[hpc-announce] MCHPC'22 Workshop on Memory Centric High Performance Computing - Call for Papers

Ivy Peng ivybopeng at gmail.com
Tue Jun 14 14:58:31 CDT 2022


*Call for Papers*

*MCHPC'22: Workshop on Memory Centric High Performance Computing*

             held in conjunction with SC22: The International Conference on
High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis and in
cooperation with IEEE Computer Society

Time/Date: 2:00PM - 5:30PM, U.S. Central Standard Time, Sunday, November
13, 2022
Location: Room D222


Submission Deadline: August 14, 2022


The growing disparity between CPU speed and memory speed, known as the
memory wall problem, has been one of the most critical and long-standing
challenges in the computing industry. The situation is further complicated
by the recent expansion of the memory hierarchy and the blurred boundary
between memory and storage. The memory hierarchy is becoming deeper and
more diversified with the adoption of new memory technologies and
architectures, including 3D-stacked memory, non-volatile random-access
memory (NVRAM), memristor, hybrid software and hardware caches, etc.
Computer architecture and hardware systems, operating systems, storage and
file systems, programming stack, performance models and tools are being
enhanced, augmented, or even redesigned to address the performance,
programmability, and energy efficiency challenges of the increasingly
complex and heterogeneous memory systems for HPC and data-intensive

The MCHPC workshop aims to bring together computer and computational
science researchers, from industry, government labs and academia, concerned
with the challenges of efficiently using existing and emerging memory
systems. The term performance for memory systems is general, which includes
latency, bandwidth, power consumption and reliability from the aspect of
hardware memory technologies to what is manifested in the application
performance. The topics of interest for the MCHPC workshop include, but are
not limited to:

   - Software, hardware, and co-design approaches that ease the adoption
   and optimize the use of processing-in-memory and near-memory computing
   - Evaluation, characterization, performance analysis, and use cases of
   emerging memory technologies, including non-volatile memories,
   high-bandwidth memory, heterogeneous memory, disaggregated memory, etc.
   - Programming interfaces or language extensions that improve the
   programmability of using emerging memory technologies and systems,
   heterogeneous memory system and multi-dimensional data, and unified memory
   - Compiler, runtime, and system techniques for optimizing data layout
   and placement, page migration, coherence and consistency enforcement,
   latency hiding and improving bandwidth utilization and energy consumption
   of heterogeneous memory systems.
   - Enhancement or new development for operating systems, storage and file
   systems, and I/O system that address challenges of existing and emerging
   memory technologies, heterogeneous memory systems, and the blurred boundary
   between memory and storage.
   - Tools, modeling, evaluation, and case study of memory system behavior
   and application performance that reveals the limitation and characteristics
   of existing memory systems.
   - Application development and optimization for new memory architecture
   and technologies.

*Important Dates*

• Submission Deadline -- August 14, 2022

• Notifications -- September 9, 2022

• Camera Ready Papers -- October 9, 2022, including IEEE Copyright Form

• November 13 afternoon, 2022 – Workshop

*Submission *Authors are invited to submit manuscripts in English
structured as technical papers up to 8 pages or as short papers up to 5
pages, both of letter size (8.5in x 11in) and including figures, tables,
and references. Submissions not conforming to these guidelines may be
returned without review. Your paper should be formatted using IEEE
conference format which can be found from
https://www.ieee.org/conferences/publishing/templates.html. The workshop
encourages submitters to include reproducibility information, using
Reproducibility Initiative for SC'22 Technical Papers as guideline.

All manuscripts will be peer-reviewed and judged on correctness,
originality, technical strength, and significance, quality of presentation,
and interest and relevance to the workshop attendees. Submitted papers must
represent original unpublished research that is not currently under review
for any other conference or journal. Papers not following these guidelines
will be rejected without review and further action may be taken, including
(but not limited to) notifications sent to the heads of the institutions of
the authors and sponsors of the conference. Submissions received after the
due date, exceeding length limit, or not appropriately structured may also
not be considered. At least one author of an accepted paper must register
for and attend the workshop. Authors may contact the workshop organizers
for more information.

Papers should be submitted electronically at:
https://submissions.supercomputing.org/, choose "SC22 Workshop: MCHPC'22:
Workshop on Memory Centric High Performance Computing". The final papers
are planned to be published through IEEE Computer Society. Published
proceedings will be included in the IEEE Xplore digital library.


• Ron Brightwell (Sandia National Laboratory, USA)

• Maya B Gokhale (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, USA)

• Yonghong Yan (University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA)

• Ivy B Peng (KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden)

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