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PDP 2018 : The 26th Euromicro International Conference on Parallel, Distributed and Network-Based Processing


Conference Series : Parallel, Distributed and Network-Based Processing
When Mar 21, 2018 - Mar 23, 2018
Where Cambridge, UK
Submission Deadline Nov 10, 2017
Notification Due Dec 1, 2017
Final Version Due Dec 22, 2017
Categories    parallel computing   models and tools   systems and architectures   big data

Call For Papers


PDP 2018 - Third Call for Papers - Final Deadline Extension -


Parallel, Distributed, and Network-Based Processing has undergone
impressive changes over recent years. New architectures, advanced
programming models, improved efficiency and novel application
domains have rapidly become the central focus of this discipline.

These changes are often a result of cross-fertilisation of parallel
and distributed computational paradigms with other rapidly evolving
technologies in different disciplines. It is of paramount importance
to review and assess these new developments in relation with the recent
research achievements in the different areas of parallel and distributed
computing, considering both the industrial and scientific point of view.

PDP 2018 will provide a forum for the discusssion of these and other issues
through original research presentations and will facilitate the exchange of
knowledge and new ideas at the highest technical and applicative level.

PDP 2018 will be held in Cambridge, UK, March 21-23, 2018.

Conference web site


* Topics of interest include, but are not restricted to:

- Parallel Computing: massively parallel machines; embedded parallel and distributed systems; multi- and many-core systems; GPU and FPGA based parallel systems; parallel I/O; memory organisation.

- Distributed and Network-based Computing: Cluster, Grid, Web and Cloud computing; mobile computing; interconnection networks.

- Big Data: large scale data processing; distributed databases and archives; large scale data management; metadata; data intensive applications.

- Models and Tools: programming languages and environments; runtime support systems; performance prediction and analysis; simulation of parallel and distributed systems.

- Systems and Architectures: novel system architectures; high data throughput architectures; service-oriented architectures; heterogeneous systems; shared-memory and message-passing systems;

- Middlewares and File systems : distributed operating systems; dependability and survivability; resource management; parallel and distributed file systems;

- Advanced Algorithms and Applications: distributed algorithms; multi-disciplinary applications; computations over irregular domains; numerical applications with multi-level parallelism; real-time distributed applications.


* In addition, special sessions will address upcoming novel topics:

- GPU computing and Many Integrated Core Computing

- Advances in High-Performance Bioinformatics and Biomedicine

- Security in Parallel, Distributed and Network-Based Computing

- Energy Efficient Management of Parallel Systems, Platforms, and Computations

- Cloud Computing on Infrastructure as a Service and its Applications

- High Performance Computing in Modeling and Simulation

- On-chip parallel and network-based systems

- Storage architectures and Data Transfer systems for BigData and Exascale Computing

- High Performance Computing for Neuroscience

- High Performance Computing in Astronomy and Astrophysics

- Parallel and distributed high-performance computing solutions in Systems Biology

- Parallel Numerical Methods and Libraries for Heterogeneous Multi/Manycores





* Important dates:

- Paper submission: 10 Nov, 2017 (FINAL)

- Acceptance notification: 1 Dec, 2017

- Camera ready due: 22 Dec, 2017

- Conference: 21 - 23 Mar, 2018


* Submission of papers

Prospective authors should submit a full paper not exceeding 8 pages in the Conference proceedings format ( double-column, 10pt) to the conference main track
or to a special session track through the EasyChair conference submission system (

Double-blind review: the paper should not contain authors names and affiliations; in the reference list, references to the authors' own work entries should be
substituted with the string "omitted for blind review".

Publication: all accepted papers will be included in the same volume, published by the Conference Publishing Services (CPS). The Final Paper Preparation and
Submission Instructions will be published after the notification of acceptance.

Proceedings: authors of accepted papers are expected to register and present their papers at the Conference. Conference proceedings will be submitted to IEEE
explore, CDSL, and for indexing among others, to DBLP, Scopus ScienceDirect, and ISI Web of Knowledge.

Special Issues: selected papers will be considered for a publication in a special issue of the journal "Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience",
edited by Wiley. Further contacts with editors of other international journal are on-going to have more special issues for papers from the special sessions.


Ivan Merelli
Istituto di Tecnologie Biomediche, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche
93, via F.lli Cervi, 20090 Segrate (Mi), Italy
Phone: +39 02 2642-2606

Pietro Liò
Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge
15, JJ Thomson Avenue, Cambridge CB3 0FD, UK
Phone: +44 (0)1223-763604

Igor Kotenko
Laboratory of Computer Security Problems, SPIIRAS
39, 14th. Liniya, St. Petersburg, 199178, Russia
Phone: +7 (812) 328-71-81


Euromicro is an international scientific organization advancing sciences and applications of Information Technology and Microelectronics. A major focus is on
organizing conferences and workshops in Computer Science and Computer Engineering. Euromicro is a non-profit association founded in 1974 and annual conferences
have taken place in more than 20 countries all over Europe. Find out more at

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