Last CFP: 1996 Int'l Conf. on Parallel & Distributed Processing ... (PDPTA'96)

Markus Bonner (bonner@dbai.tuwien.ac.at)
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L A S T C A L L F O R P A P E R S
L A S T C A L L F O R P A P E R S
L A S T C A L L F O R P A P E R S
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International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Processing
Techniques and Applications (PDPTA'96)
New Horizons

August 9-11, 1996
Sunnyvale, California, USA

The next International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Processing
Techniques and Applications (PDPTA'96) will be held in Sunnyvale
(California) from August 9 through August 11, 1996 (4 days after the
1996 Olympics.) The last conference (PDPTA'95) had research contributions
from 24 countries. It is hoped that PDPTA'96 will also have a strong
international flavor.

SCOPE: Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following:

O Parallel/Distributed architectures:
MIMD, SPMD, SIMD, Systolic, vector/pipeline (supercomputers),
shared memory, distributed memory, general- and special-purpose
architectures, ...

O Building block processors:
Applications of processors that can be used as basic building
blocks for multicomputer systems.

O Interconnection networks:
Scalable networks, Reconfigurable networks, ...

O Reliability and fault-tolerance:
Software and hardware fault-tolerance (system- and
application-level), fault diagnosis, fault-tolerance
measurement.

O Parallel/Distributed algorithms:
Algorithms exploiting MIMD, SPMD, SIMD, Systolic,
vector/pipeline, shared memory, distributed memory, ...

O Parallel/Distributed applications:
Numerical computations/methods, neural networks and fuzzy
logic, medical, remote sensing, GIS, computer vision,
computer graphics and virtual reality, parallel/distributed
databases, ...

O Mobile computation and communication.

O Object Oriented Technology and related issues.

O Heterogeneous and multimedia systems.

O Software tools and environments for parallel computers:
Operating systems, compilers, languages, debuggers, ...

O High-performance computing in Computational Science:
Intra-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary research programs
and applications.

O Transputer research (transputer-based systems, applications,
future trends, tools, ...) Two/Three technical sessions have
been allocated to this area. These sessions will form the
8th NATUG meeting (8th North American Transputer Users Group.)

O Other aspects and applications relating to high-performance
computations.

SUBMISSION OF PAPERS:

Prospective authors are invited to submit three copies of their
draft paper (maximum 5 pages) to H. R. Arabnia (address is given
below) by the due date. E-mail and fax submissions are also
acceptable. The length of the Camera-Ready papers (if
accepted) will be limited to 12 pages. Papers must not have
been previously published or currently submitted for publication
elsewhere.

The first page of the draft paper should include: title of the
paper, name, affiliation, postal address, E-mail address,
telephone number, and fax number for each author. The first
page should also include the name of the author who will be
presenting the paper (if accepted) and a maximum of 5 keywords.

PROPOSAL FOR ORGANIZING TECHNICAL SESSIONS:

Each technical session will have 5/6 paper presentations.
The session chairs will be responsible in selecting the papers
for their own sessions. The names of session chairs will appear
as co-editors in the conference proceedings.
Proposals to organize technical sessions should include the
following information: name and address (+ E-mail) of proposer,
title of session, a 100-word description of the topic of
the session, and how you plan to select papers for the
proposed session. Mail your proposal to H. R. Arabnia (address
is given below); E-mail submissions are preferred.

EVALUATION PROCESS:

Papers will be evaluated for originality, significance,
clarity, and soundness. Each paper will be refereed by two
researchers in the topical area. The Camera-Ready papers
will be reviewed by one person. Invited papers will not be
formally reviewed.

PUBLICATION:

The conference proceedings will be published by CSREA Press.
Papers that report significant results will be considered for
publication in relevant journals and/or a book (pending.)

ORGANIZERS/SPONSORS:

A number of university faculty members in cooperation with
the Sunnyvale Hilton Inn (Conference division) will be
organizing the conference. The conference is sponsored
by Computer Science Research, Education, and Applications
Tech. (CSREA) in cooperation with developers of high-performance
machines and systems (pending) and related computer
associations (pending.)

LOCATION OF CONFERENCE:

The conference will be held in Sunnyvale Hilton. The hotel is
located in a semi-resort atmosphere along a lake at the middle
of all the Silicon Valley's activities. It is minutes from
major freeways, recreational destinations, world-class wineries,
shopping, museums, fine dining and nightclubs. The hotel is
5 miles from San Jose International Airport and 35 miles
from San Francisco Airport.

EXHIBITION:

An exhibition is planned during the conference. We have reserved
20+ exhibit spaces. Interested parties should contact
the Exhibition Chair, Professor David Kaeli, Department of
Electrical and Computer Engineering, Northeastern University,
318 Dana Research Center, Boston, MA 02115, USA
(E-mail: kaeli@ece.neu.edu) or H. R. Arabnia (address is given
below.) All exhibitors will be considered to be the co-sponsors of
the conference. Each exhibitor will have the opportunity to include
a two-page description of their latest products in the conference
proceedings (if submitted by June 21, 1996.)

IMPORTANT DATES:

April 2, 1996: Draft papers (5-page max.) due
May 2, 1996: Notification of acceptance
June 21, 1996: Camera-Ready papers due

Proposals to organize technical sessions should be submitted as
soon as possible.

PROGRAM COMMITTEE (as of February 1996):

H. Abachi (Monash University, Victoria, Australia),
H. R. Arabnia (University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, USA),
F. Baiardi (Universita di Pisa, Pisa, Italy),
A. S. Bavan (University of North London, London, England),
M. Bozyigit (KFUPM, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia),
M. N. Chong (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore),
P. Clayton (Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa),
D. J. Haglin (Mankato State University, Mankato, MN, USA),
T. Hazra (Lockheed Martin Information Systems & Tech., Reston, VA, USA),
T. Hintz (University of Technology, NSW, Australia),
K. C. Hui (Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong),
D. R. Kaeli (Northeastern University, Boston, MA, USA),
F. W. Keong (Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Singapore),
H. Kimm (University of Tennessee, Martin, Tennessee, USA),
K. Li (State University of New York, New Paltz, NY, USA),
K. Makki (University of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV, USA),
G. H. Massiha (University of Southwestern Louisiana, Lafayett, LA, USA),
G. Masson (The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA),
S. Mitrovic (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, USA),
M. Naraghi-Pour (Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, USA),
M. A. Palis (New Jersey Institute of Technology, NJ, USA),
Y. Pan (University of Dayton, Dayton, OH, USA),
N. Pissinou (University of Southwestern Louisiana, Lafayette, LA, USA),
S. Rajasekaran (University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA),
M. A. Saheb (Albany State, Albany, GA, USA),
S. Sedukhin (The University of Aizu, Fukushima, Japan),
B. Shirazi (University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX, USA),
L. Tao (Concordia University, Quebec, Canada),
F. Valafar (University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA),
D. S. L. Wei (The University of Aizu, Fukushima, Japan),
H. M. Windisch (Munich University of Technology, Munich, Germany),
M. Yasrebi (Nynex Science and Technology, White Plains, NY, USA).

CONFERENCE CONTACT:

Professor Hamid R. Arabnia
(PDPTA'96 Conference Contact)
415 Graduate Studies Research Center
Department of Computer Science
The University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30602, U.S.A.

Tel: (706) 542-3480
Fax: (706) 542-2966

E-mail: hra@cs.uga.edu

(http://www.ece.neu.edu/pdpta96.html)

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