of the contact
author. Submitted regular manuscripts may not exceed 8 single-spaced
double-column pages using 10-point size font on 8.5x11 inch pages,
including figures, tables, and references. Short papers may not exceed 4
single-spaced double-column pages using 10-point size font on 8.5x11 inch
pages. At least one author of the paper must be registered for the
conference workshop. The conference style is based on IEEE (available at:
HiPINEB manuscript submissions are managed by easyChair. To submit a paper,
go to https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=hipineb2017 and follow the
Authors are entitled to submit original papers of high technical quality,
according to the list of topics described above. Papers will be reviewed
based on originality, novelty, technical strength, presentation quality,
correctness and relevance to the conference scope.
Papers will be published in the HiPINEB proceedings, edited by the IEEE CPS
which will be submitted for indexing and inclusion in IEEE Xplore and CSDL.
Best papers among those selected for HiPINEB 2017 will be published in the
Special Issue on “Trends in High-Performance Interconnection Networks in
the Exascale and Big-Data Era 2017”, to be published in the Journal of
Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience, Wiley, (2015 Impact
Factor: 0.942). Further details in
Submission Opens: 20 September 2016
Paper submission due: 20 November 2016 (Extended to December 7)
Notification of acceptance: 3 January 2017
Early Registration due: 6 January 2017
Camera-ready papers due: 10 January 2017
Workshop date: 5 February 2017
All deadlines are set at 11:59 p.m. anywhere on Earth
* Keynote: Bill Dally, NVIDIA
* Technical sessions: Presentation of regular and short papers
* Panel: TBA
* Pedro Javier Garcia, University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
* Jesus Escudero-Sahuquillo, University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
* Francisco J. Alfaro, University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
* Jose Cano-Reyes, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
* Lizhong Chen, Oregon State University, USA
* Nikolaos Chrysos, FORTH, Greece
* Holger Fröning, University of Heidelberg, Germany
* Maria Engracia Gomez, Technical University of Valencia, Spain
* Ernst Gunnar Gran, Simula Research Laboratory, Norway
* Ryan E. Grant, Sandia National Laboratories, USA
* Mitch Gusat, IBM Research, Switzerland
* Scott Hemmert, Sandia National Laboratories, USA
* John Kim, KAIST, South Korea
* Michihiro Koibuchi, National Institute of Informatics, Japan
* Yuho Jin, New Mexico State University, USA
* Pedro Lopez, Technical University of Valencia, Spain
* Jose Miguel Montañana, University of York, United Kingdom
* Gaspar Mora, Intel Corporation, USA
* Mondrian Nuessle, Extoll, Germany
* Julio Ortega, University of Granada, Spain
* Thibaut Palfer-Sollier, Numascale AS, Norway
* Dhabaleswar K. Panda, The Ohio State University, USA
* Matthieu Perotin, ATOS BULL, France
* Mikel Eukeni Pozo Astigarraga, CERN, Switzerland
* Samuel Rodrigo, Oracle Corporation, Norway
* Sebastien Rumley, Columbia University, USA
* Jose Luis Sanchez, University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
* Heiko Joerg Schick, Huawei Technologies, Germany
* Jörn Schumacher, CERN, Switzerland
* Alex Shpiner, Mellanox Technologies, Israel
* Evangelos Tasoulas, Simula Research Laboratory, Norway
* Francisco Triviño, Oracle Corporation, Norway
* Luis Tomas, Red Hat, Spain
* Enrique Vallejo, University of Cantabria, Spain
* Wainer Vandelli, CERN, Switzerland
* Pierre Vigneras, ATOS BULL, France
* Jose Duato, Technical University of Valencia, Spain
* Francisco Jose Quiles, University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
* Torsten Hoefler, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
* Timothy M. Pinkston, University of Southern California, USA
* Eitan Zahavi, Mellanox, Israel
For more information on HiPINEB 2017 check the website at:
http://hipineb.i3a.info/hipineb2017 or, if you have any question, please
contact the workshop organizers at hipineb at dsi.uclm.es
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