[hpc-announce] CFP: Deadline 4 May 2018: HeteroPar'2018: 16th International Workshop on Algorithms, Models and Tools for Parallel Computing on Heterogeneous Platforms

Ravi Manumachu ravi.manumachu at ucd.ie
Mon Apr 30 00:59:55 CDT 2018

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                  CALL FOR PAPERS

   16th International Workshop on Algorithms, Models and Tools
        for Parallel Computing on Heterogeneous Platforms


        August 28, 2018, Turin, Italy
        in conjunction with EuroPar 2018


  * Submission of manuscripts:                  May  4, 2018
  * Notification of acceptance:                 June 15, 2018
  * Preliminary camera-ready version:           July 21, 2018
  * Date of workshop:                           August 27 or 28, 2018
  * LNCS camera-ready papers:                   October 3, 2018
  * Journal Special Issue first version:        October 20, 2018


Heterogeneity is emerging as one of the most profound and challenging
characteristics of today's parallel environments. From the macro level,
where networks of distributed computers composed of diverse node
architectures are interconnected with potentially heterogeneous networks,
to the micro level, where deeper memory hierarchies and various accelerator
architectures are increasingly common, the impact of heterogeneity on all
computing tasks is increasing rapidly. Traditional parallel algorithms,
programming environments and  tools, designed for legacy homogeneous
multiprocessors, will at best achieve a small fraction of the efficiency
and the potential performance that we should expect from parallel computing
in tomorrow's highly diversified and mixed environments. New ideas,
innovative algorithms, and specialized programming environments and tools
are needed to efficiently use these new and multifarious parallel
The workshop is intended to be a forum for researchers working on
programming languages, tools, and theoretical models aimed at efficiently
solving problems on heterogeneous platforms.

The topics to be covered include but are not limited to:

 * Heterogeneous parallel programming paradigms and models
 * Languages, libraries, and interfaces for different heterogeneous
   parallel programming models
 * Performance models and their integration into the design of efficient
   parallel algorithms for heterogeneous platforms
 * Parallel algorithms for heterogeneous and/or hierarchical multi-core
   systems, including manycores and hardware accelerators (FPGAs, GPUs,
   Xeon Phi, etc.)
 * Parallel algorithms for efficient problem solving on heterogeneous
   (numerical linear algebra, nonlinear systems, fast transforms,
   computational biology, data mining, multimedia, etc.)
 * Software engineering for heterogeneous parallel systems
 * Applications on heterogeneous platforms
 * Algorithms, models and tools for energy optimization on heterogeneous
 * Bi-objective optimization of applications on heterogeneous platforms for
   performance and energy
 * Integration of parallel and distributed computing on heterogeneous
 * Experience of porting parallel software from supercomputers to
   heterogeneous platforms
 * Fault tolerance of parallel computations on heterogeneous platforms
 * Algorithms, models and tools for grid, desktop grid, cloud,
   and green computing

Submission Guidelines
Authors are encouraged to submit original, unpublished research or
overviews on Algorithms, Models and Tools for Parallel Computing on
Heterogeneous Platforms. Manuscripts should be limited to 12 pages in
Springer LNCS stylesheet and submitted through the EasyChair
Conference System:

For further questions, please contact the program chair(s).

Accepted papers that are presented at the workshop
will be published in revised form in a special Euro-Par Workshop
Volume in the Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) series after
the Euro-Par conference.

Journal Special Issue
Authors of selected papers accepted for presentation at HeteroPar'2018
will be invited to submit a revised and extended version of their work
to a special issue of a top journal.

Steering Committee
Domingo Giménez, University of Murcia, Spain
Alexey Kalinov, Cadence Design Systems, Russia
Alexey Lastovetsky, University College Dublin, Ireland
Yves Robert, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, France
Leonel Sousa, INESC-ID/IST, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
Denis Trystram, University Grenoble-Alpes, France

Program Chair
Ravi Reddy Manumachu, University College Dublin, Ireland
(ravi.manumachu at ucd.ie)

Program Committee
Ana Lucia Varbanescu, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Antonio Vidal, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
Cristina Boeres, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brasil
Dana Petcu, West University of Timisoara, Romania
Edgar Gabriel, University of Houston, USA
Emmanuel Jeannot, Inria, France
Erik Saule, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA
George Bosilca, ICL, University of Tennessee, USA
Hatem Ltaief, KAUST, Saudi Arabia
Helen Karatza, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Henk Sips, Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands
Ivan Milentijević, University of Nis, Serbia
Jorge Barbosa, Faculdade de Engenharia do Porto, Portugal
Louis-Claude Canon, Université de Franche-Comté, France
Oliver Sinnen, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Olivier Beaumont, INRIA Bordeaux Sud-Ouest, France
Pierre Manneback, University of Mons, Belgium
Rafael Mayo, Universidad Jaume I, Spain
Ramin Yahyapour, University of Dortmund, Germany
Rizos Sakellariou, University of Manchester, UK
Shuichi Ichikawa, Toyohashi University of Technology, Japan
Thomas Rauber, University Bayreuth, Germany
Tom Scogland, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, USA
Toshio Endo, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Vladimir Rychkov, University College Dublin, Ireland
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