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

Blesson Varghese B.Varghese at qub.ac.uk
Wed Mar 7 09:21:58 CST 2018

Special Issue on 'Accelerator Virtualization<https://caregon.wixsite.com/accvi2018>' in
the Concurrency and Computation, Practice and Experience<http://www.cc-pe.net/journalinfo/issues/2018.html#ACCVI2018> journal

The Call for Papers in PDF format is available here<http://mural.uv.es/caregon/CfP-AcceleratorVirtualization-2018-CCPE.pdf>.

The call is open to:
(i) All contributions, including technically sound research that produced negative results, and
(ii) Extended version of relevant papers from the 1st International Workshop on Next Generation Clouds<http://www.nextgenclouds.net/> (NextGenClouds 2018),
co-located with the 47th International Conference on Parallel Processing<http://oaciss.uoregon.edu/icpp18/index.php> (ICPP 2018), 13-16 August, 2018, Eugene, OR, USA.

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

Guest Editors
Carlos Reaño, Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, Spain; carregon at gap.upv.es
Blesson Varghese, Queen’s University Belfast, UK; b.varghese at qub.ac.uk
Federico Silla, Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, Spain; fsilla at upv.es

​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

​​Instructions for Authors
Please submit to Manuscript Central<https://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/cpe> as ACCVI2018 special issue.
Submissions should be prepared for publication according to the journal submission guidelines<http://www.cc-pe.net/journalinfo/authors.html>.
We recommend using the Latex template<http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1002/(ISSN)1532-0634/homepage/la_tex_class_file.htm> provided by Wiley.
Submitted manuscripts may not exceed 25 pages using the format in the above template.
The submitted papers must have at least 50% different material beyond any other previously published work.

​​Important Dates
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

Thank you for your consideration and we look forward to receiving your submissions.

On behalf of the Guest Editors

Dr Blesson Varghese, http://www.blessonv.com
Lecturer, Queen's University Belfast, UK
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