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INFOCOMP 2018 : The Eighth International Conference on Advanced Communications and Computation


When Jul 22, 2018 - Jul 26, 2018
Where Barcelona, Spain
Submission Deadline Mar 23, 2018
Notification Due May 7, 2018
Final Version Due Jun 8, 2018
Categories    communication   biometrics   computation   modelling

Call For Papers



Please consider to contribute to and/or forward to the appropriate groups the following opportunity to submit and publish original scientific results to:

- INFOCOMP 2018, The Eighth International Conference on Advanced Communications and Computation

- MODOPT 2018, The International Symposium on Modeling and Optimization

The submission deadline is: March 23, 2018.

Conference proceedings are sent for indexing to ISI Thomson Reuters by Filodiritto/InFOROmatica Publisher, Italy

Authors of selected papers will be invited to submit extended article versions to one of the IARIA Journals:


============== INFOCOMP 2018 | Call for Papers ===============


INFOCOMP 2018, The Eighth International Conference on Advanced Communications and Computation

General page:

Submission page:

MODOPT 2018, The International Symposium on Modeling and Optimization

General page:

Submission page:

Event schedule: July 22 - 26, 2018 - Barcelona, Spain


- regular papers [in the proceedings, digital library]

- short papers (work in progress) [in the proceedings, digital library]

- ideas: two pages [in the proceedings, digital library]

- extended abstracts: two pages [in the proceedings, digital library]

- posters: two pages [in the proceedings, digital library]

- posters: slide only [slide-deck posted at]

- presentations: slide only [slide-deck posted at]

- demos: two pages [posted at]

- doctoral forum submissions: [in the proceedings, digital library]

Proposals for:

- mini symposia: see

- workshops: see

- tutorials: [slide-deck posed on]

- panels: [slide-deck posed on]

Submission deadline: March 5, 2018

Sponsored by IARIA,

Extended versions of selected papers will be published in IARIA Journals:

Print proceedings will be available via Curran Associates, Inc.:

Articles will be archived in the free access ThinkMind Digital Library:

The topics suggested by the conference can be discussed in term of concepts, state of the art, research, standards, implementations, running experiments, applications, and industrial case studies. Authors are invited to submit complete unpublished papers, which are not under review in any other conference or journal in the following, but not limited to, topic areas.

All tracks are open to both research and industry contributions, in terms of Regular papers, Posters, Work in progress, Technical/marketing/business presentations, Demos, Tutorials, and Panels.

Before submission, please check and comply with the editorial rules:

INFOCOMP 2018 Topics (for topics and submission details: see CfP on the site)

Call for Papers:


Trends and advances on architecture/methods

Intensive computing and Big Data; Performance portability; Trading off locality and load balancing; Complex multi-physics models; Multiscale methods;Emerging programming models;Hybrid parallel programming; APGAS (Asynchronous Partitioned Global Address Space) programming model; Resiliency and elasticity approaches; Scalable petascale data-driven approach; Extreme scale technologies; Task characterization-driven scheduling; Data analytics and visualization; HPC in IoT (Internet of Things) systems; Observational data and simulations; Complex scientific data sets; Massively scalable task parallelism; Routing-aware tasks; Multi-tenant cloud workloads; Soft error resiliency

Trends and advances on disciplines/applications

Urban Simulations; Scalable cortical computing; Molecular dynamics supercomputing; Petascale biomolecular simulations; Data-centric parallel systems; Lithospheric dynamics; Graph computation; Genome-scale gene networks; Scale free graphs; Migratable objects; Quantum simulations; Metascalable quantum molecular dynamics simulations; Real-time data analytics; Uncertain execution scales; Sharing in IaaS clouds; Large-scale visualization; Distributed NoSQL data stores

Large scale and fast computation

Developments in information and computing systems; Grid computing; Cloud computing; Pervasive / ubiquitous computing; Services computing and Opportunistic computing; High Performance Computing (HPC); Fast data processing; Real-time processing; Fast switching and routing protocols; Parallelization of algorithms and applications; Energy-efficient High Performance Computing; Large scale data visualization; Tools for parallelization; High performance codes; Optimization; Innovative architectures; Distributed systems, dynamical systems; Future architectures, integrated systems, beyond cloud, reaching exaflop; Supercomputing architectures, operation, and management; Petascale, Exascale; Big data, dCache; HPC centers, data centers; Benchmarking; Green500, Graph500, Top500; Service provisioning; Green computing, cooling techniques

Programming models

Programming languages and parallel algorithms; Message Passing Interface (MPI), OpenMP; Massively Parallel Processing, Symmetric Multi-Processing; PGAS, GASPI, CAF (Co-array Fortran), UPC (Unified Parallel C); X10, Chapel, CUDA, OpenCL, OpenACC, OpenHMPP, Lime, OmpSs, OpenStream; Parallel Virtual Machine (PVM); Programming paradigms; Manycore, multicore; CPU, GPU, FPGA, accelerators; Chip design, architectures, and programming; Fault tolerance, troubleshooting, debugging; High end issues, latency, concurrency

Networks/systems communications

Cross-layer design and optimization; Cyber-physical systems and networks; Data centers, virtualization, and cloud networks; Delay/disruption tolerant networks; Future Internet broadband services; Software Defined Networks (SDN); Fast networks / InfiniBand architectures for future interactive multicore applications; Sensor networks and embedded systems; Ad hoc mobile networks; Access technologies; P2P networks; Optical networks; Cellular and broadband wireless networks; Mobility models and mobile networks; Multicast, broadcast and anycast; Multimedia protocols and networking; Software defined radio and cognitive radio networking; Content-based network service; Certification, public key infrastructures, data integrity; Privacy and anonymity

Networks/systems measurement, control and management

Networks/systems measurement, simulation and emulation; Network-, system-, and application-management; Congestion control and capacity planning; Dynamic spectrum management; Addressing and location management; Quality of Service (QoS) and Quality of Experience (QoE); Quality of Data (QoD) and Quality of Context (QoC); e-Commerce, accounting, pricing and billing; Highly parallel file systems, Lustre, GPFS; Interconnects, high speed ethernet; Use of distributed compute and storage resources; Energy-aware mechanisms for control and management; Configuration, reuse of software components; Resource allocation and management; Denial of service mitigation and prevention; System and data security; Communication visualization

Advanced applications

Scientific, theoretical, methodological, practical, and technical contributions; Advanced scientific computing; Simulation and modelling (scientific applications, engineering, industry); Mathematical and numerical algorithms and methods; Computer science and geoinformatics; e-Energy, geosciences, prospection, exploration, oil and gas; Mobility and logistic services; Geoscientific Information Systems (GIS); Remote sensing and satellite imaging; Cartography, hydrology; Climatology and environmental sciences; Molecular dynamics simulation; Genetic algorithms; Physics and chemistry applications; Medicine, genetics, epidemiology, medical geology; Multi-dimensional data visualization; Search engines and scientific discovery; Online social networking; Vehicular, underground and underwater networks and applications; Scientific data processing; Computation frameworks and tools; Mathematica, SAGE, Maple, Matlab, Scilab, Gromacs, ANSYS, Fluent, etc.); Database applications and development; Information and database systems; Education, e-Learning, and e-Science; ICT business evaluation and management; Legal informatics, Open Access, Science / Copyright, Patents; Earth and planetary sciences; Archaeology, cultural heritage; Knowledge discovery, documentation, and classification; Data intensive computing, data science; Methdodology and case studies regarding computing and communication scenarios; Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) applications; Computer Aided Engineering (CAE) applications

Turbulence modeling and simulation

Fundamental turbulence; Complex flows; Turbulence modeling; Environmental turbulence; Simulation of solid-liquid systems; Heat/cooling transfer modeling; Transitional flows models; Flows simulation; Particle simulations; Turbulent multi-phase flows; Oscillations; Stability and instability; Turbulent air-water flows; Liquid/Liquid interface turbulence; Aeroacoustics

Evaluation context

Energy-aware and energy-efficient networks; Implementation and experimental testbeds; Traffic measurement and traffic patterns; Characterization of topology dynamics; Access and biometric technologies, performance, and cost prediction; Web services and performance; Performance measurement and benchmarking; Energy-aware and energy-efficient High Performance Computing; Usability studies; Social and ethic consequences with biometry and data security; Standards, benchmarks, protocols

Biometry, security, access technologies, algorithms, and applications

Technologies and advances in biometric algorithms and interfaces (gait, electrocardiography, iris, image, fingerprint, palm veins, multi-modality); Biometric systems; Integration of biometrics with other technologies; Challenge response; Simplified enrollment; NFC support, spoofing, and countermeasures; Single sign on (SSO); Adaptive trust; Template protection (protection of reference data); Large and scalable biometric systems using cloud services; Deployed solutions and applications; Experience reports and systems; Description in physical and logical access control; information system access, immigration and border control, law enforcement, entertainment, finance, life science, healthcare, forensics); Distributed and mobile devices; Public Key Infrastructures; Digital Forensics; Quantum cryptography theory and application for commercial usage; topology of information (braid group approach)


MODOPT 2018 Topics (for topics and submission details: see CfP on the site)

Call for Papers:


Foundations of modeling and optimization

Enterprise modeling and optimization

Modeling and optimization in real-time systems

Modeling and optimization in complex systems

Model-based software and systems engineering

Modeling computations on modern HPC architectures

Empirical modeling

Modeling data-intensive computing

Algorithms and flow optimization

Socio-inspired optimization algorithms

Quality assurance and modeling (analysis, testing, verification)

Functional and non-functional properties of models

Programming models and frameworks

Parallel algebraic modeling

Model transformations

Modeling in Internet-of-Thinks systems

Modeling and optimization in Cloud-oriented systems

Tools for modeling and optimization

Languages and notations for modeling and optimization

Programming aspects for modeling and optimization

Parallel I/O optimization, convex optimization, stochastic optimization

Quality, clarity, and accuracy in modeling

Modeling and statistical modeling approaches

Performance benchmarking and optimization

Modeling domains (data analytics, big data, systems engineering, social media, devices and services, mobile applications, health applications, open source software)

Input noise modeling

Modeling and Optimization of 5G RAT/RAN (Radio Access Technology/Network)

Modeling and Optimization of Cloud Access and Small Cells

Modeling features (collaboration, scalability, security, interoperability, adaptability)

Maintenance an extension of models

Cost-effectiveness of models and optimization

Models for performance analysis and prediction


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MODOPT 2018 Committee:

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