[hpc-announce] Call for Posters: ACM International Conference on Computing Frontiers 2019 (CF 2019)

Marziyeh Nourian mnouria at ncsu.edu
Tue Feb 5 19:24:05 CST 2019

ACM International Conference on Computing Frontiers 2019 (CF'19)
April 30 - May 2, 2019, Alghero, Sardinia, Italy

Submission Deadline: March 11th, 2019


The next ACM International Conference on Computing Frontiers will be held
April 30 - May 2 in Alghero, Sardinia, Italy. Computing Frontiers is an
eclectic, collaborative community of researchers who investigate emerging
technologies in the broad field of computing: our common goal is to drive
the scientific breakthroughs that transform society. Technology is
experiencing revolutions in memory devices and systems, networks,
electronic device production, machine learning, data analytics, cloud
computing, techniques to improve power and energy efficiency, and systems
portability/wearability, to name but a few areas. New application domains
that affect everyday life are emerging, especially in the era of highly
interconnected and collaborative cyber-physical systems. Boundaries between
the state-of-the-art and revolutionary innovation constitute the frontiers
that mark the advances of science, engineering, and information technology.

Following the regular paper submissions, the Organizing Committee of the
2019 Computing Frontiers conference announces the addition to the program
of a **brand new Poster Session**. We open an extended period to encourage
poster paper submissions covering very latest research findings,
works-in-progress and incipient positioning ideas and results in all
aspects of computing. The **two-page poster papers will be included in the
conference proceedings** and the authors will **retain copyright**..

Besides the standard display of posters, the session will commence with
**lightning talks**, a.k.a. elevator pitch, where authors will introduce
their work to the attendees. There will be a **Best Poster Award** based on
voting by the Poster Program Committee.

Submissions Deadline: March 11th, 2019
Author Notification: March 25th, 2019
Camera-Ready Papers Due: April 1st, 2019

Authors must submit a **two-page extended abstract** (including references)
describing the content and the research ideas in the poster. The extended
abstract should be structured similar to a technical paper. All poster
submissions will be reviewed by the Poster Program Committee. Submissions
will be handled through EasyChair at:

Innovative Approaches, Algorithms, and Models of Computing, Including but
Not Limited to
Approximate and inexact computing, probabilistic computing
Quantum computing
Biological computing models, including brain computing, neural computing,
computational neuroscience, and biologically-inspired architectures
Reconfigurable computing
Dataflow approaches
Approaches to Overcoming Technological Limitations
Limits on technology scaling and Moore's Law
Defect- and variability-tolerant designs
New materials such as graphene
Nanoscale design, optoelectronics, and dark silicon
New memory designs such as 3D stacked technology
Challenges for many-core designs and accelerators
Dealing with manufacturing variability
Computing on mobile devices
Embedded and Cyber-Physical Systems
Design space exploration and modeling and development frameworks
Ultra-low power designs, energy scavenging
Reactive and real-time systems, reconfigurable and self-aware systems
Sensor networks, internet of things, and architectural innovation for
wearable computing
New Approaches for Big Data Analytics and Machine and Deep Learning
High performance data analytics
Data search and representation
Novel architecture and system designs
Large-Scale System Design
Homogeneous and heterogeneous architectures, runtimes, networking
Power- and energy-management for clouds, data centers, and exascale systems
Fault Tolerance and Resilience
Solutions for ultra-large and safety-critical systems
Hardware and software approaches to cope with adverse environments such as
Compiler Technologies
Advanced/novel analyses
Hardware/software integrated solutions
High-level synthesis
Programming Languages, Models, and Runtimes
Development environments and tools
New programming approaches for next generation systems and applications
Domain-specific languages
Task-based approaches
Graphical and high-level programming
Performance analysis, debugging, correctness tools
System Software
Advances in operating systems, virtualization, and container technologies
New approaches for resource and job management, and scheduling
Workflow systems
Methods, system support, and hardware for protecting against malicious code
Real-time implementations of security algorithms and protocols
Quantum and post-quantum cryptography
Advanced persistent threats, cyber and physical attacks, and countermeasures
Computers and Society, Interdisciplinary Applications
Education, health, cost/energy-efficient design, smart cities, and emerging
Applications bridging multiple disciplines in interesting ways


Computing Frontiers 2019 Chairs

General Co-Chairs:
Francesca Palumbo, Universita degli Studi di Sassari, IT
Michela Becchi, North Carolina State University, US

Program Co-Chairs:
Martin Schulz, Technical University of Munich, DE
Kento Sato, RIKEN R-CCS, JP

Posters Co-Chairs:
Masaaki Kondo, University of Tokyo, JP
Ruben Salvador, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, ES

Artifact Evaluation Co-Chairs:
Flavio Vella, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, IT
Carlo Sau, University of Cagliari, IT

Workshops Chairs:
Gianluca Palermo, Politecnico di Milano, IT

Registration Chair:
Tiziana Fanni, Universita degli Studi di Cagliari, IT

Publications Co-Chairs:
Josef Weidendorfer, Leibniz Supercomputing Centre, DE
Miquel Pericas, Chalmers University of Technology, SE

Finance Chair:
Peter Zinterhof, Leibniz Supercomputing Centre, DE

Local Arrangements Co-Chairs:
Claudio Rubattu, Universita degli Studi di Sassari, IT
Simone Vuotto, Universita degli Studi di Sassari, IT

Industry/Special Session Co-Chairs:
Antonino Tumeo, PNNL, US
Miquel Moreto, Barcelona Supercomputing Center, ES

Industrial Sponsorship Chair:
Ramon Bertran Monfort, IBM, US

Publicity Chairs:
Marziyeh Nourian, North Carolina State University, US
Christian Pilato, Politecnico di Milano, IT
James Lin, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, CN

Web Chair:
Kristian Rietveld, Leiden University, NL

Computing Frontiers Steering Committee

Monica Alderighi, INAF, IT
John Feo, PNNL, US
Hubertus Franke, New York University / IBM Research, US
Alexander Heinecke, Intel Parallel Computing Lab, US
Paul Kelly, Imperial College London, UK
Sally A. McKee, Chalmers University of Technology, SE
Claudia Di Napoli, ICAR-CNR, IT
Gianluca Palermo, Politechnico di Milano, IT
Francesca Palumbo, University of Sassari, IT
Kristian Rietveld, Leiden University, NL
Pedro Trancoso, University of Cyprus, CY and Chalmers University of
Technology, SE
Carsten Trinitis, Technical University of Munich, DE
Antonino Tumeo, PNNL, US
Josef Weidendorfer, Leibniz Supercomputing Centre, DE


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