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DRSN 2017 : International Workshop on High Performance Dynamic Reconfigurable Systems and Networks

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Link: http://hpcs2017.cisedu.info/conference/workshops---hpcs2017/workshop18-drsn
 
When Jul 17, 2017 - Jul 21, 2017
Where Genoa, Italy
Submission Deadline Apr 12, 2017
Notification Due Apr 28, 2017
Final Version Due May 11, 2017
Categories    reconfigurable computing   computer science   high performance computing   network
 

Call For Papers

CALL FOR PAPERS & PARTICIPATION

International Workshop on High Performance Dynamic Reconfigurable Systems and Networks (DRSN 2017)
As part of The International Conference on High Performance Computing & Simulation (HPCS 2017)
URL: http://hpcs2017.cisedu.info/conference/workshops---hpcs2017/workshop18-drsn
July 17 – July 21, 2017, Genoa, Italy


SCOPE AND OBJECTIVES

Reconfigurable Systems (RS) and Networks on Chips (NoC) are increasingly finding use in applications that require high-performance computing (HPC), power-efficiency, or both. Field-Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs) are seeing adoption in mainstream for both big-data and big-compute applications. The use of NoCs - as opposed to conventional bus-based communication architectures - is already established in a variety of architectures.
While there is considerable maturity in the area of NoC and RS architectures, there is that familiar gap between the capability of such architectures, and the capability of programmers, compilers, and runtime systems to efficiently exploit the performance and efficiency dividends these architectures promise.
More specifically, the challenges -- and the corresponding opportunity for innovation -- can be broken down into four broad categories: programming, compilers, run-time infrastructures, and the architectures themselves. Wider adoption, especially of reconfigurable systems, is contingent on a synergetic development and maturity across these areas. Lack of such a synergy has been a major hurdle to RS and specifically FPGAs becoming more mainstream, but there are very strong indicators in the academia and the industry that this is changing. High Performance Reconfigurable Computing (HPRC) is specially getting widespread interest.

DRSN 2017 workshop is intended to serve as a forum and bring together researchers and engineers in both academia and industry to exchange ideas, share experiences, and report original works about all aspects of reconfigurable systems and NoCs in high-performance and/or power-efficient systems. The challenges to wider adoption of these technologies, arising out of programming environments, compilers, and runtime systems are of special interest to this workshop, along with innovations at the architectural level.

The DRNS Workshop topics of interest include (but are not limited to) the following:
• Compilation, Programming Languages, and Domain-Specific Languages for HPRC
• Tools, Frameworks, Design-flows for developing high-performance reconfigurable systems
• Virtual Machines, Middleware, Run-time and Operating Systems
• Applications of FPGAs and RS, including big-data and big-compute applications
• Heterogeneous high performance computing
• High-level and pure software programming for reconfigurable computing architectures
• Tools for design space exploration of reconfigurable systems and NoC-based systems
• Benchmarks: Compute performance and/or power and cost efficiency for cloud/HPC with reconfigurable architectures using FPGAs
• Novel NoC Architectures for high-performance systems
• Systems software support for advanced NoC-based systems
• NoC-aware compilation and runtime systems
• Reliability, scalability, availability, and fault tolerance
• Area, energy, and performance evaluation
• Case studies and FPGA-based implementation of reconfigurable and NoC-based systems
• Mapping and scheduling of tasks onto NoC-based systems
• Self-reconfiguration and self-optimization for HPC
• Reconfigurable computing education


INSTRUCTIONS FOR PAPER SUBMISSIONS

You are invited to submit original and unpublished research works on above and other topics related to dynamic reconfigurable systems and networks. Submitted papers must not have been published or simultaneously submitted elsewhere. For Regular papers, please submit a PDF copy of your full manuscript, not to exceed 8 double-column formatted pages per template, and include up to 6 keywords and an abstract of no more than 400 words. Additional pages will be charged additional fee. Submission should include a cover page with authors' names, affiliation addresses, fax numbers, phone numbers, and all authors email addresses. Please, indicate clearly the corresponding author(s) although all authors are equally responsible for the manuscript. Short papers (up to 4 pages), poster papers and posters (please visit http://hpcs2017.cisedu.info/1-call-for-papers-and-participation/call-for-posters for posters submission details) will also be considered. Please specify the type of submission you have. Please include page numbers on all preliminary submissions to make it easier for reviewers to provide helpful comments.

Submit a PDF copy of your full manuscript to the workshop paper submission site at https://cmt3.research.microsoft.com/DRSN2017 until March 27, 2017. Acknowledgement will be sent within 48 hours of submission.
Only PDF files will be accepted, uploaded to the submission link above. Each paper will receive a minimum of three reviews. Papers will be selected based on their originality, relevance, significance, technical clarity and presentation, language, and references. Submission implies the willingness of at least one of the authors to register and present the paper, if accepted. At least one of the authors of each accepted paper will have to register and attend the HPCS 2017 conference to present the paper at the workshop.


PROCEEDINGS

Accepted papers will be published in the Conference proceedings. Instructions for final manuscript format and requirements will be posted on the HPCS 2017 Conference web site. It is our intent to have the proceedings formally published in hard and soft copies and be available at the time of the conference. The proceedings is projected to be included in the IEEE or ACM Digital Library and indexed in all major indexing services accordingly.
SPECIAL ISSUE
Plans are underway to have the best papers, in extended version, selected for possible publication in a journal as special issue. Detailed information will soon be announced and will be made available on the conference website.


IMPORTANT DATES

Paper Submissions: April 12, 2017
Acceptance Notification: April 28, 2017
Camera Ready Papers and Registration Due by: May 11, 2017


WORKSHOP ORGANIZERS AND TECHNICAL PROGRAM COMMITTEE

- Jürgen Becker, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany
- Sven Hartmann, TU Clausthal, Germany
- Falco Bapp, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany
- Masoud Daneshtalab, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
- Umut Durak, German Aerospace Center (DLR), Germany
- Miriam Leeser, Northeastern University, Massachusetts, USA
- Jari Nurmi, Tampere University of Technology, Finland
- Thilo Pionteck, University of Lübeck, Germany
- Sai Rahul Chalamalasetti, Hewlett-Packard Labs, California, USA
- Andreas Reinhardt, TU Clausthal, Germany
- Dirk Stroobandt, Ghent University, Belgium
- Zain Ul-Abdin, Halmstad University, Sweden
- Nikos Voros, Technological Educational Institute of Western Greece (TWG), Greece
- Syed Waqar Nabi, University of Glasgow, U.K.
- Muhammad Adeel Pasha, LUMS
- Aaron Smith, Research
- TBA

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