[BigDataX] REU BigDataX program

Gruia Calinescu calinesc at gauss.cs.iit.edu
Tue Nov 3 15:22:44 CST 2015


Hi Ioan,

Thank you for the useful information.
Unfortunately, no good match in IPDPS workshops for my work.

  Gruia

On Tue, 3 Nov 2015, Ioan Raicu wrote:

> Hi Mike, Justin, and Gruia,
> Here would be another opportunity for a full conference locally in Chicago:
> http://www.podc.org/podc2016/
> 
> Also, all the IPDPS workshops have been posted too:
> http://www.ipdps.org/ipdps2016/2016_workshops.html
> 
> We should aim to submit what we can at these venues as either full workshop
> or conference papers, and whatever is left that we cannot get accepted, we
> should aim to submit posters at either IPDPS or PODC. Ideally, we can get
> every one of our undergrad students to be a co-author on some paper/poster.
> 
> BTW, I was at a NSF REU review panel, and I saw what it takes to get renewal
> funding. They look closely if the students have published (even posters are
> fine). And they look at diversity, did we bring in women and minorities. I
> think we need to work on both of these things.
> 
> If you are going to be at SC15, we should meet in person to coordinate all
> these activities, and to start planning next year's summer program. 
> 
> Cheers,
> Ioan
> 
> 
> -------- Forwarded Message --------
> Subject:
> [DistComp] PODC 2016 Call for Papers
> Date:
> Tue, 3 Nov 2015 21:06:32 +0200
> From:
> Jukka Suomela <jukka.suomela at aalto.fi>
> To:
> distributed-computing-announce at datasys.cs.iit.edu
> 
> ------------------------------------------------------
> PODC 2016 First Call for Papers
> ------------------------------------------------------
> 
> The 35th ACM SIGACT-SIGOPS Symposium on Principles of Distributed Computing
> (PODC 2016)
> July 25-28, 2016
> Chicago, Illinois, USA
> http://www.podc.org/podc2016
> 
> ------------------------------------------------------
> 
> Deadlines:
>
>    Submission: February 12, 2016
>    Notification: April 29, 2016
>    Camera-ready: May 23, 2016
> 
> All deadlines are 23:59 HAST time zone and firm.
> 
> ------------------------------------------------------
> 
> PODC solicits papers in all areas of distributed computing. Papers from 
> all viewpoints, including theory, practice, and experimentation, are 
> welcome. The common goal of the conference is to improve understanding 
> of the principles underlying distributed computing.
> 
> Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following subjects:
> 
> - distributed algorithms: design, analysis, and complexity
> - communication networks: algorithms, architectures, services, 
> protocols, applications
> - multiprocessor and multi-core architectures and algorithms
> - shared and transactional memory, synchronization protocols, concurrent 
> programming
> - fault-tolerance, reliability, availability, self-organization, 
> self-stabilization
> - codes and reliable communication
> - Internet applications, social networks, recommendation systems
> - dynamic, adaptive and machine learning based distributed algorithms
> - distributed operating systems, middleware platforms, databases
> - game-theoretic approaches to distributed computing
> - distributed mechanisms design
> - peer-to-peer systems, overlay networks, distributed data management
> - high-performance, cluster, cloud and grid computing
> - wireless networks, mobile computing, autonomous agents and robots
> - context-aware distributed systems
> - security in distributed computing, cryptographic protocols
> - distributed cryptocurrencies and blockchain protocols
> - quantum and optics based distributed algorithms
> - nanonetworks
> - biological distributed algorithms
> - sensor, mesh, and ad hoc networks
> - specification, semantics, verification of concurrent systems
> 
> Submission: Papers are to be submitted electronically, following the 
> guidelines available on the conference web page 
> (http://www.podc.org/podc2016). All submissions must be in English, in 
> pdf format. Note that the deadline is firm.
> 
> A submission for a regular presentation must report original research. 
> Papers submitted for regular presentations must contain results that 
> have not previously appeared, and have not been concurrently submitted 
> to a journal or conference with published proceedings. Any partial 
> overlap with any such published or concurrently submitted paper must be 
> clearly indicated. Papers for regular presentation must include:
> (1) a cover page, stating the title of the paper, the authors' names and 
> affiliations, the corresponding author's e-mail, an abstract, and an 
> indication of whether the paper should be considered for the best 
> student paper award, and if so the name(s) of the student(s) recommended 
> for the award;
> (2) an extended abstract of up to 10 pages (excluding the cover page and 
> references);
> (3) references.
> Additional details may be included in a clearly marked appendix, which 
> will be read at the discretion of the program committee. This appendix 
> may simply be the complete paper. A regular submission that is not 
> selected for regular presentation may be invited for a brief announcement.
> 
> A submission for a brief announcement must be no longer than 3 
> single-column pages on letter-size paper, including title, authors' 
> names and affiliations, and references. Such submissions may describe 
> work in progress or work presented elsewhere. The title of a brief 
> announcement must begin with the words "Brief Announcement:"
> 
> Formatting for both regular submissions and brief announcements: 
> letter-size (8 1/2 x 11 inch) paper, single-column format, using at 
> least 1 inch margins, 11-point font. Submissions deviating from these 
> guidelines risk rejection without consideration of their merits.
> 
> Publication: Regular papers and brief announcements will be included in 
> the conference proceedings. Regular papers receive up to 10 pages, and 
> brief announcements receive up to 3 pages in the proceedings.
> 
> Extended and revised versions of selected papers will be considered for 
> a special issue of the Distributed Computing journal. Two papers will be 
> considered for publication in JACM.
> 
> Awards: Every regular paper is eligible for the best paper award. 
> Regular papers co-authored by full-time students may also be eligible 
> for the best student paper award. For a paper to be considered for this 
> award, the nominated authors should be full time students at the time of 
> submission and they should be principally responsible for the paper's 
> contributions. The program committee may decline to make these awards or 
> may split them.
> 
> ------------------------------------------------------
> 
> Keynote Speakers
> 
> Andrew A. Chien (University of Chicago)
> Faith Ellen (University of Toronto)
> Phillip B. Gibbons (Carnegie Mellon University)
> 
> ------------------------------------------------------
> 
> Program Committee
> 
> Ittai Abraham (VMware Research Group, USA)
> Yehuda Afek (Tel-Aviv University, Israel)
> Marcos K. Aguilera (VMware Research Group, USA)
> Dan Alistarh (Microsoft Research, Cambridge, UK)
> James Aspnes (Yale University, USA)
> Leonid Barenboim (The Open University of Israel, Israel)
> Shiri Chechik (Tel-Aviv University, Israel)
> Colin Cooper (King's College London, UK)
> Oksana Denysyuk (University of Calgary, Canada)
> Ittay Eyal (Cornell University, USA)
> Hugues Fauconnier (LIAFA, Paris Diderot, France)
> Pascal Felber (Universite de Neuchatel, Switzerland)
> Wojciech Golab (University of Waterloo, Canada)
> Rachid Guerraoui (EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland)
> Bernhard Haeupler (Carnegie Mellon University, USA)
> Anne-Marie Kermarrec (INRIA, Rennes, France)
> Valerie King (University of Victoria, Canada)
> Adrian Kosowski (LIAFA, Paris Diderot, France)
> Shay Kutten (Technion, Israel)
> Christoph Lenzen (MPI Saarbruecken, Germany)
> Achour Mostefaoui (Universite de Nantes, France)
> Calvin Newport (Georgetown University, USA)
> Merav Parter (MIT, USA)
> Andrzej Pelc (Universite du Quebec en Outaouais, Canada), PC chair
> Sergio Rajsbaum (UNAM, Mexico)
> Andrea Richa (Arizona State University, USA)
> Liam Roditty (Bar-Ilan University, Israel)
> Nicola Santoro (Carleton University, Canada)
> Thomas Sauerwald University of Cambridge, UK)
> Jukka Suomela (Aalto University, Finland)
> Gadi Taubenfeld (IDC Herzliya, Israel)
> Philipp Woelfel (University of Calgary, Canada)
> Haifeng Yu (National University of Singapore, Singapore)
> Vassilis Zikas (ETH, Zurich, Switzerland)
> 
> ------------------------------------------------------
> 
> Conference Committee
> 
> Chen Avin (Workshop Coordinator) - Ben-Gurion University, Israel
> George Giakkoupis (General Chair) - INRIA, France
> Avery Miller (Communication Co-Chair) - Tel-Aviv University, Israel
> Andrzej Pelc (PC Chair) - Universite du Quebec en Outaouais, Canada
> Elad Schiller (Treasurer) - Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden
> Jukka Suomela (Communication Co-Chair) - Aalto University, Finland
> Mark Tuttle (Publicity Chair) - Intel, USA
> Nitin Vaidya (Organizing Chair) - University of Illinois, USA
> 
> ------------------------------------------------------
> 
> Steering Committee
> 
> Shlomi Dolev - Ben-Gurion University, Israel
> Pierre Fraigniaud - CNRS, Universite Paris-Diderot, France
> George Giakkoupis - INRIA, France
> Andrzej Pelc - Universite du Quebec en Outaouais, Canada
> Elad Schiller - Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden
> Paul Spirakis - University of Liverpool, UK
> Nitin Vaidya (Chair) - University of Illinois, USA
> 
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