[hpc-announce] CFP: Third Workshop on Open Source Supercomputing at ISC 2018 (OpenSuCo-3)

John Leidel john.leidel at gmail.com
Thu Mar 1 07:34:01 CST 2018

           Third Workshop on Open Source Supercomputing (OpenSuCo-3)
                                       Frankfurt, Germany
                            Held in conjunction with ISC 2018

                         CALL FOR PAPERS & LIGHTNING DEMOS
Increased specialization is an effective way for HPC to continue
performance scaling
at the end of MOSFET scaling.  To decrease design cost - in both money and
time, rapid
hardware prototyping methods combined with flexible software stacks and
models must be explored.

Open source solutions may provide the best opportunities for specialization
and the
OpenSuCo Workshop seeks to encapsulate a wealth of effort in design,
and cross-functional collaboration of open source hardware, software and
computing projects in a singular point of technical discussion and
exchange.  As the
limits of MOSFET/Dennard scaling grow ever closer, the high
computing community continually seeks new methods by which to continue
system performance and, potentially, system efficiency.  The goal of this
is to engage the HPC community and explore open source solutions for
constructing and operating an HPC system - from silicon to applications.

Important Dates
Submission Deadline: 2018 April 06, 23:59 AOE
Conference-Ready Deadline: 2018, June 17
Camera-Ready Deadline: 2018, July 29

Topics of Interest
We invite the community to submit both papers and proposals for "lightning
The demo session will provide attendees the opportunity to give short
(5-min) demos
of software or hardware technology that could forward the construction of
source HPC systems.  The lightning demo sessions may be extended time

We solicit papers & demos according to (but not limited to) four technical
tracks as follows:

- Hardware
-- ISA & processors
-- System and network interconnects
-- Simulation & emulation
-- Early hardware evaluations

- Software
-- System software & OS
-- Programming models, tools & tool chains
-- Numerical solvers
-- Application infrastructures

- Collaboration
-- Co-design projects and methods
-- Cross-disciplinary projects
-- International collaborations

- Lightning Demo
-- Prototype hardware (FPGA or ASIC) demonstrations
-- Application demonstrations
-- Live benchmarking or performance analysis demos

Conference Website

More information regarding the program committee and general
scope of the workshop can be found below:


Submission Process
Papers must be formatted according to the LNCS style (single column
Papers are limited to 10 pages, including figures, references, the abstract
and all accompanying material.

Lightning demo submissions must also be formatted according to the same
style.  Lightning demo submissions are limited to 1 page, NOT including
and references.  Please indicate that your work is a lightning demo is your
submission notes.

Paper Formatting:

Submission Link: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=opensuco3

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