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NPC 2014 : The 11th IFIP International Conference on Network and Parallel Computing

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Conference Series : Network and Parallel Computing
 
Link: http://grid.chu.edu.tw/npc2014
 
When Sep 18, 2014 - Sep 20, 2014
Where Ilan, Taiwan
Submission Deadline Apr 10, 2014
Notification Due Jun 10, 2014
Final Version Due Jul 10, 2014
Categories    networks   parallel   distributed   microarchitecture
 

Call For Papers

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NPC 2014 HIGHLIGHTS

PUBLICATION
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1. Great opportunity to publish articles in SCI indexed journal directly
without further extension on the conference submissions.
2. EI/Scopus indexed proceedings.


CONFERENCE CITY
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1.
What: Hot Spring
Where: Everywhere (1~10 minutes from conference venue)
Why: Chiaohsi is one of the best places for hot spring in Taiwan
Note: Be ready with your swimming suit

2.
What: Taiwan Traditional Culture and Arts
Where: 30 minutes from conference venue to the park
Why: A beautiful park with lots of Taiwan's traditional arts and culture
Note: half ~ one day tour

3.
What: Cold Spring
Where: 30 minutes south from conference venue
Why: One of the two countries, Italy (Venice) and Taiwan, in the world having
cold-springs
Note: half day tour, be ready with your swimming suit

4.
What: Turtle Island
Where: About 9 km east from coast of Ilan
Why: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guishan_Island_(Yilan)
Note: Whale Watching

5.
What: Back garden of Taipei
Why: Ilan owns many places for hiking, seeing waterfalls, and outdoor activities
Notes: Wufongci Waterfall, Donshan River Water Park, etc.

6.
What: Best hop city for tourism
Why: 30 minutes to software park, 45 minutes to capital city, 90 minutes to
several national park in eastern Taiwan
Notes: Easy access to Taroko National Park, Taipingshan National Forest Recreation Area,
FU-SHAN Botanical Garden, etc.

7.
What: Collection of Taiwan local foods and famous cuisine
Why: Chiaohsi is one of the top 10 tourism city in Taiwan

More about Ilan:
http://www.e-land.gov.tw/ct.asp?xItem=46012&ctNode=778&mp=5
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GOAL

The goal of 11th IFIP International Conference on Network and Parallel
Computing (NPC 2014) is to establish an international forum for engineers
and scientists to present their ideas and experiences in the fields of
distributed and parallel computing systems.

NPC 2014 welcomes paper submissions on innovative work from researchers in
academia, industry and government describing original research work in
Network and Parallel Computing. Previous events in this series have been
successful in attracting high quality papers and wide international
participation.

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TOPICS

NPC 2014 topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

* Applications of parallel and distributed computing.
* Systems, networks, and architectures for high end computing.
* Parallel and multi-core issues and opportunities.
* Big data intelligence.
* Virtualization of machines, networks, and storage.
* Programming languages and environments.
* I/O, file systems, and data management.
* Resource management, scheduling, and load-balancing.
* Performance modeling, simulation, and prediction.
* Fault tolerance, reliability and availability.

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SUBMISSION & PUBLICATIONS:

You can find detailed submission instruction on the NPC 2014 website.
The top papers from the NPC 2014 conference will be published in a special
issue of the International Journal of Parallel Programming (SCI indexed).
To qualify for publication in IJPP, all submissions must meet the paper length
and other requirements of IJPP. In addition, selected papers will be published
in the LNCS proceedings by Springer (EI, Scopus). Manuscripts should be
submitted via EasyChair. For additional information, please refer to the
publishing model online at http://grid.chu.edu.tw/npc2014.

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WORKSHOPS / SPECIAL SESSIONS:

Prospective workshop organizers should send a one-page proposal containing
the following information to npc2014@easychair.org

o Title of the workshop (Full name and Abbreviation)
o Introduction and scope of the workshop
o Short bio of the organizers
o A tentative list of program committee members

Workshops should follow the NPC 2014 schedule, in particular dates for paper
status notification and camera-ready submissions. The paper submission
deadline can be later than that of the main conference.

Springer LNCS Press will publish the proceedings of NPC 2014 workshops.
(Indexed by EI, Scopus, DBLP, etc.).

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POSTER SUBMISSION

Poster papers can be 4 pages long. Authors are to follow the same
instructions that appear above except for the submission is limited
to 4 pages and should be submitted to the poster track in EasyChair.
Poster papers will be published in the same proceedings as regular
papers.

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IMPORTANT DATES

April 10, 2014 Full paper submissions due
June 10, 2014 Results notification
July 10, 2014 IJPP revised version / LNCS camera-ready version due
March 1, 2014 Workshop proposals due
June 15, 2014 Poster submissions due
July 1, 2014 Poster Notification
Sept 15-20, 2014 NPC'2014 Conference in Taiwan

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ORGANIZERS

General Chairs
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Wen-Mei Hwu UIUC USA
Kun-Ming Yu Chung Hua University Taiwan

Program Chairs
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Valentina Salapura IBM TJ Watson Research Center USA
Ching-Hsien Hsu Chung Hua University Taiwan

Publication Chairs
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Xuanhua Shi HUST China
Fuu-Cheng Jiang Tunghai University Taiwan

Publicity Chair
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Erik Altman IBM TJ Watson Research Center USA

Awards Chair
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Barbara Chapman University of Houston USA
Cho-Li Wang Hong Kong University, Hong Kong

Workshop Chair
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Rajiv Ranjan CSIRO Computational Informatics Australia
Chao-Tung Yang Tung Hai University Taiwan

Local Arrangement Chair
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Cho-Chin Lin National Ilan University Taiwan

Registration Chair
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Chang-Wu Yu Chung Hua University Taiwan

Advisory Committee
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Ruay-Shiung Chang Taiwan Hospitality & Tourism U Taiwan
Ce-Kuen Shieh National Cheng Kung University Taiwan
Timothy K. Shih National Central University Taiwan
Pen-Chung Yew University of Minnesota USA

Steering Committee
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Kemal Ebcioglu Global Supercomputing USA (Chair)
Hai Jin Huazhong Univ of Science & Tech China
Chen Ding University of Rochester USA
Jack Dongarra Univ of Tennessee USA
Guangrong Gao Univ of Delaware USA
Daniel Reed University of Iowa USA
Zhiwei Xu Inst of Computing Technology China
Yoichi Muraoka Waseda University Japan
Jean-Luc Gaudiot University of California Irvine USA
Guojie Li Inst of Computing Technology China
Viktor Prasanna Univ of Southern California USA
Weisong Shi Wayne State University USA
Tony Hey Microsoft USA

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