[hpc-announce] Deadline Extension for Special Issue on Accelerator Virtualization, 2018

Federico Silla fsilla at upv.es
Thu Oct 18 14:50:33 CDT 2018

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********** Deadline extended to December 2, 2018 ****************

Special Issue on 'Accelerator Virtualization' in the Concurrency and 
Computation, Practice and Experience journal

Call for Papers in PDF format available at 


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 (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 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 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 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: December 2, 2018

Notification: January 21, 2019

Revision Due: February 25, 2019

Final decision due: March 25, 2019

Camera-ready paper due: April 8, 2019

Electronic Publication: four months after all final papers submitted

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

On behalf of the Guest Editors

Federico Silla

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