[hpc-announce] CfP Special Issue on Accelerator Virtualization, 2018

Carlos Reaño carregon at gap.upv.es
Wed Aug 1 03:45:58 CDT 2018

This special issue of Concurrency and Computation, Practice and 
Experience (CCPE) journal calls for submissions on Accelerator 
Virtualization. The call is open to:
1. All contributions, including technically sound research that produced 
negative results, and
2. Extended version of relevant papers from the 1st International 
Workshop on Next Generation Clouds (NextGenClouds 2018), co-located with 
the 47th International Conference on Parallel Processing (ICPP 2018), 
13-16 August, 2018, Eugene, OR, USA.

​Prospective authors are encouraged to informally express their interest 
to the guest editors.


Carlos Reaño, Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, Spain
Blesson Varghese, Queen’s University Belfast, UK
Federico Silla, Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, Spain


Topics of interest, but not limited to:
- Virtualization of FPGAs, GPUs or other accelerators
- Use of accelerators in virtual machines
- Quantum computing: offloading computation to accelerators or sharing 
accelerators among computers
- Resource management and scheduling for accelerator virtualization in 
heterogeneous clusters
- Communication methods for accelerator virtualization
- Energy-aware accelerator virtualization techniques
- Application-specific cluster and datacenter accelerator virtualization
- Software cluster-level virtualization for consolidation purposes
- Techniques for aggregation of virtual accelerators​
- Virtualization techniques and strategies for upcoming Fog/Edge 
computing and Internet of Things IoT systems


Submissions must follow these guidelines:
- Please submit your paper to Manuscript central as ACCVI2018 special issue.
- Submissions should be prepared for publication according to the 
journal submission guidelines.
- We recommend using the Latex template provided by Wiley.
- Submitted manuscripts may not exceed 25 pages using this format.
- The submitted papers must have at least 50% different material beyond 
any other previously published work.


Important dates are as follows:
- Submission deadline: October 29 2018
- Notification: December 17, 2018
- Revision Due: January 21, 2019
- Final decision due: February 25, 2019
- Camera-ready paper due: March 12, 2019
- Electronic Publication: four months after all final papers submitted

More information at http://mural.uv.es/caregon/accvi2018.html

On behalf of the Guest Editors


Dr Carlos Reano, http://www.mural.uv.es/caregon
Postdoctoral Researcher, Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, Spain

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