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

Blesson Varghese B.Varghese at qub.ac.uk
Fri Sep 7 10:06:42 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 all 
contributions, including technically sound research that produced negative results.

​Prospective authors are encouraged to informally express their interest to the guest editors.
Carlos Reaño, Queen's University Belfast, UK
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 Blesson Varghese, http://www.blessonv.com
Lecturer, Queen's University Belfast, UK

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