[hpc-announce] Deadline extended - special journal issue on "Software Challenges to Exascale Computing"

Ritu Arora rauta at tacc.utexas.edu
Fri Jun 7 09:48:13 CDT 2019

Dear Colleague,

We are pleased to inform you that we will be publishing a special issue on the "Software Challenges to Exascale  Computing" in the Springer Nature Computer Science journal (https://www.springer.com/computer/journal/42979), and would like to invite you to submit  manuscripts to this issue. 

The manuscripts can be based on any topic related to the area of "Software Challenges to Exascale Computing". 

Some of the topics of interest are:
+ Tools and techniques for code modernization
+ Generative programming techniques in HPC
+ Supporting software and middleware for HPC environments: e.g., MPI libraries
+ Tools for profiling, debugging, and parallelizing applications
+ Tools and techniques for memory and power optimization
+ Large-scale HPC applications (tuning, optimization, and implementation on HPC resources)
+ HPC Science Gateways, Containerization (HPC in the Cloud)
+ Fault-tolerance
+ Filesystems and Parallel I/O
+ High-level interfaces, libraries, compilers, and runtime systems for parallel programming
+ Domain-Specific Languages in HPC
+ Best practices for HPC software development
+ Challenges and opportunities related to the workforce development in the area of software engineering for HPC

All the submitted manuscripts will be peer-reviewed for originality, relevance, and potential of impact on the field of software for advanced computing. The manuscripts should be prepared as per the "Instructions for Authors" provided at the following URL: https://www.springer.com/computer/journal/42979 

The submission system can be accessed from the following URL: https://www.editorialmanager.com/sncs/default.aspx  . The authors would need to select the title of the issue at the time of submission and the papers will automatically come to us for evaluation.

Timeline for publication:
- Submission system closes: July 1, 2019
- 1st round review deadline: August 15, 2019
- Final round review deadline: September 15, 2019
- Publication deadline: November 1, 2019

About Springer Nature Computer Science: Springer and Nature have joined hands to publish this peer-reviewed journal. The journal aims to be a global forum of, for, and by the community and offers rapid peer review under the expert guidance of a global  editorial board. There are no color or page charges for publishing in this journal.     

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