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ScalCom 2014 : The 14th IEEE International Conference on Scalable Computing and Communications

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Conference Series : International Conference on Scalable Computing and Communications
 
Link: http://cse.stfx.ca/~scalcom2014/cfp.php
 
When Dec 9, 2014 - Dec 12, 2014
Where Ayodya Resort, Bali, Indonesia
Submission Deadline Sep 15, 2014
Notification Due Oct 15, 2014
Final Version Due Oct 31, 2014
Categories    multicore architectures   cloud/grid computing   mobile/pervasive computing   scalable networks
 

Call For Papers

Scope and Interests

Big data has been manifesting the industry and academic community for the past few years. Data intensive throughput oriented applications such as videos, games, music, databases are flooding the Internet with tremendous amount of data flowing through as digital content. Retrieving, processing, distilling, delivering the content in real time is of significant importance to end users. One distinguishing feature of these applications is in the amount of data-level parallelism available to process the data independently on scalable multi-core chips or Cloud/Grid computing environments. On the other hand, there are many complex applications such as biological networks, social networks, finance, medicine that are not only data and compute intensive but also communication and bandwidth intensive. The data structures used in these problems are irregular, usually, pointer-based, graphs or trees that makes solving these problems on high performance/distributed computers challenging. To handle the dynamic nature of big data successfully, architectures, networks, memory, algorithms and programming languages should be scalable and extendable to accommodate the varying needs of the applications. Moreover, with service oriented computing gaining popularity, fault tolerant, scalable private and public Cloud, scalable and adaptable service level agreements become important.

ScalCom-14 focuses on the “Foundations” -- advances in parallel multi-core architectures, distributed Grid and Cloud computing environments with respect to networking, memory, fault tolerance, service oriented computing; “Applications” -- data/compute/communication/bandwidth intensive problems from various disciplines; “Theory” -- innovative scalable parallel/distributed algorithms involving heuristic, meta heuristics or graph algorithm partitioning techniques; “Performance” -- metrics, performance measurement, benchmark design, run-time performance management.

The goal of ScalCom-14 is to provide an international forum for researchers working in myriad areas of scalable computing and communications to share their ideas and experiences. ScalCom-14 is soliciting original, previously unpublished work addressing research challenges and presenting advances in the design and implementation of scalable computing and communication systems. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

New design in Multi-core Architectures for Scalability
System Interconnect
Memory System architecture
Programming languages such as Julia, Python, OpenCL, CUDA
Compilation
Run-time support
Power
Benchmark design

Cloud/Grid Computing
Resource sharing/monitoring
Data storage
Replication, load balancing
Live migration
Fault tolerant computing
Scalable service oriented architectures
Hadoop framework
MapReduce
Scalable service level agreements
Green cloud systems and networking
Mobile cloud system design
Performance analysis-networks, system, storage

Algorithms and Data Structures for Scalability-Rethinking
Graph partitioning algorithms
Machine learning algorithms
Evolutionary algorithms
Swarm Intelligence
Optimization algorithms

Modelling and Simulation in Applications
Combinatorial Optimization
Computational Finance
Computational Neuroscience
Computational Biology
Computational Physics and Chemistry
Medical Imaging
Computer Vision
Data Intensive-Video/Audio/Image processing
Computer Graphics
Earth Sciences
Big Data Analytics in above applications

Scalable Networks
Fast Interconnects
New/Innovative Data Center networks
Distributed algorithm and protocol design
Capacity in large-scale networks
Network scalability analysis

Mobile and Wireless Communications
Signal processing for wireless communications
Network coding for mobile communications
Capacity analysis in mobile networks
Cooperative communications
Communications with renewable energy source

Mobile and Pervasive Computing
Emerging applications for mobile computing
Crowdsourcing based computing
Energy efficiency in pervasive computing
Cooperative computing
Distributed pervasive computing
Resource allocation

Modeling and Evaluation in Communication Systems
Quality and performance modeling
Mobility modeling
Scalability and robustness evaluation
Performance evaluation metrics
Traffic modeling in communication systems
Workshops

The ScalCom-2014 Organizing Committee invites proposals for one-day workshops affiliated with the conference and addressing research areas related to the conference. The workshop proceedings will be published by IEEE CPS. Submit workshop proposals to workshops chairs via emails. Click the following links for submission details/deadlines.

For workshop proposals: http://cse.stfx.ca/~scalcom2014/workshop.php

Publications

Accepted and presented papers will be included into the IEEE Conference Proceedings published by IEEE CPS (submitted to the IEEE-DL and EI index). Authors of accepted papers, or at least one of them, are requested to register and present their work at the conference, otherwise their papers will be removed from the digital libraries of IEEE CS and EI after the conference.

Important Dates

Paper Submission Deadline: July 30, 2014
Author Notification: September 21, 2014
Final Manuscript Due: October 20, 2014
Conference Date: December 9-12, 2014
Paper Submission Guidelines

All papers must be submitted electronically and in PDF format. The material presented should be original and not published or under submission elsewhere. Authors should submit full papers of up to 8 pages, following strictly the IEEE Computer Society Proceedings Manuscript style, using two-column, single-space format, with 10-point font size. Figures and references must be included in the 8 pages. Oversized papers will be automatically rejected by the PC chairs. At least one of the authors of each accepted paper must register early to attend the conference, in order for the paper to appear in the conference proceedings.

ScalCom-2014 paper submission site: http://cse.stfx.ca/~scalcom2014/sub/

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