[ecoop-info] ISPA 2012: Call for Papers, Deadline Extension (January, 31st, 2012)

Francisco Javier Garcia Blas fjblas at piojito.arcos.inf.uc3m.es
Mon Jan 9 22:23:02 CET 2012

Dear Sir or Madam,

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The 10th IEEE International Symposium on 
Parallel and Distributed Processing with Applications 
(ISPA 2012)


Madrid, Spain, 10-13 July 2012

** Important Dates **
Final extended deadline: January, 31, 2012 (hard deadline)            
Notification: March, 15 2012              
Camera ready: April, 15 2012 
Conference dates: July, 10-13, 2012

ISPA-12 follows the traditions of previous successful ISPA conferences, ISPA-03 (Aizu, Japan), 
ISPA-04 (Hong Kong), ISPA-05 (Nanjing, China), ISPA-06 (Sorrento, Italy), ISPA-07 (Niagara Falls, 
Canada) and ISPA-08 (Sydney, Australia), ISPA-09 (Chengdu, China), ISPA-10 (Taipei, Taiwan), 
ISPA-11 (Busan, Korea).

The objective of ISPA 2012 is to provide a forum for scientists and engineers in academia and 
industry to exchange and discuss their experiences, new ideas, research results, and applications 
about all aspects of parallel and distributed computing and networking. It will feature session 
presentations, workshops, tutorials, and keynote speeches. ISPA-12 is sponsored by IEEE Technical 
Committee on Scalable Computing (TCSC) and IEEE Computer Society.

Topics of interest
*	Parallel and Distributed Algorithms, and Applications.
*	High-performance scientific and engineering computing.
*	Building block processors: FPGA, multicore, GPU, SoC
*	Architectures and Virtualization.
*	Middleware and tools.
*	Network and pervasive computing.
*	Performance simulations, measurement, and evaluations.
*	Reliability, fault tolerance, and security.
*	Database, data mining, and data management.
*	Virtualization techniques, tools, and applications.
*	Parallel/distributed system architectures.
*	Tools/environments for parallel/distributed software development.
*	Novel parallel programming paradigms.
*	Code generation and optimization.
*	Compilers for parallel computers
*	Distributed systems and applications.
*	Wireless networks, mobile, and pervasive computing.
*       Energy management and power optimization.
*	Green Computing and Energy-aware computing.
*	Grid and cluster computing.
*	Cloud systems and services.
*	Programming models for Cloud services and applications.
*	Internet computing and web services.
*	Database applications, data mining, and data management.
*	Data intensive applications and Internet-Of-Things.
*	IoT and Ubiquitous computing: application scenarios.

* Submissions should not exceed 8 pages in IEEE CS proceedings paper format, including tables and figures. 
All paper submissions must represent original and unpublished work. Submission of a paper should be 
regarded as an undertaking that, should the paper be accepted, at least one of the authors will register 
for the conference and present the work. Submissions will be conducted electronically on the conference 

Journal publications 
Extended versions of distinguished selected papers accepted and presented in 
ISPA 2012, after further revisions, will be published in issues of following 
indexed international journals:

-       Cluster computing, Springer.
-       The Computer Journal, Oxford.
-       Int. Journal of Parallel Programming, Springer.
- 	Personal and Ubiquitous Computing, Springer.
- 	Computer & Electrical Engineering, Elsevier.


-       Clouds for Business, Business for Clouds.
-       International Workshop on Cross-Stratum Optimization for Cloud Computing and Distributed Networked Applications.
-       International Workshop on AstroParticles Physics Advanced Computing (APPAC).
-       International Workshop on Multicore Cache Hierarchies: Design and Programmability Issues.
-       HAC 2012: International Workshop on Heterogeneus Architectures and Computing.
-       International Workshop On The Growing Problems with Scalable, Heterogeneous Infrastructures.
-       International Workshop on Stream Computing Applications.
-       The 4th. International Workshop on Multicore and Multithreaded Architectures and Algorithms (M2A2 2012).

Best paper awards 
The Program Committee of ISPA 2012 will give two best paper awards: one NVIDIA Best Student 
Paper Award and one NVIDIA Best Paper Award. Best Paper Awards will be given to the author(s) 
of a full paper presented at the conference, selected by the Organizing Committee. The Best 
Paper Award is a Tesla C2075 computing processor, sponsored by NVIDIA.

Steering Chairs
Minyi Guo (Shanghai Jia Tong University, China)
Laurence T. Yang (St. Francis Xavier University, Canada)

General Chairs
David Abramson (Monash eScience and Grid Lab, Australia)
J. Daniel García (University Carlos III of Madrid, Spain)
Thomas Ludwig (German Climate Computing Center and University of Hamburg, Germany)

General Vice-Chairs
Félix García (University Carlos III of Madrid, Spain)
James J. (Jong Hyuk) Park (Seoul National University of Science and Technology, Korea)
Ruppa K. Thulasiram (University of Manitoba, Canada)

Program Chairs
Nelson Amaral (University of Alberta, Canada)
Jesús Carretero (University Carlos III of Madrid, Spain)
Mitsuhisa Sato (University of Tsukuba, Japan)

Workshop Chairs
Florin Isaila (University Carlos III of Madrid, Spain)
Avery Ching (Yahoo, USA)

Tutorial Chair
Robert Latham (Argonne National Labs, USA)

International Advisory Committee
Hamid R. Arabnia (The University of Georgia, USA)
Alok Choudhary (Northwestern University, USA)
Jack Dongarra (University of Tennessee, USA)
Ian Foster (Argonne National Laboratory and The University of Chicago, USA)
Hai Jin (Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China)
Eleni Karatza (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece)
Victor C.M. Leung (University of British Columbia, Canada)
Stephan Olariu (Old Dominion University, USA)
Yi Pan (Georgia State University, USA)
Stephen S. Yau (Arizona State University, USA)
Albert Y. Zomaya (The University of Sydney, Australia)

Program Vice-Chairs
Edson Borin (University of Campinas, Brasil)
Paolo Bellavista (University of Bologna, Italy)
Christian Engelmann (Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA)
Akihiro Inokuchi (Osaka University, Japan)
Raffaele Montella (University of Napoli Parthenope, Italy)
Rainer Keller (HLRS, Germany)
Parimala Thulasiraman (University of Manitoba, Canada)

International Program Committee
**Please visit the conference web site (http://www.arcos.inf.uc3m.es/ispa2012/)

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