[cluster-announce] CFP: IEEE Cluster 2015 -- updated paper tracks

Ioan Raicu iraicu at cs.iit.edu
Wed Feb 25 21:16:08 CST 2015


February 23, 2015 Release

IEEE International Conference on Cluster Computing
September 8-11, 2015
Chicago, IL, USA
http://www.mcs.anl.gov/ieeecluster2015/

CLUSTER 2015 CALL FOR PAPERS

Following the successes of the series of Cluster conferences, for 2015
we solicit high-quality original papers presenting work that advances
the state-of-the-art in clusters and closely related fields. All
papers will be rigorously peer-reviewed for their originality,
technical depth and correctness, potential impact, relevance to the
conference, and quality of presentation. Research papers must clearly
demonstrate research contributions and novelty, while papers reporting
experience must clearly describe lessons learned and impact, along
with the utility of the approach compared to the ones in the past.

*** Paper Tracks ***

Area 1: Application, Algorithms, and Libraries
* HPC Applications on Clusters
* Performance Modeling and Measurement
* Novel Algorithms on Clusters
* Hybrid programming techniques (MPI+OpenMP, MPI+OpenCL, etc.)
* Cluster Benchmarks
* Application-level libraries on clusters
* Effective use of clusters in novel applications
* Performance evaluation tools

Area 2: Architecture, Network/Communications, and Management
* Energy-efficient cluster architectures
* Node and system architecture
* Packaging, power and cooling
* GPU/ManyCore and heterogeneous clusters
* Interconnect/memory architectures
* Single system image clusters
* Administration and maintenance tools

Area 3: Programming and System Software
* Cluster System Software/Operating Systems
* Cloud-enabling cluster technologies and virtualization
* Energy-efficient middleware
* Cluster system-level Protocols and APIs
* Cluster Security
* Resource and job management
* Programming and Software Development Environment on Clusters
* Fault tolerance and high-availability

Area 4: Data, Storage, and Visualization
* Cluster Architecture for Big Data storage and processing
* Middleware for Big Data management
* Cluster-based Cloud Architecture for Big Data
* File systems and I/O libraries
* Support and Integration of Non-Volatile Memory
* Visualization clusters and tiled displays
* Big Data visualization tools
* Programming models for Big Data processing
* Big Data Application studies on cluster architectures

*** Submission Guidelines ***

Authors are invited to submit papers electronically in PDF format.
Submitted manuscripts should be structured as technical papers and may
not exceed 10 letter-size (8.5 x 11) pages including figures, tables
and references using the IEEE format for conference proceedings.
Submissions not conforming to these guidelines may be returned without
review. Authors should make sure that their file will print on a
printer that uses letter-size (8.5 x 11) paper. The official language
of the conference is English. All manuscripts will be reviewed and
will be judged on correctness, originality, technical strength,
significance, quality of presentation, and interest and relevance to
the conference attendees.

Paper submissions are limited to 10 pages in 2-column IEEE format
including all figures and references. Submitted manuscripts exceeding
this limit will be returned without review. For the final camera-ready
version, authors with accepted papers may purchase additional pages at
the following rates: 200 USD for each of two additional pages. See
formatting templates for details:

LaTex Package ZIP
(http://datasys.cs.iit.edu/events/CCGrid2014/IEEECS_confs_LaTeX.zip)
Word Template DOC
(http://datasys.cs.iit.edu/events/CCGrid2014/instruct8.5x11x2.doc) and
PDF (http://datasys.cs.iit.edu/events/CCGrid2014/instruct8.5x11x2.pdf)

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 the page limit, or not appropriately structured may not be
considered. Authors may contact the conference chairs for more
information. The proceedings will be published through the IEEE
Computer Society Conference Publishing Services.

Please submit your paper via the EasyChair submission system:

https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=ieeecluster2015

*** Journal Special Issue ***

The best papers of Cluster 2015 will be included in a Special Issue on
advances in topics related to cluster computing of the Elsevier
International Journal of Parallel Computing (PARCO), edited by Pavan
Balaji, Satoshi Matsuoka, and Michela Taufer. This special issue is
dedicated for the papers accepted in the Cluster 2015 conference. The
submission to this special issue is by invitation only.

*** Important Dates ***
***March 7, 2015***   Papers Submission Deadline
April 23, 2015          Papers Acceptance Notification

See other deadlines in the Important Dates page
(http://www.mcs.anl.gov/ieeecluster2015/author-information/important-dates)

*** Cluster 2015 Program Chair ***

Satoshi Matsuoka, Tokyo Institute of Technology (matsu AT is.titech.ac.jp).


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