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PDCAT 2014 : The 16th International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing, Applications and Technologies


Conference Series : Parallel and Distributed Computing: Applications and Technologies
When Dec 9, 2014 - Dec 11, 2014
Where Hong Kong
Submission Deadline Aug 15, 2014
Notification Due Sep 20, 2014
Final Version Due Oct 1, 2014
Categories    networking and architectures   software systems & technology   algorithms and applications   security and privacy

Call For Papers




The 15th International Conference on Parallel and Distributed
Computing, Applications and Technologies (PDCAT 2014)

December 9-11, 2014 -- Hong Kong

** Extended Submission deadline: August 15, 2014
** Author Notification: Sept. 26, 2014
** Final paper due: October 10, 2014

The International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing,
Applications and Technologies (PDCAT) is a major forum for scientists,
engineers, and practitioners throughout the world to present their
latest research, results, ideas, developments and applications in all
areas of parallel and distributed computing. Beginning in Hong Kong in
2000, PDCAT will come back to Hong Kong in 2014 after 14 years of
successful journey through various countries/regions including Taiwan,
Japan, China, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand, and Korea across
Asia-Oceania. We are inviting new and unpublished papers on, but not
limited to, the following topics:

[NETWORKING AND ARCHITECTURES] Interconnection networks,
Parallel/distributed architectures, Heterogeneous and multimedia
Systems, ATM networks, Reliability and fault-tolerance Ubiquitous
computing systems, Computer networks, Communication and
telecommunication, Wireless networks and mobile computing, Optical
networks, Cloud/Grid computing systems, Reconfigurable architecture.

[SOFTWARE SYSTEMS AND TECHNOLOGIES] Formal methods and programming
languages, Internet computing, Image processing and computer vision,
Agent technologies, Operating systems, Software tools and
environments, Parallelizing compilers, Web services, Component-based
and OO Technology, Simulation and Visualization.

[ALGORITHMS AND APPLICATIONS] Parallel/distributed algorithms, Task
mapping and job scheduling, Distributed data and knowledge based
systems, Image processing and computer graphics, High-performance
scientific computing, Reconfigurable high-performance computing,
Resource allocation and management, Network routing and communication
algorithms, Bioinformatics, Database applications and data mining,
Intelligent computing and neural networks.

[SECURITY AND PRIVACY] Access control and authorization,
Authentication/biometrics/smartcards, Distributed systems security,
Mobile code and mobile agent security, RFID applications, Privacy
preserving computation, Applied cryptography, Database security,
Intrusion detection and survivability, P2P & ad hoc networks, Cloud
security, Security protocols.

Papers reporting original and unpublished research results and
experience are solicited. Papers will be selected based on their
originality, timeliness, significance, relevance, and clarity of
presentation. Accepted and presented papers will be published in the
conference proceedings. Papers must be written in English and
submitted electronically as a PDF/Word file at Submissions should be made in IEEE
conference proceedings format (template available at, and must not
exceed 6 pages in length. Conference proceedings is planned to be
published by IEEE Computer Society. Extended versions of selected
papers will be published in special issues of reputable international

Electronic submission site:

Honorary Chair: Sartaj Sahni / General Chair: Hong Shen / Program
Chairs: Kazuo Iwama, Francis Lau / Program Co-chairs: Ahmed Al-Dubai,
Vipin Chaudhary, Shanika Karunasekera, Graham Kirby, Heon Young Yeom,
Bing Bing Zhou / Organizing Chairs: Francis Lau, Amy Wang / Organizing
Co-chairs: Xiaowen Chu, Patrick Lee, Wei Lou, Cong Wang

Organized by Department of Computer Science, The University of Hong

Sponsored by IEEE Hong Kong Section Computer Chapter

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