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ACCVI 2018 : CCPE journal special issue on Accelerator Virtualization


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Submission Deadline Dec 2, 2018
Notification Due Mar 25, 2019
Final Version Due Apr 8, 2019
Categories    accelerator   virtualization   GPGPU

Call For Papers

Special Issue on 'Accelerator Virtualization' in
the Concurrency and Computation, Practice and Experience journal

The Call for Papers in PDF format is available here:


The call is open to:
(i) All contributions, including technically sound research that produced negative results, and
(ii) Extended version of relevant papers from the 1st International Workshop on Next Generation Clouds (NextGenClouds 2018),
co-located with the 47th International Conference on Parallel Processing (ICPP 2018), 13-16 August, 2018, Eugene, OR, USA.

​Prospective authors are encouraged to express their interest to the guest editors.

Guest Editors

Carlos Reaño, Queen’s University Belfast, UK;
Blesson Varghese, Queen’s University Belfast, UK;
Federico Silla, Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, Spain;

​Topics of Interest (but not limited to)

+ Virtualization of FPGAs, GPUs or other accelerators
+ Use of accelerators in virtual machines
+ Quantum computing: offloading computation to accelerators or sharing accelerators among computers
+ Resource management and scheduling for accelerator virtualization in heterogeneous clusters
+ Communication methods for accelerator virtualization
+ Energy-aware accelerator virtualization techniques
+ Application-specific cluster and datacenter accelerator virtualization
+ Software cluster-level virtualization for consolidation purposes
+ Techniques for aggregation of virtual accelerators​
+ Virtualization techniques and strategies for upcoming Fog/Edge computing and Internet of Things IoT systems

​​Instructions for Authors

Please submit to Manuscript central as ACCVI2018 special issue.
Submissions should be prepared for publication according to the journal submission guidelines.
We recommend using the Latex template provided by Wiley.
Submitted manuscripts may not exceed 25 pages using the format in the above template.
The submitted papers must have at least 50% different material beyond any other previously published work.

​​Important Dates

Submission deadline: December 2, 2018
Notification: January 21, 2019
Revision Due: February 25, 2019
Final decision due: March 25, 2019
Camera-ready paper due: April 8, 2019
Electronic Publication: four months after all final papers submitted

Thank you for your consideration and we look forward to receiving your submissions.

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