[TCPP-announce] TCPP July-08 Newsletter

Sushil K. Prasad sprasad at gsu.edu
Fri Aug 1 07:30:39 EDT 2008


Read this online at http://www.cs.gsu.edu/~tcpp/newsletter.html
IEEE-CS Technical Committee on Parallel Processing (TCPP)
July 2008 Newsletter
http://tcpp.computer.org


Table of Contents:

• Message from Chair
• TCPP Related Events
• Call for Student Papers and Award Applications
• Call for Conference Papers
• Call for Special Issue
• Call for Journal Article
• Call for Tutorial Proposals
• Call for Participation
• Open Positions

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Dear TCPP member,

TCPP subcommittee on Reconfigurable Systems and Architectures has announced
a new half-day workshop on High Performance FPGA/Reconfigurable Computing at
HiPC-08.  See details at tcpp.computer.org.   Here are the updates on the
TCPP related conferences followed by CFPs, etc.   Submit event
announcements, news, and articles to tcpp-announce at cc.gatech.edu.

Regards,

Sushil K. Prasad
TCPP Chair
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TCPP Related Events

IPDPS-09: 23rd IEEE Intl Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium
May 25-29, 2009
Rome, Italy
http://ipdps.org

• CALL FOR PARTICIPATION: IPDPS serves as a forum for engineers and
scientists from around the world to present their latest research findings
in the fields of parallel processing and distributed computing. Join us in
the city of Rome to enjoy a favorite tourist destination and take part in
the 23rd year of IPDPS. The five-day program will follow the usual format of
contributed papers, invited speakers, panels, tutorials, and commercial
participation mid week, framed by workshops held on the first and last days.
For details and updates, revisit the IPDPS Website or contact us at
info at ipdps.org.

• July 2008 Update:
- IPDPS 2009 Program Committee announced
- Call for Workshop proposals closed
- PhD Forum Chair announced

• Submissions due October 3, 2008

PerCom-09: Seventh Annual IEEE Intl Conf on Pervasive Computing and
Communications
March 16-20, 2009, Dallas, USA
http://www.percom.org

• The sixth edition of IEEE's premier international conference on pervasive
computing and communications, PerComm 2008 was held in Hong Kong.  The
conference comprising high quality technical sessions (19 full and 6 short
papers), 2 keynote speeches, one panel, a PhD forum, 10 popular workshops,
live demonstrations and work-in-progress posters, was attended by about 230
researchers from all over the world.

• Conference Papers Due: September 22, 2008
• Work-in-Progress Papers Due: November 2, 2008
• Demonstration Proposals Due: November 23, 2008
• Workshop Papers and Ph.D. Forum:  October/November 2008 (specific date
will be announced shortly)

PACT 2008: 7th Intl Conf. on Parallel Architectures and Compilation
Techniques
October 25-29, 2008 Toronto, Canada
http://www.eecg.toronto.edu/pact/

• The purpose of PACT is to bring together researchers from architecture,
compilers, applications and languages to present and discuss innovative
research of common interest.

DS-RT 2008:  The 12th IEEE International Symposium on Distributed Systems
and Real Time Applications
October 27-29, 2008 Vancouver, Canada
http://www.cs.unibo.it/ds-rt2008/

• DS-RT 2008 serves as a forum for simulationists from academia, industry
and research labs, for presenting recent research results in Distributed
Simulation and Real Time Applications

ICPADS 2008: 14th International Conference on Parallel and Distributed
Systems
Dec 8-10, Melbourne, Australia
http://www.deakin.edu.au/conferences/icpads2008/

• ICPADS provides an international forum for scientists, engineers, and
users to exchange and share their experiences, new ideas, and latest
research results on all aspects of parallel and distributed systems.

• June 20, 2008 Papers due

HiPC-08: Intl. Conference on High Performance Computing
Dec 17-20, 2008 Bangalore, India
http://www.hipc.org

• The 14th meeting, held in Goa, India in December 2007, had 52 contributed
papers that were selected from over 253 submissions from 31 countries and
approximately 300 participants attended the meeting.

• September 15, 2008 - Student Symposium Submissions Due

DCOSS 2008: Intl Conference on Distributed Computing in Sensor Systems
http://www.dcoss.org/

• The focus of the conference is on distributed computing issues in
large-scale networked sensor systems (including algorithms, applications,
and systematic design techniques and tools), but networking-related
contributions that support high level abstractions are also welcome.
• New in 2008: Demo Session, Work-in-Progress Session, IJDSN Special Issue
on Best Papers of DCOSS 08, Students Competition

HPDC 2008: 7th Intl Conference on High Performance Distributed Computing
http://www.hpdc.org

• High-Performance Distributed Computing (HPDC) combines the advances in
research and technologies in high speed networks, software, distributed
computing and parallel processing to deliver high-performance, large-scale
and cost-effective computational, storage and communication capabilities to
a wide range of applications.

ICPS 2008: IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Services
July 6-10, 2008 Sorrento, Italy
http://icpsconference.org/

• The 2008 International Conference on Pervasive Services (ICPS'2008), to be
held in Sorrento, Italy, provides a forum for researchers, engineers,
application & service developers and users to present their latest advances
in the field of pervasive services. Use cases and usage models for these
pervasive services are of particular interest to the conference.


Call for Student Papers and Award Applications

Sept 8, 2008
ACM/IEEE High Performance Computing Ph.D. Fellowship Applications

• The ACM/IEEE Computer Society High Performance Computing (HPC) Ph.D.
Fellowship Program is now accepting nominations for its second annual
competition at https://submissions.supercomputing.org. ACM/IEEE-CS HPC Ph.D.
Fellowships are awarded with a certificate and a stipend of at least $5,000
(US) for one academic year.
• For more information about the program, see the web page at
http://sc08.supercomputing.org/?pg=hpcfellowships.html or contact the
committee at hpc-fellowship-questions at acm.org.

Sept 15, 2008
HiPC-08 Student Symposium

• HiPC-08: Intl. Conference on High Performance Computing, Dec 17-20, 2008
Bangalore, India
• http://www.hipc.org

Call for Conference Papers

NEW July 31, 2008
CMC 2009: 2009 International Conference on Communications and Mobile
Computing
January 6-8, 2009,  Kunming, Yunnan, China
cmc2009 at world-research-institutes.org

NEW Aug 1, 2008
CCA 2008: Cloud Computing and its Applications, Oct 22-23, 2008
http://www.cca08.org/

Aug 1, 2008
ACM Sensys Workshop on Urban, Community, and Social Applications of
Networked Sensing Systems
November 4, 2008, Raleigh, North Carolina (held in conjunction with ACM
SenSys 2008)
http://sensys.acm.org/2008/Workshops.html

Aug 1, 2008
The 4th International Workshop on Performance Modelling and Analysis of
Communication in Wired and Wireless Networks (PMAC-2WN'08)
To be held in conjunction with The 14th International Conference on Parallel
and Distributed Systems (ICPADS'2008)
8-10 December, 2008, Melbourne, Victoria, AUSTRALIA
http://www.gcal.ac.uk/pmac2wn08/

Aug 1, 2008
ACM Sensys Workshop on Urban, Community, and Social Applications of
Networked Sensing Systems
November 4, 2008, Raleigh, North Carolina (held in conjunction with ACM
SenSys 2008)
http://sensys.acm.org/2008/Workshops.html

NEW Aug 10, 2008
The First International Workshop on Multimedia, Information Privacy and
Intelligent Computing Systems (MPIS 2008)
to be held on December 9 to 10, 2008, Jiaosi, Yilan, Taiwan
http://mpis08.ialab.cs.pu.edu.tw/mpis08/

Aug 11, 2008
14th ACM SIGPLAN Symposium on Principles and Practice of Parallel
Programming (PPoPP 2009)
February 14-18, 2009,
Research Triangle Park, North Carolina (co-located
with HPCA-15)
http://ppopp09.rice.edu

NEW Aug 25, 2008
Workshop on Applications, Systems, and Algorithms for Image Sensing
November 4, 2008, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA (Held in conjunction with ACM
SenSys 2008)
http://research.microsoft.com/nec/events/imagesense08/index.html

NEW Aug 29, 2008
Workshop on High Performance Computational Finance at SC08
Sunday, November 16th, 2008, Austin Convention Center, Austin, TX, USA
http://research.ihost.com/whpcf

NEW Sept 1, 2008
1st Workshop on High Performance FPGA/Reconfigurable Computing at 15th IEEE
International Conference on High Performance Computing (HiPC)
Bangalore, India, December 17, 2008
http://www.cs.gsu.edu/~tcpp/Visio-rcworkshop_hipc08_cfp.pdf

Sept 1, 2008
Innovations'2008: 5th International Conference on Innovations in Information
Technology
December 16-18, 2008, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
http://www.it-innovations.ae/

Sept 2, 2008
First USENIX Workshop on the Analysis of System Logs (WASL '08)
December 7, 2008, San Diego, CA (at OSDI)
http://www.usenix.org/event/wasl08/

Sept 5, 2008
2009 Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing Conference
April 1 - 4, 2009, Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront, Portland, Oregon
http://www.tapiaconference.org/2009

Sept 12, 2008
Third International Conference on Information Systems, Technology and
Management (ICISTM-09)
March 12-13, 2009, IMT - Ghaziabad, New Delhi, India
http://www.imt.edu/icistm

Sept 22, 2008
PerCom-09: Seventh Annual IEEE Intl Conf on Pervasive Computing and
Communications
March 16-20, 2009, Dallas, USA
http://www.percom.org

Oct 3, 2008
IPDPS-09: 23rd IEEE Intl Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium
May 25-29, 2009, Rome, Italy
http://ipdps.org/

NEW Oct 10, 2008
The Fifth IEEE PerCom International Workshop on Sensor Networks and Systems
for Pervasive Computing (PerSeNS 2009)
in conjunction with IEEE PerCom 2009 (http://www.percom.org/) March 16-20,
2009, Dallas, TX
http://www.ing.unipi.it/persens/

Call for Special Issue

Aug 3, 2008
Computer Networks Special Issue on Resource Management in Virtualized Data
Centers
Guest Editors: Dr. Krishna Kant, Intel Corporation, Hillsboro OR (
Krishna.Kant at intel.com); Dr. Bhuvan Urgaonkar, Pennsylvania State University
(Bhuvan at cse.psu.edu)

Call for Journal Article

International Journal of Interdisciplinary Telecommunications and Networking
(IJITN)
Editors-in-Chief: Michael R. Bartolacci, The Pennsylvania State University -
Berks, USA, Steven R. Powell, California State Polytechnic University,
Pomona, USA
www.igi-global.com/ijitn

Call for Participation

Sept 8-10, 2008
IEEE/ACM MASCOTS:  16th International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis, and
Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems
Baltimore, Maryland, USA
http://www.mascots-conference.org/index-2008.html

Sep. 12, 2008
P2S2: First International Workshop on Parallel Programming Models and
Systems Software for High-end Computing, Portland, Oregon, USA
http://www.mcs.anl.gov/events/workshops/p2s2

October 27 - 31, 2008
PM2HW2N 2008: 3rd ACM International Workshop on Performance Monitoring,
Measurement, and Evaluation of Heterogeneous Wireless and Wired Networks
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
http://www.pm2hw2n.acca-group.info

October 25-29, 2008
PACT 2008: 7th Intl Conf. on Parallel Architectures and Compilation
Techniques
Toronto, Canada
http://www.eecg.toronto.edu/pact/

October 27-29, 2008
DS-RT 2008:  The 12th IEEE International Symposium on Distributed Systems
and Real Time Applications
Vancouver, Canada
http://www.cs.unibo.it/ds-rt2008/

Oct 29-31, 2008
META'2008: International Conference on Metaheuristics and Nature Inspired
Computing
Hammamet, Tunisia
http://www.lifl.fr/META08

Dec 8-10, 2008
ICPADS 2008: 14th International Conference on Parallel and Distributed
Systems
Melbourne, Australia
http://www.deakin.edu.au/conferences/icpads2008/

December 10 - 13, 2008
ICDCIT 2008: International Conference on Distributed Computing and Internet
Technologies
New Delhi, India.
http://www.icdcit08.org

Dec 10-12,  2008
The 2008 IEEE International Symposium on Parallel and Distributed Processing
with Applications (ISPA-08)
Sydney, Australia
http://www.cs.usyd.edu.au/~ispa2008/

Dec 17-20, 2008
HiPC-08: Intl. Conference on High Performance Computing
Bangalore, India
http://www.hipc.org

January 3-6, 2009
ICDCN 2009: 10th International Conference on Distributed Computing and
Networking
Hyderabad, India
http://www.iiit.ac.in/ICDCN09/

Open Positions
• Post-doc in Web Service Process Adaptation in the Department of Computer
Science and Software Engineering, University of Concordia, Montreal Canada.
Apply by e-mail to Yuhong.Yan at unb.ca.

• Post-Doc in Networking and Distributed Computing, Department of Computer
Science and Engineering, University at Buffalo (SUNY) in conjunction with
NEC Labs of America, In anticipation for an immediate funding, we are
looking for a full-time postdoc to work in the area of  grid computing
environments, application overlay networks, virtual topology design over
optical networks, virtualizable and/or programmable networks (e.g., GENI),
and parallel and distributed systems. Applicants should email Prof. Chunming
Qiao at qiao at computer.org, using the subject line "Postdoc Applications", a
detailed CV, a 1-2 page research statement, and the names of at least three
references.


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