[hpc-announce] [SAMOS XX Conference - Extended Deadline] Call for Papers

Carlo Galuzzi cgaluzzi at swin.edu.au
Mon Feb 24 17:29:21 CST 2020

                        CALL FOR PAPERS

 20th International Conference on embedded computer Systems:
              Architectures, MOdeling and Simulation

                          S A M O S    X X

            Pythagorion, Samos Island, Greece

                           July 5 - 9, 2020

***                        MARCH 13, 2020                               ***


SAMOS is a unique conference. It deals with embedded systems
(sort of) but that is not what makes it different. It brings
together every year researchers from both academia and
industry on the quiet and inspiring coast of the Mediterranean
island of Samos, which in itself is different.
But more importantly, it really fosters collaboration rather
than competition. Formal and intensive technical sessions are
only held in the mornings. A lively panel or distinguished
keynote speaker ends the formal part of the day, and leads
nicely into the afternoons and evenings -- reserved for
informal discussions, good food, and the inviting Aegean Sea.
The conference papers will be published by Springer's Lecture
Notes in Computer Science - LNCS  and will be included in the
DBLP Database. Authors are invited to submit technical papers
in accordance to the author's instructions describing original work.


- Submission deadline: February 28, March 13, 2020
- Notification of acceptance: April 24, 2020
- Camera-ready submission deadline: May 15, 2020


The SAMOS conference seeks paper contributions in two main areas:

1) Applications, Systems, Architectures, and Processors:

This topic area focuses on advances in systems efficiency in
various domains. We seek original contributions describing
new architectural and micro architectural techniques aiming
to improve performance (e.g. processing throughput or real-time
latency), energy and power efficiency, reliability and
dependability of embedded systems. We solicit novel architectures
and computing methodologies and solutions for accelerating
applications in various embedded domains such as next generation
life sciences and medicine, next generation automotive and avionics,
next generation (machine) learning systems for surveillance and
recognition, immersive virtual reality.

Topics of interest include (but are not limited to):
- Novel Architectures for Accelerators in High Performance Embedded
- Application-specific and Domain-specific Embedded Heterogeneous
  Multicore Systems;
- Embedded Reconfigurable Processors;
- Software tools, Compilation techniques and optimizations, and
  Code generation for Reconfigurable Architectures;
- Architecture synthesis from Functional Languages Descriptions;
- Virtualization and Energy-aware Secure, Reliable, and High
  Availability Multi-core Architectures;
- Embedded Parallel Systems and Multiprocessor Systems-On-Chip;
- Application level Resource Management of Multi-core Architectures;
- Memory Systems and Management for big data;
- In-/near-memory processing;
- Approximate Computing;
- Network-on-Chip, Software Defined Network-on-Chips.

2) Modeling, Design, and Design Space Exploration:

This topic area focuses on all design processes for embedded systems
ranging from system-level specification, design languages, modeling
and simulation, performance, power, reliability and thermal estimation
and analysis, hardware/software and system synthesis, design and design
space exploration methodologies down to hardware and software synthesis
and compilation strategies.

Topics of interest include (but are not limited to):
- Hardware/Software and Algorithm/Architecture Co-design;
- Design Space Exploration Strategies, Algorithms and CAD Tools;
- Specification Languages and Models;
- System-Level Design, Simulation, and Verification;
- Hardware, Software and System Synthesis Techniques and CAD Tools;
- MP-SoC and Platform Based Design Methodologies;
- MP-SoC Programming, Compilers, Simulation and Mapping Technologies;
- Profiling, Measurement and Analysis Techniques and CAD Tools;
- (Design for) System Adaptivity;
- Testing and Debugging.


SAMOS XX plans to feature several tutorials again, for example on
Memory Systems (Onur Mutlu, ETH Zurich) and Machine Learning
(Michele Saad, Adobe), as well as various special sessions


Authors of selected papers will be invited to submit an extended
version of their work to contribute to a special issue of the Journal of
Parallel Programming (IJPP).


The conference will award 10 travel grants to authors and participants,
who are students from Greece, Cyprus, Italy, Portugal, and Spain and,
in general, to students without support from their organization.

Dr. Carlo Galuzzi
Faculty of Science, Engineering & Technology | Swinburne University of Technology
PO Box 218 Hawthorn | Victoria 3122 Australia
Engineering Building, Level 7, Office EN702a | Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering

Tel. +61 3 9214 4783 | E-mail cgaluzzi at swin.edu.au<mailto:cgaluzzi at swin.edu.au>

I respectfully acknowledge the Wurundjeri People of the Kulin Nation and pay respect to their Elders past, present and emerging who are the Traditional Custodians of the land on which Swinburne’s campuses are located. I also acknowledge all Aboriginal and Torres Strait nations across Australia, their Elders, Ancestors, cultures and heritage.

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